Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1893 2056 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.12% 18.36% 17.64%
As % of the Vendors category 41.49% 47.17% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1885 2047
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +3.66% +2.50%

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 4563 4359 5785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 46.08% 38.92% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3803 3657 4683
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
West Yorkshire +4 1415 £40,000 +1.27% 95
North Yorkshire -3 189 £35,000 -6.67% 19
South Yorkshire +1 174 £35,000 +16.67% 25
East Yorkshire +10 81 £26,000 -1.89% 5
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 673 (35.55%) SQL
2 656 (34.65%) SQL Server
3 640 (33.81%) Windows
4 475 (25.09%) Active Directory
5 414 (21.87%) .NET
6 387 (20.44%) C#
7 368 (19.44%) VMware
8 364 (19.23%) Windows Server
9 358 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
10 339 (17.91%) ITIL
11 322 (17.01%) Finance
12 305 (16.11%) Microsoft Office
13 262 (13.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 248 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 234 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 228 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
17 223 (11.78%) T-SQL
17 223 (11.78%) MS Exchange
18 211 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
18 211 (11.15%) Office 365
19 209 (11.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 208 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
20 208 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
21 199 (10.51%) Cisco
22 194 (10.25%) ASP.NET
23 183 (9.67%) Firewall
24 177 (9.35%) JavaScript
25 169 (8.93%) MVC
26 168 (8.87%) Windows 7
27 160 (8.45%) Degree

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
1 223 (11.78%) MS Exchange
2 137 (7.24%) SharePoint
3 83 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 74 (3.91%) IIS
5 54 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 47 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (2.22%) Skype for Business
8 29 (1.53%) CMS
9 25 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (1.00%) SAS
12 17 (0.90%) Confluence
13 15 (0.79%) Apache
14 13 (0.69%) IBM Notes
15 11 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.58%) IBM Domino
16 9 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 305 (16.11%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.21%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
2 45 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.26%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.26%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.16%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 234 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 211 (11.15%) Office 365
3 65 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.37%) IaaS
5 23 (1.22%) PaaS
6 19 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (1.00%) Google Analytics
7 16 (0.85%) SaaS
8 12 (0.63%) OneDrive
9 11 (0.58%) npm
10 9 (0.48%) GitHub
11 7 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
12 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.26%) G Suite
14 4 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.16%) Serverless
16 2 (0.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 2 (0.11%) FinancialForce
16 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 183 (9.67%) Firewall
2 135 (7.13%) SAN
3 127 (6.71%) WAN
4 123 (6.50%) LAN
5 116 (6.13%) DNS
6 97 (5.12%) TCP/IP
7 96 (5.07%) VPN
8 79 (4.17%) VoIP
9 73 (3.86%) DHCP
10 48 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (2.43%) Wireless
12 44 (2.32%) OSPF
13 38 (2.01%) MPLS
14 31 (1.64%) EIGRP
15 30 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (1.48%) Ethernet
16 28 (1.48%) Internet
17 26 (1.37%) Network Security
17 26 (1.37%) SSL
18 25 (1.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 262 (13.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 209 (11.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 147 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 136 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
6 96 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 74 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 61 (3.22%) Power BI
8 61 (3.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 57 (3.01%) Relational Database
10 50 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 47 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
12 36 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (1.53%) MySQL
14 28 (1.48%) Big Data
14 28 (1.48%) Data Mining
15 24 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
16 23 (1.22%) Oracle Database
17 19 (1.00%) MS Access
18 18 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 123 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 120 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (2.38%) Selenium
4 41 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 40 (2.11%) Git (software)
6 32 (1.69%) SpecFlow
7 30 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (1.48%) Subversion
9 26 (1.37%) JIRA
10 24 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 23 (1.22%) TeamCity
12 17 (0.90%) WebDriver
13 16 (0.85%) Jenkins
14 15 (0.79%) SoapUI
15 13 (0.69%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.69%) MorphX
16 10 (0.53%) Protractor
17 9 (0.48%) HP UFT
18 8 (0.42%) Grunt
18 8 (0.42%) gulp
General
1 322 (17.01%) Finance
2 99 (5.23%) Advertising
3 74 (3.91%) Retail
4 68 (3.59%) Marketing
5 50 (2.64%) Manufacturing
6 44 (2.32%) Legal
7 42 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.11%) Games
9 17 (0.90%) Law
9 17 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.53%) Automotive
11 8 (0.42%) Publishing
12 6 (0.32%) Banking
13 5 (0.26%) Back Office
13 5 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.26%) Local Government
13 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.053%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 459 (24.25%) Developer
2 289 (15.27%) Analyst
3 157 (8.29%) .NET Developer
4 123 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 116 (6.13%) Administrator
6 113 (5.97%) C# Developer
7 111 (5.86%) Support Analyst
8 108 (5.71%) IT Support
9 107 (5.65%) Senior Developer
10 105 (5.55%) Support Engineer
11 92 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
12 85 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
12 85 (4.49%) DBA
13 77 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 76 (4.01%) Architect
14 76 (4.01%) Software Developer
15 75 (3.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 74 (3.91%) SQL Developer
17 71 (3.75%) IT Engineer
17 71 (3.75%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (21.87%) .NET
2 194 (10.25%) ASP.NET
3 136 (7.18%) HTML
4 120 (6.34%) .NET Framework
5 113 (5.97%) CSS
6 112 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 96 (5.07%) Web Services
8 93 (4.91%) jQuery
9 75 (3.96%) AngularJS
10 64 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 62 (3.28%) XML
12 48 (2.54%) WCF
13 46 (2.43%) Entity Framework
14 40 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 40 (2.11%) WPF
15 31 (1.64%) HTML5
16 29 (1.53%) RESTful
16 29 (1.53%) SOAP
17 27 (1.43%) LINQ
17 27 (1.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 71 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.54%) Clustering
5 40 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (1.85%) NHS
7 31 (1.64%) Driving Licence
8 30 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (1.48%) Replication
10 27 (1.43%) User Experience
11 26 (1.37%) Computer Science
12 21 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
14 16 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.85%) iPad
14 16 (0.85%) PKI
15 14 (0.74%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.69%) Public Cloud
17 11 (0.58%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 640 (33.81%) Windows
2 364 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 228 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 208 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 168 (8.87%) Windows 7
6 122 (6.44%) Linux
7 66 (3.49%) Windows 10
8 55 (2.91%) Unix
9 43 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.85%) Android
11 16 (0.85%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.63%) CentOS
14 10 (0.53%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.48%) Solaris
16 8 (0.42%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.26%) AIX
17 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (17.91%) ITIL
3 211 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
4 169 (8.93%) MVC
5 150 (7.92%) ETL
6 130 (6.87%) Project Management
7 116 (6.13%) Scrum
8 112 (5.92%) Mentoring
9 101 (5.34%) TDD
10 90 (4.75%) ERP
11 83 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 83 (4.38%) Test Automation
12 79 (4.17%) SDLC
13 78 (4.12%) E-Commerce
14 76 (4.01%) CRM
15 74 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
16 69 (3.65%) Analytics
16 69 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 67 (3.54%) Load Balancing
17 67 (3.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 673 (35.55%) SQL
2 387 (20.44%) C#
3 223 (11.78%) T-SQL
4 177 (9.35%) JavaScript
5 159 (8.40%) PowerShell
6 83 (4.38%) Java
7 40 (2.11%) VB
8 35 (1.85%) VBA
9 34 (1.80%) VB.NET
10 28 (1.48%) Python
11 24 (1.27%) C
12 20 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 20 (1.06%) X++
13 16 (0.85%) Ruby
14 15 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.69%) PHP
16 12 (0.63%) C++
17 11 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.42%) R
18 8 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 208 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (8.45%) Degree
3 131 (6.92%) MCSE
4 113 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (5.49%) MCSA
6 83 (4.38%) CCNA
7 43 (2.27%) CCNP
8 40 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (1.69%) MCP
10 28 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 28 (1.48%) MCITP
11 20 (1.06%) Security Cleared
12 18 (0.95%) SC Cleared
13 15 (0.79%) CCDA
13 15 (0.79%) CISSP
14 13 (0.69%) CCIE
14 13 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.58%) CISM
17 10 (0.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.43%) SLA
2 30 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.53%) QA
4 27 (1.43%) PMO
5 23 (1.22%) GDPR
6 18 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.63%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.26%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.21%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.16%) NEBOSH
14 2 (0.11%) DICOM
14 2 (0.11%) HL7
14 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.053%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.053%) P3O
System Software
1 475 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 248 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (4.70%) Hyper-V
4 75 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
5 53 (2.80%) XenApp
6 47 (2.48%) XenDesktop
7 44 (2.32%) vSphere
8 24 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (1.16%) Docker
10 15 (0.79%) iptables
10 15 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.63%) XenServer
12 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.48%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
15 8 (0.42%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.32%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.21%) vCloud
18 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 137 (7.24%) SCCM
2 81 (4.28%) SCOM
3 37 (1.95%) WSUS
4 33 (1.74%) SCDPM
5 26 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 23 (1.22%) Puppet
7 20 (1.06%) vCenter Server
8 17 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (0.79%) WMI
10 13 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 12 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.53%) XenMobile
13 9 (0.48%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 7 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
14 7 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (0.32%) DameWare
15 6 (0.32%) Grafana
16 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
16 5 (0.26%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 368 (19.44%) VMware
2 199 (10.51%) Cisco
3 146 (7.71%) Citrix
4 97 (5.12%) HP
5 84 (4.44%) Oracle
6 69 (3.65%) SAP
7 65 (3.43%) Dell
8 59 (3.12%) NetApp
9 52 (2.75%) Avaya
10 45 (2.38%) Hitachi
11 43 (2.27%) Google
12 37 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 35 (1.85%) Symantec
13 35 (1.85%) Veeam
14 29 (1.53%) Brocade
15 28 (1.48%) F5
16 26 (1.37%) Tableau
17 21 (1.11%) Genesys
17 21 (1.11%) Verint
18 20 (1.06%) Apple