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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1200 1292 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.12% 17.99% 19.75%
As % of the Vendors category 44.59% 40.80% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1051 1249
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,200 £50,000
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
2691 3167 3299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.87% 44.11% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2174 2470 2564
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 0 804 £37,500 - 97
North Yorkshire +7 222 £37,500 +2.73% 21
South Yorkshire +1 115 £32,500 - 18
East Yorkshire +9 34 £24,500 -10.90% 8
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 928 (40.92%) MS Excel
2 869 (38.32%) SQL Server
3 843 (37.17%) SQL
4 776 (34.22%) Windows
5 557 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
6 547 (24.12%) .NET
7 522 (23.02%) Active Directory
8 416 (18.34%) C#
9 415 (18.30%) VMware
10 403 (17.77%) MS Office
11 394 (17.37%) ITIL
12 370 (16.31%) Windows Server
13 358 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 338 (14.90%) Finance
15 283 (12.48%) T-SQL
16 282 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 270 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 268 (11.82%) MS Exchange
19 262 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 260 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
21 258 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
22 226 (9.96%) PowerShell
23 219 (9.66%) Oracle
24 217 (9.57%) ASP.NET
25 214 (9.44%) Cisco
26 208 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
27 205 (9.04%) SQL Server 2012
28 199 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
29 198 (8.73%) Visual Studio
30 192 (8.47%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 268 (11.82%) MS Exchange
2 187 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 149 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 138 (6.08%) IIS
5 113 (4.98%) Skype for Business
6 85 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 54 (2.38%) CloudStack
8 41 (1.81%) WebLogic
9 40 (1.76%) JBoss
10 39 (1.72%) WebSphere
11 37 (1.63%) Apache
12 36 (1.59%) CMS
13 31 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 27 (1.19%) Confluence
15 25 (1.10%) OpenStack
15 25 (1.10%) Tomcat
16 24 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
16 24 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
18 18 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 928 (40.92%) MS Excel
2 403 (17.77%) MS Office
3 69 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.01%) Acrobat
6 19 (0.84%) XMetaL
7 13 (0.57%) MS Project
8 12 (0.53%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
9 9 (0.40%) RoboHelp
10 8 (0.35%) FrameMaker
11 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 106 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.31%) Pegasus Opera
5 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.18%) Sage 50
6 4 (0.18%) Summit
7 3 (0.13%) Primavera
8 2 (0.088%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.088%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.044%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.044%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.044%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.044%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 175 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (3.09%) Office 365
3 59 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.59%) SaaS
5 25 (1.10%) PaaS
6 13 (0.57%) IaaS
7 6 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.13%) AdWords
10 1 (0.044%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.044%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.044%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 167 (7.36%) SAN
2 154 (6.79%) DNS
3 118 (5.20%) Firewall
4 117 (5.16%) TCP/IP
5 105 (4.63%) VPN
6 95 (4.19%) DHCP
7 84 (3.70%) LAN
8 71 (3.13%) WAN
9 64 (2.82%) Internet
10 58 (2.56%) NAS
11 53 (2.34%) VoIP
12 49 (2.16%) Network Security
13 42 (1.85%) Unified Communications
14 34 (1.50%) MPLS
15 25 (1.10%) Intranet
15 25 (1.10%) Wireless
16 18 (0.79%) LTE
16 18 (0.79%) Skype
17 16 (0.71%) 4G
17 16 (0.71%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 869 (38.32%) SQL Server
2 358 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 270 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 205 (9.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 185 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 175 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 121 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
8 68 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 68 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 58 (2.56%) MySQL
10 55 (2.43%) OLAP
11 50 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 47 (2.07%) Power BI
13 46 (2.03%) Hadoop
14 39 (1.72%) SSDT
15 35 (1.54%) Informix
16 33 (1.46%) OLAP Cube
16 33 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (1.41%) Relational Database
18 31 (1.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 199 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 198 (8.73%) Visual Studio
3 93 (4.10%) Selenium
4 81 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 42 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 38 (1.68%) Jasmine
7 32 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 32 (1.41%) JIRA
8 30 (1.32%) Moq
9 24 (1.06%) SpecFlow
9 24 (1.06%) Subversion
10 22 (0.97%) WebDriver
11 21 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 20 (0.88%) FitNesse
13 16 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (0.62%) Git (software)
15 11 (0.49%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.40%) NUnit
16 9 (0.40%) tSQLt
17 7 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 338 (14.90%) Finance
2 77 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 75 (3.31%) Retail
4 56 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 54 (2.38%) Marketing
6 47 (2.07%) Legal
7 38 (1.68%) Banking
8 26 (1.15%) Back Office
9 25 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 24 (1.06%) Law
11 23 (1.01%) Electronics
12 16 (0.71%) Advertising
13 12 (0.53%) Games
13 12 (0.53%) Local Government
13 12 (0.53%) Publishing
14 10 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.26%) Automotive
15 6 (0.26%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.22%) Billing
17 4 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 609 (26.85%) Analyst
2 565 (24.91%) Developer
3 237 (10.45%) SQL Developer
4 204 (8.99%) .NET Developer
5 191 (8.42%) Support Analyst
6 171 (7.54%) C# Developer
7 154 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 143 (6.31%) SQL Server Developer
9 118 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 118 (5.20%) SSIS Developer
10 114 (5.03%) Consultant
11 103 (4.54%) Senior Developer
11 103 (4.54%) Service Analyst
12 95 (4.19%) Applications Support
13 93 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 92 (4.06%) Technical Analyst
15 87 (3.84%) IT Support
16 84 (3.70%) DBA
17 83 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
18 82 (3.62%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (24.12%) .NET
2 217 (9.57%) ASP.NET
3 167 (7.36%) HTML
4 161 (7.10%) .NET Framework
5 146 (6.44%) Web Services
6 141 (6.22%) XML
7 134 (5.91%) WCF
8 114 (5.03%) CSS
9 86 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 80 (3.53%) jQuery
11 76 (3.35%) HTML5
12 75 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 65 (2.87%) CSS3
14 60 (2.65%) WinForms
15 47 (2.07%) Entity Framework
16 46 (2.03%) SOAP
17 33 (1.46%) AngularJS
18 32 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 31 (1.37%) Ajax
20 29 (1.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 185 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.01%) Data Centre
3 81 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 67 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 38 (1.68%) Clustering
6 36 (1.59%) Data Integration
7 33 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 30 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 30 (1.32%) Replication
9 28 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 26 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.01%) NHS
12 20 (0.88%) PKI
13 19 (0.84%) Blackberry
14 18 (0.79%) e-Learning
15 17 (0.75%) iPad
15 17 (0.75%) Mainframe
15 17 (0.75%) Mathematics
15 17 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
16 15 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 776 (34.22%) Windows
2 370 (16.31%) Windows Server
3 258 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 208 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 168 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 143 (6.31%) Linux
7 135 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 117 (5.16%) Unix
9 46 (2.03%) Windows XP
10 45 (1.98%) Windows 8
11 33 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (0.97%) Solaris
13 21 (0.93%) Windows 10
14 20 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
15 14 (0.62%) Android
16 13 (0.57%) Apple iOS
17 12 (0.53%) AIX
18 9 (0.40%) OS/390
18 9 (0.40%) zOS
19 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (17.37%) ITIL
3 260 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
4 189 (8.33%) Scrum
5 179 (7.89%) Project Management
6 174 (7.67%) MVC
7 151 (6.66%) ETL
8 145 (6.39%) CRM
9 116 (5.11%) Migration
10 105 (4.63%) DevOps
11 98 (4.32%) Presales
12 97 (4.28%) SDLC
13 91 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 87 (3.84%) E-Commerce
14 87 (3.84%) Service Management
15 79 (3.48%) Mentoring
16 78 (3.44%) Web Development
17 77 (3.40%) BDD
18 76 (3.35%) SOA
19 73 (3.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 843 (37.17%) SQL
2 416 (18.34%) C#
3 283 (12.48%) T-SQL
4 226 (9.96%) PowerShell
5 192 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 84 (3.70%) Java
7 70 (3.09%) Python
8 65 (2.87%) Bash Shell
9 64 (2.82%) Ruby
10 63 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 37 (1.63%) Perl
12 32 (1.41%) VB
13 31 (1.37%) VBA
14 29 (1.28%) XPath
15 28 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.71%) C
17 12 (0.53%) COBOL
17 12 (0.53%) JCL
18 11 (0.49%) PHP
19 9 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 262 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (7.14%) Degree
3 86 (3.79%) MCSE
4 75 (3.31%) MCP
5 72 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (2.65%) CCNA
7 56 (2.47%) ISTQB
8 55 (2.43%) Security Cleared
9 53 (2.34%) ISEB
10 42 (1.85%) MCITP
11 35 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 34 (1.50%) SC Cleared
13 32 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 31 (1.37%) MCDST
15 30 (1.32%) MCSA
16 25 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (0.71%) CCNP
19 15 (0.66%) CCA
19 15 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.14%) SLA
2 88 (3.88%) QA
3 54 (2.38%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.35%) COBIT
5 8 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.088%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.044%) HL7
8 1 (0.044%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.044%) SDET
System Software
1 522 (23.02%) Active Directory
2 282 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (4.37%) vSphere
4 80 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 45 (1.98%) XenApp
6 33 (1.46%) Xen
6 33 (1.46%) XenServer
7 31 (1.37%) Terminal Services
8 29 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 24 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (0.97%) VMware ESX
10 22 (0.97%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.93%) Terminal Server
12 11 (0.49%) KVM
12 11 (0.49%) vCloud
13 9 (0.40%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.26%) Docker
15 5 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 99 (4.37%) SCCM
2 60 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (2.51%) SCOM
4 49 (2.16%) Nagios
5 37 (1.63%) Puppet
6 35 (1.54%) Cacti
6 35 (1.54%) Salt
7 33 (1.46%) Opsview
8 31 (1.37%) FortiGate
9 29 (1.28%) Grafana
9 29 (1.28%) Graphite
10 24 (1.06%) Cobbler
10 24 (1.06%) Tivoli
11 19 (0.84%) CA Wily
11 19 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
12 18 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
13 16 (0.71%) Backup Exec
13 16 (0.71%) OpenView
14 15 (0.66%) Data Guard
14 15 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 415 (18.30%) VMware
2 219 (9.66%) Oracle
3 214 (9.44%) Cisco
4 167 (7.36%) Citrix
5 113 (4.98%) HP
6 71 (3.13%) NetApp
7 56 (2.47%) Tableau
8 47 (2.07%) IBM
8 47 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 45 (1.98%) SAP
10 35 (1.54%) Symantec
11 32 (1.41%) F5
12 29 (1.28%) Adobe
12 29 (1.28%) SolarWinds
13 25 (1.10%) CA
14 24 (1.06%) EMC
14 24 (1.06%) Splunk
15 23 (1.01%) AppDynamics
15 23 (1.01%) Sage
16 22 (0.97%) EnterpriseDB
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