Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 50 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 52 59 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.01% 4.70% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.88% 17.88% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 51
Median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,100 £95,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 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 209 330 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.15% 26.29% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 138 215 354
Median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,350 £19,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £66,250 £72,200
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the North East over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +6 38 £27,500 -1.79% 3
Durham +13 13 £47,500 +20.25% 1
Northumberland -5 1 £35,000 +0.72%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
3 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 20 (38.46%) Office 365
4 19 (36.54%) Azure
5 17 (32.69%) Mentoring
5 17 (32.69%) Windows
6 16 (30.77%) MCSA
6 16 (30.77%) Citrix
6 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (30.77%) CCNA
7 15 (28.85%) AWS
8 14 (26.92%) MCSE
9 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 12 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (21.15%) Capacity Management
11 11 (21.15%) Line Management
11 11 (21.15%) Software Delivery
11 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (21.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (21.15%) Sitecore
11 11 (21.15%) NetScaler
11 11 (21.15%) Content Management
11 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
11 11 (21.15%) Umbraco
11 11 (21.15%) EPiServer
11 11 (21.15%) MCSD
11 11 (21.15%) .NET
11 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
11 11 (21.15%) CMS

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 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.15%) CMS
2 11 (21.15%) EPiServer
2 11 (21.15%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (21.15%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) Office 365
2 19 (36.54%) Azure
3 15 (28.85%) AWS
4 3 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) NetScaler
1 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.38%) Firewall
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
4 4 (7.69%) LAN
4 4 (7.69%) WAN
5 3 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.85%) Broadband
7 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) .NET Developer
1 11 (21.15%) CMS Developer
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
1 11 (21.15%) EPiServer Developer
2 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.54%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) IT Support
5 4 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) DBA
6 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
1 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.92%) IBM XIV
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Mentoring
2 12 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (21.15%) Capacity Management
3 11 (21.15%) Content Management
3 11 (21.15%) Line Management
3 11 (21.15%) Proactive Maintenance
3 11 (21.15%) Software Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.62%) CRM
6 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.69%) Coaching
7 4 (7.69%) Commercial Awareness
7 4 (7.69%) High Availability
7 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.77%) Behavioural Change
8 3 (5.77%) Decision-Making
8 3 (5.77%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) CCNA
1 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (30.77%) MCSA
2 14 (26.92%) MCSE
3 11 (21.15%) MCSD
4 10 (19.23%) MCT
5 5 (9.62%) CCA
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) NFS
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) Citrix
3 11 (21.15%) Sitecore
4 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Capita
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.92%) QAD
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam