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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.28% 0.76% 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.83% 4.55% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 21
Average salary £26,000 £53,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.17% +42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £47,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,650 £40,000
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
101 66 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.44% 16.79% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87 47 135
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
3 17 (62.96%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) MS Office
4 15 (55.56%) MCSA
5 13 (48.15%) MCSE
6 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (37.04%) MCP
8 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
8 10 (37.04%) SAN
9 8 (29.63%) VMware
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) LAN
10 7 (25.93%) WAN
10 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
11 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
12 4 (14.81%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (14.81%) Presales
12 4 (14.81%) Junos
12 4 (14.81%) SCCM
12 4 (14.81%) SCOM
12 4 (14.81%) Clustering
12 4 (14.81%) Change Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 15 (55.56%) MS Office
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 10 (37.04%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) Broadband
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 4 (14.81%) Junos
3 4 (14.81%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (14.81%) VoIP
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
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 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Presales
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) CRM
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) ERP
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) C++
2 3 (11.11%) Delphi
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) Pascal
2 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) MCSA
2 13 (48.15%) MCSE
3 10 (37.04%) MCP
4 3 (11.11%) MCAD
5 2 (7.41%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
2 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
1 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.70%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Dell
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) Altiris
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) IBM