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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 79 57 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.32% 12.78% 10.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.09% 50.44% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 66 52 56
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
136 113 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.93% 25.34% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 116 98 139
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 71 £35,000 +14.75% 16
Sunderland -2 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Gateshead -8 5 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 84 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 78 (45.09%) SQL Server
3 74 (42.77%) MS Exchange
4 70 (40.46%) SQL
5 64 (36.99%) Active Directory
6 54 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (29.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (27.17%) Firewall
9 45 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (25.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (25.43%) SharePoint
11 43 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 43 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 40 (23.12%) .NET
12 40 (23.12%) SAN
13 39 (22.54%) NetApp
14 38 (21.97%) C#
14 38 (21.97%) Linux
14 38 (21.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (21.39%) VMware
16 34 (19.65%) Hyper-V
17 33 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2003
18 31 (17.92%) JavaScript
18 31 (17.92%) ASP.NET
18 31 (17.92%) Lync
19 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
20 29 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (15.61%) IIS
21 27 (15.61%) HTML
21 27 (15.61%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 74 (42.77%) MS Exchange
2 44 (25.43%) SharePoint
3 43 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 43 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (17.92%) Lync
6 27 (15.61%) IIS
7 26 (15.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (8.09%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (6.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (2.89%) Orchard CMS
12 5 (2.89%) CMS
13 2 (1.16%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (10.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (27.17%) Firewall
2 40 (23.12%) SAN
3 19 (10.98%) WAN
4 18 (10.40%) LAN
5 16 (9.25%) NAS
6 15 (8.67%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (8.67%) DHCP
6 15 (8.67%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.67%) DNS
7 6 (3.47%) Internet
8 4 (2.31%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.31%) SSL
9 1 (0.58%) VPN
9 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (45.09%) SQL Server
2 38 (21.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.31%) MySQL
7 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.16%) DB2
9 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.20%) NUnit
2 9 (5.20%) Moq
3 4 (2.31%) MSTest
4 3 (1.73%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.73%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.16%) JUnit
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.16%) Subversion
5 2 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.58%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.58%) Selenium
6 1 (0.58%) Firebug
6 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (10.98%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Games
3 6 (3.47%) Italian Language
4 5 (2.89%) Advertising
4 5 (2.89%) French Language
4 5 (2.89%) German Language
5 3 (1.73%) Electronics
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.16%) Automotive
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (27.75%) Developer
2 23 (13.29%) Field Engineer
3 22 (12.72%) Support Engineer
4 19 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.51%) Analyst
6 12 (6.94%) Consultant
7 11 (6.36%) DBA
7 11 (6.36%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.36%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (5.78%) SQL DBA
9 9 (5.20%) Tester
9 9 (5.20%) Junior
10 8 (4.62%) IT Support
11 7 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.05%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (3.47%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.12%) .NET
2 31 (17.92%) ASP.NET
3 27 (15.61%) HTML
4 25 (14.45%) CSS
5 21 (12.14%) .NET Framework
6 17 (9.83%) Ajax
7 14 (8.09%) WCF
7 14 (8.09%) Web Services
7 14 (8.09%) WinForms
8 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (7.51%) HTML5
8 13 (7.51%) WPF
9 12 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (5.20%) Entity Framework
10 9 (5.20%) jQuery
11 6 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (3.47%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.89%) CSS3
12 5 (2.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Blackberry
2 23 (13.29%) Replication
3 6 (3.47%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.47%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (2.89%) Clustering
4 5 (2.89%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.89%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.31%) CUDA
5 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.73%) PDA
7 2 (1.16%) DTV
7 2 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Social Network
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.58%) RIA
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (25.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (21.97%) Linux
4 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (11.56%) UNIX
6 13 (7.51%) Windows 8
7 12 (6.94%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.94%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.31%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.31%) Android
9 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.61%) OO
3 24 (13.87%) CRM
4 22 (12.72%) ITIL
5 19 (10.98%) MVC
6 13 (7.51%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.94%) Scrum
8 11 (6.36%) TDD
8 11 (6.36%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (5.78%) Multithreading
10 8 (4.62%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (4.62%) Change Management
10 8 (4.62%) OOD
11 7 (4.05%) ERP
11 7 (4.05%) Migration
11 7 (4.05%) Project Management
11 7 (4.05%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.05%) Web Development
11 7 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.47%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (40.46%) SQL
2 38 (21.97%) C#
3 31 (17.92%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.87%) T-SQL
5 23 (13.29%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.94%) VBScript
7 10 (5.78%) Java
8 9 (5.20%) C++
8 9 (5.20%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.89%) Python
9 5 (2.89%) VB
9 5 (2.89%) Ruby
10 3 (1.73%) C
11 2 (1.16%) Scala
11 2 (1.16%) PHP
12 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (29.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (13.29%) MCSE
3 21 (12.14%) MCP
4 18 (10.40%) MCSA
5 16 (9.25%) Degree
5 16 (9.25%) Security Cleared
6 15 (8.67%) MCTS
7 14 (8.09%) SC Cleared
8 11 (6.36%) MCAD
8 11 (6.36%) MCSD
9 8 (4.62%) MCITP
10 7 (4.05%) CCNA
10 7 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (3.47%) PhD
12 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) SLA
2 5 (2.89%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.65%) Hyper-V
3 29 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.36%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.05%) XenApp
5 7 (4.05%) XenServer
6 6 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.47%) NFS
7 3 (1.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 39 (22.54%) NetApp
3 37 (21.39%) VMware
4 24 (13.87%) EMC
4 24 (13.87%) Cisco
5 19 (10.98%) Citrix
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle
6 6 (3.47%) HP
6 6 (3.47%) Symantec
7 4 (2.31%) WatchGuard
7 4 (2.31%) Dell
7 4 (2.31%) CA
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) Reuters
8 2 (1.16%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.16%) SAP
8 2 (1.16%) Pega
8 2 (1.16%) Facebook
8 2 (1.16%) Twitter
8 2 (1.16%) Fidessa
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £16k - 17k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £16k - 17k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: £18,500 plus Health, Pension, Dental and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Global Navigation Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £8.00 - £9.74 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago