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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 177 214 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.90% 17.02% 22.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.64% 88.07% 70.11%
Number of salaries quoted 137 120 257
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £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
234 243 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.66% 19.33% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 190 143 362
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 25 June 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 June 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 41 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Colchester +16 39 £47,500 +34.75% 3
Basildon -3 14 £45,000 - 1
Braintree +1 10 £53,750 -
Chelmsford +1 10 £27,000 -40.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea -9 4 £45,000 +95.65% 1
Harlow +2 3 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Saffron Walden -1 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Dunmow - 2 £26,000 -
Witham +2 1 - -
Chigwell +1 1 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 210 (55.85%) Microsoft
2 164 (43.62%) Windows Server
3 155 (41.22%) Active Directory
4 112 (29.79%) MS Office
5 109 (28.99%) SQL Server
5 109 (28.99%) MS Exchange
6 105 (27.93%) VMware
7 101 (26.86%) Linux
7 101 (26.86%) MS Excel
8 85 (22.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 84 (22.34%) Office 365
10 83 (22.07%) ITIL
11 82 (21.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 79 (21.01%) Windows 7
12 79 (21.01%) Blackberry
13 74 (19.68%) Citrix
13 74 (19.68%) Apple
14 73 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 72 (19.15%) SQL
16 70 (18.62%) Cisco
17 68 (18.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 65 (17.29%) Firewall
19 64 (17.02%) Finance
20 62 (16.49%) .NET
21 61 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
22 59 (15.69%) SAN
23 58 (15.43%) VPN
24 57 (15.16%) Windows 8
25 56 (14.89%) Windows 10
26 55 (14.63%) Hyper-V

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
1 109 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 85 (22.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (18.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 44 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (5.32%) JBoss
8 19 (5.05%) IIS
9 15 (3.99%) SharePoint
10 10 (2.66%) Apache
10 10 (2.66%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.86%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.86%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.27%) Drupal
14 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 112 (29.79%) MS Office
2 101 (26.86%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.86%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.80%) MS Project
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.86%) assyst
2 5 (1.33%) AWD
2 5 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 84 (22.34%) Office 365
2 25 (6.65%) iTunes
3 10 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.60%) IBM SmartCloud
5 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.33%) Yammer
6 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.53%) IaaS
7 2 (0.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (17.29%) Firewall
2 59 (15.69%) SAN
3 58 (15.43%) VPN
4 52 (13.83%) DNS
5 48 (12.77%) DHCP
5 48 (12.77%) TCP/IP
6 37 (9.84%) NAS
7 31 (8.24%) SMTP
7 31 (8.24%) VLAN
8 30 (7.98%) Wireless
9 29 (7.71%) IMAP
10 28 (7.45%) DMZ
11 19 (5.05%) LAN
12 18 (4.79%) WAN
13 11 (2.93%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.60%) Internet
15 5 (1.33%) IP Telephony
15 5 (1.33%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.33%) LDAP
16 4 (1.06%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.60%) MySQL
8 4 (1.06%) Big Data
8 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.80%) MS Access
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.26%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (3.72%) Subversion
3 13 (3.46%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.93%) MSTest
5 10 (2.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.86%) Moq
7 7 (1.86%) NUnit
8 4 (1.06%) VisualVM
9 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.53%) MSI
11 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 64 (17.02%) Finance
2 33 (8.78%) Law
3 13 (3.46%) Legal
4 6 (1.60%) German Language
4 6 (1.60%) Marketing
4 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.33%) Banking
6 3 (0.80%) Advertising
6 3 (0.80%) Automotive
6 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.53%) French Language
7 2 (0.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (18.35%) Support Engineer
2 48 (12.77%) Developer
3 47 (12.50%) Analyst
4 40 (10.64%) IT Support
5 33 (8.78%) Systems Engineer
6 32 (8.51%) IT Engineer
7 31 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (8.24%) IT Support Engineer
7 31 (8.24%) Support Analyst
8 25 (6.65%) .NET Developer
9 24 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support
10 23 (6.12%) Systems Support
11 22 (5.85%) Systems Support Engineer
12 21 (5.59%) C# Developer
13 20 (5.32%) Senior Support Engineer
14 19 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
14 19 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 18 (4.79%) Architect
15 18 (4.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.49%) .NET
2 41 (10.90%) Web Services
3 28 (7.45%) MAPI
3 28 (7.45%) XML
4 25 (6.65%) ASP.NET
5 23 (6.12%) HTML
5 23 (6.12%) WPF
6 22 (5.85%) .NET Framework
7 21 (5.59%) WCF
8 16 (4.26%) SOAP
9 15 (3.99%) Silverlight
10 14 (3.72%) jQuery
11 13 (3.46%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.46%) CSS
11 13 (3.46%) CSS3
11 13 (3.46%) HTML5
12 11 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (2.93%) Middleware
12 11 (2.93%) Unity DI Container
12 11 (2.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.01%) Blackberry
2 43 (11.44%) Smartphone
3 42 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (10.64%) iPhone
5 33 (8.78%) Data Centre
6 28 (7.45%) PDA
7 20 (5.32%) Replication
8 14 (3.72%) Mobile Computing
9 12 (3.19%) Fat Client
9 12 (3.19%) Thin Client
10 11 (2.93%) CMDB
10 11 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.39%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (2.13%) Driving Licence
12 8 (2.13%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.60%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.60%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.60%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.60%) iPad
14 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 164 (43.62%) Windows Server
2 101 (26.86%) Linux
3 82 (21.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (21.01%) Windows 7
5 61 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (15.16%) Windows 8
7 56 (14.89%) Windows 10
8 44 (11.70%) Android
8 44 (11.70%) Windows Phone
9 35 (9.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (8.24%) Windows Vista
10 31 (8.24%) Windows XP
11 25 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.93%) Unix
13 6 (1.60%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.60%) VxWorks
14 5 (1.33%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.80%) Solaris
16 2 (0.53%) AIX
16 2 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.07%) ITIL
2 44 (11.70%) Service Delivery
3 32 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 25 (6.65%) Mentoring
5 24 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (6.12%) Service Management
7 22 (5.85%) Problem Management
8 21 (5.59%) ITSM
9 19 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (5.05%) OO
10 17 (4.52%) Logistics
10 17 (4.52%) TDD
11 16 (4.26%) Software Delivery
11 16 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (3.72%) Security Patching
12 14 (3.72%) Supplier Management
13 13 (3.46%) ITIL V3
14 12 (3.19%) SDLC
14 12 (3.19%) Time Management
14 12 (3.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.15%) SQL
2 54 (14.36%) C#
3 25 (6.65%) VB.NET
4 23 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 20 (5.32%) JavaScript
5 20 (5.32%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.05%) VB
7 16 (4.26%) C
7 16 (4.26%) Java
8 13 (3.46%) VBScript
9 9 (2.39%) XAML
10 8 (2.13%) C++
11 6 (1.60%) KiXtart
12 5 (1.33%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.80%) Perl
14 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.53%) Korn
14 2 (0.53%) Python
15 1 (0.27%) PHP
15 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (5.85%) MCSA
2 22 (5.85%) MCSE
3 16 (4.26%) MCP
4 15 (3.99%) Degree
5 10 (2.66%) CCNA
5 10 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.39%) A+ Certification
6 9 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (1.06%) MCITP
9 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) CCA
10 1 (0.27%) CCEA
10 1 (0.27%) CCNP
10 1 (0.27%) MCAD
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.38%) SLA
2 4 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) MISRA
3 1 (0.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 155 (41.22%) Active Directory
2 73 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 36 (9.57%) XenApp
5 20 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (5.32%) NFS
6 18 (4.79%) vSphere
7 16 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (3.99%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.13%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.60%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.80%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.53%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.53%) vCloud
13 2 (0.53%) Xen
14 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (8.51%) Backup Exec
2 27 (7.18%) SCCM
3 7 (1.86%) SCOM
4 6 (1.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.06%) Opsview
7 3 (0.80%) Ansible
7 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.80%) Puppet
8 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.53%) WSUS
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.27%) Nagios
9 1 (0.27%) Salt
9 1 (0.27%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 210 (55.85%) Microsoft
2 105 (27.93%) VMware
3 74 (19.68%) Apple
3 74 (19.68%) Citrix
4 70 (18.62%) Cisco
5 40 (10.64%) Clearswift
5 40 (10.64%) Proofpoint
6 34 (9.04%) Nokia
7 30 (7.98%) Draytek
8 29 (7.71%) Veeam
9 25 (6.65%) Oracle
10 18 (4.79%) NetApp
10 18 (4.79%) Red Hat
11 14 (3.72%) Remedy
12 13 (3.46%) Symantec
13 11 (2.93%) HP
13 11 (2.93%) IBM
14 10 (2.66%) Dell
14 10 (2.66%) Juniper
14 10 (2.66%) MKS
Harlow, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chigwell, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £68000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckhurst Hill, Essex
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Family Medical, Bonus, Life Assurance
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