The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bradford region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 72 27 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 21.36% 8.39% 19.71%
As % of the Vendors category 44.17% 19.71% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 65 18 64
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,250 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
163 137 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 48.37% 42.55% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 103 83 142
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 70 (51.09%) Windows
2 65 (47.45%) MS Excel
3 47 (34.31%) Active Directory
4 45 (32.85%) SQL Server
5 44 (32.12%) Finance
6 39 (28.47%) SQL
7 22 (16.06%) VMware
8 21 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (15.33%) Problem Management
8 21 (15.33%) .NET
8 21 (15.33%) ITIL
8 21 (15.33%) MS Office
8 21 (15.33%) Data Protection
9 20 (14.60%) C#
10 19 (13.87%) T-SQL
10 19 (13.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (13.87%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (13.87%) Ethical Hacking
10 19 (13.87%) SIEM
11 18 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
14 15 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (9.49%) VPN
16 13 (9.49%) MS Exchange
16 13 (9.49%) Web Services
16 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (9.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.65%) IIS
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.73%) SAS
5 1 (0.73%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 65 (47.45%) MS Excel
2 21 (15.33%) MS Office
3 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.38%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.73%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.87%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (9.49%) VPN
3 10 (7.30%) IMAP4
3 10 (7.30%) Internet
4 8 (5.84%) Firewall
5 7 (5.11%) LAN
6 6 (4.38%) WAN
6 6 (4.38%) SAN
7 5 (3.65%) OSPF
7 5 (3.65%) DNS
8 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.92%) Broadband
8 4 (2.92%) VoIP
8 4 (2.92%) BGP
9 3 (2.19%) DHCP
10 2 (1.46%) POP3
11 1 (0.73%) VLAN
11 1 (0.73%) VPLS
11 1 (0.73%) Network Security
11 1 (0.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.11%) OLAP
8 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.73%) DTS
10 1 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.73%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 44 (32.12%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Legal
3 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Analyst
2 34 (24.82%) Developer
3 18 (13.14%) Security Analyst
4 17 (12.41%) IT Security Analyst
5 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) Technical Support
6 10 (7.30%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.57%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.57%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.84%) DBA
9 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Architect
11 5 (3.65%) Field Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.33%) .NET
2 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
3 13 (9.49%) Web Services
4 10 (7.30%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.57%) HTML
6 7 (5.11%) CSS
7 6 (4.38%) WinForms
7 6 (4.38%) XML
8 4 (2.92%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.46%) HTML5
9 2 (1.46%) CSS3
9 2 (1.46%) jQuery
9 2 (1.46%) Ajax
10 1 (0.73%) JSON
10 1 (0.73%) WCF
10 1 (0.73%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.73%) XSD
10 1 (0.73%) DHTML
10 1 (0.73%) XHTML
10 1 (0.73%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.65%) Data Integration
2 4 (2.92%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.92%) Replication
3 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.73%) Clustering
4 1 (0.73%) PDA
4 1 (0.73%) Statistics
4 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.73%) NHS
4 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.09%) Windows
2 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.76%) Linux
4 10 (7.30%) Fedora
4 10 (7.30%) UNIX
5 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) Problem Management
1 21 (15.33%) ITIL
1 21 (15.33%) Data Protection
2 19 (13.87%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (13.87%) Ethical Hacking
2 19 (13.87%) SIEM
3 18 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.03%) Project Management
5 11 (8.03%) ETL
5 11 (8.03%) Scrum
6 10 (7.30%) RUP
6 10 (7.30%) Service Management
7 9 (6.57%) SOA
8 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.11%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (4.38%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) SQL
2 20 (14.60%) C#
3 19 (13.87%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.57%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.84%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) VBA
9 1 (0.73%) VBScript
9 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.03%) MCSE
3 9 (6.57%) Degree
4 6 (4.38%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (4.38%) SSCP
5 4 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.92%) ISEB
6 1 (0.73%) MCTS
6 1 (0.73%) MCITP
6 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.73%) CCA
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (34.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.38%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.92%) vSphere
6 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.19%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.46%) XenApp
7 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.46%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.46%) WSUS
3 1 (0.73%) MOM
3 1 (0.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) VMware
2 12 (8.76%) Citrix
3 8 (5.84%) Cisco
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle
4 4 (2.92%) HP
4 4 (2.92%) Fortinet
4 4 (2.92%) BT
5 2 (1.46%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.46%) Acronis
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.73%) Percussion
6 1 (0.73%) CODA
6 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.73%) Avaya
6 1 (0.73%) Juniper
6 1 (0.73%) Progress
6 1 (0.73%) Ektron
6 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds
Bradford
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Car
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus Company Car plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford
Eclipse Legal Services
Salary: Up to £25k (dependent upon skills and experience)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago