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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 425 330 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.75% 17.24% 17.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.08% 56.51% 59.60%
Number of salaries quoted 343 272 438
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,000 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
653 584 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.27% 30.51% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 522 455 734
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +4 118 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Hemel Hempstead +1 69 £36,750 +22.50% 4
Stevenage +8 51 £28,500 -21.91% 6
Welwyn Garden City -8 20 £32,500 -7.14% 1
St Albans -34 20 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Letchworth +8 18 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Rickmansworth -4 17 £45,000 +69.81%
Royston +1 11 £45,000 +100.00% 2
Potters Bar - 8 £33,750 -
Hoddesdon - 6 £27,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +2 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Borehamwood -10 3 £30,170 +19.48% 1
Hertford -15 3 £37,500 +53.06% 1
Tring - 2 £41,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 £22,000 -
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 440 (50.11%) Microsoft
2 315 (35.88%) Active Directory
3 256 (29.16%) VMware
4 249 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 247 (28.13%) SQL
6 223 (25.40%) MS Excel
7 194 (22.10%) MS Office
8 189 (21.53%) MS Exchange
9 179 (20.39%) SQL Server
10 175 (19.93%) ITIL
11 157 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 156 (17.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 153 (17.43%) Linux
14 150 (17.08%) Cisco
15 145 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 140 (15.95%) Oracle
17 138 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
18 133 (15.15%) UNIX
19 122 (13.90%) Finance
20 115 (13.10%) Citrix
21 109 (12.41%) DNS
21 109 (12.41%) Firewall
22 106 (12.07%) Windows XP
23 103 (11.73%) Windows 7
24 101 (11.50%) Degree
25 96 (10.93%) Hyper-V
26 95 (10.82%) Java
26 95 (10.82%) SAN
27 94 (10.71%) IBM
27 94 (10.71%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 189 (21.53%) MS Exchange
2 94 (10.71%) IIS
3 87 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 71 (8.09%) WebSphere
6 70 (7.97%) SharePoint
7 63 (7.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 55 (6.26%) Tomcat
9 50 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 44 (5.01%) Lync
11 38 (4.33%) IBM HTTP Server
12 36 (4.10%) OpenEdge
13 33 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
14 27 (3.08%) MQSeries
15 26 (2.96%) Apache
16 17 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 17 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (1.59%) JBoss
18 9 (1.03%) Apache Solr
19 8 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 223 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 194 (22.10%) MS Office
3 13 (1.48%) Mingle
4 8 (0.91%) MS Project
5 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.80%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.23%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.23%) Agresso
3 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.64%) Office 365
3 13 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.25%) PaaS
5 8 (0.91%) IaaS
5 8 (0.91%) SaaS
6 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (12.41%) DNS
1 109 (12.41%) Firewall
2 95 (10.82%) SAN
3 91 (10.36%) TCP/IP
4 81 (9.23%) WAN
5 72 (8.20%) DHCP
5 72 (8.20%) LAN
6 60 (6.83%) VoIP
7 53 (6.04%) VPN
7 53 (6.04%) HTTP
8 35 (3.99%) FTP
9 34 (3.87%) Internet
10 33 (3.76%) MPLS
11 30 (3.42%) Wireless
12 26 (2.96%) PBX
13 23 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (2.39%) OSPF
15 19 (2.16%) BGP
16 15 (1.71%) VPLS
17 13 (1.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (5.24%) DB2
4 38 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (2.85%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.73%) MySQL
7 21 (2.39%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (1.48%) RavenDB
10 13 (1.48%) Neo4j
11 11 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.14%) EDRMS
12 10 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (2.62%) Visual Studio
1 23 (2.62%) NUnit
2 22 (2.51%) Subversion
3 21 (2.39%) TeamCity
4 20 (2.28%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.48%) MSTest
6 13 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (1.48%) JUnit
7 11 (1.25%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.80%) Maven
8 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 7 (0.80%) Rational Application Developer
9 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.46%) Hudson
10 4 (0.46%) Selenium
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 122 (13.90%) Finance
2 85 (9.68%) Retail
3 56 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.71%) Back Office
6 13 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.80%) Banking
8 6 (0.68%) Marketing
9 5 (0.57%) Law
10 4 (0.46%) Advertising
10 4 (0.46%) Publishing
11 3 (0.34%) Games
11 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 3 (0.34%) Local Government
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 155 (17.65%) Analyst
2 116 (13.21%) Support Engineer
3 99 (11.28%) Developer
4 97 (11.05%) Support Analyst
5 73 (8.31%) Architect
6 70 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 59 (6.72%) Technical Support
8 57 (6.49%) Administrator
9 56 (6.38%) Consultant
10 53 (6.04%) DBA
10 53 (6.04%) IT Support
11 52 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
12 51 (5.81%) Junior
13 42 (4.78%) SQL DBA
14 40 (4.56%) Help Desk Support
14 40 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
15 35 (3.99%) Applications Support
16 34 (3.87%) 1st Line Support
17 31 (3.53%) Operations Analyst
18 29 (3.30%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.02%) .NET
2 84 (9.57%) HTML
3 56 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 55 (6.26%) J2EE
5 54 (6.15%) CSS
6 51 (5.81%) XML
7 48 (5.47%) Web Services
8 39 (4.44%) Middleware
9 34 (3.87%) JDBC
10 33 (3.76%) .NET Framework
11 27 (3.08%) HTML5
12 22 (2.51%) jQuery
12 22 (2.51%) Ajax
13 20 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (2.16%) XSLT
15 18 (2.05%) WinForms
16 16 (1.82%) SOAP
17 15 (1.71%) CSS3
18 14 (1.59%) RESTful
19 13 (1.48%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.90%) Clustering
3 32 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.53%) Mathematics
5 25 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.62%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.28%) Replication
8 15 (1.71%) PKI
9 14 (1.59%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.14%) Taxonomies
11 8 (0.91%) Open Source
11 8 (0.91%) EqualLogic
11 8 (0.91%) iPad
12 7 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.68%) Handset
13 6 (0.68%) e-Health
14 5 (0.57%) Statistics
15 4 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 249 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 156 (17.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 153 (17.43%) Linux
4 145 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 133 (15.15%) UNIX
6 106 (12.07%) Windows XP
7 103 (11.73%) Windows 7
8 58 (6.61%) Solaris
9 57 (6.49%) Windows Vista
10 46 (5.24%) AIX
11 42 (4.78%) Windows 8
12 24 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (2.16%) Android
14 16 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
15 15 (1.71%) Windows 2000
15 15 (1.71%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.14%) CentOS
17 6 (0.68%) VMS
18 5 (0.57%) Debian
18 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (19.93%) ITIL
2 75 (8.54%) E-Commerce
3 71 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (5.58%) Migration
5 45 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 44 (5.01%) Project Management
7 41 (4.67%) MVC
7 41 (4.67%) CRM
7 41 (4.67%) Software Engineering
8 35 (3.99%) Web Development
8 35 (3.99%) Problem Management
8 35 (3.99%) Time Management
9 34 (3.87%) Mentoring
10 32 (3.64%) PRINCE2
11 30 (3.42%) Service Management
11 30 (3.42%) Scrum
12 29 (3.30%) OO
13 26 (2.96%) TDD
14 25 (2.85%) TOGAF
14 25 (2.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 247 (28.13%) SQL
2 95 (10.82%) Java
3 81 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 81 (9.23%) C#
4 50 (5.69%) Perl
5 40 (4.56%) PowerShell
6 36 (4.10%) Bash Shell
7 32 (3.64%) C
8 25 (2.85%) C++
8 25 (2.85%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.73%) VB
10 21 (2.39%) PHP
11 19 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.94%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.59%) VBScript
14 11 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.03%) Python
16 6 (0.68%) Ruby
17 3 (0.34%) AWK
17 3 (0.34%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 138 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (11.50%) Degree
3 84 (9.57%) MCSE
4 75 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (7.86%) MCITP
6 59 (6.72%) Security Cleared
7 49 (5.58%) CCNP
8 48 (5.47%) CCNA
8 48 (5.47%) SC Cleared
9 46 (5.24%) MCTS
10 40 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (4.10%) MCP
12 32 (3.64%) MCSA
13 13 (1.48%) ISEB
13 13 (1.48%) VCP5
14 12 (1.37%) MBCS
15 11 (1.25%) VCP4
15 11 (1.25%) VCAP
15 11 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.01%) SLA
2 21 (2.39%) QA
3 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
System Software
1 315 (35.88%) Active Directory
2 157 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (10.93%) Hyper-V
4 53 (6.04%) vSphere
5 50 (5.69%) VMware ESX
6 39 (4.44%) XenApp
7 30 (3.42%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.94%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.71%) vCloud
10 11 (1.25%) XenServer
11 8 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.68%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.68%) Samba
12 6 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.46%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (3.42%) SCCM
2 26 (2.96%) Backup Exec
3 22 (2.51%) NetBackup
4 15 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (0.91%) SCOM
7 7 (0.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 7 (0.80%) Puppet
8 6 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
8 6 (0.68%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.46%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.46%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.34%) OpenView
10 3 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 440 (50.11%) Microsoft
2 256 (29.16%) VMware
3 150 (17.08%) Cisco
4 140 (15.95%) Oracle
5 115 (13.10%) Citrix
6 94 (10.71%) IBM
7 50 (5.69%) HP
8 34 (3.87%) Symantec
9 27 (3.08%) Sun
10 24 (2.73%) EMC
11 21 (2.39%) Dell
12 20 (2.28%) SolarWinds
13 19 (2.16%) Red Hat
13 19 (2.16%) CheckPoint
14 18 (2.05%) NetApp
15 16 (1.82%) Veritas
16 15 (1.71%) Apple
17 14 (1.59%) Sophos
18 12 (1.37%) Veeam
19 11 (1.25%) Blue Coat
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £15,800 - £17,630, Depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefts
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £16000 to £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Alliance Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum Including Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 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
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Flexible benefits, on call allo
Posted: 5 days ago