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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 10 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 16.89% 5.93% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.98% 26.92% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 2
Median salary £24,250 £21,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.47% -27.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £24,600 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.05%
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
61 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.22% 22.03% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44 23 20
Median salary £37,500 £28,625 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.00% +19.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £38,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 29 (78.38%) Windows
3 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
4 21 (56.76%) MCSE
5 20 (54.05%) MCP
6 15 (40.54%) ITIL
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
8 13 (35.14%) VMware
9 12 (32.43%) MS Office
9 12 (32.43%) SharePoint
10 11 (29.73%) MCDST
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
11 10 (27.03%) HP
11 10 (27.03%) DNS
11 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco
12 9 (24.32%) DHCP
12 9 (24.32%) Office 365
12 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (24.32%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
13 8 (21.62%) MCSA
14 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
14 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
14 6 (16.22%) SLA
14 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
14 6 (16.22%) SCCM

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 12 (32.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) Internet
4 5 (13.51%) Intranet
4 5 (13.51%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Service Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) BYOD
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
3 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) MCSE
2 20 (54.05%) MCP
3 11 (29.73%) MCDST
4 8 (21.62%) MCSA
5 2 (5.41%) CCA
5 2 (5.41%) CCEE
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Xen
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) HP
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) Dell
5 5 (13.51%) Lotus
5 5 (13.51%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Draytek
6 2 (5.41%) Meraki
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp