The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 273 229 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.59% 3.98% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.86% 17.47% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 230 188 215
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,700 £20,213
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1721 1311 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.60% 22.76% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 994 1204
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -34 159 £34,000 +13.33% 15
South Yorkshire +7 62 £29,950 -14.42% 3
North Yorkshire +2 40 £42,500 +15.38% 6
East Yorkshire +6 19 £23,000 -14.81% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 424 (78.08%) Microsoft
2 342 (62.98%) Windows
3 295 (54.33%) MCSE
4 230 (42.36%) VMware
5 228 (41.99%) Active Directory
6 185 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 173 (31.86%) MS Excel
8 167 (30.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 154 (28.36%) MCITP
10 135 (24.86%) SQL Server
11 128 (23.57%) MCSA
12 127 (23.39%) MS Exchange
13 125 (23.02%) ITIL
13 125 (23.02%) Cisco
14 124 (22.84%) SQL
15 111 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
16 108 (19.89%) Citrix
17 103 (18.97%) SAN
18 102 (18.78%) DNS
19 101 (18.60%) TCP/IP
20 99 (18.23%) CCNA
21 96 (17.68%) MCP
21 96 (17.68%) .NET
22 87 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
23 86 (15.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 78 (14.36%) HP
25 76 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
26 74 (13.63%) Windows Server 2012
26 74 (13.63%) Firewall
27 72 (13.26%) IIS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 127 (23.39%) MS Exchange
2 76 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (13.26%) IIS
4 66 (12.15%) SharePoint
5 43 (7.92%) Lync
6 39 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (3.50%) Apache
11 18 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (2.76%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.37%) Node.js
17 1 (0.18%) Gunicorn
17 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 173 (31.86%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.10%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.31%) Office 365
3 16 (2.95%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 103 (18.97%) SAN
2 102 (18.78%) DNS
3 101 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 74 (13.63%) Firewall
5 47 (8.66%) DHCP
6 41 (7.55%) VPN
7 39 (7.18%) LAN
8 37 (6.81%) Cisco IOS
9 30 (5.52%) MPLS
10 29 (5.34%) BGP
11 27 (4.97%) WAN
12 26 (4.79%) OSPF
13 23 (4.24%) Internet
13 23 (4.24%) EIGRP
13 23 (4.24%) SMTP
14 21 (3.87%) Unified Communications
15 19 (3.50%) NetScaler
16 16 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (2.39%) Wireless
18 12 (2.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (24.86%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (6.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.10%) OLAP
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.37%) DTS
11 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.18%) MySQL
11 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.10%) NUnit
5 4 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.55%) Moq
6 3 (0.55%) MSTest
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 61 (11.23%) Finance
2 25 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 14 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.84%) Legal
6 5 (0.92%) Marketing
7 4 (0.74%) Advertising
8 3 (0.55%) Retail
9 2 (0.37%) German Language
9 2 (0.37%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Military
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 79 (14.55%) Analyst
2 57 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 55 (10.13%) Support Engineer
4 50 (9.21%) Developer
5 48 (8.84%) Consultant
6 42 (7.73%) Team Leader
7 41 (7.55%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.52%) Technical Support
8 30 (5.52%) Infrastructure Manager
9 28 (5.16%) .NET Developer
10 26 (4.79%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 25 (4.60%) Server Support
11 25 (4.60%) Server Engineer
12 24 (4.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 24 (4.42%) DBA
12 24 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
12 24 (4.42%) Service Analyst
13 23 (4.24%) IT Support
14 22 (4.05%) Support Technician
15 21 (3.87%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.68%) .NET
2 43 (7.92%) ASP.NET
3 35 (6.45%) HTML
4 30 (5.52%) XML
5 28 (5.16%) WCF
6 26 (4.79%) jQuery
6 26 (4.79%) Web Services
7 23 (4.24%) .NET Framework
8 21 (3.87%) WPF
8 21 (3.87%) CSS
9 20 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (3.50%) HTML5
11 15 (2.76%) WinForms
12 14 (2.58%) Ajax
13 12 (2.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (1.66%) Software Packaging
14 9 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (1.47%) Silverlight
15 8 (1.47%) Modernizr
15 8 (1.47%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.08%) Clustering
2 27 (4.97%) Blackberry
3 23 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.13%) Statistics
6 14 (2.58%) FMCG
7 13 (2.39%) Replication
8 12 (2.21%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.21%) Mathematics
9 11 (2.03%) PKI
9 11 (2.03%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.92%) iPad
11 5 (0.92%) iPhone
12 4 (0.74%) Equities
12 4 (0.74%) IVR
13 3 (0.55%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.55%) Celerra
13 3 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 342 (62.98%) Windows
2 167 (30.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 74 (13.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (10.13%) Windows 7
6 53 (9.76%) Linux
7 28 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (4.97%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.76%) Windows XP
10 10 (1.84%) Android
11 6 (1.10%) UNIX
11 6 (1.10%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.92%) CentOS
12 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.55%) Solaris
14 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (23.02%) ITIL
2 52 (9.58%) Load Balancing
3 44 (8.10%) Change Management
4 43 (7.92%) Service Delivery
5 34 (6.26%) Project Management
6 32 (5.89%) CRM
7 31 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (5.52%) MVC
8 30 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (4.42%) Data Management
10 23 (4.24%) Technical Architecture
10 23 (4.24%) Change Control
11 22 (4.05%) E-Commerce
12 21 (3.87%) Scrum
13 20 (3.68%) Problem Management
14 19 (3.50%) Migration
15 17 (3.13%) Service Management
16 16 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (2.95%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 124 (22.84%) SQL
2 59 (10.87%) C#
3 38 (7.00%) PowerShell
4 35 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 29 (5.34%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.31%) Java
7 14 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.39%) VBScript
9 10 (1.84%) VB
9 10 (1.84%) C
10 7 (1.29%) XPath
11 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.55%) Perl
13 2 (0.37%) PowerHouse
13 2 (0.37%) C++
14 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 295 (54.33%) MCSE
2 154 (28.36%) MCITP
3 128 (23.57%) MCSA
4 111 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (18.23%) CCNA
6 96 (17.68%) MCP
7 86 (15.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 71 (13.08%) MCTS
9 57 (10.50%) Degree
10 38 (7.00%) CCNP
11 35 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
12 31 (5.71%) CCSA
13 30 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (4.97%) CCSE
15 26 (4.79%) NCDA
16 24 (4.42%) Security Cleared
16 24 (4.42%) MCAD
16 24 (4.42%) MCSD
17 21 (3.87%) RHCE
18 20 (3.68%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.13%) SLA
2 29 (5.34%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.47%) WCAG
4 3 (0.55%) QA
4 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 228 (41.99%) Active Directory
2 185 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (12.52%) Hyper-V
4 42 (7.73%) vSphere
5 25 (4.60%) XenDesktop
6 20 (3.68%) Forefront TMG
6 20 (3.68%) XenServer
7 19 (3.50%) VMware ESX
8 18 (3.31%) XenApp
9 17 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (2.76%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.47%) ISA Server
11 8 (1.47%) Terminal Server
12 7 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.29%) UAG
13 6 (1.10%) Xen
14 3 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.37%) vCloud
15 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (8.47%) SCCM
2 41 (7.55%) SCOM
3 18 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (1.84%) Nagios
5 8 (1.47%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.10%) MOM
7 5 (0.92%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.74%) WSUS
8 4 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.55%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.37%) OpenView
10 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.37%) SCSM
11 1 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.18%) Netcool
11 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.18%) Foglight
Vendors
1 424 (78.08%) Microsoft
2 230 (42.36%) VMware
3 125 (23.02%) Cisco
4 108 (19.89%) Citrix
5 78 (14.36%) HP
6 54 (9.94%) NetApp
7 41 (7.55%) CheckPoint
8 33 (6.08%) Red Hat
9 27 (4.97%) Dell
10 26 (4.79%) IBM
11 23 (4.24%) McAfee
12 20 (3.68%) Veeam
13 17 (3.13%) SolarWinds
14 15 (2.76%) Symantec
15 13 (2.39%) Juniper
16 11 (2.03%) Oracle
16 11 (2.03%) LANDesk
16 11 (2.03%) Riverbed
17 10 (1.84%) CommVault
17 10 (1.84%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus and share options
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
York
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum bonus + training and development + opportuniti
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + 33% shift
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
IT HR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £neg depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago