The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 15 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 8.97% 20.97% 5.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.89% 52.00% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 7
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 Huddersfield region.

Qualifications Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 23.08% 40.32% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 21
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Huddersfield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) MCSE
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (80.95%) MCITP
2 17 (80.95%) CCNA
3 16 (76.19%) MCP
4 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
7 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
8 8 (38.10%) Citrix
8 8 (38.10%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
11 3 (14.29%) SLA
11 3 (14.29%) MCSA
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (14.29%) Office 365
12 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (9.52%) Degree
12 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
12 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
12 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (9.52%) Service Management
12 2 (9.52%) Internet
12 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (9.52%) Change Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) MCSE
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (80.95%) MCITP
1 17 (80.95%) CCNA
2 16 (76.19%) MCP
3 3 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCA
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCDST
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Citrix
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) LANDesk