The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Durham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 24.10% 28.26% 22.52%
As % of the Vendors category 58.82% 70.27% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 21
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £22,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £48,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
34 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 40.96% 40.22% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 53
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,375 £27,500 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £35,597 £39,250 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
North East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Billingham - 5 £22,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees +3 4 £32,500 +62.50%
Darlington +1 3 £12,808 -57.30% 1
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (34.55%) C#
2 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 19 (34.55%) MS Office
3 12 (21.82%) Degree
4 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 10 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
5 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
5 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
6 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.55%) CRM
6 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
7 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
7 7 (12.73%) Genesys
7 7 (12.73%) IVR
7 7 (12.73%) 4G
8 6 (10.91%) Modbus
8 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.91%) WPF
8 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.91%) VB
8 6 (10.91%) Oracle
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL
9 5 (9.09%) HTML
9 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (34.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.64%) Line 50
3 2 (3.64%) Sage 50
4 1 (1.82%) FRx
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) 4G
2 6 (10.91%) Modbus
2 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.27%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Principal Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Systems Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Manager
5 4 (7.27%) C# Programmer
5 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Programmer
5 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.91%) WPF
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) HTML5
4 5 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.27%) Web Services
6 3 (5.45%) WCF
7 2 (3.64%) Qt
8 1 (1.82%) XML
8 1 (1.82%) EDI
8 1 (1.82%) CSS
8 1 (1.82%) CSS3
8 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) IVR
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
2 4 (7.27%) Android
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.55%) CRM
3 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
3 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.27%) Android Development
4 4 (7.27%) Service Management
4 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (7.27%) ERP
5 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.45%) Pay per click
5 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.45%) Analytics
5 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
5 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Manual Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.64%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) C#
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
4 6 (10.91%) VB
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 2 (3.64%) XenServer
3 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Genesys
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) AppSense
4 2 (3.64%) Northgate
4 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.64%) Sage
4 2 (3.64%) Lotus
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) Epicor
5 1 (1.82%) NetApp
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.82%) Altiris
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Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16500.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance and Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Durham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Durham
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Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + company phone, laptop, pension
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