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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England / North East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 66 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.77% 2.02% 4.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.95% 6.79% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 39
Median salary £39,500 £32,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.61% +0.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £24,700 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,800 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 151 221 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.27% 29.82% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 137 178 215
Median salary £39,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +14 12 £39,500 +20.61% 5
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 34 (79.07%) ITIL
1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco
4 19 (44.19%) Windows
5 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
6 15 (34.88%) VMware
7 14 (32.56%) MCSE
7 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
8 11 (25.58%) Office 365
9 10 (23.26%) DHCP
10 9 (20.93%) DNS
10 9 (20.93%) MCSA
10 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
12 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (13.95%) XenApp
13 6 (13.95%) Degree
14 5 (11.63%) CCNA
14 5 (11.63%) WAN
14 5 (11.63%) HP
14 5 (11.63%) Citrix
15 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
15 4 (9.30%) PKI
15 4 (9.30%) MCP

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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DHCP
2 9 (20.93%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) WAN
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) LAN
5 3 (6.98%) SAN
5 3 (6.98%) Skype
6 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Support Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Technical Support
3 11 (25.58%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Wintel Support
6 4 (9.30%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (2.33%) WCF
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) PKI
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Android
7 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (6.98%) Line Management
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.65%) Content Management
4 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.65%) ITSM
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Management
4 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.33%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Scrum
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (32.56%) MCSE
3 9 (20.93%) MCSA
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) MCP
7 2 (4.65%) MCDST
7 2 (4.65%) MCITP
7 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) HND
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) XenApp
4 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Cisco
3 15 (34.88%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) Sophos
6 2 (4.65%) Dell
6 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.33%) AppSense
7 1 (2.33%) Draytek
7 1 (2.33%) Fidessa
7 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.33%) Lotus
7 1 (2.33%) Qualys
7 1 (2.33%) Remedy
7 1 (2.33%) Reuters
7 1 (2.33%) Tripwire
North East
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Home Group
Salary: £28,500 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Home Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ITPS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago