The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 76 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.07% 11.36% 20.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.13% 47.50% 62.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 64 152
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,650 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 160 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.43% 23.92% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 165 144 226
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +11 64 £30,250 +14.15% 29
Northumberland -8 5 £25,500 -43.33%
Durham -13 4 £19,125 -38.80% 6
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (32.00%) Linux
3 55 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 53 (30.29%) VMware
5 48 (27.43%) SQL
6 47 (26.86%) Microsoft
7 42 (24.00%) C#
7 42 (24.00%) ITIL
8 41 (23.43%) MS Excel
8 41 (23.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (22.86%) UNIX
10 38 (21.71%) .NET
11 37 (21.14%) MS Exchange
12 36 (20.57%) SAN
13 32 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 31 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2010
15 29 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2003
16 28 (16.00%) Windows 7
16 28 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (15.43%) ASP.NET
18 25 (14.29%) Citrix
18 25 (14.29%) DNS
18 25 (14.29%) Hyper-V
19 24 (13.71%) DHCP
20 23 (13.14%) MVC
21 22 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
21 22 (12.57%) .NET Framework
22 21 (12.00%) Oracle
22 21 (12.00%) SLA
23 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (21.14%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 31 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (11.43%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.00%) IIS
7 3 (1.71%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.14%) WordPress
8 2 (1.14%) Lync
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (23.43%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.71%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.43%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (3.43%) Line 50
2 6 (3.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.14%) Sage MMS
5 1 (0.57%) assyst
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.57%) SAN
2 25 (14.29%) DNS
3 24 (13.71%) DHCP
4 18 (10.29%) TCP/IP
5 16 (9.14%) NAS
6 15 (8.57%) iSCSI
7 12 (6.86%) Internet
8 11 (6.29%) Firewall
8 11 (6.29%) LAN
8 11 (6.29%) WAN
9 3 (1.71%) Intranet
10 2 (1.14%) VPN
10 2 (1.14%) VoIP
10 2 (1.14%) HTTP
11 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.57%) SMTP
11 1 (0.57%) PBX
11 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.00%) MySQL
5 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.14%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.57%) MS Access
9 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.14%) NUnit
2 9 (5.14%) MSTest
2 9 (5.14%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (5.14%) Moq
3 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.00%) Selenium
5 4 (2.29%) Firebug
5 4 (2.29%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.71%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.71%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.71%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (1.14%) JUnit
8 1 (0.57%) Hudson
8 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 13 (7.43%) German Language
2 12 (6.86%) Italian Language
2 12 (6.86%) French Language
2 12 (6.86%) Finance
3 7 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.00%) Games
4 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.86%) Marketing
6 4 (2.29%) Electronics
7 3 (1.71%) Retail
7 3 (1.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (19.43%) Support Engineer
2 33 (18.86%) Developer
2 33 (18.86%) Analyst
3 22 (12.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.57%) Technical Support
5 15 (8.57%) Administrator
6 13 (7.43%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.43%) DBA
7 12 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (6.29%) SQL DBA
8 11 (6.29%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (6.29%) Technical Support Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Server Support
10 9 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.14%) Junior
11 8 (4.57%) Graduate
11 8 (4.57%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Junior Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.71%) .NET
2 27 (15.43%) ASP.NET
3 22 (12.57%) .NET Framework
3 22 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (9.14%) WinForms
5 12 (6.86%) WCF
6 10 (5.71%) WPF
7 9 (5.14%) CSS
7 9 (5.14%) Web Services
7 9 (5.14%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (5.14%) Spring.NET
7 9 (5.14%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (5.14%) Ninject
8 7 (4.00%) jQuery
8 7 (4.00%) HTML
9 5 (2.86%) OpenGL
10 4 (2.29%) XML
11 3 (1.71%) COM
12 2 (1.14%) J2EE
12 2 (1.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.14%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.43%) Handset
4 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.29%) CUDA
5 4 (2.29%) DTV
6 3 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.71%) Replication
6 3 (1.71%) Clustering
6 3 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.14%) Social Media
7 2 (1.14%) GPGPU
7 2 (1.14%) PACS
7 2 (1.14%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Tandem
8 1 (0.57%) CCTV
8 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.00%) Linux
2 41 (23.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (22.86%) UNIX
4 28 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (10.86%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.14%) Solaris
10 3 (1.71%) Android
10 3 (1.71%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.57%) AIX
12 1 (0.57%) SUSE
12 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.00%) ITIL
2 23 (13.14%) MVC
3 18 (10.29%) Scrum
4 13 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.86%) TDD
6 10 (5.71%) Project Management
6 10 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (5.71%) Image Processing
6 10 (5.71%) Web Application Development
7 9 (5.14%) MVVM
7 9 (5.14%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (5.14%) Kanban
8 8 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.57%) CRM
9 7 (4.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.00%) Multithreading
10 6 (3.43%) Change Control
10 6 (3.43%) E-business
11 5 (2.86%) OO
11 5 (2.86%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.43%) SQL
2 42 (24.00%) C#
3 14 (8.00%) C++
4 13 (7.43%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.71%) Java
7 8 (4.57%) PHP
8 6 (3.43%) Ruby
8 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.86%) VB
10 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.71%) Perl
11 2 (1.14%) VBScript
11 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.14%) Scala
12 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.57%) XAML
12 1 (0.57%) Python
12 1 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.00%) Degree
2 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.00%) MCP
6 3 (1.71%) CCNA
6 3 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.71%) MCTS
7 2 (1.14%) MCITP
7 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.14%) CIMA
7 2 (1.14%) PhD
7 2 (1.14%) MCSE
7 2 (1.14%) AAT
7 2 (1.14%) MCDST
8 1 (0.57%) MCSA
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.57%) RHCE
8 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.00%) SLA
2 4 (2.29%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 55 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.57%) VMware ESX
4 15 (8.57%) NFS
5 4 (2.29%) XenApp
6 2 (1.14%) XenServer
6 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.14%) UAG
7 1 (0.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) SCCM
2 8 (4.57%) WSUS
3 7 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (3.43%) SCOM
5 2 (1.14%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 53 (30.29%) VMware
2 47 (26.86%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.29%) Citrix
4 21 (12.00%) Oracle
5 16 (9.14%) SAP
5 16 (9.14%) Symantec
6 12 (6.86%) Cisco
7 6 (3.43%) Pegasus
7 6 (3.43%) Amdocs
7 6 (3.43%) McAfee
7 6 (3.43%) Sage
7 6 (3.43%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.29%) Apple
9 3 (1.71%) Lotus
9 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.71%) Altiris
10 2 (1.14%) Northgate
10 2 (1.14%) AppSense
10 2 (1.14%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.14%) Sun
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