The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Essex / Colchester
Rank 12 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 47 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 20.52% 16.00% 16.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.65% 63.16% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 25
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 91 57 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 39.74% 25.33% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 85 45 31
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Colchester

Windows
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Windows in Colchester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Colchester over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Colchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 51 (56.67%) Windows Server
2 46 (51.11%) Linux
3 39 (43.33%) Configuration Management
4 36 (40.00%) SCCM
5 34 (37.78%) Red Hat
6 31 (34.44%) Capacity Management
7 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (28.89%) SCOM
9 24 (26.67%) Degree
9 24 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (25.56%) Service Delivery
10 23 (25.56%) VMware
10 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
11 19 (21.11%) ITIL
12 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
13 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (17.78%) Java
15 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (16.67%) vSphere
16 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
16 14 (15.56%) MS Exchange
17 13 (14.44%) SharePoint
17 13 (14.44%) IIS
17 13 (14.44%) .NET
17 13 (14.44%) Windows 10
18 12 (13.33%) PowerShell
18 12 (13.33%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 14 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.44%) IIS
2 13 (14.44%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.22%) Documentum
4 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.33%) JBoss
6 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.11%) Office 365
4 6 (6.67%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) Kerberos
1 11 (12.22%) LDAP
2 9 (10.00%) HTTP
2 9 (10.00%) VPN
3 5 (5.56%) DNS
3 5 (5.56%) LAN
4 3 (3.33%) Wireless
5 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.11%) DHCP
6 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.11%) SAN
6 1 (1.11%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Ant
1 3 (3.33%) Gradle
1 3 (3.33%) Hudson
1 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.33%) JUnit
1 3 (3.33%) Maven
1 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.67%) Electronics
2 3 (3.33%) Law
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Administrator
1 20 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 19 (21.11%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (15.56%) Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Web Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Applications Support
5 11 (12.22%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) SCCM Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) SharePoint Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Documentum Administrator
6 10 (11.11%) Web Applications Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Web Applications Support
6 10 (11.11%) Web Support Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
7 9 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) Middleware
3 3 (3.33%) Classic ASP
3 3 (3.33%) J2EE
4 2 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (1.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 8 (8.89%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.78%) Smartphone
5 6 (6.67%) Device Driver
6 5 (5.56%) CUDA
7 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence
7 4 (4.44%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.67%) Windows Server
2 46 (51.11%) Linux
3 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (14.44%) Windows 10
8 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
9 7 (7.78%) Windows 8
10 6 (6.67%) VxWorks
11 4 (4.44%) Unix
11 4 (4.44%) Windows Phone
12 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.22%) CentOS
13 2 (2.22%) SUSE
14 1 (1.11%) Android
14 1 (1.11%) VMS
14 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Configuration Management
2 31 (34.44%) Capacity Management
3 23 (25.56%) Service Delivery
4 19 (21.11%) ITIL
5 12 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 11 (12.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (12.22%) Data Management
7 9 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.56%) Device Driver Development
8 5 (5.56%) Service Management
9 4 (4.44%) ITSM
9 4 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.44%) People Management
9 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.44%) Process Management
10 3 (3.33%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (3.33%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (2.22%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) Java
2 12 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.22%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.44%) C++
5 4 (4.44%) Perl
5 4 (4.44%) Python
5 4 (4.44%) SQL
6 3 (3.33%) C
6 3 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) vSphere
3 10 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.11%) Firmware
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (40.00%) SCCM
2 26 (28.89%) SCOM
3 9 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (4.44%) Nagios
6 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.44%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.11%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 34 (37.78%) Red Hat
2 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.56%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) Oracle
4 11 (12.22%) Symantec
5 10 (11.11%) NetApp
6 9 (10.00%) Apple
6 9 (10.00%) Citrix
6 9 (10.00%) Clearswift
7 7 (7.78%) Proofpoint
8 4 (4.44%) Hortonworks
8 4 (4.44%) Intel
8 4 (4.44%) Nokia
9 3 (3.33%) Mitel
10 2 (2.22%) F5
10 2 (2.22%) HP
10 2 (2.22%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.11%) EMC
11 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
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