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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 289 206 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.45% 18.97% 22.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.63% 80.16% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 201 167 164
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
312 257 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.08% 23.66% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 221 216 205
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 56 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Colchester +6 35 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Chelmsford -2 18 £24,250 -48.94% 5
Witham - 13 £40,000 -
Harlow +2 11 £29,000 -44.23%
Basildon -10 8 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Hockley - 6 £42,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -12 5 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Saffron Walden - 4 £52,500 - 1
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 -
Canvey Island - 2 £36,500 -
Billericay +8 1 £30,000 +62.16% 1
Braintree +4 1 £29,247 -2.51%
Loughton - 1 £22,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 163 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 149 (30.10%) Active Directory
3 132 (26.67%) Linux
4 131 (26.46%) VMware
5 127 (25.66%) SQL Server
6 123 (24.85%) SQL
7 114 (23.03%) Citrix
8 113 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 108 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 106 (21.41%) .NET
11 105 (21.21%) Finance
12 98 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 94 (18.99%) ITIL
14 93 (18.79%) Firewall
15 90 (18.18%) MS Exchange
16 86 (17.37%) Windows 7
16 86 (17.37%) MS Excel
17 76 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 73 (14.75%) Oracle
18 73 (14.75%) Cisco
19 70 (14.14%) SAN
20 66 (13.33%) DNS
21 65 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
22 62 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
23 58 (11.72%) MS Office
24 53 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 47 (9.49%) Windows 8
25 47 (9.49%) IIS
25 47 (9.49%) Blackberry
26 45 (9.09%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 90 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 65 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (9.49%) IIS
4 35 (7.07%) JBoss
4 35 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 28 (5.66%) Tomcat
7 27 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (4.85%) GlassFish
9 19 (3.84%) WebLogic
10 16 (3.23%) Apache
11 14 (2.83%) SharePoint
12 13 (2.63%) WebSphere
13 12 (2.42%) OpenStack
14 8 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (1.41%) Lync
16 5 (1.01%) CMS
17 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.40%) WorkSite
Applications
1 86 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 58 (11.72%) MS Office
3 10 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.82%) AWD
2 6 (1.21%) assyst
3 4 (0.81%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.83%) IBM SmartCloud
2 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.41%) Office 365
4 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (18.79%) Firewall
2 70 (14.14%) SAN
3 66 (13.33%) DNS
4 42 (8.48%) VPN
5 37 (7.47%) DHCP
6 30 (6.06%) LAN
7 28 (5.66%) WAN
8 18 (3.64%) TCP/IP
9 17 (3.43%) NAS
10 16 (3.23%) VoIP
11 12 (2.42%) Intranet
12 10 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (2.02%) iSCSI
12 10 (2.02%) BIG-IP
13 8 (1.62%) VLAN
13 8 (1.62%) Internet
14 6 (1.21%) Broadband
14 6 (1.21%) Asterisk PBX
15 5 (1.01%) Junos
15 5 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 30 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.43%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (2.42%) MySQL
7 11 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.21%) MS Access
10 5 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.61%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.40%) DataEase
14 1 (0.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (4.65%) Subversion
2 20 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.63%) NUnit
3 13 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.63%) MSTest
4 12 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (2.02%) Moq
6 6 (1.21%) JIRA
7 4 (0.81%) Selenium
8 2 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
General
1 105 (21.21%) Finance
2 27 (5.45%) Law
3 20 (4.04%) Banking
4 12 (2.42%) Retail
4 12 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.82%) Legal
6 6 (1.21%) Advertising
7 5 (1.01%) Marketing
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (17.78%) Analyst
2 61 (12.32%) Developer
3 54 (10.91%) Support Analyst
4 36 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (6.46%) Administrator
5 32 (6.46%) Support Engineer
6 31 (6.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (4.65%) IT Support
9 22 (4.44%) Consultant
10 21 (4.24%) Desktop Support
11 20 (4.04%) Architect
11 20 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (3.84%) Network Engineer
12 19 (3.84%) C# Developer
12 19 (3.84%) Team Leader
13 18 (3.64%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
15 15 (3.03%) .NET Developer
15 15 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (21.41%) .NET
2 32 (6.46%) ASP.NET
3 24 (4.85%) .NET Framework
4 23 (4.65%) WinForms
5 21 (4.24%) jQuery
6 19 (3.84%) HTML
7 16 (3.23%) CSS
7 16 (3.23%) WCF
8 14 (2.83%) WPF
9 13 (2.63%) Flash
10 12 (2.42%) XML
11 11 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.02%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (1.82%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (1.82%) Ninject
13 9 (1.82%) Spring.NET
13 9 (1.82%) Middleware
14 8 (1.62%) HTML5
15 7 (1.41%) SOAP
16 6 (1.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.49%) Blackberry
2 25 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.44%) Clustering
4 16 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.83%) N-Tier
6 11 (2.22%) iSeries
7 9 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (1.82%) NHS
7 9 (1.82%) AS400
7 9 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.62%) Social Network
9 7 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.41%) Replication
9 7 (1.41%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.01%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.01%) iPhone
10 5 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.81%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 132 (26.67%) Linux
2 113 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 86 (17.37%) Windows 7
5 76 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (9.49%) Windows 8
8 45 (9.09%) UNIX
9 42 (8.48%) Windows XP
10 17 (3.43%) Android
11 12 (2.42%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (2.22%) AIX
13 8 (1.62%) CentOS
13 8 (1.62%) Solaris
14 7 (1.41%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.21%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.81%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (18.99%) ITIL
2 45 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 41 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (7.27%) Migration
6 32 (6.46%) MVC
7 30 (6.06%) Project Management
8 28 (5.66%) E-Commerce
9 26 (5.25%) Configuration Management
10 25 (5.05%) Change Management
11 23 (4.65%) Capacity Management
12 21 (4.24%) Software Engineering
13 20 (4.04%) Incident Management
14 19 (3.84%) TDD
14 19 (3.84%) Service Management
15 18 (3.64%) System Testing
16 17 (3.43%) Waterfall
17 16 (3.23%) Change Control
17 16 (3.23%) Scrum
17 16 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 123 (24.85%) SQL
2 42 (8.48%) C#
3 36 (7.27%) Java
4 32 (6.46%) PowerShell
5 30 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 18 (3.64%) Perl
8 13 (2.63%) C++
8 13 (2.63%) VBScript
9 12 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.02%) VB
11 10 (2.02%) Python
11 10 (2.02%) Korn
12 8 (1.62%) C
13 5 (1.01%) PHP
13 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.81%) XAML
15 2 (0.40%) Ruby
15 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (8.28%) MCSE
3 33 (6.67%) Degree
4 20 (4.04%) MCITP
5 16 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.63%) MCP
7 10 (2.02%) MCSA
7 10 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.41%) CCNP
9 6 (1.21%) CCNA
10 5 (1.01%) ISEB
10 5 (1.01%) MCTS
11 4 (0.81%) MCSM
11 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.81%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.61%) OCP
12 3 (0.61%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.65%) SLA
2 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (30.10%) Active Directory
2 108 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.28%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.27%) XenApp
5 25 (5.05%) vSphere
6 21 (4.24%) VMware ESX
7 17 (3.43%) Xen
8 16 (3.23%) XenDesktop
9 14 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (2.42%) vCloud
12 11 (2.22%) XenServer
13 9 (1.82%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.01%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.40%) Firmware
17 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (6.06%) SCCM
2 25 (5.05%) Backup Exec
3 21 (4.24%) SCOM
4 15 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (2.83%) Tivoli
6 10 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.02%) Puppet
6 10 (2.02%) Ansible
7 7 (1.41%) Opsview
7 7 (1.41%) WSUS
8 3 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.40%) Legato
9 2 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.40%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.40%) SCSM
9 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 163 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 131 (26.46%) VMware
3 114 (23.03%) Citrix
4 73 (14.75%) Oracle
4 73 (14.75%) Cisco
5 37 (7.47%) IBM
6 35 (7.07%) HP
7 31 (6.26%) Symantec
8 30 (6.06%) NetApp
9 28 (5.66%) Red Hat
10 17 (3.43%) Dell
11 13 (2.63%) BMC
12 12 (2.42%) MKS
13 10 (2.02%) EMC
13 10 (2.02%) F5
13 10 (2.02%) SaltStack
14 9 (1.82%) Juniper
14 9 (1.82%) Apple
15 8 (1.62%) Facebook
15 8 (1.62%) Twitter
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Royal Association for Deaf People
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £23k - 29k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hockley, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Technorecruit
Posted: 14 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 26 days ago