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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 113 127 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.75% 15.28% 21.75%
As % of the Vendors category 32.66% 32.90% 58.68%
Number of salaries quoted 107 102 132
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
346 386 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.17% 46.45% 37.06%
Number of salaries quoted 311 299 202
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 80 £35,000 +7.69% 56
Durham -13 25 £48,750 +57.25% 9
Northumberland +5 7 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Teesside - 1 £38,000 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 147 (53.85%) .NET
2 141 (51.65%) C#
3 133 (48.72%) SQL Server
4 101 (37.00%) ASP.NET
5 77 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 77 (28.21%) MS Excel
6 68 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (24.18%) SQL
8 59 (21.61%) Degree
9 58 (21.25%) .NET Framework
10 56 (20.51%) HTML
10 56 (20.51%) CSS
11 54 (19.78%) MVC
12 48 (17.58%) Java
13 47 (17.22%) Windows
14 44 (16.12%) jQuery
15 38 (13.92%) OO
15 38 (13.92%) SharePoint
16 37 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (13.19%) UML
18 35 (12.82%) MS Office
19 31 (11.36%) WCF
20 29 (10.62%) Visual Studio
21 28 (10.26%) VB
21 28 (10.26%) Oracle
21 28 (10.26%) MS Exchange
22 26 (9.52%) T-SQL
22 26 (9.52%) ITIL
22 26 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (9.52%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 38 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 28 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.49%) Alfresco
3 15 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.13%) IIS
5 13 (4.76%) SAS
6 12 (4.40%) CMS
7 11 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.66%) Documentum
9 8 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.47%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.47%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.10%) Lync
13 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.82%) MS Office
3 13 (4.76%) SPSS
4 8 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.20%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.83%) SaaS
2 5 (1.83%) Heroku
3 2 (0.73%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.66%) SAN
1 10 (3.66%) NAS
2 8 (2.93%) DNS
2 8 (2.93%) DHCP
3 7 (2.56%) HTTP
3 7 (2.56%) Firewall
4 6 (2.20%) LAN
4 6 (2.20%) WAN
5 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.83%) SSL
6 4 (1.47%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.73%) Internet
8 1 (0.37%) MPLS
8 1 (0.37%) OSPF
8 1 (0.37%) BGP
8 1 (0.37%) VLAN
8 1 (0.37%) VPN
8 1 (0.37%) POP3
8 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.49%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.76%) QlikView
6 13 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (4.76%) Pentaho
6 13 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (3.66%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.56%) Base SAS
10 7 (2.56%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 29 (10.62%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.13%) MSTest
3 14 (5.13%) NUnit
4 13 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (4.76%) Moq
5 8 (2.93%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.20%) ProC
6 6 (2.20%) MorphX
6 6 (2.20%) JIRA
7 3 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.73%) Subversion
9 1 (0.37%) Selenium
9 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.37%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 25 (9.16%) Finance
2 7 (2.56%) Legal
3 5 (1.83%) Advertising
4 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.47%) German Language
5 3 (1.10%) Hebrew Language
5 3 (1.10%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.10%) French Language
5 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.10%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
6 2 (0.73%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (53.48%) Developer
2 62 (22.71%) .NET Developer
3 43 (15.75%) C# Developer
4 35 (12.82%) Architect
5 34 (12.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (8.79%) Web Developer
7 20 (7.33%) Consultant
8 19 (6.96%) Lead Developer
8 19 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (6.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (6.23%) Analyst
11 16 (5.86%) Senior Developer
12 15 (5.49%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.66%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Developer
16 7 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 7 (2.56%) CRM Developer
16 7 (2.56%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (53.85%) .NET
2 101 (37.00%) ASP.NET
3 58 (21.25%) .NET Framework
4 56 (20.51%) CSS
4 56 (20.51%) HTML
5 44 (16.12%) jQuery
6 31 (11.36%) WCF
7 26 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (8.06%) Web Services
9 20 (7.33%) Ajax
10 19 (6.96%) Java EE
11 16 (5.86%) HTML5
12 15 (5.49%) JavaFX
12 15 (5.49%) Spring
12 15 (5.49%) Swing
12 15 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (5.13%) XML
14 13 (4.76%) WPF
14 13 (4.76%) Spring.NET
14 13 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.49%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.83%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.10%) User Experience
8 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.73%) Statistics
9 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.37%) Blog
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) W3C
9 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.22%) Windows
2 16 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.13%) Linux
4 13 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.30%) UNIX
6 7 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.20%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.78%) MVC
3 38 (13.92%) OO
4 36 (13.19%) UML
5 26 (9.52%) ITIL
5 26 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (9.52%) Scrum
6 24 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.42%) Content Management
8 21 (7.69%) Web Development
9 19 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.59%) Open Source
10 18 (6.59%) Dependency Injection
10 18 (6.59%) CRM
10 18 (6.59%) Analytics
10 18 (6.59%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.23%) TDD
11 17 (6.23%) Business Development
11 17 (6.23%) Business Analysis
12 16 (5.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 141 (51.65%) C#
2 77 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 66 (24.18%) SQL
4 48 (17.58%) Java
5 28 (10.26%) VB
6 26 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 25 (9.16%) C++
8 22 (8.06%) VB.NET
9 18 (6.59%) Python
10 13 (4.76%) R
11 11 (4.03%) C
12 10 (3.66%) PHP
12 10 (3.66%) PL/SQL
13 9 (3.30%) VB6
14 6 (2.20%) X++
15 5 (1.83%) Ruby
15 5 (1.83%) Perl
15 5 (1.83%) Scala
16 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 59 (21.61%) Degree
2 22 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.13%) MCP
4 13 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.03%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.83%) MCSA
7 4 (1.47%) MCSE
7 4 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.10%) CCNA
9 2 (0.73%) MCTS
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.37%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.37%) MCAD
10 1 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.40%) SLA
2 6 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.47%) NFS
5 4 (1.47%) XenApp
6 2 (0.73%) XenServer
6 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) SCCM
2 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (10.26%) Oracle
2 25 (9.16%) IBM
3 15 (5.49%) Cisco
3 15 (5.49%) VMware
4 13 (4.76%) Tableau
4 13 (4.76%) Cognos
5 11 (4.03%) EMC
5 11 (4.03%) OpenText
6 9 (3.30%) Citrix
7 7 (2.56%) SAP
8 6 (2.20%) Sybase
8 6 (2.20%) Fidessa
8 6 (2.20%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.20%) Teradata
8 6 (2.20%) Reuters
8 6 (2.20%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.83%) NetApp
9 5 (1.83%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.47%) Lotus
10 4 (1.47%) HP
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