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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 100 68 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.97% 13.49% 21.07%
As % of the Vendors category 37.45% 40.96% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 79 66 98
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
267 166 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.65% 32.94% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 193 152 209
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £24,675
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 91 £32,500 -13.33% 28
Gateshead -3 5 £33,500 +34.00%
Sunderland +1 1 £20,000 -52.94% 4
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 106 (55.79%) MS Excel
2 70 (36.84%) .NET
3 68 (35.79%) SQL Server
4 66 (34.74%) C#
5 58 (30.53%) SQL
5 58 (30.53%) ASP.NET
6 41 (21.58%) MS Office
7 40 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (20.00%) CSS
9 37 (19.47%) Windows
10 36 (18.95%) HTML
10 36 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (17.89%) ITIL
12 32 (16.84%) SharePoint
13 28 (14.74%) Finance
13 28 (14.74%) Ajax
14 27 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (14.21%) Degree
15 26 (13.68%) Advertising
16 25 (13.16%) CRM
17 24 (12.63%) JavaScript
17 24 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (12.11%) Project Management
19 20 (10.53%) Oracle
19 20 (10.53%) MVC
20 19 (10.00%) VMware
20 19 (10.00%) T-SQL
20 19 (10.00%) Active Directory
20 19 (10.00%) Waterfall
21 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.05%) IIS
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.53%) WordPress
5 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Lync
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 106 (55.79%) MS Excel
2 41 (21.58%) MS Office
3 14 (7.37%) MS Project
4 7 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.53%) Line 50
6 1 (0.53%) Sage MMS
6 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) Firewall
2 7 (3.68%) DNS
2 7 (3.68%) SAN
2 7 (3.68%) DHCP
3 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.58%) Intranet
4 3 (1.58%) Extranet
4 3 (1.58%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.05%) DSL
5 2 (1.05%) HTTP
5 2 (1.05%) ADSL
5 2 (1.05%) VoIP
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) PBX
6 1 (0.53%) FTP
6 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (35.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.32%) MySQL
5 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 28 (14.74%) Finance
2 26 (13.68%) Advertising
3 6 (3.16%) Retail
3 6 (3.16%) Marketing
4 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.58%) Billing
6 2 (1.05%) Local Government
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 64 (33.68%) Developer
2 35 (18.42%) Analyst
3 33 (17.37%) .NET Developer
4 22 (11.58%) Software Developer
5 18 (9.47%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.37%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.79%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.79%) DBA
7 11 (5.79%) Consultant
8 10 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.74%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.74%) SQL DBA
10 8 (4.21%) Administrator
10 8 (4.21%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.21%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.21%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.68%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.68%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (3.68%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (36.84%) .NET
2 58 (30.53%) ASP.NET
3 38 (20.00%) CSS
4 36 (18.95%) HTML
5 28 (14.74%) Ajax
6 16 (8.42%) .NET Framework
6 16 (8.42%) WinForms
7 15 (7.89%) jQuery
8 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (5.26%) XHTML
9 8 (4.21%) HTML5
10 7 (3.68%) WCF
10 7 (3.68%) XML
11 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.63%) SOAP
12 5 (2.63%) Web Services
12 5 (2.63%) WPF
12 5 (2.63%) JSON
13 4 (2.11%) WF
14 3 (1.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.79%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.63%) Replication
4 5 (2.63%) Clustering
4 5 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.58%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.58%) Animation
7 2 (1.05%) DTV
7 2 (1.05%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.05%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Wiki
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.47%) Windows
2 14 (7.37%) Linux
3 13 (6.84%) UNIX
4 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.21%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.11%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.05%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Debian
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.89%) ITIL
3 25 (13.16%) CRM
4 23 (12.11%) Project Management
5 20 (10.53%) MVC
6 19 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 16 (8.42%) PRINCE2
8 15 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (7.37%) PRINCE
9 14 (7.37%) Matrix Management
10 13 (6.84%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.79%) ERP
11 11 (5.79%) Web Development
12 10 (5.26%) OO
13 9 (4.74%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (3.16%) Time Management
14 6 (3.16%) Problem Management
15 5 (2.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.74%) C#
2 58 (30.53%) SQL
3 24 (12.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.32%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.79%) VB
7 6 (3.16%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.58%) VBScript
8 3 (1.58%) PHP
8 3 (1.58%) Java
9 2 (1.05%) C++
9 2 (1.05%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) Python
10 1 (0.53%) XAML
10 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 27 (14.21%) Degree
2 13 (6.84%) PMP
2 13 (6.84%) PMI Certification
2 13 (6.84%) MCDST
3 7 (3.68%) MCP
4 4 (2.11%) A+ Certification
4 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.58%) MCSD
6 2 (1.05%) CCNP
6 2 (1.05%) CCNA
6 2 (1.05%) CCDP
6 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) VTSP
7 1 (0.53%) MCTS
7 1 (0.53%) MCITP
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.58%) XenApp
4 3 (1.58%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.53%) Samba
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) SCCM
2 5 (2.63%) WSUS
3 4 (2.11%) ZENworks
4 3 (1.58%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.58%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.05%) SCOM
5 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (10.53%) Oracle
2 19 (10.00%) VMware
3 16 (8.42%) Cisco
4 11 (5.79%) HP
5 6 (3.16%) Citrix
5 6 (3.16%) NetApp
6 5 (2.63%) Apple
6 5 (2.63%) IBM
6 5 (2.63%) Adobe
7 4 (2.11%) SAP
8 3 (1.58%) Dell
8 3 (1.58%) EMC
9 2 (1.05%) Progress
10 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.53%) Sun
10 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.53%) Sage
10 1 (0.53%) ATG
10 1 (0.53%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £31,813 to £39,085 per annum
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Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £competitive
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
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