Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 293 222 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.37% 21.53% 18.49%
As % of the Vendors category 55.49% 46.35% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 274 204 161
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -14.47%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,750 £17,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,000 £52,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +12.90% -17.88%

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 528 479 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 47.52% 46.46% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 467 399 301
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,150 £21,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £54,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £36,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% -

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +3 229 £35,000 - 44
Sunderland 0 29 £35,000 +59.09% 7
Gateshead -7 17 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North Shields - 6 £30,000 - 1
North Tyneside 0 2 £33,750 +17.39%
Jarrow -3 2 £21,000 +0.48%
Hebburn - 2 - -
South Shields 0 1 £20,500 -36.92%
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 96 (32.76%) Windows
2 71 (24.23%) SQL
2 71 (24.23%) SQL Server
2 71 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (23.89%) C#
4 68 (23.21%) .NET
5 57 (19.45%) Active Directory
5 57 (19.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (18.77%) ASP.NET
7 53 (18.09%) VMware
8 50 (17.06%) Windows Server
9 46 (15.70%) Office 365
10 45 (15.36%) MS Exchange
11 44 (15.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 43 (14.68%) SLA
13 41 (13.99%) ITIL
14 40 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (13.31%) MVC
16 37 (12.63%) Hyper-V
17 36 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 35 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
19 34 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
20 33 (11.26%) Citrix
21 31 (10.58%) Advertising
22 30 (10.24%) Web Services
22 30 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
23 29 (9.90%) JavaScript
23 29 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
23 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
24 28 (9.56%) TDD

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 45 (15.36%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.73%) IIS
6 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.05%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.71%) Documentum
7 5 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 30 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (6.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (8.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (4.78%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.05%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (1.02%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.68%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (19.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (15.70%) Office 365
3 34 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (3.41%) IaaS
4 10 (3.41%) PaaS
5 9 (3.07%) GitHub
6 4 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.68%) SaaS
8 1 (0.34%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.22%) Firewall
2 23 (7.85%) DHCP
2 23 (7.85%) DNS
3 20 (6.83%) TCP/IP
4 18 (6.14%) WAN
5 16 (5.46%) LAN
5 16 (5.46%) SAN
5 16 (5.46%) VoIP
6 12 (4.10%) VLAN
7 11 (3.75%) WLAN
8 9 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (3.07%) SMTP
8 9 (3.07%) VPN
9 7 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.05%) Skype
11 5 (1.71%) NAS
11 5 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.37%) DMZ
13 3 (1.02%) Internet
14 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.75%) Big Data
5 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.73%) Power BI
7 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.71%) QlikView
8 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.37%) MySQL
9 4 (1.37%) OLAP
10 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (5.12%) Selenium
2 11 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.07%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.07%) WebDriver
4 7 (2.39%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.71%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.37%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.68%) MSTest
8 2 (0.68%) NUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.34%) Subversion
9 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (10.58%) Advertising
2 16 (5.46%) Finance
3 12 (4.10%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (0.68%) Games
5 2 (0.68%) Marketing
5 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.34%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (21.84%) Analyst
2 62 (21.16%) Developer
3 41 (13.99%) Consultant
4 32 (10.92%) Service Analyst
5 31 (10.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (8.87%) Architect
7 23 (7.85%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (4.44%) Recruitment Consultant
11 12 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.41%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.41%) Messaging Developer
12 10 (3.41%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.41%) Trainee
13 9 (3.07%) Applications Architect
13 9 (3.07%) Microsoft Consultant
13 9 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.21%) .NET
2 55 (18.77%) ASP.NET
3 30 (10.24%) Web Services
4 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 16 (5.46%) .NET Framework
6 16 (5.46%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (5.12%) HTML
8 14 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (4.10%) Node.js
9 12 (4.10%) RESTful
9 12 (4.10%) WCF
10 11 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 11 (3.75%) CSS
11 10 (3.41%) jQuery
11 10 (3.41%) Ninject
12 9 (3.07%) WAP
13 7 (2.39%) HTML5
13 7 (2.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (2.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.78%) Clustering
3 11 (3.75%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.39%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.05%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.05%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.71%) Replication
8 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.68%) iSeries
10 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.68%) User Experience
11 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.34%) Fintech
11 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) PKI
11 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (32.76%) Windows
2 50 (17.06%) Windows Server
3 44 (15.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.75%) Android
5 11 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.75%) Linux
6 9 (3.07%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.07%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.37%) CentOS
8 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.02%) Unix
9 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (13.99%) ITIL
3 39 (13.31%) MVC
4 28 (9.56%) TDD
5 27 (9.22%) CRM
6 26 (8.87%) Incident Management
6 26 (8.87%) Scrum
7 23 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (6.48%) Mentoring
9 17 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (5.80%) Test Automation
10 16 (5.46%) BDD
11 15 (5.12%) ERP
12 14 (4.78%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.44%) SOLID
14 12 (4.10%) DevOps
14 12 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (4.10%) User Stories
15 11 (3.75%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.23%) SQL
2 70 (23.89%) C#
3 29 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.85%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.75%) Java
7 10 (3.41%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.05%) C
9 3 (1.02%) VBA
10 2 (0.68%) RPG
10 2 (0.68%) Scala
11 1 (0.34%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.34%) R
11 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.53%) Degree
3 20 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (5.12%) CCNA
5 9 (3.07%) MCSE
6 8 (2.73%) MCSA
7 7 (2.39%) A+ Certification
7 7 (2.39%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.71%) CCENT
8 5 (1.71%) CCNP
8 5 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.37%) ISEB
9 4 (1.37%) MCP
10 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.68%) HNC
11 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.68%) SLA
2 8 (2.73%) QA
3 5 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 57 (19.45%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.63%) Hyper-V
3 36 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.80%) XenApp
5 9 (3.07%) DFS Replication
6 6 (2.05%) vSphere
7 5 (1.71%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (7.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (5.12%) Backup Exec
3 9 (3.07%) WSUS
4 8 (2.73%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.39%) SCCM
6 5 (1.71%) Puppet
7 3 (1.02%) Nagios
8 2 (0.68%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 53 (18.09%) VMware
2 33 (11.26%) Citrix
3 27 (9.22%) Cisco
4 21 (7.17%) Oracle
5 20 (6.83%) Sun
6 13 (4.44%) Xamarin
7 10 (3.41%) Symantec
8 9 (3.07%) IBM
8 9 (3.07%) Sitecore
9 8 (2.73%) SAP
10 7 (2.39%) arcserve
10 7 (2.39%) CA
10 7 (2.39%) Sophos
10 7 (2.39%) Veeam
10 7 (2.39%) Veritas
11 6 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.71%) EMC
12 5 (1.71%) Pega
13 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.02%) Rackspace