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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 12.23% 27.38% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 17.42% 71.88% 69.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 26
Average salary £43,750 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £17,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £33,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
132 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 70.21% 38.10% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 113 25 33
Average salary £50,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £18,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 15 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Darlington -3 5 £38,000 +130.30%
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (63.64%) Java
2 33 (60.00%) UML
3 31 (56.36%) Degree
4 28 (50.91%) C#
5 27 (49.09%) .NET
6 25 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (30.91%) C++
8 17 (30.91%) Java EE
9 15 (27.27%) Business Development
9 15 (27.27%) Spring
9 15 (27.27%) Software Delivery
9 15 (27.27%) JavaFX
9 15 (27.27%) OO
9 15 (27.27%) Swing
9 15 (27.27%) SOA
10 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.36%) SQL
12 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
12 7 (12.73%) CSS
12 7 (12.73%) MCP
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (10.91%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
13 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
13 6 (10.91%) CRM
14 5 (9.09%) MS Office
14 5 (9.09%) SAP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) DTS
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Lead Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Architect
3 17 (30.91%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (7.27%) CRM Developer
6 2 (3.64%) C++ Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) ASP Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 25 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 17 (30.91%) Java EE
4 15 (27.27%) JavaFX
4 15 (27.27%) Swing
4 15 (27.27%) Spring
5 7 (12.73%) CSS
6 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
6 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.09%) jQuery
8 4 (7.27%) Web Services
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.64%) HTML
10 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.82%) Middleware
10 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.82%) LESS
10 1 (1.82%) HTML5
10 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) UML
2 15 (27.27%) OO
2 15 (27.27%) SOA
2 15 (27.27%) Business Development
2 15 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 6 (10.91%) CRM
4 5 (9.09%) ERP
5 4 (7.27%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) Scrum
7 2 (3.64%) Data Security
8 1 (1.82%) MVC
8 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.82%) Release Management
8 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.82%) MVVM
8 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) Java
2 28 (50.91%) C#
3 17 (30.91%) C++
4 9 (16.36%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) VB
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) MCP
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) SAP
2 4 (7.27%) Lotus
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Avaya
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Intel
4 1 (1.82%) Sage
Durham
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Durham
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Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Orange Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Durham
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago