Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 January 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 393 298 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.06% 22.27% 17.81%
As % of the Vendors category 52.68% 48.53% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 361 270 234
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90% -17.33%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 746 614 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.58% 45.89% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 650 514 567
North East median annual salary £36,500 £36,875 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.02% -1.67% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the North East

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in the North East.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the North East

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in the North East over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the North East

Microsoft
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Tyne and Wear +1 310 £35,000 - 67
Durham -1 73 £32,500 -7.14% 18
Northumberland -8 2 £35,750 -15.88% 1
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 125 (31.81%) Windows
2 111 (28.24%) SQL Server
3 100 (25.45%) SQL
4 90 (22.90%) C#
5 88 (22.39%) .NET
6 80 (20.36%) Active Directory
7 74 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 73 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (16.28%) ASP.NET
10 62 (15.78%) Office 365
10 62 (15.78%) Windows Server
11 61 (15.52%) MS Exchange
12 60 (15.27%) ITIL
12 60 (15.27%) SLA
13 58 (14.76%) VMware
14 51 (12.98%) CRM
15 50 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 49 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 49 (12.47%) Microsoft Office
17 44 (11.20%) Citrix
17 44 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 44 (11.20%) MVC
18 41 (10.43%) Dynamics CRM
19 40 (10.18%) Advertising
19 40 (10.18%) Oracle
20 38 (9.67%) Degree
20 38 (9.67%) Hyper-V
21 37 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (9.16%) Cisco
22 36 (9.16%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 61 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.29%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.04%) IIS
8 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.27%) Documentum
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (12.47%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (10.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (4.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (4.33%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.76%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.76%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.51%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.25%) Epicor Tropos
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 74 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (15.78%) Office 365
3 34 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (4.33%) IaaS
4 17 (4.33%) PaaS
5 10 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (2.29%) GitHub
7 7 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.78%) SaaS
8 4 (1.02%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.76%) G Suite
10 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.51%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.89%) Firewall
2 27 (6.87%) WAN
3 25 (6.36%) DHCP
3 25 (6.36%) DNS
3 25 (6.36%) LAN
4 23 (5.85%) TCP/IP
4 23 (5.85%) VoIP
5 20 (5.09%) SAN
6 16 (4.07%) VPN
7 14 (3.56%) VLAN
8 12 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (2.80%) WLAN
10 9 (2.29%) Skype
10 9 (2.29%) SMTP
11 7 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.27%) NAS
13 4 (1.02%) DMZ
14 3 (0.76%) Internet
15 2 (0.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.80%) Big Data
7 11 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (2.29%) Power BI
9 8 (2.04%) OLAP
9 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.27%) QlikView
13 4 (1.02%) MySQL
13 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.76%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.82%) Selenium
2 13 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.54%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.27%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.51%) MSTest
8 2 (0.51%) NUnit
8 2 (0.51%) Subversion
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (10.18%) Advertising
2 24 (6.11%) Finance
3 14 (3.56%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.54%) Retail
5 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.76%) Marketing
6 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (22.39%) Developer
2 81 (20.61%) Analyst
3 53 (13.49%) Consultant
4 38 (9.67%) Service Analyst
5 37 (9.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 30 (7.63%) Architect
7 24 (6.11%) .NET Developer
8 19 (4.83%) Software Developer
9 16 (4.07%) Support Engineer
9 16 (4.07%) Trainee
10 15 (3.82%) Recruitment Consultant
11 14 (3.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 12 (3.05%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.05%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (3.05%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.05%) Technical Support
13 11 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 11 (2.80%) Microsoft Consultant
13 11 (2.80%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (22.39%) .NET
2 64 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 32 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (8.14%) Web Services
4 21 (5.34%) .NET Framework
5 19 (4.83%) AngularJS
5 19 (4.83%) HTML
6 16 (4.07%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (3.31%) CSS
9 12 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 12 (3.05%) Node.js
9 12 (3.05%) RESTful
10 11 (2.80%) jQuery
10 11 (2.80%) WCF
11 10 (2.54%) Ninject
12 9 (2.29%) HTML5
12 9 (2.29%) WAP
13 7 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (1.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.56%) Clustering
3 11 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.54%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.78%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.27%) Replication
9 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.76%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.76%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.51%) iSeries
11 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.51%) User Experience
12 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.25%) PKI
12 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 125 (31.81%) Windows
2 62 (15.78%) Windows Server
3 50 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.58%) Windows 10
6 16 (4.07%) Windows XP
7 14 (3.56%) Android
7 14 (3.56%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.54%) Linux
8 10 (2.54%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.02%) CentOS
10 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.76%) Unix
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (15.27%) ITIL
3 51 (12.98%) CRM
4 44 (11.20%) MVC
5 36 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (7.38%) ERP
6 29 (7.38%) Incident Management
6 29 (7.38%) Scrum
6 29 (7.38%) TDD
7 21 (5.34%) Service Delivery
8 20 (5.09%) Mentoring
9 19 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (4.58%) BDD
11 17 (4.33%) Test Automation
12 16 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (3.82%) Project Management
14 14 (3.56%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (3.56%) ETL
14 14 (3.56%) SOLID
15 12 (3.05%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 100 (25.45%) SQL
2 90 (22.90%) C#
3 35 (8.91%) JavaScript
4 30 (7.63%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.36%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.31%) Java
7 11 (2.80%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.54%) C
9 5 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.76%) VBA
11 2 (0.51%) RPG
11 2 (0.51%) Scala
12 1 (0.25%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.25%) Python
12 1 (0.25%) R
12 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.25%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (9.67%) Degree
3 27 (6.87%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.33%) CCNA
5 12 (3.05%) A+ Certification
6 11 (2.80%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.54%) CCENT
7 10 (2.54%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (2.29%) MCSE
9 8 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (2.04%) MCSA
10 7 (1.78%) CCNP
11 6 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.02%) ISEB
12 4 (1.02%) MCP
13 3 (0.76%) MCITP
13 3 (0.76%) MCTS
13 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.51%) CISSP
14 2 (0.51%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (15.27%) SLA
2 10 (2.54%) QA
3 5 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.76%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
System Software
1 80 (20.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.67%) Hyper-V
3 37 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.33%) XenApp
5 9 (2.29%) DFS Replication
6 6 (1.53%) vSphere
7 5 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.25%) Docker
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (7.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (3.82%) Backup Exec
3 13 (3.31%) SCCM
4 9 (2.29%) WSUS
5 8 (2.04%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.27%) Puppet
7 3 (0.76%) Nagios
8 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.51%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 58 (14.76%) VMware
2 44 (11.20%) Citrix
3 40 (10.18%) Oracle
4 36 (9.16%) Cisco
5 20 (5.09%) Sun
6 17 (4.33%) SAP
7 14 (3.56%) Xamarin
8 13 (3.31%) Sitecore
9 10 (2.54%) Symantec
10 9 (2.29%) IBM
11 7 (1.78%) arcserve
11 7 (1.78%) CA
11 7 (1.78%) EMC
11 7 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.78%) Sophos
11 7 (1.78%) Veeam
11 7 (1.78%) Veritas
12 6 (1.53%) Sage
12 6 (1.53%) Workday
13 5 (1.27%) Pega