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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 58 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.90% 4.91% 10.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.40% 19.09% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 50
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
179 110 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.55% 25.70% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 141 98 136
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 49 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Sunderland +5 9 £32,500 -40.90%
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 65 (79.27%) Microsoft
2 42 (51.22%) ITIL
3 36 (43.90%) Active Directory
4 31 (37.80%) MS Office
5 29 (35.37%) SharePoint
6 28 (34.15%) Windows
7 26 (31.71%) C#
7 26 (31.71%) MCDST
8 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (24.39%) .NET
10 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
10 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
10 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
10 19 (23.17%) Firewall
11 17 (20.73%) MCSD
11 17 (20.73%) SQL
11 17 (20.73%) Lync
12 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
12 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
12 16 (19.51%) MCSE
12 16 (19.51%) Blackberry
12 16 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (18.29%) MCSA
13 15 (18.29%) MVC
14 14 (17.07%) Replication
14 14 (17.07%) SAN
14 14 (17.07%) NetApp
14 14 (17.07%) EMC
15 13 (15.85%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 29 (35.37%) SharePoint
2 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
3 17 (20.73%) Lync
4 16 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (14.63%) IIS
6 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (7.32%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (37.80%) MS Office
2 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (8.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) Firewall
2 14 (17.07%) SAN
3 8 (9.76%) NAS
4 2 (2.44%) Internet
4 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.54%) Retail
3 6 (7.32%) Automotive
3 6 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Support Engineer
2 23 (28.05%) Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Messaging Specialist
9 3 (3.66%) Exchange Specialist
9 3 (3.66%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) .NET
2 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
3 13 (15.85%) CSS
3 13 (15.85%) .NET Framework
4 12 (14.63%) Ajax
5 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (10.98%) jQuery
7 7 (8.54%) HTML
8 4 (4.88%) WCF
9 3 (3.66%) Web Services
10 2 (2.44%) XML
10 2 (2.44%) XSD
10 2 (2.44%) SOAP
10 2 (2.44%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.44%) DHTML
11 1 (1.22%) JSON
11 1 (1.22%) WPF
11 1 (1.22%) WSDL
11 1 (1.22%) HTML5
11 1 (1.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Blackberry
1 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.07%) Replication
3 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.10%) Linux
5 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) ITIL
2 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.29%) MVC
4 10 (12.20%) Waterfall
5 7 (8.54%) Scrum
5 7 (8.54%) Change Management
5 7 (8.54%) CRM
6 6 (7.32%) Project Management
7 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.66%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.66%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (3.66%) ERP
9 3 (3.66%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.66%) Service Management
9 3 (3.66%) OO
10 2 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) C#
2 17 (20.73%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) VBScript
5 4 (4.88%) VB
5 4 (4.88%) VB6
5 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) MCDST
2 17 (20.73%) MCSD
3 16 (19.51%) MCSE
4 15 (18.29%) MCSA
5 13 (15.85%) Degree
6 10 (12.20%) MCP
7 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.32%) MCPD
9 5 (6.10%) CCNA
9 5 (6.10%) MCTS
10 4 (4.88%) MCITP
10 4 (4.88%) A+ Certification
10 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.66%) ACCA
11 3 (3.66%) CIPFA
11 3 (3.66%) CIMA
11 3 (3.66%) ICAEW
12 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) XenApp
2 7 (8.54%) XenServer
3 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) ZENworks
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (79.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) EMC
2 14 (17.07%) NetApp
3 10 (12.20%) Citrix
4 9 (10.98%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) VMware
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle
6 4 (4.88%) Apple
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Dell
7 2 (2.44%) LANDesk
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Salary: From £15,000 to £21,000 per annum
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Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension / car allowance
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Salary: From £31,000 to £39,000 per annum
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Salary: From £24,000 to £31,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & 25 Days Holiday
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