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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 94 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 79 86 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.67% 2.61% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.64% 11.48% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 71 74 96
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% -2.70%
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
625 749 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.11% 22.73% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 504 583 785
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 140 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 83 (50.61%) Windows
3 70 (42.68%) Active Directory
4 67 (40.85%) MCSE
5 65 (39.63%) MS Excel
6 57 (34.76%) SQL Server
7 52 (31.71%) SQL
8 43 (26.22%) VMware
9 42 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (24.39%) Citrix
10 40 (24.39%) MS Office
10 40 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (23.78%) MS Exchange
12 38 (23.17%) MCITP
13 35 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (20.73%) C#
14 34 (20.73%) Windows Server
15 31 (18.90%) .NET
16 30 (18.29%) Windows 7
16 30 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (17.68%) T-SQL
18 27 (16.46%) SAN
19 26 (15.85%) ITIL
20 25 (15.24%) SLA
20 25 (15.24%) Skype for Business
21 23 (14.02%) Windows XP
21 23 (14.02%) Finance
21 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
22 22 (13.41%) 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 39 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.24%) Skype for Business
3 20 (12.20%) IIS
4 17 (10.37%) Office Communications Server
5 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
6 12 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.66%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (39.63%) MS Excel
2 40 (24.39%) MS Office
3 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.46%) SAN
2 22 (13.41%) VPN
3 19 (11.59%) NAS
4 18 (10.98%) Firewall
5 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
6 16 (9.76%) DNS
7 11 (6.71%) Telepresence
8 9 (5.49%) DHCP
9 8 (4.88%) Unified Communications
10 7 (4.27%) Extranet
10 7 (4.27%) LAN
10 7 (4.27%) WAN
11 6 (3.66%) Internet
12 4 (2.44%) Skype
13 3 (1.83%) Intranet
13 3 (1.83%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.22%) DSL
14 2 (1.22%) MPLS
14 2 (1.22%) Network Security
14 2 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (34.76%) SQL Server
2 40 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.83%) Big Data
9 3 (1.83%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.83%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.61%) OLAP
10 1 (0.61%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (14.02%) Finance
2 17 (10.37%) Retail
3 15 (9.15%) Law
4 13 (7.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (4.88%) Marketing
6 5 (3.05%) Legal
7 4 (2.44%) Back Office
8 3 (1.83%) Billing
8 3 (1.83%) Military
9 2 (1.22%) Electronics
9 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (28.05%) Developer
2 37 (22.56%) Analyst
3 28 (17.07%) Support Analyst
4 21 (12.80%) IT Support
5 20 (12.20%) Consultant
5 20 (12.20%) IT Analyst
5 20 (12.20%) IT Support Analyst
6 18 (10.98%) .NET Developer
7 17 (10.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (10.37%) SQL Developer
7 17 (10.37%) Technical Support
8 15 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (9.15%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.93%) DBA
9 13 (7.93%) SQL DBA
9 13 (7.93%) Wintel Consultant
10 12 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (7.32%) Service Analyst
10 12 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.90%) .NET
2 14 (8.54%) ASP.NET
2 14 (8.54%) WCF
3 11 (6.71%) HTML
4 10 (6.10%) CSS
5 7 (4.27%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (3.66%) jQuery
7 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (3.05%) HTML5
8 4 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.44%) Backbone.js
8 4 (2.44%) CSS3
8 4 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.83%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.83%) WF
10 1 (0.61%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) Clustering
2 15 (9.15%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.71%) Replication
3 11 (6.71%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.83%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.22%) iPad
8 2 (1.22%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (50.61%) Windows
2 42 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (20.73%) Windows Server
3 34 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (18.29%) Windows 7
5 23 (14.02%) Windows XP
6 20 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (7.93%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.22%) Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.85%) ITIL
2 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.15%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.54%) High Availability
5 13 (7.93%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (7.93%) Scrum
6 12 (7.32%) Project Management
6 12 (7.32%) Release Management
7 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 10 (6.10%) Office Automation
7 10 (6.10%) Trend Analysis
8 8 (4.88%) CRM
8 8 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (4.88%) MVC
9 7 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.27%) Presales
9 7 (4.27%) SDLC
9 7 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.27%) Time Management
10 6 (3.66%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.71%) SQL
2 34 (20.73%) C#
3 29 (17.68%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.54%) VB.NET
5 10 (6.10%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.83%) C
8 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (40.85%) MCSE
2 38 (23.17%) MCITP
3 18 (10.98%) MCP
3 18 (10.98%) MCSA
4 16 (9.76%) Degree
5 12 (7.32%) MCTS
6 10 (6.10%) MCDST
7 9 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.05%) CCNA
10 4 (2.44%) CCIE
10 4 (2.44%) CISSP
10 4 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.83%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.61%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.24%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 35 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.41%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.71%) Terminal Server
5 6 (3.66%) XenApp
6 4 (2.44%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.83%) XenServer
8 2 (1.22%) Xen
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (6.10%) DameWare
3 9 (5.49%) SCCM
4 8 (4.88%) SCOM
5 7 (4.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 43 (26.22%) VMware
3 40 (24.39%) Citrix
4 21 (12.80%) Cisco
5 10 (6.10%) Sitecore
6 8 (4.88%) Symantec
7 7 (4.27%) Oracle
8 4 (2.44%) Avaya
8 4 (2.44%) HP
9 3 (1.83%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.83%) Xerox
10 2 (1.22%) Draytek
10 2 (1.22%) Meraki
10 2 (1.22%) Veeam
11 1 (0.61%) Adobe
11 1 (0.61%) Apple
11 1 (0.61%) Dell
11 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.61%) Mitel
11 1 (0.61%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago