Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,091 1,384 1,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.40% 20.56% 19.10%
As % of the Vendors category 48.88% 44.86% 50.10%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1,188 1,326
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,645
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.51% +3.05%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -

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 West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,232 3,085 2,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.78% 45.83% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,888 2,589 2,436
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,675 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,125 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 736 £42,500 +6.25% 162
Bradford -3 131 £42,000 +5.00% 34
Wakefield 0 84 £35,000 - 15
Huddersfield +5 51 £45,000 +13.21% 18
Halifax +5 29 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Brighouse -1 7 £32,000 +11.57%
Bingley +1 6 £51,500 +37.33%
Batley +3 5 £42,500 +77.08% 3
Pudsey +4 4 £42,000 +29.23%
Pontefract +1 4 £37,500 +96.53% 3
Wetherby -3 4 £45,750 - 1
Dewsbury +3 2 £43,750 +25.90%
Ilkley -7 2 £38,500 +65.59% 6
Keighley -2 1 - - 4
Castleford - 1 £22,500 - 3
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 443 (40.60%) SQL
2 374 (34.28%) .NET
3 348 (31.90%) Windows
4 341 (31.26%) C#
5 335 (30.71%) SQL Server
6 278 (25.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 254 (23.28%) JavaScript
8 250 (22.91%) Active Directory
9 241 (22.09%) ASP.NET
10 233 (21.36%) MVC
11 210 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
12 194 (17.78%) Windows Server
13 188 (17.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 187 (17.14%) Finance
15 171 (15.67%) ITIL
16 162 (14.85%) Microsoft Office
17 161 (14.76%) TDD
18 153 (14.02%) VMware
19 146 (13.38%) Software Engineering
20 143 (13.11%) BDD
20 143 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
21 134 (12.28%) Office 365
21 134 (12.28%) Pair Programming
22 123 (11.27%) .NET Framework
23 122 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
24 118 (10.82%) Greenfield Project
25 116 (10.63%) PowerShell
26 115 (10.54%) SharePoint
27 104 (9.53%) HTML
28 103 (9.44%) DevOps

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
1 115 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 98 (8.98%) MS Exchange
3 57 (5.22%) IIS
4 35 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (2.66%) CMS
5 29 (2.66%) Skype for Business
6 27 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.46%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.37%) Kentico
13 4 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.27%) Confluence
15 2 (0.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 162 (14.85%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.56%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.27%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.092%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.092%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.092%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.37%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.27%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.27%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.092%) FastStats
7 1 (0.092%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.092%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.092%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.092%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.092%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 278 (25.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (12.28%) Office 365
3 122 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (4.31%) SaaS
5 41 (3.76%) Dynamics 365
6 38 (3.48%) IaaS
7 32 (2.93%) PaaS
8 19 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (1.10%) Serverless
10 11 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.92%) GitHub
12 7 (0.64%) Fastly
12 7 (0.64%) Force.com
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.092%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (7.42%) DNS
2 63 (5.77%) DHCP
3 62 (5.68%) WAN
4 57 (5.22%) Firewall
5 56 (5.13%) SAN
6 55 (5.04%) LAN
7 43 (3.94%) Internet
8 38 (3.48%) VPN
9 34 (3.12%) TCP/IP
10 32 (2.93%) VoIP
11 20 (1.83%) Intranet
11 20 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (1.37%) Network Security
14 14 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.28%) FTP
15 13 (1.19%) MPLS
15 13 (1.19%) NAS
16 12 (1.10%) iSCSI
17 11 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (30.71%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (4.40%) Power BI
6 45 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (1.28%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.01%) Big Data
14 10 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.92%) MySQL
14 10 (0.92%) QlikView
15 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.64%) Star Schema
17 6 (0.55%) OLAP
17 6 (0.55%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 80 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 68 (6.23%) Visual Studio
3 48 (4.40%) Selenium
4 44 (4.03%) Git (software)
5 40 (3.67%) Jenkins
6 20 (1.83%) SpecFlow
7 19 (1.74%) GitLab
8 16 (1.47%) Axure RP
8 16 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 15 (1.37%) JIRA
10 14 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.82%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.46%) Grunt
13 5 (0.46%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.46%) JSUnit
13 5 (0.46%) Mocha
13 5 (0.46%) Subversion
13 5 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 187 (17.14%) Finance
2 62 (5.68%) Retail
3 38 (3.48%) Legal
4 32 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.92%) Marketing
7 14 (1.28%) Back Office
8 13 (1.19%) Advertising
9 5 (0.46%) Automotive
9 5 (0.46%) Law
10 4 (0.37%) Billing
10 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.27%) Local Government
11 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.092%) Banking
12 1 (0.092%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.092%) Games
12 1 (0.092%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 359 (32.91%) Developer
2 186 (17.05%) C# Developer
3 157 (14.39%) Analyst
4 155 (14.21%) .NET Developer
5 112 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 93 (8.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 85 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 85 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 73 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 72 (6.60%) Senior Developer
10 62 (5.68%) Support Engineer
11 53 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 50 (4.58%) Software Developer
13 48 (4.40%) SQL Developer
14 46 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 40 (3.67%) Consultant
16 36 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
17 35 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
17 35 (3.21%) Cloud Developer
17 35 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (34.28%) .NET
2 241 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 188 (17.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 123 (11.27%) .NET Framework
5 104 (9.53%) HTML
6 92 (8.43%) CSS
7 84 (7.70%) Entity Framework
8 77 (7.06%) jQuery
9 57 (5.22%) Web Services
10 42 (3.85%) React
11 41 (3.76%) AngularJS
12 37 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (3.21%) HTML5
14 33 (3.02%) .NET Core
15 30 (2.75%) XML
16 29 (2.66%) WCF
17 26 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (2.11%) Node.js
19 17 (1.56%) CSS3
19 17 (1.56%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 143 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
2 118 (10.82%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.57%) NHS
5 29 (2.66%) User Experience
6 27 (2.47%) Driving Licence
7 25 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.20%) Replication
9 20 (1.83%) e-Learning
10 18 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.28%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.19%) PKI
13 12 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (0.82%) EPoS
14 9 (0.82%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.73%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 348 (31.90%) Windows
2 194 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 78 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (6.32%) Windows 10
6 58 (5.32%) Linux
7 55 (5.04%) Windows 7
8 39 (3.57%) Android
9 24 (2.20%) Apple iOS
10 20 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.28%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.92%) Unix
13 8 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.55%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.55%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.46%) CentOS
15 5 (0.46%) HPUX
15 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.37%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (21.36%) MVC
2 210 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (15.67%) ITIL
4 161 (14.76%) TDD
5 146 (13.38%) Software Engineering
6 143 (13.11%) BDD
7 134 (12.28%) Pair Programming
8 103 (9.44%) DevOps
9 99 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
9 99 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
10 96 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (8.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 83 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 69 (6.32%) Test Automation
13 69 (6.32%) Unit Testing
14 67 (6.14%) Service Management
15 56 (5.13%) Mentoring
15 56 (5.13%) Project Management
16 55 (5.04%) CRM
17 53 (4.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 443 (40.60%) SQL
2 341 (31.26%) C#
3 254 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 116 (10.63%) PowerShell
5 100 (9.17%) T-SQL
6 30 (2.75%) Java
7 26 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 21 (1.92%) C
9 18 (1.65%) Python
9 18 (1.65%) VB.NET
9 18 (1.65%) VBA
10 12 (1.10%) Ruby
11 10 (0.92%) Apex Code
11 10 (0.92%) TypeScript
12 9 (0.82%) Apple Swift
12 9 (0.82%) C++
12 9 (0.82%) Objective-C
13 8 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.73%) VBScript
14 6 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (6.69%) Degree
3 33 (3.02%) MCSA
4 32 (2.93%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (1.83%) CCNA
8 19 (1.74%) MCSE
9 17 (1.56%) ISTQB
10 15 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (1.37%) ISEB
10 15 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (1.10%) AWS Certification
12 11 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.82%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.73%) CCNP
14 8 (0.73%) MCP
14 8 (0.73%) MCSD
15 7 (0.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.23%) SLA
2 63 (5.77%) QA
3 29 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.29%) PMO
5 21 (1.92%) Data Quality
6 13 (1.19%) GDPR
7 9 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.092%) P3O
System Software
1 250 (22.91%) Active Directory
2 100 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.02%) Docker
3 33 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.47%) XenApp
6 11 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.73%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.55%) vSphere
11 3 (0.27%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.27%) Xen
12 2 (0.18%) XenServer
13 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 75 (6.87%) SCCM
2 29 (2.66%) Puppet
3 20 (1.83%) Kubernetes
3 20 (1.83%) Terraform
4 18 (1.65%) vCenter Server
5 16 (1.47%) WSUS
6 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (1.10%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.01%) SCOrch
8 11 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
9 9 (0.82%) Ansible
9 9 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.82%) SCOM
10 7 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (0.64%) Nessus
11 6 (0.55%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.55%) DameWare
11 6 (0.55%) MaaS360
11 6 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 153 (14.02%) VMware
2 85 (7.79%) Cisco
3 73 (6.69%) Citrix
4 46 (4.22%) Xamarin
5 34 (3.12%) HP
6 33 (3.02%) Sitecore
7 31 (2.84%) Oracle
8 26 (2.38%) Veeam
9 25 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.92%) Google
11 19 (1.74%) Adobe
12 18 (1.65%) NetApp
13 17 (1.56%) Tableau
14 15 (1.37%) SAP
15 14 (1.28%) Remedy
15 14 (1.28%) ServiceNow
16 13 (1.19%) Symantec
17 12 (1.10%) Apple
17 12 (1.10%) Dell
17 12 (1.10%) IBM