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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 105 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 82 127 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.46% 3.61% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.66% 14.61% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 72 121 92
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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
769 869 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.03% 24.69% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 585 740 552
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 173 (86.07%) Microsoft
2 123 (61.19%) Windows
3 109 (54.23%) Active Directory
4 100 (49.75%) MCSE
5 91 (45.27%) VMware
6 81 (40.30%) MS Excel
7 78 (38.81%) MS Exchange
8 75 (37.31%) ITIL
9 67 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 65 (32.34%) MCITP
10 65 (32.34%) SQL Server
11 61 (30.35%) SQL
12 58 (28.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 56 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 52 (25.87%) SAN
16 47 (23.38%) Skype for Business
17 46 (22.89%) Windows Server
18 42 (20.90%) DNS
19 41 (20.40%) SQL Server 2012
20 38 (18.91%) Finance
20 38 (18.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 37 (18.41%) Exchange Server 2010
22 36 (17.91%) Office 365
23 35 (17.41%) IIS
24 34 (16.92%) Cisco
24 34 (16.92%) vSphere
25 33 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
26 32 (15.92%) TCP/IP
26 32 (15.92%) T-SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 78 (38.81%) MS Exchange
2 47 (23.38%) Skype for Business
3 37 (18.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (17.41%) IIS
5 29 (14.43%) SharePoint
6 27 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (6.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (3.98%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
14 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.99%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.91%) Office 365
2 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.87%) SAN
2 42 (20.90%) DNS
3 32 (15.92%) TCP/IP
4 28 (13.93%) VPN
5 23 (11.44%) Firewall
6 19 (9.45%) Telepresence
6 19 (9.45%) Unified Communications
7 14 (6.97%) VLAN
8 13 (6.47%) Internet
9 10 (4.98%) DMZ
9 10 (4.98%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (3.98%) NAS
11 7 (3.48%) DHCP
11 7 (3.48%) Extranet
12 6 (2.99%) LAN
13 5 (2.49%) WAN
14 3 (1.49%) ADSL
14 3 (1.49%) Intranet
14 3 (1.49%) SSL
14 3 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.34%) SQL Server
2 41 (20.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (18.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (1.00%) MySQL
9 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.00%) OLTP
9 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.50%) Big Data
10 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (18.91%) Finance
2 16 (7.96%) Legal
3 11 (5.47%) Retail
4 10 (4.98%) Law
5 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.99%) Marketing
6 6 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (21.39%) Analyst
2 41 (20.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (12.94%) Developer
4 23 (11.44%) Microsoft Engineer
5 20 (9.95%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.96%) DBA
6 18 (8.96%) Lync Engineer
6 18 (8.96%) Messaging Engineer
6 18 (8.96%) SQL DBA
7 15 (7.46%) Service Analyst
7 15 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.47%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.97%) SQL Developer
9 12 (5.97%) SQL Server DBA
10 11 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (5.47%) IT Support
10 11 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (4.98%) T-SQL Developer
11 10 (4.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.46%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) WCF
3 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.99%) HTML
4 3 (1.49%) COM
4 3 (1.49%) CSS
4 3 (1.49%) LAMP
4 3 (1.49%) Web Services
4 3 (1.49%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.92%) Clustering
2 27 (13.43%) Blackberry
3 25 (12.44%) Data Centre
4 20 (9.95%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (5.97%) HP Storage
6 10 (4.98%) SecurID
7 8 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.48%) Replication
9 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.99%) NHS
10 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.99%) User Experience
11 2 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.50%) Statistics
12 1 (0.50%) Telematics
12 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 123 (61.19%) Windows
2 58 (28.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (22.89%) Windows Server
6 27 (13.43%) Windows 7
7 17 (8.46%) Windows 8
8 15 (7.46%) Windows XP
9 13 (6.47%) Linux
10 10 (4.98%) Debian
11 6 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.99%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.49%) SUSE
14 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.31%) ITIL
2 30 (14.93%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.44%) High Availability
4 21 (10.45%) Service Management
5 20 (9.95%) Change Management
6 18 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (8.46%) ITIL V3
8 14 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (6.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.47%) Scrum
11 10 (4.98%) Release Management
12 9 (4.48%) ITSM
12 9 (4.48%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.98%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.98%) Line Management
13 8 (3.98%) Server Patching
13 8 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (3.48%) Product Management
14 7 (3.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.35%) SQL
2 32 (15.92%) T-SQL
3 30 (14.93%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.97%) C#
5 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (49.75%) MCSE
2 65 (32.34%) MCITP
3 28 (13.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (11.44%) MCSA
5 17 (8.46%) MCP
6 13 (6.47%) Degree
6 13 (6.47%) MCDST
7 8 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.98%) MCDBA
8 7 (3.48%) MCTS
9 5 (2.49%) CCNA
9 5 (2.49%) MOS
10 3 (1.49%) CCIE
10 3 (1.49%) CISSP
11 2 (1.00%) CCNP
12 1 (0.50%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) SLA
2 6 (2.99%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 109 (54.23%) Active Directory
2 67 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (16.92%) vSphere
4 14 (6.97%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.98%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.49%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.49%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (9.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (8.96%) SCCM
2 18 (8.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 12 (5.97%) SCOM
4 6 (2.99%) DameWare
5 4 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 173 (86.07%) Microsoft
2 91 (45.27%) VMware
3 34 (16.92%) Cisco
4 32 (15.92%) NetApp
5 27 (13.43%) HP
6 26 (12.94%) Citrix
7 20 (9.95%) Symantec
8 17 (8.46%) Veeam
9 13 (6.47%) SolarWinds
10 12 (5.97%) CommVault
10 12 (5.97%) EMC
11 10 (4.98%) MobileIron
11 10 (4.98%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.99%) Oracle
13 4 (1.99%) Northgate
13 4 (1.99%) Sage
14 3 (1.49%) Meraki
15 2 (1.00%) Dell
15 2 (1.00%) Riverbed
15 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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