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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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 188 151 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 12.89% 12.97% 16.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.30% 44.81% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 184 127 112
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,150 £21,250
25th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £23,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £34,000 £32,750
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.82% -6.43%
75th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £41,688
90th Percentile £55,525 £66,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%

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 297 337 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.37% 28.95% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 280 291 153
10th Percentile £23,313 £24,500 £22,025
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -11.33%
75th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the North East.

Salary trend for Windows in the North East

Windows
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the North East over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -8 83 £40,000 +9.59% 31
Cleveland - 59 £40,000 -
Durham -5 42 £35,000 +27.27% 16
Northumberland -7 3 £36,000 +5.88% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 124 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 101 (53.72%) Azure
3 98 (52.13%) ITIL
4 88 (46.81%) Windows Server
5 70 (37.23%) Degree
6 69 (36.70%) Computer Science
7 63 (33.51%) Active Directory
8 59 (31.38%) Linux
9 56 (29.79%) SQL
10 55 (29.26%) Microsoft 365
11 52 (27.66%) Mathematics
12 51 (27.13%) SQL Server
13 49 (26.06%) Migration
13 49 (26.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 46 (24.47%) Performance Tuning
15 40 (21.28%) Oracle
16 39 (20.74%) DevOps
16 39 (20.74%) Social Skills
17 38 (20.21%) Proactive Monitoring
17 38 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
17 38 (20.21%) PowerShell
18 37 (19.68%) Incident Management
19 36 (19.15%) LAN
20 34 (18.09%) Unix
20 34 (18.09%) SolarWinds
21 32 (17.02%) VMware
22 30 (15.96%) Firewall
23 29 (15.43%) CI/CD
24 28 (14.89%) Azure DevOps
25 26 (13.83%) Collaborative Working

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 21 (11.17%) Apache
2 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.06%) Confluence
4 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (11.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (53.72%) Azure
2 55 (29.26%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (14.89%) Azure DevOps
4 24 (12.77%) GitHub
5 23 (12.23%) AWS
6 21 (11.17%) Apigee
6 21 (11.17%) GitHub Actions
7 13 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (3.72%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.13%) Nutanix
9 4 (2.13%) SaaS
10 3 (1.60%) OneDrive
11 2 (1.06%) Azure Monitor
11 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.53%) IaaS
12 1 (0.53%) PaaS
12 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.15%) LAN
2 30 (15.96%) Firewall
3 26 (13.83%) DHCP
3 26 (13.83%) DNS
4 16 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 15 (7.98%) WAN
6 7 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (3.19%) VPN
8 5 (2.66%) Unified Communications
8 5 (2.66%) WLAN
9 3 (1.60%) BGP
9 3 (1.60%) IPv4
9 3 (1.60%) IPv6
9 3 (1.60%) VLAN
9 3 (1.60%) VoIP
9 3 (1.60%) Wireless
10 2 (1.06%) Internet
10 2 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.45%) MySQL
2 14 (7.45%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (7.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 14 (7.45%) Oracle9i Database
2 14 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (12.23%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.60%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 39 (20.74%) Social Skills
2 9 (4.79%) Finance
3 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.72%) Organisational Skills
5 6 (3.19%) Law
5 6 (3.19%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (18.09%) Analyst
2 25 (13.30%) DBA
3 24 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (12.23%) Support Engineer
5 21 (11.17%) Unix Scripter
6 20 (10.64%) Administrator
7 17 (9.04%) IT Support
8 14 (7.45%) Oracle DBA
8 14 (7.45%) Service Analyst
8 14 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (7.45%) Systems Analyst
9 13 (6.91%) IT Administrator
9 13 (6.91%) IT Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Senior IT Administrator
10 12 (6.38%) Applications Support
10 12 (6.38%) Desktop Support
11 11 (5.85%) SQL DBA
11 11 (5.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 11 (5.85%) Unix Support
12 10 (5.32%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.17%) Kafka
2 13 (6.91%) .NET
3 2 (1.06%) XML
3 2 (1.06%) XSLT
4 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
4 1 (0.53%) CSS3
4 1 (0.53%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) HTML5
4 1 (0.53%) Node.js
4 1 (0.53%) React
4 1 (0.53%) WCF
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.23%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.91%) Replication
3 7 (3.72%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.60%) CMDB
5 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.60%) User Experience
6 2 (1.06%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.53%) Anti-Spyware
7 1 (0.53%) CCTV
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.53%) Tandem
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 88 (46.81%) Windows Server
2 59 (31.38%) Linux
3 34 (18.09%) Unix
4 21 (11.17%) AIX
4 21 (11.17%) Windows 10
5 17 (9.04%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (7.45%) Solaris
6 14 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.79%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.06%) Android
12 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (52.13%) ITIL
2 69 (36.70%) Computer Science
3 52 (27.66%) Mathematics
4 49 (26.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 49 (26.06%) Migration
5 46 (24.47%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (20.74%) DevOps
7 38 (20.21%) Proactive Monitoring
8 37 (19.68%) Incident Management
9 29 (15.43%) CI/CD
10 26 (13.83%) Collaborative Working
11 24 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (11.70%) Containerisation
13 21 (11.17%) CRM
14 19 (10.11%) Service Delivery
15 16 (8.51%) Configuration Management
15 16 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (7.98%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (7.98%) Problem Management
17 13 (6.91%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.79%) SQL
2 38 (20.21%) PowerShell
3 26 (13.83%) Bash
4 21 (11.17%) SAPscript
5 14 (7.45%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.38%) C#
7 11 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.13%) Python
10 2 (1.06%) Java
10 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (37.23%) Degree
2 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.79%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.19%) CCNA
5 6 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.60%) CCNP
6 3 (1.60%) HND
7 2 (1.06%) HNC
7 2 (1.06%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.04%) SLA
2 16 (8.51%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.66%) QA
5 2 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 63 (33.51%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.77%) Docker
4 21 (11.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (10.11%) Hyper-V
6 11 (5.85%) vSphere
7 10 (5.32%) XenApp
8 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (13.83%) Kubernetes
2 24 (12.77%) Ansible
3 13 (6.91%) SCSM
3 13 (6.91%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (6.91%) WSUS
4 8 (4.26%) Terraform
5 7 (3.72%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.19%) SCCM
7 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.60%) Packer
8 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.53%) SCOM
9 1 (0.53%) VxRail
Vendors
1 124 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (21.28%) Oracle
3 34 (18.09%) SolarWinds
4 32 (17.02%) VMware
5 21 (11.17%) SAP
6 14 (7.45%) Citrix
6 14 (7.45%) Sun
7 7 (3.72%) Veritas
8 6 (3.19%) Cisco
9 3 (1.60%) Meraki
9 3 (1.60%) Mitel
9 3 (1.60%) Snow
9 3 (1.60%) Veeam
10 2 (1.06%) Google
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe
11 1 (0.53%) Apple
11 1 (0.53%) Commvault
11 1 (0.53%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.53%) Wyse
11 1 (0.53%) Zerto