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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 58 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 173 147 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.35% 3.13% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.05% 12.72% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 165 131 109
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
908 1156 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.85% 24.65% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 774 936 915
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +37 134 £38,000 +4.10% 13
Wakefield -1 17 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Bradford +6 12 £30,000 -18.36% 4
Halifax -17 3 £23,500 -47.77%
Castleford - 2 £21,500 -
Elland +1 1 £33,992 +16.70%
Knottingley - 1 £37,500 -
Mirfield - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 251 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 183 (61.00%) Windows
3 155 (51.67%) Active Directory
4 127 (42.33%) MCSE
5 123 (41.00%) Windows Server
6 114 (38.00%) MS Excel
7 110 (36.67%) VMware
8 101 (33.67%) SQL Server
9 91 (30.33%) MCSA
10 82 (27.33%) SQL
11 81 (27.00%) ITIL
12 78 (26.00%) Citrix
13 76 (25.33%) MS Exchange
13 76 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 69 (23.00%) MS Office
15 65 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 60 (20.00%) C#
17 56 (18.67%) Windows 7
18 54 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 52 (17.33%) MCITP
19 52 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
20 51 (17.00%) T-SQL
20 51 (17.00%) .NET
20 51 (17.00%) MCP
20 51 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
21 49 (16.33%) SAN
22 44 (14.67%) Hyper-V
23 43 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 43 (14.33%) Office 365
24 42 (14.00%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (25.33%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.00%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.33%) IIS
4 15 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.67%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.67%) SAS
8 4 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.33%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 114 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 69 (23.00%) MS Office
3 26 (8.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.33%) Office 365
2 5 (1.67%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (16.33%) SAN
2 36 (12.00%) Firewall
2 36 (12.00%) VPN
3 32 (10.67%) DNS
4 30 (10.00%) DHCP
5 27 (9.00%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.67%) LAN
6 17 (5.67%) WAN
7 16 (5.33%) NAS
7 16 (5.33%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (3.33%) Internet
9 8 (2.67%) VLAN
10 7 (2.33%) MPLS
11 6 (2.00%) Wireless
12 5 (1.67%) ADSL
12 5 (1.67%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.67%) DSL
13 2 (0.67%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.67%) VoIP
13 2 (0.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.00%) SSDT
8 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.67%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.33%) Biml
11 4 (1.33%) Power BI
11 4 (1.33%) QlikView
12 2 (0.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.33%) MS Access
13 1 (0.33%) OLAP
13 1 (0.33%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 22 (7.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.33%) JIRA
5 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (13.00%) Finance
2 15 (5.00%) Retail
3 11 (3.67%) Games
4 8 (2.67%) Law
5 7 (2.33%) Legal
5 7 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.67%) Marketing
7 4 (1.33%) Back Office
7 4 (1.33%) Billing
7 4 (1.33%) Military
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (24.67%) Analyst
2 70 (23.33%) Developer
3 49 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 39 (13.00%) IT Support
5 37 (12.33%) Service Analyst
5 37 (12.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 34 (11.33%) SQL Developer
7 29 (9.67%) IT Analyst
8 28 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 27 (9.00%) .NET Developer
9 27 (9.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 27 (9.00%) IT Support Analyst
10 25 (8.33%) Senior Developer
11 23 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (7.67%) Support Engineer
12 22 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (7.00%) Senior SQL Developer
13 21 (7.00%) Service Desk Support
13 21 (7.00%) Technical Support
14 20 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.00%) .NET
2 42 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (8.67%) AngularJS
4 24 (8.00%) HTML
5 23 (7.67%) CSS
6 18 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 18 (6.00%) jQuery
7 17 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (4.00%) WCF
10 10 (3.33%) HTML5
11 9 (3.00%) Backbone.js
11 9 (3.00%) CSS3
12 8 (2.67%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.67%) Entity Framework
14 4 (1.33%) LINQ
14 4 (1.33%) MDX
15 3 (1.00%) Ajax
15 3 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.67%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.33%) Clustering
2 16 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.00%) Replication
4 8 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.00%) Statistics
7 5 (1.67%) IVR
7 5 (1.67%) Online Games
7 5 (1.67%) Social Network
7 5 (1.67%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.33%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.33%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.00%) User Experience
10 2 (0.67%) iPad
10 2 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 183 (61.00%) Windows
2 123 (41.00%) Windows Server
3 65 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (18.67%) Windows 7
5 54 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (12.33%) Windows XP
8 16 (5.33%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.67%) Windows 10
10 11 (3.67%) Linux
11 6 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Android
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.00%) ITIL
2 51 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (11.67%) Time Management
4 30 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (9.33%) Scrum
6 27 (9.00%) MVC
7 20 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (6.33%) CRM
8 19 (6.33%) High Availability
8 19 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 17 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (4.67%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.67%) Mentoring
10 14 (4.67%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.67%) Supplier Management
11 13 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
13 11 (3.67%) Presales
14 10 (3.33%) TDD
15 9 (3.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.33%) SQL
2 60 (20.00%) C#
3 51 (17.00%) T-SQL
4 31 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.67%) Perl
6 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.67%) Python
6 5 (1.67%) R
7 4 (1.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (42.33%) MCSE
2 91 (30.33%) MCSA
3 52 (17.33%) MCITP
4 51 (17.00%) MCP
5 29 (9.67%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
7 24 (8.00%) CCNA
8 23 (7.67%) Degree
9 18 (6.00%) MCDST
10 10 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.67%) A+ Certification
12 7 (2.33%) CCA
12 7 (2.33%) MCTS
13 5 (1.67%) CCIE
13 5 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.67%) MCDBA
14 4 (1.33%) CCEA
14 4 (1.33%) CCNP
15 3 (1.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.67%) SLA
2 11 (3.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 155 (51.67%) Active Directory
2 76 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 33 (11.00%) XenApp
5 18 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.67%) Terminal Services
6 11 (3.67%) XenServer
7 10 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.33%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.00%) Xen
10 2 (0.67%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (10.00%) SCCM
2 27 (9.00%) SCOM
3 12 (4.00%) DameWare
4 6 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.00%) WSUS
5 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.33%) OpenView
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.67%) Nagios
6 2 (0.67%) Opsview
6 2 (0.67%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.33%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 251 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 110 (36.67%) VMware
3 78 (26.00%) Citrix
4 40 (13.33%) Cisco
5 24 (8.00%) HP
6 13 (4.33%) Sitecore
7 9 (3.00%) Avaya
8 8 (2.67%) Dell
9 7 (2.33%) Lotus
10 6 (2.00%) Mitel
10 6 (2.00%) Sage
10 6 (2.00%) Symantec
11 5 (1.67%) Forcepoint
11 5 (1.67%) NetApp
11 5 (1.67%) SonicWALL
11 5 (1.67%) Sophos
12 4 (1.33%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.33%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.33%) Tableau
12 4 (1.33%) WatchGuard
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £27k - 35k per year + Vehicle/Vehicle Allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,500 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wakefield
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 22000-26000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bradford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30480 - £32164 per annum
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