Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,261 1,454 1,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.27% 21.04% 18.55%
As % of the Vendors category 44.15% 48.11% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,060 1,280 1,293
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,125 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.67% - -

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 2,856 3,022 3,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 45.92% 43.73% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,416 2,519 2,620
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +5.06% -1.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +1.30%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -2 847 £45,000 +12.50% 97
Bradford -2 160 £40,250 -5.29% 27
Wakefield -1 110 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Huddersfield +7 39 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Halifax +10 26 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Keighley +3 7 £28,000 -24.32% 1
Castleford +2 7 £22,000 +2.33% 1
Batley 0 7 £50,000 +108.33% 2
Brighouse +2 6 £32,000 +68.42% 1
Wetherby -12 6 £43,250 +44.17%
Bingley +1 4 £52,000 +48.57% 4
Pontefract +8 1 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 - 1
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 427 (33.86%) SQL
2 402 (31.88%) .NET
3 390 (30.93%) SQL Server
4 385 (30.53%) Windows
5 374 (29.66%) C#
6 320 (25.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 294 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
8 268 (21.25%) Active Directory
9 266 (21.09%) Finance
10 247 (19.59%) JavaScript
11 238 (18.87%) MVC
12 227 (18.00%) ASP.NET
13 213 (16.89%) ITIL
14 203 (16.10%) Windows Server
15 192 (15.23%) Microsoft Office
16 188 (14.91%) VMware
17 182 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 155 (12.29%) Office 365
19 153 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
20 146 (11.58%) TDD
21 145 (11.50%) DevOps
22 133 (10.55%) .NET Framework
23 132 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
24 120 (9.52%) PowerShell
25 115 (9.12%) BDD
25 115 (9.12%) HTML
26 113 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
27 112 (8.88%) Software Engineering
28 111 (8.80%) Retail
28 111 (8.80%) 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
1 106 (8.41%) MS Exchange
2 104 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 44 (3.49%) IIS
4 41 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (1.59%) Skype for Business
7 20 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.51%) CMS
9 16 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.95%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.79%) OpenEdge
14 9 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.63%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.63%) CloudStack
16 5 (0.40%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 192 (15.23%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.67%) Photoshop
5 20 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.24%) Blender
7 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.24%) Maya
7 3 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 47 (3.73%) Dynamics AX
2 44 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.87%) assyst
4 6 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.40%) iTrent
5 5 (0.40%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 3 (0.24%) BPCS
6 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.24%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.16%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.079%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.079%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 320 (25.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 155 (12.29%) Office 365
3 153 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
4 74 (5.87%) Dynamics 365
5 49 (3.89%) PaaS
6 46 (3.65%) IaaS
6 46 (3.65%) SaaS
7 31 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.48%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.48%) Serverless
11 3 (0.24%) GitHub
11 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.16%) Fastly
13 1 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.079%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.079%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (6.74%) DNS
2 83 (6.58%) SAN
3 80 (6.34%) Firewall
4 72 (5.71%) WAN
5 63 (5.00%) LAN
6 59 (4.68%) DHCP
7 58 (4.60%) VPN
8 42 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 32 (2.54%) VoIP
10 28 (2.22%) Internet
11 26 (2.06%) Network Security
12 19 (1.51%) VLAN
12 19 (1.51%) Wireless
13 18 (1.43%) IPsec
13 18 (1.43%) MPLS
14 15 (1.19%) Intranet
15 13 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (0.95%) NAS
17 9 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 99 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 94 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (3.81%) Power BI
7 47 (3.73%) NoSQL
8 28 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.14%) MySQL
9 27 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
12 22 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (1.35%) Big Data
13 17 (1.35%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.27%) MongoDB
14 16 (1.27%) QlikView
15 15 (1.19%) MS Access
16 14 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 109 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 90 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 61 (4.84%) Visual Studio
4 50 (3.97%) JIRA
5 25 (1.98%) Selenium
5 25 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 20 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.35%) SpecFlow
8 16 (1.27%) Axure RP
8 16 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 15 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 15 (1.19%) gulp
9 15 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (1.11%) GitLab
10 14 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.71%) Subversion
13 5 (0.40%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.40%) JSUnit
13 5 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 266 (21.09%) Finance
2 111 (8.80%) Retail
3 78 (6.19%) Marketing
4 49 (3.89%) Advertising
5 26 (2.06%) Legal
6 24 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 24 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.95%) Back Office
8 11 (0.87%) Law
9 10 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.79%) Local Government
10 8 (0.63%) Billing
11 7 (0.56%) Games
12 4 (0.32%) Publishing
13 3 (0.24%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.079%) Banking
Job Titles
1 377 (29.90%) Developer
2 202 (16.02%) Analyst
3 169 (13.40%) .NET Developer
4 157 (12.45%) C# Developer
5 95 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 90 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 88 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 83 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 76 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 68 (5.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 65 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 61 (4.84%) Architect
13 54 (4.28%) SQL Developer
13 54 (4.28%) Support Analyst
14 45 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 43 (3.41%) Applications Support
15 43 (3.41%) Consultant
15 43 (3.41%) Software Developer
16 42 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
16 42 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (31.88%) .NET
2 227 (18.00%) ASP.NET
3 182 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 133 (10.55%) .NET Framework
5 115 (9.12%) HTML
6 96 (7.61%) CSS
7 87 (6.90%) jQuery
8 86 (6.82%) Entity Framework
9 67 (5.31%) Web Services
10 55 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (4.12%) WCF
12 47 (3.73%) AngularJS
13 43 (3.41%) Node.js
14 41 (3.25%) HTML5
15 37 (2.93%) React
16 36 (2.85%) RESTful
17 35 (2.78%) XML
18 34 (2.70%) .NET Core
19 28 (2.22%) CSS3
20 26 (2.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 106 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
2 98 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 41 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 37 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (2.78%) User Experience
8 32 (2.54%) Driving Licence
9 31 (2.46%) NHS
10 22 (1.74%) EPoS
10 22 (1.74%) Replication
11 19 (1.51%) Public Cloud
12 11 (0.87%) Computer Science
12 11 (0.87%) e-Learning
13 9 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.63%) EMC VNX
14 8 (0.63%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 385 (30.53%) Windows
2 203 (16.10%) Windows Server
3 97 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (6.90%) Linux
5 84 (6.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (5.55%) Windows 7
7 44 (3.49%) Windows 10
8 36 (2.85%) Android
9 25 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.79%) HPUX
13 9 (0.71%) Unix
13 9 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.71%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.40%) Solaris
14 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.32%) AIX
15 4 (0.32%) Debian
16 2 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (18.87%) MVC
3 213 (16.89%) ITIL
4 146 (11.58%) TDD
5 145 (11.50%) DevOps
6 132 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
7 115 (9.12%) BDD
8 112 (8.88%) Software Engineering
9 111 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 94 (7.45%) Pair Programming
11 92 (7.30%) Unit Testing
12 79 (6.26%) Test Automation
13 76 (6.03%) Mentoring
13 76 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
14 70 (5.55%) ERP
15 67 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 66 (5.23%) Scrum
17 61 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
18 57 (4.52%) Project Management
19 56 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 427 (33.86%) SQL
2 374 (29.66%) C#
3 247 (19.59%) JavaScript
4 120 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 100 (7.93%) T-SQL
6 45 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 43 (3.41%) Java
8 42 (3.33%) Python
9 31 (2.46%) PHP
10 30 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.38%) Ruby
10 30 (2.38%) VBA
11 22 (1.74%) VB
12 20 (1.59%) C++
13 17 (1.35%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.27%) C
15 11 (0.87%) Perl
16 10 (0.79%) Apple Swift
16 10 (0.79%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (4.60%) Degree
3 43 (3.41%) MCSE
4 41 (3.25%) MCSA
5 36 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (1.90%) Security Cleared
8 20 (1.59%) CCNA
9 12 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (0.87%) MCP
10 11 (0.87%) MCSD
11 9 (0.71%) CCNP
11 9 (0.71%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (0.56%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.48%) VCP5
14 5 (0.40%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.40%) MCDST
14 5 (0.40%) MCITP
14 5 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.08%) QA
2 60 (4.76%) SLA
3 30 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.98%) PMO
5 16 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.19%) GDPR
7 13 (1.03%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.48%) P3O
10 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 268 (21.25%) Active Directory
2 113 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (2.85%) Docker
5 33 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 30 (2.38%) XenApp
7 28 (2.22%) vSphere
8 21 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 18 (1.43%) XenServer
10 13 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.63%) Xen
13 6 (0.48%) HDFS
14 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.24%) Firmware
15 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 81 (6.42%) SCCM
2 34 (2.70%) Puppet
3 33 (2.62%) vCenter Server
4 26 (2.06%) SCOM
5 24 (1.90%) WSUS
6 18 (1.43%) Kubernetes
7 15 (1.19%) Terraform
8 14 (1.11%) AirWatch
9 13 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (0.95%) Ansible
11 10 (0.79%) Nessus
12 9 (0.71%) SCDPM
12 9 (0.71%) SCOrch
13 8 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (0.63%) vRealize
14 7 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.40%) Aspera SmartTrack
15 5 (0.40%) FortiGate
15 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 188 (14.91%) VMware
2 103 (8.17%) Cisco
3 72 (5.71%) Citrix
4 44 (3.49%) Xamarin
5 42 (3.33%) Oracle
6 34 (2.70%) HP
7 30 (2.38%) Adobe
8 27 (2.14%) Google
9 24 (1.90%) NetApp
10 22 (1.74%) SAP
10 22 (1.74%) Tableau
11 21 (1.67%) Remedy
12 19 (1.51%) EMC
12 19 (1.51%) Veeam
13 17 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.19%) McAfee
14 15 (1.19%) Xerox
15 14 (1.11%) Dell
16 12 (0.95%) Apple
16 12 (0.95%) Capita