The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 584 415 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.69% 16.75% 19.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.45% 55.04% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 468 347 424
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Windows
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
774 754 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.05% 30.43% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 608 631 648
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,775
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 +3 133 £34,000 -2.85% 8
Hemel Hempstead 0 127 £31,000 -22.50% 8
Welwyn Garden City +3 59 £42,500 +25.00% 12
St Albans -4 45 £41,500 +50.90% 12
Stevenage 0 26 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Rickmansworth 0 15 £35,000 +33.33%
Borehamwood +1 9 £26,000 +15.55% 6
Royston -2 9 £42,500 +66.66% 1
Letchworth -1 7 £39,500 +1.28%
Potters Bar +7 5 £21,750 -48.82%
Hoddesdon - 5 £41,500 -
Hertford +11 4 £70,000 +211.11%
Harpenden -4 2 £28,000 -25.33%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £36,000 -
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn - 2 £32,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £26,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 454 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 350 (36.73%) Active Directory
3 295 (30.95%) SQL
4 281 (29.49%) VMware
5 280 (29.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 278 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 270 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 223 (23.40%) MS Exchange
9 221 (23.19%) Linux
10 219 (22.98%) MS Excel
11 174 (18.26%) Citrix
12 163 (17.10%) Cisco
13 161 (16.89%) MS Office
14 152 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 147 (15.42%) .NET
16 146 (15.32%) Windows 7
17 134 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
17 134 (14.06%) Firewall
18 133 (13.96%) ITIL
19 129 (13.54%) Java
20 125 (13.12%) DNS
21 122 (12.80%) IIS
22 120 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
23 119 (12.49%) C#
24 118 (12.38%) SAN
25 112 (11.75%) JavaScript
26 110 (11.54%) Hyper-V
27 108 (11.33%) DHCP
28 106 (11.12%) SharePoint
29 105 (11.02%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 223 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 134 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (12.80%) IIS
4 106 (11.12%) SharePoint
5 81 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 72 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 62 (6.51%) WebSphere
8 54 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 39 (4.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 32 (3.36%) Tomcat
11 28 (2.94%) Lync
12 25 (2.62%) JBoss
12 25 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 20 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (1.99%) Apache
15 16 (1.68%) WebLogic
16 15 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
17 14 (1.47%) MQSeries
18 11 (1.15%) IBM Notes
18 11 (1.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 219 (22.98%) MS Excel
2 161 (16.89%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) Mingle
4 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 2 (0.21%) HipChat
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Maximo
1 8 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.84%) Magento
2 7 (0.73%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.21%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.30%) Office 365
2 32 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.47%) SaaS
4 8 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.31%) IaaS
6 3 (0.31%) PaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 134 (14.06%) Firewall
2 125 (13.12%) DNS
3 118 (12.38%) SAN
4 108 (11.33%) DHCP
5 105 (11.02%) WAN
6 103 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 93 (9.76%) LAN
8 52 (5.46%) VPN
9 49 (5.14%) HTTP
10 34 (3.57%) VLAN
11 32 (3.36%) Internet
12 24 (2.52%) VoIP
13 19 (1.99%) FTP
14 18 (1.89%) Wireless
15 17 (1.78%) NAS
15 17 (1.78%) SMTP
15 17 (1.78%) MPLS
16 15 (1.57%) HTTPS
17 13 (1.36%) SSL
17 13 (1.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 88 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 40 (4.20%) MySQL
6 37 (3.88%) DB2
7 29 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (2.52%) Relational Database
10 22 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.94%) MS Access
14 8 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.63%) JasperReports
16 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 28 (2.94%) NUnit
3 25 (2.62%) TeamCity
4 21 (2.20%) Selenium
5 10 (1.05%) MSTest
6 9 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (0.94%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.84%) JIRA
8 7 (0.73%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.73%) JMeter
8 7 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.63%) Toad
9 6 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (0.63%) Moq
10 5 (0.52%) JUnit
10 5 (0.52%) Subversion
11 4 (0.42%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.42%) Android Studio
General
1 97 (10.18%) Finance
2 57 (5.98%) Retail
3 32 (3.36%) Marketing
4 24 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.41%) Banking
6 22 (2.31%) Publishing
7 16 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.05%) Legal
10 7 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.52%) Law
12 4 (0.42%) Electronics
12 4 (0.42%) Arabic Language
12 4 (0.42%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.21%) Front Office
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 190 (19.94%) Analyst
2 179 (18.78%) Developer
3 115 (12.07%) Support Analyst
4 84 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 83 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 75 (7.87%) Software Developer
7 61 (6.40%) Software Engineer
7 61 (6.40%) Administrator
8 57 (5.98%) C# Developer
9 54 (5.67%) .NET Developer
10 45 (4.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 44 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 43 (4.51%) Architect
13 42 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
14 40 (4.20%) Consultant
15 37 (3.88%) Senior Developer
15 37 (3.88%) IT Support
16 36 (3.78%) Technical Support
17 34 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
18 32 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (15.42%) .NET
2 95 (9.97%) HTML
3 80 (8.39%) ASP.NET
4 77 (8.08%) XML
5 64 (6.72%) CSS
6 54 (5.67%) J2EE
7 49 (5.14%) HTML5
8 47 (4.93%) Web Services
9 46 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (4.72%) WCF
11 42 (4.41%) CSS3
11 42 (4.41%) Ajax
11 42 (4.41%) .NET Framework
12 37 (3.88%) jQuery
13 34 (3.57%) WebSockets
13 34 (3.57%) WinForms
14 30 (3.15%) XSLT
15 28 (2.94%) WPF
16 21 (2.20%) XSL
17 20 (2.10%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.19%) Blackberry
2 52 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.14%) Clustering
4 37 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.46%) Replication
6 28 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.31%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 18 (1.89%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.36%) PKI
9 13 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.94%) Open Source
11 8 (0.84%) iSeries
11 8 (0.84%) iPad
11 8 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.84%) Statistics
12 7 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (0.63%) EqualLogic
13 6 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 280 (29.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 270 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 221 (23.19%) Linux
4 146 (15.32%) Windows 7
5 103 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (10.28%) Windows XP
7 89 (9.34%) UNIX
8 54 (5.67%) Android
9 44 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 39 (4.09%) Apple iOS
11 35 (3.67%) Windows 2000
12 34 (3.57%) AIX
13 33 (3.46%) Windows Vista
14 31 (3.25%) Mac OS X
15 28 (2.94%) Solaris
16 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.63%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.31%) HPUX
19 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (13.96%) ITIL
2 96 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (8.50%) Software Engineering
4 66 (6.93%) Scrum
5 60 (6.30%) MVC
6 58 (6.09%) Web Development
7 56 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 55 (5.77%) Problem Management
9 54 (5.67%) TDD
10 46 (4.83%) OO
11 45 (4.72%) Migration
12 41 (4.30%) Mentoring
13 39 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (3.88%) E-Commerce
15 35 (3.67%) Project Management
16 33 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
17 32 (3.36%) Product Management
18 30 (3.15%) Time Management
19 29 (3.04%) Incident Management
20 28 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 295 (30.95%) SQL
2 129 (13.54%) Java
3 119 (12.49%) C#
4 112 (11.75%) JavaScript
5 84 (8.81%) C++
6 66 (6.93%) C
7 59 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 43 (4.51%) Perl
9 40 (4.20%) T-SQL
9 40 (4.20%) PL/SQL
10 38 (3.99%) PHP
11 33 (3.46%) Bash Shell
12 27 (2.83%) VB
13 20 (2.10%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.99%) Python
15 17 (1.78%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.26%) VBScript
17 10 (1.05%) Assembly Language
18 9 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.73%) AWK
Qualifications
1 120 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (10.28%) Degree
3 85 (8.92%) MCSE
4 57 (5.98%) MCSA
5 54 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (5.46%) MCP
7 50 (5.25%) MCITP
8 45 (4.72%) CCNA
9 42 (4.41%) Security Cleared
10 38 (3.99%) SC Cleared
11 33 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (2.31%) MCTS
14 21 (2.20%) CCNP
15 13 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (1.05%) ISEB
16 10 (1.05%) MCDST
17 8 (0.84%) ISTQB
17 8 (0.84%) CCIE
18 7 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.56%) SLA
2 33 (3.46%) QA
3 12 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (0.52%) GMP
5 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
System Software
1 350 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 152 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 77 (8.08%) vSphere
5 65 (6.82%) VMware ESX
6 53 (5.56%) XenApp
7 49 (5.14%) XenDesktop
8 38 (3.99%) Firmware
9 36 (3.78%) vCloud
10 25 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (2.10%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.47%) XenServer
13 10 (1.05%) VMware Server
14 9 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.94%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.84%) Xen
16 6 (0.63%) NLBS
16 6 (0.63%) NFS
17 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.42%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 60 (6.30%) SCCM
2 44 (4.62%) Backup Exec
3 42 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 37 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 33 (3.46%) SCOM
6 16 (1.68%) WSUS
7 9 (0.94%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.63%) Opsview
9 6 (0.63%) Cacti
10 5 (0.52%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.42%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.31%) EdgeSight
13 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.21%) Legato
14 1 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 454 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 281 (29.49%) VMware
3 174 (18.26%) Citrix
4 163 (17.10%) Cisco
5 104 (10.91%) Oracle
6 67 (7.03%) IBM
7 64 (6.72%) HP
8 57 (5.98%) Symantec
9 38 (3.99%) Sophos
10 36 (3.78%) Veritas
11 27 (2.83%) CheckPoint
11 27 (2.83%) Sun
12 26 (2.73%) Dell
13 25 (2.62%) SAP
14 19 (1.99%) Apple
15 12 (1.26%) 3PAR
16 11 (1.15%) SonicWALL
16 11 (1.15%) JD Edwards
16 11 (1.15%) Lotus
17 10 (1.05%) Sybase
Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + study support, gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago