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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 125 39 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.08% 10.34% 21.81%
As % of the Vendors category 51.23% 36.11% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 104 30 121
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,760 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,050 £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
244 108 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.11% 28.65% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 203 80 216
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,100 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +17 105 £35,000 +4.47% 38
Sunderland -6 7 £37,500 - 3
Gateshead -7 4 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Wallsend - 3 £25,500 -
North Tyneside - 2 £34,500 -
North Shields - 2 £30,000 -
Blaydon - 1 £25,400 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 118 (47.20%) SQL Server
2 107 (42.80%) .NET
3 91 (36.40%) C#
4 88 (35.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (33.20%) Windows
6 77 (30.80%) MS Excel
7 75 (30.00%) SQL
8 72 (28.80%) ASP.NET
9 66 (26.40%) CSS
10 61 (24.40%) HTML
10 61 (24.40%) SharePoint
11 60 (24.00%) Active Directory
12 59 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (23.20%) JavaScript
14 56 (22.40%) ITIL
15 50 (20.00%) Ajax
16 47 (18.80%) MVC
17 45 (18.00%) T-SQL
18 44 (17.60%) .NET Framework
19 43 (17.20%) CRM
20 41 (16.40%) MS Exchange
20 41 (16.40%) SQL Server 2008
21 38 (15.20%) jQuery
21 38 (15.20%) OO
21 38 (15.20%) Finance
22 37 (14.80%) MS Office
23 35 (14.00%) Project Management
24 33 (13.20%) Windows Server 2008
24 33 (13.20%) WCF
25 29 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (24.40%) SharePoint
2 41 (16.40%) MS Exchange
3 28 (11.20%) IIS
4 23 (9.20%) Lync
5 21 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (7.60%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (7.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (5.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (5.60%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (5.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (3.60%) CMS
11 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.00%) Orchard CMS
12 4 (1.60%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.60%) Documentum
13 3 (1.20%) SAS
13 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
13 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 77 (30.80%) MS Excel
2 37 (14.80%) MS Office
3 13 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.20%) MS Project
5 3 (1.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (7.20%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.00%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.60%) Firewall
2 12 (4.80%) SAN
3 9 (3.60%) DHCP
3 9 (3.60%) DNS
4 8 (3.20%) Internet
5 7 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.80%) WAN
6 6 (2.40%) LAN
7 4 (1.60%) SSL
8 3 (1.20%) Intranet
8 3 (1.20%) Extranet
8 3 (1.20%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.80%) DECT
9 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.40%) PBX
10 1 (0.40%) VoIP
10 1 (0.40%) VPN
10 1 (0.40%) HTTP
10 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (47.20%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.40%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.20%) MySQL
4 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.20%) QlikView
8 3 (1.20%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.80%) NUnit
3 7 (2.80%) Moq
4 2 (0.80%) MSTest
4 2 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) ProC
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 38 (15.20%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Retail
3 15 (6.00%) Advertising
4 8 (3.20%) German Language
4 8 (3.20%) Back Office
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 95 (38.00%) Developer
2 38 (15.20%) .NET Developer
3 35 (14.00%) Support Engineer
4 27 (10.80%) Consultant
5 22 (8.80%) C# Developer
5 22 (8.80%) Analyst
6 20 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (5.60%) SharePoint Developer
7 14 (5.60%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.20%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.40%) Service Analyst
10 11 (4.40%) Field Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.40%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 11 (4.40%) Junior
10 11 (4.40%) DBA
11 10 (4.00%) SQL DBA
12 8 (3.20%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (42.80%) .NET
2 72 (28.80%) ASP.NET
3 66 (26.40%) CSS
4 61 (24.40%) HTML
5 50 (20.00%) Ajax
6 44 (17.60%) .NET Framework
7 38 (15.20%) jQuery
8 33 (13.20%) WCF
9 29 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (9.60%) Web Services
11 19 (7.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (7.20%) WPF
13 16 (6.40%) XML
14 13 (5.20%) HTML5
15 12 (4.80%) LINQ
16 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (3.60%) JSON
18 8 (3.20%) XHTML
18 8 (3.20%) WinForms
19 7 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.80%) N-Tier
3 15 (6.00%) Replication
4 14 (5.60%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.80%) Clustering
6 6 (2.40%) Statistics
7 5 (2.00%) Robotics
8 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.20%) Open Source
9 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.80%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
11 1 (0.40%) W3C
11 1 (0.40%) EPoS
11 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 83 (33.20%) Windows
2 33 (13.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.80%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.60%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.60%) Windows 8
6 7 (2.80%) Linux
7 4 (1.60%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.40%) ITIL
3 47 (18.80%) MVC
4 43 (17.20%) CRM
5 38 (15.20%) OO
6 35 (14.00%) Project Management
7 21 (8.40%) Waterfall
8 20 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 17 (6.80%) Time Management
10 14 (5.60%) Analytics
10 14 (5.60%) ERP
11 12 (4.80%) Test Strategy
11 12 (4.80%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (4.80%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.40%) Process Management
12 11 (4.40%) Web Development
13 10 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (4.00%) Change Management
14 9 (3.60%) E-Commerce
14 9 (3.60%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.40%) C#
2 75 (30.00%) SQL
3 58 (23.20%) JavaScript
4 45 (18.00%) T-SQL
5 24 (9.60%) VB
6 16 (6.40%) PowerShell
6 16 (6.40%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.40%) VB6
8 9 (3.60%) C++
9 6 (2.40%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.60%) VBScript
10 4 (1.60%) Java
11 3 (1.20%) Python
11 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.20%) R
12 2 (0.80%) PHP5
12 2 (0.80%) PHP
13 1 (0.40%) C
13 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (35.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.20%) MCDST
3 18 (7.20%) MCSD
4 17 (6.80%) Degree
5 16 (6.40%) MCP
6 14 (5.60%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.20%) MCSE
7 13 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.40%) MCTS
8 11 (4.40%) MCSA
8 11 (4.40%) MCAD
9 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.80%) CCNA
11 4 (1.60%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.20%) CIPFA
12 3 (1.20%) CIMA
12 3 (1.20%) ACCA
12 3 (1.20%) ICAEW
13 2 (0.80%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.40%) PMBOK
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.60%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.80%) XenApp
5 8 (3.20%) XenServer
6 7 (2.80%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.60%) vSphere
9 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.20%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.20%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (11.20%) VMware
2 25 (10.00%) Citrix
3 20 (8.00%) NetApp
3 20 (8.00%) Cisco
4 18 (7.20%) EMC
5 15 (6.00%) HP
6 13 (5.20%) IBM
7 10 (4.00%) Oracle
8 6 (2.40%) Genesys
9 5 (2.00%) Dell
10 4 (1.60%) Open Text
11 3 (1.20%) Teradata
11 3 (1.20%) Cognos
11 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.20%) Tableau
11 3 (1.20%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.80%) Zend
12 2 (0.80%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.40%) SAP
13 1 (0.40%) Intel
Hebburn, Tyne and Wear
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Fast Track
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ competetive
Posted: 4 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
QA Limited
Salary: £180.00 per week
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum From Entry-Level up to £29,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
The SmartLIst
Salary: Travel Allowances
Posted: 26 days ago
Washington, Tyne And Wear
The SmartLIst
Salary: Travel Allowances
Posted: 26 days ago
South Shields, Tyne And Wear
The SmartLIst
Salary: Travel Allowances
Posted: 26 days ago