The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 97 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.13% 12.59% 10.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.38% 55.56% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74 34 37
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,580 £23,450 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
Tyne and Wear

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

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
127 63 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.59% 22.66% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 100 57 85
Average salary £30,000 £34,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% +3.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 70 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 64 (39.51%) SQL Server
3 62 (38.27%) MS Exchange
4 54 (33.33%) SQL
5 50 (30.86%) Active Directory
6 44 (27.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (26.54%) Linux
8 42 (25.93%) Firewall
9 40 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (24.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (22.84%) SharePoint
11 36 (22.22%) C#
11 36 (22.22%) NetApp
12 34 (20.99%) SAN
12 34 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2007
12 34 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (20.37%) .NET
14 30 (18.52%) Lync
15 28 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 28 (17.28%) Hyper-V
15 28 (17.28%) ASP.NET
15 28 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
16 27 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 27 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 27 (16.67%) Blackberry
16 27 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 26 (16.05%) ITIL
17 26 (16.05%) VMware
18 25 (15.43%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 62 (38.27%) MS Exchange
2 37 (22.84%) SharePoint
3 34 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 34 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (18.52%) Lync
5 28 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (9.88%) IIS
8 14 (8.64%) Office Communications Server
9 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.79%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) Office 365
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (25.93%) Firewall
2 34 (20.99%) SAN
3 13 (8.02%) NAS
4 12 (7.41%) LAN
4 12 (7.41%) WAN
5 11 (6.79%) DNS
5 11 (6.79%) DHCP
5 11 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (4.94%) Internet
7 7 (4.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.85%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.62%) VPN
9 1 (0.62%) PBX
9 1 (0.62%) VoIP
9 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.62%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) DB2
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.41%) NUnit
2 10 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.56%) Moq
3 9 (5.56%) MSTest
4 7 (4.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (3.09%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.85%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.85%) Selenium
6 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.85%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (1.23%) Subversion
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.62%) JUnit
8 1 (0.62%) Firebug
8 1 (0.62%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (10.49%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Games
3 7 (4.32%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.09%) Advertising
5 4 (2.47%) French Language
5 4 (2.47%) German Language
5 4 (2.47%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.47%) Banking
5 4 (2.47%) Retail
6 3 (1.85%) Electronics
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Automotive
7 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (31.48%) Developer
2 19 (11.73%) Analyst
2 19 (11.73%) Software Developer
2 19 (11.73%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.49%) Field Engineer
5 12 (7.41%) Junior
5 12 (7.41%) Consultant
6 9 (5.56%) Tester
7 8 (4.94%) UI Programmer
7 8 (4.94%) UI Developer
7 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.94%) Junior Developer
8 7 (4.32%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) DBA
8 7 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.32%) Graduate
8 7 (4.32%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.32%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (4.32%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.37%) .NET
2 28 (17.28%) ASP.NET
3 22 (13.58%) CSS
3 22 (13.58%) HTML
4 14 (8.64%) .NET Framework
4 14 (8.64%) HTML5
5 12 (7.41%) Ajax
6 11 (6.79%) WCF
7 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (6.17%) WPF
7 10 (6.17%) WinForms
7 10 (6.17%) Web Services
8 8 (4.94%) CSS3
8 8 (4.94%) Castle Windsor
8 8 (4.94%) jQuery
8 8 (4.94%) Spring.NET
8 8 (4.94%) OpenGL
9 7 (4.32%) Ninject
9 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (4.32%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.73%) Replication
3 11 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.94%) CUDA
5 8 (4.94%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.32%) 3D Graphics
6 7 (4.32%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (4.32%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (4.32%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.09%) Social Network
7 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.47%) User Experience
8 4 (2.47%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.85%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.85%) PACS
9 3 (1.85%) AS400
10 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (26.54%) Linux
3 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.64%) UNIX
6 13 (8.02%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.17%) Android
9 9 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.94%) Windows Phone
10 8 (4.94%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.47%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.62%) Debian
14 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.05%) ITIL
3 21 (12.96%) OO
4 20 (12.35%) TDD
5 15 (9.26%) Multithreading
6 14 (8.64%) CRM
7 12 (7.41%) MVC
8 11 (6.79%) Scrum
8 11 (6.79%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.17%) Image Processing
9 10 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.17%) Change Management
10 9 (5.56%) OOD
10 9 (5.56%) Web Development
10 9 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.56%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.94%) 3D Visualisation
11 8 (4.94%) MVVM
11 8 (4.94%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (4.32%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.33%) SQL
2 36 (22.22%) C#
3 27 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.11%) Java
4 18 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 15 (9.26%) VBScript
6 13 (8.02%) VB.NET
7 12 (7.41%) Ruby
7 12 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.17%) C++
8 10 (6.17%) VB
9 6 (3.70%) Perl
10 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.85%) Python
11 1 (0.62%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (24.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.73%) MCSE
3 17 (10.49%) Degree
3 17 (10.49%) MCSA
4 15 (9.26%) MCP
4 15 (9.26%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.17%) MCTS
7 7 (4.32%) CCNA
7 7 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.32%) PhD
8 6 (3.70%) MCAD
8 6 (3.70%) MCSD
9 5 (3.09%) MCITP
10 3 (1.85%) MCDST
11 2 (1.23%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) SLA
2 8 (4.94%) QA
3 3 (1.85%) DICOM
System Software
1 50 (30.86%) Active Directory
2 28 (17.28%) Hyper-V
3 20 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.32%) XenApp
5 7 (4.32%) XenServer
6 6 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.09%) NFS
8 3 (1.85%) vSphere
9 1 (0.62%) Firmware
9 1 (0.62%) Samba
9 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.23%) SCCM
2 2 (1.23%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.22%) NetApp
3 26 (16.05%) VMware
4 25 (15.43%) Cisco
5 23 (14.20%) EMC
6 16 (9.88%) Citrix
7 11 (6.79%) HP
8 6 (3.70%) Oracle
9 5 (3.09%) Dell
9 5 (3.09%) Symantec
9 5 (3.09%) Facebook
9 5 (3.09%) Twitter
10 4 (2.47%) CA
10 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.23%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.23%) SAP
11 2 (1.23%) Apple
12 1 (0.62%) Adobe
12 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.62%) Perforce
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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