Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 197 247 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.77% 15.75% 15.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.78% 68.99% 57.98%
Number of salaries quoted 151 235 183
North East median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,250 £20,580
90th Percentile £66,250 £45,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

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 295 358 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.11% 22.83% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 228 325 286
North East median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% -4.55%
10th Percentile £22,200 £20,813 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,900 £45,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -7 147 £35,000 +7.69% 28
Durham +11 45 £35,000 +62.79% 11
Northumberland +10 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 107 (54.31%) Windows Server
2 95 (48.22%) Microsoft
3 89 (45.18%) Active Directory
4 85 (43.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 65 (32.99%) Linux
6 58 (29.44%) ITIL
6 58 (29.44%) Office 365
7 57 (28.93%) VMware
8 48 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
10 43 (21.83%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (20.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (19.80%) Windows 10
14 38 (19.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 33 (16.75%) PowerShell
16 32 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (16.24%) SQL
16 32 (16.24%) SLA
17 30 (15.23%) MCSA
18 29 (14.72%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (14.21%) SQL Server
19 28 (14.21%) MS Exchange
19 28 (14.21%) Hyper-V
20 26 (13.20%) Mentoring
20 26 (13.20%) Citrix
20 26 (13.20%) Software Engineering
21 25 (12.69%) MCSE
21 25 (12.69%) Service Management

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 28 (14.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.61%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.58%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.55%) CMS
4 7 (3.55%) nginx
5 4 (2.03%) IIS
6 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.52%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.02%) Site Server
7 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (14.72%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 85 (43.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (29.44%) Office 365
3 43 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (8.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.03%) PaaS
6 4 (2.03%) SaaS
7 3 (1.52%) NuGet
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.02%) Serverless
9 1 (0.51%) Akamai
9 1 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.51%) Datadog
9 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.66%) LAN
1 21 (10.66%) SAN
2 20 (10.15%) DNS
3 17 (8.63%) DHCP
4 16 (8.12%) WAN
5 15 (7.61%) Skype
6 7 (3.55%) Firewall
6 7 (3.55%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.55%) Wireless
7 6 (3.05%) SSL
8 5 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.54%) VSAN
9 4 (2.03%) VPN
10 3 (1.52%) Internet
10 3 (1.52%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.52%) WLAN
11 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.02%) NAS
11 2 (1.02%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.58%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.03%) MySQL
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.52%) RavenDB
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.54%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.52%) Subversion
6 2 (1.02%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.02%) JIRA
7 1 (0.51%) JMeter
7 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (2.54%) Finance
2 2 (1.02%) Back Office
2 2 (1.02%) Games
2 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.51%) Automotive
3 1 (0.51%) Electronics
3 1 (0.51%) Retail
3 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (21.83%) Analyst
2 35 (17.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (15.23%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.66%) IT Support
5 19 (9.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 19 (9.64%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (8.12%) IT Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Service Analyst
7 15 (7.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (7.11%) Server Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) Server Support
8 14 (7.11%) Server Support Engineer
9 12 (6.09%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 12 (6.09%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.09%) .NET
2 8 (4.06%) CherryPy
2 8 (4.06%) HTML
2 8 (4.06%) Node.js
3 6 (3.05%) Angular 2
3 6 (3.05%) CSS
4 5 (2.54%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.54%) Web Services
5 4 (2.03%) HTML5
6 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.52%) JSON
6 3 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.02%) Middleware
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (1.02%) STL
8 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.51%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.05%) Replication
4 4 (2.03%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.03%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.52%) Clustering
5 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.02%) Tandem
6 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.51%) CMDB
7 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (54.31%) Windows Server
2 65 (32.99%) Linux
3 44 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (19.80%) Windows 10
5 32 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (9.64%) Windows 7
7 16 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.57%) Android
9 9 (4.57%) Mac OS X
10 8 (4.06%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.55%) CentOS
12 5 (2.54%) Unix
13 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.02%) AIX
15 1 (0.51%) VME
15 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.44%) ITIL
2 48 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.83%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (19.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (13.20%) Mentoring
5 26 (13.20%) Software Engineering
6 25 (12.69%) DevOps
6 25 (12.69%) Service Management
7 21 (10.66%) Problem Management
8 20 (10.15%) Coaching
9 18 (9.14%) Analytics
9 18 (9.14%) Project Management
10 16 (8.12%) Computer Science
11 15 (7.61%) Change Management
12 13 (6.60%) Validation
13 12 (6.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (6.09%) OO
13 12 (6.09%) Server Management
13 12 (6.09%) Technical Leadership
14 10 (5.08%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.75%) PowerShell
2 32 (16.24%) SQL
3 21 (10.66%) C++
4 14 (7.11%) C#
4 14 (7.11%) Java
4 14 (7.11%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.09%) C
6 10 (5.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.05%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.05%) PHP
8 4 (2.03%) Python
9 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.52%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.02%) Perl
10 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (20.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (15.23%) MCSA
3 25 (12.69%) MCSE
4 17 (8.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (7.61%) CCNA
5 15 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (6.60%) CompTIA Security+
6 13 (6.60%) MCP
7 11 (5.58%) CISSP
8 8 (4.06%) Degree
9 6 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.03%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.52%) CCNP
11 3 (1.52%) MCITP
12 2 (1.02%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.02%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.02%) MCTS
13 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.24%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) GDPR
3 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) GxP
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 89 (45.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.21%) Hyper-V
3 24 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.54%) Docker
5 5 (2.54%) XenApp
6 3 (1.52%) vSphere
6 3 (1.52%) XenServer
7 2 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.51%) KVM
8 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (8.12%) SCCM
2 8 (4.06%) Nagios
3 6 (3.05%) Puppet
4 5 (2.54%) HAProxy
4 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.54%) SCOM
5 4 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.03%) Packer
5 4 (2.03%) WSUS
6 3 (1.52%) Ansible
6 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.02%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.02%) Icinga
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.51%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.51%) Terraform
8 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 95 (48.22%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.93%) VMware
3 26 (13.20%) Citrix
4 23 (11.68%) Cisco
5 16 (8.12%) HP
5 16 (8.12%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.05%) Meraki
7 5 (2.54%) Veeam
8 4 (2.03%) Dell
8 4 (2.03%) Oracle
9 3 (1.52%) New Relic
9 3 (1.52%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.02%) BMC
10 2 (1.02%) Google
10 2 (1.02%) Mitel
10 2 (1.02%) Samsung
10 2 (1.02%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.02%) Xerox
11 1 (0.51%) CA
11 1 (0.51%) SAP