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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1284 1052 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.51% 19.59% 20.13%
As % of the Vendors category 36.32% 39.56% 42.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 846 1005
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
3535 2659 2779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 48.22% 49.51% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2667 2082 2227
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +1 888 £33,000 +1.53% 134
South Yorkshire +1 214 £37,500 - 39
North Yorkshire -8 156 £35,000 -6.66% 43
East Yorkshire -1 25 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1164 (43.34%) MS Excel
2 1133 (42.18%) Windows
3 976 (36.34%) SQL Server
4 799 (29.75%) SQL
5 718 (26.73%) Active Directory
6 652 (24.27%) .NET
7 576 (21.44%) VMware
8 509 (18.95%) C#
9 497 (18.50%) MS Office
10 479 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
11 440 (16.38%) ITIL
12 436 (16.23%) Finance
13 427 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 397 (14.78%) MS Exchange
15 393 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 387 (14.41%) Citrix
17 386 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 373 (13.89%) ASP.NET
19 325 (12.10%) SharePoint
20 314 (11.69%) Cisco
21 293 (10.91%) T-SQL
22 289 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
23 285 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
24 264 (9.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 259 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 257 (9.57%) JavaScript
27 248 (9.23%) Degree
28 243 (9.05%) HTML
28 243 (9.05%) MCSE
28 243 (9.05%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 397 (14.78%) MS Exchange
2 325 (12.10%) SharePoint
3 168 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 129 (4.80%) IIS
5 124 (4.62%) Lync
6 99 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 90 (3.35%) Apache
8 85 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 64 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
10 47 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 43 (1.60%) CMS
12 42 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 41 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 39 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
14 39 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
15 37 (1.38%) WebSphere
16 28 (1.04%) Tomcat
17 26 (0.97%) Node.js
18 20 (0.74%) SAS
18 20 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1164 (43.34%) MS Excel
2 497 (18.50%) MS Office
3 73 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 39 (1.45%) MS Project
6 22 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.52%) PowerPivot
8 12 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.41%) Fireworks
9 11 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
11 8 (0.30%) FreeHand
12 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 75 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.30%) Magento
8 5 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.074%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.074%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 2 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.074%) Line 500
10 2 (0.074%) osCommerce
11 1 (0.037%) Epicor Tropos
11 1 (0.037%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.037%) Line 50
11 1 (0.037%) FRx
11 1 (0.037%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.90%) Office 365
2 44 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.93%) SaaS
4 14 (0.52%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.037%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.037%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.037%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 238 (8.86%) SAN
2 183 (6.81%) DNS
3 152 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 138 (5.14%) Firewall
5 129 (4.80%) LAN
6 117 (4.36%) WAN
7 116 (4.32%) DHCP
8 99 (3.69%) Internet
9 68 (2.53%) VPN
10 55 (2.05%) Unified Communications
11 48 (1.79%) NAS
12 45 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
13 38 (1.41%) NetScaler
13 38 (1.41%) VoIP
14 29 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (1.04%) Wireless
16 27 (1.01%) MPLS
17 26 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
18 22 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
18 22 (0.82%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 976 (36.34%) SQL Server
2 285 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 264 (9.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 259 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 191 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 181 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 160 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 150 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
9 100 (3.72%) Relational Database
10 58 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 51 (1.90%) OLAP
11 51 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 49 (1.82%) RDBMS
13 36 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
15 27 (1.01%) MySQL
16 25 (0.93%) NoSQL
17 18 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
17 18 (0.67%) MS Access
18 15 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 182 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 118 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 56 (2.08%) Selenium
4 49 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 48 (1.79%) NUnit
6 45 (1.68%) Subversion
7 37 (1.38%) JIRA
8 33 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
9 31 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 30 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 30 (1.12%) FitNesse
11 27 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 21 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.56%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
14 14 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
15 13 (0.48%) Toad
16 12 (0.45%) CruiseControl
17 11 (0.41%) Hudson
17 11 (0.41%) ReSharper
General
1 436 (16.23%) Finance
2 95 (3.54%) Legal
3 80 (2.98%) Marketing
3 80 (2.98%) Retail
4 60 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 54 (2.01%) Advertising
6 49 (1.82%) Banking
7 39 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 26 (0.97%) French Language
9 23 (0.86%) Law
10 19 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 18 (0.67%) Czech Language
12 14 (0.52%) Publishing
13 8 (0.30%) Back Office
13 8 (0.30%) Military
13 8 (0.30%) Games
14 7 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.22%) Electronics
16 4 (0.15%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 671 (24.98%) Developer
2 610 (22.71%) Analyst
3 251 (9.34%) Support Analyst
4 219 (8.15%) .NET Developer
5 156 (5.81%) Consultant
6 151 (5.62%) Support Engineer
7 137 (5.10%) C# Developer
8 127 (4.73%) SQL Developer
9 125 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 123 (4.58%) Architect
11 114 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 108 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 106 (3.95%) Service Analyst
14 104 (3.87%) IT Support
15 95 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 82 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
17 77 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
17 77 (2.87%) Project Manager
17 77 (2.87%) Technical Support
17 77 (2.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 652 (24.27%) .NET
2 373 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 243 (9.05%) HTML
4 192 (7.15%) CSS
5 186 (6.92%) .NET Framework
6 166 (6.18%) WCF
7 159 (5.92%) jQuery
7 159 (5.92%) XML
8 148 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 142 (5.29%) Web Services
10 103 (3.83%) WPF
11 99 (3.69%) WinForms
12 82 (3.05%) HTML5
13 75 (2.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 67 (2.49%) Ajax
15 60 (2.23%) SOAP
16 52 (1.94%) Silverlight
17 50 (1.86%) CSS3
18 40 (1.49%) MDX
19 39 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 226 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 102 (3.80%) Clustering
4 86 (3.20%) Blackberry
5 44 (1.64%) NHS
6 42 (1.56%) User Experience
6 42 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (1.08%) Replication
8 27 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 27 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 26 (0.97%) PMI
9 26 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 25 (0.93%) Statistics
11 22 (0.82%) Tandem
12 21 (0.78%) PKI
13 15 (0.56%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.56%) Data Integration
14 14 (0.52%) CLARiiON
14 14 (0.52%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1133 (42.18%) Windows
2 386 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 289 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 204 (7.59%) Windows 7
5 186 (6.92%) Linux
6 177 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 173 (6.44%) UNIX
8 120 (4.47%) Windows XP
9 93 (3.46%) Windows 8
10 40 (1.49%) Android
11 36 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.71%) Windows Vista
13 18 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.52%) Windows 2000
15 13 (0.48%) CentOS
16 12 (0.45%) AIX
17 11 (0.41%) Solaris
18 9 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (16.38%) ITIL
3 243 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
4 233 (8.67%) MVC
5 223 (8.30%) Project Management
6 174 (6.48%) Scrum
7 162 (6.03%) Mentoring
8 146 (5.44%) ETL
9 128 (4.77%) TDD
10 113 (4.21%) PRINCE2
11 108 (4.02%) E-Commerce
12 104 (3.87%) Change Management
13 101 (3.76%) OO
14 100 (3.72%) CRM
15 99 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
16 94 (3.50%) Software Engineering
17 89 (3.31%) Unit Testing
18 77 (2.87%) User Acceptance Testing
19 74 (2.76%) Change Control
20 73 (2.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 799 (29.75%) SQL
2 509 (18.95%) C#
3 293 (10.91%) T-SQL
4 257 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 100 (3.72%) VB.NET
6 94 (3.50%) PowerShell
7 83 (3.09%) Java
8 72 (2.68%) VB
9 46 (1.71%) VBA
10 43 (1.60%) PHP
11 40 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 36 (1.34%) C++
13 30 (1.12%) C
14 28 (1.04%) Perl
15 26 (0.97%) Shell Script
16 24 (0.89%) VB6
17 18 (0.67%) Python
18 15 (0.56%) VBScript
19 13 (0.48%) Embedded C++
20 8 (0.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 393 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 248 (9.23%) Degree
3 243 (9.05%) MCSE
4 132 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
5 117 (4.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 106 (3.95%) MCITP
7 100 (3.72%) MCP
8 98 (3.65%) CCNA
9 96 (3.57%) MCSA
10 71 (2.64%) Citrix Certification
11 63 (2.35%) CCA
12 62 (2.31%) Security Cleared
13 61 (2.27%) CCNP
14 59 (2.20%) MCTS
15 49 (1.82%) ISEB
16 47 (1.75%) PMI Certification
17 30 (1.12%) NCDA
18 29 (1.08%) CCEA
18 29 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
19 27 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (5.81%) SLA
2 102 (3.80%) QA
3 26 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.30%) HL7
7 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.074%) WAI
9 1 (0.037%) COBIT
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 718 (26.73%) Active Directory
2 427 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 200 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 128 (4.77%) XenApp
5 98 (3.65%) vSphere
6 83 (3.09%) XenDesktop
7 69 (2.57%) VMware ESX
8 65 (2.42%) XenServer
9 41 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (0.86%) vCloud
12 22 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (0.45%) UAG
15 11 (0.41%) Terminal Services
16 10 (0.37%) Firmware
17 9 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
18 5 (0.19%) VMware Server
19 4 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
19 4 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 187 (6.96%) SCCM
2 64 (2.38%) SCOM
3 42 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (0.93%) WSUS
5 24 (0.89%) SCVMM
6 21 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 17 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 15 (0.56%) SCDPM
9 14 (0.52%) XenMobile
10 12 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (0.41%) Data Guard
11 11 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 9 (0.34%) AppDNA
13 9 (0.34%) Foglight
14 8 (0.30%) SCOrch
15 7 (0.26%) Sysprep
16 6 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
16 6 (0.22%) ZABBIX
16 6 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 576 (21.44%) VMware
2 387 (14.41%) Citrix
3 314 (11.69%) Cisco
4 191 (7.11%) HP
5 149 (5.55%) Oracle
6 122 (4.54%) NetApp
7 71 (2.64%) IBM
8 62 (2.31%) EMC
9 56 (2.08%) Symantec
10 46 (1.71%) Red Hat
11 42 (1.56%) CheckPoint
11 42 (1.56%) Dell
12 39 (1.45%) AppSense
13 38 (1.41%) CommVault
14 33 (1.23%) Apple
15 30 (1.12%) Google
16 27 (1.01%) Adobe
17 25 (0.93%) Avaya
18 21 (0.78%) F5
18 21 (0.78%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: Pension & 28.5 Holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Channelgate
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 +OTE Perks and Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £14000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Pension & Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £14,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday