The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Yorkshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1311 982 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.95% 18.52% 20.39%
As % of the Vendors category 40.92% 39.00% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 816 913
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3204 2518 2557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.31% 47.50% 46.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2434 1965 2022
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +2 898 £35,000 +7.69% 117
South Yorkshire +1 227 £33,500 +3.07% 31
North Yorkshire -5 172 £35,000 +13.82% 25
East Yorkshire -6 25 £25,000 +4.16% 4
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1176 (41.76%) Windows
2 1175 (41.73%) MS Excel
3 1062 (37.71%) SQL Server
4 915 (32.49%) SQL
5 787 (27.95%) .NET
6 699 (24.82%) Active Directory
7 582 (20.67%) C#
8 556 (19.74%) VMware
9 465 (16.51%) MS Office
10 424 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 420 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 413 (14.67%) T-SQL
13 410 (14.56%) Finance
14 404 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 397 (14.10%) MS Exchange
16 396 (14.06%) ITIL
17 388 (13.78%) ASP.NET
18 357 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
19 345 (12.25%) SQL Server 2008
20 333 (11.83%) SharePoint
21 324 (11.51%) Citrix
21 324 (11.51%) Cisco
22 294 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 275 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
24 272 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 253 (8.98%) MCSE
26 250 (8.88%) Degree
27 249 (8.84%) JavaScript
28 240 (8.52%) Project Management
29 238 (8.45%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 333 (11.83%) SharePoint
3 161 (5.72%) IIS
4 155 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 152 (5.40%) Lync
6 106 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 95 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
8 76 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 70 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 58 (2.06%) Apache
11 48 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 46 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 42 (1.49%) CMS
14 41 (1.46%) Office Communications Server
15 34 (1.21%) WebSphere
15 34 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 34 (1.21%) Tomcat
16 31 (1.10%) SAS
17 25 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
18 20 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1175 (41.73%) MS Excel
2 465 (16.51%) MS Office
3 60 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.81%) MS Project
6 22 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.57%) PowerPivot
9 10 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.21%) SPSS
11 5 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
14 2 (0.071%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 91 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.28%) Magento
8 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.14%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.11%) Line 500
10 3 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.071%) osCommerce
12 1 (0.036%) Epicor Tropos
12 1 (0.036%) Exchequer
12 1 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.036%) SAP MDM
12 1 (0.036%) FRx
12 1 (0.036%) Sage 1000
12 1 (0.036%) Line 50
12 1 (0.036%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.66%) Office 365
2 65 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.67%) SaaS
4 17 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 7 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.21%) IaaS
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.11%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 219 (7.78%) SAN
2 211 (7.49%) DNS
3 199 (7.07%) TCP/IP
4 178 (6.32%) Firewall
5 154 (5.47%) DHCP
6 130 (4.62%) LAN
7 117 (4.15%) Internet
8 109 (3.87%) WAN
9 89 (3.16%) VPN
10 51 (1.81%) Unified Communications
11 49 (1.74%) NAS
12 43 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
13 40 (1.42%) Wireless
14 38 (1.35%) MPLS
15 36 (1.28%) NetScaler
16 35 (1.24%) VoIP
17 32 (1.14%) OSPF
18 28 (0.99%) BGP
18 28 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1062 (37.71%) SQL Server
2 345 (12.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 294 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 272 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 206 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 184 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 182 (6.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 155 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
9 81 (2.88%) Relational Database
10 59 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 50 (1.78%) Oracle Database
12 42 (1.49%) RDBMS
13 39 (1.38%) OLAP
14 36 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
15 32 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (1.07%) MySQL
17 27 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (0.78%) NoSQL
19 17 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
20 16 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 228 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 183 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 49 (1.74%) NUnit
4 47 (1.67%) Selenium
4 47 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 44 (1.56%) SpecFlow
6 31 (1.10%) Subversion
7 30 (1.07%) Cucumber
7 30 (1.07%) FitNesse
8 26 (0.92%) JIRA
9 23 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
10 17 (0.60%) Eclipse
11 16 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (0.46%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (0.43%) MSTest
13 12 (0.43%) Hudson
14 11 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.36%) ReSharper
16 8 (0.28%) MSI
General
1 410 (14.56%) Finance
2 107 (3.80%) Legal
3 71 (2.52%) Retail
4 67 (2.38%) Marketing
5 56 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 56 (1.99%) Advertising
6 52 (1.85%) Banking
7 46 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 28 (0.99%) French Language
9 22 (0.78%) Law
10 16 (0.57%) Czech Language
10 16 (0.57%) Back Office
11 13 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 13 (0.46%) Local Government
12 10 (0.36%) Games
13 8 (0.28%) Publishing
14 7 (0.25%) Billing
15 6 (0.21%) Military
15 6 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 784 (27.84%) Developer
2 557 (19.78%) Analyst
3 262 (9.30%) .NET Developer
4 204 (7.24%) Support Analyst
5 182 (6.46%) Consultant
6 174 (6.18%) SQL Developer
7 162 (5.75%) C# Developer
8 144 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 130 (4.62%) Software Developer
10 125 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 103 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 102 (3.62%) IT Support
13 93 (3.30%) Project Manager
14 88 (3.13%) Administrator
15 85 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
15 85 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 83 (2.95%) DBA
17 82 (2.91%) Technical Support
18 79 (2.81%) Architect
19 77 (2.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (27.95%) .NET
2 388 (13.78%) ASP.NET
3 223 (7.92%) HTML
4 201 (7.14%) Web Services
5 199 (7.07%) .NET Framework
6 196 (6.96%) CSS
7 192 (6.82%) WCF
8 188 (6.68%) XML
9 168 (5.97%) jQuery
10 145 (5.15%) WPF
11 130 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 109 (3.87%) WinForms
13 84 (2.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 72 (2.56%) HTML5
15 64 (2.27%) SOAP
16 49 (1.74%) MDX
17 48 (1.70%) Ajax
18 47 (1.67%) Silverlight
19 46 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 43 (1.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 114 (4.05%) Clustering
2 80 (2.84%) Blackberry
3 79 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 58 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (1.88%) NHS
6 38 (1.35%) DTV
7 32 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 30 (1.07%) Client/Server
9 26 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 25 (0.89%) Tandem
11 24 (0.85%) PKI
12 22 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.71%) PMI
14 19 (0.67%) Replication
15 18 (0.64%) Statistics
15 18 (0.64%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.60%) Firmware
17 15 (0.53%) Mathematics
18 14 (0.50%) Social Media
18 14 (0.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1176 (41.76%) Windows
2 420 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 275 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 201 (7.14%) Linux
5 200 (7.10%) Windows 7
6 183 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 143 (5.08%) UNIX
8 120 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 74 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 35 (1.24%) Android
11 32 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.53%) CentOS
13 14 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.46%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.43%) AIX
16 10 (0.36%) Fedora
17 9 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.32%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.28%) Solaris
19 7 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (14.06%) ITIL
2 357 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (8.52%) Project Management
4 238 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
5 230 (8.17%) Scrum
6 206 (7.32%) MVC
7 151 (5.36%) TDD
8 134 (4.76%) OO
9 125 (4.44%) PRINCE2
10 122 (4.33%) CRM
11 121 (4.30%) ETL
11 121 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
11 121 (4.30%) Unit Testing
12 117 (4.15%) Change Management
13 95 (3.37%) Software Engineering
13 95 (3.37%) Problem Management
14 94 (3.34%) Service Delivery
15 83 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 75 (2.66%) DSDM
16 75 (2.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 915 (32.49%) SQL
2 582 (20.67%) C#
3 413 (14.67%) T-SQL
4 249 (8.84%) JavaScript
5 123 (4.37%) VB.NET
6 113 (4.01%) Java
7 100 (3.55%) PowerShell
8 81 (2.88%) VB
9 51 (1.81%) PHP
10 43 (1.53%) VBA
10 43 (1.53%) C
11 37 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 36 (1.28%) Perl
12 36 (1.28%) C++
13 26 (0.92%) VBScript
13 26 (0.92%) Python
14 22 (0.78%) VB6
15 17 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.53%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 424 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 253 (8.98%) MCSE
3 250 (8.88%) Degree
4 161 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
5 132 (4.69%) CCNA
6 114 (4.05%) MCITP
7 100 (3.55%) MCSA
8 98 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 96 (3.41%) MCP
10 61 (2.17%) Security Cleared
11 58 (2.06%) CCNP
12 50 (1.78%) MCTS
13 48 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
14 45 (1.60%) ISEB
15 42 (1.49%) CCA
16 37 (1.31%) PMI Certification
17 35 (1.24%) CCSA
18 28 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 23 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.43%) SLA
2 108 (3.84%) QA
3 37 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.57%) HL7
6 12 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.25%) COBIT
9 2 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.036%) TickIT
System Software
1 699 (24.82%) Active Directory
2 404 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 106 (3.76%) VMware ESX
5 102 (3.62%) vSphere
6 81 (2.88%) XenApp
7 57 (2.02%) XenServer
7 57 (2.02%) XenDesktop
8 42 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 20 (0.71%) Terminal Services
12 19 (0.67%) UAG
12 19 (0.67%) vCloud
13 13 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (0.36%) NDS
16 9 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
17 4 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 202 (7.17%) SCCM
2 67 (2.38%) SCOM
3 41 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (0.78%) WSUS
5 21 (0.75%) SCVMM
6 18 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.64%) Foglight
7 17 (0.60%) SCDPM
8 16 (0.57%) NetBackup
9 15 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (0.39%) Data Guard
11 10 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 10 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.36%) Puppet
12 8 (0.28%) MOM
12 8 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.28%) Nagios
12 8 (0.28%) XenMobile
13 7 (0.25%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 556 (19.74%) VMware
2 324 (11.51%) Citrix
2 324 (11.51%) Cisco
3 202 (7.17%) HP
4 131 (4.65%) Oracle
5 102 (3.62%) NetApp
6 76 (2.70%) IBM
7 67 (2.38%) Symantec
8 66 (2.34%) CheckPoint
9 45 (1.60%) EMC
10 44 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 42 (1.49%) Dell
12 39 (1.38%) McAfee
13 37 (1.31%) Adobe
14 33 (1.17%) CommVault
15 29 (1.03%) Apple
16 26 (0.92%) AppSense
17 22 (0.78%) Minitab
18 20 (0.71%) Sophos
18 20 (0.71%) Business Objects
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yorkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits+on call
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Car
Posted: 18 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
HSBC Bank Plc - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare, training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday