The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 321 237 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.73% 24.33% 22.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.33% 80.61% 77.25%
Number of salaries quoted 275 205 246
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
450 294 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.87% 30.18% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 377 247 333
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows
East of England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +2 77 £46,500 +3.33% 6
Basildon +13 38 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Chelmsford -3 38 £29,000 -35.55% 2
Brentwood -6 31 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Southend-on-Sea -8 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Saffron Walden - 7 £27,500 - 1
Billericay - 5 £35,000 -
Maldon - 5 £25,000 -
Harlow -5 3 - - 1
Wickford - 3 £45,000 -
Loughton 0 1 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £37,500 -
Braintree - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 197 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 154 (29.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 142 (27.63%) SQL Server
4 140 (27.24%) SQL
5 132 (25.68%) Citrix
6 126 (24.51%) Active Directory
7 116 (22.57%) MS Exchange
8 111 (21.60%) .NET
9 98 (19.07%) VMware
10 95 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 90 (17.51%) C#
12 86 (16.73%) ITIL
12 86 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 84 (16.34%) Oracle
14 76 (14.79%) MS Excel
15 75 (14.59%) XenApp
16 70 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
16 70 (13.62%) Linux
17 68 (13.23%) Finance
18 64 (12.45%) ASP.NET
18 64 (12.45%) Windows 7
19 63 (12.26%) SAN
19 63 (12.26%) TDD
20 62 (12.06%) DNS
21 57 (11.09%) Firewall
22 55 (10.70%) Cisco
22 55 (10.70%) MS Office
23 54 (10.51%) Apple iOS
24 53 (10.31%) WinForms
24 53 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 116 (22.57%) MS Exchange
2 70 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (6.61%) SharePoint
5 32 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (4.09%) IIS
8 13 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (2.14%) Documentum
9 11 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.95%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.36%) Node.js
13 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.97%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.58%) Lync
16 3 (0.58%) Apache
17 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 76 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 55 (10.70%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (5.84%) assyst
2 23 (4.47%) Magento
3 22 (4.28%) Oracle CRM
4 11 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.97%) AWD
7 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.58%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.19%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.11%) Office 365
2 4 (0.78%) IaaS
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.58%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (12.26%) SAN
2 62 (12.06%) DNS
3 57 (11.09%) Firewall
4 40 (7.78%) VPN
5 33 (6.42%) TCP/IP
6 28 (5.45%) DHCP
7 27 (5.25%) NAS
8 25 (4.86%) WAN
9 24 (4.67%) LAN
10 15 (2.92%) MPLS
11 12 (2.33%) OSPF
11 12 (2.33%) BGP
11 12 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (2.33%) Wireless
12 10 (1.95%) Internet
13 9 (1.75%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.36%) VLAN
14 7 (1.36%) Network Security
14 7 (1.36%) ADSL
14 7 (1.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.03%) Oracle Database
3 25 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (2.53%) MySQL
10 13 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.14%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.75%) SQLPlus
13 9 (1.75%) DTS
13 9 (1.75%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (0.97%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 33 (6.42%) MSTest
1 33 (6.42%) Moq
2 30 (5.84%) Rhino Mocks
2 30 (5.84%) NUnit
3 18 (3.50%) Eclipse
4 13 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.95%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.36%) Subversion
9 4 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.39%) JIRA
11 2 (0.39%) Selenium
12 1 (0.19%) Toad
12 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (13.23%) Finance
2 35 (6.81%) Marketing
3 21 (4.09%) Law
4 16 (3.11%) Games
5 12 (2.33%) Banking
5 12 (2.33%) Retail
6 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.97%) Military
9 4 (0.78%) Electronics
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (18.87%) Developer
2 85 (16.54%) Analyst
3 54 (10.51%) Support Analyst
4 49 (9.53%) DBA
5 47 (9.14%) .NET Developer
6 39 (7.59%) Support Engineer
7 30 (5.84%) Architect
7 30 (5.84%) Citrix Engineer
8 29 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 27 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (5.25%) Administrator
9 27 (5.25%) SQL DBA
10 25 (4.86%) Oracle DBA
11 23 (4.47%) IT Support
12 22 (4.28%) Mobile Developer
12 22 (4.28%) Software Engineer
13 21 (4.09%) Problem Manager
14 17 (3.31%) Network Engineer
15 16 (3.11%) Consultant
15 16 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (21.60%) .NET
2 64 (12.45%) ASP.NET
3 53 (10.31%) WinForms
4 43 (8.37%) WPF
5 41 (7.98%) CSS
6 34 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 30 (5.84%) Unity DI Container
8 30 (5.84%) Spring.NET
8 30 (5.84%) Castle Windsor
8 30 (5.84%) Ninject
9 28 (5.45%) WCF
9 28 (5.45%) HTML
10 27 (5.25%) Razor View Engine
11 23 (4.47%) CSS3
11 23 (4.47%) XML
12 22 (4.28%) Web Services
13 12 (2.33%) Silverlight
13 12 (2.33%) jQuery
14 10 (1.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.84%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (4.86%) Blackberry
3 23 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.53%) Clustering
5 12 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 12 (2.33%) Replication
6 10 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.56%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.56%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.17%) Firmware
9 6 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.17%) Device Driver
10 5 (0.97%) Handset
10 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.97%) CUDA
10 5 (0.97%) Social Network
11 4 (0.78%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 154 (29.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 95 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 70 (13.62%) Linux
4 64 (12.45%) Windows 7
5 54 (10.51%) Apple iOS
6 46 (8.95%) UNIX
7 42 (8.17%) Windows XP
8 39 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (6.23%) Android
10 26 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 26 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
11 18 (3.50%) Windows Vista
12 17 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (2.33%) AIX
14 6 (1.17%) HPUX
14 6 (1.17%) Solaris
14 6 (1.17%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.17%) VxWorks
15 4 (0.78%) Debian
15 4 (0.78%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (16.73%) ITIL
2 63 (12.26%) TDD
3 48 (9.34%) OO
4 47 (9.14%) Performance Tuning
5 42 (8.17%) Problem Management
5 42 (8.17%) MVC
6 41 (7.98%) E-Commerce
7 36 (7.00%) Service Delivery
7 36 (7.00%) Software Engineering
8 33 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (6.23%) Web Application Development
10 31 (6.03%) Scrum
10 31 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (5.84%) ITSM
11 30 (5.84%) Kanban
11 30 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
11 30 (5.84%) MVVM
12 26 (5.06%) CRM
13 25 (4.86%) Migration
14 22 (4.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (27.24%) SQL
2 90 (17.51%) C#
3 51 (9.92%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.14%) Java
5 34 (6.61%) PHP
6 33 (6.42%) T-SQL
7 25 (4.86%) C++
8 21 (4.09%) PL/SQL
9 19 (3.70%) C
10 17 (3.31%) VB
11 16 (3.11%) VB.NET
12 14 (2.72%) VBA
12 14 (2.72%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.33%) VBScript
14 11 (2.14%) ABAP
15 10 (1.95%) Ruby
16 7 (1.36%) Perl
17 5 (0.97%) Delphi
17 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 86 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (8.56%) Degree
3 43 (8.37%) MCSE
4 41 (7.98%) MCP
5 29 (5.64%) MCITP
6 25 (4.86%) MCTS
7 22 (4.28%) MCAD
7 22 (4.28%) MCSD
7 22 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (3.70%) MCSA
10 11 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (2.14%) OCP
10 11 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (1.95%) CCNA
12 9 (1.75%) CCA
12 9 (1.75%) CCEA
13 8 (1.56%) CCNP
14 7 (1.36%) MCDST
15 6 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.50%) SLA
2 8 (1.56%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 126 (24.51%) Active Directory
2 75 (14.59%) XenApp
3 53 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (4.67%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.11%) vSphere
6 13 (2.53%) UAG
6 13 (2.53%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.17%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.17%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.17%) XenServer
10 5 (0.97%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.78%) Xen
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.39%) KVM
13 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 28 (5.45%) Backup Exec
2 18 (3.50%) SCCM
3 9 (1.75%) WSUS
4 7 (1.36%) ARCserve
5 6 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.97%) SCOM
7 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.78%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.78%) Nagios
7 4 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.39%) Puppet
8 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.39%) Munin
9 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 197 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 132 (25.68%) Citrix
3 98 (19.07%) VMware
4 84 (16.34%) Oracle
5 55 (10.70%) Cisco
6 40 (7.78%) SAP
6 40 (7.78%) NetApp
7 24 (4.67%) JD Edwards
8 21 (4.09%) Symantec
9 20 (3.89%) EMC
10 19 (3.70%) Red Hat
11 18 (3.50%) HP
12 16 (3.11%) Sencha
13 13 (2.53%) Sophos
14 12 (2.33%) LANDesk
15 11 (2.14%) Remedy
15 11 (2.14%) Intel
16 10 (1.95%) Apple
16 10 (1.95%) Juniper
16 10 (1.95%) McAfee
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Credit 4 Cars Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 15 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 23 days ago
Colchester
Premier Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago