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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 41 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 23.03% 30.10% 41.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.62% 93.94% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 29
Average salary £40,000 £20,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £69,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
42 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 23.60% 32.04% 43.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 29
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £80,000
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 3 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 58 (59.18%) Microsoft
1 58 (59.18%) Finance
2 56 (57.14%) VMware
3 52 (53.06%) Citrix
3 52 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (46.94%) Active Directory
5 43 (43.88%) DNS
5 43 (43.88%) Linux
6 38 (38.78%) DHCP
7 37 (37.76%) ITIL
8 36 (36.73%) SQL
9 34 (34.69%) Oracle
9 34 (34.69%) Change Management
10 32 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (32.65%) LDAP
11 31 (31.63%) SLA
11 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
11 31 (31.63%) SolarWinds
12 27 (27.55%) Security Patching
12 27 (27.55%) CMDB
13 24 (24.49%) SAN
14 22 (22.45%) IIS
15 20 (20.41%) .NET
15 20 (20.41%) Subversion
16 19 (19.39%) MKS
16 19 (19.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 17 (17.35%) JBoss
17 17 (17.35%) VMware ESX
17 17 (17.35%) Middleware
17 17 (17.35%) Logistics

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (22.45%) IIS
2 17 (17.35%) JBoss
3 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.27%) MS Office
3 9 (9.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (17.35%) AWD
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Office 365
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (43.88%) DNS
2 38 (38.78%) DHCP
3 32 (32.65%) LDAP
4 24 (24.49%) SAN
5 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.16%) VoIP
7 7 (7.14%) SNMP
8 4 (4.08%) NAS
9 3 (3.06%) Firewall
10 2 (2.04%) Internet
11 1 (1.02%) FTP
11 1 (1.02%) Cisco ICM
11 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) MS Access
3 3 (3.06%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Subversion
2 19 (19.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (59.18%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Games
4 2 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (10.20%) Server Support
3 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
3 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (6.12%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support
5 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.08%) Architect
5 4 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.06%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (3.06%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (3.06%) Support Technician
6 3 (3.06%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.06%) Support Specialist
7 2 (2.04%) Analyst
7 2 (2.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) .NET
2 17 (17.35%) Middleware
3 8 (8.16%) Flash
4 3 (3.06%) Web Services
4 3 (3.06%) XML
5 2 (2.04%) SOAP
5 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.02%) jQuery
6 1 (1.02%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (1.02%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.02%) EDI
6 1 (1.02%) VXML
6 1 (1.02%) WinForms
6 1 (1.02%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.02%) HTML
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.02%) CSS
6 1 (1.02%) XSL
6 1 (1.02%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) CMDB
2 12 (12.24%) AS400
2 12 (12.24%) iSeries
3 5 (5.10%) IVR
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Clustering
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.88%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) UNIX
3 11 (11.22%) AIX
3 11 (11.22%) Data ONTAP
4 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.16%) Solaris
6 8 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.06%) HPUX
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.04%) Debian
10 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Android
11 1 (1.02%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) ITIL
2 34 (34.69%) Change Management
3 32 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (27.55%) Security Patching
5 17 (17.35%) Logistics
5 17 (17.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (17.35%) System Testing
5 17 (17.35%) Software Delivery
6 11 (11.22%) Time Management
6 11 (11.22%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.16%) Change Control
8 7 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.10%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.08%) Migration
10 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.08%) Project Management
10 4 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.73%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.14%) VBScript
4 2 (2.04%) C#
4 2 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (1.02%) RPG
5 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.02%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.02%) VB
5 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.02%) VBA
5 1 (1.02%) Python
5 1 (1.02%) Tcl
5 1 (1.02%) VB6
5 1 (1.02%) Ruby
5 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) MCSE
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.06%) MCSA
3 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) CISSP
4 1 (1.02%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.63%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 17 (17.35%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.10%) XenServer
4 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 4 (4.08%) XenApp
6 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) Tivoli
1 12 (12.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (7.14%) SCCM
3 5 (5.10%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.08%) WSUS
5 3 (3.06%) Nagios
5 3 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 58 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 56 (57.14%) VMware
3 52 (53.06%) Citrix
4 34 (34.69%) Oracle
5 31 (31.63%) SolarWinds
6 19 (19.39%) MKS
7 16 (16.33%) IBM
8 12 (12.24%) BMC
9 11 (11.22%) NetApp
10 9 (9.18%) Cisco
11 5 (5.10%) Symantec
12 4 (4.08%) Veeam
13 3 (3.06%) WatchGuard
13 3 (3.06%) Sophos
13 3 (3.06%) Apple
14 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.04%) Adobe
15 1 (1.02%) HP
15 1 (1.02%) Dell
15 1 (1.02%) AppSense