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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1301 1341 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.87% 18.99% 18.46%
As % of the Vendors category 42.73% 41.36% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1099 809
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,825 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
3045 3242 2495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.16% 45.92% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2491 2476 1942
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £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 28 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 28 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 0 914 £35,500 +1.42% 97
North Yorkshire +6 250 £40,000 +14.28% 29
South Yorkshire -8 135 £30,000 -11.11% 31
East Yorkshire +1 24 £30,000 +9.09% 8
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 1205 (46.62%) MS Excel
2 974 (37.68%) SQL Server
3 954 (36.91%) SQL
4 852 (32.96%) Windows
5 762 (29.48%) .NET
6 640 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
7 554 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 538 (20.81%) C#
9 461 (17.83%) VMware
10 456 (17.64%) Finance
11 448 (17.33%) MS Office
12 413 (15.98%) ITIL
13 397 (15.36%) ASP.NET
14 369 (14.27%) MS Exchange
15 355 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 319 (12.34%) T-SQL
17 314 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 313 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 305 (11.80%) JavaScript
20 286 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
21 284 (10.99%) HTML
22 274 (10.60%) SharePoint
22 274 (10.60%) MVC
23 271 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 258 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
25 257 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
26 251 (9.71%) Scrum
27 234 (9.05%) CSS
27 234 (9.05%) Project Management
27 234 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 369 (14.27%) MS Exchange
2 274 (10.60%) SharePoint
3 196 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 179 (6.92%) IIS
5 131 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 111 (4.29%) Lync
7 58 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 58 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 45 (1.74%) SAS
9 40 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
10 29 (1.12%) CMS
11 25 (0.97%) Apache
12 24 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.62%) JBoss
14 14 (0.54%) IBM Notes
14 14 (0.54%) Documentum
15 13 (0.50%) Joomla!
15 13 (0.50%) Alfresco
15 13 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1205 (46.62%) MS Excel
2 448 (17.33%) MS Office
3 105 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 87 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 77 (2.98%) MS Project
6 27 (1.04%) PowerPivot
6 27 (1.04%) SPSS
7 15 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.12%) InDesign
12 2 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.077%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.077%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.077%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 125 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (0.89%) SAP Business One
5 18 (0.70%) Sage 200
5 18 (0.70%) Pegasus Opera
6 5 (0.19%) Magento
7 4 (0.15%) MFGPRO
8 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.12%) Maximo
8 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.12%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.077%) Scribe Insight
9 2 (0.077%) Shopify
9 2 (0.077%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.077%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.077%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.077%) Line 500
9 2 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.039%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 110 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (3.44%) Office 365
3 70 (2.71%) SaaS
4 25 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.58%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.077%) Yammer
11 1 (0.039%) Heroku
11 1 (0.039%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.039%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 212 (8.20%) SAN
2 176 (6.81%) WAN
3 169 (6.54%) DNS
4 168 (6.50%) LAN
5 120 (4.64%) VPN
6 119 (4.60%) TCP/IP
7 113 (4.37%) DHCP
8 109 (4.22%) Firewall
9 93 (3.60%) Internet
10 79 (3.06%) VoIP
11 72 (2.79%) NAS
12 55 (2.13%) Unified Communications
13 54 (2.09%) Network Security
14 52 (2.01%) Wireless
15 32 (1.24%) BGP
16 31 (1.20%) Intranet
17 29 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (1.04%) OSPF
19 26 (1.01%) MPLS
20 24 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 974 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 314 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 271 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 204 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 162 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
6 159 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 130 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 103 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 64 (2.48%) Relational Database
10 54 (2.09%) MySQL
11 51 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
12 42 (1.62%) Data Mining
13 33 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 31 (1.20%) OLAP
15 30 (1.16%) Big Data
16 29 (1.12%) QlikView
17 22 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (0.74%) RDBMS
19 18 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
20 17 (0.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 234 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 216 (8.36%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.24%) Selenium
3 32 (1.24%) Moq
4 26 (1.01%) NUnit
5 25 (0.97%) SoapUI
6 24 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 21 (0.81%) JIRA
8 17 (0.66%) Subversion
9 11 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.31%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.31%) MSTest
11 8 (0.31%) JUnit
11 8 (0.31%) HP UFT
11 8 (0.31%) Git (software)
11 8 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.27%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 456 (17.64%) Finance
2 100 (3.87%) Retail
3 77 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 69 (2.67%) Marketing
5 59 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 56 (2.17%) Legal
7 40 (1.55%) Banking
8 32 (1.24%) Back Office
9 29 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (0.66%) Advertising
11 16 (0.62%) Law
12 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.39%) Electronics
14 8 (0.31%) Publishing
14 8 (0.31%) Local Government
15 5 (0.19%) Billing
15 5 (0.19%) Games
16 4 (0.15%) Automotive
16 4 (0.15%) Front Office
16 4 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 645 (24.95%) Developer
2 570 (22.05%) Analyst
3 213 (8.24%) .NET Developer
4 176 (6.81%) Consultant
5 152 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 138 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 117 (4.53%) Project Manager
8 111 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 108 (4.18%) Business Analyst
10 105 (4.06%) Architect
11 103 (3.98%) Service Analyst
12 98 (3.79%) Service Desk Analyst
13 97 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 95 (3.68%) DBA
15 90 (3.48%) Support Engineer
16 80 (3.09%) C# Developer
16 80 (3.09%) SQL Developer
17 77 (2.98%) Administrator
18 74 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
19 70 (2.71%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (29.48%) .NET
2 397 (15.36%) ASP.NET
3 284 (10.99%) HTML
4 234 (9.05%) CSS
5 196 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 192 (7.43%) jQuery
7 190 (7.35%) .NET Framework
8 137 (5.30%) WCF
9 133 (5.15%) Web Services
10 128 (4.95%) XML
11 113 (4.37%) HTML5
12 105 (4.06%) Ajax
13 90 (3.48%) Entity Framework
14 71 (2.75%) CSS3
15 65 (2.51%) WPF
16 59 (2.28%) AngularJS
17 52 (2.01%) KnockoutJS
17 52 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
18 44 (1.70%) COM
19 42 (1.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 187 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 88 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 70 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (2.59%) Visualisation
6 62 (2.40%) Clustering
7 50 (1.93%) Blackberry
8 47 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 46 (1.78%) Replication
10 39 (1.51%) NHS
10 39 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 34 (1.32%) Statistics
13 30 (1.16%) Mathematics
14 25 (0.97%) User Experience
15 24 (0.93%) Social Media
16 22 (0.85%) Mobile App
17 21 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
18 20 (0.77%) Data Integration
19 18 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 852 (32.96%) Windows
2 258 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 257 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 168 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 149 (5.76%) Linux
6 138 (5.34%) Windows 7
7 95 (3.68%) UNIX
8 85 (3.29%) Windows XP
9 71 (2.75%) Windows 8
10 55 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 52 (2.01%) Android
12 15 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.50%) Windows 2000
13 13 (0.50%) Solaris
14 12 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.35%) AIX
16 9 (0.35%) HPUX
17 8 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (15.98%) ITIL
3 286 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
4 274 (10.60%) MVC
5 251 (9.71%) Scrum
6 234 (9.05%) Project Management
7 189 (7.31%) CRM
8 141 (5.45%) Migration
9 139 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 136 (5.26%) TDD
11 115 (4.45%) Service Delivery
12 103 (3.98%) ETL
12 103 (3.98%) ERP
13 100 (3.87%) Business Analysis
13 100 (3.87%) Mentoring
14 98 (3.79%) OO
15 96 (3.71%) PRINCE2
16 95 (3.68%) Unit Testing
17 94 (3.64%) Analytics
18 93 (3.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 954 (36.91%) SQL
2 538 (20.81%) C#
3 319 (12.34%) T-SQL
4 305 (11.80%) JavaScript
5 117 (4.53%) Java
6 105 (4.06%) PowerShell
7 84 (3.25%) VB
8 82 (3.17%) VB.NET
9 52 (2.01%) PHP
10 47 (1.82%) C++
11 39 (1.51%) C
12 32 (1.24%) Python
13 27 (1.04%) R
14 25 (0.97%) VBA
15 23 (0.89%) VB6
16 20 (0.77%) X++
17 18 (0.70%) VBScript
18 13 (0.50%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.46%) MATLAB
20 10 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 355 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 180 (6.96%) Degree
3 100 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (3.64%) MCSE
5 72 (2.79%) CCNA
6 69 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 65 (2.51%) MCP
8 63 (2.44%) ISEB
9 44 (1.70%) MCSA
10 41 (1.59%) CCNP
11 40 (1.55%) SC Cleared
12 38 (1.47%) MCSD
13 37 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 33 (1.28%) MCTS
15 29 (1.12%) MCITP
15 29 (1.12%) ISTQB
16 24 (0.93%) MCDST
17 21 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 15 (0.58%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.10%) QA
2 104 (4.02%) SLA
3 46 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.31%) HL7
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.077%) BS25999
8 2 (0.077%) COBIT
9 1 (0.039%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
System Software
1 554 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 313 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (5.18%) Hyper-V
4 110 (4.26%) vSphere
5 102 (3.95%) XenApp
6 67 (2.59%) VMware ESX
7 49 (1.90%) XenServer
8 41 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (0.89%) vCloud
10 22 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.81%) Terminal Services
12 19 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 18 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.35%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.31%) UAG
15 8 (0.31%) Xen
16 7 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.27%) KVM
17 5 (0.19%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 104 (4.02%) SCCM
2 77 (2.98%) SCOM
3 22 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 21 (0.81%) SCVMM
4 21 (0.81%) WSUS
5 18 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (0.66%) vMotion
7 14 (0.54%) Puppet
8 13 (0.50%) AirWatch
9 11 (0.43%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.35%) OpenView
10 9 (0.35%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.27%) Nagios
13 6 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 5 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.19%) Opsview
15 4 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 3 (0.12%) DameWare
Vendors
1 461 (17.83%) VMware
2 232 (8.97%) Cisco
3 230 (8.90%) Citrix
4 151 (5.84%) HP
5 109 (4.22%) Oracle
6 81 (3.13%) NetApp
7 65 (2.51%) Apple
8 61 (2.36%) SAP
9 53 (2.05%) IBM
10 50 (1.93%) Tableau
11 48 (1.86%) EMC
12 40 (1.55%) Symantec
13 38 (1.47%) CheckPoint
14 35 (1.35%) Sage
15 33 (1.28%) CommVault
16 31 (1.20%) Dell
17 27 (1.04%) Veeam
18 25 (0.97%) Google
19 22 (0.85%) Cognos
19 22 (0.85%) Pegasus
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Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + benefits
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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