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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 106 86 72
Rank change year-on-year -20 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 81 134 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.27% 3.04% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.28% 13.28% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 72 105 160
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 718 1009 1106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 20.16% 22.90% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 601 801 888
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,150 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -10 64 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wakefield -6 8 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Bradford -5 6 £25,500 -7.27%
Wetherby -6 4 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 205 (86.13%) Microsoft
2 132 (55.46%) Windows
3 120 (50.42%) Active Directory
4 117 (49.16%) MS Excel
5 109 (45.80%) Windows Server
6 102 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 99 (41.60%) VMware
8 86 (36.13%) MCSE
9 71 (29.83%) SQL
10 62 (26.05%) MS Exchange
11 61 (25.63%) MCSA
12 58 (24.37%) SAN
13 55 (23.11%) ITIL
14 48 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (20.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 47 (19.75%) C#
16 46 (19.33%) .NET
17 44 (18.49%) MCITP
18 43 (18.07%) Citrix
19 42 (17.65%) WAN
19 42 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
20 39 (16.39%) LAN
20 39 (16.39%) Windows 7
21 38 (15.97%) Cisco
21 38 (15.97%) Scrum
21 38 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 36 (15.13%) Windows Server 2012
23 35 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
24 34 (14.29%) Finance
25 32 (13.45%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 62 (26.05%) MS Exchange
2 31 (13.03%) IIS
3 26 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (10.50%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.94%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.10%) SAS
8 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 117 (49.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.56%) MS Office
3 12 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.66%) Office 365
2 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (24.37%) SAN
2 42 (17.65%) WAN
3 39 (16.39%) LAN
4 32 (13.45%) DNS
5 27 (11.34%) Firewall
6 25 (10.50%) DHCP
7 13 (5.46%) VPN
8 10 (4.20%) Internet
9 8 (3.36%) NAS
9 8 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.94%) TCP/IP
11 6 (2.52%) VoIP
12 5 (2.10%) MPLS
13 4 (1.68%) Wireless
14 3 (1.26%) ADSL
14 3 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.26%) NetScaler
15 2 (0.84%) VLAN
16 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 48 (20.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (13.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (7.98%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.46%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.10%) MS Access
11 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.26%) QlikView
12 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.26%) SSDT
13 2 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.42%) MOLAP
14 1 (0.42%) OLTP
14 1 (0.42%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.94%) Games
3 7 (2.94%) Marketing
4 5 (2.10%) Advertising
5 4 (1.68%) Legal
6 3 (1.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (18.91%) Developer
2 39 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (15.13%) DBA
3 36 (15.13%) SQL DBA
4 32 (13.45%) Analyst
5 30 (12.61%) VMware Engineer
5 30 (12.61%) Windows Engineer
6 27 (11.34%) Support Analyst
7 26 (10.92%) Support Engineer
8 20 (8.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (8.40%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (7.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (7.56%) IT Support
11 17 (7.14%) SQL Developer
12 16 (6.72%) IT Engineer
12 16 (6.72%) Senior Windows Engineer
13 15 (6.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 14 (5.88%) Senior Developer
14 14 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.33%) .NET
2 17 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (6.72%) XML
4 11 (4.62%) .NET Framework
4 11 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (3.78%) AngularJS
5 9 (3.78%) HTML
6 7 (2.94%) CSS
6 7 (2.94%) WinForms
7 6 (2.52%) Ajax
7 6 (2.52%) LINQ
8 5 (2.10%) COM+
8 5 (2.10%) Web Services
9 4 (1.68%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.26%) WPF
11 2 (0.84%) WCF
12 1 (0.42%) HTML5
12 1 (0.42%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.62%) Clustering
5 9 (3.78%) Replication
6 4 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.68%) User Experience
7 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.84%) IVR
8 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.42%) CMDB
9 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (55.46%) Windows
2 109 (45.80%) Windows Server
3 39 (16.39%) Windows 7
4 36 (15.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.46%) Linux
8 9 (3.78%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.26%) Solaris
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.11%) ITIL
2 42 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.97%) Scrum
4 35 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (11.76%) Time Management
6 18 (7.56%) MVC
6 18 (7.56%) Service Management
7 17 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (6.30%) Change Management
8 15 (6.30%) Problem Management
9 14 (5.88%) High Availability
9 14 (5.88%) Migration
10 11 (4.62%) OO
10 11 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.20%) SOA
12 9 (3.78%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.78%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (3.78%) Presales
13 8 (3.36%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.83%) SQL
2 47 (19.75%) C#
3 24 (10.08%) PowerShell
4 21 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.40%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.10%) C++
7 5 (2.10%) VBA
8 3 (1.26%) R
9 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.84%) VB
9 2 (0.84%) VB6
10 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (36.13%) MCSE
2 61 (25.63%) MCSA
3 44 (18.49%) MCITP
4 26 (10.92%) Degree
5 24 (10.08%) MCTS
6 22 (9.24%) CCNA
6 22 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (9.24%) Citrix Certification
6 22 (9.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (8.40%) MCP
8 17 (7.14%) CCA
9 15 (6.30%) MCDBA
10 14 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.78%) CCNP
12 8 (3.36%) MCSD
13 6 (2.52%) MCDST
14 5 (2.10%) MCAD
15 4 (1.68%) CCEA
16 3 (1.26%) A+ Certification
16 3 (1.26%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.88%) SLA
2 11 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 120 (50.42%) Active Directory
2 48 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.14%) XenApp
5 10 (4.20%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.36%) Terminal Server
6 8 (3.36%) vSphere
7 7 (2.94%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.68%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (7.98%) SCCM
2 16 (6.72%) SCOM
3 12 (5.04%) WSUS
4 3 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Sentry
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 205 (86.13%) Microsoft
2 99 (41.60%) VMware
3 43 (18.07%) Citrix
4 38 (15.97%) Cisco
5 18 (7.56%) HP
6 17 (7.14%) NetApp
7 13 (5.46%) Oracle
8 12 (5.04%) Veeam
9 8 (3.36%) Avaya
10 7 (2.94%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.10%) Alterian
12 3 (1.26%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.26%) CommVault
12 3 (1.26%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (1.26%) Nimble Storage
13 2 (0.84%) EMC
13 2 (0.84%) Forcepoint
13 2 (0.84%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.84%) Sophos
14 1 (0.42%) BMC
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago