Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 85 115
Rank change year-on-year -51 +30 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 86 164 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.69% 3.18% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.61% 14.73% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82 147 160
Leeds median annual salary £33,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £45,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -8.86%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 741 1,113 1,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.57% 21.61% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 602 929 1,144
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -1.23%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Leeds.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Leeds over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 64 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 43 (50.00%) MCSA
3 37 (43.02%) MCSE
4 28 (32.56%) SQL
4 28 (32.56%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (31.40%) Windows
6 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
7 24 (27.91%) Management Information System
8 23 (26.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
8 23 (26.74%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (24.42%) MS Exchange
10 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
10 19 (22.09%) Office 365
11 18 (20.93%) Windows Server
12 17 (19.77%) Apple
12 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (18.60%) Cisco
13 16 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (17.44%) SLA
14 15 (17.44%) A+ Certification
15 14 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (16.28%) CCNA
15 14 (16.28%) LAN
15 14 (16.28%) WAN
15 14 (16.28%) ITIL
16 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
16 13 (15.12%) SCCM
17 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (24.42%) MS Exchange
2 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.09%) Office 365
2 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) LAN
1 14 (16.28%) WAN
2 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.47%) Firewall
4 6 (6.98%) DNS
4 6 (6.98%) Network Security
5 5 (5.81%) SAN
5 5 (5.81%) VoIP
5 5 (5.81%) VPN
5 5 (5.81%) Wireless
6 4 (4.65%) DHCP
6 4 (4.65%) IP Telephony
6 4 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.49%) Skype
8 2 (2.33%) IPsec
8 2 (2.33%) MPLS
9 1 (1.16%) BGP
9 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (4.65%) Power BI
7 3 (3.49%) MS Access
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Electronics
3 9 (10.47%) Military
4 8 (9.30%) Law
5 5 (5.81%) Marketing
6 4 (4.65%) Publishing
7 3 (3.49%) Advertising
8 2 (2.33%) Legal
8 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.33%) Retail
9 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) 2nd Line Support
1 16 (18.60%) DBA
2 15 (17.44%) Senior DBA
2 15 (17.44%) Senior SQL DBA
2 15 (17.44%) SQL DBA
3 14 (16.28%) IT Support
4 9 (10.47%) Administrator
4 9 (10.47%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 8 (9.30%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (8.14%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 6 (6.98%) Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Architect
8 5 (5.81%) Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.47%) e-Learning
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) Clustering
4 5 (5.81%) CMDB
5 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (3.49%) PlayStation
7 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.33%) FMCG
8 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Windows
2 18 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.14%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.49%) CentOS
6 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Disaster Recovery
1 23 (26.74%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (16.28%) ITIL
4 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (12.79%) Logistics
5 11 (12.79%) Mathematics
6 10 (11.63%) Commercial Awareness
7 9 (10.47%) Asset Management
7 9 (10.47%) Load Balancing
7 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
8 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.30%) ETL
8 8 (9.30%) High Availability
9 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (8.14%) Database Security
9 7 (8.14%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.98%) CRM
10 6 (6.98%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.79%) C
4 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.98%) C#
6 4 (4.65%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.49%) VBA
8 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (50.00%) MCSA
2 37 (43.02%) MCSE
3 15 (17.44%) A+ Certification
4 14 (16.28%) CCNA
4 14 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (13.95%) MCDST
5 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
5 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
6 11 (12.79%) MCP
7 6 (6.98%) Degree
8 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.65%) MCSD
10 3 (3.49%) CCNP
10 3 (3.49%) MCAD
11 2 (2.33%) CISA
11 2 (2.33%) CISSP
11 2 (2.33%) MCITP
12 1 (1.16%) CISM
12 1 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.16%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.14%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.65%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.49%) XenApp
6 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.16%) Docker
7 1 (1.16%) Firmware
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) SCOrch
3 7 (8.14%) SCOM
4 5 (5.81%) MaaS360
4 5 (5.81%) WSUS
5 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.16%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 64 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Apple
3 16 (18.60%) Cisco
4 11 (12.79%) Dell
4 11 (12.79%) Xerox
5 10 (11.63%) Citrix
6 8 (9.30%) VMware
7 6 (6.98%) Kaspersky
8 5 (5.81%) Sophos
9 3 (3.49%) Alterian
9 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.33%) Veeam
11 1 (1.16%) Altiris
11 1 (1.16%) CyberArk
11 1 (1.16%) FireEye
11 1 (1.16%) McAfee
11 1 (1.16%) Sage
11 1 (1.16%) Symantec