Period
to 26 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 12 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 185 235 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.81% 15.59% 12.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.98% 65.64% 60.44%
Number of salaries quoted 162 210 198
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -6.61%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,925 £23,085
90th Percentile £45,000 £46,025 £51,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 257 358 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.97% 23.76% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 220 313 270
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,700 £21,925
90th Percentile £51,754 £47,400 £50,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the North East

Windows
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in the North East.

Salary trend for Windows in the North East

Windows
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in the North East over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in the North East

Windows
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North East region over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 127 £32,750 -6.43% 12
Durham -3 42 £35,000 +13.77%
Northumberland -7 2 £27,500 +27.91%
Teesside - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 82 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 68 (36.76%) Active Directory
3 58 (31.35%) Windows Server
4 46 (24.86%) VMware
5 45 (24.32%) SQL
5 45 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (23.24%) ITIL
7 42 (22.70%) Office 365
8 39 (21.08%) SQL Server
8 39 (21.08%) Microsoft Office
9 38 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (19.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (18.38%) Degree
12 32 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (16.76%) .NET
14 30 (16.22%) MS Exchange
15 29 (15.68%) C#
16 28 (15.14%) Oracle
17 27 (14.59%) Linux
17 27 (14.59%) DNS
18 26 (14.05%) Hyper-V
19 25 (13.51%) Cisco
20 23 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (12.43%) Firewall
21 22 (11.89%) SAN
21 22 (11.89%) Windows XP
21 22 (11.89%) C++
21 22 (11.89%) Java
22 20 (10.81%) SharePoint
22 20 (10.81%) DHCP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.49%) IIS
5 7 (3.78%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.24%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.70%) nginx
8 4 (2.16%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.62%) Apache
9 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.62%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.62%) JBoss
9 3 (1.62%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.62%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 39 (21.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.08%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.62%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.08%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (22.70%) Office 365
2 36 (19.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) G Suite
4 2 (1.08%) IaaS
4 2 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.59%) DNS
2 23 (12.43%) Firewall
3 22 (11.89%) SAN
4 20 (10.81%) DHCP
5 15 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.49%) WAN
6 12 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (5.41%) Internet
7 10 (5.41%) LAN
8 8 (4.32%) SMTP
9 7 (3.78%) Skype
9 7 (3.78%) VoIP
10 6 (3.24%) Network Security
10 6 (3.24%) SNMP
11 5 (2.70%) IPFIX
11 5 (2.70%) SSL
11 5 (2.70%) VLAN
11 5 (2.70%) VPN
12 4 (2.16%) SMS
12 4 (2.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.24%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.08%) Big Data
6 2 (1.08%) MySQL
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.08%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.54%) GIS
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.86%) JIRA
3 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.54%) Toad
4 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (4.86%) Finance
2 4 (2.16%) Automotive
2 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.62%) Electronics
3 3 (1.62%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Advertising
4 2 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (23.78%) Analyst
2 26 (14.05%) Service Analyst
3 24 (12.97%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (7.03%) Developer
5 12 (6.49%) Applications Support
6 11 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.41%) DevOps Specialist
7 10 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Trainee
8 8 (4.32%) Administrator
8 8 (4.32%) IT Analyst
8 8 (4.32%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (4.32%) Team Leader
9 7 (3.78%) C++ Developer
9 7 (3.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Consultant
9 7 (3.78%) IT Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.76%) .NET
2 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET
2 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (7.57%) XML
3 11 (5.95%) HTML
4 7 (3.78%) JNI
4 7 (3.78%) Node.js
5 6 (3.24%) Middleware
5 6 (3.24%) Web Services
6 5 (2.70%) CherryPy
6 5 (2.70%) CSS
6 5 (2.70%) HTML5
6 5 (2.70%) SOAP
6 5 (2.70%) STL
7 4 (2.16%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (2.16%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (2.16%) React
7 4 (2.16%) WPF
8 3 (1.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.86%) Clustering
5 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.16%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.16%) Life Science
7 3 (1.62%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.62%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.08%) Fintech
8 2 (1.08%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.08%) iSeries
8 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) CESG
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (31.35%) Windows Server
2 45 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (14.59%) Linux
5 22 (11.89%) Windows XP
6 18 (9.73%) Windows 10
7 16 (8.65%) Unix
8 8 (4.32%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.78%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.24%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.70%) Android
12 4 (2.16%) AIX
12 4 (2.16%) Solaris
13 3 (1.62%) HPUX
13 3 (1.62%) SUSE
14 2 (1.08%) CentOS
14 2 (1.08%) Debian
14 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.24%) ITIL
2 23 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (10.27%) DevOps
4 17 (9.19%) Software Engineering
5 14 (7.57%) MVC
6 13 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (7.03%) ERP
7 11 (5.95%) B2C
7 11 (5.95%) Software Architecture
8 10 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (4.86%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.32%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.32%) Mathematics
10 8 (4.32%) Migration
10 8 (4.32%) OO
10 8 (4.32%) Service Management
11 7 (3.78%) SDLC
11 7 (3.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.32%) SQL
2 29 (15.68%) C#
3 22 (11.89%) C++
3 22 (11.89%) Java
4 18 (9.73%) PowerShell
5 15 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.11%) VB
6 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.41%) Python
7 10 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.41%) VB6
8 7 (3.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 6 (3.24%) PHP
10 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.16%) C
10 4 (2.16%) Perl
10 4 (2.16%) VBA
11 3 (1.62%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.08%) Korn
12 2 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (18.38%) Degree
2 15 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.03%) A+ Certification
4 10 (5.41%) CCENT
4 10 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.78%) MCP
6 7 (3.78%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.78%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.24%) MCSA
8 5 (2.70%) CCNA
8 5 (2.70%) HND
8 5 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.70%) MCSE
9 4 (2.16%) CCNP
10 3 (1.62%) OCA
10 3 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.54%) COBIT
3 1 (0.54%) GDPR
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 68 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.05%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.78%) XenApp
5 5 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.16%) vSphere
7 3 (1.62%) KVM
7 3 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.08%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.08%) Firmware
8 2 (1.08%) Samba
9 1 (0.54%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.54%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (4.32%) Opsview
3 6 (3.24%) SCCM
4 5 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 5 (2.70%) Nagios
5 3 (1.62%) OpenView
6 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.08%) Linux-HA
6 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.08%) Puppet
6 2 (1.08%) SCOM
6 2 (1.08%) WSUS
6 2 (1.08%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 82 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 46 (24.86%) VMware
3 28 (15.14%) Oracle
4 25 (13.51%) Cisco
5 13 (7.03%) Citrix
6 11 (5.95%) SAP
7 10 (5.41%) Splunk
8 8 (4.32%) HP
8 8 (4.32%) IBM
8 8 (4.32%) Workday
9 7 (3.78%) Sun
10 6 (3.24%) Cognos
11 5 (2.70%) AppDynamics
11 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.16%) Lotus
12 4 (2.16%) Xamarin
13 3 (1.62%) F5
13 3 (1.62%) Google
13 3 (1.62%) Opsware
13 3 (1.62%) PlateSpin