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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 556 405 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.36% 16.02% 20.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.73% 55.94% 65.79%
Number of salaries quoted 410 338 413
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
744 724 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.60% 28.64% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 546 603 593
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 May 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 May 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 +3 121 £37,500 -9.63% 8
Hemel Hempstead +4 120 £31,000 -22.50% 6
Welwyn Garden City +3 71 £45,000 +12.50% 4
St Albans +7 63 £45,000 +63.63% 5
Stevenage +1 21 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Rickmansworth +4 20 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Borehamwood -4 8 £29,750 +32.22%
Royston -5 7 £42,500 +66.66% 3
Letchworth -4 6 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Potters Bar +11 3 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Hoddesdon - 3 £41,500 -
Berkhamsted 0 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £31,000 -
Hertford - 1 £70,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 1 £26,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 457 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 368 (36.65%) Active Directory
3 314 (31.27%) VMware
4 306 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 298 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 291 (28.98%) SQL
7 284 (28.29%) SQL Server
8 240 (23.90%) Linux
9 231 (23.01%) MS Excel
10 227 (22.61%) MS Exchange
11 189 (18.82%) Citrix
12 181 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 178 (17.73%) .NET
14 160 (15.94%) MS Office
15 152 (15.14%) Cisco
16 150 (14.94%) Firewall
17 144 (14.34%) C#
18 134 (13.35%) Windows 7
19 133 (13.25%) JavaScript
20 128 (12.75%) Java
20 128 (12.75%) ITIL
21 127 (12.65%) DNS
21 127 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2010
22 123 (12.25%) Microsoft Certification
23 121 (12.05%) IIS
23 121 (12.05%) Hyper-V
24 116 (11.55%) DHCP
25 115 (11.45%) SAN
26 114 (11.35%) Degree
27 113 (11.25%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 227 (22.61%) MS Exchange
2 127 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (12.05%) IIS
4 107 (10.66%) SharePoint
5 76 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 66 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 58 (5.78%) WebSphere
8 53 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (3.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 31 (3.09%) Lync
11 30 (2.99%) Tomcat
12 28 (2.79%) Apache
13 24 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (2.09%) JBoss
15 17 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (1.39%) IBM Notes
17 13 (1.29%) WebLogic
17 13 (1.29%) IBM HTTP Server
18 11 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
19 9 (0.90%) Drupal
Applications
1 231 (23.01%) MS Excel
2 160 (15.94%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.40%) Mingle
5 2 (0.20%) HipChat
5 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.100%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.100%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.100%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.100%) MS Project
6 1 (0.100%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Magento
2 8 (0.80%) Maximo
2 8 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.70%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.100%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.100%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.100%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.100%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.100%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.100%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.97%) Office 365
2 37 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.49%) SaaS
5 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.50%) IaaS
7 3 (0.30%) PaaS
8 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.100%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 150 (14.94%) Firewall
2 127 (12.65%) DNS
3 116 (11.55%) DHCP
4 115 (11.45%) SAN
5 113 (11.25%) TCP/IP
6 105 (10.46%) WAN
7 92 (9.16%) LAN
8 58 (5.78%) VPN
9 41 (4.08%) HTTP
10 38 (3.78%) VLAN
11 30 (2.99%) Internet
12 24 (2.39%) VoIP
13 22 (2.19%) NAS
14 18 (1.79%) iSCSI
15 16 (1.59%) FTP
16 15 (1.49%) SMTP
16 15 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (1.29%) Wireless
17 13 (1.29%) HTTPS
17 13 (1.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (28.29%) SQL Server
2 79 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (4.68%) MySQL
4 44 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 33 (3.29%) DB2
8 32 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (2.09%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.90%) MS Access
14 6 (0.60%) JasperReports
15 5 (0.50%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.50%) NoSQL
16 4 (0.40%) RavenDB
16 4 (0.40%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (3.29%) Visual Studio
1 33 (3.29%) NUnit
2 32 (3.19%) TeamCity
3 29 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (2.09%) Selenium
5 17 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (1.39%) MSTest
7 10 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (1.00%) Moq
7 10 (1.00%) ReSharper
7 10 (1.00%) Subversion
7 10 (1.00%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.90%) JUnit
8 9 (0.90%) JIRA
8 9 (0.90%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.70%) JMeter
9 7 (0.70%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.60%) Toad
10 6 (0.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 99 (9.86%) Finance
2 57 (5.68%) Retail
3 38 (3.78%) Marketing
4 24 (2.39%) Banking
4 24 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.29%) Publishing
6 18 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.90%) Legal
8 8 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.70%) Arabic Language
9 7 (0.70%) Russian Language
9 7 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.40%) Electronics
11 3 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.20%) Front Office
12 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.20%) Games
13 1 (0.100%) Back Office
13 1 (0.100%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 210 (20.92%) Developer
2 202 (20.12%) Analyst
3 121 (12.05%) Support Analyst
4 89 (8.86%) Support Engineer
5 82 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 80 (7.97%) Software Developer
7 70 (6.97%) .NET Developer
8 67 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 64 (6.37%) Administrator
10 60 (5.98%) Software Engineer
11 52 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (4.88%) Consultant
13 48 (4.78%) Architect
14 46 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
15 43 (4.28%) Senior Developer
16 39 (3.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 37 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
17 37 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support
17 37 (3.69%) IT Support
18 35 (3.49%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (17.73%) .NET
2 113 (11.25%) ASP.NET
3 108 (10.76%) HTML
4 82 (8.17%) XML
5 81 (8.07%) CSS
6 61 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (5.98%) .NET Framework
8 55 (5.48%) WCF
8 55 (5.48%) Web Services
9 53 (5.28%) HTML5
10 45 (4.48%) CSS3
11 43 (4.28%) jQuery
12 40 (3.98%) Entity Framework
13 38 (3.78%) WebSockets
13 38 (3.78%) J2EE
13 38 (3.78%) WinForms
14 34 (3.39%) Ajax
15 33 (3.29%) XSLT
16 32 (3.19%) WPF
17 30 (2.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 60 (5.98%) Blackberry
3 58 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.88%) Clustering
5 35 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 33 (3.29%) Replication
8 31 (3.09%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.99%) Fat Client
9 20 (1.99%) Thin Client
10 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.80%) iSeries
13 8 (0.80%) Handset
13 8 (0.80%) PKI
13 8 (0.80%) Statistics
14 7 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.70%) FMCG
14 7 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 306 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 298 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 240 (23.90%) Linux
4 134 (13.35%) Windows 7
5 99 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 93 (9.26%) Windows XP
7 87 (8.67%) UNIX
8 60 (5.98%) Android
9 43 (4.28%) Apple iOS
10 39 (3.88%) Windows 8
11 35 (3.49%) AIX
12 31 (3.09%) Mac OS X
13 30 (2.99%) Windows 2000
14 26 (2.59%) Solaris
15 25 (2.49%) Windows Vista
16 10 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.80%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.50%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.40%) VMS
20 3 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (12.75%) ITIL
2 110 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (8.86%) MVC
4 83 (8.27%) Software Engineering
5 71 (7.07%) Scrum
6 68 (6.77%) TDD
7 66 (6.57%) Web Development
8 58 (5.78%) OO
9 56 (5.58%) Mentoring
10 54 (5.38%) Migration
11 51 (5.08%) Problem Management
12 49 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 36 (3.59%) Project Management
14 34 (3.39%) Product Management
15 32 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
17 30 (2.99%) Multithreading
18 29 (2.89%) Technical Analysis
19 28 (2.79%) E-Commerce
19 28 (2.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 291 (28.98%) SQL
2 144 (14.34%) C#
3 133 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 128 (12.75%) Java
5 89 (8.86%) C++
6 83 (8.27%) C
7 62 (6.18%) PowerShell
8 50 (4.98%) T-SQL
9 47 (4.68%) Perl
10 45 (4.48%) PHP
11 38 (3.78%) Bash Shell
12 34 (3.39%) PL/SQL
13 27 (2.69%) VB
14 25 (2.49%) VB.NET
15 23 (2.29%) Python
16 20 (1.99%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.00%) Assembly Language
17 10 (1.00%) VBScript
18 9 (0.90%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 123 (12.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (11.35%) Degree
3 82 (8.17%) MCSE
4 56 (5.58%) MCSA
5 51 (5.08%) MCITP
6 50 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (4.88%) MCP
8 45 (4.48%) CCNA
9 40 (3.98%) Security Cleared
10 34 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (2.79%) SC Cleared
12 23 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (2.19%) MCTS
14 15 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (1.10%) CCA
16 11 (1.10%) CISSP
16 11 (1.10%) CCNP
16 11 (1.10%) CISM
17 10 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.77%) SLA
2 35 (3.49%) QA
3 20 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (0.50%) GMP
5 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.100%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.100%) DO-178B
System Software
1 368 (36.65%) Active Directory
2 181 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (12.05%) Hyper-V
4 81 (8.07%) vSphere
5 74 (7.37%) VMware ESX
6 61 (6.08%) XenApp
7 51 (5.08%) XenDesktop
8 50 (4.98%) Firmware
9 40 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (3.19%) vCloud
11 31 (3.09%) Terminal Services
12 15 (1.49%) XenServer
13 10 (1.00%) Xen
14 9 (0.90%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.90%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.70%) NFS
15 7 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.60%) NLBS
16 6 (0.60%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 73 (7.27%) SCCM
2 39 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 38 (3.78%) Backup Exec
4 35 (3.49%) SCOM
5 31 (3.09%) NetBackup
6 18 (1.79%) WSUS
7 7 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.50%) Nagios
9 5 (0.50%) Cacti
9 5 (0.50%) Opsview
9 5 (0.50%) vMotion
9 5 (0.50%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.40%) EdgeSight
10 4 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.40%) Nessus
11 3 (0.30%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 457 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 314 (31.27%) VMware
3 189 (18.82%) Citrix
4 152 (15.14%) Cisco
5 94 (9.36%) Oracle
6 74 (7.37%) HP
7 62 (6.18%) IBM
8 53 (5.28%) Symantec
9 38 (3.78%) Sophos
10 34 (3.39%) Dell
11 33 (3.29%) Veritas
12 31 (3.09%) CheckPoint
13 26 (2.59%) Apple
13 26 (2.59%) SAP
14 23 (2.29%) Sun
15 14 (1.39%) Lotus
16 13 (1.29%) Fujitsu
16 13 (1.29%) 3PAR
17 12 (1.20%) JD Edwards
18 11 (1.10%) Adobe
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Cobham - AMS
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago