Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 69 63 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.34% 3.60% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.55% 14.16% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 39
North East median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +14.91%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £44,000 £92,000 £42,600
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 353 445 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.34% 25.44% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 229 369 250
North East median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% +5.34%
10th Percentile £24,783 £19,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,300 £76,250 £54,083
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the North East.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the North East over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 53 £28,000 -28.21% 4
Durham +2 13 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Northumberland - 3 £34,750 -
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 60 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 49 (71.01%) Windows
3 43 (62.32%) MCSA
4 36 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (47.83%) Windows Server
6 32 (46.38%) Office 365
6 32 (46.38%) Active Directory
7 27 (39.13%) SLA
8 26 (37.68%) PowerShell
9 25 (36.23%) MCSE
10 24 (34.78%) SharePoint
10 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (28.99%) Skype
11 20 (28.99%) Validation
12 19 (27.54%) Skype for Business
13 18 (26.09%) CMS
13 18 (26.09%) VMware
14 17 (24.64%) SQL
15 15 (21.74%) ITIL
16 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (18.84%) Finance
17 12 (17.39%) MCP
17 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
17 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
18 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
18 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
19 10 (14.49%) Windows 10
19 10 (14.49%) Cisco
19 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
20 9 (13.04%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 24 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 19 (27.54%) Skype for Business
3 18 (26.09%) CMS
4 4 (5.80%) IIS
5 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (46.38%) Office 365
3 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (10.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (10.14%) PaaS
5 6 (8.70%) IaaS
6 2 (2.90%) iPaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.45%) G Suite
7 1 (1.45%) Google Drive
7 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) Skype
2 9 (13.04%) SAN
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) NAS
4 4 (5.80%) Firewall
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (24.64%) Support Analyst
4 15 (21.74%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Senior Support Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Security Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (7.25%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.80%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.80%) Replication
4 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (71.01%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.49%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.70%) AIX
6 6 (8.70%) Linux
6 6 (8.70%) Unix
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Validation
2 15 (21.74%) ITIL
3 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
5 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.25%) Visualisation
8 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.35%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (4.35%) IT Strategy
9 3 (4.35%) Project Management
9 3 (4.35%) SOA
10 2 (2.90%) Process Improvement
10 2 (2.90%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) PowerShell
2 17 (24.64%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) VBA
4 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.90%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) MCSA
2 25 (36.23%) MCSE
3 12 (17.39%) MCP
4 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (13.04%) CCNA
5 9 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (10.14%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (8.70%) AWS Certification
7 6 (8.70%) CISSP
8 4 (5.80%) MCITP
9 3 (4.35%) CCNP
10 2 (2.90%) CITP
10 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.90%) Degree
10 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.90%) MCSD
10 2 (2.90%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.45%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) GxP
System Software
1 32 (46.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) Ansible
2 3 (4.35%) Terraform
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco
4 9 (13.04%) Citrix
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle
6 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.80%) Mitel
8 2 (2.90%) Infor
8 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) NetApp
9 1 (1.45%) Samsung
9 1 (1.45%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.45%) Xerox