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

Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.08% 4.59% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.04% 17.00% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 6
Median salary £37,500 £62,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +177.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 46 100 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 15.97% 27.03% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 61
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,841 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) MCSE
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (60.00%) NetApp
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) QA
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (33.33%) Tableau
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) VB
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (33.33%) ETL
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) ERP
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Change Management

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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) SSIS Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
1 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) ERP
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) SDLC
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Escalation Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) MCSE
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) MCTS
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) NetApp
4 5 (33.33%) Tableau