The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Brentwood region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 30 45 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 41.10% 40.18% 19.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.24% 83.33% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 6
Average salary £20,000 £42,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.94% -24.77%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 54 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 46.58% 48.21% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 10
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -24.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows
Essex

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Windows
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Windows Salary Trend in Brentwood

Windows
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 24 (36.36%) VMware
4 21 (31.82%) Citrix
4 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 21 (31.82%) Oracle
5 19 (28.79%) Linux
6 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (25.76%) .NET
7 17 (25.76%) SAN
7 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (24.24%) Windows XP
9 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 15 (22.73%) Incident Management
10 12 (18.18%) Java
11 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 9 (13.64%) Change Control
12 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (13.64%) DNS
12 9 (13.64%) OO
13 8 (12.12%) ITIL
13 8 (12.12%) MS Office
13 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
13 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (12.12%) Migration
13 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (12.12%) NAS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Magento
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (6.06%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) PaaS
1 1 (1.52%) IaaS
1 1 (1.52%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) SAN
2 9 (13.64%) DNS
3 8 (12.12%) NAS
4 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 6 (9.09%) VLAN
4 6 (9.09%) Network Security
5 5 (7.58%) VoIP
6 1 (1.52%) ADSL
6 1 (1.52%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) IT Support
2 14 (21.21%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Help Desk Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 9 (13.64%) Team Leader
6 8 (12.12%) Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
8 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support
8 6 (9.09%) Support Technician
8 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
8 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) STL
2 2 (3.03%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) WCF
3 1 (1.52%) WPF
3 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.52%) COM+
3 1 (1.52%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) IVR
2 3 (4.55%) iSeries
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) DataPower
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (24.24%) Windows XP
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.64%) Change Control
3 9 (13.64%) OO
4 8 (12.12%) ITIL
4 8 (12.12%) Migration
5 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.61%) CRM
6 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.58%) Time Management
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.55%) System Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.55%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.55%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) PHP
4 3 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) C
5 2 (3.03%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) COBOL
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) MCSM
5 1 (1.52%) MCTS
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) vSphere
4 5 (7.58%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.52%) XenServer
5 1 (1.52%) Xen
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Opsview
2 4 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.55%) Nagios
4 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.03%) Munin
5 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) VMware
2 21 (31.82%) Citrix
2 21 (31.82%) Oracle
3 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.61%) JD Edwards
4 7 (10.61%) IBM
4 7 (10.61%) SAP
5 6 (9.09%) JBoss
5 6 (9.09%) Cisco
6 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.55%) MKS
8 2 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) Splunk
9 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.52%) Twitter
9 1 (1.52%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) webMethods