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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 20.00% 23.08% 51.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Average salary £32,750 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.07% -1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
9 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 20.00% 46.15% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 13
Average salary £23,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Southend-on-Sea region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (64.29%) MCSE
3 9 (64.29%) Project Management
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) Symantec
6 6 (42.86%) MS Office
6 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
7 5 (35.71%) High Availability
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
7 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Broadband
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Junos
4 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Support
2 5 (35.71%) Head of IT
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Strategic Management
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) MCSE
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Symantec
4 5 (35.71%) Avaya
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) NETGEAR
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Dell