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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 78 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 91 87 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.17% 2.64% 3.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.44% 12.18% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 87 76 97
Median salary £35,000 £35,331 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.93% -5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £26,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
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
630 714 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.94% 21.65% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 534 557 779
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 156 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 96 (52.75%) Windows
3 81 (44.51%) Active Directory
4 77 (42.31%) MCSE
5 68 (37.36%) SQL Server
6 67 (36.81%) MS Excel
7 59 (32.42%) SQL
8 57 (31.32%) VMware
9 54 (29.67%) Citrix
10 53 (29.12%) Windows Server
11 44 (24.18%) MS Office
12 43 (23.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (22.53%) MS Exchange
14 40 (21.98%) C#
14 40 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (20.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 36 (19.78%) MCITP
18 35 (19.23%) SAN
19 34 (18.68%) .NET
19 34 (18.68%) Windows 7
20 32 (17.58%) T-SQL
21 30 (16.48%) ITIL
22 28 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
23 27 (14.84%) IIS
23 27 (14.84%) SLA
24 25 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
25 23 (12.64%) Windows XP
25 23 (12.64%) Finance
25 23 (12.64%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 41 (22.53%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.84%) IIS
3 22 (12.09%) Skype for Business
4 17 (9.34%) Office Communications Server
4 17 (9.34%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.30%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (36.81%) MS Excel
2 44 (24.18%) MS Office
3 9 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.23%) SAN
2 20 (10.99%) NAS
2 20 (10.99%) VPN
3 17 (9.34%) DNS
4 16 (8.79%) Firewall
5 14 (7.69%) DHCP
5 14 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.95%) LAN
6 9 (4.95%) WAN
7 7 (3.85%) Telepresence
8 6 (3.30%) Internet
9 4 (2.20%) Extranet
9 4 (2.20%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.20%) Skype
9 4 (2.20%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.10%) DSL
10 2 (1.10%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.10%) MPLS
10 2 (1.10%) Network Security
10 2 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (37.36%) SQL Server
2 37 (20.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.65%) Big Data
9 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.10%) OLAP
10 2 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.10%) SSDT
11 1 (0.55%) Biml
11 1 (0.55%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.55%) Power BI
11 1 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 23 (12.64%) Finance
2 18 (9.89%) Retail
3 15 (8.24%) Law
4 13 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.85%) Legal
6 6 (3.30%) Marketing
7 5 (2.75%) Back Office
8 4 (2.20%) Billing
8 4 (2.20%) Military
9 2 (1.10%) Electronics
9 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (27.47%) Developer
2 38 (20.88%) Analyst
3 32 (17.58%) Support Analyst
4 23 (12.64%) Consultant
4 23 (12.64%) IT Support
5 22 (12.09%) .NET Developer
5 22 (12.09%) IT Analyst
5 22 (12.09%) IT Support Analyst
6 19 (10.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (10.44%) C# Developer
7 18 (9.89%) SQL Developer
8 17 (9.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (9.34%) Technical Support
9 14 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (7.69%) Service Analyst
9 14 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (7.14%) DBA
10 13 (7.14%) Software Developer
10 13 (7.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.68%) .NET
2 18 (9.89%) ASP.NET
3 16 (8.79%) WCF
4 13 (7.14%) HTML
5 12 (6.59%) CSS
6 10 (5.49%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.49%) jQuery
7 9 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 9 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.85%) HTML5
9 6 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.30%) Backbone.js
9 6 (3.30%) CSS3
9 6 (3.30%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.20%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.55%) MDX
11 1 (0.55%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.55%) WF
11 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.09%) Clustering
2 16 (8.79%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.04%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.49%) Replication
5 7 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.20%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.10%) iPad
9 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.55%) Statistics
10 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (52.75%) Windows
2 53 (29.12%) Windows Server
3 43 (23.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (18.68%) Windows 7
6 23 (12.64%) Windows XP
7 19 (10.44%) Windows 8
8 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.20%) Linux
11 1 (0.55%) Android
11 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.48%) ITIL
2 25 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (8.24%) High Availability
4 13 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (7.14%) Project Management
5 12 (6.59%) MVC
5 12 (6.59%) Release Management
5 12 (6.59%) Scrum
6 11 (6.04%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 10 (5.49%) Office Automation
7 10 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.49%) Time Management
7 10 (5.49%) Trend Analysis
8 9 (4.95%) CRM
9 7 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.85%) ETL
9 7 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.42%) SQL
2 40 (21.98%) C#
3 32 (17.58%) T-SQL
4 15 (8.24%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.24%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.20%) C
5 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (42.31%) MCSE
2 36 (19.78%) MCITP
3 21 (11.54%) MCSA
4 20 (10.99%) Degree
5 18 (9.89%) MCP
6 13 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (6.59%) MCDST
7 12 (6.59%) MCTS
8 8 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.85%) CCNA
10 5 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.20%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.20%) CCIE
11 4 (2.20%) CISSP
12 3 (1.65%) CCA
13 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.84%) SLA
2 5 (2.75%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (44.51%) Active Directory
2 40 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (12.64%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.89%) XenApp
5 11 (6.04%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.49%) Terminal Server
7 4 (2.20%) XenServer
8 2 (1.10%) Xen
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (8.24%) SCOM
2 14 (7.69%) SCCM
3 10 (5.49%) DameWare
4 7 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.10%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) Opsview
7 1 (0.55%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.55%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 156 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 57 (31.32%) VMware
3 54 (29.67%) Citrix
4 21 (11.54%) Cisco
5 12 (6.59%) Sitecore
6 7 (3.85%) Oracle
7 4 (2.20%) Avaya
7 4 (2.20%) HP
7 4 (2.20%) Xerox
8 3 (1.65%) Symantec
8 3 (1.65%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.10%) Apple
9 2 (1.10%) Draytek
9 2 (1.10%) Meraki
9 2 (1.10%) NetApp
9 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.10%) Veeam
10 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.55%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.55%) Synology
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