Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Microsoft
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 265 182 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 32.72% 17.53% 22.26%
As % of the Vendors category 58.76% 47.40% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 227 172 188
Bradford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,800 £24,550 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,700 £57,925 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +5.63%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bradford.

All Vendors
Bradford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 451 384 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 55.68% 36.99% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 381 321 246
Bradford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £60,625
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bradford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bradford.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bradford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bradford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 116 (43.77%) SQL
2 89 (33.58%) Windows
3 86 (32.45%) SQL Server
4 78 (29.43%) Finance
5 75 (28.30%) Active Directory
6 74 (27.92%) ITIL
7 62 (23.40%) Windows Server
8 61 (23.02%) T-SQL
9 57 (21.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (20.38%) VMware
11 53 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 52 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (17.74%) MCSE
14 46 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (16.98%) SCCM
16 42 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 41 (15.47%) Hitachi
17 41 (15.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 41 (15.47%) Load Balancing
18 40 (15.09%) Release Management
18 40 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
18 40 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 39 (14.72%) SCOM
20 38 (14.34%) PowerShell
20 38 (14.34%) Root Cause Analysis
21 37 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
22 36 (13.58%) .NET
23 35 (13.21%) Cisco
23 35 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.40%) IIS
5 7 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.38%) Mule
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.04%) Office 365
3 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.13%) SaaS
3 3 (1.13%) Serverless
4 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.75%) IaaS
4 2 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.83%) DNS
2 31 (11.70%) SAN
3 24 (9.06%) Firewall
4 20 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 19 (7.17%) HTTP
5 19 (7.17%) SSL
6 16 (6.04%) LAN
6 16 (6.04%) Reverse Proxy
7 14 (5.28%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (4.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (4.53%) EIGRP
8 12 (4.53%) Ethernet
8 12 (4.53%) OSPF
8 12 (4.53%) Wireless
9 7 (2.64%) DHCP
10 4 (1.51%) VoIP
10 4 (1.51%) WAN
11 3 (1.13%) Internet
11 3 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (32.45%) SQL Server
2 57 (21.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (12.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (12.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (6.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (5.28%) Power BI
11 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.51%) MySQL
14 3 (1.13%) DB2
14 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.75%) Big Data
15 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
16 1 (0.38%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (9.06%) Visual Studio Team System
2 22 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.13%) Moq
5 3 (1.13%) MSTest
6 2 (0.75%) Selenium
6 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 78 (29.43%) Finance
2 17 (6.42%) Retail
3 4 (1.51%) Legal
4 3 (1.13%) Marketing
5 2 (0.75%) Back Office
5 2 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (20.38%) Developer
2 34 (12.83%) Administrator
3 31 (11.70%) Senior Developer
4 30 (11.32%) Analyst
5 29 (10.94%) DBA
5 29 (10.94%) SQL DBA
6 28 (10.57%) Senior DBA
6 28 (10.57%) Senior SQL DBA
7 27 (10.19%) .NET Developer
8 21 (7.92%) SQL Developer
9 20 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 19 (7.17%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
10 19 (7.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 18 (6.79%) IT Engineer
11 18 (6.79%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 17 (6.42%) Support Analyst
13 16 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (6.04%) C# Developer
13 16 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (5.66%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.58%) .NET
2 21 (7.92%) ASP.NET
3 18 (6.79%) .NET Framework
3 18 (6.79%) jQuery
4 12 (4.53%) HTML
5 11 (4.15%) Web Services
6 10 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 9 (3.40%) WinForms
8 8 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.26%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (1.89%) ADO.NET
10 5 (1.89%) REST
10 5 (1.89%) WPF
11 4 (1.51%) XML
12 3 (1.13%) CSS
12 3 (1.13%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.13%) HTML5
12 3 (1.13%) Node.js
12 3 (1.13%) Silverlight
12 3 (1.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.55%) Clustering
3 13 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.64%) iPad
5 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.51%) Replication
7 3 (1.13%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.13%) Handset
7 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.38%) HoloLens
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (33.58%) Windows
2 62 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 41 (15.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (8.30%) Windows 7
6 21 (7.92%) Linux
7 20 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (5.28%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.89%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.51%) Unix
12 3 (1.13%) Android
12 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.13%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.92%) ITIL
2 46 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (15.47%) Load Balancing
4 40 (15.09%) Release Management
5 38 (14.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 32 (12.08%) Fault Analysis
6 32 (12.08%) Problem Management
7 30 (11.32%) ETL
8 28 (10.57%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (9.43%) ITIL V3
10 24 (9.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (8.30%) Service Design
12 21 (7.92%) Coaching
12 21 (7.92%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (7.55%) SOA
14 18 (6.79%) Data Modelling
15 17 (6.42%) Mentoring
16 14 (5.28%) MVC
17 13 (4.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 116 (43.77%) SQL
2 61 (23.02%) T-SQL
3 38 (14.34%) PowerShell
4 29 (10.94%) C#
5 23 (8.68%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.04%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.64%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.51%) Tcl
9 2 (0.75%) C
9 2 (0.75%) F#
9 2 (0.75%) PHP
9 2 (0.75%) Ruby
9 2 (0.75%) VBA
10 1 (0.38%) ES6
10 1 (0.38%) Java
10 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (17.74%) MCSE
3 29 (10.94%) MCSA
4 16 (6.04%) Degree
5 12 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.64%) CCNP
7 5 (1.89%) CCNA
8 4 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.75%) MCITP
10 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.38%) CCENT
11 1 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.66%) SLA
2 7 (2.64%) GDPR
3 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.51%) QA
5 3 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (1.13%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.13%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.13%) NEBOSH
5 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.13%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
3 35 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.66%) iptables
5 7 (2.64%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.89%) vSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Docker
7 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 45 (16.98%) SCCM
2 39 (14.72%) SCOM
3 32 (12.08%) SCDPM
4 11 (4.15%) vCenter Server
5 10 (3.77%) WSUS
6 2 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.75%) Kibana
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.38%) Nagios
7 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (20.38%) VMware
2 41 (15.47%) Hitachi
3 35 (13.21%) Cisco
4 18 (6.79%) Dell
4 18 (6.79%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.53%) Avaya
5 12 (4.53%) Brocade
6 11 (4.15%) HP
7 7 (2.64%) IBM
7 7 (2.64%) Remedy
8 6 (2.26%) NetApp
9 5 (1.89%) Citrix
9 5 (1.89%) Genesys
9 5 (1.89%) Oracle
9 5 (1.89%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.89%) Verint
10 4 (1.51%) F5
11 3 (1.13%) CA
11 3 (1.13%) SAP
11 3 (1.13%) ServiceNow