Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 43 73
Rank change year-on-year -33 +30 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 36 83 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.60% 5.48% 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.49% 18.36% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 74 58
North East median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% +13.33% -5.51%
10th Percentile £24,100 £20,150 £21,550
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,000 £36,475
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 424 452 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.57% 29.85% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 365 391 333
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -21 32 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Durham -20 3 £55,000 +46.67%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) MCSA
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Office 365
4 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) C#
4 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (25.00%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (22.22%) Case Management
6 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (22.22%) Open Source
6 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 7 (19.44%) MCSE
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (19.44%) VMware
8 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.89%) IaaS
3 5 (13.89%) PaaS
4 3 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) Skype
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) DBA
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
1 8 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 6 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (22.22%) Case Management
3 8 (22.22%) Open Source
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) API Development
5 6 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) B2B
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) Presales
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Time Management
8 1 (2.78%) ERP
8 1 (2.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Service Management
8 1 (2.78%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) MCSA
2 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) MCSE
4 5 (13.89%) Degree
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.11%) MCP
6 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCNA
6 2 (5.56%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) ACCA
7 1 (2.78%) CIMA
7 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Brightmail
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Epicor
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Infor
6 1 (2.78%) IronPort
6 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.78%) Sage
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.78%) Xamarin