The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1266 1363 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.77% 19.28% 19.34%
As % of the Vendors category 42.94% 42.38% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1146 850
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2948 3216 2508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.70% 45.49% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2480 1973
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Yorkshire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire 0 885 £35,500 +1.42% 143
North Yorkshire +2 222 £40,000 +14.28% 29
South Yorkshire -9 147 £30,000 -14.28% 22
East Yorkshire -3 26 £30,000 +20.00% 6
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 1221 (45.36%) MS Excel
2 1033 (38.37%) SQL Server
3 988 (36.70%) SQL
4 891 (33.10%) Windows
5 779 (28.94%) .NET
6 637 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
7 590 (21.92%) Active Directory
8 585 (21.73%) C#
9 476 (17.68%) Finance
10 475 (17.64%) VMware
11 466 (17.31%) MS Office
12 436 (16.20%) ITIL
13 435 (16.16%) ASP.NET
14 387 (14.38%) MS Exchange
15 381 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 342 (12.70%) T-SQL
17 336 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 317 (11.78%) JavaScript
19 312 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 307 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
21 305 (11.33%) MVC
22 301 (11.18%) SharePoint
23 293 (10.88%) HTML
24 288 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
25 281 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 255 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
27 249 (9.25%) Citrix
28 243 (9.03%) CSS
29 234 (8.69%) Team Foundation Server
30 232 (8.62%) SAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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
1 387 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 301 (11.18%) SharePoint
3 204 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 170 (6.32%) IIS
5 131 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 116 (4.31%) Lync
7 70 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 65 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 48 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
10 43 (1.60%) SAS
11 32 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 30 (1.11%) CMS
13 23 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.78%) Apache
15 16 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.56%) IBM Notes
17 14 (0.52%) JBoss
17 14 (0.52%) Documentum
18 13 (0.48%) Joomla!
18 13 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 1221 (45.36%) MS Excel
2 466 (17.31%) MS Office
3 109 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 86 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 79 (2.93%) MS Project
6 30 (1.11%) SPSS
7 26 (0.97%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.33%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.074%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.074%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.074%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 130 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 25 (0.93%) SAP Business One
5 20 (0.74%) Pegasus Opera
5 20 (0.74%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.19%) Magento
7 4 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.15%) MFGPRO
8 3 (0.11%) Maximo
8 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.11%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.074%) Shopify
9 2 (0.074%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.074%) Line 500
9 2 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.037%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.037%) Agresso
10 1 (0.037%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 105 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (3.42%) Office 365
3 67 (2.49%) SaaS
4 26 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.11%) Yammer
11 2 (0.074%) IaaS
11 2 (0.074%) PaaS
12 1 (0.037%) Heroku
12 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 232 (8.62%) SAN
2 172 (6.39%) WAN
3 169 (6.28%) DNS
4 167 (6.20%) LAN
5 125 (4.64%) VPN
6 121 (4.49%) TCP/IP
7 113 (4.20%) Firewall
8 110 (4.09%) DHCP
9 96 (3.57%) Internet
10 85 (3.16%) VoIP
11 72 (2.67%) NAS
12 58 (2.15%) Unified Communications
13 56 (2.08%) Network Security
14 50 (1.86%) Wireless
15 31 (1.15%) Intranet
16 27 (1.00%) BGP
17 25 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
18 24 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (0.82%) MPLS
19 22 (0.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1033 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 312 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 281 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 225 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 166 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 158 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
7 126 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 126 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 57 (2.12%) MySQL
10 39 (1.45%) Big Data
11 38 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 32 (1.19%) QlikView
13 29 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 28 (1.04%) OLAP
15 23 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 21 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
17 20 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
18 15 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 234 (8.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 205 (7.62%) Visual Studio
3 37 (1.37%) Moq
4 34 (1.26%) Selenium
5 33 (1.23%) SoapUI
6 32 (1.19%) ReSharper
6 32 (1.19%) NUnit
7 24 (0.89%) Subversion
8 23 (0.85%) JIRA
9 13 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (0.41%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.33%) MSTest
13 8 (0.30%) Git (software)
13 8 (0.30%) JMeter
13 8 (0.30%) JUnit
13 8 (0.30%) eggPlant
14 7 (0.26%) Xcode
14 7 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.22%) MorphX
General
1 476 (17.68%) Finance
2 132 (4.90%) Retail
3 86 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 68 (2.53%) Legal
5 65 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 64 (2.38%) Marketing
7 40 (1.49%) Banking
8 31 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 26 (0.97%) Back Office
10 23 (0.85%) Advertising
11 13 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.45%) Law
13 8 (0.30%) Publishing
14 7 (0.26%) Local Government
15 6 (0.22%) Electronics
16 5 (0.19%) Billing
17 4 (0.15%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.15%) Games
17 4 (0.15%) Front Office
17 4 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 686 (25.48%) Developer
2 601 (22.33%) Analyst
3 226 (8.40%) .NET Developer
4 176 (6.54%) Consultant
5 159 (5.91%) Support Analyst
6 132 (4.90%) Senior Developer
7 128 (4.75%) Project Manager
8 115 (4.27%) Architect
9 114 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 113 (4.20%) Service Analyst
11 107 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
12 99 (3.68%) Business Analyst
13 93 (3.45%) DBA
14 91 (3.38%) C# Developer
14 91 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 90 (3.34%) Support Engineer
16 85 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
17 82 (3.05%) SQL Developer
18 78 (2.90%) Applications Support
18 78 (2.90%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 779 (28.94%) .NET
2 435 (16.16%) ASP.NET
3 293 (10.88%) HTML
4 243 (9.03%) CSS
5 214 (7.95%) .NET Framework
6 210 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 208 (7.73%) jQuery
8 163 (6.05%) WCF
9 135 (5.01%) XML
10 133 (4.94%) Web Services
11 119 (4.42%) HTML5
12 114 (4.23%) Ajax
13 93 (3.45%) Entity Framework
14 83 (3.08%) WPF
15 79 (2.93%) CSS3
16 60 (2.23%) AngularJS
17 53 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 49 (1.82%) WinForms
19 47 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
20 46 (1.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 207 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (4.16%) Data Centre
3 108 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 73 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 72 (2.67%) Visualisation
6 65 (2.41%) Clustering
7 61 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 48 (1.78%) Replication
8 48 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 47 (1.75%) Private Cloud
10 42 (1.56%) NHS
11 37 (1.37%) Statistics
12 36 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 32 (1.19%) Mathematics
14 27 (1.00%) User Experience
15 23 (0.85%) Mobile App
16 20 (0.74%) Social Media
17 19 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
17 19 (0.71%) Data Integration
18 16 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 891 (33.10%) Windows
2 288 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 255 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 185 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 144 (5.35%) Linux
6 141 (5.24%) Windows 7
7 110 (4.09%) UNIX
8 97 (3.60%) Windows XP
9 77 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 61 (2.27%) Apple iOS
11 60 (2.23%) Android
12 13 (0.48%) Windows 2000
12 13 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 12 (0.45%) Solaris
14 11 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.30%) AIX
16 7 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.22%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (16.20%) ITIL
3 307 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
4 305 (11.33%) MVC
5 232 (8.62%) Project Management
6 231 (8.58%) Scrum
7 192 (7.13%) CRM
8 150 (5.57%) Migration
9 143 (5.31%) TDD
10 134 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (4.23%) Service Delivery
12 111 (4.12%) Unit Testing
13 110 (4.09%) ERP
14 107 (3.97%) OO
14 107 (3.97%) Business Analysis
15 106 (3.94%) PRINCE2
16 104 (3.86%) SDLC
17 102 (3.79%) Mentoring
18 100 (3.71%) Software Engineering
19 99 (3.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 988 (36.70%) SQL
2 585 (21.73%) C#
3 342 (12.70%) T-SQL
4 317 (11.78%) JavaScript
5 128 (4.75%) Java
6 96 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 94 (3.49%) VB.NET
8 78 (2.90%) VB
9 52 (1.93%) PHP
10 47 (1.75%) C++
11 37 (1.37%) C
12 33 (1.23%) VBA
13 31 (1.15%) Python
14 30 (1.11%) R
15 23 (0.85%) X++
16 15 (0.56%) MATLAB
17 14 (0.52%) VBScript
17 14 (0.52%) VB6
18 12 (0.45%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 381 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 199 (7.39%) Degree
3 103 (3.83%) MCSE
4 91 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (2.82%) MCP
6 72 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 68 (2.53%) ISEB
8 65 (2.41%) CCNA
9 60 (2.23%) MCSA
10 48 (1.78%) SC Cleared
11 42 (1.56%) MCTS
12 38 (1.41%) MCSD
13 36 (1.34%) ISTQB
14 34 (1.26%) CCNP
15 33 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 31 (1.15%) MCDST
17 26 (0.97%) MCITP
18 23 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
19 20 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
20 19 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.46%) SLA
1 120 (4.46%) QA
2 44 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 26 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.30%) HL7
6 5 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.074%) COBIT
7 2 (0.074%) BS25999
8 1 (0.037%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.037%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 590 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 336 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (5.72%) Hyper-V
4 122 (4.53%) XenApp
5 107 (3.97%) vSphere
6 67 (2.49%) VMware ESX
7 56 (2.08%) XenServer
8 42 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 23 (0.85%) Terminal Services
11 21 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 21 (0.78%) vCloud
12 20 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 11 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.30%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.26%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.22%) UAG
16 6 (0.22%) HDFS
17 4 (0.15%) KVM
17 4 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 95 (3.53%) SCCM
2 73 (2.71%) SCOM
3 28 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 26 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 22 (0.82%) SCVMM
6 19 (0.71%) vMotion
7 17 (0.63%) WSUS
8 16 (0.59%) AirWatch
9 15 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.41%) Puppet
11 10 (0.37%) Opsview
12 9 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.33%) OpenView
13 8 (0.30%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.26%) Nagios
15 5 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 4 (0.15%) SCDPM
16 4 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 4 (0.15%) DameWare
17 3 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 475 (17.64%) VMware
2 249 (9.25%) Citrix
3 230 (8.54%) Cisco
4 161 (5.98%) HP
5 113 (4.20%) Oracle
6 82 (3.05%) NetApp
7 71 (2.64%) Apple
8 64 (2.38%) SAP
9 57 (2.12%) IBM
10 53 (1.97%) Business Objects
11 48 (1.78%) Symantec
12 47 (1.75%) EMC
13 46 (1.71%) CheckPoint
13 46 (1.71%) Tableau
14 42 (1.56%) Sage
15 40 (1.49%) Dell
16 37 (1.37%) CommVault
17 27 (1.00%) Pegasus
17 27 (1.00%) Veeam
18 25 (0.93%) Dell Compellent
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + pension, medical insurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £24,500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: £15,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, life insurance
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: up to £45k + 10% bonus + good benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + training, health care
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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