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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.28% 2.43% 6.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.20% 9.72% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 27
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £28,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
82 144 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.72% 25.00% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 137 122
Average salary £37,250 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.30% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,100 £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 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) MCP
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Dell
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 4 (28.57%) EMC
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Change Management
7 4 (28.57%) Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) IIS
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) MySQL
9 2 (14.29%) C#

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) PBX
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior
2 2 (14.29%) Junior VB.NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VB
1 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCP
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) MCTS
3 2 (14.29%) MCDBA
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) MCDST
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
4 4 (28.57%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Red Gate
7 1 (7.14%) Google
7 1 (7.14%) Avaya
7 1 (7.14%) NetApp