Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 236 371 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.47% 17.52% 18.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.86% 78.94% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 205 332 352
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +27.52% -8.02%
10th Percentile £19,250 £24,100 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +1.27% +5.33%

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 353 470 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.13% 22.20% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 306 371 380
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.98% +24.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £19,625 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -8 52 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Colchester -4 45 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Brentwood -4 18 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Braintree -1 8 £20,500 -61.86% 1
Basildon +5 7 £30,000 -42.86% 1
Harlow -12 7 £39,250 +20.77%
Saffron Walden -6 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Southend-on-Sea +18 3 £28,000 -37.78%
Loughton - 3 £40,000 - 2
Purfleet +2 2 £23,000 +43.75%
Grays +1 2 £21,500 -37.68%
Witham -5 1 - -
Billericay -5 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Rochford - 1 - -
Thurrock - 1 £35,500 -
Dunmow - 1 £20,500 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 104 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 98 (41.53%) Microsoft
3 96 (40.68%) Windows Server
4 56 (23.73%) Windows 10
4 56 (23.73%) Office 365
5 55 (23.31%) Cisco
6 54 (22.88%) VMware
7 52 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
8 45 (19.07%) SQL Server
9 42 (17.80%) C#
10 41 (17.37%) SQL
10 41 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (16.53%) Visual Studio
12 38 (16.10%) Windows 7
13 36 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (15.25%) MS Exchange
14 33 (13.98%) PowerShell
14 33 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (13.56%) Linux
15 32 (13.56%) .NET
16 31 (13.14%) TCP/IP
17 30 (12.71%) Firewall
18 28 (11.86%) Finance
18 28 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (11.02%) DevOps
19 26 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 25 (10.59%) Degree
20 25 (10.59%) SDLC

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 36 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.75%) IIS
3 9 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.85%) Apache
6 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.85%) CMS
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.42%) WordPress
7 1 (0.42%) Zimbra
Applications
1 52 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (8.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.73%) Office 365
2 33 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.24%) IaaS
3 10 (4.24%) PaaS
4 7 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.27%) GitHub
6 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.42%) Asana
7 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.14%) TCP/IP
2 30 (12.71%) Firewall
3 24 (10.17%) WAN
4 23 (9.75%) SAN
5 16 (6.78%) DHCP
5 16 (6.78%) DNS
6 15 (6.36%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (5.93%) LAN
7 14 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (4.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (3.81%) VPN
10 8 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (3.39%) VLAN
11 7 (2.97%) NAS
11 7 (2.97%) WebEx
12 6 (2.54%) Internet
12 6 (2.54%) Wireless
13 5 (2.12%) MPLS
14 4 (1.69%) Frame Relay
14 4 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (5.93%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (5.51%) MySQL
8 13 (5.51%) Relational Database
9 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (4.66%) Hadoop
10 11 (4.66%) NoSQL
10 11 (4.66%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.39%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.12%) DTS
13 3 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.42%) Informix
14 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (16.53%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.36%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.66%) Hudson
5 10 (4.24%) MSI
6 9 (3.81%) JUnit
7 8 (3.39%) PyUnit
8 7 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.97%) Subversion
8 7 (2.97%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.27%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 28 (11.86%) Finance
2 8 (3.39%) Legal
3 6 (2.54%) Electronics
3 6 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.12%) Automotive
4 5 (2.12%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Games
5 4 (1.69%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.27%) Law
6 3 (1.27%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (14.83%) Support Engineer
2 33 (13.98%) IT Support
3 32 (13.56%) Developer
4 30 (12.71%) Analyst
5 22 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (8.47%) IT Engineer
7 19 (8.05%) Software Engineer
7 19 (8.05%) Support Analyst
8 18 (7.63%) Applications Support
9 15 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
9 15 (6.36%) IT Technician
10 14 (5.93%) IT Support Technician
10 14 (5.93%) Support Technician
10 14 (5.93%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (4.66%) DevOps Manager
11 11 (4.66%) Help Desk Technician
12 10 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (4.24%) Configuration Engineer
12 10 (4.24%) Help Desk Support
12 10 (4.24%) Help Desk Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.56%) .NET
2 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET
3 17 (7.20%) XMPP
4 14 (5.93%) XML
5 13 (5.51%) Web Services
6 10 (4.24%) SAML
7 9 (3.81%) SOAP
8 7 (2.97%) WCF
9 5 (2.12%) Middleware
9 5 (2.12%) Node.js
9 5 (2.12%) WinForms
9 5 (2.12%) WPF
10 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.69%) Angular 2
10 4 (1.69%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.69%) CGI
10 4 (1.69%) JSON
10 4 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.27%) HTML
11 3 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.78%) Driving Licence
2 13 (5.51%) CMDB
2 13 (5.51%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.66%) User Experience
4 10 (4.24%) PKI
5 9 (3.81%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.54%) iPad
7 6 (2.54%) iPhone
8 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.69%) Animation
9 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.69%) CUDA
9 4 (1.69%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.27%) Handset
10 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (40.68%) Windows Server
2 56 (23.73%) Windows 10
3 41 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (16.10%) Windows 7
5 36 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (13.56%) Linux
7 13 (5.51%) Android
7 13 (5.51%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.54%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.54%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.12%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.69%) Unix
10 4 (1.69%) VxWorks
10 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.85%) AIX
12 2 (0.85%) CentOS
12 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.02%) DevOps
3 25 (10.59%) SDLC
4 24 (10.17%) ITIL
5 20 (8.47%) Software Engineering
6 17 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.36%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.36%) IT Strategy
8 14 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.51%) Data Protection
9 13 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.08%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (5.08%) Project Management
11 11 (4.66%) Document Composition
11 11 (4.66%) High Availability
11 11 (4.66%) Multithreading
12 10 (4.24%) Issue Tracking
13 9 (3.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (3.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.80%) C#
2 41 (17.37%) SQL
3 33 (13.98%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.51%) C++
5 12 (5.08%) Perl
6 11 (4.66%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.39%) VBA
8 6 (2.54%) Python
8 6 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.69%) C
9 4 (1.69%) Delphi
9 4 (1.69%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.69%) MAXScript
9 4 (1.69%) Tcl
9 4 (1.69%) VB
10 3 (1.27%) Java
11 2 (0.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (0.85%) Scala
11 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.59%) Degree
3 14 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.93%) MCITP
4 12 (5.08%) MCTS
5 11 (4.66%) MCP
6 7 (2.97%) A+ Certification
6 7 (2.97%) CCENT
6 7 (2.97%) CCNA
6 7 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (2.54%) MCSA
8 5 (2.12%) MCSE
9 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.85%) CCA
11 2 (0.85%) CCAA
11 2 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.78%) SLA
2 11 (4.66%) GDPR
2 11 (4.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.24%) XenApp
5 9 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (3.39%) vCloud
7 4 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.69%) vSphere
8 3 (1.27%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.85%) Docker
9 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (6.78%) SCCM
2 12 (5.08%) Puppet
3 10 (4.24%) SCOM
4 5 (2.12%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.27%) Ansible
7 2 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.42%) vRealize
8 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (41.53%) Microsoft
2 55 (23.31%) Cisco
3 54 (22.88%) VMware
4 23 (9.75%) HP
5 20 (8.47%) Citrix
6 12 (5.08%) Oracle
7 10 (4.24%) Sophos
8 9 (3.81%) Meraki
9 7 (2.97%) Dell
9 7 (2.97%) Remedy
9 7 (2.97%) Veeam
10 6 (2.54%) Apple
10 6 (2.54%) Mitel
10 6 (2.54%) Symantec
11 4 (1.69%) 3Com
11 4 (1.69%) D-Link
11 4 (1.69%) Draytek
11 4 (1.69%) Linksys
11 4 (1.69%) NETGEAR
12 3 (1.27%) SonicWALL