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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.83% 16.13% 34.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.58% 60.61% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 43
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +39.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
48 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 40.00% 26.61% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 51
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +52.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 41 (46.59%) VMware
3 37 (42.05%) MS Excel
3 37 (42.05%) Active Directory
4 26 (29.55%) MS Exchange
5 23 (26.14%) ITIL
6 21 (23.86%) LAN
6 21 (23.86%) SCCM
7 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
7 19 (21.59%) SLA
8 18 (20.45%) Citrix
8 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (19.32%) Migration
10 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (17.05%) Android
11 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (17.05%) .NET
11 15 (17.05%) Internet
11 15 (17.05%) MVC
12 14 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (15.91%) WinForms
12 14 (15.91%) C#
12 14 (15.91%) MS Office
12 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
12 14 (15.91%) Windows 8
13 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (14.77%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.64%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.14%) WordPress
6 1 (1.14%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (42.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.91%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) LAN
2 15 (17.05%) Internet
3 13 (14.77%) VoIP
3 13 (14.77%) SAN
4 10 (11.36%) WAN
4 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.95%) VPN
6 5 (5.68%) DNS
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.41%) DHCP
7 3 (3.41%) Firewall
8 1 (1.14%) MPLS
8 1 (1.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) NUnit
1 4 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (4.55%) Moq
1 4 (4.55%) MSTest
General
1 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) German Language
4 1 (1.14%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) Analyst
2 15 (17.05%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.82%) IT Administrator
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Administrator
7 6 (6.82%) IT Support
8 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Server Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) .NET
2 14 (15.91%) WinForms
2 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.36%) Ajax
3 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
3 10 (11.36%) Silverlight
4 7 (7.95%) HTML
5 6 (6.82%) Web Services
6 4 (4.55%) WCF
6 4 (4.55%) WPF
6 4 (4.55%) Spring.NET
6 4 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (4.55%) Ninject
6 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.14%) jQuery
7 1 (1.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (4.55%) Tandem
2 4 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
2 15 (17.05%) Android
2 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.91%) Windows 8
4 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) ITIL
2 17 (19.32%) Migration
3 15 (17.05%) MVC
4 14 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (12.50%) OO
6 10 (11.36%) UML
6 10 (11.36%) Android Development
7 8 (9.09%) Service Management
8 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.55%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.55%) TDD
9 4 (4.55%) Scrum
9 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.55%) Change Management
9 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.55%) Kanban
9 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.55%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) C#
2 11 (12.50%) SQL
3 10 (11.36%) VB.NET
3 10 (11.36%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) PHP5
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.09%) MCSA
3 7 (7.95%) MCP
3 7 (7.95%) MCDST
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.41%) MCSE
6 2 (2.27%) MCITP
6 2 (2.27%) CCNP
6 2 (2.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (42.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) XenApp
4 3 (3.41%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (23.86%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) WSUS
3 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.27%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 41 (46.59%) VMware
3 18 (20.45%) Citrix
4 13 (14.77%) Cisco
5 10 (11.36%) Xamarin
6 8 (9.09%) LANDesk
6 8 (9.09%) Dell
7 6 (6.82%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) WatchGuard
8 5 (5.68%) Sophos
9 3 (3.41%) Symantec
10 2 (2.27%) Remedy
10 2 (2.27%) BMC
10 2 (2.27%) Hitachi
10 2 (2.27%) NetApp
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