The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 56 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 33 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.73% 4.19% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 5.34% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 33
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
849 862 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 70.17% 78.51% 71.07%
Number of salaries quoted 714 717 739
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Essex region.

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Essex

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Essex

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -2 7 £47,500 -
Saffron Walden - 7 £60,000 -
Basildon +10 6 £40,000 -30.43%
Colchester -10 6 £40,000 -36.00%
Brentwood -6 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Performance Tuning 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 Performance Tuning.

1 74 (74.75%) SQL
2 51 (51.52%) Oracle
3 49 (49.49%) SQL Server
4 48 (48.48%) Windows
5 36 (36.36%) Linux
5 36 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (32.32%) T-SQL
7 30 (30.30%) Finance
8 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
8 29 (29.29%) Oracle Database
9 28 (28.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (24.24%) Clustering
12 22 (22.22%) Firewall
13 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
14 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (19.19%) Replication
14 19 (19.19%) RDBMS
14 19 (19.19%) PL/SQL
15 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (16.16%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (15.15%) High Availability
18 14 (14.14%) Red Hat
18 14 (14.14%) VMware
19 13 (13.13%) Shell Script
19 13 (13.13%) UNIX
19 13 (13.13%) Database Tuning
20 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
20 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 12 (12.12%) Korn

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Performance Tuning 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 Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
1 7 (7.07%) IIS
1 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.05%) Apache
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
1 9 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) IaaS
1 4 (4.04%) PaaS
2 3 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) Firewall
2 7 (7.07%) LDAP
3 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.05%) VPN
3 5 (5.05%) DNS
4 2 (2.02%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (49.49%) SQL Server
2 36 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (29.29%) Oracle Database
4 28 (28.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
7 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (19.19%) RDBMS
8 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (11.11%) DTS
10 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (5.05%) MySQL
12 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (4.04%) SQLPlus
14 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) VisualVM
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (30.30%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Automotive
3 1 (1.01%) Law
3 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (68.69%) DBA
2 45 (45.45%) SQL DBA
3 35 (35.35%) Administrator
4 27 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
5 22 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
6 13 (13.13%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (8.08%) Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Team Leader
8 7 (7.07%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Senior DBA
9 5 (5.05%) Senior SQL DBA
9 5 (5.05%) Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Professional Services Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Oracle Consultant
11 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (8.08%) ODBC
3 4 (4.04%) Middleware
4 3 (3.03%) COM+
4 3 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.01%) XML
5 1 (1.01%) XSLT
5 1 (1.01%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.24%) Clustering
2 19 (19.19%) Replication
3 8 (8.08%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.04%) Statistics
4 4 (4.04%) DataPower
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.02%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.48%) Windows
2 36 (36.36%) Linux
3 13 (13.13%) UNIX
4 9 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Solaris
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (15.15%) High Availability
3 13 (13.13%) Database Tuning
4 11 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.09%) CRM
5 9 (9.09%) OO
5 9 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.05%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.05%) Identity Management
6 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.05%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (4.04%) Release Management
7 4 (4.04%) Database Security
7 4 (4.04%) ITIL
7 4 (4.04%) ETL
8 3 (3.03%) Document Management
8 3 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (74.75%) SQL
2 32 (32.32%) T-SQL
3 19 (19.19%) PL/SQL
4 13 (13.13%) Shell Script
5 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.12%) Korn
5 12 (12.12%) Perl
5 12 (12.12%) AWK
6 10 (10.10%) Java
7 9 (9.09%) PHP
8 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.08%) MCITP
2 8 (8.08%) MCTS
3 5 (5.05%) OCP
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.02%) VCP5
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.02%) MCSE
4 2 (2.02%) MCSA
4 2 (2.02%) RHCE
4 2 (2.02%) CCA
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.05%) Xen
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) Red Hat Satellite
1 12 (12.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (7.07%) Opsview
3 5 (5.05%) Nagios
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.01%) Control-M
4 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 51 (51.52%) Oracle
2 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.14%) Red Hat
3 14 (14.14%) VMware
4 11 (11.11%) Red Gate
5 10 (10.10%) JBoss
5 10 (10.10%) Cisco
6 9 (9.09%) SAP
6 9 (9.09%) JD Edwards
7 7 (7.07%) IBM
7 7 (7.07%) Citrix
7 7 (7.07%) Splunk
8 5 (5.05%) Juniper
9 2 (2.02%) HP
9 2 (2.02%) Dell
9 2 (2.02%) EMC
10 1 (1.01%) Sun
10 1 (1.01%) NetApp