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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 25 81 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 13.09% 36.00% 23.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.53% 87.10% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 71 22
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £37,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
34 93 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 17.80% 41.33% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 83 38
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (39.62%) Citrix
2 20 (37.74%) Windows 7
3 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
4 17 (32.08%) Linux
5 15 (28.30%) Law
6 14 (26.42%) SCOM
7 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
7 13 (24.53%) ITIL
8 12 (22.64%) Legal
8 12 (22.64%) VMware
9 11 (20.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (20.75%) MS Office
10 10 (18.87%) UNIX
10 10 (18.87%) Project Management
10 10 (18.87%) Finance
11 9 (16.98%) SCCM
12 8 (15.09%) Supplier Management
12 8 (15.09%) DNS
13 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
13 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
13 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
14 6 (11.32%) WSUS
14 6 (11.32%) Document Management
14 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
14 6 (11.32%) SAN
14 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
14 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (11.32%) MySQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.75%) MS Office
3 5 (9.43%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) assyst
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) DNS
2 6 (11.32%) SAN
3 5 (9.43%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 15 (28.30%) Law
2 12 (22.64%) Legal
3 10 (18.87%) Finance
4 5 (9.43%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Military
6 1 (1.89%) Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.89%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) Forensic Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Head of Operations
6 3 (5.66%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (5.66%) Head of Network Operations
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) EDI
1 2 (3.77%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.89%) DirectX
2 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 5 (9.43%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) CUDA
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Wiki
5 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows 7
2 17 (32.08%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) UNIX
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.43%) Android
6 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.89%) CentOS
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Debian
9 1 (1.89%) Fedora
9 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.89%) AIX
9 1 (1.89%) HPUX
9 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Supplier Management
5 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.32%) Document Management
5 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) Computer Forensics
6 5 (9.43%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (9.43%) E-Discovery
7 4 (7.55%) Network Design
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 4 (7.55%) People Management
8 2 (3.77%) Line Management
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) CRM
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
1 5 (9.43%) MATLAB
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) C++
2 2 (3.77%) COBOL
3 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.89%) VC++
3 1 (1.89%) XAML
3 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCITP
3 1 (1.89%) RHCE
3 1 (1.89%) MCP
3 1 (1.89%) HNC
3 1 (1.89%) HND
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) SCOM
2 9 (16.98%) SCCM
3 6 (11.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Citrix
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) Apple
4 5 (9.43%) IBM
4 5 (9.43%) Symbian
4 5 (9.43%) i2
5 3 (5.66%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) NetApp
6 2 (3.77%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.89%) Websense
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) Intel
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