Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 137 81
Rank change year-on-year +7 -56 +46
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 153 203 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.09% 2.03% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.38% 12.08% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 141 189 311
Yorkshire median annual salary £27,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £41,750 £61,250 £46,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%

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 1,345 1,680 2,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.41% 16.80% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,065 1,393 1,933
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,350 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -36 68 £32,500 -23.53% 32
North Yorkshire +43 64 £22,000 -51.11% 8
South Yorkshire -22 16 £29,900 -5.08% 12
East Yorkshire +16 5 £40,000 +29.03% 4
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 142 (92.81%) Microsoft
2 111 (72.55%) Active Directory
3 92 (60.13%) VMware
4 84 (54.90%) MCSE
5 75 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 74 (48.37%) Cisco Certification
7 71 (46.41%) CCNA
8 70 (45.75%) Citrix
9 69 (45.10%) Windows
10 67 (43.79%) Cisco
11 63 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 60 (39.22%) Firewall
13 59 (38.56%) ITIL
13 59 (38.56%) MCITP
14 51 (33.33%) VoIP
14 51 (33.33%) Polycom
15 50 (32.68%) Wireless
15 50 (32.68%) Aruba
15 50 (32.68%) Data Centre
16 49 (32.03%) Meraki
16 49 (32.03%) 3G
16 49 (32.03%) ADSL
16 49 (32.03%) Broadband
16 49 (32.03%) Supplier Management
17 45 (29.41%) MCSA
18 44 (28.76%) Office 365
19 37 (24.18%) Windows Server
20 36 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
21 33 (21.57%) MS Exchange
21 33 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure

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 33 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.50%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.50%) Skype for Business
4 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.23%) IIS
6 2 (1.31%) CMS
6 2 (1.31%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.76%) Office 365
2 33 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.31%) GitHub
6 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 60 (39.22%) Firewall
2 51 (33.33%) VoIP
3 50 (32.68%) Wireless
4 49 (32.03%) 3G
4 49 (32.03%) ADSL
4 49 (32.03%) Broadband
5 21 (13.73%) SAN
6 12 (7.84%) DNS
7 9 (5.88%) DHCP
7 9 (5.88%) MPLS
7 9 (5.88%) VPN
8 7 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (4.58%) WAN
9 6 (3.92%) IPsec
10 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.61%) LAN
11 4 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.96%) Internet
12 3 (1.96%) VLAN
13 2 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) Power BI
3 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.96%) Informix
5 2 (1.31%) MySQL
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) DTS
6 1 (0.65%) OLAP
6 1 (0.65%) OLTP
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (4.58%) Finance
2 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.96%) Legal
3 3 (1.96%) Military
4 2 (1.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.31%) Electronics
4 2 (1.31%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (34.64%) Analyst
2 47 (30.72%) Support Analyst
3 45 (29.41%) Technical Support
4 40 (26.14%) Technical Analyst
4 40 (26.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 37 (24.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (18.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 28 (18.30%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 25 (16.34%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
8 24 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (14.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (10.46%) 1st Line Support
11 15 (9.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 15 (9.80%) 1st Line Technical Support
12 12 (7.84%) IT Engineer
12 12 (7.84%) Support Engineer
13 10 (6.54%) Developer
14 9 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 8 (5.23%) Desktop Engineer
15 8 (5.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) .NET
2 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.92%) CSS
3 6 (3.92%) HTML
3 6 (3.92%) Web Services
4 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (1.96%) WCF
5 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.31%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.31%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.31%) HTML5
5 2 (1.31%) jQuery
5 2 (1.31%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.65%) JSON
6 1 (0.65%) MDX
6 1 (0.65%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (32.68%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.96%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.96%) iPad
6 2 (1.31%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.31%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) CMDB
7 1 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 69 (45.10%) Windows
2 37 (24.18%) Windows Server
3 27 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (13.07%) Windows 10
6 15 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.61%) Linux
8 2 (1.31%) Android
8 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.56%) ITIL
2 49 (32.03%) Supplier Management
3 26 (16.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (8.50%) High Availability
6 11 (7.19%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.88%) Service Management
8 8 (5.23%) Change Management
8 8 (5.23%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.23%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.23%) Migration
9 7 (4.58%) Antivirus Management
9 7 (4.58%) Availability Management
9 7 (4.58%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (4.58%) Information Security
9 7 (4.58%) Project Management
10 6 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.92%) Mathematics
10 6 (3.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.34%) SQL
2 13 (8.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.88%) C#
4 6 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.27%) C
6 2 (1.31%) Java
6 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (54.90%) MCSE
2 74 (48.37%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (46.41%) CCNA
4 63 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 59 (38.56%) MCITP
6 45 (29.41%) MCSA
7 20 (13.07%) Degree
8 11 (7.19%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (7.19%) MCP
9 7 (4.58%) A+ Certification
9 7 (4.58%) MCDST
10 6 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (3.27%) CCNP
12 3 (1.96%) CCIE
13 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 1 (0.65%) VCP6
14 1 (0.65%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (17.65%) ISO 9001
3 20 (13.07%) SLA
4 3 (1.96%) QA
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 111 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 75 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (18.30%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.88%) Xen
5 6 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.61%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.96%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.65%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (17.65%) SCCM
2 18 (11.76%) SCOM
3 11 (7.19%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.65%) vRealize
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (92.81%) Microsoft
2 92 (60.13%) VMware
3 70 (45.75%) Citrix
4 67 (43.79%) Cisco
5 51 (33.33%) Polycom
6 50 (32.68%) Aruba
7 49 (32.03%) Meraki
8 11 (7.19%) CommVault
9 7 (4.58%) Apple
10 6 (3.92%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.92%) Adobe
10 6 (3.92%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.27%) Veeam
12 4 (2.61%) HP
12 4 (2.61%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.96%) Dell
13 3 (1.96%) McAfee
13 3 (1.96%) NetApp
13 3 (1.96%) Oracle
13 3 (1.96%) Remedy