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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 28.33% 37.90% 24.64%
As % of the Vendors category 53.97% 51.65% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 31
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,600 £40,000
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
63 91 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 52.50% 73.39% 62.32%
Number of salaries quoted 61 84 73
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 46 (51.69%) Windows
2 42 (47.19%) MS Excel
3 34 (38.20%) Active Directory
4 27 (30.34%) VMware
5 21 (23.60%) ERP
5 21 (23.60%) ITIL
6 19 (21.35%) SQL
6 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
6 19 (21.35%) MS Office
6 19 (21.35%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (20.22%) Internet
7 18 (20.22%) .NET
8 17 (19.10%) Change Management
8 17 (19.10%) Manufacturing
8 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (19.10%) Retail
9 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (17.98%) MVC
9 16 (17.98%) C#
9 16 (17.98%) EPoS
10 15 (16.85%) Cisco
10 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
10 15 (16.85%) Android
11 14 (15.73%) Windows 7
12 13 (14.61%) Ajax
12 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET
12 13 (14.61%) Citrix
13 12 (13.48%) Web Services
13 12 (13.48%) IIS
14 11 (12.36%) OO

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.48%) IIS
3 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.12%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
5 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (47.19%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) Internet
2 6 (6.74%) Wireless
2 6 (6.74%) WAN
3 4 (4.49%) LAN
3 4 (4.49%) SAN
4 3 (3.37%) VoIP
4 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.37%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) MPLS
6 1 (1.12%) VPN
6 1 (1.12%) DHCP
6 1 (1.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.37%) DTS
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (19.10%) Manufacturing
1 17 (19.10%) Retail
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Analyst
2 18 (20.22%) Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.36%) Software Developer
4 11 (12.36%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Consultant
6 8 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.99%) Service Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.74%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Server Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 4 (4.49%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) .NET
2 13 (14.61%) Ajax
2 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.48%) Web Services
4 10 (11.24%) .NET Framework
4 10 (11.24%) Silverlight
4 10 (11.24%) WinForms
5 4 (4.49%) jQuery
5 4 (4.49%) HTML
6 3 (3.37%) Middleware
6 3 (3.37%) XML
6 3 (3.37%) CSS
6 3 (3.37%) SOAP
6 3 (3.37%) LINQ
6 3 (3.37%) REST
7 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.12%) J2EE
8 1 (1.12%) LAMP
8 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) EPoS
2 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.25%) FMCG
3 2 (2.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Windows
2 15 (16.85%) Android
3 14 (15.73%) Windows 7
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.24%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) ERP
1 21 (23.60%) ITIL
2 19 (21.35%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (19.10%) Change Management
3 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (17.98%) MVC
5 11 (12.36%) OO
6 10 (11.24%) Android Development
6 10 (11.24%) Service Management
6 10 (11.24%) UML
7 6 (6.74%) CRM
8 4 (4.49%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.49%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.49%) Migration
8 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) C#
3 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
3 10 (11.24%) Java
4 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.87%) MCP
2 7 (7.87%) MCDST
3 4 (4.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.37%) ISEB
4 3 (3.37%) MCSE
5 2 (2.25%) MCITP
5 2 (2.25%) MCSA
5 2 (2.25%) CCNA
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (38.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.49%) XenApp
4 4 (4.49%) vSphere
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) VMware
2 15 (16.85%) Cisco
3 13 (14.61%) Citrix
4 10 (11.24%) Xamarin
5 8 (8.99%) NetApp
6 7 (7.87%) Sophos
7 6 (6.74%) WatchGuard
7 6 (6.74%) SonicWALL
7 6 (6.74%) HP
8 3 (3.37%) SAP
9 2 (2.25%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.25%) Remedy
9 2 (2.25%) BMC
9 2 (2.25%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.12%) Symantec
10 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle
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