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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 92 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 90 132 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.69% 3.62% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.36% 14.73% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 61
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,500 £52,500
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
728 896 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.78% 24.60% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 577 756 507
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 178 (89.00%) Microsoft
2 113 (56.50%) Windows
3 89 (44.50%) VMware
4 86 (43.00%) Active Directory
5 79 (39.50%) MCSE
6 74 (37.00%) MS Exchange
7 73 (36.50%) SQL Server
8 64 (32.00%) SQL
8 64 (32.00%) Cisco
9 62 (31.00%) ITIL
10 61 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (28.00%) SharePoint
12 50 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 49 (24.50%) SAN
14 48 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 44 (22.00%) Citrix
16 41 (20.50%) Cisco Certification
16 41 (20.50%) MCSA
17 38 (19.00%) MCP
18 36 (18.00%) DNS
19 35 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (17.00%) .NET
20 34 (17.00%) MS Office
20 34 (17.00%) CCNA
21 33 (16.50%) C#
22 32 (16.00%) ASP.NET
23 30 (15.00%) MCTS
23 30 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
23 30 (15.00%) Lync

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 74 (37.00%) MS Exchange
2 56 (28.00%) SharePoint
3 35 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (15.00%) Lync
4 30 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (11.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (8.50%) IIS
8 8 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.00%) Kentico
10 2 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 34 (17.00%) MS Office
3 4 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.00%) Office 365
2 9 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (24.50%) SAN
2 36 (18.00%) DNS
3 27 (13.50%) Firewall
4 26 (13.00%) Wireless
4 26 (13.00%) VoIP
5 25 (12.50%) LAN
6 24 (12.00%) DHCP
7 23 (11.50%) WAN
8 21 (10.50%) TCP/IP
9 13 (6.50%) VPN
10 9 (4.50%) BGP
11 8 (4.00%) Network Security
11 8 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (4.00%) NAS
11 8 (4.00%) Unified Communications
12 6 (3.00%) DMZ
12 6 (3.00%) Extranet
13 4 (2.00%) EIGRP
13 4 (2.00%) MPLS
13 4 (2.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (36.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.00%) QlikView
8 2 (1.00%) MySQL
9 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.50%) OLTP
9 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.50%) MSI
2 3 (1.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (6.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.50%) Back Office
3 7 (3.50%) Retail
3 7 (3.50%) Legal
4 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Advertising
4 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (19.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (18.50%) Developer
3 34 (17.00%) Analyst
4 19 (9.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.00%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (8.00%) Service Analyst
7 15 (7.50%) Technical Support
7 15 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (7.00%) Support Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (6.00%) Network Engineer
11 11 (5.50%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.50%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) Network Support
12 9 (4.50%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (4.00%) Applications Support
13 8 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.00%) .NET
2 32 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (10.50%) HTML
3 21 (10.50%) CSS
4 15 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 13 (6.50%) WCF
5 13 (6.50%) jQuery
6 12 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (6.00%) HTML5
6 12 (6.00%) CSS3
6 12 (6.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.50%) Ajax
8 8 (4.00%) COM
9 6 (3.00%) Application Packaging
10 5 (2.50%) WinForms
11 4 (2.00%) LAMP
11 4 (2.00%) Web Services
11 4 (2.00%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (1.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.50%) EqualLogic
3 5 (2.50%) Clustering
3 5 (2.50%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.50%) Replication
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.50%) SecurID
7 1 (0.50%) PDA
7 1 (0.50%) Statistics
7 1 (0.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 113 (56.50%) Windows
2 48 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (13.50%) Linux
5 21 (10.50%) Windows XP
6 20 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (8.50%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.50%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.50%) UNIX
11 4 (2.00%) AIX
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.50%) HPUX
13 1 (0.50%) Debian
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.50%) Android
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.00%) ITIL
2 35 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.00%) Change Management
4 20 (10.00%) CRM
5 19 (9.50%) Load Balancing
6 16 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (8.00%) MVC
7 13 (6.50%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (5.00%) SDLC
8 10 (5.00%) Document Management
8 10 (5.00%) Service Management
8 10 (5.00%) OO
9 9 (4.50%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.50%) Workflow
10 8 (4.00%) Project Management
10 8 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.00%) Cyber Security
11 7 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.00%) SQL
2 33 (16.50%) C#
3 26 (13.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (11.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.00%) VB
5 6 (3.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.00%) VB6
7 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (39.50%) MCSE
2 41 (20.50%) MCSA
2 41 (20.50%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (19.00%) MCP
4 34 (17.00%) CCNA
5 30 (15.00%) MCTS
6 28 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (12.00%) MCITP
8 20 (10.00%) CCNP
9 17 (8.50%) MCDST
10 14 (7.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 11 (5.50%) CCA
11 11 (5.50%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (5.00%) Degree
13 8 (4.00%) MCAD
13 8 (4.00%) MCSD
14 7 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (3.00%) MOS
16 4 (2.00%) A+ Certification
17 3 (1.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (43.00%) Active Directory
2 61 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.50%) vSphere
5 18 (9.00%) XenServer
6 17 (8.50%) XenApp
7 12 (6.00%) XenDesktop
8 11 (5.50%) Terminal Services
9 9 (4.50%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.00%) AirWatch
2 12 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.50%) WSUS
3 5 (2.50%) SCCM
4 3 (1.50%) SCOM
4 3 (1.50%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.50%) vMotion
6 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.50%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 178 (89.00%) Microsoft
2 89 (44.50%) VMware
3 64 (32.00%) Cisco
4 44 (22.00%) Citrix
5 25 (12.50%) HP
6 23 (11.50%) NetApp
7 22 (11.00%) Riverbed
8 21 (10.50%) Dell
9 13 (6.50%) Veeam
10 11 (5.50%) Meraki
11 7 (3.50%) BT
12 6 (3.00%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.50%) IBM
13 5 (2.50%) Oracle
13 5 (2.50%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.00%) Juniper
14 4 (2.00%) EMC
14 4 (2.00%) Symantec
15 3 (1.50%) Sophos
15 3 (1.50%) Novell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £24,500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 14 days ago