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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 131 173 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 14.82% 13.70% 21.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.29% 64.55% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 101 136 182
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
207 268 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.42% 21.22% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 158 190 213
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,792 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Colchester -1 36 £45,000 +3.44% 3
Brentwood +12 24 £51,500 +87.27%
Chelmsford -11 15 £46,924 +67.58% 3
Halstead - 5 £33,000 -
Thurrock +1 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Harlow +6 3 £25,000 -23.07%
Witham -1 3 £30,000 -
Basildon +2 2 £29,500 +19.19%
Saffron Walden - 2 £34,250 - 1
Buckhurst Hill - 1 £21,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £42,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 111 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 110 (37.29%) Windows Server
3 83 (28.14%) SQL Server
4 76 (25.76%) MS Exchange
5 71 (24.07%) Linux
6 68 (23.05%) SQL
7 66 (22.37%) Active Directory
8 62 (21.02%) Finance
9 57 (19.32%) .NET
10 55 (18.64%) VMware
10 55 (18.64%) Office 365
11 54 (18.31%) SCCM
12 53 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (17.63%) MS Office
13 52 (17.63%) Configuration Management
14 49 (16.61%) ITIL
15 42 (14.24%) Citrix
16 41 (13.90%) Web Services
17 39 (13.22%) Firewall
17 39 (13.22%) Degree
18 38 (12.88%) TCP/IP
19 36 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
20 35 (11.86%) IIS
21 34 (11.53%) SharePoint
21 34 (11.53%) Blackberry
21 34 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (11.19%) Capacity Management
22 33 (11.19%) Data Centre
23 31 (10.51%) Apple

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 76 (25.76%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 35 (11.86%) IIS
3 34 (11.53%) SharePoint
4 30 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (5.42%) Apache
6 12 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (3.73%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.71%) JBoss
9 7 (2.37%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.03%) Moodle
10 6 (2.03%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.69%) Documentum
12 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.36%) Skype for Business
13 3 (1.02%) CMS
14 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (17.63%) MS Office
2 26 (8.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) assyst
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (18.64%) Office 365
2 29 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (8.47%) iTunes
5 8 (2.71%) SaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.22%) Firewall
2 38 (12.88%) TCP/IP
3 29 (9.83%) SAN
4 27 (9.15%) DNS
5 21 (7.12%) VPN
6 16 (5.42%) WAN
7 15 (5.08%) LAN
8 14 (4.75%) Internet
9 12 (4.07%) HTTP
10 11 (3.73%) DHCP
10 11 (3.73%) LDAP
11 9 (3.05%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (2.37%) SNMP
14 6 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.03%) VoIP
15 5 (1.69%) Kerberos
15 5 (1.69%) NetScaler
16 4 (1.36%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (28.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.44%) Crystal Reports
2 19 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.05%) ActiveReports
6 7 (2.37%) MySQL
6 7 (2.37%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (2.37%) Selenium
2 6 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.03%) Moq
2 6 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (2.03%) SpecFlow
3 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (21.02%) Finance
2 15 (5.08%) Electronics
3 12 (4.07%) Banking
4 8 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.37%) Law
6 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.69%) Retail
8 4 (1.36%) Marketing
9 3 (1.02%) Automotive
9 3 (1.02%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Military
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (14.58%) Applications Support
2 39 (13.22%) Analyst
3 31 (10.51%) Systems Engineer
4 30 (10.17%) Developer
5 28 (9.49%) Support Engineer
6 27 (9.15%) Support Analyst
7 26 (8.81%) IT Support
8 23 (7.80%) Administrator
9 22 (7.46%) Applications Support Analyst
10 20 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (6.10%) Architect
11 18 (6.10%) Support Manager
11 18 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (5.76%) Server Engineer
13 16 (5.42%) Software Engineer
14 13 (4.41%) IT Manager
14 13 (4.41%) SCCM Engineer
14 13 (4.41%) Web Analyst
15 12 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 12 (4.07%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.32%) .NET
2 41 (13.90%) Web Services
3 25 (8.47%) HTML
4 24 (8.14%) ASP.NET
5 21 (7.12%) SOAP
6 18 (6.10%) Middleware
7 14 (4.75%) XML
8 12 (4.07%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.73%) J2EE
9 11 (3.73%) WPF
10 10 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (3.39%) jQuery
11 9 (3.05%) HTML5
12 8 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (2.71%) WCF
13 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (2.03%) CSS
13 6 (2.03%) EDI
13 6 (2.03%) HTML5 Canvas
14 5 (1.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.53%) Blackberry
2 33 (11.19%) Data Centre
3 26 (8.81%) Smartphone
4 20 (6.78%) Mobile Computing
5 16 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.41%) Device Driver
7 12 (4.07%) CUDA
7 12 (4.07%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.05%) Data Extraction
8 9 (3.05%) Fat Client
8 9 (3.05%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.37%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.03%) Learning Management System
10 6 (2.03%) VLE
11 4 (1.36%) BYOD
11 4 (1.36%) DataPower
11 4 (1.36%) iPhone
11 4 (1.36%) Wiki
12 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (37.29%) Windows Server
2 71 (24.07%) Linux
3 53 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (9.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (7.80%) Windows 10
7 23 (7.80%) Windows 8
7 23 (7.80%) Windows Phone
8 20 (6.78%) Windows 7
9 13 (4.41%) VxWorks
10 8 (2.71%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.37%) Unix
12 6 (2.03%) Android
13 5 (1.69%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.68%) CentOS
16 1 (0.34%) SUSE
16 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.63%) Configuration Management
2 49 (16.61%) ITIL
3 33 (11.19%) Capacity Management
4 27 (9.15%) Service Delivery
5 22 (7.46%) MVC
6 18 (6.10%) Mentoring
7 17 (5.76%) OO
8 16 (5.42%) Software Engineering
9 15 (5.08%) Problem Management
10 14 (4.75%) Change Control
10 14 (4.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (4.41%) Service Management
12 12 (4.07%) Network Load Balancing
12 12 (4.07%) Performance Management
12 12 (4.07%) SOA
12 12 (4.07%) Time Management
12 12 (4.07%) Unit Testing
13 11 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (3.73%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (3.73%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.05%) SQL
2 30 (10.17%) Java
3 27 (9.15%) PowerShell
4 25 (8.47%) C#
5 15 (5.08%) VB
6 13 (4.41%) Embedded C
7 11 (3.73%) C
7 11 (3.73%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.05%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.37%) Python
9 7 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.36%) C++
12 3 (1.02%) Perl
12 3 (1.02%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.34%) Tcl
13 1 (0.34%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (13.22%) Degree
2 9 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.69%) MCSE
4 3 (1.02%) MCITP
4 3 (1.02%) MCSA
4 3 (1.02%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.34%) MCDST
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.41%) SLA
2 6 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.02%) QA
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 14000
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (22.37%) Active Directory
2 36 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.73%) XenDesktop
5 10 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.39%) vSphere
6 8 (2.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (2.03%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.69%) XenApp
9 4 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.02%) Firmware
11 2 (0.68%) Xen
12 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 54 (18.31%) SCCM
2 30 (10.17%) SCOM
3 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (3.05%) Nagios
5 7 (2.37%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.37%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.69%) WSUS
7 4 (1.36%) Opsview
7 4 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.68%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.68%) SCSM
8 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.34%) Ansible
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.34%) Puppet
9 1 (0.34%) Salt
9 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 111 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 55 (18.64%) VMware
3 42 (14.24%) Citrix
4 31 (10.51%) Apple
5 29 (9.83%) Clearswift
6 27 (9.15%) Oracle
6 27 (9.15%) Proofpoint
7 25 (8.47%) Red Hat
8 24 (8.14%) Nokia
9 23 (7.80%) Cisco
10 19 (6.44%) HP
11 13 (4.41%) Symantec
12 11 (3.73%) EMC
13 9 (3.05%) Intel
13 9 (3.05%) Intel Security
14 8 (2.71%) F5
15 7 (2.37%) IBM
15 7 (2.37%) NetApp
16 6 (2.03%) CheckPoint
16 6 (2.03%) Sophos
Essex
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £7.30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £21,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Welcome Sanger Institute
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago