The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Pontefract region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 50.00% 71.43% -
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £16,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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 Pontefract region.

Vendors Category
Pontefract
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 83.33% 71.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £34,000 £16,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Pontefract

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Pontefract

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Pontefract

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Pontefract

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Pontefract

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Pontefract 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) XAML
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Sentinel
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Pontefract by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Pontefract 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Sentinel
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XAML
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware