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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 986 917 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.56% 18.86% 21.55%
As % of the Vendors category 43.21% 42.49% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 792 819 729
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £46,750
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
2282 2158 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.27% 44.39% 48.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1793 1721 1512
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 710 £37,394 +6.84% 96
Bradford +5 111 £35,000 +16.66% 14
Wakefield 0 53 £31,000 -8.82% 9
Halifax -4 33 £33,250 +10.83% 7
Huddersfield -5 21 £31,250 -10.71% 6
Dewsbury - 8 £40,000 -
Castleford +11 5 £27,500 -15.38%
Wetherby -8 5 £22,000 +12.82%
Pontefract -1 3 £37,500 -
Cleckheaton 0 1 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Brighouse 0 1 £33,000 -5.71%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 927 (46.87%) MS Excel
2 791 (39.99%) SQL
3 779 (39.38%) SQL Server
4 697 (35.24%) Windows
5 530 (26.79%) .NET
6 476 (24.06%) Active Directory
7 455 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
8 440 (22.24%) C#
9 377 (19.06%) Finance
10 331 (16.73%) ITIL
10 331 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
11 322 (16.28%) ASP.NET
12 321 (16.23%) T-SQL
13 317 (16.03%) VMware
14 287 (14.51%) MS Office
15 284 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 282 (14.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 272 (13.75%) MS Exchange
18 267 (13.50%) SharePoint
19 250 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 249 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 224 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
22 208 (10.52%) SQL Server 2008
23 206 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
24 200 (10.11%) .NET Framework
25 197 (9.96%) SAN
26 191 (9.66%) Citrix
27 188 (9.50%) HTML
28 185 (9.35%) MVC
29 182 (9.20%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 272 (13.75%) MS Exchange
2 267 (13.50%) SharePoint
3 138 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 115 (5.81%) IIS
5 90 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 70 (3.54%) Lync
7 68 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
8 53 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 53 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 39 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 38 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 28 (1.42%) SAS
13 24 (1.21%) Apache
14 13 (0.66%) CMS
15 11 (0.56%) Documentum
15 11 (0.56%) Alfresco
15 11 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
16 8 (0.40%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 927 (46.87%) MS Excel
2 287 (14.51%) MS Office
3 63 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 61 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 44 (2.22%) MS Project
6 20 (1.01%) SPSS
7 16 (0.81%) PowerPivot
8 13 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.40%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.25%) FreeHand
11 5 (0.25%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 135 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.051%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.051%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.051%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.051%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.051%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.83%) Office 365
2 48 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.10%) PaaS
4 2 (0.10%) IaaS
4 2 (0.10%) Yammer
5 1 (0.051%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.051%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (9.96%) SAN
2 108 (5.46%) WAN
2 108 (5.46%) DNS
3 102 (5.16%) LAN
4 87 (4.40%) Firewall
5 82 (4.15%) VPN
6 77 (3.89%) Internet
7 71 (3.59%) DHCP
8 63 (3.19%) TCP/IP
9 60 (3.03%) VoIP
10 39 (1.97%) Network Security
10 39 (1.97%) NAS
11 35 (1.77%) Wireless
12 28 (1.42%) Unified Communications
13 22 (1.11%) Intranet
14 17 (0.86%) MPLS
15 15 (0.76%) FTP
16 12 (0.61%) BGP
17 11 (0.56%) VLAN
17 11 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 779 (39.38%) SQL Server
2 284 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 249 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 208 (10.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 159 (8.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 144 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
7 135 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 87 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 75 (3.79%) Big Data
10 49 (2.48%) MySQL
11 41 (2.07%) Relational Database
12 28 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.26%) Data Mining
14 23 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
14 23 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 22 (1.11%) QlikView
16 21 (1.06%) MS Access
16 21 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
17 20 (1.01%) OLAP
18 17 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 167 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 132 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 69 (3.49%) SoapUI
4 66 (3.34%) Moq
4 66 (3.34%) ReSharper
5 22 (1.11%) Subversion
6 12 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 12 (0.61%) Selenium
6 12 (0.61%) FitNesse
6 12 (0.61%) SpecFlow
7 10 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.40%) JIRA
10 7 (0.35%) Xcode
10 7 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.25%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.20%) Ranorex
13 4 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 377 (19.06%) Finance
2 177 (8.95%) Retail
3 84 (4.25%) Legal
4 59 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 55 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 41 (2.07%) Marketing
7 40 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.82%) Banking
9 33 (1.67%) Advertising
10 10 (0.51%) Back Office
10 10 (0.51%) French Language
11 9 (0.46%) Law
12 6 (0.30%) Publishing
13 4 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.10%) Games
14 2 (0.10%) Automotive
14 2 (0.10%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 509 (25.73%) Analyst
2 497 (25.13%) Developer
3 169 (8.54%) Support Analyst
4 127 (6.42%) .NET Developer
5 110 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 107 (5.41%) Consultant
7 100 (5.06%) Applications Support
8 94 (4.75%) Project Manager
9 88 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 82 (4.15%) DBA
11 79 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 75 (3.79%) Team Leader
13 73 (3.69%) Software Developer
14 72 (3.64%) Technical Support
14 72 (3.64%) C# Developer
15 69 (3.49%) Service Analyst
16 68 (3.44%) Business Analyst
17 67 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
17 67 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
18 66 (3.34%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (26.79%) .NET
2 322 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 200 (10.11%) .NET Framework
4 188 (9.50%) HTML
5 174 (8.80%) XML
6 145 (7.33%) CSS
7 137 (6.93%) WCF
8 124 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 121 (6.12%) WPF
10 114 (5.76%) jQuery
11 86 (4.35%) Web Services
12 76 (3.84%) WinForms
13 70 (3.54%) Ajax
13 70 (3.54%) HTML5
14 53 (2.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 39 (1.97%) CSS3
16 30 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (1.47%) MDX
18 28 (1.42%) Silverlight
19 27 (1.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 206 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 60 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 53 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (2.63%) Replication
5 52 (2.63%) NHS
6 48 (2.43%) Clustering
7 39 (1.97%) Statistics
8 35 (1.77%) Mathematics
8 35 (1.77%) Visualisation
9 30 (1.52%) Data Integration
10 20 (1.01%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.96%) User Experience
11 19 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 17 (0.86%) EPoS
13 16 (0.81%) Computer Science
14 15 (0.76%) PKI
15 14 (0.71%) Taxonomies
16 13 (0.66%) Open Source
17 12 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 697 (35.24%) Windows
2 224 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 134 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 115 (5.81%) UNIX
5 114 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (5.16%) Windows 7
7 84 (4.25%) Windows XP
8 80 (4.04%) Linux
9 78 (3.94%) Apple iOS
10 55 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 48 (2.43%) Android
12 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.20%) AIX
16 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.15%) CentOS
17 2 (0.10%) Solaris
17 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (16.73%) ITIL
2 331 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
3 185 (9.35%) MVC
4 181 (9.15%) Project Management
5 169 (8.54%) CRM
6 152 (7.68%) Scrum
7 127 (6.42%) Analytics
8 122 (6.17%) OO
9 98 (4.95%) Service Management
10 89 (4.50%) PRINCE2
10 89 (4.50%) Migration
11 88 (4.45%) ETL
11 88 (4.45%) Unit Testing
12 83 (4.20%) Service Delivery
12 83 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 82 (4.15%) Workflow
14 77 (3.89%) E-Commerce
15 75 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 73 (3.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 791 (39.99%) SQL
2 440 (22.24%) C#
3 321 (16.23%) T-SQL
4 182 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 87 (4.40%) VB.NET
6 86 (4.35%) Java
7 76 (3.84%) VB
8 64 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 50 (2.53%) C++
10 45 (2.28%) VBA
11 34 (1.72%) C
12 29 (1.47%) PHP
13 21 (1.06%) R
14 19 (0.96%) Python
15 17 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.86%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.76%) Perl
16 15 (0.76%) MATLAB
17 13 (0.66%) VB6
18 12 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 282 (14.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (7.13%) Degree
3 110 (5.56%) MCSE
4 80 (4.04%) MCP
5 65 (3.29%) MCSA
6 60 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 55 (2.78%) MCTS
8 53 (2.68%) ISEB
9 50 (2.53%) SC Cleared
10 43 (2.17%) MCITP
10 43 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 41 (2.07%) CCNA
12 40 (2.02%) ISTQB
13 30 (1.52%) MCSD
14 28 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 26 (1.31%) CCA
17 25 (1.26%) MCAD
18 24 (1.21%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.71%) SLA
2 91 (4.60%) QA
3 20 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.051%) PMBOK
System Software
1 476 (24.06%) Active Directory
2 250 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (8.85%) Hyper-V
4 103 (5.21%) XenApp
5 67 (3.39%) vSphere
6 53 (2.68%) XenServer
7 52 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 29 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.56%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.40%) ProxySG
11 8 (0.40%) UAG
12 7 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.35%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.30%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.30%) HDFS
14 5 (0.25%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 103 (5.21%) SCCM
2 60 (3.03%) SCOM
3 31 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 27 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 25 (1.26%) NetBackup
6 19 (0.96%) WSUS
7 13 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 11 (0.56%) SCDPM
9 10 (0.51%) SCVMM
9 10 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (0.46%) Opsview
11 7 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (0.35%) Nagios
12 6 (0.30%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.20%) XenMobile
14 2 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.10%) EdgeSight
14 2 (0.10%) SCSM
14 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 317 (16.03%) VMware
2 191 (9.66%) Citrix
3 147 (7.43%) Cisco
4 126 (6.37%) Oracle
5 104 (5.26%) HP
6 70 (3.54%) Apple
7 67 (3.39%) Symantec
8 64 (3.24%) NetApp
9 49 (2.48%) Dell
10 47 (2.38%) Business Objects
11 44 (2.22%) CheckPoint
12 39 (1.97%) EMC
13 34 (1.72%) SAP
13 34 (1.72%) IBM
14 33 (1.67%) Google
15 27 (1.37%) Riverbed
16 25 (1.26%) Veeam
16 25 (1.26%) CommVault
17 24 (1.21%) Tableau
18 18 (0.91%) McAfee
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28,352 - £32,870 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £24,827- £28779.00 annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, other additonal benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Global Eye
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday