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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 885 604 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.04% 16.53% 20.73%
As % of the Vendors category 37.01% 35.08% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 695 532 663
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
2391 1722 1798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 48.75% 47.11% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1366 1446
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +2 629 £35,000 +7.69% 74
Bradford +7 88 £35,500 +1.42% 18
Wakefield +4 82 £27,000 -22.85% 5
Halifax -5 23 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Huddersfield -2 16 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Cleckheaton 0 7 £24,000 +33.33%
Pontefract +6 4 £28,000 -26.31% 1
Ossett - 4 - -
Brighouse +1 3 £20,000 -33.33%
Castleford -3 1 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Ilkley -3 1 £33,000 +26.92%
Wetherby -8 1 £44,000 +114.63% 2
Batley - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 804 (43.51%) MS Excel
2 756 (40.91%) Windows
3 749 (40.53%) SQL Server
4 652 (35.28%) SQL
5 495 (26.79%) .NET
6 479 (25.92%) Active Directory
7 373 (20.18%) C#
8 331 (17.91%) VMware
9 321 (17.37%) MS Office
10 303 (16.40%) Finance
11 288 (15.58%) T-SQL
12 282 (15.26%) MS Exchange
13 263 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
14 254 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 247 (13.37%) ITIL
16 241 (13.04%) ASP.NET
17 234 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
18 230 (12.45%) Citrix
19 223 (12.07%) SharePoint
20 221 (11.96%) Cisco
20 221 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 219 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
22 208 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 205 (11.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 187 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
25 170 (9.20%) Scrum
26 169 (9.15%) MCSE
27 168 (9.09%) Project Management
28 166 (8.98%) Degree
29 162 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 282 (15.26%) MS Exchange
2 223 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 117 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 112 (6.06%) Lync
5 104 (5.63%) IIS
6 67 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (2.92%) Apache
8 52 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 44 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 40 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
11 39 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
12 36 (1.95%) WebSphere
13 32 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 27 (1.46%) Tomcat
15 25 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
16 24 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 20 (1.08%) MQSeries
18 19 (1.03%) SAS
19 13 (0.70%) CMS
19 13 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 804 (43.51%) MS Excel
2 321 (17.37%) MS Office
3 50 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.52%) MS Project
6 13 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.70%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.32%) SPSS
8 4 (0.22%) FreeHand
8 4 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 35 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.16%) Line 500
6 3 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.11%) Magento
7 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.054%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.054%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.90%) Office 365
2 28 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.38%) SaaS
4 6 (0.32%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 146 (7.90%) DNS
2 143 (7.74%) SAN
3 113 (6.11%) Firewall
4 106 (5.74%) DHCP
5 95 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 82 (4.44%) Internet
7 76 (4.11%) LAN
8 68 (3.68%) WAN
9 56 (3.03%) VPN
10 48 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
11 40 (2.16%) NAS
12 38 (2.06%) Unified Communications
13 29 (1.57%) MPLS
14 28 (1.52%) Wireless
15 25 (1.35%) OSPF
16 24 (1.30%) BGP
17 22 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
18 17 (0.92%) EIGRP
18 17 (0.92%) VoIP
18 17 (0.92%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 749 (40.53%) SQL Server
2 219 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 208 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 205 (11.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 148 (8.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 134 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 128 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 111 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
9 73 (3.95%) Relational Database
10 44 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 40 (2.16%) RDBMS
12 26 (1.41%) Oracle Database
13 24 (1.30%) OLAP
14 16 (0.87%) MS Access
14 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
15 15 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.76%) DTS
16 14 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
17 12 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 162 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 93 (5.03%) Visual Studio
3 34 (1.84%) SpecFlow
4 30 (1.62%) Selenium
5 25 (1.35%) JIRA
6 24 (1.30%) Subversion
7 21 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 20 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 16 (0.87%) FitNesse
9 16 (0.87%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.81%) NUnit
11 13 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (0.60%) Hudson
13 10 (0.54%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.54%) ReSharper
14 9 (0.49%) Ant
14 9 (0.49%) MSTest
14 9 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (0.38%) Moq
General
1 303 (16.40%) Finance
2 70 (3.79%) Retail
3 62 (3.35%) Legal
4 46 (2.49%) Banking
5 39 (2.11%) Marketing
6 24 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.24%) Advertising
8 17 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 11 (0.60%) Law
10 6 (0.32%) Publishing
10 6 (0.32%) French Language
11 5 (0.27%) Local Government
11 5 (0.27%) Billing
11 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.22%) Back Office
13 2 (0.11%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.054%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.054%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.054%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 488 (26.41%) Developer
2 412 (22.29%) Analyst
3 161 (8.71%) Support Analyst
4 139 (7.52%) .NET Developer
5 114 (6.17%) SQL Developer
6 104 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 102 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 96 (5.19%) Consultant
9 92 (4.98%) Support Engineer
10 74 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 74 (4.00%) C# Developer
11 69 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 65 (3.52%) Architect
13 64 (3.46%) IT Support
14 61 (3.30%) DBA
15 60 (3.25%) Project Manager
16 58 (3.14%) Technical Support
17 57 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
17 57 (3.08%) Team Leader
18 52 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (26.79%) .NET
2 241 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 147 (7.95%) HTML
4 145 (7.85%) .NET Framework
5 118 (6.39%) CSS
6 114 (6.17%) XML
7 106 (5.74%) WCF
8 103 (5.57%) Web Services
9 100 (5.41%) jQuery
10 91 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 91 (4.92%) WinForms
11 87 (4.71%) WPF
12 53 (2.87%) HTML5
13 41 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 38 (2.06%) MDX
15 36 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 31 (1.68%) CSS3
16 31 (1.68%) SOAP
16 31 (1.68%) XSD
17 28 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 97 (5.25%) Clustering
2 65 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 63 (3.41%) Blackberry
4 44 (2.38%) NHS
5 36 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 24 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.24%) PMI
9 22 (1.19%) DTV
10 20 (1.08%) Replication
10 20 (1.08%) Tandem
11 19 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.70%) PKI
13 13 (0.70%) Statistics
14 12 (0.65%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.60%) Open Source
15 11 (0.60%) EPoS
16 10 (0.54%) CMDB
16 10 (0.54%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 756 (40.91%) Windows
2 221 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (8.23%) Linux
4 150 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 123 (6.66%) Windows 7
6 107 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 104 (5.63%) UNIX
8 81 (4.38%) Windows XP
9 49 (2.65%) Windows 8
10 35 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (1.52%) Android
12 17 (0.92%) CentOS
13 13 (0.70%) Windows Vista
13 13 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.54%) Fedora
15 9 (0.49%) SUSE
15 9 (0.49%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.43%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.38%) Debian
18 6 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (13.37%) ITIL
3 187 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
4 170 (9.20%) Scrum
5 168 (9.09%) Project Management
6 130 (7.03%) MVC
7 111 (6.01%) ETL
8 101 (5.47%) TDD
9 97 (5.25%) Unit Testing
10 92 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (4.76%) OO
12 82 (4.44%) PRINCE2
13 72 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 66 (3.57%) RUP
15 63 (3.41%) Service Delivery
15 63 (3.41%) Change Management
15 63 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
16 61 (3.30%) DSDM
17 59 (3.19%) Change Control
18 57 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 652 (35.28%) SQL
2 373 (20.18%) C#
3 288 (15.58%) T-SQL
4 131 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 82 (4.44%) Java
6 80 (4.33%) PowerShell
7 75 (4.06%) VB.NET
8 45 (2.44%) VB
9 41 (2.22%) VBA
10 27 (1.46%) C
11 24 (1.30%) PHP
12 21 (1.14%) Perl
13 20 (1.08%) C++
14 15 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.81%) VBScript
14 15 (0.81%) VB6
15 11 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.43%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.38%) Delphi
18 4 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 234 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 169 (9.15%) MCSE
3 166 (8.98%) Degree
4 109 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (4.87%) CCNA
5 90 (4.87%) MCITP
6 84 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 75 (4.06%) MCSA
8 42 (2.27%) CCNP
9 41 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
10 40 (2.16%) MCP
11 37 (2.00%) CCA
12 36 (1.95%) MCTS
13 30 (1.62%) CCSA
14 29 (1.57%) ISEB
15 23 (1.24%) PMI Certification
15 23 (1.24%) CCSE
16 22 (1.19%) NCDA
17 19 (1.03%) Security Cleared
18 18 (0.97%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.68%) SLA
2 71 (3.84%) QA
3 22 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.76%) HL7
6 8 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.16%) COBIT
9 1 (0.054%) TickIT
9 1 (0.054%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 479 (25.92%) Active Directory
2 254 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 68 (3.68%) XenApp
5 52 (2.81%) vSphere
6 42 (2.27%) XenServer
6 42 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 35 (1.89%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.92%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.65%) vCloud
10 12 (0.65%) UAG
11 10 (0.54%) NDS
12 8 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.22%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 135 (7.31%) SCCM
2 36 (1.95%) SCOM
3 27 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 16 (0.87%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.60%) Foglight
7 10 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (0.49%) SCVMM
9 8 (0.43%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.43%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.38%) WSUS
10 7 (0.38%) SCDPM
10 7 (0.38%) Sysprep
11 5 (0.27%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.27%) Opsview
11 5 (0.27%) Nagios
12 4 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 331 (17.91%) VMware
2 230 (12.45%) Citrix
3 221 (11.96%) Cisco
4 101 (5.47%) HP
5 88 (4.76%) NetApp
6 84 (4.55%) Oracle
7 49 (2.65%) Symantec
8 47 (2.54%) Red Hat
9 45 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 43 (2.33%) IBM
11 37 (2.00%) EMC
12 34 (1.84%) CommVault
13 27 (1.46%) Dell
14 23 (1.24%) AppSense
15 19 (1.03%) Sage
15 19 (1.03%) Adobe
15 19 (1.03%) Business Objects
16 18 (0.97%) SonicWALL
17 17 (0.92%) Sophos
18 16 (0.87%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Oncall+OTBens
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago