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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 83 74 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.27% 11.80% 18.08%
As % of the Vendors category 56.46% 30.20% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 90
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,540 £22,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £46,500 £52,050
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
147 245 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.82% 39.07% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 125 196 150
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 58 £33,000 +8.19% 22
Sunderland 0 12 £40,000 +100.00% 3
Gateshead -8 11 £37,500 +56.25% 1
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 114 (55.34%) SQL Server
2 113 (54.85%) .NET
3 97 (47.09%) C#
4 85 (41.26%) ASP.NET
5 76 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (34.47%) MS Excel
7 67 (32.52%) SQL
8 58 (28.16%) JavaScript
9 51 (24.76%) HTML
10 50 (24.27%) MVC
11 49 (23.79%) Windows
12 47 (22.82%) CSS
13 39 (18.93%) .NET Framework
14 32 (15.53%) SharePoint
15 31 (15.05%) OO
15 31 (15.05%) T-SQL
16 30 (14.56%) MS Office
16 30 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (14.08%) Ajax
17 29 (14.08%) Oracle
17 29 (14.08%) VB
17 29 (14.08%) IBM
18 27 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (12.62%) WCF
19 26 (12.62%) MS Exchange
20 25 (12.14%) ITIL
20 25 (12.14%) Content Management
20 25 (12.14%) jQuery
20 25 (12.14%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 26 (12.62%) MS Exchange
3 19 (9.22%) CMS
4 18 (8.74%) IIS
4 18 (8.74%) Alfresco
5 15 (7.28%) SAS
6 13 (6.31%) Documentum
6 13 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.91%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (2.43%) Orchard CMS
9 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.94%) Lync
11 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.97%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 71 (34.47%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.56%) MS Office
3 15 (7.28%) SPSS
4 6 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.91%) Office 365
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.46%) SaaS
3 3 (1.46%) Heroku
4 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.88%) SAN
1 8 (3.88%) NAS
2 7 (3.40%) Firewall
3 6 (2.91%) DHCP
3 6 (2.91%) DNS
4 5 (2.43%) HTTP
4 5 (2.43%) LAN
4 5 (2.43%) WAN
4 5 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.46%) SSL
6 2 (0.97%) Internet
6 2 (0.97%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.49%) MPLS
7 1 (0.49%) OSPF
7 1 (0.49%) BGP
7 1 (0.49%) VLAN
7 1 (0.49%) HSRP
7 1 (0.49%) POP3
7 1 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (55.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.28%) Pentaho
3 15 (7.28%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (7.28%) QlikView
4 14 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.31%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.37%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.40%) Base SAS
8 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (10.68%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.77%) NUnit
3 16 (7.77%) Moq
4 11 (5.34%) MSTest
4 11 (5.34%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.91%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.91%) ProC
6 4 (1.94%) JIRA
7 3 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.46%) Subversion
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.49%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 18 (8.74%) Finance
2 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
2 3 (1.46%) Advertising
3 2 (0.97%) Banking
3 2 (0.97%) Retail
3 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.49%) Legal
4 1 (0.49%) Local Government
4 1 (0.49%) French Language
4 1 (0.49%) German Language
4 1 (0.49%) Hebrew Language
4 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (50.00%) Developer
2 45 (21.84%) .NET Developer
3 27 (13.11%) C# Developer
4 21 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (9.71%) Consultant
6 17 (8.25%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.28%) Architect
7 15 (7.28%) Analyst
8 13 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.31%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 10 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (3.88%) SAS BI Consultant
10 8 (3.88%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (3.88%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.40%) Development Manager
12 6 (2.91%) Field Engineer
12 6 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (54.85%) .NET
2 85 (41.26%) ASP.NET
3 51 (24.76%) HTML
4 47 (22.82%) CSS
5 39 (18.93%) .NET Framework
6 29 (14.08%) Ajax
7 27 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (12.62%) WCF
9 25 (12.14%) jQuery
10 19 (9.22%) Web Services
11 18 (8.74%) WPF
12 15 (7.28%) WinForms
12 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (6.80%) Entity Framework
14 13 (6.31%) HTML5
15 12 (5.83%) RESTful
15 12 (5.83%) XHTML
16 11 (5.34%) Spring.NET
16 11 (5.34%) Castle Windsor
16 11 (5.34%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.28%) Visualisation
3 14 (6.80%) N-Tier
4 12 (5.83%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.94%) Clustering
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.49%) W3C
10 1 (0.49%) Blog
10 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.79%) Windows
2 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.31%) Windows 7
4 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (4.37%) Linux
6 7 (3.40%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.40%) UNIX
7 6 (2.91%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.27%) MVC
3 31 (15.05%) OO
4 30 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (12.14%) Content Management
5 25 (12.14%) ITIL
6 24 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (11.65%) Scrum
7 22 (10.68%) Web Development
8 21 (10.19%) CRM
9 20 (9.71%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (9.71%) Analytics
10 19 (9.22%) Business Analysis
10 19 (9.22%) Mentoring
11 17 (8.25%) Open Source
12 16 (7.77%) Project Management
13 15 (7.28%) Business Analytics
14 14 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (6.80%) Document Management
14 14 (6.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (47.09%) C#
2 67 (32.52%) SQL
3 58 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.05%) T-SQL
5 29 (14.08%) VB
6 20 (9.71%) Python
7 16 (7.77%) VB.NET
8 15 (7.28%) R
9 11 (5.34%) C
10 10 (4.85%) Java
10 10 (4.85%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.88%) VB6
12 6 (2.91%) C++
13 5 (2.43%) Perl
13 5 (2.43%) PHP
13 5 (2.43%) Ruby
13 5 (2.43%) Scala
14 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.49%) VBA
15 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.22%) Degree
2 19 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.77%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.80%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.80%) MCP
5 6 (2.91%) MCSA
6 5 (2.43%) MCAD
6 5 (2.43%) MCSD
6 5 (2.43%) MCSE
6 5 (2.43%) MCTS
7 4 (1.94%) CCNA
7 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.49%) MCDST
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) SLA
2 5 (2.43%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.91%) XenApp
5 5 (2.43%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.46%) XenServer
7 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.97%) vSphere
7 2 (0.97%) NFS
8 1 (0.49%) Firmware
8 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (14.08%) Oracle
1 29 (14.08%) IBM
2 18 (8.74%) VMware
3 15 (7.28%) Tableau
3 15 (7.28%) Cognos
4 14 (6.80%) EMC
4 14 (6.80%) OpenText
5 11 (5.34%) Citrix
6 10 (4.85%) Cisco
7 8 (3.88%) Teradata
7 8 (3.88%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.91%) Sybase
8 6 (2.91%) Fidessa
8 6 (2.91%) Reuters
8 6 (2.91%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.43%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.94%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.46%) NetApp
12 2 (0.97%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.97%) Ektron
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