The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 57 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 12 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.30% 2.42% 8.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.74% 9.16% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 49
Median salary £39,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.81% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £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 Tyne and Wear.

Academic & Professional Certification
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 76 131 189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.70% 26.41% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 71 113 163
Median salary £34,150 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.48% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 11 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Sunderland - 4 £28,250 - 1
Microsoft Certification
North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 34 (79.07%) ITIL
2 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
3 23 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (48.84%) Cisco
5 19 (44.19%) Windows
6 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
7 15 (34.88%) MCSE
8 14 (32.56%) VMware
9 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
10 11 (25.58%) Office 365
11 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (20.93%) MCSA
11 9 (20.93%) DNS
11 9 (20.93%) DHCP
12 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.60%) MS Office
12 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
13 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.28%) Degree
14 6 (13.95%) XenApp
14 6 (13.95%) HP
14 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (11.63%) Citrix
15 5 (11.63%) WAN
15 5 (11.63%) CCNA
15 5 (11.63%) MCP
15 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
15 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
16 4 (9.30%) Android

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DHCP
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) Skype
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
6 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%) Banking
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
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%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Service Desk 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%) Support Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Messaging Support
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%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.30%) PKI
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Android
7 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (6.98%) Line Management
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.65%) Content Management
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.33%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) Kanban
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) MVC
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) Scrum
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.88%) MCSE
3 9 (20.93%) MCSA
4 7 (16.28%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) MCP
6 3 (6.98%) MCDST
6 3 (6.98%) 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 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) XenApp
4 5 (11.63%) 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%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) Cisco
3 14 (32.56%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) Dell
6 3 (6.98%) Sophos
7 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.65%) Fidessa
7 2 (4.65%) Reuters
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.33%) AppSense
8 1 (2.33%) Draytek
8 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Qualys
8 1 (2.33%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) Tripwire
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ITPS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 8 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago