Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 1 17
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 64 76 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 18.82% 28.79% 15.62%
As % of the Vendors category 35.36% 54.29% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 58
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.61% +10.71%
10th Percentile £20,450 £26,250 £24,775
90th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £50,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%

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 181 140 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 53.24% 53.03% 66.25%
Number of salaries quoted 146 121 233
Durham median annual salary £39,813 £38,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% -17.20% +50.00%
10th Percentile £21,625 £26,250 £27,850
90th Percentile £55,500 £58,750 £58,750
North East median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% -4.38% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Darlington -2 19 £30,913 -11.68% 5
Stockton-on-Tees -1 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Bishop Auckland - 1 - -
Hartlepool - 1 £20,500 - 1
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 25 (39.06%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) .NET
4 16 (25.00%) C#
4 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
5 15 (23.44%) CRM
6 14 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (18.75%) SLA
7 12 (18.75%) Oracle
7 12 (18.75%) Windows
8 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
8 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
9 10 (15.63%) Degree
9 10 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
9 10 (15.63%) ITIL
10 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (12.50%) ETL
11 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.94%) Advertising
12 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
12 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
13 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008

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 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.38%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) IaaS
3 3 (4.69%) PaaS
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) VoIP
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) Skype
2 2 (3.13%) VLAN
2 2 (3.13%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (7.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (6.25%) OLAP
8 3 (4.69%) Power BI
9 2 (3.13%) Big Data
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.13%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Advertising
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Trainee
5 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) CRM Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (4.69%) IT Trainer
6 3 (4.69%) Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (6.25%) XSLT
5 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.13%) ADO.NET
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) HTML5
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.13%) SOAP
6 2 (3.13%) Web Services
6 2 (3.13%) XSD
7 1 (1.56%) ADO
7 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.56%) CSS
7 1 (1.56%) DAO
7 1 (1.56%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Robotics
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) CRM
2 10 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL
3 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (12.50%) ETL
4 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.38%) ERP
5 6 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
5 6 (9.38%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) People Management
7 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.25%) MVC
7 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Data Extraction
8 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.69%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) C#
3 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.25%) C
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) R
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
7 2 (3.13%) XPath
7 2 (3.13%) XQuery
8 1 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.81%) A+ Certification
3 5 (7.81%) CCENT
3 5 (7.81%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.56%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
1 5 (7.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco
2 6 (9.38%) Citrix
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) ABBYY
4 3 (4.69%) Capita
4 3 (4.69%) Kofax
5 2 (3.13%) EMC
5 2 (3.13%) Tableau
6 1 (1.56%) Infor
6 1 (1.56%) Sage