The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.93% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 2.22% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £30,459 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Qualifications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 25.00% 40.18% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 23
Average salary £31,729 £42,500 £43,437
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.34% -2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Durham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) NHS
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) DTS
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Data Transformation
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (31.25%) Information Management
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) MCP
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) VB
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) VB6
5 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (18.75%) Puppet
5 3 (18.75%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) DTS
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) DBA
3 5 (31.25%) Database Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Database Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
1 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
1 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) NHS
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Transformation
2 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Information Management
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) VB
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
2 3 (18.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix