The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.80% 3.14% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.49% 30.00% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £25,000 £28,563 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.47% -29.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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 Halifax region.

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 31.00% 10.47% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55 17 15
Average salary £41,625 £28,625 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.41% -29.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) MS Office
5 6 (35.29%) Service Management
5 6 (35.29%) MOS
5 6 (35.29%) MCDST
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) MCP
7 4 (23.53%) MCSE
7 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) VPN
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (17.65%) VoIP
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) MCSA
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) Security Management
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Service Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Support Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
1 2 (11.76%) WPF
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (11.76%) HTML5
1 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
1 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (5.88%) WinRT
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
4 2 (11.76%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Security Management
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
1 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MOS
1 6 (35.29%) MCDST
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) MCP
3 4 (23.53%) MCSE
3 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
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