The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 67 92
Rank change year-on-year -37 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 83 148 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.36% 3.78% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.75% 16.89% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 71 138 115
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 651 876 1057
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 18.54% 22.35% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 503 739 857
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -33 47 £40,750 +16.42% 1
Bradford +13 24 £44,375 +70.67% 6
Wakefield -3 9 £37,500 +54.63% 1
Wetherby - 3 £32,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 147 (88.55%) Microsoft
2 117 (70.48%) Windows
3 115 (69.28%) Active Directory
4 103 (62.05%) VMware
5 91 (54.82%) Windows Server
6 87 (52.41%) MCSA
7 77 (46.39%) MCSE
8 68 (40.96%) SAN
9 54 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (28.31%) ITIL
11 46 (27.71%) MS Exchange
12 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (20.48%) Cisco
13 34 (20.48%) Time Management
14 33 (19.88%) HP
14 33 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
16 30 (18.07%) DNS
17 29 (17.47%) WAN
17 29 (17.47%) NetApp
17 29 (17.47%) Finance
17 29 (17.47%) Disaster Recovery
18 26 (15.66%) Hyper-V
18 26 (15.66%) LAN
18 26 (15.66%) Linux
19 25 (15.06%) IIS
20 23 (13.86%) Citrix
20 23 (13.86%) Firewall
20 23 (13.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 23 (13.86%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 46 (27.71%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.06%) IIS
3 23 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.84%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.42%) Apache
7 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.41%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.81%) CMS
10 3 (1.81%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.81%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (7.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.86%) Office 365
2 22 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.81%) IaaS
5 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (40.96%) SAN
2 30 (18.07%) DNS
3 29 (17.47%) WAN
4 26 (15.66%) LAN
5 23 (13.86%) Firewall
6 18 (10.84%) DHCP
7 17 (10.24%) VPN
8 14 (8.43%) VoIP
9 9 (5.42%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.22%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.01%) Internet
12 4 (2.41%) NAS
12 4 (2.41%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.81%) ISDN
13 3 (1.81%) MPLS
13 3 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.81%) VLAN
13 3 (1.81%) Wireless
14 2 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.60%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.60%) OLAP
10 1 (0.60%) OLTP
10 1 (0.60%) ROLAP
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (5.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (17.47%) Finance
2 11 (6.63%) Law
3 8 (4.82%) Legal
4 5 (3.01%) Advertising
5 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.81%) Games
6 3 (1.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (31.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (28.31%) Windows Engineer
3 38 (22.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (21.08%) Support Engineer
4 35 (21.08%) VMware Engineer
5 28 (16.87%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 28 (16.87%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (13.25%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 19 (11.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (11.45%) Windows Support Engineer
8 17 (10.24%) IT Support
8 17 (10.24%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 17 (10.24%) Storage Engineer
9 14 (8.43%) Analyst
9 14 (8.43%) IT Engineer
9 14 (8.43%) Support Analyst
10 13 (7.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (7.23%) Administrator
11 12 (7.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) .NET
2 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (1.81%) HTML
3 2 (1.20%) COM
3 2 (1.20%) CSS
3 2 (1.20%) LINQ
3 2 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.60%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.60%) HTML5
4 1 (0.60%) MDX
4 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.86%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.63%) Clustering
3 11 (6.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.82%) CMDB
5 7 (4.22%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.61%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.61%) Replication
7 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.81%) PKI
7 3 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.20%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) IVR
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 117 (70.48%) Windows
2 91 (54.82%) Windows Server
3 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (15.66%) Linux
6 23 (13.86%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.02%) Unix
9 7 (4.22%) CentOS
9 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.22%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.01%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.81%) Solaris
12 1 (0.60%) Android
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.31%) ITIL
2 34 (20.48%) Time Management
3 29 (17.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (6.02%) Change Management
5 10 (6.02%) ETL
5 10 (6.02%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (5.42%) Data Modelling
7 8 (4.82%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.82%) Migration
8 7 (4.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.61%) Service Management
10 5 (3.01%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.01%) Presales
10 5 (3.01%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.41%) Integration Testing
11 4 (2.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.05%) PowerShell
1 20 (12.05%) SQL
2 13 (7.83%) T-SQL
3 9 (5.42%) C#
4 6 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (52.41%) MCSA
2 77 (46.39%) MCSE
3 23 (13.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (10.24%) MCP
5 15 (9.04%) CCNA
5 15 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (6.63%) MCITP
7 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.61%) CCNP
8 6 (3.61%) MCDST
9 4 (2.41%) Degree
9 4 (2.41%) MCTS
10 3 (1.81%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.81%) MCSD
10 3 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.81%) VCAP
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.20%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.84%) SLA
2 12 (7.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 115 (69.28%) Active Directory
2 54 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (15.66%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.63%) Terminal Server
5 9 (5.42%) vSphere
6 7 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (4.22%) XenApp
6 7 (4.22%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (11.45%) SCCM
2 16 (9.64%) SCOM
3 10 (6.02%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.41%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.41%) WSUS
5 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 147 (88.55%) Microsoft
2 103 (62.05%) VMware
3 34 (20.48%) Cisco
4 33 (19.88%) HP
5 29 (17.47%) NetApp
6 23 (13.86%) Citrix
7 18 (10.84%) Dell
8 15 (9.04%) Avaya
9 9 (5.42%) EMC
10 8 (4.82%) CommVault
10 8 (4.82%) Veeam
11 6 (3.61%) Oracle
12 3 (1.81%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.81%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (1.81%) F5
12 3 (1.81%) Huawei
12 3 (1.81%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (1.81%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.81%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.20%) EqualLogic
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Salary: 7% Bonus + Pension & Onsite gm
Posted: 12 days ago