The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 16 1
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 44 19 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.26% 15.83% 36.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 86.36% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 62
Median salary £48,750 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,900 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 Colchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 22 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.88% 18.33% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 59 17 85
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 30 (52.63%) Office 365
2 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
3 23 (40.35%) Linux
4 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
4 20 (35.09%) VMware
5 19 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 19 (33.33%) Clearswift
5 19 (33.33%) Proofpoint
6 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 18 (31.58%) VPN
6 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 17 (29.82%) ITIL
7 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (28.07%) Smartphone
8 16 (28.07%) Windows Phone
8 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
9 15 (26.32%) Apple
10 14 (24.56%) Law
11 13 (22.81%) Nokia
12 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
13 10 (17.54%) Service Management
13 10 (17.54%) NetApp
13 10 (17.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (17.54%) SCCM
14 9 (15.79%) iPhone
14 9 (15.79%) Problem Management
14 9 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
14 9 (15.79%) MS Office
14 9 (15.79%) Process Management
15 8 (14.04%) Capacity Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (12.28%) JBoss
5 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (52.63%) Office 365
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) iTunes
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) VPN
2 5 (8.77%) DHCP
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Moq
1 2 (3.51%) MSTest
1 2 (3.51%) NUnit
1 2 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.56%) Law
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) German Language
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Messaging Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) BlackBerry Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) IT Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Junior
5 5 (8.77%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Messaging Support
6 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) WCF
2 3 (5.26%) WinForms
2 3 (5.26%) WPF
3 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (3.51%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (3.51%) Ninject
3 2 (3.51%) Spring.NET
3 2 (3.51%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 16 (28.07%) Smartphone
3 9 (15.79%) iPhone
3 9 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (14.04%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (5.26%) BYOD
5 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.26%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.75%) Physics
7 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Linux
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 16 (28.07%) Windows Phone
4 8 (14.04%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.77%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.26%) VxWorks
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) SUSE
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
3 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 10 (17.54%) Service Management
5 9 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 9 (15.79%) Process Management
6 8 (14.04%) Capacity Management
6 8 (14.04%) Supplier Management
7 7 (12.28%) Balanced Scorecard
7 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.28%) Security Patching
8 5 (8.77%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.77%) Time Management
9 3 (5.26%) ITSM
9 3 (5.26%) MVC
9 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.51%) Scrum
10 2 (3.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) C
3 2 (3.51%) C++
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) MCAD
2 1 (1.75%) MCP
2 1 (1.75%) MCPD
2 1 (1.75%) MCSD
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.02%) XenApp
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) VMware
3 19 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 19 (33.33%) Proofpoint
4 15 (26.32%) Apple
5 13 (22.81%) Nokia
6 10 (17.54%) NetApp
7 5 (8.77%) Citrix
7 5 (8.77%) ServiceNow
8 4 (7.02%) Oracle
8 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.26%) HP
9 3 (5.26%) Intel
10 2 (3.51%) Cisco
10 2 (3.51%) SAP
10 2 (3.51%) Symantec
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