Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 204 188 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.79% 16.86% 11.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.62% 60.84% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 194 162 113
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -8.40%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,900 £19,500
90th Percentile £47,125 £45,900 £51,250
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% -3.08%

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 293 309 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 28.42% 27.71% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 262 237 162
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £21,258 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £47,700 £51,250
North East median annual salary £34,000 £34,700 £33,000
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.15% +5.60%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 152 £33,500 -4.29% 12
Sunderland +8 21 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Gateshead +4 13 £35,000 +30.23% 1
North Shields - 6 £30,000 -
Jarrow +1 5 £21,329 +2.05%
South Shields - 2 £31,500 -
Windows
North East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows.

1 94 (46.08%) Microsoft
2 84 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 81 (39.71%) Active Directory
4 74 (36.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (33.33%) VMware
6 56 (27.45%) MS Exchange
7 54 (26.47%) SQL
8 53 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (25.98%) Office 365
9 49 (24.02%) Hyper-V
10 47 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (23.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 46 (22.55%) SQL Server
12 41 (20.10%) ITIL
13 39 (19.12%) DNS
14 38 (18.63%) SAN
14 38 (18.63%) Linux
15 37 (18.14%) Firewall
16 36 (17.65%) DHCP
17 32 (15.69%) Cisco
18 31 (15.20%) SharePoint
18 31 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (15.20%) Degree
19 29 (14.22%) Microsoft Office
19 29 (14.22%) JavaScript
20 28 (13.73%) PowerShell
21 27 (13.24%) Citrix
21 27 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (12.25%) TCP/IP
22 25 (12.25%) .NET

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 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 31 (15.20%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.88%) nginx
5 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (3.92%) IIS
6 8 (3.92%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.92%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.45%) Apache
8 5 (2.45%) iPlanet
8 5 (2.45%) JBoss
8 5 (2.45%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.45%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.45%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (14.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.47%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.98%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.98%) Office 365
2 47 (23.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.94%) IaaS
6 4 (1.96%) PaaS
7 3 (1.47%) SaaS
8 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.49%) Datadog
9 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.12%) DNS
2 38 (18.63%) SAN
3 37 (18.14%) Firewall
4 36 (17.65%) DHCP
5 25 (12.25%) TCP/IP
6 21 (10.29%) WAN
7 20 (9.80%) SMTP
8 17 (8.33%) LAN
9 16 (7.84%) VoIP
10 15 (7.35%) VLAN
11 12 (5.88%) SSL
12 11 (5.39%) IPFIX
12 11 (5.39%) SNMP
12 11 (5.39%) VPN
12 11 (5.39%) WLAN
13 10 (4.90%) NAS
14 8 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (3.92%) Skype
15 7 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.37%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.96%) MySQL
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.98%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.49%) GIS
8 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.49%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.49%) Toad
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (7.35%) Automotive
2 8 (3.92%) Finance
3 6 (2.94%) Advertising
4 3 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (19.61%) Analyst
2 23 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (9.80%) Developer
4 17 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 16 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (6.37%) Applications Support
7 13 (6.37%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Consultant
10 10 (4.90%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.90%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Administrator
10 10 (4.90%) Project Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (4.41%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.25%) .NET
2 17 (8.33%) HTML
3 16 (7.84%) CSS
4 15 (7.35%) HTML5
5 14 (6.86%) ASP.NET
6 12 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (5.88%) CherryPy
6 12 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (5.88%) Node.js
6 12 (5.88%) React
6 12 (5.88%) WPF
7 10 (4.90%) Web Services
7 10 (4.90%) XML
8 9 (4.41%) WAP
9 7 (3.43%) JNI
10 6 (2.94%) Middleware
11 5 (2.45%) J2EE
11 5 (2.45%) Software Packaging
12 4 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Clustering
1 20 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.43%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.45%) Replication
7 4 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.98%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.98%) iSeries
10 1 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.49%) CESG
10 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 84 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 74 (36.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 53 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (18.63%) Linux
5 15 (7.35%) Windows 10
5 15 (7.35%) Windows XP
6 14 (6.86%) Apple iOS
6 14 (6.86%) Unix
7 12 (5.88%) Android
8 10 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.45%) AIX
9 5 (2.45%) HPUX
9 5 (2.45%) Solaris
9 5 (2.45%) SUSE
10 4 (1.96%) CentOS
10 4 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.96%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.10%) ITIL
2 27 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (8.33%) DevOps
4 15 (7.35%) Software Architecture
5 14 (6.86%) B2C
5 14 (6.86%) Unit Testing
6 13 (6.37%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (6.37%) Software Engineering
6 13 (6.37%) User Stories
7 12 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (5.88%) CRM
7 12 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (5.88%) MVC
7 12 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 12 (5.88%) SOLID
8 10 (4.90%) Patch Management
9 9 (4.41%) ERP
9 9 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.41%) Web Development
10 8 (3.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.47%) SQL
2 29 (14.22%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 18 (8.82%) C#
4 18 (8.82%) Java
5 16 (7.84%) C++
6 12 (5.88%) VBA
7 11 (5.39%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.90%) Python
9 7 (3.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.45%) Perl
11 5 (2.45%) PHP
11 5 (2.45%) VB
12 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.47%) RPG
13 3 (1.47%) Ruby
14 2 (0.98%) C
14 2 (0.98%) C-shell
14 2 (0.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Degree
2 20 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.31%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.86%) CCNA
5 10 (4.90%) MCSA
5 10 (4.90%) MCSE
6 7 (3.43%) A+ Certification
6 7 (3.43%) CCNP
6 7 (3.43%) OCA
6 7 (3.43%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.94%) MCP
8 5 (2.45%) CCENT
8 5 (2.45%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.96%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.47%) ISEB
10 3 (1.47%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) COBIT
2 1 (0.49%) GDPR
2 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 81 (39.71%) Active Directory
2 49 (24.02%) Hyper-V
3 47 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.37%) XenApp
5 9 (4.41%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.45%) KVM
6 5 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.45%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.98%) Samba
8 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.49%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.49%) Docker
9 1 (0.49%) Firmware
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (10.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (7.35%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.88%) HAProxy
4 9 (4.41%) WSUS
5 8 (3.92%) Opsview
6 7 (3.43%) SCCM
7 5 (2.45%) OpenView
8 4 (1.96%) Nagios
9 2 (0.98%) SCOM
9 2 (0.98%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.98%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.49%) Ansible
10 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.49%) Packer
10 1 (0.49%) Puppet
10 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.49%) SCSM
10 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 94 (46.08%) Microsoft
2 68 (33.33%) VMware
3 32 (15.69%) Cisco
4 27 (13.24%) Citrix
5 25 (12.25%) Oracle
6 15 (7.35%) Veritas
7 12 (5.88%) HP
7 12 (5.88%) Xamarin
8 10 (4.90%) IBM
8 10 (4.90%) Symantec
9 9 (4.41%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.92%) Cognos
11 7 (3.43%) arcserve
11 7 (3.43%) CA
11 7 (3.43%) Sophos
11 7 (3.43%) Splunk
11 7 (3.43%) Veeam
12 6 (2.94%) SAP
12 6 (2.94%) Sun
13 5 (2.45%) PlateSpin