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

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 69 72
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 33 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.56% 2.73% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.00% 9.79% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 43
North East median annual salary £37,500 £38,959 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.74% +19.87% -
10th Percentile £22,550 £21,300 £17,500
90th Percentile £81,000 £47,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

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 391 337 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.30% 27.83% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 305 287 390
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 July 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 July 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 -23 35 £35,000 -10.26% 10
Durham - 8 £37,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (25.58%) C#
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.93%) .NET
6 9 (20.93%) MCSE
7 8 (18.60%) VMware
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (16.28%) ERP
8 7 (16.28%) CRM
8 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
8 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.95%) Citrix
9 6 (13.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 6 (13.95%) MCP
9 6 (13.95%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (13.95%) Degree
10 5 (11.63%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.63%) Oracle
10 5 (11.63%) CCNA
10 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (11.63%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC

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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) IaaS
3 3 (6.98%) PaaS
4 2 (4.65%) iPaaS
4 2 (4.65%) NuGet
4 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) RavenDB
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Power BI
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
3 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Chief Technology Officer
4 3 (6.98%) DBA
4 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering Director
4 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) Angular 2
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.98%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (16.28%) CRM
2 7 (16.28%) ERP
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Scrum
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.30%) DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Line Management
4 4 (9.30%) MVC
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) Machine Learning
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C#
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) MCSE
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) MCP
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.30%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) OCP
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CISA
6 2 (4.65%) CISSP
6 2 (4.65%) MCSD
6 2 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CITP
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
5 3 (6.98%) Xamarin
6 2 (4.65%) Infor
6 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) DocuSign
7 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.33%) Meraki
7 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow