Period
to 18 July 2019

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 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 141 126
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15 -53
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 95 121 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.12% 1.86% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.53% 11.96% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90 106 160
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,500 £23,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £25,000 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -20.63% -16.00% +15.38%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 702 1,012 1,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.65% 15.52% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 592 839 1,130
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,935 £21,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 69 £42,500 +41.67% 23
Wakefield +3 17 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Bradford +30 4 £55,000 +111.54% 2
Halifax -8 4 £25,000 -52.38%
Huddersfield -2 3 £29,500 +7.27%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 81 (85.26%) Microsoft
2 65 (68.42%) Windows
3 51 (53.68%) Active Directory
4 45 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 42 (44.21%) MCSE
6 40 (42.11%) SQL
7 38 (40.00%) MCSA
8 34 (35.79%) ITIL
8 34 (35.79%) VMware
8 34 (35.79%) Windows Server
9 29 (30.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
11 23 (24.21%) Office 365
11 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (22.11%) MS Exchange
13 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
14 19 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
15 18 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (18.95%) SharePoint
16 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
17 16 (16.84%) Migration
18 15 (15.79%) Finance
18 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
18 15 (15.79%) Firewall
18 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
19 14 (14.74%) .NET
19 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (14.74%) DNS

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 21 (22.11%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (18.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.26%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 45 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (24.21%) Office 365
3 19 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (6.32%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (5.26%) SaaS
7 3 (3.16%) IaaS
8 2 (2.11%) PaaS
9 1 (1.05%) GitHub
9 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.05%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) Firewall
2 14 (14.74%) DNS
3 12 (12.63%) DHCP
4 10 (10.53%) SAN
4 10 (10.53%) VPN
5 6 (6.32%) WAN
6 4 (4.21%) NAS
6 4 (4.21%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (4.21%) VoIP
7 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.16%) VLAN
8 2 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.11%) Internet
8 2 (2.11%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.11%) LAN
8 2 (2.11%) Network Security
8 2 (2.11%) Skype
9 1 (1.05%) Broadband
9 1 (1.05%) SMTP
9 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.21%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.11%) MOLAP
6 2 (2.11%) OLAP
6 2 (2.11%) OLTP
6 2 (2.11%) ROLAP
7 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.05%) Power BI
7 1 (1.05%) QlikView
7 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
1 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.05%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Electronics
3 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Developer
3 10 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Server Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Technical Support
5 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Service Desk Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 6 (6.32%) Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.32%) CSS
3 6 (6.32%) HTML
4 4 (4.21%) JSON
5 2 (2.11%) MDX
6 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.05%) LDAP
6 1 (1.05%) OAuth
6 1 (1.05%) REST
6 1 (1.05%) SAML
6 1 (1.05%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.05%) Web Services
6 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.42%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.26%) Learning Management System
4 5 (5.26%) NHS
4 5 (5.26%) User Experience
5 4 (4.21%) e-Learning
5 4 (4.21%) Replication
6 3 (3.16%) Clustering
6 3 (3.16%) CMDB
6 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.05%) Handset
8 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) iPad
8 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 65 (68.42%) Windows
2 34 (35.79%) Windows Server
3 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.42%) Windows 10
6 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.11%) Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Unix
8 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) ITIL
2 29 (30.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (16.84%) Migration
4 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 14 (14.74%) Server Management
6 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
7 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 9 (9.47%) Change Management
9 8 (8.42%) Process Improvement
10 7 (7.37%) CRM
10 7 (7.37%) IT Strategy
10 7 (7.37%) Logistics
10 7 (7.37%) Patch Management
10 7 (7.37%) Security Monitoring
10 7 (7.37%) Server Hardening
10 7 (7.37%) Time Management
10 7 (7.37%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) SQL
2 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 13 (13.68%) C#
4 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.26%) C
5 5 (5.26%) VB
5 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.16%) C++
6 3 (3.16%) VB6
7 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (44.21%) MCSE
2 38 (40.00%) MCSA
3 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (12.63%) CCNA
4 12 (12.63%) MCP
5 9 (9.47%) A+ Certification
6 7 (7.37%) MCDST
6 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.32%) MCITP
8 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.11%) VCP5
10 1 (1.05%) CCA
10 1 (1.05%) CCDA
10 1 (1.05%) CCEA
10 1 (1.05%) Degree
10 1 (1.05%) MCSD
10 1 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) QA
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (53.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
2 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (6.32%) Xen
5 5 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (2.11%) Docker
8 1 (1.05%) Firmware
8 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.05%) vSphere
8 1 (1.05%) XenApp
8 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) WSUS
3 6 (6.32%) SCOM
3 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.21%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Nagios
6 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.05%) vRealize
6 1 (1.05%) WMI
6 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (85.26%) Microsoft
2 34 (35.79%) VMware
3 13 (13.68%) Cisco
3 13 (13.68%) Dell
3 13 (13.68%) HP
4 9 (9.47%) Citrix
5 8 (8.42%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.37%) NetApp
6 7 (7.37%) Xerox
7 6 (6.32%) Apple
7 6 (6.32%) SonicWALL
7 6 (6.32%) Veeam
8 5 (5.26%) PayPal
8 5 (5.26%) Qualys
9 3 (3.16%) arcserve
10 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.11%) F5
10 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.11%) Meraki
10 2 (2.11%) WatchGuard