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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.37% 23.61% 43.82%
As % of the Vendors category 43.59% 56.70% 57.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 51 35
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
78 97 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 58.21% 41.63% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 66 91 58
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (55.74%) MS Excel
2 31 (50.82%) Windows
3 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
4 24 (39.34%) Cisco
5 23 (37.70%) VMware
6 20 (32.79%) ITIL
7 17 (27.87%) MS Office
7 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
7 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
8 16 (26.23%) Web Services
9 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
9 15 (24.59%) SQL
9 15 (24.59%) Service Management
9 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
10 14 (22.95%) HP
11 13 (21.31%) Internet
11 13 (21.31%) NetApp
11 13 (21.31%) C#
11 13 (21.31%) MCP
11 13 (21.31%) WatchGuard
12 12 (19.67%) Wireless
12 12 (19.67%) Sophos
13 11 (18.03%) SonicWALL
13 11 (18.03%) Presales
14 10 (16.39%) Remedy
14 10 (16.39%) Intranet
14 10 (16.39%) MCDST
15 8 (13.11%) .NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (9.84%) IIS
1 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Lync
4 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (55.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.87%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) Internet
2 12 (19.67%) Wireless
3 10 (16.39%) Intranet
4 6 (9.84%) Firewall
5 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.56%) SAN
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
7 3 (4.92%) DNS
8 2 (3.28%) LAN
9 1 (1.64%) Broadband
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.64%) Firebird
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) OLAP
3 1 (1.64%) OLTP
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Bower
3 1 (1.64%) Grunt
3 1 (1.64%) gulp
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Publishing
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Service Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Consultant
5 8 (13.11%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Support
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) IT Support
7 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) Web Services
2 8 (13.11%) .NET
3 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.48%) CSS
4 6 (9.84%) jQuery
5 2 (3.28%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) CSS3
6 1 (1.64%) JSON
6 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.64%) LESS
6 1 (1.64%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) Sass
6 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) WCF
6 1 (1.64%) WinForms
6 1 (1.64%) WPF
6 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.64%) Android
8 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.64%) Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) ITIL
2 15 (24.59%) Service Management
3 11 (18.03%) Presales
4 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.64%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.64%) ITSM
8 1 (1.64%) MVC
8 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.64%) Scrum
8 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.64%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.64%) Use Case
8 1 (1.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) C#
3 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) VB
4 6 (9.84%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (21.31%) MCP
3 10 (16.39%) MCDST
4 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
2 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Cisco
2 23 (37.70%) VMware
3 14 (22.95%) HP
4 13 (21.31%) NetApp
4 13 (21.31%) WatchGuard
5 12 (19.67%) Sophos
6 11 (18.03%) SonicWALL
7 10 (16.39%) Remedy
8 6 (9.84%) Oracle
9 4 (6.56%) Citrix
10 2 (3.28%) Symantec
10 2 (3.28%) Veeam
11 1 (1.64%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.64%) Avaya
11 1 (1.64%) BMC
11 1 (1.64%) Brocade
11 1 (1.64%) Draytek
11 1 (1.64%) Meraki
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
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