Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 24 7
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 35 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 20.69% 12.24% 18.59%
As % of the Vendors category 56.25% 67.31% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 69
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,500 £30,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.13% +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 64 52 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 36.78% 18.18% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 104
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +7.56% +7.50%
10th Percentile £22,375 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £51,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 15 (41.67%) .NET
1 15 (41.67%) MVC
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Web Development
3 13 (36.11%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) HTML
3 13 (36.11%) CSS
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (30.56%) Finance
5 11 (30.56%) Open Source
6 10 (27.78%) BDD
6 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (27.78%) DevOps
6 10 (27.78%) TDD
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco
6 10 (27.78%) Software Delivery
6 10 (27.78%) Customer-Centricity
7 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (22.22%) Firewall
8 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (13.89%) SCCM
12 4 (11.11%) CMS

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.78%) Kentico
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Head of Delivery
1 10 (27.78%) Head of Development
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) CMS Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) CSS
2 13 (36.11%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) MVC
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Web Development
4 11 (30.56%) Open Source
5 10 (27.78%) BDD
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.78%) Customer-Centricity
5 10 (27.78%) DevOps
5 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (27.78%) Software Delivery
5 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (27.78%) TDD
6 9 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) ERP
7 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (11.11%) Security Management
7 4 (11.11%) Software Deployment
8 3 (8.33%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) HND
1 4 (11.11%) MCSE
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (5.56%) Sophos
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) VMware