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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 202 113 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.44% 14.56% 15.28%
As % of the Vendors category 45.50% 32.66% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 185 107 102
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
444 346 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 55.92% 44.59% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 388 311 299
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +13 165 £37,500 +7.14% 37
Durham +15 33 £30,764 -36.89% 5
Northumberland -1 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 172 (45.03%) SQL Server
2 154 (40.31%) .NET
3 148 (38.74%) SQL
4 137 (35.86%) C#
4 137 (35.86%) Windows
5 134 (35.08%) MS Excel
6 125 (32.72%) ASP.NET
7 112 (29.32%) MVC
8 101 (26.44%) ITIL
9 96 (25.13%) JavaScript
10 95 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
11 88 (23.04%) HTML
12 86 (22.51%) Windows Server
13 72 (18.85%) CSS
13 72 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 64 (16.75%) Web Services
16 62 (16.23%) Active Directory
17 60 (15.71%) jQuery
18 55 (14.40%) .NET Framework
19 54 (14.14%) Scrum
20 52 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
21 51 (13.35%) Project Management
21 51 (13.35%) OO
22 50 (13.09%) MS Exchange
22 50 (13.09%) VMware
22 50 (13.09%) PowerShell
23 49 (12.83%) Cisco
23 49 (12.83%) HTML5
24 48 (12.57%) Finance

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 50 (13.09%) MS Exchange
2 44 (11.52%) IIS
3 39 (10.21%) Skype for Business
4 37 (9.69%) SharePoint
5 24 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (4.45%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.36%) CMS
9 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.36%) OpenStack
10 8 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.83%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.57%) Documentum
13 5 (1.31%) Umbraco
14 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.79%) SAS
15 3 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.52%) CICS
Applications
1 134 (35.08%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.95%) Office 365
2 34 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.31%) SaaS
5 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.05%) DigitalOcean
5 4 (1.05%) Linode
6 3 (0.79%) IaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Sage Pay
7 2 (0.52%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.26%) Force.com
8 1 (0.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.64%) Skype
2 28 (7.33%) DNS
3 27 (7.07%) DHCP
4 16 (4.19%) Firewall
5 12 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.62%) VoIP
7 8 (2.09%) Bluetooth
7 8 (2.09%) Ethernet
7 8 (2.09%) NetScaler
7 8 (2.09%) RS-232
7 8 (2.09%) RS-485
8 6 (1.57%) Internet
9 5 (1.31%) BIG-IP
9 5 (1.31%) SSL
10 4 (1.05%) Wireless
11 3 (0.79%) HTTP
11 3 (0.79%) Intranet
11 3 (0.79%) LAN
11 3 (0.79%) VPN
11 3 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (45.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (4.19%) MySQL
7 15 (3.93%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.09%) Big Data
8 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.83%) DB2
9 7 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.57%) OLAP
10 6 (1.57%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (1.57%) PowerPivot
11 5 (1.31%) MS Access
12 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (6.81%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.19%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.40%) Subversion
5 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.09%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.05%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.79%) MSTest
8 3 (0.79%) NUnit
9 2 (0.52%) MSI
10 1 (0.26%) GitLab
10 1 (0.26%) JIRA
10 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (12.57%) Finance
2 21 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.45%) Advertising
4 6 (1.57%) Marketing
5 5 (1.31%) Back Office
5 5 (1.31%) Retail
6 2 (0.52%) Law
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 159 (41.62%) Developer
2 84 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 60 (15.71%) Software Developer
4 51 (13.35%) C# Developer
5 42 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (10.47%) Analyst
7 30 (7.85%) .NET Software Developer
8 28 (7.33%) SQL Developer
9 26 (6.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (6.81%) Web Developer
10 25 (6.54%) Software Engineer
11 24 (6.28%) Consultant
11 24 (6.28%) Support Engineer
12 23 (6.02%) Wintel Engineer
13 22 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 21 (5.50%) C# Software Developer
15 18 (4.71%) .NET Web Developer
16 17 (4.45%) Lead Developer
16 17 (4.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (40.31%) .NET
2 125 (32.72%) ASP.NET
3 88 (23.04%) HTML
4 72 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 72 (18.85%) CSS
5 64 (16.75%) Web Services
6 60 (15.71%) jQuery
7 55 (14.40%) .NET Framework
8 49 (12.83%) HTML5
9 39 (10.21%) XML
10 35 (9.16%) AngularJS
11 28 (7.33%) WCF
12 26 (6.81%) KnockoutJS
13 25 (6.54%) Entity Framework
14 23 (6.02%) Node.js
14 23 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (5.76%) LINQ
16 18 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (4.71%) CSS3
17 15 (3.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.45%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.19%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.40%) NHS
5 12 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.14%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.09%) Replication
8 6 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.31%) User Experience
10 4 (1.05%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.05%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.05%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.79%) EPoS
11 3 (0.79%) Informatics
11 3 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 137 (35.86%) Windows
2 86 (22.51%) Windows Server
3 52 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (7.85%) Linux
7 15 (3.93%) Android
7 15 (3.93%) Apple iOS
7 15 (3.93%) Unix
7 15 (3.93%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.09%) AIX
8 8 (2.09%) Solaris
9 7 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.31%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.05%) CentOS
11 4 (1.05%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.79%) HPUX
13 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.32%) MVC
2 101 (26.44%) ITIL
3 95 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (14.14%) Scrum
5 51 (13.35%) OO
5 51 (13.35%) Project Management
6 38 (9.95%) SDLC
7 36 (9.42%) Software Engineering
8 34 (8.90%) Web Development
9 32 (8.38%) Service Delivery
10 30 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (7.33%) CRM
12 22 (5.76%) Mentoring
12 22 (5.76%) Unit Testing
13 21 (5.50%) Business Analysis
14 20 (5.24%) Systems Analysis
15 19 (4.97%) SOA
15 19 (4.97%) TDD
16 17 (4.45%) OOP
16 17 (4.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (38.74%) SQL
2 137 (35.86%) C#
3 96 (25.13%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.09%) PowerShell
5 34 (8.90%) T-SQL
6 31 (8.12%) Java
7 15 (3.93%) C++
8 13 (3.40%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.36%) C
9 9 (2.36%) VB
10 8 (2.09%) Embedded C
10 8 (2.09%) Embedded C++
10 8 (2.09%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.83%) ANSI SQL
11 7 (1.83%) Progress 4GL
11 7 (1.83%) RPG
11 7 (1.83%) RPG III
11 7 (1.83%) RPG IV
11 7 (1.83%) Scala
11 7 (1.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.64%) Degree
3 30 (7.85%) MCSE
4 26 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.40%) CCNA
6 12 (3.14%) MCSA
7 10 (2.62%) MCP
8 9 (2.36%) A+ Certification
8 9 (2.36%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.09%) CCENT
10 6 (1.57%) CISA
10 6 (1.57%) CISSP
11 5 (1.31%) CEH
11 5 (1.31%) CISM
11 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.05%) SANS
12 4 (1.05%) SSCP
13 3 (0.79%) MCITP
13 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.71%) SLA
2 7 (1.83%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (16.23%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.62%) XenApp
4 8 (2.09%) Firmware
5 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.83%) vSphere
5 7 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.31%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.05%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.05%) Xen
8 2 (0.52%) Docker
8 2 (0.52%) LXC
9 1 (0.26%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (8.12%) SCCM
2 24 (6.28%) SCOM
3 10 (2.62%) Nagios
4 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.05%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.05%) Ansible
6 4 (1.05%) OpenNMS
6 4 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.05%) Puppet
6 4 (1.05%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.05%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (13.09%) VMware
2 49 (12.83%) Cisco
3 27 (7.07%) Citrix
4 15 (3.93%) SolarWinds
5 14 (3.66%) Oracle
5 14 (3.66%) Twitter
6 13 (3.40%) HP
6 13 (3.40%) IBM
6 13 (3.40%) MobileIron
7 8 (2.09%) Juniper
7 8 (2.09%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.83%) 3Com
8 7 (1.83%) AppSense
8 7 (1.83%) Draytek
8 7 (1.83%) NETGEAR
8 7 (1.83%) Veeam
8 7 (1.83%) ZyXEL
9 6 (1.57%) EMC
9 6 (1.57%) Google
9 6 (1.57%) Pega
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