The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.00% 3.76% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 13.53% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 19
Average salary £30,000 £23,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -34.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
143 170 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.05% 27.82% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 135 141 108
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,710 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £48,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
North East

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 8 £35,000 +55.55% 3
Sunderland +13 4 £22,500 -
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 9 (40.91%) MCTS
4 8 (36.36%) MCITP
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) MCSE
4 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) MCP
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Ajax
8 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
8 4 (18.18%) MonoRail
8 4 (18.18%) Games
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) NUnit
8 4 (18.18%) Subversion
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) LINQ
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (18.18%) Lync
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) PBX
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) Intranet
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) NUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
3 4 (18.18%) MonoRail
3 4 (18.18%) WCF
3 4 (18.18%) LINQ
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.55%) WSDL
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) AS400
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
1 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Celerra
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Scrum
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
2 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Product Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) MCTS
2 8 (36.36%) MCITP
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) MCP
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) MCAD
5 4 (18.18%) MCSD
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) MCSA
7 1 (4.55%) CCA
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.55%) RHCE
7 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.55%) ISEB
7 1 (4.55%) CCEE
7 1 (4.55%) CCIA
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable based upon experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Salary negotiable based upon experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus good benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago