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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 805 903 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.80% 18.97% 18.78%
As % of the Vendors category 44.82% 42.61% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 628 716 853
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1796 2119 2246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.94% 44.52% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1632 1811
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +1 590 £37,750 +0.66% 70
Bradford -9 66 £40,000 +8.84% 10
Halifax +4 44 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Wakefield -2 42 £27,500 -11.29% 4
Pontefract +6 15 - -
Huddersfield -2 12 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Ossett - 7 £39,000 - 1
Mirfield - 6 £24,500 - 1
Castleford -1 2 £26,250 -8.69% 1
Otley - 2 £25,500 -
Wetherby +5 1 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Pudsey - 1 - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 665 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 656 (40.90%) SQL
3 636 (39.65%) SQL Server
4 534 (33.29%) Windows
5 442 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
6 372 (23.19%) Active Directory
7 361 (22.51%) .NET
8 306 (19.08%) MS Office
9 293 (18.27%) C#
10 290 (18.08%) VMware
11 275 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 256 (15.96%) ITIL
13 251 (15.65%) Windows Server
14 237 (14.78%) Finance
15 232 (14.46%) T-SQL
16 225 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 214 (13.34%) MS Exchange
18 209 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 204 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 199 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
21 187 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 174 (10.85%) PowerShell
23 166 (10.35%) SQL Server 2012
24 155 (9.66%) Oracle
25 147 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
25 147 (9.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 145 (9.04%) Scrum
27 144 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
27 144 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
27 144 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 214 (13.34%) MS Exchange
2 137 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 134 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 101 (6.30%) IIS
5 74 (4.61%) Skype for Business
6 71 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (2.49%) CloudStack
8 34 (2.12%) Apache
9 33 (2.06%) CMS
10 26 (1.62%) Confluence
11 25 (1.56%) OpenStack
11 25 (1.56%) Tomcat
11 25 (1.56%) WebLogic
12 24 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (1.50%) JBoss
12 24 (1.50%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 19 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
15 17 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
15 17 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 665 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 306 (19.08%) MS Office
3 37 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.18%) Acrobat
5 19 (1.18%) XMetaL
6 12 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
7 9 (0.56%) RoboHelp
8 8 (0.50%) FrameMaker
8 8 (0.50%) MS Project
9 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 75 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.25%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.12%) Primavera
5 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.062%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.062%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.062%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 147 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (3.62%) Office 365
3 29 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.31%) PaaS
5 19 (1.18%) SaaS
6 6 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.37%) IaaS
7 3 (0.19%) AdWords
7 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.062%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 125 (7.79%) SAN
2 104 (6.48%) Firewall
3 103 (6.42%) DNS
4 85 (5.30%) VPN
5 82 (5.11%) DHCP
6 75 (4.68%) TCP/IP
7 48 (2.99%) LAN
8 44 (2.74%) NAS
9 43 (2.68%) Network Security
10 41 (2.56%) WAN
11 38 (2.37%) VoIP
12 33 (2.06%) Internet
13 24 (1.50%) Intranet
14 18 (1.12%) Unified Communications
14 18 (1.12%) Wireless
15 16 (1.00%) Skype
16 13 (0.81%) IP Telephony
16 13 (0.81%) Telepresence
17 12 (0.75%) Extranet
18 11 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (39.65%) SQL Server
2 275 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 204 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 166 (10.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 147 (9.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 144 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 95 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (3.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 53 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 46 (2.87%) Hadoop
10 46 (2.87%) OLAP
11 42 (2.62%) Power BI
12 37 (2.31%) SSDT
13 32 (2.00%) MySQL
14 29 (1.81%) OLAP Cube
15 27 (1.68%) Oracle Database
16 24 (1.50%) QlikView
17 23 (1.43%) Big Data
17 23 (1.43%) Data Mining
18 22 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 144 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 132 (8.23%) Visual Studio
3 82 (5.11%) Selenium
4 80 (4.99%) SoapUI
5 33 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 30 (1.87%) JIRA
7 25 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 24 (1.50%) SpecFlow
9 20 (1.25%) FitNesse
10 19 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.00%) Subversion
12 13 (0.81%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.56%) tSQLt
14 6 (0.37%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.37%) Git (software)
14 6 (0.37%) NUnit
14 6 (0.37%) SilkTest
15 5 (0.31%) Jenkins
16 4 (0.25%) Ant
16 4 (0.25%) Hudson
General
1 237 (14.78%) Finance
2 53 (3.30%) Retail
3 44 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.18%) Legal
5 34 (2.12%) Marketing
6 32 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.31%) Law
9 18 (1.12%) Back Office
9 18 (1.12%) Electronics
10 17 (1.06%) Banking
11 12 (0.75%) Advertising
11 12 (0.75%) Publishing
12 10 (0.62%) Local Government
13 9 (0.56%) Games
14 6 (0.37%) Automotive
14 6 (0.37%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.31%) Billing
16 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.062%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 438 (27.31%) Analyst
2 411 (25.62%) Developer
3 184 (11.47%) SQL Developer
4 143 (8.92%) .NET Developer
5 126 (7.86%) Support Analyst
6 107 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 107 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
7 103 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 97 (6.05%) C# Developer
9 84 (5.24%) Senior Developer
10 76 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 74 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 74 (4.61%) Technical Analyst
12 72 (4.49%) DBA
13 69 (4.30%) Applications Support
14 64 (3.99%) IT Analyst
15 62 (3.87%) Consultant
16 61 (3.80%) IT Support
17 60 (3.74%) IT Engineer
18 59 (3.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (22.51%) .NET
2 141 (8.79%) ASP.NET
3 123 (7.67%) WCF
4 107 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 106 (6.61%) Web Services
6 94 (5.86%) HTML
7 91 (5.67%) XML
8 63 (3.93%) CSS
9 57 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (3.18%) jQuery
11 49 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (2.68%) Entity Framework
13 40 (2.49%) SOAP
14 29 (1.81%) WinForms
15 23 (1.43%) CSS3
15 23 (1.43%) HTML5
16 22 (1.37%) MDX
16 22 (1.37%) REST
17 21 (1.31%) COM
18 20 (1.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 57 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 32 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 29 (1.81%) Clustering
7 26 (1.62%) Replication
8 19 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 19 (1.18%) e-Learning
8 19 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 15 (0.94%) Blackberry
10 15 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 15 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (0.87%) User Experience
12 13 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (0.75%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.62%) iPad
14 10 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 534 (33.29%) Windows
2 251 (15.65%) Windows Server
3 187 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 144 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 126 (7.86%) Windows 7
6 103 (6.42%) Linux
7 102 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 88 (5.49%) Unix
9 41 (2.56%) Windows XP
10 39 (2.43%) Windows 8
11 19 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.87%) Windows 10
13 13 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.50%) Debian
15 6 (0.37%) AIX
15 6 (0.37%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.31%) OS/390
16 5 (0.31%) zOS
17 4 (0.25%) Android
18 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (15.96%) ITIL
3 199 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
4 145 (9.04%) Scrum
5 122 (7.61%) ETL
6 118 (7.36%) Project Management
7 115 (7.17%) MVC
8 92 (5.74%) DevOps
9 90 (5.61%) CRM
10 86 (5.36%) Migration
11 78 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 75 (4.68%) SDLC
13 72 (4.49%) BDD
14 71 (4.43%) E-Commerce
15 70 (4.36%) SOA
16 69 (4.30%) Presales
16 69 (4.30%) Test Scripting
17 63 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
18 61 (3.80%) High Availability
19 55 (3.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 656 (40.90%) SQL
2 293 (18.27%) C#
3 232 (14.46%) T-SQL
4 174 (10.85%) PowerShell
5 101 (6.30%) JavaScript
6 60 (3.74%) Java
7 56 (3.49%) Python
8 50 (3.12%) Bash Shell
9 47 (2.93%) Ruby
10 34 (2.12%) VB.NET
11 27 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.62%) VB
13 23 (1.43%) Perl
13 23 (1.43%) VBA
14 7 (0.44%) C
14 7 (0.44%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.37%) COBOL
15 6 (0.37%) JCL
16 4 (0.25%) Delphi
17 3 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 209 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (8.29%) Degree
3 65 (4.05%) MCSE
4 63 (3.93%) MCP
5 51 (3.18%) ISTQB
6 44 (2.74%) ISEB
7 37 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (2.18%) CCNA
9 34 (2.12%) MCITP
10 32 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 31 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 21 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.25%) MCDST
14 17 (1.06%) MCSA
15 16 (1.00%) Security Cleared
16 14 (0.87%) CCA
17 13 (0.81%) MCTS
18 12 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
19 9 (0.56%) SC Cleared
20 8 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.05%) QA
2 62 (3.87%) SLA
3 49 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.50%) COBIT
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.062%) SDET
System Software
1 372 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 225 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (3.80%) Hyper-V
4 60 (3.74%) vSphere
5 33 (2.06%) Xen
6 29 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 28 (1.75%) XenApp
8 26 (1.62%) XenServer
9 21 (1.31%) Terminal Server
10 18 (1.12%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.06%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.62%) KVM
13 9 (0.56%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.37%) Docker
16 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.25%) VMware Server
18 3 (0.19%) BitLocker
19 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
20 1 (0.062%) Samba
Systems Management
1 76 (4.74%) SCCM
2 46 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.31%) Puppet
4 35 (2.18%) Nagios
5 34 (2.12%) SCOM
6 24 (1.50%) Cobbler
6 24 (1.50%) Tivoli
7 21 (1.31%) Cacti
7 21 (1.31%) Salt
8 19 (1.18%) CA Wily
8 19 (1.18%) Opsview
9 15 (0.94%) FortiGate
9 15 (0.94%) Grafana
9 15 (0.94%) Graphite
10 14 (0.87%) OpenView
11 13 (0.81%) Backup Exec
11 13 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (0.75%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 10 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 290 (18.08%) VMware
2 155 (9.66%) Oracle
3 127 (7.92%) Cisco
4 109 (6.80%) Citrix
5 87 (5.42%) HP
6 51 (3.18%) Tableau
7 42 (2.62%) NetApp
8 34 (2.12%) Symantec
9 27 (1.68%) IBM
10 25 (1.56%) CA
10 25 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.56%) SolarWinds
11 24 (1.50%) Adobe
11 24 (1.50%) Splunk
12 23 (1.43%) AppDynamics
13 22 (1.37%) EnterpriseDB
14 20 (1.25%) Dell Compellent
14 20 (1.25%) SAP
15 19 (1.18%) Dell
15 19 (1.18%) Nimsoft
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £23k+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Home-Working, Flexitime, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Holidays, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Modis
Salary: BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 per annum + Chef + Free Parking + MORE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities + manage yo
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: £25,000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum team ethos, city centre
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £33k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car + certs + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31656.00 - £37768.00 per annum + Benefits / Training
Posted: 3 days ago