Period
to 12 May 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 12 May 2021 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 798 811 1,631
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.69% 16.57% 21.87%
As % of the Vendors category 42.11% 45.08% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 681 689 1,426
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,725 £21,375
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,895 1,799 3,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.25% 36.76% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,544 1,482 2,701
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £22,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,063 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £66,600 £67,438 £61,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +2.04%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 May 2021. 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
West Yorkshire 0 472 £42,500 - 125
South Yorkshire -1 164 £40,000 -5.88% 30
North Yorkshire -3 118 £45,000 +2.27% 24
East Yorkshire -7 25 £37,500 +3.45% 8
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 400 (50.13%) Azure
2 327 (40.98%) Windows
3 261 (32.71%) SQL
4 234 (29.32%) Microsoft 365
5 223 (27.94%) Active Directory
6 190 (23.81%) Social Skills
7 172 (21.55%) SQL Server
7 172 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (19.67%) VMware
9 150 (18.80%) Windows Server
10 143 (17.92%) DevOps
11 130 (16.29%) ITIL
12 128 (16.04%) Finance
13 119 (14.91%) .NET
14 118 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
15 111 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
16 110 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 104 (13.03%) C#
18 97 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 92 (11.53%) Migration
20 89 (11.15%) Firewall
21 88 (11.03%) Windows 10
22 86 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
23 85 (10.65%) AWS
23 85 (10.65%) Citrix
24 84 (10.53%) Oracle
25 78 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
26 75 (9.40%) PowerShell
27 73 (9.15%) SLA
27 73 (9.15%) Power Platform

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 42 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 36 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.63%) IIS
4 11 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.88%) Confluence
7 6 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.50%) nginx
9 4 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.25%) Apache
11 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.13%) SAS
12 1 (0.13%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 118 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.38%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.13%) InVision
9 1 (0.13%) Sketch
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.63%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.38%) Magento
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 400 (50.13%) Azure
2 234 (29.32%) Microsoft 365
3 85 (10.65%) AWS
4 73 (9.15%) Power Platform
5 41 (5.14%) Dynamics 365
6 26 (3.26%) OneDrive
7 25 (3.13%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 24 (3.01%) Azure Data Factory
9 23 (2.88%) PaaS
10 22 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (2.76%) GCP
10 22 (2.76%) IaaS
11 17 (2.13%) PowerApps
12 16 (2.01%) Power Automate
13 15 (1.88%) SaaS
14 14 (1.75%) Azure Machine Learning
15 10 (1.25%) Serverless
16 7 (0.88%) Azure Stack
17 6 (0.75%) Cohesity
18 5 (0.63%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 89 (11.15%) Firewall
2 68 (8.52%) DNS
3 48 (6.02%) SAN
4 45 (5.64%) TCP/IP
5 38 (4.76%) VPN
6 34 (4.26%) LAN
7 33 (4.14%) WAN
8 29 (3.63%) DHCP
9 25 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
10 22 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (2.38%) Network Security
12 17 (2.13%) Internet
13 16 (2.01%) VoIP
14 14 (1.75%) Wireless
15 13 (1.63%) Intranet
15 13 (1.63%) Skype
16 11 (1.38%) MPLS
17 10 (1.25%) Cisco Firepower
18 9 (1.13%) IP Telephony
19 8 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 71 (8.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (8.02%) Power BI
5 58 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (4.39%) Data Lake
6 35 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (1.88%) Delta Lake
11 15 (1.88%) MySQL
11 15 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.25%) Tableau
14 9 (1.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.13%) Big Data
14 9 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.00%) JIRA
4 8 (1.00%) Selenium
4 8 (1.00%) Subversion
5 7 (0.88%) Postman
5 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.75%) ReSharper
6 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.75%) YouTrack
7 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.25%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.25%) Buildbot
8 2 (0.25%) Clang
8 2 (0.25%) CMake
8 2 (0.25%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.25%) GCC
8 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 190 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 128 (16.04%) Finance
3 78 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 35 (4.39%) Retail
6 34 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 24 (3.01%) Law
8 23 (2.88%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.63%) Marketing
10 15 (1.88%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (1.13%) Banking
11 9 (1.13%) Electronics
12 8 (1.00%) Games
12 8 (1.00%) Publishing
13 7 (0.88%) Local Government
14 6 (0.75%) French Language
14 6 (0.75%) German Language
14 6 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
14 6 (0.75%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 124 (15.54%) Developer
2 114 (14.29%) Analyst
3 93 (11.65%) Azure Engineer
4 90 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 58 (7.27%) Platform Engineer
6 41 (5.14%) .NET Developer
7 37 (4.64%) Architect
7 37 (4.64%) Support Engineer
8 36 (4.51%) Service Analyst
8 36 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 35 (4.39%) IT Support
10 32 (4.01%) IT Engineer
11 29 (3.63%) C# Developer
11 29 (3.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (3.51%) Support Analyst
13 26 (3.26%) Data Engineer
14 24 (3.01%) Network Engineer
15 23 (2.88%) IT Manager
16 22 (2.76%) IT Technician
17 21 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (14.91%) .NET
2 50 (6.27%) HTML
3 45 (5.64%) Web Services
4 37 (4.64%) .NET Framework
5 27 (3.38%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.38%) CSS
6 24 (3.01%) JSON
7 23 (2.88%) .NET Core
8 21 (2.63%) REST
9 19 (2.38%) jQuery
9 19 (2.38%) XML
10 17 (2.13%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.50%) COM
11 12 (1.50%) WinForms
12 11 (1.38%) WCF
13 10 (1.25%) HTML5
14 9 (1.13%) React
14 9 (1.13%) SOAP
15 8 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (1.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.52%) Management Information System
2 24 (3.01%) Public Cloud
2 24 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 15 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.50%) Driving Licence
6 11 (1.38%) iPhone
7 10 (1.25%) FMCG
8 9 (1.13%) iPad
8 9 (1.13%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.00%) User Experience
10 6 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.75%) NHS
10 6 (0.75%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.63%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 327 (40.98%) Windows
2 150 (18.80%) Windows Server
3 88 (11.03%) Windows 10
4 39 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (4.64%) Windows 7
6 33 (4.14%) Linux
6 33 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (3.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (2.51%) Android
9 16 (2.01%) VMS
10 14 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.50%) Unix
12 11 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.13%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (17.92%) DevOps
3 130 (16.29%) ITIL
4 111 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
5 97 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 92 (11.53%) Migration
7 86 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (9.02%) Infrastructure as Code
9 71 (8.90%) Project Management
10 68 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (7.89%) Data Security
12 60 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 57 (7.14%) ETL
14 48 (6.02%) Analytics
15 47 (5.89%) CRM
15 47 (5.89%) ERP
16 44 (5.51%) Scrum
17 43 (5.39%) Data Modelling
18 37 (4.64%) Change Management
19 33 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 261 (32.71%) SQL
2 104 (13.03%) C#
3 75 (9.40%) PowerShell
4 61 (7.64%) JavaScript
5 51 (6.39%) Python
6 41 (5.14%) T-SQL
7 26 (3.26%) Java
8 16 (2.01%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.01%) C
9 15 (1.88%) R
10 10 (1.25%) PHP
11 9 (1.13%) Groovy
12 8 (1.00%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.88%) VB
14 6 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.75%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.75%) VBA
15 5 (0.63%) C++
15 5 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (5.26%) Degree
2 29 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 14 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.38%) CCNA
7 10 (1.25%) MCSE
8 7 (0.88%) CCNP
8 7 (0.88%) MCSA
9 6 (0.75%) PMP
10 5 (0.63%) ISEB
11 4 (0.50%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.38%) MCP
13 2 (0.25%) CISSP
13 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.15%) SLA
2 20 (2.51%) QA
3 10 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) GDPR
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.25%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 223 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 110 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.76%) Docker
5 15 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.00%) Firmware
7 8 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.75%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.63%) XenApp
10 4 (0.50%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 40 (5.01%) SCCM
2 30 (3.76%) Kubernetes
3 28 (3.51%) Terraform
4 18 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (2.26%) WSUS
5 17 (2.13%) SCOM
6 13 (1.63%) vCenter Server
7 11 (1.38%) SCVMM
8 10 (1.25%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.88%) Ansible
10 7 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.63%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.63%) PaperCut
12 4 (0.50%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.50%) Nagios
12 4 (0.50%) NetVault Backup
12 4 (0.50%) Puppet
13 3 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 157 (19.67%) VMware
2 85 (10.65%) Citrix
3 84 (10.53%) Oracle
4 53 (6.64%) EnterpriseDB
5 46 (5.76%) Cisco
6 33 (4.14%) Databricks
7 27 (3.38%) Dell
8 24 (3.01%) EMC
8 24 (3.01%) Veeam
9 23 (2.88%) SAP
10 19 (2.38%) HP
11 17 (2.13%) Google
12 16 (2.01%) Adobe
13 14 (1.75%) Apple
13 14 (1.75%) CommVault
13 14 (1.75%) Dell Compellent
14 13 (1.63%) IBM
15 12 (1.50%) Zerto
16 11 (1.38%) iManage
16 11 (1.38%) Red Hat