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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 252 293 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.93% 26.68% 27.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.75% 83.00% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 206 250 252
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
316 353 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 27.50% 32.15% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 264 302 318
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 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 22 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 0 47 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Brentwood 0 31 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Basildon +2 25 £34,000 -32.00% 4
Chelmsford -5 19 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Harlow +5 9 £40,500 -25.00%
Saffron Walden -3 8 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Waltham Abbey - 3 £22,500 -
Loughton +3 2 £24,750 -41.76%
Southend-on-Sea -8 2 £37,500 -15.73% 1
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Epping -4 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 159 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 154 (27.55%) Citrix
3 144 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (23.79%) Active Directory
5 127 (22.72%) SQL
6 125 (22.36%) SQL Server
7 116 (20.75%) Linux
7 116 (20.75%) VMware
8 108 (19.32%) ITIL
9 104 (18.60%) MS Exchange
10 100 (17.89%) .NET
11 94 (16.82%) XenApp
12 93 (16.64%) Cisco
13 92 (16.46%) Firewall
14 86 (15.38%) Oracle
15 83 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 80 (14.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 75 (13.42%) Finance
17 75 (13.42%) UNIX
18 73 (13.06%) MS Excel
19 70 (12.52%) Windows 7
20 69 (12.34%) NetApp
21 67 (11.99%) C#
22 66 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
23 64 (11.45%) MS Office
24 59 (10.55%) DNS
24 59 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
25 55 (9.84%) Windows XP
26 52 (9.30%) Degree
27 51 (9.12%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 104 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 59 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (5.01%) IIS
6 20 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (3.04%) Apache
8 12 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (2.15%) Documentum
8 12 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.43%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.25%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.89%) CMS
12 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.36%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 73 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 64 (11.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (4.83%) assyst
2 19 (3.40%) Magento
2 19 (3.40%) Oracle CRM
3 10 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (1.43%) AWD
5 4 (0.72%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.36%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (16.46%) Firewall
2 59 (10.55%) DNS
3 45 (8.05%) SAN
4 37 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 37 (6.62%) DHCP
5 24 (4.29%) VPN
6 18 (3.22%) LAN
6 18 (3.22%) NAS
7 15 (2.68%) WAN
8 12 (2.15%) Internet
9 11 (1.97%) VoIP
10 9 (1.61%) Network Security
11 8 (1.43%) VLAN
12 6 (1.07%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.07%) SMTP
12 6 (1.07%) ADSL
12 6 (1.07%) MPLS
12 6 (1.07%) OSPF
13 5 (0.89%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (5.37%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 25 (4.47%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.33%) DTS
10 12 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.79%) MySQL
11 10 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.25%) SQLPlus
13 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.54%) EDRMS
17 2 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (3.04%) Moq
1 17 (3.04%) NUnit
2 16 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (2.86%) MSTest
3 14 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.97%) JIRA
5 9 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (1.61%) Subversion
6 7 (1.25%) Selenium
7 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.36%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.36%) MSI
9 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.36%) VisualVM
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 75 (13.42%) Finance
2 28 (5.01%) Law
3 22 (3.94%) Marketing
4 15 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.43%) Military
6 7 (1.25%) Back Office
6 7 (1.25%) Retail
7 6 (1.07%) Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Legal
7 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.07%) Publishing
8 4 (0.72%) Electronics
9 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (15.92%) Analyst
2 63 (11.27%) Developer
2 63 (11.27%) Support Analyst
3 56 (10.02%) Administrator
4 46 (8.23%) Systems Administrator
4 46 (8.23%) DBA
5 43 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 41 (7.33%) Support Engineer
7 33 (5.90%) SQL DBA
8 32 (5.72%) Citrix Support
9 31 (5.55%) IT Support
9 31 (5.55%) .NET Developer
10 30 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support
11 29 (5.19%) Problem Manager
12 28 (5.01%) 2nd Line Support
13 26 (4.65%) Team Leader
14 25 (4.47%) SQL Server DBA
15 22 (3.94%) 1st Line Support
15 22 (3.94%) Architect
16 21 (3.76%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (17.89%) .NET
2 51 (9.12%) ASP.NET
3 36 (6.44%) WPF
4 29 (5.19%) WinForms
5 21 (3.76%) HTML
6 19 (3.40%) WCF
7 17 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (2.86%) Web Services
8 16 (2.86%) XML
8 16 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
9 15 (2.68%) Spring.NET
9 15 (2.68%) Castle Windsor
9 15 (2.68%) Ninject
9 15 (2.68%) CSS
10 12 (2.15%) Silverlight
10 12 (2.15%) Razor View Engine
11 11 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (1.43%) Ajax
13 7 (1.25%) XHTML
13 7 (1.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.01%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 15 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (2.50%) Replication
5 13 (2.33%) Clustering
6 9 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.43%) iSeries
7 8 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.07%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.07%) AS400
9 6 (1.07%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.89%) Open Source
10 5 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.89%) IVR
11 4 (0.72%) Social Network
11 4 (0.72%) Statistics
11 4 (0.72%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 144 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 116 (20.75%) Linux
3 80 (14.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 75 (13.42%) UNIX
5 70 (12.52%) Windows 7
6 55 (9.84%) Windows XP
7 43 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (4.29%) Apple iOS
8 24 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.58%) Windows 8
10 15 (2.68%) Windows Vista
11 12 (2.15%) Android
12 8 (1.43%) AIX
13 7 (1.25%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.89%) CentOS
15 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.54%) HPUX
15 3 (0.54%) Solaris
15 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (19.32%) ITIL
2 49 (8.77%) Service Delivery
3 39 (6.98%) Problem Management
3 39 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 35 (6.26%) E-Commerce
5 34 (6.08%) ITSM
5 34 (6.08%) Software Engineering
6 31 (5.55%) Service Management
7 28 (5.01%) ITIL V3
7 28 (5.01%) Capacity Management
8 27 (4.83%) OO
9 24 (4.29%) Configuration Management
10 23 (4.11%) Migration
10 23 (4.11%) TDD
10 23 (4.11%) Technical Analysis
11 22 (3.94%) Change Management
12 20 (3.58%) MVC
13 19 (3.40%) CRM
14 18 (3.22%) Scrum
14 18 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 127 (22.72%) SQL
2 67 (11.99%) C#
3 48 (8.59%) Java
4 43 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 25 (4.47%) C++
6 24 (4.29%) PHP
7 21 (3.76%) VB.NET
7 21 (3.76%) JavaScript
8 20 (3.58%) C
9 18 (3.22%) VB
9 18 (3.22%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.04%) VBScript
11 12 (2.15%) ABAP
11 12 (2.15%) VBA
12 11 (1.97%) Perl
13 10 (1.79%) Python
14 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 66 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (9.30%) Degree
3 39 (6.98%) MCSE
4 27 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (4.47%) MCITP
6 20 (3.58%) MCP
7 14 (2.50%) MCTS
8 12 (2.15%) OCP
8 12 (2.15%) OCA
8 12 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (1.61%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.43%) MCAD
12 8 (1.43%) MCSD
12 8 (1.43%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.07%) MCSA
14 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.37%) SLA
2 5 (0.89%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (23.79%) Active Directory
2 94 (16.82%) XenApp
3 83 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (6.26%) Xen
5 29 (5.19%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.86%) vSphere
7 13 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.43%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.25%) Terminal Server
10 7 (1.25%) NFS
11 6 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (1.07%) XenServer
12 5 (0.89%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.72%) UAG
14 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.18%) KVM
15 1 (0.18%) vCloud
15 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (2.86%) SCCM
1 16 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.07%) SCOM
3 6 (1.07%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.07%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.07%) HP SIM
3 6 (1.07%) Puppet
4 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.89%) Opsview
4 5 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.89%) Nagios
5 3 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.54%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.54%) WSUS
6 2 (0.36%) Legato
6 2 (0.36%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.36%) Munin
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 159 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 154 (27.55%) Citrix
3 116 (20.75%) VMware
4 93 (16.64%) Cisco
5 86 (15.38%) Oracle
6 69 (12.34%) NetApp
7 35 (6.26%) SAP
8 23 (4.11%) EMC
9 21 (3.76%) Red Hat
10 19 (3.40%) JD Edwards
11 16 (2.86%) Symantec
12 13 (2.33%) IBM
13 11 (1.97%) Remedy
13 11 (1.97%) HP
13 11 (1.97%) LANDesk
14 9 (1.61%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.61%) Red Gate
14 9 (1.61%) JBoss
15 8 (1.43%) Dell
16 7 (1.25%) Avaya
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witham, Essex
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago