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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 114 78 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.19% 12.60% 20.89%
As % of the Vendors category 59.07% 30.95% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90 73 102
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,420 £22,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
193 252 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.87% 40.71% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 146 223 166
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,860 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 85 £34,000 +6.25% 39
Gateshead -1 14 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Sunderland +3 13 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Wallsend - 3 £25,000 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 128 (55.41%) SQL Server
2 116 (50.22%) .NET
3 100 (43.29%) C#
4 86 (37.23%) ASP.NET
5 83 (35.93%) SQL
6 79 (34.20%) MS Excel
7 77 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (28.14%) Windows
9 62 (26.84%) JavaScript
10 54 (23.38%) HTML
11 52 (22.51%) CSS
12 45 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 45 (19.48%) MVC
13 42 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 39 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 38 (16.45%) SharePoint
16 36 (15.58%) T-SQL
17 35 (15.15%) OO
18 33 (14.29%) ITIL
18 33 (14.29%) MS Office
18 33 (14.29%) Ajax
19 32 (13.85%) Active Directory
20 30 (12.99%) IBM
20 30 (12.99%) Oracle
21 28 (12.12%) CRM
21 28 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (12.12%) WCF
22 27 (11.69%) MS Exchange
22 27 (11.69%) VB
23 25 (10.82%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (16.45%) SharePoint
2 27 (11.69%) MS Exchange
3 23 (9.96%) IIS
4 18 (7.79%) CMS
4 18 (7.79%) Alfresco
5 15 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (6.49%) SAS
6 14 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (5.63%) Documentum
8 12 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (4.33%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (3.90%) Lync
11 8 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (2.60%) Umbraco
13 5 (2.16%) Orchard CMS
13 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 79 (34.20%) MS Excel
2 33 (14.29%) MS Office
3 15 (6.49%) SPSS
4 7 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.76%) Office 365
3 4 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.30%) SaaS
4 3 (1.30%) Heroku
5 1 (0.43%) Yammer
5 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.76%) DHCP
1 11 (4.76%) DNS
2 10 (4.33%) SAN
3 9 (3.90%) Firewall
3 9 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.03%) SSL
4 7 (3.03%) NAS
5 6 (2.60%) WAN
6 5 (2.16%) LAN
6 5 (2.16%) HTTP
6 5 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.87%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) Internet
8 1 (0.43%) MPLS
8 1 (0.43%) OSPF
8 1 (0.43%) BGP
8 1 (0.43%) VoIP
8 1 (0.43%) POP3
8 1 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (55.41%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.49%) Pentaho
3 15 (6.49%) QlikView
4 14 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.63%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.33%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.90%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.03%) Base SAS
10 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (9.96%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.06%) Moq
3 14 (6.06%) NUnit
4 9 (3.90%) MSTest
4 9 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.60%) ProC
6 5 (2.16%) JIRA
7 3 (1.30%) Subversion
7 3 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.87%) Selenium
8 2 (0.87%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (1.73%) Advertising
3 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.30%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Local Government
4 2 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) French Language
5 1 (0.43%) German Language
5 1 (0.43%) Hebrew Language
5 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (45.45%) Developer
2 43 (18.61%) .NET Developer
3 24 (10.39%) C# Developer
4 20 (8.66%) Analyst
4 20 (8.66%) Consultant
5 19 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (6.93%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Architect
7 15 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.63%) Web Developer
8 13 (5.63%) DBA
9 12 (5.19%) SQL DBA
9 12 (5.19%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 9 (3.90%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.46%) Field Engineer
12 8 (3.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.46%) SAS BI Consultant
13 7 (3.03%) AWS Developer
13 7 (3.03%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (50.22%) .NET
2 86 (37.23%) ASP.NET
3 54 (23.38%) HTML
4 52 (22.51%) CSS
5 42 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 33 (14.29%) Ajax
7 28 (12.12%) WCF
8 25 (10.82%) jQuery
9 23 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (8.66%) Web Services
11 17 (7.36%) WPF
12 15 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (6.06%) Entity Framework
13 14 (6.06%) WinForms
14 12 (5.19%) XHTML
14 12 (5.19%) HTML5
15 11 (4.76%) CSS3
16 10 (4.33%) RESTful
17 9 (3.90%) Spring.NET
17 9 (3.90%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.49%) Visualisation
3 14 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 9 (3.90%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.03%) Clustering
6 6 (2.60%) Replication
7 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.87%) W3C
9 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.43%) Blog
10 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) Statistics
10 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.14%) Windows
2 22 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.90%) Linux
6 9 (3.90%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.46%) UNIX
8 7 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.48%) MVC
3 35 (15.15%) OO
4 33 (14.29%) ITIL
5 28 (12.12%) CRM
5 28 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (10.39%) Content Management
8 22 (9.52%) Web Development
9 21 (9.09%) Analytics
10 20 (8.66%) Scrum
11 19 (8.23%) Business Analysis
11 19 (8.23%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.79%) Project Management
12 18 (7.79%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (7.36%) Open Source
14 15 (6.49%) Business Analytics
15 14 (6.06%) Document Management
15 14 (6.06%) TDD
16 12 (5.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 100 (43.29%) C#
2 83 (35.93%) SQL
3 62 (26.84%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.58%) T-SQL
5 27 (11.69%) VB
6 20 (8.66%) Python
7 15 (6.49%) R
8 14 (6.06%) VB.NET
9 11 (4.76%) C
10 10 (4.33%) Java
10 10 (4.33%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.90%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.46%) VB6
13 6 (2.60%) C++
14 5 (2.16%) Perl
14 5 (2.16%) PHP
14 5 (2.16%) Ruby
14 5 (2.16%) Scala
15 1 (0.43%) VBA
15 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.23%) Degree
3 19 (8.23%) MCP
4 17 (7.36%) SC Cleared
5 14 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.90%) MCTS
6 9 (3.90%) MCAD
6 9 (3.90%) MCSD
7 7 (3.03%) MCSE
8 6 (2.60%) MCSA
9 5 (2.16%) CCNA
9 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.16%) MCDST
10 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.87%) MCITP
11 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) SLA
2 6 (2.60%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.46%) XenApp
5 6 (2.60%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.16%) XenServer
7 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.87%) vSphere
7 2 (0.87%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.73%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (12.99%) Oracle
1 30 (12.99%) IBM
2 24 (10.39%) VMware
3 16 (6.93%) EMC
4 15 (6.49%) Business Objects
4 15 (6.49%) Cognos
4 15 (6.49%) Tableau
5 14 (6.06%) OpenText
6 11 (4.76%) Cisco
6 11 (4.76%) Citrix
7 8 (3.46%) Teradata
7 8 (3.46%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.60%) NetApp
8 6 (2.60%) Reuters
8 6 (2.60%) Bloomberg
8 6 (2.60%) Sybase
8 6 (2.60%) Fidessa
9 5 (2.16%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.73%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.30%) HP
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