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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 76 82 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 108 113 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.92% 3.08% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.57% 13.93% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 104 101 82
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
859 811 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.24% 22.13% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 688 682 461
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 211 (90.17%) Microsoft
2 136 (58.12%) Windows
3 112 (47.86%) SQL Server
4 104 (44.44%) MCSE
4 104 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 90 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 76 (32.48%) VMware
7 72 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 71 (30.34%) ITIL
9 68 (29.06%) .NET
10 67 (28.63%) MS Exchange
11 66 (28.21%) SQL
11 66 (28.21%) MCP
12 65 (27.78%) ASP.NET
12 65 (27.78%) C#
12 65 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (26.92%) MS Excel
14 61 (26.07%) MCSA
14 61 (26.07%) Cisco
15 59 (25.21%) SAN
16 56 (23.93%) Citrix
17 51 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 48 (20.51%) T-SQL
19 46 (19.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 45 (19.23%) MCTS
21 44 (18.80%) vSphere
22 43 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
23 41 (17.52%) CSS
23 41 (17.52%) Hyper-V
24 39 (16.67%) JavaScript

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 90 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 67 (28.63%) MS Exchange
3 32 (13.68%) IIS
4 31 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (10.68%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (7.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (7.26%) Lync
10 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 63 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (14.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.10%) Office 365
2 28 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (25.21%) SAN
2 35 (14.96%) DNS
3 32 (13.68%) VoIP
4 29 (12.39%) DHCP
5 28 (11.97%) Firewall
6 27 (11.54%) Wireless
6 27 (11.54%) LAN
7 25 (10.68%) WAN
8 21 (8.97%) TCP/IP
9 14 (5.98%) VPN
10 11 (4.70%) SSL
11 9 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.99%) Network Security
13 6 (2.56%) VPLS
13 6 (2.56%) DMVPN
13 6 (2.56%) IPsec
13 6 (2.56%) Extranet
13 6 (2.56%) MPLS
13 6 (2.56%) OSPF
13 6 (2.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (47.86%) SQL Server
2 51 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (9.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (1.71%) QlikView
9 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.85%) DTS
10 2 (0.85%) MOLAP
10 2 (0.85%) OLTP
10 2 (0.85%) ROLAP
10 2 (0.85%) OLAP
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) MSI
2 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (5.98%) Finance
2 12 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.42%) Retail
4 7 (2.99%) Legal
5 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (28.63%) Developer
2 35 (14.96%) Technical Support
3 34 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (10.68%) SharePoint Developer
5 24 (10.26%) Analyst
6 22 (9.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (8.97%) Support Engineer
8 18 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 18 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 17 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (6.84%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 14 (5.98%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (5.56%) SQL Developer
12 13 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (5.56%) Support Analyst
12 13 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
13 12 (5.13%) Consultant
13 12 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (29.06%) .NET
2 65 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 41 (17.52%) CSS
4 36 (15.38%) HTML
4 36 (15.38%) WCF
5 35 (14.96%) .NET Framework
6 30 (12.82%) Ajax
7 21 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (5.98%) jQuery
9 13 (5.56%) WinForms
10 9 (3.85%) HTML5
10 9 (3.85%) WPF
10 9 (3.85%) Silverlight
10 9 (3.85%) CSS3
10 9 (3.85%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (1.71%) LAMP
11 4 (1.71%) Web Services
12 3 (1.28%) Application Packaging
13 2 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.84%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.71%) Replication
4 4 (1.71%) PKI
5 2 (0.85%) Statistics
5 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 136 (58.12%) Windows
2 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (11.97%) Windows 7
3 25 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.98%) Linux
4 14 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.70%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.71%) UNIX
8 3 (1.28%) AIX
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.34%) ITIL
2 65 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.38%) CRM
4 29 (12.39%) OO
5 25 (10.68%) OOA/OOD
6 22 (9.40%) MVC
7 20 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (8.12%) Change Management
9 17 (7.26%) Project Management
9 17 (7.26%) Service Management
10 16 (6.84%) PRINCE2
10 16 (6.84%) Business Continuity
11 15 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.13%) Incident Management
12 12 (5.13%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
13 9 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (3.42%) Problem Management
14 8 (3.42%) Software Deployment
14 8 (3.42%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.21%) SQL
2 65 (27.78%) C#
3 48 (20.51%) T-SQL
4 39 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.41%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.99%) VB
7 4 (1.71%) VB6
8 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 104 (44.44%) MCSE
2 66 (28.21%) MCP
3 61 (26.07%) MCSA
4 46 (19.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 45 (19.23%) MCTS
6 43 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (16.24%) CCNA
8 36 (15.38%) MCITP
9 30 (12.82%) MCSD
10 25 (10.68%) MCAD
10 25 (10.68%) Citrix Certification
11 24 (10.26%) CCA
12 20 (8.55%) MCDST
13 16 (6.84%) Degree
14 11 (4.70%) MOS
14 11 (4.70%) CCNP
15 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 9 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (2.56%) CISSP
17 6 (2.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 104 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 72 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (18.80%) vSphere
4 41 (17.52%) Hyper-V
5 26 (11.11%) XenApp
5 26 (11.11%) XenServer
6 23 (9.83%) XenDesktop
7 15 (6.41%) Terminal Services
8 14 (5.98%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (10.26%) Backup Exec
2 10 (4.27%) SCCM
3 8 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (2.56%) SCDPM
5 5 (2.14%) WSUS
6 3 (1.28%) SCOM
7 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 211 (90.17%) Microsoft
2 76 (32.48%) VMware
3 61 (26.07%) Cisco
4 56 (23.93%) Citrix
5 30 (12.82%) Dell
6 23 (9.83%) Veeam
6 23 (9.83%) Riverbed
7 22 (9.40%) HP
8 14 (5.98%) Oracle
9 12 (5.13%) NetApp
9 12 (5.13%) Symantec
10 11 (4.70%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.85%) McAfee
12 8 (3.42%) Cyber-Ark
13 7 (2.99%) Sophos
13 7 (2.99%) BT
14 5 (2.14%) IBM
15 2 (0.85%) Business Objects
15 2 (0.85%) LANDesk
15 2 (0.85%) CommVault
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