Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 102 104
Rank change year-on-year -47 +2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 123 198 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.74% 2.80% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.36% 13.41% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 116 182 220
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -8.86%
10th Percentile £18,625 £25,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £45,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%

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 1,083 1,476 1,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.35% 20.90% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1,228 1,543
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,600
90th Percentile £59,800 £58,750 £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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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 -50 85 £35,000 -6.67% 11
Bradford +1 20 £48,750 +91.18% 3
Wakefield -14 15 £45,750 +14.38% 2
Dewsbury - 1 £37,500 -
Halifax - 1 £40,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 95 (77.24%) Microsoft
2 67 (54.47%) MCSE
3 57 (46.34%) MCSA
3 57 (46.34%) Windows
4 51 (41.46%) Active Directory
5 46 (37.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (36.59%) Windows Server
7 43 (34.96%) Office 365
8 31 (25.20%) SQL
8 31 (25.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (23.58%) Cisco
10 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
10 27 (21.95%) VMware
11 26 (21.14%) Firewall
12 24 (19.51%) Management Information System
12 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
12 24 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (18.70%) Citrix
13 23 (18.70%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (17.89%) MS Exchange
14 22 (17.89%) Finance
15 21 (17.07%) VPN
15 21 (17.07%) ITIL
16 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
16 20 (16.26%) Linux
16 20 (16.26%) DNS
16 20 (16.26%) CCNA
16 20 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (14.63%) Hyper-V
18 17 (13.82%) Network Security

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 22 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.25%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.81%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 46 (37.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (34.96%) Office 365
3 15 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (8.94%) SaaS
6 10 (8.13%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.25%) IaaS
8 3 (2.44%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.14%) Firewall
2 21 (17.07%) VPN
3 20 (16.26%) DNS
4 17 (13.82%) DHCP
4 17 (13.82%) LAN
4 17 (13.82%) Network Security
4 17 (13.82%) WAN
5 12 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.13%) SAN
7 9 (7.32%) Wireless
8 5 (4.07%) VoIP
9 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.25%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.25%) IPsec
9 4 (3.25%) NAS
9 4 (3.25%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.25%) Skype
9 4 (3.25%) SSL
10 3 (2.44%) HTTP
10 3 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (3.25%) Power BI
7 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.44%) MS Access
8 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Marketing
3 10 (8.13%) Electronics
4 9 (7.32%) Military
5 8 (6.50%) Law
6 4 (3.25%) Publishing
7 3 (2.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
8 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (16.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 17 (13.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (13.01%) DBA
4 15 (12.20%) Senior DBA
4 15 (12.20%) Senior SQL DBA
4 15 (12.20%) SQL DBA
5 14 (11.38%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) IT Support
7 10 (8.13%) Office 365 Specialist
8 9 (7.32%) Administrator
8 9 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Implementation Specialist
8 9 (7.32%) Migration Specialist
8 9 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 8 (6.50%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.69%) Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.32%) e-Learning
3 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.69%) Clustering
5 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.07%) CMDB
6 5 (4.07%) Replication
7 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (2.44%) PlayStation
9 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.63%) FMCG
10 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 57 (46.34%) Windows
2 45 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 20 (16.26%) Linux
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.44%) CentOS
8 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (17.07%) ITIL
4 16 (13.01%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (13.01%) Service Delivery
5 15 (12.20%) Network Design
6 12 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 12 (9.76%) Process Improvement
7 11 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.94%) Logistics
7 11 (8.94%) Mathematics
7 11 (8.94%) Migration
8 10 (8.13%) Commercial Awareness
8 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (6.50%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.50%) Data Modelling
9 8 (6.50%) ETL
9 8 (6.50%) High Availability
9 8 (6.50%) Information Security
10 7 (5.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.20%) SQL
2 12 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.94%) C
4 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.88%) C#
6 4 (3.25%) C++
7 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.44%) VBA
8 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) X++
Qualifications
1 67 (54.47%) MCSE
2 57 (46.34%) MCSA
3 23 (18.70%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (16.26%) CCNA
5 15 (12.20%) A+ Certification
6 12 (9.76%) MCDST
6 12 (9.76%) MCP
6 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
7 11 (8.94%) Degree
8 6 (4.88%) MCITP
9 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.25%) CCIE
10 4 (3.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (3.25%) CCNP
10 4 (3.25%) MCSD
10 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.44%) MCAD
12 2 (1.63%) CISA
12 2 (1.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.57%) XenApp
5 11 (8.94%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (5.69%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.63%) Firmware
8 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.81%) Docker
9 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) SCCM
2 10 (8.13%) FortiGate
3 8 (6.50%) SCOM
3 8 (6.50%) SCOrch
4 5 (4.07%) WSUS
5 4 (3.25%) MaaS360
6 2 (1.63%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.81%) Puppet
7 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.81%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 95 (77.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.58%) Cisco
3 27 (21.95%) VMware
4 23 (18.70%) Citrix
5 17 (13.82%) Apple
6 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.94%) Dell
7 11 (8.94%) Google
7 11 (8.94%) Palo Alto
7 11 (8.94%) Xerox
8 10 (8.13%) Meraki
9 5 (4.07%) Kaspersky
9 5 (4.07%) Zerto
10 4 (3.25%) Sophos
11 3 (2.44%) Alterian
11 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.44%) Veeam
12 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.63%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.63%) Symantec