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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 99 115 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 20.89% 30.03% 21.71%
As % of the Vendors category 47.14% 54.76% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75 63 86
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £47,750
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
210 210 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 44.30% 54.83% 49.52%
Number of salaries quoted 173 115 167
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,246
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in York

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 2 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 68 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 67 (34.90%) SQL Server
2 67 (34.90%) Windows
3 64 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 62 (32.29%) .NET
5 60 (31.25%) VMware
6 52 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (23.44%) ITIL
8 44 (22.92%) SQL
9 43 (22.40%) ASP.NET
9 43 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (20.31%) C#
11 36 (18.75%) HTML
11 36 (18.75%) CSS
12 34 (17.71%) Web Services
13 33 (17.19%) JavaScript
14 29 (15.10%) XML
14 29 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (14.58%) HP
15 28 (14.58%) MS Exchange
15 28 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (13.54%) T-SQL
18 25 (13.02%) jQuery
19 24 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (11.98%) Hyper-V
20 23 (11.98%) OO
20 23 (11.98%) MVC
21 22 (11.46%) SharePoint
21 22 (11.46%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (11.46%) SharePoint
4 21 (10.94%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (8.85%) CMS
6 14 (7.29%) Lync
7 12 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.08%) IIS
10 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.04%) WordPress
12 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 64 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.17%) MS Office
3 6 (3.13%) MS Project
4 4 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.17%) SaaS
3 3 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.29%) SAN
2 11 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.69%) LDAP
3 9 (4.69%) Firewall
4 5 (2.60%) DNS
4 5 (2.60%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.56%) DHCP
6 2 (1.04%) Internet
6 2 (1.04%) Network Security
7 1 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (34.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (4.69%) OLAP
9 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (3.65%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 4 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (11.46%) Visual Studio
3 19 (9.90%) Selenium
4 17 (8.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (7.29%) FitNesse
5 14 (7.29%) Cucumber
5 14 (7.29%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.08%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.08%) Toad
7 3 (1.56%) JMeter
7 3 (1.56%) NUnit
7 3 (1.56%) eggPlant
7 3 (1.56%) JIRA
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.52%) Subversion
8 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.52%) MSTest
General
1 14 (7.29%) Finance
2 4 (2.08%) Legal
2 4 (2.08%) Retail
3 3 (1.56%) Publishing
3 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.04%) Games
4 2 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (35.94%) Developer
2 34 (17.71%) Analyst
3 31 (16.15%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.90%) Test Analyst
6 16 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 15 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (7.81%) C# Developer
7 15 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (5.73%) Technical Leader
9 11 (5.73%) Lead Developer
9 11 (5.73%) Consultant
9 11 (5.73%) Technical Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.69%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (4.69%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
11 8 (4.17%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.65%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (32.29%) .NET
2 43 (22.40%) ASP.NET
3 36 (18.75%) CSS
3 36 (18.75%) HTML
4 34 (17.71%) Web Services
5 29 (15.10%) XML
6 25 (13.02%) jQuery
7 21 (10.94%) WCF
8 17 (8.85%) HTML5
8 17 (8.85%) SOAP
9 16 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 15 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (7.29%) CSS3
11 14 (7.29%) WSDL
11 14 (7.29%) XSD
12 13 (6.77%) Ajax
13 7 (3.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (2.60%) REST
14 5 (2.60%) JSON
14 5 (2.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 12 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 7 (3.65%) Clustering
3 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.08%) PKI
4 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.56%) LIMS
6 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.04%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.04%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.52%) Xbox
7 1 (0.52%) W3C
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.90%) Windows
2 29 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.56%) UNIX
7 3 (1.56%) Linux
7 3 (1.56%) Android
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.44%) ITIL
2 23 (11.98%) OO
2 23 (11.98%) MVC
3 18 (9.38%) Project Management
3 18 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 17 (8.85%) Test Management
4 17 (8.85%) Data Management
4 17 (8.85%) Test Planning
5 16 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 16 (8.33%) Content Management
5 16 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.81%) Software Testing
6 15 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (7.29%) Workflow
8 13 (6.77%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (6.25%) Change Management
9 12 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 11 (5.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.92%) SQL
2 39 (20.31%) C#
3 33 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.54%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.65%) PHP
5 7 (3.65%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.13%) XPath
6 6 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.08%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.56%) Java
10 2 (1.04%) C
10 2 (1.04%) C++
10 2 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (1.04%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 43 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.29%) ISEB
2 14 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (7.29%) MCTS
3 9 (4.69%) MCITP
3 9 (4.69%) Degree
3 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.69%) MCSE
4 8 (4.17%) CCEE
4 8 (4.17%) CCA
4 8 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (4.17%) MCAD
5 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) MCP
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.90%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 52 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.98%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.46%) VMware ESX
5 20 (10.42%) vSphere
6 10 (5.21%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.08%) XenApp
9 4 (2.08%) UAG
10 2 (1.04%) Shibboleth
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (8.85%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (6.77%) SCCM
3 11 (5.73%) WSUS
4 9 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (31.25%) VMware
2 28 (14.58%) HP
3 20 (10.42%) Citrix
4 16 (8.33%) Cisco
5 9 (4.69%) Oracle
5 9 (4.69%) McAfee
6 7 (3.65%) Altiris
7 6 (3.13%) Dell
8 4 (2.08%) IBM
9 2 (1.04%) Adobe
9 2 (1.04%) Intel
9 2 (1.04%) Zend
9 2 (1.04%) Telerik
9 2 (1.04%) Logi Analytics
10 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.52%) NetApp
10 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
York, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Optisoft Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Dependent on skills & experience
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Creative Personnel
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + remote working
Posted: 13 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago