The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 835 940 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.69% 19.00% 22.77%
As % of the Vendors category 43.29% 42.44% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 690 846 726
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1929 2215 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.18% 44.77% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1800 1434
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Microsoft
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +2 617 £37,500 +7.14% 79
Bradford -3 107 £38,000 +18.75% 13
Halifax +4 34 £25,000 -16.66% 4
Wakefield -3 34 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Huddersfield -11 17 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Dewsbury - 4 £40,000 -
Bingley -7 2 - -
Castleford +6 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Otley -1 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Cleckheaton -2 1 £27,500 +17.02%
Pontefract -4 1 £37,500 -
Keighley - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 895 (47.76%) MS Excel
2 720 (38.42%) SQL Server
3 709 (37.83%) SQL
4 651 (34.74%) Windows
5 504 (26.89%) .NET
6 465 (24.81%) Active Directory
7 458 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
8 372 (19.85%) C#
9 355 (18.94%) Finance
10 324 (17.29%) VMware
11 318 (16.97%) ITIL
12 313 (16.70%) MS Office
13 307 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
14 304 (16.22%) MS Exchange
15 289 (15.42%) T-SQL
16 284 (15.15%) ASP.NET
17 259 (13.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 255 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
19 246 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 243 (12.97%) SharePoint
21 228 (12.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 216 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
23 179 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
24 170 (9.07%) Project Management
25 169 (9.02%) Cisco
26 166 (8.86%) SAN
26 166 (8.86%) MVC
27 164 (8.75%) HTML
27 164 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
28 163 (8.70%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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
1 304 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 243 (12.97%) SharePoint
3 158 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 113 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 100 (5.34%) IIS
6 81 (4.32%) Lync
7 48 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
9 36 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 35 (1.87%) SAS
11 31 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 23 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (1.01%) CMS
15 13 (0.69%) Documentum
15 13 (0.69%) Alfresco
16 12 (0.64%) Apache
16 12 (0.64%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.37%) Confluence
18 6 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 895 (47.76%) MS Excel
2 313 (16.70%) MS Office
3 75 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 61 (3.26%) MS Project
5 50 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (1.44%) SPSS
7 22 (1.17%) PowerPivot
8 14 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.053%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 104 (5.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) Line 500
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.053%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.053%) Magento
5 1 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.053%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.09%) Office 365
2 39 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.28%) SaaS
4 8 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.21%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.11%) PaaS
6 2 (0.11%) IaaS
6 2 (0.11%) Yammer
7 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.053%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 166 (8.86%) SAN
2 122 (6.51%) DNS
3 117 (6.24%) WAN
4 112 (5.98%) LAN
5 99 (5.28%) VPN
6 86 (4.59%) DHCP
7 79 (4.22%) Internet
8 78 (4.16%) Firewall
9 70 (3.74%) VoIP
10 68 (3.63%) TCP/IP
11 47 (2.51%) Network Security
12 43 (2.29%) NAS
13 39 (2.08%) Wireless
14 38 (2.03%) Unified Communications
15 30 (1.60%) Intranet
16 18 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (0.85%) BGP
18 15 (0.80%) MPLS
19 14 (0.75%) FTP
20 12 (0.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (38.42%) SQL Server
2 259 (13.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 228 (12.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 179 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 139 (7.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 126 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
7 113 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 76 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 67 (3.58%) Big Data
10 42 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 41 (2.19%) MySQL
12 36 (1.92%) Data Mining
13 31 (1.65%) QlikView
14 24 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 21 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
16 18 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
17 17 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
18 16 (0.85%) OLAP
19 15 (0.80%) Oracle Database
20 12 (0.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 154 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 119 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 61 (3.26%) SoapUI
4 60 (3.20%) Moq
4 60 (3.20%) ReSharper
5 25 (1.33%) Subversion
6 12 (0.64%) FitNesse
6 12 (0.64%) SpecFlow
6 12 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (0.53%) Selenium
7 10 (0.53%) JIRA
8 8 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.37%) Xcode
9 7 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.27%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.21%) JUnit
11 4 (0.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 355 (18.94%) Finance
2 155 (8.27%) Retail
3 78 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 72 (3.84%) Legal
5 53 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 44 (2.35%) Marketing
7 29 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.23%) Banking
9 21 (1.12%) Advertising
10 15 (0.80%) Back Office
11 11 (0.59%) Law
12 5 (0.27%) Local Government
12 5 (0.27%) French Language
13 4 (0.21%) Front Office
13 4 (0.21%) Publishing
14 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.11%) Automotive
16 1 (0.053%) Games
Job Titles
1 475 (25.35%) Analyst
2 453 (24.17%) Developer
3 127 (6.78%) Support Analyst
4 120 (6.40%) .NET Developer
5 105 (5.60%) Consultant
6 102 (5.44%) Project Manager
7 89 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 82 (4.38%) Business Analyst
8 82 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 80 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 74 (3.95%) Architect
11 70 (3.74%) Service Analyst
12 68 (3.63%) DBA
13 66 (3.52%) C# Developer
14 64 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
15 63 (3.36%) Team Leader
16 62 (3.31%) IT Support
17 61 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
17 61 (3.26%) Applications Support
17 61 (3.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (26.89%) .NET
2 284 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 164 (8.75%) HTML
4 155 (8.27%) .NET Framework
5 140 (7.47%) XML
6 117 (6.24%) CSS
7 116 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 108 (5.76%) WCF
9 92 (4.91%) jQuery
10 91 (4.86%) WPF
11 77 (4.11%) Web Services
12 72 (3.84%) HTML5
13 58 (3.09%) WinForms
14 54 (2.88%) Ajax
15 48 (2.56%) Entity Framework
16 41 (2.19%) CSS3
17 37 (1.97%) AngularJS
18 25 (1.33%) LINQ
19 24 (1.28%) MDX
20 23 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (3.58%) Private Cloud
3 57 (3.04%) Blackberry
4 55 (2.93%) Visualisation
5 53 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.56%) Clustering
7 45 (2.40%) NHS
8 43 (2.29%) Replication
9 42 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.87%) Mathematics
11 29 (1.55%) Open Source
12 27 (1.44%) Statistics
13 19 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.01%) Computer Science
14 18 (0.96%) Data Integration
15 17 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.91%) EPoS
16 16 (0.85%) User Experience
17 14 (0.75%) Taxonomies
18 13 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 651 (34.74%) Windows
2 216 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 148 (7.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 138 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 110 (5.87%) Windows 7
6 87 (4.64%) Windows XP
7 85 (4.54%) UNIX
8 78 (4.16%) Apple iOS
9 75 (4.00%) Linux
10 64 (3.42%) Windows 8
11 56 (2.99%) Android
12 8 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.27%) AIX
13 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.16%) Solaris
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (16.97%) ITIL
3 307 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
4 170 (9.07%) Project Management
5 166 (8.86%) MVC
6 150 (8.00%) CRM
7 148 (7.90%) Scrum
8 122 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 113 (6.03%) Analytics
10 99 (5.28%) OO
11 93 (4.96%) Service Delivery
12 84 (4.48%) Service Management
13 83 (4.43%) PRINCE2
14 74 (3.95%) Migration
15 71 (3.79%) Unit Testing
16 70 (3.74%) TDD
17 69 (3.68%) Mentoring
18 67 (3.58%) Change Management
19 66 (3.52%) Software Engineering
20 65 (3.47%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 709 (37.83%) SQL
2 372 (19.85%) C#
3 289 (15.42%) T-SQL
4 163 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 93 (4.96%) Java
6 77 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 64 (3.42%) PowerShell
8 59 (3.15%) VB
9 41 (2.19%) C++
10 28 (1.49%) Python
11 27 (1.44%) R
12 26 (1.39%) PHP
13 25 (1.33%) VBA
13 25 (1.33%) C
14 15 (0.80%) MATLAB
15 12 (0.64%) VBScript
16 11 (0.59%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.59%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.59%) Perl
17 9 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 255 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (6.94%) Degree
3 77 (4.11%) MCSE
4 66 (3.52%) MCP
5 53 (2.83%) Security Cleared
6 52 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (2.67%) ISEB
8 48 (2.56%) MCSA
9 45 (2.40%) MCTS
10 44 (2.35%) SC Cleared
11 34 (1.81%) CCNA
12 32 (1.71%) MCDST
13 31 (1.65%) MCITP
13 31 (1.65%) ISTQB
14 24 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (0.91%) CCA
16 17 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
17 16 (0.85%) MOS
17 16 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.32%) SLA
2 69 (3.68%) QA
3 34 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.053%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.053%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 465 (24.81%) Active Directory
2 246 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 151 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 92 (4.91%) XenApp
5 53 (2.83%) vSphere
6 45 (2.40%) VMware ESX
7 43 (2.29%) XenServer
8 21 (1.12%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.64%) Terminal Services
11 10 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.48%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.37%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.32%) HDFS
16 5 (0.27%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.27%) UAG
17 2 (0.11%) vCloud
17 2 (0.11%) NFS
17 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 71 (3.79%) SCCM
2 36 (1.92%) SCOM
3 28 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 16 (0.85%) NetBackup
6 15 (0.80%) WSUS
7 10 (0.53%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.43%) Opsview
9 7 (0.37%) Nagios
10 6 (0.32%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.32%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.21%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.16%) DameWare
13 2 (0.11%) Cacti
13 2 (0.11%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
14 1 (0.053%) vMotion
Vendors
1 324 (17.29%) VMware
2 169 (9.02%) Cisco
3 162 (8.64%) Citrix
4 110 (5.87%) HP
5 93 (4.96%) Oracle
6 66 (3.52%) Apple
7 63 (3.36%) NetApp
8 50 (2.67%) Business Objects
9 46 (2.45%) Symantec
10 39 (2.08%) IBM
11 38 (2.03%) CheckPoint
12 37 (1.97%) Tableau
13 35 (1.87%) EMC
14 34 (1.81%) Dell
15 32 (1.71%) SAP
16 25 (1.33%) Riverbed
17 22 (1.17%) CommVault
18 21 (1.12%) Google
19 20 (1.07%) Veeam
20 17 (0.91%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Cordant Group PLC
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago