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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 133 134 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.87% 4.07% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.47% 19.62% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 128 95 85
Average salary £35,831 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.37% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
860 683 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.04% 20.77% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 759 525 479
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 204 (86.08%) Microsoft
2 149 (62.87%) Windows
3 129 (54.43%) MCSE
4 117 (49.37%) Active Directory
5 111 (46.84%) SQL Server
6 95 (40.08%) VMware
7 89 (37.55%) SharePoint
8 85 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (31.65%) Cisco
10 72 (30.38%) ITIL
11 70 (29.54%) MS Exchange
12 67 (28.27%) SAN
13 66 (27.85%) Citrix
13 66 (27.85%) MS Excel
14 64 (27.00%) MCSA
15 62 (26.16%) MCP
16 61 (25.74%) SQL Server 2008
17 59 (24.89%) .NET
17 59 (24.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 57 (24.05%) SQL
18 57 (24.05%) Hyper-V
19 56 (23.63%) vSphere
19 56 (23.63%) C#
19 56 (23.63%) ASP.NET
20 55 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
21 51 (21.52%) MCITP
22 42 (17.72%) MCTS
22 42 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
23 40 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
24 39 (16.46%) T-SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 89 (37.55%) SharePoint
2 70 (29.54%) MS Exchange
3 33 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 32 (13.50%) IIS
5 29 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (10.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 24 (10.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (9.70%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (6.75%) Lync
11 14 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (5.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 66 (27.85%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (11.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.19%) Office 365
2 26 (10.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (28.27%) SAN
2 34 (14.35%) Firewall
3 30 (12.66%) LAN
3 30 (12.66%) WAN
4 29 (12.24%) DNS
5 21 (8.86%) DHCP
5 21 (8.86%) VoIP
5 21 (8.86%) Wireless
6 16 (6.75%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.06%) SSL
8 10 (4.22%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (4.22%) VPN
9 8 (3.38%) WAAS
9 8 (3.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (2.53%) DMVPN
10 6 (2.53%) Internet
10 6 (2.53%) VPLS
10 6 (2.53%) IPsec
10 6 (2.53%) MPLS
10 6 (2.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (46.84%) SQL Server
2 61 (25.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (10.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.64%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.64%) Oracle9i Database
5 11 (4.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.84%) DTS
9 2 (0.84%) MOLAP
9 2 (0.84%) OLTP
9 2 (0.84%) ROLAP
9 2 (0.84%) OLAP
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.84%) QlikView
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 14 (5.91%) Finance
2 5 (2.11%) Legal
2 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.69%) Retail
4 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (23.63%) Developer
2 34 (14.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (13.08%) Technical Support
4 26 (10.97%) Analyst
5 23 (9.70%) Support Engineer
5 23 (9.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 18 (7.59%) Service Analyst
6 18 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.33%) Architect
8 14 (5.91%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.91%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (5.49%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 12 (5.06%) Server Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Consultant
11 11 (4.64%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (4.64%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.89%) .NET
2 56 (23.63%) ASP.NET
3 35 (14.77%) CSS
4 34 (14.35%) .NET Framework
4 34 (14.35%) WCF
5 31 (13.08%) Ajax
6 28 (11.81%) HTML
7 21 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (5.49%) WinForms
9 11 (4.64%) WPF
9 11 (4.64%) Silverlight
9 11 (4.64%) jQuery
9 11 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.69%) LAMP
10 4 (1.69%) Web Services
11 2 (0.84%) XML
11 2 (0.84%) COM
11 2 (0.84%) HTML5
11 2 (0.84%) CSS3
11 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.64%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.38%) CLARiiON
4 8 (3.38%) Celerra
5 5 (2.11%) Clustering
5 5 (2.11%) Replication
6 4 (1.69%) PKI
7 2 (0.84%) Statistics
8 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.42%) iPhone
8 1 (0.42%) iPad
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 149 (62.87%) Windows
2 42 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (10.13%) Windows 7
5 21 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.75%) Linux
7 11 (4.64%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.95%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.53%) UNIX
10 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.27%) AIX
12 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.42%) Solaris
13 1 (0.42%) Debian
13 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.42%) Android
13 1 (0.42%) CentOS
13 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.38%) ITIL
2 55 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.50%) CRM
4 28 (11.81%) Project Management
5 26 (10.97%) PRINCE2
5 26 (10.97%) OO
6 23 (9.70%) OOA/OOD
7 22 (9.28%) Change Management
8 21 (8.86%) MVC
9 15 (6.33%) Service Management
9 15 (6.33%) Incident Management
10 13 (5.49%) Business Continuity
10 13 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.49%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.49%) Coaching
11 10 (4.22%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (4.22%) Performance Management
11 10 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.80%) Waterfall
12 9 (3.80%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.05%) SQL
2 56 (23.63%) C#
3 39 (16.46%) T-SQL
4 34 (14.35%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.80%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.11%) VB
7 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.84%) VB6
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 129 (54.43%) MCSE
2 64 (27.00%) MCSA
3 62 (26.16%) MCP
4 59 (24.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 51 (21.52%) MCITP
6 42 (17.72%) MCTS
7 40 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (14.77%) CCNA
9 31 (13.08%) MCSD
10 28 (11.81%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (11.39%) CCA
12 23 (9.70%) MCAD
13 16 (6.75%) MCDST
13 16 (6.75%) Degree
14 12 (5.06%) NCDA
14 12 (5.06%) CCNP
15 11 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (4.64%) VCAP
16 8 (3.38%) VTSP
16 8 (3.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 117 (49.37%) Active Directory
2 85 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (24.05%) Hyper-V
4 56 (23.63%) vSphere
5 25 (10.55%) XenDesktop
6 22 (9.28%) XenApp
7 21 (8.86%) XenServer
8 16 (6.75%) Terminal Services
9 12 (5.06%) VMware ESX
10 8 (3.38%) vCloud
11 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (8.02%) Backup Exec
2 14 (5.91%) SCCM
3 8 (3.38%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.95%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.27%) SCOM
6 2 (0.84%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.42%) WSUS
7 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 204 (86.08%) Microsoft
2 95 (40.08%) VMware
3 75 (31.65%) Cisco
4 66 (27.85%) Citrix
5 27 (11.39%) Dell
6 20 (8.44%) NetApp
7 18 (7.59%) Veeam
8 17 (7.17%) Riverbed
8 17 (7.17%) Oracle
9 14 (5.91%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.22%) Symantec
10 10 (4.22%) HP
11 9 (3.80%) EMC
11 9 (3.80%) McAfee
12 8 (3.38%) Cyber-Ark
12 8 (3.38%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.53%) SAP
14 5 (2.11%) IBM
14 5 (2.11%) Sophos
14 5 (2.11%) Brocade
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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