Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 21 9
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 73 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 26.07% 10.07% 14.17%
As % of the Vendors category 49.66% 26.09% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 76 24 31
Durham median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,459
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +14.91% -39.08%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,900 £23,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £41,000
North East median annual salary £38,957 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.30% - -7.89%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Durham.

All Vendors
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 147 115 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 52.50% 38.59% 61.81%
Number of salaries quoted 131 95 139
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -20.00% +18.75%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £67,250 £77,500
North East median annual salary £38,853 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.18% -9.38% +6.67%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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
Darlington +18 15 £25,000 -7.41% 4
Stockton-on-Tees +10 10 £50,000 +37.93% 4
Peterlee - 8 £21,000 - 1
Hartlepool - 2 £22,500 -
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 38 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (38.36%) .NET
3 27 (36.99%) C#
4 22 (30.14%) Windows
5 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (26.03%) .NET Framework
7 16 (21.92%) Web Services
8 15 (20.55%) SQL
9 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (17.81%) Office 365
10 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
10 13 (17.81%) HTML
11 12 (16.44%) CRM
11 12 (16.44%) Scrum
12 11 (15.07%) Citrix
12 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (15.07%) Web Development
12 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
12 11 (15.07%) HTML5
12 11 (15.07%) Windows 10
13 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
13 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
14 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
14 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (12.33%) OO
14 9 (12.33%) C++

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 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
1 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) IIS
3 5 (6.85%) IBM Notes
3 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (6.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.81%) Office 365
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) G Suite
4 2 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.74%) PaaS
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
5 1 (1.37%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) VPN
2 4 (5.48%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) LAN
2 4 (5.48%) VoIP
2 4 (5.48%) WAN
3 2 (2.74%) MPLS
3 2 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.37%) RS-232
4 1 (1.37%) RS-485
4 1 (1.37%) Skype
4 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.11%) MySQL
7 3 (4.11%) Power BI
7 3 (4.11%) RavenDB
8 2 (2.74%) QlikView
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.37%) MS Access
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.22%) Advertising
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Software Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Junior
4 8 (10.96%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Junior Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Service Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) DBA
8 4 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Junior Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Junior Technical Support
9 3 (4.11%) Junior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.36%) .NET
2 19 (26.03%) .NET Framework
3 16 (21.92%) Web Services
4 13 (17.81%) HTML
5 11 (15.07%) HTML5
6 8 (10.96%) REST
6 8 (10.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (10.96%) WCF
7 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.85%) XML
8 4 (5.48%) CSS
9 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.74%) Aurelia
9 2 (2.74%) WPF
10 1 (1.37%) Angular 2
10 1 (1.37%) CSS3
10 1 (1.37%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.37%) Qt
10 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.48%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.48%) Robotics
5 3 (4.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Windows 10
3 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.96%) Android
4 8 (10.96%) Apple iOS
4 8 (10.96%) Linux
5 7 (9.59%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (16.44%) CRM
3 12 (16.44%) Scrum
4 11 (15.07%) Web Development
5 9 (12.33%) OO
5 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.96%) ITIL
6 8 (10.96%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.22%) ERP
8 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.85%) DevOps
9 5 (6.85%) Project Management
9 5 (6.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) C#
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
5 9 (12.33%) C++
5 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.33%) TypeScript
6 6 (8.22%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.74%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.37%) Java
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.37%) VB6
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
9 1 (1.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.11%) MCSE
2 3 (4.11%) OCP
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.74%) CCNA
3 2 (2.74%) CCNP
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) MCITP
3 2 (2.74%) MCSD
3 2 (2.74%) MCTS
3 2 (2.74%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ACCA
4 1 (1.37%) CIMA
4 1 (1.37%) CITP
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Citrix
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) Cisco
4 7 (9.59%) Capita
4 7 (9.59%) Kofax
5 6 (8.22%) VMware
6 5 (6.85%) ABBYY
6 5 (6.85%) Lotus
6 5 (6.85%) Nintex
7 4 (5.48%) Google
7 4 (5.48%) SAP
8 3 (4.11%) IBM
8 3 (4.11%) Infor
9 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.37%) Dell
10 1 (1.37%) Epicor
10 1 (1.37%) HP
10 1 (1.37%) IFS
10 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.37%) Juniper