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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 83 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 37.73% 26.17% 17.76%
As % of the Vendors category 68.60% 43.75% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 17
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
121 64 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 55.00% 59.81% 73.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 71
Average salary £26,500 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 53 (40.46%) MS Excel
2 50 (38.17%) Degree
3 42 (32.06%) SQL Server
4 36 (27.48%) SQL
4 36 (27.48%) .NET
5 34 (25.95%) Windows
6 28 (21.37%) SharePoint
7 23 (17.56%) CSS
7 23 (17.56%) HTML
7 23 (17.56%) VMware
7 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
8 22 (16.79%) TDD
8 22 (16.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (16.79%) HTML5
8 22 (16.79%) CSS3
8 22 (16.79%) Scrum
9 21 (16.03%) SLA
10 20 (15.27%) MS Exchange
10 20 (15.27%) C#
10 20 (15.27%) WinForms
10 20 (15.27%) Lync
10 20 (15.27%) WPF
11 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (13.74%) MS Office
12 18 (13.74%) MQSeries
12 18 (13.74%) IBM
12 18 (13.74%) RDBMS
12 18 (13.74%) WebSphere
12 18 (13.74%) MVVM
12 18 (13.74%) Relational Database

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 28 (21.37%) SharePoint
2 20 (15.27%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.27%) Lync
3 18 (13.74%) MQSeries
3 18 (13.74%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.34%) IIS
5 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (40.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) Wireless
2 11 (8.40%) DNS
2 11 (8.40%) DHCP
3 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.82%) WAN
5 4 (3.05%) LAN
6 2 (1.53%) VPN
6 2 (1.53%) SAN
7 1 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.76%) VoIP
7 1 (0.76%) Firewall
7 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (13.74%) RDBMS
3 18 (13.74%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.05%) OLAP
7 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.05%) MS Access
7 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.05%) NUnit
2 4 (3.05%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (3.05%) Moq
2 4 (3.05%) MSTest
3 1 (0.76%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.34%) Publishing
2 5 (3.82%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (24.43%) Developer
2 19 (14.50%) Analyst
3 15 (11.45%) Consultant
3 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Specialist
3 15 (11.45%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
4 14 (10.69%) SQL Developer
5 13 (9.92%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.40%) Technical Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Systems Manager
10 6 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) VB.NET Developer
12 4 (3.05%) SQL DBA
12 4 (3.05%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Service Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Field Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.48%) .NET
2 23 (17.56%) CSS
2 23 (17.56%) HTML
2 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
3 22 (16.79%) HTML5
3 22 (16.79%) CSS3
4 20 (15.27%) WinForms
4 20 (15.27%) WPF
5 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.05%) WCF
6 4 (3.05%) jQuery
6 4 (3.05%) Spring.NET
6 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.05%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (3.05%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (3.05%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (3.05%) Ninject
7 3 (2.29%) Web Services
8 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.82%) Replication
2 4 (3.05%) Clustering
2 4 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.29%) PDA
3 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.76%) iPad
4 1 (0.76%) Celerra
4 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.76%) iPhone
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.95%) Windows
2 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (8.40%) Windows XP
2 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.58%) Windows 2000
4 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.79%) TDD
1 22 (16.79%) Scrum
2 18 (13.74%) MVVM
3 13 (9.92%) Change Control
4 6 (4.58%) ITIL
4 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (4.58%) Time Management
5 5 (3.82%) Project Management
6 4 (3.05%) MVC
6 4 (3.05%) EAM
6 4 (3.05%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.05%) Kanban
6 4 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.05%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (3.05%) Web Application Development
7 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.53%) Migration
9 1 (0.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (0.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (0.76%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.48%) SQL
2 20 (15.27%) C#
3 15 (11.45%) T-SQL
4 13 (9.92%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) VBScript
7 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (38.17%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.29%) MCSE
4 2 (1.53%) MCP
4 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.76%) MCDST
5 1 (0.76%) MCTS
5 1 (0.76%) CCA
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
1 15 (11.45%) Hyper-V
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) XenApp
3 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) SCCM
2 7 (5.34%) SCOM
3 3 (2.29%) Sysprep
4 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) VMware
2 18 (13.74%) IBM
3 17 (12.98%) Cisco
4 15 (11.45%) HP
5 13 (9.92%) WatchGuard
6 12 (9.16%) SonicWALL
6 12 (9.16%) NetApp
6 12 (9.16%) Sophos
7 8 (6.11%) Citrix
8 7 (5.34%) Oracle
9 3 (2.29%) Acronis
9 3 (2.29%) Altiris
9 3 (2.29%) Symantec
10 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.53%) SAP
11 1 (0.76%) Zoho
11 1 (0.76%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.76%) Ektron
11 1 (0.76%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.76%) BMC
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