The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 40 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.13% 1.71% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.97% 6.92% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 7
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +62.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,400 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,650 £41,000 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
144 130 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.14% 24.76% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 114 121 106
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,275 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,450 £45,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 60 (75.00%) Windows
2 56 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (43.75%) SQL
4 33 (41.25%) MCSE
5 30 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 28 (35.00%) SharePoint
7 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 23 (28.75%) MS Exchange
8 23 (28.75%) IIS
9 22 (27.50%) .NET
9 22 (27.50%) C#
9 22 (27.50%) MCSA
9 22 (27.50%) Lync
10 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 20 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 20 (25.00%) MCP
10 20 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 20 (25.00%) Firewall
11 19 (23.75%) CRM
12 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
12 18 (22.50%) ITIL
12 18 (22.50%) SAN
12 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
13 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
13 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.00%) Replication
14 16 (20.00%) OO
14 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 28 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 23 (28.75%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.75%) IIS
3 22 (27.50%) Lync
4 16 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (13.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (13.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (13.75%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (7.50%) CMS
9 5 (6.25%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (8.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Office 365
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) Firewall
2 18 (22.50%) SAN
3 8 (10.00%) NAS
4 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Moq
2 5 (6.25%) NUnit
3 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) IT Technician
5 7 (8.75%) DBA
5 7 (8.75%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (8.75%) SQL DBA
6 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.00%) Exchange Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Messaging Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Junior
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
4 15 (18.75%) HTML
5 12 (15.00%) CSS
6 11 (13.75%) WCF
6 11 (13.75%) Ajax
7 8 (10.00%) WinForms
8 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.25%) RESTful
9 5 (6.25%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (6.25%) WPF
9 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (6.25%) Web Services
10 2 (2.50%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Replication
1 16 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.00%) UNIX
5 5 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) CRM
2 18 (22.50%) ITIL
3 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.00%) OO
5 11 (13.75%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (11.25%) ERP
6 9 (11.25%) Change Management
6 9 (11.25%) MVC
7 7 (8.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Project Management
9 5 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Scrum
10 4 (5.00%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.50%) Supplier Management
12 2 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
12 2 (2.50%) Validation
12 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
12 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 22 (27.50%) C#
3 20 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 20 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.00%) VBScript
6 3 (3.75%) VB
6 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.75%) VB6
7 2 (2.50%) C
8 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (41.25%) MCSE
2 22 (27.50%) MCSA
3 20 (25.00%) MCP
4 15 (18.75%) MCTS
4 15 (18.75%) MCITP
5 12 (15.00%) Degree
6 11 (13.75%) MCAD
6 11 (13.75%) MCSD
7 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (12.50%) CCNA
8 7 (8.75%) MCDST
9 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.25%) MOS
System Software
1 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) XenApp
2 7 (8.75%) XenServer
2 7 (8.75%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 56 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) EMC
2 16 (20.00%) NetApp
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 7 (8.75%) Citrix
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.25%) Draytek
8 1 (1.25%) Dell
8 1 (1.25%) Altiris
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