Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 106 122
Rank change year-on-year -81 +16 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 54 76 238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.91% 2.05% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.74% 14.18% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 219
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 "
25th Percentile £36,765 £29,250 £20,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £38,750 £23,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +64.89% -21.67%
75th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 941 536 2,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.86% 14.48% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 733 411 1,483
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,280 £34,625 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -71 35 £41,697 +9.22% 18
South Yorkshire -31 16 £39,810 +22.49% 4
North Yorkshire -12 3 £29,000 -37.97% 3
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (64.81%) Windows
3 29 (53.70%) MCSE
3 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
4 28 (51.85%) Microsoft 365
5 25 (46.30%) Windows Server
6 23 (42.59%) Project Management
6 23 (42.59%) ITIL
7 20 (37.04%) Citrix
8 19 (35.19%) Azure
9 18 (33.33%) Firewall
10 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (29.63%) Windows 10
12 14 (25.93%) PowerShell
12 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
13 13 (24.07%) Cisco
14 12 (22.22%) DNA
14 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
14 12 (22.22%) Network Management
14 12 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
14 12 (22.22%) BitLocker
14 12 (22.22%) Social Skills
15 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
15 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
16 10 (18.52%) MCSA
16 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2016
16 10 (18.52%) IT Strategy
16 10 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
17 9 (16.67%) SQL
17 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.85%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (35.19%) Azure
3 10 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) AWS
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) Network Security
4 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.56%) Internet
6 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.56%) VoIP
7 2 (3.70%) DNS
8 1 (1.85%) BGP
8 1 (1.85%) HTTP
8 1 (1.85%) OSPF
8 1 (1.85%) Skype
8 1 (1.85%) SMTP
8 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Server Support
6 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Field Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) Sass
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) JMS
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) WCF
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.70%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (64.81%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows Server
3 16 (29.63%) Windows 10
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) ITIL
1 23 (42.59%) Project Management
2 12 (22.22%) DNA
2 12 (22.22%) Network Management
3 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.52%) IT Strategy
5 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
7 6 (11.11%) DevOps
7 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.26%) Data Protection
8 5 (9.26%) Line Management
8 5 (9.26%) Presales
8 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.26%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) MCSE
2 10 (18.52%) MCSA
3 8 (14.81%) CCNA
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (5.56%) ISEB
5 3 (5.56%) MCP
6 2 (3.70%) MCITP
6 2 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.85%) CCNP
7 1 (1.85%) CIPD
7 1 (1.85%) ECDL
7 1 (1.85%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) BitLocker
3 7 (12.96%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.41%) Docker
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Kubernetes
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) Citrix
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 3 (5.56%) Brio
6 3 (5.56%) Epicor
7 2 (3.70%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) Mitel
8 1 (1.85%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.85%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard