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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 165 131 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.67% 17.58% 18.02%
As % of the Vendors category 55.37% 37.43% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 138 125 131
Median salary £35,000 £30,726 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.91% -12.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,450
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
298 350 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 42.75% 46.98% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 237 309 321
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +9 118 £32,750 +4.46% 17
Durham +11 39 £34,712 +13.96% 2
Northumberland +8 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 136 (37.06%) Windows
2 135 (36.78%) SQL Server
3 124 (33.79%) .NET
4 123 (33.51%) C#
5 120 (32.70%) SQL
6 100 (27.25%) MS Excel
7 91 (24.80%) ASP.NET
8 84 (22.89%) Active Directory
9 79 (21.53%) MVC
10 78 (21.25%) ITIL
11 74 (20.16%) JavaScript
12 67 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 65 (17.71%) Windows Server
14 63 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
15 62 (16.89%) HTML
16 58 (15.80%) jQuery
17 57 (15.53%) CSS
18 56 (15.26%) Web Services
19 54 (14.71%) MS Exchange
20 53 (14.44%) MS Office
20 53 (14.44%) VMware
21 50 (13.62%) Cisco
22 49 (13.35%) OO
23 47 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
24 43 (11.72%) Java
25 42 (11.44%) Office 365
26 40 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
27 39 (10.63%) Skype for Business
27 39 (10.63%) PowerShell
28 38 (10.35%) Software Engineering

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 54 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 39 (10.63%) Skype for Business
3 37 (10.08%) IIS
4 34 (9.26%) SharePoint
5 23 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (4.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (2.45%) CMS
10 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.91%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.63%) Documentum
12 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.63%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.54%) nginx
16 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 100 (27.25%) MS Excel
2 53 (14.44%) MS Office
3 7 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.36%) Visualfiles
3 4 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.82%) Maximo
5 2 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.27%) Magento
6 1 (0.27%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.44%) Office 365
2 35 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.91%) PaaS
5 5 (1.36%) SaaS
6 4 (1.09%) Yammer
7 3 (0.82%) IaaS
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Linode
9 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.81%) Skype
2 35 (9.54%) DNS
3 34 (9.26%) DHCP
4 23 (6.27%) Firewall
5 16 (4.36%) Bluetooth
5 16 (4.36%) Ethernet
5 16 (4.36%) RS-232
5 16 (4.36%) RS-485
6 12 (3.27%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.72%) WAN
8 8 (2.18%) Internet
8 8 (2.18%) LAN
8 8 (2.18%) VPN
9 7 (1.91%) HTTP
9 7 (1.91%) Intranet
10 4 (1.09%) PBX
11 3 (0.82%) SAN
11 3 (0.82%) VLAN
11 3 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (36.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.63%) MySQL
8 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.36%) MS Access
8 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.09%) Big Data
9 4 (1.09%) DocumentDB
9 4 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (7.36%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.08%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (6.54%) Subversion
5 3 (0.82%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.54%) JIRA
6 2 (0.54%) MSTest
6 2 (0.54%) NUnit
7 1 (0.27%) GitLab
7 1 (0.27%) JMeter
7 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (5.72%) Finance
2 18 (4.90%) Advertising
3 12 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.45%) Back Office
5 7 (1.91%) Legal
5 7 (1.91%) Retail
6 6 (1.63%) Law
6 6 (1.63%) Marketing
7 4 (1.09%) Banking
7 4 (1.09%) Military
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 117 (31.88%) Developer
2 64 (17.44%) .NET Developer
3 46 (12.53%) Analyst
4 41 (11.17%) C# Developer
5 39 (10.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (10.08%) Software Developer
7 34 (9.26%) Support Engineer
8 33 (8.99%) Consultant
9 26 (7.08%) Software Engineer
10 23 (6.27%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (5.99%) Wintel Engineer
12 21 (5.72%) .NET Software Developer
13 19 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 19 (5.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (5.18%) C# Software Developer
14 18 (4.90%) Support Analyst
15 16 (4.36%) C++ Software Engineer
15 16 (4.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 16 (4.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
15 16 (4.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (33.79%) .NET
2 91 (24.80%) ASP.NET
3 62 (16.89%) HTML
4 58 (15.80%) jQuery
5 57 (15.53%) CSS
6 56 (15.26%) Web Services
7 47 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (9.26%) .NET Framework
9 32 (8.72%) HTML5
10 31 (8.45%) XML
11 26 (7.08%) AngularJS
12 23 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (4.90%) WCF
14 16 (4.36%) Node.js
14 16 (4.36%) Qt
15 12 (3.27%) CSS3
16 9 (2.45%) Classic ASP
16 9 (2.45%) Entity Framework
16 9 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (2.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.54%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.54%) Driving Licence
4 13 (3.54%) NHS
5 11 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.00%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.91%) Clustering
7 7 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.09%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.09%) PKI
9 4 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.54%) Tandem
11 2 (0.54%) User Experience
11 2 (0.54%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 136 (37.06%) Windows
2 65 (17.71%) Windows Server
3 40 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (10.08%) Linux
4 37 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (7.90%) Unix
7 25 (6.81%) Android
8 24 (6.54%) Apple iOS
9 17 (4.63%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.72%) AIX
10 10 (2.72%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.18%) Solaris
12 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.09%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.09%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.82%) HPUX
14 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.54%) OS/390
15 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.53%) MVC
2 78 (21.25%) ITIL
3 63 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (13.35%) OO
5 38 (10.35%) Software Engineering
6 32 (8.72%) Scrum
7 31 (8.45%) Service Delivery
8 30 (8.17%) Web Development
9 29 (7.90%) Project Management
10 21 (5.72%) OOP
10 21 (5.72%) Problem Management
11 19 (5.18%) SDLC
11 19 (5.18%) Service Management
12 18 (4.90%) Mentoring
13 17 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (4.36%) CRM
14 16 (4.36%) Embedded Software Development
14 16 (4.36%) Migration
14 16 (4.36%) UML
14 16 (4.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (33.51%) C#
2 120 (32.70%) SQL
3 74 (20.16%) JavaScript
4 43 (11.72%) Java
5 39 (10.63%) PowerShell
6 26 (7.08%) T-SQL
7 25 (6.81%) C++
8 24 (6.54%) VB.NET
9 20 (5.45%) C
10 16 (4.36%) Embedded C
10 16 (4.36%) Embedded C++
10 16 (4.36%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.63%) VBA
11 6 (1.63%) VBScript
12 4 (1.09%) Perl
12 4 (1.09%) VB
13 3 (0.82%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.82%) Korn
13 3 (0.82%) PHP
14 2 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 67 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (9.54%) Degree
3 32 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.27%) MCSE
5 17 (4.63%) MCSA
5 17 (4.63%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.54%) CCNA
6 13 (3.54%) MCP
7 11 (3.00%) CISA
7 11 (3.00%) CISM
7 11 (3.00%) CISSP
8 10 (2.72%) SSCP
9 9 (2.45%) A+ Certification
9 9 (2.45%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.18%) CCENT
11 7 (1.91%) CEH
11 7 (1.91%) SANS
12 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.27%) MCDST
13 1 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.63%) SLA
2 6 (1.63%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) DICOM
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.27%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.63%) Firmware
4 13 (3.54%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.18%) vSphere
6 6 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.09%) XenApp
8 2 (0.54%) Docker
8 2 (0.54%) LXC
8 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.27%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (6.27%) SCCM
1 23 (6.27%) SCOM
2 8 (2.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.63%) Nagios
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.09%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.54%) Puppet
7 1 (0.27%) Ansible
7 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.27%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 53 (14.44%) VMware
2 50 (13.62%) Cisco
3 32 (8.72%) Citrix
4 13 (3.54%) HP
4 13 (3.54%) Oracle
4 13 (3.54%) SolarWinds
4 13 (3.54%) Twitter
5 11 (3.00%) IBM
6 10 (2.72%) ArcSight
6 10 (2.72%) Forcepoint
6 10 (2.72%) Intel Security
6 10 (2.72%) Qualys
6 10 (2.72%) Tripwire
7 9 (2.45%) MobileIron
8 8 (2.18%) Draytek
9 7 (1.91%) 3Com
9 7 (1.91%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (1.91%) EMC
9 7 (1.91%) NETGEAR
9 7 (1.91%) ZyXEL
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