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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 62 75 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.84% 14.29% 10.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.27% 48.70% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 55 68 43
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
98 154 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.88% 29.33% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 81 141 132
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 64 (40.25%) MS Exchange
3 60 (37.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (36.48%) SQL Server
5 57 (35.85%) Active Directory
6 56 (35.22%) SQL
7 48 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (28.30%) SharePoint
9 42 (26.42%) Linux
10 41 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 40 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (25.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 39 (24.53%) SAN
13 37 (23.27%) Firewall
14 36 (22.64%) NetApp
14 36 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 35 (22.01%) UNIX
16 32 (20.13%) C#
16 32 (20.13%) Lync
17 31 (19.50%) .NET
17 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
17 31 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2003
18 30 (18.87%) VMware
19 29 (18.24%) MCSE
20 28 (17.61%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (16.98%) Degree
22 26 (16.35%) Blackberry
22 26 (16.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 25 (15.72%) IIS
23 25 (15.72%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (40.25%) MS Exchange
2 45 (28.30%) SharePoint
3 41 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (20.13%) Lync
6 31 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (16.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (15.72%) IIS
9 14 (8.81%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (3.77%) MQSeries
13 5 (3.14%) Orchard CMS
13 5 (3.14%) CMS
14 2 (1.26%) Node.js
15 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.55%) Office 365
3 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.53%) SAN
2 37 (23.27%) Firewall
3 18 (11.32%) NAS
4 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.55%) DNS
5 12 (7.55%) LAN
5 12 (7.55%) WAN
5 12 (7.55%) DHCP
6 11 (6.92%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (3.77%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.63%) HTTP
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.18%) MySQL
4 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.77%) DB2
5 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.40%) NUnit
3 6 (3.77%) JUnit
3 6 (3.77%) Moq
4 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.63%) MSTest
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (11.95%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Italian Language
3 7 (4.40%) French Language
3 7 (4.40%) German Language
3 7 (4.40%) Games
4 5 (3.14%) Advertising
5 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.26%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.63%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (23.27%) Developer
2 27 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 15 (9.43%) Field Engineer
4 11 (6.92%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (6.92%) .NET Developer
4 11 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.29%) IT Technician
5 10 (6.29%) Software Developer
5 10 (6.29%) Analyst
6 9 (5.66%) Junior
7 8 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.40%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (4.40%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (4.40%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.40%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (4.40%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.40%) DBA
9 6 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.50%) .NET
2 21 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 20 (12.58%) .NET Framework
4 19 (11.95%) CSS
4 19 (11.95%) HTML
5 16 (10.06%) Ajax
6 12 (7.55%) Web Services
6 12 (7.55%) WCF
7 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (5.66%) WinForms
9 8 (5.03%) WPF
9 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.03%) Entity Framework
10 7 (4.40%) HTML5
11 6 (3.77%) JMS
11 6 (3.77%) J2EE
11 6 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (3.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.35%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.95%) Replication
3 6 (3.77%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (3.14%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.14%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.14%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.89%) CUDA
7 2 (1.26%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) CCTV
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 42 (26.42%) Linux
3 40 (25.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (22.01%) UNIX
5 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.03%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.72%) ITIL
3 24 (15.09%) CRM
3 24 (15.09%) OO
4 16 (10.06%) Scrum
5 12 (7.55%) Unit Testing
6 11 (6.92%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (6.29%) MVC
8 9 (5.66%) Change Management
9 8 (5.03%) Multithreading
10 7 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.40%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.40%) TDD
10 7 (4.40%) ERP
11 6 (3.77%) Project Management
11 6 (3.77%) RUP
11 6 (3.77%) OOD
12 5 (3.14%) Software Delivery
12 5 (3.14%) Game Development
12 5 (3.14%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.22%) SQL
2 32 (20.13%) C#
3 22 (13.84%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.21%) T-SQL
5 19 (11.95%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.18%) Java
7 12 (7.55%) VBScript
8 10 (6.29%) C++
9 6 (3.77%) PHP
9 6 (3.77%) C
9 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.77%) Scala
10 5 (3.14%) Python
11 4 (2.52%) Ruby
12 2 (1.26%) VB
13 1 (0.63%) VB6
13 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (37.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (18.24%) MCSE
3 27 (16.98%) Degree
4 23 (14.47%) MCP
5 21 (13.21%) MCSA
6 15 (9.43%) MCTS
7 14 (8.81%) MCITP
8 11 (6.92%) MCAD
8 11 (6.92%) MCSD
9 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
10 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
11 8 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (5.03%) CCNA
12 5 (3.14%) PhD
13 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 57 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (13.84%) Hyper-V
3 13 (8.18%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.03%) NFS
5 7 (4.40%) XenApp
5 7 (4.40%) XenServer
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) SCCM
1 4 (2.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 72 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.64%) NetApp
3 30 (18.87%) VMware
4 24 (15.09%) EMC
5 19 (11.95%) Cisco
6 10 (6.29%) Oracle
7 9 (5.66%) Citrix
8 6 (3.77%) Reuters
8 6 (3.77%) Bloomberg
8 6 (3.77%) Symantec
8 6 (3.77%) Fidessa
8 6 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.77%) Pega
9 4 (2.52%) CA
9 4 (2.52%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.26%) HP
10 2 (1.26%) Dell
11 1 (0.63%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.63%) Sybase
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