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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 77 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 152 107 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.05% 2.97% 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.85% 11.89% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 110 93 132
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £41,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
1183 900 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.75% 24.97% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 930 700 687
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +21 115 £42,000 +20.00% 8
Bradford +7 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Huddersfield -9 6 £30,000 -18.36%
Wakefield -15 6 £37,500 - 1
Halifax - 5 £28,625 - 1
Cleckheaton -4 2 £26,250 +45.83% 1
Batley +2 1 £19,000 -30.90%
Pontefract - 1 £22,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 240 (76.68%) MCSE
2 238 (76.04%) Windows
3 233 (74.44%) Microsoft
4 178 (56.87%) Active Directory
5 168 (53.67%) VMware
6 126 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 122 (38.98%) Citrix
8 121 (38.66%) Cisco
9 119 (38.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 116 (37.06%) MCITP
11 109 (34.82%) MS Excel
12 102 (32.59%) MS Exchange
13 98 (31.31%) ITIL
13 98 (31.31%) Cisco Certification
14 96 (30.67%) MCSA
15 94 (30.03%) SAN
16 83 (26.52%) CCNA
17 75 (23.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 71 (22.68%) SQL Server
19 69 (22.04%) Windows Server 2012
20 68 (21.73%) Windows Server 2003
21 65 (20.77%) Hyper-V
22 62 (19.81%) SharePoint
23 55 (17.57%) Firewall
24 54 (17.25%) Clustering
25 50 (15.97%) DNS
26 49 (15.65%) MCP
26 49 (15.65%) Linux
27 48 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
28 47 (15.02%) Lync

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 102 (32.59%) MS Exchange
2 62 (19.81%) SharePoint
3 48 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (15.02%) Lync
5 32 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (7.99%) IIS
8 21 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.56%) Apache
10 8 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.60%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 109 (34.82%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.67%) Office 365
2 13 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (30.03%) SAN
2 55 (17.57%) Firewall
3 50 (15.97%) DNS
4 40 (12.78%) Cisco IOS
5 39 (12.46%) TCP/IP
6 28 (8.95%) LAN
7 26 (8.31%) MPLS
8 24 (7.67%) WAN
9 23 (7.35%) VPN
10 22 (7.03%) DHCP
10 22 (7.03%) OSPF
10 22 (7.03%) BGP
11 21 (6.71%) Unified Communications
12 17 (5.43%) EIGRP
13 15 (4.79%) NetScaler
14 12 (3.83%) DMZ
15 11 (3.51%) PBX
16 10 (3.19%) DEFINITY
16 10 (3.19%) Internet
17 9 (2.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) DTS
7 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.96%) Subversion
3 2 (0.64%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (7.03%) Finance
2 6 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.28%) Retail
4 3 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (19.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (16.61%) Analyst
3 32 (10.22%) Consultant
4 28 (8.95%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (7.35%) Team Leader
7 21 (6.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 20 (6.39%) Support Engineer
9 16 (5.11%) Developer
10 15 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
11 14 (4.47%) Server Support
12 13 (4.15%) Microsoft Consultant
13 12 (3.83%) Technical Support
13 12 (3.83%) Service Analyst
13 12 (3.83%) Architect
13 12 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
14 10 (3.19%) Server Engineer
14 10 (3.19%) Security Analyst
14 10 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (3.19%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.75%) .NET
2 14 (4.47%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.92%) jQuery
5 5 (1.60%) WCF
5 5 (1.60%) CSS
5 5 (1.60%) LAMP
6 4 (1.28%) WPF
6 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.96%) Silverlight
7 3 (0.96%) HTML
7 3 (0.96%) Ajax
7 3 (0.96%) Web Services
8 2 (0.64%) COM
8 2 (0.64%) WinForms
8 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.64%) HTML5
8 2 (0.64%) CSS3
9 1 (0.32%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.25%) Clustering
2 29 (9.27%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.07%) Blackberry
4 17 (5.43%) EqualLogic
5 9 (2.88%) CLARiiON
5 9 (2.88%) CMDB
5 9 (2.88%) Celerra
6 8 (2.56%) Social Media
7 7 (2.24%) PKI
8 5 (1.60%) Replication
9 4 (1.28%) IVR
9 4 (1.28%) NHS
10 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.64%) Statistics
11 2 (0.64%) iPad
11 2 (0.64%) iPhone
12 1 (0.32%) Open Source
12 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 238 (76.04%) Windows
2 119 (38.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (22.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (21.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (15.65%) Linux
6 24 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (6.71%) Windows XP
8 15 (4.79%) UNIX
8 15 (4.79%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.28%) Solaris
11 3 (0.96%) Android
11 3 (0.96%) CentOS
12 2 (0.64%) Debian
13 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (31.31%) ITIL
2 36 (11.50%) Load Balancing
3 32 (10.22%) Change Management
4 21 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (6.71%) Project Management
4 21 (6.71%) Problem Management
5 20 (6.39%) E-Commerce
6 19 (6.07%) Business Continuity
6 19 (6.07%) Data Protection
7 18 (5.75%) Change Control
8 17 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 17 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.83%) DevOps
9 12 (3.83%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (2.88%) CRM
10 9 (2.88%) Information Security
10 9 (2.88%) Workflow
11 8 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.86%) SQL
2 20 (6.39%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.15%) C#
4 7 (2.24%) C
5 6 (1.92%) Java
6 4 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.96%) VBScript
7 3 (0.96%) VB
8 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.64%) PHP
8 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) XAML
9 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 240 (76.68%) MCSE
2 116 (37.06%) MCITP
3 98 (31.31%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (30.67%) MCSA
5 83 (26.52%) CCNA
6 75 (23.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (15.65%) MCP
8 41 (13.10%) MCTS
9 37 (11.82%) Citrix Certification
10 33 (10.54%) Degree
11 32 (10.22%) CCA
12 29 (9.27%) CCNP
13 25 (7.99%) CCSE
14 24 (7.67%) CCSA
15 20 (6.39%) NCDA
16 17 (5.43%) RHCA
16 17 (5.43%) RHCE
17 12 (3.83%) VCAP
17 12 (3.83%) CCIA
18 11 (3.51%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.03%) PCI DSS
2 17 (5.43%) SLA
3 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.96%) QA
5 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 178 (56.87%) Active Directory
2 126 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (20.77%) Hyper-V
4 40 (12.78%) vSphere
5 22 (7.03%) XenDesktop
6 20 (6.39%) XenApp
7 15 (4.79%) XenServer
8 12 (3.83%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.56%) vCloud
10 6 (1.92%) UAG
11 4 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.64%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.32%) Xen
14 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (13.42%) SCCM
2 11 (3.51%) SCOM
2 11 (3.51%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (1.92%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.92%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.96%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.64%) MOM
7 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.32%) Opsview
8 1 (0.32%) Nagios
8 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.32%) MIIS
8 1 (0.32%) Foglight
8 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 233 (74.44%) Microsoft
2 168 (53.67%) VMware
3 122 (38.98%) Citrix
4 121 (38.66%) Cisco
5 36 (11.50%) NetApp
6 32 (10.22%) CheckPoint
7 24 (7.67%) Red Hat
8 20 (6.39%) Symantec
9 17 (5.43%) Dell
10 16 (5.11%) HP
10 16 (5.11%) Juniper
11 13 (4.15%) EMC
12 11 (3.51%) Avaya
13 10 (3.19%) Brocade
14 9 (2.88%) 3PAR
15 7 (2.24%) Polycom
15 7 (2.24%) Mitel
15 7 (2.24%) Siemens
16 6 (1.92%) SAP
17 5 (1.60%) Oracle
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £30,000 per annum OTE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car and bonus scheme
Posted: 19 days ago
Wetherby
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago