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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 77 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 143 159 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.05% 3.19% 4.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.28% 14.65% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 127 133 155
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
1077 1085 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.97% 21.75% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 837 915 672
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -10 86 £35,000 -6.66% 15
Bradford -1 18 £31,500 +2.43% 2
Halifax +16 9 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Huddersfield -5 9 £26,250 -12.50%
Wakefield 0 7 £21,000 -38.23% 1
Castleford - 3 £27,500 -
Liversedge - 2 £24,000 -
Cleckheaton -2 1 £27,500 +17.02%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 273 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 209 (64.31%) Windows
3 152 (46.77%) Active Directory
4 144 (44.31%) SQL Server
5 128 (39.38%) VMware
6 127 (39.08%) MCSE
7 109 (33.54%) ITIL
8 99 (30.46%) MS Exchange
9 93 (28.62%) Cisco
10 90 (27.69%) SharePoint
10 90 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 84 (25.85%) SQL
12 83 (25.54%) MCP
13 78 (24.00%) MS Excel
14 77 (23.69%) Citrix
15 74 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
16 72 (22.15%) SAN
17 71 (21.85%) MCSA
18 70 (21.54%) .NET
19 66 (20.31%) C#
20 63 (19.38%) ASP.NET
21 62 (19.08%) LAN
22 56 (17.23%) Cisco Certification
23 55 (16.92%) DNS
23 55 (16.92%) MS Office
23 55 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
24 52 (16.00%) MCITP
24 52 (16.00%) WAN
25 51 (15.69%) VoIP
25 51 (15.69%) vSphere

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 99 (30.46%) MS Exchange
2 90 (27.69%) SharePoint
3 43 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (9.23%) IIS
5 30 (9.23%) Lync
6 25 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (5.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (5.23%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.62%) Site Server
10 2 (0.62%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 55 (16.92%) MS Office
3 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (9.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.00%) Office 365
2 17 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.15%) SAN
2 62 (19.08%) LAN
3 55 (16.92%) DNS
4 52 (16.00%) WAN
5 51 (15.69%) VoIP
6 43 (13.23%) Firewall
7 42 (12.92%) DHCP
8 38 (11.69%) TCP/IP
9 34 (10.46%) Wireless
10 32 (9.85%) VPN
11 13 (4.00%) Network Security
11 13 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (3.08%) BGP
13 9 (2.77%) MPLS
13 9 (2.77%) SSL
14 8 (2.46%) OSPF
14 8 (2.46%) EIGRP
15 7 (2.15%) Extranet
15 7 (2.15%) NAS
15 7 (2.15%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (44.31%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (3.38%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.15%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.23%) QlikView
11 4 (1.23%) MySQL
11 4 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.62%) OLAP
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.31%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (5.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.92%) MSI
2 3 (0.92%) AdminStudio
General
1 15 (4.62%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.31%) Finance
2 14 (4.31%) Retail
3 10 (3.08%) Legal
4 7 (2.15%) Marketing
5 6 (1.85%) Back Office
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (21.85%) Developer
2 62 (19.08%) Analyst
3 45 (13.85%) Technical Support
4 38 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (9.23%) Support Analyst
6 26 (8.00%) Service Analyst
7 25 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 24 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (6.77%) Service Desk Analyst
9 22 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (5.85%) Technical Analyst
11 18 (5.54%) Technical Support Analyst
11 18 (5.54%) .NET Developer
11 18 (5.54%) Administrator
12 17 (5.23%) Senior Developer
12 17 (5.23%) SharePoint Developer
13 16 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (4.31%) SQL Developer
14 14 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (4.31%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.54%) .NET
2 63 (19.38%) ASP.NET
3 47 (14.46%) HTML
4 44 (13.54%) CSS
5 28 (8.62%) WCF
5 28 (8.62%) .NET Framework
6 26 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (7.08%) jQuery
8 21 (6.46%) Ajax
9 20 (6.15%) HTML5
10 18 (5.54%) CSS3
10 18 (5.54%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.62%) Web Services
12 11 (3.38%) WinForms
12 11 (3.38%) WPF
13 7 (2.15%) Silverlight
13 7 (2.15%) XML
13 7 (2.15%) COM
13 7 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.15%) Blackberry
2 17 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.15%) Replication
4 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.15%) iPhone
5 5 (1.54%) iPad
5 5 (1.54%) Statistics
6 4 (1.23%) User Experience
7 2 (0.62%) Open Source
7 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.62%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.31%) PDA
8 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.31%) Clustering
8 1 (0.31%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 209 (64.31%) Windows
2 55 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (13.54%) Windows 7
5 40 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (9.54%) Linux
7 30 (9.23%) Windows XP
8 22 (6.77%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.23%) UNIX
10 8 (2.46%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.85%) Android
12 5 (1.54%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.92%) AIX
13 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (33.54%) ITIL
2 74 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (11.38%) CRM
4 34 (10.46%) Service Management
5 31 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (8.62%) MVC
7 27 (8.31%) Change Management
8 23 (7.08%) OO
8 23 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (6.15%) Workflow
10 18 (5.54%) Business Continuity
11 17 (5.23%) OOA/OOD
11 17 (5.23%) Project Management
11 17 (5.23%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.31%) Load Balancing
12 14 (4.31%) TDD
13 13 (4.00%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.00%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.69%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (25.85%) SQL
2 66 (20.31%) C#
3 46 (14.15%) T-SQL
4 45 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.31%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.46%) VB
7 4 (1.23%) VB6
7 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.92%) C
9 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (39.08%) MCSE
2 83 (25.54%) MCP
3 71 (21.85%) MCSA
4 56 (17.23%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (16.00%) MCITP
6 49 (15.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 48 (14.77%) MCTS
8 44 (13.54%) CCNA
9 40 (12.31%) MCDST
10 36 (11.08%) Degree
11 35 (10.77%) CCA
11 35 (10.77%) Citrix Certification
12 20 (6.15%) MCSD
13 17 (5.23%) MCAD
13 17 (5.23%) MOS
14 16 (4.92%) CCNP
15 10 (3.08%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 7 (2.15%) SC Cleared
16 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
17 6 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 152 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 90 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (15.69%) vSphere
4 47 (14.46%) Hyper-V
5 26 (8.00%) XenApp
6 25 (7.69%) XenServer
7 21 (6.46%) XenDesktop
8 16 (4.92%) Terminal Services
8 16 (4.92%) VMware ESX
9 14 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (3.38%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.62%) NFS
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (7.08%) Backup Exec
2 15 (4.62%) SCCM
3 12 (3.69%) SCOM
4 11 (3.38%) WSUS
5 10 (3.08%) AirWatch
6 9 (2.77%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.54%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.92%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.31%) vMotion
Vendors
1 273 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 128 (39.38%) VMware
3 93 (28.62%) Cisco
4 77 (23.69%) Citrix
5 29 (8.92%) HP
6 28 (8.62%) Dell
7 25 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 21 (6.46%) Veeam
9 20 (6.15%) NetApp
10 19 (5.85%) Oracle
11 14 (4.31%) BT
12 13 (4.00%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.46%) Sophos
13 8 (2.46%) Sun
14 7 (2.15%) Symantec
15 6 (1.85%) WatchGuard
16 5 (1.54%) IBM
16 5 (1.54%) Avaya
17 4 (1.23%) Meraki
18 3 (0.92%) Juniper
Leeds, Yorkshire
Harvey Nash
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Car Allow/Pension/Health/Life!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £45000 per annum + CAR ALLOWANCE
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontefract
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 days annual leave
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Wakefield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago