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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 80 124 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 21.11% 21.42% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 46.78% 45.59% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 52
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,875 £50,000
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
171 272 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 45.12% 46.98% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 114 123 135
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 4 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in York

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 94 (51.93%) MS Excel
2 79 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (40.88%) Windows
4 52 (28.73%) .NET
5 46 (25.41%) SQL Server
6 42 (23.20%) VMware
6 42 (23.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (22.10%) HP
8 39 (21.55%) Active Directory
9 38 (20.99%) SQL
10 37 (20.44%) ASP.NET
10 37 (20.44%) ITIL
11 36 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (19.34%) QA
12 35 (19.34%) HTML
12 35 (19.34%) JavaScript
13 34 (18.78%) jQuery
14 33 (18.23%) Selenium
14 33 (18.23%) C#
15 32 (17.68%) QuickTest Pro
15 32 (17.68%) Test Management
15 32 (17.68%) HP Quality Center
15 32 (17.68%) Test Planning
16 30 (16.57%) CSS
17 28 (15.47%) Management Information System
18 27 (14.92%) OO
18 27 (14.92%) JIRA
18 27 (14.92%) TDD
18 27 (14.92%) Test Automation
19 26 (14.36%) Test Strategy

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 18 (9.94%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.73%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.66%) IIS
4 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.10%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.10%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 94 (51.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.08%) MS Project
3 6 (3.31%) MS Office
3 6 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.66%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.39%) SaaS
2 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.21%) Office 365
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.10%) IaaS
4 2 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.63%) SAN
2 10 (5.52%) DNS
3 6 (3.31%) DHCP
4 5 (2.76%) WAN
5 4 (2.21%) LAN
6 3 (1.66%) Firewall
6 3 (1.66%) VoIP
6 3 (1.66%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.10%) NAS
7 2 (1.10%) Internet
7 2 (1.10%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.10%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) VPN
8 1 (0.55%) FTP
8 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (0.55%) QlikView
7 1 (0.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (23.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (18.23%) Selenium
3 32 (17.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 27 (14.92%) JIRA
5 26 (14.36%) eggPlant
5 26 (14.36%) JMeter
6 14 (7.73%) NUnit
7 13 (7.18%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.31%) SpecFlow
8 6 (3.31%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.66%) Toad
9 3 (1.66%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.55%) MorphX
10 1 (0.55%) FrontPage
10 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (4.97%) Finance
2 4 (2.21%) Advertising
3 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.10%) Military
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (25.97%) Developer
2 46 (25.41%) Analyst
3 41 (22.65%) Test Analyst
4 26 (14.36%) Performance Analyst
4 26 (14.36%) Performance Test Analyst
5 17 (9.39%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.29%) Technical Leader
7 13 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.18%) UI Developer
8 10 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.52%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Development Manager
9 7 (3.87%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.31%) VMware Specialist
10 6 (3.31%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 6 (3.31%) Architect
10 6 (3.31%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.31%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (28.73%) .NET
2 37 (20.44%) ASP.NET
3 35 (19.34%) HTML
4 34 (18.78%) jQuery
5 30 (16.57%) CSS
6 24 (13.26%) .NET Framework
7 20 (11.05%) Web Services
8 18 (9.94%) Ajax
9 15 (8.29%) WCF
9 15 (8.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (7.18%) CSS3
10 13 (7.18%) LESS
10 13 (7.18%) HTML5
11 12 (6.63%) XML
12 10 (5.52%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (4.42%) REST
13 8 (4.42%) JSON
14 6 (3.31%) WSDL
14 6 (3.31%) XSD
14 6 (3.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.47%) Management Information System
2 21 (11.60%) User Experience
3 18 (9.94%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.18%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.63%) Xbox
6 6 (3.31%) Clustering
7 4 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.10%) Statistics
8 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 74 (40.88%) Windows
2 15 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (7.18%) Linux
4 12 (6.63%) Android
4 12 (6.63%) Windows Mobile
4 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.44%) ITIL
3 32 (17.68%) Test Management
3 32 (17.68%) Test Planning
4 27 (14.92%) OO
4 27 (14.92%) TDD
4 27 (14.92%) Test Automation
5 26 (14.36%) Test Strategy
5 26 (14.36%) Business Analysis
5 26 (14.36%) Usability Testing
5 26 (14.36%) Performance Testing
6 18 (9.94%) MVC
7 16 (8.84%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.73%) OOD
9 13 (7.18%) Project Management
9 13 (7.18%) Logistics
9 13 (7.18%) Software Testing
10 12 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.08%) Scrum
12 10 (5.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.99%) SQL
2 35 (19.34%) JavaScript
3 33 (18.23%) C#
4 13 (7.18%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.21%) XPath
6 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.66%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.55%) X++
7 1 (0.55%) VBScript
7 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (3.87%) ISEB
3 6 (3.31%) Degree
3 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.21%) VCP4
6 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.55%) MCP
7 1 (0.55%) MCSE
7 1 (0.55%) MCSA
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.34%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.21%) SLA
4 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (21.55%) Active Directory
2 36 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.81%) VMware ESX
4 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (4.42%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.87%) vSphere
7 2 (1.10%) NFS
8 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 32 (17.68%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.87%) WSUS
3 4 (2.21%) SCOM
4 3 (1.66%) SCCM
5 2 (1.10%) Nagios
5 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.55%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (23.20%) VMware
2 40 (22.10%) HP
3 16 (8.84%) Cisco
4 14 (7.73%) Citrix
5 12 (6.63%) IBM
6 11 (6.08%) Oracle
7 6 (3.31%) Altiris
8 2 (1.10%) Dell
8 2 (1.10%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.10%) Google
8 2 (1.10%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.55%) NEC
9 1 (0.55%) Primavera
9 1 (0.55%) Avaya
9 1 (0.55%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.55%) Apple
9 1 (0.55%) SAP
9 1 (0.55%) Verint
York
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: £Excellent basic, plus large company benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: £Excellent basic, plus large company benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
York
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago