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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 83 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 229 273 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.14% 3.59% 3.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.50% 15.78% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 204 230 188
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
1696 1730 1344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.23% 22.75% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1424 996
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +10 158 £34,000 - 20
South Yorkshire -18 44 £38,500 +28.54% 6
North Yorkshire +9 25 £32,500 -23.52% 3
East Yorkshire -16 2 £26,250 +14.13% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 366 (82.06%) Microsoft
2 274 (61.43%) Windows
3 206 (46.19%) Active Directory
4 192 (43.05%) MCSE
5 181 (40.58%) SQL Server
6 170 (38.12%) VMware
7 161 (36.10%) ITIL
8 125 (28.03%) SharePoint
8 125 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 124 (27.80%) MS Exchange
9 124 (27.80%) SQL
10 112 (25.11%) Citrix
11 111 (24.89%) MS Excel
12 105 (23.54%) Cisco
13 102 (22.87%) MCP
14 101 (22.65%) MCSA
15 97 (21.75%) SAN
16 96 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
17 94 (21.08%) .NET
18 86 (19.28%) C#
19 85 (19.06%) ASP.NET
19 85 (19.06%) vSphere
20 83 (18.61%) LAN
21 82 (18.39%) MS Office
22 78 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
23 74 (16.59%) Hyper-V
23 74 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
24 72 (16.14%) WAN
24 72 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
25 67 (15.02%) SLA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (28.03%) SharePoint
2 124 (27.80%) MS Exchange
3 58 (13.00%) Lync
3 58 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (10.99%) IIS
5 41 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 39 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (6.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.90%) CMS
13 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.67%) Apache
14 2 (0.45%) Site Server
15 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.22%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 111 (24.89%) MS Excel
2 82 (18.39%) MS Office
3 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (8.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.66%) Office 365
2 19 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (21.75%) SAN
2 83 (18.61%) LAN
3 72 (16.14%) WAN
4 60 (13.45%) Firewall
5 59 (13.23%) DNS
6 52 (11.66%) TCP/IP
7 51 (11.43%) VoIP
8 47 (10.54%) DHCP
9 35 (7.85%) Wireless
10 33 (7.40%) VPN
11 24 (5.38%) Network Security
12 19 (4.26%) MPLS
13 18 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (4.04%) Unified Communications
14 11 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (2.24%) SSL
16 9 (2.02%) IPsec
16 9 (2.02%) OSPF
16 9 (2.02%) BGP
16 9 (2.02%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 65 (14.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (9.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (5.16%) Oracle Database
8 17 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (3.59%) Oracle9i Database
10 15 (3.36%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.90%) QlikView
14 3 (0.67%) DTS
15 2 (0.45%) MySQL
15 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
16 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.90%) Selenium
2 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.90%) SpecFlow
3 3 (0.67%) MSI
3 3 (0.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (5.38%) Finance
2 20 (4.48%) Retail
3 17 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.69%) Legal
5 8 (1.79%) Marketing
6 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (20.40%) Developer
2 67 (15.02%) Analyst
3 45 (10.09%) Technical Support
4 39 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (8.52%) C# Developer
6 36 (8.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (7.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (6.28%) Support Analyst
8 28 (6.28%) .NET Developer
9 26 (5.83%) Server Engineer
10 24 (5.38%) Service Analyst
11 22 (4.93%) Administrator
12 21 (4.71%) Support Engineer
13 20 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (4.48%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
14 19 (4.26%) Consultant
14 19 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
15 18 (4.04%) Windows Server Engineer
15 18 (4.04%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (21.08%) .NET
2 85 (19.06%) ASP.NET
3 54 (12.11%) HTML
4 53 (11.88%) CSS
5 37 (8.30%) WCF
6 35 (7.85%) .NET Framework
7 32 (7.17%) jQuery
8 27 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (5.38%) HTML5
9 24 (5.38%) CSS3
9 24 (5.38%) Ajax
10 23 (5.16%) AngularJS
11 21 (4.71%) WinForms
12 20 (4.48%) Web Services
13 16 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (3.59%) WPF
13 16 (3.59%) Silverlight
14 8 (1.79%) XML
14 8 (1.79%) Application Packaging
15 5 (1.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.71%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.24%) Statistics
5 8 (1.79%) Replication
6 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.35%) iPad
8 5 (1.12%) iPhone
8 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.90%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.45%) Clustering
11 1 (0.22%) CCTV
11 1 (0.22%) FMCG
11 1 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Open Source
11 1 (0.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 274 (61.43%) Windows
2 78 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (13.23%) Windows 7
5 47 (10.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (6.50%) Windows XP
6 29 (6.50%) Linux
7 28 (6.28%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.71%) UNIX
9 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.35%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.12%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.90%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.90%) Android
12 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.67%) AIX
13 2 (0.45%) HPUX
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (36.10%) ITIL
2 96 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (10.31%) Change Management
4 42 (9.42%) CRM
5 40 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (8.07%) Performance Tuning
7 35 (7.85%) Service Management
8 34 (7.62%) MVC
9 28 (6.28%) Migration
10 24 (5.38%) OO
11 23 (5.16%) High Availability
12 22 (4.93%) Business Continuity
13 21 (4.71%) Workflow
14 20 (4.48%) Project Management
15 19 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
15 19 (4.26%) Mentoring
16 17 (3.81%) Problem Management
17 16 (3.59%) PRINCE2
18 15 (3.36%) Data Protection
19 14 (3.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (27.80%) SQL
2 86 (19.28%) C#
3 58 (13.00%) T-SQL
4 50 (11.21%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.83%) PowerShell
6 18 (4.04%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.02%) VB
8 4 (0.90%) VB6
9 3 (0.67%) C
10 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 192 (43.05%) MCSE
2 102 (22.87%) MCP
3 101 (22.65%) MCSA
4 74 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (14.57%) MCITP
6 63 (14.13%) CCNA
7 61 (13.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 57 (12.78%) MCTS
9 48 (10.76%) Degree
10 43 (9.64%) Citrix Certification
11 42 (9.42%) CCA
12 39 (8.74%) MCDST
13 24 (5.38%) MCSD
14 19 (4.26%) MCAD
14 19 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (3.81%) CCNP
16 14 (3.14%) MOS
17 10 (2.24%) SC Cleared
17 10 (2.24%) Security Cleared
17 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (15.02%) SLA
2 14 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 206 (46.19%) Active Directory
2 125 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (19.06%) vSphere
4 74 (16.59%) Hyper-V
5 45 (10.09%) XenApp
6 39 (8.74%) XenDesktop
7 31 (6.95%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (6.05%) XenServer
9 20 (4.48%) VMware ESX
10 19 (4.26%) Terminal Services
11 16 (3.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 11 (2.47%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.45%) NFS
14 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (9.64%) SCCM
2 39 (8.74%) SCOM
3 28 (6.28%) Backup Exec
4 21 (4.71%) SCVMM
5 17 (3.81%) vMotion
6 13 (2.91%) AirWatch
6 13 (2.91%) NetBackup
7 12 (2.69%) WSUS
8 9 (2.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.12%) SCDPM
9 5 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.67%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 366 (82.06%) Microsoft
2 170 (38.12%) VMware
3 112 (25.11%) Citrix
4 105 (23.54%) Cisco
5 33 (7.40%) HP
6 32 (7.17%) Dell
7 31 (6.95%) Oracle
8 25 (5.61%) CommVault
8 25 (5.61%) Riverbed
9 23 (5.16%) Veeam
10 17 (3.81%) NetApp
11 16 (3.59%) CheckPoint
12 15 (3.36%) BT
13 11 (2.47%) Symantec
14 10 (2.24%) Sun
15 8 (1.79%) Sophos
16 7 (1.57%) WatchGuard
17 5 (1.12%) Avaya
17 5 (1.12%) IBM
18 4 (0.90%) Juniper
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