The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 59 73 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.71% 13.15% 17.32%
As % of the Vendors category 48.76% 30.17% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 70
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
121 242 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.17% 43.60% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 110 174 119
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 78 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (46.15%) .NET
3 69 (44.23%) MS Excel
4 66 (42.31%) C#
5 56 (35.90%) ASP.NET
6 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (25.00%) MVC
7 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 37 (23.72%) SQL
9 35 (22.44%) Windows
10 27 (17.31%) MS Office
11 26 (16.67%) HTML
11 26 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (16.03%) VB
13 24 (15.38%) ITIL
13 24 (15.38%) IBM
13 24 (15.38%) Scrum
13 24 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
14 23 (14.74%) MS Exchange
15 22 (14.10%) .NET Framework
16 19 (12.18%) Active Directory
16 19 (12.18%) CSS
16 19 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (11.54%) jQuery
17 18 (11.54%) Open Source
17 18 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (11.54%) Analytics
17 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (11.54%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
1 23 (14.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.33%) SAS
2 13 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.05%) IIS
3 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (6.41%) Documentum
4 10 (6.41%) Alfresco
5 8 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.56%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.92%) Lync
7 3 (1.92%) CMS
8 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.64%) DNN
9 1 (0.64%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 69 (44.23%) MS Excel
2 27 (17.31%) MS Office
3 13 (8.33%) SPSS
4 8 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) SaaS
2 5 (3.21%) Heroku
3 2 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) SAN
1 9 (5.77%) NAS
2 7 (4.49%) HTTP
3 6 (3.85%) DNS
3 6 (3.85%) DHCP
3 6 (3.85%) Firewall
4 5 (3.21%) SSL
4 5 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.21%) LAN
4 5 (3.21%) WAN
5 4 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.33%) Pentaho
3 13 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (8.33%) QlikView
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.49%) Base SAS
5 7 (4.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.21%) MySQL
8 4 (2.56%) VLDB
9 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (11.54%) Visual Studio
1 18 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.97%) MSTest
2 14 (8.97%) NUnit
3 13 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (8.33%) Moq
4 8 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.85%) JIRA
6 3 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.28%) Subversion
8 1 (0.64%) Selenium
8 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.64%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 15 (9.62%) Finance
2 5 (3.21%) Advertising
3 4 (2.56%) German Language
4 3 (1.92%) Hebrew Language
4 3 (1.92%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.92%) French Language
4 3 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
5 2 (1.28%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (45.51%) Developer
2 32 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 20 (12.82%) Consultant
4 14 (8.97%) Web Developer
5 13 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 13 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.05%) Architect
7 10 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 8 (5.13%) Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.85%) Field Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) SAS BI Consultant
11 5 (3.21%) Web Manager
11 5 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Web Development Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Administrator
11 5 (3.21%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (46.15%) .NET
2 56 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 26 (16.67%) HTML
4 24 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (14.10%) .NET Framework
6 19 (12.18%) CSS
7 18 (11.54%) WCF
7 18 (11.54%) jQuery
8 13 (8.33%) Spring.NET
8 13 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
8 13 (8.33%) Ninject
8 13 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
9 12 (7.69%) Ajax
10 8 (5.13%) Web Services
10 8 (5.13%) Entity Framework
11 7 (4.49%) REST
12 6 (3.85%) WPF
13 5 (3.21%) WinForms
13 5 (3.21%) XML
13 5 (3.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.97%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.56%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.28%) Statistics
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) Blog
8 1 (0.64%) W3C
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.44%) Windows
2 13 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 12 (7.69%) Linux
3 12 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.77%) UNIX
5 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.00%) MVC
3 26 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.38%) Scrum
4 24 (15.38%) ITIL
5 19 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (11.54%) Open Source
6 18 (11.54%) Analytics
7 17 (10.90%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (10.90%) OO
7 17 (10.90%) TDD
8 16 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (8.97%) Web Application Development
9 14 (8.97%) Web Development
10 13 (8.33%) Kanban
10 13 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.33%) Business Analytics
11 12 (7.69%) Content Management
11 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (42.31%) C#
2 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 37 (23.72%) SQL
4 25 (16.03%) VB
5 18 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 17 (10.90%) VB.NET
7 13 (8.33%) Python
7 13 (8.33%) R
8 7 (4.49%) VB6
9 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.28%) Java
10 2 (1.28%) PHP
10 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) PHP5
11 1 (0.64%) C++
11 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.90%) Degree
2 13 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 13 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.05%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.85%) MCP
6 5 (3.21%) MCSA
7 4 (2.56%) MCSE
8 2 (1.28%) CCNA
8 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.64%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.64%) MCAD
9 1 (0.64%) MCSD
9 1 (0.64%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.64%) MCTS
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) SLA
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 4 (2.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (12.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.56%) NFS
6 3 (1.92%) XenApp
7 2 (1.28%) XenServer
7 2 (1.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.64%) Firmware
8 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (15.38%) IBM
2 14 (8.97%) VMware
3 13 (8.33%) Cognos
3 13 (8.33%) Cisco
3 13 (8.33%) Tableau
4 11 (7.05%) Oracle
4 11 (7.05%) OpenText
4 11 (7.05%) EMC
5 6 (3.85%) Teradata
5 6 (3.85%) Fidessa
5 6 (3.85%) Reuters
5 6 (3.85%) Bloomberg
5 6 (3.85%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.21%) Citrix
6 5 (3.21%) NetApp
7 4 (2.56%) HP
7 4 (2.56%) WatchGuard
8 3 (1.92%) Convergys
9 2 (1.28%) Dell
10 1 (0.64%) Google
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