Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 226 249 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.61% 16.45% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.40% 63.36% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 210 216 170
North East median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,950 £20,840
90th Percentile £45,050 £46,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 321 393 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.59% 25.96% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 287 319 257
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% +8.06%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,052 £47,100 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +7 185 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Durham -17 28 £25,000 -18.73% 3
Northumberland -9 2 £27,500 +27.91%
Teesside - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 101 (44.69%) Microsoft
2 88 (38.94%) Active Directory
3 77 (34.07%) Windows Server
4 73 (32.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (29.20%) VMware
6 60 (26.55%) SQL
7 54 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (23.45%) Office 365
9 48 (21.24%) ITIL
10 47 (20.80%) MS Exchange
10 47 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 45 (19.91%) Linux
12 45 (19.91%) SQL Server
13 42 (18.58%) Hyper-V
14 39 (17.26%) Microsoft Office
14 39 (17.26%) Cisco
15 36 (15.93%) DNS
16 35 (15.49%) Firewall
17 34 (15.04%) SAN
17 34 (15.04%) SharePoint
18 32 (14.16%) Oracle
18 32 (14.16%) DHCP
19 31 (13.72%) JavaScript
19 31 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
19 31 (13.72%) Degree
20 27 (11.95%) .NET
20 27 (11.95%) TCP/IP
21 26 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (11.06%) Citrix

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 47 (20.80%) MS Exchange
2 34 (15.04%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.75%) nginx
5 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.98%) IIS
7 8 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.54%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.10%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.21%) Apache
9 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.21%) iPlanet
9 5 (2.21%) JBoss
9 5 (2.21%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.21%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.21%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.77%) Confluence
11 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (17.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (4.87%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.88%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.44%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.45%) Office 365
2 46 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.21%) IaaS
6 4 (1.77%) SaaS
7 3 (1.33%) PaaS
8 2 (0.88%) G Suite
8 2 (0.88%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.44%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.93%) DNS
2 35 (15.49%) Firewall
3 34 (15.04%) SAN
4 32 (14.16%) DHCP
5 27 (11.95%) TCP/IP
6 22 (9.73%) WAN
7 19 (8.41%) LAN
8 18 (7.96%) SMTP
9 17 (7.52%) VoIP
10 14 (6.19%) SSL
11 12 (5.31%) VLAN
11 12 (5.31%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (4.87%) WLAN
13 10 (4.42%) IPFIX
13 10 (4.42%) SNMP
14 9 (3.98%) NAS
15 8 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (3.10%) Internet
16 7 (3.10%) Skype
17 6 (2.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.96%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.33%) MySQL
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.88%) Big Data
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.88%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.44%) Power BI
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.98%) JIRA
3 4 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.88%) Appium
4 2 (0.88%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.88%) JMeter
4 2 (0.88%) JUnit
4 2 (0.88%) Maven
4 2 (0.88%) Selenium
4 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.88%) TestNG
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.44%) Toad
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (6.64%) Automotive
2 7 (3.10%) Finance
3 6 (2.65%) Advertising
4 5 (2.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (22.12%) Analyst
2 27 (11.95%) Service Analyst
3 26 (11.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (9.29%) Developer
5 17 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.75%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (5.31%) IT Engineer
7 12 (5.31%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.87%) Consultant
8 11 (4.87%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.87%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (4.42%) Administrator
9 10 (4.42%) Project Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Technical Support
9 10 (4.42%) Trainee
10 9 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.95%) .NET
2 21 (9.29%) HTML
3 17 (7.52%) CSS
4 16 (7.08%) HTML5
5 14 (6.19%) Node.js
5 14 (6.19%) XML
6 13 (5.75%) CherryPy
6 13 (5.75%) Web Services
7 12 (5.31%) ASP.NET
8 11 (4.87%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (4.87%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (4.87%) React
8 11 (4.87%) WPF
9 8 (3.54%) WAP
10 7 (3.10%) JNI
11 6 (2.65%) Middleware
12 5 (2.21%) J2EE
12 5 (2.21%) SOAP
13 4 (1.77%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.52%) Clustering
1 17 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.65%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.21%) Replication
6 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.77%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.33%) Life Science
8 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) iSeries
9 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.44%) CESG
9 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (34.07%) Windows Server
2 73 (32.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 54 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (19.91%) Linux
5 22 (9.73%) Windows XP
6 20 (8.85%) Windows 10
7 15 (6.64%) Unix
8 14 (6.19%) Apple iOS
9 12 (5.31%) Android
10 8 (3.54%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.10%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.65%) AIX
12 6 (2.65%) Solaris
13 5 (2.21%) HPUX
13 5 (2.21%) SUSE
14 3 (1.33%) CentOS
14 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.24%) ITIL
2 26 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.85%) Software Engineering
4 17 (7.52%) DevOps
5 16 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (6.19%) B2C
6 14 (6.19%) ERP
6 14 (6.19%) Software Architecture
6 14 (6.19%) Unit Testing
7 13 (5.75%) User Stories
8 12 (5.31%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (4.87%) CRM
9 11 (4.87%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (4.87%) Mathematics
9 11 (4.87%) MVC
9 11 (4.87%) SOLID
10 10 (4.42%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.98%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.55%) SQL
2 31 (13.72%) JavaScript
3 24 (10.62%) PowerShell
4 23 (10.18%) Java
5 20 (8.85%) C#
5 20 (8.85%) C++
6 14 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.87%) Python
7 11 (4.87%) VBA
8 8 (3.54%) PHP
9 7 (3.10%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 7 (3.10%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.21%) C
10 5 (2.21%) Perl
10 5 (2.21%) VB
11 3 (1.33%) Ruby
12 2 (0.88%) C-shell
12 2 (0.88%) Korn
12 2 (0.88%) RPG
Qualifications
1 31 (13.72%) Degree
2 22 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.75%) A+ Certification
5 12 (5.31%) CCNA
6 10 (4.42%) CCENT
6 10 (4.42%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (3.54%) MCP
7 8 (3.54%) MCSE
8 7 (3.10%) MCSA
8 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.65%) OCA
9 6 (2.65%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.21%) CCNP
10 5 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.77%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 88 (38.94%) Active Directory
2 47 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (18.58%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.75%) XenApp
5 8 (3.54%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.21%) KVM
6 5 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.33%) vSphere
8 2 (0.88%) Firmware
8 2 (0.88%) Samba
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.44%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.44%) Docker
9 1 (0.44%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (8.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (5.75%) HAProxy
3 10 (4.42%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.54%) Opsview
4 8 (3.54%) WSUS
5 6 (2.65%) SCCM
6 5 (2.21%) Nagios
6 5 (2.21%) OpenView
7 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.88%) SCOM
7 2 (0.88%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.44%) Ansible
8 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.44%) Packer
8 1 (0.44%) Puppet
8 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.44%) SCSM
8 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (44.69%) Microsoft
2 66 (29.20%) VMware
3 39 (17.26%) Cisco
4 32 (14.16%) Oracle
5 25 (11.06%) Citrix
6 13 (5.75%) HP
6 13 (5.75%) Veritas
7 11 (4.87%) SAP
7 11 (4.87%) Xamarin
8 10 (4.42%) IBM
9 9 (3.98%) Splunk
9 9 (3.98%) Symantec
10 8 (3.54%) Cognos
10 8 (3.54%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.54%) Sun
10 8 (3.54%) Workday
11 6 (2.65%) arcserve
11 6 (2.65%) CA
11 6 (2.65%) Sophos
11 6 (2.65%) Veeam