The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 101 75 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.07% 9.10% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.96% 37.31% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 91 66 63
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 201 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.09% 24.39% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 139 166 142
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Windows Salary Trend in the North East

Windows
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in the North East

Windows
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +3 74 £30,000 -0.82% 12
Durham +2 22 £40,000 +109.15% 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 82 (38.50%) SQL Server
2 73 (34.27%) C#
3 67 (31.46%) .NET
4 60 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (25.82%) Microsoft
5 55 (25.82%) Active Directory
6 52 (24.41%) SQL
7 48 (22.54%) UNIX
8 45 (21.13%) VMware
9 44 (20.66%) Scrum
10 43 (20.19%) WinForms
10 43 (20.19%) Linux
11 40 (18.78%) Finance
12 38 (17.84%) WPF
12 38 (17.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 36 (16.90%) MS Exchange
14 35 (16.43%) NUnit
15 33 (15.49%) Degree
16 32 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (14.55%) MS Excel
18 30 (14.08%) Dependency Injection
19 29 (13.62%) Moq
19 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (13.62%) ITIL
20 28 (13.15%) MySQL
21 27 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
22 26 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (12.21%) Kanban
23 25 (11.74%) HTML
23 25 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 36 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.80%) SharePoint
3 20 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.39%) IIS
4 17 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.76%) CMS
7 7 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.82%) MQSeries
8 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.35%) Orchard CMS
10 4 (1.88%) Lync
11 3 (1.41%) nginx
11 3 (1.41%) Apache
11 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.41%) Zope
11 3 (1.41%) Plone
12 2 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.76%) Office 365
3 5 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.27%) LAN
2 23 (10.80%) WAN
3 18 (8.45%) DNS
4 17 (7.98%) Firewall
5 16 (7.51%) SAN
5 16 (7.51%) DHCP
6 14 (6.57%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.23%) Network Security
8 8 (3.76%) NAS
9 7 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.82%) VoIP
11 4 (1.88%) SSL
11 4 (1.88%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.94%) VLAN
12 2 (0.94%) Internet
12 2 (0.94%) PBX
12 2 (0.94%) SMTP
12 2 (0.94%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.47%) HSRP
13 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (38.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.15%) MySQL
3 13 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.82%) DB2
6 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.41%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (16.43%) NUnit
2 29 (13.62%) Moq
3 24 (11.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 24 (11.27%) MSTest
4 9 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.82%) JUnit
7 4 (1.88%) Subversion
8 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (18.78%) Finance
2 7 (3.29%) Banking
3 6 (2.82%) Games
4 4 (1.88%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.41%) French Language
5 3 (1.41%) German Language
6 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 64 (30.05%) Developer
2 37 (17.37%) .NET Developer
3 30 (14.08%) Support Engineer
4 19 (8.92%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.45%) IT Technician
6 17 (7.98%) IT Manager
6 17 (7.98%) Administrator
7 14 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.69%) Senior Technician
9 9 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Analyst
10 8 (3.76%) Field Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (3.76%) IT Support
11 7 (3.29%) Senior IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (31.46%) .NET
2 43 (20.19%) WinForms
3 38 (17.84%) WPF
4 25 (11.74%) HTML
5 24 (11.27%) Spring.NET
5 24 (11.27%) Unity DI Container
5 24 (11.27%) Castle Windsor
5 24 (11.27%) Ninject
6 21 (9.86%) ASP.NET
7 18 (8.45%) CSS
8 17 (7.98%) .NET Framework
9 15 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (6.57%) HTML5
10 14 (6.57%) WCF
11 9 (4.23%) Web Services
12 8 (3.76%) Ajax
12 8 (3.76%) jQuery
12 8 (3.76%) Entity Framework
13 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (3.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.27%) Social Network
1 24 (11.27%) Inversion of Control
1 24 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.10%) AS400
2 13 (6.10%) iSeries
3 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.82%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (2.35%) User Experience
5 5 (2.35%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.41%) Clustering
8 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.94%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Replication
9 1 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.54%) UNIX
2 43 (20.19%) Linux
3 32 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (9.86%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.69%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.76%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.29%) Android
11 5 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.41%) CentOS
12 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (20.66%) Scrum
3 30 (14.08%) Dependency Injection
4 29 (13.62%) ITIL
5 26 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (12.21%) Kanban
6 24 (11.27%) TDD
6 24 (11.27%) MVVM
7 21 (9.86%) MVC
8 17 (7.98%) OO
9 13 (6.10%) CRM
9 13 (6.10%) Project Management
10 9 (4.23%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.23%) Mobile Development
11 7 (3.29%) Network Management
11 7 (3.29%) Waterfall
11 7 (3.29%) Unit Testing
12 6 (2.82%) Network Security Management
12 6 (2.82%) Security Management
12 6 (2.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.27%) C#
2 52 (24.41%) SQL
3 21 (9.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.04%) Java
4 15 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.23%) PHP
6 8 (3.76%) C++
7 6 (2.82%) C
7 6 (2.82%) Scala
8 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.35%) Python
9 3 (1.41%) Perl
9 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (17.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (15.49%) Degree
3 18 (8.45%) MCSE
4 15 (7.04%) MCITP
5 12 (5.63%) MCP
6 11 (5.16%) MCSA
6 11 (5.16%) CCNA
6 11 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.82%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.35%) MCAD
8 5 (2.35%) MCSD
8 5 (2.35%) MCTS
9 2 (0.94%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CISSP
10 1 (0.47%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 55 (25.82%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.76%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.82%) XenApp
6 5 (2.35%) vSphere
7 4 (1.88%) NFS
8 3 (1.41%) Varnish
8 3 (1.41%) XenServer
8 3 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.41%) qmail
8 3 (1.41%) Postfix
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) SCCM
2 4 (1.88%) Puppet
3 3 (1.41%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.41%) Ansible
3 3 (1.41%) systemd
4 2 (0.94%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (25.82%) Microsoft
2 45 (21.13%) VMware
3 24 (11.27%) Facebook
3 24 (11.27%) Twitter
4 15 (7.04%) Cisco
5 14 (6.57%) Citrix
6 10 (4.69%) Oracle
7 9 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.82%) Fidessa
8 6 (2.82%) Reuters
8 6 (2.82%) Bloomberg
8 6 (2.82%) Pega
9 5 (2.35%) NetApp
10 4 (1.88%) Dell
10 4 (1.88%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.41%) Meraki
11 3 (1.41%) HP
11 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.41%) Symantec
12 2 (0.94%) Apple
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
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Salary: From £21,960 to £31,371 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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