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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 28.40% 32.97% 21.93%
As % of the Vendors category 71.88% 69.77% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 20
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,375 £27,500 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £47,000 £32,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
32 43 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 39.51% 47.25% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 54
Average salary £31,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.48% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +7 3 £32,500 +62.50% 2
Darlington -2 3 £16,500 -57.41%
Billingham - 2 £33,000 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 30 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (46.00%) C#
2 23 (46.00%) .NET
3 16 (32.00%) MS Office
3 16 (32.00%) Degree
4 15 (30.00%) Windows
5 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (22.00%) HTML
8 11 (22.00%) jQuery
8 11 (22.00%) HTML5
9 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 8 (16.00%) CRM
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (16.00%) WCF
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (14.00%) CSS3
12 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (14.00%) Web Application Development
12 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (14.00%) MVC
12 7 (14.00%) Scrum
12 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
12 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
12 7 (14.00%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (32.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.00%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.00%) Sage 50
3 2 (4.00%) Line 50
4 1 (2.00%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.00%) Intranet
1 4 (8.00%) Modbus
2 2 (4.00%) 4G
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) VLAN
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Developer
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Programmer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
5 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) PPC Executive
6 3 (6.00%) PPC Manager
6 3 (6.00%) PPC Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Head of Development
6 3 (6.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) jQuery
3 11 (22.00%) HTML5
4 8 (16.00%) WCF
5 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.00%) CSS
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.00%) CSS3
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) WPF
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.00%) XML
9 1 (2.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Blog
1 6 (12.00%) Open Source
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) CRM
2 7 (14.00%) MVC
2 7 (14.00%) Scrum
2 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (12.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 6 (12.00%) Data Management
3 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (12.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Service Management
4 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) Android Development
5 3 (6.00%) Analytics
5 3 (6.00%) Pay per click
5 3 (6.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) C#
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.00%) VB
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.00%) MCP
4 6 (12.00%) MCSD
4 6 (12.00%) MCSE
4 6 (12.00%) MCTS
4 6 (12.00%) MCITP
4 6 (12.00%) MCPD
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.00%) PMP
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Google
3 2 (4.00%) Northgate
3 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.00%) Sage
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Genesys
3 2 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.00%) Epicor
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Altiris
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Co Durham
Technically Compatible
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Co Durham
Technically Compatible
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago