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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 82 74 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 228 229 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.18% 3.72% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.16% 17.41% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 204 153 153
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1610 1315 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.45% 21.33% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 992 1026
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,030
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +4 181 £35,000 - 16
South Yorkshire -39 29 £30,000 -36.84% 3
East Yorkshire -5 10 £40,500 +15.71% 1
North Yorkshire -16 8 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 356 (80.18%) Microsoft
2 313 (70.50%) Windows
3 260 (58.56%) MCSE
4 221 (49.77%) Active Directory
5 207 (46.62%) VMware
6 162 (36.49%) SQL Server
7 151 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
8 143 (32.21%) MS Excel
9 129 (29.05%) MS Exchange
10 128 (28.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 127 (28.60%) Cisco
12 124 (27.93%) Citrix
13 122 (27.48%) SharePoint
14 119 (26.80%) MCITP
15 117 (26.35%) ITIL
16 113 (25.45%) MCSA
17 112 (25.23%) SAN
18 99 (22.30%) MCP
19 89 (20.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 87 (19.59%) Hyper-V
21 85 (19.14%) SQL Server 2008
22 83 (18.69%) vSphere
23 81 (18.24%) .NET
23 81 (18.24%) SQL
24 80 (18.02%) Windows Server 2003
25 78 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
26 76 (17.12%) Cisco Certification
27 75 (16.89%) C#
28 64 (14.41%) MCTS
29 62 (13.96%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 129 (29.05%) MS Exchange
2 122 (27.48%) SharePoint
3 57 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (9.91%) Lync
6 42 (9.46%) IIS
7 39 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 31 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (4.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (2.70%) Node.js
13 7 (1.58%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.35%) Apache
15 3 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.68%) CMS
15 3 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
15 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 143 (32.21%) MS Excel
2 62 (13.96%) MS Office
3 4 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) 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 49 (11.04%) Office 365
2 25 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (25.23%) SAN
2 62 (13.96%) DNS
3 61 (13.74%) LAN
4 56 (12.61%) Firewall
5 50 (11.26%) WAN
6 40 (9.01%) DHCP
7 30 (6.76%) TCP/IP
8 29 (6.53%) VoIP
9 26 (5.86%) VPN
10 21 (4.73%) Wireless
11 17 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (3.60%) Internet
13 12 (2.70%) DMZ
13 12 (2.70%) MPLS
13 12 (2.70%) WAAS
13 12 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (2.48%) Unified Communications
15 10 (2.25%) SSL
16 9 (2.03%) DEFINITY
16 9 (2.03%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 85 (19.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (8.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 24 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 18 (4.05%) Oracle9i Database
8 12 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.03%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.90%) OLAP
12 3 (0.68%) DTS
13 2 (0.45%) MOLAP
13 2 (0.45%) OLTP
13 2 (0.45%) ROLAP
13 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.70%) NUnit
1 12 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 8 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
4 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
General
1 33 (7.43%) Finance
2 14 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.25%) Retail
4 6 (1.35%) Legal
5 5 (1.13%) Banking
6 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (17.34%) Developer
2 59 (13.29%) Analyst
3 58 (13.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 40 (9.01%) Server Engineer
6 35 (7.88%) C# Developer
7 32 (7.21%) Technical Support
7 32 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (6.76%) Support Analyst
9 27 (6.08%) Architect
10 26 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (5.63%) .NET Developer
12 24 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
13 23 (5.18%) Server Support
14 21 (4.73%) Consultant
14 21 (4.73%) Service Analyst
15 20 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
16 19 (4.28%) Administrator
16 19 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (4.05%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (18.24%) .NET
2 61 (13.74%) ASP.NET
3 53 (11.94%) WCF
4 47 (10.59%) .NET Framework
5 35 (7.88%) CSS
6 32 (7.21%) WPF
7 30 (6.76%) Silverlight
8 28 (6.31%) HTML
9 27 (6.08%) Ajax
10 23 (5.18%) WinForms
11 19 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (3.15%) AngularJS
12 14 (3.15%) jQuery
13 13 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (2.70%) RESTful
14 12 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (2.48%) Web Services
16 8 (1.80%) WSH
17 7 (1.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.21%) Management Information System
2 30 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.18%) Clustering
4 14 (3.15%) Statistics
5 12 (2.70%) CLARiiON
5 12 (2.70%) Celerra
6 11 (2.48%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.03%) Replication
8 7 (1.58%) PKI
9 6 (1.35%) iPad
10 5 (1.13%) CMDB
11 4 (0.90%) NHS
11 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.90%) iPhone
12 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.23%) FMCG
13 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 313 (70.50%) Windows
2 128 (28.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (18.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (11.04%) Windows 7
6 29 (6.53%) Windows XP
7 27 (6.08%) Linux
8 25 (5.63%) UNIX
9 20 (4.50%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.13%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.13%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.13%) Android
12 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.68%) Solaris
14 2 (0.45%) Debian
14 2 (0.45%) CentOS
15 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.35%) ITIL
2 61 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (9.91%) Change Management
4 37 (8.33%) Project Management
5 36 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (7.88%) MVC
7 30 (6.76%) CRM
8 29 (6.53%) Business Continuity
9 27 (6.08%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.63%) PRINCE2
11 24 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (4.73%) OO
14 19 (4.28%) Problem Management
15 18 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
15 18 (4.05%) Service Management
16 15 (3.38%) Data Protection
16 15 (3.38%) Incident Management
16 15 (3.38%) Waterfall
16 15 (3.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (18.24%) SQL
2 75 (16.89%) C#
3 43 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 41 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 20 (4.50%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.13%) VB
8 4 (0.90%) C
9 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.45%) VB6
10 2 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) Java
11 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 260 (58.56%) MCSE
2 119 (26.80%) MCITP
3 113 (25.45%) MCSA
4 99 (22.30%) MCP
5 89 (20.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 76 (17.12%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (14.41%) MCTS
8 62 (13.96%) CCNA
9 46 (10.36%) Citrix Certification
10 45 (10.14%) Degree
11 44 (9.91%) CCA
12 26 (5.86%) MCSD
13 25 (5.63%) MCDST
14 22 (4.95%) CCNP
15 21 (4.73%) Security Cleared
16 20 (4.50%) NCDA
16 20 (4.50%) MCAD
17 16 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
18 15 (3.38%) VCAP
19 13 (2.93%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.23%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 221 (49.77%) Active Directory
2 151 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (19.59%) Hyper-V
4 83 (18.69%) vSphere
5 38 (8.56%) XenApp
6 33 (7.43%) XenDesktop
7 22 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (4.28%) XenServer
9 18 (4.05%) VMware ESX
10 14 (3.15%) Terminal Services
11 12 (2.70%) vCloud
12 10 (2.25%) VMware Server
12 10 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (10.81%) SCCM
2 27 (6.08%) SCOM
3 23 (5.18%) Backup Exec
4 15 (3.38%) NetBackup
5 14 (3.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (1.80%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.35%) SCDPM
8 5 (1.13%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.13%) MIIS
9 3 (0.68%) WSUS
10 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.23%) Puppet
11 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 356 (80.18%) Microsoft
2 207 (46.62%) VMware
3 127 (28.60%) Cisco
4 124 (27.93%) Citrix
5 34 (7.66%) NetApp
6 30 (6.76%) HP
7 29 (6.53%) Oracle
8 24 (5.41%) Dell
9 21 (4.73%) Symantec
10 18 (4.05%) EMC
10 18 (4.05%) Veeam
11 16 (3.60%) Riverbed
12 14 (3.15%) CheckPoint
13 13 (2.93%) Sun
14 12 (2.70%) SAP
14 12 (2.70%) IBM
14 12 (2.70%) 3PAR
15 11 (2.48%) Brocade
15 11 (2.48%) Avaya
16 10 (2.25%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + flexible working, Bonus, certifications
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £25500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764 - £40558 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Skipton
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Certifications, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago