The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.38% 2.47% 6.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 12.86% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 14
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.97%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrogate region.

Qualifications Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 70 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 26.72% 19.18% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 91 70 41
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Harrogate

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 6 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) ECDL
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) VCP4
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Extraction
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) ECDL
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VCP4
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) VMware