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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / North East
Rank 4 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 136 122 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 20.48% 19.71% 21.66%
As % of the Vendors category 45.48% 44.04% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 118 115 123
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,970 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £51,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
299 277 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.03% 44.75% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 248 251 261
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £55,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +4 97 £28,000 -15.15% 22
Durham +3 30 £38,500 +26.40% 7
Northumberland -1 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 108 (36.24%) Windows
2 96 (32.21%) SQL Server
3 84 (28.19%) .NET
3 84 (28.19%) Active Directory
4 82 (27.52%) SQL
4 82 (27.52%) C#
5 71 (23.83%) MS Excel
6 68 (22.82%) ITIL
7 60 (20.13%) ASP.NET
8 59 (19.80%) MS Office
8 59 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 51 (17.11%) MS Exchange
10 50 (16.78%) Windows Server
11 46 (15.44%) MVC
12 44 (14.77%) JavaScript
12 44 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (14.43%) VMware
14 41 (13.76%) Cisco
15 38 (12.75%) Web Services
15 38 (12.75%) Office 365
16 36 (12.08%) CSS
16 36 (12.08%) DNS
17 35 (11.74%) DHCP
17 35 (11.74%) HTML
17 35 (11.74%) OO
17 35 (11.74%) jQuery
18 34 (11.41%) Skype for Business
19 33 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (11.07%) Skype
19 33 (11.07%) 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 51 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.41%) Skype for Business
3 21 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (6.04%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.37%) IIS
6 13 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.35%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.68%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.01%) CMS
10 3 (1.01%) Documentum
10 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.67%) CICS
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.67%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.67%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 71 (23.83%) MS Excel
2 59 (19.80%) MS Office
3 7 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.67%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.68%) Visualfiles
3 4 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.01%) Maximo
5 2 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.34%) Magento
6 1 (0.34%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.75%) Office 365
2 30 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.35%) PaaS
5 4 (1.34%) Yammer
6 3 (1.01%) SaaS
7 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.67%) IaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.34%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) Linode
8 1 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.08%) DNS
2 35 (11.74%) DHCP
3 33 (11.07%) Skype
4 21 (7.05%) Firewall
5 14 (4.70%) Bluetooth
5 14 (4.70%) Ethernet
5 14 (4.70%) RS-232
5 14 (4.70%) RS-485
6 11 (3.69%) WAN
7 9 (3.02%) LAN
7 9 (3.02%) VPN
8 8 (2.68%) Intranet
9 6 (2.01%) HTTP
10 4 (1.34%) PBX
10 4 (1.34%) SAN
11 3 (1.01%) Internet
11 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.01%) VLAN
11 3 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (32.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.68%) DocumentDB
9 5 (1.68%) MS Access
9 5 (1.68%) MySQL
9 5 (1.68%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.34%) Big Data
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.38%) Subversion
4 13 (4.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.67%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.67%) JIRA
5 2 (0.67%) MSTest
5 2 (0.67%) NUnit
6 1 (0.34%) GitLab
6 1 (0.34%) JMeter
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (7.05%) Finance
2 16 (5.37%) Advertising
3 12 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.68%) Back Office
4 8 (2.68%) Legal
4 8 (2.68%) Marketing
5 7 (2.35%) Banking
5 7 (2.35%) Retail
6 6 (2.01%) Law
7 4 (1.34%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (25.17%) Developer
2 48 (16.11%) Analyst
3 41 (13.76%) .NET Developer
4 32 (10.74%) Support Engineer
5 30 (10.07%) C# Developer
6 29 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (8.72%) Consultant
8 23 (7.72%) Software Developer
9 22 (7.38%) Software Engineer
10 18 (6.04%) Support Analyst
11 17 (5.70%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (5.37%) Technical Support
12 16 (5.37%) Wintel Engineer
13 14 (4.70%) C Software Engineer
13 14 (4.70%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (4.70%) Embedded C Engineer
13 14 (4.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 14 (4.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 14 (4.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (28.19%) .NET
2 60 (20.13%) ASP.NET
3 38 (12.75%) Web Services
4 36 (12.08%) CSS
5 35 (11.74%) HTML
5 35 (11.74%) jQuery
6 30 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (8.39%) XML
8 22 (7.38%) .NET Framework
9 14 (4.70%) Qt
10 12 (4.03%) AngularJS
10 12 (4.03%) WCF
11 10 (3.36%) CSS3
11 10 (3.36%) HTML5
12 8 (2.68%) Classic ASP
12 8 (2.68%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.68%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.03%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.69%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.02%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.68%) Clustering
5 8 (2.68%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.34%) PKI
10 3 (1.01%) iPhone
10 3 (1.01%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.67%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.67%) Ergonomics
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 108 (36.24%) Windows
2 50 (16.78%) Windows Server
3 32 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (8.39%) Linux
6 24 (8.05%) Unix
7 21 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (6.71%) Android
9 19 (6.38%) Windows XP
10 18 (6.04%) Apple iOS
11 13 (4.36%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.34%) AIX
12 4 (1.34%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.01%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.67%) OS/390
14 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.67%) Solaris
14 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.82%) ITIL
2 46 (15.44%) MVC
3 44 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (11.74%) OO
5 33 (11.07%) Software Engineering
6 23 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (7.72%) Scrum
7 22 (7.38%) Service Delivery
8 20 (6.71%) Problem Management
9 16 (5.37%) Analytics
10 14 (4.70%) Embedded Software Development
10 14 (4.70%) Migration
10 14 (4.70%) UML
11 13 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (4.36%) Service Management
11 13 (4.36%) Web Development
12 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 12 (4.03%) SDLC
13 11 (3.69%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.52%) C#
1 82 (27.52%) SQL
2 44 (14.77%) JavaScript
3 32 (10.74%) Java
4 25 (8.39%) VB.NET
5 22 (7.38%) C++
6 20 (6.71%) C
7 19 (6.38%) PowerShell
8 18 (6.04%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.70%) Embedded C
9 14 (4.70%) Embedded C++
9 14 (4.70%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.01%) VBA
11 4 (1.34%) VB
12 3 (1.01%) PHP
13 2 (0.67%) COBOL
13 2 (0.67%) Python
13 2 (0.67%) VB6
14 1 (0.34%) Ruby
14 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 59 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.07%) Degree
3 29 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (6.71%) MCSE
5 18 (6.04%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.36%) CISA
6 10 (3.36%) CISM
6 10 (3.36%) CISSP
6 10 (3.36%) MCSA
6 10 (3.36%) SSCP
7 9 (3.02%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.35%) CEH
8 7 (2.35%) SANS
9 5 (1.68%) CCNA
9 5 (1.68%) MCP
10 3 (1.01%) MCDST
10 3 (1.01%) MCITP
11 2 (0.67%) MOS
11 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.34%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.05%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) DICOM
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (28.19%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.03%) Firmware
4 14 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.67%) Docker
5 2 (0.67%) LXC
5 2 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.67%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (6.38%) SCCM
2 13 (4.36%) SCOM
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.67%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.34%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 43 (14.43%) VMware
2 41 (13.76%) Cisco
3 24 (8.05%) Citrix
4 17 (5.70%) Oracle
5 11 (3.69%) SolarWinds
6 10 (3.36%) ArcSight
6 10 (3.36%) Forcepoint
6 10 (3.36%) IBM
6 10 (3.36%) Intel Security
6 10 (3.36%) Qualys
6 10 (3.36%) Tripwire
7 8 (2.68%) MobileIron
8 7 (2.35%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (2.01%) EMC
9 6 (2.01%) HP
10 5 (1.68%) Dell
10 5 (1.68%) LexisNexis
11 4 (1.34%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.34%) Sophos
11 4 (1.34%) Xamarin
Teesside
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northumberland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 14 hours ago
Durham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Vianet Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: 2 days ago
HQ in Leeds or Hub Offices in Exeter, London,...
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 13 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle
RCDTS
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped sales commission
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Billingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Blaydon-on-tyne, Tyne And Wear
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £17000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: €17500 - €100000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago