The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 443 400 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.83% 18.74% 18.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.72% 57.89% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 358 323 410
Average salary £35,375 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
664 691 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.72% 32.38% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 546 510 679
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -11.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +5 139 £42,500 +23.18% 23
Hemel Hempstead -6 53 £40,350 +16.95% 2
Stevenage +3 44 £32,500 +22.64% 5
Letchworth +20 28 £35,000 +16.66%
Welwyn Garden City +3 15 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Potters Bar 0 14 £32,500 -7.14% 1
St Albans -11 14 £30,000 - 2
Berkhamsted - 13 £36,500 -
Rickmansworth +4 10 £26,500 -15.87%
Hitchin - 6 £60,000 - 1
Borehamwood +5 5 £19,000 -14.60% 1
Baldock 0 3 £37,500 +5.63%
Bishop's Stortford -10 3 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Harpenden +5 1 £35,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 431 (49.37%) Microsoft
2 305 (34.94%) SQL
3 283 (32.42%) Active Directory
4 270 (30.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 259 (29.67%) VMware
6 241 (27.61%) MS Office
7 234 (26.80%) MS Excel
8 198 (22.68%) SQL Server
9 182 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 172 (19.70%) Linux
11 168 (19.24%) MS Exchange
12 154 (17.64%) Citrix
12 154 (17.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 138 (15.81%) Cisco
14 132 (15.12%) Oracle
15 131 (15.01%) Finance
16 128 (14.66%) Windows XP
17 124 (14.20%) ITIL
18 121 (13.86%) .NET
19 119 (13.63%) TCP/IP
20 115 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
20 115 (13.17%) Hyper-V
20 115 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
21 114 (13.06%) C#
22 110 (12.60%) UNIX
23 100 (11.45%) Windows 7
24 98 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2010
25 96 (11.00%) Degree
26 95 (10.88%) IIS
27 87 (9.97%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 168 (19.24%) MS Exchange
2 98 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (10.88%) IIS
4 87 (9.97%) SharePoint
5 68 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 59 (6.76%) WebSphere
7 55 (6.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 50 (5.73%) Tomcat
9 42 (4.81%) IBM HTTP Server
10 40 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 39 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 37 (4.24%) MQSeries
13 34 (3.89%) Lync
14 30 (3.44%) Apache
15 28 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
17 17 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 13 (1.49%) OpenEdge
19 9 (1.03%) IBM Notes
20 7 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 241 (27.61%) MS Office
2 234 (26.80%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.80%) MS Project
4 7 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.57%) Mingle
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.11%) InDesign
7 1 (0.11%) DOC1
7 1 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
1 10 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) BASE24
5 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.67%) Office 365
2 24 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.46%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.34%) SaaS
5 3 (0.34%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 119 (13.63%) TCP/IP
2 85 (9.74%) DNS
3 82 (9.39%) Firewall
4 79 (9.05%) LAN
5 78 (8.93%) SAN
6 68 (7.79%) WAN
7 60 (6.87%) DHCP
8 56 (6.41%) HTTP
9 42 (4.81%) FTP
10 35 (4.01%) Internet
11 33 (3.78%) VPN
12 26 (2.98%) VoIP
13 19 (2.18%) MPLS
13 19 (2.18%) iSCSI
14 15 (1.72%) NAS
14 15 (1.72%) NetScaler
15 13 (1.49%) Wireless
16 12 (1.37%) PBX
16 12 (1.37%) Network Security
17 9 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (5.50%) MySQL
4 41 (4.70%) DB2
5 39 (4.47%) Oracle Database
6 34 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.80%) EDRMS
15 5 (0.57%) RavenDB
15 5 (0.57%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (1.95%) NUnit
2 13 (1.49%) Subversion
3 12 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (0.69%) Moq
8 6 (0.69%) MSTest
8 6 (0.69%) Selenium
9 5 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.46%) MSI
10 4 (0.46%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.46%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.23%) JUnit
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 131 (15.01%) Finance
2 85 (9.74%) Retail
3 51 (5.84%) Manufacturing
4 29 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.95%) Back Office
6 11 (1.26%) Legal
7 8 (0.92%) Banking
7 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.69%) Marketing
8 6 (0.69%) Billing
9 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.46%) Advertising
10 3 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (19.93%) Analyst
2 140 (16.04%) Support Engineer
3 120 (13.75%) Developer
4 108 (12.37%) Support Analyst
5 70 (8.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 67 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 64 (7.33%) Administrator
8 57 (6.53%) IT Support
9 55 (6.30%) Technical Support
10 53 (6.07%) Architect
10 53 (6.07%) Consultant
11 47 (5.38%) Junior
11 47 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
12 42 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
12 42 (4.81%) Operations Analyst
13 39 (4.47%) Server Engineer
14 37 (4.24%) DBA
14 37 (4.24%) Operations Support Analyst
15 32 (3.67%) C# Developer
16 31 (3.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (13.86%) .NET
2 61 (6.99%) HTML
3 59 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 57 (6.53%) Web Services
5 47 (5.38%) XML
5 47 (5.38%) .NET Framework
6 43 (4.93%) Middleware
7 41 (4.70%) J2EE
8 38 (4.35%) JDBC
9 34 (3.89%) SOAP
9 34 (3.89%) CSS
10 27 (3.09%) WPF
11 23 (2.63%) jQuery
12 20 (2.29%) WCF
13 19 (2.18%) XSLT
14 17 (1.95%) WinForms
15 16 (1.83%) MFC
16 14 (1.60%) LAMP
16 14 (1.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 12 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.24%) Clustering
2 26 (2.98%) Replication
3 21 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 19 (2.18%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.49%) CLARiiON
6 13 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.26%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.26%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.15%) EqualLogic
9 9 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.03%) FlexPod
9 9 (1.03%) PKI
9 9 (1.03%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.03%) Thin Client
10 8 (0.92%) Firmware
10 8 (0.92%) iPad
11 7 (0.80%) Taxonomies
12 6 (0.69%) Celerra
12 6 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 270 (30.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 182 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 172 (19.70%) Linux
4 128 (14.66%) Windows XP
5 115 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 110 (12.60%) UNIX
7 100 (11.45%) Windows 7
8 59 (6.76%) Solaris
8 59 (6.76%) AIX
9 52 (5.96%) Windows Vista
10 39 (4.47%) Windows 8
11 16 (1.83%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.72%) Android
13 13 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
14 12 (1.37%) CentOS
15 10 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.03%) HPUX
17 8 (0.92%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (14.20%) ITIL
2 64 (7.33%) E-Commerce
3 59 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (4.81%) Migration
5 41 (4.70%) OO
6 38 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 35 (4.01%) Problem Management
7 35 (4.01%) MVC
8 33 (3.78%) Project Management
9 28 (3.21%) CRM
10 26 (2.98%) Change Management
10 26 (2.98%) Time Management
11 23 (2.63%) Service Delivery
12 22 (2.52%) OOP
13 21 (2.41%) Network Design
14 20 (2.29%) Systems Analysis
14 20 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
15 19 (2.18%) Software Deployment
16 18 (2.06%) Load Balancing
16 18 (2.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 305 (34.94%) SQL
2 114 (13.06%) C#
3 82 (9.39%) Java
4 52 (5.96%) JavaScript
5 44 (5.04%) C++
6 39 (4.47%) Perl
7 36 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 33 (3.78%) T-SQL
8 33 (3.78%) VB
9 30 (3.44%) VBScript
10 23 (2.63%) PHP
10 23 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 22 (2.52%) VB.NET
11 22 (2.52%) C
12 15 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.60%) VC++
14 13 (1.49%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.80%) Python
16 6 (0.69%) VBA
17 5 (0.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 115 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (11.00%) Degree
3 71 (8.13%) MCSE
4 63 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (7.10%) MCITP
6 57 (6.53%) CCNA
7 46 (5.27%) MCP
8 43 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 42 (4.81%) Security Cleared
10 38 (4.35%) MCTS
11 23 (2.63%) SC Cleared
12 21 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (2.29%) MCSA
14 18 (2.06%) CCNP
15 13 (1.49%) CCEE
15 13 (1.49%) CCIA
16 12 (1.37%) NCDA
17 11 (1.26%) NCIE
17 11 (1.26%) VCAP
18 9 (1.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.96%) SLA
2 15 (1.72%) QA
3 12 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.26%) HL7
5 4 (0.46%) DICOM
6 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) WCAG
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 283 (32.42%) Active Directory
2 154 (17.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (13.17%) Hyper-V
4 53 (6.07%) vSphere
5 40 (4.58%) VMware ESX
6 38 (4.35%) XenApp
7 35 (4.01%) XenDesktop
8 26 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.72%) ISA Server
10 12 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.92%) XenServer
12 8 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.57%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.46%) vCloud
16 3 (0.34%) KVM
16 3 (0.34%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 37 (4.24%) SCCM
2 15 (1.72%) SCOM
2 15 (1.72%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 12 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 10 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (1.03%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.46%) Netcool
8 4 (0.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.46%) Control-M
9 3 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 431 (49.37%) Microsoft
2 259 (29.67%) VMware
3 154 (17.64%) Citrix
4 138 (15.81%) Cisco
5 132 (15.12%) Oracle
6 80 (9.16%) IBM
7 68 (7.79%) HP
8 47 (5.38%) Symantec
9 45 (5.15%) NetApp
10 35 (4.01%) EMC
11 33 (3.78%) Dell
12 32 (3.67%) Apple
13 17 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.95%) CheckPoint
13 17 (1.95%) McAfee
14 11 (1.26%) Novell
14 11 (1.26%) Business Objects
14 11 (1.26%) Avaya
14 11 (1.26%) Juniper
15 10 (1.15%) Sun
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + be - training, pens, health +
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 20 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Skye Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £120 - £125 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago