Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 116 58
Rank change year-on-year -14 -58 +36
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 61 112 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.57% 2.36% 4.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.89% 11.45% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 45 107 236
Leeds median annual salary £29,000 £41,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.12% +5.06% +10.77%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,150 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,200 £70,000 £48,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.33% +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 617 978 1,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.86% 20.62% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 492 757 1,083
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £25,259
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 52 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (60.66%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) MCSA
4 23 (37.70%) MCSE
5 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
6 21 (34.43%) ITIL
7 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
8 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
9 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (26.23%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
11 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
12 11 (18.03%) Cisco
13 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
13 10 (16.39%) Finance
13 10 (16.39%) SCCM
13 10 (16.39%) Degree
13 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (14.75%) SAN
15 8 (13.11%) Apple
15 8 (13.11%) MCSD
15 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
15 8 (13.11%) .NET
15 8 (13.11%) VMware
15 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (13.11%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (11.48%) Proactive Management
16 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills

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 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) IIS
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.28%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (11.48%) Office 365
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) VoIP
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.92%) Firewall
4 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.28%) Skype
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) IPsec
6 1 (1.64%) MPLS
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Power BI
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 4 (6.56%) Military
4 3 (4.92%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Publishing
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Administrator
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) IT Support
4 5 (8.20%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) IT Technician
4 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) IT Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.92%) jQuery
3 3 (4.92%) React
4 2 (3.28%) Dojo
4 2 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) e-Learning
3 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.28%) CMDB
4 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Tandem
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.84%) Linux
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) HPUX
8 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 16 (26.23%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (11.48%) ERP
3 7 (11.48%) Proactive Management
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.84%) Antivirus Management
4 6 (9.84%) Asset Management
4 6 (9.84%) CRM
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (9.84%) MVC
5 5 (8.20%) Logistics
5 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
5 5 (8.20%) Process Improvement
5 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.20%) TDD
6 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.48%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) C
5 3 (4.92%) VBA
5 3 (4.92%) VBScript
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) MCSA
2 23 (37.70%) MCSE
3 10 (16.39%) Degree
4 8 (13.11%) MCSD
5 7 (11.48%) A+ Certification
6 6 (9.84%) MCDST
6 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (8.20%) MCITP
8 4 (6.56%) CCNA
8 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.92%) MCP
10 1 (1.64%) CCDP
10 1 (1.64%) CCIE
10 1 (1.64%) CCNP
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 5 (8.20%) QA
3 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.64%) Docker
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
6 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 7 (11.48%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) MaaS360
4 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.28%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) Cisco
3 8 (13.11%) Apple
3 8 (13.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Dell
5 5 (8.20%) Xerox
6 4 (6.56%) Kaspersky
6 4 (6.56%) Sophos
7 3 (4.92%) EMC
7 3 (4.92%) HP
7 3 (4.92%) NetApp
7 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
7 3 (4.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.64%) Adobe
8 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.64%) F5
8 1 (1.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) Zerto