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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 78 96
Rank change year-on-year -32 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 48 93 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.91% 3.18% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.46% 14.44% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 88 77
Median salary £40,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.42% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £22,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 459 644 718
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 18.30% 22.02% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 335 542 560
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,298
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -4.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 104 (92.04%) Microsoft
2 86 (76.11%) Windows
3 83 (73.45%) Active Directory
4 73 (64.60%) VMware
5 71 (62.83%) Windows Server
6 62 (54.87%) MCSA
7 54 (47.79%) SAN
8 42 (37.17%) MCSE
9 32 (28.32%) MS Exchange
10 31 (27.43%) ITIL
10 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (25.66%) Cisco
12 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (24.78%) Time Management
13 27 (23.89%) HP
13 27 (23.89%) Finance
14 24 (21.24%) NetApp
14 24 (21.24%) Linux
15 23 (20.35%) WAN
15 23 (20.35%) Firewall
16 22 (19.47%) Office 365
16 22 (19.47%) LAN
16 22 (19.47%) DNS
17 21 (18.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 20 (17.70%) Windows 7
18 20 (17.70%) IIS
19 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
19 19 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (15.04%) VPN

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 32 (28.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (17.70%) IIS
3 14 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (6.19%) Apache
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.54%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.47%) Office 365
2 19 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (47.79%) SAN
2 23 (20.35%) Firewall
2 23 (20.35%) WAN
3 22 (19.47%) DNS
3 22 (19.47%) LAN
4 17 (15.04%) VPN
5 13 (11.50%) VoIP
6 11 (9.73%) DHCP
7 7 (6.19%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.54%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.65%) Internet
10 3 (2.65%) ISDN
10 3 (2.65%) MPLS
10 3 (2.65%) NAS
10 3 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.65%) VLAN
11 2 (1.77%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) MOLAP
6 1 (0.88%) OLAP
6 1 (0.88%) OLTP
6 1 (0.88%) ROLAP
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Law
3 5 (4.42%) Legal
4 4 (3.54%) Advertising
4 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Military
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (42.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (36.28%) Windows Engineer
3 37 (32.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (25.66%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 29 (25.66%) VMware Engineer
4 29 (25.66%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (22.12%) Support Engineer
6 23 (20.35%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 17 (15.04%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 17 (15.04%) Storage Engineer
8 15 (13.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (10.62%) Windows Support Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) Analyst
10 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) Developer
12 7 (6.19%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.88%) MDX
2 1 (0.88%) WPF
2 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.19%) Clustering
4 7 (6.19%) CMDB
4 7 (6.19%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.31%) Replication
6 3 (2.65%) PKI
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.88%) IVR
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (76.11%) Windows
2 71 (62.83%) Windows Server
3 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (21.24%) Linux
6 20 (17.70%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.85%) Unix
9 7 (6.19%) CentOS
9 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.65%) Solaris
12 1 (0.88%) Android
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) ITIL
2 28 (24.78%) Time Management
3 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.85%) Change Management
4 10 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.19%) Migration
6 6 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.31%) Service Management
7 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.54%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.54%) Integration Testing
8 3 (2.65%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.65%) Change Control
8 3 (2.65%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (2.65%) CRM
8 3 (2.65%) DevOps
8 3 (2.65%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.42%) C#
1 5 (4.42%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (54.87%) MCSA
2 42 (37.17%) MCSE
3 21 (18.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (9.73%) CCNA
4 11 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.85%) MCP
6 9 (7.96%) MCITP
7 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.19%) CCNP
9 4 (3.54%) MCTS
10 3 (2.65%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.65%) Degree
10 3 (2.65%) MCDBA
10 3 (2.65%) MCDST
10 3 (2.65%) VCAP
11 2 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.77%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.88%) CCA
12 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) PCI DSS
2 11 (9.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 83 (73.45%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.08%) Terminal Server
4 7 (6.19%) vSphere
4 7 (6.19%) XenApp
4 7 (6.19%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) SCCM
2 10 (8.85%) SCOM
2 10 (8.85%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (3.54%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.77%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 104 (92.04%) Microsoft
2 73 (64.60%) VMware
3 29 (25.66%) Cisco
4 27 (23.89%) HP
5 24 (21.24%) NetApp
6 15 (13.27%) Citrix
7 13 (11.50%) Dell
8 11 (9.73%) Avaya
9 6 (5.31%) CommVault
9 6 (5.31%) Oracle
9 6 (5.31%) Veeam
10 4 (3.54%) EMC
11 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.65%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (2.65%) Huawei
11 3 (2.65%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (2.65%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
13 1 (0.88%) Xerox
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