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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 704 934 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.03% 19.48% 18.81%
As % of the Vendors category 45.63% 45.34% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 631 776 749
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1543 2060 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.52% 42.97% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1660 1690
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 487 £38,000 +1.33% 71
Bradford +1 83 £39,000 +2.63% 11
Wakefield +3 43 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Halifax +2 34 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Wetherby - 10 £35,000 - 3
Huddersfield -6 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Ossett - 7 £25,000 -
Mirfield - 4 £26,000 -
Elland -1 3 £33,992 +16.70%
Castleford -2 3 £21,500 -4.44%
Dewsbury +6 1 £30,000 +50.00%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 613 (40.20%) SQL Server
2 584 (38.30%) SQL
3 562 (36.85%) MS Excel
4 550 (36.07%) Windows
5 417 (27.34%) Active Directory
6 368 (24.13%) .NET
7 337 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
8 318 (20.85%) VMware
9 307 (20.13%) C#
10 303 (19.87%) Windows Server
11 277 (18.16%) MS Office
12 269 (17.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 268 (17.57%) ITIL
14 233 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 216 (14.16%) Finance
16 214 (14.03%) MS Exchange
17 201 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
18 183 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 178 (11.67%) T-SQL
20 164 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 159 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
22 158 (10.36%) Oracle
23 156 (10.23%) Citrix
23 156 (10.23%) MVC
24 151 (9.90%) ASP.NET
25 150 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
26 148 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
27 146 (9.57%) SharePoint
27 146 (9.57%) SAN
28 144 (9.44%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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
1 214 (14.03%) MS Exchange
2 146 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 131 (8.59%) IIS
4 106 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (4.20%) Skype for Business
6 37 (2.43%) CloudStack
6 37 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (2.16%) CMS
8 28 (1.84%) Apache
9 27 (1.77%) OpenStack
9 27 (1.77%) WebLogic
10 25 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (1.64%) JBoss
10 25 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (1.31%) SAS
12 20 (1.31%) Tomcat
13 19 (1.25%) Confluence
13 19 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
14 15 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 562 (36.85%) MS Excel
2 277 (18.16%) MS Office
3 53 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.85%) MS Project
4 13 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.33%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.33%) XMetaL
7 4 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.26%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.26%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 62 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.20%) Primavera
5 2 (0.13%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.066%) FastStats
6 1 (0.066%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 148 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (6.36%) Office 365
3 28 (1.84%) PaaS
4 27 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.25%) SaaS
6 8 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.46%) IaaS
8 6 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.066%) AdWords
10 1 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.066%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 146 (9.57%) SAN
2 122 (8.00%) Firewall
3 115 (7.54%) DNS
4 95 (6.23%) DHCP
5 79 (5.18%) LAN
6 68 (4.46%) WAN
7 60 (3.93%) TCP/IP
8 57 (3.74%) VPN
9 45 (2.95%) NAS
10 36 (2.36%) Internet
11 27 (1.77%) Network Security
12 26 (1.70%) VoIP
13 24 (1.57%) Skype
14 17 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (0.98%) Intranet
15 15 (0.98%) Wireless
16 14 (0.92%) IP Telephony
17 10 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
18 7 (0.46%) EIGRP
18 7 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (40.20%) SQL Server
2 183 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 164 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 144 (9.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 134 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 103 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 91 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 53 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 38 (2.49%) MySQL
11 37 (2.43%) Hadoop
12 36 (2.36%) Big Data
13 34 (2.23%) NoSQL
14 33 (2.16%) Power BI
15 29 (1.90%) Oracle Database
16 26 (1.70%) OLAP
16 26 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
16 26 (1.70%) SSDT
17 20 (1.31%) Relational Database
18 19 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 136 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 111 (7.28%) Visual Studio
3 56 (3.67%) Selenium
3 56 (3.67%) SoapUI
4 43 (2.82%) JIRA
5 28 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (1.31%) Git (software)
7 18 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 14 (0.92%) SpecFlow
9 11 (0.72%) FitNesse
10 10 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.59%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.46%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.39%) NUnit
13 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.33%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.33%) Subversion
15 3 (0.20%) HP UFT
15 3 (0.20%) ReSharper
General
1 216 (14.16%) Finance
2 59 (3.87%) Legal
3 53 (3.48%) Retail
4 39 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.49%) Marketing
6 36 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.64%) Law
8 24 (1.57%) Back Office
8 24 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (1.31%) Games
10 18 (1.18%) Electronics
10 18 (1.18%) Publishing
11 13 (0.85%) Banking
12 11 (0.72%) Advertising
13 8 (0.52%) Local Government
14 7 (0.46%) German Language
15 6 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.26%) Front Office
17 2 (0.13%) Automotive
17 2 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 391 (25.64%) Analyst
2 368 (24.13%) Developer
3 157 (10.30%) Support Analyst
4 155 (10.16%) .NET Developer
5 117 (7.67%) SQL Developer
6 93 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 89 (5.84%) C# Developer
8 87 (5.70%) IT Support
9 81 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 74 (4.85%) Applications Support
11 67 (4.39%) Senior Developer
12 66 (4.33%) IT Analyst
13 65 (4.26%) Administrator
14 64 (4.20%) DBA
15 63 (4.13%) Applications Support Analyst
16 62 (4.07%) Architect
17 60 (3.93%) Consultant
17 60 (3.93%) SQL Server Developer
18 59 (3.87%) SSIS Developer
19 58 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (24.13%) .NET
2 151 (9.90%) ASP.NET
3 118 (7.74%) .NET Framework
4 116 (7.61%) HTML
4 116 (7.61%) Web Services
5 108 (7.08%) WCF
6 94 (6.16%) XML
7 79 (5.18%) CSS
8 71 (4.66%) jQuery
9 60 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 49 (3.21%) Entity Framework
12 36 (2.36%) AngularJS
12 36 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 36 (2.36%) SOAP
13 35 (2.30%) HTML5
14 33 (2.16%) JSON
15 29 (1.90%) CSS3
16 21 (1.38%) REST
16 21 (1.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 42 (2.75%) Clustering
4 38 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 26 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.51%) Replication
7 23 (1.51%) Visualisation
8 21 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.31%) Data Integration
10 19 (1.25%) e-Learning
11 18 (1.18%) Blackberry
11 18 (1.18%) Driving Licence
12 16 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.72%) Statistics
15 10 (0.66%) iPad
15 10 (0.66%) iPhone
15 10 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 550 (36.07%) Windows
2 303 (19.87%) Windows Server
3 201 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 150 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 136 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 117 (7.67%) Windows 7
7 97 (6.36%) Linux
8 80 (5.25%) Unix
9 52 (3.41%) Windows XP
10 36 (2.36%) Windows 8
11 29 (1.90%) Windows 10
12 19 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.92%) Android
15 13 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.39%) AIX
18 5 (0.33%) OS/390
18 5 (0.33%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (17.57%) ITIL
3 159 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
4 156 (10.23%) MVC
5 139 (9.11%) Scrum
6 120 (7.87%) Project Management
7 103 (6.75%) ETL
8 89 (5.84%) CRM
9 77 (5.05%) E-Commerce
10 73 (4.79%) DevOps
11 72 (4.72%) High Availability
12 68 (4.46%) Migration
13 67 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (4.39%) SDLC
14 65 (4.26%) Time Management
15 64 (4.20%) SOA
16 61 (4.00%) TDD
17 60 (3.93%) Mentoring
18 59 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 59 (3.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 584 (38.30%) SQL
2 307 (20.13%) C#
3 178 (11.67%) T-SQL
4 131 (8.59%) PowerShell
5 117 (7.67%) JavaScript
6 60 (3.93%) Java
7 53 (3.48%) Python
8 45 (2.95%) VB.NET
9 38 (2.49%) Ruby
10 36 (2.36%) Bash Shell
11 26 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.18%) VB
13 11 (0.72%) Perl
13 11 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.72%) VBA
14 7 (0.46%) COBOL
14 7 (0.46%) PHP
15 6 (0.39%) C
15 6 (0.39%) JCL
16 4 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 269 (17.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (7.61%) Degree
3 104 (6.82%) MCSE
4 55 (3.61%) MCP
5 50 (3.28%) MCSA
6 40 (2.62%) ISTQB
7 37 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 33 (2.16%) ISEB
10 32 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (2.10%) MCITP
11 26 (1.70%) CCNA
12 24 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 23 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (0.85%) MCTS
14 13 (0.85%) Security Cleared
15 12 (0.79%) MCDST
16 10 (0.66%) CCA
17 8 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 6 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.59%) SLA
2 58 (3.80%) QA
3 40 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.33%) COBIT
6 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) DICOM
7 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.20%) HL7
8 1 (0.066%) SDET
System Software
1 417 (27.34%) Active Directory
2 233 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 64 (4.20%) vSphere
5 62 (4.07%) XenApp
6 38 (2.49%) XenDesktop
7 33 (2.16%) Xen
7 33 (2.16%) XenServer
8 28 (1.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 28 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (1.38%) Terminal Server
10 19 (1.25%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.52%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.33%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.26%) KVM
16 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.13%) GlusterFS
16 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 96 (6.30%) SCCM
2 71 (4.66%) SCOM
3 38 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (2.10%) Puppet
5 26 (1.70%) CA Wily
6 25 (1.64%) Cobbler
6 25 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 21 (1.38%) Nagios
8 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 15 (0.98%) OpenView
9 14 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 14 (0.92%) Opsview
9 14 (0.92%) WSUS
10 11 (0.72%) Cacti
10 11 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 11 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.72%) Salt
11 10 (0.66%) FortiGate
11 10 (0.66%) Grafana
11 10 (0.66%) Graphite
Vendors
1 318 (20.85%) VMware
2 158 (10.36%) Oracle
3 156 (10.23%) Citrix
4 132 (8.66%) Cisco
5 85 (5.57%) HP
6 44 (2.89%) IBM
7 43 (2.82%) NetApp
8 33 (2.16%) CA
9 28 (1.84%) Avaya
10 26 (1.70%) Nimsoft
11 25 (1.64%) EnterpriseDB
12 24 (1.57%) Tableau
13 22 (1.44%) SolarWinds
14 21 (1.38%) Dell
15 20 (1.31%) Red Hat
16 19 (1.25%) Sitecore
17 18 (1.18%) 3PAR
17 18 (1.18%) Symantec
18 16 (1.05%) Apple
19 14 (0.92%) AppDynamics
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 38,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 5% BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Normanton, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 30000 - 35000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Strong Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38500.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago