The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Tyne and Wear region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 78 94 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.68% 18.61% 21.88%
As % of the Vendors category 31.71% 49.74% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 70 90 113
Average salary £30,500 £37,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.20% +25.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £24,650 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
246 189 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.00% 37.43% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 202 167 214
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
North East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -7 66 £30,500 -21.29% 40
Gateshead - 4 £23,250 - 4
Sunderland - 2 £28,750 - 2
South Shields - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 79 (51.97%) MS Excel
2 49 (32.24%) SQL
2 49 (32.24%) SQL Server
3 47 (30.92%) .NET
4 41 (26.97%) C#
5 37 (24.34%) MS Office
5 37 (24.34%) ASP.NET
6 30 (19.74%) Windows
7 27 (17.76%) Finance
8 25 (16.45%) SharePoint
9 24 (15.79%) Advertising
10 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (15.13%) T-SQL
11 22 (14.47%) Oracle
11 22 (14.47%) ITIL
12 21 (13.82%) HTML
13 20 (13.16%) CSS
13 20 (13.16%) Degree
14 18 (11.84%) CRM
15 17 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (10.53%) Project Management
16 16 (10.53%) Waterfall
17 15 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (9.87%) PRINCE
17 15 (9.87%) PRINCE2
18 14 (9.21%) MS Project
18 14 (9.21%) Matrix Management
19 13 (8.55%) JavaScript
19 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (16.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.97%) Lync
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.66%) WordPress
5 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 79 (51.97%) MS Excel
2 37 (24.34%) MS Office
3 14 (9.21%) MS Project
4 7 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.32%) Sage MMS
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.32%) Line 50
4 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) SaaS
2 3 (1.97%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) Firewall
2 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.29%) DNS
4 4 (2.63%) SAN
4 4 (2.63%) DSL
4 4 (2.63%) DHCP
4 4 (2.63%) ADSL
5 2 (1.32%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.32%) VoIP
5 2 (1.32%) FTP
5 2 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) WAN
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
6 1 (0.66%) PBX
6 1 (0.66%) Internet
6 1 (0.66%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (7.89%) MySQL
4 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.32%) MS Access
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.66%) OLAP
11 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.95%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 27 (17.76%) Finance
2 24 (15.79%) Advertising
3 6 (3.95%) Marketing
3 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.97%) Retail
5 3 (1.97%) Billing
6 2 (1.32%) Local Government
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (29.61%) Developer
2 26 (17.11%) Analyst
3 22 (14.47%) .NET Developer
4 15 (9.87%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.24%) DBA
5 11 (7.24%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.58%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.92%) SQL DBA
7 9 (5.92%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.61%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.61%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Administrator
9 7 (4.61%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Consultant
9 7 (4.61%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.92%) .NET
2 37 (24.34%) ASP.NET
3 21 (13.82%) HTML
4 20 (13.16%) CSS
5 10 (6.58%) WinForms
6 9 (5.92%) .NET Framework
6 9 (5.92%) Ajax
7 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.61%) jQuery
8 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.63%) HTML5
9 4 (2.63%) JSON
10 3 (1.97%) MDX
10 3 (1.97%) COM
10 3 (1.97%) Web Services
10 3 (1.97%) XML
10 3 (1.97%) WCF
10 3 (1.97%) WF
11 2 (1.32%) LINQ
11 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.29%) Clustering
1 5 (3.29%) Replication
2 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.97%) Graphic Design
2 3 (1.97%) Animation
2 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.32%) DTV
3 2 (1.32%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.66%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.66%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.66%) Wiki
4 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.74%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
3 10 (6.58%) UNIX
4 7 (4.61%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.32%) Android
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.47%) ITIL
3 18 (11.84%) CRM
4 17 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (10.53%) Project Management
5 16 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 15 (9.87%) PRINCE
6 15 (9.87%) PRINCE2
7 14 (9.21%) Matrix Management
8 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.55%) MVC
9 9 (5.92%) ERP
10 8 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 7 (4.61%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (3.95%) TDD
13 5 (3.29%) Document Management
13 5 (3.29%) Service Management
13 5 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.24%) SQL
2 41 (26.97%) C#
3 23 (15.13%) T-SQL
4 13 (8.55%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.24%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.97%) PHP
7 3 (1.97%) Java
7 3 (1.97%) VBScript
8 2 (1.32%) VB
8 2 (1.32%) VBA
8 2 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.66%) Python
9 1 (0.66%) C
9 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (13.16%) Degree
2 15 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.55%) PMP
3 13 (8.55%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.26%) MCP
5 4 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.97%) MCDST
7 1 (0.66%) MCITP
7 1 (0.66%) MCTS
7 1 (0.66%) MCSE
7 1 (0.66%) MCT
7 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) WSUS
2 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.66%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Oracle
2 9 (5.92%) VMware
3 7 (4.61%) Cisco
4 6 (3.95%) SAP
5 5 (3.29%) Adobe
6 4 (2.63%) Sage
7 3 (1.97%) Citrix
8 2 (1.32%) Sun
8 2 (1.32%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.32%) Apple
8 2 (1.32%) Progress
8 2 (1.32%) Kronos
8 2 (1.32%) ATG
9 1 (0.66%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) Mitel
9 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.66%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.66%) Epicor
9 1 (0.66%) NetApp
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