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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 67 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 175 150 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.71% 3.50% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 18.01% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 167 105 95
Average salary £35,661 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1094 833 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.22% 19.46% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 947 645 608
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +3 129 £36,000 +2.85% 12
Wakefield -1 11 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Halifax +8 10 £41,250 -17.50%
Wetherby - 5 £32,500 -
Huddersfield -2 4 £30,000 -9.09%
Bradford -13 2 £33,000 -2.22%
Dewsbury - 2 £33,250 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 260 (80.75%) Microsoft
2 213 (66.15%) Windows
3 196 (60.87%) MCSE
4 179 (55.59%) Active Directory
5 155 (48.14%) VMware
6 114 (35.40%) SQL Server
6 114 (35.40%) Cisco
6 114 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 104 (32.30%) MS Exchange
7 104 (32.30%) Citrix
8 99 (30.75%) ITIL
8 99 (30.75%) MS Excel
9 96 (29.81%) SharePoint
10 93 (28.88%) MCITP
11 90 (27.95%) SAN
12 83 (25.78%) MCSA
12 83 (25.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 79 (24.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 73 (22.67%) Hyper-V
15 72 (22.36%) vSphere
16 68 (21.12%) MCP
17 62 (19.25%) SQL
18 60 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
19 59 (18.32%) SQL Server 2008
20 57 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
21 55 (17.08%) DNS
22 51 (15.84%) .NET
23 49 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
24 48 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
24 48 (14.91%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 104 (32.30%) MS Exchange
2 96 (29.81%) SharePoint
3 49 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (11.49%) IIS
5 33 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (9.63%) Lync
8 29 (9.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (5.59%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.86%) Apache
14 5 (1.55%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.31%) Site Server
Applications
1 99 (30.75%) MS Excel
2 41 (12.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.11%) Office 365
2 21 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (27.95%) SAN
2 55 (17.08%) DNS
3 42 (13.04%) LAN
4 37 (11.49%) Firewall
5 36 (11.18%) DHCP
6 32 (9.94%) WAN
7 20 (6.21%) TCP/IP
8 19 (5.90%) VoIP
8 19 (5.90%) Wireless
9 16 (4.97%) VPN
10 12 (3.73%) DMZ
10 12 (3.73%) Internet
10 12 (3.73%) MPLS
11 11 (3.42%) WAAS
11 11 (3.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (3.11%) SSL
13 9 (2.80%) DEFINITY
13 9 (2.80%) Unified Communications
14 8 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (35.40%) SQL Server
2 59 (18.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (9.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (4.66%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.80%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.86%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.62%) QlikView
10 2 (0.62%) DTS
10 2 (0.62%) MOLAP
10 2 (0.62%) OLTP
10 2 (0.62%) ROLAP
10 2 (0.62%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.31%) Subversion
2 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (7.45%) Finance
2 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.24%) Retail
3 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.93%) Back Office
4 2 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.31%) Advertising
5 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (16.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (15.84%) Analyst
3 48 (14.91%) Developer
4 31 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 30 (9.32%) Technical Support
6 27 (8.39%) Support Analyst
7 26 (8.07%) Server Engineer
8 21 (6.52%) Architect
9 20 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.59%) Service Analyst
10 18 (5.59%) SharePoint Developer
11 17 (5.28%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (4.35%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.04%) Consultant
14 12 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (3.73%) Technical Support Analyst
15 11 (3.42%) C# Developer
15 11 (3.42%) Administrator
15 11 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.84%) .NET
2 47 (14.60%) ASP.NET
3 29 (9.01%) CSS
3 29 (9.01%) .NET Framework
4 28 (8.70%) WCF
5 26 (8.07%) Ajax
6 22 (6.83%) HTML
7 17 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (3.42%) WinForms
9 10 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (3.11%) jQuery
10 9 (2.80%) WPF
10 9 (2.80%) Silverlight
11 3 (0.93%) COM
11 3 (0.93%) Web Services
11 3 (0.93%) XML
12 2 (0.62%) LAMP
13 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
13 1 (0.31%) WAP
13 1 (0.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.01%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.21%) Clustering
4 11 (3.42%) Celerra
4 11 (3.42%) CLARiiON
5 9 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.86%) Replication
6 6 (1.86%) PKI
7 5 (1.55%) CMDB
8 4 (1.24%) iPad
8 4 (1.24%) iPhone
8 4 (1.24%) NHS
9 3 (0.93%) Statistics
10 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.31%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
10 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 213 (66.15%) Windows
2 83 (25.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (9.63%) Windows 7
6 26 (8.07%) Linux
7 23 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 23 (7.14%) UNIX
8 9 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.55%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.93%) Solaris
11 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.93%) Android
12 2 (0.62%) Debian
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.62%) CentOS
13 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (30.75%) ITIL
2 48 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (9.63%) Project Management
4 28 (8.70%) Change Management
5 27 (8.39%) CRM
6 26 (8.07%) PRINCE2
6 26 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (7.76%) Business Continuity
8 21 (6.52%) OO
9 18 (5.59%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (5.28%) MVC
11 15 (4.66%) Incident Management
11 15 (4.66%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.35%) Data Protection
12 14 (4.35%) Service Management
12 14 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (4.04%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (3.73%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (3.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.25%) SQL
2 47 (14.60%) C#
3 36 (11.18%) T-SQL
4 27 (8.39%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.11%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.48%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.55%) VB
8 4 (1.24%) C
9 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.62%) VB6
10 2 (0.62%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) Perl
11 1 (0.31%) Java
11 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 196 (60.87%) MCSE
2 93 (28.88%) MCITP
3 83 (25.78%) MCSA
4 79 (24.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 68 (21.12%) MCP
6 60 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (14.91%) MCTS
8 46 (14.29%) CCNA
9 39 (12.11%) Citrix Certification
10 37 (11.49%) CCA
11 31 (9.63%) Degree
12 26 (8.07%) MCSD
13 20 (6.21%) MCDST
14 19 (5.90%) NCDA
15 18 (5.59%) MCAD
16 14 (4.35%) VCAP
17 13 (4.04%) CCNP
18 12 (3.73%) CCIA
19 11 (3.42%) VTSP
19 11 (3.42%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 179 (55.59%) Active Directory
2 114 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (22.67%) Hyper-V
4 72 (22.36%) vSphere
5 31 (9.63%) XenApp
6 27 (8.39%) XenDesktop
7 18 (5.59%) XenServer
8 14 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (4.35%) VMware ESX
9 13 (4.04%) Terminal Services
10 11 (3.42%) vCloud
11 10 (3.11%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.31%) Xen
14 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 37 (11.49%) SCCM
2 19 (5.90%) Backup Exec
3 17 (5.28%) SCOM
4 14 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 13 (4.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.55%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.55%) MIIS
8 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.62%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.31%) WSUS
9 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 260 (80.75%) Microsoft
2 155 (48.14%) VMware
3 114 (35.40%) Cisco
4 104 (32.30%) Citrix
5 32 (9.94%) NetApp
6 24 (7.45%) Dell
7 20 (6.21%) Oracle
8 17 (5.28%) Symantec
9 15 (4.66%) Veeam
10 14 (4.35%) CheckPoint
10 14 (4.35%) HP
10 14 (4.35%) EMC
11 13 (4.04%) Sun
11 13 (4.04%) Riverbed
12 11 (3.42%) Avaya
12 11 (3.42%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.11%) Brocade
14 9 (2.80%) McAfee
15 8 (2.48%) Cyber-Ark
16 7 (2.17%) Apple
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £3100040000 per annum + £3,000 on-call
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield
Blue Town Online
Salary: £21.5k - 28.5k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764 - £40558 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago