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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 93 72 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.07% 10.96% 17.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.33% 42.11% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 72 62 124
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,550 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
225 171 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.79% 26.03% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 168 157 196
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
Tyne and Wear +17 70 £32,500 +30.00% 18
Durham -5 17 £22,750 -24.16% 15
Northumberland -7 2 £25,250 -43.88%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 71 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 61 (32.62%) SQL
3 58 (31.02%) Microsoft
4 56 (29.95%) C#
5 54 (28.88%) ITIL
6 53 (28.34%) Active Directory
7 51 (27.27%) Linux
7 51 (27.27%) VMware
8 48 (25.67%) .NET
9 47 (25.13%) MS Excel
10 39 (20.86%) ASP.NET
11 37 (19.79%) UNIX
12 31 (16.58%) MVC
13 30 (16.04%) SAN
13 30 (16.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (15.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (14.97%) Citrix
16 26 (13.90%) MS Exchange
17 25 (13.37%) Scrum
17 25 (13.37%) Windows 7
18 24 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2007
19 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (11.76%) WCF
20 22 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
20 22 (11.76%) .NET Framework
20 22 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (11.23%) Degree
22 20 (10.70%) Oracle
22 20 (10.70%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 26 (13.90%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (8.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.21%) IIS
6 3 (1.60%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.07%) WordPress
7 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.53%) Lync
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 47 (25.13%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.67%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.67%) Line 50
2 5 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) assyst
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.04%) SAN
2 19 (10.16%) DHCP
2 19 (10.16%) DNS
3 15 (8.02%) Firewall
4 14 (7.49%) WAN
4 14 (7.49%) LAN
5 13 (6.95%) Internet
6 12 (6.42%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.81%) NAS
8 8 (4.28%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.60%) VoIP
10 2 (1.07%) HTTP
10 2 (1.07%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.07%) Intranet
11 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.53%) VLAN
11 1 (0.53%) VPN
11 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (8.02%) MySQL
5 12 (6.42%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.53%) DB2
11 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (6.95%) Visual Studio
1 13 (6.95%) NUnit
1 13 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.88%) MSTest
2 11 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (5.88%) Moq
3 9 (4.81%) Selenium
4 5 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (2.67%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.67%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (2.14%) Firebug
5 4 (2.14%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.07%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) JUnit
7 1 (0.53%) Hudson
7 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (6.42%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Marketing
3 10 (5.35%) Retail
4 8 (4.28%) German Language
4 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.74%) Italian Language
5 7 (3.74%) French Language
6 6 (3.21%) Games
7 5 (2.67%) Advertising
8 4 (2.14%) Banking
8 4 (2.14%) Electronics
9 2 (1.07%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (21.93%) Developer
2 38 (20.32%) Analyst
3 28 (14.97%) Support Engineer
4 25 (13.37%) Support Analyst
5 22 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (9.63%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.02%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.95%) DBA
8 13 (6.95%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.42%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (5.88%) Junior
10 11 (5.88%) Administrator
10 11 (5.88%) SQL DBA
11 10 (5.35%) Junior Developer
11 10 (5.35%) Desktop Support
11 10 (5.35%) Graduate
11 10 (5.35%) Server Support
11 10 (5.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 10 (5.35%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.67%) .NET
2 39 (20.86%) ASP.NET
3 29 (15.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (11.76%) WCF
4 22 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 20 (10.70%) CSS
6 19 (10.16%) WinForms
7 18 (9.63%) HTML
8 14 (7.49%) jQuery
9 13 (6.95%) WPF
10 11 (5.88%) Spring.NET
10 11 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (5.88%) Ninject
10 11 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (5.35%) CSS3
11 10 (5.35%) HTML5
12 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (4.28%) Web Services
14 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (3.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (3.74%) Open Source
4 6 (3.21%) Blog
4 6 (3.21%) Handset
5 5 (2.67%) Smartcard
5 5 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.67%) PACS
6 4 (2.14%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.14%) DTV
6 4 (2.14%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.14%) CUDA
6 4 (2.14%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.60%) Replication
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
8 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.07%) Social Media
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.27%) Linux
2 37 (19.79%) UNIX
3 30 (16.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (13.37%) Windows 7
5 17 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 15 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.81%) Solaris
7 9 (4.81%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.74%) Android
10 5 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.14%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.07%) Debian
13 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.07%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.53%) CentOS
14 1 (0.53%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.88%) ITIL
2 31 (16.58%) MVC
3 25 (13.37%) Scrum
4 18 (9.63%) Web Application Development
5 17 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.56%) Project Management
7 15 (8.02%) TDD
8 14 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.88%) Kanban
9 11 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (5.88%) MVVM
10 9 (4.81%) CRM
11 8 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.28%) Image Processing
12 7 (3.74%) Service Management
12 7 (3.74%) OO
12 7 (3.74%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.21%) Data Management
13 6 (3.21%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.62%) SQL
2 56 (29.95%) C#
3 16 (8.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.02%) Java
5 13 (6.95%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.88%) C++
7 10 (5.35%) PHP
8 8 (4.28%) Perl
8 8 (4.28%) VB
9 7 (3.74%) Ruby
10 5 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.14%) VBScript
12 1 (0.53%) COBOL
12 1 (0.53%) Python
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.23%) Degree
2 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.56%) MCP
4 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.81%) MCTS
7 8 (4.28%) MCITP
7 8 (4.28%) MCSE
8 6 (3.21%) MCSD
8 6 (3.21%) CCNA
8 6 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.21%) MCPD
8 6 (3.21%) MCDST
9 4 (2.14%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.07%) PhD
11 2 (1.07%) CIMA
11 2 (1.07%) AAT
12 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (2.67%) QA
2 5 (2.67%) DICOM
System Software
1 53 (28.34%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.81%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.28%) NFS
6 5 (2.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.60%) XenApp
8 2 (1.07%) XenServer
8 2 (1.07%) vSphere
9 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (5.88%) SCCM
2 8 (4.28%) WSUS
3 7 (3.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.14%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (31.02%) Microsoft
2 51 (27.27%) VMware
3 28 (14.97%) Citrix
4 20 (10.70%) Oracle
5 19 (10.16%) Cisco
6 15 (8.02%) SAP
7 9 (4.81%) Symantec
8 8 (4.28%) LANDesk
9 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.21%) Apple
10 6 (3.21%) McAfee
10 6 (3.21%) Amdocs
11 5 (2.67%) Pegasus
11 5 (2.67%) Sage
12 3 (1.60%) Lotus
12 3 (1.60%) HP
12 3 (1.60%) Mitel
12 3 (1.60%) Altiris
13 2 (1.07%) Northgate
13 2 (1.07%) Dell
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 3 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Technically Compatible
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £12000 - £14000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Copley, County Durham
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 PA + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Technically Compatible
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago