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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 20.00% 14.71% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 41.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £30,000 £38,000 £12,808
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +196.70%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 53.33% 35.29% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 2
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £12,808
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +212.31%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

The demand trend of job ads across the Darlington region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Darlington

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Darlington region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Darlington 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec