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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 74 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.15% 11.59% 10.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.57% 53.77% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 51 44
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £22,500 £18,290
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
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
178 106 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.23% 21.54% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 154 97 103
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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 0 67 £37,500 +12.78% 15
Sunderland -3 4 £43,750 +4.16% 1
Gateshead -18 4 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Wallsend - 1 £29,000 -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 45 (31.91%) Linux
2 44 (31.21%) C#
3 43 (30.50%) SQL Server
4 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 41 (29.08%) SQL
6 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (26.95%) ITIL
8 37 (26.24%) VMware
9 35 (24.82%) Active Directory
10 34 (24.11%) .NET
11 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET
11 29 (20.57%) Cisco
12 27 (19.15%) MS Exchange
12 27 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (19.15%) Hyper-V
13 25 (17.73%) MS Excel
14 24 (17.02%) TDD
15 23 (16.31%) MVC
15 23 (16.31%) Citrix
16 21 (14.89%) WinForms
16 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (14.18%) WPF
17 20 (14.18%) Firewall
18 19 (13.48%) Java
18 19 (13.48%) JavaScript
18 19 (13.48%) Computer Science
18 19 (13.48%) NUnit
19 18 (12.77%) Scrum
19 18 (12.77%) UNIX
19 18 (12.77%) Continuous Integration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.96%) IIS
6 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.71%) WordPress
8 1 (0.71%) Lync
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (17.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.18%) Firewall
2 16 (11.35%) Internet
3 15 (10.64%) WAN
3 15 (10.64%) LAN
4 14 (9.93%) DHCP
4 14 (9.93%) DNS
4 14 (9.93%) SAN
5 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.55%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.55%) NAS
8 2 (1.42%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.42%) VoIP
9 1 (0.71%) PBX
9 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.48%) NUnit
2 16 (11.35%) MSTest
2 16 (11.35%) Moq
3 15 (10.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.67%) LoadRunner
5 6 (4.26%) Selenium
5 6 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (4.26%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.13%) Subversion
6 3 (2.13%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.71%) Firebug
7 1 (0.71%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (7.80%) Games
2 9 (6.38%) Finance
3 7 (4.96%) Multimedia
4 6 (4.26%) Retail
5 4 (2.84%) Banking
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.13%) Electronics
6 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.13%) Marketing
6 3 (2.13%) French Language
6 3 (2.13%) German Language
6 3 (2.13%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (32.62%) Developer
2 27 (19.15%) Analyst
3 23 (16.31%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.06%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.64%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.80%) Junior
8 10 (7.09%) Graduate
8 10 (7.09%) Field Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Junior Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 9 (6.38%) Desktop Support
9 9 (6.38%) Consultant
10 8 (5.67%) Test Analyst
10 8 (5.67%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.67%) UI Developer
10 8 (5.67%) UI Programmer
11 7 (4.96%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.11%) .NET
2 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET
3 21 (14.89%) WinForms
4 20 (14.18%) WPF
5 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (12.06%) HTML
7 16 (11.35%) .NET Framework
7 16 (11.35%) CSS
7 16 (11.35%) Spring.NET
7 16 (11.35%) Castle Windsor
8 15 (10.64%) Ninject
8 15 (10.64%) Unity DI Container
9 13 (9.22%) WCF
10 12 (8.51%) HTML5
11 11 (7.80%) CSS3
12 7 (4.96%) OpenGL
13 6 (4.26%) Web Services
14 3 (2.13%) XML
14 3 (2.13%) SOAP
14 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.64%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (4.96%) CUDA
4 7 (4.96%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (4.96%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.55%) Social Network
6 5 (3.55%) Smartcard
6 5 (3.55%) PACS
7 4 (2.84%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.84%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.84%) User Experience
7 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.13%) AS400
8 3 (2.13%) PDA
8 3 (2.13%) DTV
9 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.91%) Linux
2 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (12.77%) UNIX
4 17 (12.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (10.64%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.93%) Windows XP
7 12 (8.51%) Android
8 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.67%) Windows Phone
9 8 (5.67%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.96%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.55%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.84%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.13%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.71%) Debian
14 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.95%) ITIL
3 24 (17.02%) TDD
4 23 (16.31%) MVC
5 18 (12.77%) Scrum
5 18 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.35%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (10.64%) MVVM
7 15 (10.64%) Kanban
7 15 (10.64%) Web Application Development
8 13 (9.22%) Project Management
9 11 (7.80%) OO
9 11 (7.80%) Multithreading
10 10 (7.09%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.38%) Web Development
12 8 (5.67%) Change Management
12 8 (5.67%) Image Processing
12 8 (5.67%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (4.96%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.21%) C#
2 41 (29.08%) SQL
3 19 (13.48%) Java
3 19 (13.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.51%) VB
5 11 (7.80%) Ruby
6 10 (7.09%) C++
7 8 (5.67%) Perl
8 7 (4.96%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.84%) VBScript
11 3 (2.13%) PHP
12 2 (1.42%) Python
12 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.71%) C
13 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Degree
2 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.26%) MCDST
6 5 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.55%) CCNA
7 4 (2.84%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.84%) PhD
8 3 (2.13%) MCSA
8 3 (2.13%) MCP
8 3 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.42%) MCSE
9 2 (1.42%) MCTS
10 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) SLA
2 7 (4.96%) QA
3 5 (3.55%) DICOM
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (24.82%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (19.15%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.55%) XenApp
5 5 (3.55%) NFS
5 5 (3.55%) vSphere
6 4 (2.84%) XenServer
7 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.71%) Firmware
8 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) SCVMM
2 5 (3.55%) SCCM
3 4 (2.84%) ZENworks
3 4 (2.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 37 (26.24%) VMware
3 29 (20.57%) Cisco
4 23 (16.31%) Citrix
5 10 (7.09%) HP
6 6 (4.26%) Oracle
6 6 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.55%) Apple
7 5 (3.55%) Symantec
7 5 (3.55%) Facebook
7 5 (3.55%) Twitter
7 5 (3.55%) NetApp
8 4 (2.84%) Dell
9 3 (2.13%) SAP
10 2 (1.42%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.42%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.71%) Remedy
11 1 (0.71%) Perforce
11 1 (0.71%) Adobe
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Envire search
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
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, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + pension / car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gateshead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits & 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 27 days ago