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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / North East
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 133 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 19.34% 22.06% 19.02%
As % of the Vendors category 41.69% 49.26% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 112 126 110
Median salary £31,750 £34,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £17,150 £21,760
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%

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
295 270 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 46.38% 44.78% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 264 243 245
Median salary £30,000 £36,018 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.70% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +5 91 £30,000 -14.28% 25
Durham -2 17 £32,500 +6.70% 7
Northumberland -3 4 £37,750 -7.36%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 113 (38.18%) Windows
2 102 (34.46%) Active Directory
3 90 (30.41%) SQL Server
4 89 (30.07%) SQL
5 76 (25.68%) .NET
6 71 (23.99%) MS Excel
7 69 (23.31%) C#
8 66 (22.30%) MS Office
9 61 (20.61%) ITIL
10 55 (18.58%) VMware
11 53 (17.91%) MS Exchange
12 49 (16.55%) ASP.NET
12 49 (16.55%) DNS
13 48 (16.22%) Windows Server
14 45 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (15.20%) MVC
15 44 (14.86%) Citrix
15 44 (14.86%) DHCP
16 43 (14.53%) Cisco
16 43 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
17 42 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (13.85%) Web Services
18 41 (13.85%) JavaScript
18 41 (13.85%) Office 365
18 41 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (12.16%) jQuery
19 36 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (11.49%) Firewall
20 34 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
21 33 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC

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 53 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.46%) Skype for Business
3 20 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.41%) IIS
4 16 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.03%) Apache
9 4 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.35%) WordPress
10 3 (1.01%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.68%) CMS
11 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.68%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 71 (23.99%) MS Excel
2 66 (22.30%) MS Office
3 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.01%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.01%) MS Project
4 3 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.68%) SPSS
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.36%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (2.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.36%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.69%) Visualfiles
4 4 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.01%) Maximo
6 2 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.34%) Magento
7 1 (0.34%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (13.85%) Office 365
3 27 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.38%) PaaS
5 7 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.03%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.03%) Route 53
7 5 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.35%) Yammer
9 3 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.01%) SaaS
10 2 (0.68%) IaaS
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 49 (16.55%) DNS
2 44 (14.86%) DHCP
3 34 (11.49%) Firewall
4 27 (9.12%) Skype
5 15 (5.07%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.73%) SAN
7 13 (4.39%) VLAN
7 13 (4.39%) WAN
8 12 (4.05%) LAN
8 12 (4.05%) VPN
9 10 (3.38%) DMZ
9 10 (3.38%) SMTP
10 9 (3.04%) Bluetooth
10 9 (3.04%) Ethernet
10 9 (3.04%) Intranet
10 9 (3.04%) RS-232
10 9 (3.04%) RS-485
11 5 (1.69%) HTTP
12 4 (1.35%) PBX
12 4 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (30.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.07%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.04%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.36%) MySQL
8 7 (2.36%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.69%) DocumentDB
10 5 (1.69%) MS Access
10 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.73%) Subversion
4 11 (3.72%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.01%) JIRA
6 2 (0.68%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.34%) JMeter
7 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 18 (6.08%) Finance
2 16 (5.41%) Advertising
3 13 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.70%) Back Office
4 8 (2.70%) Legal
4 8 (2.70%) Retail
5 7 (2.36%) Banking
5 7 (2.36%) Marketing
6 5 (1.69%) Law
7 4 (1.35%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (23.31%) Developer
2 52 (17.57%) Analyst
3 35 (11.82%) Support Engineer
4 34 (11.49%) .NET Developer
5 24 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 24 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 24 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 23 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (7.77%) Consultant
7 20 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.41%) Technical Support
9 15 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.73%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (4.73%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.73%) Technical Engineer
10 14 (4.73%) Technical Support Engineer
11 13 (4.39%) Applications Support
11 13 (4.39%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (4.39%) Service Analyst
12 12 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (25.68%) .NET
2 49 (16.55%) ASP.NET
3 41 (13.85%) Web Services
4 36 (12.16%) jQuery
5 33 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (10.47%) CSS
7 29 (9.80%) HTML
8 21 (7.09%) .NET Framework
9 18 (6.08%) XML
10 11 (3.72%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.72%) CSS3
11 10 (3.38%) HTML5
12 9 (3.04%) Classic ASP
12 9 (3.04%) Qt
12 9 (3.04%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (3.04%) WCF
13 6 (2.03%) LAMP
13 6 (2.03%) LINQ
13 6 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.76%) Clustering
3 11 (3.72%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.36%) Replication
7 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.03%) User Experience
8 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.35%) PKI
9 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.01%) iPhone
9 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.68%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.68%) Tandem
11 1 (0.34%) AS400
11 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (38.18%) Windows
2 48 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 41 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (9.80%) Linux
6 24 (8.11%) Windows XP
7 19 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.74%) Android
8 17 (5.74%) Unix
9 15 (5.07%) Windows 7
10 13 (4.39%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.03%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.69%) CentOS
12 5 (1.69%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.35%) AIX
13 4 (1.35%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.01%) Solaris
14 3 (1.01%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.68%) OS/390
15 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.61%) ITIL
2 45 (15.20%) MVC
3 42 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (8.78%) Software Engineering
5 25 (8.45%) OO
6 23 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (7.09%) Scrum
8 18 (6.08%) Problem Management
9 17 (5.74%) Analytics
10 13 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.39%) Migration
10 13 (4.39%) Presales
10 13 (4.39%) SDLC
10 13 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.05%) CRM
11 12 (4.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 12 (4.05%) ERP
11 12 (4.05%) Web Development
12 11 (3.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 89 (30.07%) SQL
2 69 (23.31%) C#
3 41 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.77%) VB.NET
5 22 (7.43%) Java
6 15 (5.07%) C
7 14 (4.73%) C++
8 13 (4.39%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.04%) Embedded C
10 9 (3.04%) Embedded C++
10 9 (3.04%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.36%) PHP
11 7 (2.36%) VBA
12 6 (2.03%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.35%) VB
13 4 (1.35%) VB6
14 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.34%) F#
14 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 45 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.15%) Degree
3 25 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.74%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.39%) MCSE
6 9 (3.04%) MCSA
7 8 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.36%) CISA
8 7 (2.36%) CISM
8 7 (2.36%) CISSP
8 7 (2.36%) SSCP
9 5 (1.69%) CCNA
10 4 (1.35%) CEH
10 4 (1.35%) MCP
10 4 (1.35%) SANS
11 3 (1.01%) MCDST
11 3 (1.01%) MCITP
11 3 (1.01%) MOS
12 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.77%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) DICOM
4 1 (0.34%) HL7
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (34.46%) Active Directory
2 36 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.38%) Firmware
5 6 (2.03%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.01%) vSphere
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.68%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.34%) Docker
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (5.74%) SCCM
2 12 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.70%) SCOM
4 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.35%) Puppet
5 4 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.34%) cPanel
7 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (18.58%) VMware
2 44 (14.86%) Citrix
3 43 (14.53%) Cisco
4 21 (7.09%) Oracle
5 13 (4.39%) HP
5 13 (4.39%) Sophos
6 12 (4.05%) Symantec
7 9 (3.04%) Dell
8 7 (2.36%) ArcSight
8 7 (2.36%) Forcepoint
8 7 (2.36%) Hyperion
8 7 (2.36%) Informatica
8 7 (2.36%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.36%) Qualys
8 7 (2.36%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.36%) Tripwire
9 5 (1.69%) arcserve
9 5 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (1.69%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (1.69%) LexisNexis
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