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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 543 616 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.13% 18.24% 18.47%
As % of the Vendors category 49.41% 41.07% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 500 496 533
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1099 1500 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 40.75% 44.40% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1218 1311
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 492 (45.35%) SQL Server
2 485 (44.70%) SQL
3 402 (37.05%) Windows
4 401 (36.96%) MS Excel
5 336 (30.97%) .NET
6 297 (27.37%) C#
7 283 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
8 280 (25.81%) Active Directory
9 260 (23.96%) Windows Server
10 249 (22.95%) VMware
11 239 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 218 (20.09%) ITIL
13 174 (16.04%) Finance
14 164 (15.12%) MS Exchange
14 164 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 158 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 154 (14.19%) Scrum
17 142 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
18 138 (12.72%) MVC
19 137 (12.63%) T-SQL
20 133 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
21 127 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
22 126 (11.61%) ASP.NET
23 125 (11.52%) MS Office
24 116 (10.69%) Firewall
24 116 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
25 107 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
25 107 (9.86%) Degree
26 106 (9.77%) Citrix
27 103 (9.49%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 164 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 80 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 75 (6.91%) IIS
4 56 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (3.32%) CloudStack
5 36 (3.32%) OpenStack
6 34 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 32 (2.95%) JBoss
7 32 (2.95%) WebLogic
8 22 (2.03%) CMS
8 22 (2.03%) Skype for Business
9 19 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (1.57%) SAS
11 14 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (1.11%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.55%) Apache
13 6 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 401 (36.96%) MS Excel
2 125 (11.52%) MS Office
3 25 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.57%) MS Project
5 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.18%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.092%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.46%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 142 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (6.91%) Office 365
3 28 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.11%) PaaS
5 10 (0.92%) SaaS
6 6 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.18%) IaaS
8 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 116 (10.69%) Firewall
2 102 (9.40%) SAN
3 93 (8.57%) DNS
4 86 (7.93%) LAN
5 82 (7.56%) WAN
6 72 (6.64%) DHCP
7 45 (4.15%) VPN
8 38 (3.50%) TCP/IP
9 31 (2.86%) VoIP
10 20 (1.84%) Internet
10 20 (1.84%) NAS
10 20 (1.84%) Wireless
11 18 (1.66%) MPLS
12 15 (1.38%) Skype
12 15 (1.38%) VLAN
13 12 (1.11%) OSPF
14 11 (1.01%) EIGRP
14 11 (1.01%) Network Security
14 11 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (0.83%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 492 (45.35%) SQL Server
2 158 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 127 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 107 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 90 (8.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 89 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 39 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 31 (2.86%) SSDT
11 26 (2.40%) Hadoop
12 24 (2.21%) MySQL
13 23 (2.12%) Big Data
14 21 (1.94%) NoSQL
14 21 (1.94%) Relational Database
15 20 (1.84%) OLAP
15 20 (1.84%) Oracle Database
16 18 (1.66%) OLAP Cube
17 15 (1.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 94 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 92 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 37 (3.41%) TeamCity
5 33 (3.04%) Git (software)
6 22 (2.03%) JIRA
7 21 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 18 (1.66%) Selenium
9 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.74%) ReSharper
10 8 (0.74%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.55%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.55%) Robot Framework
11 6 (0.55%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.46%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.28%) gulp
14 3 (0.28%) NuGet
General
1 174 (16.04%) Finance
2 43 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.23%) Legal
4 29 (2.67%) Marketing
5 19 (1.75%) Advertising
5 19 (1.75%) Law
6 11 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (0.92%) Back Office
7 10 (0.92%) Retail
8 8 (0.74%) Games
8 8 (0.74%) German Language
8 8 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.28%) Electronics
9 3 (0.28%) Local Government
10 2 (0.18%) Automotive
10 2 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.092%) Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (28.66%) Developer
2 194 (17.88%) Analyst
3 126 (11.61%) .NET Developer
4 102 (9.40%) Support Analyst
5 96 (8.85%) SQL Developer
6 83 (7.65%) DBA
6 83 (7.65%) Senior Developer
7 79 (7.28%) SQL DBA
8 67 (6.18%) C# Developer
9 66 (6.08%) Support Engineer
10 60 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 56 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 50 (4.61%) Windows Engineer
13 46 (4.24%) Administrator
14 45 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 44 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support
16 43 (3.96%) Senior SQL Developer
17 40 (3.69%) Applications Support
17 40 (3.69%) IT Support
18 38 (3.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (30.97%) .NET
2 126 (11.61%) ASP.NET
3 89 (8.20%) .NET Framework
4 80 (7.37%) HTML
5 69 (6.36%) Web Services
6 62 (5.71%) CSS
7 59 (5.44%) WCF
8 58 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (4.88%) XML
11 49 (4.52%) jQuery
12 41 (3.78%) AngularJS
13 33 (3.04%) Entity Framework
14 25 (2.30%) WPF
15 20 (1.84%) HTML5
16 18 (1.66%) KnockoutJS
17 16 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (1.29%) Ajax
18 14 (1.29%) LINQ
18 14 (1.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 38 (3.50%) Visualisation
4 37 (3.41%) Data Integration
5 34 (3.13%) Replication
6 25 (2.30%) Clustering
7 24 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.94%) User Experience
9 17 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.47%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.38%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.29%) PKI
12 14 (1.29%) Statistics
13 13 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 13 (1.20%) Health Informatics
13 13 (1.20%) Informatics
13 13 (1.20%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.83%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.74%) e-Learning
16 7 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 402 (37.05%) Windows
2 260 (23.96%) Windows Server
3 133 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 116 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 89 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 85 (7.83%) Linux
7 71 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (5.81%) Unix
9 25 (2.30%) Windows 10
10 20 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.57%) Windows 8
11 17 (1.57%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.46%) AIX
12 5 (0.46%) HPUX
12 5 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.37%) Solaris
14 2 (0.18%) Android
14 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (20.09%) ITIL
3 154 (14.19%) Scrum
4 138 (12.72%) MVC
5 96 (8.85%) ETL
6 89 (8.20%) DevOps
7 82 (7.56%) Mentoring
8 81 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
9 66 (6.08%) Web Development
10 55 (5.07%) High Availability
11 50 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
12 48 (4.42%) Project Management
13 47 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 46 (4.24%) TDD
15 45 (4.15%) SDLC
16 44 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (4.06%) CRM
17 43 (3.96%) E-Commerce
18 42 (3.87%) OO
Programming Languages
1 485 (44.70%) SQL
2 297 (27.37%) C#
3 137 (12.63%) T-SQL
4 103 (9.49%) PowerShell
5 87 (8.02%) JavaScript
6 52 (4.79%) VB.NET
7 38 (3.50%) Python
8 33 (3.04%) Java
9 32 (2.95%) Ruby
9 32 (2.95%) Shell Script
10 19 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.75%) VBA
11 14 (1.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 14 (1.29%) VB
12 7 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.55%) C++
14 5 (0.46%) X++
15 4 (0.37%) C
15 4 (0.37%) R
16 3 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 239 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (9.86%) Degree
3 59 (5.44%) MCSE
4 49 (4.52%) MCITP
5 38 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (3.23%) MCSA
7 31 (2.86%) MCTS
8 29 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 24 (2.21%) CCNA
11 21 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (1.84%) CCNP
13 18 (1.66%) ISEB
13 18 (1.66%) MCDBA
14 17 (1.57%) CCA
15 16 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.38%) MCP
17 14 (1.29%) ISTQB
17 14 (1.29%) Security Cleared
18 9 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.95%) SLA
2 23 (2.12%) QA
3 14 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.29%) DICOM
3 14 (1.29%) HL7
4 13 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.092%) COBIT
System Software
1 280 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 164 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (6.27%) vSphere
4 63 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 60 (5.53%) XenApp
6 41 (3.78%) XenServer
7 40 (3.69%) Xen
8 36 (3.32%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.29%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.74%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.65%) OpenSIPS
13 7 (0.65%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.46%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.46%) KVM
15 4 (0.37%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.092%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 65 (5.99%) SCCM
2 57 (5.25%) SCOM
3 32 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (2.95%) Puppet
4 19 (1.75%) Cobbler
4 19 (1.75%) Tivoli
5 13 (1.20%) Ansible
6 11 (1.01%) WSUS
7 9 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.55%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.46%) OpenView
11 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.18%) DameWare
13 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 249 (22.95%) VMware
2 106 (9.77%) Citrix
3 102 (9.40%) Cisco
4 85 (7.83%) Oracle
5 36 (3.32%) Avaya
6 33 (3.04%) NetApp
7 32 (2.95%) EnterpriseDB
8 31 (2.86%) HP
8 31 (2.86%) Tableau
9 20 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.57%) Splunk
11 16 (1.47%) Sitecore
12 15 (1.38%) Veeam
13 13 (1.20%) Intel Security
14 12 (1.11%) Dell
15 11 (1.01%) IBM
16 10 (0.92%) CommVault
16 10 (0.92%) Juniper
17 9 (0.83%) Apple
17 9 (0.83%) Symantec
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Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Head Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Posted: 18 hours ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + pension + healthcare + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Lots of Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
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Networking People
Salary: 5% Pension & 28.5 days holiday, PMI, DIS
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + Good Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £62k package
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Networking People
Salary: 5% Pension & 28.5 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
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Networking People
Salary: 5% Pension & 28.5 days holiday
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