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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.01% 2.94% 4.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.14% 16.39% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 16
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
70 61 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 17.54% 17.94% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 61
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 £26,850 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £47,500
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
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 26 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) MCTS
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (42.86%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) XML
7 6 (42.86%) CRM
7 6 (42.86%) LAN
7 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 6 (42.86%) Workflow
7 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (42.86%) Marketing
7 6 (42.86%) Degree
8 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 5 (35.71%) MCITP
9 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) MCSE
9 4 (28.57%) MCSA
9 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 4 (28.57%) Service Management
9 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (28.57%) Release Management
9 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
9 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
10 3 (21.43%) VPN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Site Server
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Development Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Service Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Statistics
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 6 (42.86%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) MCTS
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) MCITP
4 4 (28.57%) MCSE
4 4 (28.57%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) OCP
5 1 (7.14%) OCA
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix