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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 463 444 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.30% 17.90% 18.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.67% 66.37% 58.02%
Number of salaries quoted 325 359 321
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
705 669 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.39% 26.98% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 538 551 505
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 142 £45,000 +2.85% 12
Hemel Hempstead +5 85 £29,250 -46.81% 6
St Albans +4 49 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City +5 28 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Borehamwood -6 20 £32,500 +71.05%
Rickmansworth -8 12 £25,500 -2.85%
Stevenage -14 6 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Potters Bar 0 5 £28,000 -13.84%
Letchworth -10 5 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Broxbourne - 5 £45,000 -
Hertford - 5 £70,000 -
Berkhamsted -1 4 £37,500 +2.73%
Hitchin +3 3 - - 1
Royston -7 2 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Ware - 1 £21,000 - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 473 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 432 (40.87%) Active Directory
3 369 (34.91%) VMware
4 332 (31.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 332 (31.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 314 (29.71%) SQL
6 281 (26.58%) SQL Server
7 251 (23.75%) Linux
8 235 (22.23%) MS Exchange
9 222 (21.00%) MS Excel
10 208 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 191 (18.07%) Citrix
12 188 (17.79%) .NET
13 178 (16.84%) Firewall
14 164 (15.52%) Cisco
15 161 (15.23%) DNS
16 154 (14.57%) MS Office
17 151 (14.29%) C#
18 149 (14.10%) DHCP
19 146 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 145 (13.72%) ITIL
21 144 (13.62%) Windows 7
22 139 (13.15%) TCP/IP
23 136 (12.87%) JavaScript
24 133 (12.58%) ASP.NET
25 124 (11.73%) Degree
26 120 (11.35%) Windows Server 2003
27 117 (11.07%) IIS
27 117 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
28 116 (10.97%) MVC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 235 (22.23%) MS Exchange
2 117 (11.07%) IIS
2 117 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (10.03%) SharePoint
4 66 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 64 (6.05%) WebSphere
6 54 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 48 (4.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 47 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 46 (4.35%) Apache
10 41 (3.88%) Tomcat
11 40 (3.78%) Lync
12 30 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 27 (2.55%) Apache ServiceMix
14 19 (1.80%) JBoss
15 13 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
16 12 (1.14%) IBM Notes
17 10 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.95%) Drupal
18 9 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 222 (21.00%) MS Excel
2 154 (14.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.19%) HipChat
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.095%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.095%) InDesign
6 1 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Maximo
1 8 (0.76%) Magento
2 4 (0.38%) CA PPM
2 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.095%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 88 (8.33%) Office 365
2 56 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.61%) SaaS
4 17 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.04%) PaaS
6 9 (0.85%) IaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.095%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.095%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 178 (16.84%) Firewall
2 161 (15.23%) DNS
3 149 (14.10%) DHCP
4 139 (13.15%) TCP/IP
5 104 (9.84%) WAN
6 103 (9.74%) SAN
7 96 (9.08%) LAN
8 70 (6.62%) VPN
9 44 (4.16%) VLAN
10 39 (3.69%) HTTP
11 36 (3.41%) NAS
12 32 (3.03%) VoIP
13 26 (2.46%) iSCSI
14 25 (2.37%) Internet
15 20 (1.89%) MPLS
16 18 (1.70%) SSL
16 18 (1.70%) FTP
17 15 (1.42%) PBX
17 15 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (1.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (5.68%) MySQL
4 56 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (3.69%) DB2
8 32 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (1.42%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.95%) QlikView
12 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.66%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (3.22%) Visual Studio
1 34 (3.22%) TeamCity
2 31 (2.93%) NUnit
3 26 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.37%) Subversion
5 23 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.99%) Selenium
7 16 (1.51%) ReSharper
7 16 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.42%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.42%) JUnit
9 13 (1.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 13 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.23%) Rational Application Developer
10 12 (1.14%) MSTest
10 12 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (1.14%) Moq
11 10 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.85%) JIRA
13 6 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 99 (9.37%) Finance
2 47 (4.45%) Retail
3 30 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.27%) Marketing
5 18 (1.70%) Publishing
5 18 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.51%) Banking
7 11 (1.04%) Electronics
8 7 (0.66%) Legal
8 7 (0.66%) Games
8 7 (0.66%) Arabic Language
8 7 (0.66%) Russian Language
9 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.19%) Law
11 2 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.095%) Front Office
12 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 222 (21.00%) Developer
2 219 (20.72%) Analyst
3 145 (13.72%) Support Analyst
4 85 (8.04%) Support Engineer
4 85 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 77 (7.28%) .NET Developer
6 71 (6.72%) C# Developer
7 63 (5.96%) Consultant
8 60 (5.68%) Software Developer
9 57 (5.39%) Administrator
9 57 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 53 (5.01%) Architect
11 49 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
12 45 (4.26%) Senior Developer
13 44 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
13 44 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support
14 40 (3.78%) IT Support
15 39 (3.69%) Java Developer
16 38 (3.60%) Software Engineer
17 37 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (17.79%) .NET
2 133 (12.58%) ASP.NET
3 112 (10.60%) HTML
4 89 (8.42%) CSS
5 85 (8.04%) XML
6 72 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (6.34%) .NET Framework
8 57 (5.39%) Entity Framework
9 55 (5.20%) WCF
10 53 (5.01%) Web Services
11 50 (4.73%) jQuery
12 49 (4.64%) HTML5
13 46 (4.35%) AngularJS
14 40 (3.78%) CSS3
15 39 (3.69%) WinForms
16 35 (3.31%) WebSockets
17 33 (3.12%) WPF
18 31 (2.93%) Ajax
19 29 (2.74%) XSLT
20 27 (2.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 63 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 51 (4.82%) Mathematics
5 47 (4.45%) Clustering
6 43 (4.07%) Replication
7 26 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.80%) Handset
9 19 (1.80%) Thin Client
9 19 (1.80%) Fat Client
10 15 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (1.14%) iPad
13 10 (0.95%) User Experience
14 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.85%) iSeries
15 8 (0.76%) FMCG
15 8 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 332 (31.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 332 (31.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 251 (23.75%) Linux
3 144 (13.62%) Windows 7
4 120 (11.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 101 (9.56%) UNIX
6 76 (7.19%) Windows XP
7 50 (4.73%) AIX
8 37 (3.50%) Windows 8
9 35 (3.31%) Solaris
9 35 (3.31%) Android
10 29 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (2.18%) Apple iOS
12 22 (2.08%) Windows 2000
13 20 (1.89%) Mac OS X
14 17 (1.61%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.57%) VMS
16 5 (0.47%) HPUX
16 5 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (13.72%) ITIL
2 116 (10.97%) MVC
3 112 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (8.42%) Mentoring
5 72 (6.81%) TDD
6 69 (6.53%) Scrum
7 66 (6.24%) Web Development
8 65 (6.15%) OO
9 63 (5.96%) Migration
10 55 (5.20%) Information Security
11 54 (5.11%) Software Engineering
12 52 (4.92%) Problem Management
13 43 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (3.22%) Project Management
15 33 (3.12%) OOP
15 33 (3.12%) Change Management
16 32 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (2.74%) Incident Management
18 28 (2.65%) SOA
18 28 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 314 (29.71%) SQL
2 151 (14.29%) C#
3 136 (12.87%) JavaScript
4 111 (10.50%) Java
5 81 (7.66%) C++
6 77 (7.28%) C
7 72 (6.81%) PowerShell
8 68 (6.43%) T-SQL
9 53 (5.01%) Perl
10 44 (4.16%) Bash Shell
11 42 (3.97%) PHP
12 27 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.55%) VB.NET
13 22 (2.08%) Python
14 20 (1.89%) VB
14 20 (1.89%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.95%) VBScript
16 7 (0.66%) VBA
17 6 (0.57%) AWK
17 6 (0.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 146 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (11.73%) Degree
3 91 (8.61%) MCSE
4 78 (7.38%) MCSA
5 68 (6.43%) MCITP
6 66 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (5.96%) CCNA
8 47 (4.45%) MCP
9 42 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (2.84%) Security Cleared
11 23 (2.18%) MCTS
12 16 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 16 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (1.42%) CISSP
14 14 (1.32%) Sun Certification
15 13 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.14%) CISM
16 12 (1.14%) CCA
16 12 (1.14%) SC Cleared
17 10 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.85%) SLA
2 25 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.37%) QA
3 20 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (0.47%) GMP
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 432 (40.87%) Active Directory
2 208 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (10.60%) Hyper-V
4 100 (9.46%) vSphere
5 87 (8.23%) VMware ESX
6 79 (7.47%) VMware ESXi
7 70 (6.62%) XenApp
8 50 (4.73%) Terminal Services
9 48 (4.54%) XenDesktop
10 38 (3.60%) Firmware
11 26 (2.46%) vCloud
12 18 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (1.32%) XenServer
14 10 (0.95%) Xen
14 10 (0.95%) NFS
15 6 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.57%) iptables
16 5 (0.47%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.47%) VirtualBox
16 5 (0.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 79 (7.47%) SCCM
2 39 (3.69%) SCOM
3 31 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 31 (2.93%) Backup Exec
4 24 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 22 (2.08%) WSUS
6 12 (1.14%) Nagios
7 11 (1.04%) Nessus
8 8 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.76%) vMotion
9 6 (0.57%) Puppet
9 6 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.57%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.38%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.28%) Ansible
11 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.28%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.19%) SnapMirror
12 2 (0.19%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 473 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 369 (34.91%) VMware
3 191 (18.07%) Citrix
4 164 (15.52%) Cisco
5 97 (9.18%) Oracle
6 89 (8.42%) HP
7 72 (6.81%) IBM
8 45 (4.26%) Symantec
9 44 (4.16%) Dell
10 43 (4.07%) CheckPoint
11 40 (3.78%) Sophos
12 36 (3.41%) Apple
13 26 (2.46%) Veritas
14 24 (2.27%) Sun
15 21 (1.99%) Fujitsu
16 20 (1.89%) SonicWALL
17 18 (1.70%) SAP
18 17 (1.61%) Websense
19 15 (1.42%) Tripwire
19 15 (1.42%) New Relic
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