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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 73 92 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.15% 16.00% 9.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.15% 56.10% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 85 52
Average salary £30,000 £32,250 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,680 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
130 164 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.63% 28.52% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 107 149 149
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -5 65 £30,000 -10.78% 17
Gateshead -4 14 £27,500 -1.78% 4
Sunderland -3 2 £29,500 -15.71%
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 81 (45.25%) Microsoft
2 69 (38.55%) SQL Server
3 68 (37.99%) SQL
4 66 (36.87%) MS Exchange
4 66 (36.87%) Active Directory
5 56 (31.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (30.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (25.14%) Linux
9 43 (24.02%) SharePoint
10 42 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 42 (23.46%) Firewall
11 39 (21.79%) SAN
11 39 (21.79%) C#
12 38 (21.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 37 (20.67%) .NET
13 37 (20.67%) VMware
14 36 (20.11%) NetApp
15 35 (19.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (17.88%) Lync
16 32 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2003
17 31 (17.32%) UNIX
18 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (15.64%) JavaScript
19 28 (15.64%) ASP.NET
20 27 (15.08%) IIS
21 26 (14.53%) ITIL
21 26 (14.53%) MCSE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 66 (36.87%) MS Exchange
2 43 (24.02%) SharePoint
3 42 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (21.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (17.88%) Lync
5 32 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (15.08%) IIS
7 26 (14.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (7.82%) Office Communications Server
8 14 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (6.70%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (6.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (6.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (3.35%) MQSeries
11 5 (2.79%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (2.79%) CMS
12 2 (1.12%) Node.js
13 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 25 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (9.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (6.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.26%) Office 365
3 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.46%) Firewall
2 39 (21.79%) SAN
3 18 (10.06%) LAN
3 18 (10.06%) WAN
4 16 (8.94%) NAS
5 15 (8.38%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.82%) DNS
6 14 (7.82%) DHCP
6 14 (7.82%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.23%) SSL
7 4 (2.23%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.12%) Internet
8 2 (1.12%) VoIP
9 1 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.56%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) HTTP
9 1 (0.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (38.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (19.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.03%) MySQL
5 6 (3.35%) DB2
5 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.91%) Moq
2 7 (3.91%) NUnit
3 6 (3.35%) JUnit
4 3 (1.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.68%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.12%) MSTest
5 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (11.17%) Finance
2 8 (4.47%) Games
3 7 (3.91%) Italian Language
4 6 (3.35%) French Language
4 6 (3.35%) German Language
5 5 (2.79%) Advertising
6 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Electronics
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (25.14%) Developer
2 26 (14.53%) Support Engineer
3 19 (10.61%) Field Engineer
4 17 (9.50%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.82%) Analyst
6 11 (6.15%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (6.15%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.15%) DBA
7 10 (5.59%) SQL DBA
8 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.03%) Junior
9 7 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.91%) IT Support
9 7 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (3.91%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.91%) Tester
9 7 (3.91%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.67%) .NET
2 28 (15.64%) ASP.NET
3 25 (13.97%) HTML
4 23 (12.85%) CSS
5 20 (11.17%) .NET Framework
6 17 (9.50%) Ajax
7 13 (7.26%) WCF
7 13 (7.26%) Web Services
8 12 (6.70%) WPF
8 12 (6.70%) WinForms
8 12 (6.70%) HTML5
9 11 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.47%) Entity Framework
12 7 (3.91%) jQuery
13 6 (3.35%) J2EE
13 6 (3.35%) JMS
13 6 (3.35%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) Blackberry
2 23 (12.85%) Replication
3 6 (3.35%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (3.35%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.35%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.79%) Clustering
4 5 (2.79%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.23%) CUDA
6 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.68%) PDA
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) CCTV
8 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 45 (25.14%) Linux
3 42 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (17.32%) UNIX
5 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.82%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.15%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.59%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.53%) ITIL
3 24 (13.41%) OO
4 23 (12.85%) CRM
5 17 (9.50%) MVC
6 15 (8.38%) Scrum
7 13 (7.26%) Unit Testing
8 11 (6.15%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (5.59%) Multithreading
10 9 (5.03%) Change Management
10 9 (5.03%) TDD
11 8 (4.47%) OOD
12 7 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.91%) Waterfall
12 7 (3.91%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.91%) ERP
12 7 (3.91%) Project Management
13 6 (3.35%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.35%) RUP
13 6 (3.35%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.99%) SQL
2 39 (21.79%) C#
3 28 (15.64%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.85%) T-SQL
4 23 (12.85%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.82%) Java
6 12 (6.70%) VBScript
7 11 (6.15%) C++
8 7 (3.91%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.35%) C
9 6 (3.35%) Scala
10 5 (2.79%) Ruby
10 5 (2.79%) Python
10 5 (2.79%) PHP
11 3 (1.68%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) VB6
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (31.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (14.53%) MCSE
3 24 (13.41%) MCP
4 21 (11.73%) Degree
5 20 (11.17%) MCSA
6 15 (8.38%) MCTS
7 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
8 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
8 11 (6.15%) MCITP
8 11 (6.15%) MCAD
8 11 (6.15%) MCSD
9 9 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (5.03%) CCNA
10 6 (3.35%) PhD
11 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) QA
System Software
1 66 (36.87%) Active Directory
2 28 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.15%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.91%) XenApp
5 7 (3.91%) XenServer
6 6 (3.35%) NFS
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) SCCM
1 4 (2.23%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (45.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.67%) VMware
3 36 (20.11%) NetApp
4 24 (13.41%) EMC
5 23 (12.85%) Cisco
6 13 (7.26%) Citrix
7 10 (5.59%) Oracle
8 6 (3.35%) Fidessa
8 6 (3.35%) Reuters
8 6 (3.35%) Bloomberg
8 6 (3.35%) Symantec
8 6 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.35%) Pega
9 5 (2.79%) WatchGuard
10 4 (2.23%) HP
10 4 (2.23%) Dell
10 4 (2.23%) CA
11 1 (0.56%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.56%) Sybase
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