Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 49 90
Rank change year-on-year -64 +41 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 111 267 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.27% 4.96% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.48% 21.17% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 107 256 196
Leeds median annual salary £39,000 £39,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% +10.42% -14.29%
10th Percentile £20,750 £24,625 £25,150
90th Percentile £70,000 £47,500 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -15.48%

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 967 1261 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.78% 23.41% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 768 1095 1261
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,475 £62,500 £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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 87 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 69 (62.16%) MCSE
3 56 (50.45%) Windows
4 54 (48.65%) MCSA
5 44 (39.64%) Active Directory
6 38 (34.23%) Windows Server
7 36 (32.43%) SQL Server
8 35 (31.53%) SQL
9 33 (29.73%) ITIL
9 33 (29.73%) VMware
10 28 (25.23%) Firewall
11 25 (22.52%) T-SQL
11 25 (22.52%) PowerShell
11 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (21.62%) MS Exchange
13 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (18.92%) LAN
15 20 (18.02%) MCP
15 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (17.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
16 19 (17.12%) Performance Analysis
17 18 (16.22%) WAN
17 18 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (16.22%) Management Information System
18 17 (15.32%) ETL

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 24 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.21%) IIS
4 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.50%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.80%) Apache
7 2 (1.80%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.71%) Office 365
3 12 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.60%) IaaS
6 3 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.23%) Firewall
2 21 (18.92%) LAN
3 18 (16.22%) WAN
4 17 (15.32%) VPN
5 15 (13.51%) SAN
6 14 (12.61%) DNS
7 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
8 11 (9.91%) MPLS
9 9 (8.11%) DHCP
10 8 (7.21%) VoIP
11 6 (5.41%) Network Security
12 4 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (2.70%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.70%) ISDN
13 3 (2.70%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.70%) VLAN
14 2 (1.80%) Internet
15 1 (0.90%) BGP
15 1 (0.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (17.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.70%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.70%) Power BI
11 2 (1.80%) Big Data
11 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.41%) Electronics
1 6 (5.41%) Finance
1 6 (5.41%) Military
2 5 (4.50%) Legal
2 5 (4.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.60%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Administrator
2 20 (18.02%) DBA
3 13 (11.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (11.71%) IT Support
4 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Architect
7 8 (7.21%) IT Technician
8 7 (6.31%) IT Support Technician
8 7 (6.31%) Support Technician
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Developer
10 5 (4.50%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Senior IT Support
10 5 (4.50%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.80%) Silverlight
2 2 (1.80%) WPF
3 1 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Private Cloud
3 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.41%) e-Learning
5 4 (3.60%) Clustering
5 4 (3.60%) PKI
6 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) CMDB
7 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) iPad
8 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.45%) Windows
2 38 (34.23%) Windows Server
3 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (14.41%) Windows 7
5 10 (9.01%) Linux
6 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.31%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.50%) Unix
10 3 (2.70%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.80%) CentOS
11 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.90%) Android
12 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.90%) Solaris
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) ITIL
2 21 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
3 19 (17.12%) Performance Analysis
4 18 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (15.32%) ETL
6 10 (9.01%) Time Management
7 9 (8.11%) Project Management
8 8 (7.21%) Change Management
8 8 (7.21%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.31%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.41%) Information Security
10 6 (5.41%) Logistics
10 6 (5.41%) Mathematics
10 6 (5.41%) Migration
10 6 (5.41%) Process Improvement
11 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.50%) Coaching
11 5 (4.50%) Data Management
11 5 (4.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) SQL
2 25 (22.52%) PowerShell
2 25 (22.52%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.41%) C
4 4 (3.60%) VBA
5 3 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (2.70%) C++
6 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.80%) X++
Qualifications
1 69 (62.16%) MCSE
2 54 (48.65%) MCSA
3 20 (18.02%) MCP
4 14 (12.61%) CCNA
4 14 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
5 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.81%) MCITP
7 9 (8.11%) MCDST
8 6 (5.41%) A+ Certification
8 6 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (3.60%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.70%) Degree
10 3 (2.70%) MCTS
11 2 (1.80%) CCNP
11 2 (1.80%) CISA
11 2 (1.80%) CISM
11 2 (1.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (39.64%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.11%) vSphere
5 8 (7.21%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.60%) Terminal Server
7 4 (3.60%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.60%) XenApp
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) SCOM
2 8 (7.21%) SCCM
3 5 (4.50%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (3.60%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.70%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.90%) SCSM
7 1 (0.90%) Simpana
7 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (29.73%) VMware
3 14 (12.61%) Cisco
4 13 (11.71%) Dell
5 10 (9.01%) HP
5 10 (9.01%) Veeam
6 8 (7.21%) Citrix
6 8 (7.21%) NetApp
6 8 (7.21%) Oracle
7 6 (5.41%) Apple
7 6 (5.41%) Xerox
8 5 (4.50%) CommVault
8 5 (4.50%) Symantec
9 4 (3.60%) Kaspersky
9 4 (3.60%) Sophos
10 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.70%) EMC
10 3 (2.70%) Huawei
10 3 (2.70%) RedGate
10 3 (2.70%) Tableau