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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 20.93% 25.64% 21.37%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 62.50% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 22
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +44.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £27,500 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,650
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
30 32 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 34.88% 41.03% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 63
Average salary £32,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.98% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 September 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 30 September 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 - 3 £32,500 - 1
Darlington -6 1 £19,500 -56.66%
Peterlee - 1 - -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 27 (71.05%) MS Excel
2 17 (44.74%) C#
2 17 (44.74%) .NET
3 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
5 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
5 13 (34.21%) MS Office
6 12 (31.58%) HTML
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Degree
6 12 (31.58%) jQuery
6 12 (31.58%) HTML5
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (21.05%) Scrum
8 8 (21.05%) MCP
8 8 (21.05%) CSS
8 8 (21.05%) CRM
8 8 (21.05%) MCSE
8 8 (21.05%) MVC
8 8 (21.05%) Web Application Development
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (21.05%) CSS3
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (18.42%) Progressive Enhancement
9 7 (18.42%) Open Source
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (18.42%) Graceful Degradation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (71.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (34.21%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (5.26%) Line 50
3 2 (5.26%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.42%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Programmer
4 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.53%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (10.53%) C# Programmer
4 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Head of Technology
5 3 (7.89%) Head of Development
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
3 12 (31.58%) jQuery
3 12 (31.58%) HTML5
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 8 (21.05%) CSS3
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
5 7 (18.42%) WCF
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (10.53%) Web Services
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Blog
1 7 (18.42%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) MVC
2 8 (21.05%) CRM
2 8 (21.05%) Scrum
2 8 (21.05%) Web Application Development
3 7 (18.42%) Graceful Degradation
3 7 (18.42%) Progressive Enhancement
3 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) Data Management
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.53%) Android Development
5 3 (7.89%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (7.89%) Software Licensing
5 3 (7.89%) Business Development
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) VB
2 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (31.58%) Degree
3 8 (21.05%) MCP
3 8 (21.05%) MCSE
4 7 (18.42%) MCTS
4 7 (18.42%) MCITP
4 7 (18.42%) MCPD
4 7 (18.42%) MCSD
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) PMP
6 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) JD Edwards
2 2 (5.26%) Sage
2 2 (5.26%) Lotus
2 2 (5.26%) Northgate
3 1 (2.63%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Altiris
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas
Durham, County Durham
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Tracerco
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + pension
Posted: 26 days ago