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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 32.14% 10.00% 12.28%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Average salary £24,000 £55,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.36% +150.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £55,000 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £55,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
24 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 85.71% 30.00% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 10
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +34.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £20,175
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £36,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Barnsley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Barnsley region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Barnsley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 8 (34.78%) PMP
3 8 (34.78%) PMI Certification
3 8 (34.78%) Six Sigma
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) DFSS
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
3 8 (34.78%) MBA
3 8 (34.78%) DMAIC
3 8 (34.78%) Minitab
3 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (34.78%) Coaching
3 8 (34.78%) Marketing
3 8 (34.78%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Czech Language
3 8 (34.78%) French Language
3 8 (34.78%) Lean Six Sigma
3 8 (34.78%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 8 (34.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 8 (34.78%) Kanban
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
1 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
1 8 (34.78%) Czech Language
1 8 (34.78%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
2 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) AIX
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (34.78%) Kanban
2 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
2 8 (34.78%) Coaching
2 8 (34.78%) Six Sigma
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) DFSS
2 8 (34.78%) DMAIC
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
2 8 (34.78%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) PMP
1 8 (34.78%) PMI Certification
1 8 (34.78%) MBA
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
1 8 (34.78%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 8 (34.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Minitab
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Websense
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel