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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 660 655 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.36% 17.32% 23.32%
As % of the Vendors category 40.39% 40.73% 48.70%
Number of salaries quoted 526 596 558
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1634 1608 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 45.45% 42.52% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1307 1071
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 659 (49.55%) MS Excel
2 542 (40.75%) SQL
3 513 (38.57%) SQL Server
4 404 (30.38%) Windows
5 401 (30.15%) .NET
6 332 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
7 328 (24.66%) C#
8 293 (22.03%) Active Directory
9 264 (19.85%) Finance
10 225 (16.92%) ASP.NET
11 204 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
12 201 (15.11%) MS Office
13 200 (15.04%) T-SQL
13 200 (15.04%) SharePoint
14 195 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 193 (14.51%) ITIL
16 190 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 180 (13.53%) VMware
18 159 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
19 153 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 151 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 151 (11.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 145 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
22 144 (10.83%) SAN
23 141 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
24 138 (10.38%) .NET Framework
24 138 (10.38%) Citrix
25 137 (10.30%) Project Management
26 129 (9.70%) CRM
27 126 (9.47%) Retail

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 200 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 190 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 107 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 87 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 61 (4.59%) IIS
6 57 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
7 54 (4.06%) Lync
8 49 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 36 (2.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 30 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 28 (2.11%) SAS
12 26 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (1.28%) Apache
14 12 (0.90%) Documentum
14 12 (0.90%) Alfresco
15 9 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
15 9 (0.68%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.53%) CMS
17 4 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 659 (49.55%) MS Excel
2 201 (15.11%) MS Office
3 52 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 51 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (3.38%) MS Project
6 22 (1.65%) SPSS
7 9 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 107 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.075%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.075%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.31%) Office 365
2 39 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.15%) Yammer
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.075%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.075%) PaaS
5 1 (0.075%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.075%) IaaS
5 1 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.075%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 144 (10.83%) SAN
2 84 (6.32%) WAN
3 82 (6.17%) DNS
4 80 (6.02%) LAN
5 60 (4.51%) DHCP
6 57 (4.29%) VPN
7 51 (3.83%) Internet
8 50 (3.76%) VoIP
9 40 (3.01%) Firewall
10 39 (2.93%) NAS
11 36 (2.71%) TCP/IP
12 31 (2.33%) Unified Communications
13 30 (2.26%) Wireless
14 26 (1.95%) Network Security
15 19 (1.43%) Intranet
16 14 (1.05%) FTP
16 14 (1.05%) MPLS
16 14 (1.05%) OSPF
16 14 (1.05%) BGP
17 12 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 151 (11.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 151 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 141 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 76 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 72 (5.41%) Big Data
7 61 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (2.71%) MySQL
10 35 (2.63%) Relational Database
11 23 (1.73%) QlikView
12 21 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
13 19 (1.43%) Data Mining
14 17 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (1.05%) MS Access
17 13 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
19 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 98 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (4.96%) Moq
2 66 (4.96%) SoapUI
2 66 (4.96%) ReSharper
3 65 (4.89%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.20%) Subversion
5 12 (0.90%) FitNesse
5 12 (0.90%) SpecFlow
6 10 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.60%) Selenium
8 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.53%) Xcode
10 5 (0.38%) JIRA
10 5 (0.38%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.30%) JUnit
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.30%) NUnit
12 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 264 (19.85%) Finance
2 126 (9.47%) Retail
3 65 (4.89%) Legal
4 57 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 53 (3.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 30 (2.26%) Marketing
7 17 (1.28%) Advertising
8 13 (0.98%) Banking
9 10 (0.75%) French Language
9 10 (0.75%) Back Office
10 9 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.68%) Law
11 4 (0.30%) Front Office
12 2 (0.15%) Automotive
12 2 (0.15%) Games
13 1 (0.075%) Publishing
13 1 (0.075%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 347 (26.09%) Analyst
2 336 (25.26%) Developer
3 135 (10.15%) Support Analyst
4 87 (6.54%) Consultant
5 82 (6.17%) Applications Support
6 81 (6.09%) Senior Developer
7 80 (6.02%) .NET Developer
8 79 (5.94%) Project Manager
9 62 (4.66%) Applications Support Analyst
10 58 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 57 (4.29%) C# Developer
12 54 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 51 (3.83%) Technical Support
14 49 (3.68%) Service Analyst
15 48 (3.61%) Business Analyst
16 46 (3.46%) Architect
17 44 (3.31%) Software Developer
18 40 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
19 39 (2.93%) DBA
20 37 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (30.15%) .NET
2 225 (16.92%) ASP.NET
3 138 (10.38%) .NET Framework
4 124 (9.32%) XML
5 117 (8.80%) HTML
6 95 (7.14%) WCF
7 94 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 88 (6.62%) WPF
9 83 (6.24%) CSS
10 72 (5.41%) jQuery
11 45 (3.38%) WinForms
12 40 (3.01%) Ajax
12 40 (3.01%) Entity Framework
13 36 (2.71%) HTML5
13 36 (2.71%) Web Services
14 25 (1.88%) REST
15 22 (1.65%) AngularJS
16 20 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (1.35%) NHibernate
18 16 (1.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 159 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.49%) Private Cloud
3 55 (4.14%) Blackberry
4 47 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 44 (3.31%) NHS
6 42 (3.16%) Clustering
7 40 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 30 (2.26%) Statistics
10 28 (2.11%) Data Integration
11 26 (1.95%) Visualisation
12 19 (1.43%) Replication
13 15 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.13%) Computer Science
14 14 (1.05%) Taxonomies
15 13 (0.98%) Open Source
15 13 (0.98%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.68%) User Experience
16 9 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
17 7 (0.53%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 404 (30.38%) Windows
2 145 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (6.47%) UNIX
4 85 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (5.11%) Windows 7
7 66 (4.96%) Apple iOS
8 56 (4.21%) Linux
9 21 (1.58%) Windows XP
10 17 (1.28%) Android
11 10 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.30%) AIX
13 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.15%) Solaris
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.15%) MVS
15 1 (0.075%) CentOS
15 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.075%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
3 193 (14.51%) ITIL
4 137 (10.30%) Project Management
5 129 (9.70%) CRM
6 124 (9.32%) MVC
6 124 (9.32%) Analytics
7 94 (7.07%) Scrum
8 84 (6.32%) OO
9 72 (5.41%) PRINCE2
10 64 (4.81%) Migration
11 60 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 60 (4.51%) TDD
11 60 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (4.36%) Service Management
13 57 (4.29%) Software Engineering
14 56 (4.21%) Software Testing
15 53 (3.98%) E-Commerce
16 52 (3.91%) Service Delivery
17 51 (3.83%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 542 (40.75%) SQL
2 328 (24.66%) C#
3 200 (15.04%) T-SQL
4 115 (8.65%) JavaScript
5 72 (5.41%) Java
6 56 (4.21%) VB.NET
7 43 (3.23%) VB
7 43 (3.23%) C++
8 42 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 22 (1.65%) R
9 22 (1.65%) VBA
10 21 (1.58%) Python
10 21 (1.58%) C
11 18 (1.35%) PHP
12 15 (1.13%) MATLAB
13 14 (1.05%) Perl
14 12 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.60%) VB6
16 7 (0.53%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 195 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (7.07%) Degree
3 74 (5.56%) MCSE
4 60 (4.51%) MCP
5 52 (3.91%) Security Cleared
6 48 (3.61%) MCSA
7 44 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 41 (3.08%) ISEB
10 38 (2.86%) MCTS
11 35 (2.63%) CCNA
11 35 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (2.56%) ISTQB
13 29 (2.18%) MCITP
14 27 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 25 (1.88%) CCA
15 25 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
15 25 (1.88%) MCSD
16 20 (1.50%) MCAD
16 20 (1.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.44%) SLA
2 53 (3.98%) QA
3 14 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.075%) PMBOK
System Software
1 293 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 153 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 91 (6.84%) XenApp
5 53 (3.98%) XenServer
6 51 (3.83%) vSphere
7 26 (1.95%) XenDesktop
8 25 (1.88%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.83%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.53%) ProxySG
10 7 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.45%) HDFS
12 5 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.38%) UAG
13 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.15%) vCloud
15 1 (0.075%) Xen
15 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (3.98%) SCCM
2 38 (2.86%) SCOM
3 28 (2.11%) Backup Exec
4 24 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 10 (0.75%) SCDPM
6 10 (0.75%) AirWatch
6 10 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.68%) WSUS
7 9 (0.68%) Opsview
8 7 (0.53%) Nagios
8 7 (0.53%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.45%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.15%) SCSM
10 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.15%) Cacti
Vendors
1 180 (13.53%) VMware
2 138 (10.38%) Citrix
3 104 (7.82%) Cisco
4 79 (5.94%) Oracle
5 59 (4.44%) HP
6 55 (4.14%) Apple
7 51 (3.83%) NetApp
8 38 (2.86%) Symantec
9 32 (2.41%) CheckPoint
10 30 (2.26%) Dell
10 30 (2.26%) Business Objects
10 30 (2.26%) IBM
11 26 (1.95%) Tableau
12 25 (1.88%) Veeam
12 25 (1.88%) Riverbed
13 24 (1.80%) EMC
13 24 (1.80%) CommVault
14 22 (1.65%) Google
15 14 (1.05%) Civica
16 13 (0.98%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + pension, medical, life
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DHL
Salary: company car/car allowance/pension/private medical/personal accident co
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens+car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago