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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 534 625 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.30% 17.30% 16.11%
As % of the Vendors category 51.84% 38.82% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 484 506 488
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1030 1610 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 39.15% 44.56% 52.10%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1258 1439
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £29,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 459 (44.52%) SQL Server
2 452 (43.84%) SQL
3 385 (37.34%) Windows
4 350 (33.95%) MS Excel
5 296 (28.71%) .NET
6 288 (27.93%) Active Directory
7 254 (24.64%) C#
7 254 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
8 241 (23.38%) VMware
9 239 (23.18%) Windows Server
10 196 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 187 (18.14%) ITIL
12 171 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 160 (15.52%) MS Office
14 156 (15.13%) Finance
15 151 (14.65%) MS Exchange
16 140 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 126 (12.22%) MVC
18 123 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 121 (11.74%) T-SQL
20 117 (11.35%) ASP.NET
21 114 (11.06%) Citrix
21 114 (11.06%) SAN
21 114 (11.06%) Scrum
22 112 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
23 108 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
24 107 (10.38%) PowerShell
25 103 (9.99%) Windows Server 2012
25 103 (9.99%) Oracle
26 99 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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
1 151 (14.65%) MS Exchange
2 82 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 70 (6.79%) IIS
4 66 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (3.20%) Skype for Business
6 30 (2.91%) CloudStack
7 29 (2.81%) OpenStack
8 26 (2.52%) WebSphere
9 25 (2.42%) JBoss
9 25 (2.42%) WebLogic
10 22 (2.13%) CMS
11 19 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (1.36%) Apache
14 14 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (1.16%) SAS
16 11 (1.07%) Confluence
16 11 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (1.07%) Tomcat
Applications
1 350 (33.95%) MS Excel
2 160 (15.52%) MS Office
3 21 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.78%) MS Project
5 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.097%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.097%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.097%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 37 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.19%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Primavera
5 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 108 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (6.21%) Office 365
3 14 (1.36%) PaaS
4 11 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.58%) SaaS
7 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.097%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (11.06%) SAN
2 95 (9.21%) Firewall
3 81 (7.86%) DNS
4 76 (7.37%) LAN
5 71 (6.89%) WAN
6 63 (6.11%) DHCP
7 42 (4.07%) TCP/IP
7 42 (4.07%) VPN
8 26 (2.52%) VoIP
9 23 (2.23%) NAS
10 21 (2.04%) Internet
11 19 (1.84%) Skype
12 17 (1.65%) Wireless
13 14 (1.36%) VLAN
14 13 (1.26%) IP Telephony
14 13 (1.26%) Network Security
15 12 (1.16%) MPLS
16 11 (1.07%) EIGRP
16 11 (1.07%) OSPF
17 8 (0.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (44.52%) SQL Server
2 123 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 112 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 95 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 76 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 75 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 64 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (5.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 45 (4.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (3.10%) SSDT
11 31 (3.01%) Hadoop
12 30 (2.91%) MySQL
13 29 (2.81%) Big Data
13 29 (2.81%) SQL Server 2016
14 26 (2.52%) NoSQL
15 24 (2.33%) Oracle Database
16 23 (2.23%) OLAP
17 19 (1.84%) QlikView
17 19 (1.84%) Relational Database
18 17 (1.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 88 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 78 (7.57%) Visual Studio
3 36 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 33 (3.20%) JIRA
5 27 (2.62%) Git (software)
6 19 (1.84%) Selenium
7 15 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.36%) SoapUI
9 10 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 10 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.68%) ReSharper
11 5 (0.48%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.29%) Subversion
14 2 (0.19%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.19%) NUnit
14 2 (0.19%) Toad
14 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 156 (15.13%) Finance
2 46 (4.46%) Legal
3 28 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.42%) Marketing
5 17 (1.65%) Retail
6 16 (1.55%) Back Office
6 16 (1.55%) Games
7 12 (1.16%) Advertising
8 11 (1.07%) German Language
8 11 (1.07%) Law
9 10 (0.97%) Electronics
9 10 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.87%) Local Government
11 8 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.39%) Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Automotive
13 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 270 (26.19%) Developer
2 248 (24.05%) Analyst
3 120 (11.64%) Support Analyst
4 103 (9.99%) .NET Developer
5 86 (8.34%) SQL Developer
6 64 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 60 (5.82%) C# Developer
8 56 (5.43%) Applications Support
9 53 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 53 (5.14%) Support Engineer
10 52 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 52 (5.04%) IT Support
11 46 (4.46%) IT Analyst
12 45 (4.36%) DBA
12 45 (4.36%) Team Leader
13 44 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
14 43 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
14 43 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
15 42 (4.07%) IT Support Analyst
16 40 (3.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (28.71%) .NET
2 117 (11.35%) ASP.NET
3 91 (8.83%) .NET Framework
4 72 (6.98%) HTML
5 67 (6.50%) Web Services
6 54 (5.24%) WCF
7 50 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (4.56%) XML
9 45 (4.36%) CSS
10 44 (4.27%) jQuery
11 41 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (3.20%) Entity Framework
13 28 (2.72%) AngularJS
14 16 (1.55%) SOAP
15 15 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 14 (1.36%) HTML5
16 14 (1.36%) REST
17 11 (1.07%) JSON
17 11 (1.07%) KnockoutJS
18 10 (0.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 30 (2.91%) Visualisation
4 24 (2.33%) Clustering
4 24 (2.33%) Replication
5 22 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 22 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 18 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.07%) Statistics
9 10 (0.97%) User Experience
10 9 (0.87%) Health Informatics
10 9 (0.87%) Informatics
10 9 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (0.78%) Driving Licence
11 8 (0.78%) iPad
11 8 (0.78%) PKI
12 7 (0.68%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 385 (37.34%) Windows
2 239 (23.18%) Windows Server
3 140 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (9.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 90 (8.73%) Windows 7
7 76 (7.37%) Linux
8 63 (6.11%) Unix
9 20 (1.94%) Windows XP
10 18 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.45%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.48%) AIX
13 5 (0.48%) Android
13 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.48%) HPUX
13 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (18.14%) ITIL
3 126 (12.22%) MVC
4 114 (11.06%) Scrum
5 95 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
6 84 (8.15%) ETL
7 76 (7.37%) Project Management
8 71 (6.89%) DevOps
9 69 (6.69%) Mentoring
10 60 (5.82%) CRM
11 55 (5.33%) SDLC
12 53 (5.14%) High Availability
13 51 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (4.95%) E-Commerce
13 51 (4.95%) Web Development
14 43 (4.17%) TDD
15 41 (3.98%) Analytics
16 40 (3.88%) OO
17 39 (3.78%) Time Management
17 39 (3.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 452 (43.84%) SQL
2 254 (24.64%) C#
3 121 (11.74%) T-SQL
4 107 (10.38%) PowerShell
5 75 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 41 (3.98%) VB.NET
7 39 (3.78%) Java
8 35 (3.39%) Python
9 28 (2.72%) Ruby
10 26 (2.52%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.16%) VBA
13 11 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 9 (0.87%) VB
15 8 (0.78%) C++
16 7 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.29%) R
17 3 (0.29%) X++
18 2 (0.19%) Go
18 2 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 196 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (8.34%) Degree
3 47 (4.56%) MCSE
4 33 (3.20%) MCSA
5 27 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (2.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 27 (2.62%) MCITP
6 23 (2.23%) CCNA
7 19 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
8 17 (1.65%) ISTQB
9 15 (1.45%) ISEB
9 15 (1.45%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.26%) MCP
10 13 (1.26%) MCTS
11 12 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.97%) CCNP
12 10 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.78%) MCDBA
14 7 (0.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.85%) SLA
2 29 (2.81%) QA
3 24 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.87%) DICOM
5 9 (0.87%) HL7
6 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.097%) COBIT
System Software
1 288 (27.93%) Active Directory
2 171 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (6.79%) vSphere
4 58 (5.63%) XenApp
5 57 (5.53%) Hyper-V
6 41 (3.98%) XenDesktop
7 33 (3.20%) Xen
8 32 (3.10%) XenServer
9 17 (1.65%) Terminal Server
10 15 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (1.26%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.58%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.48%) GlusterFS
13 5 (0.48%) KVM
13 5 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.48%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.097%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.097%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 56 (5.43%) SCCM
2 44 (4.27%) SCOM
3 28 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (2.62%) Puppet
5 25 (2.42%) Cobbler
5 25 (2.42%) Tivoli
6 16 (1.55%) CA Wily
7 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (0.97%) WSUS
10 8 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.29%) Nagios
13 3 (0.29%) OpenView
13 3 (0.29%) Opsview
14 2 (0.19%) StatsD
14 2 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 241 (23.38%) VMware
2 114 (11.06%) Citrix
3 103 (9.99%) Oracle
4 95 (9.21%) Cisco
5 41 (3.98%) Avaya
6 36 (3.49%) HP
7 34 (3.30%) NetApp
8 25 (2.42%) EnterpriseDB
9 23 (2.23%) Tableau
10 20 (1.94%) IBM
11 18 (1.75%) CA
12 16 (1.55%) Nimsoft
12 16 (1.55%) Sitecore
13 15 (1.45%) 3PAR
14 13 (1.26%) Dell
14 13 (1.26%) Splunk
15 12 (1.16%) Apple
16 10 (0.97%) CommVault
16 10 (0.97%) EMC
16 10 (0.97%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recann
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Medical + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + flexi-time, pensions, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum + £2,500 travel allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago