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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 86 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.15% 14.14% 11.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.80% 53.09% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 60 38 51
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,940 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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
125 81 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.84% 26.64% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 96 66 98
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 76 (47.80%) Microsoft
2 69 (43.40%) SQL Server
3 68 (42.77%) MS Exchange
4 58 (36.48%) SQL
5 50 (31.45%) Active Directory
6 48 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (27.04%) Firewall
9 41 (25.79%) SharePoint
10 39 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 38 (23.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (23.27%) C#
12 37 (23.27%) .NET
13 36 (22.64%) Linux
13 36 (22.64%) NetApp
14 35 (22.01%) SAN
15 31 (19.50%) Lync
15 31 (19.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 29 (18.24%) Hyper-V
16 29 (18.24%) OO
16 29 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2003
17 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET
17 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
18 27 (16.98%) MS Excel
19 26 (16.35%) Blackberry
19 26 (16.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 26 (16.35%) VMware
20 24 (15.09%) EMC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 68 (42.77%) MS Exchange
2 41 (25.79%) SharePoint
3 39 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (19.50%) Lync
6 29 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (16.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (15.09%) IIS
9 14 (8.81%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (6.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (6.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (3.14%) Orchard CMS
12 5 (3.14%) CMS
13 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 27 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Office 365
1 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (27.04%) Firewall
2 35 (22.01%) SAN
3 14 (8.81%) NAS
4 12 (7.55%) LAN
4 12 (7.55%) WAN
5 11 (6.92%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (6.92%) DHCP
5 11 (6.92%) DNS
6 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.77%) Internet
8 4 (2.52%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.63%) VPN
9 1 (0.63%) PBX
9 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 31 (19.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.52%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.18%) NUnit
2 12 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.55%) Moq
3 7 (4.40%) MSTest
4 5 (3.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.89%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.63%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.63%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.63%) JUnit
7 1 (0.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) Selenium
7 1 (0.63%) Firebug
7 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (12.58%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Games
3 5 (3.14%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.14%) Advertising
3 5 (3.14%) French Language
3 5 (3.14%) German Language
3 5 (3.14%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.89%) Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Electronics
5 2 (1.26%) Marketing
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.26%) Automotive
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (33.33%) Developer
2 20 (12.58%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.32%) .NET Developer
3 18 (11.32%) Field Engineer
4 17 (10.69%) Software Developer
5 12 (7.55%) Analyst
5 12 (7.55%) Consultant
6 11 (6.92%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (6.29%) Junior
8 9 (5.66%) Tester
9 8 (5.03%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.03%) IT Support
10 7 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.40%) DBA
10 7 (4.40%) SQL DBA
10 7 (4.40%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (4.40%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
11 6 (3.77%) Junior Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.27%) .NET
2 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET
3 24 (15.09%) HTML
3 24 (15.09%) CSS
4 21 (13.21%) .NET Framework
5 16 (10.06%) Ajax
6 14 (8.81%) WinForms
6 14 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (8.18%) WPF
8 12 (7.55%) Web Services
8 12 (7.55%) WCF
8 12 (7.55%) HTML5
9 11 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (5.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (4.40%) OpenGL
11 7 (4.40%) jQuery
12 6 (3.77%) Spring.NET
12 6 (3.77%) CSS3
12 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.35%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.95%) Replication
3 7 (4.40%) CUDA
3 7 (4.40%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.40%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.40%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.14%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.14%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (3.14%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.14%) Social Network
5 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.89%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) AS400
7 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.26%) DTV
8 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (23.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (22.64%) Linux
4 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.92%) Windows XP
5 11 (6.92%) UNIX
6 10 (6.29%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.66%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.40%) Android
9 6 (3.77%) Windows Phone
9 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.24%) OO
3 24 (15.09%) CRM
4 17 (10.69%) ITIL
4 17 (10.69%) TDD
5 16 (10.06%) MVC
6 14 (8.81%) Unit Testing
6 14 (8.81%) Multithreading
6 14 (8.81%) Scrum
7 11 (6.92%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (6.92%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (5.66%) Image Processing
8 9 (5.66%) OOD
9 8 (5.03%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.03%) Change Management
10 7 (4.40%) Game Development
10 7 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.40%) 3D Visualisation
10 7 (4.40%) Project Management
10 7 (4.40%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.48%) SQL
2 37 (23.27%) C#
3 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.84%) T-SQL
5 19 (11.95%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.18%) VBScript
6 13 (8.18%) Java
7 12 (7.55%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.29%) C++
9 9 (5.66%) Ruby
10 8 (5.03%) VB
11 3 (1.89%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) Scala
12 1 (0.63%) C
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) VB6
12 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (12.58%) MCSE
2 20 (12.58%) MCP
3 18 (11.32%) MCSA
4 15 (9.43%) MCTS
5 14 (8.81%) Security Cleared
6 13 (8.18%) Degree
7 11 (6.92%) MCAD
7 11 (6.92%) MCSD
8 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.40%) CCNA
9 7 (4.40%) PhD
10 5 (3.14%) MCITP
11 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 50 (31.45%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.24%) Hyper-V
3 20 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.92%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.40%) XenApp
5 7 (4.40%) XenServer
6 6 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.77%) NFS
7 3 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 76 (47.80%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.64%) NetApp
3 26 (16.35%) VMware
4 24 (15.09%) EMC
5 22 (13.84%) Cisco
6 18 (11.32%) Citrix
7 10 (6.29%) HP
8 6 (3.77%) Symantec
9 5 (3.14%) Facebook
9 5 (3.14%) Twitter
10 4 (2.52%) Oracle
10 4 (2.52%) CA
10 4 (2.52%) Dell
11 2 (1.26%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.26%) SAP
12 1 (0.63%) Pega
12 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.63%) Adobe
12 1 (0.63%) Intel
12 1 (0.63%) Sybase
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: £18,500 plus Health, Pension, Dental and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
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QA Limited
Salary: £180.00 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Orchard Information Systems Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago