The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 188 236 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.75% 18.94% 22.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.07% 87.41% 79.87%
Number of salaries quoted 149 157 210
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
221 270 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.87% 21.67% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 177 180 268
Median salary £47,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.80% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Essex

Windows
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood 0 46 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Colchester +1 39 £47,500 +54.47% 1
Chelmsford +3 22 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Harlow +7 12 £36,000 -4.00%
Braintree +5 12 £53,750 +65.38%
Basildon -13 6 £52,500 +20.00%
Southend-on-Sea -8 4 £53,750 +34.37%
Witham +3 3 - - 1
Saffron Walden -4 2 £47,500 +54.47% 2
Chigwell - 2 £24,000 -
Purfleet - 2 £16,000 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 189 (51.50%) Microsoft
2 130 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 122 (33.24%) Active Directory
4 108 (29.43%) Office 365
5 104 (28.34%) MS Exchange
6 93 (25.34%) Blackberry
7 90 (24.52%) SQL Server
8 88 (23.98%) Linux
9 87 (23.71%) ITIL
10 86 (23.43%) MS Office
10 86 (23.43%) Apple
11 84 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 83 (22.62%) Finance
13 81 (22.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 79 (21.53%) SQL
15 78 (21.25%) VMware
16 68 (18.53%) Smartphone
16 68 (18.53%) Windows Phone
17 65 (17.71%) MS Excel
18 64 (17.44%) Cisco
19 63 (17.17%) Clearswift
19 63 (17.17%) Proofpoint
20 60 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
20 60 (16.35%) VPN
21 59 (16.08%) Nokia
21 59 (16.08%) Windows 7
22 53 (14.44%) .NET
23 52 (14.17%) Citrix
24 51 (13.90%) Windows 8
25 50 (13.62%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 104 (28.34%) MS Exchange
2 84 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (22.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (5.99%) JBoss
5 19 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (4.63%) IIS
7 17 (4.63%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.72%) GlassFish
9 9 (2.45%) Apache
10 6 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.27%) Documentum
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 86 (23.43%) MS Office
2 65 (17.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.91%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.82%) MS Project
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) AWD
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) assyst
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 108 (29.43%) Office 365
2 45 (12.26%) iTunes
3 14 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.36%) IBM SmartCloud
5 5 (1.36%) Yammer
6 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.82%) IaaS
6 3 (0.82%) PaaS
7 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (16.35%) VPN
2 50 (13.62%) DNS
3 46 (12.53%) DHCP
4 45 (12.26%) Firewall
5 44 (11.99%) TCP/IP
6 38 (10.35%) SAN
7 26 (7.08%) NAS
8 25 (6.81%) LAN
9 24 (6.54%) SMTP
10 21 (5.72%) WAN
11 20 (5.45%) Wireless
12 19 (5.18%) VLAN
13 18 (4.90%) DMZ
13 18 (4.90%) IMAP
14 16 (4.36%) Internet
15 8 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (1.63%) LDAP
17 5 (1.36%) FTP
17 5 (1.36%) HTTP
17 5 (1.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.91%) MySQL
5 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.54%) Big Data
10 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.27%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (4.09%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (3.81%) Subversion
3 12 (3.27%) MSTest
3 12 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.18%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.36%) Moq
5 5 (1.36%) NUnit
6 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.54%) MSI
6 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.54%) VisualVM
General
1 83 (22.62%) Finance
2 24 (6.54%) Law
3 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.18%) Banking
5 7 (1.91%) Legal
6 5 (1.36%) German Language
6 5 (1.36%) Marketing
6 5 (1.36%) Publishing
7 4 (1.09%) Automotive
7 4 (1.09%) Electronics
8 3 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.54%) French Language
9 2 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (12.81%) Support Engineer
2 46 (12.53%) Analyst
3 45 (12.26%) Developer
4 33 (8.99%) IT Support
5 30 (8.17%) Support Analyst
6 29 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (7.63%) Messaging Engineer
8 23 (6.27%) .NET Developer
8 23 (6.27%) C# Developer
8 23 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.72%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (5.45%) Applications Support
10 20 (5.45%) IT Engineer
11 18 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
12 17 (4.63%) Senior Support Engineer
12 17 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (4.09%) Architect
15 14 (3.81%) Service Analyst
15 14 (3.81%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.44%) .NET
2 42 (11.44%) Web Services
3 27 (7.36%) XML
4 24 (6.54%) .NET Framework
4 24 (6.54%) HTML
5 21 (5.72%) WPF
6 20 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 20 (5.45%) WCF
7 19 (5.18%) MAPI
8 15 (4.09%) Silverlight
8 15 (4.09%) SOAP
9 14 (3.81%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.81%) Middleware
10 12 (3.27%) Ajax
10 12 (3.27%) Autofac
10 12 (3.27%) AutoMapper
10 12 (3.27%) CSS
10 12 (3.27%) jQuery
10 12 (3.27%) LINQ
10 12 (3.27%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 93 (25.34%) Blackberry
2 68 (18.53%) Smartphone
3 38 (10.35%) iPhone
4 34 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (8.72%) Data Centre
6 23 (6.27%) Mobile Computing
7 18 (4.90%) PDA
8 17 (4.63%) Replication
9 13 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (3.27%) CMDB
11 10 (2.72%) iPad
12 9 (2.45%) Mobile App
13 8 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
14 7 (1.91%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.91%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.63%) BYOD
15 6 (1.63%) Fat Client
15 6 (1.63%) iSeries
15 6 (1.63%) Thin Client
16 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 130 (35.42%) Windows Server
2 88 (23.98%) Linux
3 68 (18.53%) Windows Phone
4 60 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (16.08%) Windows 7
6 51 (13.90%) Windows 8
7 50 (13.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (12.26%) Windows 10
9 35 (9.54%) Android
10 25 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (5.72%) Windows Vista
12 20 (5.45%) Windows XP
13 9 (2.45%) Unix
14 6 (1.63%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.09%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.82%) CatOS
18 2 (0.54%) CentOS
18 2 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.71%) ITIL
2 49 (13.35%) Service Delivery
3 36 (9.81%) Configuration Management
4 26 (7.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (5.18%) Logistics
5 19 (5.18%) Problem Management
5 19 (5.18%) Service Management
5 19 (5.18%) Supplier Management
6 18 (4.90%) Process Management
7 16 (4.36%) Time Management
8 15 (4.09%) Mentoring
8 15 (4.09%) Security Patching
8 15 (4.09%) TDD
8 15 (4.09%) Unit Testing
9 14 (3.81%) ITIL V3
9 14 (3.81%) ITSM
9 14 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (3.54%) Workflow
11 12 (3.27%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (3.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.53%) SQL
2 48 (13.08%) C#
3 22 (5.99%) VB.NET
4 21 (5.72%) VB
5 20 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 20 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.09%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.81%) Java
8 10 (2.72%) VBScript
8 10 (2.72%) XAML
9 5 (1.36%) C
10 4 (1.09%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.82%) KiXtart
11 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.54%) C++
12 2 (0.54%) Korn
12 2 (0.54%) Perl
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (4.09%) MCP
2 12 (3.27%) CCNA
2 12 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.18%) A+ Certification
4 8 (2.18%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (1.91%) Degree
6 5 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.09%) MCSA
7 4 (1.09%) MCSE
7 4 (1.09%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.09%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCAD
9 1 (0.27%) MCDST
9 1 (0.27%) MCITP
9 1 (0.27%) MCPD
9 1 (0.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.17%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) MISRA
4 1 (0.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 122 (33.24%) Active Directory
2 50 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.72%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.72%) XenApp
5 17 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (4.09%) NFS
7 12 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.00%) vSphere
9 7 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.63%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.09%) Xen
12 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.82%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.82%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.54%) vCloud
14 1 (0.27%) Firmware
14 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (7.36%) SCCM
2 18 (4.90%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.36%) Ansible
3 5 (1.36%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.36%) Puppet
3 5 (1.36%) SCOM
3 5 (1.36%) WSUS
4 3 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.82%) Salt
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.54%) Opsview
6 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 189 (51.50%) Microsoft
2 86 (23.43%) Apple
3 78 (21.25%) VMware
4 64 (17.44%) Cisco
5 63 (17.17%) Clearswift
5 63 (17.17%) Proofpoint
6 59 (16.08%) Nokia
7 52 (14.17%) Citrix
8 21 (5.72%) Oracle
8 21 (5.72%) Red Hat
9 19 (5.18%) Draytek
10 17 (4.63%) Veeam
11 13 (3.54%) NetApp
12 12 (3.27%) MKS
13 10 (2.72%) HP
13 10 (2.72%) Remedy
14 9 (2.45%) ServiceNow
14 9 (2.45%) Symantec
15 8 (2.18%) IBM
15 8 (2.18%) Juniper
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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CBS butler
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Levett Consultancy
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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