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

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 18 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 145 161 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.04% 11.38% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.02% 62.89% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 96 144 180
North East median annual salary £35,686 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,750 £19,475
90th Percentile £54,875 £64,000 £49,100
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +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 223 256 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.05% 18.09% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 158 219 236
North East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £20,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 October 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 October 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 +5 81 £37,205 -0.79% 47
Durham +3 62 £24,500 -10.09% 12
Northumberland -1 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 82 (56.55%) Microsoft
2 69 (47.59%) Azure
3 57 (39.31%) ITIL
4 54 (37.24%) Linux
5 48 (33.10%) Active Directory
5 48 (33.10%) Windows Server
6 44 (30.34%) Office 365
7 38 (26.21%) SQL
8 33 (22.76%) Microsoft Office
8 33 (22.76%) PowerShell
9 32 (22.07%) SQL Server
10 31 (21.38%) Windows 10
11 29 (20.00%) VMware
12 26 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 25 (17.24%) Degree
14 24 (16.55%) Computer Science
14 24 (16.55%) Software Engineering
14 24 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (14.48%) Oracle
16 21 (14.48%) Unix
17 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (13.10%) SLA
18 17 (11.72%) LAN
18 17 (11.72%) .NET
18 17 (11.72%) C#
18 17 (11.72%) Windows 7
18 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (11.03%) Azure Active Directory
19 16 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure

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 12 (8.28%) NServiceBus
2 7 (4.83%) IIS
2 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.38%) Apache
5 2 (1.38%) nginx
5 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (22.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (47.59%) Azure
2 44 (30.34%) Office 365
3 16 (11.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (8.97%) AWS
5 6 (4.14%) GCP
6 2 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.38%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.69%) IaaS
7 1 (0.69%) NuGet
7 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.69%) SaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Serverless
7 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) LAN
2 12 (8.28%) DNS
2 12 (8.28%) WAN
3 9 (6.21%) Firewall
4 7 (4.83%) Skype
5 4 (2.76%) SAN
6 3 (2.07%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.07%) DHCP
6 3 (2.07%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.07%) Intranet
6 3 (2.07%) Network Security
6 3 (2.07%) SSH
6 3 (2.07%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.69%) FTP
8 1 (0.69%) Internet
8 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.38%) MySQL
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.07%) CMake
2 3 (2.07%) Subversion
3 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.69%) Gradle
3 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.69%) Maven
3 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (6.90%) Public Sector
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
3 4 (2.76%) Electronics
4 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (34.48%) Analyst
2 19 (13.10%) IT Analyst
3 18 (12.41%) Developer
4 15 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 15 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 14 (9.66%) Administrator
5 14 (9.66%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (9.66%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.97%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.97%) .NET Software Developer
6 13 (8.97%) Angular Developer
6 13 (8.97%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) IT Support
7 12 (8.28%) .NET Software Engineer
7 12 (8.28%) C# Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 12 (8.28%) Senior C# Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 12 (8.28%) Senior Software Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.72%) .NET
2 12 (8.28%) .NET Framework
2 12 (8.28%) Angular 2
3 6 (4.14%) Web Services
4 4 (2.76%) REST
5 3 (2.07%) Node.js
5 3 (2.07%) SOAP
5 3 (2.07%) WPF
6 2 (1.38%) LAMP
6 2 (1.38%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.69%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.69%) CSS
7 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.69%) Flash
7 1 (0.69%) HTML
7 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.38%) CMDB
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.69%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) Clustering
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
5 1 (0.69%) Replication
5 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.69%) User Experience
5 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.24%) Linux
2 48 (33.10%) Windows Server
3 31 (21.38%) Windows 10
4 21 (14.48%) Unix
5 17 (11.72%) Windows 7
6 15 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.21%) AIX
8 9 (6.21%) HPUX
8 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.52%) CentOS
10 4 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.38%) Android
12 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.69%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.31%) ITIL
2 26 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (16.55%) Computer Science
3 24 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (16.55%) Software Engineering
4 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.34%) Coaching
5 15 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (10.34%) Project Management
5 15 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 14 (9.66%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.97%) Problem Management
8 12 (8.28%) Microservices
8 12 (8.28%) Scrum
8 12 (8.28%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.28%) TDD
9 11 (7.59%) DevOps
9 11 (7.59%) Mathematics
10 9 (6.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.21%) SQL
2 33 (22.76%) PowerShell
3 17 (11.72%) C#
4 12 (8.28%) Perl
4 12 (8.28%) Python
4 12 (8.28%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.07%) Java
5 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.38%) C++
6 2 (1.38%) C++/CLI
6 2 (1.38%) Go
6 2 (1.38%) Ruby
6 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.69%) Scala
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (17.24%) Degree
2 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.28%) MCSA
4 10 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (5.52%) MCSE
6 5 (3.45%) CISSP
7 2 (1.38%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.38%) CCNA
7 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.38%) MCDST
8 1 (0.69%) CCNP
8 1 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.10%) SLA
2 11 (7.59%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) MISRA
4 1 (0.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 48 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.45%) vSphere
4 3 (2.07%) Docker
4 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.69%) Firmware
5 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) SCCM
2 11 (7.59%) Puppet
2 11 (7.59%) Terraform
3 8 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.45%) Ansible
5 3 (2.07%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (2.07%) WSUS
6 2 (1.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 82 (56.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.00%) VMware
3 21 (14.48%) Oracle
4 15 (10.34%) Citrix
5 12 (8.28%) Red Hat
5 12 (8.28%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.83%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.07%) Cisco
7 3 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (2.07%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.07%) McAfee
8 1 (0.69%) Apple
8 1 (0.69%) BMC
8 1 (0.69%) Dell
8 1 (0.69%) Fiserv
8 1 (0.69%) Mitel
8 1 (0.69%) SAP
8 1 (0.69%) Symantec
8 1 (0.69%) Veeam
8 1 (0.69%) Workday