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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 85 85 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.86% 16.90% 20.54%
As % of the Vendors category 29.62% 46.45% 45.82%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 107
Average salary £32,250 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
287 183 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.42% 36.38% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 212 163 217
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 August 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 75 £31,500 -16.00% 32
Gateshead -7 4 £33,000 +32.00% 1
South Shields - 1 £19,000 - 1
Sunderland - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 90 (50.56%) MS Excel
2 65 (36.52%) .NET
3 61 (34.27%) SQL Server
4 60 (33.71%) C#
5 59 (33.15%) SQL
6 51 (28.65%) ASP.NET
7 38 (21.35%) MS Office
8 37 (20.79%) Windows
9 33 (18.54%) CSS
9 33 (18.54%) SharePoint
10 30 (16.85%) ITIL
11 29 (16.29%) HTML
12 27 (15.17%) Finance
12 27 (15.17%) Advertising
13 26 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (12.92%) CRM
14 23 (12.92%) Degree
15 22 (12.36%) JavaScript
15 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (11.80%) Oracle
16 21 (11.80%) MVC
16 21 (11.80%) Ajax
17 20 (11.24%) T-SQL
18 19 (10.67%) Project Management
18 19 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (10.67%) Waterfall
19 17 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (8.99%) PRINCE2
20 16 (8.99%) Active Directory
20 16 (8.99%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (18.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.69%) Lync
3 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
5 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 90 (50.56%) MS Excel
2 38 (21.35%) MS Office
3 14 (7.87%) MS Project
4 7 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.12%) Line 50
3 2 (1.12%) Sage MMS
4 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Office 365
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.18%) Firewall
2 8 (4.49%) DNS
3 7 (3.93%) SAN
3 7 (3.93%) DHCP
4 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.25%) ADSL
5 4 (2.25%) DSL
6 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.12%) VoIP
6 2 (1.12%) FTP
6 2 (1.12%) HTTP
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) WAN
7 1 (0.56%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) PBX
7 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.56%) Intranet
7 1 (0.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (34.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.74%) MySQL
5 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.56%) MS Access
10 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (15.17%) Finance
1 27 (15.17%) Advertising
2 6 (3.37%) Retail
2 6 (3.37%) Marketing
3 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.69%) Billing
5 2 (1.12%) Local Government
5 2 (1.12%) Electronics
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (33.15%) Developer
2 35 (19.66%) Analyst
3 30 (16.85%) .NET Developer
4 17 (9.55%) Software Developer
5 15 (8.43%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.87%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.74%) Desktop Support
8 11 (6.18%) DBA
9 10 (5.62%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.06%) SQL DBA
11 8 (4.49%) Administrator
11 8 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (3.93%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (3.37%) CRM Developer
13 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Developer
13 6 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (36.52%) .NET
2 51 (28.65%) ASP.NET
3 33 (18.54%) CSS
4 29 (16.29%) HTML
5 21 (11.80%) Ajax
6 16 (8.99%) .NET Framework
7 14 (7.87%) jQuery
7 14 (7.87%) WinForms
8 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.37%) HTML5
9 6 (3.37%) XHTML
9 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (2.81%) WCF
11 4 (2.25%) JSON
11 4 (2.25%) Web Services
11 4 (2.25%) XML
11 4 (2.25%) WF
12 3 (1.69%) CSS3
12 3 (1.69%) COM
12 3 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.37%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.81%) Replication
3 5 (2.81%) Clustering
3 5 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.69%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.69%) Animation
6 2 (1.12%) DTV
6 2 (1.12%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Wiki
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.79%) Windows
2 15 (8.43%) Linux
3 14 (7.87%) UNIX
4 9 (5.06%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.06%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.25%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Debian
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.85%) ITIL
2 26 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.92%) CRM
4 21 (11.80%) MVC
5 19 (10.67%) Project Management
5 19 (10.67%) Waterfall
6 16 (8.99%) PRINCE2
7 15 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (7.87%) PRINCE
8 14 (7.87%) Matrix Management
9 11 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.18%) Business Continuity
9 11 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.06%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (4.49%) ERP
12 7 (3.93%) Web Development
13 6 (3.37%) OO
13 6 (3.37%) TDD
14 5 (2.81%) Document Management
14 5 (2.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (33.71%) C#
2 59 (33.15%) SQL
3 22 (12.36%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.24%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.18%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.37%) VB
7 3 (1.69%) VBScript
7 3 (1.69%) PHP
7 3 (1.69%) Java
8 2 (1.12%) C++
8 2 (1.12%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.56%) XAML
9 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (12.92%) Degree
2 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.30%) PMP
3 13 (7.30%) PMI Certification
4 8 (4.49%) MCP
5 7 (3.93%) MCDST
6 4 (2.25%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.69%) MCSD
8 2 (1.12%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) MCT
9 1 (0.56%) MCTS
9 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.56%) Samba
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) SCCM
2 5 (2.81%) WSUS
3 4 (2.25%) ZENworks
4 3 (1.69%) SCOM
5 2 (1.12%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) Oracle
2 16 (8.99%) VMware
3 11 (6.18%) Cisco
4 5 (2.81%) Adobe
4 5 (2.81%) SAP
4 5 (2.81%) Apple
5 4 (2.25%) Citrix
6 3 (1.69%) HP
7 2 (1.12%) Dell
7 2 (1.12%) Sun
7 2 (1.12%) Progress
7 2 (1.12%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.12%) Sage
7 2 (1.12%) ATG
7 2 (1.12%) Kronos
8 1 (0.56%) Google
8 1 (0.56%) Sencha
8 1 (0.56%) Mitel
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £39,000 per annum Pension + Healthcare + Living Costs
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40, 000
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
RMI International
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Remit Resources
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + holiday,company days out, pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Travel allowance, Bonus, pension
Posted: 8 days ago