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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / North East
Rank 10 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 90 83 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.26% 13.01% 14.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.83% 67.48% 63.13%
Number of salaries quoted 85 71 82
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 141 123 160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.35% 19.28% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 130 103 135
Median salary £30,000 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +0.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 78 £29,000 -17.14% 16
Durham +2 9 £30,000 -4.00% 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 120 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 102 (48.11%) Microsoft
3 101 (47.64%) VMware
4 72 (33.96%) Windows Server
5 55 (25.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (24.53%) Hyper-V
6 52 (24.53%) DNS
7 50 (23.58%) ITIL
8 47 (22.17%) DHCP
9 46 (21.70%) MS Office
9 46 (21.70%) SQL
10 41 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (18.40%) MS Excel
12 38 (17.92%) SQL Server
13 37 (17.45%) MS Exchange
14 36 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (15.09%) CCNA
15 32 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
16 31 (14.62%) MCP
17 28 (13.21%) Citrix
18 27 (12.74%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (12.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 26 (12.26%) Firewall
19 26 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (12.26%) Office 365
20 25 (11.79%) CCNP
20 25 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (11.79%) Linux
21 24 (11.32%) SLA

Windows
Top Related 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 37 (17.45%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.60%) IIS
4 12 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.77%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.30%) Apache
6 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.94%) Captiva
8 2 (0.94%) Documentum
8 2 (0.94%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 46 (21.70%) MS Office
2 39 (18.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) Abaqus
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Maximo
2 2 (0.94%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.94%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.26%) Office 365
3 6 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.83%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (2.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (2.36%) PaaS
4 5 (2.36%) Route 53
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.94%) IaaS
6 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (24.53%) DNS
2 47 (22.17%) DHCP
3 26 (12.26%) Firewall
4 18 (8.49%) SAN
4 18 (8.49%) TCP/IP
5 17 (8.02%) VLAN
6 12 (5.66%) SMTP
7 10 (4.72%) DMZ
8 7 (3.30%) Skype
8 7 (3.30%) VPN
9 6 (2.83%) LAN
9 6 (2.83%) WAN
10 4 (1.89%) VoIP
11 3 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.94%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.94%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.94%) WinSCP
13 1 (0.47%) Wireless
13 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (5.66%) MySQL
7 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.89%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.94%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.47%) MS Access
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.42%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.47%) git-flow
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (4.72%) Finance
2 4 (1.89%) Back Office
2 4 (1.89%) Banking
2 4 (1.89%) Law
2 4 (1.89%) Military
2 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) French Language
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (18.40%) Analyst
2 29 (13.68%) Support Analyst
3 28 (13.21%) IT Engineer
3 28 (13.21%) Support Engineer
4 27 (12.74%) IT Support
5 24 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) Applications Support
7 15 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (7.08%) Developer
8 14 (6.60%) IT Analyst
9 12 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (5.66%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
10 11 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (5.19%) Service Analyst
10 11 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.72%) Technical Support
11 10 (4.72%) Wintel Engineer
12 9 (4.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.49%) Web Services
2 17 (8.02%) .NET
3 9 (4.25%) Spring
4 8 (3.77%) CSS
4 8 (3.77%) HTML
5 7 (3.30%) XML
6 6 (2.83%) LAMP
6 6 (2.83%) WAP
7 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.89%) JSP
8 4 (1.89%) ODBC
8 4 (1.89%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.42%) CSS3
9 3 (1.42%) GWT
9 3 (1.42%) HTML5
9 3 (1.42%) Vaadin
10 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.94%) SAP Business Workflow
10 2 (0.94%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.94%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.08%) Clustering
2 15 (7.08%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.30%) Replication
5 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.89%) iPhone
7 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.42%) PKI
7 3 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.94%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) Tandem
8 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.47%) AS400
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
9 1 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (33.96%) Windows Server
2 55 (25.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (11.79%) Linux
4 25 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (10.38%) Windows XP
6 17 (8.02%) Windows 7
7 14 (6.60%) Unix
8 8 (3.77%) CentOS
8 8 (3.77%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.36%) Android
9 5 (2.36%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.42%) Solaris
10 3 (1.42%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.94%) AIX
11 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.94%) Debian
11 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.58%) ITIL
2 17 (8.02%) Incident Management
3 16 (7.55%) DevOps
4 15 (7.08%) Presales
5 13 (6.13%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (5.66%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 11 (5.19%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 9 (4.25%) ETL
8 9 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.30%) Analytics
10 7 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.30%) Data Management
10 7 (3.30%) MVC
10 7 (3.30%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (3.30%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (3.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.70%) SQL
2 19 (8.96%) Java
3 11 (5.19%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.77%) C#
5 7 (3.30%) PHP
6 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.42%) VB
7 3 (1.42%) VB6
8 2 (0.94%) ABAP
8 2 (0.94%) C++
8 2 (0.94%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.94%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.47%) C
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
9 1 (0.47%) Python
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (15.09%) CCNA
1 32 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (14.62%) MCP
3 27 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (12.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (11.79%) CCNP
5 20 (9.43%) Degree
6 17 (8.02%) MCSE
7 12 (5.66%) MCSA
7 12 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.42%) HND
9 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.42%) MCITP
9 3 (1.42%) MOS
10 2 (0.94%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.94%) MCDST
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 52 (24.53%) Hyper-V
3 36 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.30%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.30%) XenApp
5 5 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.89%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.89%) vSphere
7 2 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.47%) Docker
8 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.47%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (6.13%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.83%) Puppet
3 5 (2.36%) SCOM
4 4 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.42%) SCCM
6 2 (0.94%) Ansible
6 2 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.94%) Linux-HA
6 2 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.94%) WSUS
7 1 (0.47%) cPanel
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.47%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 102 (48.11%) Microsoft
2 101 (47.64%) VMware
3 28 (13.21%) Citrix
4 19 (8.96%) Cisco
5 17 (8.02%) HP
6 14 (6.60%) Oracle
7 12 (5.66%) Sophos
7 12 (5.66%) Symantec
8 10 (4.72%) Dell
9 5 (2.36%) Apple
9 5 (2.36%) arcserve
9 5 (2.36%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (2.36%) IBM
10 3 (1.42%) EMC
10 3 (1.42%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.94%) Adobe
11 2 (0.94%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.94%) Intel
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