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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > North East
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 81 85 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 -43 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 14 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.15% 1.25% 5.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.86% 6.22% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 51
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,900 £19,500
25th Percentile - £24,250 £23,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -7.69%
75th Percentile £50,000 £80,000 £41,250
90th Percentile - £84,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £46,065 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.37% +1.12% +4.71%

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 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 407 225 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.32% 20.09% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 274 134 153
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £21,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,938 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% -8.75%
75th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £47,250
90th Percentile £61,300 £63,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Durham - 12 £50,000 - 3
Cleveland - 10 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear -7 9 £28,250 -5.83% 18
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (84.38%) ITIL
3 25 (78.13%) Azure
4 21 (65.63%) Unix
4 21 (65.63%) Degree
4 21 (65.63%) Mathematics
4 21 (65.63%) Computer Science
5 16 (50.00%) Windows
6 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
7 12 (37.50%) Public Cloud
7 12 (37.50%) AWS
7 12 (37.50%) Project Management
8 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
8 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
8 11 (34.38%) Fault Management
8 11 (34.38%) Change Control
8 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
8 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
9 10 (31.25%) SCSM
9 10 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
9 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
9 10 (31.25%) Capacity Management
9 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds
9 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (18.75%) MCSE
12 5 (15.63%) ITSM

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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (78.13%) Azure
2 12 (37.50%) AWS
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Pipelines
5 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 11 (34.38%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
1 11 (34.38%) Team Leader
2 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 10 (31.25%) IT Administrator
2 10 (31.25%) Senior IT Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Support
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Anti-Spyware
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Unix
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) ITIL
2 21 (65.63%) Computer Science
2 21 (65.63%) Mathematics
3 12 (37.50%) Project Management
4 11 (34.38%) Change Control
4 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
4 11 (34.38%) Fault Management
4 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
4 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (31.25%) Capacity Management
5 10 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
5 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) ITSM
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.25%) Remote Monitoring and Management
9 1 (3.13%) DevSecOps
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) MCP
3 4 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCSM
1 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) VMware