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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 47 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 31.13% 38.79% 25.50%
As % of the Vendors category 58.02% 50.56% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 35
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
81 89 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 53.64% 76.72% 68.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 91
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £37,500
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (53.68%) Windows
2 43 (45.26%) MS Excel
3 42 (44.21%) Active Directory
4 32 (33.68%) VMware
5 24 (25.26%) MS Office
6 21 (22.11%) ITIL
6 21 (22.11%) Internet
7 20 (21.05%) ERP
7 20 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (18.95%) MS Exchange
9 18 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (18.95%) Cisco
10 17 (17.89%) SQL
10 17 (17.89%) Manufacturing
10 17 (17.89%) Retail
11 16 (16.84%) Change Management
11 16 (16.84%) EPoS
12 15 (15.79%) Citrix
12 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (15.79%) C#
12 15 (15.79%) .NET
12 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 15 (15.79%) Android
12 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
13 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (14.74%) MVC
14 13 (13.68%) IIS
14 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET
15 12 (12.63%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (18.95%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.68%) IIS
3 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.05%) Lync
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (45.26%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) Internet
2 7 (7.37%) WAN
3 6 (6.32%) Wireless
4 5 (5.26%) Firewall
4 5 (5.26%) SAN
4 5 (5.26%) LAN
4 5 (5.26%) VoIP
5 4 (4.21%) DNS
6 3 (3.16%) DHCP
6 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.16%) MPLS
7 2 (2.11%) VPN
8 1 (1.05%) PBX
8 1 (1.05%) Intranet
8 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.11%) DTS
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (17.89%) Manufacturing
1 17 (17.89%) Retail
2 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Project Manager
3 15 (15.79%) Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Service Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Software Developer
5 11 (11.58%) IT Project Manager
6 10 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (9.47%) Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 5 (5.26%) IT Support
11 4 (4.21%) Server Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 4 (4.21%) Team Leader
11 4 (4.21%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) .NET
2 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.63%) Ajax
4 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 10 (10.53%) Silverlight
4 10 (10.53%) Web Services
4 10 (10.53%) WinForms
5 2 (2.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.11%) XML
5 2 (2.11%) Middleware
5 2 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.11%) SOAP
5 2 (2.11%) LINQ
5 2 (2.11%) jQuery
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.11%) REST
6 1 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) EPoS
2 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.11%) Replication
3 2 (2.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.05%) iPhone
4 1 (1.05%) iPad
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.68%) Windows
2 15 (15.79%) Android
2 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.63%) Windows XP
4 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) ITIL
2 20 (21.05%) ERP
3 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (16.84%) Change Management
6 14 (14.74%) MVC
7 10 (10.53%) UML
7 10 (10.53%) OO
7 10 (10.53%) Android Development
8 9 (9.47%) Service Management
9 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.26%) CRM
12 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.21%) Business Continuity
12 4 (4.21%) Mobile Device Management
13 3 (3.16%) Migration
13 3 (3.16%) Time Management
13 3 (3.16%) Waterfall
13 3 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) SQL
2 15 (15.79%) C#
3 10 (10.53%) Java
3 10 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.37%) MCP
2 7 (7.37%) MCSE
3 6 (6.32%) MCDST
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.26%) CCNA
5 4 (4.21%) MCSA
6 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.16%) MCITP
7 2 (2.11%) Degree
7 2 (2.11%) ISEB
8 1 (1.05%) CCA
8 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (44.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.42%) vSphere
4 3 (3.16%) XenApp
4 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (33.68%) VMware
2 18 (18.95%) Cisco
3 15 (15.79%) Citrix
4 10 (10.53%) NetApp
4 10 (10.53%) Xamarin
5 7 (7.37%) SonicWALL
5 7 (7.37%) Sophos
6 6 (6.32%) WatchGuard
6 6 (6.32%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) BMC
7 2 (2.11%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) Remedy
7 2 (2.11%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.05%) Lotus
8 1 (1.05%) Symantec
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