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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 69 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 175 156 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.50% 3.39% 3.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.12% 16.05% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 166 135 114
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
1239 972 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.81% 21.09% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 793 620
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,200 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,550 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 0 115 £35,000 - 9
Huddersfield +3 22 £30,000 -1.63% 1
Wakefield -5 12 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Halifax +7 7 £25,250 -15.83%
Bradford -7 6 £26,500 -18.46% 1
Castleford - 2 £27,500 -
Liversedge - 2 £24,000 -
Dewsbury - 1 £38,500 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 296 (83.15%) Microsoft
2 227 (63.76%) Windows
3 176 (49.44%) MCSE
4 167 (46.91%) Active Directory
5 157 (44.10%) SQL Server
6 143 (40.17%) VMware
7 113 (31.74%) MS Exchange
8 108 (30.34%) ITIL
8 108 (30.34%) Cisco
8 108 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 106 (29.78%) SharePoint
10 101 (28.37%) Citrix
11 99 (27.81%) MCP
12 91 (25.56%) MCSA
13 87 (24.44%) MS Excel
14 83 (23.31%) SQL
15 80 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
16 79 (22.19%) SAN
17 76 (21.35%) MCITP
18 73 (20.51%) .NET
19 72 (20.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 72 (20.22%) vSphere
20 71 (19.94%) C#
20 71 (19.94%) ASP.NET
21 68 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
22 64 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
23 63 (17.70%) Hyper-V
24 61 (17.13%) MCTS
25 57 (16.01%) Windows Server 2008
26 56 (15.73%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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
1 113 (31.74%) MS Exchange
2 106 (29.78%) SharePoint
3 54 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (12.36%) IIS
5 40 (11.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 36 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (8.99%) Lync
9 31 (8.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (4.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.84%) Apache
14 2 (0.56%) Site Server
14 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 87 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 38 (10.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.67%) Office 365
2 31 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (22.19%) SAN
2 56 (15.73%) LAN
3 52 (14.61%) DNS
4 45 (12.64%) VoIP
4 45 (12.64%) DHCP
5 44 (12.36%) WAN
6 42 (11.80%) Firewall
7 32 (8.99%) TCP/IP
8 28 (7.87%) Wireless
9 26 (7.30%) VPN
10 13 (3.65%) SSL
11 11 (3.09%) DEFINITY
11 11 (3.09%) MPLS
12 10 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.53%) Network Security
14 7 (1.97%) IPsec
15 6 (1.69%) OSPF
15 6 (1.69%) BGP
15 6 (1.69%) EIGRP
15 6 (1.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (44.10%) SQL Server
2 68 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (9.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.37%) Oracle9i Database
7 12 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.56%) DTS
11 2 (0.56%) MOLAP
11 2 (0.56%) OLTP
11 2 (0.56%) ROLAP
11 2 (0.56%) OLAP
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (3.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (5.90%) Finance
2 13 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.81%) Retail
4 6 (1.69%) Legal
4 6 (1.69%) Marketing
5 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (20.79%) Developer
2 55 (15.45%) Analyst
3 47 (13.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (12.64%) Technical Support
5 30 (8.43%) Support Analyst
5 30 (8.43%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.87%) SharePoint Developer
7 25 (7.02%) C# Developer
8 24 (6.74%) Administrator
8 24 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (6.18%) Server Engineer
10 21 (5.90%) Service Analyst
11 18 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (4.49%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.49%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 15 (4.21%) Architect
13 15 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.65%) Technical Analyst
14 13 (3.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.51%) .NET
2 71 (19.94%) ASP.NET
3 50 (14.04%) HTML
4 49 (13.76%) CSS
5 40 (11.24%) WCF
6 35 (9.83%) .NET Framework
7 33 (9.27%) Ajax
8 29 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (5.34%) jQuery
10 14 (3.93%) WinForms
10 14 (3.93%) AngularJS
10 14 (3.93%) CSS3
10 14 (3.93%) HTML5
11 12 (3.37%) Web Services
11 12 (3.37%) WPF
11 12 (3.37%) Silverlight
11 12 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (1.97%) XML
13 5 (1.40%) COM
14 4 (1.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.49%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.69%) iPhone
4 6 (1.69%) iPad
5 5 (1.40%) Replication
6 4 (1.12%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.12%) Celerra
6 4 (1.12%) PKI
7 2 (0.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 227 (63.76%) Windows
2 57 (16.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (12.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (11.24%) Windows 7
6 28 (7.87%) Windows XP
6 28 (7.87%) Linux
7 27 (7.58%) UNIX
8 17 (4.78%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.97%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.12%) Android
12 3 (0.84%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.84%) AIX
13 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (30.34%) ITIL
2 80 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (11.52%) CRM
4 37 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (8.71%) Business Continuity
6 30 (8.43%) OO
7 29 (8.15%) MVC
8 28 (7.87%) OOA/OOD
9 26 (7.30%) Service Management
10 22 (6.18%) Change Management
11 21 (5.90%) Project Management
12 19 (5.34%) Workflow
13 18 (5.06%) PRINCE2
13 18 (5.06%) Problem Management
13 18 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (4.49%) Data Protection
15 13 (3.65%) Mentoring
15 13 (3.65%) Incident Management
16 12 (3.37%) TDD
16 12 (3.37%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (23.31%) SQL
2 71 (19.94%) C#
3 53 (14.89%) T-SQL
4 47 (13.20%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.65%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.12%) C
8 3 (0.84%) VB
8 3 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 176 (49.44%) MCSE
2 99 (27.81%) MCP
3 91 (25.56%) MCSA
4 76 (21.35%) MCITP
5 72 (20.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 64 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (17.13%) MCTS
8 48 (13.48%) Citrix Certification
8 48 (13.48%) CCNA
9 47 (13.20%) CCA
10 39 (10.96%) Degree
11 35 (9.83%) MCDST
12 33 (9.27%) MCSD
13 28 (7.87%) MCAD
14 13 (3.65%) CCNP
15 12 (3.37%) SC Cleared
15 12 (3.37%) Security Cleared
16 11 (3.09%) Avaya Certification
16 11 (3.09%) HNC
16 11 (3.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 167 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 108 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (20.22%) vSphere
4 63 (17.70%) Hyper-V
5 35 (9.83%) XenApp
6 27 (7.58%) XenDesktop
7 26 (7.30%) XenServer
8 17 (4.78%) Terminal Services
9 15 (4.21%) VMware ESX
10 14 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (3.37%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.12%) vCloud
14 2 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (8.15%) SCCM
2 25 (7.02%) Backup Exec
3 17 (4.78%) SCOM
4 13 (3.65%) NetBackup
5 12 (3.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (2.25%) WSUS
6 8 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.69%) SCDPM
8 4 (1.12%) MIIS
9 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 296 (83.15%) Microsoft
2 143 (40.17%) VMware
3 108 (30.34%) Cisco
4 101 (28.37%) Citrix
5 33 (9.27%) Dell
6 24 (6.74%) Oracle
7 23 (6.46%) Veeam
7 23 (6.46%) Riverbed
8 21 (5.90%) HP
9 15 (4.21%) NetApp
9 15 (4.21%) CheckPoint
10 14 (3.93%) Symantec
11 12 (3.37%) BT
11 12 (3.37%) Sun
11 12 (3.37%) Avaya
12 10 (2.81%) McAfee
13 8 (2.25%) Cyber-Ark
14 6 (1.69%) Apple
14 6 (1.69%) WatchGuard
15 5 (1.40%) Sophos
Huddersfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + home based, bonus, pension, Health care
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wetherby
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Life Assurance
Posted: 16 days ago