Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 63 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 25.62% 22.83% 28.50%
As % of the Vendors category 50.41% 49.61% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 52
Wakefield median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +27.27% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £42,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wakefield.

All Vendors
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 123 127 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 50.83% 46.01% 54.59%
Number of salaries quoted 109 121 88
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £53,750 £48,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wakefield.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) VMware
3 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
4 27 (43.55%) ITIL
5 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (32.26%) Office 365
7 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
8 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
8 15 (24.19%) Degree
9 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
9 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
9 14 (22.58%) Cisco
10 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
11 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
12 11 (17.74%) VoIP
13 10 (16.13%) Retail
13 10 (16.13%) SQL
14 9 (14.52%) .NET
14 9 (14.52%) C
14 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (14.52%) Change Management
14 9 (14.52%) SCCM
15 8 (12.90%) Veeam
15 8 (12.90%) ITSM
15 8 (12.90%) C#
15 8 (12.90%) DNS
15 8 (12.90%) DHCP
15 8 (12.90%) NetApp
16 7 (11.29%) Project Management
16 7 (11.29%) Backup Exec

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 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.26%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) G Suite
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
2 11 (17.74%) VoIP
3 8 (12.90%) DHCP
3 8 (12.90%) DNS
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
4 6 (9.68%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (8.06%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) CTI
6 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.23%) SSL
6 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.61%) LAN
7 1 (1.61%) WAN
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (8.06%) Spatial Data
3 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.61%) DB2
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.13%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Service Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Support Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Team Leader
5 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.68%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (9.68%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Support
5 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 6 (9.68%) Service Manager
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.68%) CSS
2 6 (9.68%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) Ajax
3 5 (8.06%) HTML5
3 5 (8.06%) LINQ
3 5 (8.06%) WinForms
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Change Management
3 8 (12.90%) ITSM
4 7 (11.29%) Project Management
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
6 5 (8.06%) Server Building
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.45%) ERP
7 4 (6.45%) High Availability
7 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.84%) Presales
8 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 2 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) C
3 8 (12.90%) C#
4 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) MCP
3 3 (4.84%) MCSA
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.06%) vSphere
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.06%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) VMware
2 14 (22.58%) Cisco
3 8 (12.90%) NetApp
3 8 (12.90%) Veeam
4 6 (9.68%) Mitel
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 5 (8.06%) Syncsort
6 4 (6.45%) Dell
7 3 (4.84%) Avaya
7 3 (4.84%) HP
8 2 (3.23%) BMC
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) CommVault
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 2 (3.23%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.23%) Progress
8 2 (3.23%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 2 (3.23%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.61%) Google