Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 9 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 980 583 1,642
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.45% 15.65% 21.44%
As % of the Vendors category 43.32% 43.44% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 821 505 1,423
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £21,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 2,262 1,342 3,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.97% 36.02% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,793 1,133 2,588
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,345 £45,000 £40,250
Median % change year-on-year +0.77% +11.80% -5.29%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +2 554 £45,000 +5.88% 158
South Yorkshire +11 200 £39,810 -5.21% 49
North Yorkshire +3 167 £45,000 +2.27% 35
East Yorkshire -2 41 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 497 (50.71%) Azure
2 363 (37.04%) Windows
3 327 (33.37%) SQL
4 247 (25.20%) Active Directory
4 247 (25.20%) Microsoft 365
5 235 (23.98%) Social Skills
6 227 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
7 213 (21.73%) SQL Server
8 199 (20.31%) DevOps
9 178 (18.16%) Microsoft Office
10 154 (15.71%) Windows Server
11 153 (15.61%) VMware
12 150 (15.31%) ITIL
13 141 (14.39%) .NET
14 132 (13.47%) Finance
15 125 (12.76%) Migration
16 119 (12.14%) C#
16 119 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
17 113 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 112 (11.43%) Project Management
19 109 (11.12%) Oracle
20 105 (10.71%) Firewall
21 99 (10.10%) AWS
22 98 (10.00%) Power Platform
23 96 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
24 91 (9.29%) Windows 10
24 91 (9.29%) Power BI
25 87 (8.88%) PowerShell
26 86 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 85 (8.67%) Infrastructure as Code

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 59 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.18%) MS Exchange
3 32 (3.27%) Confluence
4 13 (1.33%) Apache
4 13 (1.33%) IIS
5 12 (1.22%) CMS
6 11 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.82%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.41%) JBoss
10 4 (0.41%) nginx
10 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.31%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Synapse
12 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.20%) SAS
13 1 (0.10%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 178 (18.16%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.10%) InVision
9 1 (0.10%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 20 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.71%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.41%) Magento
6 4 (0.41%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.31%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.10%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 497 (50.71%) Azure
2 247 (25.20%) Microsoft 365
3 99 (10.10%) AWS
4 98 (10.00%) Power Platform
5 50 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
6 36 (3.67%) PaaS
7 33 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 32 (3.27%) Azure Data Factory
9 29 (2.96%) IaaS
10 28 (2.86%) GCP
10 28 (2.86%) OneDrive
11 27 (2.76%) SaaS
12 26 (2.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 21 (2.14%) Serverless
14 19 (1.94%) PowerApps
15 14 (1.43%) Power Automate
16 11 (1.12%) Azure Stack
17 10 (1.02%) Cohesity
18 8 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
19 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (10.71%) Firewall
2 65 (6.63%) DNS
3 53 (5.41%) LAN
3 53 (5.41%) WAN
4 47 (4.80%) TCP/IP
5 46 (4.69%) SAN
6 34 (3.47%) DHCP
7 32 (3.27%) VPN
8 23 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (1.84%) Network Security
11 17 (1.73%) Internet
11 17 (1.73%) VoIP
12 16 (1.63%) Cisco ISE
13 15 (1.53%) Cisco Firepower
14 14 (1.43%) Intranet
15 11 (1.12%) IP Telephony
15 11 (1.12%) Skype
16 10 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (1.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (21.73%) SQL Server
2 91 (9.29%) Power BI
3 65 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
4 64 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.67%) Data Lake
8 35 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (3.06%) MySQL
10 27 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (1.63%) Big Data
11 16 (1.63%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (1.53%) Tableau
13 14 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.02%) Delta Lake
17 9 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 7 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 35 (3.57%) JIRA
3 29 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.84%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 8 (0.82%) Selenium
8 7 (0.71%) Postman
9 6 (0.61%) Mocha
10 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.41%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.41%) webpack
12 3 (0.31%) MSI
13 2 (0.20%) AdminStudio
13 2 (0.20%) Clang
13 2 (0.20%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.20%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.20%) Subversion
13 2 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 235 (23.98%) Social Skills
2 132 (13.47%) Finance
3 84 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (5.20%) Retail
5 47 (4.80%) Public Sector
6 45 (4.59%) Manufacturing
7 31 (3.16%) Law
8 29 (2.96%) Telecoms
9 27 (2.76%) Billing
9 27 (2.76%) Organisational Skills
10 23 (2.35%) Marketing
11 16 (1.63%) Banking
12 14 (1.43%) Legal
13 10 (1.02%) Publishing
14 9 (0.92%) Presentation Skills
15 8 (0.82%) Automotive
15 8 (0.82%) Electronics
16 7 (0.71%) Games
17 6 (0.61%) Advertising
17 6 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 126 (12.86%) Developer
2 119 (12.14%) Analyst
3 107 (10.92%) Azure Engineer
4 76 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (7.04%) Platform Engineer
6 66 (6.73%) Architect
7 44 (4.49%) IT Support
8 36 (3.67%) IT Manager
8 36 (3.67%) Support Engineer
9 34 (3.47%) Network Engineer
10 33 (3.37%) IT Engineer
10 33 (3.37%) Service Analyst
10 33 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
11 32 (3.27%) .NET Developer
12 29 (2.96%) Consultant
12 29 (2.96%) Data Engineer
13 27 (2.76%) C# Developer
14 25 (2.55%) Support Analyst
15 24 (2.45%) Applications Support
16 23 (2.35%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (14.39%) .NET
2 49 (5.00%) HTML
3 42 (4.29%) REST
4 40 (4.08%) JSON
5 38 (3.88%) Web Services
6 34 (3.47%) CSS
6 34 (3.47%) jQuery
7 32 (3.27%) .NET Framework
8 27 (2.76%) ASP.NET
9 25 (2.55%) .NET Core
10 22 (2.24%) XML
11 17 (1.73%) AngularJS
11 17 (1.73%) COM
12 13 (1.33%) Node.js
12 13 (1.33%) React
13 12 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (1.22%) SOAP
13 12 (1.22%) Spring
14 11 (1.12%) Entity Framework
14 11 (1.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.67%) Management Information System
2 38 (3.88%) Data Centre
3 32 (3.27%) Public Cloud
4 30 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (2.96%) Driving Licence
6 19 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (1.02%) NHS
10 9 (0.92%) User Experience
11 8 (0.82%) Cloud Native
11 8 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (0.82%) FMCG
11 8 (0.82%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.71%) iPhone
12 7 (0.71%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.61%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.61%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 363 (37.04%) Windows
2 154 (15.71%) Windows Server
3 91 (9.29%) Windows 10
4 48 (4.90%) Linux
5 40 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 33 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
9 22 (2.24%) Windows Server 2019
10 19 (1.94%) Android
11 11 (1.12%) Unix
11 11 (1.12%) VMS
11 11 (1.12%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.82%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.51%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (20.31%) DevOps
3 150 (15.31%) ITIL
4 125 (12.76%) Migration
5 119 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
6 112 (11.43%) Project Management
7 96 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 85 (8.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 83 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (7.76%) Data Security
11 76 (7.76%) ERP
12 66 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
13 61 (6.22%) Software Engineering
14 59 (6.02%) Data Modelling
15 57 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 57 (5.82%) Mentoring
16 56 (5.71%) ETL
17 55 (5.61%) CRM
18 52 (5.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 327 (33.37%) SQL
2 119 (12.14%) C#
3 87 (8.88%) PowerShell
4 71 (7.24%) JavaScript
5 58 (5.92%) Java
6 52 (5.31%) Python
7 40 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 23 (2.35%) PHP
9 21 (2.14%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.22%) TypeScript
10 12 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.02%) R
13 9 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (0.92%) Groovy
13 9 (0.92%) VB
14 7 (0.71%) X++
15 6 (0.61%) C
15 6 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (6.02%) Degree
2 45 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (2.24%) MCSE
4 19 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.73%) CCNA
6 14 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.82%) CCNP
8 8 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.61%) ISEB
10 5 (0.51%) MCSA
10 5 (0.51%) PMP
11 3 (0.31%) ACCA
11 3 (0.31%) CISM
11 3 (0.31%) CISSP
11 3 (0.31%) MCP
11 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.53%) SLA
2 29 (2.96%) QA
3 16 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.71%) GDPR
7 6 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.51%) PMO
8 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.20%) GRC
11 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.10%) GLP
11 1 (0.10%) GMP
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 247 (25.20%) Active Directory
2 113 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.27%) Docker
5 16 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.22%) BitLocker
8 11 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.82%) XenApp
10 5 (0.51%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.31%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.31%) Firmware
11 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (5.10%) Terraform
2 49 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 35 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 27 (2.76%) SCCM
5 14 (1.43%) SCOM
6 11 (1.12%) Ansible
6 11 (1.12%) Puppet
7 10 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.92%) WSUS
9 8 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 6 (0.61%) Jamf Pro
11 6 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.51%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.51%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.51%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 153 (15.61%) VMware
2 109 (11.12%) Oracle
3 85 (8.67%) Citrix
4 74 (7.55%) Cisco
5 63 (6.43%) EnterpriseDB
6 38 (3.88%) SAP
7 36 (3.67%) Veeam
8 32 (3.27%) Dell
9 31 (3.16%) Databricks
10 25 (2.55%) HP
11 22 (2.24%) Atlassian
11 22 (2.24%) Google
12 21 (2.14%) EMC
13 20 (2.04%) Adobe
14 19 (1.94%) IBM
15 16 (1.63%) BT
15 16 (1.63%) IFS
15 16 (1.63%) Zerto
16 15 (1.53%) Apple
17 14 (1.43%) CommVault