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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / North East
Rank 48 63 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 12 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.10% 1.99% 9.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.12% 8.51% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 53
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £31,413 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
136 141 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.45% 23.38% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 115 107 203
Median salary £29,000 £29,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.85% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +21 24 £31,250 +13.63% 2
Durham -1 2 £32,500 +6.70%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 51 (83.61%) ITIL
2 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
3 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
3 31 (50.82%) Windows
4 27 (44.26%) Windows Server
5 26 (42.62%) MCSE
5 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (42.62%) VMware
6 24 (39.34%) Cisco
7 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (27.87%) MCSA
7 17 (27.87%) MS Exchange
7 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
8 16 (26.23%) DHCP
9 15 (24.59%) DNS
9 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (24.59%) Office 365
10 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (18.03%) Service Delivery
11 11 (18.03%) Degree
12 10 (16.39%) HP
12 10 (16.39%) Skype for Business
12 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (14.75%) Skype
13 9 (14.75%) MS Office
14 8 (13.11%) SCOM
14 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills

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 17 (27.87%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.39%) Skype for Business
4 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) DHCP
2 15 (24.59%) DNS
3 9 (14.75%) Skype
4 7 (11.48%) Firewall
5 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 4 (6.56%) SAN
7 3 (4.92%) LAN
8 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.28%) VPN
8 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Advertising
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Support Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Technical Support
2 14 (22.95%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Technical Support Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Wintel Support
4 8 (13.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Active Directory Support
6 6 (9.84%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) Ajax
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.64%) jQuery
3 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.64%) LINQ
3 1 (1.64%) WCF
3 1 (1.64%) WPF
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.48%) Driving Licence
2 7 (11.48%) PKI
3 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.28%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.28%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) AS400
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Windows Server
3 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (83.61%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (11.48%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.56%) ITSM
7 4 (6.56%) Service Management
8 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.92%) MVC
9 2 (3.28%) Content Management
9 2 (3.28%) CRM
9 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.64%) High Availability
10 1 (1.64%) Kanban
10 1 (1.64%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (42.62%) MCSE
2 17 (27.87%) MCSA
3 11 (18.03%) Degree
4 6 (9.84%) CCNA
5 3 (4.92%) MCDST
5 3 (4.92%) MCITP
5 3 (4.92%) MCP
6 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.64%) HND
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.64%) MCT
7 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) XenApp
4 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.28%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCOM
2 6 (9.84%) WSUS
3 5 (8.20%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 26 (42.62%) VMware
3 24 (39.34%) Cisco
4 10 (16.39%) HP
5 7 (11.48%) Dell
5 7 (11.48%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.20%) Citrix
6 5 (8.20%) Intel Security
7 4 (6.56%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.92%) EMC
8 3 (4.92%) Sophos
9 2 (3.28%) AppSense
9 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.28%) Fidessa
9 2 (3.28%) Qualys
9 2 (3.28%) Reuters
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Trend Micro
9 2 (3.28%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.64%) Draytek
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