The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 8.64% 25.00% 18.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 52.63% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 22
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,717 £42,500 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 76 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 17.28% 47.50% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Hertfordshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Windows
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Windows Salary Trend in St Albans

Windows
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
4 15 (42.86%) MS Office
5 14 (40.00%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
7 11 (31.43%) Internet
7 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (31.43%) LAN
8 10 (28.57%) IIS
8 10 (28.57%) Novell
9 9 (25.71%) WAN
10 8 (22.86%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.00%) Intranet
11 7 (20.00%) Telnet
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (17.14%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
13 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (11.43%) Office 365
14 4 (11.43%) vSphere
14 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
14 4 (11.43%) Cisco
14 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
14 4 (11.43%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Internet
1 11 (31.43%) LAN
2 9 (25.71%) WAN
3 7 (20.00%) Intranet
3 7 (20.00%) Telnet
4 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) Firewall
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) VoIP
7 2 (5.71%) DNS
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Server Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) IVR
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.71%) Android
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.57%) Web Design
2 3 (8.57%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.71%) CRM
4 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) B2B
4 1 (2.86%) B2C
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.86%) UML
4 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.86%) Information Management
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) VB
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) R
2 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
3 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Novell
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Epicor
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Apple
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
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