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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 906 660 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.85% 17.99% 20.22%
As % of the Vendors category 35.52% 37.76% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 705 585 666
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
2551 1748 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 50.27% 47.64% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1835 1401 1479
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +2 610 £35,000 +7.69% 75
Bradford +6 122 £35,000 -2.77% 16
Wakefield +8 69 £25,156 -28.12% 4
Halifax -14 16 £28,625 -18.21% 3
Huddersfield +1 15 £25,000 -47.36% 6
Wetherby -1 9 £25,000 +21.95% 2
Cleckheaton -1 8 £24,000 +33.33% 1
Pontefract +5 5 £28,000 -26.31%
Dewsbury +1 2 £19,000 -36.66% 1
Brighouse 0 2 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Castleford -1 1 £28,500 +14.00% 2
Ilkley -6 1 £33,000 +26.92%
Otley - 1 £37,500 -
Batley - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 825 (44.69%) MS Excel
2 774 (41.93%) Windows
3 690 (37.38%) SQL Server
4 606 (32.83%) SQL
5 528 (28.60%) Active Directory
6 440 (23.84%) .NET
7 354 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
8 352 (19.07%) VMware
9 350 (18.96%) MS Office
10 330 (17.88%) C#
11 328 (17.77%) Finance
12 307 (16.63%) MS Exchange
13 292 (15.82%) ITIL
14 271 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 251 (13.60%) Citrix
16 249 (13.49%) T-SQL
17 234 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 233 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
19 228 (12.35%) SharePoint
20 220 (11.92%) ASP.NET
20 220 (11.92%) Cisco
21 216 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 212 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
23 204 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 202 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
25 189 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
26 174 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
27 170 (9.21%) Project Management
28 169 (9.15%) MCSE
29 165 (8.94%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 307 (16.63%) MS Exchange
2 228 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 129 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 102 (5.53%) Lync
5 97 (5.25%) IIS
6 70 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 60 (3.25%) Apache
8 56 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 40 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
10 36 (1.95%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 32 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 27 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
15 26 (1.41%) Tomcat
16 17 (0.92%) MQSeries
16 17 (0.92%) SAS
17 13 (0.70%) NServiceBus
17 13 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 825 (44.69%) MS Excel
2 350 (18.96%) MS Office
3 61 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.63%) MS Project
6 15 (0.81%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.65%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.43%) FreeHand
8 8 (0.43%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.16%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.16%) Line 500
5 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.054%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.054%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.63%) Office 365
2 16 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.33%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.16%) SaaS
5 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 163 (8.83%) SAN
2 148 (8.02%) DNS
3 101 (5.47%) TCP/IP
4 100 (5.42%) DHCP
5 95 (5.15%) Firewall
6 82 (4.44%) LAN
7 74 (4.01%) WAN
8 72 (3.90%) Internet
9 55 (2.98%) VPN
10 45 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
11 42 (2.28%) NAS
12 38 (2.06%) Unified Communications
13 25 (1.35%) MPLS
14 22 (1.19%) BGP
14 22 (1.19%) OSPF
14 22 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (1.14%) VoIP
15 21 (1.14%) Wireless
16 18 (0.98%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 690 (37.38%) SQL Server
2 216 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 212 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 204 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 149 (8.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 139 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 133 (7.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 122 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (4.06%) Relational Database
10 46 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 40 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.57%) OLAP
13 24 (1.30%) Oracle Database
14 17 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (0.81%) MS Access
16 14 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
17 13 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (0.60%) DTS
19 9 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 144 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 75 (4.06%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.73%) SpecFlow
4 30 (1.63%) JIRA
5 27 (1.46%) Subversion
6 26 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 25 (1.35%) Selenium
8 20 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 14 (0.76%) NUnit
10 13 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 13 (0.70%) FitNesse
11 11 (0.60%) Hudson
11 11 (0.60%) ReSharper
11 11 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (0.60%) Ant
11 11 (0.60%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.49%) MSTest
13 8 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (0.43%) Moq
14 7 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 328 (17.77%) Finance
2 71 (3.85%) Retail
3 58 (3.14%) Legal
4 46 (2.49%) Banking
5 37 (2.00%) Marketing
6 23 (1.25%) Advertising
7 22 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.60%) Law
11 9 (0.49%) Publishing
12 5 (0.27%) French Language
13 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.22%) Billing
13 4 (0.22%) Local Government
14 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.11%) Back Office
15 2 (0.11%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.054%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.054%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 453 (24.54%) Developer
2 429 (23.24%) Analyst
3 180 (9.75%) Support Analyst
4 115 (6.23%) .NET Developer
5 106 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 98 (5.31%) SQL Developer
7 95 (5.15%) Consultant
8 94 (5.09%) Support Engineer
9 89 (4.82%) Software Developer
10 78 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 77 (4.17%) IT Support
11 77 (4.17%) Architect
12 76 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
13 65 (3.52%) C# Developer
14 63 (3.41%) Project Manager
15 62 (3.36%) Team Leader
16 61 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
17 59 (3.20%) Technical Support
18 57 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
19 54 (2.93%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (23.84%) .NET
2 220 (11.92%) ASP.NET
3 131 (7.10%) HTML
4 129 (6.99%) .NET Framework
5 100 (5.42%) XML
6 99 (5.36%) CSS
7 96 (5.20%) WCF
8 93 (5.04%) Web Services
9 89 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 85 (4.60%) jQuery
11 81 (4.39%) WinForms
12 74 (4.01%) WPF
13 44 (2.38%) HTML5
14 39 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 36 (1.95%) MDX
16 32 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 27 (1.46%) Middleware
18 26 (1.41%) CSS3
19 24 (1.30%) XSD
19 24 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 189 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.93%) Clustering
3 76 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 65 (3.52%) Blackberry
5 38 (2.06%) NHS
6 32 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.46%) N-Tier
8 26 (1.41%) User Experience
9 24 (1.30%) PMI
10 23 (1.25%) Statistics
11 22 (1.19%) Replication
11 22 (1.19%) Computer Science
12 20 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.92%) Data Integration
14 16 (0.87%) Tandem
15 15 (0.81%) PKI
16 14 (0.76%) Mathematics
17 13 (0.70%) DTV
18 11 (0.60%) Visualisation
19 10 (0.54%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 774 (41.93%) Windows
2 233 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 174 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 165 (8.94%) Linux
5 138 (7.48%) Windows 7
6 123 (6.66%) UNIX
7 108 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 90 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 58 (3.14%) Windows 8
10 36 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (1.57%) Android
12 17 (0.92%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.76%) CentOS
14 12 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.60%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.54%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.49%) SUSE
18 8 (0.43%) Debian
19 7 (0.38%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (15.82%) ITIL
3 202 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
4 170 (9.21%) Project Management
5 145 (7.85%) Scrum
6 126 (6.83%) ETL
7 125 (6.77%) MVC
8 91 (4.93%) Unit Testing
9 83 (4.50%) PRINCE2
10 82 (4.44%) Mentoring
11 81 (4.39%) TDD
12 80 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
13 77 (4.17%) OO
14 70 (3.79%) E-Commerce
14 70 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 68 (3.68%) Change Control
16 62 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
17 60 (3.25%) RUP
18 59 (3.20%) Service Delivery
18 59 (3.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 606 (32.83%) SQL
2 330 (17.88%) C#
3 249 (13.49%) T-SQL
4 113 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 81 (4.39%) PowerShell
6 73 (3.95%) Java
7 72 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 43 (2.33%) VB
9 39 (2.11%) VBA
10 22 (1.19%) PHP
11 20 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 18 (0.98%) Perl
12 18 (0.98%) VB6
13 17 (0.92%) C
14 16 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.81%) C++
16 7 (0.38%) VBScript
16 7 (0.38%) Delphi
17 5 (0.27%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 234 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 169 (9.15%) MCSE
3 157 (8.50%) Degree
4 103 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (4.93%) MCITP
6 88 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 77 (4.17%) MCSA
8 75 (4.06%) CCNA
9 49 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
10 45 (2.44%) CCA
10 45 (2.44%) CCNP
10 45 (2.44%) MCP
11 38 (2.06%) MCTS
12 35 (1.90%) ISEB
13 26 (1.41%) NCDA
14 24 (1.30%) PMI Certification
14 24 (1.30%) CCSA
15 23 (1.25%) Security Cleared
16 22 (1.19%) CCSE
17 20 (1.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (6.28%) SLA
2 55 (2.98%) QA
3 21 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.43%) HL7
6 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.054%) COBIT
8 1 (0.054%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 528 (28.60%) Active Directory
2 271 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 91 (4.93%) XenApp
5 56 (3.03%) vSphere
6 49 (2.65%) XenServer
7 45 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 44 (2.38%) VMware ESX
9 18 (0.98%) vCloud
10 15 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 14 (0.76%) Terminal Services
12 12 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.49%) UAG
14 8 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.33%) NDS
16 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.22%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 132 (7.15%) SCCM
2 38 (2.06%) SCOM
3 20 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.98%) NetBackup
5 17 (0.92%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.60%) WSUS
7 10 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (0.49%) SCVMM
8 9 (0.49%) Foglight
9 8 (0.43%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.43%) XenMobile
10 7 (0.38%) SCDPM
10 7 (0.38%) SCOrch
10 7 (0.38%) Sysprep
11 6 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.22%) Nagios
13 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 352 (19.07%) VMware
2 251 (13.60%) Citrix
3 220 (11.92%) Cisco
4 98 (5.31%) NetApp
5 97 (5.25%) HP
5 97 (5.25%) Oracle
6 46 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 45 (2.44%) EMC
8 43 (2.33%) Symantec
8 43 (2.33%) IBM
9 38 (2.06%) CommVault
10 37 (2.00%) CheckPoint
11 28 (1.52%) AppSense
12 26 (1.41%) Dell
13 25 (1.35%) Apple
14 22 (1.19%) Sage
15 19 (1.03%) Avaya
16 17 (0.92%) Business Objects
17 16 (0.87%) Informatica
18 15 (0.81%) SolarWinds
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + 17.5% bonus + bene
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Circa £36,540
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago