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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 45 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.61% 2.43% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.91% 11.59% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 16
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,150 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,200 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
238 164 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.68% 20.95% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 216 137 182
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,946 £47,500 £51,459
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +25 43 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Durham +11 1 £30,000 -9.09%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 61 (96.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (49.21%) Windows
3 30 (47.62%) ITIL
4 29 (46.03%) MCSE
5 24 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (36.51%) VMware
7 21 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 21 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (31.75%) DNS
8 20 (31.75%) DHCP
9 19 (30.16%) Cisco
10 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (26.98%) Office 365
11 17 (26.98%) Skype for Business
12 16 (25.40%) Skype
12 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
13 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (22.22%) Problem Management
15 13 (20.63%) SCOM
15 13 (20.63%) MCSA
15 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
15 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 13 (20.63%) SolarWinds

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (26.98%) Skype for Business
3 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) DHCP
1 20 (31.75%) DNS
2 16 (25.40%) Skype
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.17%) Advertising
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Electronics
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Developer
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Network Technician
5 4 (6.35%) Server Technician
5 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Wintel Support
5 4 (6.35%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Support
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
1 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) Ajax
4 2 (3.17%) CSS3
4 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.17%) HTML5
4 2 (3.17%) jQuery
4 2 (3.17%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.59%) REST
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 11 (17.46%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (6.35%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 12 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.94%) MVC
6 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.76%) ERP
7 3 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (4.76%) Service Design
8 2 (3.17%) Migration
8 2 (3.17%) Server Building
8 2 (3.17%) Web Development
9 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.59%) Coaching
9 1 (1.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (1.59%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.59%) Time Management
9 1 (1.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) MCSE
2 21 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (20.63%) MCSA
4 11 (17.46%) CCNA
5 8 (12.70%) MCP
6 7 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 7 (11.11%) CCENT
7 3 (4.76%) MCITP
7 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.59%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Brightmail
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) SCOM
2 7 (11.11%) SCCM
3 5 (7.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (96.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) VMware
3 19 (30.16%) Cisco
4 13 (20.63%) SolarWinds
5 12 (19.05%) MobileIron
6 8 (12.70%) HP
7 6 (9.52%) 3Com
7 6 (9.52%) Draytek
7 6 (9.52%) NETGEAR
7 6 (9.52%) ZyXEL
8 5 (7.94%) Altiris
9 3 (4.76%) IBM
10 2 (3.17%) Oracle
11 1 (1.59%) Dell
11 1 (1.59%) IronPort
11 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
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