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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1215 1418 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.14% 19.74% 21.35%
As % of the Vendors category 40.99% 44.83% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1219 959
Average salary £35,661 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2964 3163 2564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.25% 44.03% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2511 2027
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 843 £36,500 +4.28% 112
North Yorkshire 0 211 £40,000 +14.28% 31
South Yorkshire -6 153 £30,000 -14.28% 24
East Yorkshire -4 23 £27,500 +10.00% 13
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1201 (45.80%) MS Excel
2 973 (37.11%) SQL Server
3 947 (36.12%) SQL
4 896 (34.17%) Windows
5 736 (28.07%) .NET
6 608 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
7 606 (23.11%) Active Directory
8 586 (22.35%) C#
9 464 (17.70%) Finance
10 448 (17.09%) VMware
11 441 (16.82%) MS Office
12 435 (16.59%) ASP.NET
13 427 (16.29%) ITIL
14 376 (14.34%) MS Exchange
15 358 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 338 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
17 328 (12.51%) T-SQL
18 327 (12.47%) VMware Infrastructure
19 307 (11.71%) SharePoint
20 301 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
21 295 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 282 (10.76%) JavaScript
23 274 (10.45%) HTML
23 274 (10.45%) MVC
24 268 (10.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 246 (9.38%) Citrix
26 229 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
27 226 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
28 225 (8.58%) SAN
29 222 (8.47%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 376 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 307 (11.71%) SharePoint
3 197 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 153 (5.84%) IIS
5 131 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 113 (4.31%) Lync
7 73 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 63 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
10 35 (1.33%) SAS
10 35 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (0.92%) CMS
12 24 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.57%) Apache
14 14 (0.53%) Documentum
15 13 (0.50%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.50%) Alfresco
16 8 (0.31%) JBoss
17 7 (0.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1201 (45.80%) MS Excel
2 441 (16.82%) MS Office
3 96 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 78 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 77 (2.94%) MS Project
6 27 (1.03%) SPSS
7 22 (0.84%) PowerPivot
8 21 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.076%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.038%) InDesign
12 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 117 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 40 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.84%) SAP Business One
5 20 (0.76%) Pegasus Opera
5 20 (0.76%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.15%) MFGPRO
7 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.11%) Primavera
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.076%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.076%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.076%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.076%) Line 500
8 2 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.038%) Magento
9 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.038%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.038%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.038%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.39%) Office 365
2 83 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (2.29%) SaaS
4 15 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.23%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.11%) Yammer
9 2 (0.076%) IaaS
9 2 (0.076%) PaaS
10 1 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.038%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 225 (8.58%) SAN
2 156 (5.95%) WAN
3 154 (5.87%) LAN
4 141 (5.38%) DNS
5 112 (4.27%) VPN
6 109 (4.16%) Firewall
7 107 (4.08%) TCP/IP
8 96 (3.66%) DHCP
9 88 (3.36%) Internet
10 86 (3.28%) VoIP
11 66 (2.52%) NAS
12 57 (2.17%) Unified Communications
13 54 (2.06%) Network Security
14 41 (1.56%) Wireless
15 29 (1.11%) Intranet
16 22 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (0.76%) FTP
18 19 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (0.72%) BGP
19 18 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 973 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 295 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 268 (10.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 229 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 166 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 156 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
7 135 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 128 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 64 (2.44%) Big Data
10 53 (2.02%) MySQL
11 48 (1.83%) Relational Database
12 37 (1.41%) Data Mining
13 33 (1.26%) QlikView
14 27 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 26 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 26 (0.99%) OLAP
16 23 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
17 21 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
18 20 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 216 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 174 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 61 (2.33%) Moq
4 59 (2.25%) SoapUI
5 57 (2.17%) ReSharper
6 38 (1.45%) NUnit
7 34 (1.30%) Selenium
8 26 (0.99%) JIRA
9 25 (0.95%) Subversion
10 17 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
11 16 (0.61%) SpecFlow
12 13 (0.50%) eggPlant
12 13 (0.50%) JMeter
12 13 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (0.46%) FitNesse
14 11 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (0.31%) JUnit
15 8 (0.31%) CppUnit
15 8 (0.31%) MSTest
General
1 464 (17.70%) Finance
2 192 (7.32%) Retail
3 89 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 80 (3.05%) Legal
5 64 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 58 (2.21%) Marketing
7 51 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (1.37%) Banking
9 31 (1.18%) Advertising
10 21 (0.80%) Back Office
11 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.46%) Law
12 7 (0.27%) Local Government
13 5 (0.19%) Publishing
13 5 (0.19%) Electronics
14 4 (0.15%) Front Office
14 4 (0.15%) Games
14 4 (0.15%) Billing
14 4 (0.15%) French Language
15 3 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 677 (25.82%) Developer
2 602 (22.96%) Analyst
3 207 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 171 (6.52%) Support Analyst
5 160 (6.10%) Consultant
6 132 (5.03%) Project Manager
7 111 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 107 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 102 (3.89%) Architect
10 100 (3.81%) Service Analyst
11 96 (3.66%) C# Developer
12 95 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 94 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
13 94 (3.59%) Applications Support
14 92 (3.51%) Software Developer
15 91 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
16 87 (3.32%) Business Analyst
17 81 (3.09%) Support Engineer
18 80 (3.05%) DBA
19 79 (3.01%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 736 (28.07%) .NET
2 435 (16.59%) ASP.NET
3 274 (10.45%) HTML
4 216 (8.24%) .NET Framework
5 213 (8.12%) CSS
6 193 (7.36%) jQuery
7 177 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 174 (6.64%) WCF
9 166 (6.33%) XML
10 129 (4.92%) HTML5
11 116 (4.42%) WPF
12 114 (4.35%) Web Services
13 113 (4.31%) Ajax
14 81 (3.09%) CSS3
15 79 (3.01%) Entity Framework
16 63 (2.40%) WinForms
17 48 (1.83%) AngularJS
18 42 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (1.37%) LINQ
20 33 (1.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 226 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 104 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 73 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 68 (2.59%) Private Cloud
6 62 (2.36%) Blackberry
7 61 (2.33%) NHS
8 58 (2.21%) Clustering
9 56 (2.14%) Visualisation
10 51 (1.95%) Replication
11 42 (1.60%) Mathematics
12 40 (1.53%) Computer Science
13 36 (1.37%) Statistics
14 28 (1.07%) User Experience
15 24 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 19 (0.72%) EPoS
17 18 (0.69%) Client/Server
18 17 (0.65%) Data Integration
19 16 (0.61%) Mobile App
20 14 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 896 (34.17%) Windows
2 301 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 220 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 201 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 143 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 123 (4.69%) Linux
7 108 (4.12%) UNIX
8 102 (3.89%) Windows XP
9 82 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 80 (3.05%) Windows 8
11 65 (2.48%) Android
12 18 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.38%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.38%) Solaris
15 8 (0.31%) AIX
16 5 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.19%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.15%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (16.29%) ITIL
3 338 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
4 274 (10.45%) MVC
5 222 (8.47%) Project Management
6 199 (7.59%) Scrum
7 168 (6.41%) CRM
8 132 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 124 (4.73%) OO
10 122 (4.65%) Migration
11 118 (4.50%) Software Engineering
12 116 (4.42%) Unit Testing
13 115 (4.39%) TDD
13 115 (4.39%) Analytics
14 111 (4.23%) Service Delivery
15 107 (4.08%) Mentoring
16 106 (4.04%) SDLC
16 106 (4.04%) PRINCE2
17 102 (3.89%) Change Management
18 97 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 947 (36.12%) SQL
2 586 (22.35%) C#
3 328 (12.51%) T-SQL
4 282 (10.76%) JavaScript
5 121 (4.61%) Java
6 98 (3.74%) VB.NET
7 92 (3.51%) PowerShell
8 74 (2.82%) VB
9 47 (1.79%) C++
10 44 (1.68%) C
11 41 (1.56%) PHP
12 32 (1.22%) VBA
13 27 (1.03%) Python
13 27 (1.03%) R
14 15 (0.57%) MATLAB
15 14 (0.53%) VBScript
15 14 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.53%) X++
16 11 (0.42%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 358 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 202 (7.70%) Degree
3 104 (3.97%) MCSE
4 83 (3.17%) MCP
5 73 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 65 (2.48%) MCSA
7 63 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (2.17%) ISEB
9 53 (2.02%) SC Cleared
10 45 (1.72%) MCTS
11 40 (1.53%) CCNA
12 34 (1.30%) ISTQB
12 34 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 32 (1.22%) MCDST
14 31 (1.18%) MCITP
15 28 (1.07%) MCSD
16 21 (0.80%) MOS
16 21 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
16 21 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 19 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.19%) SLA
2 107 (4.08%) QA
3 36 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.15%) HL7
7 1 (0.038%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.038%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 606 (23.11%) Active Directory
2 327 (12.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 126 (4.81%) XenApp
5 101 (3.85%) vSphere
6 66 (2.52%) VMware ESX
7 48 (1.83%) XenServer
8 37 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 37 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.80%) Terminal Services
10 20 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 19 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 17 (0.65%) vCloud
13 16 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.34%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.27%) ProxySG
16 6 (0.23%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.23%) UAG
16 6 (0.23%) HDFS
17 3 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 105 (4.00%) SCCM
2 79 (3.01%) SCOM
3 35 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 27 (1.03%) SCVMM
5 25 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 20 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 20 (0.76%) vMotion
7 14 (0.53%) AirWatch
7 14 (0.53%) WSUS
8 13 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (0.50%) Opsview
9 8 (0.31%) Puppet
9 8 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 8 (0.31%) SCDPM
10 7 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.27%) Nagios
11 6 (0.23%) OpenView
11 6 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.15%) MOM
13 3 (0.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 448 (17.09%) VMware
2 246 (9.38%) Citrix
3 220 (8.39%) Cisco
4 165 (6.29%) HP
5 128 (4.88%) Oracle
6 88 (3.36%) Apple
7 77 (2.94%) NetApp
8 61 (2.33%) SAP
9 59 (2.25%) Symantec
10 54 (2.06%) Business Objects
11 53 (2.02%) IBM
12 52 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 45 (1.72%) EMC
14 44 (1.68%) Dell
15 42 (1.60%) CommVault
16 41 (1.56%) Sage
17 37 (1.41%) Tableau
18 28 (1.07%) Veeam
19 27 (1.03%) Pegasus
20 25 (0.95%) Google
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£30K + 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits + Flexible Working + 25 Days Ho
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Base salary c£60,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Beverley, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Health, Pension etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighouse, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: £26k - £30k per annum + Bonus + 48 Holidays + Flexi
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevation Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago