The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 208 214 183
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.020% 0.039% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.041% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £37,500 £44,600 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.91% +11.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.44% -10.00%
Microsoft Specialist
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4797 4908 3800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.56% 96.01% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3996 3042
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 £26,650 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist across the West Yorkshire region.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Specialist
Yorkshire

Microsoft Specialist
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Google
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 8 (80.00%) Postini
3 8 (80.00%) SCCM
3 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Lync
3 8 (80.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Lync
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Unified Communications
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 8 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Google
2 8 (80.00%) Postini
3 1 (10.00%) VMware