Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 120 98
Rank change year-on-year -19 -22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 76 115 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.60% 2.27% 2.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.19% 11.25% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 70 106 164
Leeds median annual salary £30,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,125 £56,250 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +20.00% -7.14%

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 679 1,022 1,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.32% 20.21% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 552 814 1,127
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £24,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 61 (80.26%) Microsoft
2 43 (56.58%) MCSE
3 37 (48.68%) MCSA
4 26 (34.21%) Windows
5 25 (32.89%) SQL
6 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
7 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Office
7 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
7 21 (27.63%) Office 365
8 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (22.37%) Windows Server
10 17 (22.37%) Management Information System
10 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
11 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
11 15 (19.74%) Apple
11 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
12 14 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (18.42%) Cisco
12 14 (18.42%) A+ Certification
13 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (17.11%) SCCM
14 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
14 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
14 12 (15.79%) SLA
14 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (15.79%) ITIL
14 12 (15.79%) Finance
15 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery

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 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
2 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.95%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Office 365
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.63%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.89%) DNS
2 6 (7.89%) LAN
2 6 (7.89%) WAN
3 4 (5.26%) DHCP
3 4 (5.26%) Firewall
3 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 4 (5.26%) SAN
4 3 (3.95%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.95%) Skype
4 3 (3.95%) Wireless
5 2 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.32%) IPsec
6 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.32%) Network Security
6 1 (1.32%) VLAN
6 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (5.26%) Power BI
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Electronics
3 8 (10.53%) Law
3 8 (10.53%) Military
4 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Publishing
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
1 14 (18.42%) DBA
1 14 (18.42%) Senior DBA
1 14 (18.42%) Senior SQL DBA
1 14 (18.42%) SQL DBA
2 11 (14.47%) Administrator
3 10 (13.16%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) IT Support
4 9 (11.84%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.53%) e-Learning
3 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Clustering
5 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.26%) CMDB
5 4 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (2.63%) PlayStation
6 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Windows
2 17 (22.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.89%) Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.63%) CentOS
7 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (15.79%) ITIL
5 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.16%) Commercial Awareness
6 10 (13.16%) Logistics
6 10 (13.16%) Mathematics
7 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 7 (9.21%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (7.89%) CRM
10 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
10 6 (7.89%) ITSM
10 6 (7.89%) Service Management
11 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.58%) ETL
11 5 (6.58%) High Availability
11 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.16%) C
4 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.63%) VBA
6 1 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (56.58%) MCSE
2 37 (48.68%) MCSA
3 14 (18.42%) A+ Certification
4 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 11 (14.47%) MCDST
6 10 (13.16%) MCP
7 8 (10.53%) Degree
8 7 (9.21%) CCNA
8 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (6.58%) MCITP
10 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (2.63%) CCIE
12 2 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.32%) CISA
13 1 (1.32%) CISSP
13 1 (1.32%) MCSD
13 1 (1.32%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) SCCM
2 8 (10.53%) SCOM
3 6 (7.89%) SCOrch
4 5 (6.58%) WSUS
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.32%) MaaS360
7 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.32%) Puppet
7 1 (1.32%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 61 (80.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) Apple
3 14 (18.42%) Cisco
4 10 (13.16%) Dell
4 10 (13.16%) Xerox
5 9 (11.84%) Citrix
6 7 (9.21%) VMware
7 4 (5.26%) Veeam
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.32%) Altiris
9 1 (1.32%) EMC
9 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.32%) HP
9 1 (1.32%) Lotus
9 1 (1.32%) NetApp
9 1 (1.32%) Sage
9 1 (1.32%) Sophos
9 1 (1.32%) Symantec
9 1 (1.32%) Veritas