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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 60 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 133 131 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.87% 4.13% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.98% 20.12% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 124 89 74
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,700
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
888 651 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.81% 20.50% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 775 485 465
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 17 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 195 (85.15%) Microsoft
2 148 (64.63%) Windows
3 140 (61.14%) MCSE
4 125 (54.59%) Active Directory
5 112 (48.91%) VMware
6 100 (43.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 93 (40.61%) SQL Server
8 82 (35.81%) MS Excel
8 82 (35.81%) Cisco
9 80 (34.93%) SharePoint
9 80 (34.93%) Citrix
10 74 (32.31%) SAN
11 72 (31.44%) MCITP
12 70 (30.57%) MS Exchange
13 66 (28.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 64 (27.95%) Hyper-V
15 61 (26.64%) ITIL
16 60 (26.20%) MCSA
17 57 (24.89%) vSphere
18 54 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
19 48 (20.96%) .NET
20 47 (20.52%) SQL
21 45 (19.65%) MCP
22 44 (19.21%) C#
22 44 (19.21%) ASP.NET
23 42 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
24 39 (17.03%) MCTS
25 36 (15.72%) Office 365
26 35 (15.28%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 80 (34.93%) SharePoint
2 70 (30.57%) MS Exchange
3 32 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (12.23%) IIS
5 27 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (8.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (7.86%) Lync
8 18 (7.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (7.42%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.31%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.31%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 82 (35.81%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (8.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.72%) Office 365
2 21 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (32.31%) SAN
2 32 (13.97%) Firewall
3 30 (13.10%) DNS
4 26 (11.35%) WAN
4 26 (11.35%) LAN
5 18 (7.86%) Wireless
6 15 (6.55%) VoIP
7 14 (6.11%) DHCP
8 12 (5.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (5.24%) WAAS
8 12 (5.24%) DMZ
9 11 (4.80%) TCP/IP
10 10 (4.37%) Internet
11 9 (3.93%) SSL
11 9 (3.93%) VPN
12 7 (3.06%) FTP
12 7 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.18%) VLAN
13 5 (2.18%) NAS
13 5 (2.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (40.61%) SQL Server
2 54 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (10.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (3.93%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.87%) QlikView
9 2 (0.87%) OLAP
9 2 (0.87%) MOLAP
9 2 (0.87%) OLTP
9 2 (0.87%) ROLAP
9 2 (0.87%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.44%) Subversion
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (7.42%) Finance
2 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.75%) Retail
3 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (19.21%) Developer
2 41 (17.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (10.92%) Technical Support
4 23 (10.04%) Analyst
5 22 (9.61%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (7.42%) Architect
7 17 (7.42%) SharePoint Developer
8 14 (6.11%) Consultant
9 13 (5.68%) Service Analyst
9 13 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.68%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.24%) Storage Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.24%) Storage Architect
10 12 (5.24%) Virtualisation Architect
10 12 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (5.24%) Server Engineer
11 11 (4.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.96%) .NET
2 44 (19.21%) ASP.NET
3 28 (12.23%) .NET Framework
3 28 (12.23%) CSS
4 27 (11.79%) WCF
5 25 (10.92%) Ajax
6 21 (9.17%) HTML
7 17 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (4.80%) WinForms
9 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (4.37%) jQuery
10 9 (3.93%) WPF
10 9 (3.93%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.87%) Web Services
11 2 (0.87%) XML
11 2 (0.87%) LAMP
12 1 (0.44%) WAP
12 1 (0.44%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.44%) HTML5
12 1 (0.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.73%) Clustering
2 18 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.42%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.24%) Celerra
4 12 (5.24%) CLARiiON
5 8 (3.49%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.06%) PKI
7 5 (2.18%) Replication
7 5 (2.18%) CMDB
8 3 (1.31%) Statistics
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.44%) iPad
10 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.44%) Social Media
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 148 (64.63%) Windows
2 54 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (8.30%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.68%) Linux
7 7 (3.06%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.18%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.75%) UNIX
10 2 (0.87%) CentOS
10 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
10 2 (0.87%) Debian
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) AIX
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.64%) ITIL
2 42 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (13.10%) Project Management
4 25 (10.92%) CRM
4 25 (10.92%) PRINCE2
4 25 (10.92%) Change Management
5 20 (8.73%) OO
6 17 (7.42%) MVC
6 17 (7.42%) OOA/OOD
7 14 (6.11%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.24%) DevOps
8 12 (5.24%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.24%) Business Continuity
9 11 (4.80%) Performance Management
9 11 (4.80%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.80%) Coaching
10 10 (4.37%) Service Management
10 10 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.52%) SQL
2 44 (19.21%) C#
3 29 (12.66%) T-SQL
4 26 (11.35%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.06%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.06%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.18%) VB
7 2 (0.87%) PHP
7 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 140 (61.14%) MCSE
2 72 (31.44%) MCITP
3 66 (28.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 60 (26.20%) MCSA
5 45 (19.65%) MCP
6 39 (17.03%) MCTS
7 35 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (13.54%) Citrix Certification
8 31 (13.54%) CCNA
9 30 (13.10%) CCA
10 25 (10.92%) MCSD
11 20 (8.73%) NCDA
12 17 (7.42%) MCAD
13 16 (6.99%) Degree
14 15 (6.55%) VCAP
15 13 (5.68%) CCIA
16 12 (5.24%) VTSP
16 12 (5.24%) NCIE
16 12 (5.24%) CCEA
16 12 (5.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 125 (54.59%) Active Directory
2 100 (43.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (27.95%) Hyper-V
4 57 (24.89%) vSphere
5 29 (12.66%) XenDesktop
6 20 (8.73%) XenApp
7 19 (8.30%) XenServer
8 13 (5.68%) VMware ESX
9 12 (5.24%) vCloud
9 12 (5.24%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (8.73%) SCCM
2 16 (6.99%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.18%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.31%) SCOM
5 3 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.87%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 195 (85.15%) Microsoft
2 112 (48.91%) VMware
3 82 (35.81%) Cisco
4 80 (34.93%) Citrix
5 31 (13.54%) NetApp
6 20 (8.73%) Dell
7 15 (6.55%) Veeam
8 14 (6.11%) EMC
8 14 (6.11%) Oracle
9 13 (5.68%) CheckPoint
10 12 (5.24%) 3PAR
10 12 (5.24%) Riverbed
11 11 (4.80%) Symantec
12 10 (4.37%) Brocade
13 9 (3.93%) McAfee
14 8 (3.49%) Cyber-Ark
15 7 (3.06%) SAP
16 6 (2.62%) HP
17 4 (1.75%) LANDesk
18 3 (1.31%) Juniper
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Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
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IT MOB
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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