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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 216 297 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.20% 23.01% 28.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.45% 72.97% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122 248 258
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
247 407 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.67% 31.53% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 142 339 309
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 44 £50,000 +56.25% 2
Basildon -4 25 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Chelmsford -2 24 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Colchester -19 17 £35,250 -29.50% 3
Southend-on-Sea +2 10 £38,500 +54.00% 4
Saffron Walden +6 5 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Loughton +1 5 £37,500 +70.45%
Billericay - 4 £22,500 - 1
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Epping +3 2 £38,750 -
Braintree +1 1 - -
Harlow -9 1 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Maldon - 1 £27,500 -
Witham - 1 - - 2
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 226 (45.20%) Microsoft
2 178 (35.60%) Active Directory
2 178 (35.60%) VMware
3 165 (33.00%) SQL
4 163 (32.60%) SQL Server
5 153 (30.60%) ITIL
5 153 (30.60%) Linux
6 144 (28.80%) Citrix
6 144 (28.80%) Finance
6 144 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 132 (26.40%) MS Excel
8 123 (24.60%) DNS
9 109 (21.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 100 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 91 (18.20%) DHCP
12 89 (17.80%) SAN
13 87 (17.40%) Oracle
14 79 (15.80%) Windows Server 2003
15 76 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 70 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 69 (13.80%) Firewall
18 65 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 64 (12.80%) Change Management
19 64 (12.80%) .NET
19 64 (12.80%) IBM
20 57 (11.40%) Cisco
21 56 (11.20%) Degree
22 55 (11.00%) UNIX
23 54 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
24 53 (10.60%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 100 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 65 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (9.80%) IIS
4 38 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (7.00%) JBoss
6 33 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (6.20%) SharePoint
8 21 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (3.00%) Tomcat
10 14 (2.80%) WebLogic
10 14 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (2.80%) GlassFish
11 13 (2.60%) WebSphere
11 13 (2.60%) OpenStack
11 13 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (2.00%) Lync
13 10 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 8 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 132 (26.40%) MS Excel
2 51 (10.20%) MS Office
3 18 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.00%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.80%) Mingle
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.60%) AWD
2 9 (1.80%) assyst
3 3 (0.60%) SunGard AvantGard
3 3 (0.60%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (0.60%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.00%) Office 365
2 19 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.80%) IBM SmartCloud
4 13 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.80%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.40%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 123 (24.60%) DNS
2 91 (18.20%) DHCP
3 89 (17.80%) SAN
4 69 (13.80%) Firewall
5 45 (9.00%) LDAP
6 35 (7.00%) VPN
7 32 (6.40%) WAN
8 26 (5.20%) TCP/IP
9 25 (5.00%) LAN
10 18 (3.60%) Internet
11 17 (3.40%) VoIP
12 13 (2.60%) BIG-IP
13 10 (2.00%) Wireless
13 10 (2.00%) NAS
14 7 (1.40%) FTP
14 7 (1.40%) SNMP
15 6 (1.20%) HTTP
15 6 (1.20%) SSH
15 6 (1.20%) VLAN
16 4 (0.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (32.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (4.00%) MS Access
7 15 (3.00%) MySQL
7 15 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 15 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.20%) Big Data
12 4 (0.80%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.80%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.60%) EDRMS
13 3 (0.60%) EDMS
13 3 (0.60%) DTS
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (6.60%) Subversion
2 20 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 19 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 19 (3.80%) Moq
4 17 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.20%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.00%) MSTest
6 15 (3.00%) Selenium
7 13 (2.60%) SpecFlow
8 10 (2.00%) NUnit
8 10 (2.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.60%) JIRA
12 2 (0.40%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 144 (28.80%) Finance
2 22 (4.40%) Legal
3 21 (4.20%) Banking
4 15 (3.00%) Law
4 15 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.00%) Games
6 9 (1.80%) Automotive
6 9 (1.80%) Back Office
7 8 (1.60%) Electronics
8 7 (1.40%) Retail
9 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (11.20%) Analyst
2 50 (10.00%) Developer
3 47 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (7.80%) Support Engineer
5 30 (6.00%) DBA
6 29 (5.80%) SQL DBA
7 28 (5.60%) Administrator
8 24 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (4.40%) Support Analyst
11 21 (4.20%) Network Engineer
12 19 (3.80%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.20%) Software Engineer
13 16 (3.20%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.20%) SQL Server DBA
13 16 (3.20%) Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (2.60%) Applications Support
14 13 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (2.60%) Field Engineer
14 13 (2.60%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.80%) .NET
2 26 (5.20%) ASP.NET
3 25 (5.00%) Flash
4 23 (4.60%) HTML
5 20 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (3.60%) Middleware
7 13 (2.60%) CSS
7 13 (2.60%) Web Services
7 13 (2.60%) HTML5
8 10 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (1.80%) jQuery
10 8 (1.60%) WPF
10 8 (1.60%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.60%) XML
11 7 (1.40%) WinForms
12 6 (1.20%) Silverlight
12 6 (1.20%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (1.20%) Ninject
12 6 (1.20%) Spring.NET
12 6 (1.20%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.60%) Clustering
2 35 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.40%) Replication
4 30 (6.00%) CMDB
5 27 (5.40%) Blackberry
6 24 (4.80%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.80%) AS400
6 24 (4.80%) iSeries
7 21 (4.20%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.40%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.60%) BYOD
9 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.40%) IVR
11 6 (1.20%) Telematics
11 6 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.00%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.00%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.80%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 153 (30.60%) Linux
2 109 (21.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (15.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (11.00%) UNIX
6 38 (7.60%) Windows 8
6 38 (7.60%) Windows 7
7 29 (5.80%) Windows XP
8 27 (5.40%) Data ONTAP
9 19 (3.80%) AIX
10 17 (3.40%) Android
11 16 (3.20%) Windows 2000
11 16 (3.20%) Solaris
11 16 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.80%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.20%) CentOS
14 5 (1.00%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.00%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.00%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (30.60%) ITIL
2 70 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 64 (12.80%) Change Management
4 49 (9.80%) Service Delivery
5 45 (9.00%) SDLC
6 39 (7.80%) Project Management
7 36 (7.20%) Software Engineering
8 35 (7.00%) Security Patching
9 34 (6.80%) High Availability
10 32 (6.40%) Load Balancing
11 28 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (5.20%) Database Mirroring
13 25 (5.00%) Time Management
14 23 (4.60%) MVC
15 22 (4.40%) PRINCE2
16 21 (4.20%) Waterfall
16 21 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
18 18 (3.60%) Mentoring
18 18 (3.60%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 165 (33.00%) SQL
2 48 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 43 (8.60%) C#
4 31 (6.20%) Java
5 29 (5.80%) C
6 20 (4.00%) Perl
7 18 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.40%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.00%) VBScript
9 15 (3.00%) VB
9 15 (3.00%) C++
10 13 (2.60%) VBA
10 13 (2.60%) Korn
11 11 (2.20%) COBOL
12 9 (1.80%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.80%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.20%) Python
13 6 (1.20%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (11.20%) Degree
2 54 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.60%) MCSE
4 28 (5.60%) MCSA
5 16 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.60%) CCNP
10 7 (1.40%) MCP
10 7 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.40%) ISEB
11 5 (1.00%) CCNA
11 5 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.80%) MCTS
12 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.80%) MCSD
12 4 (0.80%) CCSA
13 2 (0.40%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.60%) SLA
2 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.40%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 178 (35.60%) Active Directory
2 144 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.20%) VMware ESX
5 37 (7.40%) XenApp
6 23 (4.60%) vSphere
7 16 (3.20%) XenServer
8 14 (2.80%) vCloud
9 10 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.40%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.00%) Firmware
13 3 (0.60%) UAG
14 2 (0.40%) Xen
14 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (6.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 30 (6.00%) Backup Exec
2 30 (6.00%) Tivoli
3 23 (4.60%) SCCM
3 23 (4.60%) SCOM
4 16 (3.20%) Puppet
5 13 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.60%) Ansible
6 9 (1.80%) WSUS
6 9 (1.80%) Nagios
7 4 (0.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.60%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.40%) OpenView
9 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 226 (45.20%) Microsoft
2 178 (35.60%) VMware
3 144 (28.80%) Citrix
4 87 (17.40%) Oracle
5 64 (12.80%) IBM
6 57 (11.40%) Cisco
7 44 (8.80%) NetApp
8 37 (7.40%) SolarWinds
9 28 (5.60%) BMC
10 25 (5.00%) HP
11 20 (4.00%) F5
12 19 (3.80%) MKS
13 16 (3.20%) Symantec
13 16 (3.20%) Red Hat
13 16 (3.20%) Avaya
14 14 (2.80%) CheckPoint
15 13 (2.60%) SaltStack
15 13 (2.60%) Sitecore
16 12 (2.40%) Apple
17 11 (2.20%) Red Gate
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harlow, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Highams
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £16k - 20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
PCR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Force36
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum DOE+Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £28,780 to £32,622 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 17 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 17 days ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago