Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,645 1,846 1,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.65% 19.02% 17.61%
As % of the Vendors category 46.19% 42.60% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,424 1,566 1,702
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3,561 4,333 4,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 46.87% 44.65% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,668 3,649 3,919
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +1 1,033 £40,000 -3.61% 119
North Yorkshire -11 348 £27,500 -38.89% 34
South Yorkshire -2 190 £30,000 -14.29% 44
East Yorkshire +13 63 £40,000 +8.58% 13
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 600 (36.47%) SQL
2 549 (33.37%) Windows
3 518 (31.49%) Active Directory
4 513 (31.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 463 (28.15%) SQL Server
6 436 (26.50%) .NET
7 431 (26.20%) C#
8 386 (23.47%) VMware
9 350 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
10 316 (19.21%) JavaScript
11 293 (17.81%) Windows Server
12 278 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 275 (16.72%) Firewall
14 270 (16.41%) ASP.NET
15 246 (14.95%) MVC
16 244 (14.83%) ITIL
17 237 (14.41%) Citrix
17 237 (14.41%) Office 365
18 226 (13.74%) Cisco
18 226 (13.74%) DevOps
19 223 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
20 216 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
21 198 (12.04%) Data Centre
22 193 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
23 189 (11.49%) Finance
24 185 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 182 (11.06%) Software Engineering
26 175 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
27 170 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC
28 164 (9.97%) CCNA

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
1 145 (8.81%) MS Exchange
2 129 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 78 (4.74%) IIS
4 54 (3.28%) Skype for Business
5 51 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 49 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.67%) CMS
10 10 (0.61%) Apache
11 9 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.49%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.43%) Drupal
14 6 (0.36%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.36%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.30%) Confluence
15 5 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.30%) IBM Domino
16 4 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
16 4 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 223 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 49 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.061%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.18%) FastStats
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.12%) Unica
5 1 (0.061%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.061%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.061%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.061%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 513 (31.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 237 (14.41%) Office 365
3 149 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
4 84 (5.11%) Power Platform
5 39 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 36 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 36 (2.19%) IaaS
7 32 (1.95%) SaaS
8 29 (1.76%) PaaS
9 28 (1.70%) Azure Stack
10 24 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (1.40%) OneDrive
12 16 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
13 13 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Flow
16 8 (0.49%) Google Analytics
17 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.30%) PowerApps
17 5 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 275 (16.72%) Firewall
2 139 (8.45%) VoIP
3 132 (8.02%) DNS
4 130 (7.90%) Wireless
5 121 (7.36%) Broadband
6 112 (6.81%) 3G
6 112 (6.81%) ADSL
6 112 (6.81%) WAN
7 106 (6.44%) DHCP
8 105 (6.38%) VPN
9 101 (6.14%) LAN
10 90 (5.47%) SAN
11 82 (4.98%) TCP/IP
12 45 (2.74%) Internet
13 41 (2.49%) VLAN
14 40 (2.43%) Skype
15 38 (2.31%) MPLS
16 36 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
17 30 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
18 28 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (28.15%) SQL Server
2 122 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (5.11%) Power BI
5 82 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
6 71 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (2.25%) MySQL
9 36 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 27 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
12 21 (1.28%) NoSQL
13 20 (1.22%) Star Schema
14 19 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (1.09%) DB2
15 18 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (0.91%) DTS
17 13 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
18 11 (0.67%) QlikView
18 11 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 126 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 83 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 75 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 25 (1.52%) Selenium
6 21 (1.28%) JIRA
7 17 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 15 (0.91%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.91%) Moq
9 15 (0.91%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.67%) Mockito
11 8 (0.49%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.43%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.43%) GCC
12 7 (0.43%) GDB
12 7 (0.43%) GoogleTest
12 7 (0.43%) JUnit
12 7 (0.43%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 189 (11.49%) Finance
2 67 (4.07%) Retail
3 32 (1.95%) Legal
4 29 (1.76%) Marketing
5 21 (1.28%) Banking
5 21 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 15 (0.91%) Billing
8 11 (0.67%) Law
9 9 (0.55%) Back Office
10 7 (0.43%) Electronics
11 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.24%) Local Government
13 3 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.18%) Automotive
13 3 (0.18%) Games
13 3 (0.18%) Military
14 2 (0.12%) Advertising
14 2 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 486 (29.54%) Developer
2 280 (17.02%) Analyst
3 235 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 202 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 181 (11.00%) Support Analyst
6 158 (9.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 144 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 122 (7.42%) Technical Support
9 115 (6.99%) Senior Developer
9 115 (6.99%) Technical Analyst
10 105 (6.38%) Technical Support Analyst
11 93 (5.65%) IT Support
12 88 (5.35%) Software Developer
13 85 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
14 84 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
15 83 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 77 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 77 (4.68%) Support Engineer
17 75 (4.56%) 1st Line Support
18 68 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (26.50%) .NET
2 270 (16.41%) ASP.NET
3 170 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 131 (7.96%) HTML
5 126 (7.66%) .NET Framework
6 119 (7.23%) CSS
7 95 (5.78%) Web Services
8 86 (5.23%) jQuery
9 76 (4.62%) Entity Framework
10 62 (3.77%) XML
11 51 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 47 (2.86%) React
13 40 (2.43%) AngularJS
14 34 (2.07%) .NET Core
14 34 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (1.95%) JSON
16 28 (1.70%) REST
17 26 (1.58%) ADO.NET
17 26 (1.58%) SOAP
18 23 (1.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 198 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 159 (9.67%) Enterprise Software
3 135 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
5 73 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 72 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
7 58 (3.53%) Public Cloud
8 42 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 32 (1.95%) NHS
10 21 (1.28%) User Experience
11 20 (1.22%) Driving Licence
12 16 (0.97%) CMDB
13 10 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
13 10 (0.61%) e-Learning
14 9 (0.55%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.49%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.49%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.43%) Clustering
16 7 (0.43%) MPEG
16 7 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 549 (33.37%) Windows
2 293 (17.81%) Windows Server
3 153 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 134 (8.15%) Linux
5 122 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (6.57%) Windows 10
7 76 (4.62%) Windows 7
8 35 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (1.70%) Unix
10 27 (1.64%) Android
11 25 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 23 (1.40%) Apple iOS
13 19 (1.16%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.18%) AIX
16 3 (0.18%) Solaris
17 2 (0.12%) CentOS
18 1 (0.061%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.061%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (14.95%) MVC
3 244 (14.83%) ITIL
4 226 (13.74%) DevOps
5 193 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
6 185 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 182 (11.06%) Software Engineering
8 162 (9.85%) TDD
9 155 (9.42%) BDD
10 146 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
11 139 (8.45%) Pair Programming
11 139 (8.45%) Scrum
12 121 (7.36%) Supplier Management
13 115 (6.99%) Mentoring
14 91 (5.53%) Migration
15 85 (5.17%) Change Management
16 73 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
16 73 (4.44%) CRM
17 71 (4.32%) Analytics
18 70 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 600 (36.47%) SQL
2 431 (26.20%) C#
3 316 (19.21%) JavaScript
4 151 (9.18%) PowerShell
5 137 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 60 (3.65%) VB
7 51 (3.10%) VB.NET
8 48 (2.92%) Java
9 36 (2.19%) Python
10 34 (2.07%) Ruby
11 32 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.64%) C++
13 16 (0.97%) COBOL
13 16 (0.97%) Groovy
13 16 (0.97%) JCL
14 13 (0.79%) VBA
15 10 (0.61%) PHP
16 7 (0.43%) Perl
16 7 (0.43%) VB6
17 6 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 216 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 175 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 164 (9.97%) CCNA
4 160 (9.73%) MCSE
5 127 (7.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 117 (7.11%) MCITP
7 102 (6.20%) Degree
8 43 (2.61%) MCSA
9 33 (2.01%) CCNP
10 26 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (1.34%) Security Cleared
12 20 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 19 (1.16%) SC Cleared
14 13 (0.79%) CISSP
15 11 (0.67%) HND
16 10 (0.61%) MCP
17 7 (0.43%) CISA
17 7 (0.43%) CISM
17 7 (0.43%) SANS
17 7 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (9.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (6.99%) ISO 9001
3 71 (4.32%) SLA
4 55 (3.34%) PMO
5 52 (3.16%) QA
6 33 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 33 (2.01%) ISO 22301
7 26 (1.58%) GDPR
8 25 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.91%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.12%) GMP
13 1 (0.061%) Dublin Core
13 1 (0.061%) FINRA
13 1 (0.061%) MiFID
13 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 518 (31.49%) Active Directory
2 278 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 66 (4.01%) Docker
5 49 (2.98%) XenApp
6 34 (2.07%) vSphere
7 30 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 19 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (1.03%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.73%) Xen
13 10 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 6 (0.36%) Firmware
16 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
17 4 (0.24%) BitLocker
18 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
19 2 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 67 (4.07%) SCCM
2 42 (2.55%) WSUS
3 40 (2.43%) Terraform
4 31 (1.88%) SCOM
5 21 (1.28%) Kubernetes
6 19 (1.16%) Puppet
7 17 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 14 (0.85%) vCenter Server
9 11 (0.67%) Ansible
9 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.61%) Nagios
10 10 (0.61%) Nessus
10 10 (0.61%) Rancher
11 9 (0.55%) XenMobile
12 8 (0.49%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.43%) Opsview
13 7 (0.43%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 386 (23.47%) VMware
2 237 (14.41%) Citrix
3 226 (13.74%) Cisco
4 119 (7.23%) Meraki
5 111 (6.75%) Aruba
6 110 (6.69%) Polycom
7 72 (4.38%) Google
8 53 (3.22%) IBM
8 53 (3.22%) Veeam
9 52 (3.16%) HP
10 45 (2.74%) Oracle
11 35 (2.13%) Symantec
12 34 (2.07%) Dell
13 31 (1.88%) Xamarin
14 24 (1.46%) NetApp
15 17 (1.03%) SolarWinds
16 16 (0.97%) Juniper
16 16 (0.97%) SAP
17 15 (0.91%) McAfee
17 15 (0.91%) SonicWALL