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

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 109 65
Rank change year-on-year -42 -44 +36
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 154 256 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.83% 2.61% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.50% 13.82% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 126 227 392
Yorkshire median annual salary £29,900 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.27% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £20,250 £19,700 £23,025
90th Percentile £53,125 £65,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

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 1,467 1,852 2,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.40% 18.86% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,158 1,507 2,110
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 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 November 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 -40 103 £35,000 -22.22% 37
South Yorkshire -8 25 £29,900 -8.00% 5
North Yorkshire 0 22 £27,500 -31.25% 1
East Yorkshire -3 3 £40,000 +77.78%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 138 (89.61%) Microsoft
2 95 (61.69%) Windows
3 78 (50.65%) Active Directory
4 59 (38.31%) MCSE
4 59 (38.31%) MCSA
5 56 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 53 (34.42%) VMware
7 51 (33.12%) Office 365
8 48 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (31.17%) ITIL
9 43 (27.92%) Microsoft Office
10 37 (24.03%) SQL
11 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
12 35 (22.73%) Citrix
12 35 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (22.08%) SCCM
14 33 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (21.43%) Cisco
14 33 (21.43%) CCNA
15 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (18.18%) MS Exchange
17 27 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (16.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 25 (16.23%) Degree
19 25 (16.23%) SAN
19 25 (16.23%) Windows 10
20 24 (15.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 24 (15.58%) Firewall
21 21 (13.64%) SLA

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 28 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.74%) Skype for Business
3 13 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.90%) CMS
4 6 (3.90%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.25%) IIS
5 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.30%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 43 (27.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (33.12%) Office 365
2 33 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (10.39%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) NuGet
5 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.23%) SAN
2 24 (15.58%) Firewall
3 15 (9.74%) DNS
4 14 (9.09%) VoIP
4 14 (9.09%) Wireless
5 13 (8.44%) VPN
6 11 (7.14%) 3G
6 11 (7.14%) ADSL
6 11 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.49%) Broadband
7 10 (6.49%) DHCP
8 8 (5.19%) MPLS
8 8 (5.19%) WAN
9 7 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.90%) IPsec
10 6 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.25%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (3.25%) Internet
11 5 (3.25%) LAN
11 5 (3.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.30%) MySQL
3 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.65%) Informix
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Retail
3 4 (2.60%) Legal
3 4 (2.60%) Military
4 3 (1.95%) Electronics
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
4 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Back Office
5 2 (1.30%) Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (16.88%) Analyst
2 23 (14.94%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (11.69%) Developer
4 18 (11.69%) Support Analyst
5 15 (9.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Technical Support
6 13 (8.44%) IT Support
7 10 (6.49%) Consultant
7 10 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (6.49%) Technical Support Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.84%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.84%) IT Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) IT Technician
8 9 (5.84%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.34%) .NET
2 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.19%) CSS
3 8 (5.19%) HTML
4 6 (3.90%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (3.90%) jQuery
5 5 (3.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (3.25%) Entity Framework
5 5 (3.25%) NHibernate
5 5 (3.25%) WCF
6 4 (2.60%) HTML5
7 3 (1.95%) React
8 2 (1.30%) Dojo
8 2 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.65%) JSON
9 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.44%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.25%) EPoS
5 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.25%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.25%) Replication
5 5 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.60%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.95%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.30%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.30%) iPad
9 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.65%) iPhone
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 95 (61.69%) Windows
2 56 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (16.23%) Windows 10
6 19 (12.34%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.49%) Linux
8 7 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.25%) HPUX
9 5 (3.25%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.95%) Android
11 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Unix
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.17%) ITIL
2 33 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (15.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (11.04%) ERP
5 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.39%) CRM
6 14 (9.09%) MVC
7 13 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.79%) High Availability
8 12 (7.79%) Service Delivery
9 11 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (7.14%) TDD
10 10 (6.49%) ITIL V3
10 10 (6.49%) Supplier Management
11 9 (5.84%) Proactive Management
12 8 (5.19%) Antivirus Management
12 8 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (5.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 7 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.03%) SQL
2 21 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 18 (11.69%) C#
4 10 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.90%) C
6 5 (3.25%) Java
7 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.95%) VBA
7 3 (1.95%) VBScript
8 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 59 (38.31%) MCSA
1 59 (38.31%) MCSE
2 35 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (21.43%) CCNA
4 26 (16.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (16.23%) Degree
6 18 (11.69%) MCITP
7 13 (8.44%) MCP
8 12 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (7.79%) MCDST
9 10 (6.49%) MCSD
10 7 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (3.90%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.25%) A+ Certification
12 5 (3.25%) CCNP
12 5 (3.25%) VCP5
13 3 (1.95%) ACCA
13 3 (1.95%) CIMA
14 2 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.64%) SLA
2 14 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.49%) ISO 9001
3 10 (6.49%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (50.65%) Active Directory
2 48 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.04%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.25%) vSphere
5 5 (3.25%) XenApp
6 3 (1.95%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.95%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (22.08%) SCCM
2 18 (11.69%) SCOM
3 11 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.55%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.95%) MaaS360
7 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 138 (89.61%) Microsoft
2 53 (34.42%) VMware
3 35 (22.73%) Citrix
4 33 (21.43%) Cisco
5 12 (7.79%) Polycom
6 11 (7.14%) CommVault
7 10 (6.49%) Aruba
7 10 (6.49%) Meraki
8 8 (5.19%) Apple
8 8 (5.19%) Veeam
9 7 (4.55%) Adobe
10 5 (3.25%) NetApp
11 4 (2.60%) Dell
11 4 (2.60%) HP
11 4 (2.60%) Remedy
11 4 (2.60%) Xerox
12 3 (1.95%) Kaspersky
12 3 (1.95%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.95%) Sophos
13 2 (1.30%) McAfee