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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.78% 1.79% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 6.48% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 13
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £22,100 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
216 216 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.25% 27.55% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 177 183 136
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £39,417
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +11 25 £27,500 -15.38% 12
Durham -3 2 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 60 (62.50%) Windows
2 58 (60.42%) Microsoft
3 47 (48.96%) SQL
4 36 (37.50%) C#
5 33 (34.38%) MCSE
6 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (29.17%) SharePoint
9 26 (27.08%) Active Directory
9 26 (27.08%) Degree
10 25 (26.04%) .NET
11 24 (25.00%) MCSD
12 23 (23.96%) Visual Studio
12 23 (23.96%) MS Exchange
13 22 (22.92%) IIS
13 22 (22.92%) MCP
13 22 (22.92%) .NET Framework
13 22 (22.92%) Lync
14 21 (21.88%) MCSA
15 20 (20.83%) T-SQL
15 20 (20.83%) Firewall
15 20 (20.83%) Scrum
16 19 (19.79%) CRM
16 19 (19.79%) SAN
16 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
17 18 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (18.75%) ITIL
17 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET
18 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
18 17 (17.71%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 28 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 23 (23.96%) MS Exchange
3 22 (22.92%) IIS
3 22 (22.92%) Lync
4 16 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (11.46%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (11.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (11.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (6.25%) CMS
10 5 (5.21%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (11.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.83%) Firewall
2 19 (19.79%) SAN
3 9 (9.38%) NAS
4 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.08%) DNS
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.04%) HSRP
6 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
6 1 (1.04%) Network Security
6 1 (1.04%) MPLS
6 1 (1.04%) OSPF
6 1 (1.04%) BGP
6 1 (1.04%) LAN
6 1 (1.04%) VoIP
6 1 (1.04%) WAN
6 1 (1.04%) POP3
6 1 (1.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.21%) NUnit
2 5 (5.21%) Moq
3 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (13.54%) Automotive
1 13 (13.54%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.29%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 11 (11.46%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) IT Technician
6 7 (7.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (7.29%) Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) DBA
6 7 (7.29%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.21%) Support Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Junior
9 4 (4.17%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.17%) Exchange Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) .NET
2 22 (22.92%) .NET Framework
3 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 16 (16.67%) HTML
5 14 (14.58%) CSS
6 11 (11.46%) WCF
6 11 (11.46%) Ajax
7 8 (8.33%) WinForms
8 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.21%) RESTful
10 5 (5.21%) WPF
10 5 (5.21%) Web Services
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (5.21%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.08%) Backbone.js
12 2 (2.08%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 16 (16.67%) Replication
2 5 (5.21%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.04%) NHS
3 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 60 (62.50%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.33%) UNIX
5 4 (4.17%) Linux
6 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) Scrum
3 19 (19.79%) CRM
4 18 (18.75%) ITIL
5 16 (16.67%) OO
6 11 (11.46%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (11.46%) ERP
6 11 (11.46%) MVC
7 7 (7.29%) Change Management
8 6 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.21%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.21%) Project Management
10 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.17%) TOGAF
10 4 (4.17%) SDLC
11 3 (3.13%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (3.13%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.96%) SQL
2 36 (37.50%) C#
3 20 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
5 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.50%) VBScript
7 4 (4.17%) VB
7 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.13%) C
8 3 (3.13%) VB6
9 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (34.38%) MCSE
2 26 (27.08%) Degree
3 24 (25.00%) MCSD
4 22 (22.92%) MCP
5 21 (21.88%) MCSA
6 15 (15.63%) MCTS
6 15 (15.63%) MCITP
7 13 (13.54%) MCPD
8 11 (11.46%) CCNA
8 11 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (11.46%) MCAD
9 7 (7.29%) MCDST
10 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.04%) MOS
10 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 26 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.25%) XenApp
2 6 (6.25%) XenServer
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) EMC
2 16 (16.67%) NetApp
3 9 (9.38%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) Citrix
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Dell
7 1 (1.04%) Juniper
7 1 (1.04%) BT
7 1 (1.04%) Altiris
7 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.04%) Draytek
7 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.04%) Meraki
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