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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 34 56 17
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 11 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.21% 2.42% 13.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.04% 11.70% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 59
Median salary £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
96 94 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.00% 20.66% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 89 81 142
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunderland +6 13 £21,500 -14.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 11 £40,000 +45.45%
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 44 (80.00%) ITIL
2 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
3 26 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (43.64%) Cisco
4 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
4 24 (43.64%) Windows
5 22 (40.00%) MCSE
6 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 19 (34.55%) VMware
8 16 (29.09%) Office 365
9 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 15 (27.27%) DHCP
9 15 (27.27%) DNS
10 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
12 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (18.18%) Skype for Business
13 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (16.36%) Skype
14 9 (16.36%) MCSA
15 8 (14.55%) MS Office
15 8 (14.55%) SCOM
15 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
16 7 (12.73%) Mobile Device Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.64%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) DHCP
1 15 (27.27%) DNS
2 9 (16.36%) Skype
3 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) WAN
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Advertising
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Technical Support
2 14 (25.45%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Technical Support Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Wintel Support
4 8 (14.55%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Active Directory Support
6 6 (10.91%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Office 365 Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Messaging Support
9 3 (5.45%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) Ajax
2 2 (3.64%) CSS
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.82%) LINQ
3 1 (1.82%) WCF
3 1 (1.82%) WPF
3 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.73%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.64%) iPhone
4 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.82%) AS400
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.27%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (80.00%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (12.73%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.45%) MVC
8 2 (3.64%) Content Management
8 2 (3.64%) CRM
8 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.82%) High Availability
9 1 (1.82%) Kanban
9 1 (1.82%) OOP
9 1 (1.82%) Project Management
9 1 (1.82%) Scrum
9 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (40.00%) MCSE
3 9 (16.36%) MCSA
4 7 (12.73%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) CCNA
6 4 (7.27%) MCP
7 3 (5.45%) MCDST
7 3 (5.45%) MCITP
8 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.82%) HND
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.82%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) SCOM
2 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (43.64%) Cisco
3 19 (34.55%) VMware
4 7 (12.73%) HP
4 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.27%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) Dell
5 4 (7.27%) MobileIron
6 3 (5.45%) Sophos
7 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.64%) Fidessa
7 2 (3.64%) Reuters
7 2 (3.64%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.82%) AppSense
8 1 (1.82%) Draytek
8 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.82%) Qualys
8 1 (1.82%) Remedy
8 1 (1.82%) Tripwire