Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,846 1,888 2,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.02% 17.61% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 41.88% 40.77% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,566 1,701 1,891
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,375 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.85%

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 4,408 4,631 5,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 45.42% 43.20% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,727 3,910 4,180
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,150 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 1,323 £41,500 +3.75% 178
North Yorkshire +4 243 £45,000 +28.57% 33
South Yorkshire +5 228 £35,000 - 32
East Yorkshire -8 32 £36,838 +33.96% 17
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 577 (31.26%) SQL
2 574 (31.09%) Windows
3 562 (30.44%) SQL Server
4 532 (28.82%) .NET
5 484 (26.22%) C#
6 451 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 431 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
8 417 (22.59%) Active Directory
9 383 (20.75%) Finance
10 322 (17.44%) JavaScript
11 315 (17.06%) MVC
12 310 (16.79%) VMware
13 308 (16.68%) Windows Server
14 290 (15.71%) ASP.NET
15 273 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
16 271 (14.68%) ITIL
17 268 (14.52%) Office 365
18 223 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 212 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
20 193 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
21 191 (10.35%) HTML
22 190 (10.29%) TDD
23 182 (9.86%) .NET Framework
24 176 (9.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 173 (9.37%) Amazon AWS
26 163 (8.83%) PowerShell
27 162 (8.78%) CSS
27 162 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
28 159 (8.61%) MS Exchange
29 158 (8.56%) Cisco

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 (8.61%) MS Exchange
2 117 (6.34%) SharePoint
3 79 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (2.33%) IIS
6 37 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (1.79%) Skype for Business
8 28 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (1.03%) CMS
10 18 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 16 (0.87%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.81%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.70%) Apache
14 11 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.54%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.54%) OpenEdge
15 10 (0.54%) SAS
16 9 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.49%) OpenStack
17 8 (0.43%) CloudStack
Applications
1 273 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
2 140 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.81%) 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%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.054%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 67 (3.63%) Dynamics AX
2 64 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.54%) assyst
5 7 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.33%) BPCS
6 6 (0.33%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.27%) iTrent
7 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.054%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.054%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.054%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.054%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 451 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 268 (14.52%) Office 365
3 173 (9.37%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (4.33%) Dynamics 365
5 46 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (2.17%) PaaS
7 38 (2.06%) SaaS
8 27 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (1.46%) IaaS
9 15 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.65%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.33%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.27%) Serverless
12 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.22%) AdWords
14 3 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.11%) GitHub
16 1 (0.054%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 139 (7.53%) DNS
2 134 (7.26%) Firewall
3 120 (6.50%) WAN
4 104 (5.63%) DHCP
4 104 (5.63%) SAN
4 104 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 97 (5.25%) LAN
6 79 (4.28%) VPN
7 55 (2.98%) VoIP
8 51 (2.76%) Network Security
9 41 (2.22%) Wireless
10 32 (1.73%) Internet
11 29 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
11 29 (1.57%) VLAN
12 27 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (1.41%) HTTP
14 25 (1.35%) IPsec
15 20 (1.08%) MPLS
16 19 (1.03%) HTTPS
17 18 (0.98%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (30.44%) SQL Server
2 176 (9.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 154 (8.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
5 96 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 66 (3.58%) NoSQL
7 57 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 54 (2.93%) Power BI
9 40 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (2.06%) QlikView
11 37 (2.00%) MySQL
12 29 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 27 (1.46%) Big Data
14 26 (1.41%) MS Access
15 24 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (1.19%) MongoDB
17 21 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
18 20 (1.08%) Hadoop
18 20 (1.08%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 115 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 114 (6.18%) Git (software)
3 72 (3.90%) Visual Studio
4 58 (3.14%) JIRA
5 31 (1.68%) Selenium
6 29 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 25 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 19 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (1.03%) SpecFlow
9 18 (0.98%) gulp
10 12 (0.65%) webpack
11 11 (0.60%) Axure RP
11 11 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 11 (0.60%) Subversion
12 10 (0.54%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.49%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.49%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.49%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.43%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.43%) Grunt
General
1 383 (20.75%) Finance
2 149 (8.07%) Retail
3 105 (5.69%) Advertising
4 101 (5.47%) Marketing
5 59 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 48 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.68%) Law
8 19 (1.03%) Legal
9 16 (0.87%) Local Government
10 11 (0.60%) Banking
11 9 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.49%) Games
12 8 (0.43%) Back Office
13 7 (0.38%) Billing
14 5 (0.27%) Electronics
15 4 (0.22%) Automotive
15 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.22%) Publishing
16 2 (0.11%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 530 (28.71%) Developer
2 287 (15.55%) Analyst
3 248 (13.43%) .NET Developer
4 198 (10.73%) C# Developer
5 124 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 116 (6.28%) Support Engineer
7 104 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 100 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 84 (4.55%) Architect
10 74 (4.01%) IT Support
11 73 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 71 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 71 (3.85%) Support Analyst
13 70 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 69 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 69 (3.74%) Service Analyst
15 66 (3.58%) Consultant
16 62 (3.36%) SQL Developer
17 56 (3.03%) Team Leader
18 51 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (28.82%) .NET
2 290 (15.71%) ASP.NET
3 223 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 191 (10.35%) HTML
5 182 (9.86%) .NET Framework
6 162 (8.78%) CSS
7 124 (6.72%) jQuery
8 117 (6.34%) Entity Framework
9 88 (4.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 80 (4.33%) AngularJS
11 69 (3.74%) Web Services
12 67 (3.63%) WCF
13 62 (3.36%) HTML5
14 60 (3.25%) RESTful
15 54 (2.93%) XML
16 49 (2.65%) Node.js
17 41 (2.22%) React
18 39 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 35 (1.90%) .NET Core
20 33 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 152 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
2 112 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
3 80 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
4 69 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 69 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.71%) Driving Licence
6 34 (1.84%) User Experience
7 31 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 27 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 24 (1.30%) Clustering
10 20 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 16 (0.87%) e-Learning
12 15 (0.81%) Replication
13 13 (0.70%) EPoS
13 13 (0.70%) PKI
14 12 (0.65%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.60%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 574 (31.09%) Windows
2 308 (16.68%) Windows Server
3 157 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 153 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 139 (7.53%) Linux
6 136 (7.37%) Windows 7
7 100 (5.42%) Windows 10
8 37 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (1.84%) Windows 8
10 32 (1.73%) Android
11 28 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (1.25%) Unix
13 22 (1.19%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.70%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.60%) AIX
16 9 (0.49%) CentOS
16 9 (0.49%) HPUX
16 9 (0.49%) Solaris
17 8 (0.43%) Debian
17 8 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (17.06%) MVC
3 271 (14.68%) ITIL
4 212 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
5 190 (10.29%) TDD
6 162 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
7 151 (8.18%) DevOps
8 141 (7.64%) BDD
9 136 (7.37%) Software Engineering
10 129 (6.99%) Unit Testing
11 113 (6.12%) Scrum
12 109 (5.90%) Mentoring
13 105 (5.69%) Project Management
14 103 (5.58%) ERP
15 99 (5.36%) Pair Programming
16 96 (5.20%) Test Automation
17 91 (4.93%) Coaching
17 91 (4.93%) SDLC
18 84 (4.55%) CRM
19 82 (4.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 577 (31.26%) SQL
2 484 (26.22%) C#
3 322 (17.44%) JavaScript
4 163 (8.83%) PowerShell
5 138 (7.48%) T-SQL
6 51 (2.76%) VB.NET
7 49 (2.65%) Python
8 45 (2.44%) Java
9 43 (2.33%) Ruby
10 33 (1.79%) PHP
11 31 (1.68%) VB
12 30 (1.63%) VBA
13 21 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 19 (1.03%) R
16 17 (0.92%) C++
17 15 (0.81%) X++
18 14 (0.76%) C
19 13 (0.70%) Perl
19 13 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (5.74%) Degree
3 77 (4.17%) MCSE
4 59 (3.20%) MCSA
5 53 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 28 (1.52%) CCNA
8 26 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (0.98%) MCP
9 18 (0.98%) Security Cleared
10 15 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.70%) CCNP
12 12 (0.65%) MCITP
12 12 (0.65%) SC Cleared
12 12 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.54%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.49%) CCSP
14 9 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.49%) ISEB
15 8 (0.43%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.06%) SLA
2 52 (2.82%) QA
3 35 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.79%) GDPR
5 30 (1.63%) PCI DSS
6 24 (1.30%) PMO
7 15 (0.81%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.27%) P3O
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.054%) IASME
14 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 417 (22.59%) Active Directory
2 193 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 72 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
5 57 (3.09%) vSphere
6 54 (2.93%) XenApp
7 39 (2.11%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.41%) Docker
8 26 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (1.30%) XenServer
10 21 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (0.76%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.54%) HDFS
14 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.43%) Xen
15 6 (0.33%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 120 (6.50%) SCCM
2 61 (3.30%) SCOM
3 42 (2.28%) vCenter Server
4 38 (2.06%) Puppet
5 36 (1.95%) WSUS
6 32 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (1.57%) Ansible
8 21 (1.14%) Backup Exec
9 19 (1.03%) Nessus
10 14 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
11 13 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.60%) SCDPM
13 10 (0.54%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.54%) FortiGate
14 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
14 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
15 8 (0.43%) Data Guard
15 8 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 310 (16.79%) VMware
2 158 (8.56%) Cisco
3 115 (6.23%) Citrix
4 67 (3.63%) Oracle
5 55 (2.98%) HP
6 51 (2.76%) Xamarin
7 44 (2.38%) Google
8 43 (2.33%) Tableau
9 40 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
10 37 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 36 (1.95%) NetApp
11 36 (1.95%) SAP
12 31 (1.68%) CheckPoint
13 28 (1.52%) Veeam
14 27 (1.46%) Symantec
15 25 (1.35%) Adobe
15 25 (1.35%) Capita
16 23 (1.25%) Juniper
17 22 (1.19%) Apple
18 20 (1.08%) Hitachi