The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 691 696 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.45% 17.98% 19.19%
As % of the Vendors category 45.61% 44.56% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 596 599 752
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 West Yorkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1515 1562 1970
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 42.65% 40.36% 42.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1298 1611
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in West Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in West Yorkshire

Microsoft
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +3 463 £40,000 +6.66% 75
Bradford +9 130 £43,125 +1.47% 27
Wakefield +3 32 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Halifax -14 17 £50,000 +112.76% 1
Pudsey - 10 £37,500 - 1
Huddersfield +8 9 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Wetherby +5 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Batley - 5 £29,000 - 1
Bingley - 3 £35,000 -
Brighouse - 2 £19,000 -
Dewsbury - 2 £32,250 -
Pontefract - 2 £32,500 - 2
Ilkley - 1 £25,000 - 3
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 556 (40.23%) Windows
2 491 (35.53%) SQL Server
3 482 (34.88%) SQL
4 409 (29.59%) Active Directory
5 340 (24.60%) VMware
6 334 (24.17%) .NET
7 331 (23.95%) Windows Server
8 290 (20.98%) C#
9 269 (19.46%) ITIL
9 269 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
10 239 (17.29%) Finance
11 237 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 226 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
13 209 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 204 (14.76%) MS Exchange
15 196 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 189 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 168 (12.16%) MVC
18 167 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
19 166 (12.01%) ASP.NET
19 166 (12.01%) Windows Server 2012
20 162 (11.72%) JavaScript
21 157 (11.36%) Citrix
22 155 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 148 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
24 146 (10.56%) Cisco
25 143 (10.35%) T-SQL
26 132 (9.55%) Office 365
27 127 (9.19%) Firewall
28 126 (9.12%) SAN

Microsoft
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
1 204 (14.76%) MS Exchange
2 93 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 92 (6.66%) IIS
4 78 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.17%) Apache
6 30 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 22 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.52%) CloudStack
8 21 (1.52%) JBoss
8 21 (1.52%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.37%) CMS
9 19 (1.37%) Skype for Business
10 17 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.94%) SAS
13 12 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 226 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.58%) SPSS
7 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.36%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.072%) Magento
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.072%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.072%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 196 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (9.55%) Office 365
3 64 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (1.95%) PaaS
5 12 (0.87%) SaaS
6 8 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.58%) IaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.072%) Force.com
10 1 (0.072%) GitHub
10 1 (0.072%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 127 (9.19%) Firewall
2 126 (9.12%) SAN
3 104 (7.53%) DNS
4 91 (6.58%) DHCP
5 81 (5.86%) WAN
6 79 (5.72%) VPN
7 65 (4.70%) LAN
8 64 (4.63%) TCP/IP
9 42 (3.04%) VoIP
10 31 (2.24%) MPLS
11 26 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (1.59%) VLAN
13 21 (1.52%) Internet
14 20 (1.45%) NAS
15 18 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (0.87%) Asterisk PBX
18 12 (0.87%) OSPF
18 12 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (35.53%) SQL Server
2 209 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 155 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 123 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
5 121 (8.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 86 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 63 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 37 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 34 (2.46%) Big Data
11 34 (2.46%) Relational Database
12 33 (2.39%) Power BI
13 25 (1.81%) MySQL
14 21 (1.52%) Data Mining
15 18 (1.30%) MS Access
16 17 (1.23%) RDBMS
17 15 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
18 12 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 81 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (4.99%) Visual Studio
3 54 (3.91%) Git (software)
4 45 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 39 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 31 (2.24%) Jenkins
7 26 (1.88%) Selenium
7 26 (1.88%) Subversion
8 21 (1.52%) NUnit
9 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (0.94%) JIRA
10 13 (0.94%) SoapUI
10 13 (0.94%) TortoiseSVN
11 7 (0.51%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.43%) MorphX
12 6 (0.43%) MSI
13 4 (0.29%) Ranorex
13 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.22%) Jasmine
General
1 239 (17.29%) Finance
2 52 (3.76%) Retail
3 51 (3.69%) Advertising
4 41 (2.97%) Legal
5 31 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 31 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.03%) Games
6 28 (2.03%) Marketing
7 23 (1.66%) Law
8 11 (0.80%) Publishing
9 8 (0.58%) Local Government
10 6 (0.43%) Back Office
11 4 (0.29%) Automotive
12 3 (0.22%) Electronics
12 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.14%) Billing
13 2 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.072%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.072%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 320 (23.15%) Developer
2 243 (17.58%) Analyst
3 143 (10.35%) .NET Developer
4 127 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 110 (7.96%) Support Engineer
6 100 (7.24%) Windows Engineer
7 98 (7.09%) C# Developer
8 94 (6.80%) IT Support
8 94 (6.80%) Support Analyst
9 87 (6.30%) Senior Developer
10 83 (6.01%) Architect
11 74 (5.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 74 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
12 69 (4.99%) 2nd Line Support
13 67 (4.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 62 (4.49%) IT Engineer
15 61 (4.41%) VMware Engineer
16 55 (3.98%) Applications Support
16 55 (3.98%) DBA
16 55 (3.98%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (24.17%) .NET
2 166 (12.01%) ASP.NET
3 118 (8.54%) HTML
4 109 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 108 (7.81%) .NET Framework
5 108 (7.81%) CSS
6 95 (6.87%) Web Services
7 82 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 72 (5.21%) Entity Framework
9 61 (4.41%) WCF
10 58 (4.20%) jQuery
11 45 (3.26%) XML
12 35 (2.53%) AngularJS
13 33 (2.39%) WinForms
14 32 (2.32%) JSON
15 30 (2.17%) REST
16 25 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (1.66%) HTML5
17 23 (1.66%) LINQ
18 22 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (5.93%) Data Centre
3 62 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.68%) Clustering
5 36 (2.60%) Replication
6 33 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 22 (1.59%) iPad
10 17 (1.23%) Driving Licence
11 16 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 13 (0.94%) Streaming Media
13 12 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
14 11 (0.80%) Blackberry
14 11 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.80%) User Experience
15 10 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.65%) FMCG
16 9 (0.65%) iPhone
16 9 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 556 (40.23%) Windows
2 331 (23.95%) Windows Server
3 189 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 166 (12.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (8.54%) Linux
6 113 (8.18%) Windows 7
7 89 (6.44%) Unix
8 85 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (2.82%) Windows 10
10 34 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (2.10%) Windows XP
12 16 (1.16%) Windows 8
13 15 (1.09%) Android
14 8 (0.58%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.51%) CentOS
15 7 (0.51%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.51%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.43%) Solaris
17 5 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
1 269 (19.46%) ITIL
2 168 (12.16%) MVC
3 167 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
4 111 (8.03%) Scrum
5 108 (7.81%) ETL
6 100 (7.24%) TDD
7 84 (6.08%) Mentoring
8 78 (5.64%) Project Management
9 76 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 75 (5.43%) DevOps
10 75 (5.43%) E-Commerce
11 73 (5.28%) Time Management
12 63 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (4.41%) Data Modelling
14 60 (4.34%) Change Management
15 59 (4.27%) Migration
16 58 (4.20%) SDLC
17 56 (4.05%) Service Delivery
17 56 (4.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 482 (34.88%) SQL
2 290 (20.98%) C#
3 162 (11.72%) JavaScript
4 143 (10.35%) T-SQL
5 118 (8.54%) PowerShell
6 71 (5.14%) Java
7 37 (2.68%) Python
8 31 (2.24%) VB.NET
9 30 (2.17%) VB
10 26 (1.88%) Ruby
11 25 (1.81%) VBA
12 22 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.23%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.16%) PHP
15 13 (0.94%) C
16 12 (0.87%) X++
17 7 (0.51%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.51%) VB6
18 6 (0.43%) C++
19 4 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 148 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (6.73%) Degree
3 78 (5.64%) MCSA
4 63 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (4.56%) MCSE
5 45 (3.26%) CCNA
6 31 (2.24%) CCNP
7 27 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 17 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 17 (1.23%) MCP
10 16 (1.16%) ISEB
11 14 (1.01%) Security Cleared
12 13 (0.94%) SC Cleared
13 12 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.80%) MCITP
15 8 (0.58%) CCDA
15 8 (0.58%) CCIP
15 8 (0.58%) CCSP
15 8 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.34%) SLA
2 36 (2.60%) QA
3 28 (2.03%) PMO
4 21 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.43%) GDPR
6 6 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.072%) Section 508
8 1 (0.072%) UCITS
8 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 409 (29.59%) Active Directory
2 237 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (5.57%) vSphere
4 65 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 56 (4.05%) XenApp
6 44 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (2.32%) XenServer
8 27 (1.95%) XenDesktop
9 24 (1.74%) Terminal Server
10 22 (1.59%) Xen
11 19 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (0.94%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.87%) OpenSIPS
15 10 (0.72%) Docker
15 10 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
17 1 (0.072%) KVM
17 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
17 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 93 (6.73%) SCCM
2 52 (3.76%) SCOM
3 42 (3.04%) Puppet
4 34 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.95%) Ansible
6 26 (1.88%) WSUS
7 16 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (0.94%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
9 10 (0.72%) vCenter Server
10 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (0.65%) OpenView
11 8 (0.58%) Opsview
12 7 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.43%) Nagios
14 5 (0.36%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.29%) Grafana
15 4 (0.29%) PowerCLI
16 3 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 340 (24.60%) VMware
2 157 (11.36%) Citrix
3 146 (10.56%) Cisco
4 88 (6.37%) HP
5 87 (6.30%) Oracle
6 74 (5.35%) NetApp
7 50 (3.62%) Dell
8 37 (2.68%) Avaya
9 35 (2.53%) SAP
10 31 (2.24%) CommVault
11 29 (2.10%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.88%) F5
13 25 (1.81%) Dell Compellent
13 25 (1.81%) EMC
14 22 (1.59%) Apple
15 20 (1.45%) Civica
15 20 (1.45%) EnterpriseDB
16 19 (1.37%) CheckPoint
17 18 (1.30%) Veeam
18 17 (1.23%) Symantec
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Gym
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum + bonus, health, pension, 26 days’ holiday, fl
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k- £50k + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago