Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 197 318 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.94% 27.23% 21.16%
As % of the Vendors category 49.75% 58.14% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 147 294 200
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,000 £19,250 £20,738
90th Percentile £60,000 £80,000 £45,000
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.00%

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 396 547 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 36.07% 46.83% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 322 484 395
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,075 £21,100
90th Percentile £71,196 £70,000 £53,750
North East median annual salary £41,000 £36,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +12.33% -1.35% -1.33%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -5 152 £40,000 +11.89% 46
Prudhoe - 18 £47,500 - 3
Gateshead +17 14 £29,000 -33.33% 11
Sunderland -4 12 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Wallsend - 1 £21,500 -
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 73 (37.06%) C#
2 70 (35.53%) .NET
3 68 (34.52%) Windows
4 57 (28.93%) SQL Server
4 57 (28.93%) Office 365
5 56 (28.43%) Windows Server
6 55 (27.92%) Active Directory
7 54 (27.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 53 (26.90%) SQL
9 52 (26.40%) ASP.NET
10 49 (24.87%) MVC
11 48 (24.37%) ITIL
12 40 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (17.77%) JavaScript
15 33 (16.75%) Unit Testing
16 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (15.74%) Software Engineering
17 29 (14.72%) SLA
17 29 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (14.21%) PowerShell
18 28 (14.21%) MCSA
19 26 (13.20%) CSS
19 26 (13.20%) Finance
19 26 (13.20%) Scrum
20 25 (12.69%) Git (software)
21 24 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
22 23 (11.68%) Mentoring
22 23 (11.68%) Windows 10

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 20 (10.15%) SharePoint
1 20 (10.15%) Skype for Business
2 19 (9.64%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.57%) CMS
4 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.02%) Site Server
5 2 (1.02%) WordPress
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 57 (28.93%) Office 365
2 54 (27.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (9.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.05%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.05%) PaaS
6 3 (1.52%) IaaS
6 3 (1.52%) Serverless
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.02%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.51%) NuGet
8 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.64%) Skype
2 10 (5.08%) DHCP
2 10 (5.08%) SAN
3 9 (4.57%) DNS
3 9 (4.57%) Intranet
4 7 (3.55%) Wireless
5 6 (3.05%) Firewall
5 6 (3.05%) LAN
5 6 (3.05%) Unified Communications
5 6 (3.05%) WAN
6 5 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.54%) VSAN
7 4 (2.03%) VPN
8 2 (1.02%) MPLS
9 1 (0.51%) Extranet
9 1 (0.51%) Internet
9 1 (0.51%) PBX
9 1 (0.51%) PSTN
9 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.57%) Power BI
4 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.52%) Big Data
6 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.02%) QlikView
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.02%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.51%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.06%) JIRA
5 7 (3.55%) Selenium
6 5 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.03%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.02%) Subversion
9 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (13.20%) Finance
2 12 (6.09%) Advertising
3 9 (4.57%) Automotive
4 4 (2.03%) Marketing
4 4 (2.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (29.95%) Developer
2 44 (22.34%) .NET Developer
3 40 (20.30%) C# Developer
4 36 (18.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 34 (17.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (16.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 30 (15.23%) Analyst
8 22 (11.17%) Software Developer
9 19 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (8.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 17 (8.63%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (8.63%) Core Java Developer
10 17 (8.63%) Java Developer
10 17 (8.63%) Java Software Developer
10 17 (8.63%) SQL Developer
11 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Engineer
12 11 (5.58%) Security Engineer
12 11 (5.58%) Software Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (35.53%) .NET
2 52 (26.40%) ASP.NET
3 40 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (13.20%) CSS
5 24 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (10.66%) CSS3
7 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET Core
8 17 (8.63%) .NET Framework
9 16 (8.12%) Entity Framework
10 12 (6.09%) HTML
11 8 (4.06%) React
11 8 (4.06%) REST
12 7 (3.55%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.55%) Node.js
13 5 (2.54%) HTML5
13 5 (2.54%) JSON
13 5 (2.54%) RESTful
14 4 (2.03%) COM
14 4 (2.03%) jQuery
14 4 (2.03%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.14%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.54%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.03%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.52%) Clustering
5 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.02%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) Fintech
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.51%) Online Games
7 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.52%) Windows
2 56 (28.43%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.68%) Windows 10
4 18 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.57%) Linux
5 9 (4.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.52%) Unix
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.51%) VME
9 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.87%) MVC
2 48 (24.37%) ITIL
3 36 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.75%) Unit Testing
5 31 (15.74%) Software Engineering
6 29 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (13.20%) Scrum
8 23 (11.68%) Mentoring
9 22 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (10.66%) Problem Management
11 20 (10.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 19 (9.64%) TDD
13 17 (8.63%) BDD
13 17 (8.63%) Pair Programming
14 16 (8.12%) Domain-Driven Design
15 15 (7.61%) Analytics
15 15 (7.61%) Service Management
16 14 (7.11%) Validation
17 13 (6.60%) Coaching
18 12 (6.09%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.06%) C#
2 53 (26.90%) SQL
3 35 (17.77%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.21%) PowerShell
5 20 (10.15%) Java
6 9 (4.57%) Python
7 8 (4.06%) C++
8 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.02%) Scala
11 1 (0.51%) Fortran
11 1 (0.51%) Java 8
11 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.21%) MCSA
3 17 (8.63%) MCSE
4 13 (6.60%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (6.09%) CISSP
6 11 (5.58%) Degree
7 8 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.54%) MCP
10 4 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.51%) CCNA
12 1 (0.51%) CEH
12 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.51%) CISM
12 1 (0.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.72%) SLA
2 8 (4.06%) GDPR
3 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.52%) PMO
3 3 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 55 (27.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.54%) XenApp
5 3 (1.52%) Docker
6 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (4.06%) SCCM
3 5 (2.54%) SCOM
4 3 (1.52%) Nagios
5 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (11.17%) VMware
2 12 (6.09%) Cisco
3 11 (5.58%) Citrix
4 6 (3.05%) Meraki
5 5 (2.54%) NVIDIA
5 5 (2.54%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.02%) BMC
7 2 (1.02%) Google
7 2 (1.02%) HP
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle
7 2 (1.02%) Polycom
7 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.02%) Tableau
7 2 (1.02%) Veeam
8 1 (0.51%) CA
8 1 (0.51%) Mitel
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) SonicWALL