Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 40 63
Rank change year-on-year -18 +23 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 73 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.46% 6.19% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.70% 19.89% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 65 39
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% +23.64% -12.70%
10th Percentile £23,650 £20,200 £20,350
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,000 £36,400
North East median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +32.35% +13.33% -5.51%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 282 367 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.56% 31.13% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 248 312 247
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £63,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 21 £47,500 +35.71%
Gateshead +11 8 £45,000 +81.82% 1
North Shields - 2 £30,000 - 1
Sunderland -17 1 £37,500 +74.42%
Microsoft Certification
North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 15 (45.45%) MCSA
4 14 (42.42%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) Office 365
6 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
7 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
7 9 (27.27%) C#
8 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
8 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
8 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (24.24%) Open Source
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
8 8 (24.24%) Case Management
8 8 (24.24%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (21.21%) Mobile Development
9 7 (21.21%) API Development
9 7 (21.21%) MCSE
9 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
10 6 (18.18%) VMware
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V

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 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) Skype
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
2 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) DBA
1 8 (24.24%) SQL DBA
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
3 8 (24.24%) Case Management
3 8 (24.24%) Open Source
3 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (21.21%) API Development
4 7 (21.21%) Mobile Development
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) B2B
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Presales
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) MVC
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) MCSA
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) MCSE
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) MCP
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) CCNP
7 1 (3.03%) ACCA
7 1 (3.03%) CIMA
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
1 8 (24.24%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) Brightmail
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
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%) Sage
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.03%) Xamarin