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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 524 621 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.70% 18.85% 18.39%
As % of the Vendors category 42.78% 41.07% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 431 514 622
Median salary £37,500 £37,197 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.81% +6.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
1225 1512 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 41.39% 45.89% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1208 1402
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,850 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 491 (41.86%) SQL
2 476 (40.58%) SQL Server
3 465 (39.64%) MS Excel
4 359 (30.61%) Windows
4 359 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
5 293 (24.98%) .NET
6 266 (22.68%) Active Directory
7 230 (19.61%) C#
8 223 (19.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 212 (18.07%) VMware
10 203 (17.31%) MS Office
11 178 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 170 (14.49%) MS Exchange
13 168 (14.32%) Windows Server
14 162 (13.81%) ITIL
15 153 (13.04%) Finance
15 153 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 151 (12.87%) T-SQL
17 140 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
18 139 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
19 134 (11.42%) Scrum
20 132 (11.25%) Oracle
20 132 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
21 127 (10.83%) PowerShell
22 122 (10.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 122 (10.40%) SQL Server 2012
23 119 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 118 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
25 113 (9.63%) Visual Studio
26 110 (9.38%) ASP.NET

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
1 170 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 109 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (8.10%) SharePoint
4 66 (5.63%) Skype for Business
5 54 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (3.92%) IIS
7 41 (3.50%) CloudStack
8 33 (2.81%) Apache
9 29 (2.47%) CMS
10 27 (2.30%) OpenStack
11 26 (2.22%) Confluence
11 26 (2.22%) WebLogic
12 25 (2.13%) JBoss
12 25 (2.13%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 19 (1.62%) Office Communications Server
15 18 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (1.53%) Tomcat
16 15 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 465 (39.64%) MS Excel
2 203 (17.31%) MS Office
3 25 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.19%) Acrobat
4 14 (1.19%) XMetaL
5 13 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (0.60%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.60%) RoboHelp
8 5 (0.43%) MS Project
9 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.26%) Primavera
4 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.085%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.085%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 119 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (3.58%) Office 365
3 23 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.88%) PaaS
5 9 (0.77%) SaaS
6 6 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.085%) AdWords
9 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.38%) SAN
2 81 (6.91%) Firewall
3 73 (6.22%) DNS
4 64 (5.46%) VPN
5 62 (5.29%) DHCP
6 46 (3.92%) TCP/IP
7 41 (3.50%) NAS
8 37 (3.15%) Network Security
9 34 (2.90%) VoIP
10 27 (2.30%) LAN
11 24 (2.05%) WAN
12 21 (1.79%) Internet
13 14 (1.19%) IP Telephony
13 14 (1.19%) Skype
13 14 (1.19%) Unified Communications
14 11 (0.94%) Telepresence
15 10 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
16 9 (0.77%) Intranet
16 9 (0.77%) SSL
17 7 (0.60%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 223 (19.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 153 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 122 (10.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 122 (10.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 98 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 80 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 49 (4.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 47 (4.01%) Hadoop
10 39 (3.32%) SSDT
11 35 (2.98%) OLAP
11 35 (2.98%) Power BI
12 34 (2.90%) MySQL
13 27 (2.30%) Big Data
14 23 (1.96%) NoSQL
14 23 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
15 20 (1.71%) Oracle Database
16 19 (1.62%) MongoDB
17 17 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 118 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (9.63%) Visual Studio
3 78 (6.65%) Selenium
4 56 (4.77%) SoapUI
5 37 (3.15%) JIRA
6 28 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 23 (1.96%) SpecFlow
9 20 (1.71%) FitNesse
10 18 (1.53%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.02%) WebDriver
12 10 (0.85%) Git (software)
12 10 (0.85%) Subversion
13 9 (0.77%) tSQLt
14 4 (0.34%) Hudson
14 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.34%) NUnit
14 4 (0.34%) SilkTest
14 4 (0.34%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 153 (13.04%) Finance
2 41 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 39 (3.32%) Retail
4 31 (2.64%) Legal
5 30 (2.56%) Marketing
6 20 (1.71%) Law
7 19 (1.62%) Back Office
7 19 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (1.53%) Electronics
9 15 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.94%) Advertising
11 10 (0.85%) Games
12 9 (0.77%) Banking
12 9 (0.77%) Local Government
13 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.43%) Automotive
14 5 (0.43%) Publishing
15 4 (0.34%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 315 (26.85%) Analyst
2 297 (25.32%) Developer
3 132 (11.25%) SQL Developer
4 107 (9.12%) Support Analyst
5 92 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 87 (7.42%) SSIS Developer
7 83 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 74 (6.31%) SQL Server Developer
9 69 (5.88%) Applications Support
10 61 (5.20%) Applications Support Analyst
11 57 (4.86%) C# Developer
12 55 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 52 (4.43%) Technical Analyst
14 51 (4.35%) Test Engineer
15 50 (4.26%) Senior Developer
16 49 (4.18%) IT Analyst
17 48 (4.09%) Consultant
17 48 (4.09%) Test Analyst
18 47 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
19 45 (3.84%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (24.98%) .NET
2 110 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 81 (6.91%) .NET Framework
4 80 (6.82%) WCF
5 74 (6.31%) HTML
5 74 (6.31%) Web Services
6 45 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 45 (3.84%) XML
7 41 (3.50%) CSS
8 37 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (2.98%) jQuery
10 33 (2.81%) Entity Framework
11 17 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 16 (1.36%) COM
12 16 (1.36%) MDX
12 16 (1.36%) WinForms
13 14 (1.19%) SOAP
14 13 (1.11%) REST
15 12 (1.02%) CSS3
15 12 (1.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.84%) Data Centre
4 40 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.39%) Clustering
6 27 (2.30%) Data Integration
7 25 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 22 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.62%) e-Learning
10 17 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.45%) Replication
11 16 (1.36%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.19%) Blackberry
14 13 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
15 12 (1.02%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
16 9 (0.77%) User Experience
17 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
18 7 (0.60%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 359 (30.61%) Windows
2 168 (14.32%) Windows Server
3 132 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (8.10%) Linux
5 91 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (7.25%) Unix
7 83 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 75 (6.39%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.96%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.60%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.51%) Debian
15 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.34%) AIX
17 2 (0.17%) Android
17 2 (0.17%) HPUX
17 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (13.81%) ITIL
3 139 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
4 134 (11.42%) Scrum
5 102 (8.70%) Project Management
6 97 (8.27%) ETL
7 92 (7.84%) MVC
8 87 (7.42%) DevOps
9 74 (6.31%) BDD
10 73 (6.22%) SDLC
11 72 (6.14%) CRM
12 67 (5.71%) E-Commerce
13 62 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (5.20%) Migration
15 60 (5.12%) Test Scripting
16 58 (4.94%) High Availability
17 57 (4.86%) SOA
17 57 (4.86%) Software Testing
18 55 (4.69%) Presales
19 49 (4.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 491 (41.86%) SQL
2 230 (19.61%) C#
3 151 (12.87%) T-SQL
4 127 (10.83%) PowerShell
5 60 (5.12%) JavaScript
6 58 (4.94%) Python
7 49 (4.18%) Bash Shell
7 49 (4.18%) Ruby
8 43 (3.67%) Java
9 35 (2.98%) VB.NET
10 25 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.53%) Perl
12 15 (1.28%) VBA
13 11 (0.94%) VB
14 9 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.51%) C
16 4 (0.34%) C++
17 3 (0.26%) PHP
18 2 (0.17%) Delphi
18 2 (0.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 140 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (9.04%) Degree
3 48 (4.09%) ISTQB
4 46 (3.92%) MCSE
5 35 (2.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 32 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (2.56%) ISEB
8 28 (2.39%) MCITP
9 17 (1.45%) CCNA
9 17 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.19%) MCP
11 12 (1.02%) MCTS
11 12 (1.02%) Security Cleared
12 11 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (0.85%) CCA
14 7 (0.60%) MCDST
15 6 (0.51%) MCSA
16 5 (0.43%) CISSP
16 5 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.69%) SLA
2 53 (4.52%) QA
3 42 (3.58%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.51%) COBIT
5 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 266 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 178 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (5.46%) vSphere
4 39 (3.32%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.98%) Xen
6 33 (2.81%) XenApp
7 28 (2.39%) XenServer
8 25 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 20 (1.71%) Terminal Server
10 18 (1.53%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.85%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.68%) KVM
13 6 (0.51%) Docker
13 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.085%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.085%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 47 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (3.41%) SCCM
3 37 (3.15%) Puppet
4 25 (2.13%) Cobbler
4 25 (2.13%) Tivoli
5 23 (1.96%) CA Wily
6 20 (1.71%) Cacti
6 20 (1.71%) Nagios
6 20 (1.71%) Salt
6 20 (1.71%) SCOM
7 18 (1.53%) Opsview
8 14 (1.19%) FortiGate
8 14 (1.19%) Grafana
8 14 (1.19%) Graphite
9 11 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.68%) WSUS
10 8 (0.68%) XenMobile
11 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 212 (18.07%) VMware
2 132 (11.25%) Oracle
3 98 (8.35%) Citrix
4 87 (7.42%) Cisco
5 58 (4.94%) HP
6 39 (3.32%) Tableau
7 32 (2.73%) NetApp
8 29 (2.47%) CA
9 25 (2.13%) EnterpriseDB
10 23 (1.96%) Avaya
10 23 (1.96%) Nimsoft
11 22 (1.88%) Splunk
12 21 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 21 (1.79%) Symantec
13 17 (1.45%) Dell Compellent
14 16 (1.36%) Adobe
15 15 (1.28%) CommVault
15 15 (1.28%) F5
16 14 (1.19%) 3PAR
16 14 (1.19%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus & 5 minutes from train station
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum strong team ethos & city centre
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Innovative team, city centre
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago