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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 996 921 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.68% 21.91% 18.62%
As % of the Vendors category 40.65% 44.97% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 820 767 635
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
2450 2048 1775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 48.42% 48.73% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 1621 1448
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -1 664 £35,000 +4.47% 94
Bradford +2 138 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Halifax -5 35 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Wakefield -9 35 £25,000 -13.04% 5
Wetherby +6 23 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Huddersfield +7 21 £32,500 -14.47% 5
Castleford - 5 £28,500 - 1
Dewsbury -1 3 £19,000 -36.66% 3
Brighouse 0 2 £33,000 +10.00%
Mirfield - 2 £35,000 - 1
Pontefract +3 1 £26,500 -
Otley +1 1 £30,000 -
Cleckheaton - 1 £26,000 -
Bingley - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 877 (46.30%) MS Excel
2 725 (38.28%) Windows
3 706 (37.28%) SQL Server
4 676 (35.69%) SQL
5 526 (27.77%) Active Directory
6 462 (24.39%) .NET
7 379 (20.01%) C#
8 369 (19.48%) VMware
9 368 (19.43%) Finance
10 356 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
11 335 (17.69%) MS Office
12 320 (16.90%) ITIL
13 284 (14.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 280 (14.78%) MS Exchange
15 273 (14.41%) SharePoint
16 271 (14.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 267 (14.10%) ASP.NET
18 266 (14.04%) T-SQL
19 250 (13.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 248 (13.09%) Citrix
21 246 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
22 237 (12.51%) Windows Server 2008
23 236 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 210 (11.09%) SQL Server 2008
25 205 (10.82%) SAN
26 188 (9.93%) Cisco
27 183 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
28 182 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
29 174 (9.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 171 (9.03%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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
1 280 (14.78%) MS Exchange
2 273 (14.41%) SharePoint
3 133 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 108 (5.70%) IIS
5 89 (4.70%) Lync
6 64 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
7 61 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 55 (2.90%) Apache
9 44 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 34 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 29 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
13 28 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (1.16%) WebSphere
14 22 (1.16%) SAS
15 15 (0.79%) CMS
16 13 (0.69%) NServiceBus
17 11 (0.58%) Tomcat
18 9 (0.48%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 877 (46.30%) MS Excel
2 335 (17.69%) MS Office
3 83 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.90%) MS Project
6 15 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.63%) PowerPivot
8 11 (0.58%) FreeHand
8 11 (0.58%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 76 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.16%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.11%) Line 500
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.053%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.053%) Bond Adapt
8 1 (0.053%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.053%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.96%) Office 365
2 28 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.21%) SaaS
3 4 (0.21%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.053%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (10.82%) SAN
2 126 (6.65%) DNS
3 92 (4.86%) LAN
4 90 (4.75%) WAN
5 87 (4.59%) Firewall
6 71 (3.75%) DHCP
7 69 (3.64%) TCP/IP
8 57 (3.01%) Internet
9 43 (2.27%) VPN
10 40 (2.11%) VoIP
11 38 (2.01%) NAS
12 31 (1.64%) Unified Communications
13 29 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (1.21%) Wireless
15 22 (1.16%) WAAS
16 20 (1.06%) Network Security
17 17 (0.90%) FTP
18 16 (0.84%) SMTP
18 16 (0.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (37.28%) SQL Server
2 250 (13.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 236 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 210 (11.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 174 (9.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 149 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
7 127 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 126 (6.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 55 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 38 (2.01%) OLAP
11 37 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 30 (1.58%) MS Access
13 26 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
15 23 (1.21%) Big Data
15 23 (1.21%) MySQL
16 22 (1.16%) RDBMS
17 21 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
18 16 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
19 13 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 138 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.32%) JIRA
4 24 (1.27%) SpecFlow
5 21 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 20 (1.06%) Selenium
7 17 (0.90%) ReSharper
7 17 (0.90%) Subversion
8 16 (0.84%) Moq
9 15 (0.79%) SoapUI
10 14 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.53%) Ant
11 10 (0.53%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (0.42%) NUnit
12 8 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (0.42%) FitNesse
12 8 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 368 (19.43%) Finance
2 99 (5.23%) Retail
3 69 (3.64%) Legal
4 42 (2.22%) Marketing
5 40 (2.11%) Banking
6 34 (1.80%) Advertising
7 31 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.63%) Publishing
11 10 (0.53%) French Language
12 7 (0.37%) Law
13 4 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.21%) Billing
14 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.11%) Back Office
15 2 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 481 (25.40%) Analyst
2 460 (24.29%) Developer
3 218 (11.51%) Support Analyst
4 120 (6.34%) .NET Developer
5 108 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 99 (5.23%) Consultant
7 96 (5.07%) Senior Developer
8 91 (4.80%) Architect
9 90 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
10 89 (4.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 86 (4.54%) Applications Support
12 83 (4.38%) Support Engineer
13 80 (4.22%) Software Developer
14 75 (3.96%) IT Support
15 64 (3.38%) Project Manager
15 64 (3.38%) Service Analyst
16 63 (3.33%) SQL Developer
17 60 (3.17%) Technical Support
17 60 (3.17%) DBA
18 59 (3.12%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (24.39%) .NET
2 267 (14.10%) ASP.NET
3 171 (9.03%) .NET Framework
4 154 (8.13%) HTML
5 136 (7.18%) XML
6 133 (7.02%) CSS
7 125 (6.60%) WCF
8 115 (6.07%) jQuery
9 104 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 99 (5.23%) Web Services
11 81 (4.28%) WPF
12 73 (3.85%) WinForms
13 57 (3.01%) Ajax
14 54 (2.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 35 (1.85%) HTML5
16 32 (1.69%) MDX
17 28 (1.48%) SOAP
18 26 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 24 (1.27%) COM
20 21 (1.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 68 (3.59%) Clustering
4 59 (3.12%) Blackberry
5 47 (2.48%) Replication
6 43 (2.27%) NHS
7 41 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (1.69%) Statistics
9 31 (1.64%) Data Integration
10 26 (1.37%) User Experience
11 25 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 21 (1.11%) PKI
13 20 (1.06%) Computer Science
14 19 (1.00%) PMI
15 17 (0.90%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.84%) Mathematics
17 14 (0.74%) Visualisation
18 12 (0.63%) Celerra
18 12 (0.63%) FlexPod
18 12 (0.63%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 725 (38.28%) Windows
2 237 (12.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 183 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 136 (7.18%) UNIX
5 121 (6.39%) Linux
6 119 (6.28%) Windows 7
7 96 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 82 (4.33%) Windows XP
9 55 (2.90%) Windows 8
10 27 (1.43%) Android
11 26 (1.37%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.74%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.48%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.37%) CentOS
16 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.26%) Debian
16 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (16.90%) ITIL
3 246 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
4 171 (9.03%) Project Management
5 154 (8.13%) MVC
6 145 (7.66%) ETL
7 123 (6.49%) Scrum
8 101 (5.33%) CRM
9 99 (5.23%) OO
10 95 (5.02%) PRINCE2
11 92 (4.86%) E-Commerce
12 82 (4.33%) Service Management
13 79 (4.17%) Unit Testing
14 77 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 72 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
16 68 (3.59%) Change Control
17 67 (3.54%) Mentoring
18 64 (3.38%) Migration
19 63 (3.33%) Workflow
20 59 (3.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 676 (35.69%) SQL
2 379 (20.01%) C#
3 266 (14.04%) T-SQL
4 167 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 76 (4.01%) PowerShell
6 72 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 66 (3.48%) VB
8 65 (3.43%) Java
9 54 (2.85%) VBA
10 30 (1.58%) C
11 28 (1.48%) C++
12 23 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.00%) VB6
15 18 (0.95%) PHP
16 9 (0.48%) VBScript
17 6 (0.32%) XAML
17 6 (0.32%) Perl
18 4 (0.21%) Python
19 3 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 271 (14.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 166 (8.76%) MCSE
3 160 (8.45%) Degree
4 94 (4.96%) MCITP
5 84 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 69 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (3.38%) MCSA
8 53 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
9 50 (2.64%) MCP
10 49 (2.59%) CCA
10 49 (2.59%) MCTS
11 43 (2.27%) CCNA
12 39 (2.06%) ISEB
13 31 (1.64%) Security Cleared
14 30 (1.58%) NCDA
15 27 (1.43%) ISTQB
16 26 (1.37%) CCNP
17 24 (1.27%) VTSP
18 22 (1.16%) NCIE
18 22 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.39%) SLA
2 63 (3.33%) QA
3 15 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.26%) HL7
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 526 (27.77%) Active Directory
2 284 (14.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (8.29%) Hyper-V
4 94 (4.96%) XenApp
5 73 (3.85%) vSphere
6 52 (2.75%) XenServer
7 51 (2.69%) XenDesktop
8 44 (2.32%) VMware ESX
9 22 (1.16%) vCloud
10 13 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.37%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.32%) UAG
14 5 (0.26%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.26%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.21%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 107 (5.65%) SCCM
2 56 (2.96%) SCOM
3 24 (1.27%) NetBackup
4 18 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 15 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (0.69%) WSUS
6 13 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 10 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.42%) SCDPM
10 8 (0.42%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.37%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.26%) Sysprep
12 5 (0.26%) MIIS
13 3 (0.16%) WMI
13 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.16%) PureDisk
13 3 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 369 (19.48%) VMware
2 248 (13.09%) Citrix
3 188 (9.93%) Cisco
4 127 (6.71%) Oracle
5 104 (5.49%) HP
6 97 (5.12%) NetApp
7 63 (3.33%) EMC
8 54 (2.85%) Symantec
9 36 (1.90%) Dell
10 33 (1.74%) Apple
11 31 (1.64%) CommVault
12 30 (1.58%) IBM
12 30 (1.58%) Google
13 27 (1.43%) AppSense
14 24 (1.27%) CheckPoint
15 23 (1.21%) Red Hat
16 21 (1.11%) Adobe
16 21 (1.11%) SolarWinds
17 20 (1.06%) Avaya
18 19 (1.00%) SAP
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago