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 3 months to 26 April 2017 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 122 192 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.97% 25.98% 20.08%
As % of the Vendors category 39.48% 49.10% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 110 178 126
Median salary £35,000 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.70% -6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,230 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 309 391 334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 45.51% 52.91% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 270 355 261
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 91 £35,000 -4.10% 26
Durham -3 20 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Northumberland -4 3 £33,000 -14.83% 1
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 94 (37.15%) Windows
2 86 (33.99%) SQL Server
3 82 (32.41%) Active Directory
4 70 (27.67%) SQL
5 67 (26.48%) .NET
6 60 (23.72%) Microsoft Office
7 57 (22.53%) C#
8 53 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 49 (19.37%) VMware
10 47 (18.58%) ITIL
11 46 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 46 (18.18%) Office 365
12 44 (17.39%) MS Exchange
13 43 (17.00%) MVC
14 42 (16.60%) DNS
15 40 (15.81%) Citrix
16 37 (14.62%) DHCP
16 37 (14.62%) Windows Server
17 36 (14.23%) Cisco
17 36 (14.23%) Degree
18 35 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
19 32 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
20 31 (12.25%) JavaScript
21 29 (11.46%) Web Services
22 28 (11.07%) jQuery
23 27 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
23 27 (10.67%) HTML
24 26 (10.28%) Hyper-V

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 44 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.91%) Skype for Business
3 16 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.16%) IIS
6 7 (2.77%) Apache
7 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.98%) WordPress
9 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.19%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.19%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.40%) Confluence
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.40%) Liferay
Applications
1 60 (23.72%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.98%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.19%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.16%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.16%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.79%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 53 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (18.18%) Office 365
3 22 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.95%) PaaS
5 7 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.77%) Amazon S3
5 7 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.37%) Route 53
6 6 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.98%) SaaS
8 3 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.19%) Yammer
9 2 (0.79%) IaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.60%) DNS
2 37 (14.62%) DHCP
3 25 (9.88%) Firewall
4 19 (7.51%) Skype
5 15 (5.93%) SAN
5 15 (5.93%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.35%) WAN
7 10 (3.95%) DMZ
7 10 (3.95%) Intranet
7 10 (3.95%) LAN
7 10 (3.95%) SMTP
7 10 (3.95%) VLAN
8 8 (3.16%) VPN
9 5 (1.98%) Internet
10 3 (1.19%) PBX
11 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.40%) VoIP
12 1 (0.40%) Wireless
12 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (33.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.72%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (3.16%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.77%) MySQL
5 7 (2.77%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.98%) DocumentDB
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.58%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.19%) Subversion
4 2 (0.79%) JIRA
4 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) JMeter
5 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 21 (8.30%) Finance
2 17 (6.72%) Advertising
3 11 (4.35%) Retail
4 10 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.16%) Legal
6 6 (2.37%) Banking
6 6 (2.37%) Marketing
7 4 (1.58%) Back Office
7 4 (1.58%) Military
8 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.79%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (21.74%) Developer
2 43 (17.00%) Analyst
3 28 (11.07%) .NET Developer
3 28 (11.07%) Support Engineer
4 24 (9.49%) Software Developer
5 23 (9.09%) Consultant
6 22 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.93%) Support Analyst
9 14 (5.53%) IT Analyst
10 13 (5.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (5.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (5.14%) Technical Support
11 12 (4.74%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (4.74%) Service Analyst
12 11 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (26.48%) .NET
2 46 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 32 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (11.46%) Web Services
5 28 (11.07%) jQuery
6 27 (10.67%) HTML
7 24 (9.49%) CSS
8 21 (8.30%) .NET Framework
9 20 (7.91%) AngularJS
10 13 (5.14%) CSS3
11 12 (4.74%) HTML5
11 12 (4.74%) WCF
12 10 (3.95%) Classic ASP
12 10 (3.95%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (2.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (2.37%) LAMP
14 6 (2.37%) Node.js
14 6 (2.37%) WAP
15 5 (1.98%) Entity Framework
15 5 (1.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.72%) Clustering
3 10 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.56%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.56%) User Experience
5 7 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.77%) Replication
6 5 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.79%) Tandem
9 1 (0.40%) AS400
9 1 (0.40%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.40%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.40%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.40%) iPhone
9 1 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 94 (37.15%) Windows
2 37 (14.62%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (7.51%) Linux
5 19 (7.51%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.77%) Android
9 6 (2.37%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.98%) CentOS
11 4 (1.58%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.58%) Unix
12 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.79%) AIX
13 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.58%) ITIL
2 43 (17.00%) MVC
3 32 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (6.72%) DevOps
5 17 (6.72%) Presales
6 16 (6.32%) Scrum
7 15 (5.93%) CRM
8 14 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (5.14%) ERP
10 12 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (4.74%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 12 (4.74%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.35%) Analytics
11 11 (4.35%) Data Management
11 11 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 11 (4.35%) Web Development
12 10 (3.95%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.67%) SQL
2 57 (22.53%) C#
3 31 (12.25%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.51%) VB.NET
5 10 (3.95%) TypeScript
5 10 (3.95%) VB
5 10 (3.95%) VB6
6 9 (3.56%) Java
7 8 (3.16%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.77%) C
8 7 (2.77%) PHP
9 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.58%) VBA
11 3 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.40%) F#
12 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.40%) Python
12 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (14.23%) Degree
2 35 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.77%) MCSA
5 7 (2.77%) MCSE
6 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.19%) CCNA
7 3 (1.19%) ISEB
7 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.19%) MOS
8 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.79%) MCDST
8 2 (0.79%) MCITP
8 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.40%) CEH
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.91%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (32.41%) Active Directory
2 31 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.28%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.77%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.40%) Docker
7 1 (0.40%) Firmware
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (5.93%) SCCM
2 12 (4.74%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.77%) vCenter Server
4 4 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.19%) Puppet
5 3 (1.19%) SCOM
6 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) cPanel
7 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) Opsview
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.40%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 49 (19.37%) VMware
2 40 (15.81%) Citrix
3 36 (14.23%) Cisco
4 19 (7.51%) Oracle
5 13 (5.14%) Sophos
6 12 (4.74%) HP
6 12 (4.74%) Symantec
7 8 (3.16%) Hyperion
7 8 (3.16%) Informatica
8 7 (2.77%) Dell
9 5 (1.98%) Apple
9 5 (1.98%) arcserve
9 5 (1.98%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (1.19%) Lotus
10 3 (1.19%) Mitel
10 3 (1.19%) SAP
10 3 (1.19%) Tableau
10 3 (1.19%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.79%) Trend Micro
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