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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 655 676 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.40% 18.52% 20.20%
As % of the Vendors category 43.44% 38.56% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 545 586 441
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £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
1508 1753 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 44.67% 48.01% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1350 945
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 678 (49.31%) MS Excel
2 527 (38.33%) SQL
3 504 (36.65%) SQL Server
4 402 (29.24%) Windows
5 362 (26.33%) .NET
6 342 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
7 289 (21.02%) Active Directory
8 260 (18.91%) Finance
9 252 (18.33%) MS Office
10 249 (18.11%) C#
10 249 (18.11%) MS Exchange
11 229 (16.65%) VMware
12 198 (14.40%) T-SQL
13 188 (13.67%) SharePoint
14 186 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
15 182 (13.24%) ASP.NET
15 182 (13.24%) ITIL
16 179 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
17 178 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 164 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 157 (11.42%) Project Management
20 152 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 151 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
22 144 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
23 141 (10.25%) Cisco
24 133 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
25 132 (9.60%) CRM
26 123 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
27 122 (8.87%) SAN
28 118 (8.58%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 249 (18.11%) MS Exchange
2 188 (13.67%) SharePoint
3 144 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 108 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 79 (5.75%) Lync
6 78 (5.67%) IIS
7 42 (3.05%) SAS
8 39 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 31 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 29 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (1.24%) CMS
14 14 (1.02%) Apache
15 13 (0.95%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.95%) Documentum
15 13 (0.95%) Alfresco
16 12 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.73%) JBoss
18 7 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 678 (49.31%) MS Excel
2 252 (18.33%) MS Office
3 68 (4.95%) MS Visio
4 64 (4.65%) MS Project
5 52 (3.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (2.18%) SPSS
7 21 (1.53%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 91 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.15%) Line 500
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.073%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.44%) Office 365
2 32 (2.33%) SaaS
3 29 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.15%) Yammer
7 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.073%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.073%) PaaS
7 1 (0.073%) IaaS
7 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 122 (8.87%) SAN
2 110 (8.00%) DNS
3 93 (6.76%) WAN
4 91 (6.62%) LAN
5 83 (6.04%) DHCP
6 77 (5.60%) VPN
7 56 (4.07%) VoIP
7 56 (4.07%) Internet
8 52 (3.78%) TCP/IP
9 51 (3.71%) Firewall
10 41 (2.98%) Unified Communications
11 38 (2.76%) Network Security
12 37 (2.69%) NAS
13 31 (2.25%) Wireless
14 28 (2.04%) Intranet
15 22 (1.60%) BGP
16 18 (1.31%) MPLS
16 18 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (1.24%) OSPF
18 14 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (36.65%) SQL Server
2 164 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 152 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 133 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 86 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 84 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 39 (2.84%) Big Data
11 35 (2.55%) Data Mining
12 32 (2.33%) QlikView
13 26 (1.89%) MySQL
14 15 (1.09%) Pentaho
14 15 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
17 11 (0.80%) Hadoop
18 10 (0.73%) RDBMS
18 10 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 89 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 80 (5.82%) Visual Studio
3 32 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 32 (2.33%) Moq
3 32 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 14 (1.02%) Subversion
5 12 (0.87%) Selenium
6 9 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.58%) JIRA
8 7 (0.51%) Xcode
9 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.44%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.36%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.29%) NUnit
11 4 (0.29%) JUnit
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.15%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 260 (18.91%) Finance
2 74 (5.38%) Retail
3 64 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 49 (3.56%) Legal
5 37 (2.69%) Marketing
6 27 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 20 (1.45%) Back Office
8 9 (0.65%) Law
8 9 (0.65%) Banking
9 7 (0.51%) Advertising
10 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.29%) Local Government
11 4 (0.29%) Front Office
12 3 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.15%) Automotive
13 2 (0.15%) Publishing
13 2 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.073%) Games
14 1 (0.073%) French Language
Job Titles
1 320 (23.27%) Analyst
2 318 (23.13%) Developer
3 106 (7.71%) Consultant
4 80 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 79 (5.75%) .NET Developer
6 77 (5.60%) Project Manager
7 71 (5.16%) Senior Developer
8 69 (5.02%) Support Analyst
9 66 (4.80%) Business Analyst
10 59 (4.29%) Service Analyst
11 54 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 53 (3.85%) Architect
12 53 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
13 50 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
14 48 (3.49%) C# Developer
15 47 (3.42%) Business Systems Analyst
16 46 (3.35%) DBA
16 46 (3.35%) SQL Developer
17 43 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
18 38 (2.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (26.33%) .NET
2 182 (13.24%) ASP.NET
3 108 (7.85%) HTML
4 77 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 76 (5.53%) WCF
6 75 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 75 (5.45%) CSS
7 65 (4.73%) XML
8 58 (4.22%) Web Services
9 57 (4.15%) jQuery
10 48 (3.49%) WPF
11 34 (2.47%) AngularJS
12 30 (2.18%) HTML5
13 28 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (1.96%) WinForms
15 26 (1.89%) COM
16 25 (1.82%) Ajax
17 22 (1.60%) CSS3
18 21 (1.53%) Entity Framework
19 14 (1.02%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 57 (4.15%) Visualisation
4 52 (3.78%) Blackberry
5 45 (3.27%) Clustering
6 39 (2.84%) Private Cloud
7 36 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 33 (2.40%) Client/Server
9 30 (2.18%) NHS
10 26 (1.89%) Replication
11 25 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.75%) Mathematics
13 21 (1.53%) Statistics
14 20 (1.45%) Computer Science
15 19 (1.38%) Data Integration
16 17 (1.24%) Social Media
16 17 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
17 16 (1.16%) User Experience
18 14 (1.02%) Mobile App
18 14 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 402 (29.24%) Windows
2 151 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 78 (5.67%) Linux
6 67 (4.87%) Windows 7
7 64 (4.65%) UNIX
8 40 (2.91%) Apple iOS
9 36 (2.62%) Windows XP
10 25 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 24 (1.75%) Android
12 9 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.58%) AIX
14 6 (0.44%) Solaris
14 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.29%) HPUX
16 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
3 182 (13.24%) ITIL
4 157 (11.42%) Project Management
5 132 (9.60%) CRM
6 115 (8.36%) MVC
7 95 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 89 (6.47%) Scrum
8 89 (6.47%) Analytics
9 76 (5.53%) Migration
10 69 (5.02%) TDD
11 68 (4.95%) Service Delivery
12 66 (4.80%) PRINCE2
13 58 (4.22%) Data Modelling
13 58 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (3.85%) Data Analysis
15 49 (3.56%) ETL
15 49 (3.56%) Business Analysis
15 49 (3.56%) Mentoring
16 47 (3.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 527 (38.33%) SQL
2 249 (18.11%) C#
3 198 (14.40%) T-SQL
4 118 (8.58%) JavaScript
5 75 (5.45%) Java
6 53 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 42 (3.05%) VB.NET
8 39 (2.84%) VB
8 39 (2.84%) C++
9 30 (2.18%) R
10 25 (1.82%) Python
11 21 (1.53%) PHP
12 16 (1.16%) C
13 15 (1.09%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.02%) VBA
15 13 (0.95%) X++
16 12 (0.87%) VB6
17 10 (0.73%) Perl
18 9 (0.65%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 178 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (6.04%) Degree
3 59 (4.29%) MCSE
4 56 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (3.20%) Security Cleared
6 40 (2.91%) MCP
7 37 (2.69%) CCNA
8 35 (2.55%) MCSA
8 35 (2.55%) SC Cleared
9 31 (2.25%) MCTS
10 30 (2.18%) CCNP
11 25 (1.82%) ISEB
12 21 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (1.38%) MCITP
14 17 (1.24%) ISTQB
14 17 (1.24%) MCDST
15 15 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.02%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 13 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.78%) QA
2 40 (2.91%) SLA
3 38 (2.76%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.36%) HL7
7 2 (0.15%) BS25999
7 2 (0.15%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.073%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
System Software
1 289 (21.02%) Active Directory
2 179 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 68 (4.95%) XenApp
5 47 (3.42%) vSphere
6 36 (2.62%) XenServer
7 21 (1.53%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (0.87%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.44%) HDFS
13 5 (0.36%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.36%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.36%) UAG
14 4 (0.29%) Xen
14 4 (0.29%) KVM
15 2 (0.15%) vCloud
16 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.073%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 40 (2.91%) SCCM
2 26 (1.89%) SCOM
3 17 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 14 (1.02%) AirWatch
5 10 (0.73%) WSUS
6 7 (0.51%) Nagios
7 6 (0.44%) Opsview
7 6 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.29%) DameWare
8 4 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.22%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.22%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 229 (16.65%) VMware
2 141 (10.25%) Cisco
3 113 (8.22%) Citrix
4 70 (5.09%) HP
5 51 (3.71%) Oracle
6 46 (3.35%) Tableau
7 45 (3.27%) NetApp
8 37 (2.69%) IBM
9 35 (2.55%) Business Objects
10 28 (2.04%) EMC
10 28 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 27 (1.96%) Apple
12 25 (1.82%) Symantec
13 24 (1.75%) Riverbed
14 22 (1.60%) Cognos
15 21 (1.53%) Dell
15 21 (1.53%) Dell Compellent
16 17 (1.24%) CommVault
17 14 (1.02%) Veeam
18 13 (0.95%) Civica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus * benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £0.00 - £39250.00 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Premier Farnell
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £63,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday