Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 120 72
Rank change year-on-year -15 -48 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 119 173 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.84% 2.42% 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.84% 12.25% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 104 162 280
West Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £18,500 £23,275 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £48,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £30,750 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -18.00% +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 1,005 1,412 1,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.52% 19.79% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 832 1,129 1,561
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,525 £25,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -8 82 £30,000 -25.00% 15
Wakefield -10 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bradford -22 6 £25,000 -23.08% 2
Halifax - 3 £52,500 -
Huddersfield - 3 £27,500 - 1
Keighley - 2 £30,000 -
Dewsbury - 1 £37,500 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 98 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 61 (51.26%) Windows
3 58 (48.74%) MCSE
4 49 (41.18%) MCSA
5 44 (36.97%) Active Directory
6 41 (34.45%) Windows Server
7 40 (33.61%) Office 365
8 36 (30.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (26.89%) Cisco
10 30 (25.21%) VMware
11 29 (24.37%) SQL
11 29 (24.37%) ITIL
12 26 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
13 25 (21.01%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
14 24 (20.17%) MS Exchange
15 23 (19.33%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (18.49%) Firewall
16 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (16.81%) SharePoint
17 20 (16.81%) VPN
18 19 (15.97%) Citrix
18 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
18 19 (15.97%) SCCM
19 18 (15.13%) MCDST
20 15 (12.61%) A+ Certification
20 15 (12.61%) Apple
20 15 (12.61%) DNS
21 14 (11.76%) SLA
21 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification

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 24 (20.17%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.52%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.68%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 40 (33.61%) Office 365
2 36 (30.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (9.24%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.68%) IaaS
7 2 (1.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) Firewall
2 20 (16.81%) VPN
3 15 (12.61%) DNS
4 13 (10.92%) DHCP
4 13 (10.92%) SAN
5 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.40%) Network Security
7 8 (6.72%) LAN
7 8 (6.72%) WAN
8 6 (5.04%) IPsec
9 5 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.20%) Wireless
10 4 (3.36%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.36%) MPLS
10 4 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (3.36%) Skype
11 3 (2.52%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (2.52%) Internet
11 3 (2.52%) VoIP
12 2 (1.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.52%) Power BI
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Electronics
3 9 (7.56%) Military
4 8 (6.72%) Marketing
5 5 (4.20%) Law
5 5 (4.20%) Retail
6 4 (3.36%) Legal
6 4 (3.36%) Publishing
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (13.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.76%) IT Support
4 13 (10.92%) Analyst
4 13 (10.92%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Consultant
6 11 (9.24%) Administrator
6 11 (9.24%) DBA
6 11 (9.24%) Senior DBA
6 11 (9.24%) Senior SQL DBA
6 11 (9.24%) SQL DBA
7 10 (8.40%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 9 (7.56%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (6.72%) IT Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Service Analyst
9 8 (6.72%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.72%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) .NET
2 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.68%) jQuery
3 2 (1.68%) JSON
4 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.84%) Dojo
4 1 (0.84%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.84%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.84%) React
4 1 (0.84%) REST
4 1 (0.84%) SOAP
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) e-Learning
3 5 (4.20%) Replication
4 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.36%) CMDB
4 4 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.52%) EPoS
5 3 (2.52%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.68%) Clustering
6 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.84%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 61 (51.26%) Windows
2 41 (34.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.92%) Linux
4 10 (8.40%) Windows 10
4 10 (8.40%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.04%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.52%) HPUX
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.84%) Android
10 1 (0.84%) CentOS
10 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.37%) ITIL
2 25 (21.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (19.33%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (10.08%) Logistics
5 11 (9.24%) Mathematics
5 11 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (9.24%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.40%) Commercial Awareness
6 10 (8.40%) CRM
7 9 (7.56%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (7.56%) Process Improvement
8 8 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.72%) ERP
8 8 (6.72%) Network Design
9 7 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (5.88%) Service Management
10 6 (5.04%) ITSM
10 6 (5.04%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.37%) SQL
2 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.24%) C
4 10 (8.40%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.04%) C#
6 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.68%) VBA
6 2 (1.68%) VBScript
7 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (48.74%) MCSE
2 49 (41.18%) MCSA
3 18 (15.13%) MCDST
4 15 (12.61%) A+ Certification
5 14 (11.76%) CCNA
5 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (11.76%) MCP
6 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
6 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
7 11 (9.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (8.40%) Degree
9 8 (6.72%) MCSD
10 7 (5.88%) MCITP
11 3 (2.52%) CCIE
11 3 (2.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 3 (2.52%) VCP5
11 3 (2.52%) VCP6
12 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.36%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (36.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.40%) XenApp
5 4 (3.36%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.36%) vSphere
6 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.84%) Docker
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (15.97%) SCCM
2 7 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.04%) SCOM
4 5 (4.20%) AirWatch
4 5 (4.20%) WSUS
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.52%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.68%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.84%) Puppet
7 1 (0.84%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.89%) Cisco
3 30 (25.21%) VMware
4 19 (15.97%) Citrix
5 15 (12.61%) Apple
6 11 (9.24%) Dell
6 11 (9.24%) Xerox
7 9 (7.56%) Veeam
8 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.88%) Google
9 7 (5.88%) Meraki
9 7 (5.88%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.36%) Remedy
10 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.52%) Zerto
12 2 (1.68%) Juniper
12 2 (1.68%) Lotus
12 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.68%) Sophos
12 2 (1.68%) Symantec