Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 238 255 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.50% 14.14% 18.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.68% 60.00% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 186 212 336
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £37,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.04% -17.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £57,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,765
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.27% +0.71%

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 295 425 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.69% 23.56% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 227 347 376
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £57,500 £64,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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
Colchester +5 47 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Chelmsford 0 34 £38,500 +18.46%
Harlow +5 17 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Basildon +4 17 £43,750 +62.04% 4
Southend-on-Sea -3 13 £52,500 +87.50% 1
Brentwood +5 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Loughton - 9 £29,000 - 1
Braintree - 4 - - 1
Billericay +12 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Saffron Walden +5 3 £19,500 -40.91% 1
Wickford - 3 £42,500 -
Canvey Island - 3 £29,000 - 1
Dunmow - 2 £20,250 -
Witham +4 1 £22,500 -
Grays -1 1 £27,500 +22.22%
Maldon - 1 £28,500 -
Harwich - 1 - -
Epping - 1 £30,500 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 116 (48.74%) Microsoft
2 109 (45.80%) Active Directory
3 98 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 76 (31.93%) Windows 10
5 75 (31.51%) Office 365
6 59 (24.79%) VMware
7 53 (22.27%) Windows 7
8 52 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
9 50 (21.01%) ITIL
9 50 (21.01%) SQL
10 47 (19.75%) Finance
11 45 (18.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 45 (18.91%) vSphere
12 43 (18.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 41 (17.23%) Linux
14 38 (15.97%) C#
15 37 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (14.29%) TCP/IP
16 34 (14.29%) DNS
17 33 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (13.45%) SAN
19 29 (12.18%) Citrix
19 29 (12.18%) MS Exchange
19 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
19 29 (12.18%) Hyper-V
20 28 (11.76%) NAS
21 26 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (10.50%) Cisco
22 25 (10.50%) VMware ESXi

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 29 (12.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.36%) IIS
3 7 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 75 (31.51%) Office 365
2 45 (18.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.52%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.26%) IaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.84%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.42%) PaaS
8 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.29%) DNS
1 34 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 32 (13.45%) SAN
3 28 (11.76%) NAS
4 21 (8.82%) Firewall
5 9 (3.78%) DHCP
6 8 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.52%) Internet
7 6 (2.52%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.52%) VLAN
7 6 (2.52%) VPN
8 5 (2.10%) LAN
8 5 (2.10%) WAN
9 4 (1.68%) SMS
10 3 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.26%) SSL
10 3 (1.26%) VoIP
11 2 (0.84%) DMZ
11 2 (0.84%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (2.94%) MySQL
3 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) Ingres
6 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.26%) JIRA
3 3 (1.26%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) Moq
4 1 (0.42%) NUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 47 (19.75%) Finance
2 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.94%) Electronics
4 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.52%) Retail
5 5 (2.10%) Back Office
6 4 (1.68%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (16.81%) Analyst
1 40 (16.81%) Support Engineer
2 34 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (12.61%) Desktop Support
3 30 (12.61%) Developer
4 27 (11.34%) IT Engineer
5 26 (10.92%) IT Support
6 18 (7.56%) Senior IT Engineer
7 17 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 17 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
7 17 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 16 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.04%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (4.62%) Coordinator
10 11 (4.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Senior Desktop Support
10 11 (4.62%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Senior IT Support
10 11 (4.62%) Senior Support Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.72%) .NET
2 7 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (2.52%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.52%) HTML
3 6 (2.52%) XML
4 5 (2.10%) ADSI
5 4 (1.68%) CSS
5 4 (1.68%) WPF
6 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.26%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.26%) Web Services
7 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.84%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.84%) LESS
7 2 (0.84%) OpenCV
7 2 (0.84%) scikit-learn
7 2 (0.84%) SOAP
7 2 (0.84%) TensorFlow
7 2 (0.84%) Theano
7 2 (0.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.52%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.10%) CCTV
6 5 (2.10%) Replication
6 5 (2.10%) User Experience
6 5 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.68%) Clustering
7 4 (1.68%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.26%) CUDA
8 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.84%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.42%) FMCG
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 98 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 76 (31.93%) Windows 10
3 53 (22.27%) Windows 7
4 41 (17.23%) Linux
5 33 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.78%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.84%) Unix
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.01%) ITIL
2 43 (18.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 14 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (4.62%) Service Management
8 10 (4.20%) SDLC
9 9 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.36%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.36%) Economics
10 8 (3.36%) Six Sigma
11 7 (2.94%) Analytics
11 7 (2.94%) High Availability
11 7 (2.94%) ITSM
11 7 (2.94%) Machine Learning
11 7 (2.94%) Open Source
11 7 (2.94%) Project Management
11 7 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.01%) SQL
2 38 (15.97%) C#
3 13 (5.46%) C++
3 13 (5.46%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.46%) VB
4 10 (4.20%) Delphi
4 10 (4.20%) Java
4 10 (4.20%) Python
5 9 (3.78%) C
6 8 (3.36%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 7 (2.94%) R
8 6 (2.52%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.84%) VB6
11 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.98%) Degree
3 17 (7.14%) MCSA
4 9 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.94%) MCSE
5 7 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.52%) MCITP
7 5 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.10%) MOS
7 5 (2.10%) PhD
7 5 (2.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (1.68%) CCNA
8 4 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.26%) CCA
9 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.84%) CCAA
10 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (45.80%) Active Directory
2 45 (18.91%) vSphere
3 29 (12.18%) Hyper-V
4 25 (10.50%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (7.14%) XenApp
7 7 (2.94%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.26%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.42%) Firmware
11 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.94%) SCCM
2 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.26%) PowerCLI
2 3 (1.26%) Puppet
2 3 (1.26%) SCOM
2 3 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.26%) ThinApp
2 3 (1.26%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 116 (48.74%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.79%) VMware
3 29 (12.18%) Citrix
4 25 (10.50%) Cisco
5 21 (8.82%) Draytek
5 21 (8.82%) SonicWALL
6 15 (6.30%) Apple
7 10 (4.20%) HP
7 10 (4.20%) Oracle
8 8 (3.36%) Sophos
9 7 (2.94%) 3PAR
9 7 (2.94%) Meraki
9 7 (2.94%) Veeam
10 5 (2.10%) EMC
10 5 (2.10%) Samsung
10 5 (2.10%) Symantec
11 4 (1.68%) Isilon
11 4 (1.68%) Mitel
12 3 (1.26%) Brocade
12 3 (1.26%) IBM