The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bradford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.86% 1.55% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 8.06% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,250 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 62 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 11.57% 19.25% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 63
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) MCSE
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) ITIL
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 12 (63.16%) Finance
6 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) VMware
8 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (36.84%) Degree
8 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
8 7 (36.84%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
9 6 (31.58%) SIEM
9 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (31.58%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (31.58%) Information Security
9 6 (31.58%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (31.58%) SSCP
10 5 (26.32%) Citrix
10 5 (26.32%) SAN
10 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (21.05%) DNS
11 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (21.05%) Firewall
11 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Security Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Statistics
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
2 7 (36.84%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
3 6 (31.58%) SIEM
3 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
4 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) MCSE
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (31.58%) SSCP
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCTS
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCA
5 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) MOM
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds