The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Harrogate region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 0.73% 1.73% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 6.17% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £34,500 £36,834 £20,213
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.33% +82.23%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 15.40% 28.03% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 27
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £20,213
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
North Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) MS Excel
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (87.50%) MCITP
4 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
4 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (75.00%) MCSA
5 12 (75.00%) Cisco
5 12 (75.00%) Terminal Services
5 12 (75.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (75.00%) SCOM
6 11 (68.75%) Firewall
6 11 (68.75%) .NET
6 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
7 8 (50.00%) DDNS
8 6 (37.50%) McAfee
8 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 6 (37.50%) IIS
8 6 (37.50%) Migration
8 6 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (31.25%) Brocade
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
1 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) DDNS
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) MCITP
2 12 (75.00%) MCSA
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.25%) VCAP
6 1 (6.25%) CCEE
6 1 (6.25%) CCIA
6 1 (6.25%) CCA
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.25%) MCTS
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Terminal Services
4 6 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (31.25%) ISA Server
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) SCOM
2 6 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) McAfee
3 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) Brocade
4 5 (31.25%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix