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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 199 238 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.12% 19.07% 25.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.89% 86.86% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 160 139 260
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £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
243 274 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.13% 21.96% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 198 163 334
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 July 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 July 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 47 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Colchester +11 43 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Chelmsford +4 20 £34,500 -23.33%
Braintree +1 13 £47,500 -
Harlow +8 11 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Basildon -5 9 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Southend-on-Sea -2 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Witham +3 3 - -
Chigwell 0 2 £24,000 +6.66%
Saffron Walden -1 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Hockley 0 1 £35,000 -
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 216 (56.54%) Microsoft
2 164 (42.93%) Windows Server
3 146 (38.22%) Active Directory
4 115 (30.10%) MS Exchange
5 112 (29.32%) SQL Server
6 105 (27.49%) MS Office
7 101 (26.44%) Linux
8 98 (25.65%) Office 365
9 96 (25.13%) VMware
10 93 (24.35%) Blackberry
11 89 (23.30%) ITIL
12 88 (23.04%) Apple
13 87 (22.77%) Exchange Server 2010
14 86 (22.51%) MS Excel
15 82 (21.47%) SQL
15 82 (21.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 79 (20.68%) Cisco
17 78 (20.42%) Finance
18 74 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
19 72 (18.85%) Windows 7
20 67 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
20 67 (17.54%) VPN
21 61 (15.97%) .NET
21 61 (15.97%) Windows 8
22 59 (15.45%) Windows Phone
22 59 (15.45%) Citrix
23 58 (15.18%) Firewall
23 58 (15.18%) Smartphone
23 58 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
23 58 (15.18%) Windows 10

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
1 115 (30.10%) MS Exchange
2 87 (22.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (21.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 33 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (6.28%) JBoss
8 23 (6.02%) IIS
9 15 (3.93%) SharePoint
10 13 (3.40%) GlassFish
11 12 (3.14%) Apache
12 8 (2.09%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.83%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.26%) CMS
15 1 (0.26%) Documentum
15 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
15 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 105 (27.49%) MS Office
2 86 (22.51%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.05%) MS Project
4 4 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) AWD
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 98 (25.65%) Office 365
2 36 (9.42%) iTunes
3 12 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.83%) IBM SmartCloud
5 5 (1.31%) Yammer
6 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.05%) IaaS
6 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.05%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.54%) VPN
2 58 (15.18%) Firewall
3 55 (14.40%) DNS
4 53 (13.87%) DHCP
5 51 (13.35%) TCP/IP
6 47 (12.30%) SAN
7 35 (9.16%) NAS
8 33 (8.64%) SMTP
9 30 (7.85%) VLAN
9 30 (7.85%) Wireless
10 29 (7.59%) IMAP
11 28 (7.33%) DMZ
12 22 (5.76%) LAN
13 19 (4.97%) WAN
14 10 (2.62%) Internet
15 7 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.83%) NetScaler
16 5 (1.31%) FTP
16 5 (1.31%) LDAP
16 5 (1.31%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (29.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.09%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.83%) MySQL
8 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.52%) Big Data
11 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.52%) MS Access
12 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (4.45%) Subversion
2 16 (4.19%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (3.14%) MSTest
4 12 (3.14%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.57%) Moq
6 6 (1.57%) NUnit
7 4 (1.05%) VisualVM
8 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.52%) MSI
10 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 78 (20.42%) Finance
2 26 (6.81%) Law
3 8 (2.09%) Legal
4 7 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.31%) German Language
5 5 (1.31%) Marketing
6 4 (1.05%) Publishing
7 3 (0.79%) Advertising
7 3 (0.79%) Automotive
7 3 (0.79%) Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (16.75%) Support Engineer
2 51 (13.35%) Analyst
3 45 (11.78%) Developer
4 42 (10.99%) IT Support
5 37 (9.69%) Support Analyst
6 30 (7.85%) IT Engineer
6 30 (7.85%) Systems Engineer
7 28 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (7.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 27 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (6.28%) .NET Developer
9 24 (6.28%) Messaging Engineer
10 23 (6.02%) Systems Support
11 22 (5.76%) C# Developer
11 22 (5.76%) Systems Support Engineer
12 21 (5.50%) Senior Support Engineer
13 19 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support
14 18 (4.71%) Architect
15 17 (4.45%) Senior IT Support
15 17 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (15.97%) .NET
2 45 (11.78%) Web Services
3 30 (7.85%) XML
4 29 (7.59%) MAPI
5 25 (6.54%) .NET Framework
6 24 (6.28%) HTML
7 23 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 23 (6.02%) WPF
8 21 (5.50%) WCF
9 17 (4.45%) SOAP
10 16 (4.19%) Silverlight
11 14 (3.66%) jQuery
12 13 (3.40%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.40%) CSS
12 13 (3.40%) CSS3
12 13 (3.40%) HTML5
13 12 (3.14%) Middleware
13 12 (3.14%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (2.88%) Ajax
14 11 (2.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 93 (24.35%) Blackberry
2 58 (15.18%) Smartphone
3 45 (11.78%) iPhone
4 43 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (8.12%) Data Centre
6 28 (7.33%) PDA
7 22 (5.76%) Replication
8 19 (4.97%) Mobile Computing
9 15 (3.93%) CMDB
10 12 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.62%) Fat Client
11 10 (2.62%) Thin Client
12 9 (2.36%) Mobile App
13 8 (2.09%) iPad
13 8 (2.09%) Performance Metrics
14 7 (1.83%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.57%) iSeries
16 5 (1.31%) BYOD
16 5 (1.31%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 164 (42.93%) Windows Server
2 101 (26.44%) Linux
3 74 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (18.85%) Windows 7
5 61 (15.97%) Windows 8
6 59 (15.45%) Windows Phone
7 58 (15.18%) Windows 10
7 58 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (11.78%) Android
9 35 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (8.12%) Windows Vista
10 31 (8.12%) Windows XP
11 26 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.88%) Unix
13 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.31%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.79%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.52%) CatOS
15 2 (0.52%) Solaris
16 1 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (23.30%) ITIL
2 50 (13.09%) Service Delivery
3 37 (9.69%) Configuration Management
4 27 (7.07%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (4.97%) Logistics
6 18 (4.71%) Mentoring
6 18 (4.71%) Problem Management
6 18 (4.71%) Service Management
6 18 (4.71%) Supplier Management
7 17 (4.45%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (4.45%) Process Management
8 16 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (4.19%) TDD
9 15 (3.93%) ITSM
9 15 (3.93%) OO
9 15 (3.93%) Software Delivery
10 14 (3.66%) ITIL V3
10 14 (3.66%) Security Patching
10 14 (3.66%) Unit Testing
10 14 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (21.47%) SQL
2 50 (13.09%) C#
3 22 (5.76%) PowerShell
3 22 (5.76%) T-SQL
3 22 (5.76%) VB.NET
4 21 (5.50%) VB
5 20 (5.24%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.71%) Java
7 12 (3.14%) VBScript
8 10 (2.62%) XAML
9 8 (2.09%) C
10 5 (1.31%) KiXtart
11 3 (0.79%) C++
11 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.52%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.52%) Korn
12 2 (0.52%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.19%) MCSA
2 16 (4.19%) MCSE
3 14 (3.66%) MCP
4 13 (3.40%) CCNA
4 13 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.09%) A+ Certification
5 8 (2.09%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (1.83%) Degree
6 7 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.05%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) CCNP
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.26%) MCAD
9 1 (0.26%) MCPD
9 1 (0.26%) MCSD
9 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.59%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) HL7
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) MISRA
3 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 146 (38.22%) Active Directory
2 67 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (12.30%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.81%) XenApp
5 20 (5.24%) NFS
6 18 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (4.45%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (4.19%) vSphere
9 15 (3.93%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (2.09%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.05%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.79%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.52%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.52%) vCloud
14 2 (0.52%) Xen
15 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (7.85%) Backup Exec
1 30 (7.85%) SCCM
2 6 (1.57%) WSUS
3 5 (1.31%) Ansible
3 5 (1.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.31%) Puppet
3 5 (1.31%) SCOM
4 4 (1.05%) Opsview
5 3 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.79%) Salt
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 216 (56.54%) Microsoft
2 96 (25.13%) VMware
3 88 (23.04%) Apple
4 79 (20.68%) Cisco
5 59 (15.45%) Citrix
6 54 (14.14%) Clearswift
6 54 (14.14%) Proofpoint
7 50 (13.09%) Nokia
8 30 (7.85%) Draytek
9 27 (7.07%) Oracle
10 26 (6.81%) Veeam
11 21 (5.50%) Red Hat
12 14 (3.66%) MKS
13 12 (3.14%) Symantec
14 11 (2.88%) HP
14 11 (2.88%) NetApp
15 10 (2.62%) IBM
16 9 (2.36%) Juniper
16 9 (2.36%) Remedy
17 8 (2.09%) Progress
Harlow, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
Montash Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Brentwood
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Manningtree, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Alfen Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Harlow
Ortolan Group
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Picture More Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago