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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 438 373 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.29% 18.12% 18.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.26% 58.93% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 340 302 418
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
661 633 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.60% 30.76% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 536 476 715
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +10 140 £45,000 +36.36% 18
Hemel Hempstead -6 50 £40,350 -10.33% 10
Stevenage 0 48 £32,500 +16.07% 3
Letchworth - 32 £35,000 - 6
Potters Bar 0 16 £32,750 -6.42%
Welwyn Garden City -2 15 £30,500 -28.23% 1
Hitchin +5 13 £60,000 +84.61%
St Albans -20 12 £30,000 -1.63% 2
Berkhamsted - 7 £40,000 - 1
Rickmansworth +3 6 £26,250 -16.66% 1
Bishop's Stortford -7 4 £22,000 -48.23% 1
Hoddesdon - 4 £37,500 -
Hertford -16 2 £23,250 -18.42% 2
Baldock - 2 £35,000 -
Borehamwood +2 1 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Royston - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 437 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 284 (33.57%) Active Directory
3 267 (31.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 265 (31.32%) SQL
5 254 (30.02%) VMware
6 245 (28.96%) MS Excel
7 228 (26.95%) MS Office
8 176 (20.80%) SQL Server
9 174 (20.57%) MS Exchange
10 169 (19.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 159 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 147 (17.38%) Citrix
13 146 (17.26%) Linux
13 146 (17.26%) Finance
14 126 (14.89%) Cisco
15 124 (14.66%) ITIL
15 124 (14.66%) Oracle
15 124 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 122 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 118 (13.95%) TCP/IP
18 112 (13.24%) Windows XP
18 112 (13.24%) Hyper-V
19 109 (12.88%) .NET
20 100 (11.82%) C#
20 100 (11.82%) Degree
21 98 (11.58%) UNIX
22 92 (10.87%) Windows 7
22 92 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
23 91 (10.76%) Retail
24 90 (10.64%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 174 (20.57%) MS Exchange
2 92 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 90 (10.64%) IIS
3 90 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 64 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 60 (7.09%) WebSphere
6 55 (6.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 48 (5.67%) Tomcat
8 43 (5.08%) Lync
9 42 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 42 (4.96%) IBM HTTP Server
10 36 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 32 (3.78%) MQSeries
12 25 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (2.60%) Apache
13 22 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (1.54%) OpenEdge
14 13 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.83%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 245 (28.96%) MS Excel
2 228 (26.95%) MS Office
3 10 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.83%) Mingle
6 6 (0.71%) MS Project
7 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.12%) DOC1
9 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.24%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.12%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.14%) Office 365
2 29 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.71%) PaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.47%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 86 (10.17%) DNS
3 76 (8.98%) Firewall
4 75 (8.87%) LAN
5 73 (8.63%) SAN
6 68 (8.04%) WAN
7 66 (7.80%) DHCP
8 53 (6.26%) HTTP
9 38 (4.49%) Internet
10 37 (4.37%) FTP
11 30 (3.55%) VoIP
11 30 (3.55%) VPN
12 21 (2.48%) MPLS
13 16 (1.89%) PBX
14 13 (1.54%) NetScaler
14 13 (1.54%) NAS
14 13 (1.54%) iSCSI
15 12 (1.42%) Wireless
15 12 (1.42%) Intranet
15 12 (1.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (4.73%) DB2
4 39 (4.61%) Oracle Database
5 36 (4.26%) MySQL
6 29 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.18%) EDRMS
12 8 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (0.83%) Neo4j
13 7 (0.83%) RavenDB
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.13%) Subversion
2 15 (1.77%) NUnit
3 14 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.95%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.95%) MSTest
7 7 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.83%) JUnit
8 6 (0.71%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.59%) Rational Application Developer
9 5 (0.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 5 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.24%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Blend
10 2 (0.24%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.12%) Moq
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 146 (17.26%) Finance
2 91 (10.76%) Retail
3 62 (7.33%) Manufacturing
4 31 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.36%) Back Office
6 11 (1.30%) Legal
7 7 (0.83%) Marketing
7 7 (0.83%) Banking
8 4 (0.47%) Advertising
8 4 (0.47%) Games
8 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.35%) Publishing
10 2 (0.24%) Billing
10 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (19.50%) Analyst
2 135 (15.96%) Support Engineer
3 119 (14.07%) Developer
4 106 (12.53%) Support Analyst
5 69 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 68 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 66 (7.80%) Architect
8 61 (7.21%) Technical Support
9 59 (6.97%) Administrator
10 57 (6.74%) Consultant
11 49 (5.79%) IT Support
12 48 (5.67%) Junior
13 41 (4.85%) Server Engineer
14 39 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
15 37 (4.37%) Operations Analyst
16 35 (4.14%) DBA
17 32 (3.78%) Operations Support Analyst
18 29 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 29 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
19 27 (3.19%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (12.88%) .NET
2 73 (8.63%) HTML
3 62 (7.33%) ASP.NET
4 51 (6.03%) Web Services
5 45 (5.32%) XML
6 43 (5.08%) CSS
7 39 (4.61%) J2EE
7 39 (4.61%) Middleware
8 38 (4.49%) .NET Framework
9 37 (4.37%) JDBC
10 27 (3.19%) SOAP
11 25 (2.96%) jQuery
12 21 (2.48%) XSLT
13 16 (1.89%) MFC
14 15 (1.77%) WPF
14 15 (1.77%) WinForms
15 14 (1.65%) WCF
15 14 (1.65%) HTML5
16 12 (1.42%) LAMP
16 12 (1.42%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.08%) Clustering
2 26 (3.07%) Mathematics
3 23 (2.72%) Replication
4 20 (2.36%) Blackberry
4 20 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.54%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.18%) CLARiiON
8 10 (1.18%) Firmware
8 10 (1.18%) Taxonomies
9 9 (1.06%) FlexPod
10 8 (0.95%) Thin Client
10 8 (0.95%) Fat Client
10 8 (0.95%) PKI
10 8 (0.95%) EqualLogic
11 7 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.71%) iPad
13 5 (0.59%) Open Source
13 5 (0.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 267 (31.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 169 (19.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 146 (17.26%) Linux
4 122 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (13.24%) Windows XP
6 98 (11.58%) UNIX
7 92 (10.87%) Windows 7
8 58 (6.86%) AIX
8 58 (6.86%) Solaris
9 41 (4.85%) Windows Vista
10 30 (3.55%) Windows 8
11 21 (2.48%) Apple iOS
12 19 (2.25%) Android
13 18 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (1.06%) CentOS
15 9 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (1.06%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.95%) HPUX
17 5 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (14.66%) ITIL
2 74 (8.75%) E-Commerce
3 49 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (5.79%) Migration
4 43 (5.08%) MVC
5 41 (4.85%) OO
5 41 (4.85%) Software Engineering
6 38 (4.49%) Project Management
7 36 (4.26%) CRM
8 30 (3.55%) Time Management
9 27 (3.19%) Problem Management
10 24 (2.84%) OOP
11 22 (2.60%) Service Delivery
12 21 (2.48%) Change Management
13 20 (2.36%) Network Design
13 20 (2.36%) Systems Analysis
14 18 (2.13%) TOGAF
14 18 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (2.13%) Load Balancing
15 16 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 265 (31.32%) SQL
2 100 (11.82%) C#
3 75 (8.87%) Java
4 59 (6.97%) JavaScript
5 38 (4.49%) Perl
5 38 (4.49%) C++
6 37 (4.37%) PowerShell
7 34 (4.02%) T-SQL
8 32 (3.78%) C
9 28 (3.31%) VB
10 27 (3.19%) VBScript
11 24 (2.84%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.84%) VB.NET
12 19 (2.25%) PHP
13 14 (1.65%) VC++
14 11 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.71%) VBA
15 6 (0.71%) Python
16 5 (0.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 124 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (11.82%) Degree
3 75 (8.87%) MCSE
4 66 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (7.80%) MCITP
5 55 (6.50%) CCNA
6 50 (5.91%) Security Cleared
7 42 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (4.73%) MCP
9 37 (4.37%) MCTS
10 30 (3.55%) SC Cleared
11 23 (2.72%) MCSA
12 22 (2.60%) CCNP
13 21 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.30%) NCDA
14 11 (1.30%) VCAP
15 10 (1.18%) CCA
15 10 (1.18%) NCIE
16 8 (0.95%) ISEB
17 7 (0.83%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.37%) SLA
2 12 (1.42%) QA
3 8 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.47%) HL7
4 4 (0.47%) DICOM
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 284 (33.57%) Active Directory
2 159 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.32%) XenApp
4 45 (5.32%) vSphere
5 44 (5.20%) VMware ESX
6 38 (4.49%) XenDesktop
7 15 (1.77%) Terminal Services
7 15 (1.77%) ISA Server
7 15 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (0.83%) XenServer
10 7 (0.83%) MetaFrame
11 5 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.47%) vCloud
12 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 35 (4.14%) SCCM
2 16 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.42%) NetBackup
3 12 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 10 (1.18%) SCOM
5 8 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 7 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.47%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.35%) Puppet
8 3 (0.35%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.35%) BMC Performance Manager
8 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 437 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 254 (30.02%) VMware
3 147 (17.38%) Citrix
4 126 (14.89%) Cisco
5 124 (14.66%) Oracle
6 75 (8.87%) IBM
7 52 (6.15%) HP
8 49 (5.79%) Symantec
9 38 (4.49%) NetApp
10 35 (4.14%) EMC
11 32 (3.78%) Dell
12 23 (2.72%) Apple
13 16 (1.89%) CheckPoint
14 14 (1.65%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.65%) Sun
14 14 (1.65%) SolarWinds
15 12 (1.42%) Business Objects
16 11 (1.30%) Fujitsu
16 11 (1.30%) McAfee
16 11 (1.30%) Novell
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package, extensive package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package, extensive package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car (£6.5K) + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago