Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 507 214 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.21% 17.67% 24.64%
As % of the Vendors category 59.58% 36.39% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 438 199 335
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% -11.88%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £51,400
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.85%

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 851 588 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 50.72% 48.55% 54.59%
Number of salaries quoted 692 496 737
North East median annual salary £38,500 £37,062 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.88% -7.35% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,225 £55,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

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 July 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 July 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 +1 428 £42,000 +16.67% 54
Durham +20 69 £32,000 -8.57% 18
Northumberland +4 2 £35,000 +26.13% 2
Teesside - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 235 (46.35%) .NET
2 228 (44.97%) C#
3 185 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (33.53%) SQL Server
5 164 (32.35%) SQL
6 157 (30.97%) ASP.NET
7 140 (27.61%) MVC
8 126 (24.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 117 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 110 (21.70%) JavaScript
11 102 (20.12%) HTML
12 100 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 85 (16.77%) AngularJS
14 84 (16.57%) TDD
15 83 (16.37%) Advertising
16 81 (15.98%) Software Engineering
17 71 (14.00%) Finance
18 69 (13.61%) Web Services
18 69 (13.61%) Windows
18 69 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
19 66 (13.02%) HTML5
20 64 (12.62%) Scrum
21 57 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
22 56 (11.05%) Degree
22 56 (11.05%) Entity Framework
23 54 (10.65%) BDD
24 52 (10.26%) CSS
25 50 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
25 50 (9.86%) React
26 48 (9.47%) Office 365

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 30 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.54%) CMS
3 20 (3.94%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.16%) IIS
5 13 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (2.56%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.58%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.99%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.79%) Kentico
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.39%) Wowza Streaming Engine
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (8.88%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.99%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.55%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 126 (24.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (9.47%) Office 365
4 27 (5.33%) SaaS
5 21 (4.14%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.38%) PaaS
7 5 (0.99%) IaaS
8 4 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.79%) NuGet
9 3 (0.59%) G Suite
10 2 (0.39%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.96%) Firewall
2 14 (2.76%) LAN
2 14 (2.76%) WAN
3 9 (1.78%) SAN
4 6 (1.18%) DNS
4 6 (1.18%) Intranet
5 5 (0.99%) SSL
5 5 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.79%) HTTP
6 4 (0.79%) Skype
6 4 (0.79%) VPN
7 3 (0.59%) DHCP
7 3 (0.59%) NAS
7 3 (0.59%) VoIP
7 3 (0.59%) WLAN
8 2 (0.39%) Internet
8 2 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.20%) RS-232
9 1 (0.20%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (33.53%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 42 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (4.34%) Power BI
5 21 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.78%) MySQL
7 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.58%) Big Data
8 8 (1.58%) QlikView
8 8 (1.58%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.18%) RavenDB
10 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 40 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 35 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (2.17%) Subversion
6 10 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (1.78%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.58%) MSTest
8 8 (1.58%) NUnit
9 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.59%) Ant
10 3 (0.59%) JIRA
10 3 (0.59%) Maven
11 2 (0.39%) Toad
12 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.20%) MorphX
12 1 (0.20%) Selenium
12 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (16.37%) Advertising
2 71 (14.00%) Finance
3 17 (3.35%) Retail
4 15 (2.96%) Marketing
5 11 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.97%) Law
7 5 (0.99%) Games
8 4 (0.79%) Banking
8 4 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (38.46%) Developer
2 87 (17.16%) .NET Developer
3 80 (15.78%) Consultant
3 80 (15.78%) Software Developer
4 68 (13.41%) C# Developer
5 58 (11.44%) Analyst
6 51 (10.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (9.27%) Recruitment Consultant
8 42 (8.28%) Senior Developer
9 36 (7.10%) .NET Software Developer
10 32 (6.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 29 (5.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (5.13%) Architect
12 26 (5.13%) Junior
13 25 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
13 25 (4.93%) Trainee
14 24 (4.73%) Trainee Consultant
14 24 (4.73%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
15 23 (4.54%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (46.35%) .NET
2 157 (30.97%) ASP.NET
3 117 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 102 (20.12%) HTML
5 100 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 85 (16.77%) AngularJS
7 69 (13.61%) Web Services
8 66 (13.02%) HTML5
9 56 (11.05%) Entity Framework
10 52 (10.26%) CSS
11 50 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (9.86%) React
12 40 (7.89%) jQuery
13 37 (7.30%) .NET Core
14 33 (6.51%) Angular 2
15 29 (5.72%) RESTful
16 20 (3.94%) REST
17 19 (3.75%) CSS3
18 18 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (3.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.58%) Replication
7 7 (1.38%) NHS
8 5 (0.99%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.79%) Fintech
9 4 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.79%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.79%) Robotics
10 3 (0.59%) Clustering
10 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.39%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.39%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 69 (13.61%) Windows
2 28 (5.52%) Windows Server
3 25 (4.93%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.16%) Linux
5 15 (2.96%) Android
5 15 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.56%) Unix
6 13 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.18%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.20%) VMS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (27.61%) MVC
3 84 (16.57%) TDD
4 81 (15.98%) Software Engineering
5 64 (12.62%) Scrum
6 57 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (10.65%) BDD
8 48 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (9.07%) Unit Testing
10 41 (8.09%) ERP
11 39 (7.69%) CRM
12 38 (7.50%) SDLC
13 36 (7.10%) OO
14 32 (6.31%) Project Management
15 31 (6.11%) Mentoring
16 30 (5.92%) Coaching
17 29 (5.72%) ITIL
18 27 (5.33%) Web Development
19 26 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 228 (44.97%) C#
2 164 (32.35%) SQL
3 110 (21.70%) JavaScript
4 40 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 35 (6.90%) Java
6 33 (6.51%) TypeScript
7 21 (4.14%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.37%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.17%) C++
9 11 (2.17%) Python
10 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.58%) X++
12 6 (1.18%) Ruby
13 3 (0.59%) R
14 2 (0.39%) Scala
14 2 (0.39%) VB
14 2 (0.39%) VBA
15 1 (0.20%) C
15 1 (0.20%) PHP
15 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (11.05%) Degree
2 36 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.38%) ISEB
4 6 (1.18%) MCSE
5 5 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.79%) ACCA
6 4 (0.79%) CIMA
7 3 (0.59%) CISA
7 3 (0.59%) CISSP
7 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.59%) OCP
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.59%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) CITP
8 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.39%) MCSD
8 2 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.94%) QA
2 12 (2.37%) SLA
3 11 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.39%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 12 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.79%) vSphere
4 3 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.59%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (1.58%) SCCM
3 6 (1.18%) SCOM
4 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.59%) Puppet
4 3 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.59%) Terraform
5 2 (0.39%) Nagios
5 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (6.71%) Xamarin
2 30 (5.92%) VMware
3 28 (5.52%) Oracle
4 16 (3.16%) SAP
4 16 (3.16%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.56%) Citrix
6 11 (2.17%) Lotus
7 10 (1.97%) Capita
7 10 (1.97%) Cisco
8 6 (1.18%) Kofax
9 5 (0.99%) Google
9 5 (0.99%) IBM
9 5 (0.99%) Infor
9 5 (0.99%) Nintex
9 5 (0.99%) Symantec
10 4 (0.79%) ABBYY
10 4 (0.79%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.79%) Sage
10 4 (0.79%) Sun
10 4 (0.79%) Workday