Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 53 104
Rank change year-on-year -67 +51 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 100 256 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.10% 4.81% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.71% 20.46% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 95 241 184
Leeds median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.30% +6.94% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,100 £26,250 £24,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £47,500 £45,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% -2.70%

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 854 1,251 1,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.95% 23.52% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 695 1,058 1,209
Leeds median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,925 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 78 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (53.00%) MCSE
3 49 (49.00%) MCSA
4 44 (44.00%) Windows
5 42 (42.00%) SQL
6 37 (37.00%) SQL Server
7 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
8 28 (28.00%) ITIL
9 26 (26.00%) Firewall
10 25 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 23 (23.00%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (23.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
12 22 (22.00%) ETL
12 22 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (21.00%) PowerShell
13 21 (21.00%) LAN
14 20 (20.00%) WAN
14 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (19.00%) CCNA
15 19 (19.00%) Management Information System
16 18 (18.00%) MS Exchange
17 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
17 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (17.00%) VMware
17 17 (17.00%) Performance Analysis
17 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (16.00%) MCP

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 18 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.00%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.00%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (11.00%) Office 365
2 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.00%) Firewall
2 21 (21.00%) LAN
3 20 (20.00%) WAN
4 12 (12.00%) VPN
5 11 (11.00%) MPLS
5 11 (11.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.00%) Network Security
7 7 (7.00%) SAN
8 5 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.00%) DNS
8 5 (5.00%) VoIP
9 4 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (4.00%) Wireless
10 3 (3.00%) DHCP
11 2 (2.00%) Internet
11 2 (2.00%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.00%) HSRP
12 1 (1.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.00%) Power BI
7 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.00%) MS Access
9 2 (2.00%) Big Data
9 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.00%) Finance
1 6 (6.00%) Law
2 4 (4.00%) Advertising
2 4 (4.00%) Electronics
2 4 (4.00%) Marketing
2 4 (4.00%) Military
2 4 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) DBA
2 21 (21.00%) Administrator
3 13 (13.00%) IT Support
4 11 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.00%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Developer
7 7 (7.00%) IT Technician
8 6 (6.00%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (6.00%) SQL DBA
8 6 (6.00%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Senior DBA
9 5 (5.00%) Senior SQL DBA
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Network Architect
10 4 (4.00%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.00%) Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.00%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.00%) FMCG
6 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.00%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.00%) CMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.00%) Windows
2 25 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.00%) Linux
9 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.00%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.00%) CentOS
11 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.00%) Android
12 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.00%) Solaris
12 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) ITIL
2 23 (23.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (23.00%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (22.00%) ETL
4 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
4 17 (17.00%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (9.00%) Project Management
6 8 (8.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (7.00%) Change Management
7 7 (7.00%) Database Security
7 7 (7.00%) High Availability
7 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.00%) CRM
8 6 (6.00%) Information Security
8 6 (6.00%) Time Management
9 5 (5.00%) Data Management
9 5 (5.00%) Network Design
9 5 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.00%) SQL
2 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
3 21 (21.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.00%) C#
5 6 (6.00%) VBA
6 5 (5.00%) C++
7 4 (4.00%) C
7 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.00%) X++
9 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (53.00%) MCSE
2 49 (49.00%) MCSA
3 19 (19.00%) CCNA
3 19 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (16.00%) MCP
5 9 (9.00%) MCITP
6 6 (6.00%) MCDST
6 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.00%) CCNP
8 4 (4.00%) A+ Certification
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (3.00%) Degree
9 3 (3.00%) MCAD
9 3 (3.00%) MCSD
10 2 (2.00%) CISA
10 2 (2.00%) CISM
10 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (6.00%) vSphere
6 3 (3.00%) XenApp
7 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.00%) SCOM
3 5 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 78 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.00%) VMware
3 10 (10.00%) Cisco
4 7 (7.00%) Veeam
5 6 (6.00%) Apple
5 6 (6.00%) Oracle
6 5 (5.00%) Citrix
6 5 (5.00%) Dell
6 5 (5.00%) Kaspersky
7 4 (4.00%) Sophos
7 4 (4.00%) Symantec
7 4 (4.00%) Xerox
8 3 (3.00%) Alterian
8 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.00%) HP
8 3 (3.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) RedGate
8 3 (3.00%) Tableau
9 2 (2.00%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.00%) Fortinet