Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 88 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 11.76% 25.21% 16.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.85% 69.29% 63.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 109 64
Colchester median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +46.15% -30.11%
10th Percentile £19,625 £33,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,625 £72,500 £73,500
Essex median annual salary £33,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -29.47% +35.71% -13.58%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 54 127 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 22.69% 36.39% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48 113 90
Colchester median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +35.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £21,550 £33,750 £25,850
90th Percentile £54,875 £70,800 £70,000
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +30.14% -13.10%

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Colchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 8 (28.57%) Office 365
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 7 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (25.00%) C++
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) SLA
6 6 (21.43%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (17.86%) Service Management
8 4 (14.29%) Physics
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (14.29%) Electronics
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) IIS
8 4 (14.29%) User Experience
9 3 (10.71%) Security Patching
9 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Zimbra
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) WebEx
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) OpenVPN
4 1 (3.57%) PBX
4 1 (3.57%) Softphone
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) Redis
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) MSI
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Node.js
1 3 (10.71%) XMPP
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) CUDA
3 2 (7.14%) Life Science
4 1 (3.57%) BYOD
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) VxWorks
7 2 (7.14%) Android
8 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (21.43%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Physics
6 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
6 3 (10.71%) Device Driver Development
6 3 (10.71%) Image Processing
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (10.71%) Security Patching
6 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
7 2 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
1 7 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
2 3 (10.71%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PhD
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCENT
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Meraki
4 2 (7.14%) Open-E
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam