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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 206 284 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.80% 25.75% 27.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.42% 79.33% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 161 241 225
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 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
253 358 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.08% 32.46% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 203 312 295
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 34 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Brentwood 0 32 £42,500 +9.67% 5
Basildon -3 19 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Chelmsford -8 10 £38,475 -14.50% 2
Harlow +5 7 £40,500 -25.00%
Saffron Walden - 6 £38,750 -
Witham +2 3 £35,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 3 £22,500 -
Loughton +2 2 £24,750 -41.76%
Southend-on-Sea -9 2 £37,500 -20.21%
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 145 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 136 (26.15%) Citrix
3 134 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 130 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 124 (23.85%) Linux
6 117 (22.50%) SQL Server
7 116 (22.31%) VMware
8 108 (20.77%) ITIL
9 105 (20.19%) SQL
10 95 (18.27%) MS Exchange
11 94 (18.08%) .NET
12 90 (17.31%) Cisco
13 88 (16.92%) Firewall
14 86 (16.54%) Finance
15 83 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 78 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 78 (15.00%) Oracle
16 78 (15.00%) XenApp
17 71 (13.65%) Windows 7
17 71 (13.65%) MS Excel
18 66 (12.69%) UNIX
19 63 (12.12%) MS Office
19 63 (12.12%) NetApp
20 58 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
21 56 (10.77%) C#
22 54 (10.38%) DNS
22 54 (10.38%) Windows XP
23 52 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
24 51 (9.81%) SAN
25 48 (9.23%) Service Delivery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 95 (18.27%) MS Exchange
2 52 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (5.58%) IIS
3 29 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (3.65%) Apache
7 12 (2.31%) Documentum
7 12 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.35%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.96%) CMS
10 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.38%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 63 (12.12%) MS Office
3 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (3.85%) assyst
2 14 (2.69%) Oracle CRM
2 14 (2.69%) Magento
3 9 (1.73%) AWD
4 8 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.77%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.73%) Office 365
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (16.92%) Firewall
2 54 (10.38%) DNS
3 51 (9.81%) SAN
4 38 (7.31%) DHCP
5 32 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 23 (4.42%) NAS
7 20 (3.85%) VPN
8 18 (3.46%) LAN
9 15 (2.88%) VoIP
10 14 (2.69%) WAN
11 12 (2.31%) Internet
12 9 (1.73%) Network Security
12 9 (1.73%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.54%) VLAN
14 6 (1.15%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.15%) Intranet
14 6 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (0.96%) SNMP
15 5 (0.96%) SMTP
15 5 (0.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 29 (5.58%) RDBMS
5 23 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.42%) Oracle Database
6 22 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.50%) MySQL
10 9 (1.73%) DTS
11 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.35%) SQLPlus
13 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.58%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.69%) NUnit
1 14 (2.69%) MSTest
1 14 (2.69%) Moq
2 13 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (2.12%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.12%) Subversion
3 11 (2.12%) JIRA
4 8 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (1.35%) Selenium
6 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.38%) MSI
8 2 (0.38%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.19%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (16.54%) Finance
2 25 (4.81%) Law
3 17 (3.27%) Marketing
4 14 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.35%) Back Office
6 6 (1.15%) Banking
7 5 (0.96%) Publishing
7 5 (0.96%) Military
7 5 (0.96%) Legal
7 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.58%) Advertising
8 3 (0.58%) Electronics
8 3 (0.58%) Retail
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 86 (16.54%) Analyst
2 59 (11.35%) Support Analyst
3 56 (10.77%) Developer
4 49 (9.42%) Administrator
5 42 (8.08%) Systems Administrator
6 38 (7.31%) Support Engineer
7 36 (6.92%) DBA
8 35 (6.73%) Citrix Engineer
9 32 (6.15%) IT Support
10 29 (5.58%) Team Leader
11 28 (5.38%) Citrix Support
12 27 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
13 26 (5.00%) .NET Developer
14 24 (4.62%) Architect
14 24 (4.62%) Problem Manager
15 23 (4.42%) SQL DBA
15 23 (4.42%) 1st Line Support
15 23 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
16 21 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
17 20 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (18.08%) .NET
2 45 (8.65%) ASP.NET
3 30 (5.77%) WPF
4 25 (4.81%) WinForms
5 15 (2.88%) HTML
6 14 (2.69%) WCF
7 13 (2.50%) Unity DI Container
7 13 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (2.31%) Spring.NET
8 12 (2.31%) CSS
8 12 (2.31%) Castle Windsor
8 12 (2.31%) Ninject
9 10 (1.92%) Web Services
10 9 (1.73%) Silverlight
11 8 (1.54%) XML
12 7 (1.35%) Ajax
13 6 (1.15%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.15%) jQuery
13 6 (1.15%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.65%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.50%) Replication
5 12 (2.31%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.73%) iSeries
7 9 (1.73%) Clustering
8 7 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.15%) Social Network
9 6 (1.15%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.15%) AS400
9 6 (1.15%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.15%) IVR
10 5 (0.96%) Open Source
11 4 (0.77%) iPad
11 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 134 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 124 (23.85%) Linux
3 78 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (13.65%) Windows 7
5 66 (12.69%) UNIX
6 54 (10.38%) Windows XP
7 43 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 19 (3.65%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.50%) Android
12 11 (2.12%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.15%) CentOS
13 6 (1.15%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.77%) AIX
16 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (20.77%) ITIL
2 48 (9.23%) Service Delivery
3 32 (6.15%) Software Engineering
3 32 (6.15%) Problem Management
4 30 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (5.58%) Migration
5 29 (5.58%) ITSM
5 29 (5.58%) E-Commerce
6 27 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (5.00%) Service Management
8 25 (4.81%) Capacity Management
9 24 (4.62%) ITIL V3
10 23 (4.42%) Configuration Management
11 22 (4.23%) OO
11 22 (4.23%) Technical Analysis
12 21 (4.04%) Change Management
12 21 (4.04%) TDD
13 19 (3.65%) Incident Management
13 19 (3.65%) Project Management
14 18 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (20.19%) SQL
2 56 (10.77%) C#
3 44 (8.46%) Java
4 33 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 24 (4.62%) C++
6 22 (4.23%) VB.NET
7 18 (3.46%) VB
7 18 (3.46%) PHP
8 17 (3.27%) C
8 17 (3.27%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.08%) JavaScript
10 14 (2.69%) VBScript
11 12 (2.31%) ABAP
11 12 (2.31%) VBA
11 12 (2.31%) Perl
12 10 (1.92%) Python
13 6 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (8.65%) Degree
3 34 (6.54%) MCSE
4 26 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (3.46%) MCITP
6 14 (2.69%) MCP
7 12 (2.31%) OCP
7 12 (2.31%) OCA
7 12 (2.31%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (2.31%) MCTS
8 10 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (1.73%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.54%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.96%) ISEB
11 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.96%) MCAD
11 5 (0.96%) MCSD
12 4 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.96%) SLA
2 4 (0.77%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 130 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 83 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (15.00%) XenApp
4 35 (6.73%) Xen
5 24 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.88%) vSphere
7 13 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.73%) XenServer
9 9 (1.73%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.35%) NFS
11 6 (1.15%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.38%) vCloud
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.19%) UAG
13 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (3.46%) SCCM
2 17 (3.27%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.54%) SCOM
3 8 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.35%) Opsview
5 6 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.15%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.15%) HP SIM
5 6 (1.15%) Puppet
6 5 (0.96%) Nagios
6 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.58%) WSUS
8 2 (0.38%) Munin
8 2 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.38%) Legato
8 2 (0.38%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.38%) Ansible
9 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 145 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 136 (26.15%) Citrix
3 116 (22.31%) VMware
4 90 (17.31%) Cisco
5 78 (15.00%) Oracle
6 63 (12.12%) NetApp
7 30 (5.77%) SAP
8 23 (4.42%) Red Hat
9 20 (3.85%) EMC
10 19 (3.65%) Symantec
11 18 (3.46%) HP
12 15 (2.88%) IBM
13 14 (2.69%) JBoss
13 14 (2.69%) JD Edwards
14 9 (1.73%) Remedy
14 9 (1.73%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.54%) LANDesk
15 8 (1.54%) Dell
16 7 (1.35%) Avaya
17 6 (1.15%) Google
Colchester, Essex
University of Essex
Salary: £31,342-£37,394 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (OTE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Extremely competitive packages on offer.
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £23k - 29k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago