The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.00% 4.02% 5.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.09% 14.01% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 32
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
235 207 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.68% 28.71% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 221 185 161
Average salary £40,500 £35,425 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.32% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,776 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leicestershire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Leicester -21 14 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 39 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 37 (62.71%) Windows
3 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
4 28 (47.46%) MCSE
4 28 (47.46%) SQL
5 22 (37.29%) MCP
6 21 (35.59%) C#
6 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
6 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
6 21 (35.59%) MCTS
7 20 (33.90%) MCITP
7 20 (33.90%) .NET
8 19 (32.20%) Internet
9 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
9 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
10 16 (27.12%) Web Application Development
11 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
12 13 (22.03%) VMware
13 12 (20.34%) MCSD
13 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (18.64%) Dell
14 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
14 11 (18.64%) TDD
14 11 (18.64%) MVC
14 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (16.95%) DNS
15 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (15.25%) vSphere
16 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) IIS
3 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.69%) Lync
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) Internet
2 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.95%) DNS
4 7 (11.86%) LAN
4 7 (11.86%) WAN
5 6 (10.17%) Firewall
6 5 (8.47%) DHCP
7 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.08%) Wireless
8 3 (5.08%) VoIP
8 3 (5.08%) VPN
9 2 (3.39%) SAN
9 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.69%) NAS
10 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (8.47%) OLAP
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.08%) OLTP
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
1 2 (3.39%) NUnit
1 2 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.39%) Games
1 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) IT Support
7 3 (5.08%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Technician
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) .NET
2 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (15.25%) WinForms
5 8 (13.56%) WPF
6 7 (11.86%) RESTful
6 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.47%) MDX
8 4 (6.78%) Ajax
9 3 (5.08%) WCF
10 2 (3.39%) WAP
10 2 (3.39%) CSS
10 2 (3.39%) XML
10 2 (3.39%) HTML
10 2 (3.39%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (3.39%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (3.39%) MonoRail
10 2 (3.39%) NHibernate
10 2 (3.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.39%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
3 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) Linux
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.39%) Android
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Web Application Development
2 11 (18.64%) TDD
2 11 (18.64%) MVC
3 9 (15.25%) Scrum
4 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.86%) Kanban
5 7 (11.86%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (11.86%) BDD
6 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.17%) CRM
6 6 (10.17%) Network Management
6 6 (10.17%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.47%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (8.47%) High Availability
7 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) ETL
7 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 21 (35.59%) C#
3 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.78%) VBScript
4 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) MCSE
2 22 (37.29%) MCP
3 21 (35.59%) MCTS
4 20 (33.90%) MCITP
5 12 (20.34%) MCSD
6 9 (15.25%) MCSA
6 9 (15.25%) MCAD
7 5 (8.47%) CCNA
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.08%) VCAP
9 3 (5.08%) MCDBA
10 2 (3.39%) CCNP
10 2 (3.39%) CCA
10 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.69%) MCPD
11 1 (1.69%) Degree
11 1 (1.69%) CCEE
11 1 (1.69%) CCIA
11 1 (1.69%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) vSphere
4 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.47%) XenApp
5 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.39%) vCloud
7 1 (1.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.69%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.69%) SCSM
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) VMware
3 11 (18.64%) Dell
4 9 (15.25%) HP
4 9 (15.25%) Citrix
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco
6 5 (8.47%) Altiris
7 2 (3.39%) EMC
7 2 (3.39%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.69%) CommVault
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