Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 539 227 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.17% 17.87% 23.75%
As % of the Vendors category 61.25% 39.41% 47.18%
Number of salaries quoted 472 214 285
North East median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £20,644 £20,750 £21,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £45,000 £53,900
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 880 576 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 50.90% 45.35% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 727 504 591
North East median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 20 May 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 May 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 +3 461 £42,250 +20.71% 54
Durham +10 70 £30,000 -14.29% 28
Northumberland -4 2 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Teesside - 1 £30,000 - 1
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 227 (42.12%) .NET
2 223 (41.37%) C#
3 187 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (31.91%) SQL
5 156 (28.94%) ASP.NET
6 148 (27.46%) SQL Server
7 129 (23.93%) MVC
8 117 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 108 (20.04%) JavaScript
10 103 (19.11%) .NET Framework
11 101 (18.74%) HTML
12 90 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 87 (16.14%) Advertising
14 84 (15.58%) Windows
15 82 (15.21%) AngularJS
16 79 (14.66%) TDD
17 76 (14.10%) Software Engineering
18 75 (13.91%) Web Services
19 74 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
20 72 (13.36%) Degree
21 66 (12.24%) Finance
22 62 (11.50%) HTML5
23 58 (10.76%) Scrum
24 56 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
24 56 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
25 54 (10.02%) CRM
26 53 (9.83%) Active Directory
27 52 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
27 52 (9.65%) BDD
28 50 (9.28%) CSS

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 42 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 24 (4.45%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.08%) CMS
4 13 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (2.23%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.86%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.67%) IIS
8 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.74%) Kentico
10 2 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (8.53%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (3.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 42 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.19%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 117 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (7.79%) Office 365
4 28 (5.19%) SaaS
5 18 (3.34%) PaaS
6 16 (2.97%) IaaS
7 15 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.11%) G Suite
9 4 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.37%) FinancialForce
10 2 (0.37%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.37%) NuGet
11 1 (0.19%) Heroku
11 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.19%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.90%) Firewall
2 17 (3.15%) VPN
3 15 (2.78%) SAN
4 14 (2.60%) DNS
4 14 (2.60%) WAN
5 13 (2.41%) LAN
6 11 (2.04%) DHCP
7 9 (1.67%) VoIP
8 6 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (1.11%) Skype
9 5 (0.93%) SSL
9 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.74%) HTTP
10 4 (0.74%) NAS
10 4 (0.74%) VLAN
10 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.74%) WLAN
11 2 (0.37%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.37%) MPLS
11 2 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (5.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (2.60%) Big Data
8 13 (2.41%) Power BI
9 8 (1.48%) MySQL
9 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.30%) QlikView
10 7 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.11%) OLAP
11 6 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.74%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 24 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (1.67%) Subversion
6 7 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.30%) MSTest
6 7 (1.30%) NUnit
7 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.56%) Ant
8 3 (0.56%) Maven
9 2 (0.37%) Toad
10 1 (0.19%) JIRA
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.19%) Selenium
10 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (16.14%) Advertising
2 66 (12.24%) Finance
3 21 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.97%) Marketing
5 15 (2.78%) Retail
6 10 (1.86%) Law
7 5 (0.93%) Games
8 4 (0.74%) Banking
8 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.37%) German Language
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 175 (32.47%) Developer
2 92 (17.07%) Consultant
3 69 (12.80%) Software Developer
4 68 (12.62%) .NET Developer
5 60 (11.13%) Analyst
6 54 (10.02%) C# Developer
7 50 (9.28%) Recruitment Consultant
8 43 (7.98%) Architect
9 39 (7.24%) Senior Developer
10 34 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (5.94%) Junior
12 27 (5.01%) .NET Software Developer
13 26 (4.82%) Trainee
13 26 (4.82%) Trainee Consultant
13 26 (4.82%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
14 24 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (4.45%) Junior Developer
15 23 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
17 19 (3.53%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (42.12%) .NET
2 156 (28.94%) ASP.NET
3 103 (19.11%) .NET Framework
4 101 (18.74%) HTML
5 90 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 82 (15.21%) AngularJS
7 75 (13.91%) Web Services
8 62 (11.50%) HTML5
9 50 (9.28%) CSS
10 46 (8.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 45 (8.35%) React
12 43 (7.98%) Entity Framework
13 40 (7.42%) jQuery
14 35 (6.49%) .NET Core
15 32 (5.94%) RESTful
16 30 (5.57%) Angular 2
17 20 (3.71%) REST
18 19 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (2.97%) CSS3
20 14 (2.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.67%) Replication
6 7 (1.30%) NHS
7 6 (1.11%) Clustering
8 4 (0.74%) Fintech
8 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.74%) Robotics
9 3 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.56%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.37%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.37%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.58%) Windows
2 46 (8.53%) Windows Server
3 20 (3.71%) Windows 10
4 17 (3.15%) Android
4 17 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.15%) Windows 7
5 16 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.60%) Linux
7 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.04%) Unix
9 7 (1.30%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (23.93%) MVC
3 79 (14.66%) TDD
4 76 (14.10%) Software Engineering
5 58 (10.76%) Scrum
6 56 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (10.02%) CRM
8 52 (9.65%) BDD
8 52 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (6.86%) ITIL
9 37 (6.86%) Mentoring
10 36 (6.68%) ERP
11 35 (6.49%) Unit Testing
12 32 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (5.75%) Project Management
13 31 (5.75%) SDLC
14 30 (5.57%) OO
15 29 (5.38%) Business Development
15 29 (5.38%) SOLID
16 28 (5.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 223 (41.37%) C#
2 172 (31.91%) SQL
3 108 (20.04%) JavaScript
4 43 (7.98%) T-SQL
5 38 (7.05%) Java
5 38 (7.05%) TypeScript
6 22 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.04%) C++
8 10 (1.86%) Python
9 9 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.93%) X++
12 4 (0.74%) Scala
13 3 (0.56%) R
14 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) Ruby
14 2 (0.37%) VB
15 1 (0.19%) C
15 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (13.36%) Degree
2 56 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.48%) ISEB
3 8 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.48%) MCSE
4 6 (1.11%) CCNA
4 6 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.93%) CCNP
5 5 (0.93%) CISSP
6 3 (0.56%) ACCA
6 3 (0.56%) CIMA
6 3 (0.56%) CISA
6 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.56%) MCITP
6 3 (0.56%) MCSA
6 3 (0.56%) MCTS
6 3 (0.56%) OCP
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.38%) QA
1 29 (5.38%) SLA
2 7 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.93%) PMO
4 2 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.90%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.74%) vSphere
4 4 (0.74%) XenApp
5 3 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (5.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (2.78%) SCCM
3 6 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.11%) SCOM
3 6 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.56%) Puppet
4 3 (0.56%) Terraform
5 2 (0.37%) Nagios
5 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.19%) Nessus
6 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (7.98%) VMware
2 42 (7.79%) Xamarin
3 31 (5.75%) Oracle
4 27 (5.01%) Sitecore
5 24 (4.45%) Citrix
6 19 (3.53%) SAP
7 14 (2.60%) Cisco
8 10 (1.86%) Sun
9 9 (1.67%) Capita
10 8 (1.48%) Infor
11 7 (1.30%) Epicor
11 7 (1.30%) Google
11 7 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.11%) JD Edwards
12 6 (1.11%) Lotus
12 6 (1.11%) Sage
12 6 (1.11%) Symantec
13 5 (0.93%) ABBYY
13 5 (0.93%) IBM
13 5 (0.93%) Kofax