Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 141 124
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17 -26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 53 77 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.72% 1.62% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.79% 11.18% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 111
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -23.08% +11.43%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,125 £56,800 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +15.57%

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 491 689 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.98% 14.49% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 411 559 816
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (60.38%) SQL
3 30 (56.60%) Windows
4 24 (45.28%) MCSE
5 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
6 21 (39.62%) MCSA
7 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
8 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
9 16 (30.19%) ITIL
10 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (26.42%) Service Delivery
12 13 (24.53%) Migration
12 13 (24.53%) VMware
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
13 12 (22.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
14 11 (20.75%) HP
14 11 (20.75%) SCCM
14 11 (20.75%) Office 365
14 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (18.87%) Cisco
15 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (16.98%) Dell
16 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (16.98%) A+ Certification
16 9 (16.98%) Finance

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 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.75%) Office 365
3 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 5 (9.43%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) DHCP
4 4 (7.55%) NAS
4 4 (7.55%) WAN
5 3 (5.66%) Internet
5 3 (5.66%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.77%) VLAN
6 2 (3.77%) VoIP
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.89%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) Skype
7 1 (1.89%) SMTP
7 1 (1.89%) SNMP
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.66%) OLAP
5 3 (5.66%) OLTP
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.77%) MOLAP
6 2 (3.77%) ROLAP
7 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.89%) DTS
7 1 (1.89%) Power BI
7 1 (1.89%) QlikView
7 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.89%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Support
4 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Business Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (5.66%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) MDX
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) NHS
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.55%) e-Learning
3 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) CMDB
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Handset
6 1 (1.89%) iPad
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (26.42%) Service Delivery
4 13 (24.53%) Migration
5 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.21%) Process Improvement
6 7 (13.21%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (13.21%) Time Management
7 6 (11.32%) Analytics
7 6 (11.32%) Logistics
7 6 (11.32%) Network Management
7 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.32%) Server Management
7 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
7 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (9.43%) Change Management
8 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
8 5 (9.43%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (7.55%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.43%) C
5 5 (9.43%) VB
5 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) VB6
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) MCSE
2 21 (39.62%) MCSA
3 12 (22.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (16.98%) A+ Certification
4 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (13.21%) CCNA
6 6 (11.32%) MCDST
6 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
6 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.43%) MCITP
7 5 (9.43%) MCP
8 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.77%) Degree
9 2 (3.77%) VCP5
10 1 (1.89%) CCDA
10 1 (1.89%) CCSP
10 1 (1.89%) CCVP
10 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.89%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.77%) QA
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.21%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) SCOM
2 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 11 (20.75%) HP
4 10 (18.87%) Cisco
5 9 (16.98%) Dell
6 8 (15.09%) SolarWinds
7 6 (11.32%) Xerox
8 5 (9.43%) Apple
8 5 (9.43%) NetApp
8 5 (9.43%) Qualys
9 4 (7.55%) SonicWALL
9 4 (7.55%) Veeam
10 3 (5.66%) arcserve
11 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.77%) Citrix
11 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.77%) Meraki
12 1 (1.89%) F5
12 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.89%) Sonus