Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 245 209 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.05% 15.70% 9.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.81% 59.38% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 237 187 127
North East median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -4.92% -18.67%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £46,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +2.56%

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 378 352 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.67% 26.45% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 338 286 220
North East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £20,675 £21,250 £19,975
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £50,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 February 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 19 February 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 -4 196 £32,500 +12.07% 42
Durham +2 41 £21,500 -31.20% 12
Northumberland - 2 £37,250 - 1
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 127 (51.84%) Microsoft
2 102 (41.63%) Windows Server
3 96 (39.18%) Active Directory
4 76 (31.02%) VMware
5 75 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (24.49%) SQL
6 60 (24.49%) ITIL
7 59 (24.08%) Office 365
7 59 (24.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 57 (23.27%) MS Exchange
9 54 (22.04%) Hyper-V
10 53 (21.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (21.22%) SQL Server
12 48 (19.59%) Linux
13 45 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (17.96%) DNS
15 43 (17.55%) SAN
16 42 (17.14%) Cisco
16 42 (17.14%) Firewall
17 41 (16.73%) DHCP
18 39 (15.92%) Microsoft Office
18 39 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
19 37 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (14.69%) JavaScript
21 33 (13.47%) PowerShell
22 32 (13.06%) SharePoint
22 32 (13.06%) WAN
23 30 (12.24%) Citrix
23 30 (12.24%) Degree
24 29 (11.84%) Cisco Certification

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 57 (23.27%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.06%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.71%) nginx
4 13 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.45%) Confluence
7 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.45%) IIS
7 6 (2.45%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.04%) Apache
8 5 (2.04%) iPlanet
8 5 (2.04%) JBoss
8 5 (2.04%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.04%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (15.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (6.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (6.53%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.41%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 59 (24.08%) Office 365
2 39 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.86%) G Suite
4 7 (2.86%) IaaS
5 6 (2.45%) PaaS
6 5 (2.04%) SaaS
7 3 (1.22%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.41%) Datadog
9 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.96%) DNS
2 43 (17.55%) SAN
3 42 (17.14%) Firewall
4 41 (16.73%) DHCP
5 32 (13.06%) WAN
6 28 (11.43%) TCP/IP
7 27 (11.02%) LAN
8 24 (9.80%) VoIP
9 20 (8.16%) SMTP
10 19 (7.76%) VPN
11 18 (7.35%) VLAN
12 14 (5.71%) SMS
12 14 (5.71%) SSL
13 12 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (4.90%) WLAN
14 11 (4.49%) IPFIX
14 11 (4.49%) NAS
14 11 (4.49%) SNMP
15 10 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (7.76%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.12%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.67%) MySQL
6 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.82%) Big Data
10 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.41%) OLAP
11 1 (0.41%) Power BI
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.27%) JIRA
3 6 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.04%) Selenium
5 4 (1.63%) Appium
5 4 (1.63%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.63%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.63%) JMeter
5 4 (1.63%) JUnit
5 4 (1.63%) Maven
5 4 (1.63%) TestNG
6 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Moq
7 1 (0.41%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.41%) NuGet
7 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.41%) RIATest
General
1 17 (6.94%) Automotive
2 7 (2.86%) Advertising
2 7 (2.86%) Finance
3 4 (1.63%) Retail
3 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.22%) Law
5 2 (0.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (15.92%) Analyst
2 26 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (9.39%) Developer
4 21 (8.57%) Service Analyst
4 21 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (6.94%) Software Developer
5 17 (6.94%) Support Engineer
6 15 (6.12%) Technical Support
7 14 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (5.31%) Consultant
9 12 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (4.49%) Administrator
10 11 (4.49%) Project Engineer
10 11 (4.49%) Team Leader
11 10 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (4.08%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.84%) .NET
2 19 (7.76%) ASP.NET
2 19 (7.76%) HTML
3 18 (7.35%) AngularJS
3 18 (7.35%) CSS
4 17 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (6.94%) HTML5
4 17 (6.94%) React
4 17 (6.94%) WPF
5 16 (6.53%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (5.71%) CherryPy
6 14 (5.71%) Node.js
7 10 (4.08%) Web Services
8 9 (3.67%) WAP
9 5 (2.04%) J2EE
9 5 (2.04%) LDAP
9 5 (2.04%) Software Packaging
10 4 (1.63%) RESTful
10 4 (1.63%) WCF
10 4 (1.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.35%) Clustering
2 16 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.45%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.04%) Replication
7 3 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.22%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.41%) CESG
9 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Tandem
9 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (41.63%) Windows Server
2 75 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 53 (21.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (19.59%) Linux
5 24 (9.80%) Windows 10
6 18 (7.35%) Apple iOS
6 18 (7.35%) Windows XP
7 17 (6.94%) Android
8 15 (6.12%) Windows 7
9 14 (5.71%) Unix
10 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.04%) AIX
11 5 (2.04%) HPUX
11 5 (2.04%) Solaris
11 5 (2.04%) SUSE
12 4 (1.63%) CentOS
12 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.49%) ITIL
2 37 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.61%) CRM
4 24 (9.80%) DevOps
5 21 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (7.76%) Software Engineering
6 19 (7.76%) Unit Testing
7 18 (7.35%) User Stories
8 17 (6.94%) MVC
9 16 (6.53%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (6.53%) SOLID
10 15 (6.12%) Web Development
11 12 (4.90%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.49%) ERP
13 10 (4.08%) Patch Management
13 10 (4.08%) Scrum
13 10 (4.08%) Test Automation
14 9 (3.67%) Change Control
14 9 (3.67%) Incident Management
14 9 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.49%) SQL
2 36 (14.69%) JavaScript
3 33 (13.47%) PowerShell
4 16 (6.53%) VBA
5 15 (6.12%) C#
5 15 (6.12%) Java
6 10 (4.08%) C++
7 8 (3.27%) Python
8 6 (2.45%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.04%) Perl
9 5 (2.04%) PHP
10 3 (1.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (1.22%) Ruby
10 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.82%) C
11 2 (0.82%) C-shell
11 2 (0.82%) Korn
11 2 (0.82%) RPG
11 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.41%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 30 (12.24%) Degree
2 29 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.76%) CCNA
5 13 (5.31%) MCSA
6 12 (4.90%) A+ Certification
7 10 (4.08%) CCENT
7 10 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (3.67%) MCP
8 9 (3.67%) MCSE
9 7 (2.86%) CCNP
9 7 (2.86%) OCA
9 7 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.63%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.63%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.22%) MCITP
12 3 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.41%) COBIT
2 1 (0.41%) GDPR
2 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 96 (39.18%) Active Directory
2 54 (22.04%) Hyper-V
3 45 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.31%) XenApp
5 9 (3.67%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.04%) KVM
6 5 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.82%) Samba
8 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.82%) vSphere
8 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) Docker
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 14 (5.71%) HAProxy
4 9 (3.67%) WSUS
5 7 (2.86%) SCCM
6 5 (2.04%) Nagios
6 5 (2.04%) OpenView
7 4 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.63%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.82%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.41%) Ansible
9 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.41%) Packer
9 1 (0.41%) Puppet
9 1 (0.41%) SCOM
9 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 127 (51.84%) Microsoft
2 76 (31.02%) VMware
3 42 (17.14%) Cisco
4 30 (12.24%) Citrix
5 23 (9.39%) Oracle
6 17 (6.94%) Xamarin
7 15 (6.12%) Veritas
8 13 (5.31%) Symantec
9 12 (4.90%) Google
10 10 (4.08%) HP
11 9 (3.67%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.67%) SAP
12 7 (2.86%) arcserve
12 7 (2.86%) CA
12 7 (2.86%) Cognos
12 7 (2.86%) IBM
12 7 (2.86%) Sophos
12 7 (2.86%) Veeam
13 6 (2.45%) Sun
13 6 (2.45%) Workday