Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 619 1,643 1,867
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.89% 21.29% 19.18%
As % of the Vendors category 44.25% 45.73% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 598 1,483 1,683
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

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 1,399 3,593 4,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.91% 46.55% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,169 2,667 3,659
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,146 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -6 390 £42,500 +3.03% 56
North Yorkshire +24 121 £44,000 +60.00% 20
South Yorkshire -4 79 £42,500 +37.10% 23
East Yorkshire -3 22 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 295 (47.66%) Azure
2 256 (41.36%) Windows
3 194 (31.34%) SQL
4 188 (30.37%) SQL Server
5 161 (26.01%) Office 365
6 159 (25.69%) Active Directory
7 149 (24.07%) Windows Server
8 139 (22.46%) C#
9 129 (20.84%) .NET
10 117 (18.90%) VMware
11 110 (17.77%) Microsoft Office
12 100 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
13 85 (13.73%) Finance
14 83 (13.41%) ITIL
15 82 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 80 (12.92%) DevOps
17 76 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
18 70 (11.31%) Windows 10
18 70 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
19 68 (10.99%) Firewall
19 68 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
20 67 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
21 66 (10.66%) AWS
22 65 (10.50%) PowerShell
22 65 (10.50%) ASP.NET
23 64 (10.34%) SCCM
24 59 (9.53%) Hyper-V
25 56 (9.05%) JavaScript
25 56 (9.05%) DNS
26 55 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification

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 47 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 41 (6.62%) IIS
3 36 (5.82%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.26%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.65%) CMS
8 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.16%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 110 (17.77%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (3.72%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.29%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.97%) Carpe Diem
5 5 (0.81%) Infor CRM
5 5 (0.81%) Sage X3
5 5 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.65%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.16%) Magento
8 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 295 (47.66%) Azure
2 161 (26.01%) Office 365
3 66 (10.66%) AWS
4 47 (7.59%) Power Platform
5 31 (5.01%) IaaS
6 26 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 25 (4.04%) Dynamics 365
8 24 (3.88%) PaaS
9 15 (2.42%) GCP
10 12 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.78%) Azure Stack
12 9 (1.45%) SaaS
12 9 (1.45%) Serverless
13 6 (0.97%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.81%) Boomi
14 5 (0.81%) Yammer
15 4 (0.65%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.32%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.99%) Firewall
2 56 (9.05%) DNS
3 51 (8.24%) DHCP
4 46 (7.43%) LAN
5 44 (7.11%) WAN
6 41 (6.62%) VPN
7 33 (5.33%) TCP/IP
8 20 (3.23%) Internet
9 19 (3.07%) SAN
9 19 (3.07%) VLAN
10 17 (2.75%) Network Security
11 16 (2.58%) Wireless
12 15 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (1.78%) VoIP
14 9 (1.45%) Skype
15 8 (1.29%) Wireless Security
16 7 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
17 5 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
17 5 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
18 4 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (30.37%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.11%) Power BI
3 40 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (2.26%) Qlik Sense
8 14 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.29%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.29%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.29%) MySQL
12 7 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.97%) Big Data
14 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.81%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 32 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.36%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.10%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (1.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.45%) JIRA
8 8 (1.29%) Subversion
8 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.13%) JUnit
9 7 (1.13%) Selenium
10 5 (0.81%) Moq
11 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.65%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.65%) Spinnaker
12 3 (0.48%) Burp Suite
13 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.32%) MSI
13 2 (0.32%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (13.73%) Finance
2 33 (5.33%) Retail
3 27 (4.36%) Law
4 19 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.75%) Games
5 17 (2.75%) Public Sector
6 15 (2.42%) Legal
7 14 (2.26%) Marketing
8 13 (2.10%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.29%) Banking
10 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.97%) Local Government
11 5 (0.81%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 137 (22.13%) Developer
2 94 (15.19%) Analyst
3 64 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (8.56%) .NET Developer
5 51 (8.24%) C# Developer
6 32 (5.17%) IT Support
7 31 (5.01%) Consultant
8 30 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 29 (4.68%) IT Analyst
9 29 (4.68%) Support Engineer
10 26 (4.20%) Microsoft Engineer
11 25 (4.04%) Azure Engineer
12 24 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
13 23 (3.72%) Support Analyst
14 22 (3.55%) Architect
15 19 (3.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 19 (3.07%) Security Specialist
16 18 (2.91%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (20.84%) .NET
2 65 (10.50%) ASP.NET
3 45 (7.27%) AngularJS
4 41 (6.62%) .NET Framework
5 37 (5.98%) .NET Core
6 33 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (4.85%) Entity Framework
7 30 (4.85%) HTML
8 27 (4.36%) CSS
9 25 (4.04%) Vue.js
9 25 (4.04%) Web Services
10 18 (2.91%) XML
11 17 (2.75%) React
12 15 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (2.42%) ODBC
13 13 (2.10%) jQuery
14 10 (1.62%) RESTful
15 8 (1.29%) WinForms
16 7 (1.13%) Unity DI Container
16 7 (1.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.10%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.10%) User Experience
8 12 (1.94%) Clustering
9 11 (1.78%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.62%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.81%) Replication
13 4 (0.65%) iPhone
14 3 (0.48%) CCTV
14 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 256 (41.36%) Windows
2 149 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 70 (11.31%) Windows 10
4 34 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (4.36%) Windows Server 2016
5 27 (4.36%) Windows Server 2019
6 23 (3.72%) Linux
6 23 (3.72%) Windows 7
7 21 (3.39%) Android
8 20 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.94%) Unix
10 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.45%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.13%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.48%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.16%) MVS
15 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (13.41%) ITIL
3 82 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 80 (12.92%) DevOps
5 76 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (8.72%) MVC
8 45 (7.27%) Scrum
9 42 (6.79%) Migration
10 35 (5.65%) Change Management
10 35 (5.65%) CRM
10 35 (5.65%) Project Management
10 35 (5.65%) Software Engineering
11 32 (5.17%) Information Security
12 30 (4.85%) TDD
13 29 (4.68%) Mentoring
13 29 (4.68%) Test Automation
14 28 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
15 26 (4.20%) Analytics
15 26 (4.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 194 (31.34%) SQL
2 139 (22.46%) C#
3 65 (10.50%) PowerShell
4 56 (9.05%) JavaScript
5 34 (5.49%) T-SQL
6 16 (2.58%) Java
7 15 (2.42%) VB.NET
7 15 (2.42%) VBA
8 14 (2.26%) X++
9 11 (1.78%) Python
10 10 (1.62%) VB
11 7 (1.13%) C
12 5 (0.81%) PHP
12 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.81%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.65%) Groovy
13 4 (0.65%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.65%) Scala
14 3 (0.48%) COBOL
14 3 (0.48%) JCL
Qualifications
1 55 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (4.52%) Degree
4 22 (3.55%) CCNA
5 19 (3.07%) MCSA
5 19 (3.07%) MCSE
6 15 (2.42%) CISM
7 10 (1.62%) CCNP
7 10 (1.62%) CISA
7 10 (1.62%) MCP
8 9 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (1.45%) CEH
8 9 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.45%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.13%) Server+ Certification
10 6 (0.97%) CISSP
10 6 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.81%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.04%) SLA
2 21 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.94%) QA
5 11 (1.78%) GDPR
6 10 (1.62%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.97%) NIST
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.32%) PMO
9 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 159 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 68 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (9.53%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.07%) Docker
5 13 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.29%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.13%) XenApp
8 6 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (0.81%) Xen
10 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.65%) vSphere
11 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 64 (10.34%) SCCM
2 49 (7.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (2.26%) Puppet
4 12 (1.94%) WSUS
5 11 (1.78%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.62%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.13%) Terraform
8 5 (0.81%) Ansible
8 5 (0.81%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.81%) Nessus
9 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.48%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.48%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.32%) Grafana
11 2 (0.32%) Nagios
11 2 (0.32%) SCOM
11 2 (0.32%) Stealthwatch
11 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 117 (18.90%) VMware
2 53 (8.56%) Cisco
3 47 (7.59%) Citrix
4 22 (3.55%) Oracle
5 19 (3.07%) Tableau
6 18 (2.91%) Veeam
7 14 (2.26%) Sage
8 13 (2.10%) Dell
9 12 (1.94%) HP
10 11 (1.78%) Databricks
10 11 (1.78%) PlateSpin
10 11 (1.78%) VirtaMove
11 10 (1.62%) Google
12 9 (1.45%) Asigra
12 9 (1.45%) Splunk
13 8 (1.29%) Intapp
13 8 (1.29%) Meraki
14 7 (1.13%) Apple
14 7 (1.13%) NetApp
14 7 (1.13%) Salesforce.com