The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 75 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 164 110 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.37% 3.14% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.08% 11.89% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 127 98 137
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1165 925 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.92% 26.38% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 936 672 712
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +23 127 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Bradford +3 12 £37,500 -3.22%
Huddersfield -7 10 £30,000 +1.69% 2
Halifax -8 6 £28,563 -29.47%
Wakefield -19 4 £37,500 - 2
Cleckheaton -4 1 £26,500 +47.22%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 253 (78.09%) Microsoft
2 247 (76.23%) Windows
3 244 (75.31%) MCSE
4 182 (56.17%) Active Directory
5 162 (50.00%) VMware
6 127 (39.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 125 (38.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 124 (38.27%) MCITP
9 119 (36.73%) Citrix
10 114 (35.19%) Cisco
11 109 (33.64%) MS Exchange
12 108 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 106 (32.72%) Cisco Certification
14 98 (30.25%) MCSA
15 91 (28.09%) CCNA
16 90 (27.78%) ITIL
17 86 (26.54%) SAN
18 80 (24.69%) SQL Server
19 73 (22.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 73 (22.53%) Windows Server 2012
20 67 (20.68%) Firewall
21 65 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
22 63 (19.44%) SharePoint
23 62 (19.14%) Hyper-V
24 60 (18.52%) Clustering
25 53 (16.36%) Lync
26 50 (15.43%) DNS
26 50 (15.43%) MCP
26 50 (15.43%) Linux
27 47 (14.51%) SCCM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 109 (33.64%) MS Exchange
2 63 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 53 (16.36%) Lync
4 44 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (9.57%) IIS
7 30 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.16%) Apache
11 7 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.23%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.31%) Site Server
Applications
1 108 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (6.79%) Office 365
2 17 (5.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (26.54%) SAN
2 67 (20.68%) Firewall
3 50 (15.43%) DNS
4 45 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 44 (13.58%) Cisco IOS
6 28 (8.64%) MPLS
7 26 (8.02%) VPN
7 26 (8.02%) DHCP
8 24 (7.41%) LAN
8 24 (7.41%) Unified Communications
9 22 (6.79%) OSPF
9 22 (6.79%) BGP
10 21 (6.48%) WAN
10 21 (6.48%) NetScaler
11 17 (5.25%) EIGRP
12 11 (3.40%) SMTP
12 11 (3.40%) PBX
13 9 (2.78%) DEFINITY
14 8 (2.47%) Internet
14 8 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.62%) DTS
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.31%) OLAP
8 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.62%) Subversion
4 2 (0.62%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (7.41%) Finance
2 5 (1.54%) Legal
2 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (18.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (16.67%) Analyst
3 43 (13.27%) Consultant
4 28 (8.64%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.72%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (6.48%) Team Leader
6 21 (6.48%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 20 (6.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 19 (5.86%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.25%) Microsoft Consultant
10 14 (4.32%) Developer
11 13 (4.01%) Server Support
12 12 (3.70%) Security Analyst
12 12 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.40%) Operations Analyst
14 10 (3.09%) IT Support
14 10 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
14 10 (3.09%) Support Technician
14 10 (3.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.63%) .NET
2 12 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.54%) LAMP
3 5 (1.54%) WCF
3 5 (1.54%) WPF
3 5 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (0.93%) HTML
5 3 (0.93%) Silverlight
5 3 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.93%) Web Services
5 3 (0.93%) XML
6 2 (0.62%) COM
6 2 (0.62%) CSS
6 2 (0.62%) WinForms
6 2 (0.62%) jQuery
6 2 (0.62%) CSS3
6 2 (0.62%) HTML5
6 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.52%) Clustering
2 23 (7.10%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.10%) EqualLogic
3 20 (6.17%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.78%) CMDB
5 8 (2.47%) Social Media
6 7 (2.16%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.16%) PKI
6 7 (2.16%) Celerra
7 5 (1.54%) iPhone
8 4 (1.23%) Replication
8 4 (1.23%) IVR
8 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.23%) iPad
9 3 (0.93%) NHS
9 3 (0.93%) Statistics
9 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.62%) Open Source
11 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 247 (76.23%) Windows
2 125 (38.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (22.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (15.43%) Linux
6 27 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 23 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.32%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.40%) Android
11 10 (3.09%) UNIX
12 6 (1.85%) CentOS
13 5 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.93%) Solaris
14 3 (0.93%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.78%) ITIL
2 43 (13.27%) Load Balancing
3 27 (8.33%) Change Management
4 26 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (7.72%) Service Delivery
6 24 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 24 (7.41%) Change Control
7 22 (6.79%) Business Continuity
8 20 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 20 (6.17%) Data Protection
9 15 (4.63%) Project Management
10 14 (4.32%) CRM
10 14 (4.32%) PRINCE2
11 12 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (3.40%) Information Security
12 11 (3.40%) Migration
13 10 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
15 8 (2.47%) DevOps
15 8 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.80%) SQL
2 31 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.40%) C#
4 10 (3.09%) C
5 8 (2.47%) VBScript
6 6 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.85%) Java
6 6 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.62%) VB
9 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 244 (75.31%) MCSE
2 124 (38.27%) MCITP
3 106 (32.72%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (30.25%) MCSA
5 91 (28.09%) CCNA
6 73 (22.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 50 (15.43%) MCP
8 46 (14.20%) Degree
9 39 (12.04%) MCTS
10 34 (10.49%) Citrix Certification
11 28 (8.64%) CCNP
12 26 (8.02%) CCA
12 26 (8.02%) CCSA
13 24 (7.41%) CCSE
14 18 (5.56%) NCDA
15 17 (5.25%) RHCA
15 17 (5.25%) RHCE
16 15 (4.63%) CCEE
17 12 (3.70%) CCIA
18 11 (3.40%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.79%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.17%) SLA
3 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.93%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 182 (56.17%) Active Directory
2 127 (39.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (19.14%) Hyper-V
4 37 (11.42%) vSphere
5 24 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 22 (6.79%) XenServer
7 21 (6.48%) XenApp
8 15 (4.63%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (2.47%) UAG
10 6 (1.85%) vCloud
11 5 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.23%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.62%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.31%) Xen
14 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (14.51%) SCCM
2 13 (4.01%) SCOM
3 10 (3.09%) ZABBIX
4 8 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (1.85%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.54%) MOM
8 4 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.93%) Opsview
9 3 (0.93%) Nagios
10 2 (0.62%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.31%) SCSM
11 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.31%) Foglight
11 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 253 (78.09%) Microsoft
2 162 (50.00%) VMware
3 119 (36.73%) Citrix
4 114 (35.19%) Cisco
5 33 (10.19%) NetApp
5 33 (10.19%) CheckPoint
6 24 (7.41%) HP
7 23 (7.10%) Red Hat
8 21 (6.48%) Symantec
9 20 (6.17%) Dell
10 19 (5.86%) Juniper
11 11 (3.40%) EMC
12 10 (3.09%) Avaya
13 8 (2.47%) Mitel
13 8 (2.47%) Veeam
14 7 (2.16%) Siemens
14 7 (2.16%) Polycom
15 6 (1.85%) CommVault
15 6 (1.85%) McAfee
16 5 (1.54%) Brocade
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum Expenses, Mobile Phone, Laptop, Pens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Life Assurance
Posted: 18 days ago