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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 113 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 112 164 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.07% 2.52% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.37% 10.64% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 101 133 206
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1080 1541 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 19.95% 23.66% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1242 1364
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -29 80 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South Yorkshire +13 14 £41,000 +36.66% 2
East Yorkshire +1 10 £26,000 +6.12% 1
North Yorkshire -3 8 £22,000 -39.31% 3
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 268 (86.73%) Microsoft
2 197 (63.75%) Windows
3 169 (54.69%) Active Directory
4 157 (50.81%) Windows Server
5 148 (47.90%) MS Excel
6 129 (41.75%) VMware
7 123 (39.81%) MCSE
8 113 (36.57%) SQL Server
9 83 (26.86%) MCSA
10 81 (26.21%) ITIL
11 80 (25.89%) MS Exchange
12 77 (24.92%) SQL
13 74 (23.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 73 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 65 (21.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 64 (20.71%) SAN
17 62 (20.06%) Citrix
17 62 (20.06%) LAN
18 60 (19.42%) Windows 7
19 59 (19.09%) WAN
20 54 (17.48%) SQL Server 2008
21 52 (16.83%) Degree
22 50 (16.18%) DNS
23 47 (15.21%) Cisco
23 47 (15.21%) Finance
24 45 (14.56%) C#
25 44 (14.24%) .NET
25 44 (14.24%) MCITP
26 43 (13.92%) Hyper-V
26 43 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003

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 80 (25.89%) MS Exchange
2 40 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (11.65%) IIS
4 24 (7.77%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.27%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.29%) SAS
10 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.32%) Apache
11 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 148 (47.90%) MS Excel
2 37 (11.97%) MS Office
3 14 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.71%) Office 365
2 12 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (20.71%) SAN
2 62 (20.06%) LAN
3 59 (19.09%) WAN
4 50 (16.18%) DNS
5 38 (12.30%) DHCP
6 35 (11.33%) VPN
7 27 (8.74%) Firewall
8 17 (5.50%) Internet
9 16 (5.18%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.56%) VoIP
11 8 (2.59%) NAS
12 7 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (2.27%) WebEx
13 5 (1.62%) MPLS
13 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.29%) Wireless
15 3 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (0.97%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.97%) Skype
16 2 (0.65%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (36.57%) SQL Server
2 54 (17.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (12.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.29%) MS Access
11 3 (0.97%) QlikView
11 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.97%) SSDT
12 2 (0.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.32%) MOLAP
13 1 (0.32%) OLTP
13 1 (0.32%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (15.21%) Finance
2 13 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.24%) Legal
4 9 (2.91%) Banking
5 7 (2.27%) Games
6 6 (1.94%) Marketing
7 5 (1.62%) Advertising
8 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Retail
9 2 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (18.12%) Analyst
2 50 (16.18%) Windows Engineer
3 46 (14.89%) Support Engineer
4 45 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (13.92%) Developer
6 42 (13.59%) Support Analyst
7 34 (11.00%) DBA
7 34 (11.00%) SQL DBA
8 33 (10.68%) VMware Engineer
9 28 (9.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (8.09%) IT Support
11 24 (7.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 24 (7.77%) IT Engineer
12 21 (6.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (6.80%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (6.80%) Windows Support Engineer
13 19 (6.15%) Server Engineer
14 18 (5.83%) Windows Server Engineer
15 17 (5.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
16 16 (5.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.24%) .NET
2 17 (5.50%) ASP.NET
3 16 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (4.85%) XML
5 11 (3.56%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (2.91%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.91%) HTML
7 7 (2.27%) CSS
7 7 (2.27%) WinForms
8 6 (1.94%) Ajax
8 6 (1.94%) LINQ
9 5 (1.62%) Web Services
10 4 (1.29%) COM+
10 4 (1.29%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.97%) WPF
12 2 (0.65%) WCF
13 1 (0.32%) HTML5
13 1 (0.32%) MDX
13 1 (0.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.41%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.85%) Replication
4 14 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.88%) Clustering
5 12 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.56%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.27%) iPad
7 7 (2.27%) iPhone
8 4 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.29%) PKI
9 3 (0.97%) User Experience
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.65%) CMDB
11 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.32%) IVR
11 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 197 (63.75%) Windows
2 157 (50.81%) Windows Server
3 74 (23.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (19.42%) Windows 7
6 43 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (5.50%) Linux
7 17 (5.50%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.56%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.97%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) Android
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.21%) ITIL
2 38 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (11.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (11.33%) Scrum
4 30 (9.71%) Service Management
4 30 (9.71%) Time Management
5 19 (6.15%) High Availability
6 18 (5.83%) Migration
6 18 (5.83%) MVC
6 18 (5.83%) Problem Management
7 16 (5.18%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (5.18%) Change Management
8 14 (4.53%) Information Security
9 12 (3.88%) ITIL V3
9 12 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (3.88%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.56%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.56%) OO
11 10 (3.24%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (24.92%) SQL
2 45 (14.56%) C#
3 36 (11.65%) PowerShell
4 21 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 20 (6.47%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.18%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.29%) C++
7 4 (1.29%) VBA
8 3 (0.97%) R
9 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.65%) VB
9 2 (0.65%) VB6
10 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 123 (39.81%) MCSE
2 83 (26.86%) MCSA
3 52 (16.83%) Degree
4 44 (14.24%) MCITP
5 34 (11.00%) MCP
6 26 (8.41%) Citrix Certification
7 25 (8.09%) CCNA
7 25 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (8.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (7.12%) MCTS
9 17 (5.50%) CCA
10 16 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (4.85%) MCDBA
12 13 (4.21%) HND
12 13 (4.21%) MCDST
13 9 (2.91%) MCSD
14 8 (2.59%) CCNP
15 6 (1.94%) GNVQ
15 6 (1.94%) HNC
16 5 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.36%) SLA
2 11 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.65%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 169 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 65 (21.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (13.92%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.74%) XenApp
5 17 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.24%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.59%) Terminal Server
8 8 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.59%) vSphere
9 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (8.41%) SCOM
2 20 (6.47%) SCCM
3 12 (3.88%) WSUS
4 7 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 7 (2.27%) DameWare
4 7 (2.27%) Perfmon
5 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.97%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Sentry
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 268 (86.73%) Microsoft
2 129 (41.75%) VMware
3 62 (20.06%) Citrix
4 47 (15.21%) Cisco
5 20 (6.47%) HP
6 19 (6.15%) NetApp
7 18 (5.83%) Veeam
8 13 (4.21%) Oracle
9 10 (3.24%) Avaya
10 7 (2.27%) Remedy
10 7 (2.27%) Sitecore
11 6 (1.94%) Google
12 4 (1.29%) Alterian
12 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.97%) 3PAR
13 3 (0.97%) Apple
13 3 (0.97%) CommVault
13 3 (0.97%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (0.97%) Nimble Storage
13 3 (0.97%) Symantec
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