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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 165 122 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.39% 3.45% 4.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.67% 13.30% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 129 113 139
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 £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1125 917 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.09% 25.93% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 897 663 694
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 10 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 10 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 +10 126 £40,500 +24.61% 10
Bradford +5 13 £37,500 - 1
Huddersfield -4 13 £30,000 +1.69% 1
Halifax -12 8 £28,563 -29.47%
Wakefield -14 4 £37,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 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.

1 257 (78.59%) Microsoft
2 246 (75.23%) Windows
3 239 (73.09%) MCSE
4 176 (53.82%) Active Directory
5 163 (49.85%) VMware
6 127 (38.84%) MCITP
6 127 (38.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 118 (36.09%) Citrix
8 117 (35.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (31.80%) Cisco Certification
10 103 (31.50%) Cisco
10 103 (31.50%) MS Excel
11 102 (31.19%) MS Exchange
12 97 (29.66%) MCSA
13 89 (27.22%) CCNA
14 85 (25.99%) ITIL
15 82 (25.08%) SQL Server
16 79 (24.16%) SAN
17 75 (22.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 69 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
19 62 (18.96%) Hyper-V
19 62 (18.96%) Firewall
20 61 (18.65%) Windows Server 2003
20 61 (18.65%) SharePoint
21 56 (17.13%) Clustering
22 52 (15.90%) MCP
22 52 (15.90%) Lync
23 50 (15.29%) SCCM
24 49 (14.98%) Linux
25 45 (13.76%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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
1 102 (31.19%) MS Exchange
2 61 (18.65%) SharePoint
3 52 (15.90%) Lync
4 41 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (10.70%) IIS
6 34 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (5.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (2.45%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.83%) Apache
13 4 (1.22%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 103 (31.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.12%) Office 365
3 17 (5.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (24.16%) SAN
2 62 (18.96%) Firewall
3 44 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
3 44 (13.46%) TCP/IP
4 43 (13.15%) DNS
5 28 (8.56%) MPLS
6 25 (7.65%) VPN
7 24 (7.34%) Unified Communications
8 23 (7.03%) LAN
8 23 (7.03%) DHCP
9 22 (6.73%) OSPF
9 22 (6.73%) BGP
9 22 (6.73%) NetScaler
10 19 (5.81%) WAN
11 17 (5.20%) EIGRP
12 11 (3.36%) PBX
13 10 (3.06%) SMTP
14 9 (2.75%) DEFINITY
15 7 (2.14%) PSTN
15 7 (2.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (25.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.61%) DTS
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) OLAP
7 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.61%) Subversion
3 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (7.34%) Finance
2 5 (1.53%) Legal
3 4 (1.22%) Retail
3 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (18.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 59 (18.04%) Analyst
3 45 (13.76%) Consultant
4 30 (9.17%) Support Analyst
5 24 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (6.73%) Team Leader
7 21 (6.42%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 20 (6.12%) Support Engineer
9 19 (5.81%) Infrastructure Manager
10 17 (5.20%) Microsoft Consultant
11 14 (4.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.28%) Developer
12 13 (3.98%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Technical Support
13 12 (3.67%) Server Support
13 12 (3.67%) IT Support
14 11 (3.36%) Operations Analyst
14 11 (3.36%) Support Technician
14 11 (3.36%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.59%) .NET
2 13 (3.98%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.53%) XML
3 5 (1.53%) LAMP
3 5 (1.53%) WPF
4 4 (1.22%) HTML
4 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.22%) WCF
5 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (0.92%) HTML5
5 3 (0.92%) Silverlight
5 3 (0.92%) jQuery
5 3 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.92%) CSS
5 3 (0.92%) Web Services
6 2 (0.61%) COM
6 2 (0.61%) ADO
6 2 (0.61%) OLE
6 2 (0.61%) OLE DB
6 2 (0.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.13%) Clustering
2 23 (7.03%) EqualLogic
3 19 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.50%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.45%) Social Media
6 7 (2.14%) PKI
6 7 (2.14%) CMDB
7 6 (1.83%) Celerra
7 6 (1.83%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.53%) iPhone
9 4 (1.22%) iPad
9 4 (1.22%) IVR
9 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.92%) Statistics
10 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.92%) Replication
11 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.61%) Open Source
12 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 246 (75.23%) Windows
2 117 (35.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (18.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (14.98%) Linux
6 32 (9.79%) Windows 7
7 22 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.98%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.67%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.06%) UNIX
10 10 (3.06%) Android
11 5 (1.53%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.53%) CentOS
12 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.61%) Solaris
14 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (25.99%) ITIL
2 41 (12.54%) Load Balancing
3 25 (7.65%) Change Control
3 25 (7.65%) Service Delivery
3 25 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (6.73%) Business Continuity
4 22 (6.73%) Problem Management
5 21 (6.42%) Change Management
6 19 (5.81%) E-Commerce
6 19 (5.81%) Data Protection
7 13 (3.98%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (3.98%) PRINCE2
7 13 (3.98%) Project Management
8 12 (3.67%) CRM
9 11 (3.36%) Information Security
9 11 (3.36%) Migration
10 10 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.45%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (2.45%) Risk Management
11 8 (2.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.70%) SQL
2 33 (10.09%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.67%) C#
4 9 (2.75%) C
5 8 (2.45%) VBScript
6 6 (1.83%) Java
6 6 (1.83%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.22%) VB
9 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) Perl
10 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 239 (73.09%) MCSE
2 127 (38.84%) MCITP
3 104 (31.80%) Cisco Certification
4 97 (29.66%) MCSA
5 89 (27.22%) CCNA
6 75 (22.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 52 (15.90%) MCP
8 45 (13.76%) Degree
9 39 (11.93%) MCTS
10 37 (11.31%) Citrix Certification
11 26 (7.95%) CCA
11 26 (7.95%) CCSA
12 25 (7.65%) CCNP
13 23 (7.03%) CCSE
14 17 (5.20%) RHCA
14 17 (5.20%) NCDA
14 17 (5.20%) RHCE
15 16 (4.89%) CCEE
16 12 (3.67%) CCIA
17 11 (3.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.73%) PCI DSS
2 21 (6.42%) SLA
3 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.92%) QA
5 2 (0.61%) WCAG
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 176 (53.82%) Active Directory
2 127 (38.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (18.96%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.40%) vSphere
5 26 (7.95%) XenDesktop
6 22 (6.73%) XenServer
7 21 (6.42%) XenApp
8 15 (4.59%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.75%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (2.45%) UAG
11 6 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.53%) vCloud
13 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.61%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.31%) Xen
15 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 50 (15.29%) SCCM
2 14 (4.28%) SCOM
3 10 (3.06%) ZABBIX
4 7 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.83%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.53%) MOM
7 4 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.22%) Nagios
7 4 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.22%) Opsview
8 2 (0.61%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.31%) SCSM
9 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.31%) Foglight
9 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 257 (78.59%) Microsoft
2 163 (49.85%) VMware
3 118 (36.09%) Citrix
4 103 (31.50%) Cisco
5 33 (10.09%) NetApp
6 30 (9.17%) CheckPoint
7 24 (7.34%) HP
8 22 (6.73%) Red Hat
9 21 (6.42%) Symantec
10 20 (6.12%) Dell
11 18 (5.50%) Juniper
12 10 (3.06%) Avaya
13 9 (2.75%) EMC
14 8 (2.45%) Mitel
14 8 (2.45%) Veeam
15 7 (2.14%) Siemens
15 7 (2.14%) CommVault
15 7 (2.14%) Polycom
16 6 (1.83%) McAfee
17 5 (1.53%) Oracle
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Octari Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago