Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 69 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.74% 1.98% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 12.38% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 21
Leicester median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £36,800 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £54,350 £47,500 £47,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%

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 113 105 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 16.64% 16.03% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 82 94 96
Leicester median annual salary £37,384 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,008 £23,875
90th Percentile £57,630 £67,500 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,767 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.29% -2.50% -

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 21 July 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware