The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.38% 3.66% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.85% 15.69% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 5
Average salary £26,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Qualifications Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 102 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 22.75% 23.34% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 94 83 50
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bradford region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
6 7 (31.82%) MCSE
6 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) MS Office
8 5 (22.73%) C#
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) MCP
8 5 (22.73%) MCSA
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) LAN
9 4 (18.18%) WAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) IT Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) IT Support
3 5 (22.73%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Server Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Server Support
5 3 (13.64%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (9.09%) COM
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) CSS3
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) Business Development
3 3 (13.64%) Presales
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) MCSE
2 5 (22.73%) MCP
2 5 (22.73%) MCSA
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) MCSD
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CISA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISM
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) MCTS
5 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SSCP
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
4 2 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Sage
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Draytek
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Meraki
5 2 (9.09%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.55%) EMC