Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,802 1,965 2,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.00% 18.28% 17.54%
As % of the Vendors category 39.90% 45.47% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 1,856 1,958
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,700 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,125 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 4,516 4,322 5,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 45.11% 40.21% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,828 3,667 4,513
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +4 1,335 £40,000 +3.90% 210
North Yorkshire 0 203 £42,500 +21.43% 60
South Yorkshire +1 189 £35,000 +9.38% 65
East Yorkshire -12 41 £31,750 +14.41% 20
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 607 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 584 (32.41%) SQL
3 575 (31.91%) Windows
4 459 (25.47%) .NET
5 417 (23.14%) C#
6 405 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
7 401 (22.25%) Active Directory
8 360 (19.98%) Microsoft Azure
9 335 (18.59%) Windows Server
10 319 (17.70%) VMware
11 316 (17.54%) Finance
12 259 (14.37%) Microsoft Office
13 252 (13.98%) Office 365
14 242 (13.43%) ITIL
15 232 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
16 230 (12.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 222 (12.32%) ASP.NET
18 212 (11.76%) JavaScript
19 210 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
20 200 (11.10%) Windows Server 2012
21 195 (10.82%) MVC
22 189 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 188 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
24 173 (9.60%) Cisco
25 170 (9.43%) HTML
26 165 (9.16%) T-SQL
26 165 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
27 160 (8.88%) MS Exchange
27 160 (8.88%) PowerShell
28 156 (8.66%) .NET Framework

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
1 160 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 150 (8.32%) SharePoint
3 63 (3.50%) IIS
4 53 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 49 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 46 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (2.55%) Skype for Business
7 20 (1.11%) CMS
8 19 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.61%) SAS
11 10 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.44%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.33%) Confluence
14 6 (0.33%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.28%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 259 (14.37%) Microsoft Office
2 125 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 61 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
2 51 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.33%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.17%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.055%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.055%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.055%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.055%) SAP ECC
9 1 (0.055%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 360 (19.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 252 (13.98%) Office 365
3 106 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (1.94%) IaaS
6 34 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (1.89%) PaaS
7 30 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
7 30 (1.66%) SaaS
8 16 (0.89%) OneDrive
9 11 (0.61%) Google Analytics
10 10 (0.55%) GitHub
10 10 (0.55%) Serverless
11 8 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.22%) G Suite
12 4 (0.22%) npm
13 3 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 156 (8.66%) Firewall
2 140 (7.77%) DNS
3 111 (6.16%) WAN
4 110 (6.10%) TCP/IP
5 95 (5.27%) DHCP
5 95 (5.27%) SAN
6 81 (4.50%) LAN
7 75 (4.16%) VoIP
8 55 (3.05%) VPN
9 48 (2.66%) Wireless
10 43 (2.39%) Network Security
11 42 (2.33%) Internet
12 32 (1.78%) VLAN
13 28 (1.55%) HTTP
13 28 (1.55%) MPLS
14 26 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
15 24 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (1.33%) OSPF
16 22 (1.22%) Skype
17 21 (1.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 230 (12.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 189 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 107 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (4.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 56 (3.11%) Power BI
8 54 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 48 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (2.00%) QlikView
10 36 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 34 (1.89%) Big Data
12 30 (1.66%) NoSQL
13 29 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
14 23 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (1.11%) Data Mining
16 19 (1.05%) Oracle Database
17 18 (1.00%) MongoDB
17 18 (1.00%) MySQL
17 18 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 129 (7.16%) Visual Studio
2 121 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 41 (2.28%) Selenium
5 33 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 31 (1.72%) SpecFlow
7 30 (1.66%) JIRA
8 26 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (1.00%) WebDriver
11 13 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.67%) Jenkins
12 12 (0.67%) SoapUI
12 12 (0.67%) Subversion
13 7 (0.39%) JUnit
13 7 (0.39%) Moq
13 7 (0.39%) MSBuild
13 7 (0.39%) MSTest
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 316 (17.54%) Finance
2 139 (7.71%) Advertising
3 91 (5.05%) Retail
4 56 (3.11%) Marketing
5 45 (2.50%) Law
6 38 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 33 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.61%) Legal
9 16 (0.89%) Games
10 13 (0.72%) Banking
10 13 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.50%) Local Government
12 5 (0.28%) Back Office
13 4 (0.22%) Automotive
14 3 (0.17%) Billing
14 3 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.17%) Publishing
14 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.055%) French Language
15 1 (0.055%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 508 (28.19%) Developer
2 258 (14.32%) Analyst
3 222 (12.32%) .NET Developer
4 138 (7.66%) C# Developer
5 117 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 100 (5.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 87 (4.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 84 (4.66%) IT Support
9 83 (4.61%) Support Analyst
10 80 (4.44%) Support Engineer
11 78 (4.33%) Senior Developer
12 76 (4.22%) Architect
13 72 (4.00%) Administrator
14 66 (3.66%) Consultant
15 65 (3.61%) Software Developer
16 59 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
16 59 (3.27%) Team Leader
17 58 (3.22%) Senior .NET Developer
18 54 (3.00%) SQL Developer
19 52 (2.89%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (25.47%) .NET
2 222 (12.32%) ASP.NET
3 170 (9.43%) HTML
4 156 (8.66%) .NET Framework
4 156 (8.66%) CSS
5 142 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 90 (4.99%) jQuery
7 84 (4.66%) Web Services
8 80 (4.44%) WCF
9 71 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 70 (3.88%) AngularJS
11 63 (3.50%) Entity Framework
12 50 (2.77%) XML
13 48 (2.66%) RESTful
14 45 (2.50%) HTML5
15 41 (2.28%) WPF
16 36 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 29 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
18 29 (1.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 150 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 66 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 55 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 51 (2.83%) Clustering
6 34 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 34 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.28%) Replication
7 23 (1.28%) User Experience
8 20 (1.11%) PKI
9 19 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 19 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 18 (1.00%) NHS
10 18 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 15 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 15 (0.83%) e-Learning
11 15 (0.83%) Tandem
12 13 (0.72%) FMCG
13 12 (0.67%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 575 (31.91%) Windows
2 335 (18.59%) Windows Server
3 210 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 200 (11.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 151 (8.38%) Windows 7
6 116 (6.44%) Linux
7 83 (4.61%) Windows 10
8 42 (2.33%) Unix
9 31 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 31 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.83%) Android
12 14 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.67%) AIX
13 12 (0.67%) Solaris
14 11 (0.61%) CentOS
15 8 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.44%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.33%) Debian
16 6 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (13.43%) ITIL
3 232 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
4 195 (10.82%) MVC
5 123 (6.83%) Mentoring
6 119 (6.60%) Project Management
6 119 (6.60%) TDD
7 113 (6.27%) ETL
8 111 (6.16%) Scrum
9 95 (5.27%) ERP
10 88 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 87 (4.83%) Test Automation
12 85 (4.72%) CRM
12 85 (4.72%) SDLC
13 83 (4.61%) Coaching
13 83 (4.61%) DevOps
13 83 (4.61%) Unit Testing
14 82 (4.55%) BDD
15 79 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 77 (4.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 584 (32.41%) SQL
2 417 (23.14%) C#
3 212 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 165 (9.16%) T-SQL
5 160 (8.88%) PowerShell
6 45 (2.50%) Java
7 38 (2.11%) VB
8 32 (1.78%) Ruby
9 31 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 24 (1.33%) VBA
11 23 (1.28%) Python
12 17 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 15 (0.83%) C
13 15 (0.83%) X++
14 14 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.61%) C++
16 11 (0.61%) PHP
17 9 (0.50%) F#
18 8 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 165 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 132 (7.33%) Degree
3 95 (5.27%) MCSE
4 73 (4.05%) MCSA
5 68 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 38 (2.11%) CCNA
8 28 (1.55%) CCNP
9 20 (1.11%) MCP
10 17 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (0.89%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.78%) MCITP
13 13 (0.72%) CCSP
14 12 (0.67%) SC Cleared
14 12 (0.67%) Security Cleared
15 11 (0.61%) CCIP
16 9 (0.50%) CCIE
16 9 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.39%) SLA
2 35 (1.94%) QA
3 33 (1.83%) GDPR
4 23 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.05%) PMO
6 17 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.33%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.22%) NEBOSH
11 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.17%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.11%) P3O
13 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
System Software
1 401 (22.25%) Active Directory
2 188 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 71 (3.94%) vSphere
5 58 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (3.16%) XenApp
7 47 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 24 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (1.33%) XenServer
9 17 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.33%) Docker
13 5 (0.28%) HDFS
13 5 (0.28%) iptables
13 5 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
13 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.22%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 153 (8.49%) SCCM
2 91 (5.05%) SCOM
3 26 (1.44%) Puppet
4 24 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.33%) vCenter Server
5 22 (1.22%) Backup Exec
6 21 (1.17%) WSUS
7 20 (1.11%) Ansible
7 20 (1.11%) SCDPM
8 18 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 17 (0.94%) Nessus
10 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
11 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 15 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
12 14 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
13 12 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
13 12 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 11 (0.61%) XenMobile
15 10 (0.55%) AirWatch
16 7 (0.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 319 (17.70%) VMware
2 173 (9.60%) Cisco
3 117 (6.49%) Citrix
4 79 (4.38%) HP
5 73 (4.05%) Oracle
6 48 (2.66%) Tableau
7 46 (2.55%) Dell
8 42 (2.33%) Google
8 42 (2.33%) NetApp
8 42 (2.33%) SAP
9 41 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (1.89%) Red Hat
11 33 (1.83%) CheckPoint
12 32 (1.78%) Symantec
13 30 (1.66%) Hitachi
14 29 (1.61%) Avaya
15 27 (1.50%) Brocade
16 26 (1.44%) F5
16 26 (1.44%) Veeam
17 20 (1.11%) Apple