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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 27 1
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 15 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 13.47% 8.43% 32.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.27% 68.18% 81.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 69
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
55 22 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.50% 12.36% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 51 20 86
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 26 (39.39%) ITIL
3 26 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (37.88%) MS Exchange
5 22 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (31.82%) Office 365
6 21 (31.82%) VMware
7 20 (30.30%) MS Office
8 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
8 19 (28.79%) Linux
8 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
9 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (24.24%) Citrix
11 15 (22.73%) XenApp
12 14 (21.21%) Law
13 12 (18.18%) Service Management
13 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
13 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
13 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (16.67%) SCCM
14 11 (16.67%) ITSM
14 11 (16.67%) SAN
14 11 (16.67%) NetApp
15 10 (15.15%) Blackberry
15 10 (15.15%) Firewall
15 10 (15.15%) Windows 8
15 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V

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 25 (37.88%) MS Exchange
2 22 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.09%) JBoss
4 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) Documentum
7 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (30.30%) MS Office
2 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (13.64%) assyst
2 6 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.52%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.82%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) SAN
2 10 (15.15%) Firewall
3 8 (12.12%) DNS
4 7 (10.61%) DHCP
4 7 (10.61%) VPN
5 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) FTP
7 1 (1.52%) IMAP
7 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.52%) LAN
7 1 (1.52%) NAS
7 1 (1.52%) POP3
7 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.52%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
7 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Subversion
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Moq
2 1 (1.52%) MSTest
2 1 (1.52%) NUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (21.21%) Law
2 5 (7.58%) Legal
3 4 (6.06%) German Language
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) ITIL Manager
2 9 (13.64%) ITIL Problem Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Problem Manager
3 8 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Incident Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL Incident Manager
6 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) IT Support
6 5 (7.58%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Support Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) WCF
3 2 (3.03%) WinForms
3 2 (3.03%) WPF
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.52%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (1.52%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) LAMP
4 1 (1.52%) Ninject
4 1 (1.52%) Spring.NET
4 1 (1.52%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.06%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.03%) BYOD
5 2 (3.03%) Physics
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.52%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 26 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (28.79%) Linux
3 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
4 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.15%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.09%) VxWorks
7 5 (7.58%) Mac OS
8 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Phone
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.52%) Android
9 1 (1.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 12 (18.18%) Service Management
3 11 (16.67%) ITSM
4 8 (12.12%) ITIL V3
5 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.09%) ITIL V2
6 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.58%) Coaching
7 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.06%) Document Management
8 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (6.06%) Time Management
9 3 (4.55%) Process Management
9 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) Java
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) C#
3 4 (6.06%) C
3 4 (6.06%) Embedded C
3 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCSA
3 5 (7.58%) MCSE
4 4 (6.06%) MCITP
5 3 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) MCAD
6 1 (1.52%) MCPD
6 1 (1.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) XenApp
3 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.06%) vSphere
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.55%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (9.09%) SCOM
3 3 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.52%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) VMware
3 16 (24.24%) Citrix
4 11 (16.67%) NetApp
5 6 (9.09%) Clearswift
5 6 (9.09%) Intel
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle
5 6 (9.09%) Proofpoint
5 6 (9.09%) Remedy
6 5 (7.58%) Apple
6 5 (7.58%) Veeam
7 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.06%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.55%) EMC
8 3 (4.55%) Nokia
8 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) Avaya
10 1 (1.52%) Sage
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,000 - £28,000 + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 19 days ago