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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 875 937 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.92% 18.77% 19.55%
As % of the Vendors category 44.96% 40.48% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 741 803 605
Average salary £35,831 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.37% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £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
1946 2315 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.08% 46.36% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1775 1329
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 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 1 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 -1 631 £37,500 +7.14% 89
Bradford -4 128 £38,000 +16.92% 16
Halifax 0 36 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Wakefield -4 36 £27,500 -20.28% 4
Huddersfield -12 20 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Castleford +5 4 £22,500 -13.46%
Bingley - 3 - -
Keighley - 3 £25,000 -
Pontefract -3 2 £33,750 -13.46%
Elland - 2 £29,125 -
Otley - 2 £30,000 -
Pudsey -6 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 888 (47.36%) MS Excel
2 731 (38.99%) SQL Server
3 696 (37.12%) SQL
4 630 (33.60%) Windows
5 508 (27.09%) .NET
6 461 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
7 432 (23.04%) Active Directory
8 356 (18.99%) Finance
9 354 (18.88%) C#
10 330 (17.60%) MS Office
11 326 (17.39%) VMware
12 311 (16.59%) ITIL
13 306 (16.32%) MS Exchange
14 294 (15.68%) T-SQL
15 271 (14.45%) ASP.NET
16 268 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
17 258 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 256 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
19 240 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
20 236 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 232 (12.37%) SharePoint
22 194 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
23 186 (9.92%) JavaScript
24 181 (9.65%) MVC
25 172 (9.17%) Cisco
25 172 (9.17%) Project Management
25 172 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
26 165 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
27 163 (8.69%) SAN
27 163 (8.69%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 306 (16.32%) MS Exchange
2 232 (12.37%) SharePoint
3 159 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 104 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 99 (5.28%) IIS
6 88 (4.69%) Lync
7 42 (2.24%) SAS
8 41 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 34 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 30 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (1.33%) CMS
13 21 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.85%) Apache
15 15 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.69%) Documentum
16 13 (0.69%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.69%) Alfresco
17 10 (0.53%) JBoss
18 8 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 888 (47.36%) MS Excel
2 330 (17.60%) MS Office
3 90 (4.80%) MS Visio
4 69 (3.68%) MS Project
5 57 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (1.60%) SPSS
7 24 (1.28%) PowerPivot
8 13 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 104 (5.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.16%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.11%) Line 500
5 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.053%) Magento
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.053%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.053%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.47%) Office 365
2 39 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.76%) SaaS
4 8 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.27%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.11%) Yammer
7 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.11%) PaaS
7 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.053%) Heroku
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.053%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 163 (8.69%) SAN
2 141 (7.52%) DNS
3 129 (6.88%) WAN
4 125 (6.67%) LAN
5 110 (5.87%) VPN
6 95 (5.07%) DHCP
7 85 (4.53%) Internet
8 80 (4.27%) Firewall
9 79 (4.21%) TCP/IP
10 73 (3.89%) VoIP
11 49 (2.61%) Network Security
12 44 (2.35%) Wireless
13 41 (2.19%) NAS
13 41 (2.19%) Unified Communications
14 31 (1.65%) Intranet
15 24 (1.28%) BGP
16 19 (1.01%) OSPF
16 19 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (0.91%) MPLS
18 15 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 731 (38.99%) SQL Server
2 258 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 236 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 165 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 135 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 124 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
7 108 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 77 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 48 (2.56%) Relational Database
10 40 (2.13%) Big Data
11 34 (1.81%) Data Mining
12 33 (1.76%) MySQL
13 32 (1.71%) QlikView
14 26 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 20 (1.07%) OLAP
16 18 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.80%) Pentaho
19 13 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 159 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 133 (7.09%) Visual Studio
3 34 (1.81%) SoapUI
4 33 (1.76%) Moq
4 33 (1.76%) ReSharper
5 22 (1.17%) Subversion
6 15 (0.80%) Selenium
7 12 (0.64%) JIRA
7 12 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.37%) Xcode
8 7 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.27%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.21%) Toad
11 4 (0.21%) JUnit
11 4 (0.21%) NUnit
12 3 (0.16%) HP UFT
General
1 356 (18.99%) Finance
2 105 (5.60%) Retail
3 80 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 57 (3.04%) Legal
5 47 (2.51%) Marketing
6 29 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 25 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.01%) Banking
9 18 (0.96%) Back Office
10 14 (0.75%) Advertising
11 11 (0.59%) Law
12 7 (0.37%) Publishing
13 5 (0.27%) Local Government
14 4 (0.21%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.21%) Front Office
15 2 (0.11%) Electronics
15 2 (0.11%) Automotive
16 1 (0.053%) Games
16 1 (0.053%) French Language
16 1 (0.053%) German Language
Job Titles
1 460 (24.53%) Analyst
2 445 (23.73%) Developer
3 122 (6.51%) .NET Developer
4 114 (6.08%) Consultant
5 102 (5.44%) Support Analyst
6 94 (5.01%) Project Manager
7 93 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 89 (4.75%) Business Analyst
9 86 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 80 (4.27%) Service Analyst
10 80 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 77 (4.11%) DBA
11 77 (4.11%) Architect
12 74 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
13 63 (3.36%) C# Developer
14 62 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
14 62 (3.31%) SQL DBA
14 62 (3.31%) Support Engineer
15 57 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
16 55 (2.93%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (27.09%) .NET
2 271 (14.45%) ASP.NET
3 163 (8.69%) HTML
4 134 (7.15%) CSS
5 129 (6.88%) .NET Framework
6 122 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 116 (6.19%) XML
8 104 (5.55%) WCF
9 98 (5.23%) jQuery
9 98 (5.23%) Web Services
10 63 (3.36%) WPF
11 61 (3.25%) HTML5
12 50 (2.67%) Ajax
13 46 (2.45%) AngularJS
14 45 (2.40%) WinForms
14 45 (2.40%) Entity Framework
15 41 (2.19%) CSS3
16 33 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (1.44%) COM
18 25 (1.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (5.01%) Data Centre
3 66 (3.52%) Visualisation
4 57 (3.04%) Blackberry
5 49 (2.61%) Clustering
6 47 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 42 (2.24%) Replication
8 40 (2.13%) Private Cloud
9 36 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 30 (1.60%) NHS
11 29 (1.55%) Statistics
12 25 (1.33%) Mathematics
13 24 (1.28%) Computer Science
14 22 (1.17%) User Experience
15 19 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
16 18 (0.96%) Data Integration
17 16 (0.85%) Mobile App
17 16 (0.85%) Social Media
18 14 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 630 (33.60%) Windows
2 194 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 172 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 116 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 104 (5.55%) Windows 7
6 91 (4.85%) Linux
7 85 (4.53%) Windows XP
8 83 (4.43%) UNIX
9 60 (3.20%) Windows 8
10 54 (2.88%) Android
11 53 (2.83%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.43%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.37%) AIX
14 5 (0.27%) Solaris
15 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.16%) HPUX
16 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (16.59%) ITIL
3 268 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 181 (9.65%) MVC
5 172 (9.17%) Project Management
6 159 (8.48%) CRM
7 149 (7.95%) Scrum
8 120 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 91 (4.85%) Migration
9 91 (4.85%) Analytics
10 90 (4.80%) TDD
11 85 (4.53%) Service Delivery
12 81 (4.32%) Service Management
13 78 (4.16%) PRINCE2
14 75 (4.00%) ETL
15 73 (3.89%) Unit Testing
16 70 (3.73%) Data Modelling
17 69 (3.68%) OO
18 67 (3.57%) SDLC
19 66 (3.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 696 (37.12%) SQL
2 354 (18.88%) C#
3 294 (15.68%) T-SQL
4 186 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 99 (5.28%) Java
6 68 (3.63%) VB.NET
7 64 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 61 (3.25%) VB
9 44 (2.35%) C++
10 31 (1.65%) Python
11 30 (1.60%) R
12 28 (1.49%) PHP
13 25 (1.33%) C
13 25 (1.33%) VBA
14 15 (0.80%) MATLAB
15 13 (0.69%) VBScript
16 12 (0.64%) VB6
16 12 (0.64%) X++
17 11 (0.59%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 256 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (6.72%) Degree
3 78 (4.16%) MCSE
4 67 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (3.20%) MCP
6 56 (2.99%) ISEB
7 49 (2.61%) Security Cleared
8 44 (2.35%) CCNA
8 44 (2.35%) MCSA
9 41 (2.19%) MCTS
10 38 (2.03%) SC Cleared
11 31 (1.65%) ISTQB
11 31 (1.65%) MCDST
12 30 (1.60%) CCNP
13 21 (1.12%) MCITP
14 20 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (0.80%) CCA
16 15 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.27%) QA
2 66 (3.52%) SLA
3 43 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.21%) HL7
7 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) BS25999
9 1 (0.053%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.053%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 432 (23.04%) Active Directory
2 240 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 76 (4.05%) XenApp
5 53 (2.83%) vSphere
6 44 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 35 (1.87%) XenServer
8 16 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.75%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.43%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.32%) HDFS
15 5 (0.27%) UAG
15 5 (0.27%) ProxySG
15 5 (0.27%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.16%) Xen
16 3 (0.16%) KVM
17 2 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (3.41%) SCCM
2 34 (1.81%) SCOM
3 23 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 16 (0.85%) WSUS
6 14 (0.75%) AirWatch
7 11 (0.59%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.37%) Nagios
9 6 (0.32%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.32%) Opsview
10 4 (0.21%) DameWare
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.16%) SnapMirror
11 3 (0.16%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.11%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 326 (17.39%) VMware
2 172 (9.17%) Cisco
3 149 (7.95%) Citrix
4 110 (5.87%) HP
5 84 (4.48%) Oracle
6 58 (3.09%) NetApp
7 51 (2.72%) Business Objects
8 48 (2.56%) Apple
9 45 (2.40%) Tableau
10 43 (2.29%) IBM
11 34 (1.81%) CheckPoint
11 34 (1.81%) Symantec
12 32 (1.71%) SAP
12 32 (1.71%) EMC
13 27 (1.44%) Dell
14 22 (1.17%) Cognos
14 22 (1.17%) Riverbed
15 21 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
16 17 (0.91%) CommVault
17 16 (0.85%) Avaya
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