The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 453 398 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.19% 18.79% 18.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.61% 57.68% 55.67%
Number of salaries quoted 366 323 410
Average salary £35,375 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
670 690 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.90% 32.58% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 551 511 681
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -11.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 +5 143 £42,500 +26.86% 24
Hemel Hempstead -5 54 £40,350 +15.28% 2
Stevenage +2 46 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Letchworth +19 30 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Welwyn Garden City +2 16 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Potters Bar +3 15 £32,500 -7.14%
St Albans -11 14 £30,000 - 2
Berkhamsted - 13 £36,500 -
Rickmansworth +5 10 £26,500 -15.87%
Hitchin - 7 £60,000 - 1
Borehamwood +5 5 £19,000 -14.60%
Bishop's Stortford -10 3 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Baldock 0 2 £36,250 +2.11%
Harpenden +5 1 £35,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 433 (49.88%) Microsoft
2 299 (34.45%) SQL
3 285 (32.83%) Active Directory
4 273 (31.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 259 (29.84%) VMware
6 245 (28.23%) MS Office
7 238 (27.42%) MS Excel
8 191 (22.00%) SQL Server
9 181 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 173 (19.93%) MS Exchange
11 169 (19.47%) Linux
12 156 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 153 (17.63%) Citrix
14 137 (15.78%) Cisco
15 136 (15.67%) Finance
16 130 (14.98%) Oracle
17 127 (14.63%) Windows XP
18 124 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 124 (14.29%) ITIL
19 119 (13.71%) .NET
19 119 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
20 115 (13.25%) Hyper-V
21 114 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
22 111 (12.79%) C#
23 109 (12.56%) UNIX
24 99 (11.41%) Windows 7
25 98 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
26 96 (11.06%) Degree
27 94 (10.83%) IIS
28 88 (10.14%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows 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 Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 173 (19.93%) MS Exchange
2 98 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (10.83%) IIS
4 88 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 68 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 61 (7.03%) WebSphere
7 56 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 51 (5.88%) Tomcat
9 43 (4.95%) IBM HTTP Server
10 41 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 39 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 37 (4.26%) MQSeries
13 36 (4.15%) Lync
14 29 (3.34%) Apache
15 27 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
16 20 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 13 (1.50%) OpenEdge
19 9 (1.04%) IBM Notes
20 7 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 245 (28.23%) MS Office
2 238 (27.42%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.81%) MS Project
4 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.69%) Mingle
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) DOC1
7 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
1 10 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.69%) Office 365
2 24 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.46%) PaaS
4 4 (0.46%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 84 (9.68%) DNS
3 79 (9.10%) Firewall
4 78 (8.99%) LAN
5 75 (8.64%) SAN
6 67 (7.72%) WAN
7 59 (6.80%) DHCP
8 57 (6.57%) HTTP
9 42 (4.84%) FTP
10 36 (4.15%) Internet
11 32 (3.69%) VPN
12 27 (3.11%) VoIP
13 19 (2.19%) MPLS
14 18 (2.07%) iSCSI
15 15 (1.73%) NetScaler
16 14 (1.61%) NAS
17 13 (1.50%) Wireless
17 13 (1.50%) PBX
18 11 (1.27%) Network Security
19 10 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (5.07%) MySQL
4 41 (4.72%) DB2
5 39 (4.49%) Oracle Database
6 33 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.92%) EDRMS
13 8 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.69%) RavenDB
15 6 (0.69%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
17 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (2.07%) NUnit
2 14 (1.61%) Subversion
3 13 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.81%) MSTest
8 6 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.58%) Selenium
9 5 (0.58%) Moq
10 4 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.46%) MSI
10 4 (0.46%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.46%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.35%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Blend
12 2 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 136 (15.67%) Finance
2 86 (9.91%) Retail
3 55 (6.34%) Manufacturing
4 30 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.07%) Back Office
6 11 (1.27%) Legal
7 8 (0.92%) Banking
8 7 (0.81%) Marketing
9 6 (0.69%) Billing
10 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.46%) Advertising
11 3 (0.35%) Games
12 2 (0.23%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (20.16%) Analyst
2 139 (16.01%) Support Engineer
3 116 (13.36%) Developer
4 108 (12.44%) Support Analyst
5 69 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 67 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 62 (7.14%) Administrator
8 57 (6.57%) Architect
8 57 (6.57%) IT Support
9 56 (6.45%) Technical Support
10 55 (6.34%) Consultant
11 47 (5.41%) Junior
11 47 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 42 (4.84%) Operations Analyst
13 39 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
14 38 (4.38%) Server Engineer
15 37 (4.26%) DBA
15 37 (4.26%) Operations Support Analyst
16 31 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
16 31 (3.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (13.71%) .NET
2 63 (7.26%) HTML
3 61 (7.03%) ASP.NET
4 56 (6.45%) Web Services
5 44 (5.07%) XML
5 44 (5.07%) Middleware
5 44 (5.07%) .NET Framework
6 41 (4.72%) J2EE
7 38 (4.38%) JDBC
8 35 (4.03%) CSS
9 33 (3.80%) SOAP
10 23 (2.65%) WPF
10 23 (2.65%) jQuery
11 19 (2.19%) XSLT
12 18 (2.07%) WCF
13 17 (1.96%) WinForms
14 16 (1.84%) MFC
15 14 (1.61%) LAMP
15 14 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (1.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.15%) Clustering
2 25 (2.88%) Replication
3 21 (2.42%) Blackberry
4 20 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.50%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.38%) Smartphone
7 12 (1.38%) CLARiiON
8 9 (1.04%) Firmware
8 9 (1.04%) FlexPod
9 8 (0.92%) Thin Client
9 8 (0.92%) PKI
9 8 (0.92%) Taxonomies
9 8 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 8 (0.92%) EqualLogic
10 7 (0.81%) iPad
10 7 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 273 (31.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 181 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 169 (19.47%) Linux
4 127 (14.63%) Windows XP
5 119 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (12.56%) UNIX
7 99 (11.41%) Windows 7
8 60 (6.91%) Solaris
9 59 (6.80%) AIX
10 51 (5.88%) Windows Vista
11 37 (4.26%) Windows 8
12 18 (2.07%) Apple iOS
13 17 (1.96%) Android
14 14 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (1.38%) CentOS
15 12 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (1.04%) HPUX
17 9 (1.04%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (14.29%) ITIL
2 67 (7.72%) E-Commerce
3 57 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (5.07%) Migration
5 41 (4.72%) OO
5 41 (4.72%) Software Engineering
6 36 (4.15%) MVC
7 34 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 31 (3.57%) Project Management
8 31 (3.57%) CRM
9 26 (3.00%) Time Management
10 24 (2.76%) Change Management
11 23 (2.65%) OOP
12 22 (2.53%) Service Delivery
13 21 (2.42%) Systems Analysis
13 21 (2.42%) Network Design
14 19 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (2.07%) Software Deployment
15 18 (2.07%) Load Balancing
15 18 (2.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 299 (34.45%) SQL
2 111 (12.79%) C#
3 82 (9.45%) Java
4 54 (6.22%) JavaScript
5 43 (4.95%) C++
6 38 (4.38%) Perl
7 35 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 32 (3.69%) T-SQL
9 30 (3.46%) VB
10 29 (3.34%) VBScript
11 25 (2.88%) C
12 23 (2.65%) PHP
12 23 (2.65%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.53%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.73%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.61%) VC++
16 13 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.69%) Python
17 6 (0.69%) VBA
18 5 (0.58%) F#
Qualifications
1 114 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (11.06%) Degree
3 70 (8.06%) MCSE
4 63 (7.26%) MCITP
5 62 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (6.45%) CCNA
7 45 (5.18%) MCP
8 44 (5.07%) Security Cleared
9 42 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 38 (4.38%) MCTS
11 24 (2.76%) SC Cleared
12 21 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
13 19 (2.19%) MCSA
14 17 (1.96%) CCNP
15 12 (1.38%) NCDA
15 12 (1.38%) CCEE
15 12 (1.38%) CCIA
16 11 (1.27%) NCIE
16 11 (1.27%) VCAP
17 9 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.76%) SLA
2 13 (1.50%) QA
3 12 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.92%) HL7
5 4 (0.46%) DICOM
6 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 285 (32.83%) Active Directory
2 156 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (13.25%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.76%) vSphere
5 41 (4.72%) VMware ESX
6 38 (4.38%) XenApp
7 35 (4.03%) XenDesktop
8 26 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.73%) ISA Server
10 14 (1.61%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.92%) XenServer
12 8 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.58%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.46%) vCloud
16 3 (0.35%) KVM
16 3 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 3 (0.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 37 (4.26%) SCCM
2 14 (1.61%) SCOM
2 14 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.38%) NetBackup
3 12 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 10 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 6 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.46%) Netcool
9 4 (0.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (0.46%) Control-M
10 3 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 433 (49.88%) Microsoft
2 259 (29.84%) VMware
3 153 (17.63%) Citrix
4 137 (15.78%) Cisco
5 130 (14.98%) Oracle
6 80 (9.22%) IBM
7 66 (7.60%) HP
8 46 (5.30%) Symantec
9 43 (4.95%) NetApp
10 35 (4.03%) EMC
11 33 (3.80%) Apple
12 31 (3.57%) Dell
13 17 (1.96%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.84%) CheckPoint
15 14 (1.61%) McAfee
16 11 (1.27%) Novell
16 11 (1.27%) Business Objects
16 11 (1.27%) SAP
17 10 (1.15%) Avaya
17 10 (1.15%) Juniper
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + be - training, pens, health +
Posted: 15 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £120 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental, Relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago