Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 3 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 207 382 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.15% 24.89% 18.46%
As % of the Vendors category 35.51% 45.48% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 191 341 275
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,750 £23,010
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,461
% change year-on-year - +5.04% +1.15%

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 583 840 656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 48.30% 54.72% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 489 743 537
North East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +13.53%
10th Percentile £21,700 £25,100 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 0 156 £37,500 - 23
Durham -17 34 £35,000 +13.77%
Northumberland -4 4 £27,750 -22.92%
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 90 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 74 (35.75%) .NET
2 74 (35.75%) Windows
3 64 (30.92%) SQL
4 63 (30.43%) C#
5 54 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 51 (24.64%) ASP.NET
7 49 (23.67%) Active Directory
8 47 (22.71%) Office 365
9 46 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
10 44 (21.26%) MVC
11 39 (18.84%) Web Services
11 39 (18.84%) Windows Server
12 36 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (16.43%) VMware
14 33 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (15.46%) HTML
15 32 (15.46%) JavaScript
16 31 (14.98%) Degree
17 29 (14.01%) DNS
18 28 (13.53%) Firewall
18 28 (13.53%) jQuery
18 28 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (13.04%) .NET Framework
19 27 (13.04%) Finance
19 27 (13.04%) Oracle
20 26 (12.56%) AngularJS
21 25 (12.08%) DevOps
21 25 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (12.08%) MS Exchange

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 (12.08%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.31%) Skype for Business
4 10 (4.83%) IIS
5 6 (2.90%) Apache
5 6 (2.90%) CMS
5 6 (2.90%) Documentum
5 6 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.90%) WordPress
6 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.93%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.97%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.42%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.97%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (2.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (22.71%) Office 365
3 28 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.86%) GitHub
6 7 (3.38%) SaaS
7 6 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.90%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (2.42%) Route 53
9 3 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.45%) PaaS
10 1 (0.48%) G Suite
10 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.01%) DNS
2 28 (13.53%) Firewall
3 20 (9.66%) DHCP
4 13 (6.28%) SAN
5 12 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.31%) Internet
6 11 (5.31%) Skype
7 10 (4.83%) Intranet
8 8 (3.86%) DMZ
8 8 (3.86%) SMTP
8 8 (3.86%) VLAN
9 7 (3.38%) VPN
10 5 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.93%) LAN
11 4 (1.93%) NGN
12 3 (1.45%) WAN
13 2 (0.97%) WLAN
14 1 (0.48%) IPv4
14 1 (0.48%) SNMP
14 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.86%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.90%) MySQL
7 6 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.90%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.93%) Big Data
9 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.93%) Power BI
10 3 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.45%) GIS
10 3 (1.45%) MS Access
11 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.97%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.83%) Selenium
4 7 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.90%) JIRA
6 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.45%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.48%) MSTest
9 1 (0.48%) NUnit
9 1 (0.48%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.48%) Subversion
9 1 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 27 (13.04%) Finance
2 17 (8.21%) Advertising
3 7 (3.38%) Retail
4 5 (2.42%) Automotive
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.93%) Legal
6 3 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (22.71%) Developer
2 32 (15.46%) Analyst
3 28 (13.53%) .NET Developer
4 21 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 20 (9.66%) Software Developer
6 19 (9.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (7.25%) Consultant
8 13 (6.28%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (5.80%) Web Developer
10 11 (5.31%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (5.31%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) DevOps Specialist
12 9 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Graduate
13 8 (3.86%) Windows Engineer
14 7 (3.38%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (35.75%) .NET
2 51 (24.64%) ASP.NET
3 39 (18.84%) Web Services
4 33 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (15.46%) HTML
6 28 (13.53%) jQuery
7 27 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 26 (12.56%) AngularJS
9 20 (9.66%) CSS
10 18 (8.70%) HTML5
10 18 (8.70%) SOAP
11 15 (7.25%) WCF
12 11 (5.31%) Entity Framework
12 11 (5.31%) Razor View Engine
12 11 (5.31%) REST
13 10 (4.83%) Classic ASP
13 10 (4.83%) CSS3
13 10 (4.83%) XML
14 8 (3.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.83%) Clustering
3 9 (4.35%) User Experience
4 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.86%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.90%) Replication
6 5 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.45%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.97%) Fintech
8 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.48%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) PKI
9 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.75%) Windows
2 39 (18.84%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.73%) Linux
6 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.38%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.90%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.90%) Unix
8 5 (2.42%) CentOS
9 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.97%) Android
11 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.26%) MVC
2 36 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (12.08%) DevOps
4 23 (11.11%) ITIL
5 17 (8.21%) CRM
5 17 (8.21%) ERP
6 16 (7.73%) Presales
6 16 (7.73%) Test Automation
7 15 (7.25%) Analytics
7 15 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.76%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.76%) Web Development
9 13 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.28%) SDLC
10 12 (5.80%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.80%) Scrum
10 12 (5.80%) TDD
10 12 (5.80%) Validation
11 11 (5.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.92%) SQL
2 63 (30.43%) C#
3 32 (15.46%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.21%) VB.NET
5 13 (6.28%) PowerShell
5 13 (6.28%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.80%) VB
6 12 (5.80%) VB6
7 10 (4.83%) Java
7 10 (4.83%) Python
8 9 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.86%) PHP
10 6 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.93%) VBA
12 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.97%) R
12 2 (0.97%) Ruby
12 2 (0.97%) XPath
12 2 (0.97%) XQuery
13 1 (0.48%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 31 (14.98%) Degree
2 19 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.93%) MCSA
6 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.45%) ISEB
7 3 (1.45%) MCSE
8 2 (0.97%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.97%) CCNA
8 2 (0.97%) CCNP
8 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ACCA
9 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) SLA
2 6 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 49 (23.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.66%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.48%) Brightmail
7 1 (0.48%) Docker
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.48%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.48%) Xen
7 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) Puppet
2 8 (3.86%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.86%) SCCM
3 6 (2.90%) Nagios
3 6 (2.90%) vCenter Server
3 6 (2.90%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.45%) SCOM
4 3 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.48%) cPanel
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.48%) Opsview
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.48%) SCSM
5 1 (0.48%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 34 (16.43%) VMware
2 27 (13.04%) Oracle
3 23 (11.11%) Citrix
4 18 (8.70%) Cisco
5 9 (4.35%) Sophos
6 8 (3.86%) Symantec
7 6 (2.90%) EMC
7 6 (2.90%) HP
7 6 (2.90%) Hyperion
7 6 (2.90%) Informatica
7 6 (2.90%) Pega
7 6 (2.90%) SAP
7 6 (2.90%) Splunk
8 5 (2.42%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.42%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.93%) arcserve
9 4 (1.93%) Dell
9 4 (1.93%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (1.93%) Tableau
10 3 (1.45%) Apple
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,038 to £32,861 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hebburn, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Company car or car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Hebburn, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + holidays, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Condeco Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 20 days ago
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Tradebox
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 15 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 27 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent OTE - £35-40k
Posted: 15 days ago