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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 108 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 18.06% 29.43% 19.03%
As % of the Vendors category 41.55% 48.21% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 81
Average salary £34,375 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
219 224 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 43.45% 61.04% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 178 110 153
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in York

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 21 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 67 (36.02%) 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 53 (28.49%) Active Directory
8 52 (27.96%) .NET
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
13 40 (21.51%) ITIL
14 39 (20.97%) HP
15 38 (20.43%) C#
16 37 (19.89%) jQuery
17 36 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
18 31 (16.67%) XML
19 30 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (16.13%) MVC
20 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
21 28 (15.05%) QA
21 28 (15.05%) Selenium
21 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
22 27 (14.52%) Citrix
23 26 (13.98%) QuickTest Pro
23 26 (13.98%) Test Management
23 26 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
23 26 (13.98%) Test Planning

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 20 (10.75%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (7.53%) Lync
5 12 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (6.45%) CMS
6 5 (2.69%) IIS
6 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.08%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (1.08%) WordPress
8 2 (1.08%) Apache
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 67 (36.02%) 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 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.75%) SAN
2 8 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.76%) Firewall
4 6 (3.23%) DNS
5 4 (2.15%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.61%) LDAP
7 2 (1.08%) NAS
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
7 2 (1.08%) Internet
7 2 (1.08%) VoIP
7 2 (1.08%) DHCP
8 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
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%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
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%) SpecFlow
5 16 (8.60%) Cucumber
5 16 (8.60%) FitNesse
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%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.54%) Subversion
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 44 (23.66%) 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%) Consultant
6 11 (5.91%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (5.38%) VMware Specialist
7 10 (5.38%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 10 (5.38%) Performance Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) Performance Test Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Support Analyst
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%) REST
13 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
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 10 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.38%) Clustering
4 9 (4.84%) Digital Media
5 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.61%) LIMS
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.08%) PKI
8 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
9 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%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.08%) Android
8 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.51%) ITIL
3 30 (16.13%) MVC
4 26 (13.98%) Test Management
4 26 (13.98%) Test Planning
5 20 (10.75%) Scrum
6 19 (10.22%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 18 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 17 (9.14%) Logistics
8 17 (9.14%) Project Management
9 15 (8.06%) TDD
9 15 (8.06%) OOP
9 15 (8.06%) OO
10 14 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.91%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.91%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (5.91%) Test Strategy
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%) PHP
7 7 (3.76%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.08%) VB
9 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.08%) C
9 2 (1.08%) C++
9 2 (1.08%) Java
10 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 30 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (9.14%) ISEB
3 13 (6.99%) MCTS
4 10 (5.38%) Degree
5 9 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.30%) CCEE
6 8 (4.30%) MCITP
6 8 (4.30%) CCA
6 8 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (4.30%) MCSE
7 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.23%) MCAD
8 2 (1.08%) MCP
9 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 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 53 (28.49%) Active Directory
3 24 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.29%) vSphere
5 16 (8.60%) VMware ESX
6 13 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (5.38%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.15%) UAG
10 2 (1.08%) XenApp
10 2 (1.08%) Shibboleth
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.08%) NFS
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (6.99%) WSUS
3 10 (5.38%) SCCM
4 3 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.08%) SCOM
5 2 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (32.80%) VMware
2 39 (20.97%) HP
3 27 (14.52%) Citrix
4 23 (12.37%) Cisco
5 16 (8.60%) IBM
6 12 (6.45%) Oracle
7 10 (5.38%) Altiris
8 6 (3.23%) Dell
9 3 (1.61%) McAfee
10 2 (1.08%) Logi Analytics
10 2 (1.08%) Telerik
10 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
10 2 (1.08%) Zend
10 2 (1.08%) Adobe
11 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.54%) NetApp
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits including Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago