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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 20.78% 24.24% 13.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 80.00% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 25
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -17.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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 10 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 33.77% 30.30% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 58
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -24.28%
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 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) MS Office
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) C++
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 7 (36.84%) IIS
5 7 (36.84%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) XSL
5 7 (36.84%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Pair Programming
5 7 (36.84%) Ajax
5 7 (36.84%) Web Development
5 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (36.84%) User Stories
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) VoIP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) VoIP
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio Team System
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) XML
1 7 (36.84%) XSL
1 7 (36.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Debian
1 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) OO
1 7 (36.84%) Scrum
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) TDD
1 7 (36.84%) Pair Programming
1 7 (36.84%) Web Development
1 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (36.84%) User Stories
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) C++
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco