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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.83% 2.28% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.11% 11.76% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 15
Median salary £22,500 £36,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,900 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £38,800 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.10%
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
89 85 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 27.99% 19.41% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 134
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £42,550
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) MS Office
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) MCSA
4 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
5 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
6 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 9 (33.33%) LAN
7 9 (33.33%) WAN
7 9 (33.33%) MCP
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 8 (29.63%) MCSE
9 7 (25.93%) Internet
9 7 (25.93%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) DHCP
9 7 (25.93%) VoIP
9 7 (25.93%) Broadband
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
9 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (25.93%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (22.22%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 5 (18.52%) SAN
11 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
11 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 5 (18.52%) Junos

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (74.07%) MS Office
2 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) LAN
1 9 (33.33%) WAN
2 7 (25.93%) Broadband
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) Internet
2 7 (25.93%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (25.93%) VoIP
3 5 (18.52%) Junos
3 5 (18.52%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) International Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Junior
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) ERP Presales Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Navision Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Presales Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
4 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.81%) Presales
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) Delphi
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Pascal
3 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) MCSA
2 9 (33.33%) MCP
3 8 (29.63%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) MCAD
5 2 (7.41%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) MCDST
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Lotus
3 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) EMC