Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 78 69
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.18% 2.37% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.98% 11.27% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 57
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,925 £21,950
90th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -6.67%

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 184 284 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.81% 21.05% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 173 237 271
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,550 £22,396 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,550 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £38,425 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -3.94% +5.26% +1.33%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +19 10 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (72.73%) Office 365
4 8 (72.73%) MCITP
4 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
5 7 (63.64%) NetApp
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (18.18%) Retail
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) Clustering
8 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (9.09%) SLA
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco
9 1 (9.09%) LAN
9 1 (9.09%) WAN
9 1 (9.09%) CCNP
9 1 (9.09%) CCNA
9 1 (9.09%) MCSA
9 1 (9.09%) CRM

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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) MCSE
2 8 (72.73%) MCITP
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) HP