The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 5.71% 39.13% 29.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 90.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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 Southend-on-Sea region.

Operating Systems Category
Southend-on-Sea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 11.43% 43.48% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Salary Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Windows Salary Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) XSD
3 7 (70.00%) XSL
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) DHTML
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) XHTML
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) WinForms
3 7 (70.00%) WPF
3 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (50.00%) Change Control

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Broadband
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Junos
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (70.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) DHTML
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) XSD
1 7 (70.00%) XSL
1 7 (70.00%) XHTML
1 7 (70.00%) WinForms
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
1 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix