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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 56 24
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -32
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 69 9 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.25% 1.62% 7.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.24% 6.52% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53 8 51
Average salary £32,500 £29,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £21,900 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
263 138 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 35.25% 24.78% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 215 117 178
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +29 69 £32,500 +30.00% 6
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 91 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 51 (43.59%) Windows
3 47 (40.17%) SQL
4 45 (38.46%) C#
5 42 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (35.04%) ITIL
7 40 (34.19%) Active Directory
8 38 (32.48%) SharePoint
9 35 (29.91%) SQL Server
10 33 (28.21%) .NET
11 31 (26.50%) MCSD
12 30 (25.64%) MS Office
13 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET
14 27 (23.08%) IIS
14 27 (23.08%) MCSE
15 23 (19.66%) CRM
15 23 (19.66%) MS Exchange
15 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
15 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
15 23 (19.66%) MCDST
15 23 (19.66%) .NET Framework
16 22 (18.80%) Degree
16 22 (18.80%) Firewall
17 21 (17.95%) Scrum
17 21 (17.95%) CSS
17 21 (17.95%) Lync
18 20 (17.09%) PowerShell
18 20 (17.09%) MCP
18 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
18 20 (17.09%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (32.48%) SharePoint
2 27 (23.08%) IIS
3 23 (19.66%) MS Exchange
4 21 (17.95%) Lync
5 16 (13.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (8.55%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (8.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (8.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (6.84%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (5.13%) CMS
10 5 (4.27%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (25.64%) MS Office
2 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (8.55%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Office 365
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.80%) Firewall
2 16 (13.68%) SAN
3 8 (6.84%) NAS
4 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.71%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
6 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.27%) Moq
3 5 (4.27%) NUnit
4 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (13.68%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.11%) Automotive
3 12 (10.26%) Finance
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Advertising
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) SQL DBA
8 7 (5.98%) DBA
8 7 (5.98%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) Support Specialist
9 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Junior
11 4 (3.42%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.42%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.21%) .NET
2 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET
3 23 (19.66%) .NET Framework
4 21 (17.95%) CSS
5 18 (15.38%) HTML
5 18 (15.38%) Ajax
6 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (11.97%) WCF
8 8 (6.84%) jQuery
9 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (5.13%) Web Services
11 5 (4.27%) WPF
11 5 (4.27%) WinForms
11 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (4.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (4.27%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (4.27%) RESTful
12 3 (2.56%) HTML5
12 3 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Blackberry
1 16 (13.68%) Replication
2 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.85%) Blog
4 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.59%) Windows
2 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) ITIL
3 23 (19.66%) CRM
4 21 (17.95%) Scrum
5 20 (17.09%) MVC
6 17 (14.53%) OO
7 14 (11.97%) ERP
8 11 (9.40%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (9.40%) Project Management
9 9 (7.69%) Change Management
10 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.27%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.27%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (3.42%) TOGAF
12 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (2.56%) Validation
13 3 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.17%) SQL
2 45 (38.46%) C#
3 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.09%) PowerShell
5 17 (14.53%) T-SQL
6 12 (10.26%) VBScript
7 5 (4.27%) VB
8 4 (3.42%) VB6
9 3 (2.56%) C
9 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.71%) Java
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (26.50%) MCSD
2 27 (23.08%) MCSE
3 23 (19.66%) MCDST
4 22 (18.80%) Degree
5 20 (17.09%) MCP
6 18 (15.38%) MCSA
7 15 (12.82%) MCTS
8 14 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (11.97%) MCPD
9 10 (8.55%) MCAD
9 10 (8.55%) CCNA
10 7 (5.98%) MCITP
11 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.56%) ICAEW
12 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.56%) ACCA
12 3 (2.56%) CIPFA
12 3 (2.56%) CIMA
13 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 40 (34.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) VMware ESX
2 7 (5.98%) XenApp
2 7 (5.98%) XenServer
3 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) EMC
2 16 (13.68%) NetApp
3 10 (8.55%) Citrix
3 10 (8.55%) Cisco
4 8 (6.84%) VMware
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle
5 4 (3.42%) HP
6 2 (1.71%) Dell
7 1 (0.85%) Veritas
7 1 (0.85%) Altiris
7 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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