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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 112 138 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 19.41% 20.51% 17.81%
As % of the Vendors category 46.47% 45.54% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 105 114 66
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,760 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,300 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
241 303 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 41.77% 45.02% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 218 247 142
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 85 £33,000 -5.71% 54
Durham -4 16 £30,459 +1.52% 9
Northumberland - 8 £40,750 - 1
Teesside - 2 £67,500 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 132 (53.23%) SQL Server
2 123 (49.60%) .NET
3 113 (45.56%) C#
4 92 (37.10%) MS Excel
5 91 (36.69%) JavaScript
5 91 (36.69%) SQL
6 83 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (33.06%) MVC
8 74 (29.84%) ASP.NET
9 68 (27.42%) HTML
10 58 (23.39%) jQuery
11 57 (22.98%) CSS
12 50 (20.16%) IIS
13 48 (19.35%) Project Management
14 45 (18.15%) Windows
14 45 (18.15%) HTML5
15 44 (17.74%) Visual Studio
16 43 (17.34%) Web Services
17 41 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 38 (15.32%) MS Office
19 37 (14.92%) Finance
19 37 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
20 36 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
21 35 (14.11%) .NET Framework
22 33 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
22 33 (13.31%) NHS
23 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (12.10%) AngularJS
24 30 (12.10%) ERP
25 29 (11.69%) Waterfall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (20.16%) IIS
2 26 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 25 (10.08%) MS Exchange
4 16 (6.45%) Node.js
5 12 (4.84%) CMS
6 8 (3.23%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.02%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.81%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.40%) Confluence
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.40%) Lync
12 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (37.10%) MS Excel
2 38 (15.32%) MS Office
3 7 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.21%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.81%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.40%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.08%) SaaS
3 21 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.45%) Heroku
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.40%) Linode
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.85%) SSL
2 15 (6.05%) HTTP
3 9 (3.63%) Internet
4 7 (2.82%) LAN
4 7 (2.82%) SAN
4 7 (2.82%) WAN
5 6 (2.42%) Firewall
5 6 (2.42%) NAS
6 5 (2.02%) VPN
7 2 (0.81%) DHCP
7 2 (0.81%) DNS
7 2 (0.81%) FTP
7 2 (0.81%) Intranet
7 2 (0.81%) MPLS
7 2 (0.81%) Network Security
7 2 (0.81%) SNMP
8 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (53.23%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.65%) DTS
4 14 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.63%) MySQL
9 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.61%) MS Access
12 3 (1.21%) Big Data
13 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.81%) OLAP
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle OWB
14 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (17.74%) Visual Studio
2 36 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.85%) JIRA
4 5 (2.02%) MSTest
4 5 (2.02%) NUnit
5 3 (1.21%) Moq
5 3 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.81%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (14.92%) Finance
2 25 (10.08%) Advertising
3 12 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.44%) Marketing
5 7 (2.82%) Back Office
6 5 (2.02%) Games
7 4 (1.61%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.61%) German Language
7 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (47.58%) Developer
2 72 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 48 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 36 (14.52%) Analyst
4 36 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (10.08%) Web Developer
6 23 (9.27%) Service Analyst
7 22 (8.87%) Lead Developer
8 21 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (8.47%) SQL Developer
9 18 (7.26%) .NET Web Developer
10 17 (6.85%) Consultant
11 16 (6.45%) HTML Developer
12 14 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (4.44%) Administrator
14 11 (4.44%) ITIL Service Analyst
14 11 (4.44%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
15 10 (4.03%) DBA
15 10 (4.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (49.60%) .NET
2 74 (29.84%) ASP.NET
3 68 (27.42%) HTML
4 58 (23.39%) jQuery
5 57 (22.98%) CSS
6 45 (18.15%) HTML5
7 43 (17.34%) Web Services
8 37 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (14.11%) .NET Framework
10 30 (12.10%) AngularJS
11 21 (8.47%) Entity Framework
12 20 (8.06%) CSS3
13 19 (7.66%) REST
14 17 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (6.45%) XML
16 15 (6.05%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (4.84%) WCF
18 10 (4.03%) Backbone.js
19 9 (3.63%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.31%) NHS
2 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (10.89%) Mobile App
4 21 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.63%) User Experience
6 8 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.82%) Clustering
7 7 (2.82%) iPhone
8 5 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.02%) Statistics
9 3 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.81%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) EPoS
11 1 (0.40%) Neural Network
11 1 (0.40%) Replication
11 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.15%) Windows
2 17 (6.85%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.63%) Android
5 7 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.42%) Linux
6 6 (2.42%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Unix
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (33.06%) MVC
3 48 (19.35%) Project Management
4 30 (12.10%) ERP
5 29 (11.69%) Waterfall
6 26 (10.48%) OO
7 25 (10.08%) ITIL
8 23 (9.27%) Line Management
8 23 (9.27%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.87%) Service Delivery
9 22 (8.87%) Software Engineering
10 21 (8.47%) CRM
10 21 (8.47%) Front End Development
10 21 (8.47%) Use Case
11 19 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.66%) Mobile Application Development
11 19 (7.66%) Product Management
12 18 (7.26%) OOP
13 16 (6.45%) Scrum
14 15 (6.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 113 (45.56%) C#
2 91 (36.69%) JavaScript
2 91 (36.69%) SQL
3 21 (8.47%) VB.NET
4 20 (8.06%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.65%) Java
5 14 (5.65%) VB
6 11 (4.44%) PHP
7 5 (2.02%) C
8 4 (1.61%) VB6
9 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.81%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (0.81%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) Ruby
10 2 (0.81%) Scala
10 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.81%) VBA
10 2 (0.81%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.40%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 41 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (11.69%) Degree
3 9 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.82%) MCSA
4 7 (2.82%) MCSE
5 6 (2.42%) MCP
5 6 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.02%) DBS Check
6 5 (2.02%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.61%) ISEB
7 4 (1.61%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
9 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.06%) QA
2 6 (2.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) HL7
4 1 (0.40%) COREP
4 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) FINREP
System Software
1 21 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.02%) vSphere
4 4 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.40%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (7.26%) Cisco
2 15 (6.05%) Twitter
3 13 (5.24%) Oracle
4 10 (4.03%) Apple
4 10 (4.03%) VMware
5 8 (3.23%) Dell
6 6 (2.42%) HP
7 5 (2.02%) Citrix
7 5 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.02%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.61%) Northgate
9 3 (1.21%) BT
10 2 (0.81%) Cerner
10 2 (0.81%) Juniper
10 2 (0.81%) McAfee
10 2 (0.81%) McKesson
10 2 (0.81%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.81%) Sage
11 1 (0.40%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Bonus, Pension
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