Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,613 1,849 2,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.30% 18.88% 18.56%
As % of the Vendors category 46.20% 41.89% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,402 1,565 1,869
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 3,491 4,414 4,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.93% 45.06% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,877 3,672 3,603
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 0 1,092 £42,000 +5.00% 281
North Yorkshire +6 282 £44,000 +25.71% 55
South Yorkshire 0 179 £35,000 - 95
East Yorkshire -3 50 £28,000 +7.69% 25
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 619 (38.38%) SQL
2 545 (33.79%) .NET
3 524 (32.49%) Windows
4 500 (31.00%) C#
5 464 (28.77%) SQL Server
6 415 (25.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 389 (24.12%) Active Directory
8 369 (22.88%) JavaScript
9 338 (20.95%) ASP.NET
10 329 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
11 325 (20.15%) MVC
12 282 (17.48%) Finance
13 268 (16.62%) Windows Server
14 266 (16.49%) VMware
15 258 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 241 (14.94%) Microsoft Office
17 231 (14.32%) ITIL
18 224 (13.89%) Office 365
19 220 (13.64%) TDD
20 199 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
21 198 (12.28%) Software Engineering
22 186 (11.53%) .NET Framework
23 185 (11.47%) Enterprise Software
24 182 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
24 182 (11.28%) PowerShell
25 176 (10.91%) BDD
26 172 (10.66%) DevOps
27 165 (10.23%) Pair Programming
28 163 (10.11%) Citrix
29 158 (9.80%) HTML

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
1 145 (8.99%) MS Exchange
2 128 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 65 (4.03%) IIS
4 57 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (2.54%) Skype for Business
7 36 (2.23%) CMS
8 20 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (1.24%) Umbraco
9 13 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.56%) Apache
10 9 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.31%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.31%) nginx
13 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 241 (14.94%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.05%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.062%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.062%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (2.85%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.25%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.19%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.19%) Magento
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.19%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.19%) Shopify
7 2 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.12%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.062%) iTrent
8 1 (0.062%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.062%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.062%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 415 (25.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 224 (13.89%) Office 365
3 157 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (4.03%) SaaS
5 55 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
6 47 (2.91%) IaaS
7 46 (2.85%) PaaS
8 25 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (1.18%) OneDrive
11 13 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.74%) Serverless
13 11 (0.68%) GitHub
14 7 (0.43%) Akamai
14 7 (0.43%) Fastly
14 7 (0.43%) Force.com
15 5 (0.31%) G Suite
16 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
17 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
18 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 118 (7.32%) Firewall
2 109 (6.76%) DNS
3 76 (4.71%) DHCP
4 74 (4.59%) SAN
5 71 (4.40%) WAN
6 60 (3.72%) LAN
7 56 (3.47%) Internet
8 55 (3.41%) VoIP
9 51 (3.16%) TCP/IP
10 48 (2.98%) VPN
11 36 (2.23%) NetScaler
12 31 (1.92%) Wireless
13 30 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (1.74%) Network Security
15 24 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (1.36%) Intranet
17 20 (1.24%) 3G
17 20 (1.24%) Broadband
18 19 (1.18%) ADSL
19 16 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 108 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 61 (3.78%) Power BI
7 52 (3.22%) Relational Database
8 37 (2.29%) MySQL
9 33 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
11 25 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (1.24%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (0.68%) Big Data
15 11 (0.68%) OLAP
15 11 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
15 11 (0.68%) QlikView
16 10 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 87 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 84 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 83 (5.15%) Visual Studio
4 46 (2.85%) Jenkins
5 44 (2.73%) Selenium
6 19 (1.18%) GitLab
6 19 (1.18%) SpecFlow
7 17 (1.05%) JIRA
8 16 (0.99%) Axure RP
8 16 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 16 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (0.62%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.56%) Grunt
11 9 (0.56%) gulp
12 8 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (0.43%) Subversion
14 6 (0.37%) Bower
General
1 282 (17.48%) Finance
2 80 (4.96%) Retail
3 56 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 49 (3.04%) Manufacturing
5 48 (2.98%) Legal
6 36 (2.23%) Advertising
6 36 (2.23%) Marketing
7 19 (1.18%) Back Office
8 13 (0.81%) Banking
9 12 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.74%) Law
10 8 (0.50%) Games
11 6 (0.37%) Billing
12 5 (0.31%) Automotive
12 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.19%) Local Government
13 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.19%) Swedish Language
14 2 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 533 (33.04%) Developer
2 268 (16.62%) C# Developer
3 252 (15.62%) Analyst
4 239 (14.82%) .NET Developer
5 165 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 126 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 116 (7.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 115 (7.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 108 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 102 (6.32%) Support Analyst
11 101 (6.26%) Senior Developer
12 75 (4.65%) SQL Developer
13 71 (4.40%) Support Engineer
14 67 (4.15%) Software Developer
15 60 (3.72%) Architect
16 54 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 52 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
17 52 (3.22%) Consultant
18 45 (2.79%) IT Engineer
18 45 (2.79%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (33.79%) .NET
2 338 (20.95%) ASP.NET
3 258 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 186 (11.53%) .NET Framework
5 158 (9.80%) HTML
6 134 (8.31%) CSS
7 124 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 124 (7.69%) jQuery
8 83 (5.15%) AngularJS
9 68 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 68 (4.22%) Web Services
10 54 (3.35%) React
11 49 (3.04%) .NET Core
12 47 (2.91%) WCF
13 42 (2.60%) HTML5
13 42 (2.60%) WPF
14 35 (2.17%) XML
15 30 (1.86%) Node.js
16 29 (1.80%) RESTful
16 29 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 185 (11.47%) Enterprise Software
2 145 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
3 122 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 64 (3.97%) Data Centre
6 52 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (2.48%) NHS
8 37 (2.29%) Driving Licence
9 34 (2.11%) User Experience
10 27 (1.67%) Replication
11 25 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.36%) Public Cloud
13 21 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 21 (1.30%) e-Learning
14 18 (1.12%) PKI
15 17 (1.05%) Fintech
16 13 (0.81%) EPoS
16 13 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
17 12 (0.74%) Fat Client
17 12 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 524 (32.49%) Windows
2 268 (16.62%) Windows Server
3 118 (7.32%) Windows 10
4 113 (7.01%) Windows 7
4 113 (7.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (6.26%) Linux
7 63 (3.91%) Android
8 38 (2.36%) Apple iOS
9 33 (2.05%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.43%) Unix
11 21 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.62%) AIX
14 6 (0.37%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.31%) CentOS
15 5 (0.31%) HPUX
15 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (20.15%) MVC
3 231 (14.32%) ITIL
4 220 (13.64%) TDD
5 199 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
6 198 (12.28%) Software Engineering
7 176 (10.91%) BDD
8 172 (10.66%) DevOps
9 165 (10.23%) Pair Programming
10 136 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
11 124 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 118 (7.32%) Project Management
13 110 (6.82%) Unit Testing
14 107 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (5.46%) Continuous Delivery
16 87 (5.39%) Service Management
17 86 (5.33%) ERP
18 84 (5.21%) CRM
19 82 (5.08%) Test Automation
20 76 (4.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 619 (38.38%) SQL
2 500 (31.00%) C#
3 369 (22.88%) JavaScript
4 182 (11.28%) PowerShell
5 137 (8.49%) T-SQL
6 43 (2.67%) Java
7 28 (1.74%) C
8 27 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 24 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 23 (1.43%) VBA
11 20 (1.24%) Python
11 20 (1.24%) Ruby
12 16 (0.99%) X++
13 13 (0.81%) PHP
13 13 (0.81%) TypeScript
14 11 (0.68%) C++
15 10 (0.62%) Apex Code
16 9 (0.56%) Apple Swift
16 9 (0.56%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (8.12%) Degree
3 54 (3.35%) MCSE
4 51 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (2.91%) CCNA
6 45 (2.79%) MCSA
7 39 (2.42%) Security Cleared
8 35 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 33 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (1.61%) MCITP
11 25 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.12%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.93%) ISEB
14 15 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.74%) AWS Certification
16 11 (0.68%) DBS Check
16 11 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.68%) SC Cleared
17 9 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.01%) SLA
2 72 (4.46%) QA
3 57 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.92%) PMO
5 24 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 21 (1.30%) ISO 9001
7 18 (1.12%) GDPR
8 13 (0.81%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.12%) COBIT
11 2 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 389 (24.12%) Active Directory
2 182 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.66%) Docker
4 54 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (2.98%) XenApp
6 47 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 33 (2.05%) XenDesktop
8 21 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.56%) vSphere
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 3 (0.19%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.19%) Xen
14 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 98 (6.08%) SCCM
2 43 (2.67%) Puppet
3 36 (2.23%) Terraform
4 26 (1.61%) XenMobile
5 23 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.43%) SCOM
6 21 (1.30%) WSUS
7 17 (1.05%) vCenter Server
8 15 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (0.74%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.74%) SCOrch
10 11 (0.68%) SCVMM
10 11 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
11 10 (0.62%) Ansible
12 9 (0.56%) AirWatch
12 9 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.50%) Nessus
13 8 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 266 (16.49%) VMware
2 163 (10.11%) Citrix
3 122 (7.56%) Cisco
4 75 (4.65%) Xamarin
5 53 (3.29%) Oracle
6 47 (2.91%) HP
7 39 (2.42%) McAfee
8 34 (2.11%) Google
9 31 (1.92%) Sitecore
9 31 (1.92%) Symantec
10 27 (1.67%) Veeam
11 26 (1.61%) Adobe
11 26 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (1.49%) Meraki
13 22 (1.36%) Polycom
14 20 (1.24%) Altiris
14 20 (1.24%) Aruba
14 20 (1.24%) SAP
15 18 (1.12%) Dell
15 18 (1.12%) Tableau