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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 85 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.36% 43.37% 29.06%
As % of the Vendors category 59.18% 70.25% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 34
Average salary £27,250 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,400 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £39,000 £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
49 121 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 44.55% 61.73% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 57
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -30.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 42 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 32 (45.71%) Windows
3 21 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (27.14%) VMware
5 17 (24.29%) Cisco
5 17 (24.29%) .NET
6 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.86%) Citrix
7 15 (21.43%) MS Office
7 15 (21.43%) ITIL
8 14 (20.00%) MVC
9 13 (18.57%) Change Management
9 13 (18.57%) Web Services
10 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
10 12 (17.14%) SQL
10 12 (17.14%) C#
10 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (17.14%) Wireless
10 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
11 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (15.71%) Internet
11 11 (15.71%) ERP
12 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
12 10 (14.29%) NetApp
12 10 (14.29%) Sophos
12 10 (14.29%) Service Management
12 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 9 (12.86%) Android
13 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.43%) WordPress
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.43%) Magento
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Wireless
2 11 (15.71%) Internet
3 7 (10.00%) WAN
4 6 (8.57%) LAN
4 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.57%) DNS
5 4 (5.71%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.29%) VLAN
6 3 (4.29%) OSPF
6 3 (4.29%) BGP
6 3 (4.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.29%) Firewall
6 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.29%) WLAN
7 2 (2.86%) VoIP
7 2 (2.86%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) DHCP
8 1 (1.43%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) DTS
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Consultant
3 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.57%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Server Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) DBA
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) .NET
2 13 (18.57%) Web Services
3 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.00%) Ajax
5 6 (8.57%) HTML
5 6 (8.57%) jQuery
6 5 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (5.71%) Silverlight
7 4 (5.71%) WinForms
8 3 (4.29%) LINQ
8 3 (4.29%) SOAP
8 3 (4.29%) XML
8 3 (4.29%) Middleware
8 3 (4.29%) REST
9 2 (2.86%) Sass
9 2 (2.86%) LESS
9 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.86%) J2EE
9 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) EPoS
2 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.86%) Android
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 14 (20.00%) MVC
3 13 (18.57%) Change Management
4 11 (15.71%) ERP
5 10 (14.29%) Service Management
6 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.57%) CRM
7 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.14%) OO
8 5 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (5.71%) UML
9 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.71%) Android Development
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.29%) Change Control
10 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) TDD
10 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) C#
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.43%) MCP
3 7 (10.00%) MCDST
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.14%) MCSE
4 5 (7.14%) CCNA
5 4 (5.71%) CCA
5 4 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) CCAA
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.29%) ISEB
6 3 (4.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) XenApp
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) VMware
2 17 (24.29%) Cisco
3 16 (22.86%) Citrix
4 10 (14.29%) NetApp
4 10 (14.29%) Sophos
5 9 (12.86%) HP
6 8 (11.43%) WatchGuard
6 8 (11.43%) SonicWALL
7 4 (5.71%) Xamarin
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) SAP
8 3 (4.29%) Siemens
9 2 (2.86%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
10 1 (1.43%) Veeam
10 1 (1.43%) Apple
10 1 (1.43%) Dell
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