The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.70% 2.88% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.31% 10.80% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 23
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £46,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
222 176 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.94% 26.67% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 164 152 186
Average salary £35,500 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.97% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -4 9 £23,750 -5.00% 1
Durham +5 5 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (42.86%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) HTML5
7 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 5 (17.86%) Intranet
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (17.86%) MCTS
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
9 4 (14.29%) MCITP
9 4 (14.29%) Android
9 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (14.29%) Android Development
9 4 (14.29%) Service Management
9 4 (14.29%) Advertising
9 4 (14.29%) CRM
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.29%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Intranet
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Server Support
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) CSS3
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.57%) Celerra
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Android Development
2 4 (14.29%) Service Management
2 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.57%) Product Management
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) VB
3 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCTS
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) MCITP
4 3 (10.71%) MCP
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 3 (10.71%) MCDST
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) MCT
6 1 (3.57%) CCA
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.57%) RHCE
6 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) VCAP
6 1 (3.57%) CCEE
6 1 (3.57%) CCIA
6 1 (3.57%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
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