The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Darlington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 17.65% 38.46% 28.13%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 71.43% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 4
Average salary £16,500 £38,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.41% +64.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £10,592 £27,500 £16,950
10% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £45,500 £29,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Durham

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Darlington region.

Vendors Category
Darlington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 29.41% 53.85% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 16
Average salary £72,500 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% +52.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Darlington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Darlington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Darlington region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Darlington

Microsoft
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Darlington

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Darlington region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Genesys
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) IVR
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Altiris
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) FRx
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Darlington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Darlington region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (12.50%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Principal Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Genesys
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris