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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 99 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 85 84 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.67% 2.37% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.54% 10.50% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 63 75 95
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.10%
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
678 800 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.33% 22.55% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 530 611 734
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 147 (86.98%) Microsoft
2 92 (54.44%) Windows
3 80 (47.34%) Active Directory
4 68 (40.24%) MS Excel
5 66 (39.05%) MCSE
6 62 (36.69%) SQL Server
7 53 (31.36%) SQL
8 48 (28.40%) VMware
9 44 (26.04%) MS Office
10 43 (25.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (24.85%) MS Exchange
11 42 (24.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (23.08%) MCITP
14 38 (22.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (21.30%) Citrix
15 36 (21.30%) ITIL
16 34 (20.12%) Windows 7
17 32 (18.93%) Windows Server
18 29 (17.16%) T-SQL
18 29 (17.16%) SAN
19 27 (15.98%) Finance
19 27 (15.98%) Skype for Business
20 25 (14.79%) C#
21 24 (14.20%) .NET
21 24 (14.20%) MCP
21 24 (14.20%) VPN
21 24 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
22 23 (13.61%) SLA

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 42 (24.85%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.98%) Skype for Business
3 23 (13.61%) IIS
4 17 (10.06%) Office Communications Server
5 16 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (9.47%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (4.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (4.14%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (3.55%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.55%) Umbraco
10 4 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 68 (40.24%) MS Excel
2 44 (26.04%) MS Office
3 6 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.37%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.16%) SAN
2 24 (14.20%) VPN
3 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
4 19 (11.24%) NAS
5 18 (10.65%) Firewall
6 16 (9.47%) DNS
7 13 (7.69%) Telepresence
8 10 (5.92%) Unified Communications
9 8 (4.73%) LAN
9 8 (4.73%) WAN
10 7 (4.14%) DHCP
10 7 (4.14%) Extranet
11 6 (3.55%) Internet
12 5 (2.96%) Skype
13 3 (1.78%) Intranet
13 3 (1.78%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.78%) VLAN
14 2 (1.18%) Network Security
14 2 (1.18%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 43 (25.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (22.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (13.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.78%) Big Data
10 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.78%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.59%) OLAP
11 1 (0.59%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (8.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (15.98%) Finance
2 17 (10.06%) Law
2 17 (10.06%) Retail
3 13 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.73%) Legal
4 8 (4.73%) Marketing
5 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (23.67%) Analyst
1 40 (23.67%) Developer
2 27 (15.98%) Support Analyst
3 20 (11.83%) Consultant
3 20 (11.83%) IT Support
4 19 (11.24%) IT Analyst
4 19 (11.24%) IT Support Analyst
5 18 (10.65%) SQL Developer
6 16 (9.47%) Service Analyst
6 16 (9.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (8.88%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (8.88%) DBA
7 15 (8.88%) SQL DBA
8 13 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
8 13 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
8 13 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 13 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.20%) .NET
2 13 (7.69%) WCF
3 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.73%) CSS
4 8 (4.73%) HTML
5 5 (2.96%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.37%) jQuery
7 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (1.78%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.78%) CSS3
7 3 (1.78%) HTML5
7 3 (1.78%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.78%) WF
8 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.59%) COM
9 1 (0.59%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Clustering
2 15 (8.88%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.92%) Replication
5 9 (5.33%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.96%) User Experience
7 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.18%) iPad
8 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) NHS
9 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (54.44%) Windows
2 42 (24.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (20.12%) Windows 7
5 32 (18.93%) Windows Server
6 24 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (13.02%) Windows XP
8 21 (12.43%) Windows 8
9 13 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.18%) Linux
11 1 (0.59%) Android
11 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.59%) SUSE
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.30%) ITIL
2 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.65%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.28%) High Availability
5 13 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (7.69%) Release Management
5 13 (7.69%) Scrum
6 11 (6.51%) Service Management
7 10 (5.92%) ITIL V3
7 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 10 (5.92%) Office Automation
7 10 (5.92%) Project Management
8 9 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (5.33%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.73%) ITSM
10 7 (4.14%) CRM
10 7 (4.14%) Presales
10 7 (4.14%) Time Management
11 6 (3.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.36%) SQL
2 29 (17.16%) T-SQL
3 25 (14.79%) C#
4 12 (7.10%) PowerShell
5 11 (6.51%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (39.05%) MCSE
2 39 (23.08%) MCITP
3 24 (14.20%) MCP
4 16 (9.47%) MCSA
5 15 (8.88%) Degree
6 12 (7.10%) MCTS
7 11 (6.51%) MCDST
8 9 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.96%) CCNA
10 4 (2.37%) CCIE
10 4 (2.37%) CISSP
10 4 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.78%) MOS
12 1 (0.59%) CCA
12 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.59%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 80 (47.34%) Active Directory
2 40 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.24%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.92%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.78%) vSphere
5 3 (1.78%) XenServer
6 2 (1.18%) Xen
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (7.10%) SCCM
3 9 (5.33%) DameWare
3 9 (5.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.37%) SCOM
5 3 (1.78%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 147 (86.98%) Microsoft
2 48 (28.40%) VMware
3 36 (21.30%) Citrix
4 23 (13.61%) Cisco
5 11 (6.51%) Symantec
6 9 (5.33%) Oracle
6 9 (5.33%) Sitecore
7 7 (4.14%) HP
8 4 (2.37%) NetApp
8 4 (2.37%) Northgate
8 4 (2.37%) Sage
9 3 (1.78%) Avaya
9 3 (1.78%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.18%) Draytek
10 2 (1.18%) Meraki
10 2 (1.18%) Veeam
11 1 (0.59%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.59%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.59%) Mitel
11 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc.
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