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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 28 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 77 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 8.00% 32.22% 24.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 81.91% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 69 28
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £27,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
21 94 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.00% 39.33% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 86 49
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
3 14 (32.56%) Citrix
3 14 (32.56%) Linux
4 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
4 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.91%) MS Office
6 11 (25.58%) SCOM
7 10 (23.26%) Law
7 10 (23.26%) VMware
8 9 (20.93%) Legal
8 9 (20.93%) Finance
8 9 (20.93%) Project Management
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
10 7 (16.28%) DNS
10 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
10 7 (16.28%) SCCM
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
11 6 (13.95%) WSUS
11 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.95%) Document Management
11 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
11 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (13.95%) UNIX
11 6 (13.95%) MySQL
12 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
12 5 (11.63%) SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (27.91%) MS Office
3 5 (11.63%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) assyst
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (23.26%) Law
2 9 (20.93%) Legal
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Forensic Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Head of Operations
6 2 (4.65%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (4.65%) Head of Network Operations
7 1 (2.33%) Change and Release Manager
7 1 (2.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) EDI
2 1 (2.33%) WPF
2 1 (2.33%) OpenCL
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
4 5 (11.63%) Cybercrime
4 5 (11.63%) Digital Media
4 5 (11.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Wiki
5 1 (2.33%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) UNIX
5 5 (11.63%) Android
5 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Project Management
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.95%) Document Management
5 5 (11.63%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (11.63%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (11.63%) E-Discovery
5 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.98%) People Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.33%) Time Management
8 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
1 5 (11.63%) MATLAB
2 2 (4.65%) COBOL
3 1 (2.33%) XAML
3 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.33%) VC++
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) HNC
3 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCOM
2 7 (16.28%) SCCM
3 6 (13.95%) WSUS
4 2 (4.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Citrix
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) i2
4 5 (11.63%) Apple
4 5 (11.63%) Symbian
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) Intel
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) Kaspersky
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