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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 23.26% 16.67% 10.00%
As % of the Vendors category 95.24% 42.86% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
21 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 24.42% 38.89% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 7
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (63.64%) C#
1 21 (63.64%) WCF
2 20 (60.61%) WPF
2 20 (60.61%) Unit Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Automated Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Software Engineering
3 17 (51.52%) Use Case
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (12.12%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.09%) Primavera
7 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) MS Project
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Local Government
8 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 2 (6.06%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project
2 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) WatiN
General
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineer
1 17 (51.52%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Architect
2 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Project Planner
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Database Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Database Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) WCF
2 20 (60.61%) WPF
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Automated Testing
1 20 (60.61%) Software Engineering
1 20 (60.61%) Unit Testing
2 17 (51.52%) Use Case
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) UML
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Database Theory
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) MVC
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
1 3 (9.09%) Primavera
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Sage
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard