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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 69 33 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.75% 6.50% 14.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.10% 27.27% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 58 27 74
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £23,500 £21,675
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,600 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
186 121 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.97% 23.82% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 139 111 130
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,490
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 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 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 58 £30,500 +22.00% 11
Sunderland +8 9 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Gateshead -8 2 £28,250 +13.00% 1
Prudhoe - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (34.59%) Linux
2 47 (29.56%) C#
2 47 (29.56%) VMware
3 45 (28.30%) SQL Server
4 44 (27.67%) SQL
5 41 (25.79%) UNIX
5 41 (25.79%) MS Excel
6 40 (25.16%) ITIL
6 40 (25.16%) Active Directory
7 36 (22.64%) Microsoft
7 36 (22.64%) .NET
8 32 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (18.87%) ASP.NET
9 30 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (18.24%) SAN
11 25 (15.72%) DHCP
11 25 (15.72%) DNS
12 24 (15.09%) MVC
12 24 (15.09%) Hyper-V
13 22 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (13.84%) MS Exchange
14 21 (13.21%) SLA
14 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (13.21%) Windows 7
14 21 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2003
15 20 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (11.95%) Citrix
16 19 (11.95%) Oracle
17 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (13.84%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (8.81%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.14%) IIS
6 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) WordPress
7 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.63%) Lync
7 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (25.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.77%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (3.77%) Line 50
2 6 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.26%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.24%) SAN
2 25 (15.72%) DHCP
2 25 (15.72%) DNS
3 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 16 (10.06%) NAS
5 15 (9.43%) iSCSI
6 14 (8.81%) LAN
6 14 (8.81%) WAN
7 13 (8.18%) Internet
8 12 (7.55%) Firewall
9 3 (1.89%) Intranet
10 2 (1.26%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.63%) VPN
11 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.92%) MySQL
4 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.26%) DB2
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.18%) NUnit
2 12 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.92%) MSTest
3 11 (6.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (6.92%) Moq
4 9 (5.66%) Selenium
5 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.14%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (3.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (3.14%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.52%) Firebug
7 4 (2.52%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.26%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.26%) JUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Hudson
9 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (8.18%) German Language
2 12 (7.55%) Italian Language
2 12 (7.55%) French Language
3 10 (6.29%) Finance
4 6 (3.77%) Games
4 6 (3.77%) Retail
5 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.52%) Marketing
7 3 (1.89%) Electronics
8 2 (1.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (22.01%) Developer
2 31 (19.50%) Analyst
3 28 (17.61%) Support Engineer
4 20 (12.58%) Support Analyst
5 17 (10.69%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.92%) Administrator
7 11 (6.92%) DBA
7 11 (6.92%) Junior
8 10 (6.29%) Graduate
8 10 (6.29%) Junior Developer
8 10 (6.29%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (6.29%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (6.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (5.66%) SQL DBA
9 9 (5.66%) Technical Support
9 9 (5.66%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.03%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.64%) .NET
2 30 (18.87%) ASP.NET
3 22 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (11.32%) .NET Framework
5 17 (10.69%) WinForms
6 15 (9.43%) WCF
7 13 (8.18%) WPF
8 11 (6.92%) Spring.NET
8 11 (6.92%) Castle Windsor
8 11 (6.92%) Ninject
8 11 (6.92%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (6.29%) CSS
10 8 (5.03%) Web Services
10 8 (5.03%) HTML
11 6 (3.77%) jQuery
12 5 (3.14%) OpenGL
13 3 (1.89%) HTML5
13 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (1.89%) CSS3
13 3 (1.89%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.92%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.77%) Handset
4 5 (3.14%) Smartcard
4 5 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.14%) PACS
4 5 (3.14%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.52%) CUDA
5 4 (2.52%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.89%) DTV
6 3 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.26%) Replication
7 2 (1.26%) Clustering
7 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.63%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.59%) Linux
2 41 (25.79%) UNIX
3 32 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.21%) Windows 7
5 14 (8.81%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.03%) Solaris
6 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.77%) Android
8 5 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.26%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.26%) Debian
10 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.63%) Fedora
11 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) MVC
3 18 (11.32%) Scrum
4 15 (9.43%) TDD
5 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.18%) Project Management
7 11 (6.92%) Kanban
7 11 (6.92%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (6.92%) MVVM
7 11 (6.92%) Web Application Development
8 10 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.66%) Image Processing
10 8 (5.03%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.40%) Service Management
11 7 (4.40%) CRM
11 7 (4.40%) Multithreading
12 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.77%) Change Control
12 6 (3.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.56%) C#
2 44 (27.67%) SQL
3 16 (10.06%) Java
4 15 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.55%) C++
6 11 (6.92%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.03%) Perl
7 8 (5.03%) Ruby
8 7 (4.40%) PHP
9 6 (3.77%) VB
10 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.89%) VBScript
12 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.26%) Scala
13 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.63%) Python
13 1 (0.63%) XAML
13 1 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (7.55%) Degree
2 11 (6.92%) SC Cleared
2 11 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.03%) MCP
4 6 (3.77%) MCDST
5 4 (2.52%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.89%) CCNA
6 3 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.89%) MCTS
7 2 (1.26%) MCITP
7 2 (1.26%) AAT
7 2 (1.26%) MCSE
7 2 (1.26%) CIMA
7 2 (1.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.63%) MCSA
8 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.21%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 40 (25.16%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.06%) VMware ESX
5 15 (9.43%) NFS
6 3 (1.89%) XenApp
7 2 (1.26%) XenServer
7 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) WSUS
1 5 (3.14%) SCCM
2 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.52%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 47 (29.56%) VMware
2 36 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.95%) Oracle
3 19 (11.95%) Citrix
4 18 (11.32%) Cisco
5 15 (9.43%) Symantec
5 15 (9.43%) SAP
6 8 (5.03%) LANDesk
7 7 (4.40%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.77%) Sage
8 6 (3.77%) Amdocs
8 6 (3.77%) Pegasus
8 6 (3.77%) McAfee
9 5 (3.14%) Apple
10 2 (1.26%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.26%) Sun
10 2 (1.26%) HP
10 2 (1.26%) Dell
11 1 (0.63%) Lotus
11 1 (0.63%) Remedy
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £23500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago