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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 454 341 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.54% 17.22% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.47% 59.00% 57.07%
Number of salaries quoted 344 279 435
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
683 578 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.40% 29.19% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 545 449 744
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £55,000 £54,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +9 149 £40,000 +10.34% 15
Stevenage +4 54 £28,500 -8.06% 4
Hemel Hempstead -6 47 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Letchworth +16 37 £35,500 +18.33% 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 18 £30,500 -12.85% 2
St Albans -22 14 £26,500 -13.11% 6
Potters Bar +2 11 £33,000 -5.71%
Hitchin -3 11 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Royston - 7 £40,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford -6 6 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Hoddesdon - 6 £30,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 5 £45,000 - 1
Borehamwood +3 4 £30,835 +28.47% 1
Baldock 0 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkhamsted -2 3 £40,000 - 1
Hertford -14 3 £19,000 -33.33% 1
Harpenden +7 1 £35,000 +52.17%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 441 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 324 (35.92%) Active Directory
3 280 (31.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 276 (30.60%) VMware
5 250 (27.72%) SQL
6 249 (27.61%) MS Excel
7 220 (24.39%) MS Office
8 191 (21.18%) MS Exchange
9 175 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 169 (18.74%) SQL Server
10 169 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 156 (17.29%) ITIL
12 152 (16.85%) Linux
13 142 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 141 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 137 (15.19%) Citrix
15 137 (15.19%) Finance
16 135 (14.97%) Cisco
17 132 (14.63%) Oracle
18 120 (13.30%) Windows XP
19 118 (13.08%) UNIX
20 115 (12.75%) Hyper-V
21 114 (12.64%) TCP/IP
22 104 (11.53%) Degree
23 103 (11.42%) .NET
24 101 (11.20%) Windows 7
25 96 (10.64%) C#
26 95 (10.53%) DNS
27 94 (10.42%) Firewall
27 94 (10.42%) Retail

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 191 (21.18%) MS Exchange
2 89 (9.87%) IIS
2 89 (9.87%) SharePoint
2 89 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 61 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 61 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 50 (5.54%) Tomcat
5 50 (5.54%) Lync
6 49 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 43 (4.77%) IBM HTTP Server
8 37 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 31 (3.44%) MQSeries
10 27 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
11 25 (2.77%) OpenEdge
12 23 (2.55%) Apache
13 19 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 18 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.89%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 249 (27.61%) MS Excel
2 220 (24.39%) MS Office
3 11 (1.22%) Mingle
4 10 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.89%) MS Project
6 7 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) DOC1
8 1 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.32%) Office 365
2 36 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.78%) PaaS
4 6 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.44%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 114 (12.64%) TCP/IP
2 95 (10.53%) DNS
3 94 (10.42%) Firewall
4 83 (9.20%) SAN
5 82 (9.09%) LAN
6 75 (8.31%) WAN
7 67 (7.43%) DHCP
8 53 (5.88%) HTTP
8 53 (5.88%) VoIP
9 39 (4.32%) VPN
10 38 (4.21%) Internet
11 35 (3.88%) FTP
12 34 (3.77%) MPLS
13 26 (2.88%) Wireless
14 22 (2.44%) OSPF
15 20 (2.22%) BGP
16 19 (2.11%) PBX
16 19 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (1.66%) Intranet
18 13 (1.44%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (18.74%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (4.55%) DB2
4 35 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 28 (3.10%) MySQL
6 27 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 18 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.55%) EDRMS
10 14 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.22%) RavenDB
12 11 (1.22%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (2.55%) Subversion
2 20 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.11%) NUnit
4 16 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.33%) JUnit
7 11 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (1.22%) MSTest
8 10 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (0.78%) Rational Application Developer
10 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.44%) Maven
12 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.22%) Hudson
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Blend
13 2 (0.22%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.22%) MSI
14 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
General
1 137 (15.19%) Finance
2 94 (10.42%) Retail
3 66 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 28 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.55%) Back Office
6 12 (1.33%) Legal
7 10 (1.11%) Marketing
8 6 (0.67%) Banking
8 6 (0.67%) Publishing
8 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.33%) Law
10 3 (0.33%) Games
10 3 (0.33%) Local Government
11 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 173 (19.18%) Analyst
2 151 (16.74%) Support Engineer
3 118 (13.08%) Developer
4 112 (12.42%) Support Analyst
5 71 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 71 (7.87%) Architect
6 65 (7.21%) Technical Support
7 64 (7.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 61 (6.76%) IT Support
9 60 (6.65%) Administrator
10 55 (6.10%) Consultant
11 50 (5.54%) Junior
12 43 (4.77%) DBA
13 42 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
14 39 (4.32%) Operations Analyst
15 33 (3.66%) IT Support Engineer
15 33 (3.66%) SQL DBA
16 31 (3.44%) Operations Support Analyst
17 28 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
18 27 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (11.42%) .NET
2 79 (8.76%) HTML
3 61 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 48 (5.32%) CSS
5 47 (5.21%) XML
6 46 (5.10%) Web Services
7 44 (4.88%) J2EE
8 39 (4.32%) Middleware
9 38 (4.21%) JDBC
10 37 (4.10%) .NET Framework
11 25 (2.77%) SOAP
12 22 (2.44%) XSLT
13 20 (2.22%) jQuery
14 18 (2.00%) HTML5
15 15 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (1.66%) WinForms
16 14 (1.55%) MFC
17 12 (1.33%) DHTML
17 12 (1.33%) RESTful
18 11 (1.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.77%) Clustering
3 31 (3.44%) Mathematics
4 30 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.00%) Replication
6 15 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.55%) Taxonomies
8 13 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.33%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.11%) CLARiiON
11 9 (1.00%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.00%) FlexPod
11 9 (1.00%) EqualLogic
12 8 (0.89%) iPad
12 8 (0.89%) Open Source
12 8 (0.89%) PKI
13 7 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 280 (31.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 175 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 152 (16.85%) Linux
4 141 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (13.30%) Windows XP
6 118 (13.08%) UNIX
7 101 (11.20%) Windows 7
8 60 (6.65%) Solaris
9 51 (5.65%) AIX
10 46 (5.10%) Windows Vista
11 41 (4.55%) Windows 8
12 24 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (2.00%) Apple iOS
13 18 (2.00%) Android
14 16 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (1.11%) CentOS
16 9 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.67%) VMS
18 5 (0.55%) HPUX
18 5 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (17.29%) ITIL
2 78 (8.65%) E-Commerce
3 56 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (6.10%) Migration
5 48 (5.32%) Software Engineering
6 44 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 43 (4.77%) Project Management
8 42 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 42 (4.66%) MVC
8 42 (4.66%) CRM
9 41 (4.55%) OO
10 34 (3.77%) Time Management
11 32 (3.55%) PRINCE2
12 27 (2.99%) Coaching
13 26 (2.88%) OOP
14 25 (2.77%) Problem Management
15 23 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
16 22 (2.44%) TOGAF
16 22 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 250 (27.72%) SQL
2 96 (10.64%) C#
3 73 (8.09%) Java
4 67 (7.43%) JavaScript
5 47 (5.21%) PowerShell
6 45 (4.99%) Perl
7 38 (4.21%) C++
8 36 (3.99%) C
9 35 (3.88%) T-SQL
10 33 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.33%) VB
12 24 (2.66%) VBScript
13 22 (2.44%) VB.NET
14 19 (2.11%) PHP
15 13 (1.44%) VC++
16 12 (1.33%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.11%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.78%) Python
19 5 (0.55%) VBA
19 5 (0.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 142 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (11.53%) Degree
3 83 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (8.87%) MCSE
5 75 (8.31%) MCITP
6 58 (6.43%) CCNA
7 52 (5.76%) Security Cleared
8 43 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 43 (4.77%) MCTS
9 41 (4.55%) MCP
9 41 (4.55%) CCNP
10 35 (3.88%) SC Cleared
11 24 (2.66%) MCSA
12 15 (1.66%) ISEB
12 15 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.55%) VCP4
13 14 (1.55%) VCP5
14 12 (1.33%) MBCS
15 11 (1.22%) VCAP
16 8 (0.89%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.21%) SLA
2 21 (2.33%) QA
3 7 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.44%) HL7
4 4 (0.44%) DICOM
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 324 (35.92%) Active Directory
2 169 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (12.75%) Hyper-V
4 45 (4.99%) vSphere
5 44 (4.88%) XenApp
6 43 (4.77%) VMware ESX
7 36 (3.99%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.77%) Terminal Services
9 11 (1.22%) Firmware
9 11 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.11%) XenServer
10 10 (1.11%) ISA Server
11 8 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.67%) MetaFrame
13 5 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 35 (3.88%) SCCM
2 16 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.55%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (1.11%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.11%) SCOM
6 7 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 7 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.55%) Puppet
7 5 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.44%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.33%) BMC Performance Manager
9 3 (0.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 441 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 276 (30.60%) VMware
3 137 (15.19%) Citrix
4 135 (14.97%) Cisco
5 132 (14.63%) Oracle
6 82 (9.09%) IBM
7 55 (6.10%) HP
8 40 (4.43%) Symantec
9 33 (3.66%) EMC
10 32 (3.55%) NetApp
11 28 (3.10%) Dell
12 26 (2.88%) SolarWinds
13 19 (2.11%) Red Hat
14 17 (1.88%) Sun
15 16 (1.77%) Apple
15 16 (1.77%) CheckPoint
16 14 (1.55%) Open Text
17 10 (1.11%) AppSense
17 10 (1.11%) Blue Coat
17 10 (1.11%) McAfee
Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £350 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Skye Group
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum with Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £4,000 to £50,000 per annum UP to £50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Very good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago