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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 78 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 131 138 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.31% 3.00% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.11% 12.65% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 111 122 134
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
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
867 1091 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.89% 23.75% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 700 871 950
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 81 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Wakefield +11 24 £24,250 +15.47%
Bradford +4 13 £26,000 -17.46% 2
Mirfield - 4 £26,000 -
Halifax -1 3 £50,000 +100.00%
Elland - 2 £33,992 - 1
Knottingley - 1 £37,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 215 (86.69%) Microsoft
2 145 (58.47%) Windows
3 116 (46.77%) Active Directory
4 104 (41.94%) MCSE
5 93 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 77 (31.05%) SQL Server
7 76 (30.65%) Windows Server
8 72 (29.03%) VMware
9 62 (25.00%) MS Office
10 61 (24.60%) MS Exchange
11 59 (23.79%) SQL
11 59 (23.79%) ITIL
12 57 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 50 (20.16%) Citrix
14 50 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 46 (18.55%) Windows 7
16 45 (18.15%) MCP
17 44 (17.74%) MCSA
18 43 (17.34%) C#
18 43 (17.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 42 (16.94%) MCITP
20 41 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 40 (16.13%) .NET
22 35 (14.11%) Cisco
22 35 (14.11%) Windows XP
23 34 (13.71%) T-SQL
24 33 (13.31%) SQL Server 2012
25 32 (12.90%) Hyper-V
25 32 (12.90%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (24.60%) MS Exchange
2 30 (12.10%) IIS
3 27 (10.89%) SharePoint
3 27 (10.89%) Skype for Business
4 17 (6.85%) Office Communications Server
5 16 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.42%) Umbraco
10 5 (2.02%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 93 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 62 (25.00%) MS Office
3 12 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.50%) VPN
2 30 (12.10%) SAN
3 28 (11.29%) DNS
4 27 (10.89%) Firewall
5 24 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 19 (7.66%) DHCP
6 19 (7.66%) NAS
7 16 (6.45%) LAN
8 14 (5.65%) WAN
9 12 (4.84%) Telepresence
10 11 (4.44%) Internet
11 9 (3.63%) Unified Communications
12 8 (3.23%) Intranet
13 7 (2.82%) Extranet
14 6 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (2.02%) Skype
16 3 (1.21%) NetScaler
16 3 (1.21%) Network Security
17 2 (0.81%) VLAN
17 2 (0.81%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (31.05%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (13.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.21%) Big Data
9 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.21%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (0.81%) OLAP
10 2 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.40%) DTS
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.40%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.63%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (12.10%) Finance
2 18 (7.26%) Retail
3 15 (6.05%) Law
3 15 (6.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.63%) Marketing
5 5 (2.02%) Legal
6 3 (1.21%) Back Office
7 2 (0.81%) Billing
7 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Military
7 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (27.82%) Analyst
2 52 (20.97%) Developer
3 43 (17.34%) Support Analyst
4 33 (13.31%) IT Support
5 32 (12.90%) Service Analyst
6 30 (12.10%) IT Analyst
6 30 (12.10%) IT Support Analyst
6 30 (12.10%) Service Desk Analyst
7 24 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (9.27%) .NET Developer
9 21 (8.47%) Consultant
10 20 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (8.06%) C# Developer
10 20 (8.06%) SQL Developer
11 17 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (6.85%) Service Desk Support
11 17 (6.85%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 17 (6.85%) Technical Support
12 16 (6.45%) DBA
12 16 (6.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.13%) .NET
2 25 (10.08%) WCF
3 20 (8.06%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.05%) HTML
5 14 (5.65%) CSS
5 14 (5.65%) Web Services
6 11 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.03%) jQuery
8 9 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 9 (3.63%) SOAP
9 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (2.82%) HTML5
11 6 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (2.42%) CSS3
12 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.61%) Backbone.js
12 4 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (1.21%) COM
13 3 (1.21%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.21%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.48%) Clustering
2 25 (10.08%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.65%) Replication
4 12 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.63%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.21%) User Experience
10 2 (0.81%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.81%) iPad
10 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
11 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 145 (58.47%) Windows
2 76 (30.65%) Windows Server
3 57 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (18.55%) Windows 7
6 41 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (14.11%) Windows XP
8 22 (8.87%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 12 (4.84%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.02%) Linux
12 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.40%) Android
13 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.79%) ITIL
2 32 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (6.85%) Time Management
5 16 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 16 (6.45%) Scrum
6 14 (5.65%) High Availability
6 14 (5.65%) MVC
6 14 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (5.24%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (5.24%) Project Management
8 12 (4.84%) Release Management
9 11 (4.44%) Presales
10 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 10 (4.03%) Office Automation
10 10 (4.03%) Trend Analysis
11 9 (3.63%) CRM
11 9 (3.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.63%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.79%) SQL
2 43 (17.34%) C#
3 34 (13.71%) T-SQL
4 16 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.65%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (41.94%) MCSE
2 45 (18.15%) MCP
3 44 (17.74%) MCSA
4 42 (16.94%) MCITP
5 21 (8.47%) MCDST
6 20 (8.06%) Degree
7 13 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.24%) MCTS
8 10 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.82%) CCNA
10 4 (1.61%) CCA
10 4 (1.61%) CCIE
10 4 (1.61%) CISSP
10 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.21%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.21%) MCSD
12 2 (0.81%) CCEE
12 2 (0.81%) CCENT
12 2 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 12 (4.84%) Terminal Server
6 8 (3.23%) XenApp
7 4 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.61%) XenServer
8 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.81%) Xen
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (7.66%) SCCM
2 14 (5.65%) SCOM
3 12 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (4.03%) DameWare
5 9 (3.63%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.61%) WSUS
8 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 215 (86.69%) Microsoft
2 72 (29.03%) VMware
3 50 (20.16%) Citrix
4 35 (14.11%) Cisco
5 16 (6.45%) Symantec
6 13 (5.24%) HP
7 10 (4.03%) Sitecore
8 9 (3.63%) AppDynamics
8 9 (3.63%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.82%) Oracle
9 7 (2.82%) Sage
10 6 (2.42%) Dell
11 5 (2.02%) Lotus
11 5 (2.02%) Remedy
12 4 (1.61%) Avaya
13 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.21%) WatchGuard
14 2 (0.81%) Draytek
14 2 (0.81%) Meraki
14 2 (0.81%) Veeam
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