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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.79% 0.26% 3.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.11% 1.43% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 10
Average salary £23,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +5.33%
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
61 70 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 13.65% 18.37% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 49 55 53
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,550 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) MCSE
3 16 (80.00%) ITIL
3 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (65.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) Citrix
8 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (35.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
8 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (30.00%) Information Security
9 6 (30.00%) SIEM
9 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (30.00%) SSCP
10 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (20.00%) DNS
11 4 (20.00%) SAN
11 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support
6 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) SIEM
3 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) MCSE
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (30.00%) SSCP
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (15.00%) MCSA
5 3 (15.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) MobileIron
3 3 (15.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco