Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 1
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 65 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 28.64% 19.01% 28.68%
As % of the Vendors category 58.76% 36.31% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 66
Durham median annual salary £27,000 £34,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +7.81% +5.06%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £46,250
North East median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 97 179 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 48.74% 52.34% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 83 145 120
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% -14.44%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,950 £55,600 £58,875
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,626
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.33% -5.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +6 20 £27,000 -10.00% 7
Stockton-on-Tees -4 12 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Peterlee - 12 £21,000 -
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) C#
3 18 (31.58%) .NET
4 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
4 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (26.32%) Windows 10
6 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (21.05%) Mac OS X
7 12 (21.05%) SQL
7 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
7 12 (21.05%) Android
7 12 (21.05%) Office 365
8 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
10 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
10 8 (14.04%) Citrix
10 8 (14.04%) Cisco
10 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.04%) VMware
11 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.28%) MCP
11 7 (12.28%) MCSE
12 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
12 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
12 6 (10.53%) 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.05%) Office 365
3 4 (7.02%) NuGet
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.75%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) LAN
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 4 (7.02%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Power BI
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.02%) RavenDB
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (7.02%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Service Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (7.02%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Junior
7 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.77%) Angular 2
5 4 (7.02%) JSON
5 4 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.75%) CSS
8 1 (1.75%) CSS3
8 1 (1.75%) EDI
8 1 (1.75%) HTML5
8 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.75%) Node.js
8 1 (1.75%) WCF
8 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.77%) Robotics
3 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows 10
3 12 (21.05%) Android
3 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 12 (21.05%) Mac OS X
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) Linux
6 4 (7.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
2 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.77%) DevOps
5 5 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.77%) Process Management
6 4 (7.02%) ETL
6 4 (7.02%) MVC
6 4 (7.02%) Scrum
6 4 (7.02%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) Break/Fix
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.26%) Line Management
7 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) C#
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) VBA
6 2 (3.51%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) VB6
7 1 (1.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.28%) MCP
2 7 (12.28%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) CCNA
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.77%) MCSA
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco
1 8 (14.04%) Citrix
1 8 (14.04%) VMware
2 5 (8.77%) ABBYY
2 5 (8.77%) Kofax
3 3 (5.26%) Veeam
4 2 (3.51%) Dell
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Samsung
4 2 (3.51%) Toshiba
4 2 (3.51%) Xerox
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.75%) Tableau