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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 70 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 17.79% 37.23% 23.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.86% 83.33% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 65 19
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £32,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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
35 84 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.47% 44.68% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 77 30
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 £38,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 1 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (46.55%) Citrix
2 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
3 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
4 19 (32.76%) Law
5 16 (27.59%) Linux
5 16 (27.59%) VMware
5 16 (27.59%) SCOM
6 14 (24.14%) ITIL
6 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.14%) Legal
7 11 (18.97%) MS Office
7 11 (18.97%) Project Management
7 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (18.97%) Finance
8 10 (17.24%) UNIX
8 10 (17.24%) SCCM
8 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.52%) DNS
10 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
10 8 (13.79%) SAN
10 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
10 8 (13.79%) Supplier Management
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.07%) XenApp
11 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (10.34%) MySQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
3 5 (8.62%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) assyst
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) DNS
2 8 (13.79%) SAN
3 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.72%) VoIP
7 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 19 (32.76%) Law
2 14 (24.14%) Legal
3 11 (18.97%) Finance
4 5 (8.62%) Games
5 3 (5.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.72%) French Language
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Forensic Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) IT Support
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Head of Operations
8 3 (5.17%) Head of Infrastructure
8 3 (5.17%) Head of Network Operations
9 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) EDI
2 1 (1.72%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.72%) DirectX
2 1 (1.72%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.62%) Clustering
3 5 (8.62%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) CUDA
6 1 (1.72%) Wiki
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
2 16 (27.59%) Linux
3 10 (17.24%) UNIX
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.62%) Android
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Fedora
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) HPUX
7 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Project Management
2 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.79%) Supplier Management
4 6 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 6 (10.34%) Document Management
5 5 (8.62%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (8.62%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (8.62%) E-Discovery
6 4 (6.90%) Network Design
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.17%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.17%) People Management
8 2 (3.45%) Line Management
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.45%) CRM
8 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
1 5 (8.62%) MATLAB
2 2 (3.45%) COBOL
3 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) RHCE
3 1 (1.72%) MCP
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) XenApp
3 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) SCOM
2 10 (17.24%) SCCM
3 6 (10.34%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Citrix
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.62%) Symbian
4 5 (8.62%) i2
4 5 (8.62%) Apple
4 5 (8.62%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) Websense
Colchester, Essex
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago