The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 12.37% 33.08% 41.67%
As % of the Vendors category 38.71% 62.32% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 14
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,050 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £38,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
North East

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

Vendors Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 69 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 31.96% 53.08% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 15
Average salary £40,000 £43,437 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.91% +93.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,750 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £32,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Durham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Durham region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Durham

Microsoft
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Durham region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Billingham -2 7 - - 1
Hartlepool - 2 £52,500 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 15 (68.18%) C#
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) WCF
6 7 (31.82%) WPF
6 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
6 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (31.82%) Modbus
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) Modbus
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) MSTest
3 1 (4.55%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) WCF
4 7 (31.82%) WPF
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.09%) MDX
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSD
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCPD
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
Darlington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Durham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Billingham, Cleveland
Mammoet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago