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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 85 92 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.27% 10.95% 11.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.28% 42.01% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 76 72 64
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
141 219 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.70% 26.07% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 117 163 157
Average salary £30,000 £31,625 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.13% -2.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -4 58 £30,000 -7.69% 12
Durham -10 22 £40,000 +75.82% 9
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 65 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 57 (29.23%) C#
3 54 (27.69%) Active Directory
4 51 (26.15%) .NET
5 49 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (24.62%) UNIX
7 47 (24.10%) Microsoft
8 46 (23.59%) Linux
9 43 (22.05%) VMware
10 38 (19.49%) Degree
11 37 (18.97%) Scrum
12 36 (18.46%) WinForms
13 35 (17.95%) SQL
14 32 (16.41%) MS Exchange
14 32 (16.41%) Finance
15 31 (15.90%) WPF
15 31 (15.90%) ITIL
16 30 (15.38%) MS Excel
17 29 (14.87%) NUnit
17 29 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (14.36%) MySQL
18 28 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (14.36%) Windows Server 2008
19 26 (13.33%) LAN
19 26 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (12.31%) WAN
20 24 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (11.28%) Kanban
21 22 (11.28%) Dependency Injection
22 21 (10.77%) MSTest

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (16.41%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 18 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.59%) IIS
6 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.56%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.54%) Apache
8 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.54%) CMS
8 3 (1.54%) Zope
8 3 (1.54%) Plone
8 3 (1.54%) nginx
8 3 (1.54%) Lync
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.03%) Node.js
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.05%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.33%) LAN
2 24 (12.31%) WAN
3 18 (9.23%) DNS
4 16 (8.21%) DHCP
4 16 (8.21%) SAN
5 15 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.18%) Firewall
7 10 (5.13%) NAS
8 9 (4.62%) Network Security
9 7 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.08%) VoIP
11 5 (2.56%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.54%) SSL
12 3 (1.54%) Internet
13 2 (1.03%) SMTP
13 2 (1.03%) PBX
13 2 (1.03%) VLAN
13 2 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
14 1 (0.51%) HSRP
14 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.36%) MySQL
3 7 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.56%) DB2
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.54%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.03%) Big Data
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (14.87%) NUnit
2 21 (10.77%) MSTest
3 20 (10.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (10.26%) Moq
4 5 (2.56%) JUnit
5 4 (2.05%) Subversion
6 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.03%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (16.41%) Finance
2 8 (4.10%) Games
3 7 (3.59%) Banking
4 5 (2.56%) French Language
4 5 (2.56%) German Language
4 5 (2.56%) Italian Language
4 5 (2.56%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.05%) Hebrew Language
6 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (26.67%) Developer
2 31 (15.90%) Support Engineer
3 30 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.74%) C# Developer
5 18 (9.23%) IT Technician
6 17 (8.72%) Administrator
6 17 (8.72%) IT Manager
7 14 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.64%) Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (5.13%) Senior Technician
10 9 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.10%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (4.10%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.15%) .NET
2 36 (18.46%) WinForms
3 31 (15.90%) WPF
4 20 (10.26%) Spring.NET
4 20 (10.26%) Castle Windsor
4 20 (10.26%) Ninject
4 20 (10.26%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (8.72%) HTML
6 15 (7.69%) CSS
7 13 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (5.64%) HTML5
9 8 (4.10%) WCF
10 6 (3.08%) CSS3
10 6 (3.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.56%) J2EE
11 5 (2.56%) JMS
12 4 (2.05%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.54%) Ajax
13 3 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.26%) Social Network
1 20 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
1 20 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (6.67%) iSeries
2 13 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.67%) AS400
3 8 (4.10%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (2.56%) User Experience
5 4 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.03%) Statistics
6 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.62%) UNIX
2 46 (23.59%) Linux
3 28 (14.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.13%) Apple iOS
7 10 (5.13%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.62%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.59%) Android
10 5 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.54%) CentOS
11 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Debian
12 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.97%) Scrum
3 31 (15.90%) ITIL
4 22 (11.28%) Kanban
4 22 (11.28%) Dependency Injection
5 21 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (10.26%) TDD
6 20 (10.26%) MVVM
7 12 (6.15%) Mobile Development
7 12 (6.15%) MVC
8 11 (5.64%) OO
9 10 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.10%) Coaching
12 7 (3.59%) Network Management
12 7 (3.59%) Project Management
13 6 (3.08%) Change Management
13 6 (3.08%) Network Security Management
13 6 (3.08%) Security Management
13 6 (3.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.23%) C#
2 35 (17.95%) SQL
3 14 (7.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.67%) Java
5 9 (4.62%) PHP
6 7 (3.59%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.08%) C++
8 5 (2.56%) C
8 5 (2.56%) Python
8 5 (2.56%) Scala
9 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (19.49%) Degree
2 29 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.72%) MCSE
4 16 (8.21%) MCITP
5 10 (5.13%) MCSA
5 10 (5.13%) CCNA
5 10 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.62%) MCP
7 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.54%) MCTS
9 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CISA
10 1 (0.51%) GCIA
10 1 (0.51%) GCIH
10 1 (0.51%) CEH
10 1 (0.51%) MCAD
10 1 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 54 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.10%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.56%) NFS
5 5 (2.56%) XenApp
5 5 (2.56%) vSphere
6 3 (1.54%) Varnish
6 3 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.54%) qmail
6 3 (1.54%) Postfix
7 2 (1.03%) XenServer
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) SCCM
2 4 (2.05%) Puppet
3 3 (1.54%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.54%) Ansible
3 3 (1.54%) systemd
4 2 (1.03%) WSUS
5 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.05%) VMware
3 20 (10.26%) Facebook
3 20 (10.26%) Twitter
4 19 (9.74%) Cisco
5 13 (6.67%) Citrix
6 7 (3.59%) Oracle
6 7 (3.59%) NetApp
7 6 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.08%) Reuters
7 6 (3.08%) Bloomberg
7 6 (3.08%) Fidessa
8 5 (2.56%) HP
8 5 (2.56%) Dell
8 5 (2.56%) Pega
9 4 (2.05%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.54%) Meraki
10 3 (1.54%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.54%) Convergys
10 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up To £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead
SolRecruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Plus competitive benefit package
Posted: 6 days ago
Darlington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Darlington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Atos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago