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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 47 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.25% 5.68% 7.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.75% 23.08% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 31
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £34,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £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
158 91 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.10% 24.59% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 120 83 110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (51.43%) ITIL
3 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
4 30 (42.86%) MS Office
5 26 (37.14%) SharePoint
5 26 (37.14%) MCDST
6 24 (34.29%) Windows
7 22 (31.43%) .NET
7 22 (31.43%) C#
8 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 20 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
10 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (22.86%) MVC
12 15 (21.43%) Firewall
12 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (21.43%) MS Exchange
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.00%) CSS
13 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 13 (18.57%) MCSE
14 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
14 13 (18.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (18.57%) Lync
14 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
15 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (17.14%) MCSA
15 12 (17.14%) Ajax
16 11 (15.71%) Replication
16 11 (15.71%) MCSD

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 26 (37.14%) SharePoint
2 15 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 13 (18.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (18.57%) Lync
4 11 (15.71%) IIS
5 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (42.86%) MS Office
2 20 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Firewall
2 11 (15.71%) SAN
3 7 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.00%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Support Engineer
2 19 (27.14%) Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) .NET
2 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.00%) CSS
3 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (17.14%) Ajax
4 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (14.29%) jQuery
6 8 (11.43%) HTML
7 4 (5.71%) WCF
8 3 (4.29%) Web Services
9 2 (2.86%) XML
9 2 (2.86%) XSD
9 2 (2.86%) SOAP
9 2 (2.86%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.86%) DHTML
9 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.86%) HTML5
9 2 (2.86%) CSS3
9 2 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
3 11 (15.71%) Replication
4 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) ITIL
2 16 (22.86%) MVC
3 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 7 (10.00%) CRM
6 6 (8.57%) Change Management
6 6 (8.57%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) TDD
9 3 (4.29%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.29%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (4.29%) ERP
9 3 (4.29%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.29%) Service Management
9 3 (4.29%) OO
10 2 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.86%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) C#
2 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
4 11 (15.71%) SQL
5 9 (12.86%) VBScript
6 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.71%) VB6
7 4 (5.71%) VB
8 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.86%) Java
9 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) MCDST
2 13 (18.57%) MCSE
3 12 (17.14%) MCSA
4 11 (15.71%) MCSD
5 9 (12.86%) MCP
6 8 (11.43%) Degree
7 4 (5.71%) MCTS
7 4 (5.71%) CCNA
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.71%) A+ Certification
7 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.29%) ACCA
8 3 (4.29%) CIPFA
8 3 (4.29%) CIMA
8 3 (4.29%) MCITP
8 3 (4.29%) ICAEW
9 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.43%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) XenApp
2 6 (8.57%) XenServer
3 4 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) ZENworks
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) EMC
2 11 (15.71%) NetApp
3 9 (12.86%) Citrix
4 5 (7.14%) VMware
5 4 (5.71%) Apple
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
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