The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 39 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.44% 5.62% 8.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.61% 20.63% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 65
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £37,750 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
198 189 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.02% 27.23% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 175 170 223
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +2 14 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Loughborough -2 2 £22,000 -56.00%
Hinckley - 2 £19,000 -
Lutterworth - 1 £19,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
3 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 21 (44.68%) MCSE
5 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
6 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
7 12 (25.53%) VMware
7 12 (25.53%) ITIL
8 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
8 11 (23.40%) Degree
8 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (21.28%) MCITP
9 10 (21.28%) .NET
10 9 (19.15%) MCSA
10 9 (19.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
11 8 (17.02%) C#
11 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.89%) MCTS
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (12.77%) High Availability
13 6 (12.77%) VCAP
13 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 6 (12.77%) MCSM
13 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) Lync
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) FTP
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
4 1 (2.13%) DSL
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (10.64%) OLAP
6 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.38%) OLTP
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (12.77%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.89%) DBA
3 7 (14.89%) SQL DBA
4 6 (12.77%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.64%) MDX
4 2 (4.26%) WinForms
5 1 (2.13%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
1 3 (6.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) ETL
2 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
2 6 (12.77%) High Availability
2 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
3 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
3 5 (10.64%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
3 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.38%) Data Management
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) CRM
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) ERP
6 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) MCSE
2 11 (23.40%) Degree
3 10 (21.28%) MCITP
4 9 (19.15%) MCSA
4 9 (19.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (14.89%) MCTS
6 6 (12.77%) MCSM
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 6 (12.77%) VCAP
7 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (10.64%) MCP
8 4 (8.51%) CCNA
9 3 (6.38%) MCSD
10 2 (4.26%) CCA
10 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.13%) OCP
11 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
11 1 (2.13%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
1 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
5 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) NetApp
4 5 (10.64%) EMC
4 5 (10.64%) Hitachi
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Sun
7 1 (2.13%) BT
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
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