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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 696 888 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.98% 19.19% 18.65%
As % of the Vendors category 44.50% 44.94% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 599 752 811
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1564 1976 2301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.41% 42.70% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1613 1785
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 499 £37,500 - 58
Bradford -2 76 £42,500 +11.84% 9
Wakefield -1 38 £30,000 +0.84% 4
Halifax +6 31 £23,500 -6.00% 7
Huddersfield -7 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Ossett - 9 £25,000 -
Wetherby - 6 £35,000 - 3
Mirfield - 4 £26,000 -
Elland -1 3 £33,992 +16.70%
Otley -4 2 £25,500 -15.00%
Castleford -2 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 607 (39.60%) SQL Server
2 598 (39.01%) SQL
3 584 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 520 (33.92%) Windows
5 391 (25.51%) Active Directory
6 372 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
7 362 (23.61%) .NET
8 293 (19.11%) VMware
9 291 (18.98%) C#
10 279 (18.20%) MS Office
11 265 (17.29%) Windows Server
12 259 (16.89%) ITIL
13 239 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 219 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 218 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 216 (14.09%) Finance
17 213 (13.89%) MS Exchange
18 196 (12.79%) T-SQL
19 192 (12.52%) Windows Server 2008
20 180 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 168 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
22 154 (10.05%) Oracle
23 150 (9.78%) Scrum
23 150 (9.78%) MVC
24 149 (9.72%) PowerShell
25 146 (9.52%) ASP.NET
26 145 (9.46%) Citrix
27 144 (9.39%) SharePoint
27 144 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
28 143 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 213 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 144 (9.39%) SharePoint
3 118 (7.70%) IIS
4 113 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 73 (4.76%) Skype for Business
6 45 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 37 (2.41%) CloudStack
8 35 (2.28%) Apache
9 34 (2.22%) CMS
10 26 (1.70%) OpenStack
10 26 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (1.63%) WebLogic
12 24 (1.57%) JBoss
12 24 (1.57%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.44%) Confluence
14 21 (1.37%) Tomcat
15 20 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
17 17 (1.11%) SAS
18 16 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 584 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 279 (18.20%) MS Office
3 46 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.59%) Acrobat
5 9 (0.59%) MS Project
5 9 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.59%) XMetaL
6 6 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
6 6 (0.39%) FrameMaker
6 6 (0.39%) RoboHelp
7 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.20%) Primavera
6 2 (0.13%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.065%) FastStats
7 1 (0.065%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 144 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (4.96%) Office 365
3 27 (1.76%) PaaS
4 25 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.17%) SaaS
6 9 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.46%) IaaS
8 6 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.065%) AdWords
9 1 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 135 (8.81%) SAN
2 114 (7.44%) Firewall
3 108 (7.05%) DNS
4 88 (5.74%) DHCP
5 66 (4.31%) LAN
6 65 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 65 (4.24%) VPN
7 55 (3.59%) WAN
8 42 (2.74%) NAS
9 36 (2.35%) Internet
10 30 (1.96%) Network Security
11 28 (1.83%) VoIP
12 24 (1.57%) Skype
13 21 (1.37%) Intranet
14 15 (0.98%) IP Telephony
15 13 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (0.85%) Wireless
16 11 (0.72%) Unified Communications
17 10 (0.65%) Extranet
17 10 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (39.60%) SQL Server
2 219 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 180 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 139 (9.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 135 (8.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 120 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 94 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
8 63 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 54 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (2.61%) Hadoop
11 36 (2.35%) Big Data
12 33 (2.15%) MySQL
12 33 (2.15%) OLAP
12 33 (2.15%) Power BI
13 32 (2.09%) NoSQL
14 29 (1.89%) SSDT
15 26 (1.70%) Oracle Database
16 25 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
17 20 (1.30%) Relational Database
18 18 (1.17%) DTS
Development Applications
1 143 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 128 (8.35%) Visual Studio
3 75 (4.89%) Selenium
4 73 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 36 (2.35%) JIRA
6 24 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 20 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 17 (1.11%) FitNesse
10 15 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 13 (0.85%) Git (software)
12 10 (0.65%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.59%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.52%) Subversion
15 6 (0.39%) NUnit
16 5 (0.33%) Jenkins
16 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
17 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 4 (0.26%) tSQLt
18 3 (0.20%) Selenium IDE
General
1 216 (14.09%) Finance
2 53 (3.46%) Retail
3 41 (2.67%) Legal
3 41 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.35%) Marketing
5 35 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 23 (1.50%) Back Office
7 23 (1.50%) Law
8 18 (1.17%) Electronics
8 18 (1.17%) Games
9 17 (1.11%) Publishing
10 14 (0.91%) Banking
11 11 (0.72%) Advertising
12 7 (0.46%) Local Government
13 6 (0.39%) Automotive
13 6 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.33%) German Language
15 3 (0.20%) Billing
15 3 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 432 (28.18%) Analyst
2 375 (24.46%) Developer
3 150 (9.78%) Support Analyst
4 145 (9.46%) .NET Developer
5 128 (8.35%) SQL Developer
6 90 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 81 (5.28%) C# Developer
8 79 (5.15%) SSIS Developer
9 76 (4.96%) Applications Support
9 76 (4.96%) IT Support
10 72 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 71 (4.63%) SQL Server Developer
12 69 (4.50%) IT Analyst
13 68 (4.44%) Senior Developer
14 67 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
15 61 (3.98%) DBA
16 60 (3.91%) Service Analyst
16 60 (3.91%) Technical Analyst
17 59 (3.85%) Architect
18 58 (3.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (23.61%) .NET
2 146 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 122 (7.96%) Web Services
4 116 (7.57%) WCF
5 112 (7.31%) HTML
6 111 (7.24%) .NET Framework
7 95 (6.20%) XML
8 72 (4.70%) CSS
9 61 (3.98%) jQuery
10 57 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 51 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 49 (3.20%) Entity Framework
13 42 (2.74%) SOAP
14 34 (2.22%) JSON
15 32 (2.09%) AngularJS
16 30 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 30 (1.96%) HTML5
17 28 (1.83%) CSS3
18 26 (1.70%) WinForms
19 21 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (4.83%) Data Centre
3 51 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 33 (2.15%) Clustering
5 27 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.50%) Data Integration
7 23 (1.50%) Replication
8 21 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.24%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.24%) Driving Licence
9 19 (1.24%) e-Learning
10 17 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.04%) Mathematics
12 15 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.65%) iPad
14 10 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 520 (33.92%) Windows
2 265 (17.29%) Windows Server
3 192 (12.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 142 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 119 (7.76%) Windows 7
7 97 (6.33%) Linux
8 87 (5.68%) Unix
9 50 (3.26%) Windows XP
10 38 (2.48%) Windows 8
11 24 (1.57%) Windows 10
12 17 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.78%) Android
16 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.39%) AIX
18 5 (0.33%) Debian
18 5 (0.33%) OS/390
18 5 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (16.89%) ITIL
3 168 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
4 150 (9.78%) MVC
4 150 (9.78%) Scrum
5 126 (8.22%) Project Management
6 106 (6.91%) ETL
7 78 (5.09%) DevOps
8 76 (4.96%) E-Commerce
9 74 (4.83%) CRM
10 73 (4.76%) SDLC
11 72 (4.70%) BDD
12 70 (4.57%) Migration
13 69 (4.50%) High Availability
14 67 (4.37%) SOA
15 65 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (4.17%) Test Scripting
17 63 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (3.78%) Presales
19 54 (3.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 598 (39.01%) SQL
2 291 (18.98%) C#
3 196 (12.79%) T-SQL
4 149 (9.72%) PowerShell
5 107 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 59 (3.85%) Java
7 56 (3.65%) Python
8 43 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 43 (2.80%) Ruby
9 39 (2.54%) VB.NET
10 27 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.24%) VB
12 15 (0.98%) VBA
13 14 (0.91%) Perl
14 9 (0.59%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.46%) C
16 6 (0.39%) COBOL
16 6 (0.39%) JCL
17 5 (0.33%) PHP
18 4 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 239 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (7.57%) Degree
3 87 (5.68%) MCSE
4 56 (3.65%) MCP
5 51 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 39 (2.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 36 (2.35%) MCSA
8 35 (2.28%) ISEB
8 35 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 31 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (1.83%) CCNA
11 28 (1.83%) MCITP
12 19 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (0.98%) MCDST
13 15 (0.98%) Security Cleared
14 13 (0.85%) MCTS
15 11 (0.72%) CCA
16 9 (0.59%) SC Cleared
17 6 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.17%) SLA
2 62 (4.04%) QA
3 50 (3.26%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.39%) COBIT
4 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.065%) SDET
System Software
1 391 (25.51%) Active Directory
2 218 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.37%) vSphere
4 59 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 54 (3.52%) XenApp
6 34 (2.22%) Xen
7 31 (2.02%) XenDesktop
8 28 (1.83%) XenServer
9 27 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (1.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 18 (1.17%) Terminal Server
11 18 (1.17%) Terminal Services
12 15 (0.98%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.52%) KVM
15 5 (0.33%) Docker
16 4 (0.26%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
17 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 95 (6.20%) SCCM
2 61 (3.98%) SCOM
3 42 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (2.28%) Puppet
5 29 (1.89%) Nagios
6 26 (1.70%) CA Wily
7 24 (1.57%) Cobbler
7 24 (1.57%) Tivoli
8 16 (1.04%) Cacti
8 16 (1.04%) Opsview
8 16 (1.04%) Salt
9 14 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 14 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.91%) WSUS
10 13 (0.85%) OpenView
11 11 (0.72%) FortiGate
11 11 (0.72%) Grafana
11 11 (0.72%) Graphite
12 9 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 293 (19.11%) VMware
2 154 (10.05%) Oracle
3 145 (9.46%) Citrix
4 133 (8.68%) Cisco
5 83 (5.41%) HP
6 48 (3.13%) NetApp
7 41 (2.67%) IBM
8 32 (2.09%) CA
8 32 (2.09%) Tableau
9 28 (1.83%) Symantec
10 26 (1.70%) Avaya
10 26 (1.70%) Nimsoft
11 24 (1.57%) EnterpriseDB
12 23 (1.50%) Dell
13 22 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 22 (1.44%) SolarWinds
14 20 (1.30%) AppDynamics
15 17 (1.11%) Dell Compellent
16 16 (1.04%) Sitecore
17 15 (0.98%) Splunk
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Penson
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 38,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 33 days holiday, MS Certs etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits / enthronement
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + free parking, health
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago