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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 84 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 94 120 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.61% 3.17% 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.38% 14.00% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 90
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £21,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
826 857 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.98% 22.66% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 643 731 507
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £57,500
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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 195 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 124 (56.36%) Windows
3 108 (49.09%) SQL Server
4 105 (47.73%) Active Directory
5 97 (44.09%) MCSE
6 83 (37.73%) SharePoint
7 76 (34.55%) VMware
8 72 (32.73%) ITIL
8 72 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 68 (30.91%) MS Exchange
10 63 (28.64%) Cisco
11 62 (28.18%) SQL
12 61 (27.73%) .NET
13 60 (27.27%) MCP
14 59 (26.82%) ASP.NET
14 59 (26.82%) C#
14 59 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (26.36%) MS Excel
15 58 (26.36%) MCSA
16 55 (25.00%) SAN
17 53 (24.09%) Citrix
18 44 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
18 44 (20.00%) T-SQL
18 44 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 44 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 42 (19.09%) vSphere
20 40 (18.18%) MCTS
21 39 (17.73%) CCNA
22 37 (16.82%) Hyper-V
23 36 (16.36%) CSS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 83 (37.73%) SharePoint
2 68 (30.91%) MS Exchange
3 32 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (12.27%) IIS
6 24 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 21 (9.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (8.18%) Lync
11 17 (7.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 58 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 35 (15.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (13.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.82%) Office 365
2 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (25.00%) SAN
2 35 (15.91%) DNS
2 35 (15.91%) VoIP
3 30 (13.64%) Wireless
4 28 (12.73%) DHCP
5 27 (12.27%) LAN
5 27 (12.27%) Firewall
6 25 (11.36%) WAN
7 21 (9.55%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.91%) VPN
9 12 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.55%) SSL
11 9 (4.09%) Network Security
11 9 (4.09%) OSPF
11 9 (4.09%) BGP
11 9 (4.09%) EIGRP
12 8 (3.64%) MPLS
13 7 (3.18%) Spanning Tree
14 6 (2.73%) DMVPN
14 6 (2.73%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 44 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.82%) QlikView
8 3 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.91%) DTS
10 1 (0.45%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.45%) OLTP
10 1 (0.45%) ROLAP
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (4.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.36%) MSI
2 3 (1.36%) AdminStudio
General
1 15 (6.82%) Finance
2 10 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.09%) Retail
4 7 (3.18%) Legal
5 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (27.73%) Developer
2 33 (15.00%) Technical Support
3 31 (14.09%) Analyst
4 27 (12.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 19 (8.64%) Service Analyst
8 18 (8.18%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.73%) C# Developer
10 16 (7.27%) Support Analyst
10 16 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (7.27%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 15 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (6.36%) .NET Developer
12 14 (6.36%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (6.36%) Support Engineer
13 13 (5.91%) SQL Developer
13 13 (5.91%) Technical Support Analyst
13 13 (5.91%) Senior SQL Developer
14 11 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (27.73%) .NET
2 59 (26.82%) ASP.NET
3 36 (16.36%) CSS
4 31 (14.09%) HTML
5 30 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 30 (13.64%) WCF
6 25 (11.36%) Ajax
7 20 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (6.36%) jQuery
9 12 (5.45%) WinForms
10 9 (4.09%) HTML5
10 9 (4.09%) CSS3
10 9 (4.09%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (3.64%) WPF
11 8 (3.64%) Silverlight
12 7 (3.18%) Application Packaging
13 4 (1.82%) LAMP
13 4 (1.82%) Web Services
14 3 (1.36%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.82%) Replication
5 2 (0.91%) Statistics
5 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 124 (56.36%) Windows
2 32 (14.55%) Windows 7
3 26 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (7.27%) Linux
6 15 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.91%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.73%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.73%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.82%) UNIX
11 3 (1.36%) AIX
12 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.45%) Android
13 1 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.73%) ITIL
2 59 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.45%) CRM
4 24 (10.91%) OO
5 21 (9.55%) Change Management
5 21 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (9.55%) MVC
6 20 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 18 (8.18%) Service Management
8 17 (7.73%) Project Management
9 15 (6.82%) PRINCE2
9 15 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.00%) Business Continuity
12 10 (4.55%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (4.09%) Document Management
13 9 (4.09%) Workflow
13 9 (4.09%) Business Continuity Planning
14 8 (3.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.18%) SQL
2 59 (26.82%) C#
3 44 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 34 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.36%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.09%) VB
7 4 (1.82%) VB6
8 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (44.09%) MCSE
2 60 (27.27%) MCP
3 58 (26.36%) MCSA
4 44 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 40 (18.18%) MCTS
6 39 (17.73%) CCNA
7 32 (14.55%) MCITP
8 25 (11.36%) MCSD
8 25 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
9 24 (10.91%) CCA
10 20 (9.09%) MCDST
10 20 (9.09%) MCAD
11 17 (7.73%) Degree
12 12 (5.45%) MOS
12 12 (5.45%) CCNP
13 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 8 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.73%) CISSP
15 6 (2.73%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 72 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (19.09%) vSphere
4 37 (16.82%) Hyper-V
5 27 (12.27%) XenApp
5 27 (12.27%) XenServer
6 23 (10.45%) XenDesktop
7 17 (7.73%) Terminal Services
8 12 (5.45%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.45%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 25 (11.36%) Backup Exec
2 10 (4.55%) AirWatch
3 7 (3.18%) SCCM
4 5 (2.27%) WSUS
4 5 (2.27%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.36%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.91%) SCOM
6 2 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.91%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.45%) vMotion
7 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 195 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 76 (34.55%) VMware
3 63 (28.64%) Cisco
4 53 (24.09%) Citrix
5 30 (13.64%) Dell
6 23 (10.45%) HP
6 23 (10.45%) Veeam
6 23 (10.45%) Riverbed
7 13 (5.91%) Oracle
8 12 (5.45%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.00%) NetApp
10 7 (3.18%) Sophos
10 7 (3.18%) BT
11 6 (2.73%) Symantec
12 5 (2.27%) IBM
13 3 (1.36%) Novell
14 2 (0.91%) Juniper
14 2 (0.91%) CommVault
14 2 (0.91%) McAfee
14 2 (0.91%) LANDesk
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
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4it Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28600 per annum + bens
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