The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Barnsley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 7.32% 41.67% 36.84%
As % of the Vendors category 15.00% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £23,000 £30,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
South Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Barnsley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 48.78% 75.00% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 10
Average salary £36,000 £23,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% -46.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Barnsley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Barnsley

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Barnsley

Microsoft
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Barnsley region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Barnsley region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle