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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 179 266 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.17% 21.26% 22.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.03% 84.44% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 136 200 189
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
252 315 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.36% 25.18% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 173 236 258
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -5 44 £46,000 +31.42% 6
Brentwood -8 28 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Basildon -6 21 £25,250 -36.87% 4
Chelmsford -5 9 £55,000 +65.41%
Witham +3 4 £25,000 -37.50%
Braintree - 4 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +6 2 £44,500 +4.70%
Epping - 2 £28,000 -
Loughton +1 1 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Harlow -2 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Thurrock - 1 £60,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 173 (42.93%) Microsoft
2 160 (39.70%) Active Directory
3 149 (36.97%) Windows Server
4 122 (30.27%) Finance
5 120 (29.78%) MS Excel
6 116 (28.78%) ITIL
7 111 (27.54%) SQL
8 110 (27.30%) VMware
9 108 (26.80%) MS Office
10 101 (25.06%) SQL Server
11 86 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 85 (21.09%) MS Exchange
13 81 (20.10%) Citrix
14 80 (19.85%) Linux
15 75 (18.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 75 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 74 (18.36%) .NET
17 69 (17.12%) Windows 7
18 62 (15.38%) MCSA
19 60 (14.89%) Hyper-V
20 58 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
21 53 (13.15%) Firewall
22 52 (12.90%) Office 365
23 50 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
24 46 (11.41%) Oracle
24 46 (11.41%) SAN
24 46 (11.41%) TCP/IP
25 44 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2013
25 44 (10.92%) DNS
25 44 (10.92%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 85 (21.09%) MS Exchange
2 50 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 44 (10.92%) IIS
4 37 (9.18%) JBoss
5 35 (8.68%) Apache
6 33 (8.19%) GlassFish
7 16 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.23%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.99%) CMS
11 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.50%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 120 (29.78%) MS Excel
2 108 (26.80%) MS Office
3 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) assyst
2 7 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.74%) AWD
5 2 (0.50%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.90%) Office 365
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.99%) Yammer
5 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.74%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.50%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.15%) Firewall
2 46 (11.41%) SAN
2 46 (11.41%) TCP/IP
3 44 (10.92%) DNS
4 35 (8.68%) DHCP
5 22 (5.46%) WAN
6 21 (5.21%) VPN
7 20 (4.96%) LAN
8 17 (4.22%) VoIP
9 15 (3.72%) NAS
10 14 (3.47%) VLAN
11 12 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (2.48%) Wireless
13 9 (2.23%) Internet
13 9 (2.23%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.99%) NetScaler
14 8 (1.99%) SMTP
15 7 (1.74%) IMAP
15 7 (1.74%) IP Telephony
15 7 (1.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (25.06%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 29 (7.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 27 (6.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 23 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.98%) MySQL
9 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.24%) Big Data
12 4 (0.99%) MS Access
12 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Subversion
2 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.50%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) Moq
4 1 (0.25%) NUnit
4 1 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 122 (30.27%) Finance
2 26 (6.45%) Banking
3 23 (5.71%) Law
4 16 (3.97%) Legal
5 7 (1.74%) Publishing
6 5 (1.24%) Automotive
6 5 (1.24%) Marketing
7 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) Advertising
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) German Language
8 2 (0.50%) Retail
8 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (16.38%) Support Engineer
2 45 (11.17%) Analyst
2 45 (11.17%) IT Support
3 35 (8.68%) Desktop Support
4 34 (8.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (8.19%) DBA
5 33 (8.19%) SQL DBA
6 32 (7.94%) IT Engineer
7 31 (7.69%) Developer
7 31 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 25 (6.20%) 1st Line Support
8 25 (6.20%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (5.96%) SQL Server DBA
10 20 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
11 19 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (4.71%) Help Desk Support
12 18 (4.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 18 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (4.22%) Desktop Engineer
13 17 (4.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (18.36%) .NET
2 15 (3.72%) ASP.NET
3 14 (3.47%) HTML
4 12 (2.98%) CSS
4 12 (2.98%) Web Services
5 10 (2.48%) jQuery
6 6 (1.49%) MAPI
7 5 (1.24%) Ajax
7 5 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.24%) WCF
7 5 (1.24%) XML
8 4 (0.99%) WPF
9 3 (0.74%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.74%) Flash
9 3 (0.74%) J2EE
9 3 (0.74%) J2SE
9 3 (0.74%) JSP
9 3 (0.74%) LAMP
9 3 (0.74%) Middleware
9 3 (0.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.93%) Replication
2 32 (7.94%) Clustering
2 32 (7.94%) iSeries
3 23 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 21 (5.21%) Blackberry
5 20 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.72%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.23%) Fat Client
7 13 (3.23%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.99%) CMDB
9 8 (1.99%) iPhone
10 6 (1.49%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.49%) PDA
11 4 (0.99%) AS400
11 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 149 (36.97%) Windows Server
2 80 (19.85%) Linux
3 75 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (17.12%) Windows 7
5 58 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (6.95%) Windows 8
7 23 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (5.46%) Android
9 17 (4.22%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.23%) Windows 10
12 11 (2.73%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.74%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.49%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.24%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.24%) Unix
15 5 (1.24%) VxWorks
16 3 (0.74%) AIX
16 3 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.78%) ITIL
2 43 (10.67%) Service Delivery
3 39 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (7.44%) Database Mirroring
5 29 (7.20%) High Availability
6 27 (6.70%) Capacity Planning
7 24 (5.96%) Mentoring
8 20 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (4.47%) ITSM
10 16 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (3.72%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.47%) Incident Management
12 14 (3.47%) Migration
12 14 (3.47%) OO
12 14 (3.47%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.23%) Software Delivery
14 12 (2.98%) Change Management
14 12 (2.98%) Service Management
15 11 (2.73%) PRINCE2
15 11 (2.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (27.54%) SQL
2 36 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 36 (8.93%) T-SQL
3 33 (8.19%) C#
4 21 (5.21%) C
5 18 (4.47%) VB.NET
6 16 (3.97%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.23%) Java
8 12 (2.98%) C++
8 12 (2.98%) VB
9 10 (2.48%) VBScript
10 6 (1.49%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.49%) Perl
11 5 (1.24%) PHP
12 4 (0.99%) RPG
13 3 (0.74%) ABAP
13 3 (0.74%) KiXtart
13 3 (0.74%) Python
13 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 75 (18.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (15.38%) MCSA
3 42 (10.42%) Degree
4 36 (8.93%) MCSE
5 25 (6.20%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (5.21%) MCP
7 20 (4.96%) MCITP
8 11 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.74%) CCNA
11 6 (1.49%) MCTS
12 4 (0.99%) CCNP
13 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.50%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.25%) CCA
15 1 (0.25%) CCAA
15 1 (0.25%) CCIA
15 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.22%) SLA
2 3 (0.74%) BS25999
2 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.74%) ISO22301
3 2 (0.50%) MISRA
3 2 (0.50%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 160 (39.70%) Active Directory
2 86 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (14.89%) Hyper-V
4 32 (7.94%) XenApp
5 21 (5.21%) vSphere
6 11 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.74%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.74%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.99%) Firmware
9 4 (0.99%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.99%) XenServer
10 3 (0.74%) NFS
11 2 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.50%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (5.96%) SCCM
2 12 (2.98%) Backup Exec
2 12 (2.98%) WSUS
3 7 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.99%) SCOM
5 3 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.74%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.50%) Opsview
7 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.25%) Ansible
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 173 (42.93%) Microsoft
2 110 (27.30%) VMware
3 81 (20.10%) Citrix
4 46 (11.41%) Oracle
5 40 (9.93%) Cisco
6 32 (7.94%) Veeam
7 27 (6.70%) Red Gate
8 21 (5.21%) HP
8 21 (5.21%) SonicWALL
9 17 (4.22%) NetApp
10 16 (3.97%) Dell
11 15 (3.72%) Apple
12 14 (3.47%) Symantec
13 13 (3.23%) SolarWinds
14 12 (2.98%) IBM
15 11 (2.73%) Draytek
16 8 (1.99%) Intel
17 7 (1.74%) AppSense
18 6 (1.49%) Red Hat
18 6 (1.49%) Remedy
Essex
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 44k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 44k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Holidays, Private Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Ground Control
Salary: Competitive salary plus excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits & bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago