Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 173 164 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.24% 13.60% 15.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.99% 67.21% 69.21%
Number of salaries quoted 158 157 196
North East median annual salary £30,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.15% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,750 £43,280 £46,500
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 309 244 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.28% 20.23% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 264 226 277
North East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £20,769 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £43,250 £49,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -20 122 £32,500 +8.33% 28
Durham +9 47 £22,500 -35.71% 11
Northumberland +2 1 £42,500 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (41.62%) Microsoft
2 70 (40.46%) Active Directory
3 67 (38.73%) Windows Server
4 47 (27.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (24.86%) SQL
6 40 (23.12%) ITIL
7 39 (22.54%) Linux
8 37 (21.39%) VMware
9 35 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
10 34 (19.65%) Microsoft Office
11 33 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (19.08%) Office 365
12 31 (17.92%) SQL Server
13 24 (13.87%) JavaScript
13 24 (13.87%) Windows 10
14 23 (13.29%) DevOps
14 23 (13.29%) Windows 7
14 23 (13.29%) PowerShell
14 23 (13.29%) Hyper-V
14 23 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (12.14%) Firewall
15 21 (12.14%) Degree
15 21 (12.14%) .NET
15 21 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (11.56%) C#
16 20 (11.56%) Cisco
16 20 (11.56%) WAN
16 20 (11.56%) LAN
17 19 (10.98%) DNS
18 18 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008

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 (9.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.94%) IIS
3 6 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.31%) nginx
6 2 (1.16%) Apache
6 2 (1.16%) Confluence
6 2 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.58%) Site Server
7 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (19.65%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 47 (27.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (19.08%) Office 365
4 8 (4.62%) G Suite
5 5 (2.89%) SaaS
6 4 (2.31%) PaaS
6 4 (2.31%) Trello
7 3 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.73%) GitHub
8 2 (1.16%) IaaS
8 2 (1.16%) NuGet
9 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.14%) Firewall
2 20 (11.56%) LAN
2 20 (11.56%) WAN
3 19 (10.98%) DNS
4 16 (9.25%) SAN
4 16 (9.25%) SMS
5 13 (7.51%) DHCP
6 12 (6.94%) SSL
6 12 (6.94%) VoIP
7 9 (5.20%) VPN
8 8 (4.62%) TCP/IP
8 8 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.89%) Skype
9 5 (2.89%) Value-Added Service
10 3 (1.73%) NAS
10 3 (1.73%) SMTP
10 3 (1.73%) VLAN
10 3 (1.73%) WLAN
11 2 (1.16%) Internet
11 2 (1.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.78%) MySQL
4 9 (5.20%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.16%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.16%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Git (software)
1 16 (9.25%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.36%) TeamCity
3 10 (5.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (3.47%) CocoaPods
6 5 (2.89%) Maven
6 5 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.31%) JIRA
7 4 (2.31%) Moq
7 4 (2.31%) NSubstitute
7 4 (2.31%) NUnit
7 4 (2.31%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.73%) Ant
8 3 (1.73%) Selenium
9 2 (1.16%) JMeter
9 2 (1.16%) JUnit
9 2 (1.16%) Subversion
9 2 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 9 (5.20%) Advertising
1 9 (5.20%) Marketing
2 8 (4.62%) Finance
3 7 (4.05%) Back Office
3 7 (4.05%) Retail
3 7 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.89%) Games
5 3 (1.73%) Automotive
5 3 (1.73%) Law
5 3 (1.73%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (18.50%) Analyst
2 22 (12.72%) Service Analyst
2 22 (12.72%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.67%) Developer
6 13 (7.51%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.20%) IT Manager
7 9 (5.20%) Junior
7 9 (5.20%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (4.62%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.62%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (4.05%) Consultant
9 7 (4.05%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (2.89%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Administrator
11 5 (2.89%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.14%) .NET
2 17 (9.83%) HTML
2 17 (9.83%) Web Services
3 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET
3 13 (7.51%) CSS
4 12 (6.94%) HTML5
5 10 (5.78%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.20%) Node.js
7 8 (4.62%) CherryPy
8 7 (4.05%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.05%) JSON
8 7 (4.05%) WPF
9 6 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.47%) Entity Framework
9 6 (3.47%) SOAP
9 6 (3.47%) XML
10 5 (2.89%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.89%) WCF
11 4 (2.31%) jQuery
11 4 (2.31%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.36%) User Experience
3 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.31%) Clustering
5 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.31%) Online Games
6 3 (1.73%) CUDA
6 3 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.73%) Replication
7 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) iPad
7 2 (1.16%) iPhone
7 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 67 (38.73%) Windows Server
2 39 (22.54%) Linux
3 24 (13.87%) Windows 10
4 23 (13.29%) Windows 7
5 21 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (9.83%) Android
7 17 (9.83%) Apple iOS
8 10 (5.78%) Unix
9 8 (4.62%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.31%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.12%) ITIL
2 33 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (13.29%) DevOps
3 23 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (9.25%) Software Engineering
5 14 (8.09%) ERP
6 12 (6.94%) Service Management
7 11 (6.36%) CRM
7 11 (6.36%) MVC
8 10 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.20%) Business Transformation
9 9 (5.20%) ITSM
9 9 (5.20%) Line Management
9 9 (5.20%) Web Development
10 8 (4.62%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (4.62%) Performance Management
11 7 (4.05%) Scrum
11 7 (4.05%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.86%) SQL
2 24 (13.87%) JavaScript
3 23 (13.29%) PowerShell
4 20 (11.56%) C#
5 16 (9.25%) PHP
6 14 (8.09%) Java
7 9 (5.20%) Python
8 6 (3.47%) Apple Swift
8 6 (3.47%) C++
9 4 (2.31%) C
9 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.31%) VBA
10 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.73%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.73%) R
11 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (12.14%) Degree
2 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.62%) CCNA
3 8 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.47%) MCP
6 4 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.31%) MCSA
7 3 (1.73%) MCSE
8 2 (1.16%) CCNP
8 2 (1.16%) CISSP
8 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.16%) MCITP
8 2 (1.16%) MCTS
9 1 (0.58%) ISEB
9 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) SLA
2 7 (4.05%) GDPR
3 6 (3.47%) QA
4 5 (2.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.73%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.16%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.58%) GCP
8 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 70 (40.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.29%) Hyper-V
3 15 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.89%) Docker
5 4 (2.31%) vSphere
6 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.73%) XenApp
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) SCCM
2 8 (4.62%) HAProxy
3 7 (4.05%) Puppet
3 7 (4.05%) Terraform
4 4 (2.31%) Ansible
4 4 (2.31%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.31%) Nagios
5 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.73%) SCOM
5 3 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.16%) QRadar
6 2 (1.16%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.58%) Nessus
7 1 (0.58%) Packer
7 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (41.62%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.39%) VMware
3 20 (11.56%) Cisco
4 13 (7.51%) Citrix
4 13 (7.51%) Oracle
5 11 (6.36%) SAP
6 10 (5.78%) Google
6 10 (5.78%) Symantec
7 6 (3.47%) Sun
8 5 (2.89%) Dell
8 5 (2.89%) Juniper
8 5 (2.89%) Mitel
8 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.31%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.31%) Avaya
9 4 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.31%) Meraki
9 4 (2.31%) Workday
9 4 (2.31%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.73%) Splunk