Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,046 1,353 1,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.89% 20.18% 18.82%
As % of the Vendors category 52.27% 44.36% 45.89%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1,185 1,223
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +6.41% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,350 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +1.35%

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 2,001 3,050 2,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.80% 45.50% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,681 2,604 2,459
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +2 614 £42,500 -1.50% 77
Bradford +1 107 £40,000 - 12
Wakefield 0 105 £35,000 -3.11% 3
Halifax -1 56 £42,500 -5.56%
Huddersfield +2 39 £42,000 +8.39% 8
Pontefract +4 25 £45,000 +5.88%
Ilkley +4 20 £26,000 -30.67% 1
Otley - 11 - -
Wetherby +10 9 £26,000 -35.00%
Sowerby Bridge - 8 £39,700 -
Dewsbury - 8 £25,500 - 1
Pudsey - 7 £42,000 -
Bingley +2 1 - -
Castleford +2 1 £27,500 +37.50%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 430 (41.11%) SQL
2 363 (34.70%) Windows
3 351 (33.56%) SQL Server
4 326 (31.17%) .NET
5 324 (30.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 323 (30.88%) C#
7 274 (26.20%) Active Directory
8 250 (23.90%) JavaScript
9 227 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
10 208 (19.89%) ASP.NET
11 194 (18.55%) Windows Server
12 188 (17.97%) MVC
13 186 (17.78%) VMware
14 141 (13.48%) DevOps
15 140 (13.38%) Software Engineering
16 130 (12.43%) Office 365
16 130 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 129 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
18 127 (12.14%) ITIL
19 126 (12.05%) Finance
20 125 (11.95%) Enterprise Software
21 123 (11.76%) BDD
21 123 (11.76%) TDD
22 122 (11.66%) SharePoint
23 120 (11.47%) PowerShell
24 119 (11.38%) T-SQL
25 116 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
26 114 (10.90%) Firewall
26 114 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
27 112 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 122 (11.66%) SharePoint
2 112 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 46 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 45 (4.30%) IIS
5 24 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (1.43%) Skype for Business
7 13 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.57%) CMS
9 6 (0.57%) Confluence
10 5 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.38%) Apache
11 4 (0.38%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.38%) Tuxedo
12 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.29%) SAS
13 2 (0.19%) Drupal
13 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 129 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.38%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (0.19%) InDesign
7 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.29%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.29%) FastStats
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.19%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.19%) Unica
6 1 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.096%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.096%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.096%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 324 (30.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (12.43%) Office 365
3 89 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (5.07%) Power Platform
5 33 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 33 (3.15%) IaaS
6 27 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (2.58%) Azure Stack
7 25 (2.39%) PaaS
8 19 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
10 14 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.96%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.76%) SaaS
13 7 (0.67%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.67%) Serverless
14 3 (0.29%) Fastly
14 3 (0.29%) GitHub
15 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 114 (10.90%) Firewall
2 85 (8.13%) DNS
3 75 (7.17%) WAN
4 66 (6.31%) LAN
5 64 (6.12%) DHCP
5 64 (6.12%) VPN
6 48 (4.59%) SAN
7 28 (2.68%) VoIP
8 27 (2.58%) TCP/IP
8 27 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (2.39%) NAS
10 24 (2.29%) VLAN
11 22 (2.10%) Internet
12 17 (1.63%) SMTP
13 16 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (1.53%) Intranet
14 13 (1.24%) MPLS
15 11 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (0.96%) Network Security
16 10 (0.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 82 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (5.07%) Power BI
5 49 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (1.91%) Star Schema
9 17 (1.63%) DB2
10 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (1.43%) DTS
12 14 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.34%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.05%) QlikView
14 10 (0.96%) MySQL
15 8 (0.76%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.76%) OLAP
16 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 108 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 47 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.39%) Selenium
5 19 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (1.63%) Moq
7 16 (1.53%) SpecFlow
8 11 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.05%) JIRA
9 7 (0.67%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.38%) GitLab
12 4 (0.38%) webpack
13 3 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.29%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.29%) Maven
13 3 (0.29%) Mockito
General
1 126 (12.05%) Finance
2 52 (4.97%) Retail
3 28 (2.68%) Legal
4 19 (1.82%) Banking
5 16 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.05%) Marketing
7 10 (0.96%) Law
8 9 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.57%) Back Office
10 4 (0.38%) Publishing
11 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.096%) Billing
13 1 (0.096%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 357 (34.13%) Developer
2 189 (18.07%) C# Developer
3 158 (15.11%) .NET Developer
4 137 (13.10%) Analyst
5 126 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (8.32%) Senior Developer
7 77 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 67 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 65 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 65 (6.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 63 (6.02%) Support Analyst
11 59 (5.64%) Software Developer
12 56 (5.35%) IT Support
13 52 (4.97%) Senior C# Developer
14 49 (4.68%) Support Engineer
15 46 (4.40%) IT Engineer
16 43 (4.11%) SQL Developer
17 41 (3.92%) Applications Support
18 40 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 39 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (31.17%) .NET
2 208 (19.89%) ASP.NET
3 130 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 93 (8.89%) .NET Framework
5 91 (8.70%) HTML
6 81 (7.74%) CSS
7 66 (6.31%) Web Services
8 63 (6.02%) jQuery
9 55 (5.26%) React
10 52 (4.97%) XML
11 41 (3.92%) Entity Framework
12 39 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (2.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (2.58%) AngularJS
15 25 (2.39%) JSON
16 23 (2.20%) HTML5
17 21 (2.01%) ADO.NET
18 20 (1.91%) .NET Core
19 18 (1.72%) WinForms
20 17 (1.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (11.95%) Enterprise Software
2 97 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (6.50%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (5.74%) Data Centre
5 47 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 43 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 32 (3.06%) Public Cloud
9 27 (2.58%) NHS
10 18 (1.72%) User Experience
11 16 (1.53%) Fintech
12 13 (1.24%) e-Learning
13 9 (0.86%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.67%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.67%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.57%) Replication
17 5 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
17 5 (0.48%) Learning Management System
18 4 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 363 (34.70%) Windows
2 194 (18.55%) Windows Server
3 109 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (8.70%) Linux
6 54 (5.16%) Windows 10
7 47 (4.49%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.34%) Unix
9 12 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.67%) Android
12 6 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.29%) Solaris
15 2 (0.19%) AIX
16 1 (0.096%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.096%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (17.97%) MVC
3 141 (13.48%) DevOps
4 140 (13.38%) Software Engineering
5 127 (12.14%) ITIL
6 123 (11.76%) BDD
6 123 (11.76%) TDD
7 114 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
8 112 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 111 (10.61%) Pair Programming
10 99 (9.46%) Scrum
11 95 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
12 82 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
14 72 (6.88%) Mentoring
15 59 (5.64%) Migration
16 57 (5.45%) Change Management
17 52 (4.97%) Analytics
18 51 (4.88%) Project Management
19 48 (4.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 430 (41.11%) SQL
2 323 (30.88%) C#
3 250 (23.90%) JavaScript
4 120 (11.47%) PowerShell
5 119 (11.38%) T-SQL
6 46 (4.40%) VB
7 36 (3.44%) VB.NET
8 28 (2.68%) Java
9 27 (2.58%) Python
9 27 (2.58%) Ruby
10 25 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.53%) COBOL
11 16 (1.53%) Groovy
11 16 (1.53%) JCL
12 15 (1.43%) C++
13 12 (1.15%) VBA
14 10 (0.96%) PHP
15 7 (0.67%) Perl
16 5 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 5 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (5.83%) Degree
2 60 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.39%) MCSA
4 20 (1.91%) MCSE
5 19 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.53%) CCNA
8 14 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.67%) MCP
11 6 (0.57%) CISSP
11 6 (0.57%) MCITP
12 5 (0.48%) CCNP
12 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.38%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.38%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.38%) ISEB
13 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.35%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.96%) SLA
3 28 (2.68%) QA
4 23 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (1.82%) PMO
6 17 (1.63%) GDPR
7 13 (1.24%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.096%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 274 (26.20%) Active Directory
2 116 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
5 26 (2.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 25 (2.39%) Docker
7 23 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (2.20%) XenApp
8 15 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.15%) Xen
10 8 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 8 (0.76%) vSphere
11 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.19%) Firmware
13 2 (0.19%) NFS
13 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.096%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (2.77%) SCCM
2 19 (1.82%) Terraform
2 19 (1.82%) WSUS
3 18 (1.72%) vCenter Server
4 16 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 12 (1.15%) Puppet
6 12 (1.15%) SCOM
7 9 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.67%) Nagios
8 7 (0.67%) SCOrch
8 7 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (0.57%) Ansible
10 5 (0.48%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.48%) MaaS360
10 5 (0.48%) Nessus
11 3 (0.29%) Consul
11 3 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.29%) Grafana
11 3 (0.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 186 (17.78%) VMware
2 65 (6.21%) Citrix
3 64 (6.12%) Cisco
4 45 (4.30%) Google
5 38 (3.63%) IBM
6 36 (3.44%) Veeam
7 27 (2.58%) HP
8 26 (2.49%) NetApp
9 24 (2.29%) Xamarin
10 19 (1.82%) Sitecore
10 19 (1.82%) Symantec
11 16 (1.53%) Oracle
12 15 (1.43%) SonicWALL
13 14 (1.34%) SAP
14 13 (1.24%) Juniper
15 11 (1.05%) SolarWinds
16 9 (0.86%) Dell
17 8 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (0.76%) Tableau
18 7 (0.67%) F5