The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 York 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 96 114 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 20.56% 26.70% 19.56%
As % of the Vendors category 47.06% 55.07% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67 65 68
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
204 207 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 43.68% 48.48% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 154 129 146
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £28,250 £26,098
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in York

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 87 (40.65%) Active Directory
2 75 (35.05%) Windows
3 72 (33.64%) .NET
4 70 (32.71%) MS Excel
5 68 (31.78%) VMware
6 64 (29.91%) SQL Server
7 59 (27.57%) ITIL
7 59 (27.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (25.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 53 (24.77%) SQL
10 49 (22.90%) ASP.NET
11 42 (19.63%) Web Services
11 42 (19.63%) C#
12 40 (18.69%) MS Exchange
13 33 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (14.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
15 31 (14.49%) OO
15 31 (14.49%) CSS
16 30 (14.02%) T-SQL
17 29 (13.55%) JavaScript
17 29 (13.55%) WCF
18 28 (13.08%) BizTalk Server
18 28 (13.08%) XML
19 27 (12.62%) HTML
19 27 (12.62%) VMware ESX
20 26 (12.15%) SharePoint
21 25 (11.68%) Hyper-V
22 24 (11.21%) Visual Studio
22 24 (11.21%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (18.69%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (13.08%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (12.15%) SharePoint
5 18 (8.41%) Lync
6 16 (7.48%) CMS
7 15 (7.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.34%) Jetty
9 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.47%) IIS
11 1 (0.47%) Apache
11 1 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 70 (32.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.54%) MS Project
3 5 (2.34%) MS Office
4 4 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.34%) SaaS
4 3 (1.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.75%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.88%) SAN
3 14 (6.54%) Firewall
4 12 (5.61%) LDAP
5 7 (3.27%) Internet
6 6 (2.80%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.34%) NAS
8 4 (1.87%) DNS
9 3 (1.40%) VLAN
9 3 (1.40%) DHCP
10 2 (0.93%) LAN
10 2 (0.93%) WAN
10 2 (0.93%) VPN
10 2 (0.93%) MPLS
10 2 (0.93%) OSPF
10 2 (0.93%) Wireless
10 2 (0.93%) VPLS
10 2 (0.93%) Network Security
10 2 (0.93%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.21%) OLAP
7 6 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.87%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.01%) Selenium
2 15 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.07%) FitNesse
3 13 (6.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (6.07%) SpecFlow
3 13 (6.07%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.80%) NUnit
5 3 (1.40%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.93%) Toad
7 1 (0.47%) Maven
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.47%) Hudson
7 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (6.54%) Finance
2 6 (2.80%) Retail
3 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.87%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (33.18%) Developer
2 39 (18.22%) .NET Developer
3 29 (13.55%) Analyst
4 24 (11.21%) Senior Developer
5 23 (10.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 19 (8.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (8.88%) C# Developer
7 17 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (7.01%) Technical Leader
8 15 (7.01%) Test Analyst
9 13 (6.07%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (6.07%) Lead Developer
9 13 (6.07%) Technical Developer
10 12 (5.61%) Consultant
11 11 (5.14%) Project Engineer
12 9 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (4.21%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.74%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.74%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (33.64%) .NET
2 49 (22.90%) ASP.NET
3 42 (19.63%) Web Services
4 31 (14.49%) CSS
5 29 (13.55%) WCF
6 28 (13.08%) XML
7 27 (12.62%) HTML
8 19 (8.88%) .NET Framework
9 18 (8.41%) jQuery
10 15 (7.01%) SOAP
11 13 (6.07%) XSD
11 13 (6.07%) WSDL
12 12 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (4.21%) WPF
13 9 (4.21%) Ajax
14 8 (3.74%) HTML5
15 7 (3.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (2.34%) J2EE
16 5 (2.34%) CSS3
17 4 (1.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.01%) Blackberry
1 15 (7.01%) Digital Media
2 9 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.27%) Clustering
3 7 (3.27%) PKI
3 7 (3.27%) Video on Demand
4 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.40%) LIMS
5 3 (1.40%) Xbox
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.47%) W3C
7 1 (0.47%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (35.05%) Windows
2 33 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (14.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (7.01%) Linux
5 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.07%) UNIX
7 5 (2.34%) Android
7 5 (2.34%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.87%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.57%) ITIL
2 31 (14.49%) OO
3 23 (10.75%) Data Management
3 23 (10.75%) Problem Management
4 22 (10.28%) Project Management
5 21 (9.81%) MVC
6 18 (8.41%) Load Balancing
6 18 (8.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 16 (7.48%) Content Management
8 14 (6.54%) Workflow
9 13 (6.07%) Software Testing
9 13 (6.07%) Test Management
10 12 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.61%) Change Management
10 12 (5.61%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.14%) Scrum
11 11 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.14%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (4.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.77%) SQL
2 42 (19.63%) C#
3 30 (14.02%) T-SQL
4 29 (13.55%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.14%) Java
6 10 (4.67%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.21%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.27%) PHP
9 5 (2.34%) Ruby
9 5 (2.34%) Perl
9 5 (2.34%) Python
9 5 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.87%) XPath
11 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.93%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.93%) XAML
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) C
13 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (25.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.01%) MCTS
3 14 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (6.07%) ISEB
5 10 (4.67%) MCSE
5 10 (4.67%) MCITP
6 8 (3.74%) CCEE
6 8 (3.74%) MCAD
6 8 (3.74%) CCA
6 8 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (3.74%) Degree
6 8 (3.74%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) CCNP
7 2 (0.93%) CCNA
7 2 (0.93%) CCDA
7 2 (0.93%) CCDP
7 2 (0.93%) MCP
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.01%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (40.65%) Active Directory
2 59 (27.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.62%) VMware ESX
4 25 (11.68%) Hyper-V
5 23 (10.75%) vSphere
6 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (4.67%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.87%) UAG
9 4 (1.87%) XenApp
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (7.48%) SCCM
2 13 (6.07%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (5.61%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (5.14%) WSUS
5 5 (2.34%) Puppet
6 3 (1.40%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (31.78%) VMware
2 24 (11.21%) HP
3 21 (9.81%) Citrix
3 21 (9.81%) Cisco
4 12 (5.61%) McAfee
5 7 (3.27%) Altiris
5 7 (3.27%) Oracle
6 6 (2.80%) NetApp
6 6 (2.80%) Dell
7 5 (2.34%) EMC
8 4 (1.87%) IBM
9 2 (0.93%) Intel
9 2 (0.93%) BT
9 2 (0.93%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.93%) Zend
10 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
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