Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 84 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 -30 +39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 25 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.99% 1.82% 3.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.76% 8.56% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 64
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +18.06%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £22,325
90th Percentile £58,875 £50,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £39,817 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.31% +21.43% -2.78%

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 148 292 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 14.61% 21.30% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 138 241 269
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018. 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 -1 8 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Loughborough +11 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) MCSE
4 7 (70.00%) Office 365
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (40.00%) ITIL
7 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (30.00%) BitLocker
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (30.00%) NetApp
8 3 (30.00%) SaaS
8 3 (30.00%) PaaS
8 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (30.00%) MCITP
8 3 (30.00%) Degree
8 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (20.00%) CMDB
9 2 (20.00%) SCCM
9 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (20.00%) Citrix

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) BitLocker
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix