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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 77 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 29.59% 34.68% 24.04%
As % of the Vendors category 64.44% 66.96% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 25
Average salary £22,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
45 115 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 45.92% 51.80% 60.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 59
Average salary £26,000 £26,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% -30.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £37,500
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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 28 (44.44%) Windows
3 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (33.33%) VMware
4 20 (31.75%) Cisco
5 17 (26.98%) Citrix
6 16 (25.40%) MS Office
7 15 (23.81%) ITIL
7 15 (23.81%) Wireless
8 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (20.63%) Web Services
9 13 (20.63%) Windows XP
9 13 (20.63%) .NET
9 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
10 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 12 (19.05%) NetApp
10 12 (19.05%) Sophos
11 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (17.46%) Service Management
11 11 (17.46%) HP
11 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
11 11 (17.46%) Windows 7
12 10 (15.87%) WatchGuard
12 10 (15.87%) SonicWALL
12 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (15.87%) MVC
13 9 (14.29%) Change Management
13 9 (14.29%) MCP
13 9 (14.29%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (25.40%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) Wireless
2 8 (12.70%) WAN
2 8 (12.70%) Internet
3 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
4 6 (9.52%) LAN
5 5 (7.94%) SAN
6 4 (6.35%) VPN
6 4 (6.35%) IP Telephony
6 4 (6.35%) Firewall
7 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.76%) VLAN
7 3 (4.76%) OSPF
7 3 (4.76%) BGP
7 3 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 3 (4.76%) WLAN
8 2 (3.17%) VoIP
8 2 (3.17%) ADSL
8 2 (3.17%) Broadband
8 2 (3.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.76%) DTS
4 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) OLTP
5 1 (1.59%) OLAP
5 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (9.52%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Server Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) IT Support
8 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) DBA
10 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) .NET
1 13 (20.63%) Web Services
2 7 (11.11%) HTML
2 7 (11.11%) jQuery
3 6 (9.52%) CSS
4 4 (6.35%) Ajax
4 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.76%) LINQ
5 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 3 (4.76%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) Middleware
5 3 (4.76%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) Sass
6 2 (3.17%) LESS
6 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Replication
2 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
3 1 (1.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Windows XP
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (17.46%) Windows 7
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.35%) Android
8 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Service Management
3 10 (15.87%) MVC
4 9 (14.29%) Change Management
5 6 (9.52%) ERP
6 5 (7.94%) CRM
6 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Migration
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.76%) TDD
8 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.76%) Change Control
8 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.17%) Scrum
9 2 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.17%) Kanban
9 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.70%) C#
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.59%) XAML
4 1 (1.59%) PHP5
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.29%) MCP
3 8 (12.70%) MCDST
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.94%) MCSE
4 5 (7.94%) CCNA
5 4 (6.35%) CCA
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.35%) CCAA
5 4 (6.35%) Degree
6 3 (4.76%) ISEB
6 3 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.76%) XenApp
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) VMware
2 20 (31.75%) Cisco
3 17 (26.98%) Citrix
4 12 (19.05%) NetApp
4 12 (19.05%) Sophos
5 11 (17.46%) HP
6 10 (15.87%) WatchGuard
6 10 (15.87%) SonicWALL
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle
8 3 (4.76%) SAP
8 3 (4.76%) Siemens
9 2 (3.17%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.17%) Symantec
10 1 (1.59%) Veeam
10 1 (1.59%) Apple
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
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