The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 18 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 59 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 16.99% 32.60% 18.28%
As % of the Vendors category 72.22% 71.08% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 25
Median salary £70,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 36 83 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 23.53% 45.86% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 71
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,596
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £52,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Halifax

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Halifax

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Halifax over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (55.81%) Analytics
4 23 (53.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (53.49%) Data Modelling
4 23 (53.49%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (51.16%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (51.16%) E-Commerce
5 22 (51.16%) Management Information System
5 22 (51.16%) ETL
5 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (51.16%) TOGAF
5 22 (51.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 18 (41.86%) SQL
7 11 (25.58%) C#
7 11 (25.58%) HTML
7 11 (25.58%) .NET
7 11 (25.58%) CSS
8 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.93%) MVC
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
10 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (16.28%) BDD
11 7 (16.28%) TDD
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (11.63%) Windows
13 4 (9.30%) AngularJS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 1 (2.33%) CMS
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (60.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) VLAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) DMZ
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) HSRP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) IPsec
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) SMTP
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (53.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (51.16%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.33%) gulp
2 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Architect
2 22 (51.16%) Data Architect
2 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Architect
3 12 (27.91%) Digital Architect
4 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Developer
6 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Administrator
9 2 (4.65%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
1 11 (25.58%) CSS
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.30%) WCF
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.98%) EDI
4 3 (6.98%) JSON
4 3 (6.98%) REST
4 3 (6.98%) SOAP
4 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.98%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Debian
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Analytics
2 23 (53.49%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (53.49%) Data Modelling
3 22 (51.16%) E-Commerce
3 22 (51.16%) ETL
3 22 (51.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 22 (51.16%) TOGAF
4 9 (20.93%) MVC
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.28%) BDD
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) ERP
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.65%) X++
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco
1 1 (2.33%) Google
1 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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