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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 45 41 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.54% 1.90% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% 6.59% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 4
Median salary £46,250 £21,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +120.23% -45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £21,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 Leicester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 74 91 81
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 18.83% 28.80% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 69 60 60
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) MCSE
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (52.94%) NetApp
4 8 (47.06%) Line Management
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) SLA
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 5 (29.41%) Tableau
7 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) VB
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (29.41%) ERP
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) ETL
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Business Systems Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) SSIS Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Line Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) ERP
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Escalation Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) MCSE
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) MCTS
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (23.53%) MCSA
5 3 (17.65%) MCITP
6 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CCENT
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
2 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) NetApp
4 5 (29.41%) Tableau
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) 3Com
6 1 (5.88%) Draytek
6 1 (5.88%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.88%) ZyXEL