Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,834 1,945 2,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.05% 18.89% 18.30%
As % of the Vendors category 42.85% 42.86% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,516 1,676 1,837
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 4,280 4,538 4,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 46.78% 44.08% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,551 3,792 3,900
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 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
West Yorkshire -1 1,255 £42,287 +5.72% 181
North Yorkshire +6 273 £44,000 +25.71% 34
South Yorkshire +9 244 £35,750 -4.67% 36
East Yorkshire -7 43 £36,176 +44.70% 16
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 623 (33.97%) SQL
2 572 (31.19%) .NET
3 568 (30.97%) Windows
4 550 (29.99%) SQL Server
5 533 (29.06%) C#
6 444 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 408 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
8 406 (22.14%) Active Directory
9 383 (20.88%) Finance
10 378 (20.61%) JavaScript
11 358 (19.52%) MVC
12 335 (18.27%) ASP.NET
13 305 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
14 294 (16.03%) Windows Server
15 291 (15.87%) ITIL
16 286 (15.59%) VMware
17 260 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 255 (13.90%) Office 365
19 204 (11.12%) TDD
20 201 (10.96%) .NET Framework
21 190 (10.36%) DevOps
22 186 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
23 184 (10.03%) HTML
23 184 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
24 181 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
25 180 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
26 175 (9.54%) PowerShell
27 160 (8.72%) Software Engineering
28 159 (8.67%) MS Exchange
29 153 (8.34%) CSS

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
1 159 (8.67%) MS Exchange
2 125 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 71 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (2.56%) IIS
6 34 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 30 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (1.53%) CMS
8 28 (1.53%) Umbraco
9 22 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.65%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.60%) Apache
15 10 (0.55%) OpenEdge
16 9 (0.49%) OpenStack
17 8 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.44%) CloudStack
Applications
1 305 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.15%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.16%) Blender
8 3 (0.16%) Maya
8 3 (0.16%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 70 (3.82%) Dynamics AX
2 59 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (2.07%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.60%) assyst
5 6 (0.33%) iTrent
5 6 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.27%) BPCS
6 5 (0.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.16%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.11%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.055%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.055%) Pegasus Opera
10 1 (0.055%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 444 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 255 (13.90%) Office 365
3 186 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (5.34%) Dynamics 365
5 63 (3.44%) SaaS
6 57 (3.11%) PaaS
7 49 (2.67%) IaaS
8 33 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (1.04%) OneDrive
10 14 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.33%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.33%) Serverless
11 6 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.22%) AdWords
12 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.16%) GitHub
14 2 (0.11%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 124 (6.76%) DNS
2 110 (6.00%) Firewall
3 100 (5.45%) SAN
4 90 (4.91%) DHCP
4 90 (4.91%) WAN
5 84 (4.58%) LAN
6 75 (4.09%) TCP/IP
7 65 (3.54%) VPN
8 41 (2.24%) VoIP
9 40 (2.18%) Internet
10 31 (1.69%) Network Security
11 26 (1.42%) NetScaler
11 26 (1.42%) Wireless
12 24 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
14 20 (1.09%) Intranet
14 20 (1.09%) MPLS
15 19 (1.04%) VLAN
16 17 (0.93%) IPsec
17 16 (0.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (29.99%) SQL Server
2 140 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 130 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (3.38%) Power BI
7 54 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 46 (2.51%) Relational Database
9 44 (2.40%) MySQL
10 31 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 30 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (1.58%) MS Access
13 28 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
15 21 (1.15%) QlikView
16 20 (1.09%) Big Data
16 20 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
17 19 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
18 17 (0.93%) Hadoop
18 17 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 118 (6.43%) Git (software)
1 118 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 83 (4.53%) Visual Studio
3 52 (2.84%) JIRA
4 26 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 24 (1.31%) Selenium
7 23 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
8 20 (1.09%) gulp
9 17 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (0.93%) SpecFlow
10 16 (0.87%) Axure RP
10 16 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 15 (0.82%) Bitbucket
11 15 (0.82%) GitLab
12 11 (0.60%) Subversion
12 11 (0.60%) webpack
13 10 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.55%) Grunt
14 9 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 383 (20.88%) Finance
2 136 (7.42%) Retail
3 103 (5.62%) Marketing
4 80 (4.36%) Advertising
5 58 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 41 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.47%) Legal
8 19 (1.04%) Back Office
9 14 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.76%) Law
10 11 (0.60%) Local Government
11 10 (0.55%) Games
12 7 (0.38%) Banking
12 7 (0.38%) Billing
13 5 (0.27%) Electronics
14 4 (0.22%) Automotive
14 4 (0.22%) Publishing
15 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.11%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 561 (30.59%) Developer
2 295 (16.09%) Analyst
3 252 (13.74%) .NET Developer
4 237 (12.92%) C# Developer
5 139 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 130 (7.09%) Support Engineer
7 127 (6.92%) Senior Developer
8 105 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 103 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 93 (5.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 92 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 78 (4.25%) SQL Developer
13 77 (4.20%) Architect
13 77 (4.20%) Service Analyst
14 74 (4.03%) Support Analyst
15 68 (3.71%) Consultant
16 65 (3.54%) Software Developer
17 62 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 56 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
18 56 (3.05%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (31.19%) .NET
2 335 (18.27%) ASP.NET
3 260 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 201 (10.96%) .NET Framework
5 184 (10.03%) HTML
6 153 (8.34%) CSS
7 143 (7.80%) jQuery
8 136 (7.42%) Entity Framework
9 85 (4.63%) AngularJS
9 85 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 79 (4.31%) Web Services
11 67 (3.65%) WCF
12 60 (3.27%) .NET Core
12 60 (3.27%) HTML5
13 58 (3.16%) React
14 48 (2.62%) RESTful
15 46 (2.51%) XML
16 44 (2.40%) Node.js
17 36 (1.96%) WPF
18 33 (1.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 153 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
1 153 (8.34%) Enterprise Software
2 132 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
3 79 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 74 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
5 64 (3.49%) Data Centre
6 53 (2.89%) Driving Licence
7 37 (2.02%) User Experience
8 36 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 32 (1.74%) NHS
10 24 (1.31%) EPoS
10 24 (1.31%) Replication
11 21 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 14 (0.76%) Fintech
13 13 (0.71%) Blackberry
13 13 (0.71%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.71%) PKI
14 12 (0.65%) iPhone
15 11 (0.60%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 568 (30.97%) Windows
2 294 (16.03%) Windows Server
3 144 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (7.47%) Windows 7
6 126 (6.87%) Linux
7 106 (5.78%) Windows 10
8 47 (2.56%) Android
9 39 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 33 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.87%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.82%) Unix
15 12 (0.65%) HPUX
16 8 (0.44%) AIX
16 8 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.38%) Solaris
18 6 (0.33%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (19.52%) MVC
3 291 (15.87%) ITIL
4 204 (11.12%) TDD
5 190 (10.36%) DevOps
6 184 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
7 181 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
8 160 (8.72%) Software Engineering
9 153 (8.34%) BDD
10 138 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 134 (7.31%) Unit Testing
12 129 (7.03%) Pair Programming
13 115 (6.27%) Project Management
14 103 (5.62%) ERP
15 93 (5.07%) Scrum
15 93 (5.07%) Test Automation
16 92 (5.02%) Mentoring
17 84 (4.58%) Migration
18 82 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
19 81 (4.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 623 (33.97%) SQL
2 533 (29.06%) C#
3 378 (20.61%) JavaScript
4 175 (9.54%) PowerShell
5 141 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 56 (3.05%) Java
7 55 (3.00%) VB.NET
8 51 (2.78%) Python
9 35 (1.91%) Ruby
10 34 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 34 (1.85%) PHP
10 34 (1.85%) VBA
11 24 (1.31%) C
11 24 (1.31%) VB
12 22 (1.20%) C++
12 22 (1.20%) TypeScript
13 19 (1.04%) X++
14 15 (0.82%) Perl
15 14 (0.76%) R
16 11 (0.60%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 133 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (6.22%) Degree
3 55 (3.00%) MCSA
4 53 (2.89%) MCSE
5 44 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 36 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (1.47%) CCNA
9 26 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (0.76%) SC Cleared
13 13 (0.71%) MCP
14 11 (0.60%) MCITP
14 11 (0.60%) MCSD
15 10 (0.55%) CCNP
16 8 (0.44%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.44%) OCP
16 8 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
16 8 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.02%) SLA
2 78 (4.25%) QA
3 51 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.74%) PMO
5 26 (1.42%) GDPR
6 25 (1.36%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.49%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.33%) P3O
10 5 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.11%) COBIT
13 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.055%) IASME
System Software
1 406 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 180 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
4 56 (3.05%) XenApp
5 55 (3.00%) Hyper-V
6 53 (2.89%) Docker
7 43 (2.34%) XenDesktop
8 32 (1.74%) vSphere
9 24 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (0.98%) XenServer
11 16 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.71%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.44%) Xen
15 6 (0.33%) HDFS
16 5 (0.27%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
17 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
17 4 (0.22%) Firmware
18 3 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 113 (6.16%) SCCM
2 47 (2.56%) Puppet
3 34 (1.85%) vCenter Server
3 34 (1.85%) WSUS
4 33 (1.80%) SCOM
5 28 (1.53%) Terraform
6 22 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 19 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.87%) XenMobile
9 14 (0.76%) AirWatch
9 14 (0.76%) Ansible
9 14 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (0.65%) Backup Exec
12 9 (0.49%) Nessus
12 9 (0.49%) SCDPM
12 9 (0.49%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (0.44%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 286 (15.59%) VMware
2 138 (7.52%) Citrix
3 137 (7.47%) Cisco
4 74 (4.03%) Oracle
5 71 (3.87%) Xamarin
6 46 (2.51%) HP
7 39 (2.13%) Google
8 38 (2.07%) McAfee
9 32 (1.74%) SAP
10 31 (1.69%) Veeam
11 30 (1.64%) Adobe
11 30 (1.64%) Tableau
12 26 (1.42%) Capita
12 26 (1.42%) NetApp
12 26 (1.42%) Symantec
13 25 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 25 (1.36%) Remedy
14 23 (1.25%) EMC
15 19 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.93%) Apple