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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 34 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 16.75% 19.42% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.63% 59.70% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 10
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +34.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,550 £23,325
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

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 59 67 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 29.06% 32.52% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 112 175 34
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,250 £23,825
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £67,200 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 43 (52.44%) Windows Server
2 35 (42.68%) Linux
3 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 25 (30.49%) VMware
6 24 (29.27%) Office 365
7 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (28.05%) Red Hat
8 21 (25.61%) Windows 7
9 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (24.39%) SCCM
9 20 (24.39%) Degree
9 20 (24.39%) Windows 10
10 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (21.95%) SCOM
12 17 (20.73%) Capacity Management
12 17 (20.73%) Configuration Management
13 16 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
15 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (15.85%) Service Delivery
16 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
16 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
16 13 (15.85%) C#
17 12 (14.63%) C++
17 12 (14.63%) NetApp
18 11 (13.41%) Multithreading
18 11 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
18 11 (13.41%) vSphere

Windows
Co-occurring 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 10 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.98%) Documentum
3 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) JBoss
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.44%) CMS
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) Zimbra
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.27%) Office 365
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Kerberos
1 9 (10.98%) LDAP
2 7 (8.54%) WebEx
3 6 (7.32%) VPN
4 5 (6.10%) LAN
5 3 (3.66%) Firewall
5 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.66%) WAN
5 3 (3.66%) Wireless
6 2 (2.44%) HTTP
6 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.22%) DHCP
7 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.22%) IPsec
7 1 (1.22%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.22%) PBX
7 1 (1.22%) Softphone
7 1 (1.22%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.76%) MSI
3 5 (6.10%) Subversion
4 3 (3.66%) Ant
4 3 (3.66%) Gradle
4 3 (3.66%) Hudson
4 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.66%) JUnit
4 3 (3.66%) Maven
5 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Legal
3 5 (6.10%) Electronics
4 4 (4.88%) Law
5 2 (2.44%) Automotive
5 2 (2.44%) Back Office
5 2 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Administrator
2 15 (18.29%) Software Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (15.85%) Storage Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Server Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Applications Support
6 9 (10.98%) Documentum Administrator
6 9 (10.98%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Technical Support
8 6 (7.32%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) XMPP
2 5 (6.10%) .NET
3 3 (3.66%) J2EE
3 3 (3.66%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) Middleware
4 2 (2.44%) SOAP
4 2 (2.44%) WCF
4 2 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.10%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.10%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.88%) CUDA
3 4 (4.88%) User Experience
4 3 (3.66%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (52.44%) Windows Server
2 35 (42.68%) Linux
3 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.61%) Windows 7
5 20 (24.39%) Windows 10
6 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.10%) Unix
10 3 (3.66%) Android
10 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.66%) VxWorks
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.44%) CentOS
11 2 (2.44%) SUSE
11 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Capacity Management
1 17 (20.73%) Configuration Management
2 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.85%) Service Delivery
4 11 (13.41%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.20%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.98%) Data Management
6 9 (10.98%) Physics
7 8 (9.76%) Application Packaging
7 8 (9.76%) ITIL
8 7 (8.54%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (7.32%) Security Patching
10 5 (6.10%) Image Processing
11 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.66%) Product Management
11 3 (3.66%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (3.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) C#
2 12 (14.63%) C++
3 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.76%) Java
5 7 (8.54%) VBA
6 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.10%) Perl
6 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.10%) Python
6 5 (6.10%) SQL
7 3 (3.66%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.41%) vSphere
4 9 (10.98%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) SCCM
2 18 (21.95%) SCOM
3 5 (6.10%) Nagios
3 5 (6.10%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.10%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.22%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.49%) VMware
3 23 (28.05%) Red Hat
4 12 (14.63%) NetApp
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
5 10 (12.20%) Oracle
6 6 (7.32%) Citrix
7 5 (6.10%) Hortonworks
7 5 (6.10%) Symantec
8 4 (4.88%) Apple
9 3 (3.66%) Clearswift
9 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 3 (3.66%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) Mitel
9 3 (3.66%) Proofpoint
9 3 (3.66%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.66%) Veeam
10 2 (2.44%) Acronis
10 2 (2.44%) SAP
10 2 (2.44%) WatchGuard
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