The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 187 136 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.55% 17.32% 13.19%
As % of the Vendors category 41.65% 42.63% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 159 121 98
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
449 319 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 56.55% 40.64% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 387 270 298
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in the North East

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the North East

Microsoft
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 153 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Durham +7 29 £30,764 -38.47% 8
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 192 (50.26%) SQL Server
2 163 (42.67%) .NET
3 157 (41.10%) SQL
4 141 (36.91%) MS Excel
5 138 (36.13%) C#
6 134 (35.08%) Windows
7 131 (34.29%) ASP.NET
8 127 (33.25%) MVC
9 118 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (27.75%) ITIL
11 102 (26.70%) JavaScript
12 99 (25.92%) HTML
13 85 (22.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 85 (22.25%) Windows Server
14 78 (20.42%) CSS
15 67 (17.54%) Scrum
16 66 (17.28%) Web Services
17 62 (16.23%) Project Management
18 61 (15.97%) jQuery
19 59 (15.45%) HTML5
19 59 (15.45%) .NET Framework
20 56 (14.66%) Finance
21 54 (14.14%) Active Directory
22 53 (13.87%) OO
23 50 (13.09%) VMware
24 49 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
25 48 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
26 47 (12.30%) IIS
27 44 (11.52%) SDLC
28 43 (11.26%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (12.30%) IIS
2 39 (10.21%) MS Exchange
3 37 (9.69%) SharePoint
4 30 (7.85%) Skype for Business
5 19 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (3.14%) OpenStack
9 11 (2.88%) Apache Spark
10 10 (2.62%) CMS
10 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.57%) Umbraco
12 5 (1.31%) SAS
13 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.79%) Documentum
13 3 (0.79%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 141 (36.91%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.90%) MS Office
3 6 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) MS Project
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (7.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (7.33%) Office 365
3 19 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.09%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (2.09%) Linode
5 7 (1.83%) SaaS
6 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.79%) IaaS
7 3 (0.79%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.52%) GitHub
8 2 (0.52%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Force.com
9 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.02%) Skype
2 20 (5.24%) DNS
3 18 (4.71%) DHCP
4 14 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.14%) Firewall
6 11 (2.88%) VoIP
7 8 (2.09%) NetScaler
8 7 (1.83%) Internet
9 5 (1.31%) BIG-IP
9 5 (1.31%) SSL
10 4 (1.05%) VPN
10 4 (1.05%) Wireless
11 3 (0.79%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.79%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.79%) LAN
11 3 (0.79%) RS-232
11 3 (0.79%) RS-485
11 3 (0.79%) SAN
11 3 (0.79%) SNMP
11 3 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (50.26%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (7.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (5.50%) MySQL
7 17 (4.45%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.40%) Big Data
9 11 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.83%) DB2
13 6 (1.57%) OLAP
13 6 (1.57%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (1.05%) PerformancePoint
14 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (10.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (8.12%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.62%) CruiseControl
5 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.09%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.83%) Subversion
8 3 (0.79%) MSTest
8 3 (0.79%) NUnit
9 2 (0.52%) git-flow
9 2 (0.52%) GitLab
9 2 (0.52%) JIRA
9 2 (0.52%) MSI
10 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 56 (14.66%) Finance
2 28 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.93%) Advertising
4 10 (2.62%) Marketing
5 7 (1.83%) Back Office
6 4 (1.05%) Retail
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 169 (44.24%) Developer
2 92 (24.08%) .NET Developer
3 64 (16.75%) Software Developer
4 53 (13.87%) C# Developer
5 45 (11.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (11.52%) Analyst
7 31 (8.12%) .NET Software Developer
7 31 (8.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (7.85%) SQL Developer
9 28 (7.33%) Web Developer
10 27 (7.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (6.28%) Senior Developer
12 22 (5.76%) Consultant
13 20 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 19 (4.97%) .NET Web Developer
14 19 (4.97%) C# Software Developer
15 18 (4.71%) Support Engineer
16 17 (4.45%) Service Analyst
16 17 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
16 17 (4.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (42.67%) .NET
2 131 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 99 (25.92%) HTML
4 85 (22.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 78 (20.42%) CSS
6 66 (17.28%) Web Services
7 61 (15.97%) jQuery
8 59 (15.45%) .NET Framework
8 59 (15.45%) HTML5
9 41 (10.73%) XML
10 35 (9.16%) AngularJS
11 34 (8.90%) KnockoutJS
12 31 (8.12%) WCF
13 29 (7.59%) LINQ
14 25 (6.54%) Entity Framework
14 25 (6.54%) Node.js
15 24 (6.28%) CSS3
16 23 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (3.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.97%) Mobile App
2 17 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.66%) NHS
4 13 (3.40%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.14%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.88%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.36%) Replication
8 8 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.57%) User Experience
10 5 (1.31%) EPoS
10 5 (1.31%) Health Informatics
10 5 (1.31%) Informatics
10 5 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.31%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.05%) Data Extraction
11 4 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 134 (35.08%) Windows
2 85 (22.25%) Windows Server
3 49 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (8.90%) Linux
6 25 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.45%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.93%) Unix
9 11 (2.88%) Android
9 11 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.62%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.09%) AIX
11 8 (2.09%) CentOS
11 8 (2.09%) Solaris
12 5 (1.31%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.05%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.79%) HPUX
15 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (33.25%) MVC
2 118 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (27.75%) ITIL
4 67 (17.54%) Scrum
5 62 (16.23%) Project Management
6 53 (13.87%) OO
7 44 (11.52%) SDLC
8 39 (10.21%) CRM
9 37 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (9.16%) Web Development
11 32 (8.38%) Software Engineering
12 28 (7.33%) Business Analysis
13 26 (6.81%) Service Delivery
14 23 (6.02%) SOA
14 23 (6.02%) TDD
15 22 (5.76%) Systems Analysis
16 20 (5.24%) Unit Testing
17 19 (4.97%) Automated Testing
17 19 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (4.97%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (41.10%) SQL
2 138 (36.13%) C#
3 102 (26.70%) JavaScript
4 43 (11.26%) PowerShell
5 40 (10.47%) T-SQL
6 25 (6.54%) Java
7 11 (2.88%) Scala
8 9 (2.36%) ANSI SQL
8 9 (2.36%) VB
9 7 (1.83%) C++
9 7 (1.83%) Progress 4GL
9 7 (1.83%) RPG
9 7 (1.83%) RPG III
9 7 (1.83%) RPG IV
9 7 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.83%) VBA
10 6 (1.57%) VBScript
11 5 (1.31%) C
11 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (9.95%) Degree
3 23 (6.02%) MCSE
4 19 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.40%) CCNA
5 13 (3.40%) MCSA
6 9 (2.36%) MCP
6 9 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.09%) A+ Certification
7 8 (2.09%) CCENT
8 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.79%) CISA
9 3 (0.79%) CISSP
9 3 (0.79%) ISEB
9 3 (0.79%) MCITP
9 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.52%) CCNP
10 2 (0.52%) CISM
10 2 (0.52%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.50%) SLA
2 10 (2.62%) QA
3 5 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 54 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.62%) XenApp
4 8 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.09%) VirtualBox
4 8 (2.09%) vSphere
4 8 (2.09%) Xen
5 7 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.31%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.79%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (7.33%) SCCM
2 17 (4.45%) SCOM
3 14 (3.66%) Nagios
4 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.09%) Ansible
5 8 (2.09%) OpenNMS
5 8 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.09%) Puppet
5 8 (2.09%) ZABBIX
5 8 (2.09%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.05%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (13.09%) VMware
2 39 (10.21%) Cisco
3 25 (6.54%) Citrix
4 14 (3.66%) HP
4 14 (3.66%) Twitter
5 13 (3.40%) Oracle
6 10 (2.62%) Google
7 9 (2.36%) MobileIron
7 9 (2.36%) Rackspace
7 9 (2.36%) SolarWinds
7 9 (2.36%) Xamarin
8 8 (2.09%) IBM
8 8 (2.09%) Juniper
8 8 (2.09%) SaltStack
9 7 (1.83%) 3Com
9 7 (1.83%) Apple
9 7 (1.83%) AppSense
9 7 (1.83%) NETGEAR
9 7 (1.83%) Veeam
9 7 (1.83%) ZyXEL
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