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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.34% 1.99% 4.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.01% 7.59% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 22
Average salary £31,750 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
194 145 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.39% 26.22% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 162 137 145
Average salary £33,738 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.65% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,725 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £45,250
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +12 27 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Sunderland -1 5 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Gateshead - 5 £27,500 -
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 24 April 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 72 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 54 (51.43%) Windows
3 50 (47.62%) SQL
4 46 (43.81%) C#
5 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (35.24%) SharePoint
7 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
8 33 (31.43%) .NET
9 32 (30.48%) MCSD
10 30 (28.57%) MCSE
11 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET
12 26 (24.76%) Active Directory
13 25 (23.81%) JavaScript
13 25 (23.81%) IIS
13 25 (23.81%) Visual Studio
13 25 (23.81%) .NET Framework
13 25 (23.81%) Degree
14 23 (21.90%) ITIL
14 23 (21.90%) MS Exchange
15 22 (20.95%) CRM
15 22 (20.95%) Lync
16 21 (20.00%) MCP
17 20 (19.05%) CSS
17 20 (19.05%) Firewall
17 20 (19.05%) Scrum
17 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
18 19 (18.10%) Ajax
18 19 (18.10%) MVC
18 19 (18.10%) MCSA
18 19 (18.10%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (35.24%) SharePoint
2 25 (23.81%) IIS
3 23 (21.90%) MS Exchange
4 22 (20.95%) Lync
5 16 (15.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (10.48%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (10.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (10.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (7.62%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (5.71%) CMS
10 5 (4.76%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.86%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Office 365
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) Firewall
2 16 (15.24%) SAN
3 8 (7.62%) NAS
4 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) Internet
6 1 (0.95%) Network Security
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) LAN
6 1 (0.95%) WAN
6 1 (0.95%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.76%) Moq
3 5 (4.76%) NUnit
4 3 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (16.19%) Manufacturing
2 14 (13.33%) Automotive
3 11 (10.48%) Finance
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (37.14%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) Software Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) DBA
6 7 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (6.67%) SQL DBA
7 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Junior
9 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.43%) .NET
2 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 25 (23.81%) .NET Framework
4 20 (19.05%) CSS
5 19 (18.10%) Ajax
6 18 (17.14%) HTML
7 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (11.43%) WCF
9 8 (7.62%) WinForms
10 6 (5.71%) Web Services
10 6 (5.71%) jQuery
11 5 (4.76%) RESTful
11 5 (4.76%) WPF
11 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (4.76%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.90%) Silverlight
12 2 (1.90%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Blackberry
1 16 (15.24%) Replication
2 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.43%) Windows
2 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.76%) UNIX
5 4 (3.81%) Linux
6 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) ITIL
3 22 (20.95%) CRM
4 20 (19.05%) Scrum
5 19 (18.10%) MVC
6 17 (16.19%) OO
7 14 (13.33%) ERP
8 11 (10.48%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (9.52%) Project Management
10 8 (7.62%) Change Management
11 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (4.76%) Waterfall
13 4 (3.81%) TOGAF
13 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2
14 3 (2.86%) PRINCE
14 3 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
14 3 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.62%) SQL
2 46 (43.81%) C#
3 25 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 19 (18.10%) T-SQL
6 12 (11.43%) VBScript
7 6 (5.71%) VB
7 6 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.76%) VB6
9 3 (2.86%) C
9 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) MCSD
2 30 (28.57%) MCSE
3 25 (23.81%) Degree
4 21 (20.00%) MCP
5 19 (18.10%) MCSA
6 15 (14.29%) MCTS
7 14 (13.33%) MCPD
8 12 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (10.48%) CCNA
9 11 (10.48%) MCITP
9 11 (10.48%) MCAD
10 10 (9.52%) MCDST
11 3 (2.86%) ICAEW
11 3 (2.86%) ACCA
11 3 (2.86%) CIPFA
11 3 (2.86%) CIMA
12 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (24.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 7 (6.67%) XenApp
2 7 (6.67%) XenServer
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 72 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.24%) NetApp
2 16 (15.24%) EMC
3 9 (8.57%) Citrix
4 7 (6.67%) VMware
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle
7 2 (1.90%) HP
8 1 (0.95%) Dell
8 1 (0.95%) Altiris
8 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k to £20k dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35.4k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 24 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + 24 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
The SmartList
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £52000 - £53000 per annum + 4% Bonus , Work from home
Posted: 25 days ago