The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.38% 12.42% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.50% 83.33% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 6
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £40,500 £33,325
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.58% 14.91% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 29
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,250 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Halifax

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) McAfee
3 5 (50.00%) SSCP
3 5 (50.00%) Legal
3 5 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (50.00%) CCSA
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (20.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) VBScript
6 2 (20.00%) VB

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) ADSL
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DEFINITY
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
1 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) SSCP
3 5 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (50.00%) CCSA
4 4 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) HNC
6 1 (10.00%) HND
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (10.00%) CCEA
6 1 (10.00%) CISSP
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (10.00%) CCEE
6 1 (10.00%) CCAA
6 1 (10.00%) CCIA
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) McAfee
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + 33% shift
Posted: 4 days ago