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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 10.58% 23.58% 22.37%
As % of the Vendors category 42.31% 54.35% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 12
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £27,500 £16,850
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
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
26 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 25.00% 43.40% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 27
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 - 3 - -
Stockton-on-Tees 0 2 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Darlington -8 1 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
4 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (37.93%) MVC
5 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) HTML5
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (31.03%) WCF
7 9 (31.03%) jQuery
7 9 (31.03%) Scrum
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (31.03%) CSS
7 9 (31.03%) Web Application Development
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (31.03%) CSS3
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 8 (27.59%) MCP
8 8 (27.59%) MCSE
9 7 (24.14%) MCSD
9 7 (24.14%) Data Management
9 7 (24.14%) MCTS
9 7 (24.14%) MCITP
9 7 (24.14%) MCPD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) Modbus
3 2 (6.90%) Intranet
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) MSTest
3 1 (3.45%) Moq
General
1 7 (24.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Head of Technology
3 3 (10.34%) Head of Development
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Asset Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Licensing Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) HTML5
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) CSS3
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 9 (31.03%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) WCF
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (10.34%) WPF
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (6.90%) MDX
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Blog
1 7 (24.14%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) MVC
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) Web Application Development
4 7 (24.14%) Graceful Degradation
4 7 (24.14%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (24.14%) Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Business Development
6 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.34%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (10.34%) Software Licensing
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.34%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (27.59%) MCP
2 8 (27.59%) MCSE
3 7 (24.14%) MCSD
3 7 (24.14%) MCTS
3 7 (24.14%) MCITP
3 7 (24.14%) MCPD
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas
2 1 (3.45%) Apple
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec
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Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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