Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 November 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 224 286 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.86% 24.87% 17.12%
As % of the Vendors category 48.80% 50.26% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 214 248 164
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,713 £19,500
90th Percentile £67,550 £47,500 £52,125
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 459 569 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 48.88% 49.48% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 399 468 303
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £37,763 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.70% +7.89% -3.45%
10th Percentile £21,700 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £53,750 £53,237
North East median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% +6.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 178 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Sunderland 0 26 £40,000 +83.91% 2
Gateshead -4 10 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North Shields - 3 £26,250 - 1
Jarrow -3 2 £21,000 +8.60%
Prudhoe 0 1 £44,500 +11.25%
South Shields -1 1 £20,500 -36.92%
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 84 (37.50%) Windows
2 79 (35.27%) SQL Server
3 54 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (21.88%) SQL
5 46 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (20.09%) Active Directory
7 44 (19.64%) C#
8 43 (19.20%) .NET
9 42 (18.75%) VMware
10 41 (18.30%) Office 365
11 40 (17.86%) Windows Server
12 37 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (16.52%) SLA
13 36 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (15.63%) ITIL
14 35 (15.63%) ASP.NET
15 34 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
16 32 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 30 (13.39%) MVC
17 30 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (12.95%) Hyper-V
18 29 (12.95%) Oracle
19 27 (12.05%) Test Automation
20 26 (11.61%) Cisco
20 26 (11.61%) Citrix
20 26 (11.61%) Advertising
21 23 (10.27%) Firewall
21 23 (10.27%) Web Services
22 22 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 32 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.70%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.91%) Documentum
4 11 (4.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.91%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.02%) IIS
6 7 (3.13%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.23%) CMS
8 5 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.79%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.45%) Drupal
11 1 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 32 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (6.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (4.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.79%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (1.34%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.89%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (18.30%) Office 365
3 30 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.14%) GitHub
5 9 (4.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.79%) IaaS
7 4 (1.79%) SaaS
8 3 (1.34%) PaaS
9 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.27%) Firewall
2 18 (8.04%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.14%) DHCP
3 16 (7.14%) DNS
4 15 (6.70%) WAN
5 14 (6.25%) LAN
5 14 (6.25%) VoIP
6 12 (5.36%) SAN
7 10 (4.46%) WLAN
8 8 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (3.57%) SMTP
8 8 (3.57%) VLAN
9 7 (3.13%) Skype
10 6 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.23%) Internet
12 4 (1.79%) NAS
12 4 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.34%) DMZ
13 3 (1.34%) VPN
14 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (35.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.57%) Power BI
5 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.68%) Big Data
7 5 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.34%) MySQL
8 3 (1.34%) QlikView
9 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 22 (9.82%) Selenium
2 16 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.46%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.23%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.23%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.34%) JIRA
7 3 (1.34%) MSTest
7 3 (1.34%) NUnit
7 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.89%) Subversion
8 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 26 (11.61%) Advertising
2 14 (6.25%) Finance
3 11 (4.91%) Retail
4 6 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.34%) Marketing
6 2 (0.89%) Games
6 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (23.21%) Analyst
2 48 (21.43%) Developer
3 28 (12.50%) Consultant
4 24 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 22 (9.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.14%) Architect
8 11 (4.91%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.46%) Messaging Developer
9 10 (4.46%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.02%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.57%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.57%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.13%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (3.13%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.20%) .NET
2 35 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 23 (10.27%) Web Services
4 21 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (7.59%) SOAP
6 15 (6.70%) HTML
6 15 (6.70%) WCF
7 14 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (6.25%) REST
8 12 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 11 (4.91%) jQuery
9 11 (4.91%) Middleware
10 10 (4.46%) CSS
10 10 (4.46%) Ninject
10 10 (4.46%) Node.js
11 9 (4.02%) .NET Framework
11 9 (4.02%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.02%) Entity Framework
12 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.91%) Clustering
3 10 (4.46%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.68%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.68%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.79%) Replication
7 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) iSeries
8 2 (0.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
9 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 84 (37.50%) Windows
2 40 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 37 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.13%) Linux
7 5 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.79%) Android
9 3 (1.34%) CentOS
9 3 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.89%) Unix
10 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.63%) ITIL
3 30 (13.39%) MVC
4 27 (12.05%) Test Automation
5 22 (9.82%) TDD
6 19 (8.48%) Scrum
7 17 (7.59%) CRM
8 16 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (6.70%) DevOps
9 15 (6.70%) Incident Management
10 14 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 14 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (5.80%) Data Management
11 13 (5.80%) ERP
11 13 (5.80%) Quality Management
11 13 (5.80%) Service Delivery
12 12 (5.36%) Document Management
12 12 (5.36%) SOA
12 12 (5.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.88%) SQL
2 44 (19.64%) C#
3 21 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 15 (6.70%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.23%) C
6 5 (2.23%) Java
7 4 (1.79%) VBA
8 3 (1.34%) Python
9 2 (0.89%) RPG
9 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.45%) R
10 1 (0.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (6.25%) Degree
4 13 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.91%) CCNA
6 7 (3.13%) A+ Certification
7 6 (2.68%) MCSE
8 5 (2.23%) CCENT
8 5 (2.23%) MCSA
8 5 (2.23%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.79%) ISEB
9 4 (1.79%) MCP
10 2 (0.89%) CCNP
10 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.89%) HNC
10 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.45%) ACCA
11 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.52%) SLA
2 11 (4.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 45 (20.09%) Active Directory
2 34 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (12.95%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.14%) XenApp
5 8 (3.57%) DFS Replication
6 7 (3.13%) vSphere
7 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (5.80%) ZABBIX
3 11 (4.91%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.91%) Puppet
4 8 (3.57%) WSUS
5 5 (2.23%) Nagios
6 4 (1.79%) SCCM
7 2 (0.89%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.45%) SCOM
8 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (18.75%) VMware
2 29 (12.95%) Oracle
3 26 (11.61%) Cisco
3 26 (11.61%) Citrix
4 13 (5.80%) Sun
5 11 (4.91%) EMC
5 11 (4.91%) Pega
6 9 (4.02%) SAP
6 9 (4.02%) Symantec
7 8 (3.57%) IBM
8 6 (2.68%) arcserve
8 6 (2.68%) CA
8 6 (2.68%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.68%) Sophos
8 6 (2.68%) Veeam
8 6 (2.68%) Veritas
8 6 (2.68%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.34%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.34%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.34%) Splunk