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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 127 70 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.68% 15.77% 19.44%
As % of the Vendors category 40.84% 50.36% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 115 61 91
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £47,500
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
311 139 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 50.65% 31.31% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 256 119 183
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,760 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 +11 116 £35,000 +1.44% 28
Sunderland -9 6 £21,000 -53.33% 4
Gateshead -21 2 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Wallsend - 1 £25,500 -
North Shields - 1 £30,000 - 1
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 103 (45.37%) .NET
2 98 (43.17%) SQL Server
3 93 (40.97%) C#
4 87 (38.33%) MS Excel
5 77 (33.92%) ASP.NET
6 64 (28.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (28.19%) SQL
7 61 (26.87%) CSS
8 55 (24.23%) ITIL
8 55 (24.23%) Windows
9 51 (22.47%) HTML
10 48 (21.15%) Ajax
10 48 (21.15%) SharePoint
11 47 (20.70%) JavaScript
12 46 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (19.82%) MVC
13 45 (19.82%) Active Directory
14 38 (16.74%) jQuery
15 36 (15.86%) MS Office
16 35 (15.42%) .NET Framework
17 34 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (13.66%) CRM
19 30 (13.22%) Finance
20 28 (12.33%) Project Management
21 27 (11.89%) T-SQL
22 26 (11.45%) Cisco
23 25 (11.01%) VMware
23 25 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
23 25 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
24 24 (10.57%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 23 (10.13%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (4.41%) IIS
4 10 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.08%) Lync
6 6 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.76%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Node.js
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 87 (38.33%) MS Excel
2 36 (15.86%) MS Office
3 8 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.08%) MS Project
5 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (7.49%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.76%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.81%) Firewall
2 9 (3.96%) DHCP
2 9 (3.96%) DNS
2 9 (3.96%) SAN
3 8 (3.52%) Internet
4 6 (2.64%) WAN
4 6 (2.64%) LAN
5 4 (1.76%) Intranet
5 4 (1.76%) Extranet
6 3 (1.32%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.88%) DECT
7 2 (0.88%) VoIP
8 1 (0.44%) PBX
8 1 (0.44%) HTTP
8 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (43.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.73%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.52%) MySQL
4 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.44%) Big Data
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.44%) MS Access
10 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.88%) MSTest
3 2 (0.88%) Moq
3 2 (0.88%) NUnit
4 1 (0.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.44%) ProC
General
1 30 (13.22%) Finance
2 20 (8.81%) Advertising
3 17 (7.49%) Retail
4 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.64%) German Language
5 5 (2.20%) Back Office
5 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (42.29%) Developer
2 47 (20.70%) .NET Developer
3 33 (14.54%) Analyst
4 31 (13.66%) Support Engineer
5 22 (9.69%) Consultant
6 19 (8.37%) Software Developer
6 19 (8.37%) C# Developer
7 16 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.73%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.85%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.85%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 10 (4.41%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.96%) Field Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.52%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) C# Software Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.52%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (45.37%) .NET
2 77 (33.92%) ASP.NET
3 61 (26.87%) CSS
4 51 (22.47%) HTML
5 48 (21.15%) Ajax
6 38 (16.74%) jQuery
7 35 (15.42%) .NET Framework
8 25 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (10.57%) WCF
10 19 (8.37%) XML
11 18 (7.93%) Web Services
12 15 (6.61%) HTML5
13 14 (6.17%) WPF
13 14 (6.17%) WinForms
14 10 (4.41%) XHTML
14 10 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (3.52%) LINQ
16 7 (3.08%) SOAP
17 6 (2.64%) JSON
17 6 (2.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.61%) N-Tier
3 8 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.20%) Replication
5 4 (1.76%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) Robotics
6 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.32%) Statistics
7 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.88%) DTV
7 2 (0.88%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.23%) Windows
2 18 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 12 (5.29%) Linux
5 12 (5.29%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.52%) UNIX
7 7 (3.08%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.76%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.44%) Debian
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.23%) ITIL
2 46 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (19.82%) MVC
4 31 (13.66%) CRM
5 28 (12.33%) Project Management
6 24 (10.57%) OO
7 19 (8.37%) Waterfall
8 15 (6.61%) Web Development
8 15 (6.61%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.29%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.41%) Time Management
11 9 (3.96%) ERP
11 9 (3.96%) Migration
12 8 (3.52%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.08%) Change Management
13 7 (3.08%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (3.08%) Test Strategy
13 7 (3.08%) Test Management
13 7 (3.08%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 93 (40.97%) C#
2 64 (28.19%) SQL
3 47 (20.70%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.89%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.13%) VB
6 16 (7.05%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.41%) C++
8 8 (3.52%) VB6
9 6 (2.64%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.64%) Java
10 5 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.76%) PHP
11 4 (1.76%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.88%) PHP5
12 2 (0.88%) VBScript
13 1 (0.44%) C
13 1 (0.44%) Python
13 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (28.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.57%) MCDST
2 24 (10.57%) Degree
3 12 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.85%) MCSD
5 6 (2.64%) MCSE
5 6 (2.64%) MCSA
5 6 (2.64%) CCNA
5 6 (2.64%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.76%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.32%) ACCA
7 3 (1.32%) CIPFA
7 3 (1.32%) CIMA
7 3 (1.32%) ICAEW
7 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.88%) VTSP
8 2 (0.88%) CCDP
8 2 (0.88%) CCNP
9 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.52%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 45 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.25%) Hyper-V
3 15 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.08%) XenApp
5 6 (2.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.20%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.76%) XenServer
7 4 (1.76%) vSphere
8 3 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.44%) Samba
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) SCCM
1 6 (2.64%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.76%) ZENworks
2 4 (1.76%) WSUS
3 3 (1.32%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.32%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (11.45%) Cisco
2 25 (11.01%) VMware
3 19 (8.37%) Citrix
4 16 (7.05%) HP
5 10 (4.41%) NetApp
6 9 (3.96%) Oracle
7 7 (3.08%) EMC
8 5 (2.20%) Dell
8 5 (2.20%) IBM
9 4 (1.76%) SAP
9 4 (1.76%) Apple
10 3 (1.32%) Genesys
11 2 (0.88%) Zend
11 2 (0.88%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.44%) Sencha
12 1 (0.44%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.44%) Mitel
12 1 (0.44%) Progress
12 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tyneside
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Salary: Up to £40, 000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,800 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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