Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 91 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.60% 1.48% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.74% 5.58% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 11
Leicestershire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £45,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £57,500 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 154 251 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 16.42% 26.62% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 136 176 158
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,850 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.38% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,375 £62,500 £60,150
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +20 10 £52,000 +30.00% 2
Lutterworth - 3 £69,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 11 (73.33%) Azure
3 7 (46.67%) SaaS
3 7 (46.67%) PaaS
3 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) Coaching
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Server Management
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
7 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Azure
2 7 (46.67%) PaaS
2 7 (46.67%) SaaS
3 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 3 (20.00%) AWS
4 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Coaching
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Server Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Storage Management
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Fintech
6 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware