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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1091 1449 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.39% 20.28% 20.11%
As % of the Vendors category 40.60% 44.26% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1185 1076
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2687 3274 3121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.83% 45.82% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 2669 2357
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 -4 820 £37,500 +7.14% 113
North Yorkshire +4 150 £35,000 -5.40% 34
South Yorkshire -6 92 £34,500 +6.15% 37
East Yorkshire +15 32 £28,250 -11.71% 7
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 990 (44.37%) MS Excel
2 821 (36.80%) SQL Server
3 818 (36.67%) Windows
4 807 (36.17%) SQL
5 575 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
6 527 (23.62%) Active Directory
7 520 (23.31%) .NET
8 461 (20.66%) VMware
9 430 (19.27%) MS Office
10 401 (17.97%) Finance
11 393 (17.62%) C#
12 389 (17.44%) ITIL
13 383 (17.17%) Windows Server
14 352 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 322 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 277 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 277 (12.42%) MS Exchange
17 271 (12.15%) T-SQL
18 270 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 265 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
20 242 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
21 225 (10.09%) ASP.NET
22 223 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
23 214 (9.59%) JavaScript
24 202 (9.05%) Cisco
25 194 (8.70%) SAN
26 193 (8.65%) Degree
27 190 (8.52%) Project Management
28 189 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
29 185 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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
1 277 (12.42%) MS Exchange
2 172 (7.71%) IIS
3 168 (7.53%) SharePoint
4 160 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 109 (4.89%) Skype for Business
6 102 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 51 (2.29%) CMS
9 39 (1.75%) Apache
10 36 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 35 (1.57%) CloudStack
12 28 (1.26%) JBoss
13 27 (1.21%) Confluence
14 26 (1.17%) SAS
14 26 (1.17%) WebSphere
15 24 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.99%) Tomcat
17 19 (0.85%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.85%) WebLogic
18 17 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 990 (44.37%) MS Excel
2 430 (19.27%) MS Office
3 61 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.61%) MS Project
6 27 (1.21%) Acrobat
6 27 (1.21%) XMetaL
7 15 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
9 9 (0.40%) RoboHelp
10 8 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.31%) FrameMaker
12 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.13%) FreeHand
14 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 126 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.36%) Summit
5 7 (0.31%) SAP Business One
6 6 (0.27%) Magento
7 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.18%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.090%) assyst
10 2 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.090%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.090%) Pegasus Opera
10 2 (0.090%) Primavera
10 2 (0.090%) SystmOne
10 2 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.045%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 137 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (3.63%) Office 365
3 47 (2.11%) SaaS
4 45 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.31%) IaaS
8 6 (0.27%) PaaS
9 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.13%) AdWords
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.090%) GitHub
12 1 (0.045%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.045%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 194 (8.70%) SAN
2 170 (7.62%) DNS
3 132 (5.92%) TCP/IP
4 127 (5.69%) VPN
5 124 (5.56%) Firewall
6 82 (3.68%) DHCP
7 68 (3.05%) WAN
8 66 (2.96%) NAS
9 63 (2.82%) Internet
10 62 (2.78%) LAN
11 44 (1.97%) Unified Communications
11 44 (1.97%) VoIP
12 40 (1.79%) Network Security
13 37 (1.66%) Wireless
14 32 (1.43%) Intranet
15 26 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
16 23 (1.03%) MPLS
17 21 (0.94%) Telepresence
18 19 (0.85%) SSL
19 16 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 821 (36.80%) SQL Server
2 352 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 270 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 189 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 181 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 163 (7.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 118 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 55 (2.47%) MySQL
10 54 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 52 (2.33%) OLAP
12 47 (2.11%) Power BI
13 40 (1.79%) Oracle Database
14 37 (1.66%) Relational Database
15 34 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
16 30 (1.34%) SSDT
17 27 (1.21%) QlikView
18 26 (1.17%) Data Mining
19 24 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
19 24 (1.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 185 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 185 (8.29%) Visual Studio
2 74 (3.32%) Selenium
3 66 (2.96%) SoapUI
4 45 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 39 (1.75%) Subversion
6 34 (1.52%) Moq
7 33 (1.48%) Jasmine
8 31 (1.39%) JIRA
9 29 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 20 (0.90%) SpecFlow
10 20 (0.90%) WebDriver
11 19 (0.85%) Jenkins
12 14 (0.63%) FitNesse
13 13 (0.58%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.54%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.54%) Git (software)
15 9 (0.40%) NUnit
16 8 (0.36%) tSQLt
17 7 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 401 (17.97%) Finance
2 74 (3.32%) Retail
3 64 (2.87%) Marketing
4 55 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 45 (2.02%) Legal
6 37 (1.66%) Banking
7 34 (1.52%) Advertising
7 34 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.03%) Back Office
9 18 (0.81%) Law
10 15 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.49%) Local Government
12 10 (0.45%) Automotive
13 8 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
13 8 (0.36%) Electronics
13 8 (0.36%) Games
14 7 (0.31%) Billing
15 5 (0.22%) Publishing
16 4 (0.18%) Military
17 2 (0.090%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 607 (27.21%) Analyst
2 488 (21.87%) Developer
3 192 (8.61%) SQL Developer
4 174 (7.80%) Support Analyst
5 147 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 137 (6.14%) .NET Developer
6 137 (6.14%) Consultant
7 135 (6.05%) C# Developer
8 113 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 107 (4.80%) Service Analyst
10 104 (4.66%) Architect
10 104 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 103 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
12 102 (4.57%) Technical Analyst
13 96 (4.30%) Applications Support
14 93 (4.17%) Business Analyst
15 90 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
16 82 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
17 79 (3.54%) Administrator
18 77 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (23.31%) .NET
2 225 (10.09%) ASP.NET
3 164 (7.35%) HTML
4 130 (5.83%) CSS
5 122 (5.47%) XML
6 120 (5.38%) Web Services
7 119 (5.33%) .NET Framework
8 99 (4.44%) WCF
9 89 (3.99%) jQuery
10 65 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 55 (2.47%) REST
12 50 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (2.24%) WinForms
13 49 (2.20%) HTML5
14 40 (1.79%) CSS3
15 39 (1.75%) COM
16 35 (1.57%) SOAP
17 31 (1.39%) Entity Framework
18 30 (1.34%) D3.js
18 30 (1.34%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 163 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 93 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 88 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 54 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 53 (2.38%) Clustering
7 42 (1.88%) Blackberry
8 34 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 34 (1.52%) Visualisation
9 31 (1.39%) NHS
10 30 (1.34%) Replication
11 28 (1.26%) Data Integration
12 26 (1.17%) Driving Licence
13 23 (1.03%) Social Media
14 22 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (0.76%) User Experience
16 16 (0.72%) HP Storage
17 14 (0.63%) N-Tier
18 12 (0.54%) Mathematics
18 12 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 818 (36.67%) Windows
2 383 (17.17%) Windows Server
3 277 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 223 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 167 (7.49%) Linux
5 167 (7.49%) Windows 7
6 141 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 128 (5.74%) Unix
8 53 (2.38%) Windows XP
9 51 (2.29%) Windows 8
10 27 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.99%) Debian
12 17 (0.76%) Solaris
13 14 (0.63%) Android
14 13 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.45%) AIX
15 10 (0.45%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.40%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.36%) HPUX
18 7 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (17.44%) ITIL
3 242 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
4 190 (8.52%) Project Management
5 183 (8.20%) Scrum
6 157 (7.04%) CRM
7 140 (6.28%) ETL
8 121 (5.42%) MVC
8 121 (5.42%) Waterfall
9 113 (5.06%) Presales
10 100 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 94 (4.21%) Migration
11 94 (4.21%) SDLC
12 91 (4.08%) Data Modelling
12 91 (4.08%) Service Management
13 88 (3.94%) DevOps
13 88 (3.94%) High Availability
14 86 (3.85%) Mentoring
15 72 (3.23%) E-Commerce
16 71 (3.18%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 807 (36.17%) SQL
2 393 (17.62%) C#
3 271 (12.15%) T-SQL
4 214 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 168 (7.53%) PowerShell
6 80 (3.59%) Java
7 52 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 43 (1.93%) VB
9 42 (1.88%) Bash Shell
10 41 (1.84%) Ruby
11 38 (1.70%) Python
12 30 (1.34%) VBA
12 30 (1.34%) XPath
13 28 (1.26%) Perl
14 27 (1.21%) PHP
15 20 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.72%) C
17 13 (0.58%) C++
17 13 (0.58%) X++
18 7 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 265 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 193 (8.65%) Degree
3 101 (4.53%) MCSE
4 77 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 68 (3.05%) MCITP
6 63 (2.82%) CCNA
7 49 (2.20%) MCP
8 45 (2.02%) ISTQB
9 44 (1.97%) ISEB
9 44 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 38 (1.70%) SC Cleared
11 35 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 34 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 27 (1.21%) MCDST
14 26 (1.17%) MCSA
15 16 (0.72%) CCNP
16 15 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.58%) ACCA
17 13 (0.58%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.66%) SLA
2 93 (4.17%) QA
3 62 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.045%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.045%) BS25999
7 1 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.045%) HL7
7 1 (0.045%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
System Software
1 527 (23.62%) Active Directory
2 322 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (6.50%) vSphere
4 72 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 55 (2.47%) VMware ESX
6 51 (2.29%) XenApp
7 45 (2.02%) Terminal Services
8 31 (1.39%) Xen
9 28 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (1.08%) vCloud
10 24 (1.08%) XenServer
11 17 (0.76%) KVM
11 17 (0.76%) Terminal Server
12 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (0.54%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.45%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.27%) Docker
16 5 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
18 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (4.12%) SCCM
2 50 (2.24%) SCOM
3 37 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (1.43%) Nagios
5 30 (1.34%) Puppet
6 29 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 26 (1.17%) Opsview
8 22 (0.99%) Cacti
8 22 (0.99%) Salt
8 22 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 18 (0.81%) FortiGate
10 16 (0.72%) Grafana
10 16 (0.72%) Graphite
11 15 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (0.63%) NetBackup
13 13 (0.58%) Cobbler
13 13 (0.58%) Tivoli
14 11 (0.49%) OpenView
15 9 (0.40%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 461 (20.66%) VMware
2 202 (9.05%) Cisco
3 176 (7.89%) Oracle
4 175 (7.84%) Citrix
5 116 (5.20%) HP
6 105 (4.71%) NetApp
7 58 (2.60%) Symantec
8 53 (2.38%) Tableau
9 49 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 47 (2.11%) CommVault
11 45 (2.02%) Adobe
12 39 (1.75%) SAP
13 38 (1.70%) Dell Compellent
14 36 (1.61%) SolarWinds
15 33 (1.48%) EMC
16 29 (1.30%) Veeam
17 28 (1.26%) Dell
17 28 (1.26%) Google
18 23 (1.03%) Splunk
19 22 (0.99%) Cognos
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