The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 87 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.80% 12.73% 10.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.70% 57.73% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 51 45
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £28,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
162 97 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.55% 22.05% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 132 89 99
Average salary £29,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.30% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,850 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +4 80 £30,000 -16.66% 12
Sunderland +1 4 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Gateshead -16 4 £32,500 +30.00%
Wallsend - 1 £29,000 -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 58 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 53 (32.92%) SQL Server
3 51 (31.68%) SQL
3 51 (31.68%) Active Directory
4 49 (30.43%) Linux
5 48 (29.81%) MS Exchange
6 43 (26.71%) C#
7 39 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (23.60%) ITIL
9 37 (22.98%) .NET
9 37 (22.98%) VMware
10 36 (22.36%) Firewall
11 33 (20.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (19.88%) ASP.NET
13 31 (19.25%) Hyper-V
14 30 (18.63%) Cisco
15 29 (18.01%) MS Excel
15 29 (18.01%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (17.39%) SAN
17 26 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (15.53%) Exchange Server 2007
18 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (14.91%) JavaScript
20 23 (14.29%) Citrix
20 23 (14.29%) TDD
21 22 (13.66%) NetApp
22 21 (13.04%) HTML
22 21 (13.04%) CSS
23 20 (12.42%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 48 (29.81%) MS Exchange
2 26 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (12.42%) SharePoint
4 20 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (10.56%) Lync
6 16 (9.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (6.83%) IIS
8 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.62%) Apache
11 1 (0.62%) WordPress
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.36%) Firewall
2 28 (17.39%) SAN
3 17 (10.56%) WAN
3 17 (10.56%) LAN
4 14 (8.70%) DHCP
4 14 (8.70%) DNS
5 13 (8.07%) Internet
6 12 (7.45%) NAS
7 9 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.86%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.24%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.24%) VoIP
11 1 (0.62%) VPN
11 1 (0.62%) PBX
11 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.62%) MySQL
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.56%) NUnit
2 14 (8.70%) MSTest
2 14 (8.70%) Moq
3 13 (8.07%) Visual Studio
4 12 (7.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (4.97%) LoadRunner
6 6 (3.73%) Selenium
6 6 (3.73%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (3.73%) Facilita Forecast
7 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.86%) Subversion
7 3 (1.86%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.62%) Firebug
9 1 (0.62%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (10.56%) Finance
2 12 (7.45%) Games
3 7 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.73%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Advertising
5 4 (2.48%) Banking
5 4 (2.48%) French Language
5 4 (2.48%) German Language
5 4 (2.48%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.86%) Marketing
6 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.86%) Electronics
6 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (31.68%) Developer
2 27 (16.77%) Analyst
3 26 (16.15%) .NET Developer
4 19 (11.80%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.94%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.70%) Junior
6 14 (8.70%) Field Engineer
7 13 (8.07%) Support Analyst
7 13 (8.07%) Junior Developer
8 12 (7.45%) Consultant
8 12 (7.45%) Graduate
8 12 (7.45%) Junior .NET Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Desktop Support
9 9 (5.59%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) Technical Support
9 9 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.97%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.97%) Tester
10 8 (4.97%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.97%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.98%) .NET
2 32 (19.88%) ASP.NET
3 21 (13.04%) CSS
3 21 (13.04%) HTML
4 18 (11.18%) WinForms
4 18 (11.18%) WPF
5 17 (10.56%) HTML5
6 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 13 (8.07%) Spring.NET
8 13 (8.07%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (7.45%) Ninject
9 12 (7.45%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (6.83%) CSS3
10 11 (6.83%) WCF
10 11 (6.83%) Web Services
11 8 (4.97%) jQuery
12 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (4.35%) Ajax
12 7 (4.35%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Blackberry
1 16 (9.94%) Computer Science
1 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.45%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (6.83%) Replication
4 7 (4.35%) CUDA
4 7 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.11%) Social Network
5 5 (3.11%) PACS
5 5 (3.11%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (3.11%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.48%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.48%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.48%) User Experience
7 3 (1.86%) PDA
7 3 (1.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.43%) Linux
2 33 (20.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (18.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (11.18%) UNIX
5 17 (10.56%) Windows 7
6 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.32%) Windows XP
8 12 (7.45%) Android
9 9 (5.59%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.97%) Apple iOS
10 8 (4.97%) Windows Phone
11 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.48%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.86%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.62%) Debian
14 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.60%) ITIL
3 23 (14.29%) TDD
4 20 (12.42%) MVC
5 18 (11.18%) OO
6 15 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.70%) Scrum
8 13 (8.07%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (8.07%) MVVM
9 12 (7.45%) Multithreading
9 12 (7.45%) Kanban
9 12 (7.45%) Web Application Development
10 11 (6.83%) Change Management
11 10 (6.21%) Project Management
11 10 (6.21%) Web Development
11 10 (6.21%) Problem Management
12 9 (5.59%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.59%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.59%) Image Processing
13 8 (4.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.68%) SQL
2 43 (26.71%) C#
3 24 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.42%) Java
5 14 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.07%) VB
6 13 (8.07%) VB.NET
7 12 (7.45%) VBScript
7 12 (7.45%) Ruby
8 10 (6.21%) C++
9 8 (4.97%) Perl
10 7 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.86%) Python
13 2 (1.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.62%) C
14 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.94%) Degree
2 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.70%) MCSE
4 13 (8.07%) MCSA
5 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.59%) MCP
7 6 (3.73%) CCNA
7 6 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.73%) MCDST
8 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.11%) PhD
9 4 (2.48%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.48%) MCTS
10 3 (1.86%) MCITP
10 3 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.62%) MCAD
11 1 (0.62%) MCSD
11 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) SLA
2 8 (4.97%) QA
3 5 (3.11%) DICOM
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (31.68%) Active Directory
2 31 (19.25%) Hyper-V
3 26 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.59%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.97%) XenApp
6 7 (4.35%) XenServer
7 6 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.11%) NFS
8 5 (3.11%) vSphere
9 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.62%) Firmware
10 1 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) SCVMM
2 5 (3.11%) SCCM
3 4 (2.48%) WSUS
3 4 (2.48%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 37 (22.98%) VMware
3 30 (18.63%) Cisco
4 23 (14.29%) Citrix
5 22 (13.66%) NetApp
6 14 (8.70%) EMC
7 11 (6.83%) HP
8 6 (3.73%) Oracle
8 6 (3.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.11%) Symantec
9 5 (3.11%) Dell
9 5 (3.11%) Facebook
9 5 (3.11%) Twitter
10 4 (2.48%) Apple
11 3 (1.86%) SAP
12 2 (1.24%) CA
12 2 (1.24%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.24%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.62%) Perforce
13 1 (0.62%) Adobe
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension / car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40, 000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago