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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 81 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 232 178 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.16% 3.29% 4.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.39% 13.23% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 179 150 209
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1732 1345 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.61% 24.88% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1052 1052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
West Yorkshire -5 148 £40,000 +14.28% 13
South Yorkshire +9 54 £42,000 +5.00% 4
North Yorkshire +7 44 £35,000 +14.75% 3
East Yorkshire -9 11 £40,500 +15.71% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 386 (80.58%) Microsoft
2 344 (71.82%) Windows
3 327 (68.27%) MCSE
4 237 (49.48%) VMware
5 230 (48.02%) Active Directory
6 179 (37.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 178 (37.16%) MS Excel
8 172 (35.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 148 (30.90%) MS Exchange
9 148 (30.90%) Citrix
10 145 (30.27%) Cisco
11 138 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
11 138 (28.81%) SQL Server
12 133 (27.77%) SAN
13 127 (26.51%) MCITP
14 121 (25.26%) CCNA
14 121 (25.26%) MCSA
15 115 (24.01%) ITIL
16 104 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 99 (20.67%) SharePoint
18 96 (20.04%) MCP
18 96 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
19 87 (18.16%) Firewall
20 81 (16.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 74 (15.45%) Hyper-V
22 69 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
23 65 (13.57%) Lync
24 64 (13.36%) SQL
25 63 (13.15%) TCP/IP
26 62 (12.94%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 148 (30.90%) MS Exchange
2 99 (20.67%) SharePoint
3 69 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (13.57%) Lync
5 52 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (5.64%) IIS
8 23 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (3.55%) Node.js
11 15 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.67%) Apache
14 5 (1.04%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
17 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 178 (37.16%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.98%) MS Office
3 17 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 29 (6.05%) Office 365
2 14 (2.92%) SaaS
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (27.77%) SAN
2 87 (18.16%) Firewall
3 63 (13.15%) TCP/IP
4 62 (12.94%) DNS
5 58 (12.11%) LAN
6 50 (10.44%) WAN
7 43 (8.98%) VPN
8 41 (8.56%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (5.85%) DHCP
10 26 (5.43%) Unified Communications
11 25 (5.22%) MPLS
12 22 (4.59%) BGP
12 22 (4.59%) OSPF
12 22 (4.59%) Internet
12 22 (4.59%) NetScaler
13 19 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (3.55%) VoIP
14 17 (3.55%) EIGRP
15 16 (3.34%) Cisco PIX
16 14 (2.92%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (3.97%) OLAP
7 17 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 12 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.21%) DTS
12 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 17 (3.55%) TeamCity
1 17 (3.55%) NUnit
2 12 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (1.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.42%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.42%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.42%) Subversion
5 2 (0.42%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.21%) MSI
6 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
General
1 35 (7.31%) Finance
2 12 (2.51%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.09%) Legal
4 4 (0.84%) Retail
4 4 (0.84%) Electronics
4 4 (0.84%) Military
4 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.42%) Games
5 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (13.15%) Analyst
2 61 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (12.53%) Developer
4 53 (11.06%) Support Engineer
5 40 (8.35%) Consultant
6 32 (6.68%) Server Support
7 31 (6.47%) Support Analyst
7 31 (6.47%) .NET Developer
8 30 (6.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 29 (6.05%) C# Developer
9 29 (6.05%) Windows Support Engineer
10 28 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (5.64%) Server Engineer
12 26 (5.43%) Team Leader
13 25 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
14 21 (4.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
15 20 (4.18%) Windows Server Engineer
15 20 (4.18%) Server Support Engineer
15 20 (4.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 19 (3.97%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.94%) .NET
2 31 (6.47%) WCF
3 28 (5.85%) WPF
4 26 (5.43%) .NET Framework
5 22 (4.59%) Silverlight
5 22 (4.59%) ASP.NET
6 20 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (3.97%) AngularJS
8 17 (3.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (3.55%) RESTful
9 16 (3.34%) Web Services
10 15 (3.13%) CSS
10 15 (3.13%) HTML
11 12 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.88%) jQuery
13 6 (1.25%) CSS3
13 6 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (1.25%) Application Packaging
13 6 (1.25%) HTML5
14 5 (1.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.11%) Clustering
2 32 (6.68%) Blackberry
3 30 (6.26%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.76%) EqualLogic
5 12 (2.51%) Replication
6 11 (2.30%) PKI
7 9 (1.88%) CMDB
8 8 (1.67%) Social Media
8 8 (1.67%) Celerra
8 8 (1.67%) IVR
8 8 (1.67%) CLARiiON
9 6 (1.25%) Statistics
10 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.84%) NHS
12 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.42%) iPad
12 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.21%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.21%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 344 (71.82%) Windows
2 179 (37.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 96 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (10.02%) Linux
6 26 (5.43%) Windows XP
7 24 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (4.38%) Windows 7
9 16 (3.34%) UNIX
10 10 (2.09%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.84%) Android
11 4 (0.84%) CentOS
11 4 (0.84%) Solaris
12 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.42%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (24.01%) ITIL
2 59 (12.32%) Change Management
3 36 (7.52%) Load Balancing
4 31 (6.47%) Change Control
5 30 (6.26%) Problem Management
6 29 (6.05%) MVC
6 29 (6.05%) Project Management
7 28 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (5.85%) Business Continuity
8 23 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (4.18%) Data Management
9 20 (4.18%) E-Commerce
9 20 (4.18%) Service Delivery
10 19 (3.97%) TDD
11 18 (3.76%) Business Analysis
11 18 (3.76%) Data Protection
11 18 (3.76%) Data Modelling
12 16 (3.34%) PRINCE2
13 15 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.36%) SQL
2 41 (8.56%) C#
3 31 (6.47%) PowerShell
4 30 (6.26%) JavaScript
5 25 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.88%) C
7 6 (1.25%) Java
8 5 (1.04%) VBScript
9 3 (0.63%) VB
9 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.42%) PHP
10 2 (0.42%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.21%) XAML
11 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 327 (68.27%) MCSE
2 138 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
3 127 (26.51%) MCITP
4 121 (25.26%) CCNA
4 121 (25.26%) MCSA
5 96 (20.04%) MCP
6 81 (16.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 50 (10.44%) MCTS
8 47 (9.81%) CCNP
9 40 (8.35%) Citrix Certification
10 39 (8.14%) Degree
11 33 (6.89%) CCA
11 33 (6.89%) Security Cleared
12 25 (5.22%) CCSA
12 25 (5.22%) CCSE
13 19 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (3.97%) NCDA
14 18 (3.76%) MCAD
15 17 (3.55%) RHCE
15 17 (3.55%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.31%) SLA
2 22 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.63%) QA
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 230 (48.02%) Active Directory
2 172 (35.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 43 (8.98%) vSphere
5 27 (5.64%) XenDesktop
6 24 (5.01%) XenApp
7 18 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.34%) XenServer
9 15 (3.13%) VMware ESX
10 8 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.46%) vCloud
12 6 (1.25%) UAG
13 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (9.81%) SCCM
2 25 (5.22%) SCOM
3 14 (2.92%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (2.09%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.46%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.04%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.63%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.42%) MOM
9 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.21%) MIIS
10 1 (0.21%) Nagios
10 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.21%) Foglight
10 1 (0.21%) WSUS
10 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 386 (80.58%) Microsoft
2 237 (49.48%) VMware
3 148 (30.90%) Citrix
4 145 (30.27%) Cisco
5 50 (10.44%) HP
6 39 (8.14%) NetApp
7 32 (6.68%) CheckPoint
8 24 (5.01%) Symantec
8 24 (5.01%) Red Hat
9 21 (4.38%) IBM
10 19 (3.97%) Dell
11 17 (3.55%) Juniper
11 17 (3.55%) Veritas
12 14 (2.92%) McAfee
13 13 (2.71%) EMC
13 13 (2.71%) Riverbed
14 11 (2.30%) Oracle
15 10 (2.09%) Avaya
16 9 (1.88%) Brocade
17 8 (1.67%) Mitel
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield
Hudson - London
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits including on-call
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car and bonus scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
Wetherby
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25783 - £34530 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago