Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 93 62
Rank change year-on-year +35 -31 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.39% 1.55% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.20% 7.77% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 36
North East median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £40,230
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% -34.13% +14.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £24,875
90th Percentile £45,000 £41,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +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 250 283 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.28% 20.00% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 140 215 314
North East median annual salary £40,708 £42,500 £39,756
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.22% +6.90% -0.61%
10th Percentile £22,725 £22,500 £21,619
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,594
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +37 33 £28,000 -3.45% 19
Durham -2 5 £38,785 +47.75% 4
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (65.79%) ITIL
3 20 (52.63%) Office 365
4 19 (50.00%) Windows
5 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (44.74%) MCSA
7 16 (42.11%) Azure
8 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
9 14 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
10 13 (34.21%) MCSE
10 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
11 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
13 10 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
13 10 (26.32%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (26.32%) SLA
14 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (23.68%) SQL
15 7 (18.42%) VBA
15 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
15 7 (18.42%) Citrix
15 7 (18.42%) CISSP
15 7 (18.42%) Finance
15 7 (18.42%) Visualisation
16 6 (15.79%) VMware
17 5 (13.16%) Validation
17 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
18 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence

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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Office 365
2 16 (42.11%) Azure
3 10 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.63%) AWS
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Network Security
1 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
2 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) IT Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) IT Support
3 5 (13.16%) Junior
3 5 (13.16%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Junior Security Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Report Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
4 7 (18.42%) Visualisation
5 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Validation
6 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Internal Audit
7 2 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (5.26%) IT Audit
7 2 (5.26%) ITSM
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) MCSA
2 13 (34.21%) MCSE
3 10 (26.32%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (18.42%) CISSP
5 3 (7.89%) CCNA
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.26%) CGEIT
6 2 (5.26%) CISA
6 2 (5.26%) CISM
6 2 (5.26%) CRISC
6 2 (5.26%) HND
6 2 (5.26%) ISACA
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.26%) MCDST
6 2 (5.26%) QiCA
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
1 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Citrix
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Mitel