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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.52% 2.65% 6.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.65% 10.79% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 23
Average salary £24,250 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
85 139 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 19.95% 24.51% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 64 132 103
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £60,000
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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 13 (76.47%) MCP
4 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco
5 11 (64.71%) VMware
6 9 (52.94%) MCSE
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
7 8 (47.06%) Linux
7 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 8 (47.06%) Dell
7 8 (47.06%) Firewall
8 7 (41.18%) Clustering
8 7 (41.18%) Change Management
8 7 (41.18%) EMC
8 7 (41.18%) HP
8 7 (41.18%) SAN
8 7 (41.18%) IBM
8 7 (41.18%) IIS
8 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
9 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) OLTP
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Security Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) MCP
2 9 (52.94%) MCSE
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) MCTS
4 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) MCDST
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Dell
4 7 (41.18%) EMC
4 7 (41.18%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Red Gate
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Google