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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 40 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 41 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.85% 3.83% 4.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.47% 13.97% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 23
Average salary £21,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
249 179 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.47% 27.45% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 188 158 151
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -2 32 £21,000 -40.00% 6
Durham -2 9 £19,500 -13.33% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 51 (92.73%) Microsoft
2 27 (49.09%) ITIL
3 23 (41.82%) C#
3 23 (41.82%) .NET
4 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (38.18%) MS Office
5 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
5 21 (38.18%) MCDST
6 20 (36.36%) Windows
7 16 (29.09%) HTML
8 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 15 (27.27%) Degree
8 15 (27.27%) MVC
9 14 (25.45%) HTML5
10 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (23.64%) CSS
10 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (23.64%) jQuery
11 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 11 (20.00%) SQL
11 11 (20.00%) MCP
11 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (18.18%) CSS3
12 10 (18.18%) MCSD
13 9 (16.36%) MCSE
13 9 (16.36%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (10.91%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Office
1 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Intranet
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.73%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Support Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Desktop Support
4 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Head of Technology
6 3 (5.45%) Head of Development
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) .NET
2 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) HTML5
5 13 (23.64%) jQuery
5 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (23.64%) CSS
6 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (18.18%) CSS3
8 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (16.36%) WCF
9 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (10.91%) Web Services
11 3 (5.45%) Ajax
11 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.64%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Blog
2 7 (12.73%) Open Source
3 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Android
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) MVC
3 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.73%) Graceful Degradation
5 7 (12.73%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (12.73%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (12.73%) Data Management
6 6 (10.91%) CRM
7 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.27%) Android Development
8 4 (7.27%) Service Management
9 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.45%) Business Development
10 2 (3.64%) Change Management
10 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.64%) TDD
10 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) VB
5 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) VB6
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) MCDST
2 15 (27.27%) Degree
3 11 (20.00%) MCP
4 10 (18.18%) MCSD
5 9 (16.36%) MCSE
5 9 (16.36%) MCTS
6 7 (12.73%) MCITP
6 7 (12.73%) MCPD
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (7.27%) A+ Certification
8 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (5.45%) CCNA
10 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.82%) MCSA
11 1 (1.82%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) XenApp
2 3 (5.45%) XenServer
3 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Firmware
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) ZENworks
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (92.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco
3 5 (9.09%) Citrix
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) Apple
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.82%) Veritas
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
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