The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Castleford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 11.11% 56.25% 29.63%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 90.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 8
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Castleford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 77.78% 62.50% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 14
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Castleford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Castleford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Castleford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Castleford 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 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Line 500
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Castleford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Castleford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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