The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Loughton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughton 33.33% 33.33% 36.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £34,000 £22,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -48.23%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Loughton region.

Operating Systems Category
Loughton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughton 33.33% 33.33% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £30,500 £22,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.63% -48.23%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Loughton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Loughton

Windows
Salary Trend in Loughton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Loughton region.

Windows Salary Trend in Loughton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Loughton 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (45.45%) Finance
7 5 (45.45%) Legal
7 5 (45.45%) NAS
7 5 (45.45%) XenApp
7 5 (45.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (45.45%) Cisco
7 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (45.45%) SAN
7 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
8 4 (36.36%) Linux
8 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (36.36%) SUSE
8 4 (36.36%) Trapeze
9 2 (18.18%) OpenView
9 2 (18.18%) NetIQ
9 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 2 (18.18%) WLAN
9 2 (18.18%) SNMP
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Loughton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Loughton 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
1 5 (45.45%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) WLAN
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Field Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) SUSE
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Trapeze
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) NetIQ