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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 34 59 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.95% 25.11% 22.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.56% 67.05% 56.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 18
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,025 £20,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,800 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
45 88 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 34.35% 37.45% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43 79 33
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,000 £35,000
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 10 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
3 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 24 (37.50%) VMware
5 21 (32.81%) ITIL
6 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
8 15 (23.44%) Cisco
9 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (20.31%) Service Management
10 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
10 13 (20.31%) MCP
10 13 (20.31%) Internet
10 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (18.75%) MS Office
12 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
12 11 (17.19%) LAN
12 11 (17.19%) Citrix
12 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
13 10 (15.63%) Web Services
13 10 (15.63%) Windows XP
13 10 (15.63%) Intranet
13 10 (15.63%) MCDST
14 9 (14.06%) WPF
14 9 (14.06%) TDD
14 9 (14.06%) WinForms
14 9 (14.06%) Scrum
14 9 (14.06%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) MQSeries
2 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Internet
1 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (17.19%) LAN
3 10 (15.63%) Intranet
4 9 (14.06%) SAN
5 8 (12.50%) Firewall
6 6 (9.38%) DHCP
6 6 (9.38%) DNS
6 6 (9.38%) VoIP
6 6 (9.38%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) Broadband
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.56%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Firebird
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Moq
1 3 (4.69%) MSTest
1 3 (4.69%) NUnit
1 3 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Publishing
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) IT Support
5 9 (14.06%) .NET Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Developer
5 9 (14.06%) IT Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.38%) .NET Applications Developer
7 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.38%) Applications Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (7.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Web Services
2 9 (14.06%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
2 9 (14.06%) WinForms
2 9 (14.06%) WPF
3 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
3 6 (9.38%) CSS
3 6 (9.38%) CSS3
3 6 (9.38%) HTML
3 6 (9.38%) HTML5
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (4.69%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (4.69%) Ninject
4 3 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (4.69%) Spring.NET
4 3 (4.69%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (4.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) Tandem
5 2 (3.13%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
2 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.63%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Android
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Service Management
4 9 (14.06%) MVVM
4 9 (14.06%) Scrum
4 9 (14.06%) TDD
5 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.69%) Kanban
7 3 (4.69%) MVC
7 3 (4.69%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.69%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Change Management
8 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.13%) Process Management
8 2 (3.13%) Release Management
8 2 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) VB
3 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.31%) MCP
3 10 (15.63%) MCDST
4 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
6 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (37.50%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Cisco
4 11 (17.19%) Citrix
5 9 (14.06%) Remedy
6 6 (9.38%) IBM
7 5 (7.81%) HP
8 4 (6.25%) NetApp
8 4 (6.25%) Veeam
8 4 (6.25%) WatchGuard
9 3 (4.69%) Sophos
10 2 (3.13%) Symantec
11 1 (1.56%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.56%) Avaya
11 1 (1.56%) Brocade
11 1 (1.56%) Draytek
11 1 (1.56%) Meraki
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle
11 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.56%) Toshiba
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago