The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 663 438 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.02% 17.16% 21.53%
As % of the Vendors category 36.47% 36.44% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 561 378 444
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,350 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1818 1202 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 49.40% 47.10% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 918 947
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

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 29 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 593 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 567 (43.65%) SQL Server
3 521 (40.11%) Windows
4 505 (38.88%) SQL
5 371 (28.56%) .NET
6 293 (22.56%) C#
7 292 (22.48%) Active Directory
8 253 (19.48%) VMware
9 243 (18.71%) T-SQL
10 226 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
11 222 (17.09%) MS Office
12 204 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 199 (15.32%) MS Exchange
14 195 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 191 (14.70%) Finance
16 189 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
17 175 (13.47%) ASP.NET
18 170 (13.09%) Cisco
18 170 (13.09%) Windows Server 2008
19 166 (12.78%) ITIL
20 163 (12.55%) Citrix
21 155 (11.93%) SharePoint
22 152 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 144 (11.09%) MCSE
24 138 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
25 137 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 133 (10.24%) SQL Server 2012
27 130 (10.01%) SQL Server 2005
28 123 (9.47%) Project Management
29 122 (9.39%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 199 (15.32%) MS Exchange
2 155 (11.93%) SharePoint
3 93 (7.16%) Lync
3 93 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 82 (6.31%) IIS
5 49 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 44 (3.39%) Apache
7 37 (2.85%) Office Communications Server
7 37 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (1.62%) SAS
12 18 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (0.92%) CMS
15 9 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 593 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 222 (17.09%) MS Office
3 43 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.85%) MS Project
6 15 (1.15%) PowerPivot
7 13 (1.00%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.46%) SPSS
9 1 (0.077%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.077%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 34 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.15%) Line 500
4 2 (0.15%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.077%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.54%) Office 365
2 21 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.54%) SaaS
4 4 (0.31%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 115 (8.85%) SAN
2 96 (7.39%) Firewall
3 83 (6.39%) DNS
4 63 (4.85%) TCP/IP
5 62 (4.77%) Internet
6 53 (4.08%) DHCP
7 52 (4.00%) LAN
8 47 (3.62%) WAN
9 45 (3.46%) VPN
10 44 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
11 36 (2.77%) NAS
11 36 (2.77%) Unified Communications
12 35 (2.69%) MPLS
13 28 (2.16%) OSPF
14 25 (1.92%) BGP
15 17 (1.31%) EIGRP
15 17 (1.31%) PBX
16 15 (1.15%) SMTP
16 15 (1.15%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (43.65%) SQL Server
2 189 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 152 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 137 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 133 (10.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 130 (10.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 106 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 77 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (2.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 34 (2.62%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.08%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (0.92%) Data Mining
14 12 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.85%) MySQL
15 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.69%) DB2
18 7 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 120 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 86 (6.62%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.39%) Selenium
4 29 (2.23%) SpecFlow
5 21 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (1.39%) Cucumber
6 18 (1.39%) FitNesse
6 18 (1.39%) Subversion
7 15 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 14 (1.08%) JIRA
9 12 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.77%) ReSharper
12 8 (0.62%) Ant
12 8 (0.62%) NUnit
13 7 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.46%) MorphX
14 6 (0.46%) Hudson
15 4 (0.31%) JUnit
16 3 (0.23%) MSTest
General
1 191 (14.70%) Finance
2 47 (3.62%) Retail
3 37 (2.85%) Legal
4 34 (2.62%) Banking
5 27 (2.08%) Marketing
6 23 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.46%) Advertising
8 14 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 10 (0.77%) Law
10 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.46%) French Language
11 5 (0.38%) Local Government
12 4 (0.31%) Billing
12 4 (0.31%) Back Office
13 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.077%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.077%) German Language
13 1 (0.077%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 352 (27.10%) Developer
2 274 (21.09%) Analyst
3 100 (7.70%) Support Analyst
4 97 (7.47%) .NET Developer
5 89 (6.85%) Software Developer
6 82 (6.31%) Consultant
7 78 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 73 (5.62%) SQL Developer
9 61 (4.70%) Project Manager
10 60 (4.62%) C# Developer
11 56 (4.31%) Support Engineer
12 50 (3.85%) DBA
13 49 (3.77%) Administrator
14 48 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
15 46 (3.54%) IT Support
15 46 (3.54%) Test Analyst
16 45 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 44 (3.39%) Team Leader
18 42 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
19 35 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (28.56%) .NET
2 175 (13.47%) ASP.NET
3 94 (7.24%) XML
4 93 (7.16%) .NET Framework
4 93 (7.16%) WCF
5 92 (7.08%) HTML
6 83 (6.39%) jQuery
7 79 (6.08%) Web Services
8 74 (5.70%) CSS
9 68 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (4.70%) WPF
11 56 (4.31%) WinForms
12 42 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 39 (3.00%) MDX
14 31 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 30 (2.31%) XSD
16 29 (2.23%) SOAP
17 28 (2.16%) WSDL
18 26 (2.00%) HTML5
19 24 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.31%) Clustering
2 50 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 49 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.23%) NHS
5 31 (2.39%) DTV
6 22 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.62%) Tandem
8 20 (1.54%) PMI
9 17 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.15%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.00%) PKI
12 12 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 12 (0.92%) EqualLogic
13 11 (0.85%) Statistics
14 10 (0.77%) CMDB
15 9 (0.69%) EPoS
15 9 (0.69%) EFTPOS
16 8 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
17 7 (0.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 521 (40.11%) Windows
2 170 (13.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 119 (9.16%) Linux
4 101 (7.78%) Windows 7
5 99 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (5.31%) UNIX
8 39 (3.00%) Windows 8
9 36 (2.77%) Windows XP
10 31 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.23%) CentOS
12 13 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.92%) Android
14 7 (0.54%) SUSE
15 6 (0.46%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.38%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.31%) Debian
18 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (12.78%) ITIL
3 138 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
4 123 (9.47%) Project Management
5 122 (9.39%) Scrum
6 104 (8.01%) MVC
7 88 (6.77%) Unit Testing
8 81 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (5.93%) PRINCE2
10 73 (5.62%) TDD
11 68 (5.23%) OO
12 64 (4.93%) DSDM
13 59 (4.54%) ETL
14 52 (4.00%) Service Delivery
15 51 (3.93%) RUP
15 51 (3.93%) CRM
16 49 (3.77%) E-Commerce
17 47 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
18 45 (3.46%) Load Balancing
19 44 (3.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 505 (38.88%) SQL
2 293 (22.56%) C#
3 243 (18.71%) T-SQL
4 86 (6.62%) JavaScript
5 69 (5.31%) Java
6 40 (3.08%) VB
6 40 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 39 (3.00%) VB.NET
8 33 (2.54%) VBA
9 22 (1.69%) PHP
10 18 (1.39%) Perl
11 14 (1.08%) C
11 14 (1.08%) VBScript
11 14 (1.08%) VB6
12 13 (1.00%) C++
13 10 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.54%) X++
16 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 195 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 144 (11.09%) MCSE
3 91 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (6.85%) MCITP
5 81 (6.24%) CCNA
6 79 (6.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 76 (5.85%) MCSA
8 70 (5.39%) Degree
9 41 (3.16%) CCNP
10 37 (2.85%) MCP
11 32 (2.46%) MCTS
12 31 (2.39%) CCA
12 31 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
13 23 (1.77%) CCSE
14 22 (1.69%) Security Cleared
15 21 (1.62%) CCSA
16 20 (1.54%) PMI Certification
17 18 (1.39%) NCDA
18 17 (1.31%) ISEB
19 16 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.70%) SLA
2 52 (4.00%) QA
3 22 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.85%) HL7
6 7 (0.54%) COBIT
7 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.077%) TickIT
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 292 (22.48%) Active Directory
2 204 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 56 (4.31%) XenApp
5 44 (3.39%) vSphere
6 40 (3.08%) VMware ESX
7 37 (2.85%) XenServer
8 32 (2.46%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.69%) UAG
11 8 (0.62%) vCloud
11 8 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.46%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.31%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
16 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
17 2 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 88 (6.77%) SCCM
2 29 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (2.00%) SCOM
4 15 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 12 (0.92%) Foglight
7 10 (0.77%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 9 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.54%) WSUS
10 6 (0.46%) SCDPM
10 6 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.38%) Puppet
11 5 (0.38%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.38%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.38%) Opsview
11 5 (0.38%) Nagios
12 4 (0.31%) MOM
12 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 253 (19.48%) VMware
2 170 (13.09%) Cisco
3 163 (12.55%) Citrix
4 73 (5.62%) HP
5 65 (5.00%) NetApp
6 57 (4.39%) Oracle
7 37 (2.85%) Red Hat
8 35 (2.69%) Symantec
9 33 (2.54%) CheckPoint
10 32 (2.46%) EMC
11 31 (2.39%) CommVault
12 26 (2.00%) Dell
13 22 (1.69%) IBM
14 21 (1.62%) Adobe
15 19 (1.46%) AppSense
16 15 (1.15%) Sage
17 13 (1.00%) Juniper
18 12 (0.92%) Mitel
19 11 (0.85%) Siemens
20 10 (0.77%) Pegasus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago