The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 152 142 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs citing COM 4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 1.17% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £39,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.81% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £33,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
COM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
883 857 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.81% 34.56% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 760 724 713
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

COM
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Hertfordshire region.

COM Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

COM
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

COM Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

COM
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -7 3 £34,000 -13.37%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £45,000 -
COM
East of England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Legato
1 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Sun