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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 86 73 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.35% 11.04% 17.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.38% 43.71% 60.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67 62 136
Average salary £28,500 £31,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.80% +17.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
213 167 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.63% 25.26% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 157 152 209
Average salary £30,500 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.57% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +13 67 £30,500 +22.00% 15
Durham -8 13 £19,500 -48.00% 13
Northumberland -10 2 £25,250 -43.88%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 70 (36.08%) SQL Server
2 61 (31.44%) Linux
2 61 (31.44%) Microsoft
3 58 (29.90%) SQL
4 56 (28.87%) C#
4 56 (28.87%) VMware
5 54 (27.84%) ITIL
6 53 (27.32%) MS Excel
6 53 (27.32%) Active Directory
7 45 (23.20%) UNIX
7 45 (23.20%) .NET
8 38 (19.59%) ASP.NET
9 37 (19.07%) SAN
9 37 (19.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (17.53%) MS Exchange
11 32 (16.49%) MVC
12 31 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
14 29 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2003
15 27 (13.92%) Windows 7
15 27 (13.92%) DNS
16 26 (13.40%) DHCP
16 26 (13.40%) Citrix
16 26 (13.40%) Scrum
17 25 (12.89%) Hyper-V
18 24 (12.37%) SLA
19 23 (11.86%) Oracle
20 22 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 34 (17.53%) MS Exchange
2 31 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 30 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (9.79%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.58%) IIS
7 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.03%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.03%) Lync
8 2 (1.03%) WordPress
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (27.32%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.09%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (3.09%) Line 50
2 6 (3.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.03%) Sage MMS
5 1 (0.52%) assyst
5 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (19.07%) SAN
2 27 (13.92%) DNS
3 26 (13.40%) DHCP
4 18 (9.28%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.25%) NAS
6 15 (7.73%) iSCSI
7 14 (7.22%) Internet
7 14 (7.22%) Firewall
8 12 (6.19%) LAN
8 12 (6.19%) WAN
9 4 (2.06%) VoIP
10 3 (1.55%) Intranet
11 2 (1.03%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.03%) VPN
11 2 (1.03%) HTTP
12 1 (0.52%) PBX
12 1 (0.52%) VLAN
12 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (36.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (7.22%) MySQL
5 12 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.03%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.19%) NUnit
3 11 (5.67%) MSTest
3 11 (5.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (5.67%) Moq
4 9 (4.64%) Selenium
5 5 (2.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (2.58%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.58%) Facilita Forecast
6 4 (2.06%) Firebug
6 4 (2.06%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.03%) JUnit
8 1 (0.52%) Hudson
8 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (6.70%) German Language
2 12 (6.19%) Italian Language
2 12 (6.19%) French Language
2 12 (6.19%) Finance
3 11 (5.67%) Marketing
4 8 (4.12%) Retail
4 8 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.09%) Games
7 5 (2.58%) Advertising
8 4 (2.06%) Electronics
9 2 (1.03%) Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (20.62%) Developer
2 39 (20.10%) Analyst
3 36 (18.56%) Support Engineer
4 25 (12.89%) Support Analyst
5 23 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (9.28%) .NET Developer
7 17 (8.76%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.70%) DBA
9 12 (6.19%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.19%) Desktop Support
9 12 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) Technical Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) Junior
10 11 (5.67%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) Administrator
10 11 (5.67%) SQL DBA
11 10 (5.15%) Junior Developer
11 10 (5.15%) Graduate
11 10 (5.15%) Server Support
11 10 (5.15%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.20%) .NET
2 38 (19.59%) ASP.NET
3 30 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (11.34%) .NET Framework
5 21 (10.82%) WCF
6 18 (9.28%) WinForms
7 16 (8.25%) CSS
8 14 (7.22%) HTML
9 13 (6.70%) WPF
9 13 (6.70%) jQuery
10 11 (5.67%) Spring.NET
10 11 (5.67%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (5.67%) Ninject
10 11 (5.67%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (5.67%) Web Services
11 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (4.12%) HTML5
12 8 (4.12%) CSS3
13 7 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.67%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (3.61%) Open Source
4 6 (3.09%) Blog
4 6 (3.09%) Handset
5 5 (2.58%) Smartcard
5 5 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.58%) PACS
5 5 (2.58%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.06%) CUDA
6 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.06%) DTV
7 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.55%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.55%) Replication
7 3 (1.55%) Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.03%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.44%) Linux
2 45 (23.20%) UNIX
3 37 (19.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (13.92%) Windows 7
5 22 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (10.31%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.15%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.64%) Solaris
9 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.06%) Android
11 4 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.06%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.03%) Debian
13 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.52%) CentOS
14 1 (0.52%) Fedora
14 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.84%) ITIL
2 32 (16.49%) MVC
3 26 (13.40%) Scrum
4 19 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (9.28%) Web Application Development
6 15 (7.73%) TDD
7 14 (7.22%) Project Management
8 13 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.67%) Kanban
9 11 (5.67%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (5.67%) MVVM
10 10 (5.15%) CRM
11 9 (4.64%) Image Processing
12 8 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.61%) Service Management
13 7 (3.61%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.61%) Multithreading
14 6 (3.09%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (3.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.90%) SQL
2 56 (28.87%) C#
3 16 (8.25%) Java
4 13 (6.70%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.70%) C++
4 13 (6.70%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.12%) PHP
6 7 (3.61%) Ruby
6 7 (3.61%) VB
6 7 (3.61%) Perl
7 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.55%) VBScript
9 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.03%) Scala
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) XAML
10 1 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.28%) Degree
3 16 (8.25%) MCP
4 13 (6.70%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.64%) MCTS
7 8 (4.12%) MCITP
7 8 (4.12%) MCSE
8 6 (3.09%) MCSD
8 6 (3.09%) CCNA
8 6 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.09%) MCPD
8 6 (3.09%) MCDST
9 4 (2.06%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.03%) PhD
11 2 (1.03%) CIMA
11 2 (1.03%) AAT
12 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.37%) SLA
2 5 (2.58%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) DICOM
System Software
1 53 (27.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.89%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.25%) VMware ESX
5 15 (7.73%) NFS
6 5 (2.58%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.55%) XenApp
8 2 (1.03%) XenServer
8 2 (1.03%) vSphere
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (6.19%) SCCM
2 8 (4.12%) WSUS
3 7 (3.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.06%) ZENworks
4 4 (2.06%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 61 (31.44%) Microsoft
2 56 (28.87%) VMware
3 26 (13.40%) Citrix
4 23 (11.86%) Oracle
5 17 (8.76%) Cisco
6 16 (8.25%) Symantec
6 16 (8.25%) SAP
7 8 (4.12%) LANDesk
8 7 (3.61%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.09%) Apple
9 6 (3.09%) Pegasus
9 6 (3.09%) Sage
9 6 (3.09%) McAfee
9 6 (3.09%) Amdocs
10 3 (1.55%) Mitel
10 3 (1.55%) Altiris
10 3 (1.55%) Lotus
10 3 (1.55%) HP
11 2 (1.03%) Dell
11 2 (1.03%) Sun
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Durham
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package - See description
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Billingham, Cleveland
TEKsystems
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
County Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Remit Resources
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
County Durham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago