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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.81% 16.93% 40.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.24% 96.97% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 25
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £18,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
21 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 15.56% 17.46% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 25
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
1 22 (45.83%) SDLC
2 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) C#
4 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 18 (37.50%) .NET
4 18 (37.50%) Moq
5 16 (33.33%) SQL
6 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 15 (31.25%) DSDM
6 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 15 (31.25%) MVC
6 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (27.08%) HTML5
7 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
7 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
7 13 (27.08%) Sitecore
7 13 (27.08%) SpecFlow
7 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
7 13 (27.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (27.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (27.08%) Degree
7 13 (27.08%) Selenium
7 13 (27.08%) SharePoint
8 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (20.83%) jQuery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (27.08%) SharePoint 2013
1 13 (27.08%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (2.08%) SunGard AvantGard
1 1 (2.08%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) OSPF
3 1 (2.08%) BGP
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Broadband
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQLite
6 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Moq
2 13 (27.08%) SpecFlow
2 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
2 13 (27.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (27.08%) Selenium
3 9 (18.75%) MSTest
4 5 (10.42%) NUnit
4 5 (10.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) Software Design Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 18 (37.50%) .NET
3 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (27.08%) HTML5
5 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (20.83%) jQuery
5 10 (20.83%) CSS
6 7 (14.58%) J2EE
6 7 (14.58%) J2SE
6 7 (14.58%) JSP
7 5 (10.42%) WinForms
7 5 (10.42%) WCF
7 5 (10.42%) WPF
7 5 (10.42%) Spring.NET
7 5 (10.42%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (10.42%) Ninject
7 5 (10.42%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (10.42%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) Derivative
3 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.17%) VMS
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) SDLC
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) DSDM
3 15 (31.25%) MVC
4 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
5 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.58%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) TDD
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) Kanban
8 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.42%) MVVM
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) C#
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.67%) C
6 7 (14.58%) Java
7 6 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 4 (8.33%) C++
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
10 2 (4.17%) VB
11 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
11 1 (2.08%) VBA
11 1 (2.08%) Perl
11 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) UAG
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Sitecore
3 7 (14.58%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) CODA
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.08%) SunGard
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.08%) Brocade
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) F5
5 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
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