The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.41% 5.56% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.58% 19.31% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 32
Average salary £34,250 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.45% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,575 £27,073 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 259 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.86% 28.81% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 156 209 182
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -27 18 £34,250 -18.45% 1
Doncaster -7 4 £41,500 -
Barnsley - 2 £23,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
2 38 (55.07%) Windows
3 34 (49.28%) ITIL
4 29 (42.03%) SLA
5 28 (40.58%) MS Office
6 27 (39.13%) VMware
7 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
8 23 (33.33%) SQL
8 23 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (31.88%) vSphere
9 22 (31.88%) Citrix
9 22 (31.88%) SAN
10 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
11 20 (28.99%) SCCM
11 20 (28.99%) SCOM
12 19 (27.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 19 (27.54%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (27.54%) MCSE
12 19 (27.54%) Change Management
13 18 (26.09%) Migration
13 18 (26.09%) CommVault
13 18 (26.09%) SaaS
13 18 (26.09%) XenApp
13 18 (26.09%) High Availability
13 18 (26.09%) Office 365
13 18 (26.09%) SCVMM
13 18 (26.09%) vMotion
14 17 (24.64%) .NET
14 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
15 16 (23.19%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 14 (20.29%) Lync
2 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.25%) IIS
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Office
2 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Primavera
1 1 (1.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) SaaS
1 18 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) SAN
2 16 (23.19%) LAN
2 16 (23.19%) WAN
2 16 (23.19%) Firewall
3 14 (20.29%) Unified Communications
4 12 (17.39%) Network Security
4 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 11 (15.94%) MPLS
6 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.80%) NAS
7 4 (5.80%) DHCP
7 4 (5.80%) DNS
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.90%) Internet
9 2 (2.90%) PABX
10 1 (1.45%) LDAP
10 1 (1.45%) VPN
10 1 (1.45%) IPsec
10 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) Selenium
2 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.80%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
2 9 (13.04%) Server Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (11.59%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.14%) CSS
3 7 (10.14%) jQuery
3 7 (10.14%) HTML
4 5 (7.25%) WCF
5 4 (5.80%) HTML5
5 4 (5.80%) CSS3
5 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.35%) WPF
6 3 (4.35%) Silverlight
6 3 (4.35%) WinForms
6 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
7 2 (2.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.45%) Replication
2 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) ITIL
2 19 (27.54%) Change Management
3 18 (26.09%) Migration
3 18 (26.09%) High Availability
4 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.94%) Supplier Management
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.80%) BDD
7 4 (5.80%) MVC
8 3 (4.35%) Scrum
8 3 (4.35%) Information Security
8 3 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Line Management
9 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.90%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.90%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 13 (18.84%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) MCSE
2 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (15.94%) MCSA
3 11 (15.94%) CCNA
4 9 (13.04%) Degree
5 5 (7.25%) MCITP
6 4 (5.80%) CCA
6 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (5.80%) MCP
7 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) MCSD
9 1 (1.45%) HND
9 1 (1.45%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.45%) CCNP
9 1 (1.45%) NCDA
9 1 (1.45%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (42.03%) SLA
2 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
2 23 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (31.88%) vSphere
4 19 (27.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 19 (27.54%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (26.09%) XenApp
6 15 (21.74%) Hyper-V
7 14 (20.29%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) SCCM
1 20 (28.99%) SCOM
2 18 (26.09%) SCVMM
2 18 (26.09%) vMotion
3 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.45%) Legato
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 22 (31.88%) Citrix
4 18 (26.09%) CommVault
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle
6 4 (5.80%) Websense
7 2 (2.90%) NetApp
7 2 (2.90%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec
8 1 (1.45%) Dell
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.45%) IBM
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) BT
8 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard