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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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 178 186 133
Rank change year-on-year +8 -53 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 108 45 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.48% 0.84% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% 5.27% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 89 42 63
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,550 £22,150
25th Percentile £26,450 £32,546 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £39,810 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.48% +2.08% +69.57%
75th Percentile £52,500 £44,870 £45,625
90th Percentile £72,500 £47,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.88%

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 1,700 854 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.24% 16.03% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 739 653 458
10th Percentile £27,700 £28,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,163 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,322 £71,450 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -14 66 £42,500 +6.25% 12
South Yorkshire +5 27 £26,450 -41.05% 4
North Yorkshire -12 9 £75,000 +158.62% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £21,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 100 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 56 (51.85%) Windows
4 54 (50.00%) Azure
5 53 (49.07%) Microsoft 365
6 47 (43.52%) Windows Server
7 39 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 39 (36.11%) MCSE
8 34 (31.48%) ITIL
8 34 (31.48%) Windows 10
9 32 (29.63%) Cisco
10 31 (28.70%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (27.78%) Social Skills
11 30 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (27.78%) CCNA
12 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Office
13 25 (23.15%) VMware
14 23 (21.30%) Finance
14 23 (21.30%) MCSA
14 23 (21.30%) Azure Active Directory
15 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (19.44%) LAN
16 21 (19.44%) DNS
16 21 (19.44%) WAN
16 21 (19.44%) CCNP
16 21 (19.44%) Firewall
17 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
18 19 (17.59%) DHCP
18 19 (17.59%) TCP/IP
18 19 (17.59%) SCCM

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 15 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (50.00%) Azure
2 53 (49.07%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (21.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (11.11%) Rubrik
5 10 (9.26%) IaaS
5 10 (9.26%) PaaS
5 10 (9.26%) SaaS
6 5 (4.63%) AWS
7 4 (3.70%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.93%) Azure Pipelines
9 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.93%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.93%) Nutanix
9 1 (0.93%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.93%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) DNS
1 21 (19.44%) Firewall
1 21 (19.44%) LAN
1 21 (19.44%) WAN
2 19 (17.59%) DHCP
2 19 (17.59%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.96%) VLAN
3 14 (12.96%) VPN
4 11 (10.19%) SAN
5 9 (8.33%) Wireless
6 8 (7.41%) Internet
6 8 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (6.48%) WLAN
8 1 (0.93%) ADSL
8 1 (0.93%) Intranet
8 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.70%) Power BI
4 2 (1.85%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (27.78%) Social Skills
2 23 (21.30%) Finance
3 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.33%) Presentation Skills
3 9 (8.33%) Retail
4 7 (6.48%) Public Sector
5 6 (5.56%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (5.56%) Publishing
6 4 (3.70%) Back Office
6 4 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (3.70%) Italian Language
6 4 (3.70%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (35.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.67%) IT Support
3 15 (13.89%) Architect
4 13 (12.04%) IT Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Azure Architect
6 10 (9.26%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Technical Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Developer
8 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Support Technician
9 6 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) Web Services
2 11 (10.19%) .NET
3 7 (6.48%) .NET Framework
3 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (6.48%) HTML
4 6 (5.56%) Ajax
4 6 (5.56%) CSS
4 6 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 6 (5.56%) jQuery
4 6 (5.56%) Kendo UI
4 6 (5.56%) LINQ
4 6 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (5.56%) WCF
4 6 (5.56%) XML
5 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.93%) ARM Templates
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Graph
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.70%) NHS
4 4 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.78%) EPoS
5 3 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (51.85%) Windows
2 47 (43.52%) Windows Server
3 34 (31.48%) Windows 10
4 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2019
5 14 (12.96%) Linux
5 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.96%) Windows 8
5 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.93%) SUSE
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (31.48%) ITIL
3 31 (28.70%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (17.59%) High Availability
5 18 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 17 (15.74%) DevOps
7 15 (13.89%) Agile
7 15 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (12.96%) Remote Monitoring and Management
8 14 (12.96%) Technology Roadmap
9 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
10 12 (11.11%) CI/CD
11 10 (9.26%) Coaching
11 10 (9.26%) Data Loss Prevention
11 10 (9.26%) Fintech
11 10 (9.26%) Information Security
11 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure as Code
11 10 (9.26%) Migration
11 10 (9.26%) Scrum
11 10 (9.26%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) C#
3 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.56%) TypeScript
4 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (36.11%) MCSE
2 30 (27.78%) CCNA
2 30 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (21.30%) MCSA
4 21 (19.44%) CCNP
5 18 (16.67%) MCP
6 12 (11.11%) Degree
7 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.48%) LPIC
9 5 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.70%) A+ Certification
10 4 (3.70%) DBS Check
10 4 (3.70%) Master's Degree
11 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.93%) CCSA
12 1 (0.93%) CHECK Team Leader
12 1 (0.93%) CHECK Team Member
12 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.93%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 3 (2.78%) XenApp
5 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.93%) Docker
6 1 (0.93%) KVM
6 1 (0.93%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) SCCM
2 15 (13.89%) SCOM
3 12 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.93%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.93%) Terraform
5 1 (0.93%) vRealize
5 1 (0.93%) VxRail
5 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.63%) Cisco
3 25 (23.15%) VMware
4 16 (14.81%) Veeam
5 14 (12.96%) Kaseya
5 14 (12.96%) SolarWinds
6 12 (11.11%) Veritas
7 9 (8.33%) Citrix
8 8 (7.41%) Dell
9 6 (5.56%) NEC
9 6 (5.56%) Northgate
10 4 (3.70%) Adobe
10 4 (3.70%) Apple
11 2 (1.85%) Datto
11 2 (1.85%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.85%) IBM
11 2 (1.85%) NetApp
11 2 (1.85%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (1.85%) Zerto
12 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint