The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 21.33% 22.86% 12.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 100.00% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 26
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -17.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 Rickmansworth region.

Operating Systems Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 8 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 34.67% 22.86% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 57
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £34,067
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -22.21%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Windows
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Windows Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

Windows
Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) MS Office
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) iPad
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) UNIX
7 5 (22.73%) VoIP
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Debian
7 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (18.18%) Web Development
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) Ajax
8 4 (18.18%) User Stories
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VoIP
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Service Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Backup Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) XML
1 4 (18.18%) XSL
1 4 (18.18%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
2 1 (4.55%) Celerra
2 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (22.73%) Debian
3 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) OO
2 4 (18.18%) Scrum
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
2 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (18.18%) User Stories
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) C++
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) AWK
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
2 3 (13.64%) MCSA
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.64%) MCTS
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Brocade
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) StorageTek
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec