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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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,579 967 651
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.39% 16.59% 16.08%
As % of the Vendors category 52.58% 43.82% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 891 788 567
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,500 £32,000 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +13.33%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,875 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 3,003 2,207 1,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.78% 37.86% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,742 1,233
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,500 £34,313 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +12.50%
75th Percentile £60,180 £57,688 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +4 1,028 £43,214 -3.97% 113
South Yorkshire +1 223 £34,996 -9.10% 38
North Yorkshire -2 198 £47,500 +5.56% 33
East Yorkshire +4 78 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Humberside - 22 - -
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 617 (39.08%) Azure
2 436 (27.61%) Windows
3 429 (27.17%) Social Skills
4 394 (24.95%) Agile
5 359 (22.74%) Microsoft 365
6 350 (22.17%) Active Directory
7 324 (20.52%) SQL
8 303 (19.19%) SQL Server
9 301 (19.06%) C#
10 280 (17.73%) DevOps
11 275 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
12 242 (15.33%) Python
13 234 (14.82%) HTML
14 230 (14.57%) JavaScript
15 224 (14.19%) CSS
15 224 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
16 221 (14.00%) Java
17 218 (13.81%) Windows Server
18 194 (12.29%) ITIL
19 192 (12.16%) .NET
19 192 (12.16%) AWS
20 188 (11.91%) Cybersecurity
21 183 (11.59%) Analytics
22 176 (11.15%) OO
23 163 (10.32%) Finance
24 159 (10.07%) OOP
25 158 (10.01%) QA
26 157 (9.94%) VMware
27 147 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
28 145 (9.18%) Oracle

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
1 117 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 52 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 22 (1.39%) IIS
4 18 (1.14%) Confluence
5 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.63%) CMS
7 8 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.44%) WordPress
9 6 (0.38%) MS Project Server
9 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.19%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.063%) Apache
13 1 (0.063%) SAS
Applications
1 275 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
2 130 (8.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
4 37 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.063%) InDesign
8 1 (0.063%) Marvel
8 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.063%) Revit
8 1 (0.063%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Summit
2 7 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.063%) iTrent
6 1 (0.063%) Magento
6 1 (0.063%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.063%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 617 (39.08%) Azure
2 359 (22.74%) Microsoft 365
3 192 (12.16%) AWS
4 117 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 89 (5.64%) Azure DevOps
6 88 (5.57%) GCP
6 88 (5.57%) SaaS
7 57 (3.61%) Power Platform
8 49 (3.10%) PaaS
9 45 (2.85%) IaaS
10 38 (2.41%) OneDrive
11 31 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
12 23 (1.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 18 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
13 18 (1.14%) Serverless
14 16 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.95%) Google Workspace
16 13 (0.82%) Azure Functions
16 13 (0.82%) Rubrik
16 13 (0.82%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 104 (6.59%) Firewall
2 94 (5.95%) DNS
3 87 (5.51%) WAN
4 73 (4.62%) LAN
5 64 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 59 (3.74%) DHCP
7 41 (2.60%) SAN
8 38 (2.41%) VPN
9 37 (2.34%) Wireless
10 28 (1.77%) PPP
11 27 (1.71%) VLAN
12 26 (1.65%) SD-WAN
13 23 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (1.01%) Internet
14 16 (1.01%) Skype
14 16 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.89%) MPLS
16 9 (0.57%) BGP
16 9 (0.57%) OSPF
16 9 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.95%) Big Data
3 71 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (3.55%) Data Lake
6 48 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (2.66%) Power BI
8 32 (2.03%) Relational Database
9 29 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (1.46%) MS Access
12 18 (1.14%) MySQL
13 13 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (0.82%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.63%) Tableau
16 9 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.57%) Metadata
17 7 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 64 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 50 (3.17%) JMeter
4 43 (2.72%) Rational Quality Manager
4 43 (2.72%) Zephyr
5 39 (2.47%) JIRA
6 34 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 21 (1.33%) Postman
9 19 (1.20%) Selenium
10 18 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.82%) Bitbucket
12 11 (0.70%) Visual Studio Code
13 9 (0.57%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.38%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
16 4 (0.25%) PostCSS
16 4 (0.25%) SpecFlow
16 4 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 429 (27.17%) Social Skills
2 163 (10.32%) Finance
3 147 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (6.84%) Games
5 91 (5.76%) Public Sector
6 77 (4.88%) Retail
7 70 (4.43%) Law
8 69 (4.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 59 (3.74%) Legal
10 54 (3.42%) Manufacturing
11 38 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
12 35 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
13 21 (1.33%) Marketing
14 20 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
15 17 (1.08%) Local Government
15 17 (1.08%) Publishing
16 16 (1.01%) Telecoms
17 15 (0.95%) Electronics
18 13 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 261 (16.53%) Developer
2 215 (13.62%) Analyst
3 183 (11.59%) Trainee
4 134 (8.49%) Software Developer
5 120 (7.60%) Architect
6 115 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 107 (6.78%) Trainee Developer
7 107 (6.78%) Trainee Software Developer
8 84 (5.32%) .NET Developer
9 67 (4.24%) IT Support
10 63 (3.99%) Service Analyst
10 63 (3.99%) Support Engineer
11 60 (3.80%) IT Engineer
12 58 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
13 55 (3.48%) IT Manager
13 55 (3.48%) Technical Support
14 46 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
15 44 (2.79%) QA Leader
16 42 (2.66%) Administrator
17 39 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (14.82%) HTML
2 224 (14.19%) CSS
3 192 (12.16%) .NET
4 129 (8.17%) HTML5
5 109 (6.90%) CSS3
6 107 (6.78%) Java SE
7 80 (5.07%) Spring
8 66 (4.18%) .NET Framework
9 62 (3.93%) jQuery
9 62 (3.93%) Web Services
10 60 (3.80%) .NET Core
11 55 (3.48%) XML
12 52 (3.29%) Entity Framework
13 49 (3.10%) ASP.NET
14 43 (2.72%) React
15 39 (2.47%) REST
15 39 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (2.03%) JSON
17 31 (1.96%) Ajax
18 27 (1.71%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 117 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 85 (5.38%) Algorithms
3 82 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 74 (4.69%) NHS
5 62 (3.93%) Virtual Team
6 57 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (2.85%) Data Centre
9 38 (2.41%) User Experience
10 37 (2.34%) Driving Licence
11 35 (2.22%) Public Cloud
12 24 (1.52%) Mobile App
13 23 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
14 22 (1.39%) Client/Server
15 21 (1.33%) Cloud Native
16 15 (0.95%) Clustering
16 15 (0.95%) IoT
17 13 (0.82%) Life Science
18 12 (0.76%) EPoS
18 12 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 436 (27.61%) Windows
2 218 (13.81%) Windows Server
3 125 (7.92%) Windows 10
4 72 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (2.91%) Linux
6 37 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 29 (1.84%) VMS
9 26 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 24 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
11 21 (1.33%) Android
12 20 (1.27%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.89%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.44%) Unix
17 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (24.95%) Agile
2 280 (17.73%) DevOps
3 224 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
4 194 (12.29%) ITIL
5 188 (11.91%) Cybersecurity
6 183 (11.59%) Analytics
7 176 (11.15%) OO
8 159 (10.07%) OOP
9 144 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 126 (7.98%) Mentoring
11 123 (7.79%) Project Delivery
12 108 (6.84%) Information Security
12 108 (6.84%) Migration
13 107 (6.78%) Functional Programming
14 103 (6.52%) Software Testing
15 97 (6.14%) Data Architecture
16 96 (6.08%) Data Science
17 94 (5.95%) CI/CD
17 94 (5.95%) Data Analytics
18 93 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 324 (20.52%) SQL
2 301 (19.06%) C#
3 242 (15.33%) Python
4 230 (14.57%) JavaScript
5 221 (14.00%) Java
6 97 (6.14%) T-SQL
7 94 (5.95%) PowerShell
8 26 (1.65%) VBA
9 22 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 20 (1.27%) C
11 18 (1.14%) PHP
12 17 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.01%) VB
14 13 (0.82%) C++
15 10 (0.63%) VBScript
16 8 (0.51%) ABAP
16 8 (0.51%) Scala
16 8 (0.51%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.32%) Bash
17 5 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 118 (7.47%) Degree
2 107 (6.78%) CIW
2 107 (6.78%) OCA
2 107 (6.78%) OCP
2 107 (6.78%) Oracle Certification
3 102 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (4.94%) Security Cleared
5 74 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 53 (3.36%) DBS Check
7 34 (2.15%) HNC
8 31 (1.96%) MCSE
9 24 (1.52%) CCNA
9 24 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.33%) Master's Degree
11 19 (1.20%) CCNP
12 18 (1.14%) MCSA
13 17 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (0.70%) MCP
16 10 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (10.01%) QA
2 134 (8.49%) SLA
3 31 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.14%) PMO
5 17 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.95%) GDPR
6 15 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.70%) Accessibility
9 9 (0.57%) GLP
9 9 (0.57%) NIST
10 7 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
10 7 (0.44%) Good Clinical Practice
10 7 (0.44%) NIST 800
11 6 (0.38%) GMP
12 5 (0.32%) NCSC
13 4 (0.25%) HL7
13 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.25%) WAI
13 4 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 350 (22.17%) Active Directory
2 124 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.08%) vSphere
5 17 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 16 (1.01%) Docker
7 15 (0.95%) XenApp
8 12 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.38%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.13%) Firmware
14 1 (0.063%) KVM
14 1 (0.063%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 93 (5.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 91 (5.76%) SCCM
3 64 (4.05%) Terraform
4 44 (2.79%) Kubernetes
5 43 (2.72%) HP ALM
5 43 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (1.84%) SCOM
7 23 (1.46%) WSUS
8 16 (1.01%) Puppet
9 15 (0.95%) Ansible
9 15 (0.95%) NetBackup
10 13 (0.82%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 8 (0.51%) Rancher
12 7 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.38%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
14 4 (0.25%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.19%) AirWatch
15 3 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 157 (9.94%) VMware
2 145 (9.18%) Oracle
3 94 (5.95%) Apple
4 89 (5.64%) Citrix
5 88 (5.57%) Adobe
6 72 (4.56%) IBM
7 70 (4.43%) HP
8 64 (4.05%) Cisco
8 64 (4.05%) Google
9 44 (2.79%) SAP
10 29 (1.84%) Veeam
11 28 (1.77%) Dell
12 27 (1.71%) SolarWinds
13 23 (1.46%) NEC
13 23 (1.46%) Northgate
14 22 (1.39%) Databricks
15 14 (0.89%) Kaseya
15 14 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.82%) Veritas
17 12 (0.76%) ServiceNow