Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 66 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.60% 2.85% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.63% 16.33% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 21
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,850 £21,800 £21,500
90th Percentile £42,750 £63,750 £36,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +33.93% -

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 118 147 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 21.00% 17.48% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 110 120 146
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,475 £20,450 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leicester

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

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (66.67%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) MCITP
5 5 (55.56%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
8 1 (11.11%) PBX
8 1 (11.11%) MCTS
8 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
8 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (11.11%) Presales
8 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering

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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Presales
1 1 (11.11%) Product Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (55.56%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec