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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.22% 34.26% 26.27%
As % of the Vendors category 48.24% 50.00% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 27
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £36,600
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 Wakefield region.

Vendors Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 74 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 37.78% 68.52% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 67 51
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £22,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 42 (41.18%) Windows
1 42 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 35 (34.31%) Degree
3 34 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 25 (24.51%) MS Office
5 22 (21.57%) VMware
5 22 (21.57%) SharePoint
6 21 (20.59%) SQL
7 20 (19.61%) SLA
8 19 (18.63%) Citrix
8 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
9 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (15.69%) Windows XP
11 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (14.71%) .NET
13 13 (12.75%) DHCP
13 13 (12.75%) ITIL
13 13 (12.75%) DNS
14 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (10.78%) Cisco
15 11 (10.78%) IIS
15 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (10.78%) Lync
16 10 (9.80%) Change Control
16 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
16 10 (9.80%) T-SQL
17 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
17 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 22 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.78%) IIS
3 11 (10.78%) Lync
4 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 25 (24.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) DHCP
1 13 (12.75%) DNS
2 8 (7.84%) WAN
3 7 (6.86%) Internet
4 6 (5.88%) LAN
4 6 (5.88%) VoIP
5 5 (4.90%) MPLS
6 4 (3.92%) VPN
7 3 (2.94%) SAN
7 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.96%) Firewall
8 2 (1.96%) Wireless
9 1 (0.98%) Network Security
9 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.98%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.92%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (3.92%) OLAP
3 4 (3.92%) MS Access
3 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) MSTest
2 1 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.98%) Moq
2 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.98%) NUnit
General
1 8 (7.84%) Publishing
2 5 (4.90%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Analyst
2 12 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 12 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (8.82%) Developer
3 9 (8.82%) Support Analyst
3 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Specialist
3 9 (8.82%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
4 7 (6.86%) Consultant
4 7 (6.86%) IT Support
5 6 (5.88%) Systems Manager
6 5 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.92%) DBA
7 4 (3.92%) Support Technician
7 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.92%) SQL DBA
7 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Report Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.94%) HTML
5 2 (1.96%) Ajax
5 2 (1.96%) jQuery
5 2 (1.96%) CSS
5 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.98%) HTML5
6 1 (0.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.98%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (0.98%) Ninject
6 1 (0.98%) CSS3
6 1 (0.98%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.98%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (0.98%) WinForms
6 1 (0.98%) JSON
6 1 (0.98%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Replication
2 4 (3.92%) Clustering
3 3 (2.94%) iPhone
3 3 (2.94%) iPad
3 3 (2.94%) EPoS
3 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 42 (41.18%) Windows
2 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.69%) Windows XP
4 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.96%) Android
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.75%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) Change Control
3 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.92%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.92%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.92%) Time Management
6 4 (3.92%) MVC
6 4 (3.92%) EAM
7 3 (2.94%) ERP
7 3 (2.94%) Change Management
7 3 (2.94%) Service Management
8 2 (1.96%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.96%) Project Management
8 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.96%) UML
8 2 (1.96%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) SQL
2 10 (9.80%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
4 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.92%) C#
6 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (34.31%) Degree
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.84%) MCSE
3 8 (7.84%) MCSA
4 7 (6.86%) MCP
5 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.88%) CCNA
6 3 (2.94%) CCA
6 3 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.96%) MCDST
7 2 (1.96%) MCTS
7 2 (1.96%) MCITP
8 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.61%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) vSphere
4 6 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.94%) XenApp
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) SCCM
1 5 (4.90%) SCOM
2 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) VMware
2 19 (18.63%) Citrix
3 11 (10.78%) Cisco
4 8 (7.84%) Oracle
5 5 (4.90%) NetApp
6 3 (2.94%) HP
6 3 (2.94%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.94%) Symantec
7 2 (1.96%) Remedy
7 2 (1.96%) Sophos
7 2 (1.96%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.96%) Dell
7 2 (1.96%) Avaya
7 2 (1.96%) BMC
7 2 (1.96%) Lotus
7 2 (1.96%) Apple
8 1 (0.98%) Veritas
8 1 (0.98%) Zoho
8 1 (0.98%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
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