The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.15% 0.91% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 5.88% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Average salary £33,000 £50,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% +119.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £50,000 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £26,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Wakefield region.

Qualifications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 20.60% 15.45% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 16
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,400 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £60,000 £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 Wakefield

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) MCSE
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) MCSA
5 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
6 7 (41.18%) MCP
6 7 (41.18%) MS Office
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (35.29%) vSphere
7 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
9 4 (23.53%) Symantec
9 4 (23.53%) MPLS
9 4 (23.53%) VoIP
10 3 (17.65%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) VoIP
2 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) Intranet
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iPhone
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
4 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) ITSM
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) MCSE
2 8 (47.06%) MCSA
3 7 (41.18%) MCP
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) CCA
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (11.76%) MCDST
6 2 (11.76%) MCTS
6 2 (11.76%) MCITP
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) Remedy
5 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) BMC
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Lotus
5 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Zoho