The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 160 177 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.75% 17.91% 17.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 75.64% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 133 137 120
Median salary £37,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,350 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 256 234 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 26.81% 23.68% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 216 190 143
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Windows
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Windows in Essex

Windows
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Essex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Essex

Windows
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 35 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Chelmsford 0 28 £31,000 +14.81% 1
Brentwood -9 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Harlow +3 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Saffron Walden -12 7 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Southend-on-Sea +18 4 £28,000 -37.77%
Basildon -3 2 £27,000 -40.00% 1
Billericay - 1 £30,000 - 1
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 139 (45.28%) Active Directory
1 139 (45.28%) Windows Server
2 102 (33.22%) Microsoft
3 79 (25.73%) VMware
4 75 (24.43%) Linux
4 75 (24.43%) MS Exchange
5 72 (23.45%) SQL Server
6 69 (22.48%) Windows 7
6 69 (22.48%) Office 365
6 69 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (20.52%) Windows 10
8 56 (18.24%) SQL
9 53 (17.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (16.61%) TCP/IP
11 49 (15.96%) C#
12 47 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
12 47 (15.31%) Cisco
12 47 (15.31%) Finance
13 46 (14.98%) .NET
14 43 (14.01%) Firewall
14 43 (14.01%) Degree
15 39 (12.70%) ITIL
15 39 (12.70%) Configuration Management
16 38 (12.38%) SCCM
17 35 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (11.07%) Visual Studio
19 33 (10.75%) Red Hat
19 33 (10.75%) Capacity Management
20 32 (10.42%) SCOM
21 30 (9.77%) HP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 75 (24.43%) MS Exchange
2 30 (9.77%) IIS
3 25 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (3.91%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.93%) Documentum
7 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.98%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.98%) JBoss
9 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.65%) Apache
10 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.65%) CMS
10 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.33%) Zimbra
Applications
1 47 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 69 (22.48%) Office 365
2 29 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.26%) IaaS
4 10 (3.26%) PaaS
5 3 (0.98%) GitHub
6 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.61%) TCP/IP
2 43 (14.01%) Firewall
3 30 (9.77%) SAN
4 26 (8.47%) DHCP
5 23 (7.49%) DNS
6 19 (6.19%) WAN
7 16 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (4.56%) LDAP
8 14 (4.56%) NAS
9 13 (4.23%) VPN
10 12 (3.91%) LAN
11 11 (3.58%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (3.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (3.58%) VoIP
12 9 (2.93%) Kerberos
12 9 (2.93%) SMTP
12 9 (2.93%) Wireless
13 7 (2.28%) HTTP
13 7 (2.28%) WebEx
14 6 (1.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (23.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (5.21%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.56%) MySQL
8 13 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (3.58%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.58%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.58%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.63%) DTS
13 1 (0.33%) ActiveReports
13 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 34 (11.07%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.26%) MSI
4 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.95%) Subversion
4 6 (1.95%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.98%) Ant
5 3 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.98%) Gradle
5 3 (0.98%) Hudson
5 3 (0.98%) JUnit
5 3 (0.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (15.31%) Finance
2 12 (3.91%) Law
2 12 (3.91%) Legal
3 5 (1.63%) Electronics
3 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.98%) Publishing
5 2 (0.65%) Automotive
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
5 2 (0.65%) Marketing
5 2 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (15.31%) Analyst
2 44 (14.33%) Support Engineer
3 39 (12.70%) Developer
4 30 (9.77%) Support Analyst
5 28 (9.12%) IT Support
6 22 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (6.84%) Administrator
8 20 (6.51%) IT Technician
9 19 (6.19%) Applications Support
10 18 (5.86%) Server Engineer
10 18 (5.86%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (5.54%) IT Support Technician
11 17 (5.54%) Support Technician
11 17 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (5.21%) Help Desk Support
12 16 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (4.89%) C# Developer
13 15 (4.89%) Service Analyst
13 15 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (4.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.98%) .NET
2 29 (9.45%) ASP.NET
3 21 (6.84%) XML
4 17 (5.54%) Web Services
4 17 (5.54%) XMPP
5 16 (5.21%) SOAP
5 16 (5.21%) WCF
6 13 (4.23%) AngularJS
6 13 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (3.58%) Angular 2
8 10 (3.26%) SAML
8 10 (3.26%) WPF
9 9 (2.93%) WinForms
10 7 (2.28%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.28%) HTML
11 4 (1.30%) J2EE
11 4 (1.30%) REST
12 3 (0.98%) RESTful
13 2 (0.65%) Middleware
14 1 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.84%) Driving Licence
3 19 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.89%) Blackberry
6 14 (4.56%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (3.26%) PKI
7 10 (3.26%) User Experience
8 9 (2.93%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.93%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.28%) iPad
9 7 (2.28%) iPhone
9 7 (2.28%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.30%) CUDA
11 4 (1.30%) Replication
12 3 (0.98%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.98%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.65%) Clustering
13 2 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 139 (45.28%) Windows Server
2 75 (24.43%) Linux
3 69 (22.48%) Windows 7
3 69 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (20.52%) Windows 10
5 53 (17.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (8.14%) Unix
7 22 (7.17%) Windows 8
8 19 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (5.54%) Android
10 11 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (3.26%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.93%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.61%) Mac OS
14 7 (2.28%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.95%) Mac OS X Server
15 6 (1.95%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.63%) Windows Vista
17 4 (1.30%) CentOS
18 3 (0.98%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (12.70%) Configuration Management
1 39 (12.70%) ITIL
2 33 (10.75%) Capacity Management
3 29 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (6.51%) IT Strategy
4 20 (6.51%) MVC
4 20 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (6.51%) Service Delivery
5 19 (6.19%) DevOps
5 19 (6.19%) Web Development
6 18 (5.86%) OO
6 18 (5.86%) Software Engineering
7 16 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (5.21%) Multithreading
8 14 (4.56%) Data Protection
8 14 (4.56%) Test Automation
9 13 (4.23%) Project Management
10 11 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.58%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.24%) SQL
2 49 (15.96%) C#
3 23 (7.49%) PowerShell
4 19 (6.19%) Perl
5 15 (4.89%) Python
6 14 (4.56%) C++
7 13 (4.23%) Java
7 13 (4.23%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.91%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.91%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.61%) VBA
10 7 (2.28%) C
10 7 (2.28%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.98%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.65%) VB
13 1 (0.33%) Delphi
13 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (14.01%) Degree
2 22 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.91%) MCITP
5 11 (3.58%) MCTS
6 10 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.30%) CCNA
8 4 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.30%) MCSE
9 3 (0.98%) MCP
10 2 (0.65%) CCIE
10 2 (0.65%) CCIE Service Provider
10 2 (0.65%) CCNP
10 2 (0.65%) CCSP
10 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.33%) IISP
11 1 (0.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.54%) SLA
2 11 (3.58%) GDPR
2 11 (3.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 139 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.51%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.54%) vSphere
5 16 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.93%) XenApp
7 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.65%) Docker
8 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (12.38%) SCCM
2 32 (10.42%) SCOM
3 13 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.61%) Puppet
5 7 (2.28%) Ansible
5 7 (2.28%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.28%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.63%) CFEngine
6 5 (1.63%) Nagios
6 5 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.63%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.98%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.98%) Nessus
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.33%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 102 (33.22%) Microsoft
2 79 (25.73%) VMware
3 47 (15.31%) Cisco
4 33 (10.75%) Red Hat
5 30 (9.77%) HP
5 30 (9.77%) Oracle
6 29 (9.45%) Citrix
7 21 (6.84%) Apple
8 15 (4.89%) Dell
9 14 (4.56%) NetApp
10 13 (4.23%) Symantec
11 12 (3.91%) Veeam
12 9 (2.93%) Mitel
12 9 (2.93%) Remedy
13 5 (1.63%) 3Com
13 5 (1.63%) DevExpress
13 5 (1.63%) Draytek
13 5 (1.63%) Hortonworks
13 5 (1.63%) NETGEAR
13 5 (1.63%) SonicWALL
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Data Careers
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow
Aspire Cambridge Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago