Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 129 99
Rank change year-on-year -18 -30 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 179 243 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.86% 2.28% 3.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.19% 11.30% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 166 223 321
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,875 £21,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,469 2,151 2,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.23% 20.15% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 1,717 2,354
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,375 £23,500 £23,075
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
West Yorkshire -22 120 £37,500 -3.85% 20
South Yorkshire +27 34 £28,922 -31.14% 2
North Yorkshire +7 18 £40,000 +33.33% 4
East Yorkshire -4 4 £36,250 +45.00% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 143 (79.89%) Microsoft
2 109 (60.89%) Windows
3 96 (53.63%) MCSE
4 83 (46.37%) Active Directory
5 75 (41.90%) Windows Server
6 69 (38.55%) Office 365
7 65 (36.31%) MCSA
8 62 (34.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (33.52%) VMware
10 47 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (23.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (23.46%) Cisco
12 40 (22.35%) ITIL
13 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
13 38 (21.23%) DNS
14 36 (20.11%) Firewall
14 36 (20.11%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (19.55%) DHCP
16 34 (18.99%) SQL
17 33 (18.44%) Finance
18 31 (17.32%) TCP/IP
18 31 (17.32%) Citrix
19 30 (16.76%) MS Exchange
19 30 (16.76%) Management Information System
20 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
21 28 (15.64%) Linux
21 28 (15.64%) SCCM
22 27 (15.08%) SAN
23 25 (13.97%) SharePoint
23 25 (13.97%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 30 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.97%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.47%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.79%) IIS
6 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.12%) BPCS
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.56%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 69 (38.55%) Office 365
2 62 (34.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (7.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (5.59%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.79%) IaaS
7 5 (2.79%) SaaS
8 3 (1.68%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.23%) DNS
2 36 (20.11%) Firewall
3 35 (19.55%) DHCP
4 31 (17.32%) TCP/IP
5 27 (15.08%) SAN
6 22 (12.29%) VPN
7 18 (10.06%) WAN
8 14 (7.82%) NAS
9 13 (7.26%) LAN
10 12 (6.70%) Network Security
11 11 (6.15%) Internet
12 10 (5.59%) Wireless
13 8 (4.47%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (3.35%) Skype
14 6 (3.35%) VoIP
15 5 (2.79%) IPsec
15 5 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
16 4 (2.23%) IP Telephony
16 4 (2.23%) VLAN
17 3 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.79%) Power BI
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.56%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (18.44%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Electronics
2 9 (5.03%) Marketing
3 8 (4.47%) Law
3 8 (4.47%) Military
4 4 (2.23%) Legal
4 4 (2.23%) Publishing
4 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (16.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (12.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (12.29%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.73%) Administrator
3 21 (11.73%) IT Support
4 16 (8.94%) DBA
4 16 (8.94%) SQL DBA
5 14 (7.82%) Analyst
5 14 (7.82%) Senior DBA
5 14 (7.82%) Senior SQL DBA
6 12 (6.70%) IT Engineer
7 11 (6.15%) Consultant
7 11 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.15%) SQL Server DBA
7 11 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.59%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) IT Technician
9 9 (5.03%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 8 (4.47%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.12%) JSON
2 2 (1.12%) REST
2 2 (1.12%) SOAP
2 2 (1.12%) Web Services
2 2 (1.12%) WSH
3 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.56%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.56%) Spring
3 1 (0.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.76%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.94%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.47%) e-Learning
5 7 (3.91%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.79%) Clustering
6 5 (2.79%) CMDB
6 5 (2.79%) Replication
7 4 (2.23%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.12%) PKI
8 2 (1.12%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) EPoS
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 109 (60.89%) Windows
2 75 (41.90%) Windows Server
3 28 (15.64%) Linux
4 24 (13.41%) Windows 7
4 24 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (12.85%) Windows 10
6 22 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.70%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.35%) CentOS
8 6 (3.35%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.23%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.56%) Android
13 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (22.35%) ITIL
3 36 (20.11%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (10.61%) CRM
4 19 (10.61%) Service Management
5 17 (9.50%) Information Security
5 17 (9.50%) Service Delivery
6 16 (8.94%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (8.38%) Mentoring
8 14 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.82%) ERP
9 12 (6.70%) Logistics
9 12 (6.70%) Process Improvement
10 11 (6.15%) Network Design
10 11 (6.15%) Patch Management
11 10 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.59%) Commercial Awareness
11 10 (5.59%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.59%) Migration
11 10 (5.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.99%) SQL
2 24 (13.41%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.59%) C
3 10 (5.59%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.12%) C#
4 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.12%) VBA
5 1 (0.56%) C++
5 1 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) Java 8
5 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 96 (53.63%) MCSE
2 65 (36.31%) MCSA
3 23 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (12.29%) Degree
5 21 (11.73%) CCNA
6 16 (8.94%) A+ Certification
7 15 (8.38%) MCDST
7 15 (8.38%) MCITP
7 15 (8.38%) SC Cleared
7 15 (8.38%) Security Cleared
8 14 (7.82%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (7.82%) MCP
9 13 (7.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.35%) MCTS
11 4 (2.23%) MCSD
12 3 (1.68%) CCIE
12 3 (1.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (1.68%) CCNP
12 3 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.68%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.41%) SLA
2 10 (5.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.12%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 83 (46.37%) Active Directory
2 47 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.97%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.73%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (7.82%) vSphere
6 12 (6.70%) Firmware
7 11 (6.15%) XenApp
8 5 (2.79%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.12%) Docker
10 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (15.64%) SCCM
2 11 (6.15%) SCOM
3 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (5.59%) vCenter Server
4 9 (5.03%) FortiGate
5 6 (3.35%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.35%) SCOrch
6 5 (2.79%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.79%) WSUS
7 4 (2.23%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.12%) Puppet
8 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.56%) Ansible
9 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.56%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 143 (79.89%) Microsoft
2 60 (33.52%) VMware
3 42 (23.46%) Cisco
4 31 (17.32%) Citrix
5 16 (8.94%) Veeam
6 15 (8.38%) Apple
6 15 (8.38%) Red Hat
7 12 (6.70%) Meraki
8 10 (5.59%) Dell
8 10 (5.59%) Google
8 10 (5.59%) Palo Alto
8 10 (5.59%) Xerox
9 5 (2.79%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.79%) Zerto
10 3 (1.68%) Juniper
10 3 (1.68%) Sage
11 2 (1.12%) CommVault
11 2 (1.12%) Epicor
11 2 (1.12%) HP
11 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com