Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 June 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
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 846 959 1,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.83% 18.84% 18.10%
As % of the Vendors category 40.61% 44.23% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 703 902 952
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,275 £24,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33% +0.28%

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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,083 2,168 2,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 43.90% 42.60% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,758 1,826 2,035
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,170
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Leeds

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Leeds

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 259 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 250 (29.55%) Windows
3 243 (28.72%) .NET
4 228 (26.95%) SQL
5 227 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 220 (26.00%) C#
7 210 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
8 193 (22.81%) Active Directory
9 187 (22.10%) Finance
10 149 (17.61%) VMware
11 145 (17.14%) MVC
12 142 (16.78%) ITIL
13 134 (15.84%) Windows Server
14 131 (15.48%) JavaScript
15 128 (15.13%) ASP.NET
15 128 (15.13%) Office 365
16 109 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 108 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
18 99 (11.70%) DevOps
19 95 (11.23%) MS Exchange
19 95 (11.23%) PowerShell
20 94 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
20 94 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
21 92 (10.87%) TDD
22 87 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
23 82 (9.69%) HTML
24 80 (9.46%) Cisco
25 76 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
26 75 (8.87%) WAN
26 75 (8.87%) Retail

Microsoft
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 95 (11.23%) MS Exchange
2 74 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 48 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (3.31%) IIS
6 23 (2.72%) Skype for Business
7 16 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.06%) CMS
9 9 (1.06%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.95%) CloudStack
10 8 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.71%) JBoss
12 6 (0.71%) SAS
12 6 (0.71%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.59%) OpenEdge
13 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 108 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.30%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 34 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.18%) assyst
4 5 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.59%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 3 (0.35%) BPCS
5 3 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.24%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 227 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (15.13%) Office 365
3 94 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (4.02%) Dynamics 365
5 33 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (3.55%) PaaS
7 21 (2.48%) IaaS
8 15 (1.77%) SaaS
9 13 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.71%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.24%) GitHub
14 1 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
14 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 75 (8.87%) WAN
2 71 (8.39%) DNS
3 53 (6.26%) Firewall
3 53 (6.26%) LAN
4 50 (5.91%) SAN
5 46 (5.44%) DHCP
6 43 (5.08%) VoIP
7 40 (4.73%) TCP/IP
8 37 (4.37%) Network Security
9 35 (4.14%) VPN
10 27 (3.19%) Wireless
11 26 (3.07%) VLAN
12 19 (2.25%) DWDM
12 19 (2.25%) HTTP
12 19 (2.25%) HTTPS
12 19 (2.25%) IPsec
12 19 (2.25%) VPLS
12 19 (2.25%) Wireless Security
13 13 (1.54%) MPLS
13 13 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 51 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 20 (2.36%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (2.25%) Power BI
10 17 (2.01%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.89%) MySQL
11 16 (1.89%) RavenDB
12 15 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.77%) MS Access
13 14 (1.65%) QlikView
13 14 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.54%) Big Data
15 12 (1.42%) Relational Database
16 10 (1.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 76 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (8.39%) Git (software)
3 40 (4.73%) JIRA
4 26 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (1.65%) Selenium
7 11 (1.30%) Axure RP
7 11 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 9 (1.06%) MSBuild
9 8 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.95%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.95%) Subversion
9 8 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.71%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.71%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.71%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.59%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 187 (22.10%) Finance
2 75 (8.87%) Retail
3 58 (6.86%) Advertising
4 55 (6.50%) Marketing
5 23 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.65%) Law
7 14 (1.65%) Local Government
8 11 (1.30%) Legal
9 7 (0.83%) Back Office
10 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.59%) Banking
12 4 (0.47%) Publishing
13 3 (0.35%) Automotive
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 221 (26.12%) Developer
2 141 (16.67%) Analyst
3 98 (11.58%) .NET Developer
4 69 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 56 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 49 (5.79%) Support Engineer
7 43 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 41 (4.85%) Architect
9 40 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (4.73%) Support Analyst
10 38 (4.49%) Consultant
11 36 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 33 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 27 (3.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 26 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support
14 26 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
14 26 (3.07%) Applications Support
14 26 (3.07%) Business Developer
14 26 (3.07%) Service Analyst
15 24 (2.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (28.72%) .NET
2 128 (15.13%) ASP.NET
3 109 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 82 (9.69%) HTML
5 72 (8.51%) .NET Framework
6 68 (8.04%) CSS
7 50 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 47 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 43 (5.08%) Node.js
10 42 (4.96%) WCF
11 41 (4.85%) jQuery
12 38 (4.49%) RESTful
13 31 (3.66%) Web Services
14 30 (3.55%) AngularJS
15 27 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 25 (2.96%) XML
17 20 (2.36%) React
18 17 (2.01%) HTML5
19 15 (1.77%) .NET Core
20 14 (1.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (4.73%) Data Centre
5 29 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 27 (3.19%) User Experience
7 25 (2.96%) Driving Licence
8 21 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 19 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.77%) Clustering
11 13 (1.54%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.18%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.06%) e-Learning
13 9 (1.06%) PKI
14 8 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
14 8 (0.95%) FMCG
15 7 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.83%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.83%) Replication
16 6 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 250 (29.55%) Windows
2 134 (15.84%) Windows Server
3 74 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (8.51%) Linux
5 68 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (5.67%) Windows 7
7 26 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 17 (2.01%) Unix
10 15 (1.77%) Android
11 12 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.83%) Solaris
13 6 (0.71%) AIX
13 6 (0.71%) Debian
13 6 (0.71%) HPUX
13 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.59%) CentOS
15 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (17.14%) MVC
3 142 (16.78%) ITIL
4 99 (11.70%) DevOps
5 92 (10.87%) TDD
6 87 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (7.92%) BDD
8 65 (7.68%) Software Engineering
9 60 (7.09%) Mentoring
10 59 (6.97%) Scrum
11 58 (6.86%) Coaching
11 58 (6.86%) Unit Testing
12 53 (6.26%) SDLC
13 50 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 47 (5.56%) Test Automation
15 45 (5.32%) OO
16 44 (5.20%) Service Delivery
17 43 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
18 40 (4.73%) Data Modelling
19 38 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 228 (26.95%) SQL
2 220 (26.00%) C#
3 131 (15.48%) JavaScript
4 95 (11.23%) PowerShell
5 41 (4.85%) T-SQL
6 40 (4.73%) Python
7 38 (4.49%) Ruby
8 29 (3.43%) Java
9 26 (3.07%) VBA
10 17 (2.01%) PHP
11 16 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.77%) R
13 10 (1.18%) Scala
14 9 (1.06%) C++
14 9 (1.06%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.06%) Perl
15 8 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.95%) VB
15 8 (0.95%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (4.85%) MCSE
3 40 (4.73%) Degree
4 33 (3.90%) MCSA
5 25 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (1.65%) CCNA
8 11 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.30%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.18%) CCNP
10 9 (1.06%) MCP
11 8 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.83%) CCIP
12 7 (0.83%) CCSP
13 6 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.71%) ISEB
14 5 (0.59%) MCITP
14 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.59%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.78%) SLA
2 31 (3.66%) QA
3 20 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 17 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.77%) PMO
6 8 (0.95%) GDPR
7 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.59%) P3O
8 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 193 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 94 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (3.31%) XenApp
5 24 (2.84%) vSphere
5 24 (2.84%) XenServer
6 21 (2.48%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.18%) Docker
9 10 (1.18%) HDFS
10 8 (0.95%) Xen
11 6 (0.71%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.35%) Firmware
14 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (6.15%) SCCM
2 32 (3.78%) Puppet
3 27 (3.19%) Ansible
3 27 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (2.96%) WSUS
5 23 (2.72%) vCenter Server
6 20 (2.36%) Nessus
7 18 (2.13%) SCOM
8 11 (1.30%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
10 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.95%) SCOrch
10 8 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.83%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (0.71%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.71%) Oozie
13 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 149 (17.61%) VMware
2 80 (9.46%) Cisco
3 44 (5.20%) Citrix
4 31 (3.66%) HP
5 27 (3.19%) Oracle
6 25 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.72%) CheckPoint
8 20 (2.36%) Juniper
8 20 (2.36%) Qualys
9 19 (2.25%) NetApp
10 18 (2.13%) Google
10 18 (2.13%) Tableau
11 17 (2.01%) Adobe
12 16 (1.89%) F5
12 16 (1.89%) SAP
13 15 (1.77%) Xerox
14 14 (1.65%) Veeam
15 13 (1.54%) Apple
15 13 (1.54%) Capita
15 13 (1.54%) Symantec