Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 86 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.35% 2.03% 2.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.22% 10.66% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 55
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +34.62%
10th Percentile £24,650 £27,400 £21,500
90th Percentile £43,500 £50,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -12.50%

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 180 272 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.65% 19.07% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 167 220 273
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,400 £22,474 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,846
% change year-on-year - +5.69% +0.92%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +22 12 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) MCSE
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 7 (53.85%) Office 365
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) NetApp
6 6 (46.15%) MCITP
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) MCP
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) WAN
9 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) MCSA
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (15.38%) LAN
9 2 (15.38%) CCNP
9 2 (15.38%) CCNA
9 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) Retail
9 2 (15.38%) SCCM
9 2 (15.38%) Clustering

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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) PBX
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (7.69%) Presales
1 1 (7.69%) Product Management
1 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) MCSE
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (46.15%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec