The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 634 736 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.99% 20.91% 18.83%
As % of the Vendors category 45.64% 44.93% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 532 592 520
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1389 1638 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 41.60% 46.53% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1310 1149
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,850 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Leeds

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 596 (47.57%) MS Excel
2 508 (40.54%) SQL
3 472 (37.67%) SQL Server
4 412 (32.88%) Windows
5 409 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
6 310 (24.74%) .NET
7 303 (24.18%) Active Directory
8 239 (19.07%) MS Office
9 228 (18.20%) C#
9 228 (18.20%) Finance
10 226 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 223 (17.80%) VMware
12 196 (15.64%) ITIL
13 193 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 188 (15.00%) T-SQL
15 187 (14.92%) MS Exchange
16 179 (14.29%) Windows Server
17 173 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
18 169 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 156 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 149 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
21 131 (10.45%) ASP.NET
22 130 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
23 126 (10.06%) SAN
24 121 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2010
25 120 (9.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 120 (9.58%) CRM
26 118 (9.42%) PowerShell
27 117 (9.34%) Degree
28 114 (9.10%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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
1 187 (14.92%) MS Exchange
2 121 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 111 (8.86%) SharePoint
4 82 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 67 (5.35%) Skype for Business
6 65 (5.19%) IIS
7 44 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (3.03%) CMS
9 32 (2.55%) Apache
10 27 (2.15%) CloudStack
11 26 (2.08%) Confluence
12 24 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 22 (1.76%) SAS
14 19 (1.52%) OpenStack
15 18 (1.44%) Tomcat
15 18 (1.44%) WebSphere
16 16 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 13 (1.04%) JBoss
17 13 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 596 (47.57%) MS Excel
2 239 (19.07%) MS Office
3 27 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.08%) Acrobat
4 26 (2.08%) XMetaL
5 25 (2.00%) MS Project
6 22 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.96%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.72%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (0.72%) RoboHelp
9 7 (0.56%) FrameMaker
10 5 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.40%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 105 (8.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.48%) Magento
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.32%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.080%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.080%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.080%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 90 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.23%) Office 365
3 23 (1.84%) SaaS
4 15 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.40%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.16%) AdWords
7 2 (0.16%) PaaS
8 1 (0.080%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 126 (10.06%) SAN
2 108 (8.62%) DNS
3 100 (7.98%) VPN
4 81 (6.46%) TCP/IP
5 74 (5.91%) Firewall
6 61 (4.87%) DHCP
7 46 (3.67%) NAS
8 36 (2.87%) Network Security
9 33 (2.63%) VoIP
10 30 (2.39%) Unified Communications
11 28 (2.23%) WAN
12 27 (2.15%) LAN
13 21 (1.68%) Telepresence
14 20 (1.60%) Internet
15 17 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (1.28%) SSL
17 14 (1.12%) Kerberos
17 14 (1.12%) VLAN
18 12 (0.96%) Wireless
19 11 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (37.67%) SQL Server
2 226 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 169 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 130 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 120 (9.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 102 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 61 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (3.59%) Power BI
9 38 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 35 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (2.55%) MySQL
11 32 (2.55%) OLAP
12 28 (2.23%) SSDT
13 25 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
14 24 (1.92%) Data Mining
14 24 (1.92%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.68%) MongoDB
16 17 (1.36%) QlikView
17 16 (1.28%) Relational Database
18 13 (1.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 110 (8.78%) Visual Studio
2 104 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (4.95%) Selenium
4 43 (3.43%) SoapUI
5 31 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 28 (2.23%) JIRA
7 26 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 23 (1.84%) Subversion
9 20 (1.60%) SpecFlow
10 14 (1.12%) FitNesse
11 12 (0.96%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.96%) Jenkins
12 10 (0.80%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.64%) tSQLt
14 6 (0.48%) Git (software)
14 6 (0.48%) SilkTest
15 4 (0.32%) Hudson
15 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 3 (0.24%) Moq
16 3 (0.24%) RSpec
General
1 228 (18.20%) Finance
2 42 (3.35%) Marketing
3 36 (2.87%) Retail
4 30 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.23%) Legal
6 15 (1.20%) Advertising
7 13 (1.04%) Law
8 12 (0.96%) Back Office
9 11 (0.88%) Local Government
9 11 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.72%) Automotive
11 6 (0.48%) Banking
11 6 (0.48%) Brand Awareness
11 6 (0.48%) Electronics
12 5 (0.40%) Billing
12 5 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.080%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 345 (27.53%) Analyst
2 284 (22.67%) Developer
3 140 (11.17%) SQL Developer
4 100 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 89 (7.10%) Support Analyst
6 81 (6.46%) SQL Server Developer
7 79 (6.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 76 (6.07%) Senior Developer
9 73 (5.83%) Business Analyst
10 69 (5.51%) .NET Developer
11 66 (5.27%) C# Developer
12 63 (5.03%) Technical Analyst
13 62 (4.95%) Architect
14 60 (4.79%) Consultant
15 54 (4.31%) Applications Support
15 54 (4.31%) T-SQL Developer
16 51 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
16 51 (4.07%) DBA
17 48 (3.83%) Service Analyst
17 48 (3.83%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (24.74%) .NET
2 131 (10.45%) ASP.NET
3 70 (5.59%) HTML
4 65 (5.19%) .NET Framework
5 62 (4.95%) WCF
6 49 (3.91%) XML
7 48 (3.83%) Web Services
8 44 (3.51%) REST
9 43 (3.43%) CSS
10 39 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (2.87%) jQuery
12 29 (2.31%) COM
13 25 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (1.84%) MDX
15 16 (1.28%) Entity Framework
15 16 (1.28%) LAMP
16 14 (1.12%) WinForms
16 14 (1.12%) WPF
17 11 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 10 (0.80%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 64 (5.11%) Data Centre
4 46 (3.67%) Clustering
5 41 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 40 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.55%) Visualisation
8 31 (2.47%) Blackberry
9 24 (1.92%) Data Integration
10 23 (1.84%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.44%) NHS
13 12 (0.96%) HP Storage
13 12 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
13 12 (0.96%) Social Media
13 12 (0.96%) User Experience
14 10 (0.80%) SecurID
15 9 (0.72%) Replication
16 8 (0.64%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 412 (32.88%) Windows
2 179 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 156 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 114 (9.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (8.62%) Linux
6 102 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (6.78%) Unix
8 77 (6.15%) Windows 7
9 27 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 24 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 20 (1.60%) Debian
12 15 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.72%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.64%) AIX
14 8 (0.64%) HPUX
14 8 (0.64%) Solaris
15 7 (0.56%) SUSE
16 6 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.32%) CentOS
17 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (15.64%) ITIL
3 149 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (9.58%) CRM
5 114 (9.10%) Scrum
6 107 (8.54%) Project Management
7 89 (7.10%) Waterfall
8 85 (6.78%) ETL
9 79 (6.30%) Presales
10 70 (5.59%) DevOps
10 70 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 69 (5.51%) Data Modelling
11 69 (5.51%) High Availability
12 61 (4.87%) Migration
13 58 (4.63%) SDLC
14 57 (4.55%) Software Delivery
14 57 (4.55%) Test Scripting
15 56 (4.47%) E-Commerce
16 54 (4.31%) Case Management
17 53 (4.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 508 (40.54%) SQL
2 228 (18.20%) C#
3 188 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 118 (9.42%) PowerShell
5 102 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 40 (3.19%) Java
7 31 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 30 (2.39%) Ruby
9 29 (2.31%) Python
10 26 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 20 (1.60%) VBA
12 13 (1.04%) Perl
12 13 (1.04%) PHP
12 13 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.88%) X++
14 9 (0.72%) C++
15 8 (0.64%) VB
16 5 (0.40%) C
17 4 (0.32%) Delphi
18 3 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 173 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (9.34%) Degree
3 74 (5.91%) MCSE
4 60 (4.79%) MCITP
5 40 (3.19%) ISTQB
6 33 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 29 (2.31%) ISEB
7 29 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 28 (2.23%) Security Cleared
9 24 (1.92%) CCNA
9 24 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.36%) MCP
10 17 (1.36%) MCSA
11 13 (1.04%) ACCA
11 13 (1.04%) CIMA
11 13 (1.04%) MCDST
12 11 (0.88%) CCNP
13 10 (0.80%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.64%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.99%) SLA
2 48 (3.83%) Data Quality
3 47 (3.75%) QA
4 14 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.48%) COBIT
7 1 (0.080%) BS25999
7 1 (0.080%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.080%) HL7
7 1 (0.080%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 303 (24.18%) Active Directory
2 193 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (5.51%) vSphere
4 35 (2.79%) XenApp
5 34 (2.71%) Hyper-V
6 31 (2.47%) Xen
7 19 (1.52%) XenServer
8 16 (1.28%) Terminal Server
9 14 (1.12%) KVM
9 14 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (0.80%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.48%) Docker
14 5 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.080%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 34 (2.71%) SCCM
2 29 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 22 (1.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 21 (1.68%) Puppet
6 18 (1.44%) Opsview
7 16 (1.28%) SCOM
8 15 (1.20%) Nagios
8 15 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (1.12%) Cacti
9 14 (1.12%) Salt
10 13 (1.04%) Cobbler
10 13 (1.04%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.72%) FortiGate
12 8 (0.64%) CA Wily
12 8 (0.64%) Grafana
12 8 (0.64%) Graphite
12 8 (0.64%) XenMobile
13 7 (0.56%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 223 (17.80%) VMware
2 96 (7.66%) Citrix
3 84 (6.70%) Oracle
4 79 (6.30%) Cisco
5 69 (5.51%) NetApp
6 55 (4.39%) HP
7 48 (3.83%) Tableau
8 45 (3.59%) CommVault
8 45 (3.59%) Symantec
9 29 (2.31%) Adobe
9 29 (2.31%) Dell Compellent
10 28 (2.23%) Red Hat
11 23 (1.84%) Splunk
12 20 (1.60%) Google
13 19 (1.52%) Perforce
14 17 (1.36%) Veeam
15 16 (1.28%) Civica
16 15 (1.20%) SAP
16 15 (1.20%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.12%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ThreePeople
Salary: £100000 per annum + PACKAGE depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Squire Patton Boggs
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + 5% performance related bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £33 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Pension/Package/Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Age Partnership
Salary: 25 days holiday, plus birthday day off, free parking.
Posted: 7 days ago