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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 50.00% 14.29% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £26,250 £32,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £32,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £32,500 £47,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 50.00% 42.86% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Castleford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
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