Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 22 4
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 41 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 17.20% 14.91% 29.90%
As % of the Vendors category 42.67% 64.06% 67.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 71
Halifax median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +64.47% +16.92%
10th Percentile £23,250 £33,650 £20,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -

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 75 64 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 40.32% 23.27% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 101
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £35,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £50,000
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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Halifax

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 17 (53.13%) Data Modelling
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (34.38%) Data Strategy
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) QlikView
8 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
9 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.75%) QA
9 6 (18.75%) Data Integration
9 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.75%) SOA
9 6 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) Data Management
10 5 (15.63%) SFIA
10 5 (15.63%) DevOps
10 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (12.50%) Time Management
12 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
13 2 (6.25%) Cisco

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 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.13%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Serverless
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.88%) QlikView
5 6 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.13%) Power BI
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) MorphX
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Business Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Data Architect
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Data Modelling
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Data Strategy
4 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.75%) Data Integration
6 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) Data Management
7 5 (15.63%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) SFIA
8 4 (12.50%) Time Management
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (6.25%) MVC
9 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.25%) MCSA
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) VCP6
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos
2 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau