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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 77 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.22% 15.16% 19.22%
As % of the Vendors category 35.06% 48.73% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 97 73 85
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,484 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £45,000
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
328 158 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 49.10% 31.10% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 249 148 203
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,200 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +5 105 £32,500 -5.79% 39
Gateshead -13 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Sunderland -4 4 £21,000 -53.33% 3
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 91 (47.89%) MS Excel
2 77 (40.53%) .NET
3 75 (39.47%) SQL Server
4 74 (38.95%) C#
5 65 (34.21%) ASP.NET
6 58 (30.53%) SQL
7 47 (24.74%) HTML
8 46 (24.21%) CSS
9 44 (23.16%) ITIL
10 39 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (18.42%) MS Office
12 35 (18.42%) Windows
13 32 (16.84%) SharePoint
13 32 (16.84%) Ajax
14 29 (15.26%) JavaScript
14 29 (15.26%) Active Directory
15 28 (14.74%) MVC
15 28 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (13.68%) Degree
17 23 (12.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (12.11%) Advertising
17 23 (12.11%) Project Management
17 23 (12.11%) CRM
18 22 (11.58%) Finance
19 21 (11.05%) Cisco
19 21 (11.05%) MCDST
20 20 (10.53%) .NET Framework
20 20 (10.53%) jQuery
21 19 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.11%) IIS
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 91 (47.89%) MS Excel
2 35 (18.42%) MS Office
3 6 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.11%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.79%) Firewall
2 8 (4.21%) DHCP
2 8 (4.21%) DNS
3 6 (3.16%) SAN
4 4 (2.11%) Intranet
4 4 (2.11%) Extranet
5 3 (1.58%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.58%) WAN
5 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.58%) LAN
6 2 (1.05%) HTTP
6 2 (1.05%) VoIP
6 2 (1.05%) Internet
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.53%) DSL
7 1 (0.53%) ADSL
7 1 (0.53%) DECT
7 1 (0.53%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.74%) MySQL
5 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.53%) Subversion
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (12.11%) Advertising
2 22 (11.58%) Finance
3 5 (2.63%) Marketing
3 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.63%) Retail
4 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Local Government
5 2 (1.05%) Back Office
5 2 (1.05%) Electronics
5 2 (1.05%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Billing
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (39.47%) Developer
2 40 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 37 (19.47%) Analyst
4 23 (12.11%) Software Developer
5 22 (11.58%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (6.84%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.79%) Consultant
8 11 (5.79%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 10 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.21%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.68%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) .NET Web Developer
12 7 (3.68%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 6 (3.16%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (40.53%) .NET
2 65 (34.21%) ASP.NET
3 47 (24.74%) HTML
4 46 (24.21%) CSS
5 32 (16.84%) Ajax
6 20 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 20 (10.53%) jQuery
7 17 (8.95%) WinForms
8 14 (7.37%) XML
8 14 (7.37%) WCF
9 13 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (6.32%) HTML5
11 11 (5.79%) XHTML
12 9 (4.74%) WPF
13 7 (3.68%) SOAP
13 7 (3.68%) Web Services
14 6 (3.16%) JSON
14 6 (3.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (3.16%) CSS3
15 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.89%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.63%) Replication
4 5 (2.63%) Clustering
5 4 (2.11%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.58%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.58%) Animation
7 2 (1.05%) DTV
7 2 (1.05%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.05%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) Wiki
8 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.42%) Windows
2 16 (8.42%) Linux
3 12 (6.32%) UNIX
4 9 (4.74%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.74%) Windows XP
5 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.11%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.58%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.53%) CentOS
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.53%) Debian
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.16%) ITIL
2 36 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.74%) MVC
4 23 (12.11%) Project Management
4 23 (12.11%) CRM
5 15 (7.89%) OO
6 13 (6.84%) Web Development
6 13 (6.84%) Business Continuity
7 12 (6.32%) Waterfall
8 11 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.74%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.74%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.68%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.68%) ERP
11 6 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.16%) Time Management
12 5 (2.63%) Functional Testing
12 5 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.95%) C#
2 58 (30.53%) SQL
3 29 (15.26%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.95%) T-SQL
4 17 (8.95%) VB
5 12 (6.32%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.21%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.63%) PHP
7 5 (2.63%) Java
7 5 (2.63%) C++
8 3 (1.58%) VB6
8 3 (1.58%) VBScript
9 2 (1.05%) VBA
9 2 (1.05%) PHP5
10 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) XAML
10 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (13.68%) Degree
3 21 (11.05%) MCDST
4 8 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.11%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.58%) PMP
7 3 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.58%) CCNA
7 3 (1.58%) MCSD
8 2 (1.05%) CCDP
8 2 (1.05%) CCNP
8 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.05%) VTSP
9 1 (0.53%) MCP
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) MCSA
9 1 (0.53%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 29 (15.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.32%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.11%) XenApp
5 3 (1.58%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.05%) vSphere
7 1 (0.53%) XenServer
7 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) SCCM
2 5 (2.63%) WSUS
3 4 (2.11%) ZENworks
4 3 (1.58%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.58%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.05%) SCOM
5 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (11.05%) Cisco
2 18 (9.47%) VMware
3 13 (6.84%) Oracle
3 13 (6.84%) HP
4 9 (4.74%) Citrix
5 6 (3.16%) NetApp
6 5 (2.63%) Apple
6 5 (2.63%) IBM
6 5 (2.63%) Adobe
7 4 (2.11%) Dell
8 3 (1.58%) EMC
8 3 (1.58%) SAP
9 2 (1.05%) Progress
9 2 (1.05%) Zend
10 1 (0.53%) Sencha
10 1 (0.53%) Mitel
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £300 - £310 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £Depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Trinity Mirror Plc
Salary: Competitive + 25 days holiday, pension and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago