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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 376 361 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.48% 18.81% 14.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.60% 62.56% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 304 304 320
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
582 577 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.60% 30.07% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 457 471 667
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -3 97 £46,000 +41.53% 20
Hemel Hempstead 0 92 £30,000 -14.28% 10
Stevenage +12 34 £40,000 +23.07% 2
St Albans -17 21 £55,000 +74.60% 6
Welwyn Garden City -10 17 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Rickmansworth -7 12 £40,000 +48.14%
Letchworth +5 10 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Hertford +10 7 £37,500 -28.57%
Royston -9 7 £45,000 +100.00%
Potters Bar -2 5 £21,750 -40.41%
Hoddesdon - 3 £46,500 -
Borehamwood +1 2 £27,000 -3.57%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £36,000 -
Tring - 1 £41,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 393 (48.46%) Microsoft
2 300 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 230 (28.36%) SQL
4 221 (27.25%) VMware
5 217 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 205 (25.28%) MS Excel
7 203 (25.03%) SQL Server
8 167 (20.59%) MS Exchange
9 154 (18.99%) ITIL
10 153 (18.87%) Linux
11 149 (18.37%) MS Office
12 144 (17.76%) Cisco
13 142 (17.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 132 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 125 (15.41%) Oracle
16 124 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 120 (14.80%) Firewall
18 118 (14.55%) Citrix
19 115 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
20 111 (13.69%) UNIX
20 111 (13.69%) Windows 7
21 105 (12.95%) DNS
22 100 (12.33%) Java
22 100 (12.33%) Degree
23 99 (12.21%) IIS
24 93 (11.47%) SAN
25 92 (11.34%) JavaScript
25 92 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
26 91 (11.22%) Windows XP
27 90 (11.10%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 167 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 99 (12.21%) IIS
3 92 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 66 (8.14%) SharePoint
6 48 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 47 (5.80%) WebSphere
8 43 (5.30%) Tomcat
9 41 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 40 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
11 33 (4.07%) Lync
12 25 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
13 23 (2.84%) OpenEdge
14 19 (2.34%) MQSeries
14 19 (2.34%) Apache
15 18 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (1.73%) JBoss
18 11 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
18 11 (1.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 205 (25.28%) MS Excel
2 149 (18.37%) MS Office
3 11 (1.36%) Mingle
4 6 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.99%) RiskWrite
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.37%) Maximo
3 3 (0.37%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.25%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.25%) Agresso
4 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.82%) Office 365
3 12 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.23%) SaaS
5 9 (1.11%) IaaS
6 8 (0.99%) PaaS
7 5 (0.62%) Yammer
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 120 (14.80%) Firewall
2 105 (12.95%) DNS
3 93 (11.47%) SAN
4 75 (9.25%) WAN
5 72 (8.88%) DHCP
6 68 (8.38%) TCP/IP
7 64 (7.89%) LAN
8 60 (7.40%) VPN
9 53 (6.54%) VoIP
10 36 (4.44%) HTTP
11 29 (3.58%) MPLS
12 28 (3.45%) FTP
13 27 (3.33%) Wireless
14 22 (2.71%) Internet
15 19 (2.34%) OSPF
15 19 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (1.97%) PBX
16 16 (1.97%) BGP
17 15 (1.85%) VPLS
18 12 (1.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (25.03%) SQL Server
2 90 (11.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (4.44%) DB2
4 34 (4.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 28 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (3.08%) MySQL
8 24 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 22 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (1.48%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.36%) Neo4j
13 11 (1.36%) RavenDB
13 11 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.74%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 27 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 26 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (2.96%) TeamCity
4 20 (2.47%) NUnit
5 19 (2.34%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.73%) Subversion
7 12 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.36%) MSTest
8 11 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.23%) JUnit
10 9 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.11%) Selenium
11 7 (0.86%) Maven
12 6 (0.74%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.62%) Toad
13 5 (0.62%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 5 (0.62%) Rational Application Developer
14 4 (0.49%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.49%) Hudson
15 3 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 90 (11.10%) Finance
2 77 (9.49%) Retail
3 28 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.34%) Marketing
6 16 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (1.97%) Banking
7 8 (0.99%) Back Office
8 6 (0.74%) Publishing
8 6 (0.74%) Law
9 5 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.49%) Legal
11 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 160 (19.73%) Analyst
2 107 (13.19%) Developer
3 94 (11.59%) Support Engineer
4 92 (11.34%) Support Analyst
5 67 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (7.03%) Architect
7 52 (6.41%) Software Developer
8 50 (6.17%) Administrator
9 47 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 46 (5.67%) DBA
11 42 (5.18%) IT Support
12 38 (4.69%) Consultant
12 38 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
13 37 (4.56%) Technical Support
13 37 (4.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 36 (4.44%) Junior
15 35 (4.32%) Help Desk Support
16 34 (4.19%) 1st Line Support
17 32 (3.95%) Applications Support
18 31 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (10.97%) .NET
2 80 (9.86%) HTML
3 56 (6.91%) CSS
4 54 (6.66%) J2EE
5 50 (6.17%) XML
6 48 (5.92%) ASP.NET
7 44 (5.43%) Web Services
8 34 (4.19%) HTML5
9 32 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 31 (3.82%) Ajax
11 28 (3.45%) Middleware
12 27 (3.33%) CSS3
12 27 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (3.08%) jQuery
14 24 (2.96%) JDBC
15 22 (2.71%) WinForms
16 18 (2.22%) WCF
16 18 (2.22%) XSLT
17 17 (2.10%) RESTful
18 16 (1.97%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.80%) Clustering
1 47 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 32 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.71%) Mathematics
6 21 (2.59%) Replication
7 11 (1.36%) PKI
8 10 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.99%) CMDB
9 8 (0.99%) iPad
10 7 (0.86%) Open Source
11 6 (0.74%) CCTV
11 6 (0.74%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.74%) Taxonomies
11 6 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (0.74%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 217 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 153 (18.87%) Linux
3 142 (17.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 111 (13.69%) UNIX
5 111 (13.69%) Windows 7
6 91 (11.22%) Windows XP
7 50 (6.17%) Windows Vista
8 48 (5.92%) Windows 8
9 37 (4.56%) Solaris
10 35 (4.32%) Android
11 28 (3.45%) AIX
11 28 (3.45%) Windows 2000
12 25 (3.08%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.62%) Debian
16 5 (0.62%) VMS
16 5 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (18.99%) ITIL
2 88 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (7.40%) Software Engineering
4 54 (6.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (6.17%) E-Commerce
5 50 (6.17%) Scrum
6 45 (5.55%) Problem Management
7 44 (5.43%) Web Development
8 40 (4.93%) Project Management
9 39 (4.81%) MVC
10 38 (4.69%) Migration
11 35 (4.32%) Service Management
11 35 (4.32%) Time Management
12 34 (4.19%) PRINCE2
13 33 (4.07%) TDD
14 29 (3.58%) OO
15 28 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (2.96%) SOA
17 23 (2.84%) Product Management
17 23 (2.84%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 230 (28.36%) SQL
2 100 (12.33%) Java
3 92 (11.34%) JavaScript
4 87 (10.73%) C#
5 41 (5.06%) Perl
6 39 (4.81%) C++
6 39 (4.81%) PowerShell
7 37 (4.56%) C
7 37 (4.56%) Bash Shell
8 30 (3.70%) VB
9 29 (3.58%) PL/SQL
10 27 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 18 (2.22%) PHP
12 15 (1.85%) VBScript
13 14 (1.73%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.11%) Python
16 7 (0.86%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.86%) Assembly Language
17 6 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 115 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (12.33%) Degree
3 68 (8.38%) Security Cleared
4 66 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (8.01%) MCSE
6 60 (7.40%) SC Cleared
7 50 (6.17%) MCITP
8 45 (5.55%) CCNP
9 40 (4.93%) CCNA
10 39 (4.81%) MCP
11 35 (4.32%) MCSA
12 32 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (3.58%) MCTS
14 19 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.85%) ISEB
16 14 (1.73%) VCP5
17 11 (1.36%) VCP4
17 11 (1.36%) MCDST
18 10 (1.23%) MBCS
19 9 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.81%) SLA
2 35 (4.32%) QA
3 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
System Software
1 300 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 132 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (10.60%) Hyper-V
4 57 (7.03%) vSphere
5 43 (5.30%) XenApp
6 42 (5.18%) VMware ESX
7 38 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 28 (3.45%) vCloud
9 17 (2.10%) Firmware
10 11 (1.36%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.23%) Terminal Server
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.86%) XenServer
14 6 (0.74%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.74%) Samba
15 5 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (4.32%) Backup Exec
2 33 (4.07%) SCCM
3 28 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 27 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (1.36%) SCOM
8 7 (0.86%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.74%) EdgeSight
9 6 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.62%) ZENworks
10 5 (0.62%) Opsview
10 5 (0.62%) Cacti
11 4 (0.49%) WSUS
11 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.49%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.49%) Puppet
12 2 (0.25%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 393 (48.46%) Microsoft
2 221 (27.25%) VMware
3 144 (17.76%) Cisco
4 125 (15.41%) Oracle
5 118 (14.55%) Citrix
6 70 (8.63%) IBM
7 39 (4.81%) Symantec
8 38 (4.69%) HP
9 27 (3.33%) Sophos
10 26 (3.21%) Veritas
11 23 (2.84%) Sun
12 17 (2.10%) SolarWinds
13 15 (1.85%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.60%) CheckPoint
14 13 (1.60%) Sybase
15 12 (1.48%) SAP
15 12 (1.48%) Dell
15 12 (1.48%) EMC
16 11 (1.36%) Blue Coat
16 11 (1.36%) 3PAR
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £53,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 23,000 to £33,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + healthcare, Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Radlett, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary with flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £2300 - £2500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago