Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1410 1443 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.79% 19.05% 17.91%
As % of the Vendors category 45.15% 50.21% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1328 1494
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,150 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £54,850
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3123 2874 4068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.06% 37.95% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2611 2443 3243
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £59,950
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +3 907 £40,000 - 51
Bradford +5 269 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Wakefield +5 62 £33,500 -4.29% 7
Halifax +10 30 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Huddersfield +6 21 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Bingley - 17 £37,500 - 2
Keighley - 15 £37,000 - 5
Pudsey - 9 £22,500 -
Pontefract - 5 £19,082 - 2
Batley - 5 £24,000 -
Dewsbury -5 3 £34,750 +15.83%
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Wetherby +5 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Calderdale - 2 £18,500 -
Ilkley - 2 £23,250 - 1
Brighouse -1 1 £28,682 -39.62%
Mirfield -2 1 £62,500 +127.27%
Knottingley - 1 £26,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 526 (37.30%) SQL
2 518 (36.74%) SQL Server
3 496 (35.18%) Windows
4 372 (26.38%) Active Directory
5 288 (20.43%) VMware
5 288 (20.43%) Windows Server
6 283 (20.07%) .NET
7 274 (19.43%) ITIL
8 273 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
9 267 (18.94%) Finance
9 267 (18.94%) C#
10 233 (16.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 206 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
12 195 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 194 (13.76%) T-SQL
14 190 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 185 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
16 184 (13.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 184 (13.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 174 (12.34%) MS Exchange
18 172 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 168 (11.91%) Cisco
20 155 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
21 140 (9.93%) Firewall
22 138 (9.79%) ETL
23 130 (9.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 129 (9.15%) ASP.NET
25 120 (8.51%) PowerShell
26 119 (8.44%) Windows 7
27 118 (8.37%) Degree

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
1 174 (12.34%) MS Exchange
2 91 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 71 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (3.33%) IIS
5 40 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (1.77%) Skype for Business
9 24 (1.70%) CMS
10 19 (1.35%) SAS
11 17 (1.21%) Confluence
12 15 (1.06%) Apache
13 13 (0.92%) IBM Notes
14 12 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.78%) IBM Domino
16 9 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
18 6 (0.43%) Apache Spark
18 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 206 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.28%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
2 36 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.35%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.14%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 184 (13.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (8.30%) Office 365
3 33 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.13%) Google Analytics
4 16 (1.13%) IaaS
4 16 (1.13%) PaaS
5 13 (0.92%) SaaS
6 9 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (0.57%) GitHub
8 7 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.21%) npm
9 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.21%) Serverless
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.14%) FinancialForce
10 2 (0.14%) G Suite
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 140 (9.93%) Firewall
2 115 (8.16%) SAN
3 106 (7.52%) DNS
4 98 (6.95%) LAN
5 94 (6.67%) WAN
6 77 (5.46%) TCP/IP
7 69 (4.89%) VPN
8 66 (4.68%) DHCP
9 65 (4.61%) VoIP
10 47 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 44 (3.12%) OSPF
12 41 (2.91%) Wireless
13 38 (2.70%) MPLS
14 31 (2.20%) EIGRP
15 30 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (1.99%) Ethernet
17 26 (1.84%) SSL
18 25 (1.77%) Network Security
19 22 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
20 19 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (36.74%) SQL Server
2 233 (16.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 172 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 130 (9.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 117 (8.30%) Data Warehouse
6 90 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 68 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 51 (3.62%) Power BI
9 49 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 47 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 47 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 45 (3.19%) Relational Database
12 33 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (1.99%) Data Mining
14 27 (1.91%) Big Data
15 24 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (1.42%) Oracle Database
17 19 (1.35%) MySQL
18 18 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
19 17 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 100 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 84 (5.96%) Visual Studio
3 39 (2.77%) Selenium
4 38 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 32 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 31 (2.20%) SpecFlow
7 26 (1.84%) JIRA
7 26 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.35%) Subversion
11 16 (1.13%) WebDriver
12 15 (1.06%) SoapUI
13 13 (0.92%) Jenkins
14 12 (0.85%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.64%) MorphX
15 9 (0.64%) NUnit
16 8 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
17 7 (0.50%) HP UFT
18 6 (0.43%) MSTest
General
1 267 (18.94%) Finance
2 63 (4.47%) Advertising
3 58 (4.11%) Retail
4 53 (3.76%) Marketing
5 39 (2.77%) Legal
6 32 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.21%) Games
9 14 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (0.92%) Law
11 7 (0.50%) Automotive
11 7 (0.50%) Publishing
12 5 (0.35%) Back Office
12 5 (0.35%) Banking
12 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 329 (23.33%) Developer
2 217 (15.39%) Analyst
3 104 (7.38%) .NET Developer
3 104 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 94 (6.67%) Administrator
5 83 (5.89%) Senior Developer
5 83 (5.89%) Support Analyst
6 80 (5.67%) DBA
7 79 (5.60%) IT Support
8 75 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 72 (5.11%) C# Developer
10 68 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 68 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 68 (4.82%) SQL Developer
10 68 (4.82%) Team Leader
11 67 (4.75%) Support Engineer
12 66 (4.68%) Architect
13 60 (4.26%) SQL DBA
14 56 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
15 54 (3.83%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (20.07%) .NET
2 129 (9.15%) ASP.NET
3 93 (6.60%) HTML
4 83 (5.89%) .NET Framework
5 71 (5.04%) Web Services
6 68 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (4.61%) CSS
8 58 (4.11%) jQuery
9 52 (3.69%) AngularJS
10 40 (2.84%) XML
11 36 (2.55%) Entity Framework
12 34 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (1.99%) WCF
14 23 (1.63%) WPF
15 20 (1.42%) HTML5
15 20 (1.42%) REST
15 20 (1.42%) WinForms
16 18 (1.28%) SOAP
17 17 (1.21%) LINQ
17 17 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 54 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.98%) Clustering
5 31 (2.20%) NHS
6 28 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.56%) User Experience
8 19 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.35%) Driving Licence
8 19 (1.35%) Replication
9 16 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.13%) PKI
10 15 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 13 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.64%) iPad
14 8 (0.57%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.50%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 496 (35.18%) Windows
2 288 (20.43%) Windows Server
3 190 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 184 (13.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 119 (8.44%) Windows 7
6 92 (6.52%) Linux
7 43 (3.05%) Unix
8 39 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (2.06%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.99%) Android
12 13 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.64%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.57%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.35%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.28%) Solaris
17 3 (0.21%) AIX
17 3 (0.21%) CentOS
17 3 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (19.43%) ITIL
2 273 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
4 138 (9.79%) ETL
5 110 (7.80%) MVC
6 91 (6.45%) Project Management
7 85 (6.03%) Scrum
8 81 (5.74%) Mentoring
8 81 (5.74%) TDD
9 72 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 70 (4.96%) E-Commerce
11 65 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
12 63 (4.47%) ERP
12 63 (4.47%) Load Balancing
13 60 (4.26%) Test Automation
14 59 (4.18%) Analytics
14 59 (4.18%) Coaching
15 57 (4.04%) Data Modelling
16 52 (3.69%) CRM
17 51 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 526 (37.30%) SQL
2 267 (18.94%) C#
3 194 (13.76%) T-SQL
4 120 (8.51%) PowerShell
5 112 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 72 (5.11%) Java
7 34 (2.41%) VB
8 33 (2.34%) VBA
9 23 (1.63%) VB.NET
10 20 (1.42%) Python
10 20 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.99%) C
12 12 (0.85%) PHP
12 12 (0.85%) X++
13 11 (0.78%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.71%) C++
15 9 (0.64%) Ruby
15 9 (0.64%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.50%) F#
17 5 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 155 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (8.37%) Degree
3 109 (7.73%) MCSE
4 88 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (5.67%) MCSA
6 62 (4.40%) CCNA
7 41 (2.91%) CCNP
8 29 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.42%) MCITP
9 20 (1.42%) MCP
10 18 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 18 (1.28%) Security Cleared
11 16 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (1.06%) CCDA
12 15 (1.06%) CISSP
13 13 (0.92%) CCIE
14 11 (0.78%) CISM
15 10 (0.71%) CCIP
15 10 (0.71%) CCSP
15 10 (0.71%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.40%) SLA
2 29 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.63%) PMO
4 21 (1.49%) GDPR
5 18 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.13%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.13%) QA
7 10 (0.71%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.35%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.21%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.21%) NEBOSH
13 2 (0.14%) DICOM
13 2 (0.14%) HL7
14 1 (0.071%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.071%) P3O
System Software
1 372 (26.38%) Active Directory
2 195 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
4 59 (4.18%) Hyper-V
5 42 (2.98%) vSphere
6 37 (2.62%) XenApp
7 34 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 19 (1.35%) Docker
9 15 (1.06%) iptables
9 15 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.64%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.57%) OpenSIPS
12 8 (0.57%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.28%) XenServer
14 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.071%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 117 (8.30%) SCCM
2 77 (5.46%) SCOM
3 33 (2.34%) SCDPM
4 29 (2.06%) WSUS
5 20 (1.42%) Backup Exec
6 19 (1.35%) Puppet
6 19 (1.35%) vCenter Server
7 18 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (1.06%) WMI
9 10 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (0.50%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.43%) Grafana
12 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
13 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 288 (20.43%) VMware
2 168 (11.91%) Cisco
3 108 (7.66%) Citrix
4 74 (5.25%) HP
5 72 (5.11%) Oracle
6 56 (3.97%) Dell
6 56 (3.97%) NetApp
7 53 (3.76%) SAP
8 51 (3.62%) Avaya
9 42 (2.98%) Hitachi
10 31 (2.20%) Veeam
11 30 (2.13%) Red Hat
12 29 (2.06%) Brocade
12 29 (2.06%) Google
13 28 (1.99%) F5
14 25 (1.77%) Symantec
15 22 (1.56%) CommVault
16 21 (1.49%) Genesys
16 21 (1.49%) Tableau
16 21 (1.49%) Verint