The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.90% 7.39% 9.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.86% 22.60% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 39 29
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
79 177 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.41% 32.72% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 71 157 90
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) MCSE
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle
6 7 (33.33%) VB
6 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) MySQL
7 6 (28.57%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) Web Development
7 6 (28.57%) jQuery
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
9 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (19.05%) MCITP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Junior
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 6 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Junior C# Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Junior .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Junior VB.NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
3 5 (23.81%) DBA
4 4 (19.05%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
1 6 (28.57%) Web Development
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) High Availability
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) VB
2 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 4 (19.05%) MCSM
3 4 (19.05%) MCITP
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.52%) MCTS
5 2 (9.52%) MCP
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) MCSD
6 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
1 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) SAP