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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 16 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.16% 1.77% 14.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% 4.21% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 15
Average salary £20,500 £31,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.43% -15.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
26 95 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.53% 42.04% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 43
Average salary £21,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (57.14%) Internet
5 8 (57.14%) Service Management
5 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 8 (57.14%) MCDST
5 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 8 (57.14%) MS Office
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) MCP
5 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
7 6 (42.86%) Change Management
8 5 (35.71%) MCSE
9 4 (28.57%) CCA
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (28.57%) CCAA
10 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
11 2 (14.29%) VMware
11 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) PBX
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCP
1 8 (57.14%) MCDST
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) CCA
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCAA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
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