The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 86 77 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 146 114 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.86% 3.08% 4.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.16% 13.29% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 94 153
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1201 858 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.53% 23.17% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 930 693 649
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Yorkshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +9 99 £37,500 +2.04% 4
Huddersfield -2 8 £30,000 -20.00%
Bradford -5 8 £23,500 -41.25%
Wakefield -20 5 £21,000 -44.00% 1
Halifax - 5 £28,625 - 1
Cleckheaton -5 3 £26,000 +44.44% 1
Wetherby - 2 £17,250 -
Batley 0 1 £19,000 -30.90%
Pontefract - 1 £22,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 240 (76.68%) MCSE
2 239 (76.36%) Microsoft
3 231 (73.80%) Windows
4 184 (58.79%) Active Directory
5 170 (54.31%) VMware
6 128 (40.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 126 (40.26%) Citrix
8 122 (38.98%) Cisco
9 117 (37.38%) MCITP
10 114 (36.42%) MS Excel
11 107 (34.19%) MS Exchange
12 106 (33.87%) ITIL
13 104 (33.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 98 (31.31%) MCSA
14 98 (31.31%) SAN
15 93 (29.71%) Cisco Certification
16 76 (24.28%) CCNA
16 76 (24.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 72 (23.00%) SQL Server
18 68 (21.73%) Hyper-V
19 65 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 63 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
21 61 (19.49%) SharePoint
22 53 (16.93%) MCP
23 52 (16.61%) DNS
24 51 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2010
25 50 (15.97%) Lync
25 50 (15.97%) Linux
25 50 (15.97%) Firewall
26 49 (15.65%) Clustering

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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
1 107 (34.19%) MS Exchange
2 61 (19.49%) SharePoint
3 51 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (15.97%) Lync
5 34 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (7.03%) IIS
8 18 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (2.56%) Apache
12 5 (1.60%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 114 (36.42%) MS Excel
2 32 (10.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.03%) Office 365
2 10 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (31.31%) SAN
2 52 (16.61%) DNS
3 50 (15.97%) Firewall
4 37 (11.82%) TCP/IP
5 36 (11.50%) Cisco IOS
6 29 (9.27%) LAN
7 24 (7.67%) WAN
8 23 (7.35%) DHCP
8 23 (7.35%) MPLS
9 21 (6.71%) OSPF
9 21 (6.71%) BGP
9 21 (6.71%) VPN
9 21 (6.71%) Unified Communications
10 16 (5.11%) EIGRP
11 13 (4.15%) DEFINITY
12 12 (3.83%) DMZ
13 11 (3.51%) NetScaler
13 11 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (3.51%) WAAS
14 10 (3.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) DTS
7 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.96%) Subversion
3 2 (0.64%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (8.31%) Finance
2 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.28%) Retail
3 2 (0.64%) Legal
4 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (19.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (18.21%) Analyst
3 33 (10.54%) Support Analyst
4 29 (9.27%) Consultant
5 26 (8.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (7.35%) Support Engineer
7 22 (7.03%) Team Leader
8 20 (6.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 18 (5.75%) Developer
10 17 (5.43%) Architect
11 14 (4.47%) Technical Support
11 14 (4.47%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (4.15%) Operations Analyst
13 12 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (3.83%) Service Analyst
13 12 (3.83%) Server Support
14 11 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.51%) Server Engineer
14 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Consultant
14 11 (3.51%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.39%) .NET
2 16 (5.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (2.24%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.24%) WCF
5 6 (1.92%) CSS
5 6 (1.92%) jQuery
6 5 (1.60%) LAMP
6 5 (1.60%) WPF
6 5 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (1.28%) Silverlight
7 4 (1.28%) HTML
7 4 (1.28%) Ajax
8 3 (0.96%) WinForms
9 2 (0.64%) Web Services
9 2 (0.64%) COM
9 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.64%) HTML5
9 2 (0.64%) CSS3
10 1 (0.32%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.65%) Clustering
2 31 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 26 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.11%) Blackberry
5 14 (4.47%) EqualLogic
6 12 (3.83%) CLARiiON
6 12 (3.83%) Celerra
7 7 (2.24%) PKI
7 7 (2.24%) CMDB
8 6 (1.92%) Social Media
9 4 (1.28%) iPad
9 4 (1.28%) iPhone
9 4 (1.28%) IVR
9 4 (1.28%) NHS
10 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.96%) User Experience
11 2 (0.64%) Statistics
11 2 (0.64%) Replication
12 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 231 (73.80%) Windows
2 104 (33.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (15.97%) Linux
6 24 (7.67%) Windows XP
7 23 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (6.07%) Windows 7
8 19 (6.07%) UNIX
9 7 (2.24%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.96%) Solaris
11 2 (0.64%) Debian
11 2 (0.64%) Android
11 2 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.87%) ITIL
2 32 (10.22%) Load Balancing
3 28 (8.95%) Change Management
4 25 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (7.03%) Project Management
6 19 (6.07%) E-Commerce
6 19 (6.07%) Business Continuity
6 19 (6.07%) Data Protection
7 17 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 17 (5.43%) Change Control
7 17 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 13 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.15%) Workflow
9 12 (3.83%) DevOps
9 12 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (3.51%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.19%) CRM
11 10 (3.19%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.90%) SQL
2 18 (5.75%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.79%) C#
4 6 (1.92%) Java
4 6 (1.92%) C
5 5 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.64%) PHP
7 2 (0.64%) VB
7 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.32%) XAML
8 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.32%) VBScript
8 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 240 (76.68%) MCSE
2 117 (37.38%) MCITP
3 98 (31.31%) MCSA
4 93 (29.71%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (24.28%) CCNA
5 76 (24.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 53 (16.93%) MCP
7 42 (13.42%) Citrix Certification
7 42 (13.42%) MCTS
8 38 (12.14%) CCA
9 35 (11.18%) Degree
10 29 (9.27%) CCNP
11 23 (7.35%) CCSE
12 22 (7.03%) CCSA
13 20 (6.39%) NCDA
14 16 (5.11%) RHCA
14 16 (5.11%) RHCE
15 14 (4.47%) VCAP
15 14 (4.47%) CCIA
16 13 (4.15%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.71%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.15%) SLA
3 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.96%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 184 (58.79%) Active Directory
2 128 (40.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (21.73%) Hyper-V
4 42 (13.42%) vSphere
5 24 (7.67%) XenDesktop
5 24 (7.67%) XenApp
6 13 (4.15%) XenServer
7 11 (3.51%) vCloud
8 10 (3.19%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.28%) UAG
10 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.28%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.32%) Xen
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 45 (14.38%) SCCM
2 12 (3.83%) SCOM
3 10 (3.19%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.92%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.60%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.28%) MIIS
9 3 (0.96%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.32%) Foglight
10 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 239 (76.36%) Microsoft
2 170 (54.31%) VMware
3 126 (40.26%) Citrix
4 122 (38.98%) Cisco
5 36 (11.50%) NetApp
6 29 (9.27%) CheckPoint
7 23 (7.35%) Red Hat
8 16 (5.11%) Symantec
9 15 (4.79%) Dell
10 14 (4.47%) EMC
10 14 (4.47%) Avaya
11 13 (4.15%) Juniper
11 13 (4.15%) HP
12 11 (3.51%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.19%) Brocade
14 9 (2.88%) Apple
15 6 (1.92%) Sun
15 6 (1.92%) SAP
16 5 (1.60%) Oracle
16 5 (1.60%) Siemens
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