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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 76 140 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.92% 22.47% 19.92%
As % of the Vendors category 35.85% 54.05% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 69 130 98
Average salary £36,125 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.15% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
212 259 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.83% 41.57% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 187 226 181
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £47,750 £47,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 59 £37,500 +15.38% 28
Gateshead -2 6 £28,750 +19.79%
Sunderland -3 4 £22,500 -25.00% 1
South Shields +1 3 £20,000 -40.29%
Prudhoe - 3 £37,500 - 1
Microsoft
North East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (39.20%) MS Excel
2 40 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 37 (29.60%) Windows
4 36 (28.80%) MS Office
5 30 (24.00%) SQL
6 29 (23.20%) .NET
7 27 (21.60%) C#
8 21 (16.80%) T-SQL
8 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET
8 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
9 20 (16.00%) Oracle
9 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (13.60%) ITIL
11 17 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (12.80%) Finance
12 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (11.20%) MVC
13 14 (11.20%) MS Exchange
14 13 (10.40%) CRM
14 13 (10.40%) PRINCE2
14 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (9.60%) PRINCE
15 12 (9.60%) MS Project
15 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
16 11 (8.80%) CSS
16 11 (8.80%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (11.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.60%) Lync
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.00%) SAS
5 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.40%) IIS
6 3 (2.40%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.40%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (39.20%) MS Excel
2 36 (28.80%) MS Office
3 12 (9.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.60%) Sage MMS
2 2 (1.60%) Line 50
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) SaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Firewall
2 5 (4.00%) 4G
3 4 (3.20%) DNS
3 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.20%) VPN
4 3 (2.40%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.40%) SAN
4 3 (2.40%) DSL
4 3 (2.40%) WAN
4 3 (2.40%) ADSL
4 3 (2.40%) LAN
5 2 (1.60%) PBX
5 2 (1.60%) VoIP
5 2 (1.60%) DHCP
5 2 (1.60%) FTP
6 1 (0.80%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.80%) Internet
6 1 (0.80%) Extranet
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.60%) MySQL
7 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.80%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.80%) MS Access
9 1 (0.80%) OLAP
9 1 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.80%) Toad
General
1 16 (12.80%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Advertising
3 3 (2.40%) Retail
3 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (29.60%) Developer
2 16 (12.80%) Analyst
3 14 (11.20%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) Consultant
4 13 (10.40%) Project Manager
5 12 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.60%) Administrator
7 7 (5.60%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Support Technician
8 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) DBA
8 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) IT Support
9 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.20%) .NET
2 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET
3 11 (8.80%) CSS
3 11 (8.80%) HTML
4 10 (8.00%) XML
5 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.60%) WinForms
7 6 (4.80%) jQuery
8 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.00%) Web Services
9 4 (3.20%) Ajax
9 4 (3.20%) LINQ
10 3 (2.40%) WCF
10 3 (2.40%) WPF
11 2 (1.60%) .NET Remoting
11 2 (1.60%) SOAP
11 2 (1.60%) ADO.NET
11 2 (1.60%) Classic ASP
11 2 (1.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Tandem
2 2 (1.60%) Life Science
2 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.80%) EPoS
3 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.80%) Clustering
3 1 (0.80%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.80%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.60%) Windows
2 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.40%) UNIX
5 3 (2.40%) Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Android
7 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.60%) ITIL
2 17 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.20%) MVC
4 13 (10.40%) CRM
4 13 (10.40%) PRINCE2
4 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.60%) PRINCE
6 11 (8.80%) Waterfall
7 10 (8.00%) Matrix Management
8 7 (5.60%) ERP
8 7 (5.60%) ETL
8 7 (5.60%) Service Management
9 6 (4.80%) Migration
10 5 (4.00%) Project Management
10 5 (4.00%) TDD
11 3 (2.40%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.40%) OO
11 3 (2.40%) Time Management
11 3 (2.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.00%) SQL
2 27 (21.60%) C#
3 21 (16.80%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.60%) Java
5 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.80%) PHP
6 1 (0.80%) C
6 1 (0.80%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.00%) PMP
2 10 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 9 (7.20%) Degree
4 8 (6.40%) MCP
4 8 (6.40%) MCSE
5 7 (5.60%) MCITP
6 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.00%) MCTS
8 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.40%) CCNA
9 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.80%) ISEB
10 1 (0.80%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.80%) OCMJEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) XenApp
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) SCCM
1 3 (2.40%) SCOM
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.60%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.80%) SCSM
3 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) Cisco
3 7 (5.60%) Sun
3 7 (5.60%) VMware
4 5 (4.00%) Citrix
5 4 (3.20%) Sage
6 3 (2.40%) Lotus
6 3 (2.40%) HP
6 3 (2.40%) SAP
7 2 (1.60%) ATG
7 2 (1.60%) Kronos
7 2 (1.60%) IBM
7 2 (1.60%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.80%) Veeam
8 1 (0.80%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.80%) Symantec
8 1 (0.80%) Dell
8 1 (0.80%) Epicor
8 1 (0.80%) NetApp
8 1 (0.80%) Juniper
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + 20 days holidays, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable based upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Salary negotiable based upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + career growth, gym, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
END.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago