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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 17 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 101 75 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.87% 10.12% 18.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 39.27% 58.17%
Number of salaries quoted 90 65 134
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 191 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.75% 25.78% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 181 172 224
Average salary £33,695 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +6 84 £30,000 +3.44% 26
Durham -13 9 £31,500 +44.82% 1
Northumberland -1 6 £26,000 +36.84%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (37.42%) SQL Server
2 56 (34.36%) Active Directory
3 55 (33.74%) Microsoft
4 46 (28.22%) C#
5 44 (26.99%) SQL
6 43 (26.38%) Linux
7 41 (25.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (24.54%) VMware
9 36 (22.09%) MS Exchange
10 35 (21.47%) .NET
11 31 (19.02%) SAN
12 30 (18.40%) MS Excel
13 29 (17.79%) UNIX
14 23 (14.11%) ITIL
14 23 (14.11%) Windows 7
14 23 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (13.50%) Oracle
15 22 (13.50%) Citrix
16 21 (12.88%) C++
16 21 (12.88%) .NET Framework
16 21 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
17 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET
17 20 (12.27%) DNS
18 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2003
19 18 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (11.04%) Hyper-V
19 18 (11.04%) TCP/IP
19 18 (11.04%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (11.04%) T-SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (11.04%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.91%) IIS
7 4 (2.45%) Lync
7 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.84%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.61%) Apache
10 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (18.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Line 50
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.23%) Sage MMS
3 1 (0.61%) assyst
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.84%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.02%) SAN
2 20 (12.27%) DNS
3 18 (11.04%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.04%) DHCP
4 14 (8.59%) iSCSI
5 10 (6.13%) NAS
6 9 (5.52%) WAN
6 9 (5.52%) LAN
7 8 (4.91%) Firewall
8 6 (3.68%) VPN
9 5 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.45%) 4G
10 4 (2.45%) VoIP
10 4 (2.45%) Internet
11 3 (1.84%) Extranet
11 3 (1.84%) Intranet
11 3 (1.84%) VLAN
12 2 (1.23%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.23%) PBX
13 1 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (37.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.20%) MySQL
2 15 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.75%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.23%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) DTS
9 1 (0.61%) MS Access
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.23%) Firebug
3 2 (1.23%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.23%) Selenium
3 2 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Toad
4 1 (0.61%) NUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.61%) Moq
4 1 (0.61%) MSTest
General
1 8 (4.91%) French Language
1 8 (4.91%) German Language
1 8 (4.91%) Italian Language
1 8 (4.91%) Finance
2 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.07%) Games
3 2 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Automotive
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (24.54%) Developer
2 35 (21.47%) Support Engineer
3 21 (12.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (11.66%) Analyst
5 15 (9.20%) Administrator
5 15 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) .NET Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Consultant
7 13 (7.98%) DBA
8 12 (7.36%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.75%) SQL DBA
9 11 (6.75%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.52%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Programmer
11 8 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) C++ Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Server Support
12 7 (4.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.47%) .NET
2 21 (12.88%) .NET Framework
3 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET
4 17 (10.43%) CSS
5 16 (9.82%) HTML
6 14 (8.59%) jQuery
6 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (8.59%) WinForms
7 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (6.13%) Web Services
8 9 (5.52%) WPF
9 8 (4.91%) OpenGL
10 4 (2.45%) MFC
10 4 (2.45%) ADO.NET
11 3 (1.84%) XML
11 3 (1.84%) Ajax
12 2 (1.23%) LINQ
12 2 (1.23%) Play Framework
12 2 (1.23%) JMS
12 2 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Visualisation
2 7 (4.29%) GPGPU
2 7 (4.29%) CUDA
3 6 (3.68%) Handset
4 4 (2.45%) Clustering
5 3 (1.84%) Replication
5 3 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.23%) Life Science
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) DTV
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.61%) Tandem
7 1 (0.61%) CCTV
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.61%) Open Source
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.38%) Linux
2 41 (25.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (17.79%) UNIX
4 23 (14.11%) Windows 7
5 18 (11.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.36%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.52%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.68%) Solaris
9 5 (3.07%) AIX
10 2 (1.23%) Android
10 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.11%) ITIL
2 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.20%) MVC
4 13 (7.98%) Image Processing
5 12 (7.36%) Scrum
6 11 (6.75%) Software Engineering
7 9 (5.52%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.91%) Multithreading
8 8 (4.91%) 3D Visualisation
9 6 (3.68%) Change Control
9 6 (3.68%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (3.68%) TDD
9 6 (3.68%) Project Management
10 5 (3.07%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.07%) Service Management
10 5 (3.07%) E-business
10 5 (3.07%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.45%) Refactoring
11 4 (2.45%) Pair Programming
11 4 (2.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.22%) C#
2 44 (26.99%) SQL
3 21 (12.88%) C++
4 18 (11.04%) T-SQL
4 18 (11.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.91%) Ruby
6 7 (4.29%) PHP
6 7 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.68%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.84%) Java
9 3 (1.84%) VB
10 2 (1.23%) Scala
10 2 (1.23%) C
11 1 (0.61%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (7.98%) Degree
2 12 (7.36%) MCSE
3 9 (5.52%) MCP
3 9 (5.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.29%) MCITP
5 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.07%) MCSA
7 4 (2.45%) MCTS
7 4 (2.45%) CCNA
7 4 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.61%) RHCE
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CIMA
9 1 (0.61%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.43%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) QA
System Software
1 56 (34.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (11.04%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.75%) VMware ESX
4 10 (6.13%) NFS
5 6 (3.68%) XenApp
6 5 (3.07%) vSphere
7 3 (1.84%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.23%) XenServer
8 2 (1.23%) UAG
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) WSUS
2 8 (4.91%) SCCM
2 8 (4.91%) SCOM
3 7 (4.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.23%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 55 (33.74%) Microsoft
2 40 (24.54%) VMware
3 22 (13.50%) Oracle
3 22 (13.50%) Citrix
4 11 (6.75%) SAP
4 11 (6.75%) Symantec
5 8 (4.91%) Cisco
6 6 (3.68%) LANDesk
6 6 (3.68%) Amdocs
6 6 (3.68%) McAfee
6 6 (3.68%) Sun
6 6 (3.68%) NetApp
6 6 (3.68%) EMC
7 4 (2.45%) Sage
7 4 (2.45%) Pegasus
7 4 (2.45%) HP
8 3 (1.84%) Lotus
9 2 (1.23%) AppSense
9 2 (1.23%) Northgate
9 2 (1.23%) Altiris
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable based upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
People Source Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 to £22,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Appointments Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
set2recruit
Salary: From £23,500 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago