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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 265 246 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.63% 23.52% 23.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.76% 78.10% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 195 208 178
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
309 315 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.22% 30.11% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 228 270 212
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
Brentwood +5 59 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Chelmsford 0 27 £36,000 +0.64% 2
Colchester -11 27 £28,000 -37.77% 3
Basildon -2 15 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Harlow +1 6 £25,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -4 6 £42,500 -
Hockley - 6 £42,500 -
Loughton -1 4 £32,250 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Dunmow - 4 £20,000 -
Harwich - 3 - -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Saffron Walden -1 2 £48,750 +77.27%
Witham - 2 £40,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 223 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 195 (35.98%) Active Directory
3 167 (30.81%) VMware
4 160 (29.52%) SQL
5 155 (28.60%) Linux
6 150 (27.68%) SQL Server
7 147 (27.12%) Citrix
8 140 (25.83%) Finance
9 137 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 132 (24.35%) ITIL
11 124 (22.88%) MS Excel
12 116 (21.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 112 (20.66%) .NET
14 108 (19.93%) MS Exchange
15 104 (19.19%) SAN
16 100 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 95 (17.53%) DNS
18 92 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
19 89 (16.42%) Oracle
20 85 (15.68%) Windows 7
21 83 (15.31%) Firewall
22 82 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
23 74 (13.65%) MS Office
24 72 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
24 72 (13.28%) IBM
25 64 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
26 63 (11.62%) Cisco
27 59 (10.89%) IIS
28 56 (10.33%) Hyper-V
29 53 (9.78%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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
1 108 (19.93%) MS Exchange
2 82 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (10.89%) IIS
4 43 (7.93%) JBoss
5 37 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (5.72%) Tomcat
8 30 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (5.54%) GlassFish
9 28 (5.17%) SharePoint
10 25 (4.61%) WebLogic
11 18 (3.32%) WebSphere
12 17 (3.14%) OpenStack
13 16 (2.95%) Lync
14 14 (2.58%) Apache
15 8 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
18 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
19 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 124 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 74 (13.65%) MS Office
3 15 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.92%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (0.55%) Mingle
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.40%) AWD
2 11 (2.03%) assyst
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.69%) IBM SmartCloud
2 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.85%) Office 365
3 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (19.19%) SAN
2 95 (17.53%) DNS
3 83 (15.31%) Firewall
4 53 (9.78%) DHCP
5 46 (8.49%) VPN
6 40 (7.38%) WAN
7 35 (6.46%) LAN
8 19 (3.51%) VoIP
8 19 (3.51%) Internet
9 15 (2.77%) BIG-IP
10 14 (2.58%) TCP/IP
10 14 (2.58%) LDAP
11 12 (2.21%) NAS
12 10 (1.85%) VLAN
12 10 (1.85%) Intranet
13 8 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.29%) Network Security
14 7 (1.29%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (1.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (27.68%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.32%) RDBMS
4 18 (3.32%) MySQL
5 15 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (2.40%) MS Access
8 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.55%) RavenDB
11 3 (0.55%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.37%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 31 (5.72%) Subversion
2 24 (4.43%) MSTest
3 21 (3.87%) Visual Studio
4 20 (3.69%) Git (software)
5 18 (3.32%) Moq
6 17 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.14%) NUnit
7 15 (2.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 12 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 9 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.11%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.11%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.11%) Selenium
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.37%) Rational Functional Tester
13 1 (0.18%) JIRA
13 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
General
1 140 (25.83%) Finance
2 34 (6.27%) Law
3 29 (5.35%) Banking
4 21 (3.87%) Legal
5 14 (2.58%) Retail
6 7 (1.29%) Games
7 6 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
9 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Automotive
10 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 83 (15.31%) Analyst
2 71 (13.10%) Developer
3 53 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (6.46%) Support Analyst
5 32 (5.90%) Support Engineer
6 29 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (4.80%) Administrator
7 26 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (4.24%) Consultant
8 23 (4.24%) Network Engineer
9 21 (3.87%) Desktop Support
10 20 (3.69%) .NET Developer
11 17 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (2.95%) Capacity Analyst
12 16 (2.95%) IT Support
13 15 (2.77%) Automation Engineer
13 15 (2.77%) C# Developer
13 15 (2.77%) Team Leader
14 14 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (2.58%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (20.66%) .NET
2 41 (7.56%) ASP.NET
3 29 (5.35%) HTML
4 28 (5.17%) Flash
5 26 (4.80%) .NET Framework
5 26 (4.80%) jQuery
6 24 (4.43%) WinForms
7 23 (4.24%) CSS
8 21 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (3.14%) WCF
10 14 (2.58%) HTML5
10 14 (2.58%) Web Services
10 14 (2.58%) XML
11 12 (2.21%) Spring.NET
11 12 (2.21%) WPF
11 12 (2.21%) Castle Windsor
11 12 (2.21%) Ninject
11 12 (2.21%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (1.85%) Middleware
13 9 (1.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.67%) Blackberry
2 36 (6.64%) Clustering
3 29 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.24%) iSeries
5 22 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.87%) AS400
7 16 (2.95%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
9 11 (2.03%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.85%) CMDB
11 9 (1.66%) Social Network
11 9 (1.66%) NHS
11 9 (1.66%) Replication
12 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.92%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.92%) Learning Management System
13 5 (0.92%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.92%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.74%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 155 (28.60%) Linux
2 116 (21.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (15.68%) Windows 7
6 53 (9.78%) UNIX
7 51 (9.41%) Windows 8
8 45 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (5.90%) Windows XP
10 19 (3.51%) AIX
10 19 (3.51%) Android
11 15 (2.77%) Solaris
11 15 (2.77%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (2.03%) CentOS
13 7 (1.29%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.29%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.74%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (24.35%) ITIL
2 64 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (8.30%) Change Management
5 44 (8.12%) Service Delivery
6 41 (7.56%) MVC
7 38 (7.01%) Project Management
8 29 (5.35%) Migration
9 25 (4.61%) Software Engineering
10 24 (4.43%) Capacity Management
11 23 (4.24%) Waterfall
12 22 (4.06%) Configuration Management
13 21 (3.87%) TDD
14 20 (3.69%) Load Balancing
14 20 (3.69%) Service Management
14 20 (3.69%) E-Commerce
15 19 (3.51%) Scrum
15 19 (3.51%) ITIL V3
16 18 (3.32%) Change Control
16 18 (3.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (29.52%) SQL
2 51 (9.41%) C#
3 40 (7.38%) PowerShell
4 37 (6.83%) Java
5 33 (6.09%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.61%) VB.NET
7 22 (4.06%) Perl
8 16 (2.95%) Bash Shell
9 15 (2.77%) Korn
10 14 (2.58%) VB
11 13 (2.40%) VBScript
12 12 (2.21%) C
13 10 (1.85%) C++
14 7 (1.29%) Python
15 6 (1.11%) VBA
15 6 (1.11%) COBOL
16 5 (0.92%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.74%) PHP
18 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (9.78%) Degree
3 48 (8.86%) MCSE
4 30 (5.54%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (3.87%) MCSA
6 19 (3.51%) VCP4
7 18 (3.32%) MCP
7 18 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (3.14%) MCITP
9 11 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.29%) ISEB
11 6 (1.11%) CCNP
11 6 (1.11%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.11%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.92%) CCNA
12 5 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.74%) MCTS
14 3 (0.55%) CISA
14 3 (0.55%) CISSP
14 3 (0.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.64%) SLA
2 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 195 (35.98%) Active Directory
2 137 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (10.33%) Hyper-V
4 40 (7.38%) XenApp
5 33 (6.09%) vSphere
6 27 (4.98%) VMware ESX
7 20 (3.69%) XenDesktop
8 18 (3.32%) vCloud
9 16 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.21%) Xen
11 10 (1.85%) XenServer
12 9 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.74%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (6.46%) SCCM
2 32 (5.90%) SCOM
3 31 (5.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 29 (5.35%) Tivoli
5 26 (4.80%) Backup Exec
6 15 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.77%) Puppet
6 15 (2.77%) Ansible
7 14 (2.58%) WSUS
8 5 (0.92%) Opsview
9 4 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.74%) Nagios
10 3 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.55%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.37%) SCSM
11 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 223 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 167 (30.81%) VMware
3 147 (27.12%) Citrix
4 89 (16.42%) Oracle
5 72 (13.28%) IBM
6 63 (11.62%) Cisco
7 49 (9.04%) HP
8 43 (7.93%) NetApp
9 27 (4.98%) Symantec
10 26 (4.80%) Red Hat
10 26 (4.80%) BMC
11 17 (3.14%) F5
12 15 (2.77%) SolarWinds
12 15 (2.77%) SaltStack
12 15 (2.77%) MKS
13 14 (2.58%) Apple
13 14 (2.58%) Dell
14 13 (2.40%) EMC
15 12 (2.21%) Brocade
16 10 (1.85%) 3PAR
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £68,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £28,000-£38,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago