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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 117 59 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.38% 10.35% 12.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.58% 50.86% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 94 51 67
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +18.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,000 £21,075
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
159 116 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.63% 20.35% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 131 101 138
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,400
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +8 105 £35,000 +2.94% 6
Durham 0 7 £31,500 -16.00% 4
Teesside - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 100 (45.66%) SQL Server
2 96 (43.84%) Microsoft
3 76 (34.70%) SQL
4 68 (31.05%) Active Directory
5 64 (29.22%) MS Exchange
6 62 (28.31%) C#
7 55 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (24.66%) .NET
9 52 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (23.29%) Linux
11 48 (21.92%) Firewall
12 46 (21.00%) ASP.NET
13 43 (19.63%) MS Excel
14 42 (19.18%) SharePoint
14 42 (19.18%) VMware
15 41 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 41 (18.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (17.35%) ITIL
17 37 (16.89%) HTML
17 37 (16.89%) SAN
18 36 (16.44%) NetApp
18 36 (16.44%) CSS
19 34 (15.53%) Exchange Server 2007
19 34 (15.53%) Exchange Server 2010
20 32 (14.61%) Lync
21 31 (14.16%) Hyper-V
21 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (14.16%) JavaScript
22 30 (13.70%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 64 (29.22%) MS Exchange
2 42 (19.18%) SharePoint
3 34 (15.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 34 (15.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (14.61%) Lync
5 29 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 28 (12.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (10.05%) IIS
8 14 (6.39%) Office Communications Server
9 11 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) Apache
11 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 43 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (6.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.02%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.83%) BASE24
4 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.46%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.92%) Firewall
2 37 (16.89%) SAN
3 21 (9.59%) WAN
4 19 (8.68%) DHCP
4 19 (8.68%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.68%) LAN
4 19 (8.68%) DNS
5 13 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (5.94%) NAS
6 8 (3.65%) Internet
7 4 (1.83%) ATM
7 4 (1.83%) SSL
8 3 (1.37%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.37%) VoIP
8 3 (1.37%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.91%) VPN
9 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.91%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.46%) PBX
10 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (45.66%) SQL Server
2 41 (18.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.57%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.28%) DB2
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.83%) MySQL
8 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.94%) NUnit
2 12 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.57%) MSTest
3 10 (4.57%) Moq
4 7 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (2.28%) Subversion
5 5 (2.28%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.37%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.37%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.37%) Selenium
7 2 (0.91%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.46%) JUnit
8 1 (0.46%) Firebug
8 1 (0.46%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (9.59%) Finance
2 13 (5.94%) Games
3 12 (5.48%) Banking
3 12 (5.48%) Retail
4 9 (4.11%) Marketing
5 7 (3.20%) Advertising
5 7 (3.20%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.83%) French Language
6 4 (1.83%) German Language
6 4 (1.83%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.37%) Electronics
7 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.91%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (31.05%) Developer
2 26 (11.87%) .NET Developer
2 26 (11.87%) Software Developer
3 25 (11.42%) Analyst
3 25 (11.42%) Support Engineer
4 20 (9.13%) Field Engineer
5 14 (6.39%) Consultant
6 12 (5.48%) Junior
7 11 (5.02%) DBA
8 10 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.57%) SQL DBA
9 9 (4.11%) Tester
9 9 (4.11%) IT Support
10 8 (3.65%) UI Developer
10 8 (3.65%) UI Programmer
10 8 (3.65%) Junior Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.66%) .NET
2 46 (21.00%) ASP.NET
3 37 (16.89%) HTML
4 36 (16.44%) CSS
5 25 (11.42%) HTML5
6 21 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (9.13%) .NET Framework
7 20 (9.13%) WCF
8 19 (8.68%) jQuery
9 18 (8.22%) CSS3
10 16 (7.31%) Web Services
11 15 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (6.39%) Ajax
13 13 (5.94%) WPF
14 12 (5.48%) WinForms
15 11 (5.02%) XML
16 8 (3.65%) Spring.NET
16 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 8 (3.65%) Castle Windsor
16 8 (3.65%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.79%) Blackberry
2 23 (10.50%) Replication
3 20 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.65%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.65%) CUDA
6 7 (3.20%) 3D Graphics
6 7 (3.20%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.20%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (3.20%) User Experience
6 7 (3.20%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.20%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (3.20%) Open Source
6 7 (3.20%) Blog
7 5 (2.28%) Clustering
7 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.28%) Social Network
8 4 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.83%) EMV
8 4 (1.83%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 51 (23.29%) Linux
3 41 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (9.59%) Windows XP
5 21 (9.59%) Windows 7
6 18 (8.22%) UNIX
7 13 (5.94%) Android
8 12 (5.48%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.65%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.65%) Windows Phone
10 5 (2.28%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.46%) Debian
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.35%) ITIL
3 27 (12.33%) MVC
4 25 (11.42%) OO
5 22 (10.05%) TDD
6 21 (9.59%) Scrum
7 16 (7.31%) CRM
8 15 (6.85%) Change Management
8 15 (6.85%) Multithreading
8 15 (6.85%) Web Application Development
9 12 (5.48%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.48%) Web Development
9 12 (5.48%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.48%) OOD
10 11 (5.02%) Project Management
10 11 (5.02%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.57%) Image Processing
11 10 (4.57%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.70%) SQL
2 62 (28.31%) C#
3 31 (14.16%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.87%) PowerShell
5 25 (11.42%) Java
6 19 (8.68%) C++
6 19 (8.68%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.31%) VB.NET
8 15 (6.85%) VBScript
9 12 (5.48%) Ruby
10 11 (5.02%) VB
11 6 (2.74%) Perl
12 4 (1.83%) PHP
12 4 (1.83%) COBOL
12 4 (1.83%) Python
12 4 (1.83%) JCL
12 4 (1.83%) PL/1
13 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.37%) XPath
14 2 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (12.33%) MCSE
2 27 (12.33%) Degree
3 23 (10.50%) Security Cleared
3 23 (10.50%) MCP
4 17 (7.76%) MCSA
4 17 (7.76%) MCTS
5 13 (5.94%) MCSD
5 13 (5.94%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.48%) MCITP
7 8 (3.65%) CCNA
7 8 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.20%) PhD
8 7 (3.20%) MCPD
9 6 (2.74%) MCAD
10 4 (1.83%) MCDST
11 3 (1.37%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.91%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.39%) SLA
2 12 (5.48%) QA
3 4 (1.83%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.37%) DICOM
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (31.05%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.16%) Hyper-V
2 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.57%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.65%) XenApp
4 8 (3.65%) XenServer
5 7 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.28%) NFS
6 5 (2.28%) vSphere
7 3 (1.37%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.46%) Samba
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.37%) SCCM
3 2 (0.91%) SCOM
3 2 (0.91%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 42 (19.18%) VMware
3 36 (16.44%) NetApp
4 30 (13.70%) Cisco
5 23 (10.50%) EMC
5 23 (10.50%) Citrix
6 17 (7.76%) HP
7 9 (4.11%) Oracle
8 6 (2.74%) Dell
9 5 (2.28%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.28%) Symantec
9 5 (2.28%) Facebook
9 5 (2.28%) Twitter
10 4 (1.83%) VocaLink
10 4 (1.83%) NCR
10 4 (1.83%) CA
10 4 (1.83%) IBM
11 3 (1.37%) Apple
12 2 (0.91%) WatchGuard
12 2 (0.91%) LANDesk
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