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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 90 106 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 18.07% 28.57% 19.88%
As % of the Vendors category 41.10% 47.32% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 70 58 83
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
219 224 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 43.98% 60.38% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 178 106 152
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in York

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 81 (43.55%) Windows
2 66 (35.48%) MS Excel
3 61 (32.80%) VMware
4 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (29.57%) SQL Server
6 54 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (27.96%) .NET
8 51 (27.42%) Active Directory
9 48 (25.81%) SQL
9 48 (25.81%) HTML
10 47 (25.27%) CSS
11 44 (23.66%) JavaScript
12 41 (22.04%) ASP.NET
12 41 (22.04%) ITIL
13 40 (21.51%) HP
14 38 (20.43%) C#
15 37 (19.89%) jQuery
16 36 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 31 (16.67%) XML
18 30 (16.13%) MVC
19 29 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (15.05%) QA
20 28 (15.05%) Selenium
20 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
20 28 (15.05%) Citrix
21 26 (13.98%) QuickTest Pro
21 26 (13.98%) Test Management
21 26 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
21 26 (13.98%) Test Planning

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.22%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (7.53%) Lync
5 12 (6.45%) CMS
6 11 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.69%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) Apache
8 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.08%) WordPress
8 2 (1.08%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 66 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.23%) MS Project
2 6 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.60%) SaaS
2 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.15%) Office 365
4 2 (1.08%) IaaS
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.29%) SAN
2 7 (3.76%) Firewall
2 7 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.23%) DNS
4 4 (2.15%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.08%) Network Security
5 2 (1.08%) NAS
5 2 (1.08%) LDAP
5 2 (1.08%) VoIP
5 2 (1.08%) DHCP
5 2 (1.08%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (3.23%) OLAP
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.61%) MySQL
9 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (15.05%) Selenium
3 26 (13.98%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (9.14%) Visual Studio
5 16 (8.60%) FitNesse
5 16 (8.60%) Cucumber
5 16 (8.60%) SpecFlow
6 10 (5.38%) eggPlant
6 10 (5.38%) JIRA
6 10 (5.38%) JMeter
7 7 (3.76%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (3.23%) Toad
9 4 (2.15%) NUnit
10 1 (0.54%) Subversion
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.54%) MSTest
General
1 11 (5.91%) Finance
2 4 (2.15%) Legal
3 3 (1.61%) Publishing
3 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (30.65%) Developer
2 43 (23.12%) Analyst
3 29 (15.59%) Test Analyst
4 24 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 15 (8.06%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (5.91%) VMware Specialist
6 11 (5.91%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 11 (5.91%) Software Developer
6 11 (5.91%) Consultant
7 10 (5.38%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.38%) Performance Test Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) Performance Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.96%) .NET
2 48 (25.81%) HTML
3 47 (25.27%) CSS
4 41 (22.04%) ASP.NET
5 37 (19.89%) jQuery
6 31 (16.67%) XML
7 23 (12.37%) Web Services
8 20 (10.75%) Ajax
9 19 (10.22%) SOAP
9 19 (10.22%) HTML5
10 17 (9.14%) CSS3
11 16 (8.60%) XSD
11 16 (8.60%) WSDL
12 15 (8.06%) .NET Framework
13 13 (6.99%) JSON
13 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (6.99%) REST
14 10 (5.38%) WCF
15 9 (4.84%) XSLT
16 8 (4.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.53%) User Experience
3 11 (5.91%) Clustering
4 10 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.84%) Digital Media
6 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.61%) LIMS
9 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.08%) PKI
9 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.55%) Windows
2 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.61%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.08%) Android
7 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.04%) ITIL
3 30 (16.13%) MVC
4 26 (13.98%) Test Management
4 26 (13.98%) Test Planning
5 20 (10.75%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (10.75%) Scrum
6 18 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 18 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 17 (9.14%) Logistics
8 16 (8.60%) Project Management
9 15 (8.06%) OOP
9 15 (8.06%) OO
9 15 (8.06%) TDD
10 14 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.91%) Test Strategy
12 11 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (5.91%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.81%) SQL
2 44 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 38 (20.43%) C#
4 17 (9.14%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.38%) XPath
6 8 (4.30%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.76%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.76%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) C++
8 2 (1.08%) Java
8 2 (1.08%) VB
8 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.08%) C
9 1 (0.54%) PHP5
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (9.14%) ISEB
4 13 (6.99%) MCTS
5 10 (5.38%) Degree
6 9 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.30%) CCEE
7 8 (4.30%) MCSE
7 8 (4.30%) MCITP
7 8 (4.30%) CCA
7 8 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (3.23%) MCAD
8 6 (3.23%) 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 28 (15.05%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (27.42%) Active Directory
3 23 (12.37%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.29%) vSphere
5 16 (8.60%) VMware ESX
6 14 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (5.38%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.15%) UAG
10 2 (1.08%) Shibboleth
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.08%) NFS
10 2 (1.08%) XenApp
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (7.53%) WSUS
3 9 (4.84%) SCCM
4 2 (1.08%) SCOM
4 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (32.80%) VMware
2 40 (21.51%) HP
3 28 (15.05%) Citrix
4 23 (12.37%) Cisco
5 16 (8.60%) IBM
6 12 (6.45%) Oracle
7 11 (5.91%) Altiris
8 6 (3.23%) Dell
9 2 (1.08%) Adobe
9 2 (1.08%) Zend
9 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.08%) Logi Analytics
9 2 (1.08%) Telerik
9 2 (1.08%) McAfee
10 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.54%) NetApp
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + .
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 9 days ago
York
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago