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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 130 104 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.79% 3.02% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.82% 12.53% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 124 94 74
Median salary £38,000 £36,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,650 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £61,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
656 830 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.16% 24.11% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 573 674 750
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 173 (82.78%) Microsoft
2 119 (56.94%) Windows
3 100 (47.85%) Active Directory
4 84 (40.19%) Windows Server
5 80 (38.28%) VMware
6 79 (37.80%) SQL Server
7 76 (36.36%) MCSE
8 73 (34.93%) SQL
9 72 (34.45%) MS Excel
10 61 (29.19%) Citrix
11 52 (24.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (24.40%) ITIL
13 49 (23.44%) MCSA
13 49 (23.44%) C#
14 48 (22.97%) MS Exchange
15 45 (21.53%) SAN
15 45 (21.53%) T-SQL
15 45 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (20.57%) MCITP
17 42 (20.10%) MS Office
17 42 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
18 40 (19.14%) .NET
18 40 (19.14%) Windows Server 2003
18 40 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 39 (18.66%) Windows 7
20 32 (15.31%) ASP.NET
20 32 (15.31%) Hyper-V
21 31 (14.83%) Cisco
22 30 (14.35%) SLA
22 30 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008

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 48 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.05%) IIS
3 14 (6.70%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.78%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.35%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.39%) SAS
7 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.91%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 72 (34.45%) MS Excel
2 42 (20.10%) MS Office
3 13 (6.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.96%) Office 365
2 4 (1.91%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (21.53%) SAN
2 24 (11.48%) Firewall
2 24 (11.48%) VPN
3 19 (9.09%) DNS
4 18 (8.61%) DHCP
5 16 (7.66%) NAS
6 15 (7.18%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.31%) Internet
8 8 (3.83%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (3.35%) LAN
9 7 (3.35%) VLAN
9 7 (3.35%) WAN
10 6 (2.87%) MPLS
11 5 (2.39%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.91%) ADSL
13 2 (0.96%) DSL
13 2 (0.96%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.96%) VoIP
13 2 (0.96%) VPLS
14 1 (0.48%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (37.80%) SQL Server
2 40 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.74%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.74%) SSDT
7 11 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.91%) Biml
10 4 (1.91%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.91%) Power BI
10 4 (1.91%) QlikView
11 2 (0.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.48%) MS Access
12 1 (0.48%) OLAP
12 1 (0.48%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 19 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.91%) JIRA
5 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (12.44%) Finance
2 14 (6.70%) Retail
3 8 (3.83%) Law
4 7 (3.35%) Legal
5 6 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.39%) Games
7 4 (1.91%) Back Office
7 4 (1.91%) Billing
7 4 (1.91%) Marketing
7 4 (1.91%) Military
8 2 (0.96%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (28.23%) Developer
2 46 (22.01%) Analyst
3 35 (16.75%) Support Analyst
4 34 (16.27%) SQL Developer
5 22 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 22 (10.53%) IT Support
5 22 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 21 (10.05%) IT Support Analyst
6 21 (10.05%) Senior SQL Developer
6 21 (10.05%) Service Analyst
6 21 (10.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (9.57%) Technical Support
8 19 (9.09%) .NET Developer
9 17 (8.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (8.13%) Consultant
10 16 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (7.18%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (7.18%) Service Desk Support
11 15 (7.18%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.14%) .NET
2 32 (15.31%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.13%) HTML
4 16 (7.66%) AngularJS
4 16 (7.66%) CSS
5 15 (7.18%) jQuery
6 13 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 10 (4.78%) HTML5
9 9 (4.31%) Backbone.js
9 9 (4.31%) CSS3
9 9 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (4.31%) WCF
10 8 (3.83%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.39%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.91%) MDX
13 3 (1.44%) XML
14 2 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1 (0.48%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.74%) Clustering
2 12 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.35%) Replication
3 7 (3.35%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.87%) Statistics
5 5 (2.39%) Online Games
5 5 (2.39%) Social Network
5 5 (2.39%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.91%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.91%) IVR
6 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.91%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.96%) iPad
8 2 (0.96%) NHS
8 2 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (56.94%) Windows
2 84 (40.19%) Windows Server
3 42 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (19.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (18.66%) Windows 7
6 30 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (11.48%) Windows XP
8 15 (7.18%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.78%) Linux
10 6 (2.87%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Android
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.40%) ITIL
2 45 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.92%) Scrum
4 19 (9.09%) High Availability
4 19 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 17 (8.13%) MVC
5 17 (8.13%) Time Management
6 15 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (5.74%) Trend Analysis
8 10 (4.78%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.31%) CRM
9 9 (4.31%) Data Protection
9 9 (4.31%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.31%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.31%) Presales
9 9 (4.31%) SDLC
9 9 (4.31%) Software Testing
10 8 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.93%) SQL
2 49 (23.44%) C#
3 45 (21.53%) T-SQL
4 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.66%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.39%) Perl
6 5 (2.39%) Python
6 5 (2.39%) R
7 4 (1.91%) C
7 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (36.36%) MCSE
2 49 (23.44%) MCSA
3 43 (20.57%) MCITP
4 22 (10.53%) MCP
5 20 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (8.61%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (8.61%) Degree
7 16 (7.66%) CCNA
8 13 (6.22%) MCDST
9 9 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.39%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.39%) CCA
10 5 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.39%) MCTS
11 3 (1.44%) CCNP
12 2 (0.96%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.48%) MCAD
13 1 (0.48%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.35%) SLA
2 10 (4.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.39%) QA
System Software
1 100 (47.85%) Active Directory
2 52 (24.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (15.31%) Hyper-V
4 27 (12.92%) XenApp
5 18 (8.61%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.35%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.39%) XenServer
8 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.44%) Xen
9 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (10.05%) SCCM
2 20 (9.57%) SCOM
3 12 (5.74%) DameWare
4 3 (1.44%) OpenView
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.96%) Nagios
5 2 (0.96%) Opsview
5 2 (0.96%) SmoothWall
5 2 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 173 (82.78%) Microsoft
2 80 (38.28%) VMware
3 61 (29.19%) Citrix
4 31 (14.83%) Cisco
5 13 (6.22%) Sitecore
6 11 (5.26%) HP
7 8 (3.83%) Avaya
8 5 (2.39%) NetApp
9 4 (1.91%) Apple
9 4 (1.91%) Forcepoint
9 4 (1.91%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.91%) Oracle
9 4 (1.91%) Sophos
9 4 (1.91%) Sun
9 4 (1.91%) Tableau
9 4 (1.91%) WatchGuard
9 4 (1.91%) Xerox
10 3 (1.44%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.44%) Meraki
10 3 (1.44%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,500 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Car
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago