Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,700 1,840 2,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.32% 19.26% 18.20%
As % of the Vendors category 44.74% 43.15% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,408 1,566 1,854
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +1.26%
10th Percentile £21,820 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +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 3,800 4,264 4,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 45.43% 44.64% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,069 3,544 3,669
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,500 £23,500
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 1,123 £42,500 +6.25% 248
North Yorkshire +6 307 £44,000 +25.71% 69
South Yorkshire +4 202 £34,125 -9.00% 65
East Yorkshire -6 53 £36,176 +50.73% 33
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 625 (36.76%) SQL
2 582 (34.24%) .NET
3 562 (33.06%) Windows
4 539 (31.71%) C#
5 496 (29.18%) SQL Server
6 438 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 392 (23.06%) JavaScript
8 386 (22.71%) Active Directory
9 364 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
10 350 (20.59%) MVC
11 340 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 319 (18.76%) Finance
13 296 (17.41%) Windows Server
14 268 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
15 266 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 248 (14.59%) Office 365
17 243 (14.29%) VMware
18 240 (14.12%) ITIL
19 220 (12.94%) TDD
20 197 (11.59%) .NET Framework
21 196 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
22 193 (11.35%) DevOps
23 190 (11.18%) PowerShell
24 188 (11.06%) Software Engineering
24 188 (11.06%) HTML
25 186 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
26 174 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
27 165 (9.71%) BDD
28 159 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
29 157 (9.24%) Greenfield Project

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
1 150 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 125 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 65 (3.82%) IIS
4 59 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (2.41%) Skype for Business
7 30 (1.76%) CMS
8 24 (1.41%) Umbraco
9 22 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.71%) Apache
12 11 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.53%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.47%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.41%) CloudStack
16 7 (0.41%) OpenEdge
16 7 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 268 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 20 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.18%) Blender
8 3 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.18%) Maya
9 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
1 52 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.35%) iTrent
5 5 (0.29%) assyst
5 5 (0.29%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 3 (0.18%) Magento
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.18%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Shopify
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.059%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.059%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.059%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.059%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.059%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 438 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 248 (14.59%) Office 365
3 186 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (4.41%) Dynamics 365
5 72 (4.24%) SaaS
6 52 (3.06%) IaaS
6 52 (3.06%) PaaS
7 29 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (1.12%) OneDrive
10 14 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.53%) Serverless
12 7 (0.41%) GitHub
13 6 (0.35%) Akamai
13 6 (0.35%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.24%) Force.com
14 4 (0.24%) G Suite
14 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (6.35%) DNS
2 106 (6.24%) Firewall
3 79 (4.65%) SAN
4 75 (4.41%) WAN
5 68 (4.00%) DHCP
6 65 (3.82%) LAN
7 62 (3.65%) TCP/IP
8 49 (2.88%) VPN
9 47 (2.76%) Internet
10 40 (2.35%) VoIP
11 33 (1.94%) NetScaler
12 30 (1.76%) Network Security
13 26 (1.53%) Intranet
13 26 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (1.24%) Wireless
16 16 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (0.94%) iSCSI
16 16 (0.94%) MPLS
17 15 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (29.18%) SQL Server
2 108 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 98 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 56 (3.29%) Power BI
6 56 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (2.82%) MySQL
8 36 (2.12%) NoSQL
9 31 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
11 24 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 18 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (1.00%) QlikView
15 15 (0.88%) Big Data
15 15 (0.88%) MS Access
16 13 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 98 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 89 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (4.24%) Visual Studio
4 37 (2.18%) Selenium
5 33 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 24 (1.41%) JIRA
7 20 (1.18%) Axure RP
7 20 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 19 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (1.06%) SpecFlow
10 17 (1.00%) GitLab
11 16 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (0.88%) gulp
13 11 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (0.59%) Bitbucket
15 9 (0.53%) Grunt
15 9 (0.53%) webpack
16 8 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
17 7 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 319 (18.76%) Finance
2 115 (6.76%) Retail
3 54 (3.18%) Advertising
3 54 (3.18%) Marketing
4 53 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 47 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.12%) Legal
7 21 (1.24%) Back Office
8 17 (1.00%) Law
9 14 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.76%) Banking
11 10 (0.59%) Games
12 7 (0.41%) Billing
13 6 (0.35%) Automotive
14 5 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.12%) Electronics
15 2 (0.12%) Publishing
15 2 (0.12%) Swedish Language
16 1 (0.059%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 561 (33.00%) Developer
2 260 (15.29%) Analyst
3 254 (14.94%) C# Developer
4 247 (14.53%) .NET Developer
5 148 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 123 (7.24%) Senior Developer
7 118 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 106 (6.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 105 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 101 (5.94%) Support Engineer
11 98 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 79 (4.65%) Support Analyst
13 75 (4.41%) Software Developer
14 70 (4.12%) SQL Developer
15 60 (3.53%) Architect
16 57 (3.35%) Service Analyst
17 55 (3.24%) Consultant
18 54 (3.18%) Administrator
19 52 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
20 48 (2.82%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (34.24%) .NET
2 340 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 266 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 197 (11.59%) .NET Framework
5 188 (11.06%) HTML
6 154 (9.06%) CSS
7 133 (7.82%) jQuery
8 129 (7.59%) Entity Framework
9 85 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 79 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 73 (4.29%) Web Services
12 57 (3.35%) HTML5
13 56 (3.29%) WCF
14 55 (3.24%) React
15 52 (3.06%) .NET Core
16 43 (2.53%) WPF
17 39 (2.29%) XML
18 38 (2.24%) Node.js
18 38 (2.24%) RESTful
19 27 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 174 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
2 157 (9.24%) Greenfield Project
3 133 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (4.53%) Management Information System
5 63 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 52 (3.06%) Data Centre
8 44 (2.59%) Driving Licence
9 41 (2.41%) User Experience
10 35 (2.06%) NHS
11 27 (1.59%) Replication
12 26 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.41%) EPoS
14 23 (1.35%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.12%) Fintech
16 17 (1.00%) Public Cloud
17 13 (0.76%) e-Learning
18 11 (0.65%) Blackberry
18 11 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
19 10 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 562 (33.06%) Windows
2 296 (17.41%) Windows Server
3 130 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 123 (7.24%) Windows 7
6 119 (7.00%) Windows 10
7 106 (6.24%) Linux
8 65 (3.82%) Android
9 35 (2.06%) Apple iOS
9 35 (2.06%) Windows 8
10 22 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.00%) Unix
12 12 (0.71%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.47%) HPUX
14 7 (0.41%) AIX
14 7 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.29%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.24%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (20.59%) MVC
3 240 (14.12%) ITIL
4 220 (12.94%) TDD
5 196 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
6 193 (11.35%) DevOps
7 188 (11.06%) Software Engineering
8 165 (9.71%) BDD
9 149 (8.76%) Pair Programming
10 135 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
11 124 (7.29%) Project Management
12 121 (7.12%) Unit Testing
13 120 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 98 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
15 92 (5.41%) ERP
15 92 (5.41%) Test Automation
16 83 (4.88%) CRM
17 74 (4.35%) Scrum
18 71 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
18 71 (4.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 625 (36.76%) SQL
2 539 (31.71%) C#
3 392 (23.06%) JavaScript
4 190 (11.18%) PowerShell
5 138 (8.12%) T-SQL
6 53 (3.12%) Java
7 42 (2.47%) Python
8 37 (2.18%) VB.NET
9 36 (2.12%) PHP
10 31 (1.82%) C
11 30 (1.76%) Ruby
12 26 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.35%) VBA
14 17 (1.00%) TypeScript
15 16 (0.94%) C++
15 16 (0.94%) VB
15 16 (0.94%) X++
16 13 (0.76%) Apple Swift
16 13 (0.76%) Objective-C
17 9 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (7.76%) Degree
2 131 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (3.00%) MCSA
4 48 (2.82%) MCSE
5 40 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 37 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 32 (1.88%) CCNA
8 29 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 13 (0.76%) MCP
13 12 (0.71%) ISEB
13 12 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.59%) CCNP
14 10 (0.59%) MCITP
14 10 (0.59%) MCSD
15 9 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (6.06%) SLA
2 87 (5.12%) QA
3 45 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.88%) PMO
5 20 (1.18%) GDPR
6 19 (1.12%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.18%) P3O
12 2 (0.12%) COBIT
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.059%) IASME
13 1 (0.059%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 386 (22.71%) Active Directory
2 159 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (3.71%) Docker
4 52 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 52 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (2.88%) XenApp
6 37 (2.18%) XenDesktop
7 24 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (1.24%) vSphere
9 14 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.71%) XenServer
11 11 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.53%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.41%) Xen
14 5 (0.29%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.24%) Firmware
16 3 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 106 (6.24%) SCCM
2 46 (2.71%) Puppet
3 32 (1.88%) Terraform
4 27 (1.59%) SCOM
5 23 (1.35%) WSUS
6 22 (1.29%) Kubernetes
6 22 (1.29%) XenMobile
7 18 (1.06%) vCenter Server
8 14 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (0.71%) SCVMM
11 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.59%) AirWatch
12 10 (0.59%) Ansible
12 10 (0.59%) SCOrch
12 10 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 9 (0.53%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
13 9 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 243 (14.29%) VMware
2 145 (8.53%) Citrix
3 126 (7.41%) Cisco
4 92 (5.41%) Xamarin
5 66 (3.88%) Oracle
6 50 (2.94%) HP
7 40 (2.35%) McAfee
8 39 (2.29%) Google
9 36 (2.12%) Adobe
10 31 (1.82%) Symantec
11 29 (1.71%) Veeam
12 25 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (1.06%) Altiris
13 18 (1.06%) Remedy
14 17 (1.00%) EMC
14 17 (1.00%) Sitecore
15 16 (0.94%) Dell
15 16 (0.94%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.94%) SAP
15 16 (0.94%) Tableau