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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 895 909 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.74% 18.66% 17.02%
As % of the Vendors category 44.09% 39.66% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 749 740 524
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
2030 2292 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.50% 47.04% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1692 1274
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £24,428
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 647 £37,500 +7.14% 75
Bradford -4 121 £38,000 +8.57% 8
Halifax +3 37 £27,500 +12.24% 3
Wakefield -4 29 £27,250 -0.90% 2
Huddersfield 0 25 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Castleford +5 5 £22,500 -13.46%
Elland - 5 £29,125 - 1
Pontefract -1 3 £30,000 -23.07%
Brighouse -3 3 £24,000 +20.00%
Keighley - 3 £25,000 -
Bingley - 3 £22,500 -
Otley - 2 £30,000 -
Pudsey -3 1 - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 882 (48.60%) MS Excel
2 701 (38.62%) SQL Server
3 690 (38.02%) SQL
4 588 (32.40%) Windows
5 511 (28.15%) .NET
6 477 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
7 385 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 337 (18.57%) Finance
9 325 (17.91%) C#
10 321 (17.69%) VMware
11 316 (17.41%) MS Office
12 285 (15.70%) T-SQL
12 285 (15.70%) ITIL
13 284 (15.65%) MS Exchange
14 270 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 252 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
16 238 (13.11%) ASP.NET
17 236 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 231 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 227 (12.51%) VMware Infrastructure
20 210 (11.57%) SharePoint
21 178 (9.81%) Windows Server 2012
22 177 (9.75%) JavaScript
23 173 (9.53%) Cisco
24 170 (9.37%) Project Management
24 170 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
25 164 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
25 164 (9.04%) Scrum
26 158 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
27 151 (8.32%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 284 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 210 (11.57%) SharePoint
3 150 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 102 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 94 (5.18%) IIS
6 85 (4.68%) Lync
7 45 (2.48%) SAS
8 31 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 30 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (1.49%) CMS
11 22 (1.21%) Apache
12 21 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (0.72%) Documentum
13 13 (0.72%) IBM Notes
13 13 (0.72%) Alfresco
13 13 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.55%) JBoss
15 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 882 (48.60%) MS Excel
2 316 (17.41%) MS Office
3 81 (4.46%) MS Visio
4 65 (3.58%) MS Project
5 57 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (1.54%) PowerPivot
7 27 (1.49%) SPSS
8 10 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.17%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.055%) InDesign
11 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 97 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.11%) Line 500
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.055%) Magento
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.58%) Office 365
2 46 (2.53%) SaaS
3 41 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.28%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.055%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.055%) Heroku
8 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.055%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 151 (8.32%) SAN
2 135 (7.44%) DNS
3 128 (7.05%) WAN
4 119 (6.56%) LAN
5 108 (5.95%) VPN
6 91 (5.01%) DHCP
7 78 (4.30%) TCP/IP
8 76 (4.19%) Firewall
9 75 (4.13%) Internet
10 70 (3.86%) VoIP
11 48 (2.64%) Wireless
12 47 (2.59%) Network Security
13 44 (2.42%) NAS
14 42 (2.31%) Unified Communications
15 31 (1.71%) Intranet
16 25 (1.38%) BGP
17 22 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (1.10%) OSPF
19 18 (0.99%) MPLS
20 15 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (38.62%) SQL Server
2 270 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 231 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 158 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 135 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 132 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
7 122 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 50 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 49 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
11 39 (2.15%) Data Mining
12 32 (1.76%) MySQL
13 30 (1.65%) Big Data
14 28 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 28 (1.54%) QlikView
15 24 (1.32%) OLAP
16 18 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
17 16 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.83%) Pentaho
19 12 (0.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 164 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 136 (7.49%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.38%) SoapUI
4 24 (1.32%) Moq
4 24 (1.32%) ReSharper
5 19 (1.05%) Selenium
6 15 (0.83%) JIRA
7 14 (0.77%) Subversion
8 12 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (0.44%) Git (software)
11 6 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (0.33%) Xcode
11 6 (0.33%) Toad
12 5 (0.28%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.22%) JUnit
13 4 (0.22%) NUnit
14 3 (0.17%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.17%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 337 (18.57%) Finance
2 80 (4.41%) Retail
3 72 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.03%) Marketing
5 45 (2.48%) Legal
6 26 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 24 (1.32%) Back Office
8 18 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.88%) Banking
10 13 (0.72%) Law
11 7 (0.39%) Advertising
11 7 (0.39%) Publishing
12 6 (0.33%) Electronics
13 5 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.28%) Local Government
14 4 (0.22%) Front Office
15 3 (0.17%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.11%) Automotive
16 2 (0.11%) German Language
16 2 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 435 (23.97%) Analyst
2 425 (23.42%) Developer
3 115 (6.34%) Consultant
4 113 (6.23%) .NET Developer
5 103 (5.67%) Business Analyst
6 95 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 90 (4.96%) Senior Developer
8 87 (4.79%) Support Analyst
8 87 (4.79%) DBA
8 87 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 82 (4.52%) Project Manager
10 74 (4.08%) Service Analyst
11 68 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
12 64 (3.53%) SQL DBA
12 64 (3.53%) Support Engineer
13 63 (3.47%) Architect
13 63 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
14 61 (3.36%) Business Systems Analyst
15 60 (3.31%) Administrator
16 57 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (28.15%) .NET
2 238 (13.11%) ASP.NET
3 149 (8.21%) HTML
4 126 (6.94%) CSS
5 107 (5.90%) XML
6 104 (5.73%) .NET Framework
7 103 (5.67%) Web Services
8 100 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 92 (5.07%) WCF
10 88 (4.85%) jQuery
11 52 (2.87%) WPF
12 51 (2.81%) HTML5
13 41 (2.26%) Ajax
13 41 (2.26%) AngularJS
14 40 (2.20%) Entity Framework
15 39 (2.15%) COM
16 35 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (1.82%) CSS3
18 30 (1.65%) WinForms
19 23 (1.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.91%) Data Centre
3 65 (3.58%) Visualisation
4 52 (2.87%) Clustering
5 41 (2.26%) Replication
6 40 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.20%) Blackberry
7 38 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 30 (1.65%) Statistics
10 29 (1.60%) NHS
10 29 (1.60%) Private Cloud
11 26 (1.43%) Computer Science
12 24 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 24 (1.32%) Social Media
13 23 (1.27%) User Experience
14 21 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (1.10%) Data Integration
16 18 (0.99%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 588 (32.40%) Windows
2 178 (9.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 170 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (5.51%) Windows 7
5 97 (5.34%) Linux
6 95 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (3.91%) Windows XP
8 70 (3.86%) UNIX
9 54 (2.98%) Windows 8
10 47 (2.59%) Android
11 46 (2.53%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
12 10 (0.55%) AIX
13 9 (0.50%) Solaris
13 9 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.44%) HPUX
15 7 (0.39%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.28%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (15.70%) ITIL
3 252 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
4 170 (9.37%) Project Management
5 164 (9.04%) Scrum
6 151 (8.32%) MVC
7 148 (8.15%) CRM
8 127 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 91 (5.01%) Migration
9 91 (5.01%) Analytics
10 89 (4.90%) ETL
11 84 (4.63%) Service Delivery
12 79 (4.35%) TDD
13 74 (4.08%) Data Modelling
14 73 (4.02%) Service Management
15 66 (3.64%) Business Analysis
16 65 (3.58%) Software Delivery
17 64 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
18 63 (3.47%) Mentoring
18 63 (3.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 690 (38.02%) SQL
2 325 (17.91%) C#
3 285 (15.70%) T-SQL
4 177 (9.75%) JavaScript
5 86 (4.74%) Java
6 78 (4.30%) PowerShell
7 67 (3.69%) VB
8 61 (3.36%) VB.NET
9 43 (2.37%) C++
10 34 (1.87%) PHP
11 32 (1.76%) Python
12 30 (1.65%) C
13 27 (1.49%) R
14 22 (1.21%) VB6
15 18 (0.99%) VBA
16 16 (0.88%) VBScript
17 13 (0.72%) X++
18 12 (0.66%) MATLAB
19 11 (0.61%) PL/SQL
20 10 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 236 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (6.28%) Degree
3 74 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (3.80%) MCSE
5 56 (3.09%) ISEB
6 51 (2.81%) CCNA
7 50 (2.75%) MCP
8 40 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 37 (2.04%) CCNP
10 32 (1.76%) MCTS
11 31 (1.71%) MCSA
12 27 (1.49%) SC Cleared
13 26 (1.43%) ISTQB
13 26 (1.43%) MCITP
14 24 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (1.32%) MCDST
15 18 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.77%) ACCA
16 14 (0.77%) CIMA
16 14 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.13%) QA
2 56 (3.09%) SLA
3 48 (2.64%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.33%) HL7
7 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) BS25999
9 1 (0.055%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.055%) Solvency II
System Software
1 385 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 227 (12.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 56 (3.09%) vSphere
5 54 (2.98%) XenApp
6 42 (2.31%) VMware ESX
7 26 (1.43%) XenServer
8 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (0.72%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.66%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.50%) Xen
11 9 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.44%) KVM
13 7 (0.39%) UAG
13 7 (0.39%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.28%) HDFS
14 5 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.11%) NFS
16 2 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 76 (4.19%) SCCM
2 39 (2.15%) SCOM
3 20 (1.10%) WSUS
4 18 (0.99%) Backup Exec
5 13 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (0.55%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.39%) Nagios
7 7 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.22%) Opsview
10 3 (0.17%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.17%) SnapMirror
10 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.17%) DameWare
11 2 (0.11%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.11%) Cacti
11 2 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 321 (17.69%) VMware
2 173 (9.53%) Cisco
3 127 (7.00%) Citrix
4 104 (5.73%) HP
5 79 (4.35%) Oracle
6 58 (3.20%) NetApp
7 47 (2.59%) Tableau
8 42 (2.31%) Apple
9 41 (2.26%) IBM
10 32 (1.76%) SAP
11 27 (1.49%) EMC
12 26 (1.43%) Symantec
13 23 (1.27%) CheckPoint
14 21 (1.16%) Cognos
14 21 (1.16%) Riverbed
15 19 (1.05%) Dell
16 18 (0.99%) Google
17 16 (0.88%) Avaya
18 15 (0.83%) Sophos
18 15 (0.83%) Meraki
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + pensions, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Great Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago