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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 59 69 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.78% 10.73% 6.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.28% 37.10% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 54 58 25
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
103 186 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.56% 28.93% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 90 139 110
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 53 £30,000 -1.63% 10
Sunderland -8 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Gateshead -1 9 £30,000 +6.19% 1
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (34.29%) UNIX
2 46 (32.86%) Active Directory
3 44 (31.43%) Linux
4 43 (30.71%) Microsoft
5 41 (29.29%) VMware
6 39 (27.86%) SQL Server
7 38 (27.14%) Degree
8 34 (24.29%) SQL
9 30 (21.43%) ITIL
10 28 (20.00%) MySQL
10 28 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 28 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (18.57%) C#
13 25 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
15 22 (15.71%) .NET
15 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (14.29%) Hyper-V
17 18 (12.86%) Cisco
17 18 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (12.86%) Windows 7
18 17 (12.14%) MCSE
19 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
19 16 (11.43%) MCITP
20 15 (10.71%) Scrum
20 15 (10.71%) HTML
20 15 (10.71%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 14 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.00%) IIS
6 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.57%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.14%) Apache
8 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.14%) Lync
8 3 (2.14%) nginx
8 3 (2.14%) CMS
8 3 (2.14%) Zope
8 3 (2.14%) Plone
9 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.43%) Node.js
10 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) IaaS
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) SAN
2 14 (10.00%) DNS
3 13 (9.29%) Firewall
4 12 (8.57%) LAN
4 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.86%) DHCP
6 10 (7.14%) WAN
6 10 (7.14%) NAS
7 9 (6.43%) Network Security
8 7 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.57%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.14%) SSL
10 3 (2.14%) VoIP
11 2 (1.43%) PBX
11 2 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.71%) HSRP
12 1 (0.71%) POP3
12 1 (0.71%) SMTP
12 1 (0.71%) HTTP
12 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.00%) MySQL
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.57%) DB2
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.14%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.43%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) NUnit
2 5 (3.57%) JUnit
3 4 (2.86%) Subversion
4 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) MSTest
5 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (8.57%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Games
3 5 (3.57%) French Language
3 5 (3.57%) German Language
3 5 (3.57%) Italian Language
3 5 (3.57%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.86%) Hebrew Language
5 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (18.57%) Support Engineer
2 24 (17.14%) Developer
3 18 (12.86%) IT Technician
4 17 (12.14%) Administrator
5 16 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 14 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.14%) Analyst
7 10 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Technician
8 9 (6.43%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.43%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) ScrumMaster
9 8 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.71%) .NET
2 15 (10.71%) HTML
3 13 (9.29%) WinForms
3 13 (9.29%) CSS
4 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.43%) HTML5
6 8 (5.71%) WPF
7 5 (3.57%) CSS3
7 5 (3.57%) J2EE
7 5 (3.57%) JMS
8 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.86%) WCF
8 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.14%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.14%) Ajax
10 2 (1.43%) Web Services
10 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.43%) LINQ
10 2 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.43%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.43%) Statistics
5 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.29%) UNIX
2 44 (31.43%) Linux
3 25 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.14%) CentOS
8 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.43%) ITIL
2 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.71%) Scrum
4 11 (7.86%) MVC
4 11 (7.86%) OO
5 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 8 (5.71%) Coaching
6 7 (5.00%) Network Management
6 7 (5.00%) Project Management
7 6 (4.29%) Network Security Management
7 6 (4.29%) Security Management
7 6 (4.29%) Change Management
7 6 (4.29%) Mobile Development
7 6 (4.29%) Waterfall
7 6 (4.29%) SDLC
8 5 (3.57%) Software Delivery
8 5 (3.57%) RUP
9 4 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.29%) SQL
2 26 (18.57%) C#
3 13 (9.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.86%) Java
5 9 (6.43%) PHP
6 6 (4.29%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.57%) Python
7 5 (3.57%) Scala
7 5 (3.57%) C
7 5 (3.57%) C++
8 3 (2.14%) Perl
8 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (27.14%) Degree
2 28 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (12.14%) MCSE
4 16 (11.43%) MCITP
5 10 (7.14%) MCSA
6 9 (6.43%) CCNA
6 9 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.00%) MCP
8 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.43%) MCTS
9 2 (1.43%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CISA
10 1 (0.71%) GCIA
10 1 (0.71%) GCIH
10 1 (0.71%) CEH
10 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (32.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.57%) NFS
5 5 (3.57%) XenApp
5 5 (3.57%) vSphere
6 3 (2.14%) Varnish
6 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.14%) qmail
6 3 (2.14%) Postfix
7 2 (1.43%) XenServer
8 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) SCCM
2 4 (2.86%) Puppet
3 3 (2.14%) HAProxy
3 3 (2.14%) Ansible
3 3 (2.14%) systemd
4 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (29.29%) VMware
3 18 (12.86%) Cisco
4 9 (6.43%) Citrix
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle
5 7 (5.00%) NetApp
6 6 (4.29%) Reuters
6 6 (4.29%) Bloomberg
6 6 (4.29%) Fidessa
7 5 (3.57%) HP
7 5 (3.57%) Dell
7 5 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.57%) Pega
8 4 (2.86%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.14%) Convergys
9 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.71%) Lotus
10 1 (0.71%) Symantec
10 1 (0.71%) McAfee
10 1 (0.71%) Juniper
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up To £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead
SolRecruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Plus competitive benefit package
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 20 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
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago