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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 34 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.70% 28.81% 39.06%
As % of the Vendors category 53.95% 53.97% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 48
Median salary £33,250 £31,125 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.82% -14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,650 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £37,500 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
76 63 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 51.35% 53.39% 73.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 87
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £39,000 £41,050
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 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 46 (62.16%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) Active Directory
3 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (37.84%) MS Excel
4 28 (37.84%) VMware
5 25 (33.78%) ITIL
6 23 (31.08%) MS Office
7 19 (25.68%) MCP
7 19 (25.68%) Windows Server
8 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
9 17 (22.97%) HP
9 17 (22.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
12 14 (18.92%) MCSE
12 14 (18.92%) DNS
12 14 (18.92%) Cisco
13 13 (17.57%) DHCP
14 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.22%) NetApp
14 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
15 11 (14.86%) SCCM
15 11 (14.86%) SCOM
15 11 (14.86%) Citrix
16 10 (13.51%) XenApp
16 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
16 10 (13.51%) Office 365

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 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 23 (31.08%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) DNS
2 13 (17.57%) DHCP
3 9 (12.16%) SAN
4 8 (10.81%) Internet
4 8 (10.81%) Intranet
5 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.11%) Wireless
7 5 (6.76%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.05%) Firewall
9 2 (2.70%) LAN
9 2 (2.70%) VLAN
10 1 (1.35%) Broadband
10 1 (1.35%) NAS
10 1 (1.35%) VoIP
10 1 (1.35%) VPN
10 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Firebird
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) Bower
2 1 (1.35%) Grunt
2 1 (1.35%) gulp
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.16%) Publishing
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Service Analyst
3 13 (17.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (12.16%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Developer
6 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (6.76%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 5 (6.76%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.35%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.35%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) jQuery
5 1 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.35%) LESS
5 1 (1.35%) RESTful
5 1 (1.35%) Sass
5 1 (1.35%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.05%) EPoS
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) BYOD
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (62.16%) Windows
2 19 (25.68%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.76%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.70%) Linux
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.35%) Android
10 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) ITIL
2 17 (22.97%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.16%) Change Control
5 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.81%) High Availability
5 8 (10.81%) Service Management
6 6 (8.11%) Project Management
7 5 (6.76%) Presales
7 5 (6.76%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.41%) PRINCE
8 4 (5.41%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.05%) ERP
9 3 (4.05%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.05%) MVC
9 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) C#
2 7 (9.46%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.68%) MCP
3 14 (18.92%) MCSE
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (9.46%) MCDST
6 5 (6.76%) MCSA
7 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) CCA
8 2 (2.70%) CCEE
8 2 (2.70%) CCNP
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.35%) Degree
9 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (55.41%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.51%) XenApp
4 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.70%) Xen
6 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
1 11 (14.86%) SCOM
2 9 (12.16%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) VMware
2 17 (22.97%) HP
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco
4 12 (16.22%) NetApp
5 11 (14.86%) Citrix
6 8 (10.81%) Remedy
7 7 (9.46%) Hitachi
8 6 (8.11%) WatchGuard
9 5 (6.76%) Dell
9 5 (6.76%) Lotus
10 4 (5.41%) SonicWALL
10 4 (5.41%) Sophos
11 2 (2.70%) Draytek
11 2 (2.70%) Meraki
11 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.35%) Apple
12 1 (1.35%) Avaya
12 1 (1.35%) BMC
12 1 (1.35%) Oracle
12 1 (1.35%) Sage
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