The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Castleford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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.

Microsoft
West Yorkshire / Castleford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Castleford 5.88% 14.29% 45.45%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 25.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Castleford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Castleford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Castleford 23.53% 57.14% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,250 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Castleford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Castleford citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Castleford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Castleford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Castleford.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Castleford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Castleford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Castleford 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
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