Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 56 83
Rank change year-on-year -40 +27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 191 348 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.85% 4.57% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.20% 20.40% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 172 328 265
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -15.48%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,025 £20,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £50,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -7.50%

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 1345 1706 2221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.06% 22.42% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1461 1715
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -64 111 £39,000 -1.89% 4
Bradford +33 57 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Wakefield -6 12 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Halifax +25 4 £32,500 -11.56%
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Wetherby - 2 £32,500 -
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Batley - 1 - -
Brighouse - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 155 (81.15%) Microsoft
2 137 (71.73%) MCSE
3 105 (54.97%) Windows
4 101 (52.88%) MCSA
5 87 (45.55%) Active Directory
6 85 (44.50%) SQL
7 71 (37.17%) Windows Server
8 69 (36.13%) ITIL
9 64 (33.51%) SQL Server
10 58 (30.37%) PowerShell
11 56 (29.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 55 (28.80%) VMware
13 48 (25.13%) T-SQL
14 47 (24.61%) Microsoft Azure
15 44 (23.04%) Performance Tuning
16 43 (22.51%) DNS
16 43 (22.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 42 (21.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (21.47%) Disaster Recovery
19 39 (20.42%) MS Exchange
20 37 (19.37%) Firewall
21 34 (17.80%) ETL
21 34 (17.80%) SCOM
22 33 (17.28%) MCP
23 31 (16.23%) SCCM
24 30 (15.71%) LAN
24 30 (15.71%) SAN
25 29 (15.18%) Cisco

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 39 (20.42%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.47%) IIS
4 17 (8.90%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.66%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.62%) Apache
7 5 (2.62%) CMS
7 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.05%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 47 (24.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.95%) Office 365
3 17 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.14%) IaaS
5 5 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.62%) PaaS
6 3 (1.57%) SaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.51%) DNS
2 37 (19.37%) Firewall
3 30 (15.71%) LAN
3 30 (15.71%) SAN
4 27 (14.14%) WAN
5 25 (13.09%) TCP/IP
6 22 (11.52%) VPN
7 20 (10.47%) DHCP
8 11 (5.76%) MPLS
8 11 (5.76%) VoIP
9 6 (3.14%) Network Security
9 6 (3.14%) SSL
10 4 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.57%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.57%) ISDN
11 3 (1.57%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.57%) Skype
11 3 (1.57%) SMTP
11 3 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (33.51%) SQL Server
2 43 (22.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (21.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (11.52%) Azure SQL Database
5 22 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (11.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (10.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (3.66%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.57%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.57%) Power BI
12 2 (1.05%) Big Data
12 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (8.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (8.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 28 (14.66%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Law
2 10 (5.24%) Legal
3 6 (3.14%) Electronics
3 6 (3.14%) Military
4 5 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.09%) Marketing
6 3 (1.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (24.08%) Administrator
2 43 (22.51%) DBA
3 24 (12.57%) SQL DBA
4 23 (12.04%) Senior DBA
4 23 (12.04%) Senior SQL DBA
5 18 (9.42%) Analyst
5 18 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (7.33%) IT Support
7 13 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (6.28%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.28%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Architect
10 9 (4.71%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Support Technician
11 8 (4.19%) IT Technician
11 8 (4.19%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (3.66%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
12 7 (3.66%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.05%) Silverlight
2 2 (1.05%) WPF
3 1 (0.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.95%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.85%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.24%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.66%) Replication
6 6 (3.14%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.09%) Clustering
7 4 (2.09%) PKI
8 3 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.05%) CMDB
9 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) iPad
10 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 105 (54.97%) Windows
2 71 (37.17%) Windows Server
3 56 (29.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (11.52%) Windows 7
5 13 (6.81%) Linux
6 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.71%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.14%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.62%) Unix
10 4 (2.09%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.57%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.05%) CentOS
13 1 (0.52%) Android
13 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.52%) Solaris
13 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.13%) ITIL
2 44 (23.04%) Performance Tuning
3 41 (21.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (17.80%) ETL
5 23 (12.04%) Load Balancing
6 21 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (10.47%) Data Modelling
8 19 (9.95%) E-Commerce
8 19 (9.95%) Performance Analysis
9 13 (6.81%) Project Management
9 13 (6.81%) Time Management
10 10 (5.24%) Change Management
10 10 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.19%) High Availability
11 8 (4.19%) Process Improvement
11 8 (4.19%) Release Management
11 8 (4.19%) Security Management
11 8 (4.19%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.66%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 85 (44.50%) SQL
2 58 (30.37%) PowerShell
3 48 (25.13%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.14%) C
5 4 (2.09%) C#
5 4 (2.09%) VBA
6 3 (1.57%) C++
7 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.05%) X++
Qualifications
1 137 (71.73%) MCSE
2 101 (52.88%) MCSA
3 33 (17.28%) MCP
4 21 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (10.99%) MCITP
5 19 (9.95%) CCNA
6 16 (8.38%) MCDST
7 14 (7.33%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (6.81%) SC Cleared
8 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
9 10 (5.24%) Degree
10 6 (3.14%) A+ Certification
10 6 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.09%) MCDBA
11 4 (2.09%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.57%) MCTS
13 2 (1.05%) CCNP
13 2 (1.05%) CISA
13 2 (1.05%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 87 (45.55%) Active Directory
2 42 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (14.66%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.52%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.71%) vSphere
6 8 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (3.14%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (3.14%) XenApp
7 6 (3.14%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.09%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.09%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (17.80%) SCOM
2 31 (16.23%) SCCM
3 18 (9.42%) SCDPM
4 5 (2.62%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (2.09%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.09%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.57%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.52%) SCSM
8 1 (0.52%) Simpana
8 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 155 (81.15%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.80%) VMware
3 29 (15.18%) Cisco
4 16 (8.38%) Hitachi
4 16 (8.38%) NetApp
5 15 (7.85%) Citrix
6 14 (7.33%) Avaya
7 13 (6.81%) Dell
8 11 (5.76%) Oracle
9 10 (5.24%) HP
9 10 (5.24%) Veeam
10 9 (4.71%) CommVault
11 8 (4.19%) EMC
12 7 (3.66%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.14%) Apple
13 6 (3.14%) Xerox
14 5 (2.62%) F5
14 5 (2.62%) Symantec
15 4 (2.09%) Kaspersky
15 4 (2.09%) Sophos