Period
to 16 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,129 430 1,433
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.99% 16.03% 20.32%
As % of the Vendors category 44.75% 45.84% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 931 365 1,248
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £21,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,500 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.41% +5.06% -1.25%
75th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 2,523 938 3,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.96% 34.97% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,984 803 2,269
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,550 £22,000
25th Percentile £35,594 £34,250 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £69,625 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,600 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.61% +7.20% -

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 +2 689 £45,000 +5.88% 214
South Yorkshire +6 201 £39,810 -4.07% 56
North Yorkshire +4 176 £45,000 +5.88% 51
East Yorkshire +2 46 £40,000 +18.52% 14
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 557 (49.34%) Azure
2 405 (35.87%) Windows
3 384 (34.01%) SQL
4 289 (25.60%) Microsoft 365
4 289 (25.60%) Social Skills
5 288 (25.51%) Active Directory
6 263 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
7 255 (22.59%) SQL Server
8 242 (21.43%) DevOps
9 213 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
10 178 (15.77%) Windows Server
11 176 (15.59%) .NET
12 173 (15.32%) ITIL
13 153 (13.55%) VMware
14 147 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
15 144 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
16 143 (12.67%) Finance
17 139 (12.31%) Migration
18 128 (11.34%) Power Platform
19 120 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 117 (10.36%) C#
21 113 (10.01%) Oracle
21 113 (10.01%) Power BI
22 112 (9.92%) AWS
23 110 (9.74%) Hyper-V
24 108 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
25 101 (8.95%) SharePoint
26 100 (8.86%) JavaScript
26 100 (8.86%) Windows 10
27 96 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 101 (8.95%) SharePoint
2 61 (5.40%) MS Exchange
3 32 (2.83%) Confluence
4 20 (1.77%) IIS
4 20 (1.77%) Skype for Business
5 18 (1.59%) Apache
5 18 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.06%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.06%) CMS
7 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.44%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.35%) JBoss
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Synapse
10 3 (0.27%) nginx
11 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.18%) Moodle
11 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 213 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.089%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.089%) InVision
8 1 (0.089%) Sketch
8 1 (0.089%) Snagit
8 1 (0.089%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 19 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.35%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.35%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.27%) Magento
5 3 (0.27%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.27%) Summit
6 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.089%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.089%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.089%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 557 (49.34%) Azure
2 289 (25.60%) Microsoft 365
3 128 (11.34%) Power Platform
4 112 (9.92%) AWS
5 87 (7.71%) SaaS
6 66 (5.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 59 (5.23%) PaaS
8 49 (4.34%) Dynamics 365
9 38 (3.37%) IaaS
10 37 (3.28%) Serverless
11 36 (3.19%) OneDrive
12 34 (3.01%) Azure Data Factory
13 28 (2.48%) PowerApps
14 27 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (1.86%) GCP
16 17 (1.51%) Azure Stack
17 16 (1.42%) Azure Storage
17 16 (1.42%) Power Automate
18 15 (1.33%) Azure App Service
18 15 (1.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 94 (8.33%) Firewall
2 72 (6.38%) DNS
3 61 (5.40%) WAN
4 59 (5.23%) LAN
5 54 (4.78%) DHCP
6 50 (4.43%) SAN
7 47 (4.16%) VPN
8 44 (3.90%) TCP/IP
9 37 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (2.66%) Skype
11 25 (2.21%) VLAN
12 24 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
13 22 (1.95%) Network Security
14 18 (1.59%) VoIP
15 14 (1.24%) Unified Communications
16 12 (1.06%) Wireless
17 11 (0.97%) MPLS
18 10 (0.89%) Cisco ISE
19 9 (0.80%) Intranet
20 8 (0.71%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (22.59%) SQL Server
2 113 (10.01%) Power BI
3 82 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (3.63%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.19%) MySQL
8 32 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 25 (2.21%) Data Lake
11 23 (2.04%) NoSQL
12 22 (1.95%) Tableau
13 15 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.15%) OLAP
14 13 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
14 13 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.97%) Big Data
16 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.16%) JIRA
3 38 (3.37%) Visual Studio
4 25 (2.21%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.97%) Bitbucket
6 9 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.53%) Mocha
9 6 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.44%) Postman
10 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.35%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.35%) MSTest
11 4 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.35%) Selenium
11 4 (0.35%) Subversion
12 3 (0.27%) MSI
12 3 (0.27%) webpack
13 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 289 (25.60%) Social Skills
2 143 (12.67%) Finance
3 108 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (6.20%) Manufacturing
5 58 (5.14%) Retail
6 43 (3.81%) Organisational Skills
7 38 (3.37%) Law
8 36 (3.19%) Public Sector
9 33 (2.92%) Billing
10 32 (2.83%) Games
11 31 (2.75%) Marketing
12 24 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 19 (1.68%) Telecoms
14 18 (1.59%) Legal
15 14 (1.24%) Presentation Skills
16 13 (1.15%) Back Office
17 11 (0.97%) Banking
18 9 (0.80%) Documentation Skills
19 8 (0.71%) Automotive
20 7 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 166 (14.70%) Developer
2 134 (11.87%) Analyst
3 104 (9.21%) Architect
4 92 (8.15%) Azure Engineer
5 87 (7.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 68 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 67 (5.93%) Platform Engineer
8 65 (5.76%) IT Support
9 61 (5.40%) Consultant
10 57 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
11 43 (3.81%) IT Engineer
12 35 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
13 33 (2.92%) Service Analyst
14 32 (2.83%) Service Desk Analyst
14 32 (2.83%) Software Developer
15 30 (2.66%) IT Manager
15 30 (2.66%) IT Support Engineer
15 30 (2.66%) Senior Developer
16 27 (2.39%) Support Analyst
17 26 (2.30%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (15.59%) .NET
2 65 (5.76%) CSS
3 64 (5.67%) HTML
4 59 (5.23%) REST
5 53 (4.69%) jQuery
6 44 (3.90%) .NET Framework
7 39 (3.45%) Web Services
8 36 (3.19%) .NET Core
9 35 (3.10%) React
10 34 (3.01%) JSON
11 25 (2.21%) ASP.NET
12 23 (2.04%) Kafka
13 20 (1.77%) Node.js
14 19 (1.68%) AngularJS
15 17 (1.51%) SOAP
15 17 (1.51%) Spring
15 17 (1.51%) Spring Boot
16 16 (1.42%) GraphQL
16 16 (1.42%) XML
17 15 (1.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.76%) Data Centre
2 61 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.37%) Public Cloud
5 34 (3.01%) Driving Licence
6 29 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
8 25 (2.21%) User Experience
9 20 (1.77%) EPoS
10 18 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.06%) Social Network
14 9 (0.80%) Cloud Native
14 9 (0.80%) NHS
14 9 (0.80%) Tandem
15 7 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.62%) Replication
16 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
16 6 (0.53%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 405 (35.87%) Windows
2 178 (15.77%) Windows Server
3 100 (8.86%) Windows 10
4 74 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (4.07%) Linux
5 46 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
6 44 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (3.45%) Windows Server 2019
8 21 (1.86%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.51%) Android
10 14 (1.24%) Unix
10 14 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.89%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.80%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.80%) VMS
13 8 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.18%) AIX
16 1 (0.089%) CentOS
16 1 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (21.43%) DevOps
3 173 (15.32%) ITIL
4 147 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
5 144 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
6 139 (12.31%) Migration
7 96 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 90 (7.97%) ERP
9 87 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
9 87 (7.71%) Project Management
10 81 (7.17%) Analytics
11 78 (6.91%) Microservices
12 76 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 75 (6.64%) Infrastructure as Code
14 70 (6.20%) Data Security
15 65 (5.76%) Software Engineering
16 63 (5.58%) Mentoring
16 63 (5.58%) Presales
17 61 (5.40%) Data Modelling
18 58 (5.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 384 (34.01%) SQL
2 117 (10.36%) C#
3 100 (8.86%) JavaScript
4 68 (6.02%) PowerShell
5 65 (5.76%) Java
6 38 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 35 (3.10%) Python
8 30 (2.66%) PHP
9 21 (1.86%) VB
10 19 (1.68%) R
11 16 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 14 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.06%) TypeScript
14 8 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.62%) X++
16 6 (0.53%) Scala
17 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.18%) C
18 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (4.69%) Degree
3 27 (2.39%) MCSE
4 26 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.04%) CCNA
6 17 (1.51%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.80%) Analytics IQ
10 9 (0.80%) CCNP
10 9 (0.80%) MCSA
11 8 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.62%) EMC Certification
13 5 (0.44%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.35%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.35%) MCP
15 3 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.82%) SLA
2 24 (2.13%) QA
3 21 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.68%) GDPR
5 16 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.24%) PMO
7 11 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 8 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.44%) HL7
10 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.35%) GLP
11 4 (0.35%) GMP
12 3 (0.27%) Accessibility
12 3 (0.27%) Good Clinical Practice
12 3 (0.27%) GRC
12 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.089%) NIST
13 1 (0.089%) WCAG
System Software
1 288 (25.51%) Active Directory
2 120 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (9.74%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.48%) Docker
5 16 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.15%) BitLocker
8 12 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.89%) vSphere
10 9 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.71%) XenApp
12 3 (0.27%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.089%) Firmware
14 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 85 (7.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 59 (5.23%) SCCM
3 56 (4.96%) Kubernetes
4 43 (3.81%) Terraform
5 23 (2.04%) SCOM
6 22 (1.95%) Single Sign-On
7 15 (1.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 15 (1.33%) Puppet
8 13 (1.15%) Ansible
8 13 (1.15%) SCVMM
9 9 (0.80%) Matomo
9 9 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.80%) WSUS
10 6 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.35%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.27%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.27%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.18%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 153 (13.55%) VMware
2 113 (10.01%) Oracle
3 77 (6.82%) Cisco
4 73 (6.47%) Citrix
5 70 (6.20%) SAP
6 61 (5.40%) EnterpriseDB
7 54 (4.78%) Veeam
8 45 (3.99%) IBM
9 41 (3.63%) Dell
10 36 (3.19%) Google
11 32 (2.83%) Adobe
12 27 (2.39%) Apple
13 22 (1.95%) HP
13 22 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.77%) Databricks
15 19 (1.68%) Atlassian
15 19 (1.68%) ServiceNow
16 17 (1.51%) CommVault
16 17 (1.51%) Meraki
17 16 (1.42%) EMC