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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 22 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.73% 6.40% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 22.00% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 8
Median salary £50,000 £25,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.25%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.05%
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
33 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 30.00% 29.07% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 28
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) WCF
3 10 (76.92%) IIS
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) SOAP
4 9 (69.23%) Web Services
4 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 9 (69.23%) Terminal Services
4 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
4 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
4 9 (69.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (69.23%) AppDynamics
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Monitoring Specialist
1 9 (69.23%) Network Monitoring Specialist
1 9 (69.23%) Network Specialist
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# WCF Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
2 2 (15.38%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) WCF
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) AppDynamics
2 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Facebook