The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 15 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 69 6 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.98% 1.69% 8.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.82% 6.82% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 53 5 45
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 88 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.42% 24.86% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 166 72 165
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Tyne and Wear region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +27 56 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Sunderland +5 12 £32,500 +44.44%
South Shields - 1 £31,250 -
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 87 (76.99%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.59%) SQL
2 47 (41.59%) Windows
3 43 (38.05%) C#
4 41 (36.28%) ITIL
5 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (34.51%) Active Directory
7 38 (33.63%) SharePoint
8 32 (28.32%) SQL Server
9 31 (27.43%) .NET
10 30 (26.55%) MS Office
10 30 (26.55%) MCSD
11 26 (23.01%) ASP.NET
11 26 (23.01%) IIS
12 25 (22.12%) MCSE
13 23 (20.35%) CRM
13 23 (20.35%) MS Exchange
13 23 (20.35%) Visual Studio
13 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
13 23 (20.35%) MCDST
13 23 (20.35%) .NET Framework
14 21 (18.58%) Degree
14 21 (18.58%) Lync
14 21 (18.58%) Firewall
15 20 (17.70%) PowerShell
16 19 (16.81%) Scrum
16 19 (16.81%) CSS
16 19 (16.81%) MCP
17 18 (15.93%) MCSA
17 18 (15.93%) MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 38 (33.63%) SharePoint
2 26 (23.01%) IIS
3 23 (20.35%) MS Exchange
4 21 (18.58%) Lync
5 16 (14.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (8.85%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (8.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (8.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (7.08%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (5.31%) CMS
10 5 (4.42%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (26.55%) MS Office
2 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (8.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.65%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Office 365
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) Firewall
2 16 (14.16%) SAN
3 8 (7.08%) NAS
4 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.42%) NUnit
2 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.42%) Moq
3 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (14.16%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.50%) Automotive
3 12 (10.62%) Finance
4 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (31.86%) Developer
2 25 (22.12%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) Software Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Consultant
7 8 (7.08%) Service Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) SQL DBA
8 7 (6.19%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (6.19%) DBA
9 6 (5.31%) Support Specialist
9 6 (5.31%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Junior
11 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.54%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.43%) .NET
2 26 (23.01%) ASP.NET
3 23 (20.35%) .NET Framework
4 19 (16.81%) CSS
5 18 (15.93%) Ajax
6 16 (14.16%) HTML
7 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (11.50%) WCF
9 6 (5.31%) Web Services
9 6 (5.31%) jQuery
10 5 (4.42%) RESTful
10 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (4.42%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (4.42%) WPF
10 5 (4.42%) WinForms
11 2 (1.77%) DHTML
11 2 (1.77%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Blackberry
1 16 (14.16%) Replication
2 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.59%) Windows
2 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.42%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) ITIL
2 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.35%) CRM
4 19 (16.81%) Scrum
5 18 (15.93%) MVC
6 17 (15.04%) OO
7 14 (12.39%) ERP
8 11 (9.73%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (9.73%) Project Management
9 9 (7.96%) Change Management
10 7 (6.19%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.42%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.42%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (3.54%) TOGAF
13 3 (2.65%) Supplier Management
13 3 (2.65%) Knowledge Management
13 3 (2.65%) Business Continuity
13 3 (2.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.59%) SQL
2 43 (38.05%) C#
3 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.70%) PowerShell
5 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
6 12 (10.62%) VBScript
7 5 (4.42%) VB
8 4 (3.54%) VB6
9 3 (2.65%) C
9 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.77%) Java
11 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (26.55%) MCSD
2 25 (22.12%) MCSE
3 23 (20.35%) MCDST
4 21 (18.58%) Degree
5 19 (16.81%) MCP
6 18 (15.93%) MCSA
7 14 (12.39%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (12.39%) MCTS
8 13 (11.50%) MCPD
9 10 (8.85%) MCAD
9 10 (8.85%) CCNA
10 6 (5.31%) MCITP
11 3 (2.65%) ICAEW
11 3 (2.65%) ACCA
11 3 (2.65%) CIPFA
11 3 (2.65%) CIMA
12 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 39 (34.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.19%) VMware ESX
2 7 (6.19%) XenApp
2 7 (6.19%) XenServer
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 87 (76.99%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) NetApp
2 16 (14.16%) EMC
3 10 (8.85%) Cisco
4 9 (7.96%) Citrix
5 7 (6.19%) VMware
6 4 (3.54%) Oracle
7 3 (2.65%) HP
8 2 (1.77%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) Altiris
9 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + 10% bonus
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Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
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