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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 18.75% 83.33% 21.05%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 90.91% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
12 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 75.00% 91.67% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 9
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +10.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Pontefract by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sentinel
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter
Pontefract
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago