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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 83 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 162 117 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.13% 2.94% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.53% 14.06% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 134 93 114
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,200 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
1197 832 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.11% 20.94% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 965 674 541
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 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 October 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 -2 102 £37,500 +2.73% 19
Wakefield -12 10 £21,000 -44.00% 2
Halifax - 8 £29,125 - 2
Bradford - 7 £23,500 -
Wetherby - 6 £16,500 - 1
Huddersfield 0 3 £29,250 -22.00% 1
Cleckheaton 0 2 £26,000 +44.44%
Batley 0 1 £19,000 -30.90%
Dewsbury -4 1 £28,000 -6.66%
Pontefract - 1 £22,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 262 (80.12%) Microsoft
2 242 (74.01%) Windows
3 229 (70.03%) MCSE
4 188 (57.49%) Active Directory
5 169 (51.68%) VMware
6 125 (38.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 124 (37.92%) Citrix
8 118 (36.09%) Cisco
9 113 (34.56%) MS Excel
9 113 (34.56%) MCITP
10 106 (32.42%) ITIL
11 103 (31.50%) MS Exchange
12 102 (31.19%) SAN
13 97 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 88 (26.91%) MCSA
15 85 (25.99%) SQL Server
16 80 (24.46%) Hyper-V
17 77 (23.55%) SharePoint
17 77 (23.55%) Cisco Certification
18 76 (23.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 62 (18.96%) Windows Server 2003
20 59 (18.04%) CCNA
21 58 (17.74%) MCP
22 57 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
23 52 (15.90%) Lync
23 52 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
24 50 (15.29%) SCCM
25 49 (14.98%) vSphere
25 49 (14.98%) DNS
26 48 (14.68%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 103 (31.50%) MS Exchange
2 77 (23.55%) SharePoint
3 52 (15.90%) Lync
3 52 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (9.48%) IIS
5 30 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (5.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.14%) Apache
11 5 (1.53%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.31%) Site Server
13 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 113 (34.56%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.79%) Office 365
2 21 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (31.19%) SAN
2 49 (14.98%) DNS
3 46 (14.07%) Firewall
4 38 (11.62%) LAN
5 30 (9.17%) WAN
6 25 (7.65%) TCP/IP
7 23 (7.03%) DHCP
7 23 (7.03%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (5.20%) Unified Communications
9 16 (4.89%) VPN
10 14 (4.28%) MPLS
10 14 (4.28%) DEFINITY
11 12 (3.67%) WAAS
11 12 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (3.67%) DMZ
12 11 (3.36%) Internet
13 10 (3.06%) OSPF
13 10 (3.06%) BGP
14 9 (2.75%) NetScaler
15 8 (2.45%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.61%) OLAP
10 1 (0.31%) DTS
10 1 (0.31%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.31%) OLTP
10 1 (0.31%) ROLAP
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.61%) Subversion
2 2 (0.61%) ReSharper
2 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (7.95%) Finance
2 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.31%) Marketing
4 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (19.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (16.82%) Analyst
3 31 (9.48%) Support Engineer
4 30 (9.17%) Support Analyst
5 28 (8.56%) Consultant
6 27 (8.26%) Developer
7 23 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (6.12%) Architect
8 20 (6.12%) Server Engineer
9 17 (5.20%) Technical Support
10 15 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
11 14 (4.28%) Server Support
12 13 (3.98%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (3.98%) Team Leader
12 13 (3.98%) Operations Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Virtualisation Architect
13 12 (3.67%) Storage Architect
13 12 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.67%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.87%) .NET
2 25 (7.65%) ASP.NET
3 18 (5.50%) WCF
4 15 (4.59%) CSS
5 14 (4.28%) .NET Framework
6 13 (3.98%) HTML
7 12 (3.67%) Ajax
8 10 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (2.45%) WPF
10 8 (2.45%) Silverlight
11 7 (2.14%) WinForms
12 6 (1.83%) jQuery
13 5 (1.53%) LAMP
14 3 (0.92%) COM
15 2 (0.61%) Web Services
15 2 (0.61%) XML
15 2 (0.61%) HTML5
15 2 (0.61%) CSS3
15 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.23%) Clustering
2 29 (8.87%) Management Information System
3 24 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.98%) Blackberry
5 12 (3.67%) CLARiiON
5 12 (3.67%) Celerra
6 11 (3.36%) EqualLogic
7 8 (2.45%) PKI
8 7 (2.14%) CMDB
9 4 (1.22%) iPhone
9 4 (1.22%) Social Media
9 4 (1.22%) iPad
9 4 (1.22%) NHS
10 3 (0.92%) Replication
10 3 (0.92%) IVR
10 3 (0.92%) Statistics
10 3 (0.92%) User Experience
11 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 242 (74.01%) Windows
2 97 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (18.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (12.54%) Linux
6 23 (7.03%) Windows XP
6 23 (7.03%) UNIX
7 15 (4.59%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.22%) Solaris
9 4 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.61%) Debian
10 2 (0.61%) Android
10 2 (0.61%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (32.42%) ITIL
2 28 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (8.26%) Change Management
4 26 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (7.95%) Business Continuity
5 24 (7.34%) Project Management
6 21 (6.42%) Load Balancing
7 19 (5.81%) CRM
8 18 (5.50%) Data Protection
9 17 (5.20%) Change Control
9 17 (5.20%) PRINCE2
10 16 (4.89%) Problem Management
11 15 (4.59%) Workflow
12 12 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (3.67%) DevOps
13 11 (3.36%) Identity Management
13 11 (3.36%) OO
14 10 (3.06%) Service Delivery
14 10 (3.06%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.76%) SQL
2 25 (7.65%) C#
3 15 (4.59%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.28%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.98%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.22%) Java
7 3 (0.92%) C
8 2 (0.61%) VB
8 2 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) VBScript
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.31%) XAML
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 229 (70.03%) MCSE
2 113 (34.56%) MCITP
3 88 (26.91%) MCSA
4 77 (23.55%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (23.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 59 (18.04%) CCNA
7 58 (17.74%) MCP
8 48 (14.68%) MCTS
9 39 (11.93%) Degree
10 36 (11.01%) Citrix Certification
11 32 (9.79%) CCA
12 20 (6.12%) CCNP
12 20 (6.12%) NCDA
13 14 (4.28%) Avaya Certification
14 13 (3.98%) CCSE
14 13 (3.98%) HNC
14 13 (3.98%) HND
14 13 (3.98%) VCAP
14 13 (3.98%) CCIA
14 13 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.28%) SLA
2 10 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 188 (57.49%) Active Directory
2 125 (38.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (24.46%) Hyper-V
4 49 (14.98%) vSphere
5 26 (7.95%) XenApp
6 24 (7.34%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.67%) XenServer
7 12 (3.67%) vCloud
8 11 (3.36%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.14%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.83%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.31%) Xen
14 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 50 (15.29%) SCCM
2 17 (5.20%) SCOM
3 12 (3.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (3.36%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.06%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (2.14%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.53%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.53%) MIIS
9 4 (1.22%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.31%) Puppet
10 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 262 (80.12%) Microsoft
2 169 (51.68%) VMware
3 124 (37.92%) Citrix
4 118 (36.09%) Cisco
5 32 (9.79%) NetApp
6 21 (6.42%) Symantec
7 18 (5.50%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.89%) Dell
8 16 (4.89%) Avaya
9 15 (4.59%) HP
10 14 (4.28%) EMC
11 13 (3.98%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.67%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.36%) Juniper
14 10 (3.06%) Oracle
14 10 (3.06%) Brocade
15 9 (2.75%) Apple
15 9 (2.75%) McAfee
15 9 (2.75%) Sun
16 8 (2.45%) Cyber-Ark
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Prof Certs, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Certs + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £40-55k + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Care Quality Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Oncalls, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum +Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Training fund, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago