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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 67 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 53 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.36% 6.12% 4.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 16.93% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 53 31
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
139 313 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.94% 36.14% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 116 268 212
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 7 £26,000 -30.66%
Hinckley 0 1 £28,000 -20.00%
Coalville - 1 £28,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) MCSE
7 7 (28.00%) VB
8 6 (24.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) Web Development
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.00%) MS Office
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Office 365
11 3 (12.00%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) DSL
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (12.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Junior
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (24.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Junior C# Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Junior .NET Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Junior VB.NET Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Junior Developer
1 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) jQuery
1 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
1 6 (24.00%) MVC
1 6 (24.00%) Web Development
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) High Availability
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) VB
3 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) MCSE
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) MCSA
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 3 (12.00%) MCSM
3 3 (12.00%) MCP
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
5 1 (4.00%) CCSP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIP
5 1 (4.00%) CCDA
5 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) BT