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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.10% 13.13% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 30.95% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 3
Average salary £21,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
94 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 39.50% 42.42% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 39
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £37,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) iPad
6 2 (25.00%) Lync
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) iPhone
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCDST
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Zoho
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
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