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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 67 104 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.33% 19.01% 13.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.04% 80.00% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 95 65
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £44,600 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 93 130 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.28% 23.77% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 85 117 117
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 62 £32,500 -2.25% 13
Sunderland - 3 £18,000 - 2
Jarrow - 1 £23,958 -
South Shields - 1 £31,000 -
Windows
North East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 88 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 80 (51.95%) VMware
3 74 (48.05%) Microsoft
4 46 (29.87%) Hyper-V
5 44 (28.57%) DNS
6 43 (27.92%) Windows Server
7 40 (25.97%) Microsoft Office
8 38 (24.68%) DHCP
9 36 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (22.08%) SQL
11 32 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (18.18%) ITIL
12 28 (18.18%) MS Exchange
13 27 (17.53%) Linux
14 26 (16.88%) MCP
14 26 (16.88%) CCNA
14 26 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (16.23%) Citrix
15 25 (16.23%) SQL Server
15 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (14.94%) Office 365
17 23 (14.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (13.64%) CCNP
19 20 (12.99%) Firewall
20 18 (11.69%) Windows XP
21 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (11.04%) SAN
21 17 (11.04%) Degree

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 28 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.55%) Apache
4 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (3.90%) IIS
4 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.95%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.30%) Captiva
7 2 (1.30%) Documentum
7 2 (1.30%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (25.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.95%) Abaqus
3 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Maximo
1 2 (1.30%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.30%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (14.94%) Office 365
3 6 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (3.25%) PaaS
4 5 (3.25%) Route 53
5 3 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.30%) IaaS
6 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.57%) DNS
2 38 (24.68%) DHCP
3 20 (12.99%) Firewall
4 17 (11.04%) SAN
5 15 (9.74%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.74%) VLAN
6 12 (7.79%) SMTP
7 10 (6.49%) DMZ
8 6 (3.90%) WAN
9 5 (3.25%) LAN
10 4 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.95%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.95%) Skype
11 3 (1.95%) VPN
12 2 (1.30%) PuTTY
12 2 (1.30%) WinSCP
13 1 (0.65%) Internet
13 1 (0.65%) IPv4
13 1 (0.65%) Network Security
13 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.04%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (8.44%) MySQL
3 13 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) MS Access
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.95%) Subversion
2 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) git-flow
General
1 6 (3.90%) Finance
2 4 (2.60%) Back Office
2 4 (2.60%) Law
2 4 (2.60%) Military
2 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Automotive
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (16.23%) IT Engineer
2 21 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (12.99%) Analyst
4 19 (12.34%) Support Engineer
5 14 (9.09%) IT Support
6 13 (8.44%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.44%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Consultant
8 10 (6.49%) Developer
9 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.19%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.19%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Support Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.44%) Web Services
2 9 (5.84%) CSS
2 9 (5.84%) HTML
2 9 (5.84%) Spring
3 6 (3.90%) .NET
3 6 (3.90%) LAMP
3 6 (3.90%) WAP
4 4 (2.60%) HTML5
4 4 (2.60%) JSP
4 4 (2.60%) ODBC
4 4 (2.60%) Spring MVC
5 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.95%) CSS3
5 3 (1.95%) GWT
5 3 (1.95%) Vaadin
6 2 (1.30%) EDI
6 2 (1.30%) MFC
6 2 (1.30%) SAP ALE
6 2 (1.30%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Clustering
2 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.84%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.55%) Replication
5 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.95%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.30%) iPhone
7 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) PKI
7 2 (1.30%) Tandem
8 1 (0.65%) AS400
8 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.92%) Windows Server
2 36 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (17.53%) Linux
5 18 (11.69%) Windows XP
6 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.14%) Unix
9 9 (5.84%) CentOS
10 8 (5.19%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.60%) Android
12 3 (1.95%) Debian
12 3 (1.95%) Solaris
12 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.30%) AIX
13 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.18%) ITIL
2 16 (10.39%) Presales
3 13 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.44%) DevOps
3 13 (8.44%) Incident Management
4 12 (7.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 12 (7.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.19%) Data Management
7 7 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (4.55%) Open Source
7 7 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.25%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.25%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.25%) Web Application Development
9 5 (3.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.08%) SQL
2 15 (9.74%) Java
3 9 (5.84%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.19%) PHP
5 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.95%) C++
6 3 (1.95%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.30%) ABAP
7 2 (1.30%) C#
7 2 (1.30%) SAPscript
7 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (16.88%) CCNA
1 26 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (16.88%) MCP
2 23 (14.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (13.64%) CCNP
4 17 (11.04%) Degree
4 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.79%) MCSE
6 11 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.25%) MCSA
8 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.95%) MOS
10 2 (1.30%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.30%) MCITP
11 1 (0.65%) HND
11 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.65%) MCDST
11 1 (0.65%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 46 (29.87%) Hyper-V
3 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.90%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.25%) XenApp
6 2 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.30%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.90%) Puppet
2 6 (3.90%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.95%) Linux-HA
3 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.95%) SCCM
3 3 (1.95%) SCOM
4 2 (1.30%) Ansible
4 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.65%) cPanel
5 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.65%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (51.95%) VMware
2 74 (48.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (16.23%) Citrix
4 15 (9.74%) Cisco
5 14 (9.09%) HP
6 12 (7.79%) Oracle
6 12 (7.79%) Sophos
6 12 (7.79%) Symantec
7 8 (5.19%) Dell
8 5 (3.25%) Apple
8 5 (3.25%) arcserve
8 5 (3.25%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.95%) Intel
11 2 (1.30%) Adobe
11 2 (1.30%) IBM
11 2 (1.30%) NetApp
11 2 (1.30%) SAP
11 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.30%) Trend Micro
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Home Group
Salary: £21,000 to £27,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38300 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, Sunderland
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 11 days ago