Period
to 28 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 135 115
Rank change year-on-year -49 -20 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 78 30 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.15% 1.06% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.55% 6.51% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 187
10th Percentile £29,550 £20,425 £20,250
25th Percentile £36,695 £25,000 £21,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £34,814 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.90% +16.05% -4.76%
75th Percentile £54,063 £41,750 £44,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 1,033 461 1,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.22% 16.27% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 850 380 1,213
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,925 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.75% -3.61%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,563 £51,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -60 52 £42,500 +54.55% 20
South Yorkshire -32 16 £39,810 +22.49% 3
North Yorkshire -5 9 £37,000 -12.43% 2
East Yorkshire -13 1 £38,500 +102.63%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 68 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 49 (62.82%) Windows
3 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 47 (60.26%) Azure
5 38 (48.72%) MCSE
6 35 (44.87%) Microsoft 365
7 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
8 23 (29.49%) ITIL
9 22 (28.21%) Citrix
10 21 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (24.36%) VMware
11 19 (24.36%) Social Skills
12 18 (23.08%) Firewall
12 18 (23.08%) SharePoint
13 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Office
13 17 (21.79%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (20.51%) DevOps
14 16 (20.51%) Windows 10
15 15 (19.23%) Presales
16 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
16 14 (17.95%) Cisco
16 14 (17.95%) Project Management
17 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (16.67%) CCNA
17 13 (16.67%) Software Licensing
17 13 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
17 13 (16.67%) Customer Engagement

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 18 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 47 (60.26%) Azure
2 35 (44.87%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (12.82%) Serverless
5 6 (7.69%) IaaS
5 6 (7.69%) PaaS
5 6 (7.69%) SaaS
6 5 (6.41%) AWS
7 3 (3.85%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.56%) GCP
9 1 (1.28%) Azure Key Vault
9 1 (1.28%) Azure Pipelines
9 1 (1.28%) Azure Stack
9 1 (1.28%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) Firewall
2 10 (12.82%) LAN
3 8 (10.26%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.26%) WAN
4 7 (8.97%) DHCP
4 7 (8.97%) DNS
5 6 (7.69%) SAN
5 6 (7.69%) VPN
6 5 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.13%) VLAN
8 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.56%) NAS
9 2 (2.56%) Skype
9 2 (2.56%) VSAN
10 1 (1.28%) Internet
10 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.28%) Network Security
10 1 (1.28%) VoIP
10 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (1.28%) Power BI
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (24.36%) Social Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Back Office
4 3 (3.85%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Architect
2 13 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Azure Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Server Support
6 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.69%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Development Manager
7 6 (7.69%) IT Development Manager
7 6 (7.69%) IT Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
8 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
1 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.82%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.41%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.28%) CMDB
6 1 (1.28%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.28%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (20.51%) Windows 10
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2019
5 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.26%) Linux
6 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 17 (21.79%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (20.51%) DevOps
4 15 (19.23%) Presales
5 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 14 (17.95%) Project Management
6 13 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 13 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (16.67%) Software Licensing
7 11 (14.10%) Time Management
8 10 (12.82%) Analytics
8 10 (12.82%) Network Management
9 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
9 9 (11.54%) Incident Management
10 8 (10.26%) TOGAF
11 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.97%) Product Roadmap
11 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.97%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (48.72%) MCSE
2 13 (16.67%) CCNA
2 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.82%) MCSA
4 5 (6.41%) CCNP
4 5 (6.41%) MCP
5 4 (5.13%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) EMC Certification
6 2 (2.56%) HNC
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.56%) MCDST
6 2 (2.56%) MCITP
6 2 (2.56%) Server+ Certification
6 2 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CIPD
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.28%) MCT
7 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) GDPR
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) NCSC
System Software
1 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.26%) BitLocker
4 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.13%) Docker
5 4 (5.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.85%) Terraform
4 2 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 68 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) Citrix
3 19 (24.36%) VMware
4 14 (17.95%) Cisco
5 4 (5.13%) Veeam
5 4 (5.13%) Veritas
6 3 (3.85%) Adobe
6 3 (3.85%) Apple
6 3 (3.85%) Brio
7 2 (2.56%) Dell
7 2 (2.56%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (2.56%) Splunk
8 1 (1.28%) ANSYS
8 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow