Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,125 1,408 1,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.50% 21.40% 18.79%
As % of the Vendors category 46.24% 48.01% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1,218 1,329
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 2,433 2,933 2,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.33% 44.58% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,005 2,453 2,477
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -1 764 £42,500 +6.25% 139
Bradford -2 134 £42,500 - 41
Wakefield 0 90 £35,750 +10.00% 21
Huddersfield +8 40 £38,750 -3.13% 9
Halifax 0 19 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Brighouse +1 8 £32,000 +11.57% 1
Batley +1 7 £50,000 +108.33% 1
Castleford - 6 £22,250 - 2
Keighley +1 4 £25,000 -32.43% 6
Bingley -1 4 £52,000 +38.67% 1
Wetherby -3 4 £45,750 +40.77%
Pontefract +2 1 £37,500 +96.53% 3
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 438 (38.93%) SQL
2 405 (36.00%) .NET
3 373 (33.16%) C#
4 363 (32.27%) Windows
5 337 (29.96%) SQL Server
6 301 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 269 (23.91%) JavaScript
8 246 (21.87%) MVC
9 245 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
10 242 (21.51%) ASP.NET
11 235 (20.89%) Active Directory
12 213 (18.93%) Finance
13 202 (17.96%) Windows Server
14 190 (16.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 162 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
16 157 (13.96%) TDD
17 155 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
18 154 (13.69%) ITIL
19 150 (13.33%) Office 365
20 135 (12.00%) Software Engineering
21 133 (11.82%) .NET Framework
22 132 (11.73%) DevOps
23 128 (11.38%) BDD
23 128 (11.38%) VMware
24 126 (11.20%) Enterprise Software
24 126 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
25 124 (11.02%) HTML
26 119 (10.58%) Pair Programming
27 117 (10.40%) PowerShell
28 110 (9.78%) SharePoint

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
1 110 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 88 (7.82%) MS Exchange
3 58 (5.16%) IIS
4 31 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (2.04%) CMS
6 23 (2.04%) Skype for Business
7 18 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.51%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.80%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.62%) OpenEdge
12 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.53%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.44%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.36%) Apache
15 4 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 162 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 22 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.27%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.089%) Blender
8 1 (0.089%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.089%) Maya
Business Applications
1 35 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.44%) iTrent
4 5 (0.44%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 3 (0.27%) assyst
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.27%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.089%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.089%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.089%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.089%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.089%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.089%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.089%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 301 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 155 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
3 150 (13.33%) Office 365
4 54 (4.80%) Dynamics 365
4 54 (4.80%) SaaS
5 46 (4.09%) IaaS
6 41 (3.64%) PaaS
7 25 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.80%) Serverless
11 8 (0.71%) GitHub
12 6 (0.53%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.44%) Force.com
14 4 (0.36%) Fastly
15 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
16 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.089%) AWS Lambda
16 1 (0.089%) CloudFront
16 1 (0.089%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 81 (7.20%) DNS
2 61 (5.42%) Firewall
3 57 (5.07%) WAN
4 55 (4.89%) DHCP
5 52 (4.62%) SAN
6 47 (4.18%) LAN
7 39 (3.47%) TCP/IP
7 39 (3.47%) VPN
8 37 (3.29%) Internet
9 31 (2.76%) VoIP
10 24 (2.13%) Intranet
11 22 (1.96%) Network Security
12 15 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (1.33%) Wireless
13 14 (1.24%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.16%) IPsec
14 13 (1.16%) MPLS
15 12 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
17 10 (0.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (29.96%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 64 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (4.00%) Power BI
5 35 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 26 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.78%) MySQL
9 20 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (0.98%) Big Data
13 11 (0.98%) QlikView
13 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.71%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.62%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 82 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 59 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 40 (3.56%) Selenium
5 31 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.04%) JIRA
7 20 (1.78%) Axure RP
7 20 (1.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 19 (1.69%) SpecFlow
9 18 (1.60%) GitLab
9 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 14 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.98%) gulp
12 10 (0.89%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.53%) Subversion
15 5 (0.44%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.44%) JSUnit
15 5 (0.44%) Mocha
15 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 213 (18.93%) Finance
2 88 (7.82%) Retail
3 37 (3.29%) Legal
4 33 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.76%) Marketing
6 27 (2.40%) Advertising
7 20 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.33%) Back Office
9 9 (0.80%) Law
10 6 (0.53%) Automotive
10 6 (0.53%) Billing
11 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.36%) Games
13 2 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.089%) Banking
14 1 (0.089%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 378 (33.60%) Developer
2 182 (16.18%) C# Developer
3 174 (15.47%) Analyst
4 162 (14.40%) .NET Developer
5 102 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 89 (7.91%) Senior Developer
7 87 (7.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 76 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 75 (6.67%) Support Engineer
10 73 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 63 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 50 (4.44%) Software Developer
12 50 (4.44%) Support Analyst
13 46 (4.09%) SQL Developer
14 43 (3.82%) Consultant
15 41 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
16 39 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 36 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
18 34 (3.02%) Systems Analyst
19 31 (2.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (36.00%) .NET
2 242 (21.51%) ASP.NET
3 190 (16.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 133 (11.82%) .NET Framework
5 124 (11.02%) HTML
6 106 (9.42%) CSS
7 88 (7.82%) jQuery
8 84 (7.47%) Entity Framework
9 63 (5.60%) Web Services
10 46 (4.09%) AngularJS
11 43 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (3.82%) HTML5
12 42 (3.73%) React
13 34 (3.02%) WCF
14 33 (2.93%) .NET Core
14 33 (2.93%) XML
15 30 (2.67%) Node.js
16 26 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (1.96%) CSS3
18 20 (1.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 126 (11.20%) Enterprise Software
1 126 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 36 (3.20%) User Experience
5 34 (3.02%) NHS
6 27 (2.40%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 25 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (2.13%) Computer Science
9 24 (2.13%) Replication
10 22 (1.96%) EPoS
11 16 (1.42%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (0.98%) e-Learning
13 11 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.71%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.62%) EMC VNX
15 7 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 363 (32.27%) Windows
2 202 (17.96%) Windows Server
3 78 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (5.42%) Linux
5 58 (5.16%) Windows 10
5 58 (5.16%) Windows 7
6 51 (4.53%) Android
7 26 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.80%) Unix
11 7 (0.62%) HPUX
11 7 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.36%) CentOS
13 4 (0.36%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (21.87%) MVC
2 245 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (13.96%) TDD
4 154 (13.69%) ITIL
5 135 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 132 (11.73%) DevOps
7 128 (11.38%) BDD
8 119 (10.58%) Pair Programming
9 98 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
10 90 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 86 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (7.29%) Unit Testing
13 80 (7.11%) Test Automation
14 72 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 71 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
16 58 (5.16%) Mentoring
16 58 (5.16%) Project Management
17 56 (4.98%) ERP
18 54 (4.80%) CRM
19 50 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 438 (38.93%) SQL
2 373 (33.16%) C#
3 269 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 117 (10.40%) PowerShell
5 101 (8.98%) T-SQL
6 43 (3.82%) Java
7 36 (3.20%) Python
8 32 (2.84%) VB.NET
9 29 (2.58%) PHP
10 25 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.13%) C
12 22 (1.96%) VBA
13 20 (1.78%) Ruby
14 15 (1.33%) VB
15 14 (1.24%) C++
15 14 (1.24%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.16%) Apple Swift
16 13 (1.16%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.71%) X++
18 7 (0.62%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 85 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (6.22%) Degree
3 35 (3.11%) MCSA
4 31 (2.76%) Security Cleared
5 28 (2.49%) MCSE
6 25 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.69%) CCNA
9 16 (1.42%) ISTQB
10 15 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (1.16%) ISEB
12 13 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.89%) AWS Certification
14 10 (0.89%) MCP
14 10 (0.89%) MCSD
15 8 (0.71%) CCNP
15 8 (0.71%) MCITP
16 6 (0.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.84%) QA
2 69 (6.13%) SLA
3 34 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.13%) PMO
5 14 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.16%) GDPR
7 12 (1.07%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.27%) P3O
12 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 235 (20.89%) Active Directory
2 82 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.56%) Docker
4 29 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.69%) XenApp
7 16 (1.42%) vSphere
8 11 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.89%) XenServer
10 9 (0.80%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.53%) Xen
13 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 72 (6.40%) SCCM
2 29 (2.58%) Puppet
3 22 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 20 (1.78%) Terraform
5 16 (1.42%) vCenter Server
6 14 (1.24%) WSUS
7 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (1.07%) SCOM
8 10 (0.89%) Ansible
9 9 (0.80%) SCOrch
9 9 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
10 8 (0.71%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.71%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.71%) Nessus
10 8 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (0.62%) vRealize
12 6 (0.53%) MaaS360
12 6 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (11.38%) VMware
2 95 (8.44%) Cisco
3 68 (6.04%) Citrix
4 64 (5.69%) Xamarin
5 37 (3.29%) Oracle
6 32 (2.84%) HP
7 26 (2.31%) Adobe
8 25 (2.22%) Google
8 25 (2.22%) Veeam
9 24 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.69%) Sitecore
11 16 (1.42%) Remedy
12 15 (1.33%) Tableau
13 14 (1.24%) Dell
13 14 (1.24%) McAfee
14 12 (1.07%) SAP
14 12 (1.07%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.98%) EMC
15 11 (0.98%) IBM
15 11 (0.98%) Symantec