Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 155 186 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.06% 16.36% 16.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.31% 72.37% 65.67%
Number of salaries quoted 139 165 213
North East median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £20,800 £19,250 £21,400
90th Percentile £64,450 £45,000 £46,000
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 257 257 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.33% 22.60% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 220 221 311
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £55,000 £47,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -17 103 £37,500 +15.38% 41
Durham +16 49 £26,500 -10.92% 11
Northumberland +11 1 - - 4
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 72 (46.45%) Windows Server
2 59 (38.06%) Linux
3 58 (37.42%) Microsoft
4 56 (36.13%) Active Directory
5 48 (30.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (27.74%) VMware
7 40 (25.81%) Office 365
8 36 (23.23%) Amazon AWS
9 34 (21.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (21.94%) SQL
10 31 (20.00%) DevOps
11 29 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 27 (17.42%) Hyper-V
14 25 (16.13%) Windows 10
15 24 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (13.55%) ITIL
18 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
18 20 (12.90%) JavaScript
18 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (12.26%) PowerShell
19 19 (12.26%) Service Management
19 19 (12.26%) Citrix
19 19 (12.26%) LAN
19 19 (12.26%) WAN
20 18 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (10.97%) MS Exchange
21 17 (10.97%) HTML

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 17 (10.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.16%) IIS
2 8 (5.16%) nginx
2 8 (5.16%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.94%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.29%) Apache
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.29%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.29%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.65%) Site Server
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (7.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 48 (30.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (25.81%) Office 365
3 36 (23.23%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.16%) SaaS
5 6 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.23%) NuGet
7 4 (2.58%) GitHub
8 2 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.29%) G Suite
8 2 (1.29%) PaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.65%) Datadog
9 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.65%) Route 53
9 1 (0.65%) Trello
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.26%) LAN
1 19 (12.26%) WAN
2 16 (10.32%) DNS
3 13 (8.39%) Firewall
4 12 (7.74%) SSL
5 10 (6.45%) DHCP
6 9 (5.81%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.52%) Skype
7 7 (4.52%) SMS
8 6 (3.87%) SAN
9 5 (3.23%) VoIP
9 5 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.58%) Internet
10 4 (2.58%) VPN
11 2 (1.29%) Value-Added Service
12 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.65%) MPLS
12 1 (0.65%) Network Security
12 1 (0.65%) VLAN
12 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.32%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.23%) MySQL
5 5 (3.23%) RavenDB
6 3 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.65%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (7.74%) TeamCity
2 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.10%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (3.23%) Subversion
4 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.29%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.29%) JIRA
5 2 (1.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.65%) Moq
6 1 (0.65%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.65%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.58%) Automotive
2 4 (2.58%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Games
3 3 (1.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (20.65%) Analyst
2 28 (18.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (12.90%) Service Analyst
4 20 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (12.26%) IT Support
5 19 (12.26%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.68%) IT Engineer
6 15 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.39%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Infrastructure Support
9 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
9 10 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Server Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Server Support
9 10 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.81%) Senior IT Support
10 9 (5.81%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.97%) HTML
2 15 (9.68%) .NET
3 14 (9.03%) Web Services
4 13 (8.39%) CSS
5 11 (7.10%) HTML5
5 11 (7.10%) Node.js
6 9 (5.81%) CherryPy
7 8 (5.16%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.52%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.52%) Angular 2
8 7 (4.52%) JSON
9 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.58%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.58%) OpenGL
12 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (1.94%) CSS3
12 3 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (1.94%) jQuery
12 3 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.58%) CUDA
4 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.94%) Online Games
4 3 (1.94%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.94%) Replication
5 2 (1.29%) Clustering
5 2 (1.29%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.29%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.29%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.29%) Tandem
5 2 (1.29%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.65%) Blog
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (46.45%) Windows Server
2 59 (38.06%) Linux
3 34 (21.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (16.13%) Windows 10
6 16 (10.32%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.74%) Android
7 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.10%) Apple iOS
8 11 (7.10%) Mac OS X
8 11 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.16%) Unix
10 5 (3.23%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.94%) CentOS
13 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.65%) Debian
14 1 (0.65%) VME
14 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.00%) DevOps
3 28 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (13.55%) ITIL
6 19 (12.26%) Service Management
7 14 (9.03%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.39%) ERP
8 13 (8.39%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.74%) Analytics
9 12 (7.74%) Coaching
10 11 (7.10%) Change Management
10 11 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.10%) Server Management
11 9 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.81%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (5.81%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.16%) Scrum
13 7 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.94%) SQL
2 20 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.26%) PowerShell
4 14 (9.03%) C#
5 12 (7.74%) PHP
6 11 (7.10%) Python
7 10 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.81%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.16%) C++
10 7 (4.52%) C
10 7 (4.52%) Java
11 4 (2.58%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.58%) R
12 3 (1.94%) Perl
13 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.29%) Ruby
13 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.29%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.65%) VB
14 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.16%) MCSE
3 7 (4.52%) Degree
4 5 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (3.23%) MCP
5 4 (2.58%) MCSA
5 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.94%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.29%) CCNA
7 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.29%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCDST
8 1 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) GDPR
1 9 (5.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 56 (36.13%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.42%) Hyper-V
3 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.81%) Docker
5 3 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.94%) XenApp
5 3 (1.94%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.94%) XenServer
6 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.65%) KVM
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) Puppet
2 9 (5.81%) SCCM
3 8 (5.16%) Nagios
3 8 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.52%) Ansible
4 7 (4.52%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.87%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.23%) Packer
6 5 (3.23%) Terraform
7 3 (1.94%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.29%) Icinga
8 2 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.29%) SCOM
8 2 (1.29%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (37.42%) Microsoft
2 43 (27.74%) VMware
3 19 (12.26%) Citrix
4 16 (10.32%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.39%) HP
6 11 (7.10%) Cisco
7 10 (6.45%) Oracle
8 7 (4.52%) SAP
9 6 (3.87%) Google
10 5 (3.23%) Dell
10 5 (3.23%) Sun
10 5 (3.23%) Veeam
11 4 (2.58%) Workday
12 3 (1.94%) Juniper
12 3 (1.94%) New Relic
12 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.29%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.29%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.29%) Mitel
13 2 (1.29%) SolarWinds