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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 40 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.31% 3.53% 3.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.73% 13.07% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 22
Average salary £24,250 £34,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.71% +7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
255 176 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.37% 26.99% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 175 155 169
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +10 23 £22,500 -31.81% 4
Durham +8 12 £32,000 +42.22% 5
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 43 (86.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 23 (46.00%) C#
5 22 (44.00%) Windows
6 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 16 (32.00%) ITIL
8 15 (30.00%) MS Office
8 15 (30.00%) MCDST
9 14 (28.00%) Degree
9 14 (28.00%) HTML
9 14 (28.00%) HTML5
10 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (26.00%) CSS
10 13 (26.00%) jQuery
10 13 (26.00%) MVC
11 11 (22.00%) MCTS
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (22.00%) MCP
11 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
11 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (20.00%) CSS3
12 10 (20.00%) MCSE
12 10 (20.00%) MCSD
12 10 (20.00%) MCITP
13 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Lync
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Intranet
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Advertising
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Systems Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Support Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Head of Development
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Head of Technology
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (28.00%) HTML
3 14 (28.00%) HTML5
4 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (26.00%) CSS
4 13 (26.00%) jQuery
5 10 (20.00%) CSS3
6 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (14.00%) WCF
9 6 (12.00%) Web Services
10 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.00%) Ajax
11 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Open Source
3 7 (14.00%) Blog
4 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.00%) User Experience
7 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
8 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.00%) iPad
8 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
8 1 (2.00%) Clustering
8 1 (2.00%) Celerra
8 1 (2.00%) iPhone
8 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (12.00%) Android
3 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) MVC
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Web Application Development
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 7 (14.00%) Data Management
5 7 (14.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (14.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (14.00%) Graceful Degradation
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
6 4 (8.00%) Service Management
6 4 (8.00%) Android Development
7 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Business Development
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) TDD
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.00%) Change Control
9 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) C#
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) VB
4 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) MCDST
2 14 (28.00%) Degree
3 11 (22.00%) MCTS
3 11 (22.00%) MCP
4 10 (20.00%) MCSE
4 10 (20.00%) MCSD
4 10 (20.00%) MCITP
5 7 (14.00%) MCPD
6 4 (8.00%) A+ Certification
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.00%) CCNA
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.00%) VCAP
9 1 (2.00%) CCEE
9 1 (2.00%) CCIA
9 1 (2.00%) NCDA
9 1 (2.00%) NCIE
9 1 (2.00%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
2 3 (6.00%) XenApp
2 3 (6.00%) XenServer
2 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) ZENworks
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Apple
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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