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

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

Microsoft Specialist
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 - 215
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.083% - 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% - 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £36,819 £35,000
% change year-on-year +32.40% +5.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3510 4171 4693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.64% 97.36% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3096 3426 3688
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Microsoft Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Specialist in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Specialist in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Microsoft Specialist
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire 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