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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 74 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.98% 43.79% 25.45%
As % of the Vendors category 56.67% 66.07% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 27
Average salary £29,750 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
60 112 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 47.62% 66.27% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 53 81 42
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 51 (56.67%) MS Excel
2 42 (46.67%) Windows
3 29 (32.22%) Active Directory
4 23 (25.56%) VMware
5 21 (23.33%) ITIL
6 20 (22.22%) .NET
6 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 19 (21.11%) Change Management
8 18 (20.00%) MS Office
8 18 (20.00%) ERP
8 18 (20.00%) Citrix
8 18 (20.00%) Cisco
9 17 (18.89%) MVC
10 16 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (17.78%) SQL
11 15 (16.67%) C#
11 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
11 15 (16.67%) Internet
11 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (15.56%) Retail
12 14 (15.56%) Web Services
12 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (14.44%) EPoS
13 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
13 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (14.44%) Android
14 12 (13.33%) Service Management
14 12 (13.33%) Wireless
14 12 (13.33%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) IIS
3 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.11%) WordPress
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 51 (56.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.11%) Magento
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) Internet
2 12 (13.33%) Wireless
3 7 (7.78%) LAN
3 7 (7.78%) WAN
4 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.67%) DNS
5 4 (4.44%) SAN
5 4 (4.44%) VPN
5 4 (4.44%) VoIP
6 3 (3.33%) WLAN
6 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.33%) VLAN
6 3 (3.33%) OSPF
6 3 (3.33%) BGP
6 3 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.33%) Firewall
6 3 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.22%) Intranet
8 1 (1.11%) Broadband
8 1 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.33%) DTS
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 14 (15.56%) Retail
3 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Developer
2 17 (18.89%) Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.22%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Server Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) IT Support
10 4 (4.44%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) .NET
2 14 (15.56%) Web Services
3 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.22%) Ajax
3 11 (12.22%) .NET Framework
4 8 (8.89%) WinForms
4 8 (8.89%) Silverlight
5 6 (6.67%) HTML
6 5 (5.56%) jQuery
6 5 (5.56%) CSS
7 3 (3.33%) SOAP
7 3 (3.33%) XML
7 3 (3.33%) Middleware
7 3 (3.33%) LINQ
7 3 (3.33%) REST
8 2 (2.22%) Sass
8 2 (2.22%) LESS
8 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.22%) J2EE
9 1 (1.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) EPoS
2 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.22%) FMCG
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) Replication
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 42 (46.67%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (14.44%) Android
4 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) ITIL
2 19 (21.11%) Change Management
3 18 (20.00%) ERP
4 17 (18.89%) MVC
5 16 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.33%) Service Management
8 9 (10.00%) OO
9 8 (8.89%) UML
9 8 (8.89%) Android Development
10 6 (6.67%) CRM
10 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.44%) Migration
11 4 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.33%) Change Control
12 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (8.89%) Java
3 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.89%) VB.NET
4 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) PHP5
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.00%) MCP
3 8 (8.89%) MCDST
4 5 (5.56%) MCSE
4 5 (5.56%) CCNA
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.44%) CCA
5 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.44%) Degree
5 4 (4.44%) CCAA
6 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.33%) CCNP
6 3 (3.33%) ISEB
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (32.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.44%) XenApp
5 2 (2.22%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) VMware
2 18 (20.00%) Citrix
2 18 (20.00%) Cisco
3 10 (11.11%) NetApp
4 9 (10.00%) Sophos
5 8 (8.89%) HP
5 8 (8.89%) WatchGuard
5 8 (8.89%) SonicWALL
5 8 (8.89%) Xamarin
6 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle
6 3 (3.33%) Siemens
7 2 (2.22%) Remedy
7 2 (2.22%) BMC
7 2 (2.22%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.22%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.11%) Apple
8 1 (1.11%) Symantec
8 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
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