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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 827 1031 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.83% 21.83% 20.17%
As % of the Vendors category 43.53% 46.78% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 689 852 718
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1900 2204 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.27% 46.67% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1792 1548
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 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -1 644 £37,500 +7.14% 95
Bradford -9 58 £41,000 +12.32% 19
Halifax +2 54 £42,000 +8.38% 7
Wakefield +1 34 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Huddersfield +1 13 £30,000 - 4
Pontefract -2 5 £33,000 +13.79% 4
Otley +7 4 £30,000 -
Keighley 0 2 £32,000 -24.70%
Wetherby -3 1 £50,000 +112.76%
Elland - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 735 (45.29%) MS Excel
2 628 (38.69%) SQL
3 602 (37.09%) SQL Server
4 571 (35.18%) Windows
5 470 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
6 386 (23.78%) Active Directory
7 378 (23.29%) .NET
8 314 (19.35%) Finance
9 307 (18.92%) VMware
10 302 (18.61%) MS Office
11 290 (17.87%) C#
12 272 (16.76%) ITIL
13 260 (16.02%) Windows Server
14 255 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 241 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 231 (14.23%) Microsoft Certification
17 225 (13.86%) T-SQL
18 214 (13.19%) MS Exchange
19 200 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
20 199 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 192 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
22 170 (10.47%) ASP.NET
23 161 (9.92%) SQL Server 2012
24 157 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
25 152 (9.37%) SAN
25 152 (9.37%) Degree
26 146 (9.00%) PowerShell
27 138 (8.50%) JavaScript
28 137 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
29 132 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 214 (13.19%) MS Exchange
2 137 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 113 (6.96%) IIS
5 90 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 77 (4.74%) Lync
7 49 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 44 (2.71%) CMS
9 35 (2.16%) Apache
10 27 (1.66%) Confluence
11 26 (1.60%) CloudStack
11 26 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.60%) SAS
12 22 (1.36%) Tomcat
13 21 (1.29%) WebSphere
14 19 (1.17%) OpenStack
15 16 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
17 14 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 735 (45.29%) MS Excel
2 302 (18.61%) MS Office
3 42 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 35 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (1.73%) MS Project
6 26 (1.60%) Acrobat
6 26 (1.60%) XMetaL
7 14 (0.86%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
8 8 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.49%) RoboHelp
9 6 (0.37%) FrameMaker
10 5 (0.31%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.18%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.18%) FreeHand
13 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 114 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.37%) Magento
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.25%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.12%) Lawson
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.12%) SystmOne
5 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.062%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.062%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.062%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (4.19%) Office 365
3 24 (1.48%) SaaS
4 22 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.31%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.18%) AdWords
9 1 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.062%) GitHub
9 1 (0.062%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 152 (9.37%) SAN
2 125 (7.70%) DNS
3 112 (6.90%) VPN
4 101 (6.22%) TCP/IP
5 90 (5.55%) Firewall
6 68 (4.19%) DHCP
7 46 (2.83%) NAS
8 39 (2.40%) Network Security
9 38 (2.34%) WAN
10 37 (2.28%) Internet
10 37 (2.28%) LAN
11 34 (2.09%) VoIP
12 33 (2.03%) Unified Communications
13 26 (1.60%) Wireless
14 22 (1.36%) Intranet
14 22 (1.36%) Telepresence
15 17 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (0.99%) SSL
17 14 (0.86%) Kerberos
17 14 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (37.09%) SQL Server
2 255 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 199 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 161 (9.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 132 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 130 (8.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 85 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (2.90%) Power BI
8 47 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (2.65%) OLAP
9 43 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 33 (2.03%) MySQL
11 31 (1.91%) OLAP Cube
12 26 (1.60%) Data Mining
12 26 (1.60%) SSDT
13 23 (1.42%) Hadoop
14 21 (1.29%) MongoDB
15 19 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (1.17%) MS Access
16 18 (1.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 132 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 126 (7.76%) Visual Studio
3 70 (4.31%) Selenium
4 64 (3.94%) SoapUI
5 36 (2.22%) Subversion
6 32 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 28 (1.73%) JIRA
8 26 (1.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 20 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 20 (1.23%) WebDriver
10 14 (0.86%) FitNesse
11 12 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.74%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.49%) Git (software)
13 7 (0.43%) JMeter
13 7 (0.43%) JUnit
13 7 (0.43%) tSQLt
14 6 (0.37%) SilkTest
15 5 (0.31%) NuGet
16 4 (0.25%) Grunt
General
1 314 (19.35%) Finance
2 50 (3.08%) Retail
3 44 (2.71%) Marketing
4 39 (2.40%) Legal
5 33 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.11%) Advertising
7 16 (0.99%) Back Office
8 15 (0.92%) Banking
8 15 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 15 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (0.86%) Law
10 11 (0.68%) Local Government
11 9 (0.55%) Automotive
12 6 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
12 6 (0.37%) Electronics
12 6 (0.37%) Games
13 5 (0.31%) Billing
13 5 (0.31%) Publishing
14 2 (0.12%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.062%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 472 (29.08%) Analyst
2 363 (22.37%) Developer
3 162 (9.98%) SQL Developer
4 119 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 116 (7.15%) Support Analyst
6 97 (5.98%) Senior Developer
7 95 (5.85%) .NET Developer
8 89 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 88 (5.42%) SQL Server Developer
9 88 (5.42%) Technical Analyst
10 85 (5.24%) Business Analyst
10 85 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 84 (5.18%) Consultant
12 79 (4.87%) Architect
13 72 (4.44%) Service Analyst
14 67 (4.13%) DBA
15 60 (3.70%) Test Analyst
16 59 (3.64%) Applications Support
16 59 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
17 58 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (23.29%) .NET
2 170 (10.47%) ASP.NET
3 97 (5.98%) HTML
4 95 (5.85%) Web Services
5 86 (5.30%) .NET Framework
6 82 (5.05%) WCF
7 80 (4.93%) XML
8 67 (4.13%) CSS
9 58 (3.57%) jQuery
10 49 (3.02%) REST
11 41 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (1.85%) COM
13 30 (1.85%) SOAP
14 24 (1.48%) Entity Framework
15 23 (1.42%) MDX
16 18 (1.11%) WinForms
17 16 (0.99%) LAMP
18 15 (0.92%) J2EE
18 15 (0.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 131 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 76 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 56 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.14%) Clustering
6 41 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (2.16%) Blackberry
8 34 (2.09%) Visualisation
9 32 (1.97%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.48%) Data Integration
11 23 (1.42%) Replication
11 23 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.11%) NHS
13 17 (1.05%) User Experience
14 15 (0.92%) Driving Licence
14 15 (0.92%) Social Media
15 13 (0.80%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.74%) HP Storage
16 12 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
17 10 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 571 (35.18%) Windows
2 260 (16.02%) Windows Server
3 200 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 157 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 127 (7.83%) Linux
6 124 (7.64%) Windows 7
7 115 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 100 (6.16%) Unix
9 44 (2.71%) Windows XP
10 38 (2.34%) Windows 8
11 21 (1.29%) Debian
12 18 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.68%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.49%) AIX
14 8 (0.49%) HPUX
14 8 (0.49%) Solaris
15 7 (0.43%) Android
15 7 (0.43%) SUSE
16 6 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (16.76%) ITIL
3 192 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
4 130 (8.01%) Scrum
5 129 (7.95%) CRM
6 127 (7.83%) Project Management
7 102 (6.28%) ETL
8 100 (6.16%) Waterfall
9 93 (5.73%) Presales
10 87 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 76 (4.68%) MVC
12 74 (4.56%) DevOps
13 73 (4.50%) High Availability
14 72 (4.44%) SDLC
15 71 (4.37%) Data Modelling
16 66 (4.07%) Migration
17 65 (4.00%) Software Delivery
18 64 (3.94%) E-Commerce
18 64 (3.94%) Service Management
18 64 (3.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 628 (38.69%) SQL
2 290 (17.87%) C#
3 225 (13.86%) T-SQL
4 146 (9.00%) PowerShell
5 138 (8.50%) JavaScript
6 59 (3.64%) Java
7 38 (2.34%) VB
8 34 (2.09%) VB.NET
9 31 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 29 (1.79%) Ruby
11 28 (1.73%) Python
12 22 (1.36%) VBA
13 19 (1.17%) Perl
14 16 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.80%) PHP
16 11 (0.68%) X++
17 9 (0.55%) C
18 8 (0.49%) C++
19 4 (0.25%) Delphi
19 4 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 231 (14.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (9.37%) Degree
3 96 (5.91%) MCSE
4 68 (4.19%) MCITP
5 48 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (2.83%) MCP
7 42 (2.59%) ISTQB
8 40 (2.46%) CCNA
8 40 (2.46%) Security Cleared
9 39 (2.40%) ISEB
10 33 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 31 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 24 (1.48%) MCDST
14 20 (1.23%) MCSA
15 14 (0.86%) CCNP
16 13 (0.80%) ACCA
16 13 (0.80%) CIMA
16 13 (0.80%) SC Cleared
17 11 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.44%) SLA
2 71 (4.37%) QA
3 55 (3.39%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.37%) COBIT
7 1 (0.062%) BS25999
7 1 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.062%) HL7
7 1 (0.062%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 386 (23.78%) Active Directory
2 241 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (4.74%) vSphere
4 53 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 37 (2.28%) XenApp
6 31 (1.91%) Xen
7 28 (1.73%) VMware ESX
8 19 (1.17%) XenServer
9 17 (1.05%) Terminal Server
10 15 (0.92%) KVM
11 14 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 14 (0.86%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.43%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.37%) Docker
15 5 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.31%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 70 (4.31%) SCCM
2 30 (1.85%) SCOM
3 28 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 23 (1.42%) Nagios
5 23 (1.42%) Puppet
5 23 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 17 (1.05%) Opsview
7 15 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (0.80%) Cacti
8 13 (0.80%) Cobbler
8 13 (0.80%) NetBackup
8 13 (0.80%) Salt
8 13 (0.80%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.62%) XenMobile
10 9 (0.55%) OpenView
11 8 (0.49%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.49%) CA Wily
11 8 (0.49%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 307 (18.92%) VMware
2 132 (8.13%) Cisco
3 119 (7.33%) Oracle
4 108 (6.65%) Citrix
5 94 (5.79%) HP
6 85 (5.24%) NetApp
7 60 (3.70%) Symantec
8 49 (3.02%) Tableau
9 45 (2.77%) CommVault
10 38 (2.34%) Dell Compellent
11 35 (2.16%) Adobe
12 32 (1.97%) Red Hat
12 32 (1.97%) SolarWinds
13 25 (1.54%) Dell
14 23 (1.42%) SAP
14 23 (1.42%) Splunk
15 22 (1.36%) EMC
15 22 (1.36%) Veeam
16 21 (1.29%) Google
17 20 (1.23%) Perforce
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + 5% performance related bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum + £6500
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
QA Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £5k car allowance, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £33 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Pension/Package/Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + £6500 on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + exellent benefits...
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
adviserplus
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago