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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 61 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 16.97% 37.89% 16.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 74.39% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 12
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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 82 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.82% 50.93% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 21
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £37,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (44.78%) Citrix
2 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
3 23 (34.33%) Windows 7
4 21 (31.34%) Linux
5 20 (29.85%) Law
5 20 (29.85%) VMware
6 18 (26.87%) SCOM
7 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
8 15 (22.39%) ITIL
9 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
10 13 (19.40%) SAN
10 13 (19.40%) MS Office
10 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.91%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) Legal
11 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
13 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.43%) SCCM
14 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (13.43%) Project Management
14 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (11.94%) Blackberry
15 8 (11.94%) UNIX
15 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
15 8 (11.94%) Firewall
15 8 (11.94%) Document Management
15 8 (11.94%) Incident Management
15 8 (11.94%) XenApp
16 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.40%) MS Office
3 5 (7.46%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) assyst
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) SAN
2 8 (11.94%) Firewall
3 7 (10.45%) DNS
4 4 (5.97%) LAN
4 4 (5.97%) DHCP
4 4 (5.97%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.97%) NAS
4 4 (5.97%) FCoE
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) WAN
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 20 (29.85%) Law
2 12 (17.91%) Legal
2 12 (17.91%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Games
4 4 (5.97%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.49%) French Language
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Support Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (8.96%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) IT Support
6 5 (7.46%) Forensic Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Server Support
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Citrix Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Head of Network Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
1 1 (1.49%) DirectX
1 1 (1.49%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.97%) EqualLogic
5 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Clustering
5 3 (4.48%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.99%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) CUDA
7 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Windows 7
2 21 (31.34%) Linux
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.94%) UNIX
6 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.46%) Android
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.49%) Debian
9 1 (1.49%) Fedora
9 1 (1.49%) AIX
9 1 (1.49%) HPUX
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
5 8 (11.94%) Document Management
5 8 (11.94%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.96%) Capacity Management
6 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
7 5 (7.46%) Digital Forensics
7 5 (7.46%) E-Discovery
7 5 (7.46%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (5.97%) Network Design
8 4 (5.97%) Service Management
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.48%) Data Privacy
10 2 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
1 5 (7.46%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) RHCE
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) XenApp
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.48%) vSphere
6 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) SCOM
2 9 (13.43%) SCCM
3 5 (7.46%) WSUS
4 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Citrix
2 20 (29.85%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.46%) Symbian
4 5 (7.46%) i2
4 5 (7.46%) IBM
4 5 (7.46%) EMC
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.46%) Apple
5 4 (5.97%) Google
5 4 (5.97%) HP
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
7 2 (2.99%) Dell
7 2 (2.99%) NetApp
7 2 (2.99%) Veeam
7 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.99%) Isilon
7 2 (2.99%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Websense
8 1 (1.49%) Kaspersky
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago