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 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 30 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.49% 10.64% 19.74%
As % of the Vendors category 53.74% 41.10% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 98 27 88
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,300 £21,317
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
214 73 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 54.87% 25.89% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 176 61 151
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 98 (43.36%) SQL Server
2 90 (39.82%) .NET
3 84 (37.17%) C#
4 81 (35.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (34.51%) MS Excel
6 72 (31.86%) Windows
7 66 (29.20%) ASP.NET
8 60 (26.55%) CSS
8 60 (26.55%) SQL
9 59 (26.11%) ITIL
10 57 (25.22%) SharePoint
10 57 (25.22%) Active Directory
11 54 (23.89%) JavaScript
12 51 (22.57%) Ajax
13 50 (22.12%) HTML
14 45 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (18.58%) MVC
15 42 (18.58%) jQuery
16 41 (18.14%) .NET Framework
17 39 (17.26%) MS Office
18 36 (15.93%) MS Exchange
19 34 (15.04%) CRM
19 34 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (14.16%) Finance
21 31 (13.72%) T-SQL
21 31 (13.72%) Project Management
21 31 (13.72%) WCF
21 31 (13.72%) SQL Server 2008
22 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
23 26 (11.50%) OO

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 57 (25.22%) SharePoint
2 36 (15.93%) MS Exchange
3 20 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (8.85%) Lync
3 20 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.52%) IIS
5 14 (6.19%) Office Communications Server
5 14 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 78 (34.51%) MS Excel
2 39 (17.26%) MS Office
3 13 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.98%) MS Project
5 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (9.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (7.96%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.77%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (4.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.50%) Firewall
2 13 (5.75%) SAN
3 8 (3.54%) Internet
4 7 (3.10%) DNS
4 7 (3.10%) DHCP
5 5 (2.21%) LAN
5 5 (2.21%) WAN
6 4 (1.77%) Intranet
6 4 (1.77%) Extranet
7 3 (1.33%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.88%) DECT
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.44%) PBX
9 1 (0.44%) VoIP
9 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (43.36%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.08%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.54%) MySQL
5 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.77%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.88%) NUnit
3 2 (0.88%) MSTest
3 2 (0.88%) Moq
4 1 (0.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.44%) ProC
General
1 32 (14.16%) Finance
2 19 (8.41%) Retail
3 17 (7.52%) Advertising
4 8 (3.54%) Back Office
4 8 (3.54%) German Language
5 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 86 (38.05%) Developer
2 35 (15.49%) Support Engineer
3 32 (14.16%) .NET Developer
4 24 (10.62%) Consultant
5 20 (8.85%) Analyst
6 15 (6.64%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.19%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.19%) Software Developer
7 14 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 10 (4.42%) Field Engineer
10 10 (4.42%) Junior
11 8 (3.54%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.54%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) .NET Software Engineer
12 7 (3.10%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (3.10%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (39.82%) .NET
2 66 (29.20%) ASP.NET
3 60 (26.55%) CSS
4 51 (22.57%) Ajax
5 50 (22.12%) HTML
6 42 (18.58%) jQuery
7 41 (18.14%) .NET Framework
8 31 (13.72%) WCF
9 25 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (7.96%) Web Services
10 18 (7.96%) XML
11 13 (5.75%) WPF
11 13 (5.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (4.87%) LINQ
13 10 (4.42%) HTML5
14 9 (3.98%) JSON
15 7 (3.10%) XHTML
16 6 (2.65%) Classic ASP
16 6 (2.65%) SOAP
17 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.19%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.31%) N-Tier
4 11 (4.87%) Replication
5 6 (2.65%) Statistics
5 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.21%) Robotics
7 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.88%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (31.86%) Windows
2 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.75%) Windows XP
5 10 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.98%) Linux
7 8 (3.54%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.65%) UNIX
9 4 (1.77%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.44%) Debian
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.11%) ITIL
2 45 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (18.58%) MVC
4 34 (15.04%) CRM
5 31 (13.72%) Project Management
6 26 (11.50%) OO
7 23 (10.18%) Waterfall
8 20 (8.85%) PRINCE2
9 14 (6.19%) ERP
9 14 (6.19%) Time Management
10 12 (5.31%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.87%) Web Development
11 11 (4.87%) Test Strategy
12 10 (4.42%) Analytics
12 10 (4.42%) Process Management
12 10 (4.42%) Change Management
13 9 (3.98%) MVVM
14 7 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.10%) Budget Control
14 7 (3.10%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (37.17%) C#
2 60 (26.55%) SQL
3 54 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.72%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.73%) VB
6 17 (7.52%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.42%) VB6
7 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.54%) C++
9 6 (2.65%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.77%) VBScript
11 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.33%) Java
12 2 (0.88%) PHP
12 2 (0.88%) PHP5
13 1 (0.44%) XAML
13 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 81 (35.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.50%) MCDST
3 16 (7.08%) MCSD
3 16 (7.08%) Degree
4 12 (5.31%) MCSE
5 10 (4.42%) MCSA
6 9 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.54%) MCP
8 7 (3.10%) CCNA
8 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.65%) MCAD
9 6 (2.65%) MCTS
10 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.33%) ICAEW
11 3 (1.33%) ACCA
11 3 (1.33%) CIPFA
11 3 (1.33%) CIMA
12 2 (0.88%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 57 (25.22%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.52%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.42%) XenApp
5 7 (3.10%) XenServer
5 7 (3.10%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.21%) vSphere
8 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.44%) Samba
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.77%) SCCM
3 3 (1.33%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.33%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.88%) SCOM
4 2 (0.88%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
5 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (10.62%) VMware
2 22 (9.73%) Citrix
3 21 (9.29%) Cisco
4 20 (8.85%) NetApp
5 16 (7.08%) HP
6 14 (6.19%) EMC
7 8 (3.54%) Oracle
8 6 (2.65%) IBM
8 6 (2.65%) Genesys
9 5 (2.21%) Dell
10 2 (0.88%) Apple
10 2 (0.88%) Zend
10 2 (0.88%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.44%) Google
11 1 (0.44%) Remedy
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.44%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus uncapped commission
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Incentives
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Incentives
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Incentives
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £10000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + uncapped commission + incentives
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum + uncapped bonus, holiday incentives
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £10000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training, Commission, Car
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum From Entry-Level up to £29,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago