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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 0 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 35.29% - 42.67%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% - 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £30,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
9 0 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 52.94% - 58.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 16
Average salary £30,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Darlington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Darlington region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Darlington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Darlington

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Northgate
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Darlington by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (40.00%) System Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Management
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Northgate
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) VMware