Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 113 72
Rank change year-on-year -39 -41 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 158 268 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.80% 2.64% 3.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.07% 13.43% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 129 234 379
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +20.00% -9.72%
10th Percentile £20,900 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 1,427 1,996 2,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.25% 19.67% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 1,604 2,176
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -49 100 £35,000 -17.65% 17
South Yorkshire +20 29 £29,344 +8.68% 7
North Yorkshire +5 25 £40,000 +18.52% 6
East Yorkshire -5 2 £40,000 +73.91% 4
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 126 (79.75%) Microsoft
2 106 (67.09%) Windows
3 72 (45.57%) Active Directory
4 68 (43.04%) Windows Server
5 66 (41.77%) MCSE
6 59 (37.34%) MCSA
7 56 (35.44%) VMware
8 51 (32.28%) ITIL
8 51 (32.28%) Office 365
9 48 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (25.95%) Microsoft Office
11 38 (24.05%) SCCM
12 37 (23.42%) SQL
13 36 (22.78%) SQL Server
13 36 (22.78%) SAN
14 35 (22.15%) Finance
15 34 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
15 34 (21.52%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (18.99%) MS Exchange
17 29 (18.35%) Cisco
17 29 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
18 27 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (16.46%) CCNA
19 26 (16.46%) Degree
20 25 (15.82%) Disaster Recovery
20 25 (15.82%) TCP/IP
21 24 (15.19%) Windows 10
21 24 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 22 (13.92%) DNS

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 (18.99%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.96%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.80%) CMS
5 6 (3.80%) IIS
5 6 (3.80%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.27%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 41 (25.95%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 51 (32.28%) Office 365
2 34 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (13.29%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.27%) IaaS
6 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.63%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.78%) SAN
2 25 (15.82%) TCP/IP
3 22 (13.92%) DNS
4 19 (12.03%) DHCP
5 18 (11.39%) Firewall
6 16 (10.13%) Internet
7 14 (8.86%) VPN
8 12 (7.59%) NAS
9 9 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (5.06%) IPsec
11 7 (4.43%) LAN
11 7 (4.43%) MPLS
11 7 (4.43%) VoIP
11 7 (4.43%) WAN
12 6 (3.80%) Cisco Firepower
12 6 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.80%) Wireless
13 5 (3.16%) Network Security
13 5 (3.16%) Skype
14 4 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.27%) Power BI
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) Informix
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Retail
3 6 (3.80%) Electronics
3 6 (3.80%) Legal
4 5 (3.16%) Military
5 4 (2.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.90%) Publishing
6 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (14.56%) Support Engineer
2 21 (13.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (9.49%) Analyst
4 15 (9.49%) Developer
5 14 (8.86%) Administrator
5 14 (8.86%) IT Support
6 12 (7.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) IT Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) Consultant
8 9 (5.70%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.06%) Architect
9 8 (5.06%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) IT Technician
9 8 (5.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.06%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.13%) .NET
2 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.16%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.16%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (3.16%) CSS
3 5 (3.16%) Entity Framework
3 5 (3.16%) HTML
3 5 (3.16%) NHibernate
3 5 (3.16%) WCF
4 4 (2.53%) HTML5
4 4 (2.53%) jQuery
5 3 (1.90%) JSON
5 3 (1.90%) React
6 2 (1.27%) Dojo
6 2 (1.27%) REST
6 2 (1.27%) SOAP
6 2 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.39%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.43%) Replication
5 6 (3.80%) EPoS
5 6 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.16%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.53%) CMDB
7 4 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.90%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.27%) PKI
10 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) DataPower
10 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 106 (67.09%) Windows
2 68 (43.04%) Windows Server
3 29 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (15.19%) Windows 10
6 21 (13.29%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.23%) Linux
8 12 (7.59%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.70%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.80%) HPUX
11 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.63%) Android
13 1 (0.63%) Unix
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.28%) ITIL
2 34 (21.52%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (15.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (13.29%) CRM
6 19 (12.03%) ERP
7 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (10.76%) Service Management
9 15 (9.49%) Information Security
9 15 (9.49%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.86%) Patch Management
11 13 (8.23%) Antivirus Management
11 13 (8.23%) Service Delivery
12 12 (7.59%) Deployment Automation
12 12 (7.59%) MVC
13 11 (6.96%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (6.96%) TDD
14 10 (6.33%) Logistics
14 10 (6.33%) Migration
14 10 (6.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.42%) SQL
2 16 (10.13%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.86%) C#
4 7 (4.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.80%) C
5 6 (3.80%) Java
6 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.90%) VBA
7 3 (1.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.63%) Java 8
8 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 66 (41.77%) MCSE
2 59 (37.34%) MCSA
3 27 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (16.46%) CCNA
4 26 (16.46%) Degree
5 22 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (12.66%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (8.23%) MCDST
7 13 (8.23%) MCP
8 12 (7.59%) MCSD
9 11 (6.96%) A+ Certification
10 10 (6.33%) SC Cleared
10 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
11 9 (5.70%) MCITP
12 6 (3.80%) VCP5
13 4 (2.53%) CCNP
13 4 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.90%) ACCA
14 3 (1.90%) CCIE
14 3 (1.90%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.66%) SLA
2 11 (6.96%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.96%) QA
3 7 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 72 (45.57%) Active Directory
2 48 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.76%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.49%) vSphere
5 12 (7.59%) Firmware
5 12 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.53%) XenApp
8 2 (1.27%) Docker
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (24.05%) SCCM
2 13 (8.23%) SCOM
3 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (6.33%) vCenter Server
4 8 (5.06%) AirWatch
5 7 (4.43%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.16%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.53%) MaaS360
8 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.90%) WSUS
9 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.27%) Puppet
9 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.63%) Ansible
10 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 126 (79.75%) Microsoft
2 56 (35.44%) VMware
3 29 (18.35%) Cisco
4 19 (12.03%) Citrix
5 15 (9.49%) Veeam
6 10 (6.33%) Apple
7 7 (4.43%) CommVault
7 7 (4.43%) Dell
8 6 (3.80%) Adobe
8 6 (3.80%) Xerox
9 4 (2.53%) HP
9 4 (2.53%) Kaspersky
9 4 (2.53%) Remedy
9 4 (2.53%) Sophos
10 3 (1.90%) EMC
10 3 (1.90%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.27%) F5
11 2 (1.27%) Juniper
11 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.27%) Zerto