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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.68% 2.74% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.46% 13.04% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 12
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £23,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
96 115 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.41% 20.99% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 66 102 72
Average salary £38,000 £43,401 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.44% +22.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 16 (72.73%) MCP
3 16 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 15 (68.18%) VMware
5 13 (59.09%) MCSE
5 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
6 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (54.55%) Dell
7 11 (50.00%) Linux
7 11 (50.00%) SAN
7 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (45.45%) HP
8 10 (45.45%) Cisco
8 10 (45.45%) IIS
8 10 (45.45%) Change Management
8 10 (45.45%) Clustering
9 9 (40.91%) Firewall
10 7 (31.82%) EMC
10 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
10 7 (31.82%) IBM
10 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
10 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (18.18%) MS Office
12 4 (18.18%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (45.45%) IIS
2 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (50.00%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
1 10 (45.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.55%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) MCP
2 13 (59.09%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) MCTS
5 2 (9.09%) MCDBA
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) MCDST
6 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Dell
4 10 (45.45%) HP
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) IBM
5 7 (31.82%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) Altiris
7 2 (9.09%) Google
7 2 (9.09%) Red Gate
7 2 (9.09%) NetApp
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Leicester
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Salary: £42000.00 per annum + car/car allowance
Posted: 26 days ago