Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 58 35
Rank change year-on-year +25 -23 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.31% 1.27% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.79% 8.00% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Halifax median annual salary £32,500 £36,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.56% -18.33% +55.84%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -14.29%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Halifax
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 29 50 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 16.76% 15.87% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 67
Halifax median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +22.14%
10th Percentile £23,650 £28,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (75.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) VMware