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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 10 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 17.42% 6.80% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 32.26% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 3
Average salary £25,875 £24,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.70% -28.67%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
63 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 40.65% 21.09% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 23
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (82.35%) Windows
3 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
4 18 (52.94%) MCP
5 16 (47.06%) ITIL
5 16 (47.06%) MCSE
5 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 12 (35.29%) MCDST
6 12 (35.29%) MS Office
7 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco
8 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
11 7 (20.59%) MCSA
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) DHCP
11 7 (20.59%) DNS
11 7 (20.59%) HP
11 7 (20.59%) Service Management
11 7 (20.59%) Intranet
11 7 (20.59%) Internet
11 7 (20.59%) Remedy
11 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DHCP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
1 7 (20.59%) Intranet
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Service Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 2 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) BYOD
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
4 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) MCP
2 16 (47.06%) MCSE
3 12 (35.29%) MCDST
4 7 (20.59%) MCSA
5 2 (5.88%) CCA
5 2 (5.88%) CCEE
5 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
4 2 (5.88%) Xen
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) HP
4 7 (20.59%) Remedy
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Draytek
6 2 (5.88%) Meraki
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
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