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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.14% 3.19% 5.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.89% 11.85% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 24
Average salary £21,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
214 135 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.38% 26.89% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 168 123 116
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +6 31 £21,000 -40.00% 4
Sunderland - 3 £21,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (90.70%) Microsoft
2 29 (67.44%) ITIL
3 23 (53.49%) MCDST
4 22 (51.16%) MS Office
5 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
6 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (25.58%) C#
7 11 (25.58%) .NET
8 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
8 10 (23.26%) Windows
8 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
10 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
10 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
11 7 (16.28%) MVC
11 7 (16.28%) SQL
11 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
12 6 (13.95%) Cisco
12 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (11.63%) IIS
13 5 (11.63%) CSS
13 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
13 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.63%) jQuery
13 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
13 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
14 4 (9.30%) SCCM
14 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (11.63%) IIS
1 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (51.16%) MS Office
2 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Support Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Service Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Trainer
9 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
6 3 (6.98%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.65%) WCF
7 2 (4.65%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) XSD
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.65%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) MVC
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) TDD
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) CRM
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) UML
5 1 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (2.33%) OO
5 1 (2.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.33%) Web Development
5 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C#
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) VB6
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.65%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) XAML
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) MCDST
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.30%) A+ Certification
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCNA
5 3 (6.98%) MCP
5 3 (6.98%) MCSD
6 2 (4.65%) MCTS
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (2.33%) MCT
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) XenApp
2 3 (6.98%) XenServer
3 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
1 4 (9.30%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Apple
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £300 - £310 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Unipres UK Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Sunderland
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago