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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.77% 1.63% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.95% 6.25% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 17
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,300 £47,250
UK excluding London average 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
194 208 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.19% 26.13% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 162 171 146
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +12 25 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Durham -12 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (58.44%) Windows
3 39 (50.65%) SQL
4 32 (41.56%) C#
5 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
6 26 (33.77%) .NET
7 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (31.17%) MCSE
8 24 (31.17%) Degree
9 22 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
11 17 (22.08%) IIS
11 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
11 17 (22.08%) MCP
12 16 (20.78%) MCSD
12 16 (20.78%) CRM
12 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET
12 16 (20.78%) Scrum
13 15 (19.48%) CSS
13 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
13 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (18.18%) MCITP
14 14 (18.18%) HTML
15 13 (16.88%) OO
16 12 (15.58%) MCSA
16 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
16 12 (15.58%) MySQL
16 12 (15.58%) MVC
17 11 (14.29%) UNIX
17 11 (14.29%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 17 (22.08%) IIS
2 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.39%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (7.79%) CMS
5 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.49%) Orchard CMS
6 4 (5.19%) Lync
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.90%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.19%) SAN
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) DHCP
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) POP3
5 1 (1.30%) SMTP
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) MPLS
5 1 (1.30%) OSPF
5 1 (1.30%) BGP
5 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.30%) VLAN
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) NAS
5 1 (1.30%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (15.58%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.49%) NUnit
2 5 (6.49%) Moq
3 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.39%) Automotive
1 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Developer
2 11 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 11 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 8 (10.39%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (9.09%) DBA
4 7 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Junior
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) .NET
2 22 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET
4 15 (19.48%) CSS
5 14 (18.18%) HTML
6 8 (10.39%) WinForms
6 8 (10.39%) Ajax
6 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (10.39%) WCF
7 6 (7.79%) Entity Framework
7 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (6.49%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (6.49%) Backbone.js
8 5 (6.49%) RESTful
8 5 (6.49%) WPF
8 5 (6.49%) Web Services
9 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 45 (58.44%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.90%) Linux
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) Scrum
2 16 (20.78%) CRM
3 13 (16.88%) OO
4 12 (15.58%) MVC
5 11 (14.29%) ITIL
5 11 (14.29%) ERP
6 8 (10.39%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (6.49%) Project Management
7 5 (6.49%) Change Management
7 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (5.19%) SDLC
8 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.90%) Validation
9 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.90%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) SQL
2 32 (41.56%) C#
3 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
4 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.19%) VB
6 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.90%) C
7 3 (3.90%) VB6
8 1 (1.30%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) MCSE
1 24 (31.17%) Degree
2 17 (22.08%) MCP
3 16 (20.78%) MCSD
4 14 (18.18%) MCITP
5 12 (15.58%) MCSA
6 9 (11.69%) CCNA
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.39%) MCAD
7 8 (10.39%) MCPD
7 8 (10.39%) MCTS
8 4 (5.19%) MCDST
9 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) XenApp
3 4 (5.19%) XenServer
3 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) WSUS
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) VMware
3 6 (7.79%) Citrix
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Dell
5 1 (1.30%) Juniper
5 1 (1.30%) Lotus
5 1 (1.30%) BT
5 1 (1.30%) OpenText
5 1 (1.30%) Altiris
5 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.30%) Draytek
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.30%) Meraki
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