Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 176 367 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.53% 17.31% 17.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 78.76% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 155 325 353
Essex median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.58% +35.71% -13.04%
10th Percentile £19,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £72,500 £53,500
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,525
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.60% +0.07%

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 286 466 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.36% 21.98% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 252 360 407
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +30.14% -10.43%
10th Percentile £19,250 £27,225 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 45 £32,500 -23.53%
Colchester -14 27 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Brentwood 0 18 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Braintree -1 8 £20,500 -61.86%
Basildon +10 6 £32,500 -33.33% 1
Harlow -20 4 £35,000 -
Loughton - 4 £50,000 - 2
Purfleet +2 3 £23,000 +43.75%
Grays +1 2 £21,500 -37.68% 1
Saffron Walden -7 2 £24,500 -38.75%
Witham -15 2 £22,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +12 1 £20,500 -61.86% 1
Waltham Abbey 0 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Billericay 0 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Rochford - 1 - -
Dunmow - 1 £20,500 -
Thurrock - 1 £35,500 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 81 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 68 (38.64%) Active Directory
3 63 (35.80%) Windows Server
4 48 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 44 (25.00%) Office 365
6 41 (23.30%) VMware
7 37 (21.02%) Cisco
8 35 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (19.32%) Windows 10
10 29 (16.48%) Windows 7
11 28 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (14.20%) PowerShell
14 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (13.64%) SQL
14 24 (13.64%) Visual Studio
14 24 (13.64%) MS Exchange
15 22 (12.50%) C#
15 22 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (11.93%) Linux
17 19 (10.80%) SDLC
18 18 (10.23%) Citrix
18 18 (10.23%) WAN
19 17 (9.66%) ITIL
19 17 (9.66%) SAN
19 17 (9.66%) Hyper-V
20 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (8.52%) HP
21 15 (8.52%) .NET

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 24 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.39%) IIS
3 5 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.70%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.57%) WordPress
6 1 (0.57%) Zimbra
Applications
1 48 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (25.00%) Office 365
2 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.55%) IaaS
3 8 (4.55%) PaaS
4 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.57%) Asana
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) WAN
2 17 (9.66%) SAN
3 13 (7.39%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (7.39%) Firewall
4 12 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.25%) LAN
6 10 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (5.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (4.55%) Internet
9 7 (3.98%) DHCP
9 7 (3.98%) DNS
10 6 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.84%) MPLS
11 5 (2.84%) VLAN
12 4 (2.27%) VPN
13 3 (1.70%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.70%) NAS
13 3 (1.70%) Network Security
13 3 (1.70%) VoIP
13 3 (1.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.41%) MySQL
5 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.70%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.14%) Redis
10 1 (0.57%) DTS
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.39%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.82%) Hudson
5 10 (5.68%) JUnit
6 9 (5.11%) PyUnit
7 5 (2.84%) Subversion
8 3 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.70%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.14%) JIRA
9 2 (1.14%) MSI
10 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.57%) MSTest
10 1 (0.57%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.57%) Redmine
10 1 (0.57%) Trac
General
1 14 (7.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.27%) Automotive
3 4 (2.27%) Electronics
3 4 (2.27%) Games
3 4 (2.27%) Marketing
3 4 (2.27%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (18.75%) IT Support
2 28 (15.91%) Analyst
3 26 (14.77%) Support Engineer
4 22 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 20 (11.36%) Developer
6 16 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 15 (8.52%) IT Support Engineer
8 14 (7.95%) Software Engineer
9 13 (7.39%) Support Technician
10 12 (6.82%) IT Technician
11 11 (6.25%) Applications Support
11 11 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
11 11 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
12 10 (5.68%) IT Analyst
13 9 (5.11%) Help Desk Technician
13 9 (5.11%) IT Support Analyst
13 9 (5.11%) Software Configuration Engineer
14 8 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
14 8 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.52%) .NET
2 10 (5.68%) Web Services
2 10 (5.68%) XMPP
3 8 (4.55%) SAML
3 8 (4.55%) XML
4 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.41%) Node.js
6 4 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.27%) CGI
6 4 (2.27%) JSON
7 3 (1.70%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.70%) HTML
7 3 (1.70%) Middleware
7 3 (1.70%) SOAP
8 2 (1.14%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.14%) Ajax
8 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.14%) CSS
8 2 (1.14%) HTML5
9 1 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.95%) CMDB
2 11 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.55%) PKI
5 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.84%) User Experience
6 4 (2.27%) Animation
7 3 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.70%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.70%) Handset
7 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.14%) CUDA
8 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) iPad
8 2 (1.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (35.80%) Windows Server
2 35 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (19.32%) Windows 10
4 29 (16.48%) Windows 7
5 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (11.93%) Linux
7 8 (4.55%) Android
8 6 (3.41%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.27%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.70%) Unix
10 3 (1.70%) VxWorks
10 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.70%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (10.80%) SDLC
3 17 (9.66%) ITIL
4 13 (7.39%) Configuration Management
4 13 (7.39%) DevOps
4 13 (7.39%) Software Engineering
5 12 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (5.11%) Test Automation
8 8 (4.55%) IT Strategy
9 7 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.98%) Issue Tracking
9 7 (3.98%) Multithreading
10 6 (3.41%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (3.41%) Service Management
11 5 (2.84%) Change Management
11 5 (2.84%) Risk Management
11 5 (2.84%) Software Deployment
11 5 (2.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.20%) PowerShell
2 24 (13.64%) SQL
3 22 (12.50%) C#
4 11 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.55%) C++
6 6 (3.41%) Perl
7 4 (2.27%) Delphi
7 4 (2.27%) Java
7 4 (2.27%) MAXScript
7 4 (2.27%) Python
7 4 (2.27%) Tcl
7 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.27%) VB
8 3 (1.70%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.70%) VBA
9 2 (1.14%) Scala
10 1 (0.57%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.57%) Korn
10 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.68%) MCP
4 9 (5.11%) Degree
5 7 (3.98%) A+ Certification
5 7 (3.98%) CCENT
5 7 (3.98%) MCSA
5 7 (3.98%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (3.41%) CCNA
6 6 (3.41%) MCITP
7 5 (2.84%) MCSE
8 4 (2.27%) MCTS
9 2 (1.14%) CCA
9 2 (1.14%) CCAA
9 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.14%) PhD
9 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.57%) CISSP
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.70%) GDPR
2 3 (1.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.66%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.11%) vCloud
5 7 (3.98%) XenApp
6 5 (2.84%) vSphere
7 3 (1.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.57%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (7.39%) SCCM
2 10 (5.68%) Puppet
3 4 (2.27%) SCOM
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.14%) WSUS
5 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 81 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 41 (23.30%) VMware
3 37 (21.02%) Cisco
4 18 (10.23%) Citrix
5 15 (8.52%) HP
6 11 (6.25%) Sophos
7 6 (3.41%) Oracle
8 5 (2.84%) Meraki
8 5 (2.84%) Mitel
9 3 (1.70%) Avaya
9 3 (1.70%) Intel
9 3 (1.70%) MKS
9 3 (1.70%) Red Box
9 3 (1.70%) Remedy
9 3 (1.70%) Symantec
10 2 (1.14%) Apple
10 2 (1.14%) Dell
10 2 (1.14%) NetApp
10 2 (1.14%) SAP
10 2 (1.14%) Sybase