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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 146 198 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.17% 18.28% 21.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.60% 78.88% 83.13%
Number of salaries quoted 121 143 198
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

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 237 251 326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.01% 23.18% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 192 182 237
Median salary £42,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +7 48 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Chelmsford -2 21 £32,500 -23.52%
Brentwood -8 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Saffron Walden +4 7 £31,498 +28.56%
Harlow +2 5 £33,750 +3.84% 3
Basildon -3 3 £25,500 -
Witham -4 3 £20,500 -18.00%
Thurrock - 2 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +10 1 £50,000 -5.21% 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 149 (50.85%) Windows Server
2 101 (34.47%) Microsoft
3 88 (30.03%) MS Exchange
4 87 (29.69%) Linux
5 85 (29.01%) SQL Server
5 85 (29.01%) Active Directory
6 75 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (23.55%) VMware
8 67 (22.87%) Configuration Management
9 61 (20.82%) SCCM
10 53 (18.09%) .NET
10 53 (18.09%) Office 365
11 50 (17.06%) SQL
12 49 (16.72%) Windows 7
13 48 (16.38%) Capacity Management
14 45 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (15.36%) Firewall
15 44 (15.02%) ITIL
16 42 (14.33%) Citrix
17 41 (13.99%) Red Hat
17 41 (13.99%) SCOM
18 40 (13.65%) Degree
18 40 (13.65%) Web Services
18 40 (13.65%) Finance
19 39 (13.31%) TCP/IP
19 39 (13.31%) Data Centre
20 37 (12.63%) Java
21 36 (12.29%) Oracle
21 36 (12.29%) MS Office

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 88 (30.03%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (10.58%) SharePoint
4 25 (8.53%) IIS
5 16 (5.46%) Apache
6 14 (4.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (3.75%) Documentum
7 11 (3.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 11 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.39%) GlassFish
9 7 (2.39%) JBoss
9 7 (2.39%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.05%) Moodle
11 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.34%) CMS
13 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (12.29%) MS Office
2 28 (9.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) assyst
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.09%) Office 365
2 28 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.37%) iTunes
5 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.36%) Firewall
2 39 (13.31%) TCP/IP
3 31 (10.58%) SAN
4 23 (7.85%) DNS
5 21 (7.17%) LDAP
6 14 (4.78%) LAN
7 13 (4.44%) HTTP
7 13 (4.44%) VPN
8 12 (4.10%) DHCP
8 12 (4.10%) iSCSI
9 11 (3.75%) Kerberos
10 10 (3.41%) VoIP
10 10 (3.41%) WAN
11 9 (3.07%) NAS
11 9 (3.07%) SMTP
11 9 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.39%) SNMP
13 6 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.05%) Internet
14 5 (1.71%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (29.01%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (2.73%) MySQL
8 7 (2.39%) ActiveReports
9 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.71%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.39%) Selenium
3 6 (2.05%) Moq
3 6 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (2.05%) SpecFlow
3 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.02%) Ant
4 3 (1.02%) Gradle
4 3 (1.02%) Hudson
4 3 (1.02%) JUnit
4 3 (1.02%) Maven
4 3 (1.02%) Subversion
4 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 40 (13.65%) Finance
2 11 (3.75%) Law
3 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.05%) Electronics
4 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Legal
5 3 (1.02%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) Automotive
6 2 (0.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (18.77%) Analyst
2 36 (12.29%) Support Engineer
3 35 (11.95%) Support Analyst
4 34 (11.60%) Systems Engineer
5 31 (10.58%) Developer
6 30 (10.24%) Administrator
7 27 (9.22%) IT Support
8 25 (8.53%) Applications Support
9 24 (8.19%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (7.85%) Server Engineer
11 22 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (6.14%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (5.80%) Architect
14 16 (5.46%) Service Analyst
15 15 (5.12%) Linux Engineer
16 14 (4.78%) IT Technician
16 14 (4.78%) Service Desk Analyst
17 13 (4.44%) Service Desk Support
17 13 (4.44%) Web Analyst
18 12 (4.10%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.09%) .NET
2 40 (13.65%) Web Services
3 24 (8.19%) ASP.NET
4 21 (7.17%) HTML
5 20 (6.83%) SOAP
6 15 (5.12%) XML
7 14 (4.78%) J2EE
8 12 (4.10%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (3.41%) Middleware
9 10 (3.41%) WCF
10 9 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.07%) WPF
11 8 (2.73%) jQuery
12 7 (2.39%) HTML5
13 6 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (2.05%) EDI
13 6 (2.05%) HTML5 Canvas
14 5 (1.71%) WinForms
15 4 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.31%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.75%) Fat Client
5 11 (3.75%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.05%) Learning Management System
6 6 (2.05%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.05%) VLE
7 5 (1.71%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.71%) Replication
8 4 (1.37%) CUDA
8 4 (1.37%) DataPower
8 4 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.37%) Wiki
9 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 149 (50.85%) Windows Server
2 87 (29.69%) Linux
3 75 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (16.72%) Windows 7
5 45 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (11.26%) Windows 10
6 33 (11.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (7.51%) Windows 8
9 20 (6.83%) Unix
10 10 (3.41%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.07%) Android
12 7 (2.39%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.05%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.71%) VxWorks
15 3 (1.02%) CentOS
15 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.68%) Solaris
16 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.87%) Configuration Management
2 48 (16.38%) Capacity Management
3 44 (15.02%) ITIL
4 32 (10.92%) Service Delivery
5 26 (8.87%) MVC
6 19 (6.48%) OO
7 18 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (4.10%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (4.10%) Mentoring
9 12 (4.10%) Network Load Balancing
9 12 (4.10%) Performance Management
10 11 (3.75%) Data Management
10 11 (3.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (3.75%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (3.75%) Service Management
10 11 (3.75%) SOA
11 10 (3.41%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.41%) Time Management
11 10 (3.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.06%) SQL
2 37 (12.63%) Java
3 33 (11.26%) C#
4 30 (10.24%) PowerShell
5 19 (6.48%) Python
6 15 (5.12%) Shell Script
7 13 (4.44%) Perl
8 11 (3.75%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.73%) C
10 7 (2.39%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.39%) VB
10 7 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.05%) C++
11 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.71%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.34%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.34%) PHP
14 1 (0.34%) Tcl
14 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (13.65%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.02%) MCSE
4 3 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CCIE
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) CCNP
5 1 (0.34%) CCSP
5 1 (0.34%) CEH
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CISM
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) MCITP
5 1 (0.34%) MCSA
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.44%) SLA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 14000
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 85 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 45 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.51%) vSphere
4 16 (5.46%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.07%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.39%) XenApp
8 6 (2.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (1.71%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (20.82%) SCCM
2 41 (13.99%) SCOM
3 14 (4.78%) Nagios
4 11 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.07%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.05%) Ansible
7 6 (2.05%) Puppet
8 5 (1.71%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.71%) CFEngine
8 5 (1.71%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.37%) Opsview
10 3 (1.02%) Nessus
10 3 (1.02%) WSUS
11 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.34%) NetVault Backup
12 1 (0.34%) Salt
12 1 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 101 (34.47%) Microsoft
2 69 (23.55%) VMware
3 42 (14.33%) Citrix
4 41 (13.99%) Red Hat
5 36 (12.29%) Oracle
6 29 (9.90%) Cisco
7 21 (7.17%) HP
8 18 (6.14%) Apple
9 14 (4.78%) NetApp
10 12 (4.10%) Symantec
11 8 (2.73%) Clearswift
11 8 (2.73%) EMC
12 7 (2.39%) Intel Security
13 6 (2.05%) Blackboard
13 6 (2.05%) Dell
13 6 (2.05%) F5
13 6 (2.05%) Proofpoint
13 6 (2.05%) Sitecore
14 5 (1.71%) Hortonworks
14 5 (1.71%) Veeam
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 13 days ago