Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,245 580 1,142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.79% 15.30% 18.72%
As % of the Vendors category 44.45% 43.28% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 865 494 993
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,800
25th Percentile £31,750 £28,563 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +2.50%
75th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £61,250
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 2,801 1,340 2,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 40.02% 35.34% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,847 1,143 1,933
10th Percentile £28,702 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,456 £32,998 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire +3 803 £42,500 +6.25% 184
South Yorkshire 0 177 £35,000 -15.66% 60
North Yorkshire +6 158 £42,500 -2.86% 29
East Yorkshire +9 71 £39,000 +20.00% 17
Humberside - 22 - -
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 510 (40.96%) Azure
2 370 (29.72%) Windows
3 338 (27.15%) Social Skills
4 318 (25.54%) SQL
5 315 (25.30%) Microsoft 365
6 295 (23.69%) Active Directory
7 275 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
8 237 (19.04%) SQL Server
9 235 (18.88%) C#
10 231 (18.55%) JavaScript
11 217 (17.43%) CSS
12 214 (17.19%) HTML
13 208 (16.71%) DevOps
14 188 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
15 179 (14.38%) Windows Server
16 178 (14.30%) .NET
17 164 (13.17%) Microsoft Office
17 164 (13.17%) Oracle
18 155 (12.45%) ITIL
19 151 (12.13%) Java
20 147 (11.81%) OO
21 143 (11.49%) Finance
22 138 (11.08%) AWS
23 137 (11.00%) Python
24 136 (10.92%) OOP
25 134 (10.76%) SaaS
26 132 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
26 132 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
27 127 (10.20%) VMware
27 127 (10.20%) 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
1 110 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 81 (6.51%) MS Exchange
3 27 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (2.01%) IIS
5 15 (1.20%) Skype for Business
6 14 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.64%) Apache
8 8 (0.64%) Confluence
9 6 (0.48%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.32%) Moodle
11 3 (0.24%) ThingWorx
12 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.16%) nginx
13 1 (0.080%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.080%) CMS
13 1 (0.080%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.080%) WordPress
Applications
1 164 (13.17%) Microsoft Office
2 94 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.40%) InVision
7 5 (0.40%) Sketch
7 5 (0.40%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.080%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.080%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 11 (0.88%) Summit
2 8 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.48%) iTrent
5 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.32%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.24%) Magento
7 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.080%) SAP MDG
9 1 (0.080%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 510 (40.96%) Azure
2 315 (25.30%) Microsoft 365
3 138 (11.08%) AWS
4 134 (10.76%) SaaS
5 99 (7.95%) Power Platform
6 78 (6.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 67 (5.38%) PaaS
8 49 (3.94%) IaaS
9 42 (3.37%) OneDrive
10 30 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (2.17%) Serverless
12 25 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
12 25 (2.01%) PowerApps
13 23 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
14 20 (1.61%) Azure App Service
14 20 (1.61%) Azure Storage
15 19 (1.53%) GCP
16 18 (1.45%) Power Automate
17 17 (1.37%) GitHub
18 16 (1.29%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.15%) Firewall
2 84 (6.75%) DNS
3 65 (5.22%) DHCP
3 65 (5.22%) WAN
4 60 (4.82%) LAN
5 50 (4.02%) SAN
5 50 (4.02%) VPN
6 48 (3.86%) Wi-Fi
7 46 (3.69%) Remote Desktop
8 39 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 39 (3.13%) VoIP
9 31 (2.49%) Skype
10 30 (2.41%) Network Security
11 26 (2.09%) VLAN
12 24 (1.93%) Wireless
13 20 (1.61%) WLAN
14 18 (1.45%) MPLS
15 15 (1.20%) Internet
16 12 (0.96%) Unified Communications
17 9 (0.72%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (19.04%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
2 80 (6.43%) Power BI
3 38 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (2.09%) MySQL
6 25 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (1.53%) Tableau
10 18 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.29%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.04%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.96%) Data Lake
15 11 (0.88%) OLAP
15 11 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
16 10 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (0.80%) SQL Server 2019
17 9 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 77 (6.18%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.49%) JIRA
4 24 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.96%) Postman
7 11 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (0.80%) Selenium
9 8 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.56%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.56%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.56%) Subversion
11 6 (0.48%) JMeter
12 5 (0.40%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.40%) Visual Studio Code
13 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.32%) webpack
14 3 (0.24%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 338 (27.15%) Social Skills
2 143 (11.49%) Finance
3 132 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (5.46%) Games
5 56 (4.50%) Retail
6 53 (4.26%) Public Sector
7 51 (4.10%) Manufacturing
8 44 (3.53%) Organisational Skills
9 32 (2.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 31 (2.49%) Law
11 22 (1.77%) Marketing
12 17 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
13 13 (1.04%) Back Office
13 13 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
14 11 (0.88%) Legal
15 10 (0.80%) Billing
16 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.56%) Telecoms
17 6 (0.48%) Advertising
17 6 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 275 (22.09%) Developer
2 146 (11.73%) Software Developer
3 138 (11.08%) Analyst
4 113 (9.08%) Architect
4 113 (9.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 108 (8.67%) Trainee
6 107 (8.59%) Trainee Developer
6 107 (8.59%) Trainee Software Developer
7 79 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 72 (5.78%) IT Support
9 71 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
10 54 (4.34%) IT Engineer
11 51 (4.10%) Consultant
12 43 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
13 40 (3.21%) IT Manager
14 39 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
15 37 (2.97%) .NET Developer
16 36 (2.89%) IT Support Engineer
17 30 (2.41%) Senior Developer
18 29 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (17.43%) CSS
2 214 (17.19%) HTML
3 178 (14.30%) .NET
4 119 (9.56%) HTML5
5 108 (8.67%) CSS3
6 107 (8.59%) Java SE
7 62 (4.98%) REST
8 55 (4.42%) jQuery
9 51 (4.10%) Web Services
10 49 (3.94%) .NET Framework
11 43 (3.45%) .NET Core
12 33 (2.65%) Kafka
12 33 (2.65%) React
13 30 (2.41%) ASP.NET
14 25 (2.01%) GraphQL
14 25 (2.01%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (1.93%) LINQ
15 24 (1.93%) RESTful
15 24 (1.93%) XML
16 22 (1.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.92%) Data Structures
2 61 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 58 (4.66%) Mobile App
4 50 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.49%) User Experience
7 30 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 29 (2.33%) Client/Server
9 28 (2.25%) NHS
10 23 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
10 23 (1.85%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.69%) Driving Licence
13 20 (1.61%) EPoS
14 16 (1.29%) Social Network
15 13 (1.04%) Replication
16 10 (0.80%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.80%) e-Learning
17 9 (0.72%) CMDB
18 7 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 370 (29.72%) Windows
2 179 (14.38%) Windows Server
3 100 (8.03%) Windows 10
4 98 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (3.69%) Linux
5 46 (3.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (2.57%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (1.61%) VMS
8 16 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.12%) Android
10 12 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.88%) Unix
12 9 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.080%) CentOS
16 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (16.71%) DevOps
3 188 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
4 155 (12.45%) ITIL
5 147 (11.81%) OO
6 136 (10.92%) OOP
7 132 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
8 127 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 107 (8.59%) Functional Programming
10 101 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 97 (7.79%) Scrum
12 91 (7.31%) Analytics
13 84 (6.75%) Migration
14 80 (6.43%) Project Management
15 78 (6.27%) CI/CD
16 76 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
16 76 (6.10%) Microservices
17 70 (5.62%) SDLC
18 63 (5.06%) MVC
19 62 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 318 (25.54%) SQL
2 235 (18.88%) C#
3 231 (18.55%) JavaScript
4 151 (12.13%) Java
5 137 (11.00%) Python
6 107 (8.59%) Java 8
7 65 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 60 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 27 (2.17%) VB
10 24 (1.93%) VB.NET
11 23 (1.85%) PHP
12 20 (1.61%) C
12 20 (1.61%) R
13 12 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 11 (0.88%) VBScript
15 8 (0.64%) C++
15 8 (0.64%) VBA
16 6 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.48%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (8.76%) Oracle Certification
2 107 (8.59%) CIW
2 107 (8.59%) OCA
2 107 (8.59%) OCP
3 73 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (4.82%) Degree
5 33 (2.65%) DBS Check
5 33 (2.65%) MCSE
6 30 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (2.25%) CCNA
8 22 (1.77%) Security Cleared
9 21 (1.69%) CCNP
9 21 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 18 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (1.20%) MCP
12 10 (0.80%) ISEB
12 10 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.80%) MCSA
13 9 (0.72%) Analytics IQ
14 8 (0.64%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.79%) SLA
2 30 (2.41%) GDPR
2 30 (2.41%) PMO
3 25 (2.01%) QA
4 23 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.69%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.20%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (0.64%) GMP
9 7 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.48%) Accessibility
10 6 (0.48%) GLP
10 6 (0.48%) Good Clinical Practice
10 6 (0.48%) HL7
11 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.16%) NCSC
13 1 (0.080%) GRC
13 1 (0.080%) NIST
System Software
1 295 (23.69%) Active Directory
2 107 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (8.35%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.61%) vSphere
6 19 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (0.88%) Docker
8 10 (0.80%) XenApp
9 9 (0.72%) BitLocker
9 9 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.32%) Firmware
12 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.080%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 99 (7.95%) SCCM
2 97 (7.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (2.97%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.77%) SCOM
4 22 (1.77%) Terraform
5 19 (1.53%) WSUS
6 18 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 18 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
7 15 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 12 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.72%) Matomo
9 9 (0.72%) Puppet
10 8 (0.64%) Ansible
10 8 (0.64%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.32%) Nessus
13 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.24%) Check_MK
14 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 164 (13.17%) Oracle
2 127 (10.20%) VMware
3 86 (6.91%) SAP
4 78 (6.27%) Citrix
5 75 (6.02%) IBM
6 72 (5.78%) Apple
7 68 (5.46%) Adobe
8 65 (5.22%) Cisco
9 56 (4.50%) Veeam
10 36 (2.89%) Google
11 34 (2.73%) Dell
12 28 (2.25%) NEC
12 28 (2.25%) Northgate
13 23 (1.85%) HP
14 22 (1.77%) EnterpriseDB
15 21 (1.69%) SonicWALL
16 18 (1.45%) EMC
17 17 (1.37%) Commvault
18 15 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
19 12 (0.96%) Meraki