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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1432 1337 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.56% 19.02% 21.23%
As % of the Vendors category 43.81% 41.96% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1085 1012
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
3269 3186 2724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.65% 45.33% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2612 2401 2122
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 4 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 4 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 1039 £35,000 - 137
North Yorkshire -4 187 £35,000 -5.40% 36
South Yorkshire -3 179 £32,500 -13.33% 40
East Yorkshire -12 12 £34,836 +40.74% 6
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 1296 (45.22%) MS Excel
2 1058 (36.92%) Windows
3 1057 (36.88%) SQL Server
4 1036 (36.15%) SQL
5 739 (25.79%) .NET
6 659 (22.99%) Active Directory
7 650 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
8 647 (22.58%) C#
9 519 (18.11%) VMware
10 494 (17.24%) Finance
11 475 (16.57%) ASP.NET
12 444 (15.49%) ITIL
13 424 (14.79%) MS Office
14 399 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 398 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
16 383 (13.36%) SharePoint
17 373 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 370 (12.91%) MS Exchange
19 358 (12.49%) T-SQL
20 349 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 343 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
22 332 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 326 (11.37%) Citrix
24 315 (10.99%) JavaScript
25 308 (10.75%) HTML
26 291 (10.15%) SAN
27 290 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
28 273 (9.53%) MVC
29 269 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
30 255 (8.90%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 383 (13.36%) SharePoint
2 370 (12.91%) MS Exchange
3 181 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 150 (5.23%) IIS
5 104 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 94 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 89 (3.11%) Lync
8 88 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
9 68 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 64 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 51 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 39 (1.36%) Apache
13 34 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 31 (1.08%) SAS
15 22 (0.77%) CMS
16 15 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
17 13 (0.45%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.38%) Documentum
18 11 (0.38%) IBM Notes
18 11 (0.38%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1296 (45.22%) MS Excel
2 424 (14.79%) MS Office
3 99 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 81 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 81 (2.83%) MS Project
5 26 (0.91%) PowerPivot
6 18 (0.63%) SPSS
7 14 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.24%) FreeHand
10 7 (0.24%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.10%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.070%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 166 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 52 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.38%) Sage 200
5 11 (0.38%) Pegasus Opera
5 11 (0.38%) SAP Business One
6 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.14%) MFGPRO
8 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.070%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.070%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.070%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.035%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.035%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.035%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.035%) Agresso
10 1 (0.035%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.035%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 92 (3.21%) Office 365
2 83 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.57%) SaaS
4 14 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.28%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.17%) IaaS
6 5 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.14%) PaaS
8 3 (0.10%) Yammer
9 2 (0.070%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 291 (10.15%) SAN
2 159 (5.55%) WAN
3 157 (5.48%) LAN
4 142 (4.95%) DNS
5 127 (4.43%) Firewall
6 112 (3.91%) TCP/IP
7 85 (2.97%) VPN
7 85 (2.97%) DHCP
8 83 (2.90%) Internet
9 75 (2.62%) VoIP
10 70 (2.44%) NAS
11 52 (1.81%) Wireless
12 41 (1.43%) Network Security
13 38 (1.33%) Unified Communications
14 19 (0.66%) MPLS
15 18 (0.63%) VLAN
16 16 (0.56%) FTP
16 16 (0.56%) Intranet
17 14 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1057 (36.88%) SQL Server
2 349 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 332 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 290 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 217 (7.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 192 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
7 176 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 167 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 76 (2.65%) Big Data
10 64 (2.23%) MySQL
11 57 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 57 (1.99%) Relational Database
12 41 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 41 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 33 (1.15%) OLAP
14 30 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
14 30 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 27 (0.94%) MS Access
16 22 (0.77%) Data Mining
17 21 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 241 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 173 (6.04%) Visual Studio
3 70 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 66 (2.30%) ReSharper
4 66 (2.30%) Moq
5 51 (1.78%) Selenium
6 36 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 36 (1.26%) NUnit
7 35 (1.22%) JIRA
8 29 (1.01%) Subversion
9 26 (0.91%) JMeter
9 26 (0.91%) eggPlant
10 18 (0.63%) FitNesse
10 18 (0.63%) SpecFlow
11 13 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
13 11 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
15 9 (0.31%) CppUnit
General
1 494 (17.24%) Finance
2 224 (7.82%) Retail
3 97 (3.38%) Legal
4 89 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 66 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.13%) Marketing
7 55 (1.92%) Advertising
7 55 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 40 (1.40%) Banking
9 15 (0.52%) Military
9 15 (0.52%) Electronics
10 13 (0.45%) Law
11 11 (0.38%) French Language
12 9 (0.31%) Publishing
12 9 (0.31%) Back Office
13 4 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.10%) Games
15 2 (0.070%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.070%) Local Government
15 2 (0.070%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 751 (26.20%) Developer
2 672 (23.45%) Analyst
3 220 (7.68%) Support Analyst
4 206 (7.19%) .NET Developer
5 154 (5.37%) Consultant
6 141 (4.92%) Applications Support
7 138 (4.82%) Architect
8 134 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 127 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 122 (4.26%) Software Developer
11 115 (4.01%) C# Developer
12 111 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 109 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 107 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
15 106 (3.70%) Test Analyst
16 101 (3.52%) Support Engineer
17 98 (3.42%) Service Analyst
18 93 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
19 92 (3.21%) Team Leader
19 92 (3.21%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (25.79%) .NET
2 475 (16.57%) ASP.NET
3 308 (10.75%) HTML
4 251 (8.76%) .NET Framework
5 247 (8.62%) CSS
6 220 (7.68%) XML
7 213 (7.43%) WCF
8 212 (7.40%) jQuery
9 168 (5.86%) WPF
10 154 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 134 (4.68%) Web Services
12 132 (4.61%) Ajax
13 121 (4.22%) HTML5
14 104 (3.63%) WinForms
15 77 (2.69%) CSS3
16 74 (2.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 62 (2.16%) Silverlight
18 44 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
19 37 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 36 (1.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 269 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 76 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (2.55%) Blackberry
5 68 (2.37%) NHS
6 67 (2.34%) Clustering
7 64 (2.23%) Replication
8 50 (1.74%) Statistics
9 46 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 45 (1.57%) User Experience
11 43 (1.50%) Computer Science
12 36 (1.26%) Visualisation
13 34 (1.19%) Data Integration
14 20 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 20 (0.70%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.63%) EPoS
16 17 (0.59%) PKI
17 15 (0.52%) Xbox
18 14 (0.49%) Taxonomies
19 12 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1058 (36.92%) Windows
2 343 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 241 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 183 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 159 (5.55%) Windows 7
6 151 (5.27%) UNIX
7 133 (4.64%) Windows XP
8 129 (4.50%) Linux
9 90 (3.14%) Windows 8
10 87 (3.04%) Apple iOS
11 67 (2.34%) Android
12 23 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
13 14 (0.49%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.31%) AIX
15 7 (0.24%) Solaris
15 7 (0.24%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.10%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (15.49%) ITIL
3 398 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 273 (9.53%) MVC
5 235 (8.20%) Project Management
6 207 (7.22%) CRM
7 187 (6.52%) Scrum
8 160 (5.58%) OO
9 136 (4.75%) Unit Testing
10 132 (4.61%) Analytics
11 131 (4.57%) Migration
12 130 (4.54%) ETL
13 128 (4.47%) PRINCE2
14 121 (4.22%) E-Commerce
14 121 (4.22%) TDD
15 119 (4.15%) Software Engineering
16 117 (4.08%) Mentoring
17 115 (4.01%) ERP
18 105 (3.66%) Service Management
19 99 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1036 (36.15%) SQL
2 647 (22.58%) C#
3 358 (12.49%) T-SQL
4 315 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 116 (4.05%) Java
6 114 (3.98%) VB.NET
7 95 (3.31%) VB
8 82 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 64 (2.23%) VBA
10 56 (1.95%) C++
11 50 (1.74%) C
12 43 (1.50%) PHP
13 28 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 28 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 19 (0.66%) R
14 19 (0.66%) Perl
14 19 (0.66%) VB6
15 15 (0.52%) MATLAB
15 15 (0.52%) Python
16 13 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 373 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 226 (7.89%) Degree
3 157 (5.48%) MCSE
4 105 (3.66%) MCP
5 92 (3.21%) MCSA
6 85 (2.97%) Security Cleared
7 78 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
8 76 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 72 (2.51%) ISEB
10 71 (2.48%) SC Cleared
11 67 (2.34%) MCITP
12 62 (2.16%) MCTS
13 54 (1.88%) VCP4
14 53 (1.85%) ISTQB
15 46 (1.61%) CCNA
16 41 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
17 39 (1.36%) CCA
18 33 (1.15%) MCSD
19 31 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 28 (0.98%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (6.49%) SLA
2 152 (5.30%) QA
3 26 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.035%) PMBOK
System Software
1 659 (22.99%) Active Directory
2 399 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 233 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 148 (5.16%) XenApp
5 119 (4.15%) vSphere
6 81 (2.83%) VMware ESX
7 66 (2.30%) XenServer
8 56 (1.95%) XenDesktop
9 36 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 27 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (0.35%) ProxySG
13 10 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.35%) vCloud
14 7 (0.24%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.21%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.21%) HDFS
16 5 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 145 (5.06%) SCCM
2 95 (3.31%) SCOM
3 41 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 33 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 28 (0.98%) NetBackup
6 28 (0.98%) SCVMM
6 28 (0.98%) WSUS
7 16 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (0.52%) Opsview
9 13 (0.45%) SCDPM
10 11 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.31%) XenMobile
12 7 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.21%) Nagios
14 5 (0.17%) Puppet
14 5 (0.17%) MOM
15 4 (0.14%) MIIS
16 3 (0.10%) SCOrch
17 2 (0.070%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 519 (18.11%) VMware
2 326 (11.37%) Citrix
3 255 (8.90%) Cisco
4 187 (6.52%) Oracle
5 171 (5.97%) HP
6 96 (3.35%) NetApp
7 87 (3.04%) Apple
8 86 (3.00%) Symantec
9 69 (2.41%) Dell
10 68 (2.37%) EMC
11 65 (2.27%) IBM
12 50 (1.74%) SAP
13 49 (1.71%) Google
14 48 (1.67%) CheckPoint
15 45 (1.57%) CommVault
16 41 (1.43%) Business Objects
17 38 (1.33%) Sage
18 32 (1.12%) Riverbed
19 27 (0.94%) Veeam
20 22 (0.77%) Adobe
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £151 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Riding
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday