Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,007 1,536 1,852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.07% 21.14% 18.09%
As % of the Vendors category 45.28% 47.63% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1,406 1,707
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,650
90th Percentile £61,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,674 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.50% +5.88%

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 2,224 3,225 4,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.70% 44.39% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,775 2,638 3,899
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 -2 684 £42,500 +2.41% 128
North Yorkshire -1 169 £45,000 +5.88% 39
South Yorkshire -3 124 £42,500 +18.06% 50
East Yorkshire +5 23 £37,500 +8.70% 15
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 406 (40.32%) Azure
2 398 (39.52%) Windows
3 292 (29.00%) SQL
4 283 (28.10%) SQL Server
5 251 (24.93%) C#
6 245 (24.33%) .NET
7 237 (23.54%) Office 365
8 236 (23.44%) Active Directory
9 212 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 210 (20.85%) Windows Server
11 197 (19.56%) Microsoft Office
12 175 (17.38%) Finance
13 166 (16.48%) VMware
14 137 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
15 123 (12.21%) DevOps
16 118 (11.72%) ASP.NET
17 114 (11.32%) ITIL
18 111 (11.02%) MVC
18 111 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 110 (10.92%) AWS
20 109 (10.82%) Windows 10
21 103 (10.23%) JavaScript
22 98 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
23 93 (9.24%) Firewall
24 92 (9.14%) .NET Core
25 90 (8.94%) Scrum
26 88 (8.74%) .NET Framework
27 84 (8.34%) Microsoft Excel
27 84 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
28 83 (8.24%) Hyper-V

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 77 (7.65%) MS Exchange
2 64 (6.36%) IIS
3 62 (6.16%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.28%) Skype for Business
5 20 (1.99%) CMS
6 18 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.30%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.20%) Apache
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.099%) Confluence
11 1 (0.099%) EPiServer
Applications
1 197 (19.56%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (8.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.099%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.099%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 26 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.60%) Carpe Diem
4 6 (0.60%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.40%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.099%) assyst
8 1 (0.099%) Magento
8 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 406 (40.32%) Azure
2 237 (23.54%) Office 365
3 110 (10.92%) AWS
4 41 (4.07%) Power Platform
5 32 (3.18%) IaaS
6 25 (2.48%) PaaS
7 23 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
9 18 (1.79%) SaaS
10 13 (1.29%) GCP
11 12 (1.19%) Boomi
12 7 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.70%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.60%) Azure Stack
13 6 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.40%) Serverless
15 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.30%) GitHub
15 3 (0.30%) Yammer
16 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 93 (9.24%) Firewall
2 78 (7.75%) DNS
3 69 (6.85%) DHCP
4 45 (4.47%) SAN
5 42 (4.17%) LAN
6 40 (3.97%) WAN
7 39 (3.87%) TCP/IP
8 32 (3.18%) VoIP
8 32 (3.18%) VPN
9 28 (2.78%) Wireless
10 26 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (2.48%) Skype
12 22 (2.18%) Internet
13 16 (1.59%) VLAN
14 14 (1.39%) AMQP
15 11 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (0.99%) Network Security
16 10 (0.99%) Unified Communications
17 9 (0.89%) Intranet
18 7 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (28.10%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (4.07%) Power BI
5 39 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
12 13 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.19%) DB2
14 11 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.09%) MySQL
15 10 (0.99%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.99%) Relational Database
16 8 (0.79%) ZAP BI
17 7 (0.70%) Big Data
18 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 52 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (4.57%) Visual Studio
3 42 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.28%) JIRA
5 18 (1.79%) Moq
5 18 (1.79%) Selenium
6 12 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (1.09%) SpecFlow
7 11 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.89%) Postman
9 7 (0.70%) LINQPad
9 7 (0.70%) MSTest
10 6 (0.60%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.60%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.40%) Spinnaker
11 4 (0.40%) Subversion
12 3 (0.30%) HP UFT
General
1 175 (17.38%) Finance
2 46 (4.57%) Retail
3 35 (3.48%) Legal
4 34 (3.38%) Public Sector
5 33 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.88%) Marketing
7 25 (2.48%) Law
8 21 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.99%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.59%) Games
11 15 (1.49%) Banking
12 10 (0.99%) Advertising
12 10 (0.99%) Local Government
13 4 (0.40%) Back Office
13 4 (0.40%) Front Office
14 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.099%) Billing
16 1 (0.099%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 255 (25.32%) Developer
2 156 (15.49%) Analyst
3 102 (10.13%) C# Developer
4 101 (10.03%) .NET Developer
5 80 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 71 (7.05%) IT Support
7 54 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 46 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 43 (4.27%) Architect
9 43 (4.27%) Support Analyst
9 43 (4.27%) Support Engineer
10 42 (4.17%) Consultant
11 37 (3.67%) IT Analyst
12 34 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
13 33 (3.28%) IT Engineer
13 33 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
14 31 (3.08%) Azure Developer
15 30 (2.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 30 (2.98%) Service Analyst
15 30 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (24.33%) .NET
2 118 (11.72%) ASP.NET
3 92 (9.14%) .NET Core
4 88 (8.74%) .NET Framework
5 77 (7.65%) AngularJS
6 66 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (5.56%) CSS
8 52 (5.16%) HTML
9 48 (4.77%) Vue.js
10 47 (4.67%) React
11 44 (4.37%) Entity Framework
11 44 (4.37%) Web Services
12 33 (3.28%) RESTful
13 24 (2.38%) jQuery
14 23 (2.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (1.39%) COM
17 12 (1.19%) XML
18 11 (1.09%) WCF
18 11 (1.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 44 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (2.78%) User Experience
8 15 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.29%) Cloud Native
9 13 (1.29%) Clustering
10 12 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.19%) Public Cloud
11 10 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.79%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.70%) CCTV
13 7 (0.70%) iPhone
13 7 (0.70%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 398 (39.52%) Windows
2 210 (20.85%) Windows Server
3 109 (10.82%) Windows 10
4 72 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (4.47%) Linux
7 41 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
8 36 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 33 (3.28%) Apple iOS
10 30 (2.98%) Android
11 24 (2.38%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.59%) Unix
13 13 (1.29%) Windows Server 2019
14 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.70%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
3 123 (12.21%) DevOps
4 114 (11.32%) ITIL
5 111 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 111 (11.02%) MVC
6 90 (8.94%) Scrum
7 84 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (7.15%) Project Management
9 64 (6.36%) TDD
10 62 (6.16%) Mentoring
11 59 (5.86%) Test Automation
12 58 (5.76%) Migration
13 57 (5.66%) Change Management
14 52 (5.16%) Analytics
15 51 (5.06%) Software Engineering
16 49 (4.87%) Information Security
17 45 (4.47%) Cybersecurity
18 44 (4.37%) BDD
19 43 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 292 (29.00%) SQL
2 251 (24.93%) C#
3 103 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 78 (7.75%) PowerShell
5 62 (6.16%) T-SQL
6 26 (2.58%) Java
7 24 (2.38%) VB.NET
8 20 (1.99%) VB
9 19 (1.89%) Python
10 16 (1.59%) VBA
11 12 (1.19%) COBOL
11 12 (1.19%) JCL
12 8 (0.79%) PHP
12 8 (0.79%) TypeScript
12 8 (0.79%) X++
12 8 (0.79%) XAML
13 5 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.50%) IronPython
14 4 (0.40%) Perl
14 4 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (4.77%) Degree
3 35 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (3.38%) MCSE
5 25 (2.48%) MCSA
6 20 (1.99%) CCNA
7 17 (1.69%) CISM
8 16 (1.59%) MCP
9 14 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.29%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.29%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.19%) CISA
11 12 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (1.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 11 (1.09%) CCNP
12 11 (1.09%) CEH
12 11 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.99%) ISEB
14 9 (0.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.16%) SLA
2 30 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.38%) GDPR
4 23 (2.28%) QA
5 15 (1.49%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.79%) NIST
7 6 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.099%) PMO
System Software
1 236 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 98 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (8.24%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (2.68%) Docker
6 17 (1.69%) vSphere
7 10 (0.99%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.50%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.50%) Xen
9 5 (0.50%) XenApp
10 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.40%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.099%) Postfix
12 1 (0.099%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 81 (8.04%) SCCM
2 54 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 29 (2.88%) WSUS
4 17 (1.69%) Puppet
5 16 (1.59%) Kubernetes
6 15 (1.49%) Terraform
7 13 (1.29%) SCOM
8 12 (1.19%) Ansible
9 7 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.70%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.60%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.60%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.50%) Nessus
11 5 (0.50%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.30%) OpenView
12 3 (0.30%) PaperCut
12 3 (0.30%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 166 (16.48%) VMware
2 77 (7.65%) Cisco
3 58 (5.76%) Citrix
4 22 (2.18%) Dell
4 22 (2.18%) IBM
4 22 (2.18%) Oracle
5 21 (2.09%) HP
6 20 (1.99%) Tableau
7 19 (1.89%) Xamarin
8 16 (1.59%) Veeam
9 14 (1.39%) Sage
10 13 (1.29%) Apple
11 12 (1.19%) Avaya
11 12 (1.19%) Google
12 10 (0.99%) Remedy
13 9 (0.89%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.79%) iManage
14 8 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.79%) SAP
15 7 (0.70%) Meraki