The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 62 40 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.98% 7.78% 16.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.74% 37.04% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 89
Average salary £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 108 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.12% 21.01% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 137 94 143
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
North East

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Tyne and Wear region.

Windows Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 55 £28,500 +14.00% 15
Sunderland - 5 £40,000 - 1
Gateshead - 1 £24,000 - 3
Prudhoe - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 48 (33.80%) Linux
2 46 (32.39%) SQL Server
3 40 (28.17%) VMware
4 39 (27.46%) Active Directory
5 38 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (26.06%) C#
7 36 (25.35%) UNIX
7 36 (25.35%) MS Excel
8 34 (23.94%) SQL
9 33 (23.24%) .NET
10 31 (21.83%) Microsoft
11 27 (19.01%) SAN
12 26 (18.31%) MS Exchange
12 26 (18.31%) DNS
13 25 (17.61%) DHCP
14 24 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (16.20%) Hyper-V
15 23 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (16.20%) ITIL
15 23 (16.20%) ASP.NET
16 22 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
17 21 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2003
18 20 (14.08%) .NET Framework
18 20 (14.08%) MVC
19 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
19 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 19 (13.38%) Windows 7
20 18 (12.68%) SLA
21 17 (11.97%) NAS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 26 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.93%) IIS
7 2 (1.41%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.41%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.41%) Lync
7 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.70%) WordPress
8 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.45%) MS Office
3 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.23%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (4.23%) Line 50
2 6 (4.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.41%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.01%) SAN
2 26 (18.31%) DNS
3 25 (17.61%) DHCP
4 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
5 17 (11.97%) NAS
6 16 (11.27%) iSCSI
7 11 (7.75%) LAN
7 11 (7.75%) WAN
8 10 (7.04%) Firewall
9 9 (6.34%) Internet
10 3 (2.11%) Intranet
11 2 (1.41%) VPN
12 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.70%) HTTP
12 1 (0.70%) SMTP
12 1 (0.70%) PBX
12 1 (0.70%) VoIP
12 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.45%) MySQL
4 7 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.41%) DB2
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.93%) MSTest
3 7 (4.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (4.93%) Moq
3 7 (4.93%) NUnit
3 7 (4.93%) Selenium
4 4 (2.82%) Firebug
4 4 (2.82%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.11%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.11%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (1.41%) JUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Hudson
7 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 14 (9.86%) German Language
2 13 (9.15%) Italian Language
2 13 (9.15%) French Language
3 11 (7.75%) Finance
4 6 (4.23%) Games
5 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.82%) Marketing
7 3 (2.11%) Electronics
8 2 (1.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.70%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (19.72%) Support Engineer
2 27 (19.01%) Developer
3 25 (17.61%) Analyst
4 15 (10.56%) Administrator
5 14 (9.86%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.75%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.75%) DBA
8 9 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.34%) SQL DBA
9 7 (4.93%) Junior
9 7 (4.93%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Server Support
9 7 (4.93%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Graduate
10 6 (4.23%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.23%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.24%) .NET
2 23 (16.20%) ASP.NET
3 20 (14.08%) .NET Framework
4 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (9.15%) WinForms
6 10 (7.04%) WCF
7 9 (6.34%) Web Services
8 8 (5.63%) WPF
9 7 (4.93%) CSS
9 7 (4.93%) Spring.NET
9 7 (4.93%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (4.93%) Ninject
9 7 (4.93%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (4.23%) jQuery
11 5 (3.52%) HTML
11 5 (3.52%) OpenGL
12 2 (1.41%) JMS
12 2 (1.41%) WF
12 2 (1.41%) XML
12 2 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.93%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.23%) Handset
4 5 (3.52%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.82%) CUDA
6 3 (2.11%) DTV
6 3 (2.11%) Clustering
7 2 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.41%) Replication
7 2 (1.41%) GPGPU
7 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.70%) CMDB
8 1 (0.70%) Wiki
8 1 (0.70%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.70%) AS400
8 1 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.80%) Linux
2 38 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (25.35%) UNIX
4 21 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (13.38%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.15%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.63%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.63%) Solaris
9 3 (2.11%) Android
9 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.70%) SUSE
10 1 (0.70%) Debian
10 1 (0.70%) Fedora
10 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.20%) ITIL
2 20 (14.08%) MVC
3 15 (10.56%) Scrum
4 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.04%) TDD
5 10 (7.04%) Image Processing
6 9 (6.34%) Project Management
7 8 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.93%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (4.93%) Kanban
8 7 (4.93%) MVVM
8 7 (4.93%) Web Application Development
8 7 (4.93%) CRM
8 7 (4.93%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.23%) Change Control
9 6 (4.23%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.52%) 3D Visualisation
10 5 (3.52%) Data Analysis
11 4 (2.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.06%) C#
2 34 (23.94%) SQL
3 13 (9.15%) C++
4 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.75%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.93%) Java
5 7 (4.93%) PHP
6 6 (4.23%) Ruby
7 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.82%) VB
9 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.41%) Scala
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) XAML
10 1 (0.70%) VBScript
10 1 (0.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) Degree
2 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.23%) MCP
5 3 (2.11%) MCSE
5 3 (2.11%) CCNA
5 3 (2.11%) MCTS
5 3 (2.11%) MCITP
5 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.41%) AAT
6 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.41%) CIMA
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.70%) MCDST
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.70%) RHCE
7 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.70%) MCSA
7 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 39 (27.46%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.20%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.27%) VMware ESX
4 16 (11.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.70%) XenApp
5 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.11%) WSUS
3 2 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.70%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 40 (28.17%) VMware
2 31 (21.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.27%) Oracle
3 16 (11.27%) Symantec
4 15 (10.56%) SAP
5 13 (9.15%) Citrix
6 10 (7.04%) Cisco
7 6 (4.23%) Pegasus
7 6 (4.23%) Amdocs
7 6 (4.23%) LANDesk
7 6 (4.23%) Sage
7 6 (4.23%) McAfee
8 2 (1.41%) Apple
8 2 (1.41%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.41%) Lotus
8 2 (1.41%) Sun
9 1 (0.70%) HP
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.70%) Avaya
9 1 (0.70%) Remedy
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