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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 183 157 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.18% 21.48% 18.79%
As % of the Vendors category 46.33% 52.68% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 161 122 119
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
395 298 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 56.51% 40.77% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 351 226 318
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 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 24 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 +6 161 £36,500 +6.56% 40
Durham 0 18 £30,000 -40.00% 7
Northumberland 0 1 £36,000 +44.00%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 173 (55.27%) SQL Server
2 149 (47.60%) .NET
3 126 (40.26%) MS Excel
4 124 (39.62%) SQL
5 122 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (38.34%) C#
7 116 (37.06%) ASP.NET
8 110 (35.14%) MVC
9 95 (30.35%) JavaScript
10 92 (29.39%) Windows
11 85 (27.16%) HTML
12 77 (24.60%) ITIL
13 73 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (22.36%) Finance
15 67 (21.41%) CSS
16 63 (20.13%) Web Services
17 59 (18.85%) Windows Server
18 56 (17.89%) Project Management
19 55 (17.57%) Scrum
19 55 (17.57%) .NET Framework
20 52 (16.61%) HTML5
21 50 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
22 48 (15.34%) OO
23 47 (15.02%) jQuery
24 44 (14.06%) MS Office
25 41 (13.10%) IIS
25 41 (13.10%) CRM
25 41 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
26 39 (12.46%) SDLC
27 38 (12.14%) Degree

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 (13.10%) IIS
2 29 (9.27%) MS Exchange
3 24 (7.67%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.43%) Node.js
5 16 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (4.79%) Skype for Business
7 11 (3.51%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.56%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.24%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.92%) CMS
12 5 (1.60%) SAS
13 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.96%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 126 (40.26%) MS Excel
2 44 (14.06%) MS Office
3 8 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) MS Project
5 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (7.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.07%) SaaS
4 12 (3.83%) Heroku
5 11 (3.51%) Office 365
6 8 (2.56%) DigitalOcean
6 8 (2.56%) Linode
7 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.64%) GitHub
8 2 (0.64%) IaaS
8 2 (0.64%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.32%) Force.com
9 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.79%) DNS
2 14 (4.47%) SSL
3 12 (3.83%) DHCP
3 12 (3.83%) HTTP
4 11 (3.51%) Skype
4 11 (3.51%) VoIP
5 9 (2.88%) Firewall
6 6 (1.92%) Internet
6 6 (1.92%) NetScaler
7 5 (1.60%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.28%) VPN
9 3 (0.96%) LAN
9 3 (0.96%) SAN
9 3 (0.96%) SNMP
9 3 (0.96%) WAN
10 2 (0.64%) BGP
10 2 (0.64%) FTP
10 2 (0.64%) NAS
10 2 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (55.27%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (8.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (6.39%) MySQL
8 16 (5.11%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.83%) Big Data
10 11 (3.51%) Hadoop
11 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.92%) DB2
13 6 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
14 5 (1.60%) OLAP
15 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.28%) MS Access
15 4 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
15 4 (1.28%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 50 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (9.90%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.83%) JIRA
5 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.56%) CruiseControl
6 8 (2.56%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.28%) MSTest
7 4 (1.28%) NUnit
7 4 (1.28%) Subversion
8 2 (0.64%) git-flow
8 2 (0.64%) GitLab
8 2 (0.64%) MSI
9 1 (0.32%) Moq
9 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 70 (22.36%) Finance
2 32 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.79%) Advertising
4 12 (3.83%) Back Office
4 12 (3.83%) Marketing
5 2 (0.64%) Games
5 2 (0.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Electronics
6 1 (0.32%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (46.96%) Developer
2 79 (25.24%) .NET Developer
3 56 (17.89%) C# Developer
4 48 (15.34%) Analyst
5 45 (14.38%) Software Developer
6 43 (13.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (8.31%) SQL Developer
8 25 (7.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (7.35%) Service Analyst
10 22 (7.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (7.03%) Senior Developer
11 21 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
11 21 (6.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 18 (5.75%) Architect
13 16 (5.11%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (4.79%) Lead Developer
14 15 (4.79%) Technical Architect
14 15 (4.79%) Web Developer
15 14 (4.47%) Software Engineer
16 13 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (47.60%) .NET
2 116 (37.06%) ASP.NET
3 85 (27.16%) HTML
4 73 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (21.41%) CSS
6 63 (20.13%) Web Services
7 55 (17.57%) .NET Framework
8 52 (16.61%) HTML5
9 47 (15.02%) jQuery
10 37 (11.82%) KnockoutJS
11 34 (10.86%) XML
12 31 (9.90%) Entity Framework
13 30 (9.58%) CSS3
14 29 (9.27%) AngularJS
15 28 (8.95%) WCF
16 27 (8.63%) LINQ
17 25 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (5.75%) Ajax
19 17 (5.43%) REST
20 13 (4.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.11%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.88%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.56%) User Experience
8 7 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.24%) NHS
9 5 (1.60%) EPoS
9 5 (1.60%) Health Informatics
9 5 (1.60%) Informatics
9 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.28%) Clustering
10 4 (1.28%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.28%) iPhone
10 4 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.39%) Windows
2 59 (18.85%) Windows Server
3 33 (10.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (6.71%) Linux
6 17 (5.43%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.56%) CentOS
8 8 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.56%) Unix
9 6 (1.92%) Android
10 4 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.32%) AIX
12 1 (0.32%) Solaris
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (35.14%) MVC
3 77 (24.60%) ITIL
4 56 (17.89%) Project Management
5 55 (17.57%) Scrum
6 48 (15.34%) OO
7 41 (13.10%) CRM
8 39 (12.46%) SDLC
9 35 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (11.18%) Software Engineering
10 32 (10.22%) Waterfall
11 27 (8.63%) Business Analysis
11 27 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (8.63%) Service Delivery
12 24 (7.67%) Unit Testing
12 24 (7.67%) Web Development
13 23 (7.35%) TDD
14 18 (5.75%) ERP
14 18 (5.75%) SOA
15 17 (5.43%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 124 (39.62%) SQL
2 120 (38.34%) C#
3 95 (30.35%) JavaScript
4 36 (11.50%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.39%) PowerShell
6 17 (5.43%) Java
7 12 (3.83%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.51%) ANSI SQL
8 11 (3.51%) Scala
8 11 (3.51%) VB
9 7 (2.24%) VBA
10 6 (1.92%) Progress 4GL
10 6 (1.92%) RPG
10 6 (1.92%) RPG III
10 6 (1.92%) RPG IV
11 5 (1.60%) C
12 4 (1.28%) C++
12 4 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (1.28%) Ruby
12 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (12.14%) Degree
2 24 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.11%) MCSE
4 10 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) CCNA
6 3 (0.96%) ISEB
6 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.96%) MCSA
6 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.64%) CCNP
7 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.64%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.64%) MCITP
7 2 (0.64%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.71%) QA
2 17 (5.43%) SLA
3 5 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) COREP
5 1 (0.32%) FINREP
5 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 34 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.56%) VirtualBox
3 8 (2.56%) Xen
4 6 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.92%) XenApp
5 5 (1.60%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.60%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.64%) vSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (4.79%) SCCM
2 8 (2.56%) Ansible
2 8 (2.56%) Nagios
2 8 (2.56%) OpenNMS
2 8 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.56%) Puppet
2 8 (2.56%) ZABBIX
2 8 (2.56%) Zenoss
3 6 (1.92%) SCOM
4 2 (0.64%) 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 32 (10.22%) VMware
2 20 (6.39%) Oracle
3 16 (5.11%) Cisco
4 10 (3.19%) Google
5 9 (2.88%) Rackspace
5 9 (2.88%) Xamarin
6 8 (2.56%) Citrix
6 8 (2.56%) SaltStack
7 7 (2.24%) IBM
7 7 (2.24%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.92%) Apple
8 6 (1.92%) Dell
8 6 (1.92%) F5
8 6 (1.92%) HP
8 6 (1.92%) MobileIron
8 6 (1.92%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.60%) Avaya
9 5 (1.60%) Nortel
9 5 (1.60%) Sophos
9 5 (1.60%) Twitter
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £52, 000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27-35K + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Colossus Associates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33,000 - 37,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: £35,000 per annum On Call Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + 27 days hol, Private health, Free parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Share Scheme, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 12 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 12 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 12 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 12 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Darlington
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 17 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 18 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 18 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 18 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago