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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 110 94 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.91% 15.59% 19.86%
As % of the Vendors category 56.99% 37.01% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 79 87 105
Average salary £34,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.92% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £21,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,200
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
193 254 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.69% 42.12% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 136 228 195
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,900 £45,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 94 £35,000 +2.18% 49
Gateshead -7 11 £32,500 +41.30% 3
Sunderland +2 3 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Wallsend - 3 £25,000 -
North Tyneside - 1 £34,500 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 120 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 111 (47.03%) .NET
3 91 (38.56%) MS Excel
4 90 (38.14%) C#
5 81 (34.32%) ASP.NET
6 78 (33.05%) SQL
7 77 (32.63%) Windows
8 72 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (27.54%) JavaScript
10 63 (26.69%) HTML
11 59 (25.00%) CSS
12 55 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 52 (22.03%) SharePoint
14 44 (18.64%) Active Directory
15 41 (17.37%) ITIL
15 41 (17.37%) MVC
15 41 (17.37%) .NET Framework
16 40 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (16.95%) T-SQL
17 38 (16.10%) Ajax
18 37 (15.68%) OO
18 37 (15.68%) MS Exchange
19 35 (14.83%) MS Office
20 34 (14.41%) CRM
20 34 (14.41%) Finance
20 34 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (14.41%) jQuery
21 28 (11.86%) IBM
21 28 (11.86%) Project Management
22 27 (11.44%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (22.03%) SharePoint
2 37 (15.68%) MS Exchange
3 27 (11.44%) IIS
4 24 (10.17%) Lync
4 24 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (5.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (5.93%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (5.93%) Alfresco
10 13 (5.51%) Documentum
10 13 (5.51%) SAS
11 12 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (4.66%) CMS
13 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (2.12%) Umbraco
14 5 (2.12%) Orchard CMS
15 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 91 (38.56%) MS Excel
2 35 (14.83%) MS Office
3 14 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.51%) SPSS
5 5 (2.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (7.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.93%) Office 365
3 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.27%) SaaS
4 3 (1.27%) Heroku
5 1 (0.42%) Yammer
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.90%) Firewall
2 19 (8.05%) SAN
3 10 (4.24%) DHCP
3 10 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.24%) DNS
4 7 (2.97%) NAS
4 7 (2.97%) SSL
5 6 (2.54%) WAN
6 5 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (2.12%) HTTP
6 5 (2.12%) LAN
7 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.42%) VLAN
8 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.42%) HSRP
8 1 (0.42%) MPLS
8 1 (0.42%) OSPF
8 1 (0.42%) BGP
8 1 (0.42%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 40 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.51%) Pentaho
3 13 (5.51%) QlikView
4 12 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.81%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.12%) Base SAS
9 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (1.69%) MySQL
10 4 (1.69%) VLDB
10 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (11.02%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.81%) Moq
3 9 (3.81%) NUnit
4 5 (2.12%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.12%) JIRA
5 4 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (1.69%) MSTest
6 3 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.85%) ProC
7 2 (0.85%) Subversion
7 2 (0.85%) Selenium
7 2 (0.85%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (14.41%) Finance
2 11 (4.66%) Retail
3 8 (3.39%) Advertising
4 6 (2.54%) Back Office
5 5 (2.12%) German Language
6 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Hebrew Language
8 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (40.68%) Developer
2 38 (16.10%) .NET Developer
3 20 (8.47%) Analyst
4 19 (8.05%) Consultant
5 18 (7.63%) C# Developer
6 16 (6.78%) Architect
6 16 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Web Developer
8 14 (5.93%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.66%) AWS Developer
10 11 (4.66%) DBA
11 10 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 10 (4.24%) SQL DBA
12 9 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.81%) Field Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (47.03%) .NET
2 81 (34.32%) ASP.NET
3 63 (26.69%) HTML
4 59 (25.00%) CSS
5 41 (17.37%) .NET Framework
6 38 (16.10%) Ajax
7 34 (14.41%) jQuery
8 24 (10.17%) WCF
9 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (8.05%) WPF
10 19 (8.05%) Web Services
11 17 (7.20%) Entity Framework
12 14 (5.93%) WinForms
12 14 (5.93%) HTML5
13 12 (5.08%) XHTML
14 11 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (4.24%) CSS3
16 9 (3.81%) LINQ
17 8 (3.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.36%) Replication
3 14 (5.93%) N-Tier
3 14 (5.93%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.51%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.97%) Clustering
6 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.54%) Statistics
7 5 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.69%) Robotics
8 4 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.85%) W3C
10 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.85%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.42%) Blog
11 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.63%) Windows
2 34 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (11.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.81%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.97%) UNIX
8 7 (2.97%) Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.37%) ITIL
2 41 (17.37%) MVC
3 37 (15.68%) OO
4 34 (14.41%) CRM
5 28 (11.86%) Project Management
6 26 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (11.02%) Analytics
7 19 (8.05%) Waterfall
8 17 (7.20%) Business Analysis
8 17 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.78%) Web Development
9 16 (6.78%) Time Management
10 15 (6.36%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.93%) Scrum
11 14 (5.93%) Content Management
12 13 (5.51%) Open Source
12 13 (5.51%) Business Analytics
12 13 (5.51%) Test Strategy
12 13 (5.51%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (38.14%) C#
2 78 (33.05%) SQL
3 65 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 40 (16.95%) T-SQL
5 26 (11.02%) VB
6 17 (7.20%) VB.NET
7 15 (6.36%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.93%) Python
9 13 (5.51%) R
10 12 (5.08%) VB6
11 6 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.12%) VBScript
13 4 (1.69%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.27%) C
15 2 (0.85%) Java
15 2 (0.85%) C++
16 1 (0.42%) Scala
16 1 (0.42%) Ruby
16 1 (0.42%) Perl
16 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.05%) MCP
4 17 (7.20%) SC Cleared
5 15 (6.36%) Degree
6 14 (5.93%) DV Cleared
7 12 (5.08%) MCSE
8 11 (4.66%) MCTS
8 11 (4.66%) MCSA
8 11 (4.66%) MCAD
8 11 (4.66%) MCSD
9 7 (2.97%) CCNA
9 7 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.54%) MCDST
11 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.85%) MCITP
13 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) PMBOK
2 8 (3.39%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.24%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.39%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.39%) XenApp
5 7 (2.97%) XenServer
6 2 (0.85%) NFS
6 2 (0.85%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) SCCM
2 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (11.86%) IBM
2 26 (11.02%) VMware
3 25 (10.59%) EMC
4 21 (8.90%) Oracle
5 17 (7.20%) NetApp
6 13 (5.51%) Tableau
6 13 (5.51%) OpenText
6 13 (5.51%) Cognos
6 13 (5.51%) Business Objects
7 12 (5.08%) Cisco
8 11 (4.66%) Citrix
9 8 (3.39%) Teradata
9 8 (3.39%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.54%) Genesys
10 6 (2.54%) Fidessa
10 6 (2.54%) Reuters
10 6 (2.54%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.69%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.27%) Dell
13 2 (0.85%) HP
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