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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.25% - 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% - 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 13
Average salary £28,625 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
16 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.99% 13.39% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 31
Average salary £28,625 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.19% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) MCSE
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) HNC
5 8 (57.14%) HND
5 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) Avaya
5 8 (57.14%) DEFINITY
5 8 (57.14%) Avaya Certification
5 8 (57.14%) SAN
5 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
5 8 (57.14%) Workflow
5 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity
5 8 (57.14%) Data Protection
6 6 (42.86%) CCNA
7 4 (28.57%) MCP
7 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (28.57%) Symantec
7 4 (28.57%) McAfee
7 4 (28.57%) SSCP
7 4 (28.57%) Legal
7 4 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (28.57%) CCSA
7 4 (28.57%) Information Security
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DEFINITY
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) ADSL
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Operations Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Information Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (57.14%) Workflow
1 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 8 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
1 2 (14.29%) VB
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) MCSE
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 8 (57.14%) HNC
4 8 (57.14%) HND
4 8 (57.14%) Avaya Certification
5 6 (42.86%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) SSCP
6 4 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (28.57%) CCSA
6 4 (28.57%) MCP
7 3 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (7.14%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
1 2 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Avaya
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Symantec
4 4 (28.57%) McAfee
5 3 (21.43%) Intel
6 2 (14.29%) Sophos
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) EMC