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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 20.67% 20.39% 26.51%
As % of the Vendors category 35.58% 42.00% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 19
Average salary £50,000 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £17,900 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,050 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
104 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 58.10% 48.54% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 87 47 26
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Stockton-on-Tees +3 25 £50,000 +53.84% 5
Darlington -2 4 £38,000 +130.30%
Hartlepool - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (65.31%) Java
2 31 (63.27%) UML
3 27 (55.10%) C#
3 27 (55.10%) Degree
4 26 (53.06%) .NET
5 23 (46.94%) .NET Framework
6 15 (30.61%) C++
6 15 (30.61%) Java EE
6 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (26.53%) Software Delivery
7 13 (26.53%) Business Development
7 13 (26.53%) Spring
7 13 (26.53%) JavaFX
7 13 (26.53%) OO
7 13 (26.53%) Swing
7 13 (26.53%) SOA
8 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (16.33%) jQuery
10 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
11 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (10.20%) CRM
13 5 (10.20%) Windows
13 5 (10.20%) MVC
14 4 (8.16%) Migration
14 4 (8.16%) Lotus

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DTS
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Lead Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Architect
2 17 (34.69%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (8.16%) CRM Developer
4 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Applications Architect
4 2 (4.08%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (4.08%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (4.08%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.04%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (2.04%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) .NET Framework
3 15 (30.61%) Java EE
4 13 (26.53%) JavaFX
4 13 (26.53%) Swing
4 13 (26.53%) Spring
5 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (16.33%) jQuery
6 4 (8.16%) HTML
6 4 (8.16%) Web Services
6 4 (8.16%) WCF
7 3 (6.12%) CSS
7 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.12%) HTML5
7 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.08%) WPF
9 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.04%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) UML
2 13 (26.53%) OO
2 13 (26.53%) SOA
2 13 (26.53%) Business Development
2 13 (26.53%) Software Delivery
3 5 (10.20%) MVC
3 5 (10.20%) CRM
4 4 (8.16%) ERP
4 4 (8.16%) Migration
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Scrum
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.04%) MVVM
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Data Security
7 1 (2.04%) ETL
7 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) Java
2 27 (55.10%) C#
3 15 (30.61%) C++
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) MCP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) SAP
1 4 (8.16%) Lotus
2 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Avaya
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Salary: £32k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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