Period
to 20 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 20 February 2019 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 2 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 155 301 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.11% 30.87% 16.84%
As % of the Vendors category 49.84% 64.32% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 104 276 132
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -2.99%
10th Percentile £23,150 £19,000 £20,513
90th Percentile £60,000 £87,500 £45,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 Newcastle upon Tyne.

All Vendors
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 311 468 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 36.33% 48.00% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 244 412 312
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £24,575 £21,025 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £80,000 £56,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £44,334 £37,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year +19.02% +9.56% -2.86%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 66 (42.58%) Windows
2 62 (40.00%) Office 365
3 58 (37.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (36.77%) Windows Server
4 57 (36.77%) Active Directory
5 53 (34.19%) ITIL
6 42 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (25.16%) C#
8 38 (24.52%) .NET
8 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
9 37 (23.87%) PowerShell
10 34 (21.94%) SLA
11 32 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 30 (19.35%) MCSA
14 29 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (17.42%) MVC
16 26 (16.77%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (16.13%) SQL
17 25 (16.13%) SharePoint
18 24 (15.48%) Skype for Business
19 23 (14.84%) Skype
19 23 (14.84%) Windows 10
19 23 (14.84%) Finance
19 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
20 21 (13.55%) Mentoring
21 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (12.90%) Problem Management
22 19 (12.26%) Validation

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 25 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 24 (15.48%) Skype for Business
3 17 (10.97%) MS Exchange
4 13 (8.39%) CMS
5 2 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (16.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 62 (40.00%) Office 365
2 58 (37.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.87%) PaaS
6 5 (3.23%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.94%) IaaS
8 2 (1.29%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.84%) Skype
2 9 (5.81%) SAN
3 8 (5.16%) DNS
4 6 (3.87%) Unified Communications
5 5 (3.23%) DHCP
5 5 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (3.23%) VSAN
5 5 (3.23%) Wireless
6 4 (2.58%) LAN
6 4 (2.58%) WAN
7 2 (1.29%) Firewall
7 2 (1.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.65%) Extranet
8 1 (0.65%) Internet
8 1 (0.65%) MPLS
8 1 (0.65%) PBX
8 1 (0.65%) PSTN
8 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.65%) VLAN
8 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) Power BI
3 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.94%) Big Data
5 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.29%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.29%) QlikView
6 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.29%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.52%) JIRA
3 5 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.58%) Selenium
4 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.94%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 23 (14.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Advertising
3 5 (3.23%) Automotive
4 4 (2.58%) Banking
4 4 (2.58%) Marketing
5 3 (1.94%) Billing
5 3 (1.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.16%) Analyst
2 36 (23.23%) Developer
3 23 (14.84%) .NET Developer
4 18 (11.61%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.68%) Microsoft Engineer
7 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (8.39%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (7.10%) Security Engineer
9 11 (7.10%) Support Analyst
10 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (4.52%) Consultant
11 7 (4.52%) Office 365 Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (3.87%) Service Analyst
12 6 (3.87%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.52%) .NET
2 31 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 14 (9.03%) Entity Framework
6 11 (7.10%) HTML
7 8 (5.16%) REST
8 7 (4.52%) CSS
9 6 (3.87%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.87%) RESTful
10 5 (3.23%) COM
10 5 (3.23%) React
11 4 (2.58%) .NET Core
11 4 (2.58%) HTML5
11 4 (2.58%) jQuery
11 4 (2.58%) JSON
11 4 (2.58%) Node.js
11 4 (2.58%) OAuth
12 3 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.32%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.94%) Clustering
5 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.29%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) CMDB
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 66 (42.58%) Windows
2 57 (36.77%) Windows Server
3 23 (14.84%) Windows 10
4 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.74%) Linux
6 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.29%) Unix
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) VME
9 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.19%) ITIL
2 32 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.42%) MVC
5 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
6 21 (13.55%) Mentoring
7 20 (12.90%) Problem Management
8 19 (12.26%) Validation
9 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (10.32%) TDD
10 15 (9.68%) BDD
10 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (9.68%) Pair Programming
11 14 (9.03%) Analytics
11 14 (9.03%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (9.03%) Service Management
11 14 (9.03%) Unit Testing
12 13 (8.39%) Coaching
13 12 (7.74%) ITSM
14 10 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.16%) C#
2 37 (23.87%) PowerShell
3 25 (16.13%) SQL
4 12 (7.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.10%) Python
6 3 (1.94%) Java
6 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.29%) Scala
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) Fortran
8 1 (0.65%) Java 8
8 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (19.35%) MCSA
3 13 (8.39%) CompTIA Security+
3 13 (8.39%) MCSE
4 12 (7.74%) CISSP
5 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.58%) MCP
7 3 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) CEH
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CISM
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.65%) Degree
9 1 (0.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (21.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) GDPR
3 3 (1.94%) PMO
3 3 (1.94%) QA
4 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (36.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.23%) XenApp
5 3 (1.94%) Docker
6 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (5.81%) SCCM
2 6 (3.87%) Terraform
3 5 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.29%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (9.68%) VMware
2 13 (8.39%) ServiceNow
3 11 (7.10%) Citrix
4 10 (6.45%) Cisco
5 6 (3.87%) Meraki
6 2 (1.29%) BMC
6 2 (1.29%) HP
6 2 (1.29%) NVIDIA
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle
6 2 (1.29%) Polycom
6 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.65%) CA
7 1 (0.65%) Dell
7 1 (0.65%) Epicor
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat