Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,406 1,694 1,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.14% 20.35% 19.39%
As % of the Vendors category 46.28% 44.86% 43.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,246 1,410 1,576
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,840 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 3,038 3,776 4,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.52% 45.36% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,258 3,052 3,559
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +1 931 £41,500 -2.35% 218
North Yorkshire -10 277 £30,000 -31.82% 54
South Yorkshire 0 134 £40,000 +17.22% 66
East Yorkshire +5 60 £45,000 +24.39% 20
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 508 (36.13%) Windows
2 494 (35.14%) Azure
3 464 (33.00%) Active Directory
4 455 (32.36%) SQL
5 390 (27.74%) SQL Server
6 353 (25.11%) .NET
7 332 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
8 328 (23.33%) C#
9 318 (22.62%) VMware
10 284 (20.20%) Office 365
11 274 (19.49%) Windows Server
12 253 (17.99%) Microsoft Office
13 247 (17.57%) Firewall
14 238 (16.93%) Finance
15 228 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 224 (15.93%) ITIL
17 215 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
18 205 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 196 (13.94%) JavaScript
20 180 (12.80%) Cisco
21 170 (12.09%) Citrix
22 164 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 153 (10.88%) MCSE
24 148 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
24 148 (10.53%) Data Centre
25 141 (10.03%) ASP.NET
26 137 (9.74%) PowerShell
27 135 (9.60%) AWS
28 132 (9.39%) MVC
29 131 (9.32%) DNS

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
1 111 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 107 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 66 (4.69%) IIS
4 54 (3.84%) Skype for Business
5 51 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (2.56%) CMS
6 36 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.64%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.78%) Drupal
8 11 (0.78%) SAS
8 11 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.57%) Confluence
9 8 (0.57%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.36%) Apache
13 4 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.21%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 253 (17.99%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (9.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (4.20%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.071%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 26 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.71%) assyst
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.14%) Aligne
5 2 (0.14%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.14%) Maximo
5 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.071%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.071%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.071%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.071%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.071%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 494 (35.14%) Azure
2 284 (20.20%) Office 365
3 135 (9.60%) AWS
4 67 (4.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 65 (4.62%) Power Platform
6 39 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (2.28%) SaaS
8 26 (1.85%) GCP
8 26 (1.85%) IaaS
9 23 (1.64%) PaaS
10 21 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
11 18 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (1.21%) Azure Stack
13 9 (0.64%) GitHub
13 9 (0.64%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.43%) PowerApps
15 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Flow
15 5 (0.36%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.28%) Serverless
17 2 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 247 (17.57%) Firewall
2 131 (9.32%) DNS
3 126 (8.96%) Wireless
4 120 (8.53%) VoIP
5 119 (8.46%) DHCP
6 100 (7.11%) WAN
7 87 (6.19%) VPN
8 81 (5.76%) LAN
9 78 (5.55%) Broadband
10 77 (5.48%) 3G
10 77 (5.48%) ADSL
11 69 (4.91%) SAN
12 60 (4.27%) TCP/IP
13 47 (3.34%) Skype
14 42 (2.99%) Internet
14 42 (2.99%) VLAN
15 37 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
16 32 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
17 26 (1.85%) MPLS
18 21 (1.49%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 109 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
4 69 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (4.62%) Power BI
6 47 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 43 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 22 (1.56%) Star Schema
11 19 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (0.92%) MySQL
14 12 (0.85%) DB2
15 10 (0.71%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 89 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 50 (3.56%) Git (software)
4 49 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 32 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 21 (1.49%) Selenium
7 13 (0.92%) JIRA
8 12 (0.85%) SpecFlow
9 11 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.78%) LINQPad
9 11 (0.78%) WebDriver
10 8 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.57%) Subversion
11 6 (0.43%) MSTest
11 6 (0.43%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.36%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.36%) NUnit
12 5 (0.36%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.28%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 238 (16.93%) Finance
2 81 (5.76%) Public Sector
3 62 (4.41%) Retail
4 45 (3.20%) Marketing
5 43 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.84%) Banking
7 29 (2.06%) Legal
7 29 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.85%) Billing
9 11 (0.78%) Advertising
10 8 (0.57%) Police
11 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.36%) Back Office
12 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.28%) Housing Association
13 4 (0.28%) Law
13 4 (0.28%) Local Government
14 3 (0.21%) Games
15 2 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 336 (23.90%) Developer
2 276 (19.63%) Analyst
3 145 (10.31%) Support Analyst
4 142 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 130 (9.25%) .NET Developer
6 113 (8.04%) C# Developer
7 101 (7.18%) Technical Support
8 94 (6.69%) Technical Analyst
9 91 (6.47%) Senior Developer
10 89 (6.33%) Technical Support Analyst
11 87 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 84 (5.97%) IT Support
13 74 (5.26%) Architect
14 69 (4.91%) 1st Line Support
14 69 (4.91%) Software Developer
15 68 (4.84%) Support Engineer
16 64 (4.55%) Consultant
16 64 (4.55%) SQL Developer
17 58 (4.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
18 55 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (25.11%) .NET
2 141 (10.03%) ASP.NET
3 88 (6.26%) HTML
4 80 (5.69%) CSS
5 78 (5.55%) jQuery
6 64 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 60 (4.27%) Web Services
8 57 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (3.70%) .NET Core
10 50 (3.56%) XML
11 36 (2.56%) REST
12 34 (2.42%) SOAP
13 33 (2.35%) AngularJS
14 30 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (1.78%) Entity Framework
16 25 (1.78%) JSON
16 25 (1.78%) React
17 23 (1.64%) WCF
18 18 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 148 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 124 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.98%) Public Cloud
4 69 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 64 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 40 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (2.13%) User Experience
10 20 (1.42%) Clustering
10 20 (1.42%) NHS
11 17 (1.21%) Driving Licence
12 15 (1.07%) CMDB
13 13 (0.92%) CCTV
14 11 (0.78%) e-Learning
14 11 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.78%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.78%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.71%) PKI
16 9 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 508 (36.13%) Windows
2 274 (19.49%) Windows Server
3 127 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 115 (8.18%) Windows 10
5 109 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (6.40%) Linux
7 65 (4.62%) Windows 7
8 62 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 25 (1.78%) Android
11 23 (1.64%) Unix
12 20 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.21%) AIX
15 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.071%) CentOS
16 1 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (15.93%) ITIL
3 215 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
4 164 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 132 (9.39%) MVC
6 127 (9.03%) DevOps
7 118 (8.39%) Mentoring
8 115 (8.18%) Scrum
9 112 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
10 104 (7.40%) Supplier Management
11 92 (6.54%) Process Improvement
12 89 (6.33%) Change Management
13 73 (5.19%) Project Delivery
14 72 (5.12%) Service Delivery
15 70 (4.98%) Software Engineering
16 69 (4.91%) Coaching
16 69 (4.91%) Migration
17 66 (4.69%) Project Management
18 65 (4.62%) CRM
19 54 (3.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 455 (32.36%) SQL
2 328 (23.33%) C#
3 196 (13.94%) JavaScript
4 137 (9.74%) PowerShell
5 88 (6.26%) T-SQL
6 59 (4.20%) VB
7 39 (2.77%) Java
8 38 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 31 (2.20%) Python
10 22 (1.56%) Ruby
11 21 (1.49%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.14%) Groovy
13 12 (0.85%) C
14 11 (0.78%) C++
15 10 (0.71%) COBOL
15 10 (0.71%) JCL
16 7 (0.50%) VBA
17 4 (0.28%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.28%) VBScript
18 3 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 205 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 153 (10.88%) MCSE
3 148 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (9.17%) CCNA
5 83 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 81 (5.76%) MCITP
7 80 (5.69%) Degree
8 54 (3.84%) MCSA
9 32 (2.28%) CCNP
10 31 (2.20%) MCP
11 26 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.21%) HND
13 12 (0.85%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.64%) ISEB
15 8 (0.57%) PMP
16 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.43%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.43%) Security Cleared
17 5 (0.36%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (6.05%) ISO 9001
3 64 (4.55%) SLA
4 59 (4.20%) QA
5 31 (2.20%) PMO
6 30 (2.13%) Data Quality
7 19 (1.35%) ISO 22301
8 14 (1.00%) GDPR
9 8 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.36%) COBIT
12 4 (0.28%) NIST
13 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.14%) FINRA
14 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.14%) MiFID
14 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 464 (33.00%) Active Directory
2 228 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 50 (3.56%) vSphere
5 45 (3.20%) XenApp
6 33 (2.35%) Docker
7 31 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (0.85%) VMware NSX
11 9 (0.64%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.50%) Firmware
12 7 (0.50%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.36%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.28%) Xen
16 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (5.55%) SCCM
2 60 (4.27%) WSUS
3 33 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 25 (1.78%) SCOM
5 22 (1.56%) Terraform
6 20 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.28%) vCenter Server
8 14 (1.00%) Nessus
9 13 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 12 (0.85%) Kubernetes
10 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (0.85%) Puppet
11 11 (0.78%) Ansible
12 8 (0.57%) vRealize
13 7 (0.50%) Nagios
14 6 (0.43%) PaperCut
15 5 (0.36%) Opsview
15 5 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
16 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
16 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 318 (22.62%) VMware
2 180 (12.80%) Cisco
3 170 (12.09%) Citrix
4 92 (6.54%) Meraki
5 79 (5.62%) Polycom
6 75 (5.33%) Aruba
7 47 (3.34%) IBM
8 41 (2.92%) HP
8 41 (2.92%) Veeam
9 36 (2.56%) Oracle
10 34 (2.42%) Google
11 30 (2.13%) Tableau
12 24 (1.71%) Dell
13 22 (1.56%) SAP
14 20 (1.42%) NetApp
15 14 (1.00%) ServiceNow
15 14 (1.00%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.92%) Mitel
17 12 (0.85%) Siemens
17 12 (0.85%) Sitecore