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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.27% 5.17% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.00% 32.43% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 1
Average salary £20,500 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
25 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.80% 15.95% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 10
Average salary £19,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
4 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
5 11 (57.89%) MCP
5 11 (57.89%) MCDST
6 10 (52.63%) Service Management
6 10 (52.63%) Internet
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco
6 10 (52.63%) MS Office
6 10 (52.63%) Web Services
6 10 (52.63%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) Remedy
7 7 (36.84%) Intranet
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
8 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall
10 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
11 2 (10.53%) Replication
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
2 7 (36.84%) Intranet
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Service Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) IT Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) IT Support
4 4 (21.05%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) MCDST
1 11 (57.89%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Remedy
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Autodesk
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Draytek
6 1 (5.26%) Meraki
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Toshiba
6 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
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