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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 212 249 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.43% 21.39% 28.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.60% 75.23% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 145 205 197
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
242 331 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.76% 28.44% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 173 284 269
Average salary £39,450 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.20% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 39 £47,750 +45.80%
Colchester +9 30 £42,500 +58.87% 2
Basildon -6 11 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Chelmsford -7 11 £31,250 -34.21% 3
Harlow -2 10 £40,500 -19.00%
Witham - 8 £35,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -12 3 £41,250 -9.34%
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 - 1
Loughton - 2 £25,000 -
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £52,500 -
Braintree +4 1 £29,247 -2.51% 3
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 152 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 140 (27.18%) Active Directory
3 135 (26.21%) Linux
4 132 (25.63%) VMware
5 122 (23.69%) Citrix
6 118 (22.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 107 (20.78%) SQL Server
8 104 (20.19%) SQL
9 101 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 100 (19.42%) ITIL
11 99 (19.22%) Firewall
12 96 (18.64%) Cisco
13 90 (17.48%) .NET
14 86 (16.70%) MS Exchange
14 86 (16.70%) Finance
15 79 (15.34%) Windows Server 2003
16 78 (15.15%) Windows 7
17 75 (14.56%) MS Excel
18 73 (14.17%) Oracle
19 66 (12.82%) UNIX
20 62 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 61 (11.84%) MS Office
22 59 (11.46%) XenApp
23 53 (10.29%) DNS
24 52 (10.10%) SAN
25 48 (9.32%) Service Delivery
26 47 (9.13%) Windows XP
26 47 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
27 46 (8.93%) NetApp
28 45 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 86 (16.70%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.18%) IIS
4 30 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (3.88%) JBoss
7 18 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (3.30%) Apache
9 15 (2.91%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.14%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.55%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.36%) Documentum
13 7 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (1.36%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.97%) CMS
16 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
Applications
1 75 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 61 (11.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) assyst
2 9 (1.75%) AWD
3 5 (0.97%) Magento
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.78%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.14%) Office 365
2 6 (1.17%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (19.22%) Firewall
2 53 (10.29%) DNS
3 52 (10.10%) SAN
4 40 (7.77%) DHCP
5 27 (5.24%) TCP/IP
5 27 (5.24%) VPN
6 24 (4.66%) LAN
7 20 (3.88%) WAN
7 20 (3.88%) NAS
8 17 (3.30%) VoIP
9 14 (2.72%) Internet
10 12 (2.33%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.94%) Intranet
12 9 (1.75%) Network Security
13 8 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (1.36%) VLAN
15 6 (1.17%) BIG-IP
15 6 (1.17%) Asterisk PBX
16 5 (0.97%) SMTP
17 4 (0.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 39 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (7.18%) RDBMS
5 28 (5.44%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (2.33%) MySQL
11 11 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.36%) SQLPlus
15 6 (1.17%) DTS
16 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (0.58%) EDRMS
18 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.30%) Subversion
2 11 (2.14%) JIRA
2 11 (2.14%) MSTest
2 11 (2.14%) NUnit
3 9 (1.75%) Moq
4 8 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.36%) Selenium
5 7 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.39%) MSI
9 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.19%) VisualVM
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
General
1 86 (16.70%) Finance
2 29 (5.63%) Law
3 16 (3.11%) Banking
4 11 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.55%) Marketing
6 5 (0.97%) Retail
6 5 (0.97%) Legal
6 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.78%) Advertising
7 4 (0.78%) Publishing
7 4 (0.78%) Military
8 3 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 86 (16.70%) Analyst
2 58 (11.26%) Support Analyst
3 52 (10.10%) Developer
4 48 (9.32%) Administrator
5 40 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
6 34 (6.60%) Support Engineer
7 30 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (5.83%) IT Support
8 29 (5.63%) Team Leader
9 28 (5.44%) DBA
10 27 (5.24%) Citrix Engineer
11 25 (4.85%) Architect
12 24 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
12 24 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
13 21 (4.08%) Citrix Support
14 19 (3.69%) .NET Developer
14 19 (3.69%) Software Developer
14 19 (3.69%) IT Support Analyst
15 18 (3.50%) Desktop Support
15 18 (3.50%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (17.48%) .NET
2 33 (6.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (3.69%) WinForms
3 19 (3.69%) WPF
4 14 (2.72%) WCF
5 11 (2.14%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (1.55%) Unity DI Container
7 8 (1.55%) HTML
7 8 (1.55%) Web Services
8 7 (1.36%) Middleware
8 7 (1.36%) Spring.NET
8 7 (1.36%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (1.36%) Ninject
9 6 (1.17%) jQuery
9 6 (1.17%) CSS
10 5 (0.97%) XML
10 5 (0.97%) Ajax
11 4 (0.78%) Silverlight
11 4 (0.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.83%) Management Information System
2 24 (4.66%) Blackberry
3 23 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.94%) Replication
6 9 (1.75%) Clustering
6 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.17%) iSeries
9 6 (1.17%) NHS
9 6 (1.17%) IVR
10 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.97%) Social Network
11 4 (0.78%) Open Source
11 4 (0.78%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 135 (26.21%) Linux
2 118 (22.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (15.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 66 (12.82%) UNIX
6 47 (9.13%) Windows XP
7 45 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (5.63%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 12 (2.33%) Android
11 9 (1.75%) CentOS
12 8 (1.55%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.55%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.58%) AIX
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (19.42%) ITIL
2 48 (9.32%) Service Delivery
3 34 (6.60%) Migration
4 33 (6.41%) Configuration Management
5 31 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (5.05%) Software Engineering
7 25 (4.85%) E-Commerce
7 25 (4.85%) Project Management
7 25 (4.85%) Capacity Management
7 25 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (4.27%) Change Management
9 21 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (3.88%) Problem Management
11 19 (3.69%) Incident Management
11 19 (3.69%) Service Management
11 19 (3.69%) Technical Analysis
11 19 (3.69%) ITIL V3
12 18 (3.50%) System Testing
12 18 (3.50%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 104 (20.19%) SQL
2 42 (8.16%) C#
3 40 (7.77%) Java
4 27 (5.24%) PowerShell
5 24 (4.66%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.88%) C++
7 19 (3.69%) VB
7 19 (3.69%) VB.NET
8 18 (3.50%) VBScript
9 16 (3.11%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.91%) C
10 15 (2.91%) Perl
11 12 (2.33%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.94%) Python
13 9 (1.75%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.36%) PHP
14 7 (1.36%) ABAP
15 6 (1.17%) VBA
15 6 (1.17%) Korn
16 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (7.77%) MCSE
2 40 (7.77%) Degree
3 24 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (4.08%) MCITP
5 15 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (2.33%) OCP
6 12 (2.33%) OCA
6 12 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.94%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.75%) MCTS
9 9 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.55%) MCP
11 7 (1.36%) MCSA
12 5 (0.97%) CCNA
12 5 (0.97%) ISEB
12 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.41%) SLA
2 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
2 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 140 (27.18%) Active Directory
2 101 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (11.46%) XenApp
4 38 (7.38%) Xen
5 31 (6.02%) Hyper-V
6 22 (4.27%) vSphere
7 19 (3.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (3.11%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (2.33%) XenServer
10 12 (2.33%) VMware ESX
11 9 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.55%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.17%) NFS
13 6 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (1.17%) vCloud
14 4 (0.78%) Firmware
15 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (5.83%) SCCM
2 22 (4.27%) Backup Exec
3 19 (3.69%) SCOM
4 10 (1.94%) Puppet
5 9 (1.75%) Opsview
5 9 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.17%) Ansible
6 6 (1.17%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.58%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.58%) WSUS
8 3 (0.58%) Nagios
9 2 (0.39%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.39%) Legato
9 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.39%) Munin
9 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 152 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 132 (25.63%) VMware
3 122 (23.69%) Citrix
4 96 (18.64%) Cisco
5 73 (14.17%) Oracle
6 46 (8.93%) NetApp
7 29 (5.63%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.85%) Symantec
9 21 (4.08%) HP
10 18 (3.50%) IBM
11 17 (3.30%) SAP
11 17 (3.30%) EMC
12 10 (1.94%) Dell
13 7 (1.36%) Avaya
13 7 (1.36%) MKS
13 7 (1.36%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.17%) Polycom
14 6 (1.17%) Google
14 6 (1.17%) IPFX
14 6 (1.17%) F5
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Extras
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (OTE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Braintree, Essex
networx
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + pkg
Posted: 3 days ago
Braintree, Essex
networx
Salary: £29,247 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Basildon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago