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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1290 1500 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.67% 19.72% 21.60%
As % of the Vendors category 40.17% 44.72% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1263 1012
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
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
3211 3354 2684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.99% 44.10% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2604 2082
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +1 918 £37,500 +7.14% 131
North Yorkshire -2 191 £35,500 - 27
South Yorkshire -8 167 £32,500 -9.72% 29
East Yorkshire -11 14 £30,000 +20.00% 9
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1180 (44.34%) MS Excel
2 971 (36.49%) SQL Server
3 958 (36.00%) SQL
4 933 (35.06%) Windows
5 715 (26.87%) .NET
6 629 (23.64%) Active Directory
7 596 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
8 594 (22.32%) C#
9 459 (17.25%) VMware
10 454 (17.06%) Finance
11 433 (16.27%) ITIL
11 433 (16.27%) ASP.NET
12 405 (15.22%) MS Office
13 366 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 352 (13.23%) MS Exchange
14 352 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
15 347 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 338 (12.70%) T-SQL
17 336 (12.63%) SharePoint
18 318 (11.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 311 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
20 283 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 269 (10.11%) JavaScript
22 267 (10.03%) HTML
23 263 (9.88%) Citrix
24 262 (9.85%) MVC
25 255 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
26 251 (9.43%) SAN
27 234 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
28 224 (8.42%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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
1 352 (13.23%) MS Exchange
2 336 (12.63%) SharePoint
3 175 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 143 (5.37%) IIS
5 106 (3.98%) Lync
6 103 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 82 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
8 77 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 62 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 54 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 34 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 31 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 29 (1.09%) SAS
14 24 (0.90%) Apache
15 20 (0.75%) CMS
16 11 (0.41%) Alfresco
16 11 (0.41%) Documentum
17 10 (0.38%) IBM Notes
18 9 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
18 9 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1180 (44.34%) MS Excel
2 405 (15.22%) MS Office
3 91 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 80 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 79 (2.97%) MS Project
6 22 (0.83%) SPSS
7 20 (0.75%) PowerPivot
8 19 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.19%) FreeHand
11 5 (0.19%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.038%) InDesign
14 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 142 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.56%) SAP Business One
4 15 (0.56%) Pegasus Opera
4 15 (0.56%) Sage 200
5 13 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.19%) Primavera
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.15%) MFGPRO
8 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.075%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.038%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.038%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.038%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.038%) assyst
10 1 (0.038%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.16%) Office 365
2 69 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (1.77%) SaaS
4 11 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 11 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.15%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.11%) Yammer
7 3 (0.11%) IaaS
7 3 (0.11%) PaaS
7 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.038%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 251 (9.43%) SAN
2 167 (6.28%) WAN
3 162 (6.09%) LAN
4 132 (4.96%) DNS
5 116 (4.36%) Firewall
6 102 (3.83%) TCP/IP
7 100 (3.76%) VPN
8 87 (3.27%) VoIP
9 84 (3.16%) DHCP
10 83 (3.12%) Internet
11 60 (2.25%) NAS
12 50 (1.88%) Network Security
12 50 (1.88%) Wireless
13 47 (1.77%) Unified Communications
14 28 (1.05%) Intranet
15 22 (0.83%) MPLS
16 21 (0.79%) FTP
17 19 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (0.60%) OSPF
18 16 (0.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 971 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 318 (11.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 283 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 234 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 173 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 167 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
7 148 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 129 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 74 (2.78%) Big Data
10 57 (2.14%) MySQL
11 45 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 43 (1.62%) Oracle Database
13 30 (1.13%) OLAP
14 29 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
16 27 (1.01%) Data Mining
17 24 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
17 24 (0.90%) QlikView
18 21 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
19 19 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 208 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 157 (5.90%) Visual Studio
3 71 (2.67%) SoapUI
4 70 (2.63%) Moq
5 67 (2.52%) ReSharper
6 42 (1.58%) Selenium
7 41 (1.54%) NUnit
8 29 (1.09%) JIRA
9 26 (0.98%) Subversion
10 23 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
11 19 (0.71%) JMeter
11 19 (0.71%) eggPlant
12 16 (0.60%) SpecFlow
13 15 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (0.45%) FitNesse
16 11 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
17 9 (0.34%) CppUnit
17 9 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 8 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 454 (17.06%) Finance
2 212 (7.97%) Retail
3 96 (3.61%) Legal
4 83 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 76 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 63 (2.37%) Marketing
7 54 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 48 (1.80%) Advertising
9 33 (1.24%) Banking
10 15 (0.56%) Law
10 15 (0.56%) Back Office
11 10 (0.38%) French Language
12 9 (0.34%) Electronics
13 7 (0.26%) Military
14 4 (0.15%) Front Office
15 3 (0.11%) Billing
15 3 (0.11%) Publishing
15 3 (0.11%) Games
15 3 (0.11%) Local Government
16 2 (0.075%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 675 (25.37%) Developer
2 627 (23.56%) Analyst
3 196 (7.37%) Support Analyst
4 183 (6.88%) .NET Developer
5 154 (5.79%) Consultant
6 125 (4.70%) Applications Support
7 122 (4.58%) Project Manager
8 114 (4.28%) Senior Developer
9 111 (4.17%) Architect
10 106 (3.98%) Software Developer
11 101 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 100 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 97 (3.65%) Test Analyst
14 95 (3.57%) DBA
14 95 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
15 90 (3.38%) Service Analyst
16 84 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 81 (3.04%) Service Desk Analyst
18 79 (2.97%) IT Support
19 78 (2.93%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 715 (26.87%) .NET
2 433 (16.27%) ASP.NET
3 267 (10.03%) HTML
4 221 (8.31%) .NET Framework
5 209 (7.85%) CSS
6 199 (7.48%) XML
7 197 (7.40%) jQuery
8 188 (7.07%) WCF
9 160 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 140 (5.26%) WPF
11 126 (4.74%) Web Services
12 120 (4.51%) HTML5
13 114 (4.28%) Ajax
14 77 (2.89%) WinForms
15 72 (2.71%) Entity Framework
15 72 (2.71%) CSS3
16 45 (1.69%) Silverlight
16 45 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (1.50%) AngularJS
18 34 (1.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 255 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 80 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 75 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 70 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 60 (2.25%) Clustering
7 59 (2.22%) Replication
8 57 (2.14%) NHS
9 43 (1.62%) Statistics
10 41 (1.54%) Mathematics
11 40 (1.50%) Visualisation
12 36 (1.35%) Computer Science
13 30 (1.13%) Data Integration
13 30 (1.13%) User Experience
14 23 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 21 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 19 (0.71%) Open Source
16 19 (0.71%) EPoS
17 14 (0.53%) Taxonomies
17 14 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 933 (35.06%) Windows
2 311 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 205 (7.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 187 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 138 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 122 (4.58%) UNIX
7 112 (4.21%) Linux
8 108 (4.06%) Windows XP
9 94 (3.53%) Apple iOS
10 74 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 74 (2.78%) Android
11 20 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
12 15 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.34%) Solaris
14 7 (0.26%) AIX
14 7 (0.26%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.26%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.075%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (16.27%) ITIL
3 352 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
4 262 (9.85%) MVC
5 224 (8.42%) Project Management
6 190 (7.14%) CRM
7 181 (6.80%) Scrum
8 138 (5.19%) OO
9 134 (5.04%) Analytics
10 129 (4.85%) Migration
10 129 (4.85%) Unit Testing
11 124 (4.66%) Software Engineering
12 117 (4.40%) TDD
13 115 (4.32%) Service Management
14 114 (4.28%) PRINCE2
15 105 (3.95%) ERP
15 105 (3.95%) Mentoring
16 101 (3.80%) Service Delivery
17 96 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
18 95 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 958 (36.00%) SQL
2 594 (22.32%) C#
3 338 (12.70%) T-SQL
4 269 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 117 (4.40%) Java
6 110 (4.13%) VB.NET
7 85 (3.19%) PowerShell
8 82 (3.08%) VB
9 58 (2.18%) C++
10 47 (1.77%) C
10 47 (1.77%) VBA
11 45 (1.69%) PHP
12 22 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 22 (0.83%) R
13 21 (0.79%) Python
14 18 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.56%) MATLAB
15 15 (0.56%) Perl
15 15 (0.56%) VB6
16 12 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 366 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 204 (7.67%) Degree
3 133 (5.00%) MCSE
4 100 (3.76%) MCP
5 82 (3.08%) MCSA
6 80 (3.01%) Security Cleared
7 71 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (2.33%) ISEB
9 60 (2.25%) SC Cleared
10 52 (1.95%) MCTS
11 51 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 50 (1.88%) CCNA
13 45 (1.69%) ISTQB
14 44 (1.65%) MCITP
15 32 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 30 (1.13%) MCDST
17 28 (1.05%) CCA
17 28 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
18 24 (0.90%) MCSD
19 21 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.54%) SLA
2 130 (4.89%) QA
3 27 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.038%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
System Software
1 629 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 347 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 212 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 126 (4.74%) XenApp
5 106 (3.98%) vSphere
6 80 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 54 (2.03%) XenServer
8 44 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 29 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.75%) Terminal Services
10 20 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 7 (0.26%) ProxySG
13 7 (0.26%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.23%) UAG
14 6 (0.23%) vCloud
14 6 (0.23%) HDFS
14 6 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 130 (4.89%) SCCM
2 100 (3.76%) SCOM
3 40 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 31 (1.16%) SCVMM
4 31 (1.16%) Backup Exec
5 30 (1.13%) NetBackup
6 24 (0.90%) WSUS
7 20 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (0.64%) vMotion
9 15 (0.56%) Opsview
10 14 (0.53%) AirWatch
11 12 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 12 (0.45%) SCDPM
12 9 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.26%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.26%) Nagios
14 6 (0.23%) Puppet
15 5 (0.19%) MOM
16 4 (0.15%) OpenView
17 3 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 459 (17.25%) VMware
2 263 (9.88%) Citrix
3 223 (8.38%) Cisco
4 166 (6.24%) HP
5 154 (5.79%) Oracle
6 85 (3.19%) Apple
7 77 (2.89%) NetApp
8 75 (2.82%) Symantec
9 63 (2.37%) Dell
10 55 (2.07%) SAP
10 55 (2.07%) CheckPoint
11 52 (1.95%) Business Objects
12 50 (1.88%) IBM
13 47 (1.77%) CommVault
14 44 (1.65%) EMC
15 37 (1.39%) Sage
15 37 (1.39%) Google
16 28 (1.05%) Veeam
17 27 (1.01%) Riverbed
18 26 (0.98%) Tableau
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