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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 42 24 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.33% 3.39% 5.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.50% 11.94% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 41
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,490 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
240 201 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.77% 28.35% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 200 156 175
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +12 39 £29,900 -37.05% 4
Rotherham 0 1 £20,500 - 3
Barnsley -2 1 £22,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 80 (87.91%) Microsoft
2 77 (84.62%) MCSE
3 70 (76.92%) Windows
4 58 (63.74%) VMware
5 40 (43.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (42.86%) Citrix
7 34 (37.36%) Active Directory
8 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (35.16%) MCP
9 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (32.97%) Mentoring
10 30 (32.97%) HP
11 29 (31.87%) MCITP
12 28 (30.77%) MCTS
13 27 (29.67%) Hyper-V
13 27 (29.67%) XenDesktop
14 26 (28.57%) Lync
14 26 (28.57%) Change Management
15 25 (27.47%) Citrix Certification
16 24 (26.37%) SAN
17 23 (25.27%) CCA
18 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
19 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
19 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
19 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
19 21 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 19 (20.88%) Cisco
20 19 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
21 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2003
22 16 (17.58%) vSphere

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 26 (28.57%) Lync
2 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.10%) IIS
9 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.79%) Office 365
3 3 (3.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) SAN
2 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.09%) Internet
3 11 (12.09%) Firewall
4 10 (10.99%) WAAS
4 10 (10.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (8.79%) DNS
6 7 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 6 (6.59%) NetScaler
7 6 (6.59%) DHCP
8 5 (5.49%) WAN
8 5 (5.49%) VPN
8 5 (5.49%) LAN
9 4 (4.40%) NAS
10 3 (3.30%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.30%) Wireless
10 3 (3.30%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MSI
1 1 (1.10%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.10%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.40%) Military
2 4 (4.40%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.40%) Electronics
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Support Engineer
2 25 (27.47%) Windows Support Engineer
3 19 (20.88%) Consultant
4 18 (19.78%) Windows Server Engineer
4 18 (19.78%) Server Support Engineer
4 18 (19.78%) Server Engineer
4 18 (19.78%) Server Support
5 16 (17.58%) Architect
6 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.99%) Storage Architect
8 10 (10.99%) Virtualisation Architect
8 10 (10.99%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Consultant
9 9 (9.89%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) DBA
10 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle Team Leader
11 3 (3.30%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) Web Services
2 6 (6.59%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.30%) WinForms
3 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.30%) .NET
3 3 (3.30%) WCF
3 3 (3.30%) WPF
3 3 (3.30%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.10%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) CLARiiON
1 11 (12.09%) Celerra
2 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.40%) IVR
2 4 (4.40%) Replication
3 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.10%) PDA
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 70 (76.92%) Windows
2 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.40%) UNIX
7 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Mentoring
2 26 (28.57%) Change Management
3 15 (16.48%) ITIL
4 13 (14.29%) Change Control
5 10 (10.99%) Capacity Management
6 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity
6 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.59%) Project Management
8 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.40%) Database Security
8 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.40%) Communications Security
8 4 (4.40%) Information Management
9 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.30%) Scrum
10 2 (2.20%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (2.20%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.20%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.20%) Time Management
10 2 (2.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) C#
1 3 (3.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.10%) VBScript
2 1 (1.10%) VB
2 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (84.62%) MCSE
2 32 (35.16%) MCP
3 29 (31.87%) MCITP
4 28 (30.77%) MCTS
5 25 (27.47%) Citrix Certification
6 23 (25.27%) CCA
7 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
8 21 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (17.58%) CCNA
11 15 (16.48%) CCEE
12 14 (15.38%) MCSA
13 12 (13.19%) CCIA
13 12 (13.19%) VCAP
14 11 (12.09%) NCDA
14 11 (12.09%) NCIE
15 10 (10.99%) VTSP
15 10 (10.99%) CCEA
16 9 (9.89%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (9.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (43.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (37.36%) Active Directory
3 27 (29.67%) Hyper-V
3 27 (29.67%) XenDesktop
4 16 (17.58%) vSphere
5 10 (10.99%) vCloud
6 8 (8.79%) XenApp
7 6 (6.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) SCOM
2 8 (8.79%) SCCM
3 4 (4.40%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.30%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.20%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.10%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 80 (87.91%) Microsoft
2 58 (63.74%) VMware
3 39 (42.86%) Citrix
4 30 (32.97%) HP
5 19 (20.88%) Cisco
6 16 (17.58%) IBM
7 12 (13.19%) EMC
7 12 (13.19%) NetApp
8 10 (10.99%) Riverbed
8 10 (10.99%) 3PAR
9 7 (7.69%) Oracle
10 5 (5.49%) Apple
11 3 (3.30%) AppSense
12 1 (1.10%) Lotus
12 1 (1.10%) Dell
12 1 (1.10%) Symantec
12 1 (1.10%) LANDesk
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum +Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £16k - 20k per year + Car Allowance/Works Vehicle
Posted: 5 days ago
Rotherham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago