Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 17 7
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 165 176 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.27% 11.94% 16.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.35% 60.27% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 89 167 147
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £21,950 £21,250 £21,150
90th Percentile £59,233 £46,100 £42,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.24% +5.83% -3.23%

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 245 292 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.16% 19.81% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 155 263 220
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% +21.74% -11.54%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,233 £58,750 £42,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -7.69%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +9 128 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Gateshead +30 26 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Jarrow 0 5 £40,000 +87.54%
Sunderland -3 4 £48,000 +47.69% 1
Hebburn - 1 £26,500 -
Windows
North East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows.

1 96 (58.18%) Windows Server
2 83 (50.30%) Microsoft
3 80 (48.48%) ITIL
4 79 (47.88%) Active Directory
5 71 (43.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 59 (35.76%) Office 365
7 58 (35.15%) Linux
8 56 (33.94%) SLA
9 51 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
10 49 (29.70%) Problem-Solving
11 44 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 44 (26.67%) PowerShell
12 37 (22.42%) MCSA
13 35 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (20.61%) SQL
15 29 (17.58%) LAN
15 29 (17.58%) WAN
15 29 (17.58%) VMware
15 29 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
17 26 (15.76%) Cisco
17 26 (15.76%) SAN
18 25 (15.15%) Service Delivery
18 25 (15.15%) Windows 10
19 24 (14.55%) Validation
20 23 (13.94%) SharePoint
20 23 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
21 22 (13.33%) Skype for Business
21 22 (13.33%) Project Management
21 22 (13.33%) Skype

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 23 (13.94%) SharePoint
2 22 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 18 (10.91%) CMS
4 14 (8.48%) MS Exchange
5 11 (6.67%) IIS
6 6 (3.64%) Apache
7 2 (1.21%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.61%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.21%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 71 (43.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (35.76%) Office 365
3 23 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (10.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.03%) PaaS
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.21%) SaaS
6 2 (1.21%) Serverless
7 1 (0.61%) Akamai
7 1 (0.61%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.61%) G Suite
7 1 (0.61%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.58%) LAN
1 29 (17.58%) WAN
2 26 (15.76%) SAN
3 22 (13.33%) Skype
4 16 (9.70%) Network Security
5 12 (7.27%) DNS
6 8 (4.85%) DHCP
7 6 (3.64%) SSL
7 6 (3.64%) Wireless
8 5 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (3.03%) VSAN
9 4 (2.42%) Firewall
9 4 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.82%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.82%) VoIP
11 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.21%) Extranet
11 2 (1.21%) Intranet
11 2 (1.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) MySQL
3 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) DB2
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.61%) JMeter
1 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (7.27%) Back Office
2 4 (2.42%) Finance
3 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (33.94%) Analyst
2 22 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 21 (12.73%) Support Analyst
4 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 18 (10.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 18 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.91%) IT Manager
6 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 14 (8.48%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (7.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 12 (7.27%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 12 (7.27%) Senior Support Analyst
10 11 (6.67%) Consultant
10 11 (6.67%) Developer
10 11 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (6.67%) Security Engineer
10 11 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) XML
2 6 (3.64%) XML Messaging
3 4 (2.42%) Web Services
4 3 (1.82%) Middleware
5 2 (1.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.21%) JSON
5 2 (1.21%) STL
6 1 (0.61%) COM
6 1 (0.61%) J2EE
6 1 (0.61%) Qt
6 1 (0.61%) RESTful
6 1 (0.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.03%) Replication
5 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.21%) Clustering
6 2 (1.21%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (58.18%) Windows Server
2 58 (35.15%) Linux
3 35 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (15.15%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.64%) Debian
8 5 (3.03%) CentOS
8 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.82%) AIX
9 3 (1.82%) Android
9 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.82%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.21%) Unix
10 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.61%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (48.48%) ITIL
2 49 (29.70%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 24 (14.55%) Validation
6 22 (13.33%) Project Management
7 21 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 20 (12.12%) Problem Management
9 15 (9.09%) Service Management
10 14 (8.48%) Computer Science
10 14 (8.48%) Server Virtualisation
10 14 (8.48%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.88%) OO
12 12 (7.27%) ITSM
12 12 (7.27%) Technical Leadership
13 11 (6.67%) Analytics
14 10 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (5.45%) Mentoring
16 8 (4.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 34 (20.61%) SQL
3 14 (8.48%) C++
4 12 (7.27%) C
4 12 (7.27%) Java
5 8 (4.85%) Python
6 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.61%) C#
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (22.42%) MCSA
3 18 (10.91%) MCSE
4 14 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.88%) CCNA
5 13 (7.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (6.67%) CISSP
7 8 (4.85%) MCP
7 8 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.42%) CCNP
9 4 (2.42%) MCITP
10 3 (1.82%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.21%) Degree
11 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.61%) CCSP
12 1 (0.61%) OSCE
12 1 (0.61%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (33.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.21%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (47.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.91%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.03%) XenApp
6 3 (1.82%) Docker
7 2 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (12.73%) SCCM
2 12 (7.27%) WSUS
3 8 (4.85%) Terraform
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.03%) SCOM
5 2 (1.21%) Puppet
5 2 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.61%) Ansible
6 1 (0.61%) CASB
6 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) Nagios
6 1 (0.61%) Nessus
6 1 (0.61%) Nmap
6 1 (0.61%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 83 (50.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.58%) VMware
3 26 (15.76%) Cisco
4 16 (9.70%) HP
5 15 (9.09%) Citrix
6 13 (7.88%) Dell
7 11 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (6.67%) Juniper
8 10 (6.06%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.64%) Meraki
10 5 (3.03%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.42%) BMC
12 3 (1.82%) Google
12 3 (1.82%) Mitel
13 2 (1.21%) Bomgar
13 2 (1.21%) Oracle
13 2 (1.21%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.61%) Adobe
14 1 (0.61%) New Relic
14 1 (0.61%) Sage