The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 16.67% 27.08% 7.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 72.22% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Average salary - £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Windows
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin region.

Operating Systems Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 45.83% 37.50% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 13
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +51.89%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

Windows
Salary Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hitchin region.

Windows Salary Trend in Hitchin

Windows
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) CMDB
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Sage

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Sage