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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.57% 3.05% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.32% 11.56% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 14
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
265 173 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.51% 26.41% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 181 148 161
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +15 20 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Durham +11 10 £32,000 +42.22% 4
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) .NET
3 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
3 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
4 22 (50.00%) C#
5 20 (45.45%) Windows
6 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
7 13 (29.55%) HTML
7 13 (29.55%) Degree
7 13 (29.55%) HTML5
8 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (27.27%) jQuery
8 12 (27.27%) MVC
8 12 (27.27%) CSS
8 12 (27.27%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) MCP
9 10 (22.73%) MS Office
9 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (22.73%) MCDST
9 10 (22.73%) MCTS
9 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (20.45%) CSS3
10 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
10 9 (20.45%) MCITP
10 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
10 9 (20.45%) MCSD
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 8 (18.18%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.64%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Advertising
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Support Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Head of Technology
8 3 (6.82%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 13 (29.55%) HTML5
3 13 (29.55%) HTML
4 12 (27.27%) CSS
4 12 (27.27%) jQuery
4 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
5 9 (20.45%) CSS3
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (13.64%) WCF
8 6 (13.64%) Web Services
9 3 (6.82%) Ajax
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Open Source
2 6 (13.64%) Blog
3 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) iPhone
6 1 (2.27%) Celerra
6 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Android
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
1 12 (27.27%) MVC
2 7 (15.91%) Scrum
2 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
3 6 (13.64%) Graceful Degradation
3 6 (13.64%) Data Management
3 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (9.09%) CRM
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) Android Development
5 3 (6.82%) Business Development
5 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) VB
4 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 10 (22.73%) MCP
2 10 (22.73%) MCDST
2 10 (22.73%) MCTS
3 9 (20.45%) MCITP
3 9 (20.45%) MCSD
4 8 (18.18%) MCSE
5 6 (13.64%) MCPD
6 4 (9.09%) A+ Certification
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.55%) CCNA
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.27%) CCA
9 1 (2.27%) RHCE
9 1 (2.27%) MCSA
9 1 (2.27%) MCT
9 1 (2.27%) HP AIS
9 1 (2.27%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) XenApp
2 3 (6.82%) XenServer
2 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) ZENworks
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Apple
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
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