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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 11.63% 10.60% 16.38%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 18.39% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 18
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 50 87 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 29.07% 57.62% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 80 45
Median salary £34,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.25% +21.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,350 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees -6 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Billingham - 3 £29,000 -
Darlington -15 2 £29,500 +14.56% 1
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 24 (51.06%) C#
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (48.94%) .NET
3 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
3 19 (40.43%) MVC
4 15 (31.91%) Windows
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (29.79%) Degree
5 14 (29.79%) CSS
6 13 (27.66%) HTML
6 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.66%) jQuery
6 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
8 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
9 10 (21.28%) CSS3
10 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
11 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
11 8 (17.02%) Skype
12 7 (14.89%) Citrix
12 7 (14.89%) SQL
12 7 (14.89%) VB
12 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.89%) VB6
13 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
13 6 (12.77%) VMware
13 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office

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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.64%) WordPress
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (10.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) PaaS
3 3 (6.38%) Yammer
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) Office 365
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Skype
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) PBX
3 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) DHCP
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) RS-232
5 1 (2.13%) RS-485
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (10.64%) DocumentDB
3 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
2 6 (12.77%) DevOps Specialist
2 6 (12.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) IT Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Graduate
6 2 (4.26%) Junior
6 2 (4.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.79%) CSS
4 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (27.66%) HTML
4 13 (27.66%) jQuery
5 10 (21.28%) CSS3
6 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (10.64%) HTML5
8 5 (10.64%) Node.js
8 5 (10.64%) Sass
9 2 (4.26%) WCF
9 2 (4.26%) WPF
10 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.13%) LESS
10 1 (2.13%) LINQ
10 1 (2.13%) Qt
10 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) User Experience
3 5 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) MVC
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.77%) DevOps
3 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.77%) Web Development
4 5 (10.64%) A/B Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (10.64%) Secure Coding
4 5 (10.64%) Time Management
5 4 (8.51%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (8.51%) ETL
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) ITSM
6 3 (6.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) C#
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) VB
3 7 (14.89%) VB6
4 5 (10.64%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.38%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCSA
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CEH
3 1 (2.13%) CISA
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) SANS
3 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Citrix
2 6 (12.77%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Mitel
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.13%) Juniper
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus
5 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.13%) Qualys
5 1 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) Sage
5 1 (2.13%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
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