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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 60 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.71% 9.57% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.56% 36.14% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 69 52 24
Average salary £30,000 £26,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,650 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
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
118 166 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.14% 26.48% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 106 134 90
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +5 61 £28,750 +15.00% 8
Gateshead +2 18 £27,500 -2.65%
Sunderland -7 10 £47,500 +15.15%
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (32.45%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.13%) Active Directory
2 47 (31.13%) SQL Server
2 47 (31.13%) UNIX
3 45 (29.80%) SQL
4 42 (27.81%) Linux
5 41 (27.15%) VMware
6 37 (24.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (23.84%) C#
8 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (21.85%) Degree
9 33 (21.85%) .NET
10 32 (21.19%) MS Exchange
11 28 (18.54%) MySQL
11 28 (18.54%) ITIL
12 26 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (15.89%) MS Excel
14 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (13.25%) SharePoint
15 20 (13.25%) WinForms
16 19 (12.58%) Hyper-V
16 19 (12.58%) HTML
17 18 (11.92%) IIS
17 18 (11.92%) OO
17 18 (11.92%) MCSE
17 18 (11.92%) Scrum
17 18 (11.92%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 32 (21.19%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 20 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (11.92%) IIS
4 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (5.30%) CMS
7 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (3.31%) MQSeries
9 5 (3.31%) Orchard CMS
10 4 (2.65%) Lync
11 3 (1.99%) Apache
11 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.99%) Zope
11 3 (1.99%) Plone
11 3 (1.99%) nginx
12 2 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.30%) Office 365
3 3 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.60%) Firewall
2 14 (9.27%) SAN
3 13 (8.61%) DNS
4 11 (7.28%) LAN
5 10 (6.62%) DHCP
5 10 (6.62%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.96%) WAN
6 9 (5.96%) Network Security
7 8 (5.30%) NAS
8 7 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.65%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.99%) SSL
10 3 (1.99%) VoIP
11 2 (1.32%) PBX
11 2 (1.32%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.66%) HSRP
12 1 (0.66%) POP3
12 1 (0.66%) SMTP
12 1 (0.66%) HTTP
12 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.13%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.54%) MySQL
3 11 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.31%) DB2
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.99%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) NUnit
2 8 (5.30%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.31%) JUnit
3 5 (3.31%) Moq
4 4 (2.65%) Subversion
5 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (10.60%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Games
3 4 (2.65%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.99%) French Language
4 3 (1.99%) German Language
4 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (19.21%) Developer
2 25 (16.56%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.92%) IT Technician
4 17 (11.26%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.60%) Administrator
6 14 (9.27%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.28%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Senior Technician
9 9 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.96%) Analyst
9 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) Field Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.30%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.30%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) ScrumMaster
11 7 (4.64%) Senior IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.85%) .NET
2 20 (13.25%) WinForms
3 19 (12.58%) HTML
4 17 (11.26%) CSS
5 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET
6 14 (9.27%) WPF
6 14 (9.27%) .NET Framework
7 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (5.96%) HTML5
8 8 (5.30%) Entity Framework
8 8 (5.30%) WCF
8 8 (5.30%) Web Services
9 7 (4.64%) Ajax
10 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (3.97%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.31%) RESTful
11 5 (3.31%) JMS
11 5 (3.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.62%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.64%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (3.31%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.99%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) CCTV
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.13%) UNIX
2 42 (27.81%) Linux
3 25 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (11.92%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.30%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.99%) CentOS
8 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.54%) ITIL
3 18 (11.92%) OO
3 18 (11.92%) Scrum
4 16 (10.60%) MVC
5 13 (8.61%) Project Management
6 12 (7.95%) CRM
7 8 (5.30%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.64%) Coaching
8 7 (4.64%) Network Management
8 7 (4.64%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.97%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (3.97%) Waterfall
9 6 (3.97%) Network Security Management
9 6 (3.97%) Security Management
9 6 (3.97%) Mobile Development
9 6 (3.97%) SDLC
10 5 (3.31%) Software Delivery
10 5 (3.31%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.80%) SQL
2 36 (23.84%) C#
3 16 (10.60%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.95%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.28%) Java
6 9 (5.96%) PHP
7 6 (3.97%) C++
8 5 (3.31%) C
8 5 (3.31%) Python
8 5 (3.31%) Scala
9 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.99%) Perl
11 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.66%) VB6
11 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (24.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (21.85%) Degree
3 18 (11.92%) MCSE
4 15 (9.93%) MCITP
5 12 (7.95%) MCP
6 11 (7.28%) MCSA
7 10 (6.62%) CCNA
7 10 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.31%) MCTS
9 5 (3.31%) MCAD
9 5 (3.31%) MCSD
10 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) CISA
11 1 (0.66%) GCIA
11 1 (0.66%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (31.13%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.58%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.64%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.97%) XenApp
6 5 (3.31%) vSphere
7 4 (2.65%) NFS
8 3 (1.99%) qmail
8 3 (1.99%) Postfix
8 3 (1.99%) Varnish
8 3 (1.99%) XenServer
8 3 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) SCCM
2 4 (2.65%) Puppet
3 3 (1.99%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.99%) Ansible
3 3 (1.99%) systemd
4 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (32.45%) Microsoft
2 41 (27.15%) VMware
3 14 (9.27%) Cisco
4 12 (7.95%) Citrix
5 9 (5.96%) Oracle
6 6 (3.97%) Fidessa
6 6 (3.97%) Reuters
6 6 (3.97%) Bloomberg
7 5 (3.31%) NetApp
7 5 (3.31%) Pega
7 5 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.65%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.99%) HP
9 3 (1.99%) Dell
10 2 (1.32%) Symantec
11 1 (0.66%) McAfee
11 1 (0.66%) Convergys
11 1 (0.66%) BT
11 1 (0.66%) OpenText
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newcastle High School for Girls
Salary: From £21,960 to £31,371 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Casmaco Limited
Salary: Competitive depending on experience, knowledge and skills
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago