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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 13 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 60 10 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.93% 3.60% 9.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.80% 15.15% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 10 44
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
131 66 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.59% 23.74% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 97 63 131
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 80 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 41 (44.57%) Active Directory
3 40 (43.48%) ITIL
3 40 (43.48%) Windows
4 37 (40.22%) SharePoint
5 32 (34.78%) MS Office
6 27 (29.35%) MCDST
7 26 (28.26%) .NET
7 26 (28.26%) C#
8 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET
9 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 23 (25.00%) SQL
11 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
11 22 (23.91%) MCSE
11 22 (23.91%) MS Exchange
12 21 (22.83%) Firewall
13 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (21.74%) Lync
14 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
15 18 (19.57%) PowerShell
15 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
16 17 (18.48%) Blackberry
16 17 (18.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 17 (18.48%) MCSA
16 17 (18.48%) CSS
16 17 (18.48%) IIS
16 17 (18.48%) Ajax
17 16 (17.39%) MCP
17 16 (17.39%) MCSD
17 16 (17.39%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (40.22%) SharePoint
2 22 (23.91%) MS Exchange
3 20 (21.74%) Lync
4 17 (18.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (18.48%) IIS
5 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (34.78%) MS Office
2 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (9.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Office 365
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) Firewall
2 16 (17.39%) SAN
3 8 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Support Engineer
2 22 (23.91%) Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Consultant
4 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.61%) DBA
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (7.61%) SQL DBA
6 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Support Specialist
6 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.43%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.35%) Exchange Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Messaging Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) .NET
2 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
4 17 (18.48%) CSS
4 17 (18.48%) Ajax
5 11 (11.96%) HTML
6 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (9.78%) WCF
8 8 (8.70%) jQuery
9 2 (2.17%) DHTML
9 2 (2.17%) SOAP
9 2 (2.17%) Web Services
9 2 (2.17%) XML
9 2 (2.17%) XSD
9 2 (2.17%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.09%) WPF
10 1 (1.09%) JSON
10 1 (1.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Blackberry
2 16 (17.39%) Replication
3 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.48%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) ITIL
2 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.22%) CRM
3 14 (15.22%) MVC
4 12 (13.04%) ERP
5 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.70%) Change Management
6 8 (8.70%) OO
7 7 (7.61%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (6.52%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.26%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (3.26%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.26%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (3.26%) Service Management
12 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.26%) C#
2 23 (25.00%) SQL
3 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.57%) PowerShell
5 12 (13.04%) VBScript
6 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.35%) VB6
7 4 (4.35%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.17%) Java
8 2 (2.17%) C
9 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) MCDST
2 22 (23.91%) MCSE
3 17 (18.48%) MCSA
4 16 (17.39%) MCP
4 16 (17.39%) MCSD
5 10 (10.87%) Degree
5 10 (10.87%) MCTS
6 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (8.70%) CCNA
7 6 (6.52%) MCAD
7 6 (6.52%) MCITP
8 3 (3.26%) ICAEW
8 3 (3.26%) ACCA
8 3 (3.26%) CIPFA
8 3 (3.26%) CIMA
9 2 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (44.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) XenApp
2 7 (7.61%) XenServer
3 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) ZENworks
1 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.39%) NetApp
2 16 (17.39%) EMC
3 9 (9.78%) Citrix
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle
6 2 (2.17%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) Dell
6 2 (2.17%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) LANDesk
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