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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1220 1320 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.17% 18.38% 17.98%
As % of the Vendors category 41.01% 38.83% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1040 778
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
2975 3399 2511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.30% 47.34% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2416 2522 1960
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 850 £37,500 +13.63% 109
North Yorkshire +8 245 £40,000 +14.28% 29
South Yorkshire -9 133 £31,500 -16.00% 30
East Yorkshire +4 24 £30,000 +2.56% 6
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1158 (47.75%) MS Excel
2 899 (37.07%) SQL
3 876 (36.12%) SQL Server
4 812 (33.48%) Windows
5 739 (30.47%) .NET
6 624 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
7 524 (21.61%) Active Directory
8 491 (20.25%) C#
9 470 (19.38%) MS Office
10 467 (19.26%) VMware
11 443 (18.27%) Finance
12 388 (16.00%) ITIL
13 364 (15.01%) ASP.NET
14 344 (14.19%) MS Exchange
15 343 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 310 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 302 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 302 (12.45%) JavaScript
18 291 (12.00%) T-SQL
19 270 (11.13%) HTML
20 260 (10.72%) Scrum
21 256 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
22 255 (10.52%) Project Management
22 255 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 252 (10.39%) MVC
24 251 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
25 241 (9.94%) SharePoint
26 232 (9.57%) CSS
27 231 (9.53%) Visual Studio
28 227 (9.36%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 344 (14.19%) MS Exchange
2 241 (9.94%) SharePoint
3 204 (8.41%) IIS
4 199 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 129 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 107 (4.41%) Lync
7 57 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 57 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
9 46 (1.90%) SAS
10 38 (1.57%) Apache
11 32 (1.32%) CMS
12 28 (1.15%) JBoss
13 22 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (0.58%) Joomla!
15 13 (0.54%) WordPress
16 12 (0.49%) Confluence
17 11 (0.45%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.45%) Documentum
18 10 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1158 (47.75%) MS Excel
2 470 (19.38%) MS Office
3 98 (4.04%) MS Visio
4 83 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 73 (3.01%) MS Project
6 30 (1.24%) PowerPivot
7 14 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.54%) SPSS
9 11 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
10 10 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.37%) Acrobat
12 8 (0.33%) XMetaL
13 4 (0.16%) InDesign
13 4 (0.16%) RoboHelp
13 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.12%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.082%) CorelDRAW
15 2 (0.082%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 128 (5.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (0.95%) SAP Business One
5 16 (0.66%) Sage 200
5 16 (0.66%) Pegasus Opera
6 5 (0.21%) Magento
7 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.12%) Maximo
8 2 (0.082%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.082%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.082%) Shopify
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.082%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.082%) Scribe Insight
8 2 (0.082%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.082%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.082%) Line 500
9 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 107 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (3.38%) Office 365
3 73 (3.01%) SaaS
4 25 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.25%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.082%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.041%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 211 (8.70%) SAN
2 193 (7.96%) DNS
3 169 (6.97%) WAN
4 157 (6.47%) LAN
5 129 (5.32%) DHCP
6 127 (5.24%) Firewall
7 126 (5.20%) VPN
8 125 (5.15%) TCP/IP
9 83 (3.42%) Internet
10 76 (3.13%) NAS
11 71 (2.93%) VoIP
12 56 (2.31%) Network Security
13 54 (2.23%) Unified Communications
14 49 (2.02%) Wireless
15 33 (1.36%) BGP
16 30 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (1.15%) NetScaler
17 28 (1.15%) OSPF
18 26 (1.07%) MPLS
19 23 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 876 (36.12%) SQL Server
2 302 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 255 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 183 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 147 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 138 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
7 127 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 85 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 54 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 51 (2.10%) MySQL
11 45 (1.86%) Data Mining
12 42 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
13 32 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 31 (1.28%) OLAP
15 27 (1.11%) DTS
16 23 (0.95%) QlikView
17 21 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
18 17 (0.70%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.70%) EDRMS
18 17 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 231 (9.53%) Visual Studio
2 221 (9.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (0.91%) JIRA
4 20 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (0.78%) Subversion
5 19 (0.78%) Selenium
6 18 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 17 (0.70%) Moq
8 16 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.58%) Git (software)
9 14 (0.58%) NUnit
10 12 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 8 (0.33%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (0.25%) JUnit
12 6 (0.25%) Toad
13 5 (0.21%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 443 (18.27%) Finance
2 74 (3.05%) Marketing
3 72 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 65 (2.68%) Retail
5 42 (1.73%) Legal
6 40 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.48%) Back Office
8 35 (1.44%) Banking
9 17 (0.70%) Advertising
9 17 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (0.62%) Law
11 13 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.41%) Electronics
13 7 (0.29%) Local Government
14 6 (0.25%) Publishing
15 5 (0.21%) Games
16 4 (0.16%) Billing
16 4 (0.16%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.16%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.082%) German Language
Job Titles
1 563 (23.22%) Developer
2 531 (21.90%) Analyst
3 200 (8.25%) .NET Developer
4 171 (7.05%) Consultant
5 147 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 134 (5.53%) Senior Developer
7 118 (4.87%) Project Manager
7 118 (4.87%) Business Analyst
8 117 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 102 (4.21%) Architect
10 99 (4.08%) Service Analyst
11 94 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 92 (3.79%) Service Desk Analyst
13 90 (3.71%) Administrator
14 85 (3.51%) Support Engineer
15 76 (3.13%) DBA
16 66 (2.72%) Systems Analyst
16 66 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
17 63 (2.60%) SQL Developer
18 62 (2.56%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (30.47%) .NET
2 364 (15.01%) ASP.NET
3 270 (11.13%) HTML
4 232 (9.57%) CSS
5 189 (7.79%) jQuery
6 183 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 181 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 133 (5.48%) XML
9 127 (5.24%) Web Services
10 102 (4.21%) Ajax
10 102 (4.21%) WCF
11 97 (4.00%) HTML5
12 94 (3.88%) Entity Framework
13 61 (2.52%) CSS3
14 57 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
15 47 (1.94%) COM
16 42 (1.73%) AngularJS
16 42 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 41 (1.69%) JSON
18 40 (1.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 151 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 84 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
4 81 (3.34%) Data Centre
5 61 (2.52%) Clustering
6 52 (2.14%) Visualisation
7 49 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 45 (1.86%) Blackberry
9 41 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.48%) Replication
11 31 (1.28%) Social Media
12 27 (1.11%) Statistics
13 26 (1.07%) NHS
13 26 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (0.95%) Mathematics
15 22 (0.91%) Mobile App
16 21 (0.87%) User Experience
17 20 (0.82%) N-Tier
18 16 (0.66%) Data Integration
19 15 (0.62%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 812 (33.48%) Windows
2 256 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 251 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 175 (7.22%) Linux
5 159 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 133 (5.48%) Windows 7
7 117 (4.82%) UNIX
8 68 (2.80%) Windows XP
8 68 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 36 (1.48%) Apple iOS
10 34 (1.40%) Android
11 18 (0.74%) Solaris
12 16 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.58%) HPUX
14 13 (0.54%) AIX
14 13 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 13 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.37%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (16.00%) ITIL
3 260 (10.72%) Scrum
4 255 (10.52%) Project Management
5 252 (10.39%) MVC
6 222 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
7 188 (7.75%) CRM
8 135 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 117 (4.82%) Migration
10 110 (4.54%) Service Delivery
11 98 (4.04%) TDD
12 97 (4.00%) Mentoring
13 92 (3.79%) OO
14 90 (3.71%) PRINCE2
14 90 (3.71%) ETL
14 90 (3.71%) Business Analysis
15 89 (3.67%) Data Modelling
16 86 (3.55%) Software Delivery
17 85 (3.51%) SDLC
18 83 (3.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 899 (37.07%) SQL
2 491 (20.25%) C#
3 302 (12.45%) JavaScript
4 291 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 118 (4.87%) PowerShell
6 101 (4.16%) Java
7 80 (3.30%) VB
8 71 (2.93%) VB.NET
9 41 (1.69%) PHP
10 40 (1.65%) C
11 36 (1.48%) C++
12 27 (1.11%) Python
13 22 (0.91%) VB6
14 18 (0.74%) X++
15 15 (0.62%) VBScript
16 14 (0.58%) VBA
17 13 (0.54%) R
18 10 (0.41%) XPath
19 9 (0.37%) PL/SQL
20 7 (0.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 343 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 178 (7.34%) Degree
3 108 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (4.37%) MCSE
5 74 (3.05%) CCNA
6 56 (2.31%) Security Cleared
7 55 (2.27%) ISEB
8 48 (1.98%) MCP
9 45 (1.86%) CCNP
10 41 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (1.61%) MCITP
12 37 (1.53%) MCSD
13 35 (1.44%) MCSA
14 26 (1.07%) SC Cleared
15 25 (1.03%) ISTQB
16 23 (0.95%) MCDST
17 22 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 22 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (0.82%) MCTS
19 17 (0.70%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.29%) SLA
2 90 (3.71%) QA
3 53 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.41%) HL7
7 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.12%) COBIT
8 3 (0.12%) BS25999
9 1 (0.041%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.041%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 524 (21.61%) Active Directory
2 310 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (5.03%) vSphere
4 92 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 88 (3.63%) XenApp
6 67 (2.76%) VMware ESX
7 45 (1.86%) XenServer
8 42 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (1.32%) vCloud
10 30 (1.24%) Terminal Services
11 20 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 19 (0.78%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 14 (0.58%) Xen
14 13 (0.54%) KVM
15 9 (0.37%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.33%) UAG
17 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
18 4 (0.16%) NFS
19 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 85 (3.51%) SCCM
2 66 (2.72%) SCOM
3 23 (0.95%) Puppet
4 17 (0.70%) Backup Exec
5 15 (0.62%) WSUS
5 15 (0.62%) SCVMM
5 15 (0.62%) vMotion
6 14 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.41%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (0.41%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.37%) OpenView
10 8 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (0.33%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.25%) DameWare
13 5 (0.21%) XenMobile
13 5 (0.21%) Opsview
14 4 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 467 (19.26%) VMware
2 227 (9.36%) Cisco
3 222 (9.15%) Citrix
4 135 (5.57%) HP
5 109 (4.49%) Oracle
6 91 (3.75%) NetApp
7 50 (2.06%) SAP
8 47 (1.94%) EMC
9 44 (1.81%) Apple
10 39 (1.61%) Symantec
11 37 (1.53%) CommVault
11 37 (1.53%) IBM
11 37 (1.53%) Tableau
12 35 (1.44%) CheckPoint
12 35 (1.44%) Google
13 27 (1.11%) Adobe
13 27 (1.11%) Veeam
14 24 (0.99%) Avaya
15 21 (0.87%) Sage
16 20 (0.82%) Dell
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