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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 21 15 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 6.35% 13.29% 5.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.00% 38.78% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 11
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -8.33%  
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 Wakefield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 49 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 19.84% 34.27% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 30
Median salary £37,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Wakefield over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) MCSE
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) Games
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Web Development
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) LINQ
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) SLA
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) SCOM
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 6 (42.86%) .NET Web Developer
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Support
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
1 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCSD
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCDST
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
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