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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 180 233 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.77% 18.76% 21.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.07% 87.92% 69.46%
Number of salaries quoted 134 144 267
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
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
243 265 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.34% 21.34% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 193 170 370
Median salary £31,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -1 40 £47,500 -5.00%
Colchester +9 26 £45,000 - 8
Basildon +1 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Chelmsford +1 10 £27,000 -40.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea -5 4 £45,000 +95.65%
Buckhurst Hill - 3 - -
Dunmow - 3 £26,000 -
Loughton 0 2 £29,500 -7.08%
Braintree - 2 £53,750 -
Harlow -1 1 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Saffron Walden -5 1 £24,500 -34.66%
Witham - 1 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 199 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 166 (45.60%) Windows Server
3 160 (43.96%) Active Directory
4 121 (33.24%) MS Office
5 119 (32.69%) SQL Server
6 112 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 106 (29.12%) VMware
8 93 (25.55%) Linux
9 92 (25.27%) MS Exchange
10 83 (22.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (22.80%) Windows 7
11 82 (22.53%) Citrix
12 78 (21.43%) ITIL
13 75 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 72 (19.78%) SQL
15 71 (19.51%) Firewall
15 71 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
16 70 (19.23%) Cisco
17 68 (18.68%) Finance
18 67 (18.41%) Office 365
19 65 (17.86%) .NET
20 63 (17.31%) SAN
20 63 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
21 62 (17.03%) Blackberry
22 57 (15.66%) Hyper-V
23 56 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 56 (15.38%) Windows 8
24 55 (15.11%) Windows 10
24 55 (15.11%) Apple
25 52 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 92 (25.27%) MS Exchange
2 71 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 49 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (4.95%) IIS
8 17 (4.67%) JBoss
9 13 (3.57%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.92%) Apache
10 7 (1.92%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.82%) Node.js
12 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.27%) Documentum
14 1 (0.27%) Drupal
14 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 121 (33.24%) MS Office
2 112 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.20%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) assyst
2 6 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.37%) AWD
4 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 67 (18.41%) Office 365
2 14 (3.85%) iTunes
3 8 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.65%) Yammer
5 4 (1.10%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (19.51%) Firewall
2 63 (17.31%) SAN
3 52 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 51 (14.01%) DNS
5 48 (13.19%) VPN
6 46 (12.64%) DHCP
7 39 (10.71%) NAS
8 31 (8.52%) VLAN
9 30 (8.24%) SMTP
9 30 (8.24%) Wireless
10 29 (7.97%) IMAP
11 28 (7.69%) DMZ
12 24 (6.59%) WAN
13 21 (5.77%) LAN
14 12 (3.30%) NetScaler
15 7 (1.92%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.65%) iSCSI
17 5 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
17 5 (1.37%) Internet
18 4 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.75%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.20%) MySQL
7 8 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.37%) Big Data
9 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.10%) MS Access
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.30%) Subversion
3 10 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.92%) MSTest
6 4 (1.10%) Moq
6 4 (1.10%) NUnit
7 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.55%) MSI
8 2 (0.55%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 68 (18.68%) Finance
2 31 (8.52%) Law
3 17 (4.67%) Legal
4 7 (1.92%) Marketing
5 6 (1.65%) German Language
6 5 (1.37%) Banking
6 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.82%) Advertising
8 3 (0.82%) French Language
9 2 (0.55%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Retail
9 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (19.51%) Support Engineer
2 44 (12.09%) IT Support
3 43 (11.81%) Analyst
4 40 (10.99%) Developer
5 36 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (9.07%) IT Engineer
7 32 (8.79%) IT Support Engineer
8 31 (8.52%) Support Analyst
9 30 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
10 26 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
11 24 (6.59%) 1st Line Support
12 23 (6.32%) .NET Developer
12 23 (6.32%) Systems Support
13 22 (6.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 21 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 21 (5.77%) Systems Support Engineer
15 20 (5.49%) Architect
15 20 (5.49%) Senior Support Engineer
16 19 (5.22%) Team Leader
17 17 (4.67%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (17.86%) .NET
2 35 (9.62%) Web Services
3 28 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 28 (7.69%) MAPI
4 23 (6.32%) XML
5 21 (5.77%) HTML
6 18 (4.95%) WPF
7 16 (4.40%) .NET Framework
7 16 (4.40%) WCF
8 15 (4.12%) CSS
8 15 (4.12%) jQuery
8 15 (4.12%) SOAP
9 14 (3.85%) CSS3
9 14 (3.85%) HTML5
10 12 (3.30%) Ajax
10 12 (3.30%) Silverlight
11 11 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (3.02%) Middleware
12 10 (2.75%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.03%) Blackberry
2 41 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.34%) iPhone
4 30 (8.24%) Data Centre
5 28 (7.69%) PDA
6 25 (6.87%) Replication
7 24 (6.59%) Smartphone
8 13 (3.57%) Fat Client
8 13 (3.57%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.75%) Driving Licence
9 10 (2.75%) Mobile Computing
10 9 (2.47%) CMDB
10 9 (2.47%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.92%) Clustering
11 7 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.65%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.37%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.37%) iPad
13 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 166 (45.60%) Windows Server
2 93 (25.55%) Linux
3 83 (22.80%) Windows 7
3 83 (22.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 55 (15.11%) Windows 10
7 44 (12.09%) Android
8 37 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (8.79%) Windows Vista
9 32 (8.79%) Windows XP
10 26 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (7.14%) Windows Phone
11 13 (3.57%) Unix
12 6 (1.65%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.65%) VxWorks
13 5 (1.37%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.10%) Solaris
15 3 (0.82%) AIX
15 3 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.43%) ITIL
2 44 (12.09%) Service Delivery
3 34 (9.34%) Mentoring
4 23 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 23 (6.32%) ITSM
5 21 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 20 (5.49%) Configuration Management
6 20 (5.49%) OO
7 19 (5.22%) Logistics
7 19 (5.22%) Service Management
8 16 (4.40%) Software Delivery
9 15 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (3.85%) ITIL V3
11 13 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.57%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.02%) TDD
12 11 (3.02%) Translating Business Requirements
12 11 (3.02%) Workflow
13 10 (2.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.78%) SQL
2 48 (13.19%) C#
3 26 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 24 (6.59%) VB.NET
5 21 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 20 (5.49%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.22%) VB
8 16 (4.40%) C
8 16 (4.40%) Java
9 12 (3.30%) VBScript
10 7 (1.92%) C++
10 7 (1.92%) KiXtart
11 6 (1.65%) XAML
12 4 (1.10%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.82%) Perl
14 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.55%) Korn
14 2 (0.55%) PHP
15 1 (0.27%) ABAP
15 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.69%) MCSA
3 26 (7.14%) MCSE
4 20 (5.49%) Degree
5 15 (4.12%) MCP
6 11 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.20%) CCNA
8 8 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.92%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.37%) MCITP
12 2 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.27%) CCA
13 1 (0.27%) CCEA
13 1 (0.27%) CCNP
13 1 (0.27%) MCAD
13 1 (0.27%) MCSD
13 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.77%) SLA
2 3 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (43.96%) Active Directory
2 75 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (15.66%) Hyper-V
4 41 (11.26%) XenApp
5 21 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (5.49%) NFS
7 19 (5.22%) vSphere
8 15 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.20%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.37%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.82%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.82%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.55%) vCloud
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (9.34%) Backup Exec
2 28 (7.69%) SCCM
3 7 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (1.92%) SCOM
4 6 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.82%) WSUS
6 2 (0.55%) Ansible
6 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.55%) Opsview
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 199 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 106 (29.12%) VMware
3 82 (22.53%) Citrix
4 70 (19.23%) Cisco
5 55 (15.11%) Apple
6 31 (8.52%) Veeam
7 30 (8.24%) Draytek
8 28 (7.69%) Oracle
9 21 (5.77%) Clearswift
9 21 (5.77%) Proofpoint
10 18 (4.95%) NetApp
10 18 (4.95%) Nokia
10 18 (4.95%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.12%) Symantec
12 13 (3.57%) Remedy
13 11 (3.02%) Dell
13 11 (3.02%) IBM
13 11 (3.02%) SonicWALL
14 10 (2.75%) Juniper
15 9 (2.47%) HP
Basildon, Essex
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
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Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,000 - £28,000 + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 17 days ago