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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 31 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.80% 4.32% 6.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.80% 15.74% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 45
Median salary £33,250 £30,459 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £32,500 £55,900
UK excluding London median 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
191 197 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.94% 27.44% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 150 175 193
Median salary £37,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +8 28 £27,500 -1.78% 3
Durham +10 6 £42,500 +39.53% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 65 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 46 (58.97%) ITIL
3 38 (48.72%) Windows
4 35 (44.87%) Windows Server
5 33 (42.31%) Active Directory
6 32 (41.03%) VMware
7 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (39.74%) MCSE
8 28 (35.90%) Cisco
9 26 (33.33%) MCSA
10 25 (32.05%) MS Exchange
11 23 (29.49%) PowerShell
11 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (28.21%) DHCP
13 21 (26.92%) DNS
14 20 (25.64%) Office 365
15 19 (24.36%) Skype for Business
16 18 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (21.79%) Skype
17 17 (21.79%) HP
18 15 (19.23%) Service Delivery
18 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
19 14 (17.95%) SCOM
20 13 (16.67%) SolarWinds
20 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management

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 25 (32.05%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.36%) Skype for Business
3 18 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (6.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) DHCP
2 21 (26.92%) DNS
3 17 (21.79%) Skype
4 9 (11.54%) Firewall
5 5 (6.41%) WAN
6 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.85%) LAN
7 3 (3.85%) SAN
8 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.56%) VPN
8 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Support Engineer
1 25 (32.05%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Technical Support
3 10 (12.82%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Wintel Support
4 9 (11.54%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Active Directory Support
7 5 (6.41%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Server Technician
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) .NET
1 3 (3.85%) Ajax
1 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
1 3 (3.85%) HTML
1 3 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) jQuery
2 1 (1.28%) LINQ
2 1 (1.28%) WPF
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 9 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.97%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.13%) PKI
7 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.28%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.72%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.85%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) ITIL
2 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 15 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 13 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 13 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.85%) ITSM
5 3 (3.85%) MVC
5 3 (3.85%) Service Design
5 3 (3.85%) Service Management
6 2 (2.56%) Content Management
6 2 (2.56%) CRM
6 2 (2.56%) ERP
6 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.56%) Migration
6 2 (2.56%) OOP
6 2 (2.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.85%) C#
2 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
1 31 (39.74%) MCSE
2 26 (33.33%) MCSA
3 13 (16.67%) CCNA
4 10 (12.82%) Degree
5 9 (11.54%) MCP
6 7 (8.97%) A+ Certification
6 7 (8.97%) CCENT
7 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.28%) MCDST
8 1 (1.28%) MCITP
8 1 (1.28%) MCT
8 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 2 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) SCOM
2 6 (7.69%) WSUS
3 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (5.13%) SCCM
4 4 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 65 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.03%) VMware
3 28 (35.90%) Cisco
4 17 (21.79%) HP
5 13 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 9 (11.54%) MobileIron
7 7 (8.97%) Dell
7 7 (8.97%) Draytek
8 6 (7.69%) 3Com
8 6 (7.69%) NETGEAR
8 6 (7.69%) ZyXEL
9 5 (6.41%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.13%) Altiris
11 3 (3.85%) Sophos
12 2 (2.56%) AppSense
12 2 (2.56%) Citrix
12 2 (2.56%) EMC
12 2 (2.56%) IBM
12 2 (2.56%) Symantec
12 2 (2.56%) Tripwire
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