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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 20.86% 25.00% 19.23%
As % of the Vendors category 40.28% 46.27% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 12
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £22,000 £17,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,800 £59,250
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
72 67 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 51.80% 54.03% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 17
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -18.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £37,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 0 20 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Hartlepool - 2 £55,000 -
Darlington +1 1 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (57.14%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) UML
3 22 (52.38%) .NET
4 19 (45.24%) Degree
5 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 11 (26.19%) C++
6 11 (26.19%) Java EE
6 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (21.43%) Software Delivery
7 9 (21.43%) Spring
7 9 (21.43%) Business Development
7 9 (21.43%) JavaFX
7 9 (21.43%) OO
7 9 (21.43%) Swing
7 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 9 (21.43%) SQL
7 9 (21.43%) SOA
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.67%) MVC
9 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (16.67%) WCF
9 7 (16.67%) WPF
9 7 (16.67%) Modbus
10 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (14.29%) Windows
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (16.67%) Modbus
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) DTS
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Lead Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
4 2 (4.76%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (2.38%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (2.38%) IT Support
5 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (2.38%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 11 (26.19%) Java EE
4 9 (21.43%) Swing
4 9 (21.43%) Spring
4 9 (21.43%) JavaFX
5 7 (16.67%) WCF
5 7 (16.67%) WPF
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.52%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) HTML
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.14%) HTML5
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.76%) CSS
10 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.38%) LESS
10 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) UML
2 9 (21.43%) OO
2 9 (21.43%) SOA
2 9 (21.43%) Business Development
2 9 (21.43%) Software Delivery
3 7 (16.67%) MVC
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Data Security
6 1 (2.38%) ETL
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) MVVM
6 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) C#
3 11 (26.19%) C++
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.38%) VMware
2 1 (2.38%) Avaya
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