Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 63 100
Rank change year-on-year -42 +37 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 252 456 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.56% 4.08% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.75% 18.18% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 219 400 335
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% -8.07%
10th Percentile £19,725 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £50,475
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% -5.00%

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 1833 2508 3225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.60% 22.43% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1494 2106 2556
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -42 191 £42,500 +13.33% 5
South Yorkshire -7 26 £32,500 +22.64% 5
North Yorkshire +1 17 £40,000 +53.85%
East Yorkshire -14 17 £22,500 -10.00%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 204 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 160 (63.49%) MCSE
3 153 (60.71%) Windows
4 132 (52.38%) MCSA
5 114 (45.24%) Active Directory
6 96 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 95 (37.70%) SQL
8 94 (37.30%) ITIL
9 75 (29.76%) SQL Server
10 71 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 70 (27.78%) VMware
12 69 (27.38%) PowerShell
13 66 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 66 (26.19%) MS Exchange
14 56 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 48 (19.05%) T-SQL
17 47 (18.65%) Disaster Recovery
18 45 (17.86%) DNS
19 44 (17.46%) Firewall
19 44 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
20 43 (17.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 42 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 40 (15.87%) MCP
23 38 (15.08%) SLA
23 38 (15.08%) Office 365
24 37 (14.68%) Microsoft Office
25 36 (14.29%) WAN
25 36 (14.29%) Windows 7
25 36 (14.29%) SCCM

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 66 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (9.13%) IIS
4 20 (7.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.38%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.98%) CMS
7 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.59%) Apache
9 3 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.79%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (14.68%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (15.08%) Office 365
3 16 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.38%) IaaS
5 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.98%) PaaS
6 3 (1.19%) SaaS
7 2 (0.79%) G Suite
8 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.86%) DNS
2 44 (17.46%) Firewall
3 36 (14.29%) WAN
4 35 (13.89%) LAN
4 35 (13.89%) SAN
5 34 (13.49%) TCP/IP
6 28 (11.11%) VPN
7 19 (7.54%) DHCP
8 11 (4.37%) MPLS
8 11 (4.37%) VoIP
9 8 (3.17%) Network Security
10 7 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (2.38%) SSL
11 6 (2.38%) WebEx
12 4 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.59%) Wireless
13 3 (1.19%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.19%) ISDN
13 3 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (8.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 22 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.78%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.19%) Power BI
15 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.79%) Big Data
15 2 (0.79%) MS Access
15 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (7.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (6.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 32 (12.70%) Finance
2 10 (3.97%) Law
3 9 (3.57%) Legal
4 6 (2.38%) Electronics
4 6 (2.38%) Military
4 6 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.98%) Advertising
5 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (20.63%) Administrator
2 43 (17.06%) DBA
3 35 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 24 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 23 (9.13%) Senior DBA
5 23 (9.13%) Senior SQL DBA
6 21 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.54%) IT Support
7 19 (7.54%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.35%) Analyst
9 14 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (4.76%) Architect
11 11 (4.37%) Desktop Support
11 11 (4.37%) Server Engineer
11 11 (4.37%) Support Technician
12 10 (3.97%) IT Engineer
13 9 (3.57%) Developer
14 8 (3.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.19%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.79%) CSS
3 2 (0.79%) Java EE
3 2 (0.79%) Silverlight
3 2 (0.79%) Web Services
3 2 (0.79%) WPF
4 1 (0.40%) COM
4 1 (0.40%) CSS3
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) HTML5
4 1 (0.40%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.13%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.54%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.76%) Replication
5 10 (3.97%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.17%) Clustering
7 6 (2.38%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.59%) iPad
10 3 (1.19%) CMDB
10 3 (1.19%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.19%) PKI
10 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.19%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 153 (60.71%) Windows
2 96 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 71 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 19 (7.54%) Linux
7 16 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.95%) Windows 8
9 14 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 14 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.38%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.38%) Unix
11 4 (1.59%) Android
11 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.59%) CentOS
12 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (37.30%) ITIL
2 47 (18.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 44 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (13.49%) ETL
5 28 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 22 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (8.73%) Data Modelling
7 20 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 19 (7.54%) Performance Analysis
9 18 (7.14%) Project Management
9 18 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.75%) Time Management
11 12 (4.76%) Change Management
11 12 (4.76%) CRM
11 12 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (4.37%) Process Improvement
12 11 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.57%) Email Filtering
13 9 (3.57%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 95 (37.70%) SQL
2 69 (27.38%) PowerShell
3 48 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.57%) C#
5 7 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.38%) C
7 5 (1.98%) VBA
8 4 (1.59%) C++
9 2 (0.79%) Java
9 2 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 160 (63.49%) MCSE
2 132 (52.38%) MCSA
3 40 (15.87%) MCP
4 33 (13.10%) MCITP
5 28 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (9.52%) CCNA
7 22 (8.73%) ITIL Certification
8 20 (7.94%) MCDST
9 18 (7.14%) Degree
10 12 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 12 (4.76%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.97%) A+ Certification
12 8 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.98%) CCNP
14 5 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.98%) MCTS
15 4 (1.59%) MCDBA
15 4 (1.59%) MCSD
15 4 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.08%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 114 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 56 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (13.49%) Hyper-V
4 24 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (5.16%) XenApp
6 8 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (3.17%) vSphere
7 7 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.98%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.59%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.59%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (14.29%) SCCM
2 35 (13.89%) SCOM
3 18 (7.14%) SCDPM
4 6 (2.38%) WSUS
5 5 (1.98%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.98%) DameWare
5 5 (1.98%) Perfmon
6 4 (1.59%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.19%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.79%) Simpana
8 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 204 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 70 (27.78%) VMware
3 33 (13.10%) Cisco
4 26 (10.32%) Citrix
5 16 (6.35%) Hitachi
6 15 (5.95%) NetApp
7 14 (5.56%) Avaya
7 14 (5.56%) HP
8 13 (5.16%) EMC
9 12 (4.76%) Dell
9 12 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.37%) Oracle
11 10 (3.97%) Veeam
12 9 (3.57%) CommVault
12 9 (3.57%) LANDesk
13 6 (2.38%) Apple
13 6 (2.38%) Xerox
14 5 (1.98%) F5
14 5 (1.98%) Symantec
15 4 (1.59%) Kaspersky