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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 590 654 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.34% 18.73% 17.12%
As % of the Vendors category 44.10% 40.98% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 456 520 577
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1338 1596 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 41.59% 45.70% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1237 1309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 524 (43.20%) MS Excel
2 504 (41.55%) SQL
3 488 (40.23%) SQL Server
4 376 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
5 369 (30.42%) Windows
6 291 (23.99%) .NET
7 276 (22.75%) Active Directory
8 246 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 230 (18.96%) C#
10 222 (18.30%) MS Office
11 210 (17.31%) VMware
12 182 (15.00%) Finance
13 179 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 171 (14.10%) T-SQL
14 171 (14.10%) MS Exchange
15 166 (13.69%) ITIL
15 166 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 166 (13.69%) Windows Server
16 156 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
17 147 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 136 (11.21%) PowerShell
19 134 (11.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 132 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
21 130 (10.72%) SQL Server 2012
22 127 (10.47%) Oracle
23 126 (10.39%) Scrum
24 120 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
25 114 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
26 112 (9.23%) Degree
27 108 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 171 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 114 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 96 (7.91%) SharePoint
4 66 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (5.44%) Skype for Business
5 46 (3.79%) IIS
6 40 (3.30%) CloudStack
7 31 (2.56%) Apache
8 29 (2.39%) CMS
9 25 (2.06%) Confluence
9 25 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 25 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 24 (1.98%) JBoss
10 24 (1.98%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
12 19 (1.57%) Tomcat
13 17 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 15 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (1.07%) SAS
Applications
1 524 (43.20%) MS Excel
2 222 (18.30%) MS Office
3 26 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.57%) Acrobat
4 19 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.57%) XMetaL
5 12 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
6 9 (0.74%) RoboHelp
7 8 (0.66%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.33%) MS Project
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 66 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.33%) Sage 50
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.16%) Primavera
5 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.082%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.082%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 120 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (3.05%) Office 365
3 25 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.40%) PaaS
5 9 (0.74%) SaaS
6 6 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.25%) AdWords
7 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.082%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 107 (8.82%) SAN
2 80 (6.60%) Firewall
3 76 (6.27%) DNS
4 72 (5.94%) VPN
5 63 (5.19%) DHCP
6 55 (4.53%) TCP/IP
7 42 (3.46%) NAS
7 42 (3.46%) Network Security
8 36 (2.97%) VoIP
9 30 (2.47%) LAN
10 27 (2.23%) WAN
11 17 (1.40%) Internet
11 17 (1.40%) Unified Communications
12 13 (1.07%) Skype
12 13 (1.07%) Telepresence
13 12 (0.99%) IP Telephony
14 10 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
15 9 (0.74%) Intranet
16 8 (0.66%) SSL
17 7 (0.58%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 246 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 166 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 134 (11.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 130 (10.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 100 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 78 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (4.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 46 (3.79%) Hadoop
10 44 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 40 (3.30%) OLAP
12 39 (3.22%) Power BI
13 37 (3.05%) SSDT
14 31 (2.56%) MySQL
15 28 (2.31%) OLAP Cube
16 23 (1.90%) Big Data
16 23 (1.90%) QlikView
17 21 (1.73%) MongoDB
18 19 (1.57%) Data Mining
19 18 (1.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 108 (8.90%) Visual Studio
2 78 (6.43%) Selenium
3 56 (4.62%) SoapUI
4 33 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (2.39%) JIRA
6 25 (2.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 24 (1.98%) SpecFlow
8 20 (1.65%) FitNesse
9 18 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.07%) Subversion
11 12 (0.99%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.74%) tSQLt
13 6 (0.49%) Git (software)
13 6 (0.49%) SilkTest
14 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.41%) NUnit
15 4 (0.33%) Hudson
16 3 (0.25%) Selenium IDE
17 2 (0.16%) Jasmine
General
1 182 (15.00%) Finance
2 41 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.13%) Retail
4 31 (2.56%) Marketing
5 25 (2.06%) Legal
6 19 (1.57%) Law
6 19 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (1.48%) Back Office
7 18 (1.48%) Electronics
8 14 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.82%) Advertising
9 10 (0.82%) Local Government
10 8 (0.66%) Banking
10 8 (0.66%) Games
11 6 (0.49%) Automotive
11 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.41%) Billing
12 5 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.082%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 317 (26.13%) Analyst
2 316 (26.05%) Developer
3 162 (13.36%) SQL Developer
4 100 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 99 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 98 (8.08%) SSIS Developer
7 95 (7.83%) SQL Server Developer
8 91 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 75 (6.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 73 (6.02%) C# Developer
11 62 (5.11%) Applications Support
12 60 (4.95%) Senior Developer
13 58 (4.78%) Technical Analyst
14 57 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
15 54 (4.45%) SSAS Developer
15 54 (4.45%) Test Engineer
16 53 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
17 51 (4.20%) T-SQL Developer
18 50 (4.12%) IT Engineer
19 47 (3.87%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (23.99%) .NET
2 108 (8.90%) ASP.NET
3 87 (7.17%) WCF
4 82 (6.76%) .NET Framework
5 70 (5.77%) HTML
6 69 (5.69%) Web Services
7 54 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 50 (4.12%) XML
9 39 (3.22%) CSS
10 35 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (2.64%) jQuery
12 31 (2.56%) Entity Framework
13 22 (1.81%) MDX
14 18 (1.48%) COM
14 18 (1.48%) WinForms
15 16 (1.32%) AngularJS
15 16 (1.32%) REST
16 12 (0.99%) SOAP
17 11 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (0.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 46 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.71%) Data Centre
5 32 (2.64%) Data Integration
6 31 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 27 (2.23%) Clustering
8 19 (1.57%) e-Learning
9 18 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 15 (1.24%) Replication
10 15 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.91%) User Experience
13 10 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
14 9 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.58%) Cybercrime
15 7 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 369 (30.42%) Windows
2 166 (13.69%) Windows Server
3 132 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (7.67%) Linux
5 86 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (6.68%) Unix
8 80 (6.60%) Windows 7
9 25 (2.06%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 17 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.58%) Debian
13 7 (0.58%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.41%) AIX
15 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.25%) HPUX
15 3 (0.25%) Solaris
16 2 (0.16%) SUSE
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (13.69%) ITIL
3 156 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
4 126 (10.39%) Scrum
5 105 (8.66%) ETL
6 94 (7.75%) Project Management
7 90 (7.42%) DevOps
8 80 (6.60%) CRM
9 79 (6.51%) MVC
10 72 (5.94%) Migration
11 71 (5.85%) BDD
12 67 (5.52%) SDLC
13 65 (5.36%) E-Commerce
14 61 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (4.95%) Test Scripting
16 59 (4.86%) SOA
17 56 (4.62%) Presales
18 54 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (4.37%) High Availability
20 52 (4.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 504 (41.55%) SQL
2 230 (18.96%) C#
3 171 (14.10%) T-SQL
4 136 (11.21%) PowerShell
5 61 (5.03%) JavaScript
6 56 (4.62%) Python
7 49 (4.04%) Bash Shell
8 47 (3.87%) Ruby
9 40 (3.30%) Java
10 30 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 24 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.57%) Perl
13 17 (1.40%) VBA
14 9 (0.74%) VB
15 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.41%) C
17 4 (0.33%) Delphi
18 3 (0.25%) C++
19 2 (0.16%) PHP
20 1 (0.082%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 147 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (9.23%) Degree
3 49 (4.04%) ISTQB
4 44 (3.63%) MCSE
5 34 (2.80%) ISEB
6 31 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 30 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (2.47%) MCITP
8 23 (1.90%) MCP
9 19 (1.57%) CCNA
9 19 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.07%) Security Cleared
11 12 (0.99%) CCA
11 12 (0.99%) MCTS
12 11 (0.91%) MCDST
13 10 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.49%) SC Cleared
16 5 (0.41%) CCIE
16 5 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.45%) SLA
2 52 (4.29%) QA
3 45 (3.71%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.66%) COBIT
5 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 276 (22.75%) Active Directory
2 179 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.62%) vSphere
4 42 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.72%) Xen
6 27 (2.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 26 (2.14%) XenServer
8 21 (1.73%) XenApp
9 20 (1.65%) Terminal Server
10 11 (0.91%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.74%) KVM
11 9 (0.74%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.49%) Docker
13 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.082%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.082%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 46 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (3.13%) SCCM
3 37 (3.05%) Puppet
4 24 (1.98%) Cobbler
4 24 (1.98%) Tivoli
5 21 (1.73%) Cacti
5 21 (1.73%) Nagios
5 21 (1.73%) Salt
6 19 (1.57%) CA Wily
6 19 (1.57%) Opsview
7 16 (1.32%) SCOM
8 15 (1.24%) FortiGate
8 15 (1.24%) Grafana
8 15 (1.24%) Graphite
9 13 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.66%) XenMobile
12 7 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.49%) Ansible
13 6 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 210 (17.31%) VMware
2 127 (10.47%) Oracle
3 89 (7.34%) Cisco
4 88 (7.25%) Citrix
5 59 (4.86%) HP
6 48 (3.96%) Tableau
7 30 (2.47%) NetApp
8 25 (2.06%) CA
9 24 (1.98%) Splunk
10 23 (1.90%) Symantec
11 22 (1.81%) EnterpriseDB
11 22 (1.81%) Red Hat
12 21 (1.73%) Adobe
13 19 (1.57%) Nimsoft
14 16 (1.32%) Dell Compellent
15 15 (1.24%) CommVault
15 15 (1.24%) F5
16 14 (1.15%) Avaya
16 14 (1.15%) SAP
17 12 (0.99%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Holidays, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Modis
Salary: BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 per annum + Chef + Free Parking + MORE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities + manage yo
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: £25,000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum team ethos, city centre
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car + certs + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31656.00 - £37768.00 per annum + Benefits / Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £10000 - £12000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago