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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 18.11% 17.65% 30.77%
As % of the Vendors category 74.19% 75.00% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Average salary £39,725 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,000 £29,000
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
31 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 24.41% 23.53% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 15
Average salary £37,500 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.06% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £46,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (68.97%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) WCF
3 14 (48.28%) WPF
3 14 (48.28%) Use Case
3 14 (48.28%) Unit Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Automated Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
4 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) WinForms
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) QA
7 5 (17.24%) Selenium
7 5 (17.24%) WatiN
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) Primavera
8 3 (10.34%) MS Project
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
1 5 (17.24%) WatiN
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
1 1 (3.45%) Local Government
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Software Engineer
1 14 (48.28%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planner
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) WCF
2 14 (48.28%) WPF
3 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) WinForms
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Life Science
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Automated Testing
1 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
1 14 (48.28%) Use Case
1 14 (48.28%) Unit Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) Database Theory
6 1 (3.45%) User Stories
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Primavera
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Sage
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec
3 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
3 1 (3.45%) Talend