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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 79 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 132 162 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.00% 3.27% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.68% 14.85% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 117 131 140
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,987 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
1041 1091 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.63% 22.00% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 836 929 695
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,014
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 29 May 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 85 £35,000 -5.40% 13
Bradford -14 16 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Halifax +18 11 £25,000 -13.79%
Wakefield +5 6 £21,000 -27.58% 2
Huddersfield -16 2 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Liversedge - 2 £24,000 -
Cleckheaton -2 1 £27,500 +17.02%
Castleford - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 253 (83.22%) Microsoft
2 196 (64.47%) Windows
3 135 (44.41%) Active Directory
4 126 (41.45%) SQL Server
5 124 (40.79%) VMware
6 113 (37.17%) MCSE
7 109 (35.86%) ITIL
8 96 (31.58%) MS Exchange
9 89 (29.28%) Cisco
10 81 (26.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 80 (26.32%) SQL
12 76 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 75 (24.67%) SharePoint
13 75 (24.67%) MCP
14 72 (23.68%) Citrix
15 68 (22.37%) SAN
16 67 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
17 63 (20.72%) MCSA
18 62 (20.39%) LAN
19 61 (20.07%) .NET
20 58 (19.08%) C#
21 57 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
22 55 (18.09%) ASP.NET
23 53 (17.43%) WAN
23 53 (17.43%) Cisco Certification
24 52 (17.11%) MS Office
25 51 (16.78%) DNS
26 45 (14.80%) VoIP
26 45 (14.80%) HTML
27 44 (14.47%) JavaScript

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 96 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 75 (24.67%) SharePoint
3 43 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 33 (10.86%) Lync
5 29 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (6.91%) IIS
6 21 (6.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (4.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.66%) Site Server
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 76 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 52 (17.11%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (8.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.55%) Office 365
2 14 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (22.37%) SAN
2 62 (20.39%) LAN
3 53 (17.43%) WAN
4 51 (16.78%) DNS
5 45 (14.80%) VoIP
6 44 (14.47%) Firewall
7 39 (12.83%) TCP/IP
8 36 (11.84%) DHCP
9 34 (11.18%) VPN
10 31 (10.20%) Wireless
11 12 (3.95%) BGP
11 12 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (3.95%) Network Security
12 8 (2.63%) NAS
13 7 (2.30%) Unified Communications
13 7 (2.30%) EIGRP
13 7 (2.30%) Extranet
13 7 (2.30%) OSPF
13 7 (2.30%) SSL
14 6 (1.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (41.45%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.32%) MySQL
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.99%) QlikView
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) OLAP
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.99%) MSI
2 3 (0.99%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.28%) Retail
3 11 (3.62%) Finance
3 11 (3.62%) Legal
4 7 (2.30%) Marketing
5 6 (1.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (20.72%) Developer
1 63 (20.72%) Analyst
2 38 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 28 (9.21%) Support Analyst
4 25 (8.22%) Service Analyst
4 25 (8.22%) C# Developer
5 23 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (6.91%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (5.92%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.59%) Technical Analyst
10 16 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
11 15 (4.93%) Network Engineer
11 15 (4.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (4.61%) SharePoint Developer
13 13 (4.28%) Administrator
13 13 (4.28%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.07%) .NET
2 55 (18.09%) ASP.NET
3 45 (14.80%) HTML
4 39 (12.83%) CSS
5 24 (7.89%) WCF
5 24 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (7.24%) .NET Framework
6 22 (7.24%) jQuery
7 21 (6.91%) HTML5
8 19 (6.25%) CSS3
8 19 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.26%) Web Services
9 16 (5.26%) Ajax
10 10 (3.29%) WPF
11 9 (2.96%) WinForms
12 6 (1.97%) COM
12 6 (1.97%) XML
12 6 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (1.97%) Silverlight
12 6 (1.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.58%) Blackberry
2 14 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.28%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.30%) Replication
6 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.97%) iPhone
7 5 (1.64%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.32%) User Experience
8 4 (1.32%) iPad
8 4 (1.32%) Statistics
9 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.33%) RIA
10 1 (0.33%) PDA
10 1 (0.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 196 (64.47%) Windows
2 57 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (11.84%) Windows 7
6 33 (10.86%) Windows XP
6 33 (10.86%) Linux
7 21 (6.91%) Windows 8
8 17 (5.59%) UNIX
9 8 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.97%) Android
11 4 (1.32%) AIX
11 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.86%) ITIL
2 67 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (10.20%) CRM
4 30 (9.87%) Service Management
5 27 (8.88%) MVC
5 27 (8.88%) Change Management
5 27 (8.88%) SDLC
6 26 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (6.58%) Workflow
8 19 (6.25%) OO
9 18 (5.92%) Load Balancing
10 16 (5.26%) Business Continuity
10 16 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 16 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (4.61%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (4.61%) TDD
11 14 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (3.95%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.95%) Project Management
12 12 (3.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (26.32%) SQL
2 58 (19.08%) C#
3 44 (14.47%) JavaScript
4 36 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.29%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.30%) VB
7 3 (0.99%) VB6
8 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.66%) C
8 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 113 (37.17%) MCSE
2 75 (24.67%) MCP
3 63 (20.72%) MCSA
4 53 (17.43%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (14.14%) MCTS
5 43 (14.14%) MCITP
6 39 (12.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 39 (12.83%) CCNA
7 38 (12.50%) MCDST
8 36 (11.84%) Degree
9 29 (9.54%) CCA
9 29 (9.54%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (6.25%) CCNP
11 15 (4.93%) MOS
12 14 (4.61%) MCAD
12 14 (4.61%) MCSD
13 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 6 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.97%) SC Cleared
14 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.59%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 135 (44.41%) Active Directory
2 81 (26.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.50%) vSphere
3 38 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.91%) XenApp
5 20 (6.58%) XenServer
6 15 (4.93%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.93%) Terminal Services
7 14 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.62%) VMware Server
8 11 (3.62%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.66%) NFS
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (5.59%) Backup Exec
2 13 (4.28%) SCCM
3 11 (3.62%) WSUS
4 10 (3.29%) SCOM
4 10 (3.29%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (2.30%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.99%) ZENworks
6 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.66%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.33%) vMotion
8 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 253 (83.22%) Microsoft
2 124 (40.79%) VMware
3 89 (29.28%) Cisco
4 72 (23.68%) Citrix
5 28 (9.21%) HP
6 22 (7.24%) Riverbed
6 22 (7.24%) Dell
6 22 (7.24%) NetApp
7 15 (4.93%) Veeam
8 14 (4.61%) BT
9 12 (3.95%) Oracle
10 11 (3.62%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.30%) Meraki
11 7 (2.30%) Symantec
11 7 (2.30%) Sun
12 6 (1.97%) WatchGuard
13 5 (1.64%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.64%) Sophos
13 5 (1.64%) Avaya
13 5 (1.64%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28600 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18,000- £24,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighouse, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago