Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 139 138
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -55
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 109 152 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.81% 2.09% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.66% 11.33% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 85 140 187
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £26,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.88% -33.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,150 £20,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £41,825 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%

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 861 1,342 1,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.28% 18.45% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 638 1,060 1,401
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £22,175 £21,475 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +33 75 £42,500 +30.77% 31
South Yorkshire +22 14 £37,500 +25.42% 6
North Yorkshire -26 12 £42,500 +93.18% 7
East Yorkshire +20 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 86 (78.90%) Microsoft
2 75 (68.81%) Windows
3 64 (58.72%) MCSE
4 63 (57.80%) Azure
5 62 (56.88%) Active Directory
6 56 (51.38%) VMware
7 54 (49.54%) Office 365
8 53 (48.62%) ITIL
9 50 (45.87%) MCSA
10 47 (43.12%) Windows Server
11 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (38.53%) Firewall
13 36 (33.03%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (32.11%) Hyper-V
15 33 (30.28%) SQL
15 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
16 32 (29.36%) CCNA
17 31 (28.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 30 (27.52%) SCCM
19 29 (26.61%) SAN
19 29 (26.61%) DNS
20 28 (25.69%) Cisco
20 28 (25.69%) Citrix
21 27 (24.77%) LAN
22 26 (23.85%) WAN
23 24 (22.02%) DHCP
24 22 (20.18%) IIS
25 18 (16.51%) Wireless
25 18 (16.51%) AWS
25 18 (16.51%) Azure Active Directory

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 22 (20.18%) IIS
2 17 (15.60%) Skype for Business
3 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.93%) MS Exchange
5 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) assyst
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.75%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 63 (57.80%) Azure
2 54 (49.54%) Office 365
3 18 (16.51%) AWS
3 18 (16.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.50%) SaaS
5 4 (3.67%) IaaS
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.53%) Firewall
2 29 (26.61%) DNS
2 29 (26.61%) SAN
3 27 (24.77%) LAN
4 26 (23.85%) WAN
5 24 (22.02%) DHCP
6 18 (16.51%) Wireless
7 16 (14.68%) VoIP
8 14 (12.84%) VPN
9 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
10 11 (10.09%) IP Telephony
11 10 (9.17%) MPLS
12 6 (5.50%) ISDN
12 6 (5.50%) Skype
13 5 (4.59%) NGN
13 5 (4.59%) PBX
13 5 (4.59%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.83%) NAS
15 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.93%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (15.60%) Retail
2 14 (12.84%) Finance
3 10 (9.17%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.67%) Legal
5 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (15.60%) IT Support
3 12 (11.01%) Architect
3 12 (11.01%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) IT Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Administrator
5 10 (9.17%) IT Administrator
5 10 (9.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) IT Systems Administrator
5 10 (9.17%) IT Technician
5 10 (9.17%) Network Administrator
5 10 (9.17%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.34%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) .NET
2 4 (3.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.67%) Entity Framework
3 3 (2.75%) JSON
4 2 (1.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.92%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.92%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Public Cloud
2 9 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.67%) Clustering
4 4 (3.67%) CMDB
5 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (68.81%) Windows
2 47 (43.12%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.51%) Windows 10
4 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.93%) Windows 8
5 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.67%) Android
8 4 (3.67%) Linux
8 4 (3.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.62%) ITIL
2 31 (28.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (13.76%) Change Management
5 14 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (12.84%) Project Delivery
5 14 (12.84%) Service Delivery
6 12 (11.01%) Service Management
7 10 (9.17%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (9.17%) Facilities Management
7 10 (9.17%) Network Architecture
7 10 (9.17%) Process Improvement
7 10 (9.17%) Tech Ops
8 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.26%) DevOps
8 9 (8.26%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.34%) Server Management
9 8 (7.34%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) SQL
2 13 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.50%) C#
4 2 (1.83%) C++
4 2 (1.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (58.72%) MCSE
2 50 (45.87%) MCSA
3 36 (33.03%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (29.36%) CCNA
5 15 (13.76%) MCP
6 14 (12.84%) CCNP
7 13 (11.93%) MCITP
8 7 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.67%) Degree
10 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.83%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.83%) MCSD
12 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.92%) CCA
12 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
2 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (56.88%) Active Directory
2 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (32.11%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.09%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (10.09%) XenApp
5 9 (8.26%) vSphere
6 4 (3.67%) BitLocker
6 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.75%) Docker
7 3 (2.75%) Xen
8 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.83%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.92%) Postfix
9 1 (0.92%) Squid
9 1 (0.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (27.52%) SCCM
2 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (13.76%) WSUS
3 4 (3.67%) Nessus
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.75%) SCOM
5 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 86 (78.90%) Microsoft
2 56 (51.38%) VMware
3 28 (25.69%) Cisco
3 28 (25.69%) Citrix
4 12 (11.01%) Veeam
5 10 (9.17%) HP
6 8 (7.34%) Dell
7 6 (5.50%) Mitel
7 6 (5.50%) Siemens
8 5 (4.59%) NetApp
9 3 (2.75%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.75%) F5
9 3 (2.75%) Sage
9 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.83%) Aruba
10 2 (1.83%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.83%) Symantec
10 2 (1.83%) Zerto