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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 99 69 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.88% 11.29% 11.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.88% 46.94% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 83 60 69
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
160 147 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.44% 24.06% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 139 126 160
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 76 £35,000 +12.90% 19
Durham +14 16 £40,000 -7.91% 7
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 98 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 94 (44.76%) Microsoft
3 78 (37.14%) SQL
4 77 (36.67%) MS Exchange
5 72 (34.29%) Active Directory
6 61 (29.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (28.57%) .NET
8 57 (27.14%) C#
8 57 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (23.33%) Firewall
11 48 (22.86%) SharePoint
12 46 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 43 (20.48%) VMware
13 43 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
13 43 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 42 (20.00%) SAN
15 41 (19.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (19.05%) ASP.NET
17 39 (18.57%) NetApp
18 38 (18.10%) Linux
19 36 (17.14%) Hyper-V
20 34 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2003
20 34 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
20 34 (16.19%) JavaScript
21 33 (15.71%) HTML
21 33 (15.71%) Lync
21 33 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (14.29%) MS Excel
23 29 (13.81%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 77 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 48 (22.86%) SharePoint
3 43 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 43 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 33 (15.71%) Lync
6 29 (13.81%) IIS
7 26 (12.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (7.62%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (2.38%) Orchard CMS
12 5 (2.38%) CMS
13 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.48%) Node.js
13 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 30 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (23.33%) Firewall
2 42 (20.00%) SAN
3 25 (11.90%) WAN
4 24 (11.43%) LAN
5 21 (10.00%) DHCP
6 20 (9.52%) DNS
7 18 (8.57%) TCP/IP
8 16 (7.62%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (7.62%) NAS
9 7 (3.33%) Internet
10 4 (1.90%) SSL
10 4 (1.90%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.43%) VoIP
12 2 (0.95%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.48%) Intranet
13 1 (0.48%) Wireless
13 1 (0.48%) VLAN
13 1 (0.48%) SMTP
13 1 (0.48%) VPN
13 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 41 (19.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.38%) MySQL
6 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) DB2
9 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (9.05%) NUnit
1 19 (9.05%) Moq
2 16 (7.62%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.67%) MSTest
4 11 (5.24%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.90%) Subversion
7 3 (1.43%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.43%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.95%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.48%) JUnit
9 1 (0.48%) Selenium
9 1 (0.48%) Firebug
9 1 (0.48%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.48%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 28 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (3.81%) Games
3 6 (2.86%) Italian Language
4 5 (2.38%) French Language
4 5 (2.38%) German Language
4 5 (2.38%) Advertising
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.43%) Electronics
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Automotive
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (31.90%) Developer
2 32 (15.24%) .NET Developer
3 26 (12.38%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.90%) Field Engineer
5 16 (7.62%) Analyst
6 13 (6.19%) Software Developer
6 13 (6.19%) Consultant
7 12 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (5.24%) DBA
8 11 (5.24%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (4.76%) IT Support
9 10 (4.76%) SQL DBA
10 9 (4.29%) Junior
10 9 (4.29%) Tester
11 8 (3.81%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.57%) .NET
2 40 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 33 (15.71%) HTML
4 28 (13.33%) CSS
5 26 (12.38%) .NET Framework
6 23 (10.95%) WinForms
7 22 (10.48%) WPF
8 19 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (9.05%) WCF
9 17 (8.10%) HTML5
9 17 (8.10%) Ajax
10 16 (7.62%) Web Services
11 15 (7.14%) jQuery
12 12 (5.71%) Spring.NET
12 12 (5.71%) Castle Windsor
12 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (5.24%) Unity DI Container
13 11 (5.24%) Ninject
14 9 (4.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) Blackberry
2 23 (10.95%) Replication
3 11 (5.24%) Social Network
3 11 (5.24%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (2.38%) AS400
6 5 (2.38%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.38%) Clustering
6 5 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.90%) iSeries
7 4 (1.90%) CUDA
8 3 (1.43%) PDA
9 2 (0.95%) DTV
9 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.48%) Handset
10 1 (0.48%) RIA
10 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (21.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (18.10%) Linux
4 34 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (9.05%) UNIX
6 17 (8.10%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.10%) Windows XP
7 16 (7.62%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.38%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.90%) Android
10 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.81%) OO
3 26 (12.38%) MVC
4 24 (11.43%) CRM
5 23 (10.95%) ITIL
5 23 (10.95%) Scrum
6 21 (10.00%) TDD
7 17 (8.10%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (6.19%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.71%) MVVM
10 11 (5.24%) Kanban
10 11 (5.24%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.76%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.29%) Change Management
12 9 (4.29%) OOD
12 9 (4.29%) Project Management
13 8 (3.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.14%) SQL
2 57 (27.14%) C#
3 34 (16.19%) JavaScript
4 29 (13.81%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.95%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.71%) VBScript
6 12 (5.71%) Java
6 12 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.76%) C++
8 6 (2.86%) VB
9 5 (2.38%) Python
9 5 (2.38%) Ruby
10 2 (0.95%) XPath
10 2 (0.95%) PHP
10 2 (0.95%) C
11 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.48%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) VB6
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.95%) MCSE
3 21 (10.00%) MCP
3 21 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (8.57%) Degree
4 18 (8.57%) MCSA
5 15 (7.14%) MCTS
6 14 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.24%) MCAD
7 11 (5.24%) MCSD
8 8 (3.81%) CCNA
8 8 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.81%) MCITP
9 6 (2.86%) PhD
10 2 (0.95%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 36 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 33 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.71%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.33%) XenApp
5 7 (3.33%) XenServer
6 6 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.86%) NFS
7 3 (1.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.95%) SCOM
3 1 (0.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 43 (20.48%) VMware
3 39 (18.57%) NetApp
4 26 (12.38%) Cisco
5 24 (11.43%) EMC
6 22 (10.48%) Citrix
7 11 (5.24%) Facebook
7 11 (5.24%) Twitter
8 7 (3.33%) HP
9 6 (2.86%) Symantec
10 5 (2.38%) Oracle
11 4 (1.90%) Dell
11 4 (1.90%) CA
11 4 (1.90%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.95%) Reuters
13 2 (0.95%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.95%) Apple
13 2 (0.95%) Fidessa
13 2 (0.95%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £16k - 17k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: c. £40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
County Durham
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £16k - 17k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £35, 000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: £18,500 plus Health, Pension, Dental and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Global Navigation Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago