Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,130 1,558 1,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.54% 21.03% 18.27%
As % of the Vendors category 47.64% 47.18% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1,367 1,536
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,372 3,302 4,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.92% 44.58% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,891 2,724 3,667
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.23%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 0 774 £40,000 -4.76% 202
North Yorkshire -2 201 £44,500 +11.25% 54
South Yorkshire +1 120 £42,500 +25.00% 67
East Yorkshire +5 32 £37,500 +31.58% 18
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 444 (39.29%) Windows
2 408 (36.11%) Azure
3 320 (28.32%) Active Directory
4 317 (28.05%) SQL
5 303 (26.81%) SQL Server
6 283 (25.04%) Office 365
7 268 (23.72%) .NET
8 267 (23.63%) C#
9 241 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
10 229 (20.27%) Windows Server
11 226 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
12 212 (18.76%) Finance
13 194 (17.17%) VMware
14 176 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
15 174 (15.40%) ITIL
16 128 (11.33%) Firewall
16 128 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 119 (10.53%) JavaScript
18 117 (10.35%) MVC
19 116 (10.27%) AWS
19 116 (10.27%) Windows 10
20 115 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 108 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
21 108 (9.56%) ASP.NET
22 104 (9.20%) MS Exchange
23 99 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
24 98 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
25 96 (8.50%) DNS
26 94 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
27 90 (7.96%) Mentoring

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
1 104 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 78 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 66 (5.84%) IIS
4 38 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (3.27%) Skype for Business
6 27 (2.39%) CMS
7 24 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.44%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.35%) Confluence
12 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.18%) Apache
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 226 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 99 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.088%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.088%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 22 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.88%) assyst
3 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.35%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.18%) Aligne
5 2 (0.18%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.088%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.088%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.088%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 408 (36.11%) Azure
2 283 (25.04%) Office 365
3 116 (10.27%) AWS
4 47 (4.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 38 (3.36%) Power Platform
6 21 (1.86%) SaaS
7 18 (1.59%) IaaS
8 15 (1.33%) PaaS
9 14 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (0.88%) Boomi
11 10 (0.88%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.80%) GCP
13 8 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.44%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.35%) GitHub
16 2 (0.18%) G Suite
17 1 (0.088%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 1 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
17 1 (0.088%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 128 (11.33%) Firewall
2 96 (8.50%) DNS
3 83 (7.35%) DHCP
4 61 (5.40%) SAN
4 61 (5.40%) VPN
5 59 (5.22%) WAN
6 52 (4.60%) LAN
7 45 (3.98%) Wireless
8 43 (3.81%) Skype
8 43 (3.81%) TCP/IP
8 43 (3.81%) VoIP
9 42 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (2.30%) Internet
11 23 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (1.77%) VLAN
13 17 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (1.15%) AMQP
15 12 (1.06%) MPLS
16 11 (0.97%) Unified Communications
17 10 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (3.36%) Power BI
6 36 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 27 (2.39%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (1.33%) Star Schema
11 14 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.06%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.97%) DB2
14 10 (0.88%) Big Data
15 7 (0.62%) MySQL
16 6 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (4.42%) Visual Studio
3 36 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 24 (2.12%) Selenium
5 22 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 21 (1.86%) JIRA
7 20 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.33%) Moq
9 14 (1.24%) LINQPad
10 13 (1.15%) Postman
11 12 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.97%) MSTest
13 8 (0.71%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.62%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.53%) Subversion
16 5 (0.44%) Bitbucket
16 5 (0.44%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.44%) FitNesse
16 5 (0.44%) HP UFT
17 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 212 (18.76%) Finance
2 52 (4.60%) Public Sector
3 43 (3.81%) Retail
3 43 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.72%) Marketing
5 35 (3.10%) Legal
6 31 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.59%) Banking
7 18 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.97%) Advertising
9 7 (0.62%) Local Government
9 7 (0.62%) Police
10 6 (0.53%) Law
11 4 (0.35%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.27%) Electronics
12 3 (0.27%) Front Office
12 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.18%) Automotive
13 2 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.088%) Billing
Job Titles
1 261 (23.10%) Developer
2 195 (17.26%) Analyst
3 99 (8.76%) .NET Developer
4 94 (8.32%) C# Developer
5 86 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 80 (7.08%) IT Support
7 65 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 60 (5.31%) Support Analyst
9 59 (5.22%) Architect
9 59 (5.22%) Service Analyst
10 58 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
11 48 (4.25%) Support Engineer
12 45 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
13 44 (3.89%) Consultant
14 40 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 37 (3.27%) Senior .NET Developer
16 35 (3.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 35 (3.10%) Software Developer
17 33 (2.92%) Azure Developer
17 33 (2.92%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (23.72%) .NET
2 108 (9.56%) ASP.NET
3 85 (7.52%) .NET Core
4 70 (6.19%) .NET Framework
5 60 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (5.22%) HTML
7 57 (5.04%) AngularJS
7 57 (5.04%) CSS
8 49 (4.34%) Web Services
9 43 (3.81%) React
10 42 (3.72%) jQuery
11 34 (3.01%) Vue.js
12 30 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 29 (2.57%) Entity Framework
14 27 (2.39%) RESTful
15 25 (2.21%) XML
16 16 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (1.33%) REST
18 12 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (0.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.78%) Data Centre
3 52 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (3.36%) Public Cloud
6 37 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 35 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.04%) User Experience
9 20 (1.77%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.33%) CCTV
12 13 (1.15%) Cloud Native
12 13 (1.15%) Clustering
13 11 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.97%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.80%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (0.71%) iPhone
16 7 (0.62%) Mobile App
17 5 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 444 (39.29%) Windows
2 229 (20.27%) Windows Server
3 116 (10.27%) Windows 10
4 108 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (5.04%) Windows 7
7 53 (4.69%) Linux
8 43 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (3.72%) Windows 8
10 35 (3.10%) Apple iOS
11 34 (3.01%) Android
12 21 (1.86%) Unix
13 6 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.088%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
3 174 (15.40%) ITIL
4 117 (10.35%) MVC
5 115 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 90 (7.96%) Mentoring
7 89 (7.88%) DevOps
8 86 (7.61%) Scrum
9 76 (6.73%) Project Management
10 71 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
11 70 (6.19%) Change Management
12 61 (5.40%) Service Delivery
13 59 (5.22%) Test Automation
14 56 (4.96%) Migration
15 53 (4.69%) TDD
16 50 (4.42%) Service Management
17 49 (4.34%) Coaching
18 47 (4.16%) Analytics
18 47 (4.16%) Project Delivery
19 46 (4.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 317 (28.05%) SQL
2 267 (23.63%) C#
3 119 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 86 (7.61%) PowerShell
5 68 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 32 (2.83%) VB
7 25 (2.21%) Java
8 21 (1.86%) VB.NET
9 16 (1.42%) Python
10 11 (0.97%) COBOL
10 11 (0.97%) JCL
11 8 (0.71%) C
12 7 (0.62%) PHP
13 6 (0.53%) C++
13 6 (0.53%) XAML
14 4 (0.35%) ABAP
14 4 (0.35%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.35%) R
14 4 (0.35%) Ruby
14 4 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 98 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (5.58%) Degree
3 54 (4.78%) MCSE
4 50 (4.42%) MCSA
5 45 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (2.83%) CCNA
7 28 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.12%) MCP
9 15 (1.33%) CCNP
9 15 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.15%) ISEB
10 13 (1.15%) MCITP
10 13 (1.15%) Security Cleared
11 12 (1.06%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.97%) PMP
13 9 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.62%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 5 (0.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.37%) SLA
2 38 (3.36%) QA
3 24 (2.12%) GDPR
4 20 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.53%) PMO
8 5 (0.44%) NIST
9 4 (0.35%) COBIT
10 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 320 (28.32%) Active Directory
2 128 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (7.17%) Hyper-V
4 40 (3.54%) vSphere
5 39 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (2.12%) XenApp
7 21 (1.86%) Docker
8 16 (1.42%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.62%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.44%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.18%) Firmware
14 2 (0.18%) vCloud
15 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.088%) NFS
15 1 (0.088%) Squid
Systems Management
1 89 (7.88%) SCCM
2 54 (4.78%) WSUS
3 44 (3.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (1.95%) SCOM
5 14 (1.24%) Puppet
6 13 (1.15%) vCenter Server
7 12 (1.06%) Terraform
8 11 (0.97%) Kubernetes
9 10 (0.88%) Ansible
10 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (0.71%) PaperCut
11 6 (0.53%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.44%) Nessus
13 4 (0.35%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.35%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.35%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 194 (17.17%) VMware
2 79 (6.99%) Citrix
3 77 (6.81%) Cisco
4 26 (2.30%) HP
4 26 (2.30%) IBM
5 22 (1.95%) Veeam
6 21 (1.86%) Tableau
7 19 (1.68%) Dell
8 18 (1.59%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.42%) Xamarin
10 15 (1.33%) Oracle
11 14 (1.24%) SAP
12 13 (1.15%) Avaya
12 13 (1.15%) Remedy
12 13 (1.15%) Sitecore
13 12 (1.06%) Google
14 11 (0.97%) Apple
14 11 (0.97%) Sage
15 10 (0.88%) Meraki
16 6 (0.53%) 3PAR