Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,488 1,810 1,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.68% 18.24% 18.08%
As % of the Vendors category 46.88% 40.95% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,309 1,587 1,829
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,575 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £57,500 £56,050
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 3,174 4,420 4,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 44.10% 44.54% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,624 3,746 3,629
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,093
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.87% +4.65%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 0 974 £42,000 +5.00% 320
North Yorkshire +6 281 £40,000 - 70
South Yorkshire 0 176 £35,000 - 95
East Yorkshire +8 45 £33,500 +8.06% 36
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 590 (39.65%) SQL
2 495 (33.27%) Windows
3 482 (32.39%) .NET
4 455 (30.58%) C#
5 417 (28.02%) SQL Server
6 411 (27.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 408 (27.42%) Active Directory
8 342 (22.98%) JavaScript
9 324 (21.77%) ASP.NET
10 313 (21.03%) VMware
11 301 (20.23%) MVC
12 282 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
13 264 (17.74%) Windows Server
14 243 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 234 (15.73%) ITIL
16 231 (15.52%) TDD
17 221 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 216 (14.52%) Office 365
19 215 (14.45%) Software Engineering
20 210 (14.11%) Microsoft Office
21 202 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
22 198 (13.31%) BDD
23 185 (12.43%) Finance
24 184 (12.37%) Pair Programming
25 180 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
26 168 (11.29%) Firewall
27 159 (10.69%) Citrix
28 154 (10.35%) Cisco
29 153 (10.28%) PowerShell
30 152 (10.22%) MS Exchange

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
1 152 (10.22%) MS Exchange
2 132 (8.87%) SharePoint
3 62 (4.17%) IIS
4 57 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 47 (3.16%) Skype for Business
7 27 (1.81%) CMS
8 13 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.74%) Apache
10 9 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.47%) nginx
12 7 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
12 7 (0.47%) WordPress
13 6 (0.40%) Confluence
14 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.27%) Drupal
15 4 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 210 (14.11%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (0.13%) InDesign
8 1 (0.067%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.067%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.34%) SAP MDG
5 4 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
5 4 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.20%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.20%) Magento
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.20%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.20%) Shopify
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.067%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.067%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.067%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.067%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 411 (27.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 216 (14.52%) Office 365
3 124 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (2.08%) SaaS
5 28 (1.88%) IaaS
6 27 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (1.75%) PaaS
8 22 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (1.28%) OneDrive
10 15 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.54%) GitHub
12 7 (0.47%) Force.com
12 7 (0.47%) Serverless
13 6 (0.40%) Akamai
14 5 (0.34%) Fastly
14 5 (0.34%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.27%) G Suite
16 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 168 (11.29%) Firewall
2 98 (6.59%) DNS
3 86 (5.78%) VoIP
4 80 (5.38%) SAN
4 80 (5.38%) WAN
5 73 (4.91%) DHCP
6 72 (4.84%) VPN
7 69 (4.64%) LAN
8 60 (4.03%) TCP/IP
9 59 (3.97%) Wireless
10 54 (3.63%) Internet
11 51 (3.43%) Broadband
12 50 (3.36%) 3G
13 49 (3.29%) ADSL
14 44 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (1.75%) NetScaler
16 24 (1.61%) Network Security
17 23 (1.55%) NAS
18 22 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (1.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 99 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 91 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (4.30%) Power BI
6 53 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 36 (2.42%) MySQL
9 32 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
12 19 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (1.21%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.94%) Star Schema
15 13 (0.87%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.60%) DB2
17 9 (0.60%) QlikView
18 8 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 81 (5.44%) Visual Studio
2 73 (4.91%) Git (software)
3 69 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (3.16%) Selenium
5 27 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 19 (1.28%) JIRA
7 18 (1.21%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (0.60%) Axure RP
9 9 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (0.47%) Moq
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.40%) GitLab
12 4 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.27%) webpack
13 3 (0.20%) JUnit
13 3 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 185 (12.43%) Finance
2 53 (3.56%) Retail
3 46 (3.09%) Legal
4 43 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 42 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.75%) Marketing
7 12 (0.81%) Advertising
7 12 (0.81%) Banking
8 10 (0.67%) Back Office
8 10 (0.67%) Law
9 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.47%) Games
10 6 (0.40%) Automotive
10 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.40%) Publishing
11 4 (0.27%) Billing
11 4 (0.27%) Electronics
12 3 (0.20%) Local Government
12 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.067%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 497 (33.40%) Developer
2 262 (17.61%) C# Developer
3 223 (14.99%) .NET Developer
4 207 (13.91%) Analyst
5 169 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 126 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 122 (8.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 118 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 103 (6.92%) Support Analyst
10 101 (6.79%) Senior Developer
11 99 (6.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 76 (5.11%) Software Developer
13 67 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
14 64 (4.30%) SQL Developer
15 63 (4.23%) Technical Support
16 58 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
17 54 (3.63%) Technical Support Analyst
18 51 (3.43%) Consultant
18 51 (3.43%) Senior C# Developer
18 51 (3.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 482 (32.39%) .NET
2 324 (21.77%) ASP.NET
3 243 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 149 (10.01%) .NET Framework
5 141 (9.48%) HTML
6 120 (8.06%) CSS
7 112 (7.53%) Entity Framework
8 91 (6.12%) jQuery
9 68 (4.57%) AngularJS
10 64 (4.30%) Web Services
11 63 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 54 (3.63%) React
13 43 (2.89%) XML
14 35 (2.35%) .NET Core
15 30 (2.02%) WCF
16 29 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (1.81%) HTML5
18 26 (1.75%) Node.js
18 26 (1.75%) WPF
19 21 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 202 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
2 145 (9.74%) Greenfield Project
3 109 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (6.79%) Data Centre
5 67 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 45 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (2.28%) Driving Licence
8 28 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 26 (1.75%) NHS
10 23 (1.55%) User Experience
11 21 (1.41%) e-Learning
12 19 (1.28%) Fintech
13 18 (1.21%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.94%) Replication
15 13 (0.87%) PKI
15 13 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (0.81%) Fat Client
16 12 (0.81%) Thin Client
17 11 (0.74%) Client/Server
18 10 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 495 (33.27%) Windows
2 264 (17.74%) Windows Server
3 129 (8.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (7.06%) Linux
4 105 (7.06%) Windows 10
5 98 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (5.78%) Windows 7
7 50 (3.36%) Android
8 38 (2.55%) Unix
9 37 (2.49%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 21 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.60%) AIX
13 8 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.34%) CentOS
15 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.27%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (20.23%) MVC
2 282 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (15.73%) ITIL
4 231 (15.52%) TDD
5 215 (14.45%) Software Engineering
6 198 (13.31%) BDD
7 184 (12.37%) Pair Programming
8 180 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
9 143 (9.61%) DevOps
10 129 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 120 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
12 116 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 103 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
14 95 (6.38%) Project Management
15 85 (5.71%) Mentoring
15 85 (5.71%) Unit Testing
16 84 (5.65%) Scrum
17 83 (5.58%) Service Management
18 76 (5.11%) CRM
19 66 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 590 (39.65%) SQL
2 455 (30.58%) C#
3 342 (22.98%) JavaScript
4 153 (10.28%) PowerShell
5 118 (7.93%) T-SQL
6 35 (2.35%) Java
7 23 (1.55%) VB.NET
8 18 (1.21%) C
9 17 (1.14%) Ruby
10 14 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 12 (0.81%) Python
12 11 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.74%) TypeScript
13 10 (0.67%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.60%) C++
14 9 (0.60%) PHP
14 9 (0.60%) VBA
15 8 (0.54%) COBOL
15 8 (0.54%) JCL
16 7 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (8.33%) Degree
3 90 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (5.78%) CCNA
5 79 (5.31%) MCSE
6 64 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 59 (3.97%) MCITP
8 39 (2.62%) MCSA
9 32 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
10 31 (2.08%) Security Cleared
11 29 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.34%) SC Cleared
13 19 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
14 18 (1.21%) ISTQB
15 16 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.87%) ISEB
17 12 (0.81%) CCNP
18 10 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 10 (0.67%) MCP
19 9 (0.60%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.98%) SLA
2 63 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (3.16%) QA
4 32 (2.15%) PMO
5 30 (2.02%) ISO 9001
6 27 (1.81%) Data Quality
7 22 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 20 (1.34%) GDPR
9 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 408 (27.42%) Active Directory
2 221 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 55 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (2.82%) Docker
6 35 (2.35%) XenApp
7 29 (1.95%) XenDesktop
8 18 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.94%) vSphere
13 10 (0.67%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.67%) Xen
14 8 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.20%) Firmware
15 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.13%) NFS
16 2 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (5.58%) SCCM
2 29 (1.95%) SCOM
3 22 (1.48%) XenMobile
4 20 (1.34%) Puppet
5 18 (1.21%) vCenter Server
6 17 (1.14%) Terraform
7 16 (1.08%) WSUS
8 15 (1.01%) Backup Exec
8 15 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (0.94%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.81%) Kubernetes
11 11 (0.74%) Ansible
11 11 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
12 10 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (0.54%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 7 (0.47%) Nagios
14 7 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 313 (21.03%) VMware
2 159 (10.69%) Citrix
3 154 (10.35%) Cisco
4 56 (3.76%) Xamarin
5 52 (3.49%) Meraki
5 52 (3.49%) Polycom
6 51 (3.43%) Aruba
7 50 (3.36%) Oracle
8 43 (2.89%) Google
8 43 (2.89%) HP
9 39 (2.62%) Symantec
10 38 (2.55%) Sitecore
11 32 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
12 31 (2.08%) Veeam
13 23 (1.55%) NetApp
14 21 (1.41%) McAfee
15 20 (1.34%) Adobe
16 18 (1.21%) IBM
16 18 (1.21%) SAP
17 17 (1.14%) Red Hat