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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 303 308 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.23% 27.80% 26.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.74% 81.27% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 257 263 267
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £27,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
380 379 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.64% 34.21% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 330 311 346
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Colchester +1 68 £50,000 -9.09%
Brentwood +1 33 £32,000 -24.70% 1
Basildon +5 26 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Chelmsford -5 26 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Saffron Walden -3 11 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Harlow +4 10 £42,500 -23.76%
Waltham Abbey - 3 £22,500 -
Loughton +3 2 £22,000 -48.23%
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Braintree -3 1 £30,000 +57.89%
Epping -4 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -10 1 £25,000 -43.82%
Canvey Island - 1 £18,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 195 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 182 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 182 (29.07%) Citrix
3 162 (25.88%) Active Directory
4 150 (23.96%) SQL
5 142 (22.68%) SQL Server
6 136 (21.73%) VMware
7 134 (21.41%) Linux
8 131 (20.93%) MS Exchange
9 119 (19.01%) ITIL
9 119 (19.01%) XenApp
10 114 (18.21%) .NET
11 106 (16.93%) Oracle
11 106 (16.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 95 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 94 (15.02%) Firewall
14 90 (14.38%) Cisco
15 84 (13.42%) UNIX
15 84 (13.42%) Finance
15 84 (13.42%) NetApp
16 83 (13.26%) C#
16 83 (13.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 82 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
18 78 (12.46%) MS Excel
19 77 (12.30%) DNS
20 72 (11.50%) Windows 7
21 64 (10.22%) MS Office
22 63 (10.06%) ASP.NET
23 60 (9.58%) SAN
24 59 (9.42%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 131 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 82 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (4.47%) IIS
6 26 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (3.19%) SharePoint Server
7 20 (3.19%) Documentum
7 20 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (2.72%) Apache
9 15 (2.40%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.80%) CMS
11 5 (0.80%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.48%) Node.js
14 2 (0.32%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 64 (10.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (6.71%) assyst
2 23 (3.67%) Oracle CRM
2 23 (3.67%) Magento
3 14 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (1.44%) AWD
5 3 (0.48%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.88%) Office 365
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (15.02%) Firewall
2 77 (12.30%) DNS
3 60 (9.58%) SAN
4 42 (6.71%) DHCP
5 37 (5.91%) TCP/IP
6 26 (4.15%) VPN
7 22 (3.51%) NAS
8 20 (3.19%) LAN
9 17 (2.72%) WAN
10 16 (2.56%) Internet
11 12 (1.92%) VoIP
12 10 (1.60%) ADSL
12 10 (1.60%) Network Security
13 7 (1.12%) IP Telephony
13 7 (1.12%) VLAN
14 6 (0.96%) SMTP
15 5 (0.80%) SNMP
15 5 (0.80%) VDSL
15 5 (0.80%) SSH
15 5 (0.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.95%) Oracle Database
4 30 (4.79%) Relational Database
5 28 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (4.15%) RDBMS
7 23 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (2.40%) DTS
11 13 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.76%) SQLPlus
14 10 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (1.60%) MySQL
15 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.80%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (3.19%) Moq
2 19 (3.04%) NUnit
2 19 (3.04%) MSTest
2 19 (3.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (1.60%) Subversion
5 9 (1.44%) JIRA
5 9 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.64%) Selenium
7 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.48%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.32%) VisualVM
8 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.32%) MSI
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.16%) Toad
9 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 84 (13.42%) Finance
2 37 (5.91%) Law
3 25 (3.99%) Marketing
4 14 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.60%) Banking
6 9 (1.44%) Retail
6 9 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.44%) Military
7 7 (1.12%) Back Office
8 6 (0.96%) Publishing
9 5 (0.80%) Legal
10 4 (0.64%) Electronics
10 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (15.81%) Analyst
2 69 (11.02%) Developer
3 65 (10.38%) Support Analyst
4 59 (9.42%) Administrator
5 56 (8.95%) DBA
6 50 (7.99%) Citrix Engineer
7 49 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
8 47 (7.51%) Support Engineer
9 37 (5.91%) SQL DBA
10 36 (5.75%) Problem Manager
11 35 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
11 35 (5.59%) .NET Developer
12 33 (5.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 33 (5.27%) Citrix Support
13 30 (4.79%) IT Support
13 30 (4.79%) Team Leader
14 26 (4.15%) SQL Server DBA
14 26 (4.15%) Architect
15 24 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
16 23 (3.67%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (18.21%) .NET
2 63 (10.06%) ASP.NET
3 38 (6.07%) WPF
4 36 (5.75%) WinForms
5 25 (3.99%) HTML
6 24 (3.83%) WCF
7 20 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (3.04%) Web Services
9 18 (2.88%) XML
9 18 (2.88%) Spring.NET
9 18 (2.88%) Castle Windsor
9 18 (2.88%) Ninject
9 18 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 18 (2.88%) Unity DI Container
10 17 (2.72%) Razor View Engine
11 15 (2.40%) CSS
12 14 (2.24%) Silverlight
13 9 (1.44%) Ajax
13 9 (1.44%) ADSI
14 7 (1.12%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.79%) Management Information System
2 20 (3.19%) Blackberry
3 18 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (2.72%) Replication
5 15 (2.40%) Clustering
6 12 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.28%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.28%) iSeries
7 8 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.28%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.96%) AS400
10 5 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.80%) IVR
10 5 (0.80%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.80%) Open Source
11 4 (0.64%) Statistics
11 4 (0.64%) CUDA
11 4 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 195 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 134 (21.41%) Linux
3 106 (16.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 84 (13.42%) UNIX
5 72 (11.50%) Windows 7
6 57 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (9.11%) Windows XP
7 30 (4.79%) Windows 8
8 27 (4.31%) Apple iOS
9 25 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (3.19%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.76%) AIX
12 9 (1.44%) Android
13 8 (1.28%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.12%) CentOS
15 6 (0.96%) HPUX
16 5 (0.80%) Solaris
17 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.64%) Debian
17 4 (0.64%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (19.01%) ITIL
2 56 (8.95%) Service Delivery
3 52 (8.31%) Problem Management
4 50 (7.99%) ITSM
5 48 (7.67%) Performance Tuning
6 36 (5.75%) Service Management
6 36 (5.75%) E-Commerce
6 36 (5.75%) Software Engineering
7 34 (5.43%) Capacity Management
7 34 (5.43%) ITIL V3
8 30 (4.79%) OO
8 30 (4.79%) Configuration Management
9 28 (4.47%) TDD
10 25 (3.99%) Incident Management
11 24 (3.83%) CRM
12 23 (3.67%) MVC
12 23 (3.67%) Release Management
12 23 (3.67%) Technical Analysis
13 21 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
13 21 (3.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 150 (23.96%) SQL
2 83 (13.26%) C#
3 57 (9.11%) Java
4 43 (6.87%) T-SQL
5 28 (4.47%) VB.NET
5 28 (4.47%) PHP
5 28 (4.47%) C++
6 26 (4.15%) JavaScript
6 26 (4.15%) VB
7 23 (3.67%) PL/SQL
7 23 (3.67%) C
8 21 (3.35%) VBScript
8 21 (3.35%) PowerShell
9 20 (3.19%) ABAP
9 20 (3.19%) VBA
10 12 (1.92%) Perl
11 11 (1.76%) Python
12 7 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.96%) Delphi
14 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (13.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (9.42%) Degree
3 45 (7.19%) MCSE
4 35 (5.59%) MCITP
5 33 (5.27%) ITIL Certification
6 25 (3.99%) MCP
7 16 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
7 16 (2.56%) OCP
8 15 (2.40%) MCTS
9 12 (1.92%) OCA
9 12 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (1.92%) MCAD
9 12 (1.92%) MCSD
10 10 (1.60%) MCSA
10 10 (1.60%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.44%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.80%) CCA
14 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.75%) SLA
2 6 (0.96%) JSP 440
3 5 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 162 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 119 (19.01%) XenApp
3 95 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (6.23%) Hyper-V
5 35 (5.59%) Xen
6 21 (3.35%) vSphere
7 17 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (2.08%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (1.12%) Terminal Server
10 7 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.12%) NFS
10 7 (1.12%) XenServer
10 7 (1.12%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.80%) UAG
12 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.32%) KVM
13 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (5.11%) Backup Exec
2 18 (2.88%) SCCM
3 10 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (1.28%) SCOM
5 8 (1.28%) WSUS
6 7 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.12%) ARCserve
6 7 (1.12%) Puppet
7 6 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.96%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.96%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.80%) Nagios
8 5 (0.80%) Opsview
9 4 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.32%) Legato
11 2 (0.32%) ZENworks
11 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.32%) Munin
Vendors
1 182 (29.07%) Microsoft
1 182 (29.07%) Citrix
2 136 (21.73%) VMware
3 106 (16.93%) Oracle
4 90 (14.38%) Cisco
5 84 (13.42%) NetApp
6 44 (7.03%) SAP
7 32 (5.11%) EMC
8 26 (4.15%) Red Hat
8 26 (4.15%) Symantec
9 23 (3.67%) JD Edwards
10 15 (2.40%) Remedy
10 15 (2.40%) Sophos
11 14 (2.24%) HP
12 13 (2.08%) IBM
13 11 (1.76%) LANDesk
13 11 (1.76%) Red Gate
14 10 (1.60%) McAfee
14 10 (1.60%) JBoss
15 9 (1.44%) Juniper
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Saffron Walden
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Witham, Essex
SLS Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 21 days ago
Essex
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Chelmsford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago