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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 177 107 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.21% 14.02% 17.63%
As % of the Vendors category 48.36% 32.04% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 161 102 112
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,501 £18,100 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
366 334 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 52.14% 43.77% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 309 298 284
Median salary £38,750 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,660 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £70,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +12 136 £37,500 +15.38% 32
Durham +22 36 £31,500 -0.78% 9
Northumberland +7 2 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 153 (42.15%) SQL Server
2 138 (38.02%) .NET
3 135 (37.19%) SQL
3 135 (37.19%) Windows
4 131 (36.09%) C#
5 122 (33.61%) MS Excel
6 111 (30.58%) ASP.NET
7 96 (26.45%) MVC
8 92 (25.34%) ITIL
9 84 (23.14%) JavaScript
10 82 (22.59%) Windows Server
11 76 (20.94%) HTML
12 74 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (18.73%) Active Directory
14 64 (17.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 64 (17.63%) CSS
15 61 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (16.53%) Web Services
16 60 (16.53%) jQuery
17 51 (14.05%) OO
17 51 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 50 (13.77%) PowerShell
19 49 (13.50%) VMware
19 49 (13.50%) MS Exchange
20 46 (12.67%) Cisco
20 46 (12.67%) IIS
21 45 (12.40%) Project Management
21 45 (12.40%) .NET Framework
22 44 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
23 43 (11.85%) HTML5

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 49 (13.50%) MS Exchange
2 46 (12.67%) IIS
3 36 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 36 (9.92%) Skype for Business
4 24 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (3.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (3.03%) CMS
9 10 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (2.48%) OpenStack
11 8 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.65%) Documentum
13 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.38%) Umbraco
14 4 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 122 (33.61%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.74%) MS Office
3 7 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.55%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.29%) Office 365
2 31 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.10%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (1.10%) Linode
4 4 (1.10%) SaaS
5 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.83%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.55%) IaaS
6 2 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.82%) Skype
2 29 (7.99%) DNS
3 27 (7.44%) DHCP
4 17 (4.68%) Firewall
5 13 (3.58%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.31%) Bluetooth
6 12 (3.31%) Ethernet
6 12 (3.31%) RS-232
6 12 (3.31%) RS-485
7 8 (2.20%) Internet
7 8 (2.20%) VoIP
8 7 (1.93%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.38%) SSL
10 4 (1.10%) HTTP
10 4 (1.10%) Intranet
10 4 (1.10%) Wireless
11 3 (0.83%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.83%) VPN
12 2 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (42.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (7.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.75%) MySQL
8 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.65%) OLAP
10 6 (1.65%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (1.65%) PowerPivot
10 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.10%) DB2
11 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (7.99%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.79%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.23%) Subversion
5 9 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.20%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.10%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.55%) JIRA
8 2 (0.55%) MSTest
8 2 (0.55%) NUnit
9 1 (0.28%) GitLab
9 1 (0.28%) MSI
9 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 37 (10.19%) Finance
2 15 (4.13%) Advertising
3 14 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.38%) Legal
4 5 (1.38%) Marketing
4 5 (1.38%) Retail
5 3 (0.83%) Back Office
6 2 (0.55%) Law
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 144 (39.67%) Developer
2 78 (21.49%) .NET Developer
3 53 (14.60%) Software Developer
4 50 (13.77%) C# Developer
5 43 (11.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (10.47%) Analyst
7 32 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 31 (8.54%) .NET Software Developer
9 27 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (6.89%) C# Software Developer
10 25 (6.89%) Support Engineer
10 25 (6.89%) Web Developer
11 24 (6.61%) Consultant
12 23 (6.34%) Wintel Engineer
13 22 (6.06%) SQL Developer
14 21 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (5.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 19 (5.23%) .NET Software Engineer
16 19 (5.23%) C# Software Engineer
17 17 (4.68%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (38.02%) .NET
2 111 (30.58%) ASP.NET
3 76 (20.94%) HTML
4 64 (17.63%) CSS
5 61 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (16.53%) jQuery
6 60 (16.53%) Web Services
7 45 (12.40%) .NET Framework
8 43 (11.85%) HTML5
9 37 (10.19%) XML
10 30 (8.26%) AngularJS
11 24 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (6.34%) WCF
13 20 (5.51%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (5.23%) Node.js
15 17 (4.68%) LINQ
16 15 (4.13%) CSS3
16 15 (4.13%) Entity Framework
17 13 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (3.31%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.86%) Blackberry
5 13 (3.58%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.58%) NHS
6 12 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (3.03%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.93%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.93%) Replication
10 6 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.38%) User Experience
12 4 (1.10%) Data Extraction
12 4 (1.10%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (1.10%) PKI
12 4 (1.10%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 135 (37.19%) Windows
2 82 (22.59%) Windows Server
3 51 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (9.64%) Linux
5 35 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (6.06%) Unix
7 20 (5.51%) Android
7 20 (5.51%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.75%) AIX
8 10 (2.75%) Solaris
8 10 (2.75%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.65%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.10%) CentOS
11 4 (1.10%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.83%) HPUX
13 2 (0.55%) OS/390
13 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.45%) MVC
2 92 (25.34%) ITIL
3 74 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (14.05%) OO
5 45 (12.40%) Project Management
6 40 (11.02%) Scrum
7 39 (10.74%) Software Engineering
8 33 (9.09%) Web Development
9 32 (8.82%) Service Delivery
10 27 (7.44%) SDLC
11 26 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (6.34%) CRM
13 22 (6.06%) Mentoring
14 19 (5.23%) Unit Testing
15 18 (4.96%) Problem Management
16 17 (4.68%) OOP
16 17 (4.68%) Service Management
16 17 (4.68%) TDD
17 16 (4.41%) Change Management
17 16 (4.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 135 (37.19%) SQL
2 131 (36.09%) C#
3 84 (23.14%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.77%) PowerShell
5 35 (9.64%) Java
6 29 (7.99%) T-SQL
7 20 (5.51%) C++
8 17 (4.68%) VB.NET
9 13 (3.58%) C
10 12 (3.31%) Embedded C
10 12 (3.31%) Embedded C++
10 12 (3.31%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.20%) VB
12 7 (1.93%) VBScript
13 4 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.10%) Perl
13 4 (1.10%) Progress 4GL
13 4 (1.10%) RPG
13 4 (1.10%) RPG III
13 4 (1.10%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 64 (17.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.71%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (7.71%) MCSE
3 27 (7.44%) Degree
4 15 (4.13%) CCNA
5 13 (3.58%) MCSA
6 12 (3.31%) MCP
6 12 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.48%) A+ Certification
8 8 (2.20%) CCENT
9 7 (1.93%) CISA
9 7 (1.93%) CISSP
9 7 (1.93%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.65%) CEH
10 6 (1.65%) CISM
11 5 (1.38%) SANS
11 5 (1.38%) SSCP
12 3 (0.83%) MCITP
12 3 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.96%) SLA
2 6 (1.65%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (18.73%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.58%) Firmware
4 10 (2.75%) XenApp
5 9 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.93%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.93%) vSphere
6 7 (1.93%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.10%) Xen
8 3 (0.83%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.55%) Docker
9 2 (0.55%) LXC
10 1 (0.28%) Brightmail
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (7.71%) SCCM
2 24 (6.61%) SCOM
3 10 (2.75%) Nagios
4 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.38%) Puppet
5 5 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.10%) Ansible
6 4 (1.10%) OpenNMS
6 4 (1.10%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.10%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (13.50%) VMware
2 46 (12.67%) Cisco
3 27 (7.44%) Citrix
4 17 (4.68%) Oracle
5 14 (3.86%) IBM
5 14 (3.86%) SolarWinds
5 14 (3.86%) Twitter
6 12 (3.31%) MobileIron
7 10 (2.75%) HP
8 8 (2.20%) Juniper
8 8 (2.20%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.93%) 3Com
9 7 (1.93%) AppSense
9 7 (1.93%) Draytek
9 7 (1.93%) NETGEAR
9 7 (1.93%) Veeam
9 7 (1.93%) ZyXEL
10 6 (1.65%) EMC
10 6 (1.65%) Forcepoint
10 6 (1.65%) Pega
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tyneside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tyne And Wear
Central Employment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, 5% Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Billingham, Cleveland
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £500 - £600 per day + + travel, accommodation, food
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum + Car, Pension and Uncapped Comms
Posted: 6 days ago
Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £32,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ClicTime Holdings Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Assurance
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago