The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.41% 5.70% 6.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.40% 19.70% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 18
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
149 132 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.60% 28.95% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 139 121 96
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,776 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire

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 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) MCSE
4 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 16 (38.10%) MCITP
6 15 (35.71%) MCTS
6 15 (35.71%) MCP
7 14 (33.33%) .NET
7 14 (33.33%) C#
7 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
8 13 (30.95%) Internet
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.81%) VMware
9 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (23.81%) Web Application Development
10 9 (21.43%) WinForms
10 9 (21.43%) MVC
10 9 (21.43%) TDD
10 9 (21.43%) MCSD
10 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
11 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
11 8 (19.05%) Dell
11 8 (19.05%) Citrix
11 8 (19.05%) WPF
11 8 (19.05%) vSphere

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Internet
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) LAN
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) OLAP
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.14%) OLTP
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Technician
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Server Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.43%) WinForms
4 8 (19.05%) WPF
4 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (16.67%) RESTful
6 5 (11.90%) MDX
7 2 (4.76%) Ajax
7 2 (4.76%) CSS
7 2 (4.76%) XML
7 2 (4.76%) WAP
7 2 (4.76%) HTML
8 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.76%) iPhone
3 2 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Android
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Web Application Development
2 9 (21.43%) MVC
2 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 7 (16.67%) Scrum
3 7 (16.67%) BDD
3 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (16.67%) Kanban
3 7 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (11.90%) ETL
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) Network Management
5 5 (11.90%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.52%) VBScript
4 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) MCSE
2 16 (38.10%) MCITP
3 15 (35.71%) MCTS
3 15 (35.71%) MCP
4 9 (21.43%) MCSD
5 7 (16.67%) MCAD
6 4 (9.52%) MCSA
7 3 (7.14%) CCNA
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (7.14%) VCAP
8 2 (4.76%) CCNP
9 1 (2.38%) CCA
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.38%) CCEE
9 1 (2.38%) CCIA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) vSphere
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Dell
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) Altiris
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) CommVault
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