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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 175 273 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.38% 20.92% 22.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.11% 85.58% 70.07%
Number of salaries quoted 123 191 278
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
233 319 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.14% 24.44% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 176 227 382
Average salary £26,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,230 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -1 43 £48,750 -2.50%
Basildon +2 25 £42,500 +29.77% 2
Colchester -9 13 £44,000 -7.36% 5
Chelmsford -7 8 £40,000 +8.84%
Witham - 4 £25,000 -
Dunmow 0 3 £26,000 +30.00%
Loughton -1 3 £30,000 -6.97%
Southend-on-Sea -3 3 £45,000 +95.65%
Buckhurst Hill - 3 - -
Chigwell 0 1 £22,500 -
Saffron Walden -6 1 £24,500 -34.66% 2
Epping - 1 £28,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 182 (52.15%) Microsoft
2 160 (45.85%) Windows Server
3 150 (42.98%) Active Directory
4 119 (34.10%) SQL Server
5 110 (31.52%) MS Office
6 109 (31.23%) MS Excel
7 97 (27.79%) VMware
8 88 (25.21%) Citrix
9 85 (24.36%) Linux
10 83 (23.78%) Finance
11 82 (23.50%) SQL
12 79 (22.64%) MS Exchange
12 79 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 78 (22.35%) Windows 7
14 71 (20.34%) ITIL
15 69 (19.77%) Firewall
16 67 (19.20%) Cisco
17 66 (18.91%) .NET
17 66 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 60 (17.19%) SAN
19 58 (16.62%) Windows Server 2012
20 57 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
21 53 (15.19%) Hyper-V
22 49 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 48 (13.75%) TCP/IP
24 47 (13.47%) Windows 8
24 47 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2013
25 46 (13.18%) Windows 10
26 43 (12.32%) DNS
27 42 (12.03%) Blackberry

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 79 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 57 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (12.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 31 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (6.88%) IIS
8 18 (5.16%) JBoss
9 13 (3.72%) Apache
9 13 (3.72%) GlassFish
10 7 (2.01%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.43%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.86%) Node.js
14 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.29%) Documentum
15 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 110 (31.52%) MS Office
2 109 (31.23%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project
5 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.58%) assyst
2 6 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.43%) AWD
4 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.46%) Office 365
2 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.43%) Yammer
3 4 (1.15%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (19.77%) Firewall
2 60 (17.19%) SAN
3 48 (13.75%) TCP/IP
4 43 (12.32%) DNS
5 40 (11.46%) VPN
6 38 (10.89%) DHCP
7 35 (10.03%) NAS
8 30 (8.60%) VLAN
9 27 (7.74%) IMAP
9 27 (7.74%) Wireless
10 26 (7.45%) DMZ
10 26 (7.45%) SMTP
11 23 (6.59%) WAN
12 18 (5.16%) LAN
13 14 (4.01%) NetScaler
14 9 (2.58%) IP Telephony
15 8 (2.29%) VoIP
16 6 (1.72%) iSCSI
17 5 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
18 4 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (34.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
2 15 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 11 (3.15%) MySQL
5 11 (3.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.01%) Big Data
7 7 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.15%) MS Access
9 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.57%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (3.44%) Subversion
1 12 (3.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.15%) MSTest
5 3 (0.86%) Moq
5 3 (0.86%) NUnit
5 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.57%) MSI
6 2 (0.57%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 83 (23.78%) Finance
2 28 (8.02%) Law
3 15 (4.30%) Banking
3 15 (4.30%) Legal
4 5 (1.43%) Marketing
4 5 (1.43%) Publishing
5 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.86%) Advertising
6 3 (0.86%) French Language
6 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Automotive
7 2 (0.57%) German Language
7 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (19.77%) Support Engineer
2 49 (14.04%) IT Support
3 37 (10.60%) Developer
4 35 (10.03%) Analyst
4 35 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (10.03%) IT Engineer
5 34 (9.74%) IT Support Engineer
6 30 (8.60%) Support Analyst
7 27 (7.74%) Systems Engineer
8 25 (7.16%) Infrastructure Support
9 24 (6.88%) 1st Line Support
10 22 (6.30%) Systems Support
11 21 (6.02%) .NET Developer
12 20 (5.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 20 (5.73%) Architect
12 20 (5.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 20 (5.73%) Systems Support Engineer
13 18 (5.16%) Senior Support Engineer
13 18 (5.16%) Technical Support
14 17 (4.87%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.91%) .NET
2 26 (7.45%) ASP.NET
2 26 (7.45%) MAPI
3 23 (6.59%) Web Services
4 18 (5.16%) XML
5 17 (4.87%) HTML
6 15 (4.30%) CSS
6 15 (4.30%) jQuery
7 14 (4.01%) SOAP
7 14 (4.01%) WPF
8 13 (3.72%) CSS3
8 13 (3.72%) HTML5
9 12 (3.44%) WCF
10 11 (3.15%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.15%) Ajax
11 10 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (2.87%) Silverlight
12 9 (2.58%) Middleware
13 8 (2.29%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.03%) Blackberry
2 34 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.17%) Replication
4 29 (8.31%) Data Centre
4 29 (8.31%) iPhone
5 26 (7.45%) PDA
6 16 (4.58%) Clustering
7 13 (3.72%) Fat Client
7 13 (3.72%) Thin Client
8 11 (3.15%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.87%) Driving Licence
9 10 (2.87%) iSeries
10 8 (2.29%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.01%) CMDB
11 7 (2.01%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.72%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 160 (45.85%) Windows Server
2 85 (24.36%) Linux
3 79 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (22.35%) Windows 7
5 58 (16.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (13.47%) Windows 8
7 46 (13.18%) Windows 10
8 39 (11.17%) Android
9 35 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (9.74%) Windows XP
11 30 (8.60%) Windows Vista
12 25 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (3.72%) Unix
14 12 (3.44%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.72%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.72%) VxWorks
16 4 (1.15%) Solaris
17 3 (0.86%) AIX
17 3 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (20.34%) ITIL
2 35 (10.03%) Service Delivery
3 31 (8.88%) Mentoring
4 21 (6.02%) High Availability
4 21 (6.02%) OO
5 20 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (5.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (5.44%) ITSM
6 19 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (4.87%) Logistics
8 16 (4.58%) Software Delivery
9 15 (4.30%) Configuration Management
10 14 (4.01%) Database Mirroring
10 14 (4.01%) Problem Management
10 14 (4.01%) Service Management
11 13 (3.72%) Incident Management
11 13 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (3.44%) SDLC
12 12 (3.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.50%) SQL
2 41 (11.75%) C#
3 29 (8.31%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.59%) T-SQL
4 23 (6.59%) VB.NET
5 22 (6.30%) VB
6 21 (6.02%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.87%) C
8 12 (3.44%) Java
8 12 (3.44%) VBScript
9 9 (2.58%) C++
10 7 (2.01%) KiXtart
11 5 (1.43%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.15%) XAML
13 3 (0.86%) Perl
13 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.57%) ABAP
14 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.57%) Korn
14 2 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (11.17%) MCSA
3 28 (8.02%) MCSE
4 26 (7.45%) Degree
5 17 (4.87%) MCP
6 14 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.01%) CCNA
8 7 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.43%) MCITP
10 4 (1.15%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.57%) CCNP
12 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.29%) CCA
13 1 (0.29%) CCEA
13 1 (0.29%) MCTS
13 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.44%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) MISRA
3 1 (0.29%) MISRA C
System Software
1 150 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 66 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (15.19%) Hyper-V
4 42 (12.03%) XenApp
5 21 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (5.16%) NFS
7 15 (4.30%) vSphere
8 13 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (3.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.29%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.43%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.86%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.86%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.57%) vCloud
14 1 (0.29%) Firmware
14 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (9.17%) Backup Exec
2 25 (7.16%) SCCM
3 7 (2.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (2.01%) SCOM
4 3 (0.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.86%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.86%) WSUS
5 2 (0.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.57%) Opsview
5 2 (0.57%) Puppet
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 182 (52.15%) Microsoft
2 97 (27.79%) VMware
3 88 (25.21%) Citrix
4 67 (19.20%) Cisco
5 41 (11.75%) Apple
6 31 (8.88%) Veeam
7 30 (8.60%) Oracle
8 27 (7.74%) Draytek
9 18 (5.16%) Symantec
10 17 (4.87%) Red Hat
11 16 (4.58%) NetApp
12 12 (3.44%) IBM
13 11 (3.15%) Dell
13 11 (3.15%) RedGate
14 10 (2.87%) HP
14 10 (2.87%) Juniper
14 10 (2.87%) Remedy
14 10 (2.87%) SonicWALL
15 8 (2.29%) MKS
16 6 (1.72%) AppSense
Ongar, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per year +
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Linkpoint Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitve plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon
Simon James IT
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Maxegan
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago