Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 193 370 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.01% 29.11% 19.61%
As % of the Vendors category 42.70% 63.79% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 134 311 133
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,410 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.98% +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,125 £21,875 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,788 £60,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £37,022 £38,957 £36,000
% change year-on-year -4.97% +8.21% +2.13%

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 452 580 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 51.54% 45.63% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 299 463 288
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,992 £20,813 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £53,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 143 £37,410 -11.98% 53
Gateshead +6 27 £32,000 -8.57% 7
Prudhoe +1 12 £47,500 -
North Tyneside +1 3 £28,000 +1.82%
Sunderland -8 3 £32,500 +6.56% 3
North Shields 0 2 £28,500 -5.00% 1
South Tyneside - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 65 (33.68%) Office 365
2 64 (33.16%) Azure
3 58 (30.05%) Windows
4 55 (28.50%) ITIL
5 53 (27.46%) SQL
6 49 (25.39%) SQL Server
7 47 (24.35%) Active Directory
8 44 (22.80%) .NET
9 43 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (21.24%) C#
11 38 (19.69%) PowerShell
12 37 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (18.13%) Windows Server
13 35 (18.13%) Microsoft Office
13 35 (18.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (15.03%) Finance
15 24 (12.44%) JavaScript
16 23 (11.92%) Skype
16 23 (11.92%) Skype for Business
17 21 (10.88%) AWS
17 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET
17 21 (10.88%) MCSA
17 21 (10.88%) MVC
18 20 (10.36%) SLA
19 19 (9.84%) SharePoint
19 19 (9.84%) Scrum
20 18 (9.33%) Validation
20 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
20 18 (9.33%) Linux
20 18 (9.33%) Visualisation

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 23 (11.92%) Skype for Business
2 19 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.81%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.66%) Apache
4 9 (4.66%) IIS
5 8 (4.15%) WordPress
6 6 (3.11%) CMS
7 2 (1.04%) nginx
7 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (18.13%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (33.68%) Office 365
2 64 (33.16%) Azure
3 21 (10.88%) AWS
4 16 (8.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (7.77%) SaaS
6 5 (2.59%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.07%) IaaS
7 4 (2.07%) PaaS
8 3 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.55%) Serverless
9 2 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.04%) GCP
10 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.52%) G Suite
10 1 (0.52%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.52%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.52%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.52%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.92%) Skype
2 16 (8.29%) DNS
3 12 (6.22%) Intranet
4 8 (4.15%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (4.15%) SAN
5 5 (2.59%) Network Security
6 4 (2.07%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.55%) DHCP
7 3 (1.55%) LAN
7 3 (1.55%) WAN
8 2 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.04%) Firewall
8 2 (1.04%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.04%) WebEx
9 1 (0.52%) Extranet
9 1 (0.52%) HTTP
9 1 (0.52%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.63%) Data Mining
2 7 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.07%) MySQL
3 4 (2.07%) Power BI
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.04%) Big Data
5 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.07%) Selenium
4 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.04%) JIRA
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.04%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.52%) GitLab
6 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (15.03%) Finance
2 10 (5.18%) Billing
3 7 (3.63%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (34.72%) Analyst
2 19 (9.84%) Developer
3 16 (8.29%) Support Analyst
4 15 (7.77%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (7.25%) C# Developer
6 13 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) Software Developer
6 13 (6.74%) SQL Developer
7 12 (6.22%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Junior
8 11 (5.70%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (5.70%) Core Java Developer
8 11 (5.70%) Data Analyst
8 11 (5.70%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.70%) Java Software Developer
8 11 (5.70%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.80%) .NET
2 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (7.77%) CSS
5 14 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET Core
6 12 (6.22%) CSS3
7 9 (4.66%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.11%) .NET Core
8 6 (3.11%) Redux
8 6 (3.11%) Web Services
9 4 (2.07%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.55%) HTML
11 2 (1.04%) LAMP
11 2 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (1.04%) Node.js
11 2 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.04%) SOAP
12 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.59%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.04%) CMDB
5 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.04%) User Experience
5 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.52%) Contactless
6 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.05%) Windows
2 35 (18.13%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.33%) Linux
3 18 (9.33%) Windows 10
4 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.55%) Android
6 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Unix
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.52%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.50%) ITIL
2 43 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (10.88%) MVC
5 19 (9.84%) Scrum
6 18 (9.33%) Validation
6 18 (9.33%) Visualisation
7 16 (8.29%) Software Engineering
8 15 (7.77%) Coaching
8 15 (7.77%) Migration
8 15 (7.77%) Technical Leadership
9 14 (7.25%) DevOps
10 13 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.74%) Incident Management
10 13 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (6.74%) Project Delivery
10 13 (6.74%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.22%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.22%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.22%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.46%) SQL
2 41 (21.24%) C#
3 38 (19.69%) PowerShell
4 24 (12.44%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.77%) Python
6 14 (7.25%) Java
7 10 (5.18%) C++
8 8 (4.15%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.63%) VBA
10 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.55%) Ruby
12 2 (1.04%) Go
12 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (18.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (10.88%) MCSA
3 11 (5.70%) Degree
4 10 (5.18%) CompTIA Security+
4 10 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (4.66%) MCSE
6 5 (2.59%) CCNA
6 5 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.59%) CISSP
6 5 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.07%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.07%) MCP
8 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.55%) PMP
9 2 (1.04%) MCDST
9 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 47 (24.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.11%) Docker
5 2 (1.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (1.04%) XenApp
5 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (7.25%) Terraform
2 10 (5.18%) SCCM
3 6 (3.11%) Ansible
3 6 (3.11%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.11%) Puppet
4 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.04%) WSUS
5 1 (0.52%) CASB
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (8.81%) Citrix
2 16 (8.29%) VMware
3 7 (3.63%) Cisco
3 7 (3.63%) Remedy
3 7 (3.63%) Tableau
4 6 (3.11%) Sage
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle
5 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.55%) Mitel
6 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.04%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.04%) Bomgar
7 2 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.04%) Dell
7 2 (1.04%) Google
7 2 (1.04%) HP
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.52%) Fiserv
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Splunk