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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 108 100 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.71% 13.66% 9.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.02% 48.31% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 88 89 61
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
183 207 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.22% 28.28% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 153 187 167
Average salary £30,000 £33,695 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.96% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,800 £44,500
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 28 April 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 28 April 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 75 £30,000 - 21
Durham +13 23 £40,000 +26.98% 6
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 96 (42.29%) SQL Server
2 91 (40.09%) Microsoft
3 79 (34.80%) SQL
4 74 (32.60%) Active Directory
5 71 (31.28%) MS Exchange
6 66 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (28.63%) C#
8 63 (27.75%) .NET
9 62 (27.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (25.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (21.59%) SharePoint
12 47 (20.70%) Linux
13 44 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 43 (18.94%) Firewall
15 42 (18.50%) VMware
15 42 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2007
16 41 (18.06%) SAN
17 39 (17.18%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (16.74%) SQL Server 2008
19 37 (16.30%) ASP.NET
20 36 (15.86%) NetApp
21 34 (14.98%) Lync
22 33 (14.54%) Exchange Server 2003
22 33 (14.54%) Finance
22 33 (14.54%) MS Excel
23 32 (14.10%) JavaScript
23 32 (14.10%) HTML
23 32 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (13.66%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (31.28%) MS Exchange
2 49 (21.59%) SharePoint
3 42 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (17.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (14.98%) Lync
6 33 (14.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (12.78%) IIS
8 26 (11.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (6.17%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (6.17%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (5.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (5.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.64%) MQSeries
12 5 (2.20%) CMS
12 5 (2.20%) Orchard CMS
13 2 (0.88%) Node.js
14 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (14.54%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (7.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (5.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.73%) Office 365
3 7 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.94%) Firewall
2 41 (18.06%) SAN
3 27 (11.89%) LAN
3 27 (11.89%) WAN
4 19 (8.37%) DHCP
4 19 (8.37%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.93%) DNS
6 16 (7.05%) NAS
7 14 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.76%) VoIP
8 4 (1.76%) SSL
8 4 (1.76%) Internet
8 4 (1.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.44%) Intranet
9 1 (0.44%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.44%) Wireless
9 1 (0.44%) VLAN
9 1 (0.44%) VPN
9 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (42.29%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.96%) MySQL
5 7 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.64%) DB2
7 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (9.25%) NUnit
1 21 (9.25%) Moq
2 17 (7.49%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.05%) MSTest
4 13 (5.73%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.64%) JUnit
7 3 (1.32%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.32%) Subversion
7 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.44%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 33 (14.54%) Finance
2 8 (3.52%) Games
3 7 (3.08%) Italian Language
4 6 (2.64%) French Language
4 6 (2.64%) German Language
5 5 (2.20%) Advertising
6 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (30.40%) Developer
2 34 (14.98%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.66%) Support Engineer
4 20 (8.81%) Field Engineer
5 16 (7.05%) Analyst
6 15 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.29%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.85%) Junior
9 11 (4.85%) DBA
9 11 (4.85%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.41%) SQL DBA
11 9 (3.96%) IT Support
12 8 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) IT Manager
12 8 (3.52%) Consultant
12 8 (3.52%) Tester
13 7 (3.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (27.75%) .NET
2 37 (16.30%) ASP.NET
3 32 (14.10%) HTML
4 26 (11.45%) CSS
5 25 (11.01%) WPF
5 25 (11.01%) WinForms
6 24 (10.57%) .NET Framework
7 18 (7.93%) WCF
8 17 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (7.49%) HTML5
8 17 (7.49%) Ajax
9 14 (6.17%) jQuery
9 14 (6.17%) Web Services
10 13 (5.73%) Spring.NET
10 13 (5.73%) Castle Windsor
10 13 (5.73%) Ninject
10 13 (5.73%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (3.52%) Entity Framework
13 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.45%) Blackberry
2 23 (10.13%) Replication
3 13 (5.73%) Social Network
3 13 (5.73%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.96%) AS400
5 8 (3.52%) iSeries
6 7 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.64%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.64%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.64%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.20%) Clustering
8 5 (2.20%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.76%) CUDA
10 3 (1.32%) PDA
11 2 (0.88%) NHS
11 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.44%) Handset
12 1 (0.44%) RIA
12 1 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 47 (20.70%) Linux
3 44 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (13.66%) UNIX
6 18 (7.93%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.61%) Windows XP
8 13 (5.73%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.32%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.22%) Scrum
3 29 (12.78%) ITIL
4 26 (11.45%) OO
5 25 (11.01%) MVC
6 24 (10.57%) CRM
7 23 (10.13%) TDD
8 18 (7.93%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (6.17%) MVVM
9 14 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.73%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.73%) Kanban
11 11 (4.85%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (4.41%) Change Management
12 10 (4.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.41%) Multithreading
13 9 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.96%) Project Management
13 9 (3.96%) OOD
14 8 (3.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 79 (34.80%) SQL
2 65 (28.63%) C#
3 32 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.33%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.13%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.05%) Java
7 13 (5.73%) C++
8 12 (5.29%) VBScript
9 10 (4.41%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.08%) C
11 6 (2.64%) Python
11 6 (2.64%) Scala
12 5 (2.20%) Ruby
13 4 (1.76%) PHP
13 4 (1.76%) VB
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 58 (25.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.45%) MCSE
2 26 (11.45%) Degree
3 24 (10.57%) MCP
4 20 (8.81%) MCSA
5 17 (7.49%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.61%) MCTS
7 11 (4.85%) MCITP
7 11 (4.85%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.85%) MCAD
7 11 (4.85%) MCSD
8 10 (4.41%) CCNA
8 10 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.64%) PhD
10 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.05%) SLA
2 5 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (32.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.29%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.08%) XenApp
5 7 (3.08%) XenServer
6 6 (2.64%) NFS
7 3 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.76%) SCCM
1 4 (1.76%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.32%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.50%) VMware
3 36 (15.86%) NetApp
4 25 (11.01%) Cisco
5 24 (10.57%) EMC
6 16 (7.05%) Citrix
7 13 (5.73%) Facebook
7 13 (5.73%) Twitter
8 10 (4.41%) Oracle
9 8 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.08%) Symantec
11 6 (2.64%) Reuters
11 6 (2.64%) Bloomberg
11 6 (2.64%) Pega
11 6 (2.64%) Fidessa
12 5 (2.20%) WatchGuard
13 4 (1.76%) HP
13 4 (1.76%) Dell
13 4 (1.76%) CA
14 2 (0.88%) Apple
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
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Posted: Yesterday
Billingham, Cleveland
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
BPR Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k to £20k dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k -£22k dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance, Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
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