Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 115 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 -65 +45
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 57 107 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.56% 2.18% 5.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.91% 11.09% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 101 257
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -3.80% +11.27%
10th Percentile £20,100 £20,375 £25,750
90th Percentile £54,500 £70,000 £48,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -22.29% +16.67% +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 575 965 1,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.78% 19.63% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 451 784 1,074
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 38 (66.67%) Windows
3 27 (47.37%) MCSA
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
5 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 18 (31.58%) ITIL
7 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (26.32%) SQL
9 14 (24.56%) MCSE
10 13 (22.81%) Degree
10 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
11 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
12 10 (17.54%) .NET
12 10 (17.54%) Cisco
12 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.79%) C#
13 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
13 9 (15.79%) VMware
13 9 (15.79%) Proactive Management
14 8 (14.04%) Windows 10
14 8 (14.04%) MCSD
14 8 (14.04%) SAN
14 8 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (12.28%) SCCM

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 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
4 2 (3.51%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 5 (8.77%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.75%) GitHub
5 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) SAN
2 7 (12.28%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (10.53%) DNS
4 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.77%) WAN
5 4 (7.02%) Firewall
5 4 (7.02%) MPLS
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
6 3 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) DHCP
7 2 (3.51%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.51%) VLAN
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.75%) HSRP
8 1 (1.75%) IPsec
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Military
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Support Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (17.54%) Developer
4 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) IT Support
5 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) IT Technician
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
4 3 (5.26%) React
5 2 (3.51%) CSS
5 2 (3.51%) Dojo
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) e-Learning
3 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.51%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
5 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Tandem
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.04%) Windows 10
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.77%) Linux
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.75%) HPUX
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (15.79%) Proactive Management
4 8 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (12.28%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (8.77%) ERP
7 5 (8.77%) Information Security
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) TDD
7 5 (8.77%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (7.02%) Antivirus Management
8 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.02%) Logistics
8 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
3 9 (15.79%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) C
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) VBScript
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) MCSA
2 14 (24.56%) MCSE
3 13 (22.81%) Degree
4 8 (14.04%) MCSD
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (8.77%) CCNA
6 5 (8.77%) MCDST
7 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
7 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (5.26%) MCITP
8 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.51%) CCNP
9 2 (3.51%) MCP
10 1 (1.75%) CCDP
10 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.75%) RHCE
10 1 (1.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 5 (8.77%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.26%) BitLocker
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) SCOM
3 3 (5.26%) MaaS360
4 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Cisco
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Apple
5 4 (7.02%) Sophos
5 4 (7.02%) Xerox
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) Dell
6 3 (5.26%) Kaspersky
6 3 (5.26%) NetApp
6 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.26%) Veeam
7 2 (3.51%) EMC
7 2 (3.51%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) Lotus
8 1 (1.75%) McAfee
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec