The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 276 315 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.47% 27.66% 26.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.63% 81.61% 78.84%
Number of salaries quoted 230 267 268
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
351 386 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.85% 33.89% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 301 315 344
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
East of England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Colchester +1 60 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Brentwood 0 28 £20,000 -52.94%
Basildon +4 23 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Chelmsford -7 23 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Saffron Walden -2 11 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Harlow +4 10 £42,500 -21.29%
Waltham Abbey - 3 £22,500 -
Loughton +2 2 £22,000 -48.23% 1
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Epping -4 1 - -
Canvey Island - 1 £18,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 180 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 176 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 172 (28.20%) Citrix
4 153 (25.08%) Active Directory
5 145 (23.77%) SQL
6 136 (22.30%) SQL Server
7 135 (22.13%) VMware
8 131 (21.48%) Linux
9 121 (19.84%) MS Exchange
10 112 (18.36%) XenApp
11 110 (18.03%) ITIL
11 110 (18.03%) .NET
12 102 (16.72%) Oracle
13 100 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 96 (15.74%) Firewall
15 95 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 91 (14.92%) Cisco
17 83 (13.61%) UNIX
18 82 (13.44%) Finance
19 78 (12.79%) MS Excel
19 78 (12.79%) C#
20 77 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
20 77 (12.62%) NetApp
21 75 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
22 74 (12.13%) DNS
23 71 (11.64%) Windows 7
24 64 (10.49%) MS Office
25 60 (9.84%) ASP.NET
26 56 (9.18%) Java
26 56 (9.18%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 121 (19.84%) MS Exchange
2 75 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (4.75%) IIS
6 24 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (3.11%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (3.11%) Documentum
8 17 (2.79%) Apache
9 13 (2.13%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.82%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.82%) CMS
11 4 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.33%) Node.js
13 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 78 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 64 (10.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (5.90%) assyst
2 23 (3.77%) Magento
2 23 (3.77%) Oracle CRM
3 11 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (1.48%) AWD
5 3 (0.49%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.16%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.79%) Office 365
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (15.74%) Firewall
2 74 (12.13%) DNS
3 56 (9.18%) SAN
4 42 (6.89%) DHCP
5 37 (6.07%) TCP/IP
6 25 (4.10%) VPN
7 22 (3.61%) NAS
8 20 (3.28%) LAN
9 17 (2.79%) WAN
10 15 (2.46%) Internet
11 12 (1.97%) VoIP
12 10 (1.64%) Network Security
13 9 (1.48%) ADSL
14 7 (1.15%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.15%) VLAN
15 6 (0.98%) SMTP
16 5 (0.82%) SSH
16 5 (0.82%) SNMP
16 5 (0.82%) iSCSI
17 4 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 33 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (4.75%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.59%) Oracle Database
4 28 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (4.10%) RDBMS
6 23 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.46%) DTS
9 14 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (1.64%) SQLPlus
11 10 (1.64%) MySQL
12 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (2.95%) Moq
2 17 (2.79%) Rhino Mocks
2 17 (2.79%) MSTest
2 17 (2.79%) NUnit
3 13 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.80%) JIRA
5 10 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (1.64%) Subversion
6 9 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (0.98%) Selenium
8 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.33%) VisualVM
9 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.33%) MSI
10 1 (0.16%) Toad
10 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 82 (13.44%) Finance
2 31 (5.08%) Law
3 25 (4.10%) Marketing
4 14 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.48%) Banking
5 9 (1.48%) Retail
5 9 (1.48%) Military
6 8 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.15%) Back Office
8 6 (0.98%) Publishing
9 5 (0.82%) Legal
10 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.66%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (16.07%) Analyst
2 65 (10.66%) Developer
2 65 (10.66%) Support Analyst
3 59 (9.67%) Administrator
4 53 (8.69%) DBA
5 50 (8.20%) Citrix Engineer
6 49 (8.03%) Systems Administrator
7 48 (7.87%) Support Engineer
8 37 (6.07%) SQL DBA
9 35 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 35 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 34 (5.57%) Citrix Support
11 32 (5.25%) .NET Developer
12 31 (5.08%) Problem Manager
12 31 (5.08%) IT Support
13 29 (4.75%) Team Leader
14 26 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
15 25 (4.10%) Architect
16 24 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (18.03%) .NET
2 60 (9.84%) ASP.NET
3 36 (5.90%) WPF
4 33 (5.41%) WinForms
5 25 (4.10%) HTML
6 23 (3.77%) WCF
7 19 (3.11%) Web Services
8 18 (2.95%) XML
8 18 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (2.62%) Spring.NET
9 16 (2.62%) Razor View Engine
9 16 (2.62%) Castle Windsor
9 16 (2.62%) Ninject
9 16 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (2.62%) Unity DI Container
10 15 (2.46%) CSS
11 13 (2.13%) Silverlight
12 9 (1.48%) Ajax
12 9 (1.48%) ADSI
13 7 (1.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.59%) Management Information System
2 18 (2.95%) Blackberry
3 17 (2.79%) Replication
4 16 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (2.46%) Clustering
6 12 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.31%) iSeries
7 8 (1.31%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.98%) AS400
10 5 (0.82%) IVR
10 5 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.82%) Open Source
10 5 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.66%) CUDA
11 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 180 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 131 (21.48%) Linux
3 100 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (13.61%) UNIX
5 71 (11.64%) Windows 7
6 56 (9.18%) Windows XP
7 54 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (4.75%) Apple iOS
9 28 (4.59%) Windows 8
10 24 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (2.95%) Windows Vista
12 11 (1.80%) AIX
12 11 (1.80%) Android
13 8 (1.31%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.15%) CentOS
15 6 (0.98%) HPUX
16 5 (0.82%) Solaris
17 4 (0.66%) Debian
17 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.66%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (18.03%) ITIL
2 53 (8.69%) Service Delivery
3 46 (7.54%) Problem Management
4 45 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (7.05%) ITSM
6 36 (5.90%) E-Commerce
7 34 (5.57%) Software Engineering
7 34 (5.57%) Capacity Management
8 33 (5.41%) Service Management
9 30 (4.92%) ITIL V3
9 30 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 30 (4.92%) OO
10 25 (4.10%) TDD
11 24 (3.93%) CRM
12 23 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
13 22 (3.61%) Incident Management
14 21 (3.44%) Release Management
14 21 (3.44%) MVC
15 20 (3.28%) Change Management
15 20 (3.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 145 (23.77%) SQL
2 78 (12.79%) C#
3 56 (9.18%) Java
4 43 (7.05%) T-SQL
5 28 (4.59%) PHP
6 27 (4.43%) VB.NET
7 26 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 26 (4.26%) C++
8 23 (3.77%) VB
9 21 (3.44%) C
10 20 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.11%) VBScript
11 19 (3.11%) ABAP
11 19 (3.11%) VBA
12 12 (1.97%) Perl
13 11 (1.80%) Python
14 7 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.98%) Delphi
16 5 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 77 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (9.18%) Degree
3 43 (7.05%) MCSE
4 32 (5.25%) MCITP
5 28 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (3.93%) MCP
7 15 (2.46%) MCTS
7 15 (2.46%) OCP
7 15 (2.46%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (1.97%) OCA
9 11 (1.80%) MCAD
9 11 (1.80%) MCSD
10 10 (1.64%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (1.48%) MCSA
11 9 (1.48%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.82%) CCA
14 5 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.57%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (25.08%) Active Directory
2 112 (18.36%) XenApp
3 95 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (6.23%) Hyper-V
5 35 (5.74%) Xen
6 20 (3.28%) vSphere
7 16 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (2.30%) VMware ESX
9 13 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.15%) NFS
10 7 (1.15%) Terminal Server
10 7 (1.15%) XenServer
11 6 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.82%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.82%) UAG
13 2 (0.33%) KVM
13 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 30 (4.92%) Backup Exec
2 16 (2.62%) SCCM
3 9 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.15%) SCOM
5 7 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.15%) ARCserve
5 7 (1.15%) Puppet
6 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.98%) HP SIM
6 6 (0.98%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.98%) WSUS
7 5 (0.82%) Nagios
7 5 (0.82%) Opsview
8 4 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.33%) Munin
10 2 (0.33%) Legato
10 2 (0.33%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 176 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 172 (28.20%) Citrix
3 135 (22.13%) VMware
4 102 (16.72%) Oracle
5 91 (14.92%) Cisco
6 77 (12.62%) NetApp
7 43 (7.05%) SAP
8 30 (4.92%) EMC
9 25 (4.10%) Red Hat
10 23 (3.77%) JD Edwards
11 22 (3.61%) Symantec
12 13 (2.13%) HP
12 13 (2.13%) IBM
12 13 (2.13%) Sophos
13 12 (1.97%) Remedy
14 11 (1.80%) LANDesk
14 11 (1.80%) Red Gate
15 10 (1.64%) JBoss
16 9 (1.48%) Juniper
17 8 (1.31%) Veeam
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 24 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 27 days ago