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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 29 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.81% 4.25% 8.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.33% 16.11% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 67
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £35,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
219 180 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.77% 26.39% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 197 149 223
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,547
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 14 £40,000 +13.47% 5
Market Harborough - 4 £40,000 -
Loughborough - 3 £23,000 -
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 25 July 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 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
3 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
4 21 (45.65%) MCSE
5 17 (36.96%) T-SQL
6 12 (26.09%) .NET
7 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
8 10 (21.74%) ITIL
8 10 (21.74%) C#
8 10 (21.74%) VMware
8 10 (21.74%) MCITP
8 10 (21.74%) Degree
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.39%) MCTS
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (15.22%) MCSA
11 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (13.04%) VCAP
12 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
12 6 (13.04%) MCP
12 6 (13.04%) SAN
12 6 (13.04%) NetApp
12 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.04%) ETL
12 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) NAS
4 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (10.87%) OLAP
6 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.52%) OLTP
7 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) DBA
5 6 (13.04%) SQL DBA
6 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Server Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) MDX
4 2 (4.35%) WinForms
5 1 (2.17%) Ajax
5 1 (2.17%) WCF
5 1 (2.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) ADO
5 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
1 3 (6.52%) iPhone
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.52%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) ETL
2 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
3 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.87%) Multithreading
3 5 (10.87%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (10.87%) High Availability
3 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.87%) CRM
3 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Network Management
4 3 (6.52%) Data Management
4 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) ERP
5 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.74%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) MCSE
2 10 (21.74%) MCITP
2 10 (21.74%) Degree
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (17.39%) MCTS
5 7 (15.22%) MCSA
6 6 (13.04%) MCP
6 6 (13.04%) VCAP
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (10.87%) MCSM
8 4 (8.70%) MCSD
9 3 (6.52%) CCNA
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (4.35%) CCA
10 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (4.35%) MCDBA
11 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
11 1 (2.17%) OCP
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (2.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
1 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) NetApp
4 5 (10.87%) Hitachi
4 5 (10.87%) EMC
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Altiris
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, great environment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Upto £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cobham - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Cobham
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Entegraty
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago