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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 710 621 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.20% 16.95% 22.30%
As % of the Vendors category 41.69% 40.06% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 564 558 533
Average salary £37,394 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,350 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1703 1550 1348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 46.06% 42.30% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1252 1057
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 681 (49.42%) MS Excel
2 573 (41.58%) SQL
3 543 (39.40%) SQL Server
4 436 (31.64%) Windows
5 413 (29.97%) .NET
6 348 (25.25%) C#
6 348 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
7 290 (21.04%) Active Directory
8 264 (19.16%) Finance
9 241 (17.49%) ASP.NET
10 214 (15.53%) T-SQL
10 214 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
11 211 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 209 (15.17%) SharePoint
13 204 (14.80%) ITIL
14 198 (14.37%) MS Office
15 187 (13.57%) MS Exchange
16 185 (13.43%) VMware
17 166 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 165 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
19 159 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 159 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
20 153 (11.10%) SAN
21 151 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 151 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 151 (10.96%) .NET Framework
22 147 (10.67%) Citrix
23 138 (10.01%) Project Management
23 138 (10.01%) CRM
24 135 (9.80%) Retail

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 209 (15.17%) SharePoint
2 187 (13.57%) MS Exchange
3 107 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 66 (4.79%) IIS
6 62 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
7 50 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 50 (3.63%) Lync
8 42 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 33 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 32 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (1.96%) SAS
12 20 (1.45%) Apache
13 11 (0.80%) Documentum
13 11 (0.80%) Alfresco
13 11 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (0.51%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.36%) CMS
16 4 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 681 (49.42%) MS Excel
2 198 (14.37%) MS Office
3 53 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 40 (2.90%) MS Project
6 20 (1.45%) SPSS
7 9 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.073%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 120 (8.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.073%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.073%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.073%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.073%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.56%) Office 365
2 44 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.44%) SaaS
4 2 (0.15%) Yammer
5 1 (0.073%) IaaS
5 1 (0.073%) PaaS
5 1 (0.073%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.073%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (11.10%) SAN
2 80 (5.81%) WAN
3 78 (5.66%) LAN
4 77 (5.59%) DNS
5 59 (4.28%) DHCP
6 56 (4.06%) VPN
7 53 (3.85%) Internet
8 43 (3.12%) VoIP
9 42 (3.05%) Firewall
10 39 (2.83%) NAS
11 35 (2.54%) TCP/IP
12 30 (2.18%) Wireless
13 27 (1.96%) Unified Communications
14 25 (1.81%) Network Security
15 15 (1.09%) Intranet
16 13 (0.94%) FTP
17 12 (0.87%) BGP
17 12 (0.87%) MPLS
18 11 (0.80%) VLAN
19 10 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (39.40%) SQL Server
2 166 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 159 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 159 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 91 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 87 (6.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 74 (5.37%) Big Data
7 61 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 60 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (2.83%) MySQL
10 35 (2.54%) Relational Database
11 22 (1.60%) QlikView
12 21 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (1.31%) Data Mining
13 18 (1.31%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.23%) MS Access
14 17 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 108 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (5.22%) Visual Studio
3 66 (4.79%) ReSharper
3 66 (4.79%) Moq
3 66 (4.79%) SoapUI
4 14 (1.02%) Subversion
5 12 (0.87%) FitNesse
5 12 (0.87%) SpecFlow
6 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.58%) Selenium
9 7 (0.51%) Xcode
10 5 (0.36%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.29%) NUnit
11 4 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.29%) JUnit
11 4 (0.29%) JIRA
12 1 (0.073%) TeamCity
General
1 264 (19.16%) Finance
2 135 (9.80%) Retail
3 67 (4.86%) Legal
4 55 (3.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 51 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.89%) Marketing
7 15 (1.09%) Advertising
8 12 (0.87%) Banking
9 10 (0.73%) French Language
9 10 (0.73%) Back Office
9 10 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.58%) Law
11 4 (0.29%) Front Office
12 3 (0.22%) Publishing
13 2 (0.15%) Games
13 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 351 (25.47%) Developer
2 344 (24.96%) Analyst
3 138 (10.01%) Support Analyst
4 88 (6.39%) Applications Support
5 86 (6.24%) Senior Developer
5 86 (6.24%) Consultant
6 81 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 72 (5.22%) Project Manager
8 69 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 61 (4.43%) Applications Support Analyst
10 59 (4.28%) Technical Support
11 58 (4.21%) C# Developer
12 56 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 52 (3.77%) Service Analyst
14 50 (3.63%) Software Developer
15 43 (3.12%) Business Analyst
16 42 (3.05%) Architect
16 42 (3.05%) DBA
17 40 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 38 (2.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 413 (29.97%) .NET
2 241 (17.49%) ASP.NET
3 151 (10.96%) .NET Framework
4 123 (8.93%) XML
5 121 (8.78%) HTML
6 110 (7.98%) WCF
7 98 (7.11%) WPF
8 93 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 87 (6.31%) CSS
10 76 (5.52%) jQuery
11 54 (3.92%) WinForms
12 41 (2.98%) Ajax
13 39 (2.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 37 (2.69%) Web Services
15 34 (2.47%) HTML5
16 23 (1.67%) REST
17 20 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (1.38%) AngularJS
19 15 (1.09%) NHibernate
20 14 (1.02%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 165 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 54 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 52 (3.77%) NHS
5 44 (3.19%) Clustering
6 43 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (2.39%) Statistics
8 31 (2.25%) Mathematics
9 26 (1.89%) Data Integration
10 23 (1.67%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.31%) Replication
12 16 (1.16%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.09%) PKI
13 15 (1.09%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.02%) Taxonomies
15 13 (0.94%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.58%) User Experience
16 8 (0.58%) Open Source
17 7 (0.51%) Data Extraction
18 6 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 436 (31.64%) Windows
2 151 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (6.75%) UNIX
4 85 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (5.01%) Windows 7
7 65 (4.72%) Apple iOS
8 62 (4.50%) Linux
9 22 (1.60%) Windows XP
10 16 (1.16%) Android
11 13 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.29%) AIX
13 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.15%) Solaris
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.15%) CentOS
16 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.073%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
3 204 (14.80%) ITIL
4 138 (10.01%) CRM
4 138 (10.01%) Project Management
5 125 (9.07%) Analytics
6 119 (8.64%) MVC
7 104 (7.55%) Scrum
8 90 (6.53%) OO
9 72 (5.22%) PRINCE2
10 65 (4.72%) Migration
11 62 (4.50%) Software Engineering
12 61 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (4.43%) Service Management
13 59 (4.28%) TDD
14 58 (4.21%) E-Commerce
15 57 (4.14%) Software Testing
16 54 (3.92%) Service Delivery
17 52 (3.77%) Change Control
17 52 (3.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 573 (41.58%) SQL
2 348 (25.25%) C#
3 214 (15.53%) T-SQL
4 121 (8.78%) JavaScript
5 73 (5.30%) Java
6 56 (4.06%) VB.NET
7 45 (3.27%) VB
7 45 (3.27%) C++
7 45 (3.27%) PowerShell
8 29 (2.10%) C
9 26 (1.89%) VBA
10 20 (1.45%) R
11 19 (1.38%) Python
12 18 (1.31%) PHP
13 15 (1.09%) Perl
13 15 (1.09%) MATLAB
14 13 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.58%) VB6
16 7 (0.51%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 211 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (6.97%) Degree
3 83 (6.02%) MCSE
4 66 (4.79%) MCP
5 54 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 51 (3.70%) MCSA
7 46 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (3.19%) SC Cleared
9 43 (3.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 43 (3.12%) MCTS
10 42 (3.05%) ISEB
11 36 (2.61%) ISTQB
12 34 (2.47%) CCNA
13 33 (2.39%) MCITP
14 30 (2.18%) MCSD
15 27 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 25 (1.81%) CCA
16 25 (1.81%) MCAD
17 20 (1.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.43%) SLA
2 57 (4.14%) QA
3 15 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
System Software
1 290 (21.04%) Active Directory
2 151 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 91 (6.60%) XenApp
5 53 (3.85%) XenServer
5 53 (3.85%) vSphere
6 27 (1.96%) XenDesktop
7 23 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.58%) ProxySG
8 8 (0.58%) UAG
9 7 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.44%) HDFS
11 5 (0.36%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.073%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.073%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (4.64%) SCCM
2 40 (2.90%) SCOM
3 27 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 24 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 11 (0.80%) WSUS
7 10 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (0.73%) SCDPM
8 9 (0.65%) Opsview
8 9 (0.65%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.51%) Nagios
10 6 (0.44%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.29%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.15%) EdgeSight
12 2 (0.15%) SCSM
12 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 185 (13.43%) VMware
2 147 (10.67%) Citrix
3 100 (7.26%) Cisco
4 88 (6.39%) Oracle
5 55 (3.99%) Apple
6 53 (3.85%) HP
7 52 (3.77%) NetApp
8 46 (3.34%) Symantec
9 33 (2.39%) CheckPoint
10 29 (2.10%) Dell
10 29 (2.10%) IBM
11 28 (2.03%) Business Objects
12 27 (1.96%) Riverbed
13 25 (1.81%) Veeam
13 25 (1.81%) CommVault
14 24 (1.74%) Tableau
15 23 (1.67%) EMC
16 21 (1.52%) Google
17 16 (1.16%) Sybase
18 13 (0.94%) Civica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, other additonal benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds
Global Eye
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension and more flexible bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £37,620 per annum with Digital Allowance of up to £12,180
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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