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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 143 64 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.73% 17.68% 31.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.50% 48.12% 60.10%
Number of salaries quoted 87 40 64
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £50,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
200 133 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.38% 36.74% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 134 92 104
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 175 (65.30%) Microsoft
2 111 (41.42%) Active Directory
3 105 (39.18%) SQL
4 95 (35.45%) MS Excel
5 83 (30.97%) Finance
6 79 (29.48%) VMware
7 78 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (26.12%) Retail
8 70 (26.12%) MS Office
9 66 (24.63%) Manufacturing
10 65 (24.25%) Linux
11 64 (23.88%) MS Exchange
12 63 (23.51%) E-Commerce
13 61 (22.76%) Oracle
13 61 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 60 (22.39%) UNIX
14 60 (22.39%) ITIL
14 60 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (22.01%) Microsoft Certification
16 58 (21.64%) IBM
17 55 (20.52%) Degree
18 54 (20.15%) Java
19 50 (18.66%) IIS
19 50 (18.66%) AIX
20 47 (17.54%) Tomcat
20 47 (17.54%) HTTP
21 45 (16.79%) Solaris
22 42 (15.67%) WebSphere Application Server
22 42 (15.67%) J2EE
22 42 (15.67%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 64 (23.88%) MS Exchange
2 50 (18.66%) IIS
3 47 (17.54%) Tomcat
4 42 (15.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 42 (15.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 42 (15.67%) WebSphere
5 33 (12.31%) MQSeries
6 31 (11.57%) SharePoint
7 29 (10.82%) Lync
7 29 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (2.99%) Apache
12 5 (1.87%) CMS
13 4 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.12%) iPlanet
14 3 (1.12%) SAS
14 3 (1.12%) Tuxedo
14 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (35.45%) MS Excel
2 70 (26.12%) MS Office
3 6 (2.24%) MS Project
4 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.58%) Office 365
2 18 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.24%) PaaS
4 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.75%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.54%) HTTP
2 38 (14.18%) SAN
3 37 (13.81%) FTP
3 37 (13.81%) DNS
4 32 (11.94%) LAN
5 31 (11.57%) Firewall
6 27 (10.07%) DHCP
7 25 (9.33%) WAN
8 18 (6.72%) VPN
9 17 (6.34%) TCP/IP
10 16 (5.97%) MPLS
11 13 (4.85%) PBX
12 9 (3.36%) NAS
13 8 (2.99%) VoIP
14 6 (2.24%) ISDN
14 6 (2.24%) Unified Communications
14 6 (2.24%) VLAN
14 6 (2.24%) Internet
14 6 (2.24%) Network Security
14 6 (2.24%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.30%) DB2
2 31 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.87%) MySQL
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.85%) Subversion
2 7 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.24%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (2.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 6 (2.24%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.24%) JUnit
3 6 (2.24%) NUnit
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
General
1 83 (30.97%) Finance
2 70 (26.12%) Retail
3 66 (24.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (23.13%) Analyst
2 42 (15.67%) Support Analyst
3 41 (15.30%) Support Engineer
4 35 (13.06%) Operations Analyst
5 33 (12.31%) Developer
6 32 (11.94%) Operations Support Analyst
7 31 (11.57%) Consultant
7 31 (11.57%) Junior
8 28 (10.45%) Architect
9 25 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (6.34%) Administrator
11 17 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (5.97%) Junior Analyst
13 15 (5.60%) Junior Support Analyst
14 14 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (5.22%) Desktop Support
15 10 (3.73%) Project Engineer
15 10 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 10 (3.73%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.67%) J2EE
2 39 (14.55%) JDBC
3 36 (13.43%) Middleware
4 31 (11.57%) .NET
5 28 (10.45%) HTML
6 22 (8.21%) CSS
7 18 (6.72%) ASP.NET
8 17 (6.34%) Web Services
9 13 (4.85%) XHTML
10 11 (4.10%) .NET Framework
10 11 (4.10%) WCF
11 10 (3.73%) XML
12 8 (2.99%) jQuery
13 7 (2.61%) HTML5
13 7 (2.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (2.61%) JSP
14 6 (2.24%) COM
14 6 (2.24%) JMS
14 6 (2.24%) Struts
14 6 (2.24%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.09%) Mathematics
2 18 (6.72%) Clustering
3 8 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.24%) Handset
5 6 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.49%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.12%) Open Source
7 3 (1.12%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.12%) Replication
7 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.12%) PMI
7 3 (1.12%) EPoS
8 2 (0.75%) e-Health
8 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.37%) Online Games
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 65 (24.25%) Linux
3 61 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (22.39%) UNIX
5 50 (18.66%) AIX
6 45 (16.79%) Solaris
7 38 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (9.33%) Windows XP
9 21 (7.84%) Windows 7
10 19 (7.09%) Windows Vista
11 14 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (4.85%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (2.99%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.99%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.61%) Android
15 6 (2.24%) VMS
15 6 (2.24%) HPUX
16 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000
17 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.51%) E-Commerce
2 60 (22.39%) ITIL
3 26 (9.70%) Migration
4 21 (7.84%) Project Management
4 21 (7.84%) Problem Management
5 19 (7.09%) Network Design
6 16 (5.97%) OO
7 15 (5.60%) MVC
7 15 (5.60%) Web Development
8 14 (5.22%) Change Management
9 13 (4.85%) Time Management
10 12 (4.48%) Software Deployment
11 11 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.73%) BCP
13 9 (3.36%) CRM
14 8 (2.99%) Asset Management
14 8 (2.99%) Software Engineering
14 8 (2.99%) Web Application Development
14 8 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.18%) SQL
2 54 (20.15%) Java
3 27 (10.07%) Perl
3 27 (10.07%) Bash Shell
4 24 (8.96%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.46%) C
5 20 (7.46%) C#
6 9 (3.36%) PHP
7 6 (2.24%) VBA
7 6 (2.24%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.12%) Jython
9 3 (1.12%) C++
10 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.75%) VB
10 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 59 (22.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (20.52%) Degree
3 41 (15.30%) MCITP
4 36 (13.43%) MCSE
5 29 (10.82%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (10.07%) CCNA
7 25 (9.33%) MCP
8 17 (6.34%) MCSA
8 17 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (6.34%) MCTS
9 14 (5.22%) CCNP
9 14 (5.22%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (2.99%) NCDA
11 7 (2.61%) NCIE
11 7 (2.61%) VCAP
11 7 (2.61%) CCA
12 6 (2.24%) Sun Certification
13 4 (1.49%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 111 (41.42%) Active Directory
2 60 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (15.30%) Hyper-V
4 22 (8.21%) XenDesktop
4 22 (8.21%) VMware ESX
5 21 (7.84%) XenApp
6 19 (7.09%) vSphere
7 14 (5.22%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.99%) XenServer
8 8 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (2.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (2.61%) MetaFrame
10 6 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.37%) Squid
12 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (7.84%) SCCM
2 7 (2.61%) SCOM
3 6 (2.24%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.49%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.12%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 175 (65.30%) Microsoft
2 79 (29.48%) VMware
3 61 (22.76%) Oracle
4 58 (21.64%) IBM
5 42 (15.67%) Citrix
6 37 (13.81%) Cisco
7 25 (9.33%) HP
8 19 (7.09%) Dell
9 14 (5.22%) EMC
10 13 (4.85%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.48%) NetApp
12 10 (3.73%) Symantec
13 9 (3.36%) Altiris
14 8 (2.99%) McAfee
14 8 (2.99%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.61%) SAP
16 6 (2.24%) Juniper
16 6 (2.24%) Sun
17 4 (1.49%) Avaya
17 4 (1.49%) JBoss
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