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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 81 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 140 166 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.93% 3.41% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.26% 14.20% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 121 128 98
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
1142 1169 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.91% 23.99% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 934 942 684
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -7 102 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Halifax -1 11 £25,000 -12.47% 1
Wakefield +8 8 £19,500 -48.00% 1
Bradford -26 6 £31,250 -16.66%
Elland - 4 £29,125 - 1
Huddersfield -15 2 £43,750 +45.83%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 236 (84.29%) Microsoft
2 169 (60.36%) Windows
3 123 (43.93%) Active Directory
3 123 (43.93%) VMware
4 96 (34.29%) MCSE
5 89 (31.79%) SQL Server
6 88 (31.43%) ITIL
7 86 (30.71%) SQL
8 84 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 82 (29.29%) Cisco
10 80 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 67 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 66 (23.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (23.21%) Citrix
14 60 (21.43%) SAN
15 54 (19.29%) SharePoint
16 50 (17.86%) MS Office
16 50 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 47 (16.79%) MCP
18 46 (16.43%) LAN
19 45 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
20 44 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
21 43 (15.36%) DNS
21 43 (15.36%) Windows Server 2003
21 43 (15.36%) Cisco Certification
22 40 (14.29%) WAN
22 40 (14.29%) .NET
23 39 (13.93%) MCSA
24 36 (12.86%) MCITP
25 35 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 84 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 54 (19.29%) SharePoint
3 44 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (10.71%) Lync
6 26 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (7.50%) IIS
8 16 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.71%) CMS
12 2 (0.71%) Kentico
12 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 50 (17.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.64%) Office 365
2 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.43%) SAN
2 46 (16.43%) LAN
3 43 (15.36%) DNS
4 40 (14.29%) WAN
5 33 (11.79%) VoIP
5 33 (11.79%) TCP/IP
6 29 (10.36%) VPN
7 28 (10.00%) Firewall
8 26 (9.29%) DHCP
9 23 (8.21%) Wireless
10 11 (3.93%) Network Security
10 11 (3.93%) Internet
10 11 (3.93%) NAS
11 8 (2.86%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.86%) BGP
12 7 (2.50%) DMZ
13 5 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.43%) DEFINITY
14 4 (1.43%) MPLS
15 3 (1.07%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (31.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.29%) MySQL
6 11 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.21%) OLTP
8 8 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.43%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (4.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.07%) MSI
2 3 (1.07%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (8.57%) Finance
2 17 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.57%) Back Office
3 10 (3.57%) Retail
4 9 (3.21%) Legal
5 6 (2.14%) Marketing
6 4 (1.43%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (21.79%) Analyst
2 42 (15.00%) Developer
3 38 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 23 (8.21%) Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (8.21%) Technical Support
6 22 (7.86%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.43%) Network Engineer
8 17 (6.07%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (5.36%) Server Engineer
10 15 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 14 (5.00%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
14 11 (3.93%) Network Support Engineer
14 11 (3.93%) Network Support
14 11 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.29%) .NET
2 30 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 29 (10.36%) HTML
4 25 (8.93%) CSS
5 17 (6.07%) jQuery
6 16 (5.71%) HTML5
6 16 (5.71%) Web Services
7 15 (5.36%) .NET Framework
8 14 (5.00%) CSS3
8 14 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (3.57%) WCF
11 9 (3.21%) COM
12 7 (2.50%) Ajax
13 6 (2.14%) Application Packaging
13 6 (2.14%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.14%) XML
14 5 (1.79%) WPF
15 3 (1.07%) WinForms
15 3 (1.07%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.07%) Blackberry
2 15 (5.36%) Replication
2 15 (5.36%) Clustering
3 11 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.50%) Statistics
6 6 (2.14%) EqualLogic
6 6 (2.14%) iPhone
7 5 (1.79%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.43%) iPad
8 4 (1.43%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.71%) SecurID
10 1 (0.36%) PDA
10 1 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 169 (60.36%) Windows
2 66 (23.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 50 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (15.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 33 (11.79%) Linux
7 29 (10.36%) Windows 7
8 21 (7.50%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.93%) UNIX
10 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.07%) Android
11 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.07%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.71%) Debian
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.71%) AIX
13 1 (0.36%) HPUX
13 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (31.43%) ITIL
2 45 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (9.64%) Service Management
4 26 (9.29%) Change Management
5 20 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (7.14%) CRM
5 20 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 18 (6.43%) Service Delivery
6 18 (6.43%) SDLC
7 17 (6.07%) MVC
7 17 (6.07%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (4.64%) Workflow
10 13 (4.64%) Software Engineering
10 13 (4.64%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.57%) Business Continuity
11 10 (3.57%) Problem Management
11 10 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (3.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (30.71%) SQL
2 35 (12.50%) C#
3 30 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.93%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 7 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.14%) VB
7 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 96 (34.29%) MCSE
2 47 (16.79%) MCP
3 43 (15.36%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (13.93%) MCSA
5 36 (12.86%) MCITP
6 35 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (11.43%) MCTS
7 32 (11.43%) CCNA
8 28 (10.00%) MCDST
9 25 (8.93%) Degree
10 22 (7.86%) CCNP
11 15 (5.36%) CCA
11 15 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (3.57%) MCDBA
12 10 (3.57%) MOS
12 10 (3.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
13 6 (2.14%) A+ Certification
13 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.79%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.64%) SLA
2 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 123 (43.93%) Active Directory
2 67 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.07%) Hyper-V
4 28 (10.00%) vSphere
5 15 (5.36%) VMware ESX
6 11 (3.93%) XenServer
7 10 (3.57%) XenApp
8 9 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (2.50%) VMware Server
10 7 (2.50%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.14%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.71%) NFS
13 1 (0.36%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.36%) Xen
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.64%) SCCM
2 11 (3.93%) SCOM
3 10 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 9 (3.21%) WSUS
5 8 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.07%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.71%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.71%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 236 (84.29%) Microsoft
2 123 (43.93%) VMware
3 82 (29.29%) Cisco
4 65 (23.21%) Citrix
5 32 (11.43%) NetApp
6 31 (11.07%) HP
7 19 (6.79%) Riverbed
8 14 (5.00%) Dell
8 14 (5.00%) Meraki
9 11 (3.93%) Oracle
10 10 (3.57%) Veeam
11 7 (2.50%) EMC
12 6 (2.14%) BT
13 5 (1.79%) WatchGuard
13 5 (1.79%) Symantec
13 5 (1.79%) Avaya
13 5 (1.79%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.43%) Juniper
14 4 (1.43%) Sun
14 4 (1.43%) CheckPoint
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum + Commission (OTE £30,000)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Commission (OTE £30,000)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: OTE £50,000+
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: OTE £50,000+
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Elland, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago