Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 40 66
Rank change year-on-year -31 +26 -33
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 48 69 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.07% 5.20% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.09% 19.55% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 65 44
North East median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £23,125 £20,750 £19,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £44,500 £36,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 433 353 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.72% 26.62% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 385 290 303
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.28%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,053 £53,288 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -25 42 £46,250 +36.03% 11
Durham -13 6 £31,250 -26.47%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 43 (89.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 20 (41.67%) Windows
4 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
6 16 (33.33%) .NET
7 15 (31.25%) C#
7 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 15 (31.25%) Office 365
8 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 13 (27.08%) IaaS
9 13 (27.08%) PaaS
9 13 (27.08%) MCSA
9 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
10 12 (25.00%) Firewall
10 12 (25.00%) VMware
11 11 (22.92%) VPN
11 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (20.83%) QA
12 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
12 10 (20.83%) Android
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (18.75%) Java
13 9 (18.75%) Web Services
13 9 (18.75%) ITIL
13 9 (18.75%) MVC
13 9 (18.75%) Sitecore
13 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (31.25%) Office 365
3 13 (27.08%) IaaS
3 13 (27.08%) PaaS
4 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (6.25%) SaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) VPN
3 5 (10.42%) DHCP
3 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) VLAN
4 4 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) MPLS
5 2 (4.17%) Skype
5 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Technical Director
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Head of Engineering
4 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) DBA
4 4 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 4 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering Director
5 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (4.17%) Chief Technology Officer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (18.75%) Web Services
4 5 (10.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.83%) Android
3 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) MVC
2 9 (18.75%) Strategic Thinking
3 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.33%) API Development
5 4 (8.33%) Case Management
5 4 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 4 (8.33%) Open Source
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) ERP
7 2 (4.17%) Machine Learning
7 2 (4.17%) Proactive Management
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) MCSA
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (14.58%) CCNA
3 7 (14.58%) CCNP
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) MCITP
5 3 (6.25%) MCP
5 3 (6.25%) MCTS
6 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (10.42%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (89.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Sitecore
3 9 (18.75%) Xamarin
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco