The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 80 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 231 277 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.10% 3.79% 3.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.73% 16.65% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 209 245 184
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £42,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Microsoft Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1682 1664 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.60% 22.78% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1360 972
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,255 £23,250
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Yorkshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
West Yorkshire +5 170 £32,500 -7.14% 23
South Yorkshire -19 41 £31,750 +5.83% 8
North Yorkshire +4 16 £33,000 -22.35% 8
East Yorkshire -14 4 £35,250 +67.85% 4
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 362 (82.09%) Microsoft
2 278 (63.04%) Windows
3 192 (43.54%) Active Directory
4 185 (41.95%) MCSE
5 181 (41.04%) SQL Server
6 159 (36.05%) VMware
7 144 (32.65%) ITIL
8 125 (28.34%) SharePoint
9 121 (27.44%) SQL
10 120 (27.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 113 (25.62%) MS Exchange
12 112 (25.40%) Citrix
13 109 (24.72%) MS Excel
14 106 (24.04%) MCP
15 103 (23.36%) MCSA
16 101 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
17 100 (22.68%) .NET
18 99 (22.45%) Cisco
19 96 (21.77%) SAN
20 91 (20.63%) C#
21 89 (20.18%) ASP.NET
22 79 (17.91%) vSphere
23 76 (17.23%) Hyper-V
24 75 (17.01%) MCITP
24 75 (17.01%) LAN
25 73 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
25 73 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
26 71 (16.10%) MS Office
27 68 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
28 66 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 125 (28.34%) SharePoint
2 113 (25.62%) MS Exchange
3 53 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (11.79%) Lync
5 50 (11.34%) IIS
6 37 (8.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 37 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 26 (5.90%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (4.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.13%) CMS
13 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.68%) Apache
14 2 (0.45%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.45%) Site Server
15 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 109 (24.72%) MS Excel
2 71 (16.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 42 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.47%) Office 365
2 28 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (21.77%) SAN
2 75 (17.01%) LAN
3 63 (14.29%) WAN
4 60 (13.61%) DNS
5 54 (12.24%) Firewall
6 51 (11.56%) TCP/IP
7 50 (11.34%) DHCP
8 45 (10.20%) VoIP
9 32 (7.26%) VPN
10 30 (6.80%) Wireless
11 16 (3.63%) Network Security
12 13 (2.95%) Unified Communications
12 13 (2.95%) MPLS
13 12 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (2.49%) SSL
15 9 (2.04%) IPsec
16 7 (1.59%) DEFINITY
17 6 (1.36%) Extranet
17 6 (1.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (41.04%) SQL Server
2 73 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (9.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (5.67%) Oracle Database
8 19 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (4.08%) Oracle9i Database
10 17 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (3.63%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.91%) QlikView
15 3 (0.68%) DTS
16 2 (0.45%) MOLAP
16 2 (0.45%) OLTP
16 2 (0.45%) ROLAP
16 2 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (5.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.91%) Selenium
2 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.91%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.23%) MSI
3 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (5.44%) Finance
2 20 (4.54%) Telecoms
2 20 (4.54%) Retail
3 11 (2.49%) Legal
4 8 (1.81%) Marketing
5 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.68%) Banking
5 3 (0.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (21.77%) Developer
2 59 (13.38%) Analyst
3 45 (10.20%) Technical Support
3 45 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 34 (7.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 29 (6.58%) Support Engineer
7 29 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 28 (6.35%) Server Engineer
9 25 (5.67%) SharePoint Developer
10 24 (5.44%) Support Analyst
11 23 (5.22%) Administrator
12 22 (4.99%) Service Analyst
13 20 (4.54%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.54%) Consultant
14 19 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
14 19 (4.31%) Windows Server Engineer
15 18 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (22.68%) .NET
2 89 (20.18%) ASP.NET
3 56 (12.70%) HTML
4 55 (12.47%) CSS
5 45 (10.20%) WCF
6 42 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 30 (6.80%) Ajax
8 28 (6.35%) jQuery
8 28 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (5.44%) WinForms
10 20 (4.54%) HTML5
10 20 (4.54%) CSS3
11 19 (4.31%) AngularJS
12 18 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (4.08%) WPF
12 18 (4.08%) Silverlight
12 18 (4.08%) Web Services
13 9 (2.04%) XML
14 7 (1.59%) WSH
15 5 (1.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.54%) Blackberry
3 17 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.72%) Statistics
5 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.36%) Replication
7 5 (1.13%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.13%) iPhone
7 5 (1.13%) iPad
8 4 (0.91%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.91%) PKI
9 2 (0.45%) Clustering
10 1 (0.23%) CCTV
10 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.23%) FMCG
10 1 (0.23%) Open Source
10 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 278 (63.04%) Windows
2 73 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (11.56%) Windows 7
5 40 (9.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (6.12%) Linux
7 26 (5.90%) Windows 8
8 25 (5.67%) Windows XP
9 24 (5.44%) UNIX
10 7 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.36%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.36%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.13%) Android
13 4 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.68%) AIX
14 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (32.65%) ITIL
2 101 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (10.20%) CRM
4 41 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (9.07%) Change Management
6 36 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (7.26%) MVC
8 30 (6.80%) OO
9 28 (6.35%) Service Management
9 28 (6.35%) Business Continuity
10 25 (5.67%) OOA/OOD
11 23 (5.22%) Migration
12 22 (4.99%) High Availability
13 20 (4.54%) Workflow
14 19 (4.31%) Project Management
15 18 (4.08%) Problem Management
15 18 (4.08%) Mentoring
16 17 (3.85%) Data Protection
17 16 (3.63%) PRINCE2
18 14 (3.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 121 (27.44%) SQL
2 91 (20.63%) C#
3 61 (13.83%) T-SQL
4 52 (11.79%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.44%) PowerShell
6 19 (4.31%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.59%) VB
8 4 (0.91%) VB6
9 3 (0.68%) C
9 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 185 (41.95%) MCSE
2 106 (24.04%) MCP
3 103 (23.36%) MCSA
4 75 (17.01%) MCITP
5 68 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (14.97%) MCTS
7 64 (14.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 55 (12.47%) CCNA
9 51 (11.56%) Degree
10 44 (9.98%) Citrix Certification
11 43 (9.75%) CCA
12 38 (8.62%) MCDST
13 30 (6.80%) MCSD
14 25 (5.67%) MCAD
15 16 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (3.17%) CCNP
17 13 (2.95%) SC Cleared
17 13 (2.95%) Security Cleared
18 11 (2.49%) MOS
19 10 (2.27%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (14.29%) SLA
2 7 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 192 (43.54%) Active Directory
2 120 (27.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (17.91%) vSphere
4 76 (17.23%) Hyper-V
5 43 (9.75%) XenApp
6 36 (8.16%) XenDesktop
7 26 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (5.90%) XenServer
8 21 (4.76%) VMware ESX
9 17 (3.85%) Terminal Services
10 14 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (2.49%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 45 (10.20%) SCCM
2 38 (8.62%) SCOM
3 26 (5.90%) Backup Exec
4 19 (4.31%) SCVMM
5 13 (2.95%) vMotion
6 12 (2.72%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.72%) WSUS
7 11 (2.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.36%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 362 (82.09%) Microsoft
2 159 (36.05%) VMware
3 112 (25.40%) Citrix
4 99 (22.45%) Cisco
5 32 (7.26%) Dell
6 31 (7.03%) HP
7 30 (6.80%) Oracle
8 23 (5.22%) Veeam
8 23 (5.22%) Riverbed
9 21 (4.76%) CommVault
10 17 (3.85%) NetApp
11 16 (3.63%) Symantec
12 15 (3.40%) BT
13 14 (3.17%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.49%) Sun
15 10 (2.27%) McAfee
16 8 (1.81%) Cyber-Ark
17 7 (1.59%) WatchGuard
17 7 (1.59%) Sophos
17 7 (1.59%) Avaya
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21500 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago