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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1323 953 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.38% 17.99% 21.65%
As % of the Vendors category 38.47% 37.64% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 778 1039
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
3439 2532 2781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 47.78% 47.81% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2556 1980 2210
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +2 887 £33,000 +1.53% 120
South Yorkshire +2 253 £37,500 +10.29% 34
North Yorkshire -7 178 £35,000 +16.66% 20
East Yorkshire -7 22 £28,500 +18.75% 4
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1153 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 1129 (41.43%) Windows
3 1022 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 832 (30.53%) SQL
5 731 (26.83%) .NET
6 693 (25.43%) Active Directory
7 545 (20.00%) VMware
8 544 (19.96%) C#
9 486 (17.83%) MS Office
10 420 (15.41%) Finance
11 414 (15.19%) ITIL
12 401 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 392 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 389 (14.28%) ASP.NET
15 380 (13.94%) MS Exchange
15 380 (13.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 359 (13.17%) Citrix
17 346 (12.70%) T-SQL
18 316 (11.60%) SharePoint
19 304 (11.16%) Cisco
20 303 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
21 293 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
22 274 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
23 261 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 260 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 257 (9.43%) JavaScript
26 247 (9.06%) HTML
27 244 (8.95%) Degree
28 238 (8.73%) Project Management
29 236 (8.66%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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
1 380 (13.94%) MS Exchange
2 316 (11.60%) SharePoint
3 162 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 138 (5.06%) Lync
5 133 (4.88%) IIS
6 100 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 85 (3.12%) Apache
8 77 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 74 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
10 55 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 44 (1.61%) CMS
12 43 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
12 43 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
12 43 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 40 (1.47%) WebSphere
14 39 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 31 (1.14%) Tomcat
16 24 (0.88%) Node.js
17 22 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
18 20 (0.73%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1153 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 486 (17.83%) MS Office
3 61 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 59 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (1.39%) MS Project
6 19 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.51%) PowerPivot
9 10 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
10 8 (0.29%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.22%) SPSS
12 5 (0.18%) FreeHand
13 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 64 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.29%) Magento
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.11%) Line 500
8 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.073%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.073%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.073%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 2 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.037%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.037%) FRx
10 1 (0.037%) Line 50
10 1 (0.037%) assyst
10 1 (0.037%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.12%) Office 365
2 48 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.81%) SaaS
4 13 (0.48%) Google Apps
5 9 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.22%) IaaS
6 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.11%) ElastiCache
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 217 (7.96%) SAN
2 201 (7.38%) DNS
3 165 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 151 (5.54%) Firewall
5 140 (5.14%) DHCP
6 125 (4.59%) LAN
7 112 (4.11%) Internet
8 109 (4.00%) WAN
9 83 (3.05%) VPN
10 58 (2.13%) Unified Communications
11 47 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
12 44 (1.61%) NAS
13 35 (1.28%) VoIP
14 34 (1.25%) NetScaler
15 33 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (1.10%) MPLS
16 30 (1.10%) Wireless
17 22 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
17 22 (0.81%) OSPF
17 22 (0.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1022 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 293 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 261 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 260 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 182 (6.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 167 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 165 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 147 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
9 96 (3.52%) Relational Database
10 61 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 52 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 50 (1.83%) OLAP
13 47 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 30 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (1.06%) MySQL
16 23 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
17 20 (0.73%) NoSQL
17 20 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
19 17 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 200 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 138 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 53 (1.94%) Selenium
4 51 (1.87%) NUnit
5 48 (1.76%) SpecFlow
6 42 (1.54%) Subversion
7 35 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 31 (1.14%) JIRA
9 29 (1.06%) FitNesse
9 29 (1.06%) Cucumber
10 28 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
11 24 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (0.62%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
14 14 (0.51%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.40%) Hudson
16 10 (0.37%) MSTest
16 10 (0.37%) ReSharper
16 10 (0.37%) Ant
17 9 (0.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 420 (15.41%) Finance
2 99 (3.63%) Legal
3 82 (3.01%) Marketing
4 80 (2.94%) Retail
5 64 (2.35%) Advertising
6 52 (1.91%) Banking
7 51 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.10%) French Language
10 23 (0.84%) Law
11 19 (0.70%) Czech Language
12 18 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.40%) Publishing
14 10 (0.37%) Games
15 8 (0.29%) Local Government
16 7 (0.26%) Back Office
17 6 (0.22%) Military
18 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.18%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 712 (26.13%) Developer
2 589 (21.61%) Analyst
3 241 (8.84%) .NET Developer
4 236 (8.66%) Support Analyst
5 151 (5.54%) Support Engineer
5 151 (5.54%) Consultant
6 146 (5.36%) SQL Developer
7 142 (5.21%) C# Developer
8 117 (4.29%) Software Developer
9 113 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 110 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 94 (3.45%) IT Support
11 94 (3.45%) Architect
12 92 (3.38%) Service Analyst
13 86 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
13 86 (3.16%) Project Manager
14 84 (3.08%) Technical Support
15 83 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 75 (2.75%) DBA
17 70 (2.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (26.83%) .NET
2 389 (14.28%) ASP.NET
3 247 (9.06%) HTML
4 204 (7.49%) CSS
5 196 (7.19%) .NET Framework
6 178 (6.53%) Web Services
7 176 (6.46%) XML
8 174 (6.39%) WCF
9 169 (6.20%) jQuery
10 145 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (4.07%) WPF
12 100 (3.67%) WinForms
13 83 (3.05%) HTML5
14 76 (2.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 64 (2.35%) SOAP
16 59 (2.17%) Ajax
17 50 (1.83%) CSS3
18 47 (1.72%) MDX
19 43 (1.58%) Silverlight
19 43 (1.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 108 (3.96%) Clustering
2 99 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 90 (3.30%) Blackberry
4 54 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (1.87%) NHS
6 31 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 30 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 30 (1.10%) Replication
8 29 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 26 (0.95%) Tandem
10 24 (0.88%) PMI
11 21 (0.77%) DTV
11 21 (0.77%) Statistics
12 20 (0.73%) Digital Media
13 19 (0.70%) Mathematics
14 18 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 18 (0.66%) PKI
15 17 (0.62%) Firmware
16 13 (0.48%) Social Media
17 11 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1129 (41.43%) Windows
2 401 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 274 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 192 (7.05%) Windows 7
5 185 (6.79%) Linux
6 181 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 158 (5.80%) UNIX
8 118 (4.33%) Windows XP
9 77 (2.83%) Windows 8
10 39 (1.43%) Android
11 36 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.59%) CentOS
13 15 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 13 (0.48%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.44%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.40%) AIX
17 10 (0.37%) SUSE
17 10 (0.37%) Fedora
18 9 (0.33%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (15.19%) ITIL
2 303 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (8.73%) Project Management
4 236 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
5 220 (8.07%) MVC
6 193 (7.08%) Scrum
7 142 (5.21%) TDD
8 135 (4.95%) ETL
9 119 (4.37%) OO
10 118 (4.33%) Change Management
11 117 (4.29%) PRINCE2
12 110 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
13 103 (3.78%) Unit Testing
14 100 (3.67%) Software Engineering
15 91 (3.34%) CRM
16 90 (3.30%) E-Commerce
17 80 (2.94%) Service Delivery
18 76 (2.79%) Problem Management
18 76 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
18 76 (2.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 832 (30.53%) SQL
2 544 (19.96%) C#
3 346 (12.70%) T-SQL
4 257 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 111 (4.07%) VB.NET
6 99 (3.63%) PowerShell
7 98 (3.60%) Java
8 76 (2.79%) VB
9 48 (1.76%) PHP
10 45 (1.65%) VBA
11 44 (1.61%) C
12 42 (1.54%) C++
13 33 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.14%) Perl
15 23 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 22 (0.81%) VB6
16 22 (0.81%) VBScript
17 20 (0.73%) Python
18 13 (0.48%) Embedded C++
19 8 (0.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 380 (13.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 244 (8.95%) Degree
3 236 (8.66%) MCSE
4 146 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (4.40%) CCNA
6 100 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 100 (3.67%) MCP
7 98 (3.60%) MCITP
8 92 (3.38%) MCSA
9 61 (2.24%) Security Cleared
10 59 (2.17%) CCNP
11 57 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
12 50 (1.83%) CCA
13 48 (1.76%) MCTS
14 45 (1.65%) ISEB
14 45 (1.65%) PMI Certification
15 30 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (1.03%) CCSA
17 27 (0.99%) PMP
18 25 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (5.50%) SLA
2 111 (4.07%) QA
3 34 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.44%) HL7
6 10 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.11%) COBIT
9 2 (0.073%) WAI
10 1 (0.037%) TickIT
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 693 (25.43%) Active Directory
2 392 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 177 (6.50%) Hyper-V
4 101 (3.71%) XenApp
5 91 (3.34%) vSphere
6 82 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 64 (2.35%) XenDesktop
8 63 (2.31%) XenServer
9 39 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 18 (0.66%) UAG
12 18 (0.66%) vCloud
13 17 (0.62%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (0.37%) NDS
16 9 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (0.18%) VMware Server
18 4 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
18 4 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 196 (7.19%) SCCM
2 67 (2.46%) SCOM
3 41 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (0.88%) SCVMM
5 22 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 21 (0.77%) WSUS
6 21 (0.77%) SCDPM
7 18 (0.66%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.40%) Foglight
8 11 (0.40%) Data Guard
8 11 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (0.33%) AppDNA
10 9 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.29%) XenMobile
11 8 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (0.26%) Sysprep
13 6 (0.22%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 545 (20.00%) VMware
2 359 (13.17%) Citrix
3 304 (11.16%) Cisco
4 195 (7.16%) HP
5 134 (4.92%) Oracle
6 108 (3.96%) NetApp
7 74 (2.72%) IBM
8 60 (2.20%) Symantec
9 55 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 48 (1.76%) Red Hat
11 43 (1.58%) EMC
12 41 (1.50%) Dell
13 36 (1.32%) CommVault
14 33 (1.21%) AppSense
15 29 (1.06%) Adobe
16 26 (0.95%) Google
17 25 (0.92%) Minitab
17 25 (0.92%) Apple
18 23 (0.84%) McAfee
19 21 (0.77%) Business Objects
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