Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 222 218 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.46% 23.42% 25.28%
As % of the Vendors category 53.11% 48.88% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 188 208 253
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,200 £19,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,250 £47,824
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 418 446 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 36.63% 47.91% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 351 388 482
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,626
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £53,750
North East median annual salary £38,382 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% -2.60% -3.75%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -3 174 £37,500 +7.14% 84
Sunderland -4 18 £30,500 -21.29% 4
Prudhoe -2 15 £47,500 +6.74% 1
Gateshead +15 12 £35,000 -22.22% 5
North Shields +2 1 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Wallsend - 1 £21,500 -
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 94 (42.34%) .NET
2 92 (41.44%) C#
3 76 (34.23%) SQL Server
4 69 (31.08%) ASP.NET
5 65 (29.28%) MVC
6 64 (28.83%) SQL
7 51 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 50 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (22.07%) JavaScript
10 47 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (20.27%) Windows
12 41 (18.47%) Office 365
13 36 (16.22%) Unit Testing
13 36 (16.22%) Software Engineering
14 35 (15.77%) ITIL
15 34 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (15.32%) Active Directory
15 34 (15.32%) .NET Framework
15 34 (15.32%) Finance
16 32 (14.41%) Windows Server
17 31 (13.96%) Scrum
17 31 (13.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (13.06%) TDD
19 26 (11.71%) BDD
20 25 (11.26%) Entity Framework
21 24 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (10.81%) CSS
22 23 (10.36%) Advertising
22 23 (10.36%) Git (software)
23 22 (9.91%) Amazon AWS

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 19 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.50%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.80%) CMS
4 4 (1.80%) IIS
4 4 (1.80%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.90%) Confluence
5 2 (0.90%) Site Server
5 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) SAS
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
6 1 (0.45%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 15 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (18.47%) Office 365
3 22 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.95%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.25%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.80%) PaaS
8 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.90%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) IaaS
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Intranet
2 9 (4.05%) LAN
2 9 (4.05%) Skype
2 9 (4.05%) WAN
3 6 (2.70%) Firewall
3 6 (2.70%) SAN
4 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.80%) VPN
5 3 (1.35%) DHCP
5 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.35%) Wireless
6 2 (0.90%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) Internet
6 2 (0.90%) MPLS
6 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.90%) VoIP
7 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.45%) PBX
7 1 (0.45%) PSTN
7 1 (0.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (34.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.31%) Power BI
4 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.25%) Pentaho
6 5 (2.25%) QlikView
7 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.90%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
9 1 (0.45%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (10.36%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.46%) Visual Studio
3 18 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.15%) Selenium
5 6 (2.70%) JIRA
6 5 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.90%) Subversion
8 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.45%) MorphX
9 1 (0.45%) MSTest
9 1 (0.45%) NUnit
9 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (15.32%) Finance
2 23 (10.36%) Advertising
3 11 (4.95%) Automotive
4 7 (3.15%) Retail
5 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.35%) Marketing
5 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (40.99%) Developer
2 57 (25.68%) .NET Developer
3 49 (22.07%) C# Developer
4 44 (19.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (15.77%) Software Developer
6 34 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 32 (14.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (12.16%) Analyst
10 22 (9.91%) .NET Software Developer
11 21 (9.46%) C# Software Developer
12 20 (9.01%) Consultant
13 15 (6.76%) Software Engineer
14 13 (5.86%) Core Java Developer
14 13 (5.86%) Java Developer
14 13 (5.86%) Java Software Developer
14 13 (5.86%) SQL Developer
15 11 (4.95%) Recruitment Consultant
16 10 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 9 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (42.34%) .NET
2 69 (31.08%) ASP.NET
3 50 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (15.32%) .NET Framework
5 31 (13.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (11.26%) Entity Framework
7 24 (10.81%) CSS
8 19 (8.56%) HTML
9 18 (8.11%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.66%) CSS3
11 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET Core
11 14 (6.31%) React
11 14 (6.31%) Web Services
12 12 (5.41%) RESTful
13 9 (4.05%) HTML5
13 9 (4.05%) jQuery
13 9 (4.05%) Node.js
14 8 (3.60%) REST
15 5 (2.25%) .NET Core
15 5 (2.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Clustering
8 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.90%) Fintech
8 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
9 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.45%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.27%) Windows
2 32 (14.41%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.31%) Windows 10
4 12 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.15%) Linux
6 7 (3.15%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.80%) Unix
7 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.45%) VME
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.28%) MVC
2 47 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (16.22%) Software Engineering
3 36 (16.22%) Unit Testing
4 35 (15.77%) ITIL
5 34 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (13.96%) Scrum
7 29 (13.06%) TDD
8 26 (11.71%) BDD
9 18 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 16 (7.21%) ITSM
10 16 (7.21%) Pair Programming
10 16 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (6.76%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (6.76%) ERP
12 13 (5.86%) Test Automation
13 12 (5.41%) Service Management
14 11 (4.95%) Coaching
15 10 (4.50%) CRM
15 10 (4.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (41.44%) C#
2 64 (28.83%) SQL
3 49 (22.07%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.56%) Java
5 11 (4.95%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.05%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.60%) Python
8 7 (3.15%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.35%) Ruby
10 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.90%) X++
12 1 (0.45%) Jython
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.50%) MCSA
3 9 (4.05%) MCSE
4 8 (3.60%) Degree
5 5 (2.25%) MCP
5 5 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.35%) CISSP
7 3 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.45%) MCDST
8 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.41%) SLA
2 6 (2.70%) GDPR
3 5 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.35%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.15%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) Docker
4 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (2.25%) SCCM
3 4 (1.80%) Nagios
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (5.86%) VMware
2 8 (3.60%) Citrix
3 6 (2.70%) Oracle
4 5 (2.25%) NVIDIA
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco
5 3 (1.35%) Google
5 3 (1.35%) Meraki
5 3 (1.35%) SAP
5 3 (1.35%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.35%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.35%) Tableau
6 2 (0.90%) BMC
6 2 (0.90%) Canon
6 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.90%) Sun
6 2 (0.90%) Veeam
6 2 (0.90%) Workday
7 1 (0.45%) CA
7 1 (0.45%) Epicor