The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank - 35 32
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 3.91% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.58% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Median salary - £42,000 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +66.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax.

Academic & Professional Certification
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 48 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 12.99% 26.82% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 23
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Halifax

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Halifax