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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 17.44% 10.00% 20.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.72% 24.00% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 28
Average salary £35,000 £26,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
29 25 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 33.72% 41.67% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 54
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,775
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (48.28%) ITIL
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) MS Office
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (31.03%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) XSL
5 9 (31.03%) IIS
5 9 (31.03%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) C++
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) Pair Programming
5 9 (31.03%) Ajax
5 9 (31.03%) Web Development
5 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (31.03%) User Stories
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (31.03%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
1 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Support Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Support
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Trainee
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
1 9 (31.03%) XML
1 9 (31.03%) XSL
1 9 (31.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) TDD
2 9 (31.03%) Pair Programming
2 9 (31.03%) Web Development
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (31.03%) User Stories
3 7 (24.14%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
1 9 (31.03%) C++
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.90%) MCTS
2 2 (6.90%) MCITP
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) iptables
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix