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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 238 223 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.96% 20.55% 26.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.81% 79.08% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 171 175 239
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
268 282 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.35% 25.99% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 228 300
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 41 £40,000 +100.00%
Colchester -5 35 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Chelmsford -1 28 £35,000 -9.03% 3
Basildon -3 24 £45,000 +32.35% 5
Southend-on-Sea +3 13 £40,000 +6.66%
Saffron Walden +2 5 £37,500 -3.22%
Harlow -6 5 £37,500 +35.13% 2
Billericay - 5 £22,500 -
Loughton -2 1 - - 1
Witham - 1 - - 1
Braintree - 1 £32,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 185 (39.70%) Microsoft
2 156 (33.48%) VMware
3 151 (32.40%) SQL
4 147 (31.55%) Active Directory
5 145 (31.12%) SQL Server
6 135 (28.97%) ITIL
7 131 (28.11%) Finance
8 126 (27.04%) Linux
9 123 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (21.89%) MS Excel
10 102 (21.89%) DNS
11 99 (21.24%) Citrix
12 85 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 79 (16.95%) DHCP
14 77 (16.52%) Oracle
15 73 (15.67%) .NET
16 72 (15.45%) MS Exchange
17 62 (13.30%) Firewall
18 60 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 55 (11.80%) Disaster Recovery
20 53 (11.37%) IIS
21 52 (11.16%) SAN
22 49 (10.52%) Degree
23 46 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
24 45 (9.66%) Service Delivery
24 45 (9.66%) SLA
24 45 (9.66%) MS Office
25 44 (9.44%) JBoss
25 44 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification
25 44 (9.44%) Change Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 72 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 53 (11.37%) IIS
3 44 (9.44%) JBoss
4 39 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (7.51%) SharePoint
6 26 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (3.65%) GlassFish
9 16 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (2.15%) Apache
11 10 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.50%) OpenStack
13 7 (1.50%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.50%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 102 (21.89%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.66%) MS Office
3 10 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (3.65%) AWD
2 4 (0.86%) Cognos Planning
2 4 (0.86%) CODA-Financials
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.64%) SunGard AvantGard
3 3 (0.64%) assyst
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.44%) Office 365
2 12 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.50%) IBM SmartCloud
3 7 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.86%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (21.89%) DNS
2 79 (16.95%) DHCP
3 62 (13.30%) Firewall
4 52 (11.16%) SAN
5 40 (8.58%) TCP/IP
6 38 (8.15%) LDAP
7 23 (4.94%) VPN
8 20 (4.29%) WAN
8 20 (4.29%) LAN
9 15 (3.22%) VoIP
10 12 (2.58%) Internet
11 10 (2.15%) SNMP
12 9 (1.93%) Wireless
12 9 (1.93%) NAS
13 7 (1.50%) BIG-IP
14 5 (1.07%) NetScreen
14 5 (1.07%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.07%) FTP
15 4 (0.86%) HTTP
15 4 (0.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (31.12%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (4.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 19 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 16 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (2.79%) MS Access
10 9 (1.93%) MySQL
10 9 (1.93%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.72%) Big Data
11 8 (1.72%) DTS
11 8 (1.72%) EDRMS
12 7 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.64%) EDMS
16 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (6.01%) Subversion
2 20 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 16 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (3.22%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.58%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.93%) Selenium
6 9 (1.93%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.72%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.50%) SpecFlow
8 7 (1.50%) Moq
9 2 (0.43%) JIRA
10 1 (0.21%) Hudson
10 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.21%) MSTest
10 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.21%) NUnit
General
1 131 (28.11%) Finance
2 20 (4.29%) Banking
3 17 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.15%) Automotive
4 10 (2.15%) Legal
5 9 (1.93%) Retail
6 7 (1.50%) Law
7 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.29%) Back Office
7 6 (1.29%) Electronics
8 3 (0.64%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (11.80%) Analyst
2 45 (9.66%) Developer
3 41 (8.80%) Support Engineer
4 33 (7.08%) Support Analyst
5 31 (6.65%) DBA
6 30 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (6.44%) SQL DBA
7 25 (5.36%) Administrator
7 25 (5.36%) Desktop Support
8 21 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (4.29%) Architect
10 19 (4.08%) IT Support
11 18 (3.86%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.65%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.65%) Senior DBA
13 16 (3.43%) Senior SQL DBA
14 14 (3.00%) Applications Support
14 14 (3.00%) SQL Server DBA
15 13 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.67%) .NET
2 21 (4.51%) HTML
2 21 (4.51%) Middleware
3 16 (3.43%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.00%) Web Services
5 13 (2.79%) HTML5
6 12 (2.58%) CSS
7 11 (2.36%) XML
7 11 (2.36%) Flash
7 11 (2.36%) jQuery
8 7 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.29%) WPF
10 5 (1.07%) WCF
10 5 (1.07%) OpenCL
11 4 (0.86%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.86%) CSS3
11 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (0.86%) Ajax
11 4 (0.86%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.30%) Clustering
2 33 (7.08%) Replication
3 27 (5.79%) CMDB
4 25 (5.36%) iSeries
5 24 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.94%) Management Information System
7 22 (4.72%) Blackberry
8 19 (4.08%) Data Centre
9 16 (3.43%) AS400
10 13 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.15%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.50%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.50%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.29%) IVR
13 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (1.07%) CUDA
14 5 (1.07%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (1.07%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 126 (27.04%) Linux
2 85 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (8.80%) UNIX
6 35 (7.51%) Windows 8
7 28 (6.01%) Windows 7
8 24 (5.15%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.22%) Android
9 15 (3.22%) Data ONTAP
10 12 (2.58%) AIX
11 10 (2.15%) Windows 2000
12 9 (1.93%) Solaris
12 9 (1.93%) Windows Vista
12 9 (1.93%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.07%) SUSE
14 4 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.64%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (28.97%) ITIL
2 55 (11.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 45 (9.66%) Service Delivery
4 44 (9.44%) Change Management
5 43 (9.23%) Project Management
6 33 (7.08%) SDLC
7 32 (6.87%) PRINCE2
7 32 (6.87%) Software Engineering
8 31 (6.65%) Security Patching
9 30 (6.44%) Time Management
10 28 (6.01%) High Availability
11 27 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (5.58%) Database Mirroring
13 22 (4.72%) Logistics
13 22 (4.72%) Load Balancing
14 21 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (4.51%) Mentoring
15 18 (3.86%) System Testing
16 17 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (3.65%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 151 (32.40%) SQL
2 40 (8.58%) C#
3 39 (8.37%) Java
4 38 (8.15%) PowerShell
5 30 (6.44%) C
6 27 (5.79%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.29%) VBScript
8 16 (3.43%) C++
9 15 (3.22%) VBA
10 14 (3.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.00%) Perl
11 13 (2.79%) VB
12 11 (2.36%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.72%) RPG
15 7 (1.50%) Korn
16 6 (1.29%) COBOL
17 5 (1.07%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.07%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (10.52%) Degree
2 44 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (6.22%) MCSA
4 18 (3.86%) MCSE
5 10 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.50%) CCNP
8 6 (1.29%) CCNA
8 6 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.29%) MCITP
9 5 (1.07%) CCSA
10 4 (0.86%) MCP
11 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.43%) MCTS
12 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.43%) ISEB
12 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.43%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.43%) BS25999
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (31.55%) Active Directory
2 123 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.15%) Hyper-V
4 28 (6.01%) VMware ESX
5 18 (3.86%) XenApp
5 18 (3.86%) vSphere
6 13 (2.79%) XenServer
7 9 (1.93%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.72%) Firmware
9 7 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.50%) vCloud
10 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (5.58%) SCCM
2 18 (3.86%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.43%) Tivoli
3 16 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (3.22%) Puppet
5 11 (2.36%) SCOM
6 8 (1.72%) WSUS
7 7 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.50%) Ansible
8 6 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.07%) Nagios
10 2 (0.43%) OpenView
11 1 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 185 (39.70%) Microsoft
2 156 (33.48%) VMware
3 99 (21.24%) Citrix
4 77 (16.52%) Oracle
5 38 (8.15%) Cisco
6 37 (7.94%) SolarWinds
7 30 (6.44%) IBM
8 25 (5.36%) NetApp
9 20 (4.29%) HP
9 20 (4.29%) MKS
10 16 (3.43%) BMC
10 16 (3.43%) Red Gate
11 15 (3.22%) Symantec
12 13 (2.79%) Dell
12 13 (2.79%) F5
13 12 (2.58%) Apple
13 12 (2.58%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.15%) Avaya
15 9 (1.93%) Red Hat
16 8 (1.72%) webMethods
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nakama
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London / Essex border
MillsHill
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Witham, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago