Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 > Halifax
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 22 9
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 30 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 17.54% 15.56% 13.42%
As % of the Vendors category 58.82% 62.82% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 67
Halifax median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +63.64% -3.93%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £45,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

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 51 78 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 29.82% 24.76% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 66 124
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £52,030
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (36.67%) .NET
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) MVC
4 8 (26.67%) Firewall
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) Web Development
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (16.67%) DevOps
7 5 (16.67%) BDD
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) ERP
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (13.33%) Virtual Servers

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Kentico
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Chatbot
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) MSTest
1 1 (3.33%) NUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Head of Delivery
2 5 (16.67%) Head of Development
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) ERP Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.33%) Angular 2
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Mac OS
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) Open Source
4 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) ERP
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Security Management
7 4 (13.33%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) HND
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Avaya
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) VMware