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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Rank 98 87 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 65 90 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.50% 2.75% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.57% 12.36% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 58 66 104
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £22,750 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 562 728 864
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 21.65% 22.22% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 477 566 688
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 174 (89.69%) Microsoft
2 109 (56.19%) Windows
3 103 (53.09%) Active Directory
4 89 (45.88%) MS Excel
5 88 (45.36%) Windows Server
6 87 (44.85%) SQL Server
7 80 (41.24%) VMware
8 59 (30.41%) MCSE
9 58 (29.90%) SQL
10 56 (28.87%) SAN
11 54 (27.84%) MS Exchange
12 51 (26.29%) MCSA
13 48 (24.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 46 (23.71%) ITIL
15 42 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (20.10%) MCITP
17 38 (19.59%) Scrum
17 38 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (18.56%) WAN
19 35 (18.04%) Cisco
19 35 (18.04%) C#
20 34 (17.53%) .NET
20 34 (17.53%) Windows 7
20 34 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 33 (17.01%) LAN
22 31 (15.98%) Citrix
22 31 (15.98%) IIS
22 31 (15.98%) Windows Server 2012
23 30 (15.46%) SQL Server 2012
23 30 (15.46%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 54 (27.84%) MS Exchange
2 31 (15.98%) IIS
3 24 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (7.73%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.61%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (45.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.64%) MS Office
3 5 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.86%) Office 365
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (28.87%) SAN
2 36 (18.56%) WAN
3 33 (17.01%) LAN
4 30 (15.46%) DNS
5 23 (11.86%) DHCP
5 23 (11.86%) Firewall
6 11 (5.67%) VPN
7 8 (4.12%) Internet
8 7 (3.61%) NAS
8 7 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (3.61%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.09%) VoIP
10 5 (2.58%) MPLS
11 3 (1.55%) ADSL
11 3 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.55%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.55%) Wireless
12 2 (1.03%) VLAN
13 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (44.85%) SQL Server
2 48 (24.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (15.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (9.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.70%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.55%) QlikView
11 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.55%) SSDT
12 2 (1.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.52%) MOLAP
13 1 (0.52%) OLAP
13 1 (0.52%) OLTP
13 1 (0.52%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (14.95%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.61%) Marketing
4 5 (2.58%) Advertising
5 4 (2.06%) Legal
6 3 (1.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (20.10%) Developer
2 36 (18.56%) DBA
2 36 (18.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (18.56%) SQL DBA
3 25 (12.89%) Analyst
3 25 (12.89%) VMware Engineer
3 25 (12.89%) Windows Engineer
4 22 (11.34%) Support Analyst
5 20 (10.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (10.31%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (8.76%) SQL Developer
6 17 (8.76%) Support Engineer
7 16 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (8.25%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (7.22%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (7.22%) Senior Developer
8 14 (7.22%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.53%) .NET
2 15 (7.73%) XML
3 11 (5.67%) .NET Framework
3 11 (5.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (3.61%) WinForms
6 6 (3.09%) Ajax
7 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.58%) Web Services
8 4 (2.06%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.55%) WPF
10 2 (1.03%) HTML
10 2 (1.03%) WCF
11 1 (0.52%) CSS
11 1 (0.52%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.82%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.15%) Clustering
4 9 (4.64%) Replication
5 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.06%) User Experience
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.03%) IVR
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (56.19%) Windows
2 88 (45.36%) Windows Server
3 34 (17.53%) Windows 7
4 31 (15.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (7.22%) Linux
8 8 (4.12%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.55%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.71%) ITIL
2 42 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.59%) Scrum
4 28 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (10.82%) Time Management
6 18 (9.28%) Service Management
7 17 (8.76%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (7.73%) Change Management
9 14 (7.22%) High Availability
10 13 (6.70%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.19%) Migration
11 12 (6.19%) MVC
12 11 (5.67%) OO
12 11 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (4.64%) Presales
13 9 (4.64%) SOA
14 8 (4.12%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (4.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.90%) SQL
2 35 (18.04%) C#
3 21 (10.82%) T-SQL
4 17 (8.76%) VB.NET
5 16 (8.25%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.55%) R
8 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.03%) VB
8 2 (1.03%) VB6
9 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (30.41%) MCSE
2 51 (26.29%) MCSA
3 39 (20.10%) MCITP
4 24 (12.37%) MCTS
5 22 (11.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (10.82%) CCNA
6 21 (10.82%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (10.82%) Degree
7 15 (7.73%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (7.73%) MCDBA
8 14 (7.22%) CCA
9 11 (5.67%) MCP
10 10 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (4.64%) CCNP
12 5 (2.58%) MCDST
13 3 (1.55%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.55%) VCAP
14 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.03%) MCPD
14 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.15%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (53.09%) Active Directory
2 34 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.76%) XenApp
4 12 (6.19%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.15%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.12%) Terminal Server
7 6 (3.09%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.58%) vSphere
9 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (7.22%) SCCM
2 12 (6.19%) SCOM
2 12 (6.19%) WSUS
3 3 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Sentry
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 174 (89.69%) Microsoft
2 80 (41.24%) VMware
3 35 (18.04%) Cisco
4 31 (15.98%) Citrix
5 15 (7.73%) HP
5 15 (7.73%) NetApp
6 13 (6.70%) Oracle
7 12 (6.19%) Veeam
8 8 (4.12%) Avaya
9 7 (3.61%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.55%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.55%) CommVault
10 3 (1.55%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (1.55%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (1.03%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.03%) Sophos
12 1 (0.52%) 3Com
12 1 (0.52%) BMC
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.52%) Veritas
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