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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1408 1327 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.96% 20.50% 20.64%
As % of the Vendors category 43.30% 42.81% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1064 1046
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
3252 3100 2741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.11% 47.88% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2634 2357 2189
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 1017 £35,000 - 182
South Yorkshire -1 184 £31,750 -20.62% 47
North Yorkshire -1 182 £37,000 -1.33% 28
East Yorkshire -19 9 £32,000 +33.33% 3
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1245 (45.62%) MS Excel
2 1044 (38.26%) Windows
3 987 (36.17%) SQL Server
4 949 (34.77%) SQL
5 706 (25.87%) .NET
6 667 (24.44%) Active Directory
7 610 (22.35%) C#
8 588 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
9 506 (18.54%) VMware
10 486 (17.81%) Finance
11 465 (17.04%) ASP.NET
12 450 (16.49%) ITIL
13 444 (16.27%) MS Office
14 386 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 363 (13.30%) SharePoint
16 361 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
17 359 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 349 (12.79%) MS Exchange
19 342 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
20 330 (12.09%) Citrix
21 318 (11.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 317 (11.62%) JavaScript
23 316 (11.58%) T-SQL
24 310 (11.36%) HTML
25 300 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 285 (10.44%) SAN
27 277 (10.15%) MVC
27 277 (10.15%) SQL Server 2008
28 261 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
29 254 (9.31%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 363 (13.30%) SharePoint
2 349 (12.79%) MS Exchange
3 183 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 143 (5.24%) IIS
5 101 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 96 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 91 (3.33%) Lync
8 85 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
9 67 (2.46%) Apache
10 65 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 61 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 43 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 38 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 29 (1.06%) CMS
15 24 (0.88%) SAS
16 23 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
17 21 (0.77%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.40%) MS Project Server
18 11 (0.40%) Tomcat
19 9 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1245 (45.62%) MS Excel
2 444 (16.27%) MS Office
3 102 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 77 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 70 (2.57%) MS Project
6 25 (0.92%) PowerPivot
7 21 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.40%) FreeHand
9 11 (0.40%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.18%) SPSS
13 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.073%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 138 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 9 (0.33%) SAP Business One
5 9 (0.33%) Pegasus Opera
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.073%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.073%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.037%) GoldMine
11 1 (0.037%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 1 (0.037%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.037%) Bond Adapt
11 1 (0.037%) assyst
11 1 (0.037%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 86 (3.15%) Office 365
2 64 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.58%) SaaS
4 15 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.40%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.18%) IaaS
6 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.037%) Yammer
8 1 (0.037%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 285 (10.44%) SAN
2 158 (5.79%) DNS
2 158 (5.79%) WAN
3 154 (5.64%) LAN
4 131 (4.80%) Firewall
5 114 (4.18%) TCP/IP
6 92 (3.37%) DHCP
7 86 (3.15%) Internet
8 80 (2.93%) VPN
9 71 (2.60%) VoIP
10 67 (2.46%) NAS
11 46 (1.69%) Wireless
12 42 (1.54%) Unified Communications
13 32 (1.17%) Network Security
14 20 (0.73%) VLAN
15 19 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (0.70%) FTP
16 17 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (0.62%) MPLS
17 14 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 987 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 318 (11.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 300 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 277 (10.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 201 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 175 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 174 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 153 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 61 (2.24%) MySQL
10 57 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 56 (2.05%) Big Data
12 54 (1.98%) Relational Database
13 42 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 40 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 37 (1.36%) OLAP
16 32 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 30 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
18 28 (1.03%) MS Access
19 20 (0.73%) Data Mining
20 19 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 231 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 183 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 52 (1.91%) SoapUI
4 48 (1.76%) Selenium
5 47 (1.72%) ReSharper
5 47 (1.72%) Moq
6 37 (1.36%) JIRA
7 36 (1.32%) Subversion
7 36 (1.32%) NUnit
8 35 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
9 25 (0.92%) SpecFlow
10 24 (0.88%) JMeter
10 24 (0.88%) eggPlant
11 22 (0.81%) FitNesse
12 19 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 16 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
14 14 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (0.44%) Toad
16 10 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 486 (17.81%) Finance
2 195 (7.15%) Retail
3 91 (3.33%) Legal
4 72 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 65 (2.38%) Marketing
6 58 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.05%) Advertising
8 44 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 36 (1.32%) Banking
10 15 (0.55%) Military
11 13 (0.48%) French Language
11 13 (0.48%) Electronics
12 11 (0.40%) Law
13 9 (0.33%) Publishing
14 7 (0.26%) Back Office
15 5 (0.18%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.11%) Czech Language
17 3 (0.11%) Games
18 2 (0.073%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 699 (25.61%) Developer
2 655 (24.00%) Analyst
3 237 (8.68%) Support Analyst
4 208 (7.62%) .NET Developer
5 133 (4.87%) Applications Support
5 133 (4.87%) Consultant
6 130 (4.76%) Architect
7 124 (4.54%) Senior Developer
7 124 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 114 (4.18%) Software Developer
9 113 (4.14%) Service Analyst
10 111 (4.07%) Support Engineer
11 108 (3.96%) C# Developer
12 107 (3.92%) Project Manager
13 104 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 100 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
15 97 (3.55%) IT Support
16 96 (3.52%) Test Analyst
17 88 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
18 84 (3.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 706 (25.87%) .NET
2 465 (17.04%) ASP.NET
3 310 (11.36%) HTML
4 254 (9.31%) CSS
5 253 (9.27%) .NET Framework
6 223 (8.17%) jQuery
6 223 (8.17%) XML
7 195 (7.15%) WCF
8 158 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 146 (5.35%) WPF
10 141 (5.17%) Ajax
11 133 (4.87%) Web Services
12 118 (4.32%) HTML5
13 98 (3.59%) WinForms
14 86 (3.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 73 (2.67%) CSS3
16 60 (2.20%) Silverlight
17 36 (1.32%) COM
17 36 (1.32%) SOAP
18 35 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 253 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 76 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 75 (2.75%) Blackberry
5 67 (2.46%) NHS
6 62 (2.27%) Clustering
7 58 (2.13%) Replication
8 52 (1.91%) User Experience
9 45 (1.65%) Statistics
10 40 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 37 (1.36%) Computer Science
12 30 (1.10%) Data Integration
13 22 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.77%) Visualisation
15 18 (0.66%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.62%) PKI
17 15 (0.55%) Xbox
18 14 (0.51%) N-Tier
19 13 (0.48%) FMCG
20 11 (0.40%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1044 (38.26%) Windows
2 359 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 261 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 178 (6.52%) UNIX
5 177 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 170 (6.23%) Windows 7
7 141 (5.17%) Linux
8 122 (4.47%) Windows XP
9 92 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 73 (2.67%) Apple iOS
11 58 (2.13%) Android
12 19 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
13 18 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 16 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.37%) AIX
16 9 (0.33%) Solaris
16 9 (0.33%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.29%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.22%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (16.49%) ITIL
3 342 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
4 277 (10.15%) MVC
5 231 (8.46%) Project Management
6 173 (6.34%) CRM
7 170 (6.23%) Scrum
8 151 (5.53%) OO
9 133 (4.87%) E-Commerce
10 131 (4.80%) ETL
11 129 (4.73%) PRINCE2
12 118 (4.32%) Software Engineering
12 118 (4.32%) Mentoring
13 113 (4.14%) Migration
14 110 (4.03%) Unit Testing
15 103 (3.77%) Service Management
16 95 (3.48%) Change Management
17 94 (3.44%) Analytics
18 93 (3.41%) TDD
19 92 (3.37%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 949 (34.77%) SQL
2 610 (22.35%) C#
3 317 (11.62%) JavaScript
4 316 (11.58%) T-SQL
5 113 (4.14%) VB.NET
6 100 (3.66%) Java
7 94 (3.44%) VB
8 85 (3.11%) PowerShell
9 62 (2.27%) VBA
10 50 (1.83%) C
11 49 (1.80%) C++
12 42 (1.54%) PHP
13 34 (1.25%) Shell Script
13 34 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 21 (0.77%) VB6
15 18 (0.66%) Perl
16 9 (0.33%) VBScript
16 9 (0.33%) XAML
17 8 (0.29%) Python
18 6 (0.22%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 361 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 218 (7.99%) Degree
3 173 (6.34%) MCSE
4 102 (3.74%) MCP
5 90 (3.30%) MCSA
6 76 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 74 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
8 73 (2.67%) MCITP
9 72 (2.64%) Security Cleared
10 69 (2.53%) ISEB
11 59 (2.16%) SC Cleared
12 54 (1.98%) MCTS
13 47 (1.72%) ISTQB
14 44 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
15 43 (1.58%) CCNA
16 41 (1.50%) CCA
17 31 (1.14%) MCSD
18 30 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 23 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 23 (0.84%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (7.26%) SLA
2 132 (4.84%) QA
3 22 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.073%) WAI
9 1 (0.037%) HL7
System Software
1 667 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 386 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 139 (5.09%) XenApp
5 108 (3.96%) vSphere
6 72 (2.64%) VMware ESX
7 66 (2.42%) XenServer
8 54 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 34 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (0.59%) vCloud
13 12 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.33%) ProxySG
15 8 (0.29%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.22%) Terminal Server
17 5 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
18 4 (0.15%) UAG
19 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 132 (4.84%) SCCM
2 82 (3.00%) SCOM
3 37 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 35 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 28 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 26 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 24 (0.88%) SCVMM
8 23 (0.84%) WSUS
9 16 (0.59%) SCDPM
10 14 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 13 (0.48%) Opsview
11 13 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 11 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (0.33%) XenMobile
14 5 (0.18%) MIIS
15 4 (0.15%) Puppet
15 4 (0.15%) SCOrch
16 3 (0.11%) SCSM
16 3 (0.11%) PureDisk
16 3 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 506 (18.54%) VMware
2 330 (12.09%) Citrix
3 251 (9.20%) Cisco
4 189 (6.93%) Oracle
5 163 (5.97%) HP
6 106 (3.88%) NetApp
7 86 (3.15%) Symantec
8 68 (2.49%) EMC
8 68 (2.49%) Apple
9 62 (2.27%) Dell
10 55 (2.02%) IBM
11 53 (1.94%) Google
12 46 (1.69%) CommVault
13 42 (1.54%) CheckPoint
14 33 (1.21%) SAP
15 30 (1.10%) Sage
16 28 (1.03%) Adobe
16 28 (1.03%) Riverbed
17 24 (0.88%) AppSense
17 24 (0.88%) Business Objects
Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55K Base + £110K OTE + Great Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + benefits including Free Parking + Canteen
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago