The median annual salary for a Microsoft Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Specialist
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 - 177
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.15% - 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £45,000 - £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,160 £37,500
% change year-on-year +24.52% +12.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2534 3200 3614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.46% 96.79% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2624 2912
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Microsoft Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Microsoft Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Specialist in Leeds

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in Leeds.

Salary trend for Microsoft Specialist in Leeds

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Microsoft Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Microsoft Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (33.33%) X++
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) PMO
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft