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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 115 83 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.69% 10.41% 10.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.47% 39.34% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 103 76 55
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,880 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
173 211 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.09% 26.47% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 151 189 127
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +2 87 £27,500 -5.17% 11
Durham +2 20 £40,000 +60.00% 5
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 92 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 70 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 69 (31.36%) C#
4 66 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (29.55%) SQL
5 65 (29.55%) .NET
6 61 (27.73%) Active Directory
7 49 (22.27%) Linux
8 47 (21.36%) VMware
9 46 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (20.45%) UNIX
11 42 (19.09%) Scrum
11 42 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (18.64%) WinForms
13 39 (17.73%) Finance
13 39 (17.73%) MS Exchange
14 37 (16.82%) Degree
15 35 (15.91%) WPF
16 34 (15.45%) NUnit
16 34 (15.45%) MS Excel
17 32 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (14.09%) ITIL
19 29 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (13.18%) Dependency Injection
20 28 (12.73%) Moq
21 27 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (12.27%) HTML
22 26 (11.82%) SharePoint
22 26 (11.82%) TDD

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (17.73%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.82%) SharePoint
3 24 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (10.45%) IIS
5 21 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (3.64%) Lync
10 8 (3.64%) CMS
11 6 (2.73%) MQSeries
12 5 (2.27%) Orchard CMS
13 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.36%) Apache
13 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.36%) Zope
13 3 (1.36%) Plone
13 3 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 34 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.45%) Office 365
3 5 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.91%) LAN
2 23 (10.45%) WAN
3 22 (10.00%) DNS
4 21 (9.55%) Firewall
5 20 (9.09%) DHCP
6 19 (8.64%) SAN
7 17 (7.73%) TCP/IP
8 9 (4.09%) Network Security
8 9 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.18%) SSL
9 7 (3.18%) NAS
10 6 (2.73%) VoIP
11 4 (1.82%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.91%) VLAN
12 2 (0.91%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.91%) SMTP
12 2 (0.91%) PBX
13 1 (0.45%) POP3
13 1 (0.45%) HTTP
13 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (11.36%) MySQL
4 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.73%) DB2
6 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.36%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (15.45%) NUnit
2 28 (12.73%) Moq
3 23 (10.45%) MSTest
3 23 (10.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (4.09%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.73%) JUnit
7 4 (1.82%) Subversion
8 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 39 (17.73%) Finance
2 9 (4.09%) Games
3 4 (1.82%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.36%) French Language
4 3 (1.36%) German Language
4 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.91%) Banking
5 2 (0.91%) Retail
5 2 (0.91%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.45%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (30.45%) Developer
2 36 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 26 (11.82%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.18%) C# Developer
4 18 (8.18%) IT Technician
5 17 (7.73%) Administrator
6 14 (6.36%) Analyst
6 14 (6.36%) Software Developer
6 14 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (5.91%) IT Manager
8 12 (5.45%) DBA
8 12 (5.45%) Field Engineer
9 11 (5.00%) SQL DBA
10 10 (4.55%) Senior Technician
11 9 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.09%) SharePoint Developer
11 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.64%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.64%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (29.55%) .NET
2 41 (18.64%) WinForms
3 35 (15.91%) WPF
4 27 (12.27%) HTML
5 24 (10.91%) ASP.NET
6 23 (10.45%) Spring.NET
6 23 (10.45%) Castle Windsor
6 23 (10.45%) Ninject
6 23 (10.45%) Unity DI Container
7 21 (9.55%) .NET Framework
7 21 (9.55%) CSS
8 16 (7.27%) WCF
9 14 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (5.91%) HTML5
11 11 (5.00%) Ajax
12 9 (4.09%) Web Services
13 8 (3.64%) Entity Framework
14 7 (3.18%) jQuery
15 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (2.73%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Social Network
1 23 (10.45%) Inversion of Control
1 23 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.45%) iSeries
2 12 (5.45%) AS400
3 9 (4.09%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.73%) Replication
5 5 (2.27%) Clustering
5 5 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.91%) NHS
8 2 (0.91%) CUDA
8 2 (0.91%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.27%) Linux
2 45 (20.45%) UNIX
3 42 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.91%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.36%) CentOS
9 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.91%) Android
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.45%) Debian
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.09%) Scrum
3 31 (14.09%) ITIL
4 29 (13.18%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (11.82%) TDD
6 24 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (10.45%) MVVM
7 23 (10.45%) Kanban
8 21 (9.55%) OO
9 20 (9.09%) MVC
10 18 (8.18%) CRM
11 12 (5.45%) Project Management
12 10 (4.55%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.09%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.09%) OOA/OOD
14 8 (3.64%) ERP
15 7 (3.18%) Change Management
15 7 (3.18%) Waterfall
15 7 (3.18%) Network Management
16 6 (2.73%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 69 (31.36%) C#
2 65 (29.55%) SQL
3 25 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.64%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.82%) Java
6 9 (4.09%) C++
6 9 (4.09%) PHP
6 9 (4.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.73%) Scala
7 6 (2.73%) Python
7 6 (2.73%) C
8 3 (1.36%) Perl
8 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) VB6
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (16.82%) Degree
3 19 (8.64%) MCSE
4 17 (7.73%) MCP
5 13 (5.91%) MCITP
6 11 (5.00%) MCSA
7 9 (4.09%) MCAD
7 9 (4.09%) MCSD
7 9 (4.09%) MCTS
7 9 (4.09%) CCNA
7 9 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.64%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.73%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.36%) PhD
11 2 (0.91%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (27.73%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.09%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.18%) XenApp
6 4 (1.82%) XenServer
6 4 (1.82%) NFS
7 3 (1.36%) qmail
7 3 (1.36%) Postfix
7 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.36%) Varnish
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) SCCM
2 4 (1.82%) Puppet
3 3 (1.36%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.36%) Ansible
3 3 (1.36%) systemd
4 2 (0.91%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 47 (21.36%) VMware
3 23 (10.45%) Facebook
3 23 (10.45%) Twitter
4 18 (8.18%) Cisco
5 13 (5.91%) Citrix
6 10 (4.55%) Oracle
6 10 (4.55%) NetApp
7 9 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.73%) Reuters
8 6 (2.73%) Bloomberg
8 6 (2.73%) Fidessa
8 6 (2.73%) Pega
9 5 (2.27%) Dell
10 4 (1.82%) HP
10 4 (1.82%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.36%) Meraki
11 3 (1.36%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.36%) EMC
11 3 (1.36%) Symantec
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