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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 122 86 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.30% 14.96% 21.87%
As % of the Vendors category 52.59% 38.22% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 89 78 120
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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
232 225 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.60% 39.13% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 171 198 211
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 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 1 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 +3 101 £35,000 -6.66% 43
Gateshead -7 11 £32,500 +13.04% 1
Sunderland 0 4 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Wallsend - 4 £25,000 -
North Tyneside - 3 £34,500 -
Blaydon - 1 £25,400 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 127 (51.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (50.20%) .NET
3 102 (40.96%) C#
4 87 (34.94%) ASP.NET
4 87 (34.94%) MS Excel
5 85 (34.14%) SQL
6 81 (32.53%) Windows
7 73 (29.32%) JavaScript
8 71 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (28.11%) CSS
10 67 (26.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 66 (26.51%) HTML
12 61 (24.50%) SharePoint
13 51 (20.48%) .NET Framework
14 50 (20.08%) Ajax
15 48 (19.28%) MVC
16 47 (18.88%) T-SQL
17 45 (18.07%) Active Directory
18 44 (17.67%) ITIL
19 43 (17.27%) jQuery
20 42 (16.87%) SQL Server 2008
21 38 (15.26%) Finance
21 38 (15.26%) OO
22 36 (14.46%) MS Office
23 35 (14.06%) CRM
23 35 (14.06%) MS Exchange
24 33 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
25 32 (12.85%) Project Management
26 28 (11.24%) VB
26 28 (11.24%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (24.50%) SharePoint
2 35 (14.06%) MS Exchange
3 27 (10.84%) IIS
4 24 (9.64%) Lync
4 24 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (8.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (6.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (6.02%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (5.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (5.62%) Office Communications Server
10 11 (4.42%) Alfresco
10 11 (4.42%) CMS
10 11 (4.42%) Documentum
11 9 (3.61%) SAS
12 8 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (2.01%) Orchard CMS
13 5 (2.01%) Umbraco
14 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 87 (34.94%) MS Excel
2 36 (14.46%) MS Office
3 15 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.61%) SPSS
5 5 (2.01%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (9.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.02%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (6.83%) Office 365
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.84%) Firewall
2 15 (6.02%) SAN
3 8 (3.21%) WAN
4 7 (2.81%) DHCP
4 7 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.81%) LAN
4 7 (2.81%) DNS
5 5 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.61%) Internet
6 4 (1.61%) SSL
7 3 (1.20%) NAS
8 2 (0.80%) HTTP
9 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.40%) DECT
9 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (51.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (16.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.61%) QlikView
5 9 (3.61%) Pentaho
5 9 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.01%) MySQL
9 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.20%) MS Access
10 3 (1.20%) VLDB
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (10.44%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.81%) Moq
3 7 (2.81%) NUnit
4 3 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.80%) ProC
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
5 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.80%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (0.80%) MSTest
5 2 (0.80%) JIRA
5 2 (0.80%) Selenium
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (15.26%) Finance
2 16 (6.43%) Retail
3 13 (5.22%) Advertising
4 6 (2.41%) Back Office
4 6 (2.41%) German Language
5 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Local Government
7 2 (0.80%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (42.97%) Developer
2 42 (16.87%) .NET Developer
3 22 (8.84%) Consultant
4 21 (8.43%) Analyst
5 19 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (7.63%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.23%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.23%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 15 (6.02%) Architect
8 13 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.22%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.42%) DBA
10 10 (4.02%) Junior
10 10 (4.02%) Field Engineer
10 10 (4.02%) SQL DBA
10 10 (4.02%) AWS Developer
11 9 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (50.20%) .NET
2 87 (34.94%) ASP.NET
3 70 (28.11%) CSS
4 66 (26.51%) HTML
5 51 (20.48%) .NET Framework
6 50 (20.08%) Ajax
7 43 (17.27%) jQuery
8 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (9.24%) WCF
10 22 (8.84%) WPF
11 19 (7.63%) Entity Framework
11 19 (7.63%) Web Services
12 14 (5.62%) WinForms
12 14 (5.62%) HTML5
13 12 (4.82%) XHTML
13 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (4.42%) LINQ
15 9 (3.61%) JSON
15 9 (3.61%) CSS3
16 8 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.02%) Replication
3 14 (5.62%) Blackberry
3 14 (5.62%) N-Tier
4 9 (3.61%) Open Source
4 9 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.81%) Clustering
6 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.41%) Statistics
7 5 (2.01%) Robotics
8 2 (0.80%) W3C
8 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) Blog
9 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.53%) Windows
2 33 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (10.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.22%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.02%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.61%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.41%) Linux
9 4 (1.61%) UNIX
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.28%) MVC
3 44 (17.67%) ITIL
4 38 (15.26%) OO
5 35 (14.06%) CRM
6 32 (12.85%) Project Management
7 23 (9.24%) Analytics
8 22 (8.84%) Waterfall
9 21 (8.43%) PRINCE2
9 21 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (6.83%) Time Management
10 17 (6.83%) Web Development
11 14 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.62%) Process Management
11 14 (5.62%) Change Management
11 14 (5.62%) Test Strategy
12 13 (5.22%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.82%) Document Management
14 11 (4.42%) Content Management
14 11 (4.42%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 102 (40.96%) C#
2 85 (34.14%) SQL
3 73 (29.32%) JavaScript
4 47 (18.88%) T-SQL
5 28 (11.24%) VB
6 19 (7.63%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.43%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.02%) VB6
9 9 (3.61%) R
9 9 (3.61%) Python
10 6 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.01%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.01%) VBScript
12 4 (1.61%) C++
13 2 (0.80%) Java
13 2 (0.80%) C
14 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (26.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.63%) MCP
3 17 (6.83%) MCSD
4 16 (6.43%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.62%) Degree
6 13 (5.22%) MCSE
7 12 (4.82%) DV Cleared
8 11 (4.42%) MCTS
8 11 (4.42%) MCSA
8 11 (4.42%) MCAD
9 8 (3.21%) MCDST
10 7 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.81%) CCNA
11 3 (1.20%) ICAEW
11 3 (1.20%) CIPFA
11 3 (1.20%) CIMA
11 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.20%) ACCA
12 2 (0.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.62%) PMBOK
2 6 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.61%) XenApp
5 8 (3.21%) XenServer
6 7 (2.81%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.80%) vSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) SCCM
2 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (9.64%) VMware
2 22 (8.84%) EMC
2 22 (8.84%) IBM
3 21 (8.43%) Oracle
4 15 (6.02%) Citrix
4 15 (6.02%) NetApp
5 11 (4.42%) OpenText
6 10 (4.02%) Cisco
7 9 (3.61%) Tableau
7 9 (3.61%) Cognos
7 9 (3.61%) Business Objects
8 8 (3.21%) Teradata
8 8 (3.21%) Cloudera
9 6 (2.41%) Fidessa
9 6 (2.41%) Genesys
9 6 (2.41%) Reuters
9 6 (2.41%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.01%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.20%) HP
11 3 (1.20%) Dell
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