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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 273 301 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.82% 23.83% 23.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.31% 75.44% 82.71%
Number of salaries quoted 201 256 189
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
320 399 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.58% 31.59% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 235 337 221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +6 68 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Colchester -10 29 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Chelmsford 0 26 £37,250 +12.87% 5
Basildon -2 20 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Southend-on-Sea -6 8 £32,750 -5.07%
Loughton 0 6 £31,750 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Dunmow - 4 £20,000 - 1
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Harlow -2 2 £25,000 -
Harwich - 2 - -
Saffron Walden -1 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Hockley - 1 £18,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 229 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 203 (36.71%) Active Directory
3 178 (32.19%) SQL
4 175 (31.65%) VMware
5 163 (29.48%) Citrix
6 158 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 151 (27.31%) Linux
8 148 (26.76%) Finance
9 141 (25.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 139 (25.14%) ITIL
11 134 (24.23%) MS Excel
12 120 (21.70%) MS Exchange
13 119 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 109 (19.71%) .NET
15 107 (19.35%) DNS
15 107 (19.35%) SAN
16 101 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
17 97 (17.54%) Oracle
18 91 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
19 88 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
20 82 (14.83%) Windows 7
21 81 (14.65%) Firewall
22 76 (13.74%) MS Office
22 76 (13.74%) IBM
23 73 (13.20%) Microsoft Certification
24 71 (12.84%) Cisco
25 66 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
26 61 (11.03%) DHCP
27 59 (10.67%) IIS
28 57 (10.31%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 120 (21.70%) MS Exchange
2 88 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (10.67%) IIS
4 40 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (6.69%) JBoss
5 37 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (5.79%) SharePoint
8 28 (5.06%) Tomcat
9 24 (4.34%) GlassFish
10 22 (3.98%) WebLogic
11 16 (2.89%) Lync
11 16 (2.89%) WebSphere
12 15 (2.71%) OpenStack
13 12 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (1.81%) Apache
14 10 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 134 (24.23%) MS Excel
2 76 (13.74%) MS Office
3 19 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.90%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.72%) Mingle
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.53%) assyst
2 13 (2.35%) AWD
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.25%) IBM SmartCloud
2 16 (2.89%) Office 365
3 15 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 107 (19.35%) DNS
1 107 (19.35%) SAN
2 81 (14.65%) Firewall
3 61 (11.03%) DHCP
4 44 (7.96%) VPN
5 38 (6.87%) WAN
6 32 (5.79%) LAN
7 21 (3.80%) TCP/IP
8 20 (3.62%) VoIP
9 19 (3.44%) Internet
10 17 (3.07%) LDAP
11 13 (2.35%) BIG-IP
12 11 (1.99%) NAS
13 10 (1.81%) VLAN
14 7 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.27%) Intranet
15 6 (1.08%) Broadband
15 6 (1.08%) Network Security
15 6 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 28 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.07%) MySQL
6 16 (2.89%) MS Access
7 15 (2.71%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.72%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.72%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.54%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 31 (5.61%) Subversion
2 23 (4.16%) Visual Studio
3 22 (3.98%) MSTest
4 19 (3.44%) Git (software)
5 18 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.25%) Moq
6 16 (2.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (2.71%) NUnit
8 12 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.81%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (1.45%) Selenium
10 8 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.45%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.36%) Rational Functional Tester
14 1 (0.18%) JIRA
14 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
14 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 148 (26.76%) Finance
2 36 (6.51%) Law
3 31 (5.61%) Banking
4 28 (5.06%) Legal
5 14 (2.53%) Retail
6 10 (1.81%) Games
7 9 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.08%) Back Office
9 4 (0.72%) Electronics
9 4 (0.72%) Automotive
9 4 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 81 (14.65%) Analyst
2 67 (12.12%) Developer
3 57 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (6.33%) Support Engineer
5 31 (5.61%) Support Analyst
6 28 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (4.70%) Administrator
8 25 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
9 24 (4.34%) Network Engineer
10 22 (3.98%) Desktop Support
10 22 (3.98%) Consultant
11 19 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (3.44%) Capacity Analyst
12 18 (3.25%) .NET Developer
12 18 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
13 15 (2.71%) Release Manager
14 14 (2.53%) DBA
14 14 (2.53%) Technical Support
14 14 (2.53%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.53%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (19.71%) .NET
2 40 (7.23%) ASP.NET
3 33 (5.97%) HTML
4 31 (5.61%) Flash
5 27 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 27 (4.88%) jQuery
6 25 (4.52%) CSS
7 22 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (3.62%) WinForms
9 19 (3.44%) Web Services
10 16 (2.89%) XML
10 16 (2.89%) WCF
10 16 (2.89%) HTML5
11 11 (1.99%) SOAP
12 10 (1.81%) WPF
12 10 (1.81%) Middleware
12 10 (1.81%) Spring.NET
12 10 (1.81%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (1.81%) Ninject
12 10 (1.81%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.14%) Blackberry
2 41 (7.41%) Clustering
3 31 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.70%) iSeries
5 25 (4.52%) AS400
6 24 (4.34%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.89%) N-Tier
8 13 (2.35%) Replication
9 10 (1.81%) CMDB
9 10 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (1.63%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.27%) Social Network
12 6 (1.08%) NHS
13 5 (0.90%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.90%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.72%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.72%) Learning Management System
14 4 (0.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 151 (27.31%) Linux
2 119 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 91 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (14.83%) Windows 7
6 57 (10.31%) UNIX
7 53 (9.58%) Windows 8
8 38 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (5.97%) Windows XP
10 23 (4.16%) AIX
11 18 (3.25%) Solaris
12 16 (2.89%) Android
13 13 (2.35%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (1.63%) CentOS
16 8 (1.45%) Windows 2000
17 7 (1.27%) Ubuntu
18 6 (1.08%) Windows Vista
18 6 (1.08%) Mac OS X
19 5 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (25.14%) ITIL
2 66 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (8.32%) Service Delivery
4 46 (8.32%) Change Management
5 43 (7.78%) MVC
6 41 (7.41%) Project Management
7 28 (5.06%) Capacity Management
8 27 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 25 (4.52%) Waterfall
10 23 (4.16%) Change Control
11 21 (3.80%) Release Management
11 21 (3.80%) Service Management
12 20 (3.62%) Migration
12 20 (3.62%) Load Balancing
13 19 (3.44%) TDD
13 19 (3.44%) E-Commerce
13 19 (3.44%) Configuration Management
13 19 (3.44%) ITIL V3
13 19 (3.44%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 178 (32.19%) SQL
2 55 (9.95%) C#
3 42 (7.59%) PowerShell
4 37 (6.69%) Java
5 33 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.16%) VB.NET
7 20 (3.62%) Perl
8 16 (2.89%) VB
9 15 (2.71%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.53%) C
11 13 (2.35%) Korn
12 11 (1.99%) VBScript
13 9 (1.63%) C++
13 9 (1.63%) COBOL
14 8 (1.45%) VBA
14 8 (1.45%) Python
15 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.90%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.72%) PHP
16 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (13.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (10.13%) Degree
3 48 (8.68%) MCSE
4 28 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
5 26 (4.70%) MCSA
6 18 (3.25%) MCP
6 18 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.53%) MCITP
8 7 (1.27%) CCNP
8 7 (1.27%) ISEB
9 6 (1.08%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.90%) CCNA
11 4 (0.72%) MCSD
11 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.72%) MCTS
12 3 (0.54%) CISA
12 3 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.69%) SLA
2 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 203 (36.71%) Active Directory
2 141 (25.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 42 (7.59%) XenApp
5 35 (6.33%) VMware ESX
6 31 (5.61%) vSphere
7 21 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.89%) vCloud
8 16 (2.89%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.81%) XenServer
10 9 (1.63%) Xen
10 9 (1.63%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.72%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.54%) UAG
14 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (6.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 36 (6.51%) Tivoli
3 32 (5.79%) Backup Exec
3 32 (5.79%) SCCM
4 31 (5.61%) SCOM
5 15 (2.71%) WSUS
6 13 (2.35%) Puppet
6 13 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.35%) Ansible
7 7 (1.27%) Nagios
8 5 (0.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.54%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.36%) Opsview
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 229 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 175 (31.65%) VMware
3 163 (29.48%) Citrix
4 97 (17.54%) Oracle
5 76 (13.74%) IBM
6 71 (12.84%) Cisco
7 53 (9.58%) NetApp
8 45 (8.14%) HP
9 33 (5.97%) BMC
10 30 (5.42%) Symantec
11 20 (3.62%) Red Hat
12 16 (2.89%) MKS
12 16 (2.89%) F5
13 14 (2.53%) Apple
13 14 (2.53%) EMC
14 13 (2.35%) Dell
14 13 (2.35%) SaltStack
14 13 (2.35%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.17%) Brocade
16 11 (1.99%) CheckPoint
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maldon, Essex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: circ £40,000 - £50,000 + Ex Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunmow, Essex
Felsted School
Salary: Up to £20,500 per annum plus £1,200 per annum call-out allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago