Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 13 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 33 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 12.50% 15.94% 17.88%
As % of the Vendors category 38.98% 60.00% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 42
Halifax median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% +41.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £27,750 £31,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £54,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 59 55 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 32.07% 26.57% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 77
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +0.09%
10th Percentile £27,950 £31,250 £20,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Data Strategy
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) Data Management
4 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (21.74%) Data Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) SFIA
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Office 365
7 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design

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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.35%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Serverless
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) MorphX
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Data Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Head of Development
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Audit Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Data Strategy
3 5 (21.74%) Data Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Data Management
3 5 (21.74%) SFIA
4 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) VCP6
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
2 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau