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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.28% 9.37% 11.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.59% 38.02% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 51
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
205 121 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.83% 24.64% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 160 112 109
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +3 69 £33,500 +15.51% 23
Sunderland -1 4 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Gateshead -16 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 48 (35.04%) C#
2 41 (29.93%) Linux
3 39 (28.47%) .NET
3 39 (28.47%) SQL Server
3 39 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.74%) SQL
5 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
6 36 (26.28%) ITIL
6 36 (26.28%) VMware
7 35 (25.55%) ASP.NET
8 30 (21.90%) MS Excel
9 28 (20.44%) Active Directory
9 28 (20.44%) MVC
10 27 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (17.52%) Cisco
12 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
12 23 (16.79%) Hyper-V
12 23 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (16.06%) UNIX
14 21 (15.33%) WinForms
14 21 (15.33%) Scrum
14 21 (15.33%) TDD
15 20 (14.60%) Computer Science
15 20 (14.60%) WPF
15 20 (14.60%) MS Exchange
16 19 (13.87%) Java
17 18 (13.14%) CSS
17 18 (13.14%) NUnit
17 18 (13.14%) Continuous Integration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 20 (14.60%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.38%) IIS
7 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.73%) WordPress
9 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.73%) Apache
9 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.46%) Line 50
4 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.41%) DHCP
1 17 (12.41%) DNS
1 17 (12.41%) SAN
1 17 (12.41%) Firewall
2 12 (8.76%) Internet
3 11 (8.03%) WAN
3 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.03%) LAN
4 9 (6.57%) NAS
5 8 (5.84%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.46%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.73%) PBX
8 1 (0.73%) VoIP
8 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.92%) MySQL
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.14%) NUnit
2 15 (10.95%) MSTest
2 15 (10.95%) Rhino Mocks
2 15 (10.95%) Moq
3 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.84%) Selenium
5 5 (3.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.65%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.65%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (2.19%) InstallShield
6 3 (2.19%) Firebug
6 3 (2.19%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.46%) Subversion
8 1 (0.73%) Hudson
8 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Games
3 7 (5.11%) Multimedia
3 7 (5.11%) German Language
4 6 (4.38%) Italian Language
4 6 (4.38%) Retail
4 6 (4.38%) French Language
5 4 (2.92%) Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.19%) Electronics
6 3 (2.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Developer
2 27 (19.71%) Analyst
3 23 (16.79%) .NET Developer
4 19 (13.87%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.68%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.49%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.76%) Junior
8 10 (7.30%) Graduate
8 10 (7.30%) Junior Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.57%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (5.84%) UI Developer
10 8 (5.84%) UI Programmer
11 7 (5.11%) ICT Manager
11 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support
12 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.47%) .NET
2 35 (25.55%) ASP.NET
3 23 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (15.33%) WinForms
5 20 (14.60%) WPF
6 18 (13.14%) CSS
7 17 (12.41%) HTML
8 16 (11.68%) .NET Framework
8 16 (11.68%) Castle Windsor
8 16 (11.68%) WCF
8 16 (11.68%) Spring.NET
9 15 (10.95%) Ninject
9 15 (10.95%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (8.76%) HTML5
11 11 (8.03%) CSS3
12 6 (4.38%) OpenGL
12 6 (4.38%) Web Services
13 5 (3.65%) jQuery
14 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.95%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.11%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (4.38%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.38%) CUDA
7 5 (3.65%) Social Network
7 5 (3.65%) Smartcard
7 5 (3.65%) PACS
8 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.92%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (2.92%) User Experience
9 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.19%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (2.19%) DTV
10 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.46%) AS400
11 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.93%) Linux
2 22 (16.06%) UNIX
2 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (12.41%) Windows 7
4 14 (10.22%) Windows XP
5 11 (8.03%) Android
6 9 (6.57%) Apple iOS
7 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.84%) Windows Phone
8 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.65%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.92%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.46%) Debian
11 2 (1.46%) Solaris
12 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.73%) CentOS
12 1 (0.73%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.28%) ITIL
3 28 (20.44%) MVC
4 21 (15.33%) TDD
4 21 (15.33%) Scrum
5 18 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.68%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (10.95%) Kanban
7 15 (10.95%) MVVM
7 15 (10.95%) Web Application Development
8 13 (9.49%) Project Management
9 12 (8.76%) OO
10 9 (6.57%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.57%) Multithreading
11 8 (5.84%) Business Continuity
11 8 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.11%) Service Management
12 7 (5.11%) Change Management
12 7 (5.11%) Web Development
12 7 (5.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.04%) C#
2 38 (27.74%) SQL
3 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.87%) Java
5 11 (8.03%) VB
6 10 (7.30%) Ruby
7 9 (6.57%) Perl
8 8 (5.84%) C++
9 7 (5.11%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.38%) PHP
11 5 (3.65%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.92%) VBScript
13 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.73%) COBOL
13 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.73%) Python
13 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Degree
2 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.38%) MCDST
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.92%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.92%) CCNA
7 3 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.19%) PhD
8 2 (1.46%) MCTS
8 2 (1.46%) MCP
9 1 (0.73%) MCSE
9 1 (0.73%) MCSA
9 1 (0.73%) CIMA
9 1 (0.73%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) DICOM
3 4 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 28 (20.44%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.79%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.30%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.84%) NFS
6 4 (2.92%) vSphere
6 4 (2.92%) XenApp
7 3 (2.19%) XenServer
8 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.73%) Firmware
9 1 (0.73%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) WSUS
1 5 (3.65%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.28%) VMware
3 24 (17.52%) Cisco
4 17 (12.41%) Citrix
5 9 (6.57%) HP
6 8 (5.84%) Symantec
7 7 (5.11%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.11%) Oracle
8 5 (3.65%) SAP
8 5 (3.65%) Apple
8 5 (3.65%) Facebook
8 5 (3.65%) Twitter
9 4 (2.92%) Dell
10 3 (2.19%) NetApp
11 2 (1.46%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.46%) Sage
11 2 (1.46%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.73%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.73%) Remedy
12 1 (0.73%) Perforce
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