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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.80% 29.71% 28.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 75.93% 75.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 34
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +18.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
36 54 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.80% 39.13% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 49 48
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) VMware
3 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 15 (28.85%) Project Management
4 15 (28.85%) Degree
5 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (23.08%) Office 365
7 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (21.15%) ITIL
8 10 (19.23%) Java
8 10 (19.23%) .NET
8 10 (19.23%) JBoss
8 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
9 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
9 9 (17.31%) IIS
9 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
9 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
9 9 (17.31%) Time Management
10 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
10 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (15.38%) TeamCity
10 8 (15.38%) Puppet
10 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (15.38%) Mentoring

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (19.23%) JBoss
2 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (17.31%) IIS
3 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 8 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) DNS
3 4 (7.69%) SAN
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) LAN
3 4 (7.69%) DHCP
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.85%) PBX
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) Intranet
6 1 (1.92%) Softphone
6 1 (1.92%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) DTS
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (15.38%) EDRMS
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) TeamCity
1 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 8 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Law
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Military
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Architect
1 8 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (7.69%) ICT Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Network Support
4 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) WPF
3 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) OpenCL
4 2 (3.85%) EDI
5 1 (1.92%) WinForms
5 1 (1.92%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) Physics
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.69%) CUDA
5 3 (5.77%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.92%) iPad
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.92%) iPhone
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Project Management
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
3 9 (17.31%) Time Management
4 8 (15.38%) DevOps
4 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 8 (15.38%) Coaching
4 8 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (15.38%) OO
4 8 (15.38%) SSADM
4 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) CRM
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.85%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) C++
3 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) C
4 4 (7.69%) VC++
4 4 (7.69%) XAML
5 3 (5.77%) COBOL
6 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) C-shell
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) MCSA
4 3 (5.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) HNC
6 1 (1.92%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) MCTS
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
1 18 (34.62%) VMware
2 8 (15.38%) webMethods
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
5 3 (5.77%) Veeam
6 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
6 2 (3.85%) NetApp
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.92%) Sage
7 1 (1.92%) Intel
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) DevExpress
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