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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.12% 3.60% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 21.82% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 11
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
59 55 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 16.57% 16.52% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 44 49 55
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £47,500 £46,414
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MCITP
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
5 4 (44.44%) MobileIron
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
5 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Apple
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) MCTS
7 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
7 2 (22.22%) Android
7 2 (22.22%) Release Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Service Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) MCITP
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) MCTS
5 1 (11.11%) OCP
5 1 (11.11%) OCA
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Apple
2 4 (44.44%) MobileIron
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle