The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 89 73 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 101 127 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.90% 3.45% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.72% 13.53% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 88 90 48
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,250 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
794 939 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.77% 25.53% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 643 787 499
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leeds region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 158 (85.87%) Microsoft
2 104 (56.52%) Windows
3 92 (50.00%) VMware
4 73 (39.67%) Active Directory
5 69 (37.50%) MCSE
6 68 (36.96%) SQL
7 65 (35.33%) MS Exchange
8 63 (34.24%) Cisco
9 57 (30.98%) SQL Server
10 54 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 51 (27.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (27.72%) ITIL
12 46 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 44 (23.91%) SharePoint
14 43 (23.37%) SAN
15 42 (22.83%) Citrix
16 38 (20.65%) Cisco Certification
17 34 (18.48%) DNS
18 33 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
19 32 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
20 31 (16.85%) CCNA
21 30 (16.30%) MS Office
22 29 (15.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 29 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2003
23 28 (15.22%) .NET
24 27 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
25 26 (14.13%) MCITP
25 26 (14.13%) NetApp
25 26 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2013
26 25 (13.59%) HP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 65 (35.33%) MS Exchange
2 44 (23.91%) SharePoint
3 32 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (13.04%) Lync
7 17 (9.24%) IIS
8 15 (8.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.09%) Kentico
11 2 (1.09%) CMS
11 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.30%) MS Office
3 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.59%) Office 365
2 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.37%) SAN
2 34 (18.48%) DNS
3 23 (12.50%) VoIP
3 23 (12.50%) Wireless
4 21 (11.41%) LAN
5 20 (10.87%) Firewall
6 19 (10.33%) WAN
6 19 (10.33%) DHCP
7 18 (9.78%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.98%) VPN
8 11 (5.98%) NAS
9 9 (4.89%) Network Security
10 8 (4.35%) Unified Communications
10 8 (4.35%) BGP
11 7 (3.80%) DMZ
12 4 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.63%) Spanning Tree
13 3 (1.63%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.80%) MySQL
4 7 (3.80%) OLTP
4 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.63%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.09%) OLAP
8 2 (1.09%) QlikView
8 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.54%) MOLAP
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.63%) MSI
2 3 (1.63%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (10.87%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Back Office
3 9 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.80%) Retail
5 5 (2.72%) Legal
6 2 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (20.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (16.30%) Developer
2 30 (16.30%) Analyst
3 16 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (8.15%) Network Engineer
4 15 (8.15%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 11 (5.98%) Network Support
6 11 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (5.98%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (5.43%) Server Engineer
7 10 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (4.89%) Technical Support
8 9 (4.89%) Coordinator
9 8 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.35%) Communications Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.22%) .NET
2 23 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.61%) CSS
3 14 (7.61%) HTML
4 12 (6.52%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.89%) COM
5 9 (4.89%) jQuery
6 8 (4.35%) HTML5
6 8 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.35%) CSS3
6 8 (4.35%) WCF
7 6 (3.26%) Application Packaging
7 6 (3.26%) Ajax
7 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.17%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.63%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.63%) WinForms
9 3 (1.63%) ODBC
10 2 (1.09%) LAMP
10 2 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.07%) Clustering
3 9 (4.89%) Replication
4 6 (3.26%) EqualLogic
5 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.72%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.63%) Statistics
6 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.09%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) SecurID
8 1 (0.54%) PDA
8 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 104 (56.52%) Windows
2 51 (27.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (13.59%) Linux
5 24 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (9.78%) Windows XP
7 15 (8.15%) Windows 7
8 13 (7.07%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.63%) UNIX
9 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.09%) Debian
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.09%) AIX
11 1 (0.54%) HPUX
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.54%) SUSE
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.54%) Android
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) ITIL
2 27 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.87%) Load Balancing
4 19 (10.33%) Change Management
5 15 (8.15%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (7.61%) CRM
7 13 (7.07%) E-Commerce
8 11 (5.98%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.43%) MVC
9 10 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.35%) Cyber Security
11 7 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.80%) Workflow
11 7 (3.80%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.80%) Project Management
11 7 (3.80%) Service Management
11 7 (3.80%) OO
12 6 (3.26%) Document Management
12 6 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (36.96%) SQL
2 25 (13.59%) C#
3 19 (10.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (10.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.80%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.26%) VB
6 2 (1.09%) VB6
7 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (37.50%) MCSE
2 38 (20.65%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (16.85%) CCNA
4 29 (15.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (14.13%) MCITP
6 25 (13.59%) MCSA
7 24 (13.04%) MCP
8 22 (11.96%) MCTS
8 22 (11.96%) CCNP
9 10 (5.43%) MCDST
9 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 8 (4.35%) Degree
11 6 (3.26%) MCDBA
11 6 (3.26%) CCA
11 6 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (2.72%) MCAD
12 5 (2.72%) MCSD
12 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.17%) MOS
14 2 (1.09%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 73 (39.67%) Active Directory
2 54 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.87%) vSphere
5 11 (5.98%) XenServer
5 11 (5.98%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.43%) XenApp
7 7 (3.80%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.72%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.54%) Xen
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (5.43%) AirWatch
2 8 (4.35%) SCCM
3 7 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.26%) SCOM
5 5 (2.72%) WSUS
6 3 (1.63%) ZENworks
7 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.09%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.09%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.54%) vMotion
8 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.54%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 158 (85.87%) Microsoft
2 92 (50.00%) VMware
3 63 (34.24%) Cisco
4 42 (22.83%) Citrix
5 26 (14.13%) NetApp
6 25 (13.59%) HP
7 19 (10.33%) Riverbed
8 14 (7.61%) Meraki
9 12 (6.52%) Dell
10 10 (5.43%) Veeam
11 7 (3.80%) EMC
12 5 (2.72%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.17%) Symantec
13 4 (2.17%) Juniper
14 3 (1.63%) Novell
14 3 (1.63%) Oracle
14 3 (1.63%) IBM
14 3 (1.63%) BT
15 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
15 2 (1.09%) Sophos
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