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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 18 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.80% 7.27% 5.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.89% 50.00% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 11
Median salary £35,000 £20,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+72.83% -26.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £19,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,450 £36,000
UK excluding London median 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
18 16 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 17.48% 14.55% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 38
Median salary £37,500 £21,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -33.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,000 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) MCSE
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) C#
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (40.00%) MVC
4 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (36.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) CRM
6 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) SLA
7 7 (28.00%) MCP
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) Games
7 7 (28.00%) CCNA
7 7 (28.00%) LINQ
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) Mitel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.00%) Wireless
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (28.00%) Games
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
1 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) LINQ
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) BCP
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Process Management
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Server Building
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) MCSE
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCP
3 5 (20.00%) CCIE
3 5 (20.00%) MCDST
3 5 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (20.00%) XenApp
3 5 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) vMotion
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) Mitel
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
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