The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 8.25% 15.00% 8.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.11% 43.64% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 10
Median salary £37,500 £24,250 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.63% +24.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £21,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 Wakefield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19 55 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 19.59% 34.38% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 32
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +78.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (29.41%) Dell
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) SCOM
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) EMC
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) MCSA
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) NetApp
9 3 (17.65%) Terminal Server

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) CMS
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) ERP Support
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Support
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
3 2 (11.76%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCDST
4 2 (11.76%) MCITP
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) MCSD
4 2 (11.76%) VCP6
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) Terminal Server
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
5 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) EMC
5 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) CommVault
6 2 (11.76%) EqualLogic
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Veeam
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago