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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 36 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.37% 3.18% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.53% 12.65% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 22
Average salary £21,000 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
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
266 166 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.32% 25.15% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 183 146 168
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +11 24 £21,000 -40.00% 3
Durham +4 12 £32,000 +42.22% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 (87.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) Windows
3 21 (42.86%) C#
3 21 (42.86%) .NET
3 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
4 20 (40.82%) ITIL
5 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
6 17 (34.69%) MS Office
6 17 (34.69%) MCDST
7 14 (28.57%) Degree
7 14 (28.57%) HTML5
7 14 (28.57%) HTML
8 13 (26.53%) CSS
8 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
8 13 (26.53%) MVC
8 13 (26.53%) jQuery
8 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (22.45%) MCP
9 11 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (20.41%) CSS3
10 10 (20.41%) MCTS
10 10 (20.41%) MCSD
10 10 (20.41%) MCSE
11 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
11 9 (18.37%) MCITP
11 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.04%) Lync
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (34.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Intranet
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Desktop Support
4 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Head of Development
7 3 (6.12%) Head of Technology
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
3 14 (28.57%) HTML5
3 14 (28.57%) HTML
4 13 (26.53%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) jQuery
4 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (20.41%) CSS3
6 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
6 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (14.29%) WCF
9 6 (12.24%) Web Services
10 3 (6.12%) Ajax
10 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (4.08%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Open Source
3 7 (14.29%) Blog
4 5 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.12%) User Experience
7 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
8 1 (2.04%) Clustering
8 1 (2.04%) iPhone
8 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Android
2 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) MVC
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
4 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
5 7 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
5 7 (14.29%) Data Management
5 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (8.16%) CRM
6 4 (8.16%) Service Management
6 4 (8.16%) Android Development
7 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.12%) Business Development
8 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 1 (2.04%) Web Development
9 1 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) C#
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) VB
4 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) MCDST
2 14 (28.57%) Degree
3 11 (22.45%) MCP
4 10 (20.41%) MCSD
4 10 (20.41%) MCSE
4 10 (20.41%) MCTS
5 9 (18.37%) MCITP
6 7 (14.29%) MCPD
7 4 (8.16%) A+ Certification
7 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.08%) CCNA
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.04%) RHCE
9 1 (2.04%) MCSA
9 1 (2.04%) MCT
9 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
2 2 (4.08%) XenApp
2 2 (4.08%) XenServer
2 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) ZENworks
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Apple
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.04%) Veritas
5 1 (2.04%) HP
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Communicator
Salary: Circa £40k per annum
Posted: 18 days ago