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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 87 69 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.17% 11.15% 7.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.73% 43.40% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 79 64 30
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,640 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
123 159 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.86% 25.69% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 110 144 88
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 71 £27,500 +5.76% 7
Gateshead - 21 £27,500 - 1
Sunderland -5 9 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (38.92%) Microsoft
2 63 (37.72%) SQL Server
3 59 (35.33%) SQL
4 54 (32.34%) Active Directory
5 48 (28.74%) Linux
6 46 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (26.95%) UNIX
8 44 (26.35%) VMware
9 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (23.35%) C#
11 35 (20.96%) .NET
11 35 (20.96%) MS Exchange
11 35 (20.96%) Degree
11 35 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (17.37%) ITIL
14 28 (16.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (16.17%) MS Excel
15 27 (16.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (14.97%) MySQL
17 24 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (13.77%) IIS
18 23 (13.77%) SharePoint
19 22 (13.17%) HTML
20 21 (12.57%) OO
20 21 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
21 20 (11.98%) Firewall
21 20 (11.98%) JavaScript
21 20 (11.98%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (20.96%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (13.77%) SharePoint
3 23 (13.77%) IIS
4 21 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (5.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (5.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (5.99%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.79%) Lync
8 8 (4.79%) CMS
9 6 (3.59%) MQSeries
10 5 (2.99%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.80%) Apache
11 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.80%) Zope
11 3 (1.80%) Plone
11 3 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.19%) Office 365
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.98%) Firewall
2 18 (10.78%) DNS
2 18 (10.78%) SAN
3 15 (8.98%) DHCP
4 14 (8.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.19%) LAN
6 11 (6.59%) WAN
7 9 (5.39%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (5.39%) Network Security
8 7 (4.19%) NAS
8 7 (4.19%) SSL
9 4 (2.40%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.80%) VoIP
11 2 (1.20%) PBX
11 2 (1.20%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.60%) HSRP
12 1 (0.60%) POP3
12 1 (0.60%) SMTP
12 1 (0.60%) HTTP
12 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.72%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (14.97%) MySQL
4 6 (3.59%) DB2
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.80%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (6.59%) NUnit
2 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.59%) JUnit
4 5 (2.99%) Moq
5 4 (2.40%) Subversion
6 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (9.58%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Games
3 4 (2.40%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.80%) French Language
4 3 (1.80%) German Language
4 3 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (22.16%) Developer
2 21 (12.57%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.78%) IT Technician
4 16 (9.58%) Administrator
4 16 (9.58%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.38%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.78%) Analyst
7 12 (7.19%) Software Developer
7 12 (7.19%) DBA
7 12 (7.19%) Field Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) SQL DBA
8 11 (6.59%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Senior Technician
10 9 (5.39%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (4.79%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.19%) Senior IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.96%) .NET
2 22 (13.17%) HTML
3 20 (11.98%) CSS
4 19 (11.38%) ASP.NET
5 18 (10.78%) WinForms
5 18 (10.78%) .NET Framework
6 12 (7.19%) WPF
7 11 (6.59%) WCF
7 11 (6.59%) Ajax
8 9 (5.39%) Web Services
8 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.79%) HTML5
9 8 (4.79%) Entity Framework
10 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (3.59%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.59%) J2EE
10 6 (3.59%) JMS
11 5 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.39%) 3D Graphics
1 9 (5.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.59%) Replication
3 5 (2.99%) Clustering
3 5 (2.99%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.40%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.80%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.20%) NHS
6 2 (1.20%) CUDA
6 2 (1.20%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.74%) Linux
2 45 (26.95%) UNIX
3 35 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (16.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.58%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.39%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.39%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.80%) CentOS
8 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Debian
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.37%) ITIL
3 21 (12.57%) OO
4 19 (11.38%) Scrum
5 17 (10.18%) CRM
6 15 (8.98%) MVC
7 12 (7.19%) Project Management
8 10 (5.99%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.39%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (4.19%) ERP
10 7 (4.19%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.19%) Network Management
10 7 (4.19%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.59%) Coaching
11 6 (3.59%) SDLC
11 6 (3.59%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (3.59%) RUP
11 6 (3.59%) Change Management
11 6 (3.59%) Network Security Management
11 6 (3.59%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.33%) SQL
2 39 (23.35%) C#
3 20 (11.98%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.18%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.98%) Java
6 9 (5.39%) C++
6 9 (5.39%) PHP
6 9 (5.39%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.59%) Scala
7 6 (3.59%) Python
7 6 (3.59%) C
8 3 (1.80%) Perl
8 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) VB6
9 1 (0.60%) Ruby
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (20.96%) Degree
3 19 (11.38%) MCSE
4 17 (10.18%) MCP
5 13 (7.78%) MCITP
6 11 (6.59%) MCSA
7 9 (5.39%) MCAD
7 9 (5.39%) MCSD
7 9 (5.39%) MCTS
8 8 (4.79%) CCNA
8 8 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.80%) PhD
12 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (32.34%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.78%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.79%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.19%) XenApp
6 4 (2.40%) XenServer
6 4 (2.40%) NFS
7 3 (1.80%) qmail
7 3 (1.80%) Postfix
7 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.80%) Varnish
8 1 (0.60%) vSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) SCCM
2 4 (2.40%) Puppet
3 3 (1.80%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.80%) Ansible
3 3 (1.80%) systemd
4 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (38.92%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.35%) VMware
3 17 (10.18%) Cisco
4 11 (6.59%) Citrix
5 10 (5.99%) Oracle
5 10 (5.99%) NetApp
6 6 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.59%) Reuters
6 6 (3.59%) Bloomberg
6 6 (3.59%) Fidessa
6 6 (3.59%) Pega
7 5 (2.99%) Dell
8 4 (2.40%) HP
8 4 (2.40%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.80%) EMC
10 2 (1.20%) Symantec
10 2 (1.20%) CA
11 1 (0.60%) Lotus
11 1 (0.60%) Convergys
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18500 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Enviresearch
Salary: Depending on skill and experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago