The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.51% - -
As % of the General category 4.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Games
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

General Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
139 70 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 58.16% 63.06% 82.02%
Number of salaries quoted 88 52 57
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £42,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £52,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Games
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Games Salary Trend in Brentwood

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood region citing Games 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 Games.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
1 4 (66.67%) Sophos
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Sophos
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) WatchGuard