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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 632 427 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.76% 16.41% 21.37%
As % of the Vendors category 32.24% 34.77% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 508 373 490
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1960 1228 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.99% 47.19% 47.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 966 1037
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 609 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 561 (42.99%) SQL Server
3 539 (41.30%) Windows
4 478 (36.63%) SQL
5 367 (28.12%) .NET
6 328 (25.13%) Active Directory
7 295 (22.61%) C#
8 268 (20.54%) VMware
9 230 (17.62%) MS Office
10 221 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 218 (16.70%) T-SQL
12 207 (15.86%) MS Exchange
13 202 (15.48%) Finance
14 198 (15.17%) ITIL
15 195 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
16 186 (14.25%) Citrix
17 185 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 185 (14.18%) ASP.NET
18 181 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
19 175 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
20 169 (12.95%) Cisco
21 158 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 148 (11.34%) SharePoint
23 137 (10.50%) MCSE
24 136 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
25 135 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 130 (9.96%) Linux
26 130 (9.96%) SAN
27 127 (9.73%) Project Management
28 122 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 207 (15.86%) MS Exchange
2 148 (11.34%) SharePoint
3 108 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 83 (6.36%) IIS
5 81 (6.21%) Lync
6 58 (4.44%) Apache
7 56 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (3.07%) Office Communications Server
8 40 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (2.15%) Tomcat
10 27 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
11 25 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 23 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (1.23%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.23%) SAS
14 14 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (1.00%) NServiceBus
16 12 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 609 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 230 (17.62%) MS Office
3 45 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.46%) MS Project
6 12 (0.92%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.46%) SPSS
9 2 (0.15%) FreeHand
9 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.15%) Line 500
4 2 (0.15%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.84%) Office 365
2 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.46%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 130 (9.96%) SAN
2 89 (6.82%) DNS
3 87 (6.67%) Firewall
4 64 (4.90%) Internet
5 61 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 53 (4.06%) DHCP
7 52 (3.98%) LAN
8 48 (3.68%) WAN
9 42 (3.22%) VPN
9 42 (3.22%) Cisco IOS
10 40 (3.07%) NAS
11 38 (2.91%) Unified Communications
12 28 (2.15%) MPLS
13 22 (1.69%) OSPF
13 22 (1.69%) BGP
14 17 (1.30%) EIGRP
14 17 (1.30%) PBX
15 16 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (1.15%) SMTP
16 15 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 561 (42.99%) SQL Server
2 175 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 158 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 135 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 121 (9.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 120 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 108 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 72 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (3.22%) Relational Database
10 36 (2.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 20 (1.53%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.30%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (0.92%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.69%) MS Access
15 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.69%) MySQL
16 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
17 7 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 101 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (5.52%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 30 (2.30%) Selenium
5 21 (1.61%) Subversion
6 20 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 16 (1.23%) FitNesse
8 16 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.07%) JIRA
10 13 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (0.77%) Ant
11 10 (0.77%) ReSharper
12 9 (0.69%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.69%) NUnit
13 7 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.46%) Hudson
15 4 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 4 (0.31%) JUnit
16 2 (0.15%) ERwin
General
1 202 (15.48%) Finance
2 63 (4.83%) Retail
3 38 (2.91%) Legal
4 37 (2.84%) Marketing
5 34 (2.61%) Banking
6 21 (1.61%) Advertising
7 18 (1.38%) Retail Banking
7 18 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.77%) Law
9 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.46%) French Language
11 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.31%) Billing
12 4 (0.31%) Local Government
13 3 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.077%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.077%) German Language
14 1 (0.077%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 327 (25.06%) Developer
2 285 (21.84%) Analyst
3 107 (8.20%) Support Analyst
4 91 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 87 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 80 (6.13%) Software Developer
7 69 (5.29%) Consultant
8 64 (4.90%) Support Engineer
9 58 (4.44%) SQL Developer
10 56 (4.29%) Project Manager
11 51 (3.91%) Team Leader
12 49 (3.75%) C# Developer
13 48 (3.68%) Architect
14 47 (3.60%) DBA
15 46 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support
16 45 (3.45%) IT Support
17 42 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 41 (3.14%) Test Analyst
19 40 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
20 39 (2.99%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (28.12%) .NET
2 185 (14.18%) ASP.NET
3 97 (7.43%) HTML
4 93 (7.13%) .NET Framework
5 91 (6.97%) XML
6 88 (6.74%) WCF
7 84 (6.44%) jQuery
8 78 (5.98%) CSS
9 74 (5.67%) Web Services
9 74 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (3.83%) WinForms
11 48 (3.68%) WPF
12 39 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 37 (2.84%) MDX
14 30 (2.30%) SOAP
15 29 (2.22%) XSD
16 26 (1.99%) WSDL
16 26 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 23 (1.76%) COM
17 23 (1.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.36%) Clustering
2 57 (4.37%) Management Information System
2 57 (4.37%) Blackberry
3 39 (2.99%) NHS
4 26 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (1.84%) PMI
6 23 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 20 (1.53%) DTV
8 18 (1.38%) Tandem
8 18 (1.38%) Mathematics
9 17 (1.30%) Statistics
10 15 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.00%) PKI
12 10 (0.77%) CMDB
12 10 (0.77%) Replication
13 8 (0.61%) CLARiiON
13 8 (0.61%) Celerra
13 8 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.61%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 539 (41.30%) Windows
2 181 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (9.96%) Linux
4 122 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 93 (7.13%) Windows 7
5 93 (7.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (6.36%) UNIX
7 38 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 36 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (2.45%) Windows XP
10 16 (1.23%) CentOS
11 13 (1.00%) Android
12 12 (0.92%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.77%) SUSE
14 8 (0.61%) Debian
14 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.46%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.46%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.077%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (15.17%) ITIL
2 195 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 127 (9.73%) Project Management
5 107 (8.20%) MVC
6 97 (7.43%) Scrum
7 78 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (5.82%) Unit Testing
9 73 (5.59%) PRINCE2
10 68 (5.21%) ETL
11 65 (4.98%) OO
12 64 (4.90%) TDD
13 56 (4.29%) E-Commerce
14 51 (3.91%) Change Management
15 49 (3.75%) DSDM
15 49 (3.75%) Software Engineering
16 48 (3.68%) CRM
17 45 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 44 (3.37%) Service Delivery
18 44 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 478 (36.63%) SQL
2 295 (22.61%) C#
3 218 (16.70%) T-SQL
4 92 (7.05%) JavaScript
5 72 (5.52%) Java
6 42 (3.22%) PowerShell
7 37 (2.84%) VBA
8 35 (2.68%) VB
9 30 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 22 (1.69%) PHP
11 19 (1.46%) C
12 18 (1.38%) C++
13 16 (1.23%) Perl
14 10 (0.77%) VBScript
14 10 (0.77%) VB6
15 8 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.54%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.46%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.38%) Delphi
19 3 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 185 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (10.50%) MCSE
3 87 (6.67%) MCITP
4 85 (6.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 81 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (5.67%) Degree
7 72 (5.52%) CCNA
8 71 (5.44%) MCSA
9 39 (2.99%) CCNP
10 38 (2.91%) CCA
10 38 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
11 37 (2.84%) MCP
12 35 (2.68%) MCTS
13 24 (1.84%) NCDA
13 24 (1.84%) PMI Certification
14 23 (1.76%) CCSE
15 21 (1.61%) CCSA
16 20 (1.53%) Security Cleared
17 18 (1.38%) VCAP
18 17 (1.30%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.13%) SLA
2 45 (3.45%) QA
3 22 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.77%) HL7
6 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.23%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.077%) TickIT
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 328 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 221 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (8.66%) Hyper-V
4 69 (5.29%) XenApp
5 51 (3.91%) vSphere
6 43 (3.30%) XenServer
7 37 (2.84%) XenDesktop
8 36 (2.76%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.07%) vCloud
10 12 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.54%) UAG
13 5 (0.38%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 93 (7.13%) SCCM
2 28 (2.15%) SCOM
3 26 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.07%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.77%) Foglight
6 10 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (0.54%) SCDPM
9 7 (0.54%) WSUS
10 6 (0.46%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.38%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.31%) Opsview
12 4 (0.31%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.31%) Puppet
12 4 (0.31%) Nagios
13 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.23%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 268 (20.54%) VMware
2 186 (14.25%) Citrix
3 169 (12.95%) Cisco
4 78 (5.98%) NetApp
5 76 (5.82%) HP
6 67 (5.13%) Oracle
7 42 (3.22%) Red Hat
8 38 (2.91%) Symantec
9 36 (2.76%) CommVault
10 35 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 35 (2.68%) EMC
11 26 (1.99%) Dell
12 25 (1.92%) AppSense
13 22 (1.69%) IBM
14 19 (1.46%) Sage
15 14 (1.07%) Informatica
15 14 (1.07%) Brocade
16 13 (1.00%) Adobe
16 13 (1.00%) Juniper
17 12 (0.92%) Pegasus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum flexibility to appoint up to £40,847
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus bonus, pension, and additional
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago