The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Yorkshire region.

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

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 898 620 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.72% 17.63% 20.58%
As % of the Vendors category 39.44% 37.21% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 738 541 590
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2277 1666 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 47.46% 47.37% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1689 1288 1300
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 £26,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Yorkshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +3 650 £35,000 +7.69% 78
Wakefield +5 84 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Bradford +12 63 £35,000 +10.23% 8
Halifax -8 31 £24,500 -38.75% 3
Huddersfield +2 15 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Cleckheaton 0 6 £24,000 +33.33%
Pontefract +4 5 £39,000 +2.63%
Wetherby -2 5 £19,500 -4.87% 2
Ossett - 4 - -
Brighouse +2 3 £20,000 -63.63%
Pudsey +8 2 £34,500 -18.82%
Ilkley 0 2 £29,500 +13.46%
Castleford - 1 £26,000 - 1
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Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 795 (42.70%) MS Excel
2 767 (41.19%) SQL Server
3 753 (40.44%) Windows
4 696 (37.38%) SQL
5 508 (27.28%) .NET
6 454 (24.38%) Active Directory
7 390 (20.95%) C#
8 330 (17.72%) T-SQL
9 319 (17.13%) VMware
10 316 (16.97%) MS Office
11 294 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 288 (15.47%) Finance
13 282 (15.15%) MS Exchange
14 258 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 250 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 246 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 228 (12.24%) ASP.NET
18 226 (12.14%) SharePoint
19 225 (12.08%) Cisco
20 223 (11.98%) ITIL
21 218 (11.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 214 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
23 206 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 203 (10.90%) Citrix
25 193 (10.37%) Scrum
26 188 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
27 183 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
28 178 (9.56%) MCSE
29 169 (9.08%) Degree
30 163 (8.75%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 282 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 226 (12.14%) SharePoint
3 118 (6.34%) Lync
4 109 (5.85%) IIS
5 101 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 65 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 55 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 47 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 41 (2.20%) Apache
10 40 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
11 37 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
12 31 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 30 (1.61%) WebSphere
14 29 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
15 26 (1.40%) SAS
16 25 (1.34%) Tomcat
17 20 (1.07%) MQSeries
18 18 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
19 16 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 15 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 795 (42.70%) MS Excel
2 316 (16.97%) MS Office
3 49 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.61%) MS Project
6 17 (0.91%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.81%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.32%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.11%) FreeHand
9 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 40 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.21%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.16%) Line 500
9 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.11%) Magento
10 1 (0.054%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 1 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.054%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.054%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.60%) Office 365
2 34 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.48%) SaaS
4 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 149 (8.00%) DNS
2 137 (7.36%) SAN
3 124 (6.66%) Firewall
4 114 (6.12%) DHCP
5 98 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 81 (4.35%) Internet
7 74 (3.97%) LAN
8 66 (3.54%) WAN
9 63 (3.38%) VPN
10 43 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
11 38 (2.04%) NAS
12 35 (1.88%) MPLS
13 34 (1.83%) Unified Communications
14 31 (1.66%) OSPF
15 30 (1.61%) Wireless
16 28 (1.50%) BGP
17 21 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
18 20 (1.07%) Network Security
19 18 (0.97%) PBX
19 18 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 767 (41.19%) SQL Server
2 258 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 218 (11.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 206 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 155 (8.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 155 (8.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 132 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 106 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
8 62 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 43 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 33 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 29 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (0.75%) OLAP
16 13 (0.70%) MySQL
16 13 (0.70%) DTS
16 13 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 188 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (6.07%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.72%) SpecFlow
4 30 (1.61%) Selenium
5 26 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 23 (1.24%) Subversion
6 23 (1.24%) JIRA
7 18 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 18 (0.97%) FitNesse
8 17 (0.91%) NUnit
9 15 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 12 (0.64%) MSTest
11 11 (0.59%) Hudson
11 11 (0.59%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.54%) ReSharper
13 8 (0.43%) Ant
14 7 (0.38%) Moq
14 7 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 288 (15.47%) Finance
2 69 (3.71%) Legal
3 61 (3.28%) Retail
4 46 (2.47%) Banking
5 33 (1.77%) Marketing
6 29 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.18%) Advertising
8 19 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.59%) Law
11 8 (0.43%) Back Office
12 6 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.32%) Publishing
12 6 (0.32%) French Language
13 5 (0.27%) Local Government
13 5 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.11%) International Banking
14 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.054%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.054%) German Language
Job Titles
1 529 (28.41%) Developer
2 414 (22.23%) Analyst
3 152 (8.16%) .NET Developer
4 151 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 136 (7.30%) SQL Developer
6 116 (6.23%) Consultant
7 111 (5.96%) Software Developer
8 94 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 91 (4.89%) C# Developer
10 85 (4.56%) Support Engineer
11 72 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
12 66 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 66 (3.54%) IT Support
12 66 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
13 63 (3.38%) Project Manager
14 60 (3.22%) DBA
15 54 (2.90%) Administrator
16 53 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support
16 53 (2.85%) Technical Support
16 53 (2.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (27.28%) .NET
2 228 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 142 (7.63%) .NET Framework
4 141 (7.57%) HTML
5 125 (6.71%) XML
6 117 (6.28%) CSS
7 111 (5.96%) WCF
8 102 (5.48%) Web Services
8 102 (5.48%) WPF
8 102 (5.48%) jQuery
9 97 (5.21%) WinForms
10 89 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (3.01%) HTML5
12 45 (2.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 40 (2.15%) MDX
14 38 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 31 (1.66%) CSS3
16 30 (1.61%) XSD
17 28 (1.50%) SOAP
17 28 (1.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 93 (4.99%) Clustering
2 66 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.74%) NHS
4 50 (2.69%) Blackberry
5 38 (2.04%) DTV
6 35 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.13%) Tandem
9 20 (1.07%) N-Tier
10 19 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.02%) PMI
11 13 (0.70%) Open Source
11 13 (0.70%) PKI
12 12 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.64%) Statistics
12 12 (0.64%) EqualLogic
13 11 (0.59%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.59%) Replication
14 10 (0.54%) EPoS
14 10 (0.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 753 (40.44%) Windows
2 214 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 146 (7.84%) Linux
4 135 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 124 (6.66%) Windows 7
6 106 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 98 (5.26%) UNIX
8 82 (4.40%) Windows XP
9 46 (2.47%) Windows 8
10 30 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (1.40%) Android
12 15 (0.81%) CentOS
13 13 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.64%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.54%) Fedora
16 7 (0.38%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.38%) SUSE
17 6 (0.32%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.27%) Solaris
19 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (11.98%) ITIL
3 193 (10.37%) Scrum
4 183 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
5 163 (8.75%) Project Management
6 132 (7.09%) MVC
7 110 (5.91%) TDD
8 102 (5.48%) ETL
9 100 (5.37%) Unit Testing
10 96 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (4.78%) OO
12 84 (4.51%) PRINCE2
13 77 (4.14%) Service Delivery
14 75 (4.03%) DSDM
15 71 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 68 (3.65%) RUP
17 66 (3.54%) Change Control
18 60 (3.22%) Change Management
19 57 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
20 55 (2.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 696 (37.38%) SQL
2 390 (20.95%) C#
3 330 (17.72%) T-SQL
4 130 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 87 (4.67%) Java
6 79 (4.24%) PowerShell
7 76 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 60 (3.22%) VB
9 39 (2.09%) VBA
10 24 (1.29%) C
10 24 (1.29%) PHP
11 23 (1.24%) Perl
12 22 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 19 (1.02%) VB6
14 16 (0.86%) VBScript
14 16 (0.86%) C++
15 10 (0.54%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.48%) Delphi
16 9 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 250 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 178 (9.56%) MCSE
3 169 (9.08%) Degree
4 118 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (5.21%) CCNA
6 96 (5.16%) MCITP
7 82 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 78 (4.19%) MCSA
9 43 (2.31%) MCP
10 40 (2.15%) CCNP
11 35 (1.88%) CCSA
11 35 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
11 35 (1.88%) MCTS
12 32 (1.72%) CCA
13 29 (1.56%) ISEB
14 23 (1.24%) CCSE
15 22 (1.18%) SSCP
15 22 (1.18%) Security Cleared
16 19 (1.02%) NCDA
16 19 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.69%) SLA
2 73 (3.92%) QA
3 22 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.86%) HL7
6 10 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.38%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.054%) TickIT
10 1 (0.054%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 454 (24.38%) Active Directory
2 246 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (6.66%) Hyper-V
4 57 (3.06%) XenApp
5 50 (2.69%) vSphere
6 45 (2.42%) VMware ESX
7 38 (2.04%) XenServer
8 34 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 20 (1.07%) Terminal Services
10 16 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.70%) UAG
12 10 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (0.54%) NDS
12 10 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
13 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.43%) vCloud
15 7 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.21%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 139 (7.47%) SCCM
2 35 (1.88%) SCOM
3 29 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 15 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.64%) Foglight
6 11 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 10 (0.54%) WSUS
7 10 (0.54%) ZABBIX
7 10 (0.54%) Data Guard
8 9 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.38%) Sysprep
10 7 (0.38%) Nagios
10 7 (0.38%) Opsview
11 6 (0.32%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.27%) Puppet
12 5 (0.27%) MOM
12 5 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 319 (17.13%) VMware
2 225 (12.08%) Cisco
3 203 (10.90%) Citrix
4 100 (5.37%) HP
5 83 (4.46%) Oracle
6 80 (4.30%) NetApp
7 54 (2.90%) Symantec
8 50 (2.69%) CheckPoint
9 46 (2.47%) IBM
10 42 (2.26%) Red Hat
11 35 (1.88%) EMC
12 33 (1.77%) CommVault
13 25 (1.34%) Dell
13 25 (1.34%) Adobe
14 24 (1.29%) McAfee
15 18 (0.97%) AppSense
15 18 (0.97%) Business Objects
15 18 (0.97%) SonicWALL
16 17 (0.91%) WatchGuard
16 17 (0.91%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare, training
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Training, Career Path
Posted: 4 days ago