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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 232 308 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.72% 22.05% 25.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.23% 70.00% 75.52%
Number of salaries quoted 142 268 218
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
260 440 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.98% 31.50% 33.84%
Number of salaries quoted 164 369 271
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 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 26 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 +2 66 £50,000 -4.76%
Basildon -5 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Chelmsford -3 19 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Colchester -27 14 £46,250 -7.50% 5
Southend-on-Sea -1 9 £23,000 -36.11%
Loughton +1 8 £31,750 +44.31%
Saffron Walden +1 3 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Maldon 0 2 £31,250 +25.00%
Epping - 2 £38,750 -
Harlow +2 1 £20,000 -52.94%
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 216 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 190 (38.38%) Active Directory
3 167 (33.74%) VMware
4 164 (33.13%) SQL
5 155 (31.31%) SQL Server
6 147 (29.70%) Finance
7 146 (29.49%) Linux
8 144 (29.09%) ITIL
8 144 (29.09%) Citrix
9 134 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 129 (26.06%) MS Excel
11 117 (23.64%) DNS
12 115 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 103 (20.81%) MS Exchange
14 91 (18.38%) SAN
15 90 (18.18%) Oracle
16 81 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
17 80 (16.16%) DHCP
17 80 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 76 (15.35%) .NET
19 72 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
20 71 (14.34%) IBM
21 69 (13.94%) Firewall
22 67 (13.54%) Disaster Recovery
23 63 (12.73%) Cisco
24 62 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
25 61 (12.32%) MS Office
26 59 (11.92%) Degree
27 56 (11.31%) Windows 7
28 54 (10.91%) Change Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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
1 103 (20.81%) MS Exchange
2 72 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (9.09%) IIS
4 40 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (7.07%) SharePoint
6 32 (6.46%) JBoss
7 30 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (3.64%) GlassFish
10 16 (3.23%) Tomcat
11 15 (3.03%) WebLogic
11 15 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (2.63%) WebSphere
12 13 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (2.42%) OpenStack
14 11 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (2.02%) Lync
16 8 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 129 (26.06%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.32%) MS Office
3 20 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.01%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.81%) Mingle
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.83%) AWD
2 11 (2.22%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.20%) SunGard AvantGard
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.25%) Office 365
2 20 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.83%) IBM SmartCloud
4 12 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.61%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (23.64%) DNS
2 91 (18.38%) SAN
3 80 (16.16%) DHCP
4 69 (13.94%) Firewall
5 39 (7.88%) VPN
6 37 (7.47%) LDAP
7 30 (6.06%) WAN
8 25 (5.05%) TCP/IP
9 23 (4.65%) LAN
10 20 (4.04%) VoIP
11 19 (3.84%) Internet
12 12 (2.42%) Wireless
12 12 (2.42%) BIG-IP
13 9 (1.82%) NAS
14 7 (1.41%) FTP
14 7 (1.41%) SNMP
15 6 (1.21%) HTTP
15 6 (1.21%) VLAN
15 6 (1.21%) SSH
16 5 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.84%) MS Access
6 18 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.83%) MySQL
9 9 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.81%) RavenDB
11 4 (0.81%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.61%) EDMS
13 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (5.66%) Subversion
2 23 (4.65%) Moq
3 21 (4.24%) MSTest
4 17 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 14 (2.83%) NUnit
7 14 (2.83%) Selenium
8 13 (2.63%) SpecFlow
8 13 (2.63%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.40%) JIRA
14 2 (0.40%) Rational Functional Tester
15 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
General
1 147 (29.70%) Finance
2 22 (4.44%) Banking
3 21 (4.24%) Legal
4 17 (3.43%) Law
5 16 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.22%) Retail
7 10 (2.02%) Games
8 7 (1.41%) Automotive
8 7 (1.41%) Electronics
9 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.01%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (11.72%) Developer
2 57 (11.52%) Analyst
3 48 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (7.68%) Support Engineer
5 32 (6.46%) Administrator
6 23 (4.65%) DBA
6 23 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 23 (4.65%) SQL DBA
7 21 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 18 (3.64%) Senior Developer
9 17 (3.43%) Support Analyst
10 16 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 16 (3.23%) Capacity Analyst
11 14 (2.83%) SQL Server DBA
11 14 (2.83%) Desktop Support
12 13 (2.63%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.42%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (15.35%) .NET
2 37 (7.47%) ASP.NET
3 33 (6.67%) HTML
4 31 (6.26%) Flash
5 24 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (4.04%) jQuery
7 18 (3.64%) CSS
8 17 (3.43%) HTML5
9 15 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.63%) WinForms
10 13 (2.63%) Web Services
11 11 (2.22%) Middleware
11 11 (2.22%) WPF
12 10 (2.02%) Spring.NET
12 10 (2.02%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (2.02%) Ninject
12 10 (2.02%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (1.82%) WCF
14 8 (1.62%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.07%) Clustering
2 32 (6.46%) Blackberry
2 32 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.25%) AS400
3 26 (5.25%) iSeries
4 25 (5.05%) CMDB
5 23 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 21 (4.24%) Replication
7 11 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (1.62%) BYOD
10 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.41%) Social Network
10 7 (1.41%) IVR
11 6 (1.21%) Telematics
12 5 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.01%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 146 (29.49%) Linux
2 115 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (11.31%) Windows 7
6 50 (10.10%) UNIX
7 48 (9.70%) Windows 8
8 28 (5.66%) Windows XP
9 22 (4.44%) AIX
10 19 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.64%) Solaris
12 16 (3.23%) Android
13 13 (2.63%) Windows 2000
13 13 (2.63%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.21%) CentOS
14 6 (1.21%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.01%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.09%) ITIL
2 67 (13.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 54 (10.91%) Change Management
4 50 (10.10%) SDLC
5 40 (8.08%) Service Delivery
6 37 (7.47%) MVC
7 36 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (7.07%) Project Management
9 34 (6.87%) Software Engineering
10 30 (6.06%) Security Patching
11 28 (5.66%) Load Balancing
12 25 (5.05%) High Availability
13 23 (4.65%) Waterfall
13 23 (4.65%) Capacity Management
14 18 (3.64%) Database Mirroring
14 18 (3.64%) Change Control
14 18 (3.64%) Time Management
15 17 (3.43%) Mentoring
16 16 (3.23%) Release Management
16 16 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (33.13%) SQL
2 49 (9.90%) C#
3 43 (8.69%) PowerShell
4 29 (5.86%) C
5 24 (4.85%) Java
6 21 (4.24%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.64%) Perl
8 17 (3.43%) VB.NET
9 15 (3.03%) C++
9 15 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.03%) VB
10 12 (2.42%) Korn
11 11 (2.22%) VBScript
12 10 (2.02%) VBA
12 10 (2.02%) COBOL
12 10 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.21%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.01%) Python
14 5 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (11.92%) Degree
3 37 (7.47%) MCSE
4 27 (5.45%) MCSA
5 20 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.22%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.02%) MCP
9 9 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.62%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.62%) ISEB
11 7 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.41%) CCNP
12 5 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.01%) MCITP
13 4 (0.81%) MCTS
13 4 (0.81%) CCSA
13 4 (0.81%) CCNA
13 4 (0.81%) MCSD
14 3 (0.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.20%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 190 (38.38%) Active Directory
2 134 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (10.30%) Hyper-V
4 39 (7.88%) VMware ESX
5 36 (7.27%) XenApp
6 24 (4.85%) vSphere
7 13 (2.63%) vCloud
7 13 (2.63%) XenServer
8 9 (1.82%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.21%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.81%) Firmware
11 3 (0.61%) Xen
11 3 (0.61%) UAG
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (7.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 36 (7.27%) Tivoli
3 32 (6.46%) Backup Exec
4 22 (4.44%) SCCM
4 22 (4.44%) SCOM
5 14 (2.83%) WSUS
6 12 (2.42%) Puppet
6 12 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.42%) Ansible
7 9 (1.82%) Nagios
8 4 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.61%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.40%) OpenView
10 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 216 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 167 (33.74%) VMware
3 144 (29.09%) Citrix
4 90 (18.18%) Oracle
5 71 (14.34%) IBM
6 63 (12.73%) Cisco
7 54 (10.91%) NetApp
8 34 (6.87%) BMC
9 32 (6.46%) SolarWinds
10 31 (6.26%) HP
11 19 (3.84%) Symantec
11 19 (3.84%) F5
12 17 (3.43%) CheckPoint
13 16 (3.23%) Red Hat
13 16 (3.23%) Avaya
14 15 (3.03%) MKS
15 13 (2.63%) Apple
15 13 (2.63%) Sitecore
16 12 (2.42%) SaltStack
16 12 (2.42%) Brocade
Braintree, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24k
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manningtree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income t
Posted: 9 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK inc
Posted: 10 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 10 days ago
Wickford
Blue Town Online
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago