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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1507 1248 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.71% 21.73% 19.41%
As % of the Vendors category 44.25% 46.21% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1017 958
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3406 2701 2727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.55% 47.04% 47.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2650 2104 2180
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -2 966 £35,000 +2.94% 118
South Yorkshire -1 256 £37,500 +7.14% 40
North Yorkshire -1 228 £36,000 +10.76% 30
East Yorkshire -1 35 £24,000 +5.49% 2
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1245 (43.88%) MS Excel
2 1222 (43.07%) Windows
3 1074 (37.86%) SQL Server
4 1029 (36.27%) SQL
5 874 (30.81%) .NET
6 653 (23.02%) Active Directory
7 652 (22.98%) C#
8 566 (19.95%) VMware
9 443 (15.62%) ASP.NET
10 442 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 439 (15.47%) Finance
12 435 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
13 427 (15.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 426 (15.02%) MS Office
15 423 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
16 421 (14.84%) T-SQL
17 418 (14.73%) ITIL
17 418 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 385 (13.57%) MS Exchange
19 342 (12.05%) SharePoint
20 337 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 332 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 325 (11.46%) Cisco
23 313 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
24 299 (10.54%) SQL Server 2005
25 282 (9.94%) Visual Studio
26 275 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
27 272 (9.59%) JavaScript
28 266 (9.38%) Linux
29 264 (9.31%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 385 (13.57%) MS Exchange
2 342 (12.05%) SharePoint
3 240 (8.46%) IIS
4 175 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 140 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
6 136 (4.79%) Lync
7 96 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 82 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 79 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 66 (2.33%) Apache
11 53 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
12 49 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
13 46 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
14 43 (1.52%) CMS
15 38 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
16 34 (1.20%) SAS
17 33 (1.16%) WebSphere
18 31 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 30 (1.06%) Tomcat
20 24 (0.85%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 1245 (43.88%) MS Excel
2 426 (15.02%) MS Office
3 81 (2.86%) MS Project
4 64 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (1.90%) MS Visio
6 30 (1.06%) PowerPivot
7 26 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.85%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.56%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.28%) SPSS
11 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.070%) Stata
14 2 (0.070%) FastStats
15 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.035%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 146 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.25%) BPCS
7 6 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.14%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.070%) Sage 1000
11 2 (0.070%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.070%) Magento
12 1 (0.035%) Hyperion Planning
12 1 (0.035%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.035%) Agresso
12 1 (0.035%) Lawson
12 1 (0.035%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (1.87%) Office 365
3 26 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.56%) SaaS
5 8 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.070%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 242 (8.53%) TCP/IP
2 240 (8.46%) SAN
3 232 (8.18%) DNS
4 215 (7.58%) Firewall
5 144 (5.08%) DHCP
6 131 (4.62%) LAN
7 126 (4.44%) WAN
8 125 (4.41%) VPN
9 119 (4.19%) Internet
10 54 (1.90%) NAS
11 49 (1.73%) Network Security
12 47 (1.66%) MPLS
13 42 (1.48%) OSPF
14 41 (1.45%) BGP
15 40 (1.41%) Wireless
16 38 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (1.27%) Unified Communications
18 35 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (1.06%) SMTP
20 29 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1074 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 427 (15.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 337 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 332 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 299 (10.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 192 (6.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 160 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
8 149 (5.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 57 (2.01%) MySQL
10 46 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 39 (1.37%) Relational Database
12 38 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
13 34 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 28 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 26 (0.92%) OLAP
17 25 (0.88%) Data Mining
17 25 (0.88%) DTS
18 24 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
19 22 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 282 (9.94%) Visual Studio
2 275 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (2.15%) NUnit
4 49 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 43 (1.52%) Selenium
6 34 (1.20%) FitNesse
6 34 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 34 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 26 (0.92%) MSTest
8 18 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (0.56%) Subversion
10 15 (0.53%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.42%) JIRA
12 9 (0.32%) SoapUI
12 9 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
12 9 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
13 7 (0.25%) Hudson
13 7 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.25%) Maven
13 7 (0.25%) MorphX
General
1 439 (15.47%) Finance
2 88 (3.10%) Legal
3 57 (2.01%) Marketing
4 56 (1.97%) Retail
5 53 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 44 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 41 (1.45%) Advertising
8 29 (1.02%) Back Office
8 29 (1.02%) Banking
9 21 (0.74%) Law
10 20 (0.70%) Local Government
11 10 (0.35%) French Language
12 7 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.25%) Billing
13 6 (0.21%) Publishing
14 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.18%) Electronics
14 5 (0.18%) Military
15 4 (0.14%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 830 (29.26%) Developer
2 502 (17.69%) Analyst
3 289 (10.19%) .NET Developer
4 166 (5.85%) Consultant
5 163 (5.75%) Support Analyst
5 163 (5.75%) C# Developer
6 154 (5.43%) SQL Developer
7 140 (4.93%) Software Developer
8 128 (4.51%) Administrator
9 124 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 110 (3.88%) Support Engineer
11 99 (3.49%) DBA
12 98 (3.45%) Project Manager
13 96 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 93 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 90 (3.17%) Senior Developer
16 89 (3.14%) IT Support
17 81 (2.86%) Architect
18 80 (2.82%) Service Analyst
19 78 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 874 (30.81%) .NET
2 443 (15.62%) ASP.NET
3 249 (8.78%) XML
4 227 (8.00%) Web Services
5 219 (7.72%) WCF
6 211 (7.44%) HTML
7 204 (7.19%) .NET Framework
8 195 (6.87%) CSS
9 170 (5.99%) jQuery
10 168 (5.92%) WPF
11 130 (4.58%) WinForms
12 128 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 95 (3.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 75 (2.64%) SOAP
15 71 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 64 (2.26%) HTML5
17 59 (2.08%) Ajax
18 48 (1.69%) Silverlight
19 47 (1.66%) XSD
20 44 (1.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 123 (4.34%) Clustering
2 109 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
3 90 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 74 (2.61%) NHS
5 67 (2.36%) Blackberry
6 62 (2.19%) DTV
7 33 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.09%) Statistics
9 29 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 27 (0.95%) Replication
11 24 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
12 23 (0.81%) Mathematics
13 21 (0.74%) Video on Demand
14 19 (0.67%) Digital Media
14 19 (0.67%) PKI
15 18 (0.63%) N-Tier
16 17 (0.60%) Social Media
17 15 (0.53%) Open Source
18 14 (0.49%) Equities
19 13 (0.46%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1222 (43.07%) Windows
2 442 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 313 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 266 (9.38%) Linux
5 173 (6.10%) Windows 7
6 152 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 120 (4.23%) UNIX
8 111 (3.91%) Windows XP
9 66 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 51 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.56%) Android
13 14 (0.49%) Solaris
13 14 (0.49%) CentOS
14 13 (0.46%) AIX
14 13 (0.46%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.39%) Fedora
16 7 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.25%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (14.73%) ITIL
3 264 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
4 237 (8.35%) Project Management
5 228 (8.04%) Scrum
6 200 (7.05%) MVC
7 180 (6.34%) OO
8 172 (6.06%) CRM
9 133 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 132 (4.65%) Unit Testing
11 125 (4.41%) TDD
12 124 (4.37%) Software Engineering
13 121 (4.27%) PRINCE2
14 115 (4.05%) ETL
15 114 (4.02%) Problem Management
16 111 (3.91%) Change Management
17 110 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
18 104 (3.67%) DSDM
19 98 (3.45%) Web Development
20 94 (3.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1029 (36.27%) SQL
2 652 (22.98%) C#
3 421 (14.84%) T-SQL
4 272 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 131 (4.62%) Java
6 115 (4.05%) VB.NET
7 83 (2.93%) VB
8 79 (2.78%) PHP
9 78 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 59 (2.08%) PL/SQL
11 53 (1.87%) VBA
12 46 (1.62%) Perl
13 31 (1.09%) C
14 27 (0.95%) VBScript
15 26 (0.92%) XAML
16 24 (0.85%) C++
17 23 (0.81%) Bash Shell
18 22 (0.78%) VB6
19 14 (0.49%) Shell Script
20 12 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 423 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 214 (7.54%) MCSE
3 195 (6.87%) Degree
4 123 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (4.09%) MCITP
6 114 (4.02%) MCSA
7 107 (3.77%) CCNA
8 68 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 65 (2.29%) MCP
10 59 (2.08%) ISEB
11 51 (1.80%) Security Cleared
12 49 (1.73%) MCTS
13 44 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
14 40 (1.41%) CCSA
15 36 (1.27%) CCNP
16 26 (0.92%) CCSE
16 26 (0.92%) ISTQB
17 24 (0.85%) NCDA
18 21 (0.74%) RHCE
19 20 (0.70%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.13%) SLA
2 110 (3.88%) QA
3 40 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 34 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.46%) HL7
6 10 (0.35%) COBIT
6 10 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.28%) WCAG
8 2 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.035%) TickIT
System Software
1 653 (23.02%) Active Directory
2 418 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 115 (4.05%) vSphere
5 96 (3.38%) VMware ESX
6 56 (1.97%) XenApp
7 40 (1.41%) Terminal Services
8 39 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (1.34%) XenServer
10 24 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
11 21 (0.74%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
13 15 (0.53%) UAG
14 14 (0.49%) LiteSpeed
15 11 (0.39%) vCloud
15 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.32%) NDS
16 9 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 176 (6.20%) SCCM
2 87 (3.07%) SCOM
3 52 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
4 34 (1.20%) WSUS
5 24 (0.85%) Foglight
6 23 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 20 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
8 17 (0.60%) OpenView
9 16 (0.56%) SCVMM
9 16 (0.56%) Data Guard
10 15 (0.53%) MOM
10 15 (0.53%) Nagios
11 14 (0.49%) SCDPM
12 13 (0.46%) Plesk
12 13 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (0.39%) Puppet
14 7 (0.25%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 566 (19.95%) VMware
2 325 (11.46%) Cisco
3 239 (8.42%) Citrix
4 238 (8.39%) HP
5 166 (5.85%) Oracle
6 109 (3.84%) NetApp
7 85 (3.00%) CheckPoint
8 68 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 67 (2.36%) Symantec
10 64 (2.26%) Dell
11 62 (2.19%) IBM
12 49 (1.73%) McAfee
13 40 (1.41%) EMC
14 36 (1.27%) Adobe
15 35 (1.23%) CommVault
16 26 (0.92%) Veeam
17 25 (0.88%) SolarWinds
17 25 (0.88%) WatchGuard
18 22 (0.78%) Apple
19 21 (0.74%) BT
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