The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 168 182 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.061% 0.027% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.028% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £41,250 £46,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Microsoft Specialist
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3160 3543 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.55% 97.15% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2889 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist across the Leeds region.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Lync
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (66.67%) Unified Communications
4 6 (66.67%) Google
4 6 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (66.67%) Postini
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) SMTP
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
6 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) S/MIME
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) VMware

Microsoft Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Lync
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) S/MIME
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Google
2 6 (66.67%) Postini
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
3 1 (11.11%) VMware