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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 22.22% 100.00% 53.57%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 100.00% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Average salary £33,750 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
6 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 66.67% 100.00% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 26
Average salary £34,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) XAML
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Pontefract by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sentinel
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) XAML
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) StreamServe
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago