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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 832 874 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.81% 18.00% 16.92%
As % of the Vendors category 41.21% 36.45% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 679 677 536
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
2019 2398 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.22% 49.39% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1714 1347
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 0 616 £40,000 +14.28% 75
Bradford -6 94 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Wakefield 0 29 £22,000 -16.98% 6
Halifax +8 24 £28,000 -0.22% 2
Huddersfield +2 23 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Elland - 10 £29,125 - 1
Castleford +1 4 £22,500 -13.46%
Keighley - 4 £35,000 - 2
Brighouse -4 3 £24,000 +20.00%
Pontefract -2 2 £30,000 +7.14%
Bingley - 2 £22,500 -
Otley +12 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Wetherby -5 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Pudsey - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 814 (48.22%) MS Excel
2 631 (37.38%) SQL
3 603 (35.72%) SQL Server
4 552 (32.70%) Windows
5 484 (28.67%) .NET
6 460 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
7 369 (21.86%) Active Directory
8 331 (19.61%) MS Office
9 326 (19.31%) Finance
10 325 (19.25%) VMware
11 287 (17.00%) C#
12 262 (15.52%) MS Exchange
13 259 (15.34%) ITIL
14 254 (15.05%) T-SQL
15 238 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 235 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 231 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 205 (12.14%) ASP.NET
19 203 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 193 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
21 185 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
22 179 (10.60%) SharePoint
23 174 (10.31%) Cisco
24 173 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
25 170 (10.07%) Project Management
26 166 (9.83%) JavaScript
27 164 (9.72%) Scrum
28 163 (9.66%) SAN
29 154 (9.12%) DNS
30 149 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 262 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 179 (10.60%) SharePoint
3 149 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 96 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 94 (5.57%) IIS
6 92 (5.45%) Lync
7 46 (2.73%) SAS
8 31 (1.84%) CMS
8 31 (1.84%) Apache
9 30 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.77%) Confluence
14 12 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.59%) JBoss
16 9 (0.53%) Documentum
16 9 (0.53%) Alfresco
17 8 (0.47%) WordPress
17 8 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 814 (48.22%) MS Excel
2 331 (19.61%) MS Office
3 72 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 64 (3.79%) MS Project
5 53 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (1.78%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.71%) SPSS
8 8 (0.47%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.47%) XMetaL
9 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.24%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.18%) FrameMaker
11 3 (0.18%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.059%) InDesign
12 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 100 (5.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.12%) Line 500
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.12%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.059%) Magento
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.79%) Office 365
2 52 (3.08%) SaaS
3 34 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.24%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.059%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 163 (9.66%) SAN
2 154 (9.12%) DNS
3 123 (7.29%) WAN
4 111 (6.58%) LAN
5 109 (6.46%) VPN
6 100 (5.92%) DHCP
7 87 (5.15%) TCP/IP
8 85 (5.04%) Firewall
9 69 (4.09%) Internet
10 61 (3.61%) VoIP
11 50 (2.96%) NAS
12 49 (2.90%) Network Security
13 47 (2.78%) Wireless
14 46 (2.73%) Unified Communications
15 22 (1.30%) BGP
15 22 (1.30%) Intranet
16 19 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (1.13%) Telepresence
17 17 (1.01%) OSPF
18 16 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (35.72%) SQL Server
2 238 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 203 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 115 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
5 115 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 111 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 41 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
9 39 (2.31%) Data Mining
9 39 (2.31%) Relational Database
10 28 (1.66%) MySQL
11 26 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 24 (1.42%) OLAP
13 21 (1.24%) QlikView
14 16 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (0.95%) OLAP Cube
15 12 (0.71%) DTS
15 12 (0.71%) Pentaho
16 9 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 142 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 136 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 19 (1.13%) JIRA
4 15 (0.89%) Subversion
4 15 (0.89%) Selenium
5 11 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 7 (0.41%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.30%) Toad
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (0.12%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (0.12%) RSpec
12 2 (0.12%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.12%) Moq
General
1 326 (19.31%) Finance
2 63 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 57 (3.38%) Marketing
4 42 (2.49%) Retail
5 33 (1.95%) Legal
6 27 (1.60%) Back Office
7 14 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (0.71%) Law
9 11 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.53%) Advertising
11 8 (0.47%) Electronics
12 7 (0.41%) Banking
13 5 (0.30%) Publishing
13 5 (0.30%) Local Government
13 5 (0.30%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.24%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.12%) German Language
15 2 (0.12%) Games
15 2 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 417 (24.70%) Analyst
2 363 (21.50%) Developer
3 114 (6.75%) Business Analyst
4 107 (6.34%) Consultant
4 107 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 104 (6.16%) .NET Developer
6 90 (5.33%) Support Analyst
7 86 (5.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 79 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 78 (4.62%) Project Manager
10 73 (4.32%) DBA
11 72 (4.27%) Service Analyst
12 67 (3.97%) Administrator
13 65 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
14 64 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
15 62 (3.67%) Business Systems Analyst
16 61 (3.61%) Architect
17 58 (3.44%) Support Engineer
18 51 (3.02%) SQL DBA
19 47 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (28.67%) .NET
2 205 (12.14%) ASP.NET
3 131 (7.76%) HTML
4 118 (6.99%) CSS
5 101 (5.98%) XML
6 93 (5.51%) Web Services
6 93 (5.51%) .NET Framework
7 84 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 80 (4.74%) jQuery
9 63 (3.73%) WCF
10 39 (2.31%) Entity Framework
10 39 (2.31%) COM
11 37 (2.19%) HTML5
12 30 (1.78%) AngularJS
13 29 (1.72%) Ajax
14 27 (1.60%) WPF
15 25 (1.48%) LAMP
16 23 (1.36%) CSS3
17 21 (1.24%) REST
18 20 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 84 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.27%) Data Centre
3 55 (3.26%) Clustering
4 51 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 48 (2.84%) Visualisation
6 39 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.25%) Blackberry
8 37 (2.19%) Client/Server
9 35 (2.07%) Computer Science
10 31 (1.84%) Replication
11 29 (1.72%) Social Media
12 27 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
13 22 (1.30%) Statistics
14 20 (1.18%) N-Tier
15 19 (1.13%) User Experience
16 18 (1.07%) NHS
17 17 (1.01%) Mathematics
18 15 (0.89%) Data Integration
19 14 (0.83%) E-Learning
20 11 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 552 (32.70%) Windows
2 185 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 173 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 119 (7.05%) Linux
5 109 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 101 (5.98%) Windows 7
7 86 (5.09%) UNIX
8 58 (3.44%) Windows XP
9 50 (2.96%) Windows 8
10 29 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 29 (1.72%) Android
11 14 (0.83%) Solaris
11 14 (0.83%) AIX
12 13 (0.77%) HPUX
13 11 (0.65%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.53%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.47%) Debian
16 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (15.34%) ITIL
3 193 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 170 (10.07%) Project Management
5 164 (9.72%) Scrum
6 142 (8.41%) CRM
7 128 (7.58%) MVC
8 123 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 82 (4.86%) Software Delivery
10 77 (4.56%) Service Delivery
11 76 (4.50%) ETL
12 75 (4.44%) Data Modelling
13 74 (4.38%) Migration
14 63 (3.73%) Business Analysis
15 62 (3.67%) Waterfall
16 60 (3.55%) Mentoring
17 59 (3.50%) Analytics
18 57 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
19 55 (3.26%) Service Management
20 52 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 631 (37.38%) SQL
2 287 (17.00%) C#
3 254 (15.05%) T-SQL
4 166 (9.83%) JavaScript
5 88 (5.21%) PowerShell
6 63 (3.73%) VB
7 60 (3.55%) Java
8 52 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 32 (1.90%) C
10 30 (1.78%) C++
11 25 (1.48%) PHP
11 25 (1.48%) Python
12 22 (1.30%) VB6
13 14 (0.83%) X++
14 12 (0.71%) R
14 12 (0.71%) VBScript
15 10 (0.59%) VBA
16 7 (0.41%) ActionScript
16 7 (0.41%) ActionScript 3.0
16 7 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 231 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (6.93%) Degree
3 89 (5.27%) MCSE
4 74 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.08%) ISEB
6 49 (2.90%) CCNA
7 41 (2.43%) MCITP
8 39 (2.31%) CCNP
9 33 (1.95%) MCP
9 33 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (1.84%) Security Cleared
11 26 (1.54%) ISTQB
11 26 (1.54%) MCSA
12 23 (1.36%) MCDST
13 18 (1.07%) CIMA
13 18 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.07%) ACCA
14 17 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (0.89%) MCTS
16 13 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.79%) QA
2 60 (3.55%) SLA
3 53 (3.14%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.36%) HL7
7 3 (0.18%) BS25999
7 3 (0.18%) COBIT
7 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.059%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.059%) Solvency II
System Software
1 369 (21.86%) Active Directory
2 235 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 65 (3.85%) vSphere
5 41 (2.43%) XenApp
6 33 (1.95%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 18 (1.07%) XenServer
9 16 (0.95%) Xen
10 13 (0.77%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.77%) KVM
11 11 (0.65%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.36%) UAG
13 6 (0.36%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.12%) vCloud
15 2 (0.12%) NFS
15 2 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (3.73%) SCCM
2 35 (2.07%) SCOM
3 14 (0.83%) WSUS
4 13 (0.77%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.47%) AirWatch
6 8 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.36%) Opsview
8 6 (0.36%) DameWare
8 6 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.30%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.24%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.18%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.18%) Nagios
12 2 (0.12%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.12%) Cacti
12 2 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 325 (19.25%) VMware
2 174 (10.31%) Cisco
3 113 (6.69%) Citrix
4 100 (5.92%) HP
5 74 (4.38%) NetApp
6 68 (4.03%) Oracle
7 32 (1.90%) Tableau
8 29 (1.72%) Symantec
9 27 (1.60%) CommVault
9 27 (1.60%) IBM
9 27 (1.60%) Google
10 25 (1.48%) EMC
11 23 (1.36%) Avaya
12 21 (1.24%) Apple
13 19 (1.13%) CheckPoint
14 18 (1.07%) SAP
14 18 (1.07%) Cognos
15 17 (1.01%) Dell
15 17 (1.01%) Sophos
15 17 (1.01%) Dell Compellent
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £24000 - £26000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Great Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Elland, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago