Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,339 1,308 1,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.17% 18.69% 18.73%
As % of the Vendors category 43.96% 45.88% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 1,214 1,358
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £38,895 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.70% +3.72% +2.74%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,000 £23,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%

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 3,046 2,851 3,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 45.89% 40.75% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,611 2,442 2,877
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 835 £42,750 +6.88% 105
Bradford +1 235 £40,000 +3.90% 26
Wakefield +1 116 £36,125 +11.15% 16
Halifax +18 38 £45,000 -35.71% 5
Huddersfield +5 28 £37,500 - 3
Keighley +4 21 £37,000 -17.78% 5
Brighouse +1 5 £28,000 +47.37% 1
Castleford +3 3 £18,000 -16.28% 2
Wetherby -12 3 £40,000 +45.45%
Ilkley - 3 £37,500 -
Batley -1 2 £50,000 - 2
Pontefract +2 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Bingley -4 1 £38,500 +10.00%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 422 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 408 (30.47%) Windows
3 397 (29.65%) SQL
4 365 (27.26%) .NET
5 349 (26.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 345 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
7 336 (25.09%) C#
8 320 (23.90%) Active Directory
9 267 (19.94%) Finance
10 241 (18.00%) VMware
11 232 (17.33%) Windows Server
12 207 (15.46%) ITIL
13 186 (13.89%) ASP.NET
14 180 (13.44%) Microsoft Office
15 179 (13.37%) JavaScript
15 179 (13.37%) MVC
16 177 (13.22%) Office 365
17 158 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
18 142 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 142 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 141 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
20 130 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
21 129 (9.63%) TDD
22 126 (9.41%) PowerShell
22 126 (9.41%) .NET Framework
23 122 (9.11%) DNS
24 121 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
25 120 (8.96%) SCCM
25 120 (8.96%) Cisco
26 118 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 114 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 94 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 54 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 51 (3.81%) IIS
5 34 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 28 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.97%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.90%) CMS
10 12 (0.90%) SAS
11 10 (0.75%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.52%) OpenEdge
14 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.37%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.37%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.37%) JBoss
15 5 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 180 (13.44%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (7.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 28 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.22%) Blender
7 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.22%) Maya
7 3 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
2 42 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.67%) assyst
4 6 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.37%) iTrent
5 5 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.30%) BPCS
6 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.075%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.075%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.075%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.075%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.075%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 349 (26.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 177 (13.22%) Office 365
3 110 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (3.96%) Dynamics 365
5 46 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (2.69%) PaaS
7 28 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 28 (2.09%) IaaS
7 28 (2.09%) SaaS
8 10 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.52%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.52%) Serverless
10 4 (0.30%) GitHub
10 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.15%) Force.com
12 1 (0.075%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 122 (9.11%) DNS
2 100 (7.47%) Firewall
3 97 (7.24%) WAN
4 91 (6.80%) DHCP
4 91 (6.80%) SAN
5 73 (5.45%) LAN
6 69 (5.15%) VPN
7 68 (5.08%) TCP/IP
8 58 (4.33%) VoIP
9 46 (3.44%) Network Security
10 36 (2.69%) Wireless
11 31 (2.32%) VLAN
12 26 (1.94%) IPsec
13 24 (1.79%) HTTP
14 23 (1.72%) HTTPS
15 21 (1.57%) DWDM
15 21 (1.57%) VPLS
15 21 (1.57%) Wireless Security
16 20 (1.49%) MPLS
17 17 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 142 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 118 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (4.03%) NoSQL
7 50 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
8 41 (3.06%) Power BI
9 36 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (2.32%) QlikView
11 23 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (1.49%) Big Data
12 20 (1.49%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.49%) RavenDB
13 19 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (1.42%) MS Access
14 17 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (1.19%) MySQL
16 15 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 105 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 83 (6.20%) Git (software)
3 80 (5.97%) Visual Studio
4 56 (4.18%) JIRA
5 30 (2.24%) Selenium
6 28 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 21 (1.57%) SpecFlow
7 21 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (0.90%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.82%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.67%) MSBuild
13 8 (0.60%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 8 (0.60%) gulp
13 8 (0.60%) Subversion
14 7 (0.52%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.45%) Bitbucket
16 5 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 267 (19.94%) Finance
2 105 (7.84%) Retail
3 87 (6.50%) Advertising
4 70 (5.23%) Marketing
5 39 (2.91%) Law
6 26 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.12%) Legal
8 14 (1.05%) Local Government
8 14 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.52%) Banking
9 7 (0.52%) Billing
9 7 (0.52%) Games
10 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.30%) Back Office
11 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.30%) Publishing
12 2 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 372 (27.78%) Developer
2 219 (16.36%) Analyst
3 194 (14.49%) .NET Developer
4 123 (9.19%) C# Developer
5 96 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 88 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 77 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 62 (4.63%) Support Analyst
9 59 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 55 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 53 (3.96%) Architect
12 51 (3.81%) SQL Developer
13 46 (3.44%) Team Leader
14 43 (3.21%) Business Developer
15 41 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 40 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
16 40 (2.99%) Consultant
17 39 (2.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 39 (2.91%) Service Analyst
18 38 (2.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (27.26%) .NET
2 186 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 141 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 126 (9.41%) .NET Framework
5 107 (7.99%) HTML
6 91 (6.80%) CSS
7 77 (5.75%) WCF
8 74 (5.53%) Web Services
9 66 (4.93%) jQuery
10 62 (4.63%) Entity Framework
11 61 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (3.81%) RESTful
13 50 (3.73%) Node.js
14 47 (3.51%) AngularJS
15 41 (3.06%) XML
16 40 (2.99%) HTML5
17 39 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 25 (1.87%) CSS3
19 23 (1.72%) REST
20 22 (1.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
4 59 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 49 (3.66%) Data Centre
7 36 (2.69%) Clustering
8 30 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.72%) User Experience
10 22 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 18 (1.34%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.12%) FMCG
13 14 (1.05%) PKI
13 14 (1.05%) Replication
14 13 (0.97%) NHS
15 11 (0.82%) Computer Science
16 10 (0.75%) e-Learning
17 7 (0.52%) Blackberry
17 7 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
17 7 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 408 (30.47%) Windows
2 232 (17.33%) Windows Server
3 130 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 121 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (6.87%) Linux
6 89 (6.65%) Windows 7
7 48 (3.58%) Windows 10
8 32 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.34%) Unix
10 16 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (1.05%) Android
12 13 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.45%) CentOS
14 6 (0.45%) HPUX
14 6 (0.45%) Solaris
14 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.37%) AIX
15 5 (0.37%) Debian
15 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (15.46%) ITIL
3 179 (13.37%) MVC
4 158 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
5 129 (9.63%) TDD
6 112 (8.36%) DevOps
7 101 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
8 99 (7.39%) Mentoring
9 96 (7.17%) Unit Testing
10 95 (7.09%) BDD
11 90 (6.72%) Coaching
12 85 (6.35%) SDLC
13 81 (6.05%) Software Engineering
14 80 (5.97%) Scrum
15 75 (5.60%) Test Automation
16 73 (5.45%) Data Modelling
16 73 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
17 69 (5.15%) Migration
18 64 (4.78%) ERP
19 61 (4.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 397 (29.65%) SQL
2 336 (25.09%) C#
3 179 (13.37%) JavaScript
4 126 (9.41%) PowerShell
5 95 (7.09%) T-SQL
6 39 (2.91%) Ruby
7 32 (2.39%) Python
8 31 (2.32%) VB.NET
9 30 (2.24%) Java
10 29 (2.17%) VB
11 27 (2.02%) VBA
12 18 (1.34%) C++
13 17 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.27%) PHP
14 15 (1.12%) R
15 14 (1.05%) TypeScript
16 12 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.75%) C
18 9 (0.67%) Perl
19 8 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (4.78%) Degree
3 59 (4.41%) MCSE
4 47 (3.51%) MCSA
5 46 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (1.79%) CCNA
8 14 (1.05%) MCP
9 12 (0.90%) CCNP
9 12 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.75%) Security Cleared
11 9 (0.67%) CCIP
11 9 (0.67%) CCSP
12 8 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.52%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.45%) ISEB
14 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.45%) PMP
15 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.11%) SLA
2 38 (2.84%) QA
3 24 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.57%) GDPR
5 17 (1.27%) PMO
6 15 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.37%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.37%) P3O
10 1 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.075%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 320 (23.90%) Active Directory
2 142 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 62 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
5 55 (4.11%) vSphere
6 44 (3.29%) XenApp
7 30 (2.24%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.94%) XenServer
9 17 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.75%) HDFS
12 9 (0.67%) Docker
13 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.45%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.37%) Xen
16 3 (0.22%) Firmware
17 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 120 (8.96%) SCCM
2 65 (4.85%) SCOM
3 44 (3.29%) vCenter Server
4 31 (2.32%) WSUS
5 28 (2.09%) Puppet
6 24 (1.79%) Ansible
6 24 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (1.64%) Nessus
8 16 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (1.05%) Backup Exec
9 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 13 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
11 12 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
12 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (0.82%) SCDPM
13 10 (0.75%) FortiGate
13 10 (0.75%) SCOrch
14 9 (0.67%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 241 (18.00%) VMware
2 120 (8.96%) Cisco
3 76 (5.68%) Citrix
4 59 (4.41%) HP
5 39 (2.91%) NetApp
6 37 (2.76%) Oracle
7 30 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (2.09%) SAP
9 27 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 26 (1.94%) Tableau
11 25 (1.87%) Google
11 25 (1.87%) Juniper
12 23 (1.72%) Hitachi
13 22 (1.64%) Qualys
14 21 (1.57%) Red Hat
15 19 (1.42%) F5
16 18 (1.34%) Adobe
16 18 (1.34%) Apple
16 18 (1.34%) Dell
16 18 (1.34%) Veeam