Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 68 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 51 45 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.65% 3.08% 5.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.06% 10.27% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 72
North East median annual salary £28,250 £43,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.43% +28.68% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,950 £20,050
90th Percentile £44,172 £75,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +2.60%

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 299 438 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.39% 30.00% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 208 382 356
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,450 £22,038 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £67,500 £55,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,001
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55% +0.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -8 39 £30,125 -31.14% 9
Durham +25 8 £26,750 -38.86%
Northumberland - 4 - -
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 50 (98.04%) Microsoft
2 34 (66.67%) Windows
3 30 (58.82%) MCSA
4 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
5 27 (52.94%) Office 365
6 23 (45.10%) MCSE
7 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (35.29%) SLA
8 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
9 17 (33.33%) ITIL
9 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 16 (31.37%) MCP
10 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
11 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (27.45%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (25.49%) Windows 10
13 12 (23.53%) Skype for Business
13 12 (23.53%) Skype
14 11 (21.57%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (21.57%) CompTIA Security+
14 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
15 10 (19.61%) VMware
16 9 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (17.65%) CISSP
17 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (13.73%) Citrix
17 7 (13.73%) Cisco

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 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
2 12 (23.53%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.80%) CMS
4 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (52.94%) Office 365
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (21.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (11.76%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.96%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Skype
2 4 (7.84%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) Broadband
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) PBX
5 1 (1.96%) PSTN
5 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.96%) RavenDB
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) ERP Manager
8 2 (3.92%) ERP Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) IT Technician
8 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) COM
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.96%) Angular 2
2 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (25.49%) Windows 10
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Unix
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
4 7 (13.73%) Validation
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) ERP
6 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Break/Fix
7 2 (3.92%) CRM
7 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.92%) Logistics
8 1 (1.96%) Analytical Thinking
8 1 (1.96%) Decision-Making
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Leadership
8 1 (1.96%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) MCSA
2 23 (45.10%) MCSE
3 16 (31.37%) MCP
4 11 (21.57%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (17.65%) CISSP
5 9 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (11.76%) CCNA
8 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
8 2 (3.92%) MCTS
9 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.96%) CCNP
9 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.96%) MCDST
9 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 50 (98.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco
3 7 (13.73%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.92%) Dell
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Samsung
5 2 (3.92%) Toshiba
5 2 (3.92%) Xerox
6 1 (1.96%) Meraki
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp