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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.44% 1.09% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.30% 5.56% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 4
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +106.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £50,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £27,050
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
33 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 14.67% 19.57% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 16
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £60,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 11 (55.00%) ITIL
6 10 (50.00%) MCSA
6 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
7 9 (45.00%) MCP
7 9 (45.00%) Citrix
7 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (40.00%) MS Office
8 8 (40.00%) MCSE
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (35.00%) VoIP
10 6 (30.00%) DHCP
10 6 (30.00%) CCNA
10 6 (30.00%) DNS
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (30.00%) vSphere
11 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
11 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (20.00%) LAN
12 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (20.00%) WAN
12 4 (20.00%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) VoIP
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support
4 3 (15.00%) IT Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) iPhone
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) iPad
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) MCSA
2 9 (45.00%) MCP
3 8 (40.00%) MCSE
4 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (20.00%) MCDST
6 3 (15.00%) MCITP
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (15.00%) CCA
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Symantec
6 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 3 (15.00%) BMC
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) Avaya
7 2 (10.00%) Lotus
7 2 (10.00%) Apple
7 2 (10.00%) SonicWALL
7 2 (10.00%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.00%) Zoho
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Veritas
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