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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 12.24% 24.76% 40.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.16% 96.30% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 26
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £28,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £54,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
19 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 19.39% 25.71% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 26
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £54,000
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 1 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (39.39%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) System Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (21.21%) JIRA
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) SLA
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 6 (18.18%) MS Office
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) UNIX
7 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) DNS
7 6 (18.18%) DHCP
7 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 6 (18.18%) Android
7 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.18%) Selenium
8 5 (15.15%) Citrix
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.12%) ISEB
9 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
9 4 (12.12%) Xen

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) ADSL
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) DTS
2 2 (6.06%) SQLPlus
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 6 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
4 4 (12.12%) DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 6 (18.18%) Android
4 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) System Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) SIEM
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Winbatch
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.06%) OCP
4 2 (6.06%) OCA
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Xen
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) ZENworks
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Brocade
5 2 (6.06%) Red Gate
6 1 (3.03%) GFI Software
6 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) EMC