Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 69 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.75% 3.57% 4.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.71% 11.85% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 96
North East median annual salary £38,959 £32,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.96% +0.77% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £17,500 £25,875
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 340 464 423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.31% 30.15% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 289 395 355
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,850 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,694 £58,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 29 £38,959 +11.31%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) MCSA
4 12 (36.36%) ITIL
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (33.33%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) Office 365
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 8 (24.24%) MCSE
8 8 (24.24%) DNS
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco
9 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
9 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
10 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
10 6 (18.18%) Case Management
10 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (18.18%) Firewall
10 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Open Source
10 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office

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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) G Suite
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.06%) Skype
4 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) DBA
1 7 (21.21%) SQL DBA
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) CSS3
3 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) React
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.18%) Case Management
4 6 (18.18%) Open Source
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) ITSM
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) API Development
7 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.06%) Line Management
9 1 (3.03%) Break/Fix
9 1 (3.03%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (3.03%) Hardware Maintenance
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.03%) Presales
9 1 (3.03%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) MCSA
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (24.24%) MCSE
4 6 (18.18%) MCP
4 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) CCNA
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
7 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.03%) ACCA
7 1 (3.03%) CIMA
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Brightmail
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Epicor
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Infor
6 1 (3.03%) IronPort
6 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Sage
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds