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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 730 568 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.39% 16.65% 21.23%
As % of the Vendors category 44.24% 39.06% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 581 491 511
Average salary £37,394 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
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
1650 1454 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 46.08% 42.61% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1139 1028
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
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 6 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 663 (47.77%) MS Excel
2 559 (40.27%) SQL
3 550 (39.63%) SQL Server
4 454 (32.71%) Windows
5 404 (29.11%) .NET
6 353 (25.43%) C#
7 352 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
8 303 (21.83%) Active Directory
9 271 (19.52%) Finance
10 243 (17.51%) ASP.NET
11 223 (16.07%) SharePoint
12 217 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
13 214 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 212 (15.27%) T-SQL
15 209 (15.06%) VMware
16 205 (14.77%) ITIL
17 197 (14.19%) MS Office
18 194 (13.98%) MS Exchange
19 173 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
20 172 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
21 169 (12.18%) Citrix
21 169 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 166 (11.96%) SAN
23 162 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
24 161 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
25 159 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 152 (10.95%) .NET Framework
27 149 (10.73%) Project Management
28 139 (10.01%) Hyper-V
29 138 (9.94%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 223 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 194 (13.98%) MS Exchange
3 114 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 67 (4.83%) IIS
6 61 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
7 54 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (3.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 39 (2.81%) Lync
10 37 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 33 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 29 (2.09%) SAS
13 27 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 25 (1.80%) Apache
15 12 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
16 11 (0.79%) Alfresco
16 11 (0.79%) Documentum
17 9 (0.65%) MS Project Server
18 6 (0.43%) IBM Notes
18 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 663 (47.77%) MS Excel
2 197 (14.19%) MS Office
3 64 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (3.46%) MS Project
5 40 (2.88%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.30%) SPSS
7 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 119 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.072%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.072%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.89%) Office 365
2 46 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.22%) SaaS
4 2 (0.14%) Yammer
5 1 (0.072%) IaaS
5 1 (0.072%) PaaS
5 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.072%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (11.96%) SAN
2 71 (5.12%) DNS
3 66 (4.76%) WAN
4 64 (4.61%) LAN
5 52 (3.75%) DHCP
5 52 (3.75%) VPN
6 50 (3.60%) Internet
7 46 (3.31%) Firewall
8 42 (3.03%) NAS
9 39 (2.81%) VoIP
10 32 (2.31%) Wireless
11 30 (2.16%) TCP/IP
12 26 (1.87%) Network Security
13 22 (1.59%) Unified Communications
14 13 (0.94%) VLAN
15 12 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (0.86%) FTP
16 9 (0.65%) Intranet
16 9 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (0.58%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (39.63%) SQL Server
2 173 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 159 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 93 (6.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 88 (6.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 74 (5.33%) Big Data
8 73 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 58 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (2.74%) MySQL
11 36 (2.59%) Relational Database
12 21 (1.51%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
13 20 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (1.30%) QlikView
16 17 (1.22%) MS Access
17 16 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 114 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (4.76%) Moq
2 66 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 66 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 66 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 17 (1.22%) Subversion
4 12 (0.86%) FitNesse
4 12 (0.86%) SpecFlow
4 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.58%) Selenium
5 8 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.50%) Xcode
7 5 (0.36%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.29%) NUnit
8 4 (0.29%) JUnit
8 4 (0.29%) JIRA
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.072%) Git (software)
General
1 271 (19.52%) Finance
2 135 (9.73%) Retail
3 69 (4.97%) Legal
4 55 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 45 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.80%) Marketing
7 16 (1.15%) Advertising
8 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.79%) Banking
10 10 (0.72%) French Language
11 9 (0.65%) Law
12 6 (0.43%) Back Office
13 3 (0.22%) Publishing
14 2 (0.14%) Games
14 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.14%) Front Office
14 2 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 352 (25.36%) Developer
2 345 (24.86%) Analyst
3 145 (10.45%) Support Analyst
4 91 (6.56%) Applications Support
5 88 (6.34%) Consultant
6 85 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 80 (5.76%) .NET Developer
8 76 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 72 (5.19%) Project Manager
10 64 (4.61%) Applications Support Analyst
11 63 (4.54%) C# Developer
12 61 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
13 60 (4.32%) Technical Support
14 56 (4.03%) Software Developer
15 54 (3.89%) Service Analyst
16 48 (3.46%) Architect
17 46 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 44 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
19 39 (2.81%) Support Engineer
19 39 (2.81%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (29.11%) .NET
2 243 (17.51%) ASP.NET
3 152 (10.95%) .NET Framework
4 121 (8.72%) HTML
4 121 (8.72%) XML
5 116 (8.36%) WCF
6 107 (7.71%) WPF
7 95 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 90 (6.48%) CSS
9 78 (5.62%) jQuery
10 60 (4.32%) WinForms
11 44 (3.17%) Ajax
12 38 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 36 (2.59%) Web Services
14 32 (2.31%) HTML5
15 22 (1.59%) REST
16 18 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (1.22%) AngularJS
18 15 (1.08%) NHibernate
19 14 (1.01%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 161 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 54 (3.89%) Blackberry
4 50 (3.60%) NHS
5 45 (3.24%) Clustering
6 44 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (2.52%) Statistics
8 32 (2.31%) Mathematics
9 24 (1.73%) Visualisation
10 23 (1.66%) Data Integration
11 16 (1.15%) PKI
11 16 (1.15%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.15%) Replication
12 14 (1.01%) Taxonomies
13 13 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.58%) User Experience
16 7 (0.50%) Data Extraction
17 6 (0.43%) Mobile App
17 6 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 454 (32.71%) Windows
2 162 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (7.20%) UNIX
4 96 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 72 (5.19%) Linux
7 71 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (4.39%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.59%) Windows XP
10 16 (1.15%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.79%) Android
12 10 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.29%) AIX
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.14%) Solaris
16 2 (0.14%) CentOS
17 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.072%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
3 205 (14.77%) ITIL
4 149 (10.73%) Project Management
5 138 (9.94%) CRM
6 120 (8.65%) MVC
7 117 (8.43%) Analytics
8 102 (7.35%) Scrum
9 93 (6.70%) OO
10 84 (6.05%) PRINCE2
11 66 (4.76%) Software Engineering
12 64 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (4.47%) Migration
13 62 (4.47%) E-Commerce
14 60 (4.32%) Service Management
14 60 (4.32%) TDD
14 60 (4.32%) Change Control
15 59 (4.25%) Line Management
16 57 (4.11%) Software Testing
17 52 (3.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 559 (40.27%) SQL
2 353 (25.43%) C#
3 212 (15.27%) T-SQL
4 120 (8.65%) JavaScript
5 70 (5.04%) Java
6 51 (3.67%) VB.NET
7 43 (3.10%) PowerShell
8 42 (3.03%) C++
9 40 (2.88%) VB
10 28 (2.02%) C
11 26 (1.87%) VBA
12 18 (1.30%) R
13 17 (1.22%) PHP
14 15 (1.08%) Python
14 15 (1.08%) MATLAB
15 14 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.94%) Perl
17 8 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.58%) VB6
18 7 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 214 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (7.35%) Degree
3 91 (6.56%) MCSE
4 69 (4.97%) MCP
5 57 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 52 (3.75%) MCSA
7 48 (3.46%) Security Cleared
8 47 (3.39%) MCTS
9 46 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (3.24%) ISEB
11 43 (3.10%) SC Cleared
12 40 (2.88%) ISTQB
13 38 (2.74%) MCITP
14 35 (2.52%) CCNA
15 33 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
15 33 (2.38%) MCSD
16 31 (2.23%) CCA
17 30 (2.16%) VCP4
18 28 (2.02%) MCAD
19 27 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.90%) SLA
2 57 (4.11%) QA
3 12 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.072%) PMBOK
System Software
1 303 (21.83%) Active Directory
2 172 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (10.01%) Hyper-V
4 101 (7.28%) XenApp
5 65 (4.68%) vSphere
6 60 (4.32%) XenServer
7 36 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 25 (1.80%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.72%) ProxySG
10 6 (0.43%) vCloud
10 6 (0.43%) HDFS
11 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.29%) UAG
13 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.072%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 56 (4.03%) SCCM
2 37 (2.67%) SCOM
3 28 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 27 (1.95%) Backup Exec
5 13 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 10 (0.72%) SCDPM
6 10 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.72%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.65%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.65%) Opsview
8 8 (0.58%) WSUS
9 6 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.43%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.29%) Nagios
11 3 (0.22%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.14%) Puppet
12 2 (0.14%) DameWare
12 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.14%) EdgeSight
12 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 209 (15.06%) VMware
2 169 (12.18%) Citrix
3 108 (7.78%) Cisco
4 93 (6.70%) Oracle
5 64 (4.61%) NetApp
6 55 (3.96%) Apple
7 54 (3.89%) HP
8 49 (3.53%) Symantec
9 36 (2.59%) EMC
10 33 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 31 (2.23%) Dell
11 31 (2.23%) IBM
12 30 (2.16%) Riverbed
13 28 (2.02%) CommVault
14 24 (1.73%) Veeam
15 22 (1.59%) Tableau
16 21 (1.51%) Google
16 21 (1.51%) Business Objects
17 16 (1.15%) Sybase
18 14 (1.01%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum c£20K + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago