Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 66 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 67 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.54% 3.17% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.65% 14.01% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 42 33
North East median annual salary £38,250 £34,500 £30,459
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.87% +13.27% -35.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £21,800
90th Percentile £92,500 £42,000 £41,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% 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 491 307 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.91% 22.62% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 419 258 307
North East median annual salary £42,000 £37,281 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.66% +2.14% -2.01%
10th Percentile £20,625 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £53,750 £70,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +8.89% -4.07% +4.25%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 -9 56 £38,250 +9.29% 6
Durham +3 11 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 (89.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 24 (35.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (34.33%) C#
5 22 (32.84%) .NET
6 21 (31.34%) Windows
7 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
7 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
8 16 (23.88%) VMware
9 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
9 14 (20.90%) PaaS
9 14 (20.90%) IaaS
9 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (19.40%) Apple iOS
10 13 (19.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.40%) Web Services
10 13 (19.40%) MVC
10 13 (19.40%) Degree
10 13 (19.40%) QA
10 13 (19.40%) Android
11 12 (17.91%) Java
11 12 (17.91%) MCSE
11 12 (17.91%) VPN
11 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (17.91%) Sitecore
11 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
11 12 (17.91%) Xamarin
11 12 (17.91%) Windows Server

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 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.90%) IaaS
2 14 (20.90%) PaaS
3 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (11.94%) Office 365
5 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.99%) iPaaS
6 2 (2.99%) NuGet
6 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) VPN
2 11 (16.42%) Firewall
3 6 (8.96%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (7.46%) DHCP
4 5 (7.46%) DNS
4 5 (7.46%) VLAN
5 4 (5.97%) WAN
6 2 (2.99%) LAN
6 2 (2.99%) MPLS
6 2 (2.99%) SMS
7 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.49%) SAN
7 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.49%) Power BI
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Billing
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (13.43%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Support Technician
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Technical Director
4 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering Director
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Chief Technology Officer
5 5 (7.46%) Head of Engineering
6 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 2 (2.99%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) .NET
2 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
3 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (19.40%) Web Services
4 5 (7.46%) Software Packaging
5 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) Angular 2
6 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.99%) JSON
6 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Android
2 13 (19.40%) Apple iOS
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.97%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Unix
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (19.40%) MVC
3 12 (17.91%) Strategic Thinking
4 8 (11.94%) ITIL
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.45%) CRM
5 7 (10.45%) Scrum
6 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.46%) ERP
7 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.46%) Machine Learning
8 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.97%) DevOps
8 4 (5.97%) Line Management
9 3 (4.48%) Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) C#
3 12 (17.91%) Java
4 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 12 (17.91%) MCSE
3 11 (16.42%) CCNA
3 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (13.43%) MCSA
5 7 (10.45%) CCNP
6 6 (8.96%) MCP
7 4 (5.97%) CISSP
8 3 (4.48%) MCITP
8 3 (4.48%) MCTS
9 2 (2.99%) CISA
9 2 (2.99%) MCSD
9 2 (2.99%) OCP
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (2.99%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (1.49%) CITP
10 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (7.46%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.99%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (89.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) VMware
3 12 (17.91%) Sitecore
3 12 (17.91%) Xamarin
4 9 (13.43%) Citrix
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Infor
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) DocuSign
7 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow