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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 14.29% 6.25% 14.81%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 50.00% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £33,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
13 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 37.14% 12.50% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 14
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £52,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Gateshead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gateshead region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gateshead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gateshead

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
4 2 (22.22%) COM
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) XHTML
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gateshead by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) XHTML
3 2 (22.22%) COM
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix