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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 153 129 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.90% 2.79% 3.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.27% 12.01% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 143 114 138
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,400 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
886 1074 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.60% 23.20% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 744 874 945
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,340 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +28 95 £35,000 -4.32% 10
Wakefield +14 25 £24,250 +24.35% 4
Bradford +24 16 £26,000 -16.12% 1
Halifax -3 6 £36,750 +47.00% 3
Elland -1 3 £33,992 +16.70%
Mirfield - 3 £26,000 -
Knottingley - 2 £37,500 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 248 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 164 (56.94%) Windows
3 136 (47.22%) Active Directory
4 127 (44.10%) MCSE
5 106 (36.81%) MS Excel
6 101 (35.07%) Windows Server
7 96 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 90 (31.25%) VMware
9 75 (26.04%) MS Office
10 70 (24.31%) SQL
11 69 (23.96%) Citrix
12 65 (22.57%) ITIL
13 64 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 61 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 60 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (19.79%) MCSA
17 56 (19.44%) C#
18 54 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 54 (18.75%) Windows 7
19 53 (18.40%) MCP
20 49 (17.01%) .NET
21 43 (14.93%) T-SQL
21 43 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 40 (13.89%) MCITP
22 40 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
22 40 (13.89%) SAN
23 38 (13.19%) Cisco
23 38 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
24 37 (12.85%) Windows XP
25 36 (12.50%) SLA

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 64 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.81%) IIS
3 33 (11.46%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.99%) Skype for Business
5 17 (5.90%) Office Communications Server
6 12 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.43%) IBM Notes
9 6 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.08%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.69%) SAS
12 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 106 (36.81%) MS Excel
2 75 (26.04%) MS Office
3 21 (7.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.42%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.89%) SAN
2 30 (10.42%) VPN
3 29 (10.07%) DNS
4 27 (9.38%) Firewall
5 25 (8.68%) DHCP
6 21 (7.29%) NAS
6 21 (7.29%) TCP/IP
7 20 (6.94%) LAN
8 18 (6.25%) WAN
9 12 (4.17%) Internet
10 7 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.43%) Telepresence
11 6 (2.08%) Intranet
12 5 (1.74%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.39%) Skype
13 4 (1.39%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.04%) Extranet
14 3 (1.04%) Network Security
14 3 (1.04%) VoIP
15 2 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (11.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.39%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.04%) Big Data
11 3 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.04%) OLAP
11 3 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.04%) SSDT
12 2 (0.69%) Biml
12 2 (0.69%) Power BI
12 2 (0.69%) QlikView
13 1 (0.35%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 24 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.43%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 33 (11.46%) Finance
2 19 (6.60%) Retail
3 15 (5.21%) Law
3 15 (5.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.78%) Legal
5 7 (2.43%) Marketing
6 6 (2.08%) Games
7 5 (1.74%) Back Office
8 4 (1.39%) Billing
8 4 (1.39%) Military
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (26.74%) Analyst
2 65 (22.57%) Developer
3 51 (17.71%) Support Analyst
4 39 (13.54%) IT Support
5 36 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 35 (12.15%) Service Desk Analyst
7 32 (11.11%) IT Analyst
7 32 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
8 30 (10.42%) .NET Developer
9 26 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (8.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (8.68%) C# Developer
11 24 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (8.33%) Consultant
12 23 (7.99%) SQL Developer
13 20 (6.94%) Service Desk Support
13 20 (6.94%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 18 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
15 17 (5.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 17 (5.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.01%) .NET
2 29 (10.07%) ASP.NET
3 26 (9.03%) WCF
4 22 (7.64%) HTML
5 21 (7.29%) CSS
6 20 (6.94%) AngularJS
7 15 (5.21%) jQuery
8 14 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 14 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (4.17%) Web Services
10 11 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.13%) HTML5
12 8 (2.78%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.78%) CSS3
13 7 (2.43%) SOAP
14 6 (2.08%) Backbone.js
14 6 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (1.74%) Entity Framework
16 4 (1.39%) LINQ
17 3 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.68%) Clustering
3 15 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.17%) Replication
5 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.43%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.39%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.39%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.69%) iPad
10 2 (0.69%) Statistics
10 2 (0.69%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Online Games
11 1 (0.35%) Social Network
11 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 164 (56.94%) Windows
2 101 (35.07%) Windows Server
3 61 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 54 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (12.85%) Windows XP
7 20 (6.94%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.86%) Windows 10
9 13 (4.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (2.78%) Linux
11 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Android
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.57%) ITIL
2 38 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (9.38%) Time Management
4 25 (8.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (7.99%) MVC
6 18 (6.25%) Scrum
7 17 (5.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.56%) High Availability
9 15 (5.21%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.86%) Project Management
11 13 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.17%) Release Management
13 11 (3.82%) CRM
13 11 (3.82%) Load Balancing
13 11 (3.82%) Presales
14 10 (3.47%) ETL
14 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Office Automation
14 10 (3.47%) Office Automation
14 10 (3.47%) Trend Analysis
15 9 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (24.31%) SQL
2 56 (19.44%) C#
3 43 (14.93%) T-SQL
4 27 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.39%) C
8 1 (0.35%) Perl
8 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.35%) Python
8 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 127 (44.10%) MCSE
2 57 (19.79%) MCSA
3 53 (18.40%) MCP
4 40 (13.89%) MCITP
5 26 (9.03%) Degree
6 25 (8.68%) MCDST
7 19 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (4.51%) MCTS
10 11 (3.82%) CCNA
11 8 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.43%) A+ Certification
13 6 (2.08%) CCA
14 5 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.39%) CCIE
15 4 (1.39%) CISSP
15 4 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (1.04%) CCENT
16 3 (1.04%) MCSD
17 2 (0.69%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 60 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.29%) XenApp
5 16 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 13 (4.51%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.47%) Terminal Server
8 5 (1.74%) XenServer
9 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.69%) Xen
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (7.99%) SCCM
2 22 (7.64%) SCOM
3 10 (3.47%) DameWare
4 7 (2.43%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.08%) WSUS
6 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) OpenView
7 1 (0.35%) Opsview
7 1 (0.35%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.35%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 248 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 90 (31.25%) VMware
3 69 (23.96%) Citrix
4 38 (13.19%) Cisco
5 15 (5.21%) HP
6 12 (4.17%) Sitecore
7 10 (3.47%) Symantec
8 9 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.78%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.78%) Dell
10 7 (2.43%) Lotus
10 7 (2.43%) Oracle
10 7 (2.43%) Sage
11 5 (1.74%) Remedy
12 4 (1.39%) Avaya
12 4 (1.39%) Xerox
13 3 (1.04%) NetApp
13 3 (1.04%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.04%) WatchGuard
14 2 (0.69%) SonicWALL
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