Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 51 64
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.05% 2.37% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.97% 13.54% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 26
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.94% +19.64%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +25.00%

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 Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 145 96 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 22.87% 17.49% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 122 83 124
Leicester median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,008 £23,000 £21,650
90th Percentile £54,500 £59,350 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Leicester.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Leicester over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) MCSE
3 7 (53.85%) Office 365
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (38.46%) BitLocker
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) SaaS
5 5 (38.46%) PaaS
5 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) CMDB
6 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) PaaS
2 5 (38.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
3 3 (23.08%) MCTS
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) BitLocker
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) RedGate
3 1 (7.69%) VMware