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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 145 125 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.81% 19.05% 20.30%
As % of the Vendors category 39.19% 49.21% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 114 118 134
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
370 254 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.45% 38.72% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 276 224 348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +5 100 £32,500 -13.33% 39
Durham -5 19 £31,000 -4.61% 3
Northumberland -3 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Cleveland +1 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

1 152 (55.07%) MS Excel
2 107 (38.77%) .NET
3 101 (36.59%) SQL Server
4 99 (35.87%) C#
5 81 (29.35%) SQL
5 81 (29.35%) ASP.NET
6 66 (23.91%) MS Office
7 61 (22.10%) Windows
8 56 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (19.93%) HTML
10 53 (19.20%) CSS
10 53 (19.20%) SharePoint
11 47 (17.03%) Degree
12 44 (15.94%) ITIL
13 43 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 42 (15.22%) Advertising
15 41 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (14.49%) CRM
17 35 (12.68%) Ajax
18 32 (11.59%) Finance
19 31 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
20 30 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
20 30 (10.87%) Oracle
20 30 (10.87%) Active Directory
21 29 (10.51%) JavaScript
21 29 (10.51%) MVC
21 29 (10.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (9.78%) jQuery
22 27 (9.78%) T-SQL
23 24 (8.70%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 53 (19.20%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (3.62%) IIS
4 9 (3.26%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.72%) WordPress
8 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.36%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.36%) Lync
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 152 (55.07%) MS Excel
2 66 (23.91%) MS Office
3 18 (6.52%) MS Project
4 7 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (3.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (2.54%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (2.17%) SAP PP
6 3 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.09%) Line 50
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.72%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.72%) Agresso
7 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.72%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.72%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.36%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.99%) SAN
2 10 (3.62%) Firewall
2 10 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.90%) DNS
3 8 (2.90%) DHCP
4 7 (2.54%) VoIP
4 7 (2.54%) Intranet
5 5 (1.81%) Modbus
6 4 (1.45%) HTTP
6 4 (1.45%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.09%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.09%) Extranet
8 2 (0.72%) DSL
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.72%) ADSL
9 1 (0.36%) LAN
9 1 (0.36%) PBX
9 1 (0.36%) WAN
9 1 (0.36%) FTP
9 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.71%) MySQL
7 11 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (3.99%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (2.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.36%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 30 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 42 (15.22%) Advertising
2 32 (11.59%) Finance
3 15 (5.43%) Marketing
4 10 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.90%) Retail
6 7 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.09%) Electronics
7 3 (1.09%) Billing
8 2 (0.72%) Local Government
8 2 (0.72%) Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (32.61%) Developer
2 44 (15.94%) Analyst
3 43 (15.58%) .NET Developer
4 30 (10.87%) Software Developer
5 27 (9.78%) Consultant
6 20 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Support Analyst
9 14 (5.07%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.07%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.35%) DBA
11 11 (3.99%) Technical Support
11 11 (3.99%) Support Consultant
12 10 (3.62%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (3.62%) Desktop Support
12 10 (3.62%) SQL DBA
12 10 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.26%) Software Manager
13 9 (3.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (38.77%) .NET
2 81 (29.35%) ASP.NET
3 55 (19.93%) HTML
4 53 (19.20%) CSS
5 35 (12.68%) Ajax
6 27 (9.78%) jQuery
7 24 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 21 (7.61%) HTML5
9 18 (6.52%) WinForms
9 18 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (5.80%) Web Services
11 15 (5.43%) WCF
12 13 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (3.99%) WPF
13 11 (3.99%) CSS3
13 11 (3.99%) XML
14 10 (3.62%) XHTML
15 8 (2.90%) COM
15 8 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (1.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.99%) N-Tier
3 8 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.54%) Blog
4 7 (2.54%) Open Source
5 6 (2.17%) Clustering
6 5 (1.81%) Replication
6 5 (1.81%) EFT
6 5 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.09%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.09%) Animation
9 2 (0.72%) Social Media
9 2 (0.72%) DTV
9 2 (0.72%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.72%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.36%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.10%) Windows
2 17 (6.16%) Linux
3 13 (4.71%) UNIX
4 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.99%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.62%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.17%) Android
7 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.94%) ITIL
3 40 (14.49%) CRM
4 29 (10.51%) MVC
5 24 (8.70%) Project Management
6 21 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (6.88%) PRINCE2
7 19 (6.88%) Waterfall
8 17 (6.16%) ERP
9 16 (5.80%) PRINCE
10 15 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.07%) Matrix Management
12 13 (4.71%) Business Continuity
12 13 (4.71%) OO
13 12 (4.35%) Scrum
13 12 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.35%) Web Development
14 11 (3.99%) Systems Analysis
15 10 (3.62%) Domain-Driven Design
16 9 (3.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 99 (35.87%) C#
2 81 (29.35%) SQL
3 29 (10.51%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.78%) T-SQL
5 22 (7.97%) VB
6 20 (7.25%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.62%) PHP
8 7 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.17%) ABAP
10 4 (1.45%) C++
11 3 (1.09%) Java
11 3 (1.09%) VBScript
11 3 (1.09%) C
12 2 (0.72%) VBA
13 1 (0.36%) Python
13 1 (0.36%) XAML
13 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (17.03%) Degree
2 43 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.80%) MCP
4 14 (5.07%) PMP
4 14 (5.07%) PMI Certification
5 13 (4.71%) MCDST
6 10 (3.62%) MCSD
6 10 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.26%) MCSE
8 8 (2.90%) MCTS
8 8 (2.90%) MCITP
9 7 (2.54%) MCPD
9 7 (2.54%) CCNA
9 7 (2.54%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.45%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.09%) CCDP
11 3 (1.09%) CCNP
12 2 (0.72%) VTSP
12 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.36%) DICOM
System Software
1 30 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.09%) XenApp
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.72%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Samba
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (5.43%) SCCM
2 8 (2.90%) WSUS
3 5 (1.81%) SCOM
4 4 (1.45%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.45%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.09%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.09%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (10.87%) Oracle
2 23 (8.33%) VMware
3 16 (5.80%) Cisco
4 13 (4.71%) SAP
5 12 (4.35%) HP
6 10 (3.62%) Citrix
7 7 (2.54%) NetApp
8 6 (2.17%) Mitel
8 6 (2.17%) Apple
9 5 (1.81%) Sage
9 5 (1.81%) IBM
9 5 (1.81%) Adobe
10 3 (1.09%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.09%) Dell
10 3 (1.09%) EMC
10 3 (1.09%) Google
11 2 (0.72%) Northgate
11 2 (0.72%) Talend
11 2 (0.72%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.72%) Lotus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sunderland
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + OTE + Holidays + Car Target
Posted: 8 hours ago
North East
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Home Working + Annual Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,813 to £39,085 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago