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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 68 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 51 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.76% 7.13% 7.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.09% 23.61% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 49 56
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £60,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +5.33%
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
173 216 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.76% 30.21% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 156 201 212
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 £22,778 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,256 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 9 £30,000 -27.71% 1
Loughborough +4 3 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Hinckley +4 1 £19,000 -45.71%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) MCSE
4 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (27.50%) VMware
6 11 (27.50%) ITIL
6 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) Degree
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (22.50%) MCITP
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (20.00%) MCSA
9 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.00%) MCTS
10 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (15.00%) Aerospace
10 6 (15.00%) MS Office
10 6 (15.00%) SAN
10 6 (15.00%) NetApp
10 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
10 6 (15.00%) High Availability
10 6 (15.00%) VCAP
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 6 (15.00%) MCSM
10 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Lync
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.50%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
4 1 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (2.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (10.00%) OLAP
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.00%) OLTP
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (15.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) DBA
3 7 (17.50%) SQL DBA
4 6 (15.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Server Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
1 4 (10.00%) MDX
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (15.00%) High Availability
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) MCSE
2 11 (27.50%) Degree
3 9 (22.50%) MCITP
4 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (20.00%) MCSA
5 6 (15.00%) MCTS
5 6 (15.00%) VCAP
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 6 (15.00%) MCSM
6 5 (12.50%) MCP
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.50%) CCNA
8 3 (7.50%) MCSD
9 1 (2.50%) CCEE
9 1 (2.50%) CCIA
9 1 (2.50%) VCP5
9 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) CCDA
9 1 (2.50%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
1 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) NetApp
4 5 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 5 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) BT
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 19 days ago