The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 75 84 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.31% 12.90% 16.20%
As % of the Vendors category 50.34% 30.22% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 70 66 76
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £21,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
149 278 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.41% 42.70% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 133 207 133
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Tyne and Wear region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 54 £33,250 +2.30% 50
Sunderland +3 12 £40,000 +100.00% 3
Gateshead -4 8 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

1 101 (53.44%) SQL Server
2 99 (52.38%) .NET
3 90 (47.62%) C#
4 82 (43.39%) ASP.NET
5 70 (37.04%) MS Excel
6 66 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (31.22%) JavaScript
8 56 (29.63%) SQL
9 48 (25.40%) MVC
10 43 (22.75%) Windows
11 41 (21.69%) HTML
12 36 (19.05%) CSS
13 33 (17.46%) .NET Framework
14 29 (15.34%) MS Office
15 27 (14.29%) ITIL
16 26 (13.76%) Oracle
16 26 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (13.23%) VB
17 25 (13.23%) MS Exchange
17 25 (13.23%) jQuery
17 25 (13.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (12.70%) WCF
18 24 (12.70%) T-SQL
18 24 (12.70%) IBM
19 23 (12.17%) SharePoint
19 23 (12.17%) Scrum
19 23 (12.17%) Content Management
20 22 (11.64%) OO
21 21 (11.11%) Visual Studio
21 21 (11.11%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 25 (13.23%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.17%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.94%) Alfresco
3 15 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.88%) SAS
5 11 (5.82%) CMS
5 11 (5.82%) IIS
5 11 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.29%) Documentum
7 8 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.12%) Umbraco
9 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.59%) Lync
11 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.53%) DNN
Applications
1 70 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 29 (15.34%) MS Office
3 13 (6.88%) SPSS
4 8 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.65%) SaaS
2 5 (2.65%) Heroku
3 2 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.29%) SAN
1 10 (5.29%) NAS
2 8 (4.23%) DHCP
2 8 (4.23%) DNS
3 7 (3.70%) HTTP
3 7 (3.70%) Firewall
4 5 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.65%) SSL
4 5 (2.65%) LAN
4 5 (2.65%) WAN
5 4 (2.12%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.06%) Internet
7 1 (0.53%) MPLS
7 1 (0.53%) OSPF
7 1 (0.53%) BGP
7 1 (0.53%) VLAN
7 1 (0.53%) HSRP
7 1 (0.53%) POP3
7 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (53.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.88%) Pentaho
4 13 (6.88%) RDBMS
4 13 (6.88%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (6.88%) QlikView
5 10 (5.29%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.70%) Base SAS
7 7 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.17%) Big Data
8 6 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.88%) MSTest
3 13 (6.88%) NUnit
4 12 (6.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (6.35%) Moq
5 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (3.17%) ProC
6 6 (3.17%) JIRA
7 3 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.06%) Subversion
9 1 (0.53%) Selenium
9 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.53%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 15 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
2 3 (1.59%) Advertising
2 3 (1.59%) French Language
2 3 (1.59%) German Language
2 3 (1.59%) Hebrew Language
2 3 (1.59%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.06%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Local Government
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (51.32%) Developer
2 43 (22.75%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.23%) C# Developer
4 17 (8.99%) Consultant
5 16 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (7.41%) Analyst
6 14 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 14 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.88%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.82%) Architect
9 10 (5.29%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 7 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.17%) SAS BI Consultant
12 6 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.17%) Field Engineer
13 5 (2.65%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.65%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (52.38%) .NET
2 82 (43.39%) ASP.NET
3 41 (21.69%) HTML
4 36 (19.05%) CSS
5 33 (17.46%) .NET Framework
6 25 (13.23%) jQuery
6 25 (13.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (12.70%) WCF
8 20 (10.58%) Ajax
9 16 (8.47%) Web Services
10 12 (6.35%) WPF
10 12 (6.35%) HTML5
10 12 (6.35%) Spring.NET
10 12 (6.35%) Castle Windsor
10 12 (6.35%) Ninject
10 12 (6.35%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (5.82%) CSS3
11 11 (5.82%) XML
12 10 (5.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.88%) Visualisation
2 13 (6.88%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.06%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) Blog
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) W3C
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.75%) Windows
2 15 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (5.82%) Linux
5 9 (4.76%) UNIX
6 7 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.17%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.40%) MVC
3 27 (14.29%) ITIL
4 26 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.17%) Scrum
5 23 (12.17%) Content Management
6 22 (11.64%) OO
7 21 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (10.05%) Web Development
9 18 (9.52%) Analytics
9 18 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 17 (8.99%) Open Source
10 17 (8.99%) Dependency Injection
10 17 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (7.94%) TDD
12 13 (6.88%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.88%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.88%) Business Analytics
13 12 (6.35%) Kanban
13 12 (6.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 90 (47.62%) C#
2 59 (31.22%) JavaScript
3 56 (29.63%) SQL
4 25 (13.23%) VB
5 24 (12.70%) T-SQL
6 18 (9.52%) Python
7 16 (8.47%) VB.NET
8 13 (6.88%) R
9 11 (5.82%) C
10 10 (5.29%) Java
10 10 (5.29%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.70%) VB6
12 6 (3.17%) PHP
12 6 (3.17%) C++
13 5 (2.65%) Perl
13 5 (2.65%) Ruby
13 5 (2.65%) Scala
14 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.53%) VBA
15 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.58%) Degree
2 16 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.88%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.82%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.70%) MCP
6 5 (2.65%) MCSA
7 4 (2.12%) MCSE
7 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.59%) CCNA
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.53%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.53%) MCAD
9 1 (0.53%) MCSD
9 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.53%) MCDST
9 1 (0.53%) MCTS
9 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) SLA
2 5 (2.65%) QA
3 4 (2.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.12%) NFS
5 4 (2.12%) XenApp
6 2 (1.06%) XenServer
6 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.06%) vSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (13.76%) Oracle
2 24 (12.70%) IBM
3 15 (7.94%) Cisco
3 15 (7.94%) VMware
4 13 (6.88%) Tableau
4 13 (6.88%) Cognos
5 11 (5.82%) EMC
5 11 (5.82%) OpenText
6 7 (3.70%) Citrix
7 6 (3.17%) Reuters
7 6 (3.17%) Bloomberg
7 6 (3.17%) Sybase
7 6 (3.17%) Fidessa
7 6 (3.17%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.17%) Teradata
8 5 (2.65%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.65%) NetApp
9 4 (2.12%) HP
9 4 (2.12%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.59%) Dell
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