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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 73 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 167 111 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.42% 3.15% 4.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.27% 11.92% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 129 99 135
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 £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1170 931 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.97% 26.38% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 942 681 713
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 29 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 29 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 +16 129 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Bradford +8 13 £37,500 -3.22%
Huddersfield -5 10 £30,000 - 2
Halifax -8 6 £28,563 -29.47%
Wakefield -16 4 £37,500 - 2
Cleckheaton -4 1 £26,500 +47.22% 1
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 249 (77.09%) Microsoft
2 248 (76.78%) Windows
3 243 (75.23%) MCSE
4 182 (56.35%) Active Directory
5 160 (49.54%) VMware
6 126 (39.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 125 (38.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 121 (37.46%) MCITP
8 121 (37.46%) Citrix
9 114 (35.29%) Cisco
10 108 (33.44%) MS Exchange
11 107 (33.13%) MS Excel
12 105 (32.51%) Cisco Certification
13 99 (30.65%) MCSA
14 91 (28.17%) ITIL
14 91 (28.17%) CCNA
15 85 (26.32%) SAN
16 78 (24.15%) SQL Server
17 73 (22.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 71 (21.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 67 (20.74%) Firewall
20 64 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
21 62 (19.20%) SharePoint
21 62 (19.20%) Hyper-V
22 60 (18.58%) Clustering
23 52 (16.10%) Lync
24 50 (15.48%) DNS
24 50 (15.48%) Linux
25 49 (15.17%) MCP
26 45 (13.93%) TCP/IP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 108 (33.44%) MS Exchange
2 62 (19.20%) SharePoint
3 52 (16.10%) Lync
4 44 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (9.29%) IIS
7 29 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.17%) Apache
12 6 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.24%) IBM Notes
14 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.31%) Site Server
Applications
1 107 (33.13%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.12%) Office 365
2 22 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (26.32%) SAN
2 67 (20.74%) Firewall
3 50 (15.48%) DNS
4 45 (13.93%) TCP/IP
5 44 (13.62%) Cisco IOS
6 29 (8.98%) MPLS
7 26 (8.05%) VPN
7 26 (8.05%) DHCP
8 25 (7.74%) LAN
9 24 (7.43%) Unified Communications
10 22 (6.81%) WAN
10 22 (6.81%) OSPF
10 22 (6.81%) BGP
11 21 (6.50%) NetScaler
12 17 (5.26%) EIGRP
13 12 (3.72%) SMTP
14 11 (3.41%) PBX
15 9 (2.79%) Wireless
15 9 (2.79%) DEFINITY
16 8 (2.48%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.86%) 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 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.62%) Subversion
3 2 (0.62%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (7.43%) Finance
2 5 (1.55%) Legal
2 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.24%) Retail
4 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (17.34%) Analyst
3 43 (13.31%) Consultant
4 29 (8.98%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.74%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (6.50%) Team Leader
6 21 (6.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 20 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 20 (6.19%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
9 14 (4.33%) Server Support
10 13 (4.02%) Developer
11 12 (3.72%) Service Analyst
11 12 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (3.72%) Security Analyst
12 11 (3.41%) Technical Support
13 10 (3.10%) Support Technician
13 10 (3.10%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (3.10%) Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.33%) .NET
2 11 (3.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.55%) LAMP
3 5 (1.55%) WCF
3 5 (1.55%) WPF
3 5 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.24%) 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 (18.58%) Clustering
2 23 (7.12%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.12%) EqualLogic
3 20 (6.19%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.79%) CMDB
5 8 (2.48%) Social Media
6 7 (2.17%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.17%) PKI
6 7 (2.17%) Celerra
7 4 (1.24%) iPhone
7 4 (1.24%) NHS
7 4 (1.24%) Replication
7 4 (1.24%) IVR
7 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.24%) iPad
8 3 (0.93%) Statistics
8 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.62%) Open Source
10 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 248 (76.78%) Windows
2 126 (39.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (22.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (15.48%) Linux
6 27 (8.36%) Windows 7
7 23 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (4.64%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.72%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.10%) Android
10 10 (3.10%) UNIX
11 6 (1.86%) CentOS
12 5 (1.55%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.93%) Solaris
13 3 (0.93%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.17%) ITIL
2 43 (13.31%) Load Balancing
3 27 (8.36%) Change Management
4 26 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (7.74%) Service Delivery
6 23 (7.12%) Problem Management
6 23 (7.12%) Change Control
7 22 (6.81%) Business Continuity
8 20 (6.19%) E-Commerce
8 20 (6.19%) Data Protection
9 16 (4.95%) Project Management
10 15 (4.64%) CRM
11 14 (4.33%) PRINCE2
12 12 (3.72%) Migration
13 11 (3.41%) Information Security
13 11 (3.41%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (2.79%) Mobile Device Management
16 8 (2.48%) DevOps
16 8 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.15%) SQL
2 30 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.10%) C
3 10 (3.10%) C#
4 8 (2.48%) VBScript
5 6 (1.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.86%) Java
5 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.62%) VB
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) PHP
8 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 243 (75.23%) MCSE
2 121 (37.46%) MCITP
3 105 (32.51%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (30.65%) MCSA
5 91 (28.17%) CCNA
6 71 (21.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (15.17%) MCP
8 45 (13.93%) Degree
9 38 (11.76%) MCTS
10 34 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
11 28 (8.67%) CCNP
12 26 (8.05%) CCA
12 26 (8.05%) CCSA
13 24 (7.43%) CCSE
14 17 (5.26%) RHCA
14 17 (5.26%) NCDA
14 17 (5.26%) RHCE
15 15 (4.64%) CCEE
16 12 (3.72%) CCIA
17 11 (3.41%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.81%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.19%) SLA
3 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.93%) QA
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 182 (56.35%) Active Directory
2 125 (38.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (19.20%) Hyper-V
4 36 (11.15%) vSphere
5 23 (7.12%) XenDesktop
5 23 (7.12%) XenApp
6 22 (6.81%) XenServer
7 15 (4.64%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.48%) UAG
9 7 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (1.86%) vCloud
11 4 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.24%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.62%) ISA 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 45 (13.93%) SCCM
2 12 (3.72%) SCOM
3 10 (3.10%) ZABBIX
4 9 (2.79%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (1.86%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.55%) MOM
8 4 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.62%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.62%) Opsview
9 2 (0.62%) Nagios
10 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.31%) Foglight
10 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 249 (77.09%) Microsoft
2 160 (49.54%) VMware
3 121 (37.46%) Citrix
4 114 (35.29%) Cisco
5 33 (10.22%) CheckPoint
6 32 (9.91%) NetApp
7 23 (7.12%) Red Hat
7 23 (7.12%) HP
8 21 (6.50%) Symantec
9 19 (5.88%) Dell
9 19 (5.88%) Juniper
10 11 (3.41%) EMC
11 10 (3.10%) Avaya
12 8 (2.48%) Mitel
12 8 (2.48%) Veeam
13 7 (2.17%) Polycom
13 7 (2.17%) Siemens
14 6 (1.86%) CommVault
14 6 (1.86%) McAfee
15 5 (1.55%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum Expenses, Mobile Phone, Laptop, Pens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago