Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 125 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 -52 +37
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 79 108 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.75% 2.19% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.24% 10.68% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 65 100 192
Leeds median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,075 £21,375
90th Percentile £58,250 £65,000 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21% -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 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 703 1,011 1,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.59% 20.52% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 561 781 1,095
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -6.98%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (81.01%) Microsoft
2 40 (50.63%) Windows
3 37 (46.84%) MCSE
3 37 (46.84%) MCSA
4 26 (32.91%) SQL
5 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
5 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
6 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
7 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (24.05%) ITIL
9 18 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
10 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
11 15 (18.99%) Office 365
11 15 (18.99%) SharePoint
12 14 (17.72%) Cisco
13 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (15.19%) SCCM
14 12 (15.19%) A+ Certification
14 12 (15.19%) Apple
15 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (13.92%) Finance
15 11 (13.92%) VMware
15 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
16 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
16 10 (12.66%) Degree
17 9 (11.39%) .NET
17 9 (11.39%) MCSD

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 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.99%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.53%) CMS
6 2 (2.53%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Office 365
2 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.86%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.53%) IaaS
5 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) SAN
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
3 4 (5.06%) IP Telephony
3 4 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (5.06%) VoIP
4 3 (3.80%) Skype
4 3 (3.80%) VPN
4 3 (3.80%) Wireless
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.53%) DHCP
5 2 (2.53%) IPsec
5 2 (2.53%) LAN
5 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.53%) Network Security
5 2 (2.53%) WAN
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.27%) SMTP
6 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Electronics
3 6 (7.59%) Military
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Publishing
5 3 (3.80%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Consultant
5 8 (10.13%) IT Support
6 7 (8.86%) DBA
6 7 (8.86%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior DBA
6 7 (8.86%) Senior SQL DBA
6 7 (8.86%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 7 (8.86%) SQL DBA
6 7 (8.86%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 3 (3.80%) React
4 2 (2.53%) Dojo
4 2 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) e-Learning
3 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.06%) CMDB
4 4 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) EPoS
6 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Tandem
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.63%) Windows
2 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.86%) Linux
5 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) HPUX
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) ITIL
2 18 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.13%) Antivirus Management
4 8 (10.13%) Asset Management
4 8 (10.13%) Logistics
4 8 (10.13%) Mathematics
4 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.86%) MVC
5 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.59%) Commercial Awareness
6 6 (7.59%) CRM
6 6 (7.59%) Proactive Management
6 6 (7.59%) Process Improvement
6 6 (7.59%) Service Management
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (6.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.13%) C
4 7 (8.86%) C#
4 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.80%) VBA
5 3 (3.80%) VBScript
6 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (46.84%) MCSA
1 37 (46.84%) MCSE
2 12 (15.19%) A+ Certification
3 10 (12.66%) Degree
3 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.39%) MCDST
4 9 (11.39%) MCSD
5 7 (8.86%) CCNA
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.86%) MCP
6 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.06%) MCITP
8 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.53%) CCIE
9 2 (2.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.27%) CISA
10 1 (1.27%) CISSP
10 1 (1.27%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.80%) vSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.27%) Docker
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) SCOM
3 5 (6.33%) WSUS
4 4 (5.06%) MaaS360
5 3 (3.80%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.27%) Puppet
6 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.27%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (81.01%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Cisco
3 12 (15.19%) Apple
4 11 (13.92%) VMware
5 8 (10.13%) Dell
5 8 (10.13%) Xerox
6 6 (7.59%) Citrix
7 5 (6.33%) Veeam
8 4 (5.06%) Kaspersky
8 4 (5.06%) Sophos
9 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
10 2 (2.53%) EMC
10 2 (2.53%) HP
10 2 (2.53%) NetApp
11 1 (1.27%) Adobe
11 1 (1.27%) Capita
11 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.27%) Lotus
11 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.27%) Zerto