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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 127 100 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.86% 12.84% 9.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.20% 61.73% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 110 91 65
Median salary £37,000 £30,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
189 162 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.60% 20.80% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 163 139 165
Median salary £38,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,470 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +2 108 £37,906 +26.35% 11
Durham +8 13 £30,764 -23.09% 2
Northumberland - 1 £20,500 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 139 (56.97%) Windows Server
2 134 (54.92%) Microsoft
3 100 (40.98%) ITIL
4 95 (38.93%) SQL
5 87 (35.66%) Active Directory
6 80 (32.79%) SQL Server
7 66 (27.05%) VMware
8 59 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (22.95%) .NET
10 55 (22.54%) Linux
11 53 (21.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (19.67%) MS Excel
13 47 (19.26%) Web Services
13 47 (19.26%) IIS
14 42 (17.21%) TCP/IP
15 41 (16.80%) Project Management
16 38 (15.57%) Cisco
16 38 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (15.16%) MS Exchange
18 36 (14.75%) XML
19 35 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (13.52%) Unix
21 33 (13.52%) ASP.NET
22 32 (13.11%) JavaScript
22 32 (13.11%) .NET Framework
23 30 (12.30%) PowerShell
23 30 (12.30%) DNS
24 29 (11.89%) MVC
24 29 (11.89%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (19.26%) IIS
2 37 (15.16%) MS Exchange
3 29 (11.89%) Skype for Business
4 20 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (7.79%) SharePoint
6 17 (6.97%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (6.15%) OpenStack
8 14 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.46%) CMS
10 6 (2.46%) Documentum
11 5 (2.05%) Confluence
12 4 (1.64%) Apache
12 4 (1.64%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.64%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.82%) Captiva
14 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.56%) MS Office
3 4 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.64%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.48%) Office 365
2 23 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.28%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (3.28%) Linode
5 5 (2.05%) GitHub
6 4 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.64%) IaaS
6 4 (1.64%) SaaS
7 3 (1.23%) Force.com
7 3 (1.23%) PaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.21%) TCP/IP
2 30 (12.30%) DNS
3 28 (11.48%) DHCP
4 23 (9.43%) Skype
5 19 (7.79%) Firewall
6 15 (6.15%) VoIP
7 9 (3.69%) VLAN
7 9 (3.69%) WAN
8 7 (2.87%) Internet
8 7 (2.87%) SAN
9 6 (2.46%) Network Security
9 6 (2.46%) Wireless
10 5 (2.05%) BGP
10 5 (2.05%) BIG-IP
10 5 (2.05%) LAN
10 5 (2.05%) OSPF
11 4 (1.64%) VPN
12 3 (1.23%) HTTP
12 3 (1.23%) NAS
13 2 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (5.74%) MySQL
7 11 (4.51%) DB2
7 11 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.23%) DataStage
9 3 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (0.82%) SSDT
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.51%) Vagrant
4 10 (4.10%) CruiseControl
5 7 (2.87%) Subversion
6 6 (2.46%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.46%) JIRA
7 5 (2.05%) GitLab
8 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.82%) JUnit
9 2 (0.82%) MSI
9 2 (0.82%) Selenium
10 1 (0.41%) CocoaPods
10 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (11.48%) Finance
2 17 (6.97%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.64%) French Language
3 4 (1.64%) Marketing
4 2 (0.82%) Advertising
4 2 (0.82%) German Language
4 2 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (18.44%) Developer
2 36 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 33 (13.52%) Analyst
4 30 (12.30%) .NET Developer
5 24 (9.84%) Software Developer
6 19 (7.79%) Consultant
7 17 (6.97%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (6.15%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.74%) Service Analyst
9 14 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (5.33%) Operations Manager
10 13 (5.33%) Technical Support
11 11 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.51%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.51%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.51%) Wintel Engineer
12 10 (4.10%) IT Consultant
13 9 (3.69%) Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.69%) Systems Manager
13 9 (3.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.95%) .NET
2 47 (19.26%) Web Services
3 36 (14.75%) XML
4 33 (13.52%) ASP.NET
5 32 (13.11%) .NET Framework
6 29 (11.89%) HTML
7 27 (11.07%) CSS
8 23 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (9.43%) jQuery
9 20 (8.20%) HTML5
10 15 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (5.74%) CSS3
12 11 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (4.51%) LINQ
12 11 (4.51%) WCF
13 7 (2.87%) CSLA
13 7 (2.87%) WinForms
14 6 (2.46%) AngularJS
14 6 (2.46%) Node.js
14 6 (2.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.33%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.92%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.51%) Driving Licence
3 11 (4.51%) Replication
4 10 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.46%) NHS
8 5 (2.05%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.64%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.64%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.23%) Clustering
11 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.82%) Life Science
11 2 (0.82%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 139 (56.97%) Windows Server
2 59 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (22.54%) Linux
4 53 (21.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (13.52%) Unix
7 22 (9.02%) Windows 7
8 17 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (6.56%) Solaris
10 15 (6.15%) AIX
11 12 (4.92%) CentOS
12 10 (4.10%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.46%) Android
14 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
14 5 (2.05%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.64%) zOS
16 3 (1.23%) HPUX
17 2 (0.82%) Debian
17 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (40.98%) ITIL
2 41 (16.80%) Project Management
3 34 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (11.89%) MVC
5 26 (10.66%) CRM
6 24 (9.84%) OO
7 22 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (9.02%) Service Management
8 21 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (8.61%) Incident Management
9 20 (8.20%) Business Analysis
9 20 (8.20%) Problem Management
9 20 (8.20%) Service Delivery
10 19 (7.79%) Automated Testing
11 18 (7.38%) Scrum
12 17 (6.97%) Change Management
13 14 (5.74%) Migration
14 12 (4.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 12 (4.92%) Unit Testing
15 11 (4.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 95 (38.93%) SQL
2 32 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 30 (12.30%) PowerShell
4 26 (10.66%) C#
5 21 (8.61%) Java
6 18 (7.38%) Shell Script
7 16 (6.56%) Perl
8 15 (6.15%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.51%) RPG
9 11 (4.51%) RPG IV
9 11 (4.51%) VB
10 8 (3.28%) Progress 4GL
10 8 (3.28%) Ruby
11 7 (2.87%) RPG III
12 5 (2.05%) Python
13 4 (1.64%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.64%) VBScript
14 3 (1.23%) Bourne shell
14 3 (1.23%) Jython
14 3 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (11.48%) CCNA
1 28 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (9.02%) MCSE
4 19 (7.79%) Degree
5 13 (5.33%) MCP
6 12 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.51%) CCNP
8 7 (2.87%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.05%) MCSA
10 3 (1.23%) MCITP
10 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.41%) CCENT
11 1 (0.41%) CISA
11 1 (0.41%) CISM
11 1 (0.41%) CISSP
11 1 (0.41%) CITP
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.41%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.20%) SLA
2 5 (2.05%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) ISO27002
System Software
1 87 (35.66%) Active Directory
2 38 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.51%) VirtualBox
4 11 (4.51%) Xen
5 8 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.28%) vSphere
5 8 (3.28%) XenApp
6 5 (2.05%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.41%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (9.43%) SCCM
2 21 (8.61%) SCOM
3 17 (6.97%) Nagios
4 11 (4.51%) Ansible
4 11 (4.51%) OpenNMS
4 11 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.51%) Puppet
4 11 (4.51%) ZABBIX
4 11 (4.51%) Zenoss
5 9 (3.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (3.69%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.05%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.64%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.64%) MOM
7 4 (1.64%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 134 (54.92%) Microsoft
2 66 (27.05%) VMware
3 38 (15.57%) Cisco
4 26 (10.66%) Citrix
5 19 (7.79%) HP
5 19 (7.79%) IBM
6 13 (5.33%) Google
7 11 (4.51%) Rackspace
7 11 (4.51%) SaltStack
8 10 (4.10%) SolarWinds
9 9 (3.69%) Juniper
9 9 (3.69%) MobileIron
9 9 (3.69%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.28%) CA
11 7 (2.87%) EMC
11 7 (2.87%) Veeam
12 6 (2.46%) Apple
12 6 (2.46%) F5
12 6 (2.46%) Pega
12 6 (2.46%) Twitter
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