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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 195 154 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.35% 19.82% 18.65%
As % of the Vendors category 48.27% 47.83% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 178 119 107
Median salary £35,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
404 322 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.59% 41.44% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 364 247 287
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,046 £47,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +8 171 £36,500 +4.28% 40
Durham -3 18 £30,000 -40.00% 8
Northumberland +2 2 £38,750 +29.16%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 170 (55.19%) SQL Server
2 148 (48.05%) .NET
3 125 (40.58%) SQL
3 125 (40.58%) MS Excel
4 120 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (38.64%) C#
6 111 (36.04%) ASP.NET
7 109 (35.39%) MVC
8 92 (29.87%) JavaScript
9 82 (26.62%) Windows
10 80 (25.97%) HTML
11 70 (22.73%) ITIL
12 69 (22.40%) Finance
12 69 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 64 (20.78%) CSS
14 61 (19.81%) Web Services
15 58 (18.83%) Project Management
16 52 (16.88%) .NET Framework
17 51 (16.56%) Scrum
18 50 (16.23%) HTML5
19 49 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
19 49 (15.91%) MS Office
20 48 (15.58%) Windows Server
21 46 (14.94%) OO
21 46 (14.94%) jQuery
22 43 (13.96%) CRM
23 41 (13.31%) IIS
24 39 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
25 37 (12.01%) Degree
26 36 (11.69%) SDLC

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 41 (13.31%) IIS
2 24 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 23 (7.47%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.19%) Node.js
5 14 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (3.57%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.92%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.60%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.27%) CMS
9 7 (2.27%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.62%) SAS
11 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.97%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 125 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 49 (15.91%) MS Office
3 8 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.14%) SaaS
4 13 (4.22%) Heroku
5 8 (2.60%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (2.60%) Linode
6 6 (1.95%) Office 365
7 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.65%) GitHub
7 2 (0.65%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Force.com
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.55%) SSL
2 13 (4.22%) HTTP
3 11 (3.57%) VoIP
4 9 (2.92%) Firewall
5 8 (2.60%) DNS
6 7 (2.27%) Skype
7 6 (1.95%) Internet
8 5 (1.62%) BIG-IP
8 5 (1.62%) DHCP
9 4 (1.30%) LAN
9 4 (1.30%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.30%) VPN
10 3 (0.97%) NAS
10 3 (0.97%) SNMP
10 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.97%) WAN
11 2 (0.65%) BGP
11 2 (0.65%) FTP
11 2 (0.65%) SAN
11 2 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (55.19%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (8.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (6.49%) MySQL
7 16 (5.19%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.25%) Big Data
8 10 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.92%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.95%) DB2
13 5 (1.62%) MS Access
14 4 (1.30%) DTS
14 4 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (0.97%) OLAP
15 3 (0.97%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 49 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.22%) JIRA
5 8 (2.60%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.95%) CruiseControl
6 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.30%) MSTest
7 4 (1.30%) NUnit
7 4 (1.30%) Subversion
8 2 (0.65%) git-flow
8 2 (0.65%) GitLab
9 1 (0.32%) Moq
9 1 (0.32%) MSI
9 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 69 (22.40%) Finance
2 30 (9.74%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.19%) Advertising
4 13 (4.22%) Marketing
5 12 (3.90%) Back Office
6 2 (0.65%) Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Games
6 2 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (46.75%) Developer
2 78 (25.32%) .NET Developer
3 55 (17.86%) Analyst
4 52 (16.88%) C# Developer
5 40 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (12.66%) Software Developer
7 27 (8.77%) Service Analyst
8 26 (8.44%) SQL Developer
9 25 (8.12%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (7.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (7.14%) Senior Developer
12 21 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (5.84%) Lead Developer
14 17 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
15 16 (5.19%) Architect
15 16 (5.19%) Web Developer
16 15 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 13 (4.22%) C# Software Developer
17 13 (4.22%) Lead Software Developer
17 13 (4.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (48.05%) .NET
2 111 (36.04%) ASP.NET
3 80 (25.97%) HTML
4 69 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (20.78%) CSS
6 61 (19.81%) Web Services
7 52 (16.88%) .NET Framework
8 50 (16.23%) HTML5
9 46 (14.94%) jQuery
10 33 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
11 31 (10.06%) Entity Framework
12 30 (9.74%) XML
13 28 (9.09%) AngularJS
13 28 (9.09%) CSS3
14 26 (8.44%) WCF
15 25 (8.12%) LINQ
16 24 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (5.52%) REST
18 16 (5.19%) Ajax
19 12 (3.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.90%) NHS
6 11 (3.57%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.92%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.60%) User Experience
9 5 (1.62%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.62%) EPoS
9 5 (1.62%) Health Informatics
9 5 (1.62%) Informatics
9 5 (1.62%) iPhone
9 5 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.30%) Clustering
11 3 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.65%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.62%) Windows
2 48 (15.58%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (6.17%) Windows 7
6 15 (4.87%) Linux
7 8 (2.60%) CentOS
7 8 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.27%) Android
8 7 (2.27%) Unix
8 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.62%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (35.39%) MVC
3 70 (22.73%) ITIL
4 58 (18.83%) Project Management
5 51 (16.56%) Scrum
6 46 (14.94%) OO
7 43 (13.96%) CRM
8 36 (11.69%) SDLC
9 34 (11.04%) Waterfall
10 32 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (9.74%) Software Engineering
12 27 (8.77%) Business Analysis
12 27 (8.77%) Web Development
13 26 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (8.12%) Service Delivery
14 25 (8.12%) Unit Testing
15 22 (7.14%) ERP
16 20 (6.49%) Line Management
16 20 (6.49%) TDD
17 19 (6.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (40.58%) SQL
2 119 (38.64%) C#
3 92 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.19%) Java
6 13 (4.22%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.90%) VB
7 12 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.57%) ANSI SQL
9 9 (2.92%) Scala
10 7 (2.27%) VBA
11 5 (1.62%) C
11 5 (1.62%) Progress 4GL
11 5 (1.62%) RPG
11 5 (1.62%) RPG III
11 5 (1.62%) RPG IV
11 5 (1.62%) Ruby
12 4 (1.30%) C++
12 4 (1.30%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (12.01%) Degree
2 19 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.25%) MCSE
5 6 (1.95%) ISEB
5 6 (1.95%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.97%) MCSA
6 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.65%) CCNP
7 2 (0.65%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.65%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.65%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CCNA
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.49%) QA
2 17 (5.52%) SLA
3 5 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) COREP
5 1 (0.32%) FINREP
5 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.60%) VirtualBox
3 8 (2.60%) Xen
4 5 (1.62%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.97%) XenApp
5 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.55%) SCCM
2 8 (2.60%) Ansible
2 8 (2.60%) Nagios
2 8 (2.60%) OpenNMS
2 8 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.60%) Puppet
2 8 (2.60%) ZABBIX
2 8 (2.60%) Zenoss
3 3 (0.97%) SCOM
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (8.12%) VMware
2 21 (6.82%) Oracle
3 17 (5.52%) Cisco
4 9 (2.92%) Dell
4 9 (2.92%) Google
4 9 (2.92%) HP
4 9 (2.92%) Rackspace
5 8 (2.60%) SaltStack
6 7 (2.27%) Apple
6 7 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.27%) Twitter
6 7 (2.27%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.95%) F5
7 6 (1.95%) IBM
8 5 (1.62%) Avaya
8 5 (1.62%) Blue Coat
8 5 (1.62%) Citrix
8 5 (1.62%) Fujitsu
8 5 (1.62%) Nortel
8 5 (1.62%) Sophos
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 27 days hol, Private health, Free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Bonus, Flexible Hours
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped OTE, Market Leading Training
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped OTE + Market Leading Training
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum Other benefits included
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
NECS
Salary: £26,302 - 35,225 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Durham, County Durham
NECS
Salary: £26,302 - 35,225 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Durham
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40 - £41 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Darlington
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 21 days ago
Gateshead
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Gateshead
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance/ Bonus Structure
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago