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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 43 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 16.41% 20.51% 29.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.32% 82.05% 68.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 40
Average salary £46,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,725
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
69 39 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 26.34% 25.00% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 59
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,775 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £78,750
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 9 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 39 (49.37%) Microsoft
2 36 (45.57%) MS Exchange
3 34 (43.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (39.24%) MS Office
5 30 (37.97%) Windows 7
5 30 (37.97%) Windows Server
6 29 (36.71%) ITIL
7 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
8 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
8 27 (34.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (32.91%) Office 365
9 26 (32.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (31.65%) Firewall
11 24 (30.38%) VMware
12 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (29.11%) Hyper-V
13 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (26.58%) MCSA
14 20 (25.32%) SAN
14 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (22.78%) Citrix
16 16 (20.25%) MCSE
17 15 (18.99%) Linux
18 14 (17.72%) Law
18 14 (17.72%) Degree
18 14 (17.72%) Veeam
19 13 (16.46%) SonicWALL
19 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
19 13 (16.46%) MCITP
20 12 (15.19%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (45.57%) MS Exchange
2 27 (34.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (32.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.80%) IIS
7 3 (3.80%) JBoss
8 2 (2.53%) Apache
8 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (39.24%) MS Office
2 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) assyst
2 6 (7.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 26 (32.91%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Yammer
4 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) Firewall
2 20 (25.32%) SAN
3 12 (15.19%) VoIP
4 8 (10.13%) DNS
5 6 (7.59%) LAN
5 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.33%) DHCP
7 4 (5.06%) VPN
8 3 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.80%) WAN
9 2 (2.53%) Internet
9 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.53%) PBX
9 2 (2.53%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (1.27%) FCoE
10 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.27%) IMAP
10 1 (1.27%) NAS
10 1 (1.27%) POP3
10 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.27%) DTS
4 1 (1.27%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.27%) MS Access
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
1 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.72%) Law
2 7 (8.86%) Legal
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) IT Support
4 9 (11.39%) ITIL Manager
4 9 (11.39%) ITIL Problem Manager
4 9 (11.39%) Problem Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Architect
6 7 (8.86%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (8.86%) IT Technician
6 7 (8.86%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Support Technician
7 6 (7.59%) Incident and Problem Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Incident Manager
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL Incident Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Support Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 2 (2.53%) LAMP
4 1 (1.27%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) WCF
4 1 (1.27%) WinForms
4 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Driving Licence
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Device Driver
4 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.53%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.53%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) BYOD
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) iPad
7 1 (1.27%) iPhone
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Physics
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (37.97%) Windows 7
2 30 (37.97%) Windows Server
3 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.99%) Linux
5 6 (7.59%) Android
5 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.33%) VxWorks
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Phone
7 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.27%) Debian
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) ITSM
2 9 (11.39%) Problem Management
2 9 (11.39%) Service Management
3 8 (10.13%) Migration
4 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.59%) Coaching
5 6 (7.59%) ITIL V2
5 6 (7.59%) ITIL V3
5 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.06%) Document Management
7 4 (5.06%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.06%) Project Management
7 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (3.80%) Change Management
8 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.13%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) C
3 4 (5.06%) Embedded C
4 3 (3.80%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) C++
5 2 (2.53%) Perl
5 2 (2.53%) PHP
5 2 (2.53%) Python
5 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (26.58%) MCSA
3 16 (20.25%) MCSE
4 14 (17.72%) Degree
5 13 (16.46%) MCITP
6 10 (12.66%) MCP
7 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.11%) Hyper-V
3 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.92%) XenApp
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) SCOM
2 3 (3.80%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 39 (49.37%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.38%) VMware
3 18 (22.78%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) Veeam
5 13 (16.46%) SonicWALL
6 9 (11.39%) NetApp
7 6 (7.59%) Remedy
8 5 (6.33%) Intel
9 4 (5.06%) HP
10 3 (3.80%) EMC
11 2 (2.53%) Apple
11 2 (2.53%) Cisco
11 2 (2.53%) Oracle
12 1 (1.27%) Avaya
12 1 (1.27%) Draytek
12 1 (1.27%) Pegasus
12 1 (1.27%) Sage
12 1 (1.27%) Symantec
12 1 (1.27%) Toshiba
12 1 (1.27%) webMethods
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