The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 23 June 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 / Wakefield
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 32.35% 23.75% 29.69%
As % of the Vendors category 55.93% 52.05% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 38
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Wakefield.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 59 73 66
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 57.84% 45.63% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 65 63
Median salary £36,250 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Wakefield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Wakefield over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 30 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 17 (28.33%) Dell
7 14 (23.33%) ITIL
8 13 (21.67%) ERP
9 12 (20.00%) Cisco
9 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
10 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
11 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 9 (15.00%) Change Management
11 9 (15.00%) NetApp
11 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (13.33%) Terminal Server
12 8 (13.33%) Citrix
12 8 (13.33%) SAN
12 8 (13.33%) SLA
12 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
12 8 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
13 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
13 7 (11.67%) Veeam

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) SAN
2 6 (10.00%) Firewall
3 5 (8.33%) WAN
4 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.00%) DHCP
5 3 (5.00%) DNS
5 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (3.33%) ADSL
6 2 (3.33%) MPLS
6 2 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) NUnit
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Advertising
3 3 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) IT Manager
2 14 (23.33%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) IT Support
4 9 (15.00%) Service Manager
4 9 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 7 (11.67%) IT Services Manager
6 6 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.67%) IT Support Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) LINQ
3 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.33%) WinForms
4 1 (1.67%) Autofac
4 1 (1.67%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
4 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.33%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.33%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (1.67%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) ERP
3 9 (15.00%) Change Management
3 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
4 8 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (11.67%) Service Management
6 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.33%) MVC
8 4 (6.67%) IT Strategy
8 4 (6.67%) Presales
8 4 (6.67%) Time Management
9 3 (5.00%) Migration
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 3 (5.00%) Server Building
9 3 (5.00%) Web Development
10 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.33%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) PHP
3 4 (6.67%) VB
4 3 (5.00%) C
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.33%) VB6
6 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSD
5 2 (3.33%) VCP6
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 32 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (28.33%) Dell
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco
4 9 (15.00%) NetApp
5 8 (13.33%) Citrix
6 7 (11.67%) Veeam
7 6 (10.00%) EMC
8 4 (6.67%) CommVault
8 4 (6.67%) HP
8 4 (6.67%) WatchGuard
9 3 (5.00%) Syncsort
10 2 (3.33%) Avaya
10 2 (3.33%) EqualLogic
10 2 (3.33%) Juniper
10 2 (3.33%) Progress
10 2 (3.33%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.33%) Telerik
11 1 (1.67%) BMC
11 1 (1.67%) Remedy
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