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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 501 395 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.83% 17.42% 17.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.88% 58.69% 56.85%
Number of salaries quoted 418 333 378
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
697 673 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.16% 29.67% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 566 562 669
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 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 March 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 +4 125 £33,750 +3.84% 12
Hemel Hempstead 0 115 £29,250 -24.02% 10
St Albans -12 34 £40,750 +48.18% 3
Welwyn Garden City -3 30 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Stevenage +3 23 £37,500 +28.20% 2
Borehamwood 0 7 £24,000 +6.66%
Potters Bar 0 7 £21,750 -40.41%
Letchworth -4 6 £39,500 +1.28%
Hertford +12 5 £70,000 +211.11%
Rickmansworth -6 5 £21,500 -15.68% 2
Royston - 5 £42,500 - 1
Hoddesdon - 5 £41,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £36,000 -
Harpenden -2 2 £28,000 -25.33%
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn - 2 £32,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 435 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 335 (37.39%) Active Directory
3 296 (33.04%) SQL
4 277 (30.92%) SQL Server
5 253 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 242 (27.01%) VMware
7 228 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 217 (24.22%) MS Excel
9 206 (22.99%) MS Exchange
10 205 (22.88%) Linux
11 164 (18.30%) Citrix
12 163 (18.19%) MS Office
13 157 (17.52%) Cisco
14 140 (15.63%) Windows 7
15 130 (14.51%) Java
16 128 (14.29%) .NET
16 128 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
17 126 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 126 (14.06%) Firewall
18 121 (13.50%) ITIL
19 120 (13.39%) IIS
20 117 (13.06%) DNS
21 115 (12.83%) Oracle
21 115 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
22 110 (12.28%) SAN
23 108 (12.05%) JavaScript
24 105 (11.72%) C#
24 105 (11.72%) WAN
25 103 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
26 96 (10.71%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 206 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 128 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 120 (13.39%) IIS
4 96 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 81 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 72 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 62 (6.92%) WebSphere
8 44 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 41 (4.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 37 (4.13%) Tomcat
11 29 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (2.90%) JBoss
13 23 (2.57%) Lync
14 20 (2.23%) Apache
15 16 (1.79%) MQSeries
15 16 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (1.79%) WebLogic
15 16 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
16 14 (1.56%) OpenEdge
16 14 (1.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 217 (24.22%) MS Excel
2 163 (18.19%) MS Office
3 6 (0.67%) Mingle
4 2 (0.22%) HipChat
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.89%) Magento
2 7 (0.78%) CA PPM
2 7 (0.78%) Maximo
3 4 (0.45%) RiskWrite
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.22%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.22%) Agresso
4 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.22%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.91%) Office 365
2 29 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.56%) SaaS
4 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.56%) PaaS
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.56%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 126 (14.06%) Firewall
2 117 (13.06%) DNS
3 110 (12.28%) SAN
4 105 (11.72%) WAN
5 95 (10.60%) TCP/IP
6 93 (10.38%) LAN
7 92 (10.27%) DHCP
8 55 (6.14%) VPN
9 52 (5.80%) HTTP
10 32 (3.57%) VoIP
10 32 (3.57%) Internet
11 24 (2.68%) FTP
12 23 (2.57%) VLAN
13 19 (2.12%) Wireless
13 19 (2.12%) HTTPS
14 16 (1.79%) MPLS
14 16 (1.79%) NAS
15 15 (1.67%) PBX
16 12 (1.34%) SMTP
16 12 (1.34%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 103 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (5.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (4.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 38 (4.24%) DB2
5 38 (4.24%) MySQL
6 27 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.00%) MS Access
14 9 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.67%) JasperReports
15 6 (0.67%) RavenDB
15 6 (0.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (3.46%) Visual Studio
3 23 (2.57%) NUnit
3 23 (2.57%) TeamCity
4 17 (1.90%) Selenium
5 10 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (0.89%) MSTest
8 7 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.78%) JMeter
9 6 (0.67%) Subversion
9 6 (0.67%) Toad
9 6 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.56%) JIRA
10 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.45%) Maven
11 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.45%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.33%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 86 (9.60%) Finance
2 50 (5.58%) Retail
3 26 (2.90%) Marketing
4 22 (2.46%) Publishing
5 20 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.90%) Banking
7 15 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.67%) Legal
9 6 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.56%) Law
11 3 (0.33%) Electronics
11 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.22%) Front Office
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 174 (19.42%) Analyst
2 146 (16.29%) Developer
3 106 (11.83%) Support Analyst
4 92 (10.27%) Support Engineer
5 81 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 69 (7.70%) Software Developer
7 61 (6.81%) Administrator
8 57 (6.36%) Software Engineer
9 47 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 45 (5.02%) Architect
10 45 (5.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 43 (4.80%) C# Developer
12 42 (4.69%) Technical Support
13 41 (4.58%) .NET Developer
14 40 (4.46%) IT Support
15 38 (4.24%) Applications Support
16 35 (3.91%) DBA
17 32 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
17 32 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
18 31 (3.46%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (14.29%) .NET
2 89 (9.93%) HTML
3 68 (7.59%) XML
4 64 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 60 (6.70%) J2EE
6 58 (6.47%) CSS
7 48 (5.36%) HTML5
8 46 (5.13%) Web Services
9 42 (4.69%) Ajax
10 40 (4.46%) CSS3
10 40 (4.46%) WCF
11 38 (4.24%) jQuery
12 37 (4.13%) .NET Framework
13 36 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (3.68%) WinForms
15 30 (3.35%) WebSockets
16 28 (3.13%) XSLT
17 23 (2.57%) Middleware
18 22 (2.46%) XSL
19 19 (2.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.14%) Blackberry
2 50 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.25%) Clustering
4 43 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.13%) Replication
7 15 (1.67%) PKI
8 14 (1.56%) Mathematics
9 12 (1.34%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.34%) Thin Client
9 12 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.00%) Open Source
11 8 (0.89%) iPad
11 8 (0.89%) Statistics
12 7 (0.78%) CCTV
12 7 (0.78%) EqualLogic
12 7 (0.78%) iSeries
12 7 (0.78%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 253 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 228 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 205 (22.88%) Linux
4 140 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 96 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 96 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (10.49%) UNIX
7 47 (5.25%) Android
7 47 (5.25%) Windows 8
8 38 (4.24%) Windows Vista
9 36 (4.02%) Windows 2000
10 33 (3.68%) Apple iOS
11 30 (3.35%) AIX
12 29 (3.24%) Solaris
13 20 (2.23%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.67%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.45%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (13.50%) ITIL
2 85 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (8.15%) Software Engineering
4 59 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 55 (6.14%) Scrum
6 53 (5.92%) Problem Management
7 48 (5.36%) MVC
8 47 (5.25%) Web Development
9 41 (4.58%) TDD
10 40 (4.46%) E-Commerce
11 39 (4.35%) OO
12 37 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (3.68%) Time Management
13 33 (3.68%) Project Management
14 32 (3.57%) Migration
15 31 (3.46%) Service Management
16 29 (3.24%) Product Management
16 29 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (3.24%) Mentoring
17 25 (2.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 296 (33.04%) SQL
2 130 (14.51%) Java
3 108 (12.05%) JavaScript
4 105 (11.72%) C#
5 62 (6.92%) C++
5 62 (6.92%) PowerShell
6 48 (5.36%) C
7 41 (4.58%) PL/SQL
8 39 (4.35%) Perl
9 35 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 31 (3.46%) PHP
11 29 (3.24%) Bash Shell
12 21 (2.34%) VB
13 18 (2.01%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.90%) Python
15 13 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.12%) Assembly Language
16 10 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.00%) VBScript
18 7 (0.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 115 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (10.38%) Degree
3 81 (9.04%) MCSE
4 61 (6.81%) MCSA
5 52 (5.80%) MCITP
6 50 (5.58%) Security Cleared
7 45 (5.02%) SC Cleared
8 44 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (4.69%) MCP
10 35 (3.91%) CCNA
11 27 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (2.46%) CCNP
13 21 (2.34%) MCTS
14 20 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.34%) MCDST
16 8 (0.89%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.89%) ISEB
16 8 (0.89%) CCIE
17 7 (0.78%) A+ Certification
18 6 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.03%) SLA
2 29 (3.24%) QA
3 6 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.45%) GMP
5 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 335 (37.39%) Active Directory
2 126 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 70 (7.81%) vSphere
5 55 (6.14%) VMware ESX
6 45 (5.02%) XenApp
7 42 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 36 (4.02%) vCloud
9 30 (3.35%) Firmware
10 20 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.23%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.12%) Terminal Server
12 10 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (1.00%) XenServer
13 9 (1.00%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.78%) Xen
15 6 (0.67%) NLBS
15 6 (0.67%) Samba
16 5 (0.56%) NFS
17 4 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 56 (6.25%) SCCM
2 45 (5.02%) Backup Exec
3 40 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 37 (4.13%) NetBackup
5 32 (3.57%) SCOM
6 12 (1.34%) WSUS
7 9 (1.00%) Data Guard
7 9 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.78%) Cacti
9 7 (0.78%) Opsview
10 5 (0.56%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.33%) Puppet
11 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.22%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 435 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 242 (27.01%) VMware
3 164 (18.30%) Citrix
4 157 (17.52%) Cisco
5 115 (12.83%) Oracle
6 71 (7.92%) IBM
7 56 (6.25%) Symantec
8 53 (5.92%) HP
9 38 (4.24%) Sophos
10 34 (3.79%) Veritas
11 28 (3.13%) Sun
12 20 (2.23%) SAP
13 19 (2.12%) CheckPoint
14 18 (2.01%) Apple
15 16 (1.79%) Dell
16 13 (1.45%) Sybase
17 12 (1.34%) 3PAR
18 11 (1.23%) Red Hat
19 10 (1.12%) Acronis
19 10 (1.12%) JD Edwards
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
@ITS
Salary: + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + study support, gym
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Major Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
@ITS
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,500 per annum + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago