The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 54 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.22% 21.28% 22.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.85% 52.63% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 52 17 28
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.77% 40.43% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 71 34 33
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region.

Windows Salary Trend in Wakefield

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
2 48 (44.04%) Microsoft
3 40 (36.70%) VMware
4 35 (32.11%) Citrix
4 35 (32.11%) MS Excel
5 29 (26.61%) ITIL
5 29 (26.61%) SCCM
6 27 (24.77%) Windows XP
7 26 (23.85%) MS Exchange
7 26 (23.85%) SLA
7 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (20.18%) DNS
9 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
10 20 (18.35%) Windows 7
11 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (17.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (17.43%) LAN
12 18 (16.51%) .NET
12 18 (16.51%) Migration
12 18 (16.51%) Windows 8
13 17 (15.60%) MS Office
14 15 (13.76%) Cisco
15 14 (12.84%) SQL
15 14 (12.84%) C#
15 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (11.93%) Symantec
17 12 (11.01%) IIS
17 12 (11.01%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (23.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.01%) IIS
2 12 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (32.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.18%) DNS
2 19 (17.43%) LAN
3 12 (11.01%) DHCP
3 12 (11.01%) SAN
4 11 (10.09%) VoIP
5 8 (7.34%) WAN
6 7 (6.42%) Internet
7 6 (5.50%) VPN
8 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.67%) MPLS
9 4 (3.67%) Firewall
10 2 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.92%) Intranet
11 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.92%) Network Security
11 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.92%) DTS
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.83%) JIRA
General
1 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Retail
3 5 (4.59%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) Analyst
2 20 (18.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (17.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.84%) Service Analyst
4 14 (12.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Support Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) IT Support
7 7 (6.42%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Software Support Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Project Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Administrator
9 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) .NET
2 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
3 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.59%) WinForms
4 5 (4.59%) Ajax
4 5 (4.59%) Silverlight
5 4 (3.67%) HTML
6 2 (1.83%) WPF
6 2 (1.83%) jQuery
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.83%) HTML5
6 2 (1.83%) CSS3
6 2 (1.83%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.92%) Web Services
7 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Enterprise Storage
1 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.75%) iPhone
3 3 (2.75%) iPad
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.77%) Windows XP
2 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (18.35%) Windows 7
5 18 (16.51%) Windows 8
6 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.26%) Windows Vista
8 6 (5.50%) Android
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.83%) Debian
10 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) ITIL
2 19 (17.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (16.51%) Migration
4 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.42%) MVC
4 7 (6.42%) OO
4 7 (6.42%) Problem Management
4 7 (6.42%) Change Control
5 5 (4.59%) Android Development
5 5 (4.59%) UML
5 5 (4.59%) Service Management
6 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.67%) Time Management
7 2 (1.83%) Unit Testing
7 2 (1.83%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.83%) Network Design
7 2 (1.83%) CRM
8 1 (0.92%) Six Sigma
8 1 (0.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.84%) C#
1 14 (12.84%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) VB.NET
3 7 (6.42%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.59%) Java
5 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.83%) Perl
5 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.17%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (9.17%) CCNA
3 10 (9.17%) MCSA
3 10 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (8.26%) MCP
5 8 (7.34%) MCSE
6 5 (4.59%) CCNP
6 5 (4.59%) Degree
7 4 (3.67%) MCDST
8 3 (2.75%) MCITP
8 3 (2.75%) CCA
9 2 (1.83%) MCTS
10 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.85%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.42%) XenApp
4 6 (5.50%) vSphere
5 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (26.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
2 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.83%) WSUS
3 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (44.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (36.70%) VMware
3 35 (32.11%) Citrix
4 15 (13.76%) Cisco
5 13 (11.93%) Symantec
6 11 (10.09%) Dell
7 10 (9.17%) AppSense
8 8 (7.34%) HP
8 8 (7.34%) LANDesk
9 7 (6.42%) Fujitsu
10 5 (4.59%) Oracle
10 5 (4.59%) Sophos
10 5 (4.59%) Xamarin
11 4 (3.67%) NetApp
12 3 (2.75%) Remedy
12 3 (2.75%) BMC
13 2 (1.83%) Avaya
13 2 (1.83%) Lotus
13 2 (1.83%) Apple
13 2 (1.83%) WatchGuard
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