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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1038 853 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.83% 18.93% 20.49%
As % of the Vendors category 45.75% 41.31% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 841 728 709
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
2269 2065 1880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.53% 45.82% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1587 1482
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,475 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 February 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 February 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 +1 732 £36,000 - 101
Bradford +6 109 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Wakefield -2 55 £31,000 -4.61% 8
Halifax -2 38 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Huddersfield -2 22 £30,000 -10.44% 6
Wetherby - 10 £22,000 - 2
Dewsbury - 7 £40,000 -
Castleford - 6 £32,500 - 2
Pontefract -1 3 £37,500 +127.27%
Mirfield - 2 £35,000 - 1
Brighouse 0 1 £33,000 -5.71%
Keighley 0 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Heckmondwike - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 931 (45.73%) MS Excel
2 785 (38.56%) SQL
3 773 (37.97%) SQL Server
4 753 (36.98%) Windows
5 526 (25.83%) Active Directory
6 516 (25.34%) .NET
7 445 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
8 444 (21.81%) C#
9 408 (20.04%) Finance
10 350 (17.19%) VMware
11 341 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
12 339 (16.65%) ITIL
13 316 (15.52%) ASP.NET
14 315 (15.47%) T-SQL
15 300 (14.73%) MS Office
16 298 (14.64%) MS Exchange
17 293 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 289 (14.19%) SharePoint
19 285 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 275 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 251 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 247 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
23 232 (11.39%) Citrix
24 223 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
25 218 (10.71%) SAN
26 206 (10.12%) .NET Framework
27 202 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
28 195 (9.58%) Project Management
29 192 (9.43%) Hyper-V
30 184 (9.04%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 298 (14.64%) MS Exchange
2 289 (14.19%) SharePoint
3 148 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 121 (5.94%) IIS
5 93 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 66 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 63 (3.09%) Lync
7 63 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
8 58 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 43 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 43 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 32 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 31 (1.52%) Apache
12 28 (1.38%) SAS
13 14 (0.69%) CMS
13 14 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.49%) Alfresco
14 10 (0.49%) Documentum
15 9 (0.44%) MS Project Server
16 7 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 931 (45.73%) MS Excel
2 300 (14.73%) MS Office
3 78 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 54 (2.65%) MS Project
6 18 (0.88%) PowerPivot
7 17 (0.83%) SPSS
8 11 (0.54%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.39%) FreeHand
10 8 (0.39%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 128 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.098%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.098%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.049%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.049%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.049%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.049%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.049%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.14%) Office 365
2 47 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.098%) PaaS
4 2 (0.098%) IaaS
4 2 (0.098%) Yammer
5 1 (0.049%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.049%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 218 (10.71%) SAN
2 103 (5.06%) DNS
3 94 (4.62%) WAN
4 89 (4.37%) LAN
4 89 (4.37%) Firewall
5 71 (3.49%) Internet
6 68 (3.34%) VPN
7 64 (3.14%) DHCP
8 60 (2.95%) VoIP
8 60 (2.95%) TCP/IP
9 43 (2.11%) NAS
10 37 (1.82%) Network Security
11 35 (1.72%) Wireless
12 28 (1.38%) Unified Communications
13 17 (0.83%) Intranet
14 15 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (0.69%) VLAN
15 14 (0.69%) MPLS
16 13 (0.64%) FTP
17 11 (0.54%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 773 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 275 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 251 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 223 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 169 (8.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 151 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
7 131 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 104 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 76 (3.73%) Big Data
10 50 (2.46%) MySQL
11 44 (2.16%) Relational Database
12 32 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 27 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 25 (1.23%) MS Access
15 23 (1.13%) OLAP
16 21 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
17 20 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (0.98%) Data Mining
18 18 (0.88%) Microsoft Power View
19 17 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 169 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 120 (5.89%) Visual Studio
3 69 (3.39%) SoapUI
4 66 (3.24%) Moq
4 66 (3.24%) ReSharper
5 23 (1.13%) Subversion
6 12 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 12 (0.59%) Selenium
6 12 (0.59%) FitNesse
6 12 (0.59%) SpecFlow
7 11 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
8 9 (0.44%) JIRA
9 8 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.34%) Xcode
11 5 (0.25%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.20%) Ranorex
12 4 (0.20%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 408 (20.04%) Finance
2 180 (8.84%) Retail
3 88 (4.32%) Legal
4 55 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 50 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 38 (1.87%) Banking
8 35 (1.72%) Marketing
9 33 (1.62%) Advertising
10 11 (0.54%) Law
11 10 (0.49%) French Language
12 9 (0.44%) Publishing
13 5 (0.25%) Back Office
14 4 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.098%) Front Office
15 2 (0.098%) Games
15 2 (0.098%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.098%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.098%) Automotive
16 1 (0.049%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 526 (25.83%) Analyst
2 509 (25.00%) Developer
3 194 (9.53%) Support Analyst
4 124 (6.09%) .NET Developer
5 111 (5.45%) Applications Support
6 110 (5.40%) Senior Developer
7 104 (5.11%) Consultant
8 94 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 93 (4.57%) Project Manager
10 92 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 87 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
11 87 (4.27%) Team Leader
12 79 (3.88%) Architect
13 78 (3.83%) IT Support
14 77 (3.78%) Software Developer
15 75 (3.68%) Service Analyst
15 75 (3.68%) C# Developer
16 74 (3.63%) Applications Support Analyst
17 72 (3.54%) Technical Support
18 70 (3.44%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (25.34%) .NET
2 316 (15.52%) ASP.NET
3 206 (10.12%) .NET Framework
4 184 (9.04%) HTML
5 169 (8.30%) XML
6 143 (7.02%) CSS
7 142 (6.97%) WCF
8 134 (6.58%) WPF
9 119 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 112 (5.50%) jQuery
11 84 (4.13%) WinForms
12 79 (3.88%) Web Services
13 72 (3.54%) Ajax
14 65 (3.19%) HTML5
15 53 (2.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 37 (1.82%) CSS3
17 33 (1.62%) Silverlight
18 29 (1.42%) MDX
19 25 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
20 23 (1.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 202 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 59 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 53 (2.60%) NHS
5 52 (2.55%) Replication
6 49 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (2.21%) Clustering
8 43 (2.11%) Statistics
9 35 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 33 (1.62%) Visualisation
10 33 (1.62%) Data Integration
11 22 (1.08%) User Experience
12 20 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.83%) PKI
15 16 (0.79%) Computer Science
16 15 (0.74%) EPoS
17 14 (0.69%) Taxonomies
18 12 (0.59%) Mobile App
19 9 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 753 (36.98%) Windows
2 247 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 167 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 130 (6.39%) UNIX
5 120 (5.89%) Windows 7
6 106 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 104 (5.11%) Windows XP
8 97 (4.76%) Linux
9 76 (3.73%) Apple iOS
10 70 (3.44%) Windows 8
11 43 (2.11%) Android
12 12 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.20%) AIX
17 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.15%) CentOS
18 2 (0.098%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
3 339 (16.65%) ITIL
4 195 (9.58%) Project Management
5 177 (8.69%) MVC
6 160 (7.86%) CRM
7 145 (7.12%) Scrum
8 126 (6.19%) OO
9 120 (5.89%) Analytics
10 104 (5.11%) PRINCE2
11 102 (5.01%) ETL
12 95 (4.67%) Service Management
13 93 (4.57%) Migration
13 93 (4.57%) Unit Testing
14 90 (4.42%) E-Commerce
15 86 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 84 (4.13%) Line Management
17 83 (4.08%) Service Delivery
18 77 (3.78%) Workflow
19 73 (3.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 785 (38.56%) SQL
2 444 (21.81%) C#
3 315 (15.47%) T-SQL
4 179 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 91 (4.47%) VB.NET
6 80 (3.93%) Java
7 73 (3.59%) VB
8 67 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 50 (2.46%) VBA
10 46 (2.26%) C++
11 33 (1.62%) C
12 28 (1.38%) PHP
13 20 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 20 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 18 (0.88%) R
15 16 (0.79%) VB6
16 15 (0.74%) MATLAB
17 14 (0.69%) Python
18 13 (0.64%) Perl
19 11 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 293 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (7.32%) Degree
3 137 (6.73%) MCSE
4 82 (4.03%) MCP
5 73 (3.59%) MCSA
6 64 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 61 (3.00%) MCITP
9 58 (2.85%) ISEB
10 57 (2.80%) MCTS
11 54 (2.65%) Security Cleared
12 49 (2.41%) SC Cleared
13 48 (2.36%) ISTQB
14 42 (2.06%) CCNA
15 40 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
16 38 (1.87%) CCA
17 32 (1.57%) MCSD
18 27 (1.33%) MCAD
18 27 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 23 (1.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.39%) SLA
2 89 (4.37%) QA
3 17 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
System Software
1 526 (25.83%) Active Directory
2 285 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 121 (5.94%) XenApp
5 81 (3.98%) vSphere
6 63 (3.09%) XenServer
7 53 (2.60%) VMware ESX
8 43 (2.11%) XenDesktop
9 28 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.49%) ProxySG
10 10 (0.49%) vCloud
11 8 (0.39%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.34%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.29%) HDFS
13 6 (0.29%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.15%) UAG
15 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.098%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 97 (4.76%) SCCM
2 53 (2.60%) SCOM
3 35 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 27 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 25 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 18 (0.88%) WSUS
7 13 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 11 (0.54%) SCDPM
9 10 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (0.49%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.44%) Opsview
11 8 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.34%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.20%) MIIS
14 3 (0.15%) Nagios
14 3 (0.15%) SCOrch
15 2 (0.098%) EdgeSight
15 2 (0.098%) SCSM
15 2 (0.098%) DameWare
15 2 (0.098%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 350 (17.19%) VMware
2 232 (11.39%) Citrix
3 163 (8.01%) Cisco
4 139 (6.83%) Oracle
5 102 (5.01%) HP
6 80 (3.93%) Apple
7 77 (3.78%) NetApp
8 73 (3.59%) Symantec
9 57 (2.80%) EMC
10 50 (2.46%) Dell
11 40 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 36 (1.77%) IBM
13 34 (1.67%) Business Objects
14 33 (1.62%) Google
15 31 (1.52%) Riverbed
16 30 (1.47%) SAP
17 29 (1.42%) CommVault
18 25 (1.23%) Veeam
19 21 (1.03%) Tableau
20 20 (0.98%) MobileIron
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, holidays, benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum c£20K + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus very competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £36,540 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago