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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1383 1422 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.58% 19.47% 21.82%
As % of the Vendors category 41.71% 43.81% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1189 1034
Average salary £35,661 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3316 3246 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.55% 44.44% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2623 2497 2133
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 986 £36,250 +3.57% 142
North Yorkshire -4 193 £35,500 -4.05% 35
South Yorkshire -5 185 £34,250 -2.14% 42
East Yorkshire -15 10 £34,836 +40.74% 12
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1248 (45.05%) MS Excel
2 1032 (37.26%) SQL Server
3 1025 (37.00%) SQL
4 978 (35.31%) Windows
5 743 (26.82%) .NET
6 639 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
7 633 (22.85%) C#
8 618 (22.31%) Active Directory
9 476 (17.18%) VMware
10 468 (16.90%) Finance
11 466 (16.82%) ASP.NET
12 435 (15.70%) ITIL
13 410 (14.80%) MS Office
14 383 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
15 367 (13.25%) T-SQL
16 362 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 359 (12.96%) SharePoint
18 358 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
19 345 (12.45%) MS Exchange
20 342 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 318 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 311 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
23 307 (11.08%) JavaScript
24 302 (10.90%) HTML
25 282 (10.18%) Citrix
26 273 (9.86%) SAN
27 268 (9.68%) MVC
28 266 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
29 265 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
30 241 (8.70%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 359 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 345 (12.45%) MS Exchange
3 172 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 148 (5.34%) IIS
5 100 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 98 (3.54%) Lync
7 89 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
8 80 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 62 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 60 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 46 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 30 (1.08%) Apache
14 29 (1.05%) SAS
15 20 (0.72%) CMS
16 12 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
17 11 (0.40%) Alfresco
17 11 (0.40%) Documentum
18 10 (0.36%) WebSphere
19 8 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1248 (45.05%) MS Excel
2 410 (14.80%) MS Office
3 89 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (3.00%) MS Visio
5 72 (2.60%) MS Project
6 24 (0.87%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.72%) SPSS
8 18 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.40%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.18%) FreeHand
12 5 (0.18%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.072%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.036%) InDesign
15 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 165 (5.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.51%) Pegasus Opera
4 14 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 14 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 14 (0.51%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.14%) MFGPRO
5 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.072%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.036%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.036%) assyst
7 1 (0.036%) Agresso
7 1 (0.036%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.036%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.036%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 87 (3.14%) Office 365
2 84 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.77%) SaaS
4 14 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.18%) IaaS
5 5 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.14%) PaaS
7 3 (0.11%) Yammer
8 2 (0.072%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 273 (9.86%) SAN
2 172 (6.21%) WAN
3 170 (6.14%) LAN
4 137 (4.95%) DNS
5 124 (4.48%) Firewall
6 107 (3.86%) TCP/IP
7 96 (3.47%) VPN
8 87 (3.14%) DHCP
9 84 (3.03%) Internet
10 79 (2.85%) VoIP
11 68 (2.45%) NAS
12 51 (1.84%) Wireless
13 47 (1.70%) Network Security
14 41 (1.48%) Unified Communications
15 22 (0.79%) Intranet
16 21 (0.76%) MPLS
17 19 (0.69%) FTP
18 16 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (0.47%) VLAN
19 13 (0.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1032 (37.26%) SQL Server
2 342 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 318 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 265 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 201 (7.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 183 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
7 160 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 144 (5.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 75 (2.71%) Big Data
10 60 (2.17%) MySQL
11 52 (1.88%) Relational Database
12 47 (1.70%) Oracle Database
13 32 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
15 29 (1.05%) OLAP
16 26 (0.94%) Data Mining
17 25 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
17 25 (0.90%) MS Access
17 25 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 23 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 228 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 180 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 70 (2.53%) SoapUI
4 66 (2.38%) Moq
4 66 (2.38%) ReSharper
5 47 (1.70%) Selenium
6 33 (1.19%) NUnit
7 31 (1.12%) JIRA
8 28 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
9 25 (0.90%) Subversion
10 22 (0.79%) JMeter
10 22 (0.79%) eggPlant
11 18 (0.65%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.51%) FitNesse
13 12 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
15 9 (0.32%) CppUnit
16 8 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 468 (16.90%) Finance
2 222 (8.01%) Retail
3 98 (3.54%) Legal
4 81 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 75 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.20%) Marketing
7 55 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 50 (1.81%) Advertising
9 39 (1.41%) Banking
10 14 (0.51%) Electronics
11 13 (0.47%) Law
11 13 (0.47%) Military
12 12 (0.43%) Back Office
13 10 (0.36%) French Language
14 6 (0.22%) Publishing
15 4 (0.14%) Front Office
16 3 (0.11%) Games
16 3 (0.11%) Billing
17 2 (0.072%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.072%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 722 (26.06%) Developer
2 646 (23.32%) Analyst
3 199 (7.18%) Support Analyst
4 198 (7.15%) .NET Developer
5 153 (5.52%) Consultant
6 134 (4.84%) Applications Support
7 133 (4.80%) Senior Developer
8 118 (4.26%) Architect
9 117 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 116 (4.19%) Software Developer
11 113 (4.08%) Project Manager
12 104 (3.75%) C# Developer
13 101 (3.65%) Test Analyst
13 101 (3.65%) DBA
14 98 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
15 96 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 91 (3.29%) Service Analyst
17 88 (3.18%) Support Engineer
18 86 (3.10%) SQL Developer
19 85 (3.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 743 (26.82%) .NET
2 466 (16.82%) ASP.NET
3 302 (10.90%) HTML
4 241 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 240 (8.66%) CSS
6 215 (7.76%) XML
7 212 (7.65%) jQuery
8 200 (7.22%) WCF
9 155 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 151 (5.45%) WPF
11 133 (4.80%) Web Services
12 128 (4.62%) Ajax
13 122 (4.40%) HTML5
14 90 (3.25%) WinForms
15 75 (2.71%) CSS3
16 72 (2.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 48 (1.73%) Silverlight
17 48 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (1.37%) REST
19 35 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 266 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 81 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 72 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 67 (2.42%) NHS
6 65 (2.35%) Clustering
7 62 (2.24%) Replication
8 47 (1.70%) Statistics
9 45 (1.62%) Mathematics
10 43 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 38 (1.37%) User Experience
12 36 (1.30%) Visualisation
13 30 (1.08%) Data Integration
14 23 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 21 (0.76%) Data Structures
16 19 (0.69%) EPoS
17 15 (0.54%) PKI
17 15 (0.54%) Xbox
18 14 (0.51%) Open Source
18 14 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 978 (35.31%) Windows
2 311 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 203 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 183 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 134 (4.84%) UNIX
7 117 (4.22%) Linux
8 113 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 90 (3.25%) Apple iOS
10 73 (2.64%) Windows 8
11 71 (2.56%) Android
12 21 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
13 16 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.36%) Solaris
16 8 (0.29%) AIX
17 6 (0.22%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (15.70%) ITIL
3 383 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
4 268 (9.68%) MVC
5 221 (7.98%) Project Management
6 209 (7.55%) CRM
7 187 (6.75%) Scrum
8 152 (5.49%) OO
9 136 (4.91%) Analytics
10 131 (4.73%) Migration
11 130 (4.69%) Unit Testing
12 123 (4.44%) Software Engineering
13 114 (4.12%) PRINCE2
14 113 (4.08%) TDD
15 111 (4.01%) ETL
16 110 (3.97%) ERP
17 109 (3.94%) Service Management
18 108 (3.90%) Mentoring
19 103 (3.72%) E-Commerce
20 96 (3.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1025 (37.00%) SQL
2 633 (22.85%) C#
3 367 (13.25%) T-SQL
4 307 (11.08%) JavaScript
5 118 (4.26%) Java
6 110 (3.97%) VB.NET
7 94 (3.39%) VB
8 82 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 60 (2.17%) C++
10 57 (2.06%) VBA
11 53 (1.91%) C
12 45 (1.62%) PHP
13 24 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 23 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 21 (0.76%) R
16 19 (0.69%) Python
16 19 (0.69%) Perl
17 16 (0.58%) VB6
18 15 (0.54%) MATLAB
19 14 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 362 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 212 (7.65%) Degree
3 132 (4.77%) MCSE
4 104 (3.75%) MCP
5 89 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 84 (3.03%) MCSA
7 71 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (2.45%) SC Cleared
9 63 (2.27%) ISEB
10 57 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 57 (2.06%) MCTS
11 50 (1.81%) MCITP
12 45 (1.62%) ISTQB
12 45 (1.62%) CCNA
13 31 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 30 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
14 30 (1.08%) MCSD
15 28 (1.01%) CCA
16 27 (0.97%) MCDST
17 25 (0.90%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (6.46%) SLA
2 141 (5.09%) QA
3 32 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.036%) PMBOK
System Software
1 618 (22.31%) Active Directory
2 358 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 215 (7.76%) Hyper-V
4 127 (4.58%) XenApp
5 106 (3.83%) vSphere
6 81 (2.92%) VMware ESX
7 54 (1.95%) XenServer
8 43 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 27 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 14 (0.51%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.29%) ProxySG
13 8 (0.29%) UAG
14 7 (0.25%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.25%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.22%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 147 (5.31%) SCCM
2 103 (3.72%) SCOM
3 38 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 31 (1.12%) SCVMM
5 28 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 28 (1.01%) WSUS
6 27 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 15 (0.54%) Opsview
10 13 (0.47%) vMotion
10 13 (0.47%) SCDPM
11 10 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.32%) Nagios
13 7 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 6 (0.22%) FortiGate
15 5 (0.18%) Puppet
15 5 (0.18%) MOM
16 4 (0.14%) OpenView
16 4 (0.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 476 (17.18%) VMware
2 282 (10.18%) Citrix
3 234 (8.45%) Cisco
4 165 (5.96%) Oracle
4 165 (5.96%) HP
5 80 (2.89%) Symantec
6 79 (2.85%) NetApp
6 79 (2.85%) Apple
7 66 (2.38%) Dell
8 58 (2.09%) IBM
9 56 (2.02%) SAP
9 56 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 52 (1.88%) Business Objects
11 48 (1.73%) EMC
12 45 (1.62%) CommVault
12 45 (1.62%) Google
13 38 (1.37%) Sage
14 27 (0.97%) Veeam
14 27 (0.97%) Riverbed
15 24 (0.87%) Tableau
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