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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 123 143 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.35% 27.13% 17.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.16% 71.50% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 70 88 39
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
219 200 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 38.02% 37.95% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 149 134 93
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 132 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 112 (45.53%) Linux
3 84 (34.15%) SQL
3 84 (34.15%) VMware
4 76 (30.89%) ITIL
4 76 (30.89%) Active Directory
5 67 (27.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (25.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (24.39%) SQL Server
8 60 (24.39%) MS Office
9 58 (23.58%) IBM
10 55 (22.36%) Oracle
11 53 (21.54%) MS Excel
11 53 (21.54%) MS Exchange
12 52 (21.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (21.14%) Java
13 49 (19.92%) UNIX
13 49 (19.92%) AIX
13 49 (19.92%) WebSphere
14 48 (19.51%) Information Security
15 47 (19.11%) Data Centre
16 45 (18.29%) C#
17 44 (17.89%) .NET
18 43 (17.48%) WebSphere Application Server
19 42 (17.07%) Finance
20 40 (16.26%) Firewall
20 40 (16.26%) DB2
21 39 (15.85%) MySQL
21 39 (15.85%) Apache

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 53 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 49 (19.92%) WebSphere
3 43 (17.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 39 (15.85%) Apache
4 39 (15.85%) Tomcat
5 31 (12.60%) Apache ServiceMix
6 21 (8.54%) IIS
7 16 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (5.28%) Lync
8 13 (5.28%) IBM HTTP Server
9 11 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (4.07%) SharePoint
10 10 (4.07%) JBoss
11 6 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (2.03%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (2.03%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (1.63%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 60 (24.39%) MS Office
2 53 (21.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Maximo
2 4 (1.63%) Magento
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.04%) Office 365
2 33 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.91%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (4.07%) IaaS
5 10 (4.07%) PaaS
6 7 (2.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.26%) Firewall
2 35 (14.23%) DNS
3 33 (13.41%) DHCP
4 31 (12.60%) TCP/IP
5 28 (11.38%) VPN
6 23 (9.35%) LAN
6 23 (9.35%) WAN
7 21 (8.54%) HTTP
8 18 (7.32%) FTP
9 13 (5.28%) SAN
9 13 (5.28%) MPLS
10 12 (4.88%) NAS
11 10 (4.07%) iSCSI
11 10 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (4.07%) PBX
12 7 (2.85%) VoIP
13 5 (2.03%) ISDN
13 5 (2.03%) DSL
13 5 (2.03%) Unified Communications
13 5 (2.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 40 (16.26%) DB2
3 39 (15.85%) MySQL
4 10 (4.07%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.22%) Sybase IQ
9 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.41%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (7.32%) Subversion
2 14 (5.69%) JUnit
3 13 (5.28%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 13 (5.28%) Eclipse
3 13 (5.28%) Rational Application Developer
4 12 (4.88%) MSTest
4 12 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (4.88%) Moq
4 12 (4.88%) NUnit
5 3 (1.22%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.22%) JMeter
5 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.81%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.81%) Firebug
7 1 (0.41%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 42 (17.07%) Finance
2 21 (8.54%) Retail
3 7 (2.85%) Publishing
3 7 (2.85%) Games
4 6 (2.44%) Legal
5 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 2 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (28.46%) Analyst
2 61 (24.80%) Developer
3 51 (20.73%) Support Analyst
4 33 (13.41%) Architect
5 26 (10.57%) Support Engineer
6 23 (9.35%) Java Developer
7 22 (8.94%) .NET Developer
8 21 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (8.13%) Operations Analyst
10 19 (7.72%) Consultant
11 18 (7.32%) Operations Support Analyst
12 16 (6.50%) C# Developer
13 14 (5.69%) Support Consultant
14 13 (5.28%) Java Consultant
15 12 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 11 (4.47%) IT Security Engineer
16 11 (4.47%) Security Engineer
16 11 (4.47%) Server Support
17 9 (3.66%) Security Analyst
17 9 (3.66%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.89%) .NET
2 31 (12.60%) ASP.NET
2 31 (12.60%) JDBC
3 29 (11.79%) Web Services
4 23 (9.35%) Spring
5 22 (8.94%) WPF
6 21 (8.54%) JSP
6 21 (8.54%) HTML
7 19 (7.72%) XML
8 18 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (7.32%) CSS
9 17 (6.91%) WinForms
9 17 (6.91%) REST
10 16 (6.50%) XHTML
11 14 (5.69%) JMS
11 14 (5.69%) Struts
11 14 (5.69%) Spring MVC
11 14 (5.69%) WCF
12 13 (5.28%) JSTL
12 13 (5.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.11%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.32%) Handset
3 15 (6.10%) Mathematics
3 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (4.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (4.07%) Replication
5 10 (4.07%) Clustering
6 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.03%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.22%) User Experience
10 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.22%) Blog
10 3 (1.22%) FMCG
11 2 (0.81%) iPhone
11 2 (0.81%) DTV
11 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.81%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 112 (45.53%) Linux
2 67 (27.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (25.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (21.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (19.92%) UNIX
5 49 (19.92%) AIX
6 34 (13.82%) Solaris
7 26 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.50%) Windows 7
9 11 (4.47%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.03%) VMS
10 5 (2.03%) Android
11 4 (1.63%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.22%) HPUX
13 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.41%) CentOS
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.89%) ITIL
2 48 (19.51%) Information Security
3 32 (13.01%) Problem Management
4 31 (12.60%) MVC
5 29 (11.79%) Migration
6 28 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 22 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (7.72%) Web Development
10 16 (6.50%) Incident Management
10 16 (6.50%) Content Management
11 15 (6.10%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (6.10%) TDD
12 14 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (5.69%) Security Management
13 13 (5.28%) RAD
14 12 (4.88%) PRINCE2
14 12 (4.88%) Scrum
14 12 (4.88%) MVVM
14 12 (4.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 84 (34.15%) SQL
2 52 (21.14%) Java
3 45 (18.29%) C#
4 34 (13.82%) Perl
5 31 (12.60%) Bash Shell
6 28 (11.38%) JavaScript
7 24 (9.76%) C
8 12 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.88%) VB
9 8 (3.25%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 5 (2.03%) PHP
12 4 (1.63%) C++
13 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.22%) AWK
14 1 (0.41%) Jython
14 1 (0.41%) Ruby
14 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.10%) MCSE
3 13 (5.28%) Sun Certification
4 8 (3.25%) CISSP
5 7 (2.85%) MCP
6 6 (2.44%) Degree
6 6 (2.44%) MCSA
7 5 (2.03%) MCITP
7 5 (2.03%) CISM
8 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.81%) ACSP
9 1 (0.41%) CCIA
9 1 (0.41%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) CCA
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.28%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.88%) QA
3 7 (2.85%) SLA
4 5 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (30.89%) Active Directory
2 61 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (12.60%) vSphere
4 29 (11.79%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (10.98%) VMware ESX
6 24 (9.76%) Terminal Services
7 18 (7.32%) VMware Workstation
7 18 (7.32%) Hyper-V
8 8 (3.25%) XenApp
9 7 (2.85%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.03%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.22%) Xen
13 2 (0.81%) vCloud
14 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (6.10%) SCCM
2 11 (4.47%) Nagios
2 11 (4.47%) Nessus
3 10 (4.07%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (4.07%) vMotion
4 9 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.03%) WSUS
6 4 (1.63%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.41%) Control-M
7 1 (0.41%) Puppet
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 132 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 84 (34.15%) VMware
3 58 (23.58%) IBM
4 55 (22.36%) Oracle
5 37 (15.04%) Citrix
6 35 (14.23%) Cisco
7 27 (10.98%) CheckPoint
8 16 (6.50%) Sun
9 15 (6.10%) Websense
10 12 (4.88%) HP
11 11 (4.47%) BMC
11 11 (4.47%) Sybase
11 11 (4.47%) Sophos
12 10 (4.07%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.66%) McAfee
13 9 (3.66%) Tripwire
14 7 (2.85%) SAP
15 6 (2.44%) Dell
15 6 (2.44%) NetIQ
16 5 (2.03%) Symantec
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