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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 28.71% 12.27% 24.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.56% 47.37% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 26
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
36 57 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 35.64% 25.91% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 33
Average salary £22,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £38,100 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
3 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
4 21 (33.87%) VMware
5 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
5 18 (29.03%) ITIL
5 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.42%) MS Office
6 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
7 16 (25.81%) Windows XP
8 15 (24.19%) .NET
8 15 (24.19%) Citrix
8 15 (24.19%) Retail
8 15 (24.19%) Scrum
8 15 (24.19%) MVC
9 14 (22.58%) WinForms
9 14 (22.58%) TDD
9 14 (22.58%) NUnit
9 14 (22.58%) WCF
9 14 (22.58%) WPF
9 14 (22.58%) Kanban
9 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (22.58%) Spring.NET
9 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
9 14 (22.58%) C#
9 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
9 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
9 14 (22.58%) MSTest

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.42%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
2 8 (12.90%) SAN
2 8 (12.90%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.68%) LAN
5 5 (8.06%) VoIP
5 5 (8.06%) DNS
6 4 (6.45%) Firewall
7 3 (4.84%) DHCP
8 2 (3.23%) ADSL
8 2 (3.23%) Broadband
8 2 (3.23%) Wireless
9 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.61%) NAS
9 1 (1.61%) PBX
9 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MSTest
1 14 (22.58%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (22.58%) Moq
1 14 (22.58%) NUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (24.19%) Retail
2 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Developer
3 14 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (16.13%) IT Support
6 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Server Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.45%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) .NET
2 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
2 14 (22.58%) WinForms
2 14 (22.58%) WCF
2 14 (22.58%) WPF
2 14 (22.58%) Spring.NET
2 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (22.58%) Castle Windsor
2 14 (22.58%) Ninject
2 14 (22.58%) Razor View Engine
2 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 14 (22.58%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (14.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) LAMP
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Tandem
1 14 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows XP
2 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.45%) Android
7 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
1 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) MVC
2 15 (24.19%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (22.58%) Kanban
3 14 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
3 14 (22.58%) MVVM
3 14 (22.58%) Web Application Development
3 14 (22.58%) TDD
4 10 (16.13%) Service Management
5 7 (11.29%) Change Management
6 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.84%) Change Control
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) C#
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) PHP5
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) MCP
3 9 (14.52%) MCDST
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) XenApp
5 2 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) NetVault Backup
3 2 (3.23%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 15 (24.19%) Citrix
4 8 (12.90%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) Hitachi
5 2 (3.23%) NetApp
5 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.23%) Symantec
5 2 (3.23%) Sophos
6 1 (1.61%) Veeam
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
Wakefield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago