Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,334 1,374 1,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.58% 19.04% 18.14%
As % of the Vendors category 42.81% 48.98% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 1,288 1,419
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,600 £22,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

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 3,116 2,805 3,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 45.73% 38.86% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,649 2,420 3,156
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -2 812 £41,500 +3.75% 131
Bradford +2 254 £41,500 +15.28% 20
Wakefield +9 85 £35,000 +2.94% 14
Halifax +17 34 £45,000 -14.29% 8
Keighley - 30 £37,000 - 2
Huddersfield +4 26 £37,500 -9.09% 9
Bingley - 16 £37,500 - 1
Pontefract - 5 £19,082 - 1
Brighouse -2 4 £27,091 -42.97% 3
Ilkley - 4 £37,500 - 1
Dewsbury -2 3 £34,750 +15.83% 2
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Calderdale - 1 £18,500 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Knottingley - 1 £26,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 460 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 436 (32.68%) Windows
3 432 (32.38%) SQL
4 338 (25.34%) .NET
5 329 (24.66%) Active Directory
6 312 (23.39%) C#
7 310 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
8 276 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 255 (19.12%) Windows Server
10 238 (17.84%) VMware
11 224 (16.79%) Finance
12 193 (14.47%) ITIL
13 181 (13.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 180 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 175 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
16 170 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
17 167 (12.52%) Microsoft Office
18 162 (12.14%) ASP.NET
19 154 (11.54%) Office 365
20 149 (11.17%) JavaScript
21 143 (10.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 140 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
23 139 (10.42%) MVC
24 137 (10.27%) SCCM
25 136 (10.19%) Cisco
26 133 (9.97%) T-SQL
27 130 (9.75%) DNS
28 124 (9.30%) MS Exchange
29 123 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
30 121 (9.07%) Firewall

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
1 124 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 102 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.97%) IIS
4 39 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (2.77%) Skype for Business
6 32 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (1.05%) CMS
9 13 (0.97%) SAS
10 10 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.60%) Confluence
11 8 (0.60%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.52%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.45%) IBM Domino
14 5 (0.37%) Apache
14 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.30%) JBoss
15 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 167 (12.52%) Microsoft Office
2 97 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.075%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.075%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.075%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.075%) SAP ECC
8 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.075%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 276 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (11.54%) Office 365
3 51 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.80%) SaaS
7 23 (1.72%) PaaS
8 22 (1.65%) IaaS
9 16 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (0.75%) GitHub
10 10 (0.75%) Serverless
11 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.52%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.22%) npm
14 2 (0.15%) FinancialForce
14 2 (0.15%) Force.com
15 1 (0.075%) Boomi
15 1 (0.075%) G Suite
15 1 (0.075%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 130 (9.75%) DNS
2 121 (9.07%) Firewall
3 88 (6.60%) WAN
4 85 (6.37%) DHCP
5 79 (5.92%) SAN
6 76 (5.70%) TCP/IP
7 68 (5.10%) LAN
8 65 (4.87%) VoIP
9 43 (3.22%) VPN
10 41 (3.07%) Wireless
11 38 (2.85%) Network Security
12 29 (2.17%) MPLS
13 27 (2.02%) HTTP
13 27 (2.02%) VLAN
14 26 (1.95%) Internet
15 24 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (1.80%) OSPF
16 21 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
17 20 (1.50%) HTTPS
18 18 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 181 (13.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 143 (10.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 107 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 89 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (4.27%) SQL Server 2016
7 46 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 45 (3.37%) Power BI
9 44 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 27 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
11 27 (2.02%) QlikView
12 26 (1.95%) NoSQL
13 24 (1.80%) Big Data
14 20 (1.50%) Data Mining
15 18 (1.35%) MongoDB
16 17 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
17 16 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 15 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
19 13 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 105 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 102 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 41 (3.07%) Git (software)
4 39 (2.92%) Selenium
5 32 (2.40%) JIRA
5 32 (2.40%) SpecFlow
6 31 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 25 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (1.35%) WebDriver
10 15 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.90%) Subversion
12 11 (0.82%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.82%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.52%) Moq
13 7 (0.52%) MSBuild
13 7 (0.52%) MSTest
14 5 (0.37%) Appium
14 5 (0.37%) Calabash
General
1 224 (16.79%) Finance
2 96 (7.20%) Advertising
3 61 (4.57%) Retail
4 42 (3.15%) Law
5 38 (2.85%) Marketing
6 28 (2.10%) Legal
7 19 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.90%) Games
9 12 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.82%) Banking
11 5 (0.37%) Back Office
11 5 (0.37%) Local Government
12 3 (0.22%) Automotive
12 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Billing
13 2 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.075%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 385 (28.86%) Developer
2 192 (14.39%) Analyst
3 172 (12.89%) .NET Developer
4 95 (7.12%) C# Developer
5 84 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 81 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 68 (5.10%) Support Analyst
8 63 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 59 (4.42%) IT Support
10 58 (4.35%) Support Engineer
11 54 (4.05%) Team Leader
12 53 (3.97%) Administrator
13 52 (3.90%) Architect
14 51 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
15 48 (3.60%) Senior Developer
16 45 (3.37%) SQL Developer
17 43 (3.22%) Project Manager
18 41 (3.07%) Business Developer
19 38 (2.85%) IT Analyst
19 38 (2.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (25.34%) .NET
2 162 (12.14%) ASP.NET
3 120 (9.00%) HTML
4 119 (8.92%) .NET Framework
5 105 (7.87%) CSS
6 98 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (5.32%) Web Services
8 69 (5.17%) jQuery
9 63 (4.72%) WCF
10 56 (4.20%) AngularJS
11 50 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 45 (3.37%) Entity Framework
13 41 (3.07%) XML
14 37 (2.77%) HTML5
14 37 (2.77%) RESTful
15 29 (2.17%) WPF
16 27 (2.02%) Node.js
17 26 (1.95%) WinForms
18 25 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 25 (1.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 46 (3.45%) Clustering
5 30 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.65%) User Experience
8 20 (1.50%) Driving Licence
8 20 (1.50%) NHS
8 20 (1.50%) PKI
9 18 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 16 (1.20%) Replication
11 14 (1.05%) Computer Science
12 13 (0.97%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.90%) FMCG
14 11 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (0.67%) e-Learning
16 9 (0.67%) Mobile App
17 7 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 436 (32.68%) Windows
2 255 (19.12%) Windows Server
3 180 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 170 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (7.87%) Windows 7
6 87 (6.52%) Linux
7 43 (3.22%) Windows 10
8 31 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (2.10%) Unix
10 24 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.97%) Android
11 13 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.52%) CentOS
12 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.37%) Solaris
15 4 (0.30%) AIX
15 4 (0.30%) Debian
15 4 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (14.47%) ITIL
3 175 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
4 139 (10.42%) MVC
5 101 (7.57%) ETL
6 98 (7.35%) TDD
7 96 (7.20%) Mentoring
8 94 (7.05%) Project Management
9 82 (6.15%) Scrum
10 80 (6.00%) Coaching
11 75 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 70 (5.25%) Unit Testing
13 69 (5.17%) DevOps
14 68 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 68 (5.10%) Test Automation
15 65 (4.87%) BDD
16 60 (4.50%) SDLC
17 59 (4.42%) Data Modelling
18 58 (4.35%) Migration
19 56 (4.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 432 (32.38%) SQL
2 312 (23.39%) C#
3 149 (11.17%) JavaScript
4 133 (9.97%) T-SQL
5 115 (8.62%) PowerShell
6 41 (3.07%) Java
7 30 (2.25%) VB
8 24 (1.80%) Ruby
9 21 (1.57%) VBA
10 18 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.27%) Python
12 12 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.75%) C
13 10 (0.75%) PHP
14 9 (0.67%) C++
14 9 (0.67%) F#
15 8 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.60%) Tcl
16 6 (0.45%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (6.97%) Degree
3 81 (6.07%) MCSE
4 62 (4.65%) MCSA
5 54 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 29 (2.17%) CCNA
8 27 (2.02%) CCNP
9 16 (1.20%) MCP
10 12 (0.90%) MCITP
10 12 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 12 (0.90%) Security Cleared
11 11 (0.82%) CCIP
11 11 (0.82%) CCSP
11 11 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (0.67%) CCIE
12 9 (0.67%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.60%) CCDA
14 7 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.37%) SLA
2 24 (1.80%) QA
3 22 (1.65%) GDPR
4 21 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.42%) PMO
6 15 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.97%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.45%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.30%) NEBOSH
11 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.15%) P3O
13 1 (0.075%) HIPAA
System Software
1 329 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 140 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 57 (4.27%) vSphere
5 50 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (3.22%) XenApp
7 33 (2.47%) XenDesktop
8 15 (1.12%) XenServer
9 13 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.45%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.37%) Docker
13 5 (0.37%) iptables
13 5 (0.37%) OpenSIPS
13 5 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.30%) HDFS
15 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 137 (10.27%) SCCM
2 89 (6.67%) SCOM
3 23 (1.72%) vCenter Server
4 22 (1.65%) Puppet
4 22 (1.65%) SCDPM
5 21 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.50%) WSUS
7 19 (1.42%) Backup Exec
8 17 (1.27%) Ansible
8 17 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (1.20%) Nessus
10 15 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 13 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
11 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
12 12 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 8 (0.60%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.52%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 238 (17.84%) VMware
2 136 (10.19%) Cisco
3 75 (5.62%) Citrix
4 72 (5.40%) HP
5 54 (4.05%) Oracle
6 42 (3.15%) NetApp
7 37 (2.77%) Dell
8 34 (2.55%) Tableau
9 31 (2.32%) Hitachi
10 29 (2.17%) SAP
11 28 (2.10%) Avaya
12 26 (1.95%) F5
12 26 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (1.87%) Red Hat
14 22 (1.65%) Symantec
14 22 (1.65%) Veeam
15 21 (1.57%) CheckPoint
16 20 (1.50%) Google
17 18 (1.35%) CommVault
17 18 (1.35%) Juniper