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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 454 350 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.65% 17.53% 18.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.47% 58.82% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 343 288 420
Average salary £35,000 £33,375 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% -16.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
683 595 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.57% 29.79% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 547 460 719
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £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 18 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 18 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 +11 149 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Stevenage +3 61 £29,500 -4.83% 4
Hemel Hempstead -6 47 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Letchworth +17 36 £35,500 +1.42% 4
Welwyn Garden City -2 18 £30,500 -18.66% 1
St Albans -23 13 £27,500 -9.83% 5
Hitchin +1 12 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Potters Bar +1 10 £32,750 -6.42%
Bishop's Stortford -7 6 £31,250 -14.96% 2
Hoddesdon - 6 £30,000 - 1
Berkhamsted -2 4 £40,000 -
Baldock 0 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Hertford -14 3 £19,000 -33.33% 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £45,000 - 2
Borehamwood +3 2 £32,500 +21.49% 1
Royston - 2 £32,500 -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 447 (49.78%) Microsoft
2 317 (35.30%) Active Directory
3 280 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 278 (30.96%) VMware
5 252 (28.06%) SQL
6 250 (27.84%) MS Excel
7 227 (25.28%) MS Office
8 188 (20.94%) MS Exchange
9 176 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 172 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 165 (18.37%) SQL Server
12 153 (17.04%) Linux
13 152 (16.93%) ITIL
14 144 (16.04%) Finance
15 138 (15.37%) Oracle
15 138 (15.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 136 (15.14%) Citrix
17 135 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
18 133 (14.81%) Cisco
19 121 (13.47%) UNIX
20 116 (12.92%) TCP/IP
20 116 (12.92%) Windows XP
20 116 (12.92%) Hyper-V
21 106 (11.80%) Degree
22 102 (11.36%) .NET
23 100 (11.14%) Windows 7
24 97 (10.80%) Retail
25 96 (10.69%) C#
26 90 (10.02%) IIS
26 90 (10.02%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 188 (20.94%) MS Exchange
2 90 (10.02%) IIS
3 88 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 86 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (7.35%) WebSphere
6 61 (6.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 60 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 53 (5.90%) Tomcat
9 48 (5.35%) Lync
10 45 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 45 (5.01%) IBM HTTP Server
11 37 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 33 (3.67%) MQSeries
13 27 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
14 24 (2.67%) Apache
15 19 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (2.12%) OpenEdge
16 15 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.78%) IBM Notes
18 5 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 250 (27.84%) MS Excel
2 227 (25.28%) MS Office
3 11 (1.22%) Mingle
4 8 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.67%) MS Project
6 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.45%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.23%) Office 365
2 35 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.78%) PaaS
3 7 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.45%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (12.92%) TCP/IP
2 90 (10.02%) Firewall
3 89 (9.91%) DNS
4 80 (8.91%) LAN
5 78 (8.69%) SAN
6 74 (8.24%) WAN
7 65 (7.24%) DHCP
8 55 (6.12%) HTTP
9 47 (5.23%) VoIP
10 38 (4.23%) FTP
11 37 (4.12%) VPN
12 36 (4.01%) Internet
13 32 (3.56%) MPLS
14 24 (2.67%) Wireless
15 20 (2.23%) OSPF
16 18 (2.00%) PBX
16 18 (2.00%) BGP
17 17 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (1.45%) Intranet
19 12 (1.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (4.79%) DB2
4 41 (4.57%) Oracle Database
5 33 (3.67%) MySQL
6 28 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 19 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (1.56%) EDRMS
11 13 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.22%) RavenDB
13 11 (1.22%) Neo4j
14 8 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (0.78%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.45%) Subversion
2 21 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.12%) NUnit
4 16 (1.78%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.34%) JUnit
7 11 (1.22%) MSTest
7 11 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.78%) Rational Application Developer
9 7 (0.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.45%) Maven
12 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.22%) MSI
13 2 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.22%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Blend
13 2 (0.22%) Hudson
14 1 (0.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 144 (16.04%) Finance
2 97 (10.80%) Retail
3 69 (7.68%) Manufacturing
4 30 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.67%) Back Office
6 12 (1.34%) Legal
7 7 (0.78%) Marketing
8 6 (0.67%) Banking
9 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.45%) Games
9 4 (0.45%) Advertising
9 4 (0.45%) Publishing
10 3 (0.33%) Local Government
10 3 (0.33%) Law
11 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 178 (19.82%) Analyst
2 144 (16.04%) Support Engineer
3 122 (13.59%) Developer
4 116 (12.92%) Support Analyst
5 73 (8.13%) Architect
6 71 (7.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 71 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 65 (7.24%) Technical Support
8 61 (6.79%) Administrator
9 57 (6.35%) Consultant
10 55 (6.12%) IT Support
11 52 (5.79%) Junior
12 42 (4.68%) DBA
13 41 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support
13 41 (4.57%) Operations Analyst
14 33 (3.67%) Operations Support Analyst
15 29 (3.23%) Server Engineer
16 28 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (3.12%) IT Support Engineer
16 28 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (11.36%) .NET
2 77 (8.57%) HTML
3 60 (6.68%) ASP.NET
4 47 (5.23%) Web Services
5 46 (5.12%) CSS
5 46 (5.12%) J2EE
6 45 (5.01%) XML
7 41 (4.57%) Middleware
8 40 (4.45%) JDBC
9 37 (4.12%) .NET Framework
10 26 (2.90%) SOAP
11 22 (2.45%) jQuery
12 21 (2.34%) XSLT
13 18 (2.00%) HTML5
14 17 (1.89%) MFC
15 15 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (1.67%) WinForms
16 12 (1.34%) DHTML
16 12 (1.34%) LAMP
16 12 (1.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.01%) Clustering
3 32 (3.56%) Mathematics
4 29 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.12%) Replication
6 16 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.56%) Taxonomies
9 12 (1.34%) Firmware
9 12 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.11%) CLARiiON
11 9 (1.00%) EqualLogic
11 9 (1.00%) FlexPod
11 9 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.00%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.89%) PKI
12 8 (0.89%) iPad
13 7 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 280 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 176 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 153 (17.04%) Linux
4 138 (15.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (13.47%) UNIX
6 116 (12.92%) Windows XP
7 100 (11.14%) Windows 7
8 62 (6.90%) Solaris
9 58 (6.46%) AIX
10 45 (5.01%) Windows Vista
11 38 (4.23%) Windows 8
12 24 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (2.12%) Apple iOS
14 18 (2.00%) Android
15 13 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (1.11%) CentOS
17 9 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.89%) Windows 2000
19 7 (0.78%) HPUX
20 6 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (16.93%) ITIL
2 80 (8.91%) E-Commerce
3 54 (6.01%) Migration
3 54 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (5.35%) Software Engineering
5 45 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 43 (4.79%) Mentoring
6 43 (4.79%) OO
6 43 (4.79%) MVC
7 41 (4.57%) Project Management
8 40 (4.45%) CRM
9 34 (3.79%) Time Management
10 30 (3.34%) PRINCE2
11 28 (3.12%) Coaching
12 26 (2.90%) Problem Management
12 26 (2.90%) OOP
13 25 (2.78%) Service Delivery
14 24 (2.67%) Systems Analysis
14 24 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (2.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 252 (28.06%) SQL
2 96 (10.69%) C#
3 76 (8.46%) Java
4 63 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 46 (5.12%) PowerShell
6 44 (4.90%) Perl
7 39 (4.34%) C++
8 37 (4.12%) C
9 34 (3.79%) T-SQL
10 33 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 28 (3.12%) VB
12 25 (2.78%) VBScript
13 22 (2.45%) VB.NET
14 20 (2.23%) PHP
15 16 (1.78%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.67%) VC++
17 11 (1.22%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.78%) Python
19 6 (0.67%) VBA
20 5 (0.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 135 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (11.80%) Degree
3 80 (8.91%) MCSE
4 77 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (8.24%) MCITP
6 54 (6.01%) CCNA
7 52 (5.79%) Security Cleared
8 44 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 41 (4.57%) MCP
10 38 (4.23%) MCTS
11 36 (4.01%) CCNP
12 35 (3.90%) SC Cleared
13 23 (2.56%) MCSA
14 17 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (1.45%) VCP5
15 13 (1.45%) VCP4
16 12 (1.34%) ISEB
17 11 (1.22%) VCAP
17 11 (1.22%) MBCS
18 9 (1.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.01%) SLA
2 19 (2.12%) QA
3 8 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.45%) HL7
4 4 (0.45%) DICOM
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 317 (35.30%) Active Directory
2 172 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (12.92%) Hyper-V
4 47 (5.23%) XenApp
5 45 (5.01%) vSphere
6 41 (4.57%) VMware ESX
7 39 (4.34%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.78%) Terminal Services
9 12 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (1.22%) ISA Server
11 10 (1.11%) XenServer
12 8 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (0.78%) MetaFrame
14 6 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.33%) vCloud
16 3 (0.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 34 (3.79%) SCCM
2 15 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.11%) SCOM
6 8 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.56%) Puppet
8 5 (0.56%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.45%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.45%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.33%) BMC Performance Manager
10 3 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 447 (49.78%) Microsoft
2 278 (30.96%) VMware
3 138 (15.37%) Oracle
4 136 (15.14%) Citrix
5 133 (14.81%) Cisco
6 85 (9.47%) IBM
7 55 (6.12%) HP
8 44 (4.90%) Symantec
9 36 (4.01%) EMC
10 34 (3.79%) NetApp
11 31 (3.45%) Dell
12 25 (2.78%) SolarWinds
13 19 (2.12%) Red Hat
14 18 (2.00%) Apple
15 17 (1.89%) Sun
16 16 (1.78%) CheckPoint
17 14 (1.56%) Open Text
18 12 (1.34%) Business Objects
19 11 (1.22%) Fujitsu
19 11 (1.22%) AppSense
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33k-38k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £19,500 per annum + shift allowance of £1.5k + Career
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Excellent Career Opportunity
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental, Relocation
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £4,000 to £50,000 per annum UP to £50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + be - excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago