The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 26.14% 15.79% 20.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.14% 66.67% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 14
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £28,400 £16,950
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
Windows
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 31.82% 23.68% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 22
Average salary £20,250 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.37% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Windows
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Durham region.

Windows Salary Trend in Durham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Durham region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Durham

Windows
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Durham region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington +1 3 £31,000 -31.11%
Billingham - 2 £26,500 -
Peterlee - 1 - -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 10 (35.71%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Banking
7 8 (28.57%) Retail
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (28.57%) MCP
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) MCSE
7 8 (28.57%) MVC
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (28.57%) HTML5
7 8 (28.57%) CSS3
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
8 7 (25.00%) Open Source
8 7 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) BASE24
2 1 (3.57%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) ATM
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) DB2
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Head of Technology
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Head of Development
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (28.57%) HTML5
3 8 (28.57%) CSS3
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (25.00%) WCF
5 5 (17.86%) XML
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE
7 3 (10.71%) Middleware
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (25.00%) Blog
1 7 (25.00%) Open Source
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) EMV
3 4 (14.29%) Tandem
3 4 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 3 (10.71%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
2 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 7 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 7 (25.00%) Data Management
3 7 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Business Development
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) PL/1
3 4 (14.29%) JCL
3 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) COBOL
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) MCP
2 8 (28.57%) MCSE
3 7 (25.00%) MCSD
3 7 (25.00%) MCTS
3 7 (25.00%) MCITP
3 7 (25.00%) MCPD
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO 8583
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) NCR
3 4 (14.29%) VocaLink
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Sage
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) Altiris
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