The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 51 23
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 72 16 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.70% 2.81% 9.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.88% 12.70% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 54 14 58
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,400 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
219 126 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.54% 22.11% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 172 108 170
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 the North East

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +24 70 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Durham +5 1 £31,500 - 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 95 (80.51%) Microsoft
2 52 (44.07%) Windows
3 46 (38.98%) ITIL
4 44 (37.29%) C#
5 43 (36.44%) Active Directory
6 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (31.36%) SharePoint
8 34 (28.81%) .NET
8 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
8 34 (28.81%) MS Office
9 33 (27.97%) SQL
9 33 (27.97%) MCSD
9 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET
10 30 (25.42%) MCSE
11 29 (24.58%) MS Excel
12 28 (23.73%) MCDST
13 27 (22.88%) Degree
14 25 (21.19%) CSS
15 24 (20.34%) MCP
16 22 (18.64%) JavaScript
16 22 (18.64%) MS Exchange
16 22 (18.64%) Firewall
16 22 (18.64%) MVC
16 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
17 20 (16.95%) Lync
18 19 (16.10%) Scrum
18 19 (16.10%) HTML
18 19 (16.10%) IIS
19 18 (15.25%) Blackberry
19 18 (15.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (31.36%) SharePoint
2 22 (18.64%) MS Exchange
3 20 (16.95%) Lync
4 19 (16.10%) IIS
5 18 (15.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (6.78%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (28.81%) MS Office
2 29 (24.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (7.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.69%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) Firewall
2 16 (13.56%) SAN
3 8 (6.78%) NAS
4 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (11.02%) Manufacturing
2 10 (8.47%) Automotive
3 8 (6.78%) Finance
4 7 (5.93%) Marketing
5 5 (4.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Developer
2 29 (24.58%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.56%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Consultant
5 9 (7.63%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (5.93%) SQL DBA
7 7 (5.93%) DBA
7 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Support Specialist
8 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.39%) Messaging Specialist
10 4 (3.39%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.81%) .NET
2 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET
3 25 (21.19%) CSS
4 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
5 19 (16.10%) HTML
6 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (14.41%) Ajax
8 16 (13.56%) WCF
8 16 (13.56%) jQuery
9 8 (6.78%) HTML5
9 8 (6.78%) CSS3
9 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (2.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (2.54%) Web Services
13 2 (1.69%) XML
13 2 (1.69%) XSD
13 2 (1.69%) SOAP
13 2 (1.69%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (13.56%) Replication
4 7 (5.93%) Open Source
4 7 (5.93%) Blog
5 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.54%) User Experience
6 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) iPhone
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.07%) Windows
2 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.24%) Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) ITIL
2 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.64%) MVC
4 19 (16.10%) Scrum
5 14 (11.86%) CRM
6 12 (10.17%) ERP
7 10 (8.47%) Waterfall
8 9 (7.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (6.78%) Web Application Development
9 8 (6.78%) OO
9 8 (6.78%) Change Management
10 7 (5.93%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (5.93%) Graceful Degradation
10 7 (5.93%) Progressive Enhancement
10 7 (5.93%) Data Management
11 6 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (5.08%) Project Management
12 5 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.29%) C#
2 33 (27.97%) SQL
3 22 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.25%) PowerShell
5 12 (10.17%) VBScript
6 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.39%) VB
7 4 (3.39%) VB6
8 2 (1.69%) C
8 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.69%) Java
9 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (27.97%) MCSD
2 30 (25.42%) MCSE
3 28 (23.73%) MCDST
4 27 (22.88%) Degree
5 24 (20.34%) MCP
6 17 (14.41%) MCPD
6 17 (14.41%) MCTS
6 17 (14.41%) MCSA
7 13 (11.02%) MCITP
8 12 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (6.78%) CCNA
10 6 (5.08%) MCAD
11 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.54%) ICAEW
12 3 (2.54%) CIPFA
12 3 (2.54%) CIMA
12 3 (2.54%) ACCA
12 3 (2.54%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (36.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) XenApp
2 8 (6.78%) XenServer
3 6 (5.08%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.69%) vSphere
4 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) ZENworks
1 2 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 95 (80.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.56%) NetApp
2 16 (13.56%) EMC
3 12 (10.17%) Citrix
4 9 (7.63%) Cisco
5 8 (6.78%) VMware
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle
7 3 (2.54%) HP
8 2 (1.69%) Dell
8 2 (1.69%) Apple
8 2 (1.69%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.85%) Veritas
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Gold Partner
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago