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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 16.33% 15.79% 23.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.86% 37.50% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 22
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,050 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
37 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 25.17% 42.11% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 40
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
4 14 (45.16%) ITIL
4 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
6 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
7 11 (35.48%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (29.03%) UNIX
9 8 (25.81%) Degree
10 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
11 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
11 6 (19.35%) iptables
12 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
12 5 (16.13%) Cisco
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
13 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
14 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
14 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
15 2 (6.45%) iPad
15 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
16 1 (3.23%) Finance
16 1 (3.23%) Scrum
16 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
16 1 (3.23%) TDD
16 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
16 1 (3.23%) Ajax
16 1 (3.23%) PKI

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
1 14 (45.16%) Support Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (32.26%) Systems Support
3 10 (32.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Trainee
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Trainee Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) XSL
1 1 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 16 (51.61%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) UNIX
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 1 (3.23%) CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Scrum
2 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.23%) TDD
2 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
2 1 (3.23%) Web Development
2 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (3.23%) User Stories
2 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) C++
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) iptables
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix