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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 212 280 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.31% 24.82% 27.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.14% 78.43% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 160 239 217
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
255 357 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.02% 31.65% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 200 313 287
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +3 34 £47,500 +48.08% 13
Brentwood -1 33 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Basildon -1 18 £38,250 -19.47% 4
Harlow +1 10 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Chelmsford -11 10 £38,475 -14.50%
Saffron Walden - 7 £40,000 - 1
Witham +2 5 £35,000 - 1
Loughton +2 3 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Southend-on-Sea -11 2 £37,500 -20.21%
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £38,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 146 (28.80%) Microsoft
2 133 (26.23%) Active Directory
3 130 (25.64%) Linux
4 126 (24.85%) Citrix
5 123 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 118 (23.27%) VMware
7 108 (21.30%) SQL Server
8 102 (20.12%) ITIL
9 98 (19.33%) SQL
10 90 (17.75%) Cisco
10 90 (17.75%) Firewall
11 88 (17.36%) .NET
12 86 (16.96%) MS Exchange
13 85 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 82 (16.17%) Finance
15 79 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 78 (15.38%) Windows 7
17 73 (14.40%) Oracle
18 72 (14.20%) MS Excel
19 66 (13.02%) UNIX
19 66 (13.02%) XenApp
20 64 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
21 62 (12.23%) MS Office
22 52 (10.26%) NetApp
23 51 (10.06%) Windows XP
23 51 (10.06%) Service Delivery
24 50 (9.86%) DNS
25 49 (9.66%) SAN
25 49 (9.66%) C#
26 47 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 86 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (6.11%) IIS
4 29 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (3.75%) Apache
8 10 (1.97%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.78%) Documentum
9 9 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.58%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.18%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.18%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.99%) CMS
13 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 62 (12.23%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.96%) assyst
2 11 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
2 11 (2.17%) Magento
3 9 (1.78%) AWD
4 5 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.79%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.78%) Office 365
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (17.75%) Firewall
2 50 (9.86%) DNS
3 49 (9.66%) SAN
4 37 (7.30%) DHCP
5 29 (5.72%) TCP/IP
6 22 (4.34%) VPN
7 21 (4.14%) NAS
8 18 (3.55%) LAN
9 16 (3.16%) VoIP
10 14 (2.76%) WAN
10 14 (2.76%) Internet
11 11 (2.17%) iSCSI
12 10 (1.97%) Network Security
13 8 (1.58%) VLAN
13 8 (1.58%) Intranet
14 7 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (1.18%) IP Telephony
16 5 (0.99%) SSH
16 5 (0.99%) SNMP
16 5 (0.99%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.11%) RDBMS
5 25 (4.93%) Oracle Database
6 19 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.56%) MySQL
10 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.38%) SQLPlus
12 7 (1.38%) DTS
13 5 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.59%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (2.56%) Subversion
2 12 (2.37%) MSTest
2 12 (2.37%) NUnit
3 11 (2.17%) Moq
3 11 (2.17%) JIRA
4 10 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (1.58%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (1.38%) Selenium
7 6 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.39%) MSI
10 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.20%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 82 (16.17%) Finance
2 23 (4.54%) Law
3 14 (2.76%) Marketing
4 13 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.18%) Back Office
5 6 (1.18%) Banking
6 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.99%) Publishing
6 5 (0.99%) Military
7 4 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) Electronics
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Retail
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (16.96%) Analyst
2 59 (11.64%) Support Analyst
3 55 (10.85%) Developer
4 49 (9.66%) Administrator
5 43 (8.48%) Systems Administrator
6 38 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 33 (6.51%) Citrix Engineer
8 32 (6.31%) DBA
9 31 (6.11%) IT Support
10 30 (5.92%) Team Leader
11 26 (5.13%) Citrix Support
12 25 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
13 24 (4.73%) .NET Developer
14 23 (4.54%) 2nd Line Support
15 22 (4.34%) 1st Line Support
16 21 (4.14%) IT Support Analyst
17 20 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 20 (3.94%) Architect
18 19 (3.75%) SQL DBA
19 18 (3.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.36%) .NET
2 39 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 25 (4.93%) WPF
4 21 (4.14%) WinForms
5 13 (2.56%) WCF
6 12 (2.37%) HTML
7 11 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (1.97%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (1.78%) Spring.NET
9 9 (1.78%) Castle Windsor
9 9 (1.78%) Ninject
9 9 (1.78%) CSS
10 8 (1.58%) Web Services
11 7 (1.38%) Ajax
11 7 (1.38%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.18%) Silverlight
12 6 (1.18%) jQuery
12 6 (1.18%) XML
13 5 (0.99%) Google Maps API
13 5 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.72%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.94%) Blackberry
4 11 (2.17%) Replication
4 11 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.58%) iSeries
7 7 (1.38%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.38%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.38%) Clustering
7 7 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.18%) IVR
9 5 (0.99%) AS400
9 5 (0.99%) Open Source
9 5 (0.99%) Social Network
10 4 (0.79%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.79%) iPad
10 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 130 (25.64%) Linux
2 123 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 66 (13.02%) UNIX
6 51 (10.06%) Windows XP
7 44 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (4.54%) Windows 8
10 17 (3.35%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.76%) Android
12 8 (1.58%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.38%) CentOS
14 6 (1.18%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.79%) AIX
17 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.20%) Solaris
18 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (20.12%) ITIL
2 51 (10.06%) Service Delivery
3 33 (6.51%) Migration
4 31 (6.11%) Software Engineering
5 27 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
6 26 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 26 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 25 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (4.93%) Problem Management
7 25 (4.93%) Capacity Management
8 23 (4.54%) ITSM
9 22 (4.34%) Change Management
9 22 (4.34%) Project Management
9 22 (4.34%) Technical Analysis
10 21 (4.14%) Service Management
11 19 (3.75%) OO
11 19 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (3.75%) Incident Management
12 18 (3.55%) TDD
12 18 (3.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 98 (19.33%) SQL
2 49 (9.66%) C#
3 41 (8.09%) Java
4 28 (5.52%) T-SQL
5 24 (4.73%) C++
6 22 (4.34%) PowerShell
7 20 (3.94%) VB.NET
8 19 (3.75%) VB
9 17 (3.35%) VBScript
10 16 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.16%) C
11 14 (2.76%) PHP
11 14 (2.76%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.56%) Perl
13 10 (1.97%) Python
14 9 (1.78%) ABAP
15 8 (1.58%) VBA
16 7 (1.38%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (7.89%) MCSE
2 40 (7.89%) Degree
3 27 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (4.34%) MCITP
5 14 (2.76%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (2.56%) MCP
7 12 (2.37%) OCP
7 12 (2.37%) OCA
7 12 (2.37%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (2.17%) MCTS
8 11 (2.17%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.97%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.99%) ISEB
12 5 (0.99%) MCSA
13 4 (0.79%) MCAD
13 4 (0.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.51%) SLA
2 4 (0.79%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 133 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 85 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (13.02%) XenApp
4 36 (7.10%) Xen
5 25 (4.93%) Hyper-V
6 18 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (3.16%) vSphere
8 14 (2.76%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (2.37%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.97%) XenServer
12 7 (1.38%) NFS
13 6 (1.18%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.79%) Firmware
15 3 (0.59%) vCloud
16 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
17 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (4.54%) SCCM
2 17 (3.35%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.56%) SCOM
4 8 (1.58%) Opsview
5 7 (1.38%) Puppet
5 7 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.18%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.99%) HP SIM
7 5 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.79%) Nagios
9 3 (0.59%) WSUS
9 3 (0.59%) Ansible
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.39%) SCSM
10 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.39%) Munin
Vendors
1 146 (28.80%) Microsoft
2 126 (24.85%) Citrix
3 118 (23.27%) VMware
4 90 (17.75%) Cisco
5 73 (14.40%) Oracle
6 52 (10.26%) NetApp
7 25 (4.93%) Red Hat
8 24 (4.73%) SAP
9 19 (3.75%) HP
9 19 (3.75%) Symantec
10 17 (3.35%) EMC
11 16 (3.16%) JBoss
12 15 (2.96%) IBM
13 11 (2.17%) JD Edwards
14 9 (1.78%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.58%) Dell
16 7 (1.38%) Avaya
16 7 (1.38%) Google
17 6 (1.18%) Polycom
17 6 (1.18%) IPFX
Basildon, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £37k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Please call or email your salary expectations, thanks.
Posted: 4 days ago
Witham, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £22440 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago