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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 258 324 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.63% 23.03% 25.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.46% 71.05% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 175 281 204
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
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
295 456 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.45% 32.41% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 204 380 247
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +4 63 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Chelmsford -1 24 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Basildon -4 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Colchester -24 19 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Southend-on-Sea -6 10 £23,000 -36.11%
Loughton +1 8 £31,750 -
Saffron Walden -1 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Dunmow - 2 £20,000 -
Hockley - 2 £26,750 -
Harlow +1 1 £20,000 - 1
Maldon 0 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £30,000 -
Epping - 1 £37,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 229 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 203 (37.87%) Active Directory
3 180 (33.58%) SQL
4 172 (32.09%) VMware
5 162 (30.22%) Citrix
6 161 (30.04%) Linux
7 160 (29.85%) SQL Server
8 150 (27.99%) Finance
9 149 (27.80%) ITIL
10 138 (25.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 137 (25.56%) MS Excel
12 120 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 117 (21.83%) DNS
14 114 (21.27%) MS Exchange
15 102 (19.03%) SAN
16 99 (18.47%) Oracle
17 93 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 92 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 86 (16.04%) .NET
20 81 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2010
21 79 (14.74%) IBM
22 74 (13.81%) Disaster Recovery
23 73 (13.62%) DHCP
24 72 (13.43%) Firewall
25 71 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
26 70 (13.06%) Windows 7
27 67 (12.50%) MS Office
28 65 (12.13%) Cisco
29 63 (11.75%) Degree
30 61 (11.38%) NetApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 114 (21.27%) MS Exchange
2 81 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (9.33%) IIS
4 40 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 35 (6.53%) JBoss
7 32 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 31 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (4.10%) Tomcat
10 21 (3.92%) GlassFish
11 19 (3.54%) WebLogic
12 16 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (2.80%) WebSphere
13 15 (2.80%) Lync
14 14 (2.61%) OpenStack
15 13 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 137 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 67 (12.50%) MS Office
3 23 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.93%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.75%) Mingle
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.24%) assyst
1 12 (2.24%) AWD
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.73%) Office 365
3 17 (3.17%) IBM SmartCloud
4 14 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (21.83%) DNS
2 102 (19.03%) SAN
3 73 (13.62%) DHCP
4 72 (13.43%) Firewall
5 43 (8.02%) VPN
6 35 (6.53%) WAN
7 29 (5.41%) LDAP
8 28 (5.22%) LAN
9 22 (4.10%) TCP/IP
10 21 (3.92%) Internet
11 19 (3.54%) VoIP
12 12 (2.24%) BIG-IP
13 10 (1.87%) Wireless
14 9 (1.68%) NAS
15 7 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.31%) FTP
16 6 (1.12%) HTTP
16 6 (1.12%) SNMP
16 6 (1.12%) SSH
16 6 (1.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.73%) MS Access
5 19 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.99%) MySQL
8 16 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.75%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.75%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.56%) EDMS
14 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (5.22%) Subversion
2 23 (4.29%) Moq
3 21 (3.92%) MSTest
4 18 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.36%) Visual Studio
5 17 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 14 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.61%) NUnit
7 13 (2.43%) SpecFlow
7 13 (2.43%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.43%) Selenium
8 10 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.37%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (0.19%) JIRA
12 1 (0.19%) LabVIEW
General
1 150 (27.99%) Finance
2 26 (4.85%) Law
2 26 (4.85%) Legal
3 23 (4.29%) Banking
4 17 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.43%) Retail
6 10 (1.87%) Games
7 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.31%) Electronics
9 6 (1.12%) Back Office
10 5 (0.93%) Automotive
11 3 (0.56%) Marketing
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (12.50%) Analyst
2 65 (12.13%) Developer
3 53 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (7.28%) Support Engineer
5 32 (5.97%) Administrator
6 26 (4.85%) Network Engineer
7 21 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 21 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (3.92%) DBA
7 21 (3.92%) SQL DBA
8 20 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
8 20 (3.73%) Desktop Support
8 20 (3.73%) Capacity Analyst
9 19 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.17%) .NET Developer
12 15 (2.80%) Consultant
13 14 (2.61%) Release Manager
13 14 (2.61%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (16.04%) .NET
2 38 (7.09%) ASP.NET
2 38 (7.09%) HTML
3 36 (6.72%) Flash
4 26 (4.85%) jQuery
5 24 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (4.48%) CSS
6 18 (3.36%) HTML5
6 18 (3.36%) .NET Framework
7 15 (2.80%) Web Services
8 14 (2.61%) WinForms
9 12 (2.24%) WCF
10 11 (2.05%) WPF
10 11 (2.05%) XML
11 10 (1.87%) Spring.NET
11 10 (1.87%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (1.87%) Ninject
11 10 (1.87%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (1.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.65%) Clustering
2 38 (7.09%) Blackberry
3 35 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.60%) AS400
4 30 (5.60%) iSeries
5 24 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.54%) CMDB
7 17 (3.17%) Replication
8 11 (2.05%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (1.49%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.49%) BYOD
11 7 (1.31%) Social Network
12 6 (1.12%) Telematics
12 6 (1.12%) IVR
13 5 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.93%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 161 (30.04%) Linux
2 120 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (13.06%) Windows 7
6 61 (11.38%) UNIX
7 49 (9.14%) Windows 8
8 30 (5.60%) Windows XP
9 29 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (5.04%) AIX
11 22 (4.10%) Solaris
12 15 (2.80%) Android
13 12 (2.24%) Apple iOS
14 11 (2.05%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (1.31%) CentOS
17 6 (1.12%) Mac OS X
17 6 (1.12%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (27.80%) ITIL
2 74 (13.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (9.33%) Change Management
4 47 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 43 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (7.84%) MVC
7 41 (7.65%) Project Management
8 34 (6.34%) Software Engineering
9 28 (5.22%) Capacity Management
10 26 (4.85%) Waterfall
10 26 (4.85%) Load Balancing
11 25 (4.66%) High Availability
12 21 (3.92%) Change Control
13 19 (3.54%) Release Management
14 18 (3.36%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.17%) Service Management
16 16 (2.99%) TDD
16 16 (2.99%) Unit Testing
16 16 (2.99%) Database Mirroring
17 15 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 180 (33.58%) SQL
2 56 (10.45%) C#
3 45 (8.40%) PowerShell
4 30 (5.60%) Java
5 29 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 26 (4.85%) C
7 19 (3.54%) Perl
8 17 (3.17%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.80%) C++
10 14 (2.61%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.61%) VB
11 12 (2.24%) Korn
12 9 (1.68%) COBOL
13 8 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.49%) VBScript
13 8 (1.49%) Python
13 8 (1.49%) VBA
14 5 (0.93%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.93%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (11.75%) Degree
3 44 (8.21%) MCSE
4 26 (4.85%) MCSA
4 26 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.61%) MCP
7 11 (2.05%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.87%) MCITP
9 8 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.49%) CCNP
10 7 (1.31%) ISEB
11 6 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.93%) CCNA
12 5 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.75%) MCTS
13 4 (0.75%) CCSA
13 4 (0.75%) MCSD
14 3 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.21%) SLA
2 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 203 (37.87%) Active Directory
2 138 (25.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (10.07%) Hyper-V
4 42 (7.84%) VMware ESX
5 41 (7.65%) XenApp
6 27 (5.04%) vSphere
7 15 (2.80%) vCloud
8 14 (2.61%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.05%) XenServer
10 10 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.56%) Xen
13 3 (0.56%) UAG
13 3 (0.56%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (8.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 41 (7.65%) Tivoli
3 33 (6.16%) Backup Exec
4 26 (4.85%) SCOM
5 24 (4.48%) SCCM
6 14 (2.61%) WSUS
7 12 (2.24%) Puppet
7 12 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.24%) Ansible
8 9 (1.68%) Nagios
9 4 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.56%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.19%) OpenView
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 229 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 172 (32.09%) VMware
3 162 (30.22%) Citrix
4 99 (18.47%) Oracle
5 79 (14.74%) IBM
6 65 (12.13%) Cisco
7 61 (11.38%) NetApp
8 39 (7.28%) BMC
9 37 (6.90%) HP
10 26 (4.85%) SolarWinds
11 23 (4.29%) Symantec
12 19 (3.54%) Red Hat
12 19 (3.54%) F5
13 16 (2.99%) CheckPoint
13 16 (2.99%) Avaya
14 14 (2.61%) EMC
14 14 (2.61%) MKS
15 13 (2.43%) Sitecore
15 13 (2.43%) Apple
16 12 (2.24%) Brocade
Basildon, Essex
Investigo Change Solutions
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Marel
Salary: Unspecified Salary will depend on knowledge and experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentwood
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 15 days ago
Basildon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Colchester
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £220000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 21 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 21 days ago