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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 18 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 12.59% 12.26% 15.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.82% 90.48% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 8
Average salary £24,250 £47,500 £34,572
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.94% +37.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £54,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
22 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 15.38% 13.55% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 9
Average salary £23,500 £45,000 £34,572
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.77% +30.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £40,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.00%) Android
4 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (17.86%) MS Office
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) System Testing
5 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) Selenium
5 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 4 (14.29%) SCCM
6 3 (10.71%) Finance
6 3 (10.71%) Retail
6 3 (10.71%) JIRA
6 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
6 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) ISEB
6 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
6 3 (10.71%) SLA
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Apple
6 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQLPlus
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) DTS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
3 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
1 1 (3.57%) J2SE
1 1 (3.57%) WinForms
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) PDA
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
2 7 (25.00%) Android
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) System Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Winbatch
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) OCP
2 2 (7.14%) OCA
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Apple
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam
4 1 (3.57%) Red Gate
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