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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.39% 30.16% 40.76%
As % of the Vendors category 51.95% 60.32% 62.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 47
Median salary £30,000 £29,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £19,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
77 63 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 46.95% 50.00% 65.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 81
Median salary £36,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 52 (65.82%) Windows
2 46 (58.23%) Active Directory
3 35 (44.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
5 29 (36.71%) VMware
6 28 (35.44%) ITIL
7 26 (32.91%) MS Office
8 22 (27.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (26.58%) MCP
9 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
10 20 (25.32%) HP
11 19 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (24.05%) Windows Server
12 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (21.52%) DNS
14 16 (20.25%) DHCP
14 16 (20.25%) SharePoint
14 16 (20.25%) MCSE
14 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
16 14 (17.72%) Change Control
16 14 (17.72%) Office 365
16 14 (17.72%) SCCM
16 14 (17.72%) SCOM
17 13 (16.46%) Cisco
18 12 (15.19%) Citrix
18 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
18 12 (15.19%) Publishing
19 11 (13.92%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (20.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.86%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
2 26 (32.91%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) DNS
2 16 (20.25%) DHCP
3 10 (12.66%) SAN
4 8 (10.13%) Internet
4 8 (10.13%) Intranet
5 7 (8.86%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.06%) Wireless
7 2 (2.53%) Firewall
7 2 (2.53%) LAN
7 2 (2.53%) VLAN
8 1 (1.27%) Broadband
8 1 (1.27%) NAS
8 1 (1.27%) VoIP
8 1 (1.27%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) Firebird
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) MS Access
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Bower
1 1 (1.27%) Grunt
1 1 (1.27%) gulp
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.19%) Publishing
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.06%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) Service Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.13%) Developer
7 7 (8.86%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Support Technician
11 3 (3.80%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.86%) Web Services
4 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.33%) CSS
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (5.06%) HTML
5 4 (5.06%) LINQ
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.27%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.27%) jQuery
7 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.27%) LESS
7 1 (1.27%) Node.js
7 1 (1.27%) RESTful
7 1 (1.27%) Sass
7 1 (1.27%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) EPoS
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) BYOD
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.82%) Windows
2 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (24.05%) Windows Server
4 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.92%) Windows XP
6 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.53%) Linux
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.27%) Android
11 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) ITIL
2 22 (27.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
4 14 (17.72%) Change Control
5 11 (13.92%) High Availability
6 8 (10.13%) Service Management
6 8 (10.13%) Supplier Management
7 7 (8.86%) MVC
8 5 (6.33%) Project Management
9 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.80%) ERP
10 3 (3.80%) Manual Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Presales
10 3 (3.80%) Resource Management
10 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.53%) Migration
11 2 (2.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) C#
2 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.06%) SQL
4 3 (3.80%) VB
5 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (44.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (26.58%) MCP
3 16 (20.25%) MCSE
4 11 (13.92%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (8.86%) MCDST
6 5 (6.33%) MCSA
7 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.53%) CCA
8 2 (2.53%) CCEE
8 2 (2.53%) CCNP
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.27%) Degree
9 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (58.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.92%) XenApp
4 9 (11.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.53%) Xen
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) SCCM
1 14 (17.72%) SCOM
2 10 (12.66%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) VMware
2 20 (25.32%) HP
3 13 (16.46%) Cisco
4 12 (15.19%) Citrix
5 11 (13.92%) NetApp
6 8 (10.13%) Hitachi
6 8 (10.13%) Remedy
7 7 (8.86%) Dell
7 7 (8.86%) Lotus
8 4 (5.06%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.53%) Draytek
9 2 (2.53%) Meraki
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle
9 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.53%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.53%) Sophos
10 1 (1.27%) Apple
10 1 (1.27%) Avaya
10 1 (1.27%) BMC
10 1 (1.27%) Sage
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