Period
to 16 February 2019

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 6 months to 16 February 2019 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 > Halifax
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 9 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 48 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 22.75% 20.00% 12.59%
As % of the Vendors category 57.83% 55.56% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 41
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.29% +25.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,000 £77,500 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +2.67%

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 Halifax.

All Vendors
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 83 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 39.34% 36.00% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 70 53 46
Halifax median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -23.81% +23.53%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £77,500 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

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 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (29.17%) Data Quality
5 14 (29.17%) Star Schema
5 14 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (29.17%) Data Modelling
5 14 (29.17%) ETL
5 14 (29.17%) Power BI
6 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (20.83%) PMO
7 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (14.58%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (14.58%) Project Governance
8 7 (14.58%) Kanban
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (14.58%) Scrum
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) .NET
9 6 (12.50%) C#
9 6 (12.50%) ITIL
9 6 (12.50%) IT Governance
9 6 (12.50%) QA
10 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (10.42%) Application Performance Monitoring

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (29.17%) Power BI
3 14 (29.17%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Portfolio Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Monitoring Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Head of Development
7 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Incident Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) PMO Support Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Security Incident Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Applications Support
9 1 (2.08%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
2 4 (8.33%) CSS3
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) HTML5
2 4 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Native
1 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (29.17%) Data Modelling
3 14 (29.17%) ETL
4 7 (14.58%) Kanban
4 7 (14.58%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (14.58%) Project Governance
4 7 (14.58%) Scrum
5 6 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (10.42%) MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) Microservices
7 4 (8.33%) Open Source
7 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) VCP6
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) Data Quality
2 10 (20.83%) PMO
3 6 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds