The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 11 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.05% 14.91% 4.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.19% 42.50% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,700 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 40 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 39.49% 35.09% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Lync
3 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) Lync
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago