The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 224 276 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.03% 23.47% 27.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.19% 78.63% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139 230 267
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
254 351 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.58% 29.85% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 158 301 315
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £22,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £60,000 £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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Windows Salary Trend in Essex

Windows
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Essex

Windows
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Brentwood 0 47 £41,250 +106.25% 3
Basildon -4 26 £45,000 - 3
Chelmsford -1 22 £46,174 +27.37% 1
Colchester -14 19 £30,000 -40.00% 8
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £40,000 -
Billericay - 7 £22,500 -
Saffron Walden +2 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Harlow -4 4 £42,500 -
Loughton 0 2 £34,000 +54.54%
Epping +4 1 £40,000 -
Maldon - 1 £27,500 -
Witham - 1 - -
Braintree - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 198 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 168 (34.64%) VMware
3 164 (33.81%) SQL Server
4 161 (33.20%) Active Directory
5 160 (32.99%) SQL
6 147 (30.31%) ITIL
7 142 (29.28%) Finance
8 138 (28.45%) Linux
9 132 (27.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 123 (25.36%) Citrix
11 114 (23.51%) DNS
12 108 (22.27%) MS Excel
13 98 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 91 (18.76%) DHCP
15 84 (17.32%) MS Exchange
16 81 (16.70%) Oracle
17 71 (14.64%) .NET
18 68 (14.02%) SAN
19 64 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
19 64 (13.20%) Disaster Recovery
19 64 (13.20%) Firewall
20 63 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
21 60 (12.37%) Degree
22 55 (11.34%) Change Management
23 52 (10.72%) SLA
24 50 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
24 50 (10.31%) IIS
24 50 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
25 49 (10.10%) PowerShell
26 48 (9.90%) IBM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 84 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.31%) IIS
2 50 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (8.04%) JBoss
4 37 (7.63%) SharePoint
5 33 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (2.68%) GlassFish
10 12 (2.47%) WebSphere
11 11 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (2.06%) WebLogic
12 10 (2.06%) Tomcat
12 10 (2.06%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 8 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 108 (22.27%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.45%) MS Office
3 14 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (0.82%) Mingle
5 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.92%) AWD
2 7 (1.44%) assyst
3 4 (0.82%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (0.62%) CODA-Financials
4 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.62%) SunGard AvantGard
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.84%) Office 365
2 15 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.06%) IBM SmartCloud
3 10 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 114 (23.51%) DNS
2 91 (18.76%) DHCP
3 68 (14.02%) SAN
4 64 (13.20%) Firewall
5 47 (9.69%) LDAP
6 33 (6.80%) TCP/IP
7 29 (5.98%) VPN
8 24 (4.95%) WAN
9 19 (3.92%) LAN
10 15 (3.09%) VoIP
10 15 (3.09%) Internet
11 12 (2.47%) NAS
12 11 (2.27%) SNMP
13 10 (2.06%) BIG-IP
13 10 (2.06%) Wireless
14 5 (1.03%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.03%) FTP
14 5 (1.03%) NetScreen
15 4 (0.82%) HTTP
15 4 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (33.81%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (3.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 17 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (3.30%) MS Access
9 15 (3.09%) MySQL
10 14 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (2.47%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.65%) Big Data
12 8 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.24%) EDRMS
13 6 (1.24%) DTS
13 6 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.82%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.82%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.62%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 32 (6.60%) Subversion
2 23 (4.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 21 (4.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 19 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.09%) Selenium
6 14 (2.89%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.89%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.89%) Moq
7 13 (2.68%) SpecFlow
8 10 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.44%) MSTest
10 5 (1.03%) NUnit
11 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.62%) JIRA
13 2 (0.41%) Rational Functional Tester
14 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
14 1 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 142 (29.28%) Finance
2 23 (4.74%) Banking
3 16 (3.30%) Legal
4 14 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.06%) Automotive
5 10 (2.06%) Law
6 9 (1.86%) Retail
6 9 (1.86%) Games
7 8 (1.65%) Back Office
8 6 (1.24%) Electronics
8 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 63 (12.99%) Analyst
2 50 (10.31%) Developer
3 38 (7.84%) Support Engineer
4 34 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (6.39%) DBA
5 31 (6.39%) Support Analyst
6 30 (6.19%) SQL DBA
7 27 (5.57%) Administrator
8 24 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.92%) Software Engineer
11 19 (3.92%) Desktop Support
11 19 (3.92%) IT Support
12 16 (3.30%) SQL Server DBA
13 15 (3.09%) Architect
13 15 (3.09%) Network Engineer
14 14 (2.89%) Server Support
14 14 (2.89%) .NET Developer
14 14 (2.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (14.64%) .NET
2 28 (5.77%) HTML
3 23 (4.74%) ASP.NET
4 22 (4.54%) Middleware
5 18 (3.71%) Flash
6 17 (3.51%) HTML5
7 16 (3.30%) CSS
7 16 (3.30%) Web Services
8 15 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (2.47%) jQuery
10 11 (2.27%) XML
11 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (1.24%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (1.24%) WPF
12 6 (1.24%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.03%) Ajax
13 5 (1.03%) OpenCL
14 4 (0.82%) RESTful
14 4 (0.82%) WCF
14 4 (0.82%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.84%) Clustering
2 33 (6.80%) CMDB
3 32 (6.60%) Replication
3 32 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.57%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.33%) Blackberry
5 21 (4.33%) iSeries
6 19 (3.92%) AS400
7 16 (3.30%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.89%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.65%) BYOD
11 6 (1.24%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.24%) IVR
12 5 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.03%) Physics
12 5 (1.03%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.03%) CUDA
13 4 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 138 (28.45%) Linux
2 98 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (9.69%) UNIX
6 32 (6.60%) Windows 8
7 31 (6.39%) Windows 7
8 27 (5.57%) Windows XP
9 22 (4.54%) Data ONTAP
10 17 (3.51%) Android
11 15 (3.09%) AIX
12 14 (2.89%) Apple iOS
13 13 (2.68%) Windows 2000
14 12 (2.47%) Solaris
14 12 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (1.86%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (1.03%) SUSE
16 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (30.31%) ITIL
2 64 (13.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 55 (11.34%) Change Management
4 46 (9.48%) SDLC
5 45 (9.28%) Service Delivery
6 43 (8.87%) Project Management
7 38 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 38 (7.84%) Security Patching
8 33 (6.80%) High Availability
9 29 (5.98%) Time Management
10 28 (5.77%) Load Balancing
10 28 (5.77%) PRINCE2
11 26 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (5.36%) Database Mirroring
12 25 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.74%) Logistics
14 22 (4.54%) Waterfall
15 20 (4.12%) MVC
16 19 (3.92%) System Testing
16 19 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 160 (32.99%) SQL
2 49 (10.10%) PowerShell
3 46 (9.48%) C#
4 40 (8.25%) Java
5 32 (6.60%) C
6 24 (4.95%) T-SQL
7 21 (4.33%) VBScript
8 19 (3.92%) Perl
9 18 (3.71%) C++
10 16 (3.30%) VBA
11 15 (3.09%) VB
12 14 (2.89%) JavaScript
13 13 (2.68%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.06%) Korn
15 8 (1.65%) COBOL
15 8 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.65%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.03%) VC++
16 5 (1.03%) Python
16 5 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (12.37%) Degree
2 50 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.77%) MCSE
3 28 (5.77%) MCSA
4 14 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.65%) CCNP
7 7 (1.44%) MCP
8 6 (1.24%) CCNA
8 6 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.03%) CCSA
10 4 (0.82%) MCTS
10 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.82%) ISEB
10 4 (0.82%) MCSD
10 4 (0.82%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.41%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.72%) SLA
2 2 (0.41%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 161 (33.20%) Active Directory
2 132 (27.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.04%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.42%) VMware ESX
5 24 (4.95%) XenApp
6 20 (4.12%) vSphere
7 15 (3.09%) XenServer
8 10 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.06%) vCloud
9 7 (1.44%) Firmware
9 7 (1.44%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.41%) UAG
12 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (6.39%) SCCM
2 27 (5.57%) Backup Exec
3 24 (4.95%) Tivoli
3 24 (4.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 17 (3.51%) SCOM
5 16 (3.30%) Puppet
6 10 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.06%) Ansible
7 9 (1.86%) WSUS
8 8 (1.65%) Nagios
9 5 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.41%) OpenView
12 1 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 198 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 168 (34.64%) VMware
3 123 (25.36%) Citrix
4 81 (16.70%) Oracle
5 48 (9.90%) IBM
6 46 (9.48%) Cisco
7 43 (8.87%) SolarWinds
8 37 (7.63%) NetApp
9 23 (4.74%) BMC
10 21 (4.33%) MKS
11 17 (3.51%) Symantec
11 17 (3.51%) F5
12 16 (3.30%) Avaya
13 14 (2.89%) Red Gate
14 13 (2.68%) Sitecore
14 13 (2.68%) HP
14 13 (2.68%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.47%) Red Hat
15 12 (2.47%) Apple
16 10 (2.06%) SaltStack
Essex
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halstead, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £43000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
PCR
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Technology Means Business Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Colchester
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £29,500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, Heath care
Posted: 18 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago