The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 72 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.01% 15.25% 18.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.64% 56.25% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 74
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
137 128 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.20% 27.12% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 111 100 142
Median salary £46,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 58 (47.93%) Windows Server
2 57 (47.11%) Linux
3 46 (38.02%) VMware
4 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 39 (32.23%) Active Directory
6 34 (28.10%) ITIL
7 33 (27.27%) DNS
8 32 (26.45%) VPN
9 30 (24.79%) DHCP
9 30 (24.79%) SQL
10 29 (23.97%) Degree
10 29 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (23.14%) Office 365
11 28 (23.14%) Citrix
11 28 (23.14%) Firewall
12 25 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (19.01%) Hyper-V
14 23 (19.01%) MS Exchange
14 23 (19.01%) Retail
15 22 (18.18%) C
16 21 (17.36%) C++
16 21 (17.36%) Skype for Business
16 21 (17.36%) Mentoring
17 19 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (14.88%) Remote Desktop
18 18 (14.88%) Data Centre
18 18 (14.88%) SAN
18 18 (14.88%) Terminal Services
19 17 (14.05%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (19.01%) MS Exchange
2 21 (17.36%) Skype for Business
3 9 (7.44%) IIS
4 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.48%) Apache
6 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.65%) JBoss
7 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.40%) MS Office
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.14%) Office 365
2 12 (9.92%) PaaS
3 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.79%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.27%) DNS
2 32 (26.45%) VPN
3 30 (24.79%) DHCP
4 28 (23.14%) Firewall
5 18 (14.88%) Remote Desktop
5 18 (14.88%) SAN
6 16 (13.22%) TCP/IP
7 14 (11.57%) LAN
7 14 (11.57%) VLAN
7 14 (11.57%) WAN
8 13 (10.74%) Network Security
9 12 (9.92%) ISDN
9 12 (9.92%) MPLS
9 12 (9.92%) PBX
9 12 (9.92%) VoIP
10 10 (8.26%) iSCSI
10 10 (8.26%) NetScaler
11 7 (5.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (5.79%) Unified Communications
12 5 (4.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) MySQL
3 7 (5.79%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Subversion
2 7 (5.79%) LabVIEW
2 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.48%) Moq
4 3 (2.48%) MSTest
4 3 (2.48%) NUnit
4 3 (2.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Ant
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.83%) Gradle
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 23 (19.01%) Retail
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Analyst
2 22 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 21 (17.36%) Developer
4 16 (13.22%) Consultant
5 15 (12.40%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (12.40%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (12.40%) Linux Support
5 15 (12.40%) Linux Support Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.92%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (9.09%) C++ Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (8.26%) Citrix Consultant
8 10 (8.26%) Citrix Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) Citrix Technical Consultant
8 10 (8.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) Node.js
1 8 (6.61%) XML
2 7 (5.79%) Middleware
2 7 (5.79%) OpenCV
2 7 (5.79%) OpenGL
3 6 (4.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (4.13%) .NET
4 5 (4.13%) CSS
4 5 (4.13%) HTML
5 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.31%) SOAP
5 4 (3.31%) WinForms
5 4 (3.31%) WPF
6 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.48%) Ajax
6 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.48%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (2.48%) Ninject
6 3 (2.48%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Data Centre
2 17 (14.05%) Mathematics
3 15 (12.40%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.61%) Physics
5 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.96%) DataPower
6 6 (4.96%) Handset
6 6 (4.96%) PACS
7 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (3.31%) FMCG
9 3 (2.48%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.65%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.65%) NHS
11 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.83%) Fintech
11 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (47.93%) Windows Server
2 57 (47.11%) Linux
3 25 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (12.40%) Windows 7
7 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (10.74%) Unix
9 10 (8.26%) Windows 10
10 9 (7.44%) Mac OS X
11 6 (4.96%) AIX
12 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.65%) Android
13 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.10%) ITIL
2 21 (17.36%) Mentoring
3 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.92%) Coaching
5 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.26%) OOD
6 10 (8.26%) SIEM
7 9 (7.44%) Information Security
7 9 (7.44%) Multithreading
8 8 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.61%) SOA
9 7 (5.79%) Business Continuity
9 7 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (5.79%) Image Processing
9 7 (5.79%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.79%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.79%) Migration
9 7 (5.79%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (5.79%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.79%) SQL
2 22 (18.18%) C
3 21 (17.36%) C++
4 15 (12.40%) C#
5 10 (8.26%) Java
6 9 (7.44%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.61%) Python
8 6 (4.96%) VB
9 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.13%) Perl
10 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.65%) Ruby
11 2 (1.65%) XPath
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (23.97%) Degree
2 15 (12.40%) CCNA
2 15 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (9.92%) MCSE
5 10 (8.26%) CCA
5 10 (8.26%) CCAA
5 10 (8.26%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
7 4 (3.31%) PMP
8 3 (2.48%) CEH
8 3 (2.48%) CISSP
8 3 (2.48%) GCIH
8 3 (2.48%) GIAC
8 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.65%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.65%) CCNP
9 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (32.23%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (19.01%) Hyper-V
4 18 (14.88%) Terminal Services
5 13 (10.74%) XenDesktop
6 12 (9.92%) VMware ESX
7 11 (9.09%) XenApp
8 9 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (4.96%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.65%) Firmware
11 1 (0.83%) Samba
11 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.48%) Nessus
2 3 (2.48%) Nmap
2 3 (2.48%) SCCM
3 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.83%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.83%) Simpana
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (38.02%) VMware
2 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 28 (23.14%) Citrix
4 12 (9.92%) CheckPoint
4 12 (9.92%) Cisco
5 9 (7.44%) Veeam
6 8 (6.61%) Dell
6 8 (6.61%) NetApp
6 8 (6.61%) Oracle
7 7 (5.79%) HP
7 7 (5.79%) IBM
8 5 (4.13%) Sybase
9 4 (3.31%) Informatica
9 4 (3.31%) Talend
10 2 (1.65%) Adobe
10 2 (1.65%) Apple
10 2 (1.65%) Symantec
11 1 (0.83%) CommVault
11 1 (0.83%) Sage
11 1 (0.83%) Sophos
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