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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 135 105 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.02% 3.12% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.70% 13.62% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 127 94 111
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median 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
622 771 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.11% 22.90% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 528 563 790
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 238 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 135 (49.45%) Windows
3 127 (46.52%) SQL Server
4 123 (45.05%) SQL
5 118 (43.22%) Active Directory
6 113 (41.39%) Windows Server
7 110 (40.29%) MS Excel
8 106 (38.83%) VMware
9 79 (28.94%) ITIL
10 71 (26.01%) C#
11 70 (25.64%) MCSE
12 69 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (24.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 65 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 63 (23.08%) MCSA
15 63 (23.08%) .NET
16 61 (22.34%) MCITP
17 58 (21.25%) MS Exchange
17 58 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 57 (20.88%) T-SQL
19 56 (20.51%) SAN
19 56 (20.51%) Scrum
20 54 (19.78%) Citrix
21 44 (16.12%) Cisco
21 44 (16.12%) SQL Server 2012
22 42 (15.38%) Windows 7
22 42 (15.38%) Degree
23 41 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
23 41 (15.02%) Windows Server 2012
24 36 (13.19%) Finance

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 58 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.89%) IIS
3 26 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.30%) SAS
6 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 110 (40.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.06%) MS Office
3 7 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.45%) Office 365
2 8 (2.93%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.51%) SAN
2 30 (10.99%) DNS
2 30 (10.99%) LAN
2 30 (10.99%) WAN
3 26 (9.52%) DHCP
3 26 (9.52%) VPN
4 24 (8.79%) Firewall
5 20 (7.33%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.86%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (4.03%) VLAN
8 9 (3.30%) ADSL
9 8 (2.93%) MPLS
10 7 (2.56%) NAS
10 7 (2.56%) VoIP
11 6 (2.20%) Internet
12 3 (1.10%) Wireless
13 2 (0.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (46.52%) SQL Server
2 68 (24.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (16.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (7.33%) Relational Database
7 19 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (6.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (6.23%) SSDT
10 13 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.56%) QlikView
11 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.83%) MS Access
13 4 (1.47%) Biml
13 4 (1.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 4 (1.47%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.47%) Power BI
13 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.47%) JIRA
4 4 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (13.19%) Finance
2 9 (3.30%) Legal
2 9 (3.30%) Marketing
3 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.83%) Games
5 3 (1.10%) Advertising
5 3 (1.10%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Billing
6 2 (0.73%) Military
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (29.30%) Developer
2 46 (16.85%) SQL Developer
3 44 (16.12%) Analyst
4 40 (14.65%) DBA
4 40 (14.65%) SQL DBA
5 32 (11.72%) Senior Developer
6 31 (11.36%) Senior SQL Developer
7 30 (10.99%) Support Analyst
8 29 (10.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
11 20 (7.33%) Support Engineer
12 19 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
13 18 (6.59%) Service Analyst
13 18 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (5.13%) .NET Developer
15 13 (4.76%) Consultant
15 13 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (4.76%) Technical Support
15 13 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.08%) .NET
2 33 (12.09%) ASP.NET
3 15 (5.49%) XML
4 14 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 13 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (4.76%) HTML
6 10 (3.66%) CSS
7 9 (3.30%) AngularJS
7 9 (3.30%) jQuery
7 9 (3.30%) WinForms
8 8 (2.93%) WCF
9 7 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.20%) Ajax
10 6 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (1.83%) COM+
11 5 (1.83%) Web Services
12 4 (1.47%) Backbone.js
12 4 (1.47%) CSS3
12 4 (1.47%) HTML5
12 4 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.93%) IVR
5 8 (2.93%) Statistics
6 7 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.83%) Online Games
7 5 (1.83%) Social Network
7 5 (1.83%) User Experience
7 5 (1.83%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.47%) Clustering
9 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.73%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.73%) NHS
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 135 (49.45%) Windows
2 113 (41.39%) Windows Server
3 42 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 41 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (15.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (6.59%) Linux
7 6 (2.20%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (28.94%) ITIL
2 69 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (20.51%) Scrum
4 27 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 25 (9.16%) High Availability
7 23 (8.42%) Problem Management
8 21 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (7.33%) MVC
10 19 (6.96%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (6.23%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.49%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.49%) Time Management
13 14 (5.13%) SDLC
14 13 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (4.76%) Service Management
15 11 (4.03%) Migration
16 10 (3.66%) Data Modelling
16 10 (3.66%) OO
16 10 (3.66%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (45.05%) SQL
2 71 (26.01%) C#
3 57 (20.88%) T-SQL
4 31 (11.36%) VB.NET
5 22 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 21 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.93%) R
8 5 (1.83%) C++
8 5 (1.83%) Perl
8 5 (1.83%) Python
8 5 (1.83%) VBA
9 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) C
10 2 (0.73%) VB
10 2 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 70 (25.64%) MCSE
2 63 (23.08%) MCSA
3 61 (22.34%) MCITP
4 42 (15.38%) Degree
5 31 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (10.99%) Citrix Certification
6 30 (10.99%) MCTS
7 27 (9.89%) CCNA
8 22 (8.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (6.59%) CCA
9 18 (6.59%) MCDBA
10 17 (6.23%) MCP
11 14 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (4.76%) MCDST
13 8 (2.93%) CCNP
14 5 (1.83%) MCAD
14 5 (1.83%) MCSD
15 4 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.47%) MCPD
16 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.86%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.40%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 118 (43.22%) Active Directory
2 58 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (12.82%) XenApp
4 24 (8.79%) Hyper-V
5 23 (8.42%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.56%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.56%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.10%) Xen
8 2 (0.73%) XenServer
9 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (10.26%) SCOM
2 20 (7.33%) SCCM
3 10 (3.66%) WSUS
4 3 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.10%) OpenView
5 2 (0.73%) DameWare
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.73%) Nagios
5 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.73%) Opsview
5 2 (0.73%) SmoothWall
5 2 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 238 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 106 (38.83%) VMware
3 54 (19.78%) Citrix
4 44 (16.12%) Cisco
5 22 (8.06%) HP
6 13 (4.76%) Avaya
7 10 (3.66%) NetApp
8 8 (2.93%) Forcepoint
8 8 (2.93%) Sophos
8 8 (2.93%) Veeam
9 6 (2.20%) Oracle
10 5 (1.83%) Alterian
10 5 (1.83%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.47%) Sun
11 4 (1.47%) Tableau
11 4 (1.47%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.10%) Apple
12 3 (1.10%) Meraki
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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