Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 200 169 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.67% 16.46% 10.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.68% 56.90% 56.47%
Number of salaries quoted 190 147 91
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £21,225 £20,740 £19,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £51,250
North East median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -7.14%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 279 297 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.65% 28.92% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 255 230 140
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,325 £51,375
North East median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% -4.55% +1.54%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Windows in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 149 £32,500 - 40
Sunderland +9 21 £23,500 -1.05% 5
Gateshead -6 12 £35,000 +20.69% 4
North Shields - 6 £30,000 - 2
Jarrow +1 5 £21,329 +2.05%
South Shields - 2 £31,500 - 1
Windows
North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows.

1 95 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 83 (41.50%) Windows Server
3 79 (39.50%) Active Directory
4 73 (36.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (34.00%) VMware
6 56 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 51 (25.50%) SQL
7 51 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (25.00%) Office 365
9 49 (24.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 49 (24.50%) Hyper-V
10 46 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (22.50%) SQL Server
12 44 (22.00%) ITIL
13 40 (20.00%) Linux
13 40 (20.00%) SAN
13 40 (20.00%) DNS
14 37 (18.50%) DHCP
15 35 (17.50%) JavaScript
15 35 (17.50%) Firewall
16 34 (17.00%) SharePoint
17 33 (16.50%) Cisco
17 33 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
20 29 (14.50%) .NET
21 27 (13.50%) Citrix
21 27 (13.50%) PowerShell
22 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
23 24 (12.00%) Oracle

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 56 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 34 (17.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.50%) nginx
4 10 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.00%) IIS
5 8 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.50%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.50%) Apache
8 5 (2.50%) iPlanet
8 5 (2.50%) JBoss
8 5 (2.50%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.00%) Confluence
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (8.00%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.50%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.00%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.50%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.00%) Office 365
2 49 (24.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.50%) IaaS
6 4 (2.00%) PaaS
7 3 (1.50%) SaaS
8 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.50%) Datadog
9 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.00%) DNS
1 40 (20.00%) SAN
2 37 (18.50%) DHCP
3 35 (17.50%) Firewall
4 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.50%) WAN
6 20 (10.00%) SMTP
7 17 (8.50%) LAN
8 16 (8.00%) VoIP
9 15 (7.50%) VLAN
10 13 (6.50%) SSL
11 11 (5.50%) IPFIX
11 11 (5.50%) SNMP
11 11 (5.50%) VPN
11 11 (5.50%) WLAN
12 10 (5.00%) NAS
13 8 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (3.50%) Skype
14 7 (3.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (9.00%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.50%) MySQL
6 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (8.00%) Automotive
2 7 (3.50%) Advertising
3 5 (2.50%) Finance
4 2 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (19.00%) Analyst
2 24 (12.00%) Developer
2 24 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (9.00%) Service Analyst
3 18 (9.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (8.50%) Software Developer
5 14 (7.00%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 14 (7.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Applications Support
8 11 (5.50%) Project Engineer
9 10 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (5.00%) Consultant
9 10 (5.00%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.50%) IT Engineer
10 9 (4.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.50%) .NET
2 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (8.50%) CSS
3 17 (8.50%) HTML
4 16 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 16 (8.00%) HTML5
4 16 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
4 16 (8.00%) React
4 16 (8.00%) WPF
5 13 (6.50%) CherryPy
5 13 (6.50%) Node.js
6 10 (5.00%) Web Services
7 9 (4.50%) WAP
8 7 (3.50%) JNI
9 5 (2.50%) J2EE
9 5 (2.50%) LDAP
9 5 (2.50%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.50%) Middleware
10 3 (1.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.00%) Clustering
2 16 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.50%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.00%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.50%) Replication
7 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.00%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.00%) iSeries
10 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.50%) CESG
10 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.50%) Fintech
10 1 (0.50%) PKI
10 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Tandem
10 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (41.50%) Windows Server
2 73 (36.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (20.00%) Linux
5 17 (8.50%) Apple iOS
6 16 (8.00%) Android
6 16 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 16 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 14 (7.00%) Unix
8 10 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.50%) AIX
9 5 (2.50%) HPUX
9 5 (2.50%) Solaris
9 5 (2.50%) SUSE
10 4 (2.00%) CentOS
10 4 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.00%) ITIL
2 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (10.50%) DevOps
4 18 (9.00%) Unit Testing
5 17 (8.50%) MVC
5 17 (8.50%) User Stories
6 16 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.00%) CRM
6 16 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 16 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.00%) SOLID
7 14 (7.00%) Web Development
8 13 (6.50%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.00%) Patch Management
10 9 (4.50%) ERP
10 9 (4.50%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.50%) Scrum
10 9 (4.50%) Software Architecture
11 8 (4.00%) B2C
11 8 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.50%) SQL
2 35 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.50%) PowerShell
4 17 (8.50%) C#
4 17 (8.50%) Java
5 16 (8.00%) VBA
6 14 (7.00%) C++
7 9 (4.50%) Python
8 7 (3.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 6 (3.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.50%) Perl
10 5 (2.50%) PHP
11 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.50%) C
12 3 (1.50%) RPG
12 3 (1.50%) Ruby
12 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.00%) C-shell
13 2 (1.00%) Korn
13 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.00%) Degree
2 20 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (7.50%) CCNA
5 9 (4.50%) MCSA
5 9 (4.50%) MCSE
6 7 (3.50%) A+ Certification
6 7 (3.50%) CCNP
6 7 (3.50%) OCA
6 7 (3.50%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.50%) CCENT
8 5 (2.50%) MCP
8 5 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.00%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.00%) ISEB
11 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) COBIT
2 1 (0.50%) GDPR
2 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 79 (39.50%) Active Directory
2 49 (24.50%) Hyper-V
3 46 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.50%) XenApp
5 9 (4.50%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.50%) KVM
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.00%) Samba
8 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.50%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.50%) Docker
9 1 (0.50%) Firmware
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (7.50%) Backup Exec
3 13 (6.50%) HAProxy
4 9 (4.50%) WSUS
5 6 (3.00%) SCCM
6 5 (2.50%) OpenView
7 4 (2.00%) Nagios
8 3 (1.50%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.00%) Opsview
9 2 (1.00%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.50%) Ansible
10 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.50%) Packer
10 1 (0.50%) Puppet
10 1 (0.50%) SCOM
10 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 68 (34.00%) VMware
3 33 (16.50%) Cisco
4 27 (13.50%) Citrix
5 24 (12.00%) Oracle
6 16 (8.00%) Xamarin
7 15 (7.50%) Veritas
8 12 (6.00%) HP
9 10 (5.00%) IBM
9 10 (5.00%) Symantec
10 9 (4.50%) Red Hat
11 8 (4.00%) Cognos
12 7 (3.50%) arcserve
12 7 (3.50%) CA
12 7 (3.50%) Sophos
12 7 (3.50%) Veeam
13 6 (3.00%) SAP
13 6 (3.00%) Sun
14 5 (2.50%) F5
14 5 (2.50%) Opsware