Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -35 +18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.08% 2.09% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.20% 8.70% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 24
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £38,125 £24,450 £29,125
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £50,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 219 138 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 33.74% 24.08% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 118 130 126
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £27,350 £27,400 £21,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) OLAP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) NetSuite
4 2 (28.57%) MDX
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (28.57%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (28.57%) Power BI
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) PC Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scorecard
2 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) GFI Software
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam