The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 50 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 22.94% 23.30% 54.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.15% 61.54% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 45
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
Windows
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 23.85% 37.86% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 47
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 61 (58.10%) Finance
2 57 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 55 (52.38%) SQL
4 53 (50.48%) Linux
5 41 (39.05%) Citrix
6 39 (37.14%) Oracle
7 38 (36.19%) ITIL
8 34 (32.38%) .NET
9 33 (31.43%) MS Excel
10 32 (30.48%) SAN
10 32 (30.48%) VMware
10 32 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 28 (26.67%) Active Directory
13 27 (25.71%) IBM
14 26 (24.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (21.90%) Change Management
15 23 (21.90%) MS Office
16 21 (20.00%) IIS
16 21 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (19.05%) Java
17 20 (19.05%) SLA
18 19 (18.10%) E-Commerce
19 18 (17.14%) RDBMS
19 18 (17.14%) VMware ESX
19 18 (17.14%) Relational Database
20 17 (16.19%) iSeries
20 17 (16.19%) JBoss
20 17 (16.19%) Flash
21 16 (15.24%) Tivoli

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (20.00%) IIS
2 17 (16.19%) JBoss
3 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.48%) MS Exchange
4 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (8.57%) Lync
5 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.76%) Apache
7 5 (4.76%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 23 (21.90%) MS Office
3 12 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.48%) SAN
2 10 (9.52%) DHCP
2 10 (9.52%) DNS
3 9 (8.57%) LDAP
4 4 (3.81%) NAS
5 3 (2.86%) SCCP
5 3 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) RDBMS
2 18 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.43%) MS Access
4 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 10 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 61 (58.10%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Analyst
2 12 (11.43%) Support Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Operations Manager
4 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
4 8 (7.62%) Production Support Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) IT Security Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Capacity Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) IT Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Security Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Administrator
6 6 (5.71%) Storage Specialist
6 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.81%) Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.38%) .NET
2 17 (16.19%) Flash
3 9 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.90%) COM+
5 2 (1.90%) SOAP
5 2 (1.90%) XML
6 1 (0.95%) CSS
6 1 (0.95%) HTML
6 1 (0.95%) jQuery
6 1 (0.95%) OAuth
6 1 (0.95%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.95%) REST
6 1 (0.95%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) iSeries
2 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (14.29%) AS400
4 10 (9.52%) Clustering
5 7 (6.67%) CMDB
6 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.81%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.81%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.86%) IVR
9 2 (1.90%) Statistics
9 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.90%) Replication
9 2 (1.90%) DataPower
9 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.48%) Linux
2 26 (24.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (14.29%) UNIX
3 15 (14.29%) AIX
4 13 (12.38%) Solaris
4 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.76%) Android
8 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.90%) CentOS
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.95%) Debian
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) ITIL
2 23 (21.90%) Change Management
3 21 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (18.10%) E-Commerce
5 15 (14.29%) Change Control
6 14 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
8 11 (10.48%) Incident Management
8 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.48%) Logistics
8 11 (10.48%) System Testing
8 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
9 10 (9.52%) Service Management
10 9 (8.57%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.57%) ITIL V3
11 7 (6.67%) ITIL V2
11 7 (6.67%) Security Management
11 7 (6.67%) Information Security
12 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (52.38%) SQL
2 20 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (2.86%) C#
3 3 (2.86%) Perl
3 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.95%) Python
4 1 (0.95%) XAML
4 1 (0.95%) PHP
4 1 (0.95%) VBScript
4 1 (0.95%) Delphi
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (6.67%) MCSA
4 3 (2.86%) CISSP
4 3 (2.86%) CISA
5 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) MCSE
6 1 (0.95%) VCP4
6 1 (0.95%) MCSM
6 1 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.05%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (17.14%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.52%) XenApp
5 9 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.86%) XenServer
6 3 (2.86%) vCloud
7 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) Tivoli
1 16 (15.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (39.05%) Citrix
3 39 (37.14%) Oracle
4 32 (30.48%) VMware
5 27 (25.71%) IBM
6 15 (14.29%) BMC
6 15 (14.29%) NetApp
7 13 (12.38%) HP
8 10 (9.52%) Cisco
8 10 (9.52%) MKS
9 9 (8.57%) 3PAR
10 7 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.76%) Brocade
12 4 (3.81%) Apple
12 4 (3.81%) Dell
13 2 (1.90%) webMethods
14 1 (0.95%) Symantec
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