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

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 111 94 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.33% 12.18% 9.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.43% 42.73% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 97 83 48
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
175 220 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.17% 28.50% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 150 199 149
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 June 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 1 June 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 82 £27,500 -8.33% 22
Durham +10 20 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 89 (41.59%) SQL Server
2 82 (38.32%) Microsoft
3 75 (35.05%) Active Directory
4 69 (32.24%) SQL
5 63 (29.44%) MS Exchange
6 61 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (28.04%) C#
8 59 (27.57%) .NET
9 58 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 57 (26.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (21.96%) SharePoint
12 45 (21.03%) VMware
13 44 (20.56%) Linux
14 43 (20.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 38 (17.76%) UNIX
16 37 (17.29%) SAN
16 37 (17.29%) Finance
16 37 (17.29%) Firewall
16 37 (17.29%) Exchange Server 2007
17 34 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
17 34 (15.89%) Scrum
17 34 (15.89%) NetApp
18 33 (15.42%) MS Excel
18 33 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
19 32 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (14.95%) WinForms
20 31 (14.49%) ITIL
20 31 (14.49%) Lync
21 30 (14.02%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 63 (29.44%) MS Exchange
2 47 (21.96%) SharePoint
3 37 (17.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (14.49%) Lync
6 29 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (12.62%) IIS
8 24 (11.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (6.54%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (6.07%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (5.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (5.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (2.80%) MQSeries
13 5 (2.34%) CMS
13 5 (2.34%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.93%) Node.js
15 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (15.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.07%) Office 365
3 5 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.29%) SAN
1 37 (17.29%) Firewall
2 22 (10.28%) LAN
3 21 (9.81%) WAN
4 18 (8.41%) DHCP
5 17 (7.94%) TCP/IP
5 17 (7.94%) DNS
6 14 (6.54%) NAS
7 12 (5.61%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.34%) VoIP
8 5 (2.34%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.87%) Network Security
9 4 (1.87%) SSL
10 2 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.93%) VLAN
10 2 (0.93%) PBX
10 2 (0.93%) SMTP
11 1 (0.47%) VPN
11 1 (0.47%) HTTP
11 1 (0.47%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (41.59%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.54%) MySQL
4 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.80%) DB2
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (11.68%) NUnit
2 23 (10.75%) Moq
3 18 (8.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 18 (8.41%) MSTest
4 13 (6.07%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.80%) JUnit
6 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (17.29%) Finance
2 7 (3.27%) Games
3 5 (2.34%) Italian Language
4 4 (1.87%) French Language
4 4 (1.87%) German Language
4 4 (1.87%) Advertising
5 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (29.44%) Developer
2 33 (15.42%) .NET Developer
3 28 (13.08%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.01%) Field Engineer
5 13 (6.07%) C# Developer
6 12 (5.61%) IT Technician
6 12 (5.61%) Software Developer
6 12 (5.61%) Analyst
7 11 (5.14%) DBA
7 11 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (5.14%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (4.67%) SQL DBA
9 9 (4.21%) Junior
9 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) IT Support
10 8 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (3.74%) Administrator
10 8 (3.74%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (27.57%) .NET
2 32 (14.95%) WinForms
3 29 (13.55%) WPF
4 28 (13.08%) HTML
4 28 (13.08%) ASP.NET
5 22 (10.28%) .NET Framework
5 22 (10.28%) CSS
6 18 (8.41%) Spring.NET
6 18 (8.41%) Castle Windsor
6 18 (8.41%) Ninject
6 18 (8.41%) Unity DI Container
7 17 (7.94%) WCF
8 16 (7.48%) Ajax
9 15 (7.01%) HTML5
10 12 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (5.61%) Web Services
11 10 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (4.67%) jQuery
12 7 (3.27%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.80%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.21%) Blackberry
2 21 (9.81%) Replication
3 18 (8.41%) Social Network
3 18 (8.41%) Inversion of Control
3 18 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.74%) iSeries
4 8 (3.74%) AS400
5 6 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.80%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (2.34%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.34%) Clustering
6 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.87%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.40%) CUDA
9 2 (0.93%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Handset
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (20.56%) Linux
3 43 (20.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (17.76%) UNIX
5 32 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (7.94%) Windows 7
7 14 (6.54%) Windows XP
8 11 (5.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.89%) Scrum
3 31 (14.49%) ITIL
4 24 (11.21%) CRM
5 23 (10.75%) OO
5 23 (10.75%) TDD
5 23 (10.75%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (8.41%) Kanban
7 18 (8.41%) MVVM
7 18 (8.41%) MVC
8 11 (5.14%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (5.14%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.21%) Project Management
9 9 (4.21%) Change Management
10 7 (3.27%) ERP
10 7 (3.27%) Waterfall
10 7 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.27%) Multithreading
11 6 (2.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (32.24%) SQL
2 60 (28.04%) C#
3 30 (14.02%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.21%) T-SQL
5 21 (9.81%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.61%) Java
7 10 (4.67%) C++
7 10 (4.67%) VBScript
8 6 (2.80%) Scala
8 6 (2.80%) PHP
8 6 (2.80%) C
9 4 (1.87%) Python
9 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.40%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 58 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (14.02%) Degree
3 26 (12.15%) MCSE
4 22 (10.28%) MCP
5 19 (8.88%) MCSA
6 15 (7.01%) MCTS
7 14 (6.54%) MCITP
8 11 (5.14%) MCAD
8 11 (5.14%) MCSD
8 11 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.14%) CCNA
8 11 (5.14%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.87%) PhD
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 75 (35.05%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.28%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.61%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.80%) XenApp
5 6 (2.80%) XenServer
6 5 (2.34%) NFS
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.87%) SCCM
3 2 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 45 (21.03%) VMware
3 34 (15.89%) NetApp
4 22 (10.28%) EMC
5 21 (9.81%) Cisco
6 18 (8.41%) Facebook
6 18 (8.41%) Twitter
7 12 (5.61%) Citrix
8 10 (4.67%) Oracle
9 8 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.80%) Pega
10 6 (2.80%) Reuters
10 6 (2.80%) Bloomberg
10 6 (2.80%) Fidessa
11 5 (2.34%) Dell
12 4 (1.87%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.87%) Symantec
12 4 (1.87%) CA
13 3 (1.40%) HP
13 3 (1.40%) Meraki
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