The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 7 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 109 63 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.90% 16.98% 19.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.05% 63.64% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 68 43 50
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
198 99 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.51% 26.68% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 135 69 110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Windows
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Windows Salary Trend in Watford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

1 131 (52.40%) Microsoft
2 100 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 84 (33.60%) VMware
4 80 (32.00%) SQL
5 77 (30.80%) UNIX
6 75 (30.00%) Linux
6 75 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 69 (27.60%) Java
8 66 (26.40%) ITIL
8 66 (26.40%) MS Exchange
8 66 (26.40%) Finance
9 65 (26.00%) Retail
10 60 (24.00%) E-Commerce
11 54 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (21.20%) J2EE
12 53 (21.20%) IBM
13 52 (20.80%) Oracle
14 51 (20.40%) Tomcat
15 49 (19.60%) MS Office
16 48 (19.20%) Cisco
16 48 (19.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 44 (17.60%) HTTP
17 44 (17.60%) Citrix
18 42 (16.80%) DB2
18 42 (16.80%) Manufacturing
18 42 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
19 39 (15.60%) Solaris
19 39 (15.60%) DNS
20 38 (15.20%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 66 (26.40%) MS Exchange
2 51 (20.40%) Tomcat
3 38 (15.20%) IIS
4 36 (14.40%) WebSphere
5 33 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (13.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 32 (12.80%) IBM HTTP Server
6 32 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (9.20%) Lync
7 23 (9.20%) MQSeries
7 23 (9.20%) SharePoint
8 20 (8.00%) Apache
8 20 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (5.60%) JBoss
10 11 (4.40%) Apache Solr
11 9 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (2.80%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (2.40%) WebLogic
13 6 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 75 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 49 (19.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) RiskWrite
2 5 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.40%) Agresso
3 1 (0.40%) Maximo
3 1 (0.40%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.80%) Office 365
3 12 (4.80%) PaaS
4 10 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.60%) SaaS
6 7 (2.80%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.60%) HTTP
2 39 (15.60%) DNS
3 37 (14.80%) Firewall
4 29 (11.60%) FTP
5 28 (11.20%) LAN
6 27 (10.80%) WAN
6 27 (10.80%) SAN
6 27 (10.80%) VPN
7 23 (9.20%) DHCP
8 17 (6.80%) TCP/IP
9 16 (6.40%) MPLS
10 15 (6.00%) VoIP
11 9 (3.60%) PBX
11 9 (3.60%) Wireless
12 6 (2.40%) VLAN
12 6 (2.40%) ISDN
12 6 (2.40%) HTTPS
13 5 (2.00%) Intranet
13 5 (2.00%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.80%) DB2
2 25 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.20%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.80%) MySQL
6 5 (2.00%) FileMaker
7 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.20%) Big Data
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.40%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.80%) Subversion
2 7 (2.80%) JUnit
2 7 (2.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 7 (2.80%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.80%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (2.40%) Maven
4 4 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.60%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.60%) Hudson
5 3 (1.20%) NUnit
6 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.40%) Toad
6 1 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.40%) JBehave
General
1 66 (26.40%) Finance
2 65 (26.00%) Retail
3 42 (16.80%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.00%) Marketing
5 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Publishing
7 2 (0.80%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (25.60%) Analyst
2 49 (19.60%) Support Analyst
3 39 (15.60%) Support Engineer
4 25 (10.00%) Architect
5 24 (9.60%) Consultant
5 24 (9.60%) Operations Analyst
6 22 (8.80%) Operations Support Analyst
7 21 (8.40%) Administrator
8 19 (7.60%) Developer
9 17 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.20%) Applications Support
12 13 (5.20%) Support Manager
13 12 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
15 10 (4.00%) Project Manager
15 10 (4.00%) Desktop Support
15 10 (4.00%) Junior
16 9 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.20%) J2EE
2 31 (12.40%) Middleware
3 30 (12.00%) JDBC
4 23 (9.20%) HTML
5 17 (6.80%) CSS
6 15 (6.00%) .NET
7 11 (4.40%) XML
8 10 (4.00%) JMS
9 8 (3.20%) Struts
9 8 (3.20%) JSP
10 7 (2.80%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.80%) XHTML
10 7 (2.80%) JSTL
11 5 (2.00%) COM
12 4 (1.60%) Web Services
12 4 (1.60%) HTML5
12 4 (1.60%) Ajax
13 3 (1.20%) X-Windows
13 3 (1.20%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.60%) Clustering
4 7 (2.80%) Replication
4 7 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.40%) e-Health
5 6 (2.40%) Handset
6 5 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.80%) Open Source
9 2 (0.80%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.40%) Kindle
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.80%) UNIX
2 75 (30.00%) Linux
3 48 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (15.60%) Solaris
6 31 (12.40%) AIX
7 30 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (10.80%) Windows 7
9 21 (8.40%) Windows XP
10 19 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (5.20%) Windows Vista
12 11 (4.40%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (3.20%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.40%) VMS
15 5 (2.00%) Android
15 5 (2.00%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.40%) HPUX
18 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.40%) ITIL
2 60 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 36 (14.40%) Problem Management
4 28 (11.20%) Project Management
5 23 (9.20%) Migration
5 23 (9.20%) Time Management
6 17 (6.80%) Mentoring
7 14 (5.60%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.20%) Web Development
9 12 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (4.80%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.80%) Service Management
10 11 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (4.00%) Coaching
11 10 (4.00%) Change Management
12 8 (3.20%) MVC
12 8 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.20%) Content Management
12 8 (3.20%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.00%) SQL
2 69 (27.60%) Java
3 36 (14.40%) Perl
4 35 (14.00%) Bash Shell
5 20 (8.00%) C
6 19 (7.60%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.20%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.20%) VB
9 7 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.80%) PHP
10 6 (2.40%) C#
10 6 (2.40%) Ruby
11 5 (2.00%) VBScript
12 4 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.80%) Jython
Qualifications
1 48 (19.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.20%) MCSE
2 28 (11.20%) MCITP
2 28 (11.20%) Degree
3 27 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (8.40%) CCNP
4 21 (8.40%) CCNA
5 17 (6.80%) MCSA
6 11 (4.40%) MCP
6 11 (4.40%) MCTS
7 8 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.80%) Sun Certification
9 6 (2.40%) PMP
9 6 (2.40%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.00%) CCA
11 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.80%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 54 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (12.40%) Hyper-V
4 22 (8.80%) vSphere
5 20 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.60%) Terminal Services
7 12 (4.80%) XenDesktop
8 11 (4.40%) XenApp
9 9 (3.60%) XenServer
10 6 (2.40%) Samba
10 6 (2.40%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.40%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.20%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.80%) vCloud
13 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.60%) SCCM
2 6 (2.40%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (2.00%) Puppet
3 5 (2.00%) SCOM
4 4 (1.60%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.80%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 131 (52.40%) Microsoft
2 84 (33.60%) VMware
3 53 (21.20%) IBM
4 52 (20.80%) Oracle
5 48 (19.20%) Cisco
6 44 (17.60%) Citrix
7 24 (9.60%) Sun
8 16 (6.40%) HP
9 15 (6.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (4.80%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.80%) EnterpriseDB
12 6 (2.40%) NetQoS
12 6 (2.40%) CA
12 6 (2.40%) NetApp
13 5 (2.00%) EMC
13 5 (2.00%) Altiris
13 5 (2.00%) Apple
14 4 (1.60%) Avaya
14 4 (1.60%) Remedy
15 3 (1.20%) Dell
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