The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 13.91% 37.33% 40.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.57% 96.55% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 39
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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 Chelmsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.00% 38.67% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 41
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Windows
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Windows Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) VMware
4 14 (27.45%) Linux
5 13 (25.49%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 12 (23.53%) DNS
7 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
7 10 (19.61%) Citrix
8 9 (17.65%) Cisco
8 9 (17.65%) LAN
8 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.65%) MS Office
8 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
9 8 (15.69%) System Testing
9 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (15.69%) Finance
9 8 (15.69%) Windows Vista
9 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
10 7 (13.73%) SLA
10 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
10 7 (13.73%) DTS
10 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (13.73%) JIRA
10 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (13.73%) Replication

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Office
2 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) DNS
2 9 (17.65%) LAN
3 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.73%) Firewall
5 6 (11.76%) WAN
5 6 (11.76%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) VPN
7 2 (3.92%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) ADSL
8 1 (1.96%) VDSL
8 1 (1.96%) NAS
8 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) DTS
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) MSTest
3 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.96%) Moq
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Automotive
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
1 9 (17.65%) DBA
2 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) SQL DBA
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) WinForms
1 1 (1.96%) WPF
1 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
1 1 (1.96%) Spring.NET
1 1 (1.96%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (1.96%) Ninject
1 1 (1.96%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Replication
1 7 (13.73%) Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Firmware
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Physics
3 1 (1.96%) Social Network
3 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Vista
4 6 (11.76%) Android
4 6 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 6 (11.76%) UNIX
5 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (15.69%) System Testing
3 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (13.73%) Database Tuning
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.92%) BCP
7 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.96%) Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.96%) Information Security
8 1 (1.96%) Scrum
8 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.96%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C
3 3 (5.88%) C++
3 3 (5.88%) Perl
3 3 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Winbatch
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) ISEB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) OCP
5 2 (3.92%) OCA
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.84%) Terminal Server
4 4 (7.84%) Xen
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.96%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) Citrix
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco
5 7 (13.73%) Red Gate
6 6 (11.76%) Oracle
6 6 (11.76%) LANDesk
7 4 (7.84%) Dell
7 4 (7.84%) EMC
8 2 (3.92%) Brocade
8 2 (3.92%) HP
8 2 (3.92%) NetApp
8 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) Sophos
9 1 (1.96%) Facebook
9 1 (1.96%) Twitter
9 1 (1.96%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.96%) AVG
9 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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