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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 484 623 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.73% 18.97% 20.07%
As % of the Vendors category 47.27% 42.97% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 434 531 544
Median salary £38,895 £37,394 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.01% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1024 1450 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 39.63% 44.15% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1178 1253
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 21 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 476 (45.12%) SQL Server
2 455 (43.13%) SQL
3 403 (38.20%) Windows
4 392 (37.16%) MS Excel
5 328 (31.09%) .NET
6 280 (26.54%) C#
7 274 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
8 269 (25.50%) Active Directory
9 267 (25.31%) Windows Server
10 254 (24.08%) VMware
11 217 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 210 (19.91%) ITIL
13 175 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 173 (16.40%) MS Exchange
14 173 (16.40%) Finance
15 156 (14.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 155 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 148 (14.03%) Scrum
18 136 (12.89%) MVC
19 134 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
20 131 (12.42%) Firewall
21 123 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 122 (11.56%) T-SQL
23 121 (11.47%) MS Office
23 121 (11.47%) ASP.NET
23 121 (11.47%) Windows Server 2012
24 108 (10.24%) SQL Server 2012
25 105 (9.95%) PowerShell
26 103 (9.76%) Cisco
27 102 (9.67%) Degree

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
1 173 (16.40%) MS Exchange
2 87 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 82 (7.77%) IIS
4 66 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (3.51%) CloudStack
5 37 (3.51%) OpenStack
6 35 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 33 (3.13%) JBoss
7 33 (3.13%) WebLogic
8 23 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (1.80%) Umbraco
11 18 (1.71%) Skype for Business
12 15 (1.42%) SAS
13 13 (1.23%) CMS
14 9 (0.85%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 392 (37.16%) MS Excel
2 121 (11.47%) MS Office
3 20 (1.90%) MS Project
4 16 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.19%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
8 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.47%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.095%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 156 (14.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (6.73%) Office 365
3 38 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.90%) PaaS
5 16 (1.52%) SaaS
6 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.095%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (12.42%) Firewall
2 98 (9.29%) SAN
3 95 (9.00%) DNS
4 83 (7.87%) LAN
5 79 (7.49%) WAN
6 76 (7.20%) DHCP
7 43 (4.08%) VPN
8 35 (3.32%) TCP/IP
8 35 (3.32%) VoIP
9 23 (2.18%) NAS
10 21 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
11 19 (1.80%) Internet
12 17 (1.61%) MPLS
12 17 (1.61%) Wireless
13 12 (1.14%) VLAN
14 11 (1.04%) ISDN
15 10 (0.95%) IP Telephony
15 10 (0.95%) Software-Defined Networking
16 8 (0.76%) Network Security
16 8 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (45.12%) SQL Server
2 155 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 134 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 108 (10.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 95 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 88 (8.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 72 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 61 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
10 32 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (2.27%) Big Data
11 24 (2.27%) SSDT
12 23 (2.18%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.99%) Relational Database
14 20 (1.90%) OLAP
15 18 (1.71%) NoSQL
15 18 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
16 17 (1.61%) MySQL
17 16 (1.52%) Oracle Database
18 12 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 92 (8.72%) Visual Studio
2 83 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (4.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 41 (3.89%) TeamCity
5 29 (2.75%) Git (software)
6 26 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.14%) Selenium
8 11 (1.04%) JIRA
9 10 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.57%) ReSharper
10 6 (0.57%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.47%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.47%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.47%) Robot Framework
12 4 (0.38%) gulp
12 4 (0.38%) NuGet
12 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 173 (16.40%) Finance
2 46 (4.36%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.56%) Marketing
4 23 (2.18%) Advertising
5 16 (1.52%) Legal
6 15 (1.42%) Law
7 14 (1.33%) Retail
8 10 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.76%) Back Office
11 7 (0.66%) Games
12 4 (0.38%) German Language
13 3 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
15 1 (0.095%) Automotive
15 1 (0.095%) Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (28.34%) Developer
2 181 (17.16%) Analyst
3 128 (12.13%) .NET Developer
4 101 (9.57%) Support Analyst
5 89 (8.44%) SQL Developer
6 87 (8.25%) DBA
7 84 (7.96%) Senior Developer
8 83 (7.87%) SQL DBA
9 65 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 65 (6.16%) Support Engineer
10 63 (5.97%) C# Developer
11 61 (5.78%) Windows Engineer
12 52 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 49 (4.64%) VMware Engineer
14 48 (4.55%) Administrator
15 46 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
16 44 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
17 42 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 40 (3.79%) Applications Support
18 40 (3.79%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (31.09%) .NET
2 121 (11.47%) ASP.NET
3 85 (8.06%) .NET Framework
4 73 (6.92%) HTML
5 70 (6.64%) Web Services
6 63 (5.97%) WCF
7 61 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 61 (5.78%) CSS
8 60 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (5.12%) XML
10 44 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 38 (3.60%) jQuery
12 35 (3.32%) Entity Framework
13 29 (2.75%) WPF
14 20 (1.90%) HTML5
14 20 (1.90%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (1.71%) Sass
16 17 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (1.42%) Ajax
18 13 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 58 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (3.89%) Replication
4 39 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 29 (2.75%) Clustering
5 29 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 22 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.09%) User Experience
7 16 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 16 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.33%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.04%) e-Learning
10 10 (0.95%) Health Informatics
10 10 (0.95%) Informatics
10 10 (0.95%) PKI
11 9 (0.85%) Blackberry
12 8 (0.76%) iPhone
12 8 (0.76%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 403 (38.20%) Windows
2 267 (25.31%) Windows Server
3 123 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 121 (11.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 89 (8.44%) Linux
6 86 (8.15%) Windows 7
7 70 (6.64%) Unix
8 63 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (2.56%) Windows 10
10 24 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.42%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.33%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.57%) Solaris
14 4 (0.38%) AIX
14 4 (0.38%) HPUX
15 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (19.91%) ITIL
3 148 (14.03%) Scrum
4 136 (12.89%) MVC
5 95 (9.00%) DevOps
6 84 (7.96%) ETL
7 74 (7.01%) Mentoring
8 70 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 58 (5.50%) High Availability
11 52 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
12 49 (4.64%) Web Development
13 48 (4.55%) Project Management
13 48 (4.55%) SDLC
14 45 (4.27%) Capacity Management
14 45 (4.27%) Change Management
14 45 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (3.89%) OO
16 41 (3.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 455 (43.13%) SQL
2 280 (26.54%) C#
3 122 (11.56%) T-SQL
4 105 (9.95%) PowerShell
5 90 (8.53%) JavaScript
6 45 (4.27%) VB.NET
7 39 (3.70%) Python
8 33 (3.13%) Ruby
8 33 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 25 (2.37%) Java
10 23 (2.18%) VBA
11 18 (1.71%) VB
12 15 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.57%) C
14 6 (0.57%) C++
14 6 (0.57%) X++
15 5 (0.47%) VB6
16 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 217 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (9.67%) Degree
3 53 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (4.74%) MCSE
5 46 (4.36%) MCITP
6 35 (3.32%) CCNP
7 33 (3.13%) CCNA
7 33 (3.13%) MCTS
8 32 (3.03%) MCSA
9 22 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 22 (2.09%) MCDBA
10 21 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.42%) CCA
12 15 (1.42%) MCP
12 15 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.33%) CCIE
14 12 (1.14%) ISEB
14 12 (1.14%) Security Cleared
15 8 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.46%) SLA
2 17 (1.61%) QA
3 12 (1.14%) HL7
4 11 (1.04%) DICOM
5 10 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.095%) UCITS
System Software
1 269 (25.50%) Active Directory
2 175 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (7.39%) vSphere
4 56 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 55 (5.21%) XenApp
6 44 (4.17%) XenServer
7 38 (3.60%) Xen
8 27 (2.56%) XenDesktop
9 16 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.85%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.66%) OpenSIPS
12 7 (0.66%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.38%) KVM
15 3 (0.28%) GlusterFS
15 3 (0.28%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.095%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 66 (6.26%) SCCM
2 45 (4.27%) SCOM
3 36 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (3.41%) Puppet
4 20 (1.90%) Ansible
5 15 (1.42%) Cobbler
5 15 (1.42%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.76%) WSUS
7 7 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.38%) PowerCLI
11 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.28%) DameWare
11 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.28%) Icinga
11 3 (0.28%) vRealize
12 2 (0.19%) Opsview
12 2 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 254 (24.08%) VMware
2 103 (9.76%) Cisco
3 101 (9.57%) Citrix
4 90 (8.53%) Oracle
5 41 (3.89%) HP
6 38 (3.60%) NetApp
7 36 (3.41%) Avaya
8 33 (3.13%) EnterpriseDB
9 26 (2.46%) Tableau
10 24 (2.27%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.99%) Veeam
12 19 (1.80%) EMC
13 17 (1.61%) Dell
13 17 (1.61%) Sitecore
13 17 (1.61%) Splunk
14 15 (1.42%) Juniper
15 12 (1.14%) Dell Compellent
16 11 (1.04%) Intel Security
17 10 (0.95%) Civica
17 10 (0.95%) CommVault
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,500 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + pension + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Send
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + On Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits + TOP 10
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 per annum + Lots of Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + pension + healthcare + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago