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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 642 849 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.29% 18.94% 21.06%
As % of the Vendors category 46.19% 44.33% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 574 692 854
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
1390 1915 2259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.60% 42.72% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1212 1536 1835
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -1 487 £37,500 - 56
Bradford +8 94 £35,000 -13.58% 7
Halifax -20 21 £70,000 +66.66% 5
Wakefield -5 15 £30,000 +13.70% 8
Huddersfield -4 13 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Wetherby 0 6 £27,500 -45.00% 4
Otley +5 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Dewsbury - 1 £42,500 -
Elland - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 552 (40.09%) MS Excel
2 548 (39.80%) Windows
3 540 (39.22%) SQL
4 532 (38.63%) SQL Server
5 390 (28.32%) .NET
6 373 (27.09%) Active Directory
7 355 (25.78%) Windows Server
8 322 (23.38%) C#
9 321 (23.31%) VMware
10 288 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
11 270 (19.61%) ITIL
12 268 (19.46%) Finance
13 228 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 225 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 218 (15.83%) MS Exchange
16 199 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 194 (14.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 169 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 169 (12.27%) MVC
19 167 (12.13%) MS Office
20 165 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
21 159 (11.55%) Scrum
22 158 (11.47%) ASP.NET
23 152 (11.04%) Citrix
23 152 (11.04%) Firewall
24 149 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 146 (10.60%) T-SQL
26 144 (10.46%) JavaScript
27 139 (10.09%) Degree
28 134 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008

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
1 218 (15.83%) MS Exchange
2 130 (9.44%) SharePoint
3 112 (8.13%) IIS
4 76 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (3.12%) WebLogic
6 38 (2.76%) CloudStack
6 38 (2.76%) OpenStack
7 35 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 34 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (2.47%) JBoss
9 25 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (1.74%) Umbraco
11 23 (1.67%) Skype for Business
12 21 (1.53%) SAS
13 19 (1.38%) CMS
14 16 (1.16%) Tomcat
15 14 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
17 9 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
18 8 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 552 (40.09%) MS Excel
2 167 (12.13%) MS Office
3 48 (3.49%) MS Project
4 33 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.36%) SPSS
7 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.15%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.073%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.58%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.36%) Primavera
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.073%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.073%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.073%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 199 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (8.79%) Office 365
3 52 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (2.32%) PaaS
5 26 (1.89%) SaaS
6 5 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.073%) Force.com
8 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.073%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.073%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 152 (11.04%) Firewall
2 126 (9.15%) WAN
3 121 (8.79%) SAN
4 120 (8.71%) LAN
5 94 (6.83%) DNS
6 72 (5.23%) DHCP
7 65 (4.72%) VPN
8 36 (2.61%) VoIP
9 34 (2.47%) TCP/IP
10 31 (2.25%) Internet
11 29 (2.11%) NAS
12 26 (1.89%) MPLS
12 26 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
13 17 (1.23%) Wireless
14 14 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (0.94%) Asterisk PBX
15 13 (0.94%) ISDN
15 13 (0.94%) VLAN
16 10 (0.73%) Software-Defined Networking
17 9 (0.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (38.63%) SQL Server
2 194 (14.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 149 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 134 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 109 (7.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 107 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 90 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 45 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 26 (1.89%) MS Access
12 25 (1.82%) Relational Database
13 17 (1.23%) Big Data
13 17 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 16 (1.16%) MySQL
14 16 (1.16%) OLAP
15 14 (1.02%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.94%) NoSQL
16 13 (0.94%) QlikView
17 12 (0.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 99 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 98 (7.12%) Visual Studio
3 54 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 43 (3.12%) TeamCity
5 33 (2.40%) Git (software)
6 30 (2.18%) Jenkins
7 25 (1.82%) Selenium
8 11 (0.80%) JIRA
9 9 (0.65%) Subversion
10 8 (0.58%) NUnit
10 8 (0.58%) SoapUI
10 8 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.51%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.36%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.36%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.36%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.29%) NuGet
13 4 (0.29%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 268 (19.46%) Finance
2 60 (4.36%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.32%) Marketing
4 31 (2.25%) Retail
5 30 (2.18%) Legal
6 28 (2.03%) Advertising
7 16 (1.16%) Law
8 15 (1.09%) Games
9 14 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (0.94%) Back Office
11 11 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.36%) Local Government
13 4 (0.29%) Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Electronics
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) German Language
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 341 (24.76%) Developer
2 230 (16.70%) Analyst
3 158 (11.47%) .NET Developer
4 117 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 106 (7.70%) Support Analyst
6 98 (7.12%) Windows Engineer
7 88 (6.39%) DBA
7 88 (6.39%) Support Engineer
8 83 (6.03%) Senior Developer
8 83 (6.03%) SQL DBA
9 78 (5.66%) SQL Developer
10 76 (5.52%) Architect
11 73 (5.30%) C# Developer
12 69 (5.01%) VMware Engineer
13 60 (4.36%) IT Support
14 58 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
15 55 (3.99%) Administrator
16 54 (3.92%) Applications Support
16 54 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
17 53 (3.85%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (28.32%) .NET
2 158 (11.47%) ASP.NET
3 125 (9.08%) HTML
4 112 (8.13%) .NET Framework
5 109 (7.92%) CSS
6 100 (7.26%) Web Services
7 83 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 78 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 73 (5.30%) XML
10 72 (5.23%) WCF
11 58 (4.21%) jQuery
12 53 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 49 (3.56%) Entity Framework
14 31 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
15 29 (2.11%) WPF
16 25 (1.82%) LINQ
17 24 (1.74%) WinForms
18 23 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (1.53%) REST
20 20 (1.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 84 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 50 (3.63%) Replication
5 38 (2.76%) Clustering
6 30 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.74%) Driving Licence
8 22 (1.60%) User Experience
9 20 (1.45%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 12 (0.87%) e-Learning
12 10 (0.73%) iPad
12 10 (0.73%) NHS
13 9 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 9 (0.65%) FMCG
13 9 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
13 9 (0.65%) iPhone
14 8 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.58%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 548 (39.80%) Windows
2 355 (25.78%) Windows Server
3 169 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 165 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (8.93%) Linux
6 96 (6.97%) Windows 7
7 88 (6.39%) Unix
8 85 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (2.61%) Windows 10
10 32 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (1.82%) Windows 8
12 22 (1.60%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.65%) Solaris
13 9 (0.65%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.44%) HPUX
16 5 (0.36%) Android
17 4 (0.29%) Debian
17 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (19.61%) ITIL
3 169 (12.27%) MVC
4 159 (11.55%) Scrum
5 115 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
6 106 (7.70%) ETL
7 105 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 103 (7.48%) DevOps
9 86 (6.25%) Project Management
10 83 (6.03%) Mentoring
11 68 (4.94%) E-Commerce
12 66 (4.79%) Web Development
13 60 (4.36%) Migration
14 59 (4.28%) Coaching
15 57 (4.14%) SDLC
16 54 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (3.92%) High Availability
17 53 (3.85%) Analytics
17 53 (3.85%) Change Management
17 53 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 540 (39.22%) SQL
2 322 (23.38%) C#
3 146 (10.60%) T-SQL
4 144 (10.46%) JavaScript
5 127 (9.22%) PowerShell
6 46 (3.34%) VB.NET
7 40 (2.90%) Python
8 34 (2.47%) Ruby
8 34 (2.47%) VBA
9 33 (2.40%) Java
9 33 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 30 (2.18%) VB
11 12 (0.87%) C++
12 11 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.80%) C
13 9 (0.65%) X++
14 8 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.51%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.44%) VB6
17 5 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 228 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 139 (10.09%) Degree
3 69 (5.01%) MCSE
4 59 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (3.49%) MCITP
6 42 (3.05%) MCSA
7 38 (2.76%) CCNP
8 37 (2.69%) CCNA
9 30 (2.18%) MCTS
10 23 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
11 22 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 21 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.45%) MCDBA
13 20 (1.45%) MCP
14 19 (1.38%) ISEB
15 15 (1.09%) CCIE
16 14 (1.02%) CCA
17 12 (0.87%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.41%) SLA
2 37 (2.69%) PMO
3 31 (2.25%) QA
4 13 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.65%) HL7
6 8 (0.58%) DICOM
7 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.073%) UCITS
System Software
1 373 (27.09%) Active Directory
2 225 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (6.75%) vSphere
4 81 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 59 (4.28%) XenApp
6 48 (3.49%) XenServer
7 38 (2.76%) Xen
8 31 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 26 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 16 (1.16%) Terminal Server
12 13 (0.94%) OpenSIPS
13 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.44%) VMware ESX
15 5 (0.36%) KVM
16 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
16 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.073%) Docker
Systems Management
1 84 (6.10%) SCCM
2 69 (5.01%) SCOM
3 39 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (2.83%) Puppet
4 25 (1.82%) Ansible
5 13 (0.94%) Tivoli
6 11 (0.80%) Cobbler
7 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (0.65%) WSUS
8 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.44%) OpenView
10 5 (0.36%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.36%) DameWare
11 4 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.29%) PowerCLI
11 4 (0.29%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 321 (23.31%) VMware
2 152 (11.04%) Citrix
3 123 (8.93%) Cisco
4 116 (8.42%) Oracle
5 73 (5.30%) HP
6 60 (4.36%) NetApp
7 38 (2.76%) Avaya
8 33 (2.40%) EnterpriseDB
9 32 (2.32%) Red Hat
10 30 (2.18%) EMC
11 26 (1.89%) Dell
12 25 (1.82%) Tableau
13 21 (1.53%) Dell Compellent
14 19 (1.38%) Veeam
15 18 (1.31%) CommVault
15 18 (1.31%) F5
15 18 (1.31%) Sitecore
16 17 (1.23%) Civica
16 17 (1.23%) Juniper
16 17 (1.23%) SAP
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Relocation package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago