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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 66 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 27.97% 26.23% 36.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 98.51% 50.00% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 27
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 £31,000 £21,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
67 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 28.39% 52.46% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 56 29
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 £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 80 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 76 (60.32%) Finance
3 66 (52.38%) Citrix
4 65 (51.59%) Linux
5 64 (50.79%) SQL
6 55 (43.65%) VMware
7 52 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (38.10%) ITIL
8 48 (38.10%) Active Directory
9 47 (37.30%) SAN
10 45 (35.71%) Oracle
11 41 (32.54%) MS Excel
12 37 (29.37%) Change Management
13 36 (28.57%) IBM
14 32 (25.40%) SLA
14 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
14 32 (25.40%) Disaster Recovery
15 31 (24.60%) VMware ESX
16 30 (23.81%) DNS
17 27 (21.43%) MS Office
18 25 (19.84%) .NET
18 25 (19.84%) UNIX
18 25 (19.84%) BMC
18 25 (19.84%) Tivoli
18 25 (19.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 24 (19.05%) NetApp
19 24 (19.05%) AS400
19 24 (19.05%) AIX
19 24 (19.05%) DHCP
19 24 (19.05%) iSeries

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 23 (18.25%) IIS
2 17 (13.49%) MS Exchange
3 14 (11.11%) JBoss
4 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.14%) Lync
6 8 (6.35%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.59%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.59%) Apache
9 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (32.54%) MS Excel
2 27 (21.43%) MS Office
3 19 (15.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.97%) IBM SmartCloud
3 4 (3.17%) Office 365
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 47 (37.30%) SAN
2 30 (23.81%) DNS
3 24 (19.05%) DHCP
4 21 (16.67%) LDAP
5 9 (7.14%) VoIP
6 4 (3.17%) SNMP
6 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.17%) Firewall
7 3 (2.38%) SCCP
8 2 (1.59%) NAS
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.29%) MS Access
3 9 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.17%) MySQL
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Subversion
2 12 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.59%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (60.32%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.94%) Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (14.29%) Analyst
2 16 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (7.94%) Storage Specialist
4 8 (6.35%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) Capacity Analyst
4 8 (6.35%) Operations Manager
4 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) IT Security Administrator
6 6 (4.76%) Security Administrator
6 6 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.76%) Administrator
6 6 (4.76%) IT Administrator
7 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (3.97%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.97%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Production Support Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.84%) .NET
2 23 (18.25%) Flash
3 9 (7.14%) Middleware
4 5 (3.97%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.97%) XML
5 4 (3.17%) SOAP
5 4 (3.17%) Web Services
6 2 (1.59%) COM+
6 2 (1.59%) CSS
6 2 (1.59%) jQuery
6 2 (1.59%) HTML
7 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.79%) OAuth
7 1 (0.79%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (0.79%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.79%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.79%) VXML
7 1 (0.79%) WinForms
7 1 (0.79%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) AS400
1 24 (19.05%) iSeries
2 16 (12.70%) CMDB
3 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.52%) Clustering
4 5 (3.97%) IVR
4 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.59%) DataPower
7 2 (1.59%) Statistics
7 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (51.59%) Linux
2 25 (19.84%) UNIX
3 24 (19.05%) AIX
4 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (15.08%) Solaris
6 15 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (7.94%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.76%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.17%) Debian
11 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.17%) Android
12 3 (2.38%) HPUX
13 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.59%) CentOS
14 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) ITIL
2 37 (29.37%) Change Management
3 32 (25.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (13.49%) Change Control
5 14 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.94%) Capacity Management
7 9 (7.14%) System Testing
7 9 (7.14%) Time Management
7 9 (7.14%) Logistics
7 9 (7.14%) Service Management
7 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 7 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.76%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.76%) ITIL V2
9 6 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.79%) SQL
2 11 (8.73%) Java
3 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.97%) C#
5 4 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (1.59%) VBScript
7 2 (1.59%) Python
7 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) Tcl
8 1 (0.79%) XAML
8 1 (0.79%) VB6
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) XPath
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) Delphi
8 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (7.94%) MCSA
4 7 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.56%) MCSE
5 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.38%) CISSP
6 3 (2.38%) CISA
7 2 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (25.40%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 31 (24.60%) VMware ESX
4 11 (8.73%) XenApp
5 9 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.97%) XenServer
9 3 (2.38%) vCloud
9 3 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (19.84%) Tivoli
1 25 (19.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (6.35%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 80 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 66 (52.38%) Citrix
3 55 (43.65%) VMware
4 45 (35.71%) Oracle
5 36 (28.57%) IBM
6 25 (19.84%) BMC
7 24 (19.05%) NetApp
8 17 (13.49%) Cisco
9 16 (12.70%) SolarWinds
10 12 (9.52%) MKS
10 12 (9.52%) HP
11 9 (7.14%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.97%) Brocade
12 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.17%) Apple
13 4 (3.17%) WatchGuard
13 4 (3.17%) Symantec
13 4 (3.17%) Sophos
14 3 (2.38%) Dell
15 2 (1.59%) webMethods
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