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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 1 4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughton - 50.00% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £24,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -41.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughton - 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) SUSE
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) Trapeze
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) OpenView
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Legal
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) NetIQ
6 2 (28.57%) WLAN
6 2 (28.57%) SNMP
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) Security Patching

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Loughton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WLAN
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Trapeze
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) NetIQ
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco