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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 103 75 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.52% 12.00% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.09% 55.15% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 82 63 76
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
194 136 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.46% 21.76% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 160 120 144
Average salary £28,780 £34,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.57% +15.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 0 87 £30,000 -16.66% 14
Durham +3 10 £29,750 -8.46% 1
Teesside - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 85 (41.26%) SQL Server
2 81 (39.32%) Microsoft
3 68 (33.01%) C#
3 68 (33.01%) SQL
4 58 (28.16%) Active Directory
5 57 (27.67%) .NET
6 55 (26.70%) Linux
7 54 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (24.76%) MS Exchange
9 49 (23.79%) ASP.NET
10 45 (21.84%) MS Excel
11 43 (20.87%) ITIL
12 42 (20.39%) VMware
13 41 (19.90%) Firewall
14 39 (18.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (16.99%) CSS
16 35 (16.99%) HTML
17 33 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (16.02%) MVC
18 32 (15.53%) Hyper-V
19 31 (15.05%) Cisco
20 29 (14.08%) SAN
21 28 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
22 27 (13.11%) HTML5
22 27 (13.11%) Java
23 26 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
23 26 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
23 26 (12.62%) Degree
24 25 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 51 (24.76%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (12.14%) SharePoint
3 25 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (9.22%) Lync
6 16 (7.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (6.80%) IIS
8 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.97%) WordPress
12 1 (0.49%) Apache
12 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (21.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (5.34%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.94%) BASE24
3 3 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.90%) Firewall
2 29 (14.08%) SAN
3 20 (9.71%) WAN
4 19 (9.22%) LAN
5 17 (8.25%) DHCP
5 17 (8.25%) DNS
6 14 (6.80%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.31%) Internet
8 12 (5.83%) NAS
9 11 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.43%) VoIP
11 4 (1.94%) ATM
12 3 (1.46%) HTTP
12 3 (1.46%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.46%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.97%) VPN
13 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.49%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (41.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.94%) MySQL
8 4 (1.94%) DB2
8 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) NUnit
2 15 (7.28%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.28%) MSTest
2 15 (7.28%) Moq
3 12 (5.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.88%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.91%) Selenium
5 6 (2.91%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.91%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (2.43%) Subversion
7 3 (1.46%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.97%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.49%) Firebug
9 1 (0.49%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (10.19%) Finance
2 14 (6.80%) Retail
3 12 (5.83%) Banking
3 12 (5.83%) Games
4 11 (5.34%) Advertising
5 10 (4.85%) Marketing
6 7 (3.40%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.94%) French Language
8 4 (1.94%) German Language
8 4 (1.94%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.97%) Automotive
11 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (32.52%) Developer
2 31 (15.05%) .NET Developer
3 28 (13.59%) Analyst
4 25 (12.14%) Software Developer
5 24 (11.65%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Field Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Consultant
7 14 (6.80%) Junior
7 14 (6.80%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.31%) Junior Developer
9 12 (5.83%) Technical Support
9 12 (5.83%) Graduate
9 12 (5.83%) Junior .NET Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Desktop Support
11 9 (4.37%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.37%) IT Support
12 8 (3.88%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.88%) UI Programmer
12 8 (3.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (27.67%) .NET
2 49 (23.79%) ASP.NET
3 35 (16.99%) CSS
3 35 (16.99%) HTML
4 27 (13.11%) HTML5
5 26 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (9.71%) .NET Framework
6 20 (9.71%) WCF
6 20 (9.71%) WinForms
6 20 (9.71%) CSS3
7 19 (9.22%) WPF
7 19 (9.22%) jQuery
8 15 (7.28%) Web Services
9 14 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (6.31%) XML
10 13 (6.31%) Spring.NET
10 13 (6.31%) Castle Windsor
11 12 (5.83%) Ninject
11 12 (5.83%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.77%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.83%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (5.34%) Replication
6 7 (3.40%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.40%) CUDA
6 7 (3.40%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (3.40%) User Experience
6 7 (3.40%) Blog
6 7 (3.40%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.40%) Open Source
7 5 (2.43%) Social Network
7 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.43%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.43%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (2.43%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.43%) PACS
7 5 (2.43%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.70%) Linux
2 39 (18.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (11.65%) Windows 7
5 22 (10.68%) UNIX
6 21 (10.19%) Windows XP
6 21 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.31%) Android
8 11 (5.34%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.88%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.88%) Windows Phone
10 5 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.43%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.94%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.94%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.49%) Debian
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.87%) ITIL
3 33 (16.02%) MVC
4 25 (12.14%) Scrum
4 25 (12.14%) TDD
5 22 (10.68%) OO
6 21 (10.19%) Web Application Development
7 15 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.28%) Project Management
7 15 (7.28%) Change Management
8 14 (6.80%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (6.31%) MVVM
10 12 (5.83%) Kanban
10 12 (5.83%) Multithreading
10 12 (5.83%) CRM
10 12 (5.83%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.34%) Web Development
11 11 (5.34%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.85%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.01%) C#
1 68 (33.01%) SQL
2 27 (13.11%) Java
3 25 (12.14%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.22%) C++
5 18 (8.74%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.77%) VB.NET
7 14 (6.80%) VB
8 12 (5.83%) VBScript
8 12 (5.83%) Ruby
9 11 (5.34%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.88%) Perl
11 6 (2.91%) PHP
12 5 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.94%) JCL
13 4 (1.94%) COBOL
13 4 (1.94%) PL/1
14 3 (1.46%) Python
14 3 (1.46%) XPath
15 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (12.62%) Degree
3 22 (10.68%) MCSE
3 22 (10.68%) Security Cleared
4 17 (8.25%) MCP
5 13 (6.31%) MCSA
5 13 (6.31%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.34%) MCTS
7 10 (4.85%) MCITP
8 9 (4.37%) CCNA
8 9 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.88%) MCSD
10 7 (3.40%) MCPD
11 6 (2.91%) MCDST
12 5 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.43%) A+ Certification
12 5 (2.43%) PhD
13 3 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.97%) Sun Certification
15 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.28%) SLA
2 12 (5.83%) QA
3 5 (2.43%) DICOM
4 4 (1.94%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (28.16%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.53%) Hyper-V
3 28 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.37%) VMware ESX
4 9 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (3.88%) XenApp
6 7 (3.40%) XenServer
7 6 (2.91%) vSphere
8 5 (2.43%) NFS
8 5 (2.43%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.49%) Firmware
9 1 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) SCCM
2 6 (2.91%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.94%) WSUS
3 4 (1.94%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 81 (39.32%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.39%) VMware
3 31 (15.05%) Cisco
4 24 (11.65%) Citrix
5 22 (10.68%) NetApp
6 17 (8.25%) HP
7 14 (6.80%) EMC
8 10 (4.85%) Oracle
9 7 (3.40%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.91%) Symantec
11 5 (2.43%) Facebook
11 5 (2.43%) Twitter
11 5 (2.43%) Apple
11 5 (2.43%) Dell
12 4 (1.94%) IBM
12 4 (1.94%) VocaLink
12 4 (1.94%) NCR
13 3 (1.46%) Mitel
13 3 (1.46%) SAP
14 2 (0.97%) CA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
Posted: 5 days ago
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension / car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40, 000
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
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