Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 168 151 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.65% 13.29% 15.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.57% 68.95% 69.25%
Number of salaries quoted 152 137 216
North East median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £20,756 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 297 219 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.83% 19.28% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 255 189 307
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -15 113 £32,500 -7.14% 29
Durham +16 51 £24,500 -30.00% 15
Northumberland +8 1 - -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 65 (38.69%) Microsoft
1 65 (38.69%) Windows Server
2 62 (36.90%) Active Directory
3 59 (35.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (29.17%) Linux
5 44 (26.19%) Office 365
6 42 (25.00%) SQL
7 40 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (22.02%) DevOps
9 34 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
9 34 (20.24%) VMware
10 31 (18.45%) ITIL
11 30 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 30 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (17.26%) Windows 10
13 26 (15.48%) JavaScript
14 24 (14.29%) C#
14 24 (14.29%) Hyper-V
15 23 (13.69%) PowerShell
16 22 (13.10%) PHP
17 21 (12.50%) HTML
17 21 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (11.90%) Git (software)
18 20 (11.90%) Android
18 20 (11.90%) Apple iOS
18 20 (11.90%) DNS
19 19 (11.31%) Web Services
19 19 (11.31%) .NET
19 19 (11.31%) Windows 7

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 13 (7.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.55%) IIS
3 8 (4.76%) nginx
4 6 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.19%) Apache
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.19%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.60%) Site Server
8 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (7.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 59 (35.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (26.19%) Office 365
3 40 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.17%) NuGet
5 6 (3.57%) SaaS
6 4 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.38%) GitHub
7 3 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.79%) PaaS
7 3 (1.79%) Trello
8 2 (1.19%) G Suite
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.60%) IaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Route 53
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.90%) DNS
2 18 (10.71%) Firewall
3 17 (10.12%) LAN
3 17 (10.12%) SSL
3 17 (10.12%) WAN
4 14 (8.33%) SMS
5 11 (6.55%) DHCP
6 10 (5.95%) SAN
6 10 (5.95%) Skype
7 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.76%) VoIP
8 5 (2.98%) Value-Added Service
8 5 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.38%) Internet
9 4 (2.38%) VPN
10 3 (1.79%) SMTP
11 2 (1.19%) NAS
11 2 (1.19%) Network Security
11 2 (1.19%) WLAN
12 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.31%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (4.17%) MySQL
5 7 (4.17%) RavenDB
6 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.19%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 20 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.55%) TeamCity
5 10 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (4.17%) Subversion
6 7 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (3.57%) CocoaPods
8 3 (1.79%) Ant
8 3 (1.79%) Maven
8 3 (1.79%) Moq
8 3 (1.79%) NSubstitute
8 3 (1.79%) NUnit
8 3 (1.79%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.19%) JIRA
9 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 9 (5.36%) Marketing
2 8 (4.76%) Advertising
3 7 (4.17%) Back Office
4 6 (3.57%) Finance
5 5 (2.98%) Automotive
5 5 (2.98%) Games
5 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.38%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (20.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (19.64%) Analyst
3 23 (13.69%) Service Analyst
3 23 (13.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (7.74%) Developer
4 13 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.95%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.36%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 8 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
8 7 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
8 7 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (4.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Operations Manager
8 7 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.50%) HTML
2 19 (11.31%) .NET
2 19 (11.31%) Web Services
3 18 (10.71%) CSS
4 16 (9.52%) HTML5
5 14 (8.33%) Node.js
6 12 (7.14%) CherryPy
6 12 (7.14%) JSON
7 11 (6.55%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.36%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.36%) Angular 2
8 9 (5.36%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.57%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.38%) OpenGL
11 4 (2.38%) REST
11 4 (2.38%) SOAP
11 4 (2.38%) WCF
11 4 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.76%) User Experience
3 6 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.38%) Clustering
4 4 (2.38%) CUDA
4 4 (2.38%) Online Games
5 3 (1.79%) Replication
6 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.19%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.19%) iPad
6 2 (1.19%) iPhone
6 2 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.19%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.19%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (38.69%) Windows Server
2 49 (29.17%) Linux
3 29 (17.26%) Windows 10
4 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (11.90%) Android
5 20 (11.90%) Apple iOS
6 19 (11.31%) Windows 7
6 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (8.33%) Unix
8 13 (7.74%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.38%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.19%) CentOS
12 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.02%) DevOps
2 31 (18.45%) ITIL
3 30 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 14 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (8.33%) Service Management
7 13 (7.74%) ERP
8 11 (6.55%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.36%) Business Transformation
9 9 (5.36%) ITSM
9 9 (5.36%) Scrum
9 9 (5.36%) TDD
10 8 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.17%) Line Management
11 7 (4.17%) MVC
11 7 (4.17%) OO
11 7 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.00%) SQL
2 26 (15.48%) JavaScript
3 24 (14.29%) C#
4 23 (13.69%) PowerShell
5 22 (13.10%) PHP
6 14 (8.33%) Java
7 13 (7.74%) Python
8 11 (6.55%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.57%) Apple Swift
10 6 (3.57%) C++
11 5 (2.98%) C
12 4 (2.38%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.38%) R
13 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.19%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.60%) Perl
14 1 (0.60%) Ruby
14 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (9.52%) Degree
2 9 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.79%) MCSE
5 2 (1.19%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.19%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) MCDST
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) SLA
2 9 (5.36%) GDPR
3 7 (4.17%) QA
4 5 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.79%) GCP
6 3 (1.79%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.19%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 62 (36.90%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 18 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.17%) Docker
5 5 (2.98%) vSphere
6 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.79%) XenApp
7 2 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.19%) XenServer
8 1 (0.60%) KVM
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.60%) Xen
8 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) Puppet
1 12 (7.14%) SCCM
2 11 (6.55%) HAProxy
3 8 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.17%) Ansible
4 7 (4.17%) Terraform
5 5 (2.98%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.38%) Nagios
6 4 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.79%) SCOM
8 2 (1.19%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.19%) QRadar
9 1 (0.60%) Icinga
9 1 (0.60%) Nessus
9 1 (0.60%) Packer
9 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (38.69%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.24%) VMware
3 17 (10.12%) Cisco
4 16 (9.52%) Citrix
5 12 (7.14%) Oracle
6 11 (6.55%) SAP
7 7 (4.17%) Symantec
8 6 (3.57%) Dell
8 6 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.57%) Sun
9 5 (2.98%) Google
9 5 (2.98%) Juniper
9 5 (2.98%) McAfee
10 4 (2.38%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.38%) Avaya
10 4 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.38%) Workday
11 3 (1.79%) New Relic
11 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.79%) Splunk