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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 410 443 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.86% 19.05% 18.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.40% 67.02% 60.10%
Number of salaries quoted 309 342 296
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
657 661 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.01% 28.43% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 530 533 461
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £54,500 £60,000
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -4 121 £45,000 - 9
Hemel Hempstead +7 75 £34,000 -15.73% 3
St Albans +8 35 £45,000 +50.00% 6
Borehamwood 0 23 £32,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 14 £47,500 +55.73% 1
Stevenage -11 9 £28,000 -13.84% 5
Royston -5 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Letchworth -9 7 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Rickmansworth -21 7 £27,500 +4.76%
Hertford +14 6 £48,750 +109.67%
Broxbourne - 6 £45,000 -
Hitchin +3 4 - -
Berkhamsted 0 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Potters Bar -1 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Ware - 1 £21,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 412 (43.32%) Microsoft
2 376 (39.54%) Active Directory
3 334 (35.12%) VMware
4 289 (30.39%) SQL
5 276 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 274 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 236 (24.82%) Linux
8 233 (24.50%) SQL Server
9 198 (20.82%) MS Exchange
10 197 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 184 (19.35%) MS Excel
12 175 (18.40%) .NET
13 167 (17.56%) Firewall
14 165 (17.35%) Citrix
15 159 (16.72%) DNS
16 153 (16.09%) Cisco
17 146 (15.35%) DHCP
17 146 (15.35%) C#
18 139 (14.62%) ITIL
19 126 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
20 125 (13.14%) MS Office
20 125 (13.14%) TCP/IP
21 123 (12.93%) ASP.NET
22 120 (12.62%) JavaScript
23 118 (12.41%) Windows 7
24 117 (12.30%) Degree
25 111 (11.67%) MVC
26 109 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
27 107 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
28 106 (11.15%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 198 (20.82%) MS Exchange
2 103 (10.83%) IIS
3 98 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 78 (8.20%) SharePoint
5 58 (6.10%) WebSphere
6 57 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 49 (5.15%) Apache
8 44 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 43 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 41 (4.31%) Tomcat
10 41 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 41 (4.31%) Lync
11 31 (3.26%) Apache ServiceMix
12 26 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
13 13 (1.37%) JBoss
14 11 (1.16%) CMS
15 9 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 184 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 125 (13.14%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) HipChat
6 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Maximo
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) Magento
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 88 (9.25%) Office 365
2 57 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.47%) SaaS
6 12 (1.26%) IaaS
6 12 (1.26%) PaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 167 (17.56%) Firewall
2 159 (16.72%) DNS
3 146 (15.35%) DHCP
4 125 (13.14%) TCP/IP
5 93 (9.78%) WAN
5 93 (9.78%) SAN
6 84 (8.83%) LAN
7 69 (7.26%) VPN
8 40 (4.21%) NAS
9 39 (4.10%) VLAN
10 29 (3.05%) VoIP
11 28 (2.94%) HTTP
12 27 (2.84%) iSCSI
13 22 (2.31%) FTP
14 20 (2.10%) SSL
15 17 (1.79%) MPLS
16 15 (1.58%) Wireless
16 15 (1.58%) Internet
17 14 (1.47%) PBX
18 12 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.10%) MySQL
2 58 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (4.21%) DB2
6 26 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.26%) QlikView
11 10 (1.05%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.74%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.74%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.58%) TeamCity
3 31 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.15%) NUnit
5 29 (3.05%) Subversion
6 26 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 18 (1.89%) Selenium
8 17 (1.79%) ReSharper
8 17 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.68%) Bitbucket
10 14 (1.47%) JUnit
11 13 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (1.37%) Moq
11 13 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
11 13 (1.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (1.26%) MSTest
13 9 (0.95%) JIRA
14 7 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 91 (9.57%) Finance
2 46 (4.84%) Retail
3 31 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 18 (1.89%) Marketing
5 17 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.79%) Banking
6 11 (1.16%) Electronics
6 11 (1.16%) Publishing
7 10 (1.05%) Games
8 7 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.74%) Arabic Language
8 7 (0.74%) Russian Language
9 6 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.63%) Legal
10 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 210 (22.08%) Developer
2 199 (20.93%) Analyst
3 136 (14.30%) Support Analyst
4 77 (8.10%) Support Engineer
5 74 (7.78%) .NET Developer
6 72 (7.57%) Consultant
7 70 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 66 (6.94%) C# Developer
9 54 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 54 (5.68%) Architect
10 49 (5.15%) Software Developer
11 47 (4.94%) Senior Developer
12 46 (4.84%) Administrator
13 42 (4.42%) IT Support
13 42 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
14 41 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
15 36 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
15 36 (3.79%) Java Developer
16 35 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (18.40%) .NET
2 123 (12.93%) ASP.NET
3 103 (10.83%) HTML
4 81 (8.52%) CSS
5 70 (7.36%) XML
6 68 (7.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (6.94%) .NET Framework
8 57 (5.99%) Entity Framework
8 57 (5.99%) Web Services
9 47 (4.94%) AngularJS
10 45 (4.73%) WCF
11 44 (4.63%) jQuery
12 43 (4.52%) HTML5
13 39 (4.10%) WinForms
14 32 (3.36%) CSS3
15 31 (3.26%) JDBC
16 30 (3.15%) WPF
17 29 (3.05%) WebSockets
18 28 (2.94%) Ajax
19 24 (2.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.04%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.15%) Blackberry
4 47 (4.94%) Mathematics
5 46 (4.84%) Clustering
6 44 (4.63%) Replication
7 18 (1.89%) Handset
7 18 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.68%) Thin Client
9 16 (1.68%) Fat Client
10 15 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (1.16%) iPad
12 11 (1.16%) User Experience
12 11 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.05%) Chemistry
13 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 276 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 274 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 236 (24.82%) Linux
4 118 (12.41%) Windows 7
5 107 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (9.88%) UNIX
7 52 (5.47%) AIX
8 51 (5.36%) Windows XP
9 38 (4.00%) Solaris
10 30 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (3.05%) Windows 8
12 25 (2.63%) Android
13 24 (2.52%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.89%) Windows 2000
15 17 (1.79%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.74%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.74%) VMS
17 6 (0.63%) HPUX
17 6 (0.63%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (14.62%) ITIL
2 111 (11.67%) MVC
3 109 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (8.83%) Mentoring
5 74 (7.78%) TDD
6 68 (7.15%) Scrum
7 67 (7.05%) Web Development
8 60 (6.31%) Migration
9 59 (6.20%) OO
10 57 (5.99%) Information Security
11 46 (4.84%) Problem Management
12 42 (4.42%) Software Engineering
13 39 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 35 (3.68%) OOP
15 34 (3.58%) Change Management
16 32 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (2.94%) SOA
17 28 (2.94%) Project Management
17 28 (2.94%) Incident Management
18 26 (2.73%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 289 (30.39%) SQL
2 146 (15.35%) C#
3 120 (12.62%) JavaScript
4 96 (10.09%) Java
5 78 (8.20%) C++
6 76 (7.99%) T-SQL
7 60 (6.31%) C
8 51 (5.36%) Perl
9 49 (5.15%) PowerShell
10 46 (4.84%) Bash Shell
11 31 (3.26%) PHP
12 23 (2.42%) VB
13 21 (2.21%) VB.NET
14 20 (2.10%) Python
15 19 (2.00%) Objective-C
16 18 (1.89%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.16%) VBScript
18 9 (0.95%) VBA
19 8 (0.84%) R
20 6 (0.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 126 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (12.30%) Degree
3 68 (7.15%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (6.94%) CCNA
4 66 (6.94%) MCSE
5 57 (5.99%) MCSA
6 54 (5.68%) MCITP
7 43 (4.52%) MCP
8 38 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (3.26%) Security Cleared
10 19 (2.00%) MCTS
11 17 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (1.68%) CISSP
13 14 (1.47%) Sun Certification
13 14 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.37%) CCA
15 12 (1.26%) CISM
15 12 (1.26%) SC Cleared
16 11 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.94%) SLA
2 24 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (2.52%) QA
3 21 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.42%) GMP
4 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 376 (39.54%) Active Directory
2 197 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (11.15%) Hyper-V
4 98 (10.30%) vSphere
5 87 (9.15%) VMware ESX
6 71 (7.47%) XenApp
7 67 (7.05%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (5.05%) Terminal Services
9 45 (4.73%) XenDesktop
10 26 (2.73%) Firmware
11 25 (2.63%) vCloud
12 18 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (1.26%) XenServer
14 7 (0.74%) Xen
15 6 (0.63%) NFS
15 6 (0.63%) iptables
16 5 (0.53%) VirtualBox
16 5 (0.53%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.42%) MetaFrame
17 4 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 54 (5.68%) SCCM
2 25 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 25 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 20 (2.10%) NetBackup
3 20 (2.10%) SCOM
4 16 (1.68%) WSUS
5 12 (1.26%) Nagios
6 11 (1.16%) Nessus
7 10 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (1.05%) vMotion
8 9 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.63%) Puppet
11 4 (0.42%) EdgeSight
11 4 (0.42%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.42%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.32%) Ansible
13 2 (0.21%) Legato
13 2 (0.21%) Nmap
13 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 412 (43.32%) Microsoft
2 334 (35.12%) VMware
3 165 (17.35%) Citrix
4 153 (16.09%) Cisco
5 90 (9.46%) Oracle
6 85 (8.94%) HP
7 68 (7.15%) IBM
8 46 (4.84%) Dell
9 40 (4.21%) CheckPoint
10 39 (4.10%) Symantec
11 36 (3.79%) Apple
12 35 (3.68%) Sophos
13 23 (2.42%) Fujitsu
14 22 (2.31%) Veritas
15 21 (2.21%) SonicWALL
16 20 (2.10%) Sun
17 17 (1.79%) Websense
18 16 (1.68%) Tripwire
18 16 (1.68%) New Relic
19 14 (1.47%) SAP
Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum To £35k - £55k + Bens (Depending On
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + pension, 22 days and more
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + Pension, 25 days, flexi time and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Health
Salary: £22,000 per annum + annual performance bonus (c10-15%)
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k basic + excellent benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago