Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 21 3
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 44 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 19.59% 15.12% 27.88%
As % of the Vendors category 44.19% 67.69% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 77
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £70,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +66.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,350 £32,500 £23,985
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +2.74%

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 86 65 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 44.33% 22.34% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 111
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,250 £33,500 £24,308
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £51,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 15 (39.47%) Finance
4 13 (34.21%) .NET
4 13 (34.21%) Data Modelling
5 12 (31.58%) MVC
6 11 (28.95%) C#
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) DevOps
7 10 (26.32%) Web Development
7 10 (26.32%) HTML
7 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (26.32%) CSS
8 9 (23.68%) TDD
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (23.68%) Open Source
8 9 (23.68%) BDD
8 9 (23.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
8 9 (23.68%) Customer-Centricity
9 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
9 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (18.42%) QlikView
10 7 (18.42%) Data Strategy
11 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
11 6 (15.79%) QA
11 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (18.42%) QlikView
5 6 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.63%) Power BI
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Head of Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) Head of Development
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Business Test Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) CSS
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Native
1 2 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Data Modelling
3 12 (31.58%) MVC
4 11 (28.95%) DevOps
5 10 (26.32%) Web Development
6 9 (23.68%) BDD
6 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.68%) Customer-Centricity
6 9 (23.68%) Open Source
6 9 (23.68%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
6 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.68%) TDD
7 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.42%) Data Strategy
9 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco
1 2 (5.26%) Sophos
2 1 (2.63%) Cognos
2 1 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.63%) Tableau