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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 13.00% 31.30% 34.62%
As % of the Vendors category 32.50% 59.42% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 15
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +19.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,400 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £56,000
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
40 69 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 40.00% 52.67% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -2 4 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Billingham -3 2 - - 1
Hartlepool - 2 £52,500 -
Darlington +1 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 17 (65.38%) C#
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (26.92%) WCF
4 7 (26.92%) WPF
4 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
4 7 (26.92%) Modbus
5 6 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) UML
5 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (15.38%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (15.38%) HTML5
8 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.54%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
1 7 (26.92%) Modbus
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) MSTest
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) ASP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) WCF
3 7 (26.92%) WPF
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) JavaFX
6 2 (7.69%) Swing
6 2 (7.69%) Spring
6 2 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (7.69%) MDX
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) MVC
1 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
3 6 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Business Development
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) X++
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
County Durham
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
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