Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 208 237 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.42% 15.85% 17.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.25% 67.14% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 139 207 329
Essex median annual salary £30,900 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.71% -26.32% +27.52%
10th Percentile £20,350 £19,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +3.90%

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 256 353 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.21% 23.61% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 171 306 365
Essex median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,625 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -2 38 £26,250 -41.67% 10
Harlow +18 22 £28,000 -28.66% 1
Chelmsford -11 21 £38,500 +24.19% 6
Basildon -1 17 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Southend-on-Sea +2 13 £52,500 +87.50% 4
Brentwood +1 10 £55,000 +18.92% 1
Loughton +7 8 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Braintree 0 6 - -
Rayleigh - 6 £25,000 - 1
Saffron Walden +1 5 £19,500 -35.00% 6
Dunmow 0 3 £20,000 -2.44%
Grays -2 3 £27,500 +27.91% 2
Witham +5 2 £20,750 - 2
Billericay +9 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Canvey Island - 1 £40,000 -
Epping - 1 £30,500 -
Maldon - 1 £28,500 - 1
Harwich - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 106 (50.96%) Active Directory
2 99 (47.60%) Microsoft
3 98 (47.12%) Windows Server
4 64 (30.77%) VMware
5 56 (26.92%) Windows 10
6 51 (24.52%) Microsoft Office
7 50 (24.04%) Windows 7
8 45 (21.63%) Office 365
9 44 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (21.15%) SQL
10 41 (19.71%) vSphere
11 40 (19.23%) C#
12 38 (18.27%) DNS
13 37 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (17.31%) TCP/IP
15 35 (16.83%) Citrix
16 34 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 32 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (15.38%) MS Exchange
17 32 (15.38%) ITIL
18 29 (13.94%) SQL Server
18 29 (13.94%) Degree
19 27 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (12.50%) Finance
20 26 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (12.02%) .NET
21 25 (12.02%) SAN
22 23 (11.06%) Linux
22 23 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
23 22 (10.58%) Amazon AWS

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 32 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 51 (24.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.63%) Office 365
2 27 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.37%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.96%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.96%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.27%) DNS
2 36 (17.31%) TCP/IP
3 25 (12.02%) SAN
4 19 (9.13%) DHCP
4 19 (9.13%) NAS
5 15 (7.21%) Firewall
6 8 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (3.37%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.88%) VoIP
9 5 (2.40%) VPN
10 4 (1.92%) LAN
10 4 (1.92%) VLAN
10 4 (1.92%) WAN
11 2 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.96%) SMS
11 2 (0.96%) Wireless
12 1 (0.48%) IPsec
12 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.48%) RapidIO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.65%) MySQL
3 7 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.48%) ActiveReports
7 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.48%) Ingres
7 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.48%) QlikView
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Moq
3 1 (0.48%) NUnit
3 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Electronics
3 11 (5.29%) Retail
4 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.40%) Back Office
6 5 (2.40%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 2 (0.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (19.71%) Support Engineer
2 37 (17.79%) Analyst
3 34 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (15.38%) Developer
5 28 (13.46%) IT Support
6 23 (11.06%) Desktop Support
6 23 (11.06%) IT Engineer
7 18 (8.65%) IT Support Engineer
8 17 (8.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (7.21%) 1st Line Support
10 14 (6.73%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.73%) Web Developer
11 13 (6.25%) Graduate
11 13 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
11 13 (6.25%) Graduate Web Developer
11 13 (6.25%) Trainee
11 13 (6.25%) Trainee Developer
11 13 (6.25%) Trainee Web Developer
12 11 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.02%) .NET
2 18 (8.65%) HTML
3 16 (7.69%) CSS
4 13 (6.25%) LESS
5 6 (2.88%) XML
6 5 (2.40%) ADSI
6 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.92%) Web Services
7 4 (1.92%) WPF
8 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.44%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.44%) SOAP
9 2 (0.96%) WCF
9 2 (0.96%) WinForms
10 1 (0.48%) Middleware
10 1 (0.48%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.48%) Node.js
10 1 (0.48%) REST
10 1 (0.48%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.65%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.33%) Smartphone
5 8 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.88%) Clustering
6 6 (2.88%) EMC VNX
6 6 (2.88%) User Experience
7 5 (2.40%) CCTV
7 5 (2.40%) Replication
7 5 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.44%) CUDA
8 3 (1.44%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.96%) Life Science
9 2 (0.96%) NHS
10 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.48%) FMCG
10 1 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 98 (47.12%) Windows Server
2 56 (26.92%) Windows 10
3 50 (24.04%) Windows 7
4 44 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (11.06%) Linux
7 14 (6.73%) Windows 8
8 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.44%) Android
10 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Unix
11 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 32 (15.38%) ITIL
4 26 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 16 (7.69%) Web Development
6 13 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 13 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 13 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 13 (6.25%) Six Sigma
7 10 (4.81%) Change Management
8 9 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (4.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (3.85%) Line Management
9 8 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.85%) Service Management
9 8 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (3.37%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.15%) SQL
2 40 (19.23%) C#
3 15 (7.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.25%) TypeScript
5 11 (5.29%) VB
6 10 (4.81%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.33%) C++
7 9 (4.33%) Delphi
8 5 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.92%) Java
10 3 (1.44%) C
11 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.96%) VB6
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.48%) Python
12 1 (0.48%) R
12 1 (0.48%) Ruby
12 1 (0.48%) VBScript
12 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (13.94%) Degree
2 18 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.25%) MCSA
4 8 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.40%) MOS
5 5 (2.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (1.44%) CCA
6 3 (1.44%) CCNA
6 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.44%) MCITP
7 2 (0.96%) CCAA
7 2 (0.96%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.96%) MCSE
7 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) CCENT
8 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) PhD
8 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 106 (50.96%) Active Directory
2 41 (19.71%) vSphere
3 23 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (8.65%) Hyper-V
6 16 (7.69%) XenApp
7 15 (7.21%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.85%) BitLocker
8 8 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.37%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.48%) Firmware
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.33%) Puppet
1 9 (4.33%) SCCM
2 8 (3.85%) PowerCLI
2 8 (3.85%) SCOM
3 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.48%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 99 (47.60%) Microsoft
2 64 (30.77%) VMware
3 35 (16.83%) Citrix
4 22 (10.58%) Cisco
5 19 (9.13%) Oracle
6 14 (6.73%) 3PAR
7 11 (5.29%) Draytek
7 11 (5.29%) HP
7 11 (5.29%) SonicWALL
8 8 (3.85%) Apple
8 8 (3.85%) Brocade
8 8 (3.85%) Sophos
9 7 (3.37%) Avaya
9 7 (3.37%) EMC
9 7 (3.37%) Meraki
10 6 (2.88%) Isilon
10 6 (2.88%) Veeam
11 5 (2.40%) Sage
11 5 (2.40%) Samsung
12 4 (1.92%) Mitel