Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 392 219 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.43% 19.13% 24.54%
As % of the Vendors category 59.85% 37.44% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 332 204 331
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £53,750 £49,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

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 655 585 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.17% 51.09% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 533 482 743
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £25,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 0 317 £41,500 +10.67% 77
Durham +18 67 £30,000 -14.29% 17
Northumberland +8 1 - - 1
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 187 (47.70%) .NET
2 183 (46.68%) C#
3 134 (34.18%) SQL Server
4 129 (32.91%) SQL
5 124 (31.63%) ASP.NET
6 116 (29.59%) MVC
6 116 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (24.23%) .NET Framework
8 92 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 86 (21.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 85 (21.68%) JavaScript
11 76 (19.39%) Software Engineering
12 69 (17.60%) TDD
13 67 (17.09%) HTML
14 65 (16.58%) Windows
15 64 (16.33%) Advertising
16 63 (16.07%) AngularJS
17 60 (15.31%) Scrum
18 53 (13.52%) Entity Framework
19 51 (13.01%) Finance
20 48 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
21 47 (11.99%) BDD
22 46 (11.73%) CSS
23 45 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
23 45 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
24 43 (10.97%) Web Services
24 43 (10.97%) Unit Testing
24 43 (10.97%) Office 365
25 41 (10.46%) React
26 40 (10.20%) Visual Studio

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 25 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.34%) CMS
2 17 (4.34%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.06%) Umbraco
4 11 (2.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (2.55%) IIS
6 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.28%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.02%) Kentico
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.51%) Confluence
9 2 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.51%) Wowza Streaming Engine
10 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (8.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.85%) Dynamics AX
1 19 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 92 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (10.97%) Office 365
4 20 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (3.57%) SaaS
6 6 (1.53%) NuGet
7 3 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.77%) G Suite
8 2 (0.51%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Heroku
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.57%) LAN
1 14 (3.57%) WAN
2 12 (3.06%) Firewall
2 12 (3.06%) Intranet
3 6 (1.53%) SAN
4 5 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.02%) Skype
6 3 (0.77%) DHCP
6 3 (0.77%) DNS
7 2 (0.51%) HTTP
7 2 (0.51%) Internet
7 2 (0.51%) NAS
7 2 (0.51%) SSL
7 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.51%) VoIP
7 2 (0.51%) VPN
8 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (5.10%) Power BI
6 10 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.04%) RavenDB
7 8 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.79%) QlikView
9 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.28%) MySQL
10 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.02%) Big Data
11 4 (1.02%) Pentaho
11 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 38 (9.69%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (3.06%) Subversion
6 9 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.53%) MSTest
8 6 (1.53%) NUnit
9 5 (1.28%) JIRA
9 5 (1.28%) Selenium
10 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.26%) MorphX
11 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.26%) Toad
11 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 64 (16.33%) Advertising
2 51 (13.01%) Finance
3 15 (3.83%) Retail
4 9 (2.30%) Automotive
5 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.53%) Marketing
7 4 (1.02%) Games
8 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.51%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (41.33%) Developer
2 80 (20.41%) .NET Developer
3 66 (16.84%) C# Developer
4 62 (15.82%) Software Developer
5 58 (14.80%) Consultant
6 57 (14.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 44 (11.22%) Analyst
8 39 (9.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 36 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (8.93%) Recruitment Consultant
11 28 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
11 28 (7.14%) Senior Developer
12 24 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
13 23 (5.87%) Software Engineer
14 20 (5.10%) Service Analyst
15 19 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
16 18 (4.59%) Trainee
17 17 (4.34%) Trainee Consultant
17 17 (4.34%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (47.70%) .NET
2 124 (31.63%) ASP.NET
3 95 (24.23%) .NET Framework
4 86 (21.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (17.09%) HTML
6 63 (16.07%) AngularJS
7 53 (13.52%) Entity Framework
8 46 (11.73%) CSS
9 45 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (10.97%) Web Services
11 41 (10.46%) React
12 37 (9.44%) HTML5
13 28 (7.14%) .NET Core
14 25 (6.38%) jQuery
15 22 (5.61%) Angular 2
16 20 (5.10%) RESTful
17 18 (4.59%) CSS3
18 15 (3.83%) SOAP
19 14 (3.57%) JSON
19 14 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.53%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.28%) NHS
8 3 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.51%) CMDB
9 2 (0.51%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) Media Streaming
9 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Replication
9 2 (0.51%) Robotics
9 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.58%) Windows
2 30 (7.65%) Windows Server
3 27 (6.89%) Windows 10
4 16 (4.08%) Linux
5 15 (3.83%) Android
5 15 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 13 (3.32%) Windows 7
7 13 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.30%) Unix
10 5 (1.28%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.26%) VME
12 1 (0.26%) VMS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
1 116 (29.59%) MVC
2 76 (19.39%) Software Engineering
3 69 (17.60%) TDD
4 60 (15.31%) Scrum
5 48 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (11.99%) BDD
7 43 (10.97%) Unit Testing
8 33 (8.42%) ERP
9 28 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 28 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (7.14%) SDLC
10 25 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 24 (6.12%) Coaching
11 24 (6.12%) OO
12 23 (5.87%) DevOps
13 21 (5.36%) CRM
14 20 (5.10%) Test Automation
15 19 (4.85%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 183 (46.68%) C#
2 129 (32.91%) SQL
3 85 (21.68%) JavaScript
4 29 (7.40%) Java
5 28 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.34%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.81%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.55%) Python
9 10 (2.55%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.79%) X++
11 5 (1.28%) Ruby
12 4 (1.02%) C++
13 3 (0.77%) VBA
14 1 (0.26%) C
14 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.26%) Perl
14 1 (0.26%) PHP
14 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (7.91%) Degree
2 21 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.55%) MCSE
4 5 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.02%) ACCA
5 4 (1.02%) CIMA
5 4 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.77%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.77%) MCP
6 3 (0.77%) OCP
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 2 (0.51%) MCSA
7 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.26%) CITP
8 1 (0.26%) MCDST
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
8 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.30%) SLA
3 7 (1.79%) QA
4 5 (1.28%) GDPR
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.77%) XenApp
5 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.26%) Docker
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) Backup Exec
1 5 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.02%) SCCM
3 2 (0.51%) Nagios
3 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.26%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (5.10%) Oracle
1 20 (5.10%) VMware
2 17 (4.34%) Xamarin
3 15 (3.83%) Citrix
4 13 (3.32%) SAP
5 11 (2.81%) Sitecore
6 10 (2.55%) Cisco
6 10 (2.55%) Lotus
7 5 (1.28%) Epicor
7 5 (1.28%) Google
7 5 (1.28%) Nintex
7 5 (1.28%) NVIDIA
7 5 (1.28%) Sage
8 4 (1.02%) HP
8 4 (1.02%) IBM
8 4 (1.02%) Infor
8 4 (1.02%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.02%) Kofax
8 4 (1.02%) Sun
8 4 (1.02%) Workday