The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Durham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 30.53% 32.14% 13.33%
As % of the Vendors category 56.34% 90.00% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 18
Average salary £32,500 £25,125 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.35% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £21,225 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £57,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
71 20 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 54.20% 35.71% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 16 90
Average salary £32,500 £21,750 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.42% -26.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
North East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Darlington -3 16 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Billingham 0 7 £36,000 - 1
Stockton-on-Tees +1 4 £32,500 +49.42% 1
Peterlee - 1 £32,000 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (36.49%) Telecoms
1 27 (36.49%) IVR
1 27 (36.49%) Genesys
1 27 (36.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 27 (36.49%) 4G
2 19 (25.68%) .NET
3 18 (24.32%) C#
4 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
5 13 (17.57%) MS Office
6 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
6 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
6 11 (14.86%) Degree
7 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.16%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 8 (10.81%) WPF
10 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
10 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
10 7 (9.46%) Modbus
10 7 (9.46%) ERP
10 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
10 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
10 7 (9.46%) UNIX
10 7 (9.46%) Windows
10 7 (9.46%) Linux
11 6 (8.11%) UML
11 6 (8.11%) SQL
11 6 (8.11%) Project Management
12 5 (6.76%) VMware
12 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.35%) FRx
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.49%) 4G
2 7 (9.46%) Modbus
2 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.70%) DHCP
3 2 (2.70%) DNS
3 2 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) VLAN
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Subversion
1 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) PhoneGap
General
1 27 (36.49%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) Principal Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Software Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) PPC Manager
6 3 (4.05%) PPC Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) PPC Executive
6 3 (4.05%) PPC Specialist
6 3 (4.05%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) WPF
3 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.76%) Qt
5 3 (4.05%) WCF
5 3 (4.05%) jQuery
6 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.70%) HTML5
6 2 (2.70%) HTML
6 2 (2.70%) CSS
6 2 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (1.35%) Ajax
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.35%) Middleware
7 1 (1.35%) EDI
7 1 (1.35%) Web Services
7 1 (1.35%) CSS3
7 1 (1.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) IVR
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) UNIX
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
2 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
3 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
3 7 (9.46%) ERP
4 6 (8.11%) UML
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) Supplier Management
5 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
5 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.41%) ITIL
6 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.41%) MVC
7 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.05%) Pay per click
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) C#
2 6 (8.11%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) C++
3 5 (6.76%) C
4 3 (4.05%) VB
4 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) VB6
5 1 (1.35%) VC++
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) COBOL
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (4.05%) ISEB
2 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) XenApp
2 2 (2.70%) XenServer
2 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 27 (36.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
2 2 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (36.49%) Genesys
2 5 (6.76%) VMware
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 2 (2.70%) Citrix
4 2 (2.70%) Northgate
4 2 (2.70%) AppSense
5 1 (1.35%) Altiris
5 1 (1.35%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) EMC
5 1 (1.35%) Intel
5 1 (1.35%) Epicor
5 1 (1.35%) NetApp
5 1 (1.35%) Lotus
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
Durham, County Durham
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Catalyst
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + company phone, laptop, pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Durham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago