Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 104 56
Rank change year-on-year -35 -48 +37
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 92 181 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.79% 2.69% 4.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.66% 13.53% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 74 160 308
West Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.29% +16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £28,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -26.32% +1.33% +4.17%

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 863 1,338 1,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.78% 19.88% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 701 1,098 1,409
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £25,750
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -21 57 £35,000 -7.89% 20
Wakefield -1 15 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Huddersfield - 8 £40,250 -
Bradford -25 5 £34,000 -32.00% 4
Halifax +3 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 76 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 56 (60.87%) Windows
3 43 (46.74%) MCSA
4 40 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 31 (33.70%) ITIL
5 31 (33.70%) Windows Server
6 26 (28.26%) MCSE
7 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
8 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
9 21 (22.83%) SCCM
10 20 (21.74%) VMware
11 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
11 19 (20.65%) Office 365
12 18 (19.57%) Degree
12 18 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (18.48%) Windows 7
13 17 (18.48%) SQL
14 16 (17.39%) Cisco
14 16 (17.39%) Windows 10
15 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
16 14 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (15.22%) .NET
17 13 (14.13%) C#
17 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (13.04%) Finance
18 12 (13.04%) SAN
18 12 (13.04%) CCNA

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 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.52%) CMS
4 6 (6.52%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.17%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.17%) IIS
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) Office 365
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.87%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.09%) GitHub
6 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) SAN
2 11 (11.96%) DNS
3 8 (8.70%) Firewall
3 8 (8.70%) MPLS
4 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.61%) DHCP
4 7 (7.61%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (7.61%) VPN
4 7 (7.61%) WAN
5 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.43%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (5.43%) Internet
6 5 (5.43%) IPsec
7 4 (4.35%) LAN
7 4 (4.35%) VoIP
8 3 (3.26%) Network Security
8 3 (3.26%) Skype
9 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Military
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) IT Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.61%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) IT Support
5 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Field Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) IT Technician
8 4 (4.35%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) .NET
2 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (6.52%) CSS
3 6 (6.52%) HTML
4 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.35%) HTML5
5 4 (4.35%) NHibernate
5 4 (4.35%) WCF
6 3 (3.26%) jQuery
6 3 (3.26%) React
7 2 (2.17%) Dojo
7 2 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.61%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) EPoS
3 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.43%) Replication
4 4 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.17%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Tandem
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 56 (60.87%) Windows
2 31 (33.70%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.48%) Windows 7
4 16 (17.39%) Windows 10
5 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.43%) HPUX
8 5 (5.43%) Linux
9 2 (2.17%) Android
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.96%) Deployment Automation
3 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (11.96%) MVC
3 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.87%) ERP
5 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.78%) ITIL V3
5 9 (9.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (9.78%) Proactive Management
5 9 (9.78%) TDD
6 8 (8.70%) Antivirus Management
6 8 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.61%) Information Security
7 7 (7.61%) Migration
7 7 (7.61%) Patch Management
7 7 (7.61%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) SQL
2 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.13%) C#
4 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.52%) C
6 4 (4.35%) Java
7 3 (3.26%) VBScript
8 2 (2.17%) VBA
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (46.74%) MCSA
2 26 (28.26%) MCSE
3 18 (19.57%) Degree
4 14 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (13.04%) CCNA
6 10 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (10.87%) MCDST
6 10 (10.87%) MCP
6 10 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.70%) MCSD
8 6 (6.52%) MCITP
9 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (5.43%) VCP5
10 4 (4.35%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.17%) CCNP
13 1 (1.09%) ACCA
13 1 (1.09%) CCDP
13 1 (1.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
1 9 (9.78%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) GDPR
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.35%) XenApp
6 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
6 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.17%) vSphere
7 2 (2.17%) Xen
8 1 (1.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (22.83%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.35%) SCOM
4 3 (3.26%) MaaS360
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 76 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.74%) VMware
3 16 (17.39%) Cisco
4 9 (9.78%) Apple
5 8 (8.70%) Citrix
6 7 (7.61%) Veeam
7 4 (4.35%) NetApp
7 4 (4.35%) Remedy
7 4 (4.35%) Sophos
7 4 (4.35%) Xerox
8 3 (3.26%) Dell
8 3 (3.26%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) Kaspersky
8 3 (3.26%) McAfee
8 3 (3.26%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.17%) BMC
9 2 (2.17%) EMC
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle
9 2 (2.17%) Polycom
9 2 (2.17%) Red Hat