Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 9 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 132 201 176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 12.89% 15.88% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.53% 66.78% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 117 119 163
Median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,700 £20,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,300 £49,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 182 301 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.77% 23.78% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 162 198 266
Median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.22% +5.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,925 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the North East.

Salary trend for Windows in the North East

Windows
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the North East over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +3 96 £32,500 -11.56% 14
Durham -4 32 £33,000 +5.60% 9
Northumberland -2 4 £35,000 +0.72%
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 (49.24%) Active Directory
2 58 (43.94%) Windows Server
3 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 38 (28.79%) Azure
5 35 (26.52%) VMware
6 34 (25.76%) Office 365
7 31 (23.48%) Windows 10
8 26 (19.70%) Linux
9 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (18.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
11 23 (17.42%) AWS
11 23 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (15.91%) Firewall
12 21 (15.91%) ITIL
13 20 (15.15%) MS Exchange
13 20 (15.15%) SQL
13 20 (15.15%) SLA
14 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
15 18 (13.64%) Citrix
15 18 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (13.64%) CCNA
15 18 (13.64%) Windows 7
16 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
17 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (12.12%) Windows 8
18 15 (11.36%) DevOps
18 15 (11.36%) Mentoring
18 15 (11.36%) Problem-Solving

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 20 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.03%) Apache
3 4 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.79%) Azure
2 34 (25.76%) Office 365
3 23 (17.42%) AWS
4 9 (6.82%) SaaS
5 6 (4.55%) IaaS
6 5 (3.79%) GCP
6 5 (3.79%) PaaS
7 2 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.76%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.76%) Serverless
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) Firewall
2 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.09%) VPN
4 10 (7.58%) LAN
5 8 (6.06%) DNS
5 8 (6.06%) SSL
6 7 (5.30%) DHCP
6 7 (5.30%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.55%) SAN
8 5 (3.79%) Network Security
8 5 (3.79%) WAN
9 4 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.03%) VoIP
10 2 (1.52%) FTP
10 2 (1.52%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.52%) VLAN
10 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.76%) IPsec
11 1 (0.76%) PSTN
11 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) Power BI
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.79%) Metasploit
3 3 (2.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.76%) C++Builder
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.03%) Local Government
3 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.52%) Front Office
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (16.67%) Analyst
2 16 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (9.85%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.85%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 12 (9.09%) Administrator
4 12 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 12 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Consultant
5 9 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.55%) SCCM Administrator
9 5 (3.79%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) HTML
1 6 (4.55%) XML
2 5 (3.79%) CSS
3 4 (3.03%) XML Messaging
4 3 (2.27%) .NET
4 3 (2.27%) CherryPy
4 3 (2.27%) HTML5
4 3 (2.27%) Node.js
4 3 (2.27%) WinForms
5 2 (1.52%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.52%) jQuery
5 2 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.76%) Web Services
6 1 (0.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.79%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.79%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.52%) CCTV
5 2 (1.52%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.52%) Clustering
5 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.52%) Life Science
5 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Handset
6 1 (0.76%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.94%) Windows Server
2 31 (23.48%) Windows 10
3 26 (19.70%) Linux
4 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 18 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 16 (12.12%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.79%) Kali Linux
10 4 (3.03%) Android
10 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.03%) Debian
10 4 (3.03%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.03%) Unix
11 2 (1.52%) CentOS
11 2 (1.52%) VMS
12 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (15.91%) ITIL
3 15 (11.36%) DevOps
3 15 (11.36%) Mentoring
3 15 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (6.82%) Server Management
7 8 (6.06%) Data Management
7 8 (6.06%) Project Management
7 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.30%) Quality Management
8 7 (5.30%) SIEM
8 7 (5.30%) Wealth Management
9 6 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
9 6 (4.55%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) SQL
2 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.30%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.30%) Python
4 3 (2.27%) PHP
5 2 (1.52%) C
5 2 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) CCNA
1 18 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.33%) MCSE
4 8 (6.06%) CCNP
4 8 (6.06%) Degree
4 8 (6.06%) MCSA
5 5 (3.79%) CCSA
5 5 (3.79%) CCSE
5 5 (3.79%) CCSP
5 5 (3.79%) JNCIA
5 5 (3.79%) JNCIS
5 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.76%) GDPR
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (49.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.30%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (5.30%) vSphere
5 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.52%) Docker
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.76%) IAG
9 1 (0.76%) NFS
9 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.76%) XenApp
9 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) SCCM
2 7 (5.30%) Terraform
3 6 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.55%) Puppet
4 5 (3.79%) Nessus
5 3 (2.27%) Nagios
5 3 (2.27%) SCOM
6 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.76%) Ansible
7 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) CASB
7 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.76%) Packer
7 1 (0.76%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 35 (26.52%) VMware
3 18 (13.64%) Citrix
4 12 (9.09%) Cisco
5 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.79%) Fortinet
5 5 (3.79%) Juniper
5 5 (3.79%) Palo Alto
5 5 (3.79%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.03%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.52%) Apple
7 2 (1.52%) Capita
7 2 (1.52%) Dell
7 2 (1.52%) HP
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle
7 2 (1.52%) Samsung
7 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.76%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) SAP