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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 132 171 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.86% 3.43% 3.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.29% 14.99% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 116 137 125
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1074 1141 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.25% 22.92% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 877 937 703
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -21 88 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Halifax +12 13 £25,000 -12.47%
Wakefield +2 10 £19,500 -48.00% 2
Bradford -29 9 £31,000 -17.33%
Huddersfield -17 2 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Elland - 2 £29,125 - 1
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 256 (84.49%) Microsoft
2 187 (61.72%) Windows
3 139 (45.87%) Active Directory
4 123 (40.59%) VMware
5 115 (37.95%) SQL Server
6 111 (36.63%) MCSE
7 103 (33.99%) ITIL
8 100 (33.00%) MS Exchange
9 84 (27.72%) Cisco
10 79 (26.07%) MS Excel
10 79 (26.07%) SQL
11 74 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 71 (23.43%) Citrix
13 67 (22.11%) SharePoint
14 66 (21.78%) SAN
15 63 (20.79%) MCP
15 63 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 59 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (19.47%) MCSA
16 59 (19.47%) LAN
17 52 (17.16%) .NET
17 52 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
18 51 (16.83%) MS Office
18 51 (16.83%) WAN
19 49 (16.17%) C#
20 48 (15.84%) DNS
21 47 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
22 46 (15.18%) Cisco Certification
23 45 (14.85%) ASP.NET
24 42 (13.86%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 100 (33.00%) MS Exchange
2 67 (22.11%) SharePoint
3 52 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (12.21%) Lync
5 32 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (7.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (6.93%) IIS
9 15 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.66%) Kentico
12 2 (0.66%) Site Server
12 2 (0.66%) CMS
13 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 79 (26.07%) MS Excel
2 51 (16.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.58%) Office 365
2 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.78%) SAN
2 59 (19.47%) LAN
3 51 (16.83%) WAN
4 48 (15.84%) DNS
5 41 (13.53%) TCP/IP
6 40 (13.20%) VoIP
6 40 (13.20%) Firewall
7 34 (11.22%) DHCP
8 33 (10.89%) VPN
9 26 (8.58%) Wireless
10 12 (3.96%) Network Security
11 10 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (3.30%) BGP
12 8 (2.64%) Internet
12 8 (2.64%) Unified Communications
13 7 (2.31%) NAS
14 6 (1.98%) Extranet
14 6 (1.98%) MPLS
15 5 (1.65%) OSPF
15 5 (1.65%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (37.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.32%) MySQL
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.66%) QlikView
12 1 (0.33%) OLAP
12 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (6.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.99%) MSI
2 3 (0.99%) AdminStudio
General
1 19 (6.27%) Telecoms
2 12 (3.96%) Finance
2 12 (3.96%) Retail
3 11 (3.63%) Legal
4 7 (2.31%) Marketing
5 6 (1.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (22.11%) Analyst
2 55 (18.15%) Developer
3 40 (13.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (9.90%) Technical Support
5 26 (8.58%) Service Analyst
6 25 (8.25%) Support Analyst
7 24 (7.92%) C# Developer
8 23 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (6.27%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (6.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (5.28%) .NET Developer
12 16 (5.28%) Network Engineer
13 14 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 14 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (4.62%) Server Engineer
14 13 (4.29%) Administrator
14 13 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (4.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.16%) .NET
2 45 (14.85%) ASP.NET
3 42 (13.86%) HTML
4 36 (11.88%) CSS
5 24 (7.92%) jQuery
6 23 (7.59%) HTML5
7 22 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (6.93%) CSS3
8 21 (6.93%) AngularJS
9 19 (6.27%) .NET Framework
10 18 (5.94%) Web Services
11 17 (5.61%) WCF
12 11 (3.63%) Ajax
13 8 (2.64%) WPF
14 7 (2.31%) COM
15 6 (1.98%) XML
15 6 (1.98%) WinForms
15 6 (1.98%) Entity Framework
15 6 (1.98%) Application Packaging
16 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.92%) Blackberry
2 11 (3.63%) EqualLogic
2 11 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.98%) iPhone
4 6 (1.98%) Replication
5 5 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.65%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.65%) Statistics
6 4 (1.32%) iPad
6 4 (1.32%) User Experience
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.66%) Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.33%) RIA
8 1 (0.33%) PDA
8 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 187 (61.72%) Windows
2 63 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (12.54%) Windows XP
6 35 (11.55%) Linux
7 30 (9.90%) Windows 7
8 19 (6.27%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.61%) UNIX
10 8 (2.64%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.65%) Android
12 4 (1.32%) AIX
13 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) HPUX
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.99%) ITIL
2 59 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (9.90%) Service Management
4 29 (9.57%) Change Management
5 27 (8.91%) CRM
5 27 (8.91%) MVC
6 26 (8.58%) SDLC
7 24 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (5.94%) Workflow
8 18 (5.94%) Load Balancing
9 16 (5.28%) Problem Management
10 14 (4.62%) Software Engineering
10 14 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (4.62%) TDD
11 13 (4.29%) Business Continuity
11 13 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.29%) OO
11 13 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.07%) SQL
2 49 (16.17%) C#
3 41 (13.53%) JavaScript
4 29 (9.57%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.98%) VB
7 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.66%) C
8 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 111 (36.63%) MCSE
2 63 (20.79%) MCP
3 59 (19.47%) MCSA
4 46 (15.18%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (13.53%) MCTS
6 37 (12.21%) MCDST
7 35 (11.55%) MCITP
8 34 (11.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (11.22%) CCNA
9 33 (10.89%) Degree
10 25 (8.25%) CCA
10 25 (8.25%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (6.27%) CCNP
12 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 12 (3.96%) MOS
14 9 (2.97%) MCAD
14 9 (2.97%) MCSD
15 8 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (2.64%) Security Cleared
16 6 (1.98%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 139 (45.87%) Active Directory
2 74 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (10.89%) vSphere
4 32 (10.56%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.94%) XenApp
5 18 (5.94%) XenServer
6 13 (4.29%) Terminal Services
6 13 (4.29%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.96%) XenDesktop
8 11 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.30%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.66%) NFS
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (4.62%) AirWatch
2 13 (4.29%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.96%) SCCM
4 11 (3.63%) WSUS
5 9 (2.97%) SCOM
6 6 (1.98%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.99%) ZENworks
7 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.33%) vMotion
9 1 (0.33%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 256 (84.49%) Microsoft
2 123 (40.59%) VMware
3 84 (27.72%) Cisco
4 71 (23.43%) Citrix
5 29 (9.57%) HP
6 26 (8.58%) NetApp
7 22 (7.26%) Dell
8 20 (6.60%) Riverbed
9 14 (4.62%) BT
10 12 (3.96%) Veeam
10 12 (3.96%) Oracle
11 10 (3.30%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.97%) Meraki
13 6 (1.98%) WatchGuard
13 6 (1.98%) Symantec
13 6 (1.98%) Sun
13 6 (1.98%) Avaya
14 5 (1.65%) IBM
14 5 (1.65%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.32%) Dell Compellent
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