Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Microsoft
North East > Durham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 46 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 10.68% 16.67% 17.32%
As % of the Vendors category 25.53% 26.59% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 54
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £30,764 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.77% -38.47% +53.85%
10th Percentile £21,925 £26,250 £35,375
90th Percentile £43,875 £41,000 £60,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.00%

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 173 176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 41.84% 62.68% 57.52%
Number of salaries quoted 118 160 146
Durham median annual salary £41,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.90% -2.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,000 £28,625
90th Percentile £61,250 £77,500 £59,375
North East median annual salary £37,062 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.35% - +14.29%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Durham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Durham.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Durham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Durham over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Durham

Microsoft
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Durham region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees -3 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Darlington -17 6 £23,250 -21.19%
Billingham - 3 £29,000 -
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) C#
3 19 (52.78%) Degree
4 18 (50.00%) MVC
5 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
5 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
6 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (36.11%) Windows
8 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
10 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
11 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.00%) VB
11 9 (25.00%) jQuery
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) VB6
12 8 (22.22%) HTML
12 8 (22.22%) CSS
12 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 8 (22.22%) DevOps
13 7 (19.44%) Time Management
13 7 (19.44%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
13 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
14 6 (16.67%) HTML5
14 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (16.67%) CSS3
15 5 (13.89%) Node.js

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) WordPress
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
1 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Power BI
3 2 (5.56%) Spotfire
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (13.89%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (13.89%) IT Trainer
3 5 (13.89%) Trainer
3 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 2 (5.56%) Development Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
5 9 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
6 8 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (16.67%) CSS3
7 6 (16.67%) HTML5
7 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (13.89%) Node.js
8 5 (13.89%) Sass
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
10 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET
10 2 (5.56%) SOAP
10 2 (5.56%) WCF
10 2 (5.56%) XML
10 2 (5.56%) XSD
10 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (13.89%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) OpenVMS
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) DevOps
4 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 7 (19.44%) Time Management
5 5 (13.89%) A/B Testing
5 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.89%) Secure Coding
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) ERP
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) Microservices
8 2 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) VB
2 9 (25.00%) VB6
3 5 (13.89%) TypeScript
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) R
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) XPath
5 2 (5.56%) XQuery
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Pascal
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Tableau
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Capita
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) Lotus
3 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) Sage