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 3 months to 22 April 2017 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 492 606 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.01% 18.62% 18.16%
As % of the Vendors category 45.35% 45.09% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 453 467 518
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1085 1344 1630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.92% 41.30% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1054 1264
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 396 (40.57%) Windows
2 368 (37.70%) SQL Server
3 350 (35.86%) SQL
4 296 (30.33%) .NET
5 273 (27.97%) Active Directory
6 246 (25.20%) Windows Server
7 238 (24.39%) VMware
7 238 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 235 (24.08%) C#
9 205 (21.00%) ITIL
10 166 (17.01%) MS Exchange
11 164 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
12 163 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 153 (15.68%) Finance
14 148 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 138 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
16 135 (13.83%) MVC
17 134 (13.73%) Scrum
18 127 (13.01%) ASP.NET
19 124 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
19 124 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
20 120 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 118 (12.09%) Firewall
22 116 (11.89%) JavaScript
23 105 (10.76%) Citrix
24 101 (10.35%) Linux
25 100 (10.25%) .NET Framework
26 98 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
27 95 (9.73%) Cisco
28 94 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 166 (17.01%) MS Exchange
2 87 (8.91%) SharePoint
3 78 (7.99%) IIS
4 59 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (3.07%) WebLogic
5 30 (3.07%) WebSphere
6 29 (2.97%) CloudStack
6 29 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (2.97%) JBoss
6 29 (2.97%) OpenStack
7 27 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (2.25%) Umbraco
9 20 (2.05%) Skype for Business
10 15 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.43%) CMS
12 13 (1.33%) SAS
12 13 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.13%) Apache
14 10 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 138 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.72%) SPSS
7 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.72%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 164 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (8.91%) Office 365
3 62 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.66%) PaaS
5 18 (1.84%) SaaS
6 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.10%) Force.com
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 118 (12.09%) Firewall
2 88 (9.02%) SAN
3 87 (8.91%) DNS
4 72 (7.38%) DHCP
5 67 (6.86%) WAN
6 57 (5.84%) LAN
7 48 (4.92%) VPN
8 37 (3.79%) TCP/IP
9 31 (3.18%) VoIP
10 22 (2.25%) MPLS
10 22 (2.25%) NAS
11 21 (2.15%) Internet
12 18 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (1.54%) VLAN
14 13 (1.33%) IP Telephony
15 11 (1.13%) BGP
15 11 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.13%) ISDN
15 11 (1.13%) OSPF
15 11 (1.13%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 120 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 98 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 94 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (8.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 69 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
7 66 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 47 (4.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 26 (2.66%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (2.15%) Big Data
11 16 (1.64%) Power BI
12 15 (1.54%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.43%) MS Access
13 14 (1.43%) QlikView
14 11 (1.13%) Data Mining
14 11 (1.13%) MySQL
15 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.61%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 47 (4.82%) TeamCity
4 43 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (3.79%) Git (software)
6 33 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 27 (2.77%) Selenium
8 14 (1.43%) NUnit
8 14 (1.43%) SoapUI
8 14 (1.43%) Subversion
9 10 (1.02%) JIRA
10 8 (0.82%) TortoiseSVN
11 6 (0.61%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.51%) MSI
12 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.31%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.31%) TestNG
14 3 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 153 (15.68%) Finance
2 36 (3.69%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.28%) Advertising
3 32 (3.28%) Legal
4 25 (2.56%) Retail
5 20 (2.05%) Marketing
6 15 (1.54%) Law
7 14 (1.43%) Games
8 7 (0.72%) Local Government
9 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.41%) Back Office
10 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.31%) Electronics
12 1 (0.10%) Banking
12 1 (0.10%) French Language
12 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 246 (25.20%) Developer
2 182 (18.65%) Analyst
3 111 (11.37%) .NET Developer
4 81 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 80 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
6 72 (7.38%) Support Engineer
7 69 (7.07%) Support Analyst
8 64 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 54 (5.53%) VMware Engineer
10 52 (5.33%) C# Developer
11 49 (5.02%) DBA
12 48 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
12 48 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 46 (4.71%) SQL DBA
14 43 (4.41%) Architect
15 42 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 38 (3.89%) IT Support
17 36 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
18 35 (3.59%) Applications Support
18 35 (3.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (30.33%) .NET
2 127 (13.01%) ASP.NET
3 100 (10.25%) .NET Framework
4 82 (8.40%) CSS
5 81 (8.30%) HTML
6 73 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 73 (7.48%) Web Services
7 66 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 59 (6.05%) WCF
9 56 (5.74%) Entity Framework
10 52 (5.33%) XML
11 44 (4.51%) jQuery
12 36 (3.69%) AngularJS
13 27 (2.77%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (2.56%) WinForms
15 24 (2.46%) JSON
16 23 (2.36%) HTML5
17 20 (2.05%) Ajax
18 17 (1.74%) WPF
19 16 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 58 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.38%) Replication
4 31 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.46%) Clustering
6 23 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 17 (1.74%) User Experience
8 15 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.33%) iPad
11 11 (1.13%) e-Learning
12 10 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.92%) HP StoreVirtual
13 9 (0.92%) iPhone
14 8 (0.82%) Streaming Media
15 7 (0.72%) NHS
16 6 (0.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 396 (40.57%) Windows
2 246 (25.20%) Windows Server
3 124 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (10.35%) Linux
5 84 (8.61%) Windows 7
6 77 (7.89%) Unix
7 63 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (2.46%) Windows XP
10 23 (2.36%) Windows 10
11 12 (1.23%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.51%) Solaris
13 4 (0.41%) CentOS
13 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.41%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.20%) Android
14 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (21.00%) ITIL
3 135 (13.83%) MVC
4 134 (13.73%) Scrum
5 78 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (7.48%) DevOps
7 68 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 61 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 60 (6.15%) TDD
10 56 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (5.43%) Project Management
12 48 (4.92%) ETL
12 48 (4.92%) High Availability
13 47 (4.82%) SDLC
13 47 (4.82%) Web Development
14 46 (4.71%) Change Management
15 45 (4.61%) Migration
16 44 (4.51%) Time Management
17 38 (3.89%) Capacity Management
17 38 (3.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 350 (35.86%) SQL
2 235 (24.08%) C#
3 116 (11.89%) JavaScript
4 85 (8.71%) PowerShell
5 67 (6.86%) T-SQL
6 42 (4.30%) Java
7 39 (4.00%) Python
8 31 (3.18%) Ruby
9 28 (2.87%) Shell Script
10 23 (2.36%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.74%) VB
11 17 (1.74%) VBA
12 11 (1.13%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.61%) X++
14 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.51%) C
15 3 (0.31%) R
15 3 (0.31%) VB6
15 3 (0.31%) VBScript
16 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 148 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (6.35%) Degree
3 59 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (4.82%) MCSE
5 43 (4.41%) MCSA
6 40 (4.10%) CCNP
7 33 (3.38%) CCNA
8 24 (2.46%) MCITP
9 22 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (2.05%) ISEB
11 19 (1.95%) ISTQB
12 18 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 16 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (1.54%) MCTS
15 13 (1.33%) MCP
16 12 (1.23%) CCIE
17 11 (1.13%) MCDBA
18 10 (1.02%) CCA
18 10 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
19 8 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.20%) SLA
2 34 (3.48%) QA
3 11 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.82%) PMO
5 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) HL7
6 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) DICOM
8 1 (0.10%) GDPR
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 273 (27.97%) Active Directory
2 163 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (8.81%) vSphere
4 57 (5.84%) XenApp
5 44 (4.51%) Hyper-V
6 40 (4.10%) XenServer
7 29 (2.97%) Xen
8 27 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (2.25%) XenDesktop
10 15 (1.54%) Terminal Server
11 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.72%) OpenSIPS
13 5 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.10%) Docker
16 1 (0.10%) KVM
16 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 69 (7.07%) SCCM
2 36 (3.69%) SCOM
3 35 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (3.59%) Puppet
4 29 (2.97%) Ansible
5 8 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.72%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.51%) Opsview
7 5 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.51%) WSUS
8 4 (0.41%) PowerCLI
8 4 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.31%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.31%) Icinga
9 3 (0.31%) Terraform
9 3 (0.31%) vRealize
10 2 (0.20%) DameWare
10 2 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 238 (24.39%) VMware
2 105 (10.76%) Citrix
3 95 (9.73%) Cisco
4 82 (8.40%) Oracle
5 53 (5.43%) NetApp
6 42 (4.30%) HP
7 30 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 28 (2.87%) EnterpriseDB
9 25 (2.56%) Avaya
10 24 (2.46%) Dell Compellent
11 23 (2.36%) Civica
12 22 (2.25%) Dell
13 21 (2.15%) CommVault
13 21 (2.15%) Tableau
14 18 (1.84%) F5
15 16 (1.64%) EMC
15 16 (1.64%) Juniper
15 16 (1.64%) Nimble Storage
15 16 (1.64%) Veeam
16 14 (1.43%) Sitecore
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Informatiq Consulting
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RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 3 days ago
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JM
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,500 per annum
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum excellent benefits (5% pension, 28 d
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + bonus
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago