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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 76 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 105 112 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.96% 3.02% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.34% 12.32% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 95 74 43
Average salary £36,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
851 909 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.02% 24.53% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 681 752 490
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 152 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 113 (59.47%) Windows
3 102 (53.68%) VMware
4 83 (43.68%) MCSE
5 74 (38.95%) SQL
6 73 (38.42%) Active Directory
7 71 (37.37%) MS Exchange
8 62 (32.63%) Cisco
9 60 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 56 (29.47%) ITIL
11 55 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (25.79%) SQL Server
13 46 (24.21%) MS Excel
14 43 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 41 (21.58%) SAN
16 40 (21.05%) Citrix
17 37 (19.47%) MCITP
17 37 (19.47%) NetApp
17 37 (19.47%) DNS
17 37 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2010
18 35 (18.42%) SharePoint
19 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
19 34 (17.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 32 (16.84%) Cisco Certification
20 32 (16.84%) MS Office
21 31 (16.32%) Exchange Server 2003
22 30 (15.79%) HP
22 30 (15.79%) Lync
23 28 (14.74%) Linux
23 28 (14.74%) Change Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 71 (37.37%) MS Exchange
2 37 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (18.42%) SharePoint
4 31 (16.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (15.79%) Lync
6 24 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (11.58%) IIS
8 16 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.05%) Kentico
10 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.05%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 32 (16.84%) MS Office
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.16%) Office 365
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.58%) SAN
2 37 (19.47%) DNS
3 23 (12.11%) Firewall
4 20 (10.53%) LAN
4 20 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.00%) WAN
6 17 (8.95%) Wireless
7 14 (7.37%) DHCP
8 13 (6.84%) VoIP
9 11 (5.79%) VPN
9 11 (5.79%) Unified Communications
9 11 (5.79%) NAS
10 10 (5.26%) DMZ
11 8 (4.21%) BGP
12 5 (2.63%) Internet
12 5 (2.63%) Network Security
13 4 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.11%) VLAN
14 3 (1.58%) EIGRP
14 3 (1.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.79%) MySQL
3 11 (5.79%) OLTP
4 10 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.11%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.11%) OLAP
9 4 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.05%) QlikView
11 2 (1.05%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.58%) MSI
2 3 (1.58%) AdminStudio
General
1 27 (14.21%) Finance
2 10 (5.26%) Back Office
3 8 (4.21%) Legal
4 7 (3.68%) Retail
5 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.11%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (16.84%) Analyst
3 17 (8.95%) Developer
4 15 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 14 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (7.37%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.32%) Service Analyst
7 11 (5.79%) Network Support
7 11 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (5.79%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.74%) Coordinator
10 8 (4.21%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) Communications Engineer
11 7 (3.68%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.68%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.16%) Database Architect
12 6 (3.16%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.95%) .NET
2 11 (5.79%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.74%) COM
4 7 (3.68%) HTML
4 7 (3.68%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.16%) jQuery
5 6 (3.16%) Application Packaging
5 6 (3.16%) CSS
6 5 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.63%) CSS3
6 5 (2.63%) HTML5
7 4 (2.11%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.58%) ODBC
8 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.58%) 802.1X
9 2 (1.05%) WCF
9 2 (1.05%) MDX
9 2 (1.05%) Web Services
9 2 (1.05%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Clustering
2 20 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.84%) Replication
4 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.16%) E-Learning
6 5 (2.63%) SecurID
6 5 (2.63%) HP Storage
7 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.11%) Statistics
8 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.05%) Telematics
10 1 (0.53%) PDA
10 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 113 (59.47%) Windows
2 60 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (14.74%) Linux
6 20 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 15 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 13 (6.84%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.63%) Debian
10 3 (1.58%) UNIX
10 3 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.05%) AIX
11 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.05%) SUSE
12 1 (0.53%) HPUX
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.53%) Android
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.47%) ITIL
2 28 (14.74%) Change Management
3 24 (12.63%) Load Balancing
4 19 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (8.42%) E-Commerce
6 13 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.79%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.79%) Cyber Security
8 10 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.74%) CRM
9 9 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.21%) Project Management
11 7 (3.68%) MVC
11 7 (3.68%) Workflow
11 7 (3.68%) Server Patching
12 6 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.16%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.16%) Service Management
12 6 (3.16%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.95%) SQL
2 15 (7.89%) T-SQL
3 13 (6.84%) C#
4 11 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.21%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.16%) VB
7 3 (1.58%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 83 (43.68%) MCSE
2 37 (19.47%) MCITP
3 34 (17.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 32 (16.84%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (13.16%) CCNA
6 22 (11.58%) MCSA
7 20 (10.53%) CCNP
8 12 (6.32%) MCTS
9 11 (5.79%) MCDBA
9 11 (5.79%) MCP
9 11 (5.79%) Degree
10 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 8 (4.21%) MCDST
11 5 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.58%) HP ASE
13 2 (1.05%) VCP5
13 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.05%) CCVP
13 2 (1.05%) MOS
14 1 (0.53%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 73 (38.42%) Active Directory
2 55 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.68%) vSphere
4 22 (11.58%) Hyper-V
5 17 (8.95%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (2.63%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.63%) XenServer
7 5 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) SCCM
2 10 (5.26%) SCOM
3 8 (4.21%) AirWatch
4 5 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.11%) WSUS
6 3 (1.58%) ZENworks
6 3 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.05%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.05%) DameWare
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 152 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 102 (53.68%) VMware
3 62 (32.63%) Cisco
4 40 (21.05%) Citrix
5 37 (19.47%) NetApp
6 30 (15.79%) HP
7 14 (7.37%) Meraki
8 13 (6.84%) EMC
8 13 (6.84%) Riverbed
9 7 (3.68%) Dell
9 7 (3.68%) Symantec
9 7 (3.68%) Veeam
10 5 (2.63%) CommVault
10 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.63%) MobileIron
10 5 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.11%) Juniper
11 4 (2.11%) Oracle
12 3 (1.58%) IBM
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
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