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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 31 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.17% 5.91% 4.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.76% 19.51% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 43
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,995 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £49,500
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
210 205 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.45% 30.28% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 165 142 260
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -10 28 £26,500 -24.28% 7
Barnsley 0 2 £24,750 +12.50%
Rotherham -2 1 £20,500 -31.66%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 79 (91.86%) Microsoft
2 64 (74.42%) MCSE
3 63 (73.26%) Windows
4 53 (61.63%) VMware
5 41 (47.67%) Citrix
6 38 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
8 33 (38.37%) MCITP
9 32 (37.21%) Hyper-V
10 30 (34.88%) XenDesktop
10 30 (34.88%) MCTS
11 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (31.40%) Citrix Certification
12 25 (29.07%) CCA
12 25 (29.07%) MS Exchange
13 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
13 23 (26.74%) Lync
14 22 (25.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (25.58%) MCP
14 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (23.26%) Change Management
15 20 (23.26%) HP
15 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
15 20 (23.26%) vSphere
15 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (22.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
17 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
17 18 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (20.93%) Mentoring

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 25 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 23 (26.74%) Lync
3 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (16.28%) SharePoint
7 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.16%) IIS
9 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.44%) SAN
2 12 (13.95%) WAAS
2 12 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (11.63%) Firewall
3 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.30%) NetScaler
5 6 (6.98%) Internet
5 6 (6.98%) DNS
6 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
7 4 (4.65%) PBX
8 3 (3.49%) WAN
8 3 (3.49%) DHCP
8 3 (3.49%) LAN
8 3 (3.49%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.49%) NAS
9 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.33%) Wireless
9 2 (2.33%) VPN
10 1 (1.16%) IPsec
10 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MSI
1 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Legal
2 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Military
3 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Consultant
1 22 (25.58%) Support Engineer
2 20 (23.26%) Architect
3 17 (19.77%) Server Support
3 17 (19.77%) Server Engineer
3 17 (19.77%) Windows Server Engineer
3 17 (19.77%) Windows Support Engineer
4 15 (17.44%) Server Support Engineer
4 15 (17.44%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Consultant
6 12 (13.95%) Storage Architect
6 12 (13.95%) Virtualisation Architect
6 12 (13.95%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Developer
7 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Application Packaging
2 7 (8.14%) Web Services
3 6 (6.98%) WinForms
3 6 (6.98%) .NET
3 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.98%) WCF
3 6 (6.98%) WPF
3 6 (6.98%) Silverlight
3 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) CLARiiON
1 12 (13.95%) Celerra
2 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.33%) Replication
2 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) PDA
3 1 (1.16%) CCTV
3 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 63 (73.26%) Windows
2 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.14%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.49%) UNIX
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Change Management
2 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
3 11 (12.79%) ITIL
4 7 (8.14%) Change Control
5 6 (6.98%) Scrum
5 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.81%) CRM
6 5 (5.81%) Project Management
6 5 (5.81%) Service Management
6 5 (5.81%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.49%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.49%) ERP
7 3 (3.49%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.49%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (3.49%) MVC
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) C#
2 5 (5.81%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) VBScript
3 1 (1.16%) VB
3 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (74.42%) MCSE
2 33 (38.37%) MCITP
3 30 (34.88%) MCTS
4 27 (31.40%) Citrix Certification
5 25 (29.07%) CCA
6 22 (25.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (25.58%) MCP
7 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
8 15 (17.44%) CCEE
9 14 (16.28%) MCSA
10 12 (13.95%) CCEA
10 12 (13.95%) CCIA
10 12 (13.95%) NCDA
10 12 (13.95%) NCIE
10 12 (13.95%) VCAP
10 12 (13.95%) VTSP
11 10 (11.63%) Degree
12 9 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (6.98%) CCNA
14 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 38 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 32 (37.21%) Hyper-V
4 30 (34.88%) XenDesktop
5 20 (23.26%) vSphere
6 12 (13.95%) vCloud
7 11 (12.79%) XenApp
8 8 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) SCOM
3 6 (6.98%) SCVMM
4 5 (5.81%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.33%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.16%) WSUS
6 1 (1.16%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 79 (91.86%) Microsoft
2 53 (61.63%) VMware
3 41 (47.67%) Citrix
4 20 (23.26%) HP
5 16 (18.60%) Cisco
6 15 (17.44%) EMC
7 13 (15.12%) IBM
8 12 (13.95%) NetApp
8 12 (13.95%) 3PAR
9 8 (9.30%) Oracle
10 5 (5.81%) AppSense
10 5 (5.81%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.49%) CommVault
12 1 (1.16%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.16%) Lotus
12 1 (1.16%) Apple
12 1 (1.16%) Symantec
12 1 (1.16%) Primavera
12 1 (1.16%) SolidWorks
12 1 (1.16%) Adobe
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Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + home working, bonus, certifications
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
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Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits package
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Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, Funded Certs
Posted: 17 days ago