Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 22 4
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 67 36 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 29.13% 11.39% 20.73%
As % of the Vendors category 58.26% 25.17% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 67 35 53
Durham median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,764
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +13.77% -38.47%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,250 £42,250 £43,650
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 115 143 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 50.00% 45.25% 64.73%
Number of salaries quoted 105 118 166
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.54% -3.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,650 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,725 £77,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Stockton-on-Tees +6 18 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Peterlee - 15 £21,000 - 1
Darlington +12 12 £37,500 +66.67% 5
Hartlepool +1 2 £22,500 +9.76%
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 24 (35.82%) C#
3 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
4 22 (32.84%) .NET
5 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Excel
6 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
7 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (23.88%) SQL
8 16 (23.88%) Office 365
8 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
9 15 (22.39%) Android
9 15 (22.39%) Apple iOS
10 14 (20.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 14 (20.90%) Mac OS X
11 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (16.42%) Linux
12 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
12 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
13 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
13 10 (14.93%) Scrum
14 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (11.94%) Citrix
14 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
14 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
15 7 (10.45%) DevOps
15 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration

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 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) IIS
3 5 (7.46%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (20.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (7.46%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (23.88%) Office 365
3 4 (5.97%) NuGet
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) LAN
1 6 (8.96%) WAN
2 4 (5.97%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.49%) RS-232
3 1 (1.49%) RS-485
3 1 (1.49%) VoIP
3 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.96%) RavenDB
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.97%) Power BI
8 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.48%) MySQL
9 2 (2.99%) QlikView
9 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.49%) MS Access
10 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (7.46%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Service Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (5.97%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) DBA
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) IT Support
6 3 (4.48%) Junior Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) .NET
2 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
3 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.45%) Web Services
4 5 (7.46%) Angular 2
4 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 5 (7.46%) XML
5 4 (5.97%) CSS
5 4 (5.97%) JSON
5 4 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.48%) HTML5
7 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.99%) Aurelia
7 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.99%) WPF
8 1 (1.49%) jQuery
8 1 (1.49%) Qt
8 1 (1.49%) RESTful
8 1 (1.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.48%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Robotics
5 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
3 15 (22.39%) Android
3 15 (22.39%) Apple iOS
4 14 (20.90%) Mac OS X
5 11 (16.42%) Linux
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.46%) Unix
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.93%) Scrum
2 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
3 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.45%) DevOps
4 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.46%) ERP
6 5 (7.46%) Kanban
6 5 (7.46%) Line Management
6 5 (7.46%) Service Management
6 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.46%) Workflow
7 4 (5.97%) CRM
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL
7 4 (5.97%) TDD
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) C#
2 16 (23.88%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.48%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.48%) VBA
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.49%) Java
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) VB6
9 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.46%) MCSE
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) OCP
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) ACCA
6 1 (1.49%) CIMA
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Citrix
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) Lotus
3 5 (7.46%) Nintex
4 4 (5.97%) Kofax
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Dell
5 3 (4.48%) HP
5 3 (4.48%) IBM
5 3 (4.48%) Veeam
6 2 (2.99%) ABBYY
6 2 (2.99%) Google
6 2 (2.99%) Samsung
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 2 (2.99%) Toshiba
6 2 (2.99%) Xerox
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) LexisNexis