Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 142 207 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.50% 19.35% 16.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.56% 69.00% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 108 195 162
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,550 £21,250 £20,900
90th Percentile £72,312 £47,000 £45,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -5.80% +13.11%

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 227 300 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.98% 28.04% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 172 266 234
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,100 £21,290 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,237 £62,000 £47,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.48% +1.52%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -9 119 £35,000 +5.26% 23
Sunderland -8 9 £42,500 +80.85%
Gateshead +12 8 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Jarrow 0 6 £40,000 +87.54%
Wallsend - 1 £21,500 -
Windows
North East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 93 (65.49%) Windows Server
2 71 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 67 (47.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (44.37%) Linux
5 62 (43.66%) Microsoft
6 54 (38.03%) ITIL
7 45 (31.69%) Office 365
8 42 (29.58%) VMware
9 39 (27.46%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (26.76%) Amazon AWS
11 36 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (22.54%) SLA
15 30 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 29 (20.42%) SQL
16 29 (20.42%) PowerShell
17 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (17.61%) Windows 10
19 24 (16.90%) DevOps
20 23 (16.20%) Service Management
21 21 (14.79%) MCSA
22 19 (13.38%) Mentoring
23 18 (12.68%) Azure Active Directory
23 18 (12.68%) Problem Management
24 17 (11.97%) Hyper-V
24 17 (11.97%) MS Exchange
25 16 (11.27%) Red Hat
25 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Office

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 17 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.75%) Skype for Business
3 9 (6.34%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.93%) nginx
5 6 (4.23%) CMS
6 3 (2.11%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.11%) IIS
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.41%) Site Server
7 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.41%) WordPress
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 67 (47.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (31.69%) Office 365
3 38 (26.76%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (12.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.52%) SaaS
7 4 (2.82%) PaaS
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.70%) Akamai
9 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.70%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.70%) Datadog
9 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.70%) NuGet
9 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.70%) Route 53
9 1 (0.70%) Serverless
9 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) SAN
2 13 (9.15%) DNS
3 11 (7.75%) DHCP
3 11 (7.75%) Skype
4 10 (7.04%) SSL
5 9 (6.34%) LAN
5 9 (6.34%) WAN
6 6 (4.23%) Firewall
6 6 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.23%) Wireless
7 5 (3.52%) Internet
8 4 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.82%) VPN
8 4 (2.82%) VSAN
9 3 (2.11%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.41%) MPLS
10 2 (1.41%) NAS
10 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.56%) MongoDB
1 15 (10.56%) NoSQL
1 15 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.82%) MySQL
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.41%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.70%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (2.82%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.41%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) JMeter
4 1 (0.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.82%) Automotive
1 4 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.70%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Back Office
3 1 (0.70%) Electronics
3 1 (0.70%) Games
3 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (19.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (19.01%) Analyst
3 24 (16.90%) Support Engineer
4 18 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (11.27%) Infrastructure Support
5 16 (11.27%) IT Support
6 15 (10.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) IT Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Server Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Server Support
7 14 (9.86%) Server Support Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Senior Server Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Senior Server Support Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Security Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.15%) HTML
2 12 (8.45%) Node.js
3 11 (7.75%) CSS
4 10 (7.04%) CherryPy
5 9 (6.34%) HTML5
6 6 (4.23%) Web Services
7 3 (2.11%) .NET
8 2 (1.41%) JSON
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.70%) CSS3
9 1 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.70%) jQuery
9 1 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.70%) LESS
9 1 (0.70%) Qt
9 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.82%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.11%) Replication
5 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.41%) Clustering
5 2 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.41%) Tandem
5 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Blog
6 1 (0.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (65.49%) Windows Server
2 63 (44.37%) Linux
3 36 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.61%) Windows 10
6 16 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (9.15%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.63%) CentOS
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.11%) Unix
11 2 (1.41%) AIX
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.70%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.03%) ITIL
2 39 (27.46%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (16.90%) DevOps
6 23 (16.20%) Service Management
7 19 (13.38%) Mentoring
8 18 (12.68%) Problem Management
9 16 (11.27%) Coaching
10 15 (10.56%) Analytics
11 14 (9.86%) Change Management
12 13 (9.15%) Project Management
13 12 (8.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (8.45%) Server Management
13 12 (8.45%) Validation
14 11 (7.75%) Software Engineering
15 10 (7.04%) Computer Science
16 9 (6.34%) Technical Leadership
17 8 (5.63%) Configuration Management
17 8 (5.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.42%) PowerShell
1 29 (20.42%) SQL
2 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.15%) Java
3 13 (9.15%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.75%) PHP
5 10 (7.04%) C++
6 9 (6.34%) C
7 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.11%) Python
9 2 (1.41%) Perl
9 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.70%) C#
10 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.79%) MCSA
3 15 (10.56%) MCSE
4 12 (8.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (7.04%) CISSP
6 9 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.93%) CCNA
7 7 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.23%) Degree
9 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.11%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.41%) MCP
12 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.70%) MCDST
12 1 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.54%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) GDPR
3 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 71 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.97%) Hyper-V
3 16 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.82%) XenApp
6 3 (2.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (2.11%) Docker
6 3 (2.11%) XenServer
7 2 (1.41%) vSphere
7 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) SCCM
2 7 (4.93%) HAProxy
2 7 (4.93%) Nagios
3 6 (4.23%) Puppet
4 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.82%) Packer
5 4 (2.82%) SCOM
6 3 (2.11%) Ansible
6 3 (2.11%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.41%) Icinga
7 2 (1.41%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.70%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.70%) Terraform
8 1 (0.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 62 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 42 (29.58%) VMware
3 16 (11.27%) Red Hat
4 15 (10.56%) Citrix
5 14 (9.86%) HP
6 9 (6.34%) Cisco
7 6 (4.23%) Meraki
8 4 (2.82%) Oracle
9 3 (2.11%) New Relic
9 3 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.11%) Veeam
10 2 (1.41%) Adobe
10 2 (1.41%) BMC
10 2 (1.41%) Dell
10 2 (1.41%) Google
10 2 (1.41%) Mitel
11 1 (0.70%) CA
11 1 (0.70%) Splunk
11 1 (0.70%) Twitter