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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 11.40% 29.23% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 59.38% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 8
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,500 £22,275
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £33,500 £39,500
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
26 64 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 22.81% 49.23% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 14
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £28,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +12.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £27,800 £21,975
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,750 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Billingham - 7 - -
Stockton-on-Tees -1 2 £28,000 -13.84%
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (69.23%) C#
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
1 18 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) MVC
5 11 (42.31%) WCF
6 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (30.77%) MCSE
8 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 8 (30.77%) CSS
8 8 (30.77%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Scrum
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (30.77%) HTML5
8 8 (30.77%) CSS3
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 7 (26.92%) WPF
9 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
9 7 (26.92%) MCITP
9 7 (26.92%) Data Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) Modbus
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) MSTest
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
General
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Head of Development
3 3 (11.54%) Head of Technology
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) WCF
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) CSS3
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) jQuery
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (30.77%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (26.92%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) MDX
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (26.92%) Blog
1 7 (26.92%) Open Source
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
4 7 (26.92%) Graceful Degradation
4 7 (26.92%) Data Management
4 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
4 7 (26.92%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Business Development
6 2 (7.69%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) DMAIC
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCSE
3 7 (26.92%) MCP
3 7 (26.92%) MCSD
3 7 (26.92%) MCTS
3 7 (26.92%) MCITP
3 7 (26.92%) MCPD
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
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