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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 277 225 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.79% 19.70% 23.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.03% 77.05% 78.04%
Number of salaries quoted 188 178 170
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
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
301 292 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.50% 25.57% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 211 243 218
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,550 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Brentwood -2 55 £46,250 +31.20% 4
Colchester +11 39 £41,750 +43.96% 2
Chelmsford -2 14 £25,000 -45.94% 4
Witham - 13 £40,000 -
Harlow -3 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Basildon -10 7 £38,750 -13.88% 4
Southend-on-Sea -8 4 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Saffron Walden - 3 £52,500 -
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 -
Canvey Island - 2 £36,500 -
Braintree +4 1 £29,247 -2.51%
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Hockley - 1 £20,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,500 - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 171 (33.40%) Microsoft
2 146 (28.52%) Active Directory
3 141 (27.54%) Linux
3 141 (27.54%) VMware
4 122 (23.83%) Citrix
5 115 (22.46%) SQL Server
6 114 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 113 (22.07%) SQL
8 112 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 101 (19.73%) ITIL
10 100 (19.53%) Firewall
11 99 (19.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 98 (19.14%) Finance
13 94 (18.36%) .NET
14 90 (17.58%) MS Exchange
15 83 (16.21%) Cisco
16 82 (16.02%) MS Excel
17 81 (15.82%) Windows 7
18 75 (14.65%) Oracle
19 69 (13.48%) SAN
20 66 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 65 (12.70%) MS Office
22 63 (12.30%) DNS
23 62 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
24 61 (11.91%) UNIX
25 60 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
26 50 (9.77%) Service Delivery
27 48 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 47 (9.18%) Windows XP
29 45 (8.79%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 90 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 60 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (8.79%) IIS
4 35 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (5.86%) JBoss
7 26 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (4.88%) Tomcat
9 18 (3.52%) GlassFish
10 16 (3.13%) WebLogic
10 16 (3.13%) Apache
11 11 (2.15%) SharePoint
11 11 (2.15%) OpenStack
11 11 (2.15%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.37%) Lync
14 5 (0.98%) CMS
15 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
Applications
1 82 (16.02%) MS Excel
2 65 (12.70%) MS Office
3 8 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.15%) AWD
2 6 (1.17%) assyst
3 4 (0.78%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.34%) IBM SmartCloud
2 9 (1.76%) Office 365
3 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (19.53%) Firewall
2 69 (13.48%) SAN
3 63 (12.30%) DNS
4 39 (7.62%) DHCP
5 38 (7.42%) VPN
6 28 (5.47%) LAN
7 26 (5.08%) WAN
8 25 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 18 (3.52%) NAS
10 17 (3.32%) VoIP
11 13 (2.54%) Intranet
11 13 (2.54%) Internet
12 11 (2.15%) VLAN
12 11 (2.15%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (1.76%) BIG-IP
14 6 (1.17%) Asterisk PBX
14 6 (1.17%) Broadband
15 5 (0.98%) SMTP
15 5 (0.98%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.79%) Relational Database
3 35 (6.84%) RDBMS
4 33 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.91%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.54%) MySQL
8 12 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.17%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.98%) DTS
14 4 (0.78%) MS Access
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.39%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 23 (4.49%) Subversion
2 16 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.15%) MSTest
4 11 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (2.15%) NUnit
5 9 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.76%) Moq
6 8 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (1.56%) JIRA
7 5 (0.98%) Selenium
8 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.20%) MSI
10 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
General
1 98 (19.14%) Finance
2 29 (5.66%) Law
3 22 (4.30%) Banking
4 14 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.76%) Legal
6 8 (1.56%) Retail
7 6 (1.17%) Advertising
7 6 (1.17%) Marketing
8 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Back Office
9 3 (0.59%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 90 (17.58%) Analyst
2 59 (11.52%) Support Analyst
3 53 (10.35%) Developer
4 39 (7.62%) Administrator
5 35 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (6.05%) Support Engineer
6 31 (6.05%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
7 29 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (5.27%) Team Leader
9 25 (4.88%) IT Support
10 24 (4.69%) Desktop Support
11 23 (4.49%) Architect
12 20 (3.91%) Software Developer
13 19 (3.71%) Network Engineer
13 19 (3.71%) Citrix Engineer
14 18 (3.52%) Consultant
14 18 (3.52%) DBA
14 18 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (3.32%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (18.36%) .NET
2 25 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 19 (3.71%) WinForms
4 18 (3.52%) .NET Framework
5 16 (3.13%) WCF
6 13 (2.54%) WPF
6 13 (2.54%) CSS
6 13 (2.54%) XML
7 12 (2.34%) HTML
7 12 (2.34%) jQuery
8 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (1.76%) Web Services
8 9 (1.76%) Flash
9 8 (1.56%) Middleware
9 8 (1.56%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (1.37%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (1.37%) Ninject
10 7 (1.37%) Spring.NET
10 7 (1.37%) SOAP
11 5 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.01%) Blackberry
2 24 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.10%) Clustering
5 12 (2.34%) iSeries
6 11 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.95%) AS400
7 10 (1.95%) Replication
8 9 (1.76%) NHS
8 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.37%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (1.37%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.17%) IVR
10 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.98%) Social Network
12 4 (0.78%) iPhone
12 4 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.78%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 141 (27.54%) Linux
2 112 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (19.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (15.82%) Windows 7
5 66 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (11.91%) UNIX
7 48 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (9.18%) Windows XP
9 39 (7.62%) Windows 8
10 15 (2.93%) Android
11 12 (2.34%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.95%) AIX
13 9 (1.76%) CentOS
14 8 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.56%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.37%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.17%) Solaris
17 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (19.73%) ITIL
2 50 (9.77%) Service Delivery
3 39 (7.62%) Migration
3 39 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (6.64%) Project Management
6 29 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 27 (5.27%) E-Commerce
8 26 (5.08%) Change Management
9 25 (4.88%) Capacity Management
10 22 (4.30%) Software Engineering
11 21 (4.10%) Service Management
12 19 (3.71%) MVC
13 18 (3.52%) PRINCE2
13 18 (3.52%) TDD
14 17 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (3.32%) Mentoring
14 17 (3.32%) System Testing
14 17 (3.32%) Change Control
15 16 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (22.07%) SQL
2 41 (8.01%) C#
3 37 (7.23%) Java
4 33 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.10%) JavaScript
6 19 (3.71%) Perl
7 17 (3.32%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.13%) VBScript
9 15 (2.93%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.54%) C++
11 12 (2.34%) VB
11 12 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.34%) Python
12 9 (1.76%) Korn
12 9 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.56%) C
14 7 (1.37%) PHP
15 4 (0.78%) XAML
16 3 (0.59%) VBA
17 2 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 62 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (8.01%) MCSE
3 33 (6.45%) Degree
4 23 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (4.10%) MCITP
6 17 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (2.34%) MCP
8 10 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.37%) MCTS
9 7 (1.37%) MCSA
9 7 (1.37%) CCNP
9 7 (1.37%) OCP
9 7 (1.37%) OCA
9 7 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (1.17%) CCNA
11 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.98%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.98%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.78%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.47%) SLA
2 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 146 (28.52%) Active Directory
2 114 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.79%) XenApp
4 40 (7.81%) Hyper-V
5 29 (5.66%) Xen
6 27 (5.27%) vSphere
7 20 (3.91%) VMware ESX
8 18 (3.52%) XenDesktop
9 17 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (2.34%) XenServer
12 11 (2.15%) vCloud
13 9 (1.76%) Terminal Services
14 7 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.59%) NFS
15 3 (0.59%) Firmware
15 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 34 (6.64%) SCCM
2 28 (5.47%) Backup Exec
3 22 (4.30%) SCOM
4 15 (2.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (2.54%) Tivoli
6 11 (2.15%) Puppet
6 11 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.76%) Ansible
8 8 (1.56%) Opsview
9 5 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.59%) Nagios
10 3 (0.59%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.59%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.39%) SCSM
11 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.39%) Legato
Vendors
1 171 (33.40%) Microsoft
2 141 (27.54%) VMware
3 122 (23.83%) Citrix
4 83 (16.21%) Cisco
5 75 (14.65%) Oracle
6 37 (7.23%) IBM
7 34 (6.64%) NetApp
8 33 (6.45%) Symantec
9 32 (6.25%) HP
10 28 (5.47%) Red Hat
11 16 (3.13%) Dell
12 11 (2.15%) EMC
12 11 (2.15%) MKS
13 9 (1.76%) Juniper
13 9 (1.76%) BMC
13 9 (1.76%) F5
13 9 (1.76%) SaltStack
14 8 (1.56%) SAP
15 7 (1.37%) Apple
15 7 (1.37%) Avaya
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Pension & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 per annum + Company Benefits Inc Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Brentwood
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago