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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 622 624 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.41% 16.69% 16.38%
As % of the Vendors category 39.09% 32.12% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 514 500 377
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1591 1943 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 44.54% 51.98% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1402 959
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 610 (49.71%) MS Excel
2 452 (36.84%) SQL
3 401 (32.68%) SQL Server
4 377 (30.73%) Windows
5 323 (26.32%) .NET
6 322 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
7 271 (22.09%) Active Directory
8 258 (21.03%) MS Office
9 239 (19.48%) VMware
10 230 (18.74%) Finance
11 227 (18.50%) MS Exchange
12 189 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 177 (14.43%) ITIL
14 170 (13.85%) C#
15 165 (13.45%) T-SQL
16 158 (12.88%) Project Management
17 155 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 145 (11.82%) SharePoint
18 145 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
19 142 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 137 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2010
21 134 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
22 133 (10.84%) Cisco
23 131 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 130 (10.59%) ASP.NET
25 129 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
26 126 (10.27%) DNS
27 117 (9.54%) SAN
28 106 (8.64%) CRM
29 104 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 227 (18.50%) MS Exchange
2 145 (11.82%) SharePoint
3 137 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 93 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 86 (7.01%) Lync
6 75 (6.11%) IIS
7 36 (2.93%) SAS
8 30 (2.44%) Apache
9 26 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (1.71%) CMS
12 15 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (1.06%) Confluence
14 11 (0.90%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.81%) JBoss
16 9 (0.73%) Documentum
16 9 (0.73%) Alfresco
17 7 (0.57%) IBM Notes
18 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 610 (49.71%) MS Excel
2 258 (21.03%) MS Office
3 60 (4.89%) MS Visio
4 59 (4.81%) MS Project
5 47 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (2.28%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.98%) SPSS
8 8 (0.65%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.65%) XMetaL
9 6 (0.49%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.33%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.24%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.16%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.081%) InDesign
13 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 76 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.16%) Line 500
3 2 (0.16%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.081%) Magento
4 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.65%) Office 365
2 46 (3.75%) SaaS
3 21 (1.71%) Google Analytics
3 21 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.33%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 126 (10.27%) DNS
2 117 (9.54%) SAN
3 90 (7.33%) WAN
4 86 (7.01%) DHCP
5 85 (6.93%) LAN
6 75 (6.11%) VPN
7 61 (4.97%) Firewall
7 61 (4.97%) TCP/IP
8 49 (3.99%) Internet
9 48 (3.91%) VoIP
10 46 (3.75%) Unified Communications
11 42 (3.42%) Network Security
12 40 (3.26%) NAS
13 27 (2.20%) Wireless
14 19 (1.55%) BGP
14 19 (1.55%) Intranet
14 19 (1.55%) Telepresence
15 15 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.22%) MPLS
16 14 (1.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (32.68%) SQL Server
2 142 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 131 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 103 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 81 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 66 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 51 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (3.18%) Data Mining
10 35 (2.85%) Relational Database
11 24 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (1.79%) MySQL
13 20 (1.63%) QlikView
14 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (0.98%) Pentaho
15 12 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.73%) OLAP
16 9 (0.73%) DTS
17 8 (0.65%) Base SAS
17 8 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 82 (6.68%) Visual Studio
2 72 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.30%) JIRA
4 12 (0.98%) Selenium
5 10 (0.81%) Subversion
6 8 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (0.49%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.24%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.24%) Moq
11 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.16%) Toad
12 2 (0.16%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.081%) RSpec
13 1 (0.081%) Grunt
General
1 230 (18.74%) Finance
2 50 (4.07%) Telecoms
2 50 (4.07%) Marketing
3 32 (2.61%) Retail
4 27 (2.20%) Legal
5 23 (1.87%) Back Office
6 13 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (0.81%) Law
8 8 (0.65%) Advertising
9 7 (0.57%) Electronics
10 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.33%) Local Government
10 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.24%) Banking
12 2 (0.16%) German Language
12 2 (0.16%) Games
12 2 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.081%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 285 (23.23%) Analyst
2 237 (19.32%) Developer
3 94 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 91 (7.42%) Business Analyst
5 90 (7.33%) Consultant
6 73 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 62 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 61 (4.97%) .NET Developer
8 61 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 60 (4.89%) Systems Analyst
10 58 (4.73%) Business Systems Analyst
11 56 (4.56%) Support Analyst
12 54 (4.40%) Service Analyst
13 47 (3.83%) Administrator
13 47 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
14 45 (3.67%) DBA
14 45 (3.67%) Agile Project Manager
15 41 (3.34%) Architect
16 40 (3.26%) SQL Developer
17 38 (3.10%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (26.32%) .NET
2 130 (10.59%) ASP.NET
3 80 (6.52%) HTML
4 62 (5.05%) CSS
5 56 (4.56%) Web Services
5 56 (4.56%) XML
6 46 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (3.59%) WCF
8 42 (3.42%) .NET Framework
9 41 (3.34%) jQuery
10 30 (2.44%) COM
11 23 (1.87%) AngularJS
12 19 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (1.55%) WPF
13 18 (1.47%) LAMP
14 17 (1.39%) Entity Framework
15 16 (1.30%) REST
16 15 (1.22%) HTML5
17 14 (1.14%) MDX
17 14 (1.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.91%) Clustering
3 47 (3.83%) Data Centre
4 46 (3.75%) Visualisation
5 38 (3.10%) Blackberry
6 37 (3.02%) Client/Server
7 33 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 28 (2.28%) Social Media
8 28 (2.28%) Computer Science
9 27 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.55%) Replication
12 18 (1.47%) NHS
13 15 (1.22%) N-Tier
13 15 (1.22%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.06%) User Experience
15 9 (0.73%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.73%) E-Learning
15 9 (0.73%) Statistics
16 8 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 377 (30.73%) Windows
2 145 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 134 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (7.74%) Linux
5 87 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 67 (5.46%) Windows 7
7 62 (5.05%) UNIX
8 34 (2.77%) Windows XP
9 32 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 19 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.14%) Android
12 13 (1.06%) Solaris
12 13 (1.06%) AIX
13 12 (0.98%) HPUX
14 9 (0.73%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.65%) Debian
15 8 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.24%) SUSE
17 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (14.43%) ITIL
3 158 (12.88%) Project Management
4 129 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
5 106 (8.64%) CRM
6 104 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 101 (8.23%) Scrum
8 75 (6.11%) MVC
9 74 (6.03%) Software Delivery
10 68 (5.54%) Data Modelling
11 62 (5.05%) Migration
12 61 (4.97%) Service Delivery
13 50 (4.07%) Waterfall
13 50 (4.07%) Analytics
14 49 (3.99%) Business Analysis
15 48 (3.91%) Mentoring
16 45 (3.67%) ETL
17 42 (3.42%) E-Commerce
18 41 (3.34%) PRINCE2
19 40 (3.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 452 (36.84%) SQL
2 170 (13.85%) C#
3 165 (13.45%) T-SQL
4 92 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 73 (5.95%) PowerShell
6 46 (3.75%) Java
7 40 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 37 (3.02%) VB
9 26 (2.12%) C++
10 22 (1.79%) VB6
11 19 (1.55%) PHP
12 17 (1.39%) Python
13 15 (1.22%) C
14 14 (1.14%) X++
15 12 (0.98%) R
16 6 (0.49%) VBA
17 5 (0.41%) Perl
17 5 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 4 (0.33%) Ruby
19 3 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 155 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (6.36%) Degree
3 62 (5.05%) MCSE
4 51 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (2.93%) CCNP
6 35 (2.85%) CCNA
7 33 (2.69%) MCITP
8 32 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (1.96%) ISEB
10 22 (1.79%) Security Cleared
11 19 (1.55%) MCSA
12 17 (1.39%) ACCA
12 17 (1.39%) CIMA
13 13 (1.06%) SC Cleared
13 13 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (0.90%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.81%) MCP
16 9 (0.73%) MCTS
16 9 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.99%) Data Quality
2 44 (3.59%) SLA
3 34 (2.77%) QA
4 14 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.49%) HL7
6 3 (0.24%) BS25999
6 3 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.081%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
System Software
1 271 (22.09%) Active Directory
2 189 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.65%) vSphere
4 44 (3.59%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.85%) XenApp
6 19 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 17 (1.39%) XenServer
8 15 (1.22%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.22%) Xen
9 12 (0.98%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.98%) KVM
10 11 (0.90%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.41%) UAG
12 5 (0.41%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.16%) Firmware
14 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.16%) vCloud
15 1 (0.081%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 51 (4.16%) SCCM
2 31 (2.53%) SCOM
3 12 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (0.98%) WSUS
4 10 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.49%) DameWare
7 6 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.41%) XenMobile
8 5 (0.41%) Opsview
9 4 (0.33%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.24%) Nagios
11 2 (0.16%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.16%) Cacti
11 2 (0.16%) SnapMirror
11 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 239 (19.48%) VMware
2 133 (10.84%) Cisco
3 84 (6.85%) Citrix
4 66 (5.38%) HP
5 51 (4.16%) NetApp
6 38 (3.10%) Oracle
7 32 (2.61%) Tableau
8 26 (2.12%) Symantec
9 25 (2.04%) Google
9 25 (2.04%) IBM
9 25 (2.04%) EMC
10 24 (1.96%) CommVault
11 17 (1.39%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.22%) Cognos
12 15 (1.22%) Riverbed
12 15 (1.22%) Meraki
12 15 (1.22%) Dell Compellent
13 13 (1.06%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.98%) Adobe
14 12 (0.98%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & More Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: £60,000 per annum £60,000 + Uncapped Commission + Excellent Company Be
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago