The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 30 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.33% 26.55% 43.92%
As % of the Vendors category 48.28% 60.00% 70.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 38
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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 Wakefield region.

Vendors Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 50 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 48.33% 44.25% 62.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83 43 68
Median salary £40,000 £28,625 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.73% +4.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 49 (59.76%) Active Directory
3 37 (45.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (37.80%) ITIL
4 31 (37.80%) VMware
5 30 (36.59%) MS Excel
6 28 (34.15%) MS Exchange
7 25 (30.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (26.83%) HP
10 21 (25.61%) DNS
11 20 (24.39%) DHCP
11 20 (24.39%) MS Office
11 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (23.17%) Change Control
13 18 (21.95%) Mentoring
13 18 (21.95%) SCCM
13 18 (21.95%) SCOM
13 18 (21.95%) MCSE
13 18 (21.95%) SharePoint
14 17 (20.73%) MCP
15 16 (19.51%) Citrix
15 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (19.51%) Office 365
15 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
16 15 (18.29%) High Availability
16 15 (18.29%) XenApp
16 15 (18.29%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (18.29%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 22 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (21.95%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.54%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 20 (24.39%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) DNS
2 20 (24.39%) DHCP
3 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.20%) SAN
5 7 (8.54%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (4.88%) Firewall
6 4 (4.88%) Internet
6 4 (4.88%) Intranet
6 4 (4.88%) Wireless
7 2 (2.44%) VLAN
8 1 (1.22%) Broadband
8 1 (1.22%) LAN
8 1 (1.22%) NAS
8 1 (1.22%) VoIP
8 1 (1.22%) VPN
8 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) MS Access
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.07%) Publishing
2 11 (13.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Service Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (13.41%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Exchange Support
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Support
9 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.32%) CSS
5 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.10%) HTML
6 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.88%) LINQ
6 4 (4.88%) Web Services
7 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (3.66%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.22%) HTML5
8 1 (1.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) EPoS
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.22%) BYOD
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
5 11 (13.41%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Android
9 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.22%) Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) ITIL
2 25 (30.49%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (23.17%) Change Control
4 18 (21.95%) Mentoring
5 15 (18.29%) High Availability
6 9 (10.98%) MVC
6 9 (10.98%) Supplier Management
7 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.32%) Service Management
8 5 (6.10%) CRM
8 5 (6.10%) TDD
9 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.88%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.66%) ERP
10 3 (3.66%) Manual Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Project Management
11 2 (2.44%) Data Centre Operations
11 2 (2.44%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) C#
2 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.32%) SQL
4 4 (4.88%) VB
5 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (21.95%) MCSE
3 17 (20.73%) MCP
4 15 (18.29%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.10%) MCDST
5 5 (6.10%) MCSA
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.44%) CCA
7 2 (2.44%) CCIE
7 2 (2.44%) CCNA
7 2 (2.44%) CCNP
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.44%) MCITP
8 1 (1.22%) Degree
8 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (59.76%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.29%) XenApp
4 9 (10.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.88%) XenServer
7 2 (2.44%) Xen
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) SCCM
1 18 (21.95%) SCOM
2 10 (12.20%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) VMware
2 22 (26.83%) HP
3 16 (19.51%) Citrix
4 10 (12.20%) Cisco
5 9 (10.98%) NetApp
6 8 (9.76%) Hitachi
7 7 (8.54%) Dell
7 7 (8.54%) Lotus
8 3 (3.66%) Remedy
9 2 (2.44%) Draytek
9 2 (2.44%) Meraki
9 2 (2.44%) Mitel
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle
9 2 (2.44%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.22%) Apple
10 1 (1.22%) Avaya
10 1 (1.22%) Planview
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.22%) Sage
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