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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 181 180 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.76% 18.77% 18.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.07% 74.07% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 144 134 144
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.94% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.06%  

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 287 243 265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 28.16% 25.34% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 228 193 170
Median salary £37,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.46% -25.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +2 44 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Chelmsford -4 24 £32,500 +20.37% 4
Harlow +7 14 £35,000 +16.66%
Brentwood -10 14 £47,500 - 1
Saffron Walden -1 9 £33,000 +34.69%
Southend-on-Sea +19 5 £28,000 -37.77% 1
Basildon -4 2 £24,250 -46.11%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 147 (46.96%) Windows Server
2 133 (42.49%) Active Directory
3 102 (32.59%) Microsoft
4 83 (26.52%) Linux
5 80 (25.56%) MS Exchange
6 77 (24.60%) SQL Server
7 76 (24.28%) VMware
8 71 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (21.41%) Windows 7
10 66 (21.09%) Office 365
11 57 (18.21%) Windows 10
12 53 (16.93%) SQL
13 52 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (16.29%) Finance
14 51 (16.29%) .NET
14 51 (16.29%) Configuration Management
15 50 (15.97%) TCP/IP
16 49 (15.65%) C#
16 49 (15.65%) Degree
17 47 (15.02%) Firewall
18 46 (14.70%) Microsoft Office
19 42 (13.42%) SCCM
20 41 (13.10%) Capacity Management
21 40 (12.78%) Cisco
22 38 (12.14%) ITIL
23 37 (11.82%) Red Hat
23 37 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
24 36 (11.50%) Oracle
25 35 (11.18%) SCOM
26 34 (10.86%) Citrix

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 80 (25.56%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.95%) IIS
3 26 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (4.15%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.51%) Documentum
7 9 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.24%) Apache
9 6 (1.92%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.92%) JBoss
9 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.64%) CMS
12 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (14.70%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 66 (21.09%) Office 365
2 31 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.28%) IaaS
4 4 (1.28%) PaaS
5 3 (0.96%) GitHub
6 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.64%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.32%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.97%) TCP/IP
2 47 (15.02%) Firewall
3 28 (8.95%) DHCP
3 28 (8.95%) SAN
4 27 (8.63%) DNS
5 20 (6.39%) LDAP
6 15 (4.79%) NAS
7 14 (4.47%) VPN
7 14 (4.47%) WAN
8 12 (3.83%) LAN
8 12 (3.83%) VoIP
8 12 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (3.51%) Kerberos
10 10 (3.19%) SMTP
11 8 (2.56%) HTTP
11 8 (2.56%) Wireless
12 5 (1.60%) Frame Relay
12 5 (1.60%) IMAP
12 5 (1.60%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (8.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (4.79%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.47%) MySQL
8 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.51%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (3.19%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.60%) DTS
11 5 (1.60%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.28%) ActiveReports
12 4 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (9.58%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.56%) MSI
4 6 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.92%) Subversion
5 5 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.60%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.96%) Ant
6 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.96%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.96%) Gradle
6 3 (0.96%) Hudson
6 3 (0.96%) JUnit
6 3 (0.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA
7 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 51 (16.29%) Finance
2 12 (3.83%) Law
3 10 (3.19%) Legal
4 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.96%) Electronics
5 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.96%) Publishing
5 3 (0.96%) Retail
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
6 2 (0.64%) Back Office
6 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (16.61%) Analyst
2 46 (14.70%) Support Engineer
3 40 (12.78%) Developer
4 33 (10.54%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.99%) IT Support
6 24 (7.67%) Administrator
7 23 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (6.39%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (6.07%) Applications Support
9 19 (6.07%) Server Engineer
10 18 (5.75%) C# Developer
11 16 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.11%) IT Technician
11 16 (5.11%) Service Analyst
11 16 (5.11%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (4.47%) Storage Engineer
14 13 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (4.15%) IT Support Technician
14 13 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.29%) .NET
2 30 (9.58%) ASP.NET
3 24 (7.67%) XML
4 21 (6.71%) SOAP
4 21 (6.71%) Web Services
5 19 (6.07%) WCF
6 13 (4.15%) AngularJS
6 13 (4.15%) KnockoutJS
6 13 (4.15%) WPF
7 11 (3.51%) Angular 2
7 11 (3.51%) HTML
8 9 (2.88%) WinForms
8 9 (2.88%) XMPP
9 7 (2.24%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.92%) J2EE
10 6 (1.92%) Middleware
11 4 (1.28%) REST
11 4 (1.28%) SAML
12 3 (0.96%) RESTful
13 2 (0.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.95%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.07%) Driving Licence
4 16 (5.11%) Blackberry
5 13 (4.15%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (3.51%) Fat Client
6 11 (3.51%) Thin Client
7 10 (3.19%) User Experience
8 7 (2.24%) iPad
8 7 (2.24%) iPhone
8 7 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.28%) CUDA
10 4 (1.28%) PKI
10 4 (1.28%) Replication
10 4 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.96%) DataPower
11 3 (0.96%) Wiki
12 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 147 (46.96%) Windows Server
2 83 (26.52%) Linux
3 71 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (21.41%) Windows 7
5 57 (18.21%) Windows 10
6 52 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (7.67%) Unix
8 24 (7.67%) Windows 8
9 19 (6.07%) Android
10 12 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.51%) Apple iOS
12 10 (3.19%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.56%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.92%) Mac OS X Server
14 6 (1.92%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.92%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.60%) CentOS
15 5 (1.60%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.29%) Configuration Management
2 41 (13.10%) Capacity Management
3 38 (12.14%) ITIL
4 28 (8.95%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (8.63%) Service Delivery
6 23 (7.35%) MVC
7 22 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (6.39%) OO
9 19 (6.07%) Web Development
10 17 (5.43%) DevOps
11 16 (5.11%) IT Strategy
12 15 (4.79%) Software Engineering
12 15 (4.79%) Test Automation
13 14 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (4.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (4.47%) Multithreading
13 14 (4.47%) Project Management
14 13 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.15%) Data Protection
15 11 (3.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.93%) SQL
2 49 (15.65%) C#
3 26 (8.31%) PowerShell
4 20 (6.39%) Java
4 20 (6.39%) Perl
4 20 (6.39%) Python
5 15 (4.79%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.15%) C++
7 12 (3.83%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.83%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.19%) C
9 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.60%) VBA
11 2 (0.64%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (0.64%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.64%) PHP
11 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.64%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 49 (15.65%) Degree
2 19 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (3.19%) MCITP
3 10 (3.19%) MCTS
4 6 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.28%) MCSE
6 3 (0.96%) CCNA
6 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.32%) CCIE
8 1 (0.32%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (0.32%) CEH
8 1 (0.32%) CISM
8 1 (0.32%) CISSP
8 1 (0.32%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.32%) IISP
8 1 (0.32%) MCP
8 1 (0.32%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.07%) SLA
2 10 (3.19%) GDPR
2 10 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 133 (42.49%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.75%) vSphere
4 17 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (4.47%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.88%) XenApp
7 7 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.64%) Docker
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (13.42%) SCCM
2 35 (11.18%) SCOM
3 14 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.88%) Nagios
4 9 (2.88%) Puppet
5 8 (2.56%) Ansible
5 8 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.24%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.60%) CFEngine
7 5 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.60%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.96%) Nessus
8 3 (0.96%) Opsview
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.32%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.32%) Salt
9 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 102 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 76 (24.28%) VMware
3 40 (12.78%) Cisco
4 37 (11.82%) Red Hat
5 36 (11.50%) Oracle
6 34 (10.86%) Citrix
7 28 (8.95%) HP
8 22 (7.03%) Apple
9 15 (4.79%) Dell
9 15 (4.79%) NetApp
10 14 (4.47%) Symantec
11 11 (3.51%) Veeam
12 9 (2.88%) Mitel
13 8 (2.56%) Remedy
14 5 (1.60%) 3Com
14 5 (1.60%) DevExpress
14 5 (1.60%) Draytek
14 5 (1.60%) Hortonworks
14 5 (1.60%) Meraki
14 5 (1.60%) NETGEAR
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