The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 21.43% 8.16% 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 56.25% 33.33% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £26,900 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £36,050 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Middlesbrough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
16 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 38.10% 24.49% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 7
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £56,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Middlesbrough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Middlesbrough region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 19 (65.52%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) WCF
3 13 (44.83%) WPF
3 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
3 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Use Case
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) CRM
9 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
10 4 (13.79%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) Lotus
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 4 (13.79%) UML
10 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
10 4 (13.79%) jQuery
11 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
11 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (6.90%) Cisco
12 2 (6.90%) Citrix
12 2 (6.90%) Windows
12 2 (6.90%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) WatiN
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
1 10 (34.48%) Senior Software Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (13.79%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Database Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Database Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) WCF
2 13 (44.83%) WPF
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.45%) WinForms
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
1 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Use Case
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Lotus
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle