The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 83 107 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 17.77% 30.40% 19.89%
As % of the Vendors category 42.35% 53.50% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £52,250 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

Vendors Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 200 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 41.97% 56.82% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 165 106 173
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in York

Microsoft
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the York region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in York

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the York region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in York

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 69 (37.30%) Windows
2 67 (36.22%) MS Excel
3 66 (35.68%) Active Directory
4 64 (34.59%) SQL Server
5 61 (32.97%) VMware
6 53 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 51 (27.57%) .NET
8 42 (22.70%) ITIL
8 42 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (21.62%) SQL
9 40 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 35 (18.92%) C#
12 34 (18.38%) HTML
13 32 (17.30%) CSS
13 32 (17.30%) HP
14 30 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (16.22%) JavaScript
14 30 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (15.14%) Web Services
16 28 (15.14%) MS Exchange
17 26 (14.05%) XML
18 25 (13.51%) Hyper-V
19 23 (12.43%) Citrix
19 23 (12.43%) MVC
20 22 (11.89%) BizTalk Server
20 22 (11.89%) SharePoint
20 22 (11.89%) QA
20 22 (11.89%) Selenium

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 28 (15.14%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.89%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (11.89%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (9.19%) CMS
4 14 (7.57%) Lync
5 12 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.16%) IIS
6 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.08%) WordPress
9 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 67 (36.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS Office
3 4 (2.16%) MS Project
4 3 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.32%) SaaS
3 3 (1.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.11%) SAN
2 11 (5.95%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.86%) LDAP
4 7 (3.78%) Firewall
5 5 (2.70%) DNS
5 5 (2.70%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.62%) DHCP
7 2 (1.08%) Internet
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
8 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (4.32%) OLAP
9 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.62%) MySQL
13 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (11.89%) Selenium
3 20 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (10.27%) Visual Studio
5 15 (8.11%) FitNesse
5 15 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 15 (8.11%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.70%) JIRA
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.70%) Toad
6 5 (2.70%) JMeter
6 5 (2.70%) eggPlant
7 4 (2.16%) NUnit
7 4 (2.16%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.54%) MSTest
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.54%) Subversion
8 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (7.57%) Finance
2 4 (2.16%) Legal
3 3 (1.62%) Publishing
3 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.08%) Games
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (30.81%) Developer
2 39 (21.08%) Analyst
3 22 (11.89%) Test Analyst
3 22 (11.89%) .NET Developer
4 15 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (7.57%) Senior Developer
5 14 (7.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 13 (7.03%) C# Developer
6 13 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.95%) Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (4.32%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (4.32%) VMware Specialist
9 8 (4.32%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 7 (3.78%) Technical Leader
10 7 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.57%) .NET
2 37 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (18.38%) HTML
4 32 (17.30%) CSS
5 28 (15.14%) Web Services
6 26 (14.05%) XML
7 22 (11.89%) jQuery
8 18 (9.73%) SOAP
9 17 (9.19%) HTML5
9 17 (9.19%) WCF
10 15 (8.11%) .NET Framework
10 15 (8.11%) WSDL
10 15 (8.11%) XSD
10 15 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (7.57%) CSS3
12 12 (6.49%) Ajax
13 8 (4.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (2.70%) REST
14 5 (2.70%) JSON
14 5 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Digital Media
1 13 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.49%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.32%) Clustering
4 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.78%) User Experience
5 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.16%) PKI
6 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.62%) LIMS
8 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.54%) Xbox
9 1 (0.54%) W3C
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.30%) Windows
2 30 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.16%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.62%) Android
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.54%) UNIX
9 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.70%) ITIL
1 42 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.43%) MVC
3 20 (10.81%) Project Management
3 20 (10.81%) Test Management
3 20 (10.81%) Test Planning
4 18 (9.73%) Problem Management
5 17 (9.19%) Content Management
6 16 (8.65%) Software Testing
6 16 (8.65%) OO
6 16 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (8.65%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.11%) Workflow
7 15 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.57%) Business Analysis
8 14 (7.57%) Data Management
9 12 (6.49%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.49%) Change Management
9 12 (6.49%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (5.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.62%) SQL
2 35 (18.92%) C#
3 30 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.27%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.78%) PHP
5 7 (3.78%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.78%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.24%) XPath
7 4 (2.16%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.08%) C
8 2 (1.08%) PowerHouse
8 2 (1.08%) C++
8 2 (1.08%) Java
8 2 (1.08%) VB
8 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 40 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (8.11%) ISEB
3 14 (7.57%) MCTS
4 10 (5.41%) Degree
5 9 (4.86%) MCSE
5 9 (4.86%) MCITP
6 8 (4.32%) CCA
6 8 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (4.32%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.32%) CCEE
7 7 (3.78%) MCAD
8 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.08%) MCP
10 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.89%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (35.68%) Active Directory
2 53 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.35%) vSphere
5 20 (10.81%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.16%) UAG
7 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.16%) XenApp
8 2 (1.08%) Shibboleth
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (7.03%) SCCM
3 12 (6.49%) WSUS
4 9 (4.86%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.62%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (32.97%) VMware
2 32 (17.30%) HP
3 23 (12.43%) Citrix
4 16 (8.65%) Cisco
5 11 (5.95%) Oracle
6 9 (4.86%) McAfee
7 8 (4.32%) Altiris
8 6 (3.24%) Dell
9 4 (2.16%) IBM
10 2 (1.08%) Adobe
10 2 (1.08%) Intel
10 2 (1.08%) Zend
10 2 (1.08%) Telerik
10 2 (1.08%) Logi Analytics
11 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.54%) NetApp
11 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
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Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40,000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified
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