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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 64 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 12.86% 26.12% 26.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 83.12% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 20
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £45,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
27 77 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 12.86% 31.43% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 35 33
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £40,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £55,000
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 12 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) VMware
2 23 (42.59%) Windows Server
3 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 21 (38.89%) Finance
4 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (37.04%) Citrix
6 18 (33.33%) Linux
7 14 (25.93%) ITIL
7 14 (25.93%) SCCM
8 13 (24.07%) vSphere
9 12 (22.22%) .NET
9 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.37%) Oracle
10 11 (20.37%) MS Office
10 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
10 11 (20.37%) DNS
10 11 (20.37%) DHCP
10 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
10 11 (20.37%) SolarWinds
10 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
11 10 (18.52%) Symantec
11 10 (18.52%) VBScript
12 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (14.81%) Office 365
13 8 (14.81%) SQL
13 8 (14.81%) IBM
14 7 (12.96%) SNMP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (12.96%) IIS
1 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) JBoss
3 5 (9.26%) GlassFish
4 4 (7.41%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
1 11 (20.37%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.56%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) DHCP
1 11 (20.37%) DNS
1 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.96%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (12.96%) SNMP
3 5 (9.26%) SAN
4 4 (7.41%) LDAP
5 2 (3.70%) NAS
5 2 (3.70%) VoIP
6 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MS Access
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
2 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.70%) VisualVM
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Desktop Support
2 8 (14.81%) IT Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 4 (7.41%) C++ Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (7.41%) Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Server Support
4 4 (7.41%) Support Technician
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) Flash
3 2 (3.70%) COM+
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) CMDB
2 5 (9.26%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.26%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (5.56%) AS400
4 3 (5.56%) iSeries
5 2 (3.70%) DataPower
5 2 (3.70%) IVR
5 2 (3.70%) Wiki
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows Server
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.41%) Android
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.56%) AIX
6 3 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 3 (5.56%) Unix
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.96%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
3 7 (12.96%) Workflow
4 6 (11.11%) Change Management
4 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) ITSM
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.41%) OO
6 4 (7.41%) OOP
6 4 (7.41%) Security Patching
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) Straight-Through Processing
6 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.52%) VBScript
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) VB
5 5 (9.26%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.56%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) KiXtart
8 2 (3.70%) C
9 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) Korn
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (24.07%) vSphere
4 5 (9.26%) XenApp
4 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (12.96%) WSUS
3 3 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Opsview
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
5 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) VMware
3 20 (37.04%) Citrix
4 11 (20.37%) Oracle
4 11 (20.37%) SolarWinds
5 10 (18.52%) Symantec
6 8 (14.81%) IBM
7 7 (12.96%) Veeam
8 6 (11.11%) Apple
9 5 (9.26%) AppSense
10 4 (7.41%) Dell
10 4 (7.41%) HP
10 4 (7.41%) MKS
10 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.56%) BMC
11 3 (5.56%) NetApp
12 2 (3.70%) Adobe
12 2 (3.70%) Cisco
12 2 (3.70%) Splunk
12 2 (3.70%) webMethods