Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 230 240 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.81% 16.08% 10.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.91% 62.34% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 215 209 165
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,820 £20,950
90th Percentile £45,300 £46,000 £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 329 385 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.05% 25.79% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 296 311 252
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% +8.06%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +4 190 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Durham -23 27 £25,000 -18.73% 5
Northumberland -9 2 £27,500 +27.91%
Teesside - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 105 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 89 (38.70%) Active Directory
3 81 (35.22%) Windows Server
4 74 (32.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (29.57%) VMware
6 61 (26.52%) SQL
7 56 (24.35%) Office 365
8 54 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (21.74%) MS Exchange
10 49 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (20.87%) ITIL
12 47 (20.43%) SQL Server
13 45 (19.57%) Linux
14 43 (18.70%) Hyper-V
15 39 (16.96%) Microsoft Office
16 38 (16.52%) Cisco
17 37 (16.09%) DNS
18 36 (15.65%) SAN
19 34 (14.78%) SharePoint
19 34 (14.78%) Firewall
20 33 (14.35%) DHCP
20 33 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
20 33 (14.35%) Degree
21 32 (13.91%) Oracle
22 31 (13.48%) JavaScript
23 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
24 27 (11.74%) .NET
24 27 (11.74%) TCP/IP
24 27 (11.74%) Citrix

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 50 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.78%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.65%) nginx
5 12 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.91%) IIS
7 8 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.48%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.04%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.17%) Apache
10 5 (2.17%) iPlanet
10 5 (2.17%) JBoss
10 5 (2.17%) MQSeries
10 5 (2.17%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.17%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (1.74%) Confluence
12 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (16.96%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (4.78%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.30%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.87%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 56 (24.35%) Office 365
2 50 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.61%) IaaS
6 5 (2.17%) SaaS
7 4 (1.74%) PaaS
8 2 (0.87%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.09%) DNS
2 36 (15.65%) SAN
3 34 (14.78%) Firewall
4 33 (14.35%) DHCP
5 27 (11.74%) TCP/IP
6 23 (10.00%) WAN
7 20 (8.70%) LAN
8 19 (8.26%) SMTP
9 17 (7.39%) VoIP
10 14 (6.09%) SSL
11 13 (5.65%) VLAN
12 12 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (4.78%) IPFIX
13 11 (4.78%) SNMP
14 10 (4.35%) WLAN
15 9 (3.91%) NAS
16 8 (3.48%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (3.04%) Internet
17 7 (3.04%) Skype
17 7 (3.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.74%) MySQL
6 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.87%) Big Data
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.87%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.43%) GIS
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (4.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.35%) JIRA
3 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.87%) Appium
4 2 (0.87%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.87%) JMeter
4 2 (0.87%) JUnit
4 2 (0.87%) Maven
4 2 (0.87%) Selenium
4 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.87%) TestNG
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.43%) Toad
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (6.52%) Automotive
2 7 (3.04%) Finance
3 6 (2.61%) Advertising
4 5 (2.17%) Retail
5 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (21.74%) Analyst
2 27 (11.74%) Service Analyst
3 26 (11.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (9.13%) Developer
5 19 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.65%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (5.22%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.78%) Administrator
8 11 (4.78%) IT Engineer
8 11 (4.78%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.78%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.35%) Consultant
9 10 (4.35%) Project Engineer
9 10 (4.35%) Team Leader
9 10 (4.35%) Technical Support
9 10 (4.35%) Trainee
10 9 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.48%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.74%) .NET
2 21 (9.13%) HTML
3 17 (7.39%) CSS
4 16 (6.96%) HTML5
5 14 (6.09%) Node.js
5 14 (6.09%) XML
6 13 (5.65%) CherryPy
6 13 (5.65%) Web Services
7 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET
8 11 (4.78%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (4.78%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (4.78%) React
8 11 (4.78%) WPF
9 8 (3.48%) WAP
10 7 (3.04%) JNI
11 6 (2.61%) Middleware
12 5 (2.17%) J2EE
12 5 (2.17%) SOAP
13 4 (1.74%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.26%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.39%) Clustering
3 12 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.61%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.17%) Replication
7 4 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.30%) Life Science
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.87%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) iSeries
10 1 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.43%) CESG
10 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (35.22%) Windows Server
2 74 (32.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 54 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (19.57%) Linux
5 21 (9.13%) Windows XP
6 20 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 15 (6.52%) Unix
8 14 (6.09%) Apple iOS
9 12 (5.22%) Android
10 8 (3.48%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.61%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.17%) AIX
13 5 (2.17%) HPUX
13 5 (2.17%) Solaris
13 5 (2.17%) SUSE
14 3 (1.30%) CentOS
14 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.87%) ITIL
2 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 19 (8.26%) DevOps
5 16 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (6.09%) B2C
6 14 (6.09%) ERP
6 14 (6.09%) Software Architecture
6 14 (6.09%) Unit Testing
7 13 (5.65%) User Stories
8 12 (5.22%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (4.78%) CRM
9 11 (4.78%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (4.78%) Mathematics
9 11 (4.78%) MVC
9 11 (4.78%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.78%) SOLID
10 9 (3.91%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.52%) SQL
2 31 (13.48%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.74%) PowerShell
4 24 (10.43%) Java
5 21 (9.13%) C++
6 20 (8.70%) C#
7 14 (6.09%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.22%) Python
9 11 (4.78%) VBA
10 8 (3.48%) PHP
11 7 (3.04%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.17%) C
13 5 (2.17%) Perl
13 5 (2.17%) VB
14 3 (1.30%) Ruby
15 2 (0.87%) C-shell
15 2 (0.87%) Korn
15 2 (0.87%) RPG
Qualifications
1 33 (14.35%) Degree
2 21 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.22%) A+ Certification
5 11 (4.78%) CCNA
6 10 (4.35%) CCENT
6 10 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (3.48%) MCSA
8 7 (3.04%) MCSE
8 7 (3.04%) OCA
8 7 (3.04%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.61%) MCP
9 6 (2.61%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.74%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.74%) CCNP
11 4 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.13%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 89 (38.70%) Active Directory
2 49 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (18.70%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.09%) XenApp
5 8 (3.48%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.17%) KVM
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.87%) Firmware
8 2 (0.87%) Samba
8 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.43%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.43%) Docker
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (5.65%) HAProxy
3 11 (4.78%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.48%) Opsview
4 8 (3.48%) WSUS
5 6 (2.61%) Nagios
5 6 (2.61%) SCCM
6 5 (2.17%) OpenView
7 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.87%) SCOM
7 2 (0.87%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.87%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.43%) Ansible
8 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.43%) Packer
8 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.43%) SCSM
8 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 105 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 68 (29.57%) VMware
3 38 (16.52%) Cisco
4 32 (13.91%) Oracle
5 27 (11.74%) Citrix
6 13 (5.65%) HP
6 13 (5.65%) Veritas
7 11 (4.78%) SAP
7 11 (4.78%) Xamarin
8 10 (4.35%) IBM
9 9 (3.91%) Splunk
9 9 (3.91%) Symantec
10 8 (3.48%) Cognos
10 8 (3.48%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.48%) Sun
10 8 (3.48%) Workday
11 6 (2.61%) arcserve
11 6 (2.61%) CA
11 6 (2.61%) Sophos
11 6 (2.61%) Veeam