Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 103 135 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.18% 18.00% 17.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.28% 68.53% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 94 119 168
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -12.16% +23.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,250 £21,950
90th Percentile £72,312 £48,800 £48,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%

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 183 197 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.31% 26.27% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 154 166 241
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -1.69% +18.67%
10th Percentile £23,075 £21,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £48,562
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -18 82 £37,500 +11.94% 29
Sunderland -7 14 £26,000 +13.04% 5
Gateshead +3 6 £31,750 -9.29% 3
North Shields 0 1 £30,000 +33.33%
Wallsend - 1 £21,500 -
Windows
North East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 57 (55.34%) Windows Server
2 47 (45.63%) Linux
3 37 (35.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (34.95%) Active Directory
5 32 (31.07%) VMware
6 31 (30.10%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
8 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (26.21%) Office 365
10 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (23.30%) SQL
11 24 (23.30%) DevOps
12 23 (22.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (19.42%) ITIL
14 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
15 16 (15.53%) Hyper-V
15 16 (15.53%) NoSQL
16 15 (14.56%) MongoDB
16 15 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
17 14 (13.59%) Service Management
17 14 (13.59%) HTML
17 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
18 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
18 13 (12.62%) Windows 7
18 13 (12.62%) DNS
19 12 (11.65%) SSL

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 8 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.80%) nginx
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
3 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.91%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.97%) Site Server
6 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (35.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (30.10%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (26.21%) Office 365
4 8 (7.77%) SaaS
5 5 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.94%) G Suite
6 2 (1.94%) PaaS
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.97%) Datadog
7 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.97%) NuGet
7 1 (0.97%) Route 53
7 1 (0.97%) Trello
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) DNS
2 12 (11.65%) SSL
3 11 (10.68%) LAN
3 11 (10.68%) WAN
4 8 (7.77%) DHCP
4 8 (7.77%) Firewall
5 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.88%) Internet
7 4 (3.88%) SAN
7 4 (3.88%) Skype
8 3 (2.91%) SMS
8 3 (2.91%) VPN
9 2 (1.94%) VoIP
10 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.97%) MPLS
10 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.97%) VLAN
10 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) NoSQL
2 15 (14.56%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.88%) MySQL
6 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.97%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.97%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) TeamCity
2 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.94%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Moq
6 1 (0.97%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.97%) NUnit
6 1 (0.97%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (3.88%) Automotive
1 4 (3.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Local Government
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) IT Support
4 15 (14.56%) Analyst
4 15 (14.56%) Support Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) IT Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Server Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Server Support
8 10 (9.71%) Server Support Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior DevOps
9 9 (8.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior IT Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior IT Support
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Server Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) HTML
2 11 (10.68%) Node.js
2 11 (10.68%) Web Services
3 10 (9.71%) CSS
4 9 (8.74%) .NET
4 9 (8.74%) CherryPy
4 9 (8.74%) HTML5
5 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.91%) JSON
6 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.94%) jQuery
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.97%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.97%) CSS3
7 1 (0.97%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.97%) REST
7 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.91%) Replication
4 2 (1.94%) Clustering
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.94%) Online Games
4 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) Tandem
5 1 (0.97%) Blog
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) CMDB
5 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (55.34%) Windows Server
2 47 (45.63%) Linux
3 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.62%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.65%) Windows 10
6 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.85%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.88%) Unix
9 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.91%) CentOS
11 1 (0.97%) Android
11 1 (0.97%) Debian
11 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.97%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.30%) DevOps
3 23 (22.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (19.42%) ITIL
4 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (13.59%) Service Management
6 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.65%) Analytics
7 12 (11.65%) Coaching
8 11 (10.68%) Change Management
8 11 (10.68%) Server Management
9 9 (8.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.80%) ERP
11 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
12 5 (4.85%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.30%) SQL
2 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.68%) PHP
5 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.80%) Java
7 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.85%) Python
9 4 (3.88%) C#
9 4 (3.88%) C++
10 3 (2.91%) C
10 3 (2.91%) Perl
11 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.85%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (4.85%) MCSE
3 3 (2.91%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.91%) MCSA
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.94%) MCP
5 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.97%) CCNA
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MCDST
5 1 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 5 (4.85%) GDPR
3 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (34.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.53%) Hyper-V
3 15 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.80%) Docker
5 3 (2.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.91%) XenApp
5 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.91%) XenServer
6 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) Puppet
2 7 (6.80%) Nagios
2 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.83%) Ansible
3 6 (5.83%) HAProxy
3 6 (5.83%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.83%) SCCM
4 5 (4.85%) Packer
4 5 (4.85%) Terraform
5 3 (2.91%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.94%) Icinga
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.94%) SCOM
6 2 (1.94%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 32 (31.07%) VMware
2 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
3 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
4 11 (10.68%) Citrix
5 10 (9.71%) HP
6 8 (7.77%) Oracle
7 4 (3.88%) Cisco
7 4 (3.88%) Google
7 4 (3.88%) SAP
7 4 (3.88%) Sun
7 4 (3.88%) Workday
8 3 (2.91%) New Relic
8 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.94%) Juniper
9 2 (1.94%) Mitel
9 2 (1.94%) Nokia
9 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.94%) Splunk
9 2 (1.94%) Veeam