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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 110 52 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.75% 9.34% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.18% 43.70% 57.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81 44 79
Average salary £36,250 £36,875 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.69% +22.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £24,150 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,750 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
159 119 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.31% 21.36% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 126 99 140
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £47,300
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 95 £35,000 -3.11% 12
Durham +9 11 £37,500 -13.66% 3
Teesside - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 102 (49.04%) SQL Server
2 96 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 79 (37.98%) SQL
4 71 (34.13%) MS Exchange
5 65 (31.25%) C#
6 64 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 60 (28.85%) .NET
8 59 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (24.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (21.63%) SharePoint
11 45 (21.63%) Firewall
12 43 (20.67%) Linux
12 43 (20.67%) ASP.NET
13 42 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 39 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
16 38 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2010
17 37 (17.79%) SAN
17 37 (17.79%) VMware
18 36 (17.31%) NetApp
18 36 (17.31%) HTML
18 36 (17.31%) JavaScript
19 34 (16.35%) MS Excel
20 33 (15.87%) Lync
21 32 (15.38%) OO
22 31 (14.90%) CSS
22 31 (14.90%) Hyper-V
23 30 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2003
23 30 (14.42%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 71 (34.13%) MS Exchange
2 45 (21.63%) SharePoint
3 39 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (15.87%) Lync
6 30 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (13.94%) IIS
8 26 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (7.21%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (6.73%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (2.40%) Orchard CMS
13 5 (2.40%) CMS
14 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (16.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (8.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.92%) BASE24
4 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (21.63%) Firewall
2 37 (17.79%) SAN
3 19 (9.13%) TCP/IP
4 18 (8.65%) DNS
4 18 (8.65%) WAN
4 18 (8.65%) DHCP
5 16 (7.69%) LAN
6 14 (6.73%) NAS
7 13 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.88%) Internet
9 4 (1.92%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.92%) ATM
9 4 (1.92%) SSL
10 3 (1.44%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.96%) VPN
11 2 (0.96%) VoIP
11 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.48%) HTTP
12 1 (0.48%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (49.04%) SQL Server
2 40 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.40%) DB2
6 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.96%) MySQL
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (9.13%) NUnit
2 18 (8.65%) Moq
3 15 (7.21%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.25%) MSTest
5 10 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.40%) Subversion
8 3 (1.44%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.96%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.48%) Selenium
10 1 (0.48%) Firebug
10 1 (0.48%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.48%) JUnit
10 1 (0.48%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 30 (14.42%) Finance
2 12 (5.77%) Games
3 8 (3.85%) Banking
4 6 (2.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.88%) Advertising
5 5 (2.40%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.40%) French Language
5 5 (2.40%) German Language
5 5 (2.40%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Electronics
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (36.06%) Developer
2 30 (14.42%) .NET Developer
3 24 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.58%) Software Developer
5 21 (10.10%) Field Engineer
6 17 (8.17%) Analyst
7 13 (6.25%) Consultant
8 11 (5.29%) DBA
9 10 (4.81%) Junior
9 10 (4.81%) SQL DBA
9 10 (4.81%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (4.81%) IT Support
10 9 (4.33%) Tester
10 9 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.85%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.37%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.37%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.37%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.85%) .NET
2 43 (20.67%) ASP.NET
3 36 (17.31%) HTML
4 31 (14.90%) CSS
5 27 (12.98%) .NET Framework
6 23 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (11.06%) WinForms
7 22 (10.58%) WPF
8 21 (10.10%) HTML5
9 19 (9.13%) WCF
10 18 (8.65%) Ajax
10 18 (8.65%) Web Services
11 17 (8.17%) jQuery
12 13 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (5.29%) Castle Windsor
13 11 (5.29%) Spring.NET
14 10 (4.81%) CSS3
14 10 (4.81%) Ninject
14 10 (4.81%) Unity DI Container
15 9 (4.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 23 (11.06%) Replication
3 15 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.81%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.81%) Social Network
5 7 (3.37%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.37%) CUDA
5 7 (3.37%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.37%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (2.88%) Clustering
7 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.40%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.92%) EMV
8 4 (1.92%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.92%) Tandem
8 4 (1.92%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.44%) PDA
9 3 (1.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (20.67%) Linux
3 42 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (13.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (9.13%) Windows XP
6 18 (8.65%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.77%) UNIX
7 12 (5.77%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.85%) Android
9 6 (2.88%) Windows Phone
9 6 (2.88%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.38%) OO
3 29 (13.94%) MVC
4 24 (11.54%) TDD
4 24 (11.54%) CRM
5 23 (11.06%) Scrum
6 22 (10.58%) ITIL
7 17 (8.17%) Dependency Injection
8 15 (7.21%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.73%) Multithreading
10 13 (6.25%) Change Management
11 12 (5.77%) Software Engineering
11 12 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.29%) MVVM
13 10 (4.81%) Kanban
13 10 (4.81%) Web Development
13 10 (4.81%) OOD
13 10 (4.81%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (4.81%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.98%) SQL
2 65 (31.25%) C#
3 36 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.46%) T-SQL
5 27 (12.98%) PowerShell
6 20 (9.62%) Java
7 19 (9.13%) C++
8 16 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 13 (6.25%) VBScript
10 10 (4.81%) VB
11 9 (4.33%) Ruby
12 4 (1.92%) COBOL
12 4 (1.92%) Python
12 4 (1.92%) PL/1
12 4 (1.92%) JCL
13 3 (1.44%) XPath
14 2 (0.96%) PHP
14 2 (0.96%) C
15 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (24.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.58%) MCSE
2 22 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 20 (9.62%) MCP
4 18 (8.65%) MCSA
4 18 (8.65%) Degree
5 15 (7.21%) MCTS
6 11 (5.29%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.29%) MCSD
7 10 (4.81%) MCAD
8 7 (3.37%) PhD
8 7 (3.37%) CCNA
8 7 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.88%) MCITP
10 2 (0.96%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.96%) VCP4
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.48%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.77%) SLA
2 10 (4.81%) QA
3 4 (1.92%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.90%) Hyper-V
3 28 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.29%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.37%) XenApp
5 7 (3.37%) XenServer
6 6 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.88%) NFS
7 4 (1.92%) vSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (2.88%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.96%) SCOM
3 1 (0.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 96 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.79%) VMware
3 36 (17.31%) NetApp
4 24 (11.54%) EMC
5 23 (11.06%) Cisco
6 20 (9.62%) Citrix
7 16 (7.69%) HP
8 10 (4.81%) Facebook
8 10 (4.81%) Twitter
9 8 (3.85%) Oracle
10 6 (2.88%) Symantec
11 5 (2.40%) Dell
12 4 (1.92%) IBM
12 4 (1.92%) NCR
12 4 (1.92%) CA
12 4 (1.92%) VocaLink
13 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.96%) SAP
14 2 (0.96%) WatchGuard
15 1 (0.48%) Pega
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