The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basildon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 18.40% 21.05% 34.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.31% 88.89% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 37
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 23.20% 23.68% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 38
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Essex

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Windows
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Basildon region.

Windows Salary Trend in Basildon

Windows
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Basildon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 35 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (36.51%) Active Directory
4 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (34.92%) SQL
5 20 (31.75%) MCP
5 20 (31.75%) Finance
6 18 (28.57%) Oracle
6 18 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
9 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (19.05%) Linux
11 11 (17.46%) MCSE
11 11 (17.46%) .NET
11 11 (17.46%) C#
11 11 (17.46%) MCAD
11 11 (17.46%) MCSD
11 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
11 11 (17.46%) MCTS
11 11 (17.46%) TDD
11 11 (17.46%) NUnit
11 11 (17.46%) Scrum
11 11 (17.46%) Firewall
11 11 (17.46%) MVC
11 11 (17.46%) VMware
11 11 (17.46%) WinForms
11 11 (17.46%) Kanban

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) AWD
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) Internet
3 5 (7.94%) SNMP
3 5 (7.94%) SSH
3 5 (7.94%) NAS
4 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.35%) DHCP
5 3 (4.76%) ADSL
5 3 (4.76%) VoIP
6 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.17%) LDAP
6 2 (3.17%) VPN
7 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.59%) OLTP
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) NUnit
1 11 (17.46%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (17.46%) Moq
1 11 (17.46%) MSTest
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) DBA
2 17 (26.98%) SQL DBA
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server DBA
3 11 (17.46%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Support Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.70%) Operations Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Administrator
8 5 (7.94%) Data Centre Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) IT Operations Manager
8 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) IT Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
1 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
1 11 (17.46%) WinForms
1 11 (17.46%) WCF
1 11 (17.46%) WPF
1 11 (17.46%) Spring.NET
1 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 11 (17.46%) Unity DI Container
1 11 (17.46%) Razor View Engine
1 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (17.46%) Castle Windsor
1 11 (17.46%) Ninject
2 9 (14.29%) ADSI
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (7.94%) AS400
2 5 (7.94%) iSeries
2 5 (7.94%) Open Source
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) PMI
5 1 (1.59%) Firmware
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (19.05%) Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.29%) UNIX
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.76%) Android
8 2 (3.17%) CentOS
8 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (17.46%) TDD
2 11 (17.46%) Scrum
2 11 (17.46%) MVC
2 11 (17.46%) Kanban
2 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (17.46%) Web Application Development
2 11 (17.46%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (17.46%) MVVM
3 8 (12.70%) ITIL
4 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.35%) Resource Management
6 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.17%) Budget Control
8 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
3 11 (17.46%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (31.75%) MCP
3 11 (17.46%) MCSE
3 11 (17.46%) MCAD
3 11 (17.46%) MCSD
3 11 (17.46%) MCTS
4 9 (14.29%) MCITP
5 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.17%) VCP5
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.17%) PMP
6 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.17%) CCA
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) NFS
4 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) XenServer
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Tivoli
1 5 (7.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (7.94%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.17%) Nagios
2 2 (3.17%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.57%) Oracle
3 11 (17.46%) VMware
4 8 (12.70%) Cisco
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix
7 5 (7.94%) HP
7 5 (7.94%) IBM
7 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.35%) NetApp
9 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 1 (1.59%) Sun
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) IPFX
10 1 (1.59%) Polycom
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