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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 947 1022 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.54% 18.03% 18.72%
As % of the Vendors category 39.43% 43.01% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 797 876 1099
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2402 2376 2993
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 44.48% 41.91% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1957 2456
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +4 683 £40,000 +6.66% 118
North Yorkshire -7 99 £37,500 -6.25% 15
South Yorkshire -3 95 £39,500 +33.89% 20
East Yorkshire +2 62 £24,500 - 8
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 709 (37.79%) Windows
2 696 (37.10%) SQL Server
3 644 (34.33%) SQL
4 536 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 478 (25.48%) .NET
6 421 (22.44%) C#
7 414 (22.07%) VMware
8 412 (21.96%) Windows Server
9 365 (19.46%) ITIL
10 356 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
11 301 (16.04%) Microsoft Office
12 294 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 283 (15.09%) Finance
14 270 (14.39%) MS Exchange
15 250 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 247 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 239 (12.74%) ASP.NET
18 236 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
19 228 (12.15%) MVC
19 228 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
20 221 (11.78%) JavaScript
21 211 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
22 205 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
23 203 (10.82%) Citrix
24 200 (10.66%) T-SQL
25 191 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 182 (9.70%) Cisco
27 178 (9.49%) HTML
28 176 (9.38%) Degree
29 170 (9.06%) Office 365

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
1 270 (14.39%) MS Exchange
2 146 (7.78%) IIS
3 125 (6.66%) SharePoint
4 97 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (1.65%) Apache
8 29 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.49%) Skype for Business
10 25 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 23 (1.23%) CMS
12 22 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.12%) CloudStack
13 21 (1.12%) JBoss
13 21 (1.12%) OpenStack
14 19 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (0.91%) Tomcat
16 16 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 301 (16.04%) Microsoft Office
2 116 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.43%) SPSS
7 7 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 43 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
2 38 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.96%) Visualfiles
5 8 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.32%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.11%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.053%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.053%) Magento
10 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.053%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 250 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 170 (9.06%) Office 365
3 87 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.92%) PaaS
5 26 (1.39%) SaaS
6 12 (0.64%) IaaS
7 11 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.053%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.053%) GitHub
13 1 (0.053%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.053%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.053%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 169 (9.01%) Firewall
2 162 (8.64%) SAN
3 140 (7.46%) DNS
4 122 (6.50%) WAN
5 112 (5.97%) VPN
6 108 (5.76%) LAN
7 105 (5.60%) DHCP
8 81 (4.32%) TCP/IP
9 60 (3.20%) VoIP
10 49 (2.61%) Internet
11 38 (2.03%) NAS
12 36 (1.92%) MPLS
13 27 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
14 25 (1.33%) VLAN
15 23 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (1.12%) WebEx
17 20 (1.07%) Wireless
18 18 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
19 17 (0.91%) OSPF
19 17 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 247 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 191 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 146 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
5 141 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 122 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 103 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 83 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 50 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 47 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 45 (2.40%) Relational Database
12 44 (2.35%) Power BI
13 35 (1.87%) Big Data
14 34 (1.81%) MySQL
15 25 (1.33%) MS Access
16 22 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (1.07%) Data Mining
17 20 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
18 17 (0.91%) RDBMS
19 16 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 133 (7.09%) Visual Studio
2 114 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 45 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 42 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 38 (2.03%) Subversion
7 30 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.55%) Selenium
9 23 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 22 (1.17%) NUnit
11 17 (0.91%) JIRA
12 15 (0.80%) Protractor
13 13 (0.69%) gulp
13 13 (0.69%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.69%) TortoiseSVN
14 12 (0.64%) Jasmine
14 12 (0.64%) SoapUI
15 11 (0.59%) Bower
15 11 (0.59%) Grunt
16 10 (0.53%) HP UFT
General
1 283 (15.09%) Finance
2 68 (3.62%) Retail
3 67 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 63 (3.36%) Advertising
5 59 (3.14%) Legal
6 40 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.71%) Marketing
8 29 (1.55%) Games
9 26 (1.39%) Law
10 13 (0.69%) Local Government
11 11 (0.59%) Publishing
12 10 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.48%) Back Office
14 8 (0.43%) Electronics
15 7 (0.37%) Banking
16 6 (0.32%) Automotive
16 6 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.11%) Billing
17 2 (0.11%) French Language
17 2 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 459 (24.47%) Developer
2 341 (18.18%) Analyst
3 197 (10.50%) .NET Developer
4 159 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 154 (8.21%) C# Developer
6 145 (7.73%) Support Engineer
7 130 (6.93%) Windows Engineer
8 129 (6.88%) Support Analyst
9 120 (6.40%) IT Support
10 113 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 111 (5.92%) Senior Developer
12 98 (5.22%) Software Developer
13 93 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 91 (4.85%) Architect
15 87 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
16 85 (4.53%) IT Engineer
17 73 (3.89%) Service Analyst
18 70 (3.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 70 (3.73%) SQL Developer
19 69 (3.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (25.48%) .NET
2 239 (12.74%) ASP.NET
3 178 (9.49%) HTML
4 167 (8.90%) .NET Framework
5 162 (8.64%) CSS
6 151 (8.05%) Web Services
7 147 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 99 (5.28%) jQuery
10 98 (5.22%) WCF
11 94 (5.01%) Entity Framework
12 89 (4.74%) XML
13 81 (4.32%) AngularJS
14 62 (3.30%) LINQ
15 57 (3.04%) HTML5
16 51 (2.72%) JSON
17 47 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 47 (2.51%) WinForms
18 45 (2.40%) SOAP
19 43 (2.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 136 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (6.08%) Management Information System
3 106 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 64 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 60 (3.20%) Replication
6 49 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 47 (2.51%) Clustering
8 35 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.65%) iPad
10 27 (1.44%) Driving Licence
11 18 (0.96%) User Experience
12 17 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 14 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
14 13 (0.69%) Streaming Media
15 11 (0.59%) Blackberry
15 11 (0.59%) NHS
16 10 (0.53%) FMCG
16 10 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 709 (37.79%) Windows
2 412 (21.96%) Windows Server
3 236 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 228 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 153 (8.16%) Linux
6 131 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 125 (6.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 114 (6.08%) Unix
9 54 (2.88%) Windows XP
10 43 (2.29%) Windows 10
11 31 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (1.44%) Android
13 21 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.43%) CentOS
16 8 (0.43%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.37%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (19.46%) ITIL
2 356 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (12.15%) MVC
4 205 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
5 159 (8.48%) Scrum
6 139 (7.41%) TDD
7 119 (6.34%) ETL
8 111 (5.92%) Project Management
9 98 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 97 (5.17%) Time Management
11 93 (4.96%) ERP
12 92 (4.90%) DevOps
12 92 (4.90%) SDLC
13 91 (4.85%) Service Delivery
14 88 (4.69%) Mentoring
15 83 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
15 83 (4.42%) E-Commerce
16 82 (4.37%) Service Management
17 77 (4.10%) Test Automation
18 75 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 644 (34.33%) SQL
2 421 (22.44%) C#
3 221 (11.78%) JavaScript
4 200 (10.66%) T-SQL
5 147 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 104 (5.54%) Java
7 46 (2.45%) VB.NET
8 44 (2.35%) VB
9 43 (2.29%) Python
10 31 (1.65%) Ruby
10 31 (1.65%) VBA
11 26 (1.39%) PHP
12 22 (1.17%) C
12 22 (1.17%) Shell Script
13 17 (0.91%) TypeScript
14 16 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.85%) C++
14 16 (0.85%) VBScript
15 11 (0.59%) VB6
15 11 (0.59%) X++
Qualifications
1 211 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 176 (9.38%) Degree
3 110 (5.86%) MCSA
4 99 (5.28%) MCSE
5 79 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (2.99%) CCNA
7 46 (2.45%) MCP
8 37 (1.97%) CCNP
9 32 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 30 (1.60%) ISTQB
11 28 (1.49%) ISEB
11 28 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 23 (1.23%) Security Cleared
14 20 (1.07%) MCITP
15 17 (0.91%) HND
15 17 (0.91%) SC Cleared
16 16 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.75%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.33%) SLA
2 43 (2.29%) QA
3 29 (1.55%) PMO
4 21 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.43%) GDPR
8 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.32%) WCAG
9 4 (0.21%) COBIT
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.053%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.053%) Section 508
11 1 (0.053%) UCITS
System Software
1 536 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 294 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (5.44%) Hyper-V
4 93 (4.96%) vSphere
5 74 (3.94%) XenApp
6 69 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (1.97%) XenServer
8 29 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 28 (1.49%) Terminal Server
10 25 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 22 (1.17%) Xen
12 19 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (0.64%) OpenSIPS
15 9 (0.48%) vCloud
16 8 (0.43%) Docker
17 5 (0.27%) DFS Replication
18 3 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 3 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 104 (5.54%) SCCM
2 61 (3.25%) SCOM
3 44 (2.35%) WSUS
4 41 (2.19%) Puppet
5 33 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (1.44%) Ansible
7 23 (1.23%) DameWare
8 21 (1.12%) Perfmon
9 16 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (0.85%) vCenter Server
10 14 (0.75%) OpenView
11 13 (0.69%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
13 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (0.43%) Opsview
15 7 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
16 6 (0.32%) Nagios
17 5 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 414 (22.07%) VMware
2 203 (10.82%) Citrix
3 182 (9.70%) Cisco
4 120 (6.40%) HP
5 110 (5.86%) Oracle
6 86 (4.58%) NetApp
7 55 (2.93%) SAP
8 54 (2.88%) Dell
9 40 (2.13%) EMC
10 37 (1.97%) Avaya
11 32 (1.71%) CommVault
12 26 (1.39%) Dell Compellent
12 26 (1.39%) F5
12 26 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.23%) Apple
14 21 (1.12%) CheckPoint
14 21 (1.12%) Civica
14 21 (1.12%) Google
14 21 (1.12%) Tableau
14 21 (1.12%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Riding
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum 7% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday