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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 186 178 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.66% 23.15% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 38.83% 52.82% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 160 147 107
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +19.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £60,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
479 337 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 58.34% 43.82% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 427 266 337
Median salary £37,950 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 +5 158 £35,000 - 36
Durham -3 22 £30,764 -38.47% 6
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 182 (52.45%) SQL Server
2 156 (44.96%) .NET
3 140 (40.35%) SQL
4 128 (36.89%) C#
5 126 (36.31%) ASP.NET
5 126 (36.31%) MS Excel
6 120 (34.58%) Windows
6 120 (34.58%) MVC
7 117 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (28.24%) ITIL
9 97 (27.95%) JavaScript
10 91 (26.22%) HTML
11 85 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 76 (21.90%) Windows Server
13 71 (20.46%) CSS
14 62 (17.87%) Scrum
15 60 (17.29%) Web Services
16 57 (16.43%) Finance
17 56 (16.14%) .NET Framework
18 55 (15.85%) Project Management
19 54 (15.56%) jQuery
20 52 (14.99%) HTML5
21 46 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
21 46 (13.26%) Active Directory
22 45 (12.97%) OO
23 43 (12.39%) VMware
23 43 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
24 42 (12.10%) SDLC
25 40 (11.53%) IIS
25 40 (11.53%) T-SQL

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 40 (11.53%) IIS
2 36 (10.37%) MS Exchange
3 34 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 24 (6.92%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.17%) Apache Spark
7 11 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.17%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.31%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.73%) CMS
10 6 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.44%) SAS
12 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.86%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 126 (36.31%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.80%) MS Office
3 6 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) MS Project
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (8.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.73%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.76%) Office 365
4 10 (2.88%) SaaS
5 8 (2.31%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (2.31%) Linode
6 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.86%) Heroku
7 3 (0.86%) IaaS
7 3 (0.86%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.58%) GitHub
8 2 (0.58%) PaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.29%) Force.com
9 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.76%) Skype
2 19 (5.48%) DNS
3 16 (4.61%) DHCP
4 11 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.17%) VoIP
5 10 (2.88%) Firewall
6 7 (2.02%) NetScaler
6 7 (2.02%) SSL
7 5 (1.44%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.15%) HTTP
8 4 (1.15%) Internet
8 4 (1.15%) SAN
8 4 (1.15%) VPN
9 3 (0.86%) LAN
9 3 (0.86%) SNMP
9 3 (0.86%) WAN
9 3 (0.86%) Wireless
10 2 (0.58%) BGP
10 2 (0.58%) NAS
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (52.45%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (6.05%) MySQL
8 16 (4.61%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.46%) Big Data
10 11 (3.17%) Hadoop
10 11 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.73%) DB2
13 6 (1.73%) Oracle Discoverer
14 5 (1.44%) OLAP
15 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Power View
15 4 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
15 4 (1.15%) PerformancePoint
15 4 (1.15%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 43 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (7.49%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.59%) CruiseControl
4 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (2.31%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.15%) JIRA
6 4 (1.15%) MSTest
6 4 (1.15%) NUnit
6 4 (1.15%) Subversion
7 2 (0.58%) git-flow
7 2 (0.58%) GitLab
7 2 (0.58%) MSI
8 1 (0.29%) Moq
8 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 57 (16.43%) Finance
2 30 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.61%) Advertising
4 11 (3.17%) Marketing
5 10 (2.88%) Back Office
6 3 (0.86%) Retail
7 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 162 (46.69%) Developer
2 89 (25.65%) .NET Developer
3 59 (17.00%) Software Developer
4 58 (16.71%) C# Developer
5 48 (13.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (11.82%) Analyst
7 32 (9.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (8.65%) .NET Software Developer
9 29 (8.36%) SQL Developer
10 28 (8.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (6.92%) Senior Developer
12 23 (6.63%) Web Developer
13 20 (5.76%) C# Software Developer
14 18 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 18 (5.19%) Service Analyst
14 18 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (5.19%) Support Engineer
15 17 (4.90%) Consultant
15 17 (4.90%) Lead Developer
16 14 (4.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (44.96%) .NET
2 126 (36.31%) ASP.NET
3 91 (26.22%) HTML
4 85 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 71 (20.46%) CSS
6 60 (17.29%) Web Services
7 56 (16.14%) .NET Framework
8 54 (15.56%) jQuery
9 52 (14.99%) HTML5
10 38 (10.95%) XML
11 36 (10.37%) KnockoutJS
12 30 (8.65%) WCF
13 29 (8.36%) AngularJS
13 29 (8.36%) Entity Framework
14 28 (8.07%) LINQ
15 27 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (7.78%) CSS3
16 18 (5.19%) Node.js
17 14 (4.03%) React
17 14 (4.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.75%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 10 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.59%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.59%) Replication
6 7 (2.02%) NHS
6 7 (2.02%) User Experience
6 7 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.44%) EPoS
7 5 (1.44%) Health Informatics
7 5 (1.44%) Informatics
7 5 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.15%) Clustering
8 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 120 (34.58%) Windows
2 76 (21.90%) Windows Server
3 46 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (8.36%) Linux
6 22 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.90%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.46%) Unix
9 11 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.31%) AIX
10 8 (2.31%) Android
10 8 (2.31%) CentOS
10 8 (2.31%) Solaris
11 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.44%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.86%) HPUX
13 3 (0.86%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (34.58%) MVC
2 117 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (28.24%) ITIL
4 62 (17.87%) Scrum
5 55 (15.85%) Project Management
6 45 (12.97%) OO
7 42 (12.10%) SDLC
8 38 (10.95%) CRM
9 35 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (8.65%) Software Engineering
11 28 (8.07%) Web Development
12 27 (7.78%) Service Delivery
13 26 (7.49%) TDD
14 25 (7.20%) Business Analysis
15 20 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (5.76%) SOA
16 19 (5.48%) Incident Management
16 19 (5.48%) Systems Analysis
16 19 (5.48%) Unit Testing
16 19 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 140 (40.35%) SQL
2 128 (36.89%) C#
3 97 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 40 (11.53%) T-SQL
5 35 (10.09%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.48%) Java
7 11 (3.17%) Scala
7 11 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 10 (2.88%) VB
9 9 (2.59%) ANSI SQL
10 7 (2.02%) VBA
11 6 (1.73%) Progress 4GL
11 6 (1.73%) RPG
11 6 (1.73%) RPG III
11 6 (1.73%) RPG IV
11 6 (1.73%) VBScript
12 5 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.15%) C++
13 4 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (9.80%) Degree
3 22 (6.34%) MCSE
4 11 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.59%) MCSA
5 9 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.31%) CCNA
7 5 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.15%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.15%) CCENT
8 4 (1.15%) MCP
9 3 (0.86%) MCITP
9 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.58%) CCNP
10 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.58%) ISEB
10 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.58%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.58%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.48%) SLA
2 11 (3.17%) QA
3 5 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 46 (13.26%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.31%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.31%) VirtualBox
3 8 (2.31%) Xen
3 8 (2.31%) XenApp
4 7 (2.02%) vSphere
5 6 (1.73%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.44%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (6.63%) SCCM
2 13 (3.75%) Nagios
2 13 (3.75%) SCOM
3 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (2.31%) Ansible
4 8 (2.31%) OpenNMS
4 8 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.31%) Puppet
4 8 (2.31%) ZABBIX
4 8 (2.31%) Zenoss
5 3 (0.86%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (12.39%) VMware
2 28 (8.07%) Cisco
3 20 (5.76%) Citrix
4 14 (4.03%) Oracle
5 11 (3.17%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.88%) Google
6 10 (2.88%) HP
7 9 (2.59%) Rackspace
8 8 (2.31%) MobileIron
8 8 (2.31%) SaltStack
8 8 (2.31%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.31%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.02%) Apple
9 7 (2.02%) IBM
9 7 (2.02%) Twitter
10 6 (1.73%) AppSense
10 6 (1.73%) Dell
10 6 (1.73%) F5
10 6 (1.73%) Juniper
11 5 (1.44%) Nortel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Home Working
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £- Competetive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £26302.00 - £35225.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Durham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £26302.00 - £35225.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Oncall Period, Over
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Global Travel, Pension and Training!
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35409.00 - £39842.00 per annum + Benefit&bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita plc
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
BMC Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bond Dickinson
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bond Dickinson
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago