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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 10.87% 31.33% 42.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 96.30% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 31
Average salary £38,475 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.50% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £54,000 £42,500
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
17 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 18.48% 32.53% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 32
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,250 £52,200
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 23 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (37.14%) Linux
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) System Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.00%) JIRA
5 7 (20.00%) Firewall
5 7 (20.00%) MS Office
5 7 (20.00%) SLA
5 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (17.14%) DHCP
6 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) UNIX
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix
6 6 (17.14%) Selenium
6 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (17.14%) Android
6 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.43%) LAN
8 4 (11.43%) ISEB

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) DTS
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) MSTest
3 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.86%) Moq
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) WinForms
1 1 (2.86%) WPF
1 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
1 1 (2.86%) Spring.NET
1 1 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (2.86%) Ninject
1 1 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Social Network
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.14%) Android
3 6 (17.14%) UNIX
4 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) System Testing
1 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Database Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) MVVM
6 1 (2.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Winbatch
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.71%) OCP
4 2 (5.71%) OCA
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) Xen
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.86%) ZENworks
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Red Gate
6 2 (5.71%) Brocade
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.86%) Facebook
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter
7 1 (2.86%) GFI Software
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