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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 14.81% 13.39% 29.77%
As % of the Vendors category 31.37% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 17
Average salary £30,459 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,814 £42,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
51 30 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 47.22% 26.79% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 34
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Darlington - 6 £30,000 - 1
Stockton-on-Tees -4 1 £42,500 +51.78%
Bishop Auckland - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (62.50%) SQL
3 31 (55.36%) NHS
4 27 (48.21%) MS Excel
5 25 (44.64%) .NET
6 24 (42.86%) Project Management
7 23 (41.07%) C#
8 21 (37.50%) CSS
9 20 (35.71%) HTML
9 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
10 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (32.14%) MVC
11 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
12 17 (30.36%) jQuery
13 16 (28.57%) IIS
13 16 (28.57%) Web Services
13 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (28.57%) HTML5
14 15 (26.79%) Node.js
14 15 (26.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (26.79%) Twitter
14 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
14 15 (26.79%) Mobile Application Development
14 15 (26.79%) Front End Development
14 15 (26.79%) OOP
15 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (19.64%) Data Transformation
16 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (19.64%) Windows
16 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (28.57%) IIS
2 15 (26.79%) Node.js
3 9 (16.07%) CMS
4 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Lync
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (48.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Lawson
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (19.64%) DTS
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) MS Access
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 14 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.71%) DBA
6 6 (10.71%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Data Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Database Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Lead .NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Lead Web Developer
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Support Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) .NET
2 21 (37.50%) CSS
3 20 (35.71%) HTML
4 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
5 17 (30.36%) jQuery
6 16 (28.57%) HTML5
6 16 (28.57%) Web Services
7 15 (26.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.36%) Backbone.js
10 3 (5.36%) XML
11 1 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (1.79%) REST
11 1 (1.79%) SOAP
11 1 (1.79%) WinForms
11 1 (1.79%) XSD
11 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (55.36%) NHS
2 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
3 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) User Experience
6 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Project Management
2 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) MVC
4 15 (26.79%) Front End Development
4 15 (26.79%) Mobile Application Development
4 15 (26.79%) OOP
5 11 (19.64%) Data Transformation
6 6 (10.71%) ERP
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Data Management
7 5 (8.93%) Data Security
7 5 (8.93%) ETL
7 5 (8.93%) Information Governance
7 5 (8.93%) Information Management
7 5 (8.93%) Line Management
7 5 (8.93%) Validation
8 4 (7.14%) System Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Test Management
8 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) C#
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) VB
4 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.36%) VB6
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) XPath
5 1 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) MCP
3 4 (7.14%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Twitter
2 4 (7.14%) Northgate
2 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) Sage
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Lumension
5 1 (1.79%) McAfee
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec
5 1 (1.79%) Trustwave
Durham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Darlington
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Durham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £31072.00 - £40964.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum negotiable subject to experience
Posted: 25 days ago