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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.11% 1.37% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.88% 6.37% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 19
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £23,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
163 157 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.15% 21.51% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 122 115 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +18 9 £21,000 -42.46%
Coalville - 4 £55,000 -
Kegworth - 3 - -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) MCSE
3 23 (46.00%) Windows
4 22 (44.00%) MS Office
5 20 (40.00%) VMware
6 19 (38.00%) MCSA
6 19 (38.00%) NetApp
7 15 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (28.00%) Line Management
9 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
10 12 (24.00%) ITIL
10 12 (24.00%) MCP
10 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
11 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
12 10 (20.00%) WAN
12 10 (20.00%) LAN
13 9 (18.00%) VoIP
14 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
14 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
14 8 (16.00%) DNS
14 8 (16.00%) Internet
14 8 (16.00%) DHCP
14 8 (16.00%) Broadband
14 8 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (14.00%) Retail
15 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (12.00%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (44.00%) MS Office
2 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) LAN
1 10 (20.00%) WAN
2 9 (18.00%) VoIP
3 8 (16.00%) Broadband
3 8 (16.00%) DHCP
3 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 8 (16.00%) Internet
3 8 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) Junos
4 6 (12.00%) SAN
5 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) International Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Team Leader
1 14 (28.00%) Technical Leader
1 14 (28.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 9 (18.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) IT Support
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server Support
8 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) ERP Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) ERP Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Line Management
2 12 (24.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (8.00%) ITSM
4 4 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (8.00%) Presales
4 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Analytics
5 3 (6.00%) Business Analytics
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.00%) CRM
5 3 (6.00%) ERP
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) OO
5 3 (6.00%) SDLC
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) C++
3 3 (6.00%) Delphi
3 3 (6.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) Pascal
3 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (54.00%) MCSE
2 19 (38.00%) MCSA
3 15 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (24.00%) MCP
5 5 (10.00%) Degree
6 4 (8.00%) CCDP
6 4 (8.00%) CCNA
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.00%) CISSP
7 3 (6.00%) MCAD
7 3 (6.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) NetApp
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) HP
6 3 (6.00%) Citrix
6 3 (6.00%) Lotus
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle
7 2 (4.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) IBM