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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.98% 2.80% 5.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.14% 10.71% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 4
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +49.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
37 28 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 22.70% 26.17% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 40
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £55,000 £40,000
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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Citrix
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
6 12 (54.55%) Cisco
6 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 10 (45.45%) WAN
7 10 (45.45%) LAN
7 10 (45.45%) MCSA
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) VoIP
9 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (36.36%) MCSE
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 7 (31.82%) MCP
10 7 (31.82%) vSphere
11 6 (27.27%) MCDST
11 6 (27.27%) WSUS
11 6 (27.27%) WatchGuard
11 6 (27.27%) MS Office
11 6 (27.27%) HTML
11 6 (27.27%) VPN
11 6 (27.27%) Service Management
11 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (27.27%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) LAN
1 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) VoIP
3 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
8 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) Network Security
8 1 (4.55%) PBX
8 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) IT Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
2 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) ITSM
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) MCSA
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
3 7 (31.82%) MCP
4 6 (27.27%) MCDST
5 5 (22.73%) CCNA
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.64%) MCITP
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.55%) CCA
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Citrix
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) WatchGuard
5 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
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