The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 109 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 30.62% 21.02% 13.46%
As % of the Vendors category 62.64% 48.28% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 41
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £38,000
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 Bradford region.

Vendors Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
174 145 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 48.88% 43.54% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 118 88 133
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bradford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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.

1 126 (51.01%) Windows
2 109 (44.13%) MS Excel
3 103 (41.70%) SQL Server
4 98 (39.68%) Finance
5 91 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 84 (34.01%) SQL
7 67 (27.13%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (27.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (24.29%) ITIL
9 58 (23.48%) Data Warehouse
10 56 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (20.24%) VMware
12 47 (19.03%) T-SQL
13 46 (18.62%) Windows XP
14 42 (17.00%) MS Exchange
15 41 (16.60%) .NET
16 39 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 37 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (14.98%) ETL
19 35 (14.17%) Web Services
20 33 (13.36%) C#
20 33 (13.36%) Windows 8
21 31 (12.55%) XML
21 31 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
22 30 (12.15%) SLA
23 28 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
24 27 (10.93%) Unit Testing
24 27 (10.93%) Scrum
24 27 (10.93%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 42 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.24%) IIS
4 3 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.81%) Site Server
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) Lync
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 109 (44.13%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.93%) MS Office
3 13 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.62%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.21%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.12%) DNS
2 23 (9.31%) Firewall
3 22 (8.91%) TCP/IP
4 21 (8.50%) SAN
5 6 (2.43%) WAN
6 5 (2.02%) LAN
6 5 (2.02%) DHCP
7 4 (1.62%) VoIP
7 4 (1.62%) Internet
7 4 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.81%) Network Security
8 2 (0.81%) Wireless
8 2 (0.81%) HTTP
9 1 (0.40%) SSL
9 1 (0.40%) SMTP
9 1 (0.40%) FTP
9 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (41.70%) SQL Server
2 67 (27.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (23.48%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (4.86%) OLAP
10 11 (4.45%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.83%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (2.83%) PerformancePoint
11 7 (2.83%) Xcelsius
12 6 (2.43%) MS Access
12 6 (2.43%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.62%) Informix
14 3 (1.21%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 28 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (10.93%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 98 (39.68%) Finance
2 15 (6.07%) Banking
3 12 (4.86%) Retail
4 10 (4.05%) Legal
5 6 (2.43%) Advertising
6 4 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.62%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
7 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (25.51%) Developer
2 60 (24.29%) Analyst
3 44 (17.81%) Team Leader
4 42 (17.00%) Support Team Leader
5 38 (15.38%) IT Support
6 29 (11.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 23 (9.31%) Desktop Team Leader
8 21 (8.50%) .NET Developer
8 21 (8.50%) Senior Developer
9 20 (8.10%) Architect
9 20 (8.10%) Technical Analyst
10 18 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (7.29%) Business Analyst
11 17 (6.88%) Test Analyst
11 17 (6.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 14 (5.67%) Desktop Support
13 12 (4.86%) Desktop Support Team Leader
14 11 (4.45%) Business Developer
15 10 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (4.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.60%) .NET
2 35 (14.17%) Web Services
3 31 (12.55%) XML
4 26 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 24 (9.72%) ASP.NET
6 21 (8.50%) CSS
6 21 (8.50%) HTML
7 13 (5.26%) WCF
8 12 (4.86%) WPF
8 12 (4.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 11 (4.45%) JSON
9 11 (4.45%) HTML5
10 9 (3.64%) SOAP
11 7 (2.83%) ADO.NET
11 7 (2.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (2.83%) jQuery
11 7 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.02%) LINQ
13 4 (1.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.91%) Replication
2 21 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.62%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.62%) User Experience
6 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.40%) Life Science
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) PDA
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 126 (51.01%) Windows
2 46 (18.62%) Windows XP
3 33 (13.36%) Windows 8
4 31 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (9.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (7.29%) Windows 7
7 17 (6.88%) Android
8 16 (6.48%) UNIX
9 15 (6.07%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.21%) Linux
11 3 (1.21%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.13%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (24.29%) ITIL
3 56 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (14.98%) ETL
5 27 (10.93%) Scrum
5 27 (10.93%) Unit Testing
6 25 (10.12%) Service Management
7 24 (9.72%) RUP
8 22 (8.91%) Migration
9 21 (8.50%) Coaching
10 19 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 18 (7.29%) Process Management
11 18 (7.29%) Business Continuity
11 18 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (6.88%) MVC
12 17 (6.88%) Capacity Management
12 17 (6.88%) Test Scripting
12 17 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (6.88%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (6.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (34.01%) SQL
2 47 (19.03%) T-SQL
3 33 (13.36%) C#
4 22 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.88%) PowerShell
6 16 (6.48%) VB
7 14 (5.67%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.45%) VBA
9 10 (4.05%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (4.05%) Degree
2 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.43%) MCSE
4 5 (2.02%) MCITP
5 4 (1.62%) MCSA
6 3 (1.21%) MCTS
7 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.81%) VCP4
7 2 (0.81%) ISEB
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) OCP
8 1 (0.40%) OCA
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.15%) SLA
2 22 (8.91%) QA
System Software
1 91 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 37 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.91%) VMware ESX
4 21 (8.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (5.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.62%) XenApp
7 3 (1.21%) vSphere
8 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.29%) SCCM
2 11 (4.45%) WSUS
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 50 (20.24%) VMware
2 25 (10.12%) HP
3 24 (9.72%) Apple
4 22 (8.91%) Citrix
5 20 (8.10%) MobileIron
6 17 (6.88%) Oracle
7 11 (4.45%) Google
8 8 (3.24%) SAP
9 7 (2.83%) Cisco
9 7 (2.83%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.21%) Dell
11 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.40%) BT
12 1 (0.40%) Veeam
12 1 (0.40%) F5
12 1 (0.40%) EMC
12 1 (0.40%) Avaya
12 1 (0.40%) Genesys
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