The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Gateshead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 21 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 4.08% 14.29% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -24.53%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gateshead region.

Vendors Category
Gateshead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 12.24% 57.14% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 4
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £29,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Gateshead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gateshead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Gateshead

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Gateshead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gateshead region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Gateshead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gateshead

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Gateshead 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gateshead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Gateshead 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) Mitel