Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 986 1092 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.32% 18.18% 18.91%
As % of the Vendors category 45.08% 44.90% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 911 934 1228
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,850 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +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 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 2187 2432 3195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 42.86% 40.50% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 1991 2535
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 383 (38.84%) SQL
2 356 (36.11%) SQL Server
3 352 (35.70%) Windows
4 271 (27.48%) .NET
5 269 (27.28%) Active Directory
6 233 (23.63%) C#
7 230 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 208 (21.10%) VMware
9 196 (19.88%) Windows Server
10 167 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
10 167 (16.94%) ITIL
11 159 (16.13%) Finance
12 155 (15.72%) Microsoft Azure
13 144 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 144 (14.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 140 (14.20%) MS Exchange
15 133 (13.49%) ASP.NET
16 131 (13.29%) MVC
17 128 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
18 116 (11.76%) JavaScript
19 115 (11.66%) Citrix
20 111 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
21 108 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
22 103 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 96 (9.74%) Scrum
24 92 (9.33%) Linux
25 90 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
26 89 (9.03%) SAN
26 89 (9.03%) TDD
27 87 (8.82%) T-SQL

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
1 140 (14.20%) MS Exchange
2 68 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 51 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (4.16%) IIS
5 26 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (2.54%) Apache
7 23 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (1.83%) SAS
9 17 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (1.62%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.52%) CloudStack
11 15 (1.52%) JBoss
11 15 (1.52%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.52%) Skype for Business
11 15 (1.52%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.42%) CMS
13 11 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.12%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 167 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (7.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.81%) SPSS
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.51%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 155 (15.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (8.32%) Office 365
3 50 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.52%) PaaS
5 8 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.81%) SaaS
6 7 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
7 6 (0.61%) IaaS
8 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.41%) GitHub
9 3 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 89 (9.03%) SAN
2 78 (7.91%) Firewall
3 73 (7.40%) VPN
4 63 (6.39%) DNS
5 56 (5.68%) WAN
6 53 (5.38%) DHCP
7 47 (4.77%) TCP/IP
8 43 (4.36%) LAN
9 37 (3.75%) VoIP
10 23 (2.33%) MPLS
11 21 (2.13%) VLAN
12 19 (1.93%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (1.32%) BGP
13 13 (1.32%) OSPF
13 13 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (1.32%) Spanning Tree
14 12 (1.22%) Internet
14 12 (1.22%) NAS
15 9 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 144 (14.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 86 (8.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 83 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 54 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (4.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 36 (3.65%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (3.55%) Big Data
11 30 (3.04%) SQL Server 2014
12 29 (2.94%) Power BI
13 24 (2.43%) Data Mining
14 17 (1.72%) MS Access
14 17 (1.72%) MySQL
15 15 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (1.22%) QlikView
17 12 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (5.58%) Visual Studio
3 41 (4.16%) Git (software)
4 37 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 35 (3.55%) Selenium
6 26 (2.64%) TeamCity
7 24 (2.43%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.43%) Subversion
8 19 (1.93%) NUnit
9 18 (1.83%) SoapUI
10 16 (1.62%) JIRA
11 14 (1.42%) SpecFlow
12 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
13 10 (1.01%) MorphX
14 6 (0.61%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.61%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.51%) MSI
16 4 (0.41%) HP UFT
17 3 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 159 (16.13%) Finance
2 46 (4.67%) Advertising
3 37 (3.75%) Legal
3 37 (3.75%) Marketing
4 26 (2.64%) Retail
5 25 (2.54%) Games
6 20 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.93%) Law
8 16 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.71%) Local Government
9 7 (0.71%) Publishing
10 5 (0.51%) Back Office
11 4 (0.41%) Automotive
11 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.30%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 238 (24.14%) Developer
2 187 (18.97%) Analyst
3 99 (10.04%) .NET Developer
4 92 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 76 (7.71%) Windows Engineer
6 75 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 70 (7.10%) C# Developer
8 65 (6.59%) IT Support
9 61 (6.19%) Senior Developer
10 57 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 57 (5.78%) Support Analyst
11 52 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (4.97%) Applications Support
12 49 (4.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 44 (4.46%) Architect
14 43 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 43 (4.36%) Senior Windows Engineer
15 41 (4.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
16 39 (3.96%) IT Analyst
16 39 (3.96%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (27.48%) .NET
2 133 (13.49%) ASP.NET
3 82 (8.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 81 (8.22%) .NET Framework
5 79 (8.01%) HTML
6 71 (7.20%) CSS
7 66 (6.69%) Web Services
8 57 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 51 (5.17%) jQuery
10 47 (4.77%) Entity Framework
11 39 (3.96%) WCF
12 37 (3.75%) XML
13 26 (2.64%) JSON
14 24 (2.43%) AngularJS
15 20 (2.03%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (2.03%) WinForms
16 19 (1.93%) REST
17 18 (1.83%) XSLT
18 17 (1.72%) SOAP
19 16 (1.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.98%) Data Centre
3 49 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.72%) Clustering
7 16 (1.62%) Replication
8 15 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.22%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.22%) Streaming Media
11 11 (1.12%) NHS
12 10 (1.01%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.01%) iPad
12 10 (1.01%) iPhone
13 9 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
13 9 (0.91%) User Experience
14 8 (0.81%) CMDB
14 8 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 352 (35.70%) Windows
2 196 (19.88%) Windows Server
3 128 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 111 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (9.33%) Linux
6 76 (7.71%) Windows 7
7 73 (7.40%) Unix
8 50 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.03%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.32%) Windows 10
12 12 (1.22%) Mac OS X
13 11 (1.12%) Android
14 7 (0.71%) CentOS
14 7 (0.71%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.41%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.30%) Solaris
17 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (16.94%) ITIL
3 131 (13.29%) MVC
4 108 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (9.74%) Scrum
6 89 (9.03%) TDD
7 72 (7.30%) ETL
8 68 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 63 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (5.98%) SDLC
11 54 (5.48%) DevOps
12 52 (5.27%) Project Management
13 50 (5.07%) BDD
14 48 (4.87%) Time Management
15 44 (4.46%) Web Development
16 43 (4.36%) High Availability
17 42 (4.26%) Analytics
17 42 (4.26%) Test Automation
18 41 (4.16%) Change Control
18 41 (4.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 383 (38.84%) SQL
2 233 (23.63%) C#
3 116 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 87 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 74 (7.51%) PowerShell
6 73 (7.40%) Java
7 33 (3.35%) Python
8 27 (2.74%) VBA
9 22 (2.23%) VB
10 20 (2.03%) Ruby
10 20 (2.03%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 14 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.32%) PHP
14 12 (1.22%) X++
15 8 (0.81%) C++
16 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.51%) VB6
17 4 (0.41%) Perl
17 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (7.61%) Degree
3 58 (5.88%) MCSA
4 40 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (3.45%) MCSE
6 29 (2.94%) CCNA
7 22 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (2.03%) CCNP
9 16 (1.62%) ISEB
9 16 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 14 (1.42%) ISTQB
10 14 (1.42%) MCP
11 10 (1.01%) CCDA
11 10 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (0.91%) CCIP
12 9 (0.91%) CCSP
12 9 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.91%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.81%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.06%) SLA
2 31 (3.14%) QA
3 20 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.42%) PMO
5 12 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.61%) GDPR
6 6 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.20%) DICOM
9 2 (0.20%) HL7
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 269 (27.28%) Active Directory
2 144 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (5.88%) vSphere
4 47 (4.77%) XenApp
5 28 (2.84%) Hyper-V
6 25 (2.54%) XenDesktop
7 23 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (2.03%) XenServer
9 15 (1.52%) Xen
10 13 (1.32%) Docker
10 13 (1.32%) Terminal Server
11 12 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (1.12%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.61%) OpenSIPS
14 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.10%) KVM
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 54 (5.48%) SCCM
2 28 (2.84%) Puppet
3 23 (2.33%) SCOM
4 20 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.52%) Ansible
5 15 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (1.42%) WSUS
7 10 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
8 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (0.71%) WMI
10 6 (0.61%) Opsview
11 4 (0.41%) Grafana
11 4 (0.41%) OpenView
11 4 (0.41%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.41%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.30%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 208 (21.10%) VMware
2 115 (11.66%) Citrix
3 83 (8.42%) Cisco
4 69 (7.00%) Oracle
5 56 (5.68%) NetApp
6 51 (5.17%) HP
7 31 (3.14%) SAP
8 26 (2.64%) CommVault
9 23 (2.33%) Google
10 22 (2.23%) Dell Compellent
11 21 (2.13%) Dell
12 20 (2.03%) Avaya
13 19 (1.93%) Civica
13 19 (1.93%) F5
13 19 (1.93%) Tableau
14 18 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.62%) Apple
15 16 (1.62%) Symantec
16 14 (1.42%) EnterpriseDB
17 11 (1.12%) CheckPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
William Hill
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum Plus 6% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago