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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 13.29% 15.44% 42.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.67% 76.67% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 26
Average salary £45,587 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.24% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
30 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 17.34% 20.13% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 27
Average salary £46,174 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £49,500 £47,500
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 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (54.00%) SDLC
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (34.00%) HTML
4 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (30.00%) C#
6 14 (28.00%) .NET
6 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (28.00%) Moq
7 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (26.00%) HTML5
7 13 (26.00%) Sitecore
7 13 (26.00%) SpecFlow
7 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (26.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (26.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (26.00%) Selenium
7 13 (26.00%) Degree
7 13 (26.00%) DSDM
8 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (22.00%) MVC
9 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (22.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (18.00%) Service Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (26.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (22.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) CODA-Financials
1 3 (6.00%) SunGard AvantGard
1 3 (6.00%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.00%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.00%) MS Access
7 2 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Moq
2 13 (26.00%) SpecFlow
2 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (26.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) MSTest
4 2 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) NUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Service Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Software Design Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Design Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Support Manager
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) .NET
3 13 (26.00%) HTML5
4 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (14.00%) jQuery
6 7 (14.00%) CSS
7 4 (8.00%) JSP
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) J2SE
7 4 (8.00%) J2EE
8 3 (6.00%) Ajax
9 1 (2.00%) WCF
9 1 (2.00%) WPF
9 1 (2.00%) WinForms
9 1 (2.00%) Spring.NET
9 1 (2.00%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (2.00%) Ninject
9 1 (2.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) SUSE
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) SDLC
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) DSDM
3 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
4 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (22.00%) MVC
6 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.00%) ITIL
6 9 (18.00%) Service Management
7 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.00%) PRINCE
7 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.00%) Time Management
9 3 (6.00%) Change Control
9 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) C#
3 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (16.00%) C
5 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) Embedded C
6 4 (8.00%) Java
6 4 (8.00%) VB
7 3 (6.00%) VBA
7 3 (6.00%) C++
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.00%) CODA
3 3 (6.00%) SunGard
3 3 (6.00%) Cognos
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle