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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 80 164 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.26% 27.24% 23.26%
As % of the Vendors category 48.78% 48.96% 62.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75 143 92
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,300 £23,440
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Tyne and Wear.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 164 335 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 47.67% 55.65% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 143 295 144
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £23,040
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 59 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Sunderland +2 12 £32,000 +52.38% 1
Prudhoe 0 7 £44,500 -
Gateshead +2 1 £29,000 -39.58% 4
Jarrow +1 1 £20,910 +26.72%
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 69 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 59 (36.42%) SQL
3 53 (32.72%) Windows
4 48 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 45 (27.78%) .NET
6 44 (27.16%) Office 365
7 35 (21.60%) C#
8 34 (20.99%) Microsoft Office
8 34 (20.99%) Web Services
9 31 (19.14%) ASP.NET
10 30 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (17.90%) DNS
11 29 (17.90%) Citrix
11 29 (17.90%) VMware
12 26 (16.05%) MS Exchange
12 26 (16.05%) Oracle
13 25 (15.43%) ITIL
13 25 (15.43%) MVC
14 24 (14.81%) Cisco
14 24 (14.81%) DHCP
14 24 (14.81%) Firewall
15 23 (14.20%) HTML
15 23 (14.20%) JavaScript
15 23 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (13.58%) Finance
17 20 (12.35%) jQuery
17 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (12.35%) Windows Server
18 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (11.73%) Hyper-V

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 26 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.94%) IIS
5 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.70%) Apache
6 6 (3.70%) CMS
6 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.47%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.85%) Documentum
9 3 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.62%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (20.99%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.16%) Office 365
2 30 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (4.32%) SaaS
6 6 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (3.09%) Route 53
8 3 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.85%) GitHub
8 3 (1.85%) PaaS
9 1 (0.62%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.90%) DNS
2 24 (14.81%) DHCP
2 24 (14.81%) Firewall
3 12 (7.41%) Intranet
3 12 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.79%) Internet
4 11 (6.79%) Skype
5 10 (6.17%) DMZ
5 10 (6.17%) SAN
5 10 (6.17%) SMTP
5 10 (6.17%) VLAN
6 5 (3.09%) LAN
6 5 (3.09%) WAN
7 4 (2.47%) NGN
8 3 (1.85%) VPN
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.62%) IPv4
9 1 (0.62%) VoIP
9 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.49%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.79%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.70%) MySQL
8 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.23%) MS Access
10 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.23%) Power BI
11 1 (0.62%) DTS
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.09%) JIRA
2 5 (3.09%) Selenium
3 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.62%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.62%) MSTest
6 1 (0.62%) NUnit
6 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
6 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (13.58%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Advertising
3 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.85%) Automotive
4 3 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (21.60%) Analyst
2 33 (20.37%) Developer
3 23 (14.20%) .NET Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Software Developer
5 17 (10.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (10.49%) C# Developer
6 16 (9.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (8.64%) Consultant
8 12 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 8 (4.94%) Applications Support
12 8 (4.94%) Office 365 Engineer
13 7 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.78%) .NET
2 34 (20.99%) Web Services
3 31 (19.14%) ASP.NET
4 23 (14.20%) HTML
5 20 (12.35%) jQuery
6 18 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (9.88%) AngularJS
8 13 (8.02%) .NET Framework
8 13 (8.02%) SOAP
9 12 (7.41%) Classic ASP
9 12 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
9 12 (7.41%) WCF
10 11 (6.79%) HTML5
11 9 (5.56%) CSS
12 8 (4.94%) Entity Framework
13 7 (4.32%) REST
14 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (3.70%) WAP
14 6 (3.70%) XML
15 5 (3.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.02%) Clustering
2 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.32%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.32%) Replication
4 3 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.23%) Fintech
5 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) AS400
6 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.62%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (32.72%) Windows
2 20 (12.35%) Windows Server
2 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.41%) Linux
5 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.32%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.09%) CentOS
7 5 (3.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.62%) Solaris
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.43%) ITIL
1 25 (15.43%) MVC
2 18 (11.11%) Presales
3 17 (10.49%) ERP
4 16 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.26%) CRM
6 14 (8.64%) Analytics
6 14 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (8.64%) Unit Testing
7 12 (7.41%) Business Analytics
7 12 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.79%) SOLID
9 10 (6.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 10 (6.17%) Validation
10 9 (5.56%) Data Integration
10 9 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.56%) DevOps
10 9 (5.56%) SDLC
10 9 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.42%) SQL
2 35 (21.60%) C#
3 23 (14.20%) JavaScript
4 16 (9.88%) VB.NET
5 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.94%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.32%) Java
8 6 (3.70%) PHP
8 6 (3.70%) Python
9 3 (1.85%) VBA
10 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.02%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.47%) Degree
5 3 (1.85%) MCSE
6 2 (1.23%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.23%) CCNA
6 2 (1.23%) ISEB
6 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) ACCA
7 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.62%) CCNP
7 1 (0.62%) CIMA
7 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.62%) HND
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.62%) MCITP
7 1 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.73%) Hyper-V
2 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (6.79%) SCCM
2 10 (6.17%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.70%) Nagios
3 6 (3.70%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.85%) Puppet
4 3 (1.85%) SCOM
4 3 (1.85%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.62%) cPanel
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.62%) Opsview
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.62%) SCSM
6 1 (0.62%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 29 (17.90%) Citrix
1 29 (17.90%) VMware
2 26 (16.05%) Oracle
3 24 (14.81%) Cisco
4 11 (6.79%) Sophos
5 10 (6.17%) Symantec
6 9 (5.56%) Hyperion
6 9 (5.56%) Informatica
7 6 (3.70%) Splunk
8 5 (3.09%) AppDynamics
8 5 (3.09%) arcserve
8 5 (3.09%) Dell
8 5 (3.09%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (3.09%) HP
8 5 (3.09%) SAP
8 5 (3.09%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.85%) Apple
9 3 (1.85%) EMC
9 3 (1.85%) Pega
10 2 (1.23%) Tableau
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