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

Microsoft Windows
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 176 158 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.94% 16.36% 15.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.27% 61.24% 68.20%
Number of salaries quoted 167 147 134
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.07% -10.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,150 £19,500
90th Percentile £46,100 £42,000 £47,275
North East median annual salary £31,750 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% -3.23% -17.33%

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 292 258 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.81% 26.71% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 263 220 188
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,100 £21,250 £19,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £42,500 £49,650
North East median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -7.14%

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 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 April 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 -11 150 £32,500 +10.17% 42
Sunderland -3 10 £32,500 +47.73% 6
North Shields - 5 £30,000 - 3
Jarrow +2 3 £21,329 +2.05% 3
Gateshead -22 3 £27,500 +10.00% 9
North Tyneside - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields +2 1 £42,500 +37.10% 4
Windows
North East

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

1 81 (46.02%) Windows Server
2 80 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 64 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 63 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 57 (32.39%) VMware
6 48 (27.27%) SQL
7 47 (26.70%) Amazon AWS
8 46 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
10 41 (23.30%) ITIL
11 40 (22.73%) Linux
12 38 (21.59%) Hyper-V
13 36 (20.45%) JavaScript
14 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (18.18%) DNS
15 32 (18.18%) Office 365
16 31 (17.61%) Firewall
17 30 (17.05%) MS Exchange
17 30 (17.05%) DevOps
18 29 (16.48%) DHCP
18 29 (16.48%) SAN
19 26 (14.77%) Cisco
19 26 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
20 25 (14.20%) PowerShell
21 23 (13.07%) .NET
21 23 (13.07%) Degree
22 22 (12.50%) HTML
22 22 (12.50%) NoSQL
23 21 (11.93%) HTML5

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 30 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.52%) nginx
3 13 (7.39%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.98%) IIS
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (5.68%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.57%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 63 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (26.70%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (18.18%) Office 365
4 8 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.27%) IaaS
5 4 (2.27%) PaaS
5 4 (2.27%) SaaS
6 3 (1.70%) Trello
7 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.57%) Datadog
8 1 (0.57%) NuGet
8 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.18%) DNS
2 31 (17.61%) Firewall
3 29 (16.48%) DHCP
3 29 (16.48%) SAN
4 20 (11.36%) SSL
5 17 (9.66%) WAN
6 15 (8.52%) LAN
7 14 (7.95%) SMS
7 14 (7.95%) TCP/IP
7 14 (7.95%) VPN
8 12 (6.82%) SMTP
9 10 (5.68%) VLAN
9 10 (5.68%) VoIP
10 9 (5.11%) WLAN
11 7 (3.98%) NAS
11 7 (3.98%) Skype
12 5 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.27%) DMZ
13 4 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 18 (10.23%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.41%) MySQL
6 6 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.14%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.57%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.41%) CocoaPods
4 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.27%) JIRA
6 4 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.70%) Ant
7 3 (1.70%) Maven
7 3 (1.70%) Moq
7 3 (1.70%) NSubstitute
7 3 (1.70%) NUnit
7 3 (1.70%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.14%) Toad
9 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 15 (8.52%) Automotive
2 11 (6.25%) Finance
3 10 (5.68%) Advertising
4 9 (5.11%) Marketing
5 6 (3.41%) Back Office
6 3 (1.70%) Law
7 2 (1.14%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (10.80%) Developer
3 18 (10.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (8.52%) Analyst
6 13 (7.39%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.68%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.68%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (5.68%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.11%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Consultant
10 8 (4.55%) Project Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.98%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.07%) .NET
2 22 (12.50%) HTML
3 21 (11.93%) CSS
3 21 (11.93%) HTML5
4 19 (10.80%) CherryPy
4 19 (10.80%) Node.js
5 16 (9.09%) Web Services
6 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET
7 13 (7.39%) WPF
8 12 (6.82%) AngularJS
9 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (5.68%) React
10 10 (5.68%) Universal Windows Platform
11 5 (2.84%) Software Packaging
11 5 (2.84%) WAP
11 5 (2.84%) WCF
12 4 (2.27%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.27%) JSON
13 3 (1.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
1 12 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.68%) Clustering
3 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.11%) User Experience
4 7 (3.98%) Replication
5 4 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.57%) Fintech
8 1 (0.57%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.57%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.57%) Tandem
8 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (46.02%) Windows Server
2 46 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (22.73%) Linux
4 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (10.23%) Apple iOS
6 17 (9.66%) Android
7 16 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.11%) Unix
9 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.98%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.27%) CentOS
11 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.14%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.05%) DevOps
4 17 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 14 (7.95%) MVC
7 13 (7.39%) Collaborative Working
7 13 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.39%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.82%) CRM
8 12 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (6.25%) Web Development
10 10 (5.68%) Problem Management
10 10 (5.68%) SOLID
10 10 (5.68%) User Stories
11 9 (5.11%) Business Transformation
11 9 (5.11%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.11%) Line Management
11 9 (5.11%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.27%) SQL
2 36 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.20%) PowerShell
4 17 (9.66%) PHP
5 15 (8.52%) C#
6 13 (7.39%) Java
7 10 (5.68%) VBA
8 9 (5.11%) Python
9 6 (3.41%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.27%) C++
11 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.14%) C
13 1 (0.57%) Perl
13 1 (0.57%) RPG
13 1 (0.57%) RPG III
13 1 (0.57%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (13.07%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.95%) CCNA
3 14 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.11%) MCSA
5 7 (3.98%) MCSE
6 6 (3.41%) MCP
7 5 (2.84%) CCNP
8 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.70%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.70%) OCA
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.93%) SLA
2 6 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) GDPR
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 31000
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (21.59%) Hyper-V
3 26 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.11%) XenApp
5 6 (3.41%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.84%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.84%) vSphere
7 3 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (10.80%) HAProxy
2 11 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 11 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (5.11%) SCCM
4 5 (2.84%) Nagios
4 5 (2.84%) Puppet
4 5 (2.84%) WSUS
5 4 (2.27%) Terraform
6 3 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.70%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.14%) Ansible
7 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.14%) QRadar
7 2 (1.14%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.57%) Nessus
8 1 (0.57%) Packer
8 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 57 (32.39%) VMware
3 26 (14.77%) Cisco
4 21 (11.93%) Citrix
5 16 (9.09%) Symantec
6 11 (6.25%) Xamarin
7 8 (4.55%) Oracle
7 8 (4.55%) Sophos
7 8 (4.55%) Veritas
8 5 (2.84%) arcserve
8 5 (2.84%) CA
8 5 (2.84%) Veeam
9 4 (2.27%) Google
9 4 (2.27%) HP
9 4 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.70%) Dell
10 3 (1.70%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.70%) IBM
10 3 (1.70%) Mitel