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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 76 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.27% 15.29% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category 34.95% 48.10% 42.15%
Number of salaries quoted 97 71 93
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,105 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
329 158 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 49.40% 31.79% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 253 148 210
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +3 106 £32,250 -7.85% 37
Gateshead -14 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Sunderland -6 3 £21,000 -53.33% 1
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 91 (46.91%) MS Excel
2 78 (40.21%) .NET
2 78 (40.21%) SQL Server
3 75 (38.66%) C#
4 65 (33.51%) ASP.NET
5 58 (29.90%) SQL
6 47 (24.23%) HTML
7 46 (23.71%) CSS
8 44 (22.68%) ITIL
9 39 (20.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (19.59%) Windows
11 36 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (17.53%) MS Office
13 33 (17.01%) SharePoint
14 32 (16.49%) Ajax
15 31 (15.98%) Active Directory
16 29 (14.95%) JavaScript
17 28 (14.43%) MVC
17 28 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (12.89%) Degree
19 24 (12.37%) Project Management
20 23 (11.86%) Finance
20 23 (11.86%) Advertising
20 23 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
21 22 (11.34%) Cisco
21 22 (11.34%) CRM
22 21 (10.82%) MCDST
23 20 (10.31%) .NET Framework
23 20 (10.31%) jQuery
23 20 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 33 (17.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.06%) IIS
5 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.52%) WordPress
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 91 (46.91%) MS Excel
2 34 (17.53%) MS Office
3 7 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.09%) MS Project
5 5 (2.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.06%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.70%) Firewall
2 9 (4.64%) DNS
2 9 (4.64%) DHCP
3 6 (3.09%) SAN
4 4 (2.06%) Intranet
4 4 (2.06%) Extranet
4 4 (2.06%) WAN
4 4 (2.06%) LAN
5 3 (1.55%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.03%) VoIP
6 2 (1.03%) HTTP
6 2 (1.03%) Internet
7 1 (0.52%) DSL
7 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.52%) PBX
7 1 (0.52%) ADSL
7 1 (0.52%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (40.21%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.64%) MySQL
5 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.52%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.52%) MS Access
11 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
1 23 (11.86%) Advertising
2 6 (3.09%) Retail
3 5 (2.58%) Marketing
3 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Back Office
5 2 (1.03%) Electronics
5 2 (1.03%) Local Government
5 2 (1.03%) German Language
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (39.18%) Developer
2 41 (21.13%) .NET Developer
3 37 (19.07%) Analyst
4 23 (11.86%) Software Developer
4 23 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.28%) C# Developer
6 14 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (6.70%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.19%) Consultant
9 11 (5.67%) Service Analyst
9 11 (5.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (5.15%) Web Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.12%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.61%) .NET Web Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 6 (3.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (40.21%) .NET
2 65 (33.51%) ASP.NET
3 47 (24.23%) HTML
4 46 (23.71%) CSS
5 32 (16.49%) Ajax
6 20 (10.31%) .NET Framework
6 20 (10.31%) jQuery
7 17 (8.76%) WinForms
8 15 (7.73%) WCF
8 15 (7.73%) XML
9 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (6.19%) HTML5
11 11 (5.67%) XHTML
12 9 (4.64%) WPF
13 8 (4.12%) Web Services
14 7 (3.61%) SOAP
15 6 (3.09%) JSON
15 6 (3.09%) CSS3
15 6 (3.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.73%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.58%) Replication
4 5 (2.58%) Clustering
5 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.55%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.55%) Animation
7 2 (1.03%) DTV
7 2 (1.03%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.03%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.52%) Wiki
8 1 (0.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.59%) Windows
2 16 (8.25%) Linux
3 12 (6.19%) UNIX
4 11 (5.67%) Windows XP
5 10 (5.15%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (2.58%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.06%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.52%) CentOS
11 1 (0.52%) Android
11 1 (0.52%) Debian
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.68%) ITIL
2 36 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.43%) MVC
4 24 (12.37%) Project Management
5 22 (11.34%) CRM
6 15 (7.73%) OO
7 13 (6.70%) Business Continuity
7 13 (6.70%) Web Development
8 12 (6.19%) Waterfall
9 11 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.64%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.64%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (3.61%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.09%) ERP
12 6 (3.09%) Time Management
13 5 (2.58%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.58%) Functional Testing
13 5 (2.58%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (38.66%) C#
2 58 (29.90%) SQL
3 29 (14.95%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.28%) T-SQL
5 17 (8.76%) VB
6 12 (6.19%) VB.NET
7 8 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.09%) C++
9 5 (2.58%) Java
9 5 (2.58%) PHP
10 3 (1.55%) VBScript
10 3 (1.55%) VB6
11 2 (1.03%) PHP5
11 2 (1.03%) VBA
12 1 (0.52%) Python
12 1 (0.52%) XAML
12 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (20.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.89%) Degree
3 21 (10.82%) MCDST
4 8 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.06%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.55%) PMP
7 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.55%) MCSD
7 3 (1.55%) CCNA
8 2 (1.03%) CCDP
8 2 (1.03%) CCNP
8 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) VTSP
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
9 1 (0.52%) MCSE
9 1 (0.52%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 31 (15.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.73%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.06%) XenApp
5 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.55%) vSphere
6 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.52%) XenServer
7 1 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (3.09%) SCCM
2 5 (2.58%) WSUS
3 4 (2.06%) ZENworks
4 3 (1.55%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.55%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.03%) SCOM
5 2 (1.03%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (11.34%) Cisco
2 20 (10.31%) VMware
3 14 (7.22%) HP
4 13 (6.70%) Oracle
5 10 (5.15%) Citrix
6 6 (3.09%) NetApp
7 5 (2.58%) IBM
7 5 (2.58%) Adobe
7 5 (2.58%) Apple
8 4 (2.06%) Dell
9 3 (1.55%) EMC
9 3 (1.55%) SAP
10 2 (1.03%) Progress
10 2 (1.03%) Zend
11 1 (0.52%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.52%) Sencha
11 1 (0.52%) Mitel
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Care Quality Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Gem Partnership
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Gem Partnership
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £300 - £310 per annum
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