The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 3 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 38 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 18.91% 31.94% 8.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.37% 95.83% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 12
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £37,900 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,795 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 21.39% 33.33% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 24
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Essex

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 17 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
4 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (26.42%) VMware
5 14 (26.42%) Windows Vista
6 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
6 13 (24.53%) SQL
6 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (22.64%) Sophos
7 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
7 12 (22.64%) DNS
8 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
9 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
9 10 (18.87%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (18.87%) Cisco
10 9 (16.98%) LAN
10 9 (16.98%) WAN
10 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
10 9 (16.98%) MS Office
10 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (15.09%) Red Gate
11 8 (15.09%) Database Tuning
11 8 (15.09%) Replication
11 8 (15.09%) Clustering
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (15.09%) DTS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 9 (16.98%) LAN
2 9 (16.98%) WAN
3 8 (15.09%) VPN
4 6 (11.32%) MPLS
4 6 (11.32%) OSPF
4 6 (11.32%) BGP
4 6 (11.32%) Firewall
4 6 (11.32%) VDSL
4 6 (11.32%) ADSL
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (15.09%) DTS
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MSTest
1 6 (11.32%) Moq
2 5 (9.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (9.43%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.89%) Military
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (15.09%) DBA
2 8 (15.09%) SQL DBA
3 6 (11.32%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Support
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
1 6 (11.32%) WinForms
2 5 (9.43%) WPF
2 5 (9.43%) Silverlight
2 5 (9.43%) Spring.NET
2 5 (9.43%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (9.43%) Ninject
2 5 (9.43%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) Ajax
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Replication
1 8 (15.09%) Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) Smartphone
3 5 (9.43%) Social Network
3 5 (9.43%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Vista
3 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (15.09%) Database Tuning
2 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (13.21%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) TDD
4 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.43%) Kanban
5 5 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (9.43%) MVVM
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
3 6 (11.32%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) C++
4 2 (3.77%) C
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (11.32%) MCSE
2 6 (11.32%) MCSA
2 6 (11.32%) CCNP
2 6 (11.32%) MCITP
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) PhD
3 1 (1.89%) CISA
3 1 (1.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.32%) Terminal Services
4 6 (11.32%) XenServer
4 6 (11.32%) UAG
5 4 (7.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (11.32%) Backup Exec
1 6 (11.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) Sophos
4 10 (18.87%) Cisco
5 8 (15.09%) Red Gate
6 7 (13.21%) Citrix
7 6 (11.32%) Symantec
7 6 (11.32%) McAfee
7 6 (11.32%) AVG
7 6 (11.32%) LANDesk
7 6 (11.32%) Draytek
8 5 (9.43%) Facebook
8 5 (9.43%) Twitter
9 4 (7.55%) Dell
9 4 (7.55%) EMC
10 3 (5.66%) HP
10 3 (5.66%) Juniper
10 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago