Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 89 61
Rank change year-on-year -45 -28 +25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 95 204 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.74% 3.12% 4.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.66% 15.07% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 74 189 322
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,850 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,375 £66,000 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £31,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +11.43% -6.04%

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 891 1,354 1,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.30% 20.74% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 725 1,083 1,487
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -24 57 £31,500 -24.55% 16
Wakefield -11 12 £36,250 -3.33% 3
Huddersfield - 8 £45,000 -
Bradford -31 5 £45,750 -8.50% 6
Halifax +7 4 £51,250 +57.69%
Keighley - 2 £30,000 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 84 (88.42%) Microsoft
2 56 (58.95%) Windows
3 42 (44.21%) MCSA
4 38 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 35 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 34 (35.79%) ITIL
6 34 (35.79%) MCSE
7 27 (28.42%) Office 365
8 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
9 23 (24.21%) SQL
9 23 (24.21%) VMware
10 21 (22.11%) Cisco
11 20 (21.05%) SCCM
11 20 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
15 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
15 16 (16.84%) Degree
15 16 (16.84%) Windows 7
16 15 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (15.79%) SAN
16 15 (15.79%) Finance
17 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 14 (14.74%) Dynamics 365
18 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (13.68%) Windows 10

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 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.32%) CMS
4 6 (6.32%) Umbraco
5 5 (5.26%) IIS
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.11%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.05%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.42%) Office 365
2 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (14.74%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.05%) IaaS
6 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) SAN
2 13 (13.68%) Firewall
3 10 (10.53%) VPN
4 9 (9.47%) DNS
5 8 (8.42%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (7.37%) IPsec
7 6 (6.32%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (6.32%) DHCP
7 6 (6.32%) Internet
7 6 (6.32%) MPLS
8 5 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (4.21%) Network Security
9 4 (4.21%) VoIP
10 3 (3.16%) LAN
10 3 (3.16%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.16%) Skype
10 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.16%) WAN
11 2 (2.11%) NAS
11 2 (2.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) Power BI
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) Legal
4 4 (4.21%) Electronics
4 4 (4.21%) Marketing
5 3 (3.16%) Military
5 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.11%) Law
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (13.68%) Analyst
2 13 (13.68%) Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) IT Support
5 9 (9.47%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.42%) IT Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) IT Technician
7 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.32%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.32%) Administrator
8 6 (6.32%) Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.21%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (5.26%) CSS
3 5 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 5 (5.26%) HTML
3 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
4 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.21%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.21%) HTML5
4 4 (4.21%) jQuery
4 4 (4.21%) WCF
5 3 (3.16%) React
6 2 (2.11%) Dojo
6 2 (2.11%) JSON
6 2 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.05%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.32%) EPoS
2 6 (6.32%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.32%) Replication
3 5 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) e-Learning
5 3 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.05%) Tandem
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.95%) Windows
2 35 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.84%) Windows 7
4 13 (13.68%) Windows 10
4 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.37%) Linux
5 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.32%) HPUX
7 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.11%) Android
8 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) ITIL
2 17 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (13.68%) ERP
5 11 (11.58%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (11.58%) MVC
6 10 (10.53%) Antivirus Management
6 10 (10.53%) CRM
6 10 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.53%) TDD
7 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.42%) Migration
8 8 (8.42%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (7.37%) Coaching
9 7 (7.37%) Proactive Management
9 7 (7.37%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 6 (6.32%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) SQL
2 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.63%) C#
4 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.26%) C
6 4 (4.21%) Java
7 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.16%) VBA
7 3 (3.16%) VBScript
8 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (44.21%) MCSA
2 34 (35.79%) MCSE
3 16 (16.84%) Degree
4 15 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (13.68%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (12.63%) CCNA
8 10 (10.53%) MCDST
8 10 (10.53%) MCSD
9 9 (9.47%) MCP
10 8 (8.42%) MCITP
11 6 (6.32%) VCP5
12 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
12 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
13 4 (4.21%) A+ Certification
14 2 (2.11%) CCNP
14 2 (2.11%) VCP6
15 1 (1.05%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 1 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
2 6 (6.32%) SLA
3 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) GDPR
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) vSphere
4 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.11%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.11%) XenApp
8 1 (1.05%) Docker
8 1 (1.05%) Firmware
8 1 (1.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (21.05%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) AirWatch
2 7 (7.37%) SCOM
3 3 (3.16%) MaaS360
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
4 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (88.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.21%) VMware
3 21 (22.11%) Cisco
4 9 (9.47%) Veeam
5 7 (7.37%) Citrix
6 6 (6.32%) Apple
7 5 (5.26%) Dell
8 4 (4.21%) Remedy
8 4 (4.21%) Xerox
9 3 (3.16%) EMC
9 3 (3.16%) HP
9 3 (3.16%) Kaspersky
9 3 (3.16%) NetApp
9 3 (3.16%) Sitecore
9 3 (3.16%) Sophos
10 2 (2.11%) F5
10 2 (2.11%) Juniper
10 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.05%) Lotus
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat