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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 79 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 159 110 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.08% 2.83% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.29% 13.58% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 131 87 114
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £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
1196 810 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.15% 20.84% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 965 657 541
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -7 101 £37,500 +2.73% 14
Wakefield -15 9 £19,000 -49.33% 3
Bradford - 7 £23,500 -
Halifax - 7 £29,125 - 2
Wetherby - 6 £16,500 - 1
Huddersfield 0 3 £29,250 -22.00% 1
Cleckheaton 0 2 £26,000 +44.44%
Batley 0 1 £19,000 -30.90%
Dewsbury -4 1 £28,000 -6.66%
Pontefract - 1 £22,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 261 (80.31%) Microsoft
2 241 (74.15%) Windows
3 229 (70.46%) MCSE
4 188 (57.85%) Active Directory
5 169 (52.00%) VMware
6 125 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 123 (37.85%) Citrix
8 118 (36.31%) Cisco
9 114 (35.08%) MS Excel
10 112 (34.46%) MCITP
11 105 (32.31%) ITIL
12 103 (31.69%) MS Exchange
13 102 (31.38%) SAN
14 97 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 89 (27.38%) MCSA
16 83 (25.54%) SQL Server
17 80 (24.62%) Hyper-V
18 77 (23.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 77 (23.69%) SharePoint
18 77 (23.69%) Cisco Certification
19 62 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
20 59 (18.15%) CCNA
21 58 (17.85%) MCP
22 57 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
23 52 (16.00%) Lync
23 52 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
24 50 (15.38%) SCCM
25 49 (15.08%) DNS
26 48 (14.77%) vSphere
27 47 (14.46%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 103 (31.69%) MS Exchange
2 77 (23.69%) SharePoint
3 52 (16.00%) Lync
3 52 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (9.54%) IIS
5 30 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (5.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.15%) Apache
11 5 (1.54%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.31%) Site Server
13 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 114 (35.08%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.85%) Office 365
2 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (31.38%) SAN
2 49 (15.08%) DNS
3 46 (14.15%) Firewall
4 38 (11.69%) LAN
5 30 (9.23%) WAN
6 26 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 24 (7.38%) Cisco IOS
8 23 (7.08%) DHCP
9 17 (5.23%) Unified Communications
10 16 (4.92%) VPN
11 15 (4.62%) MPLS
12 14 (4.31%) DEFINITY
13 12 (3.69%) WAAS
13 12 (3.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (3.69%) DMZ
14 11 (3.38%) OSPF
14 11 (3.38%) BGP
14 11 (3.38%) Internet
15 9 (2.77%) NetScaler
16 8 (2.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (25.54%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.15%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.62%) OLAP
8 1 (0.31%) MOLAP
8 1 (0.31%) OLTP
8 1 (0.31%) ROLAP
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.62%) Subversion
2 2 (0.62%) ReSharper
2 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.62%) Retail
4 1 (0.31%) Marketing
4 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (19.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (16.92%) Analyst
3 31 (9.54%) Support Engineer
4 30 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 28 (8.62%) Consultant
6 27 (8.31%) Developer
7 23 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (6.15%) Server Engineer
8 20 (6.15%) Architect
9 17 (5.23%) Technical Support
10 15 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
11 14 (4.31%) Server Support
11 14 (4.31%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (4.00%) Service Analyst
12 13 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
13 12 (3.69%) Virtualisation Architect
13 12 (3.69%) Storage Architect
13 12 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.69%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.92%) .NET
2 25 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 18 (5.54%) WCF
4 14 (4.31%) .NET Framework
4 14 (4.31%) CSS
5 12 (3.69%) HTML
5 12 (3.69%) Ajax
6 10 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (2.46%) WPF
8 8 (2.46%) Silverlight
9 7 (2.15%) WinForms
10 6 (1.85%) jQuery
11 5 (1.54%) LAMP
12 3 (0.92%) COM
13 2 (0.62%) Web Services
13 2 (0.62%) XML
13 2 (0.62%) HTML5
13 2 (0.62%) CSS3
13 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.62%) Clustering
2 29 (8.92%) Management Information System
3 24 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 12 (3.69%) CLARiiON
5 12 (3.69%) Celerra
6 11 (3.38%) EqualLogic
7 8 (2.46%) PKI
8 7 (2.15%) CMDB
9 4 (1.23%) iPhone
9 4 (1.23%) Social Media
9 4 (1.23%) iPad
9 4 (1.23%) NHS
10 3 (0.92%) Replication
10 3 (0.92%) IVR
10 3 (0.92%) User Experience
11 2 (0.62%) Statistics
11 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 241 (74.15%) Windows
2 97 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (12.92%) Linux
6 23 (7.08%) Windows XP
6 23 (7.08%) UNIX
7 15 (4.62%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.23%) Solaris
9 4 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.62%) Debian
10 2 (0.62%) Android
10 2 (0.62%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.31%) ITIL
2 27 (8.31%) Change Management
3 26 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 24 (7.38%) Project Management
6 22 (6.77%) Load Balancing
7 19 (5.85%) CRM
8 18 (5.54%) Data Protection
9 17 (5.23%) Change Control
9 17 (5.23%) PRINCE2
10 15 (4.62%) Workflow
10 15 (4.62%) Problem Management
11 12 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (3.69%) DevOps
12 11 (3.38%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.38%) OO
12 11 (3.38%) Identity Management
13 10 (3.08%) MVC
13 10 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.23%) SQL
2 25 (7.69%) C#
3 15 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 13 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.69%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.23%) Java
7 3 (0.92%) C
8 2 (0.62%) VB
8 2 (0.62%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) VBScript
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.31%) XAML
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 229 (70.46%) MCSE
2 112 (34.46%) MCITP
3 89 (27.38%) MCSA
4 77 (23.69%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (23.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 59 (18.15%) CCNA
6 58 (17.85%) MCP
7 47 (14.46%) MCTS
8 39 (12.00%) Degree
9 36 (11.08%) Citrix Certification
10 32 (9.85%) CCA
11 21 (6.46%) CCNP
12 20 (6.15%) NCDA
13 14 (4.31%) Avaya Certification
13 14 (4.31%) CCSE
14 13 (4.00%) HNC
14 13 (4.00%) HND
14 13 (4.00%) VCAP
14 13 (4.00%) CCIA
14 13 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.69%) SLA
2 11 (3.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 188 (57.85%) Active Directory
2 125 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (24.62%) Hyper-V
4 48 (14.77%) vSphere
5 26 (8.00%) XenApp
6 24 (7.38%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.69%) XenServer
7 12 (3.69%) vCloud
8 11 (3.38%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.15%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.85%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.31%) Xen
14 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 50 (15.38%) SCCM
2 17 (5.23%) SCOM
3 12 (3.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (3.38%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.08%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.77%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (2.15%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.54%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.54%) MIIS
9 4 (1.23%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.31%) Puppet
10 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 261 (80.31%) Microsoft
2 169 (52.00%) VMware
3 123 (37.85%) Citrix
4 118 (36.31%) Cisco
5 32 (9.85%) NetApp
6 21 (6.46%) Symantec
7 19 (5.85%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.92%) Dell
8 16 (4.92%) Avaya
9 15 (4.62%) HP
10 14 (4.31%) EMC
10 14 (4.31%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.69%) 3PAR
12 11 (3.38%) Juniper
13 10 (3.08%) Brocade
14 9 (2.77%) Apple
14 9 (2.77%) McAfee
14 9 (2.77%) Sun
14 9 (2.77%) Oracle
15 8 (2.46%) Cyber-Ark
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum +Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Training fund, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wakefield
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago