The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 30.97% 24.49% 19.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.12% 62.07% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 19
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £33,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
51 58 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 32.90% 39.46% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 27
Median salary £24,250 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 53 (67.95%) Active Directory
2 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
3 34 (43.59%) ITIL
3 34 (43.59%) Windows Server
4 32 (41.03%) VMware
5 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
8 19 (24.36%) Citrix
8 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (23.08%) MCP
10 17 (21.79%) DNS
10 17 (21.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (20.51%) HP
11 16 (20.51%) DHCP
12 15 (19.23%) MS Office
12 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (17.95%) SCCM
13 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
13 14 (17.95%) Cisco
14 13 (16.67%) MCSE
15 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
15 12 (15.38%) SAN
16 11 (14.10%) LAN
16 11 (14.10%) Windows XP
16 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
16 11 (14.10%) SCOM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.13%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.85%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) DNS
2 16 (20.51%) DHCP
3 12 (15.38%) SAN
3 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (14.10%) LAN
5 10 (12.82%) Internet
5 10 (12.82%) Intranet
6 6 (7.69%) Firewall
6 6 (7.69%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.85%) VoIP
8 2 (2.56%) Broadband
8 2 (2.56%) VLAN
8 2 (2.56%) VPN
9 1 (1.28%) ADSL
9 1 (1.28%) HTTP
9 1 (1.28%) NAS
9 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.28%) SSL
9 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Firebird
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
1 7 (8.97%) Publishing
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Support Analyst
3 15 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (19.23%) Service Analyst
3 15 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.41%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (6.41%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Web Services
2 5 (6.41%) CSS
2 5 (6.41%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) .NET
3 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.13%) HTML5
4 3 (3.85%) CSS3
4 3 (3.85%) WinForms
4 3 (3.85%) WPF
5 2 (2.56%) XML
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.28%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.28%) JSON
6 1 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.28%) LAMP
6 1 (1.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.13%) Clustering
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) BYOD
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.59%) Windows Server
2 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.10%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.85%) Linux
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.28%) CentOS
9 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) ITIL
2 17 (21.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (12.82%) Service Management
4 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.97%) Change Control
5 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.69%) High Availability
7 4 (5.13%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.13%) Scrum
8 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.85%) MVVM
8 3 (3.85%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.85%) TDD
9 2 (2.56%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.56%) CAFM
9 2 (2.56%) Change Management
9 2 (2.56%) Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Process Management
9 2 (2.56%) Release Management
9 2 (2.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (23.08%) MCP
3 13 (16.67%) MCSE
4 10 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (11.54%) MCDST
6 7 (8.97%) MCSA
7 2 (2.56%) CCA
7 2 (2.56%) CCEE
7 2 (2.56%) CCNP
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (67.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.26%) XenApp
4 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.56%) Xen
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.28%) vSphere
7 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) SCCM
2 11 (14.10%) SCOM
3 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.03%) VMware
3 19 (24.36%) Citrix
4 16 (20.51%) HP
5 14 (17.95%) Cisco
6 9 (11.54%) Remedy
7 7 (8.97%) NetApp
8 5 (6.41%) Hitachi
9 4 (5.13%) WatchGuard
10 3 (3.85%) Dell
10 3 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (3.85%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.85%) Lotus
10 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.56%) Draytek
11 2 (2.56%) Meraki
11 2 (2.56%) Sophos
11 2 (2.56%) Veeam
12 1 (1.28%) Planview
12 1 (1.28%) Zend
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