Period
to 18 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 108 140
Rank change year-on-year +17 +32 -41
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 114 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.17% 2.57% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.29% 17.19% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 113 85
Median annual salary £31,064 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.91% +19.72% -17.68%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,200 £18,750
90th Percentile £97,000 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,814 £29,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +20.05% -18.31% -11.25%

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 175 663 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.40% 14.97% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 138 538 765
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.73% +5.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.41%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 +12 14 £27,500 -42.11% 8
Wakefield +10 2 £34,628 -13.43% 3
Bradford +16 1 £35,682 -42.91% 2
Huddersfield +6 1 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Azure
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) MCSE
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) Office 365
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) MCSA
6 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco
7 5 (27.78%) AWS
7 5 (27.78%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
8 4 (22.22%) Proactive Maintenance
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) MCP
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
9 3 (16.67%) A+ Certification
9 3 (16.67%) HNC

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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Azure
2 7 (38.89%) Office 365
3 5 (27.78%) AWS
4 3 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) OneDrive
5 2 (11.11%) Power Platform
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Deskside Support
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Proactive Maintenance
4 3 (16.67%) Presales
4 3 (16.67%) Tech Ops
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) CAD
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (22.22%) MCP
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) HNC
4 3 (16.67%) MCDST
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) DBS Check
5 2 (11.11%) MCSD
6 1 (5.56%) CCA
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.56%) ISEB
6 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
5 3 (16.67%) Veeam
6 2 (11.11%) Zerto
7 1 (5.56%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) Sitecore