The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 3 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 24.83% 21.74% 17.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 71.43% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 24
Average salary £46,250 £31,038 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.01% -11.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £45,000
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 Colchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 49 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.03% 30.43% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 53
Average salary £41,750 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Windows
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Colchester region.

Windows Salary Trend in Colchester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 54 (48.21%) Citrix
2 47 (41.96%) XenApp
3 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (25.00%) ITIL
5 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
6 21 (18.75%) MS Office
7 20 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 20 (17.86%) ITSM
8 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
9 18 (16.07%) NetApp
9 18 (16.07%) Configuration Management
9 18 (16.07%) Capacity Management
10 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
10 17 (15.18%) Windows 7
11 15 (13.39%) Service Management
11 15 (13.39%) Problem Management
12 14 (12.50%) VMware
12 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 14 (12.50%) Linux
13 13 (11.61%) .NET
13 13 (11.61%) SAN
13 13 (11.61%) assyst
13 13 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
14 12 (10.71%) EMC
14 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (10.71%) C++
15 11 (9.82%) Degree
15 11 (9.82%) Performance Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.46%) IIS
3 5 (4.46%) Documentum
3 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (18.75%) MS Office
2 20 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (11.61%) assyst
2 5 (4.46%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) SAN
2 5 (4.46%) Firewall
3 4 (3.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.57%) NAS
3 4 (3.57%) FCoE
3 4 (3.57%) DHCP
3 4 (3.57%) VPN
3 4 (3.57%) DNS
3 4 (3.57%) Internet
4 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.68%) LAN
5 2 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.89%) Intranet
6 1 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.68%) DTS
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.68%) Subversion
1 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (8.93%) Law
2 9 (8.04%) Finance
3 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.57%) Publishing
5 3 (2.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 26 (23.21%) Citrix Support
3 23 (20.54%) Analyst
4 20 (17.86%) Support Analyst
5 16 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (11.61%) Problem Manager
7 12 (10.71%) Software Engineer
8 11 (9.82%) Developer
8 11 (9.82%) Support Engineer
9 10 (8.93%) Citrix Support Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
11 6 (5.36%) IT Support
11 6 (5.36%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Junior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.46%) Server Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Junior Developer
12 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) WPF
3 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.46%) WinForms
4 5 (4.46%) Google Maps API
5 3 (2.68%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.68%) DirectX
5 3 (2.68%) OpenCL
5 3 (2.68%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.46%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.57%) EqualLogic
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.68%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.68%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.68%) CUDA
5 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (15.18%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.50%) Linux
4 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.68%) UNIX
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) ITIL
2 20 (17.86%) ITSM
3 18 (16.07%) Configuration Management
3 18 (16.07%) Capacity Management
4 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
5 15 (13.39%) Service Management
5 15 (13.39%) Problem Management
6 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 11 (9.82%) Performance Management
8 9 (8.04%) Multithreading
9 8 (7.14%) Image Processing
9 8 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.14%) ITIL V3
10 7 (6.25%) Coaching
11 6 (5.36%) Incident Management
12 5 (4.46%) ITIL V2
12 5 (4.46%) Release Management
13 4 (3.57%) TDD
13 4 (3.57%) Document Management
13 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.71%) C++
2 9 (8.04%) Java
3 8 (7.14%) C#
4 7 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.36%) SQL
6 5 (4.46%) ABAP
7 3 (2.68%) XAML
8 2 (1.79%) VBA
8 2 (1.79%) VB
8 2 (1.79%) C
9 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) Python
9 1 (0.89%) Perl
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.68%) MCSE
5 2 (1.79%) MCP
5 2 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (41.96%) XenApp
2 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) SCOM
2 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.57%) Puppet
4 3 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (48.21%) Citrix
2 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.07%) NetApp
4 14 (12.50%) VMware
5 12 (10.71%) EMC
6 7 (6.25%) Google
7 6 (5.36%) Remedy
7 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.46%) SAP
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle
8 5 (4.46%) LANDesk
9 4 (3.57%) HP
9 4 (3.57%) Symantec
10 3 (2.68%) Veritas
10 3 (2.68%) Sophos
10 3 (2.68%) webMethods
10 3 (2.68%) JBoss
11 2 (1.79%) Veeam
11 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.79%) Isilon
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