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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 116 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 108 179 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 3.69% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.89% 16.41% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 97 173 122
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
992 1091 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.71% 22.49% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 769 939 722
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -32 82 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Wakefield +12 10 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Bradford +3 9 £30,000 +13.20% 4
Halifax -5 8 £42,000 +41.78%
Wetherby +12 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Huddersfield -6 1 £19,000 -36.66%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 230 (85.50%) Microsoft
2 171 (63.57%) Windows
3 144 (53.53%) Active Directory
4 127 (47.21%) MCSE
5 117 (43.49%) VMware
6 107 (39.78%) ITIL
7 100 (37.17%) MS Excel
8 83 (30.86%) MS Exchange
9 82 (30.48%) Windows Server
10 77 (28.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 74 (27.51%) SQL Server
12 72 (26.77%) MCITP
13 65 (24.16%) SAN
13 65 (24.16%) SQL
14 62 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 62 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 61 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 57 (21.19%) Cisco
17 49 (18.22%) Skype for Business
18 47 (17.47%) Windows 7
19 45 (16.73%) IIS
20 44 (16.36%) DNS
21 43 (15.99%) MS Office
21 43 (15.99%) Finance
21 43 (15.99%) Office 365
22 41 (15.24%) SQL Server 2012
23 40 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 38 (14.13%) TCP/IP
24 38 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
25 36 (13.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 83 (30.86%) MS Exchange
2 49 (18.22%) Skype for Business
3 45 (16.73%) IIS
4 38 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (11.90%) SharePoint
6 27 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (5.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 100 (37.17%) MS Excel
2 43 (15.99%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.49%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.99%) Office 365
2 21 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (24.16%) SAN
2 44 (16.36%) DNS
3 38 (14.13%) TCP/IP
4 31 (11.52%) VPN
5 25 (9.29%) Firewall
6 23 (8.55%) Internet
7 19 (7.06%) Telepresence
7 19 (7.06%) Unified Communications
8 15 (5.58%) VLAN
9 10 (3.72%) DMZ
9 10 (3.72%) Intranet
9 10 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (3.35%) DHCP
11 8 (2.97%) LAN
11 8 (2.97%) NAS
12 7 (2.60%) DEFINITY
12 7 (2.60%) Extranet
12 7 (2.60%) WAN
13 3 (1.12%) ADSL
13 3 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 41 (15.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.12%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (0.74%) MySQL
10 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.74%) OLAP
10 2 (0.74%) OLTP
10 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.37%) DTS
11 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (3.72%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.60%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (15.99%) Finance
2 17 (6.32%) Retail
3 16 (5.95%) Legal
4 10 (3.72%) Law
4 10 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (26.77%) Analyst
2 48 (17.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (12.64%) Service Analyst
3 34 (12.64%) Support Analyst
4 29 (10.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 28 (10.41%) Developer
6 25 (9.29%) Microsoft Engineer
7 21 (7.81%) DBA
8 20 (7.43%) SQL DBA
9 18 (6.69%) IT Support
9 18 (6.69%) Lync Engineer
9 18 (6.69%) Messaging Engineer
10 17 (6.32%) Support Engineer
11 14 (5.20%) IT Analyst
11 14 (5.20%) IT Support Analyst
11 14 (5.20%) SQL Developer
11 14 (5.20%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (4.83%) Service Desk Support
12 13 (4.83%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 13 (4.83%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.43%) Web Services
2 17 (6.32%) .NET
3 13 (4.83%) WCF
4 7 (2.60%) SOAP
5 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.86%) HTML
6 4 (1.49%) COM
6 4 (1.49%) CSS
7 3 (1.12%) LAMP
7 3 (1.12%) WF
8 2 (0.74%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (0.37%) CSS3
9 1 (0.37%) HTML5
9 1 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.27%) Clustering
3 27 (10.04%) Blackberry
4 20 (7.43%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (4.46%) HP Storage
6 11 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.72%) SecurID
8 9 (3.35%) Replication
9 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.60%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.23%) NHS
12 5 (1.86%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.49%) User Experience
14 3 (1.12%) iPad
15 2 (0.74%) EMC VNX
15 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
15 2 (0.74%) Statistics
15 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
16 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
16 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 171 (63.57%) Windows
2 82 (30.48%) Windows Server
3 62 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 62 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (17.47%) Windows 7
6 23 (8.55%) Linux
6 23 (8.55%) Windows 8
7 19 (7.06%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.72%) Debian
9 7 (2.60%) Unix
10 6 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.12%) SUSE
13 2 (0.74%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (39.78%) ITIL
2 32 (11.90%) Service Management
3 30 (11.15%) Load Balancing
4 23 (8.55%) High Availability
5 22 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (7.43%) Change Management
7 18 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (6.32%) ITIL V3
9 16 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (4.46%) Scrum
11 11 (4.09%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.72%) Business Continuity
12 10 (3.72%) ITSM
12 10 (3.72%) Release Management
13 9 (3.35%) Line Management
14 8 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (2.97%) Server Patching
14 8 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.16%) SQL
2 34 (12.64%) T-SQL
3 33 (12.27%) PowerShell
4 16 (5.95%) C#
5 7 (2.60%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (47.21%) MCSE
2 72 (26.77%) MCITP
3 36 (13.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 34 (12.64%) MCP
5 28 (10.41%) MCSA
6 25 (9.29%) Degree
6 25 (9.29%) MCDST
7 21 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.09%) CCNA
9 8 (2.97%) MCDBA
9 8 (2.97%) MCTS
9 8 (2.97%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.60%) Avaya Certification
10 7 (2.60%) HNC
10 7 (2.60%) HND
11 6 (2.23%) MOS
12 5 (1.86%) CCIE
12 5 (1.86%) CISSP
13 4 (1.49%) CCNP
14 2 (0.74%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.81%) SLA
2 6 (2.23%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 144 (53.53%) Active Directory
2 77 (28.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.01%) vSphere
4 18 (6.69%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.46%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.72%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.23%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.74%) XenApp
10 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.37%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (9.29%) SCCM
2 19 (7.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 18 (6.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 14 (5.20%) SCOM
5 7 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (2.23%) DameWare
7 4 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 230 (85.50%) Microsoft
2 117 (43.49%) VMware
3 57 (21.19%) Cisco
4 34 (12.64%) NetApp
5 32 (11.90%) HP
6 30 (11.15%) Citrix
7 22 (8.18%) Symantec
8 21 (7.81%) SolarWinds
9 17 (6.32%) Veeam
10 15 (5.58%) EMC
11 12 (4.46%) CommVault
12 11 (4.09%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.72%) MobileIron
14 9 (3.35%) Oracle
15 7 (2.60%) AppDynamics
15 7 (2.60%) Avaya
15 7 (2.60%) Remedy
16 5 (1.86%) Dell
17 4 (1.49%) Northgate
17 4 (1.49%) Sage
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Age Partnership
Salary: 25 days holiday, plus birthday day off, free parking.
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Consult RPM
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Water
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + pension + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Bradford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Plus Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago