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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 12.94% 7.79% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 27.27% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £31,500 £22,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
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
22 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 25.88% 28.57% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 18
Average salary £32,000 £22,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.22% -39.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Durham region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Durham

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Durham region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees -3 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Darlington - 1 £19,500 -
Peterlee - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 12 (85.71%) C#
3 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) HTML5
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
4 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (71.43%) Windows
6 8 (57.14%) MCSE
6 8 (57.14%) CSS
6 8 (57.14%) MCP
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (57.14%) jQuery
6 8 (57.14%) MVC
6 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) Web Application Development
6 8 (57.14%) CSS3
6 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
7 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (50.00%) Data Management
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (50.00%) MCTS
7 7 (50.00%) MCITP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Head of Technology
4 3 (21.43%) Head of Development
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 12 (85.71%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Blog
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Web Application Development
2 7 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 7 (50.00%) Data Management
2 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Android Development
4 3 (21.43%) Business Development
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VB
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) MCP
2 7 (50.00%) MCSD
2 7 (50.00%) MCTS
2 7 (50.00%) MCITP
2 7 (50.00%) MCPD
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas
2 1 (7.14%) VMware