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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 130 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.31% 16.41% 15.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.79% 69.15% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 70 119 109
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,800 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 188 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.04% 23.74% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 95 170 162
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -12 38 £35,250 +0.71% 15
Durham +5 28 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Northumberland -3 1 - -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 75 (46.30%) Microsoft
1 75 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 65 (40.12%) VMware
2 65 (40.12%) Windows Server
3 47 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (27.78%) DNS
5 41 (25.31%) ITIL
5 41 (25.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (24.69%) SQL
7 37 (22.84%) SQL Server
8 35 (21.60%) DHCP
8 35 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
9 33 (20.37%) Hyper-V
9 33 (20.37%) Firewall
10 32 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
11 31 (19.14%) Linux
11 31 (19.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (18.52%) Citrix
13 29 (17.90%) MS Exchange
14 28 (17.28%) Office 365
15 27 (16.67%) DevOps
16 26 (16.05%) Degree
16 26 (16.05%) Cisco
17 24 (14.81%) TCP/IP
17 24 (14.81%) SAN
18 21 (12.96%) .NET
19 18 (11.11%) SLA
19 18 (11.11%) Presales
20 17 (10.49%) Amazon RDS

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 29 (17.90%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (6.79%) IIS
3 6 (3.70%) Apache
3 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.09%) nginx
5 4 (2.47%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.62%) Captiva
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
7 1 (0.62%) Documentum
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.62%) Liferay
7 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.47%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.62%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (17.28%) Office 365
4 6 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (3.09%) Route 53
6 4 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.85%) PaaS
8 2 (1.23%) G Suite
8 2 (1.23%) SaaS
9 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (27.78%) DNS
2 35 (21.60%) DHCP
3 33 (20.37%) Firewall
4 24 (14.81%) SAN
4 24 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.41%) SMTP
6 10 (6.17%) DMZ
6 10 (6.17%) VLAN
7 9 (5.56%) Internet
8 8 (4.94%) VoIP
9 7 (4.32%) VPN
10 6 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (3.09%) LAN
11 5 (3.09%) SSL
12 4 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (2.47%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.47%) WAN
13 3 (1.85%) Network Security
13 3 (1.85%) Skype
13 3 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.49%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.94%) MySQL
5 6 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.62%) MS Access
9 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) JIRA
2 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.62%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.62%) Subversion
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (6.17%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.47%) Automotive
4 3 (1.85%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (12.35%) Analyst
2 18 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (9.88%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (9.26%) IT Engineer
5 14 (8.64%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) DevOps Specialist
6 13 (8.02%) Service Analyst
7 11 (6.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Administrator
10 8 (4.94%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 8 (4.94%) Project Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.96%) .NET
2 16 (9.88%) Web Services
3 14 (8.64%) HTML
4 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (4.94%) CSS
6 7 (4.32%) Node.js
7 6 (3.70%) HTML5
7 6 (3.70%) WAP
7 6 (3.70%) XML
8 5 (3.09%) CherryPy
8 5 (3.09%) LAMP
8 5 (3.09%) SOAP
9 4 (2.47%) Spring
10 3 (1.85%) MFC
11 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.23%) JSP
11 2 (1.23%) Qt
11 2 (1.23%) Spring MVC
12 1 (0.62%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.02%) Clustering
2 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.94%) Replication
4 7 (4.32%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.09%) Life Science
7 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.23%) Fintech
9 2 (1.23%) iPad
9 2 (1.23%) PKI
10 1 (0.62%) AS400
10 1 (0.62%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.62%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (40.12%) Windows Server
2 41 (25.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (19.14%) Linux
3 31 (19.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.17%) Ubuntu
6 10 (6.17%) Unix
7 9 (5.56%) CentOS
7 9 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.47%) Debian
9 3 (1.85%) Solaris
10 2 (1.23%) Android
10 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.62%) AIX
11 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.31%) ITIL
2 27 (16.67%) DevOps
3 18 (11.11%) Presales
4 15 (9.26%) MVC
5 13 (8.02%) Incident Management
6 12 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 12 (7.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 11 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.17%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.32%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.32%) Migration
10 7 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.70%) Service Management
12 5 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (2.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.69%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) C#
3 13 (8.02%) Java
3 13 (8.02%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.02%) VB
3 13 (8.02%) VB6
4 12 (7.41%) PHP
5 9 (5.56%) C++
6 8 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.94%) Python
7 7 (4.32%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.09%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.23%) C
12 1 (0.62%) ABAP
12 1 (0.62%) Perl
12 1 (0.62%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) Degree
2 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.02%) MCP
4 12 (7.41%) CCNA
4 12 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.56%) CCNP
6 9 (5.56%) MCSE
7 8 (4.94%) HND
7 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.32%) MCSA
8 7 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.23%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.23%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.62%) MCITP
11 1 (0.62%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 75 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 35 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (20.37%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.79%) XenApp
5 8 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.09%) vSphere
8 2 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.62%) Docker
9 1 (0.62%) Firmware
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.62%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.62%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.62%) Xen
9 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (6.79%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.32%) vCenter Server
3 5 (3.09%) HAProxy
3 5 (3.09%) Nagios
3 5 (3.09%) Puppet
3 5 (3.09%) SCCM
4 4 (2.47%) Linux-HA
5 2 (1.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.62%) cPanel
6 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.62%) Opsview
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.62%) SCSM
6 1 (0.62%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 65 (40.12%) VMware
3 30 (18.52%) Citrix
4 26 (16.05%) Cisco
5 13 (8.02%) Oracle
6 11 (6.79%) Sophos
7 10 (6.17%) Symantec
8 9 (5.56%) HP
9 8 (4.94%) Dell
10 5 (3.09%) AppDynamics
10 5 (3.09%) arcserve
10 5 (3.09%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (3.09%) Splunk
11 4 (2.47%) Intel
11 4 (2.47%) Lotus
11 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.85%) Apple
12 3 (1.85%) IBM
12 3 (1.85%) NetApp
12 3 (1.85%) Sun
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 18 days ago
Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 19 days ago
Gateshead
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 19 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Martin & Conley
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago