The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 145 66 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.87% 20.43% 32.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.71% 53.66% 60.33%
Number of salaries quoted 96 41 71
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
208 123 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.68% 38.08% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 140 85 102
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows
Hertfordshire

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 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 159 (61.39%) Microsoft
2 104 (40.15%) SQL
3 100 (38.61%) Active Directory
4 82 (31.66%) MS Excel
5 72 (27.80%) Finance
6 70 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (26.64%) VMware
8 68 (26.25%) MS Office
9 67 (25.87%) Linux
10 59 (22.78%) Oracle
11 58 (22.39%) MS Exchange
11 58 (22.39%) Retail
12 57 (22.01%) UNIX
13 56 (21.62%) IBM
14 54 (20.85%) Manufacturing
14 54 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 53 (20.46%) Degree
15 53 (20.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (19.69%) E-Commerce
16 51 (19.69%) Java
17 50 (19.31%) AIX
17 50 (19.31%) ITIL
18 49 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
19 48 (18.53%) Citrix
19 48 (18.53%) IIS
20 45 (17.37%) HTTP
21 43 (16.60%) Solaris
21 43 (16.60%) Tomcat
22 40 (15.44%) WebSphere Application Server
22 40 (15.44%) J2EE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (22.39%) MS Exchange
2 48 (18.53%) IIS
3 43 (16.60%) Tomcat
4 40 (15.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 40 (15.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 40 (15.44%) WebSphere
5 35 (13.51%) MQSeries
6 27 (10.42%) Lync
7 26 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (10.04%) SharePoint
8 25 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.32%) Apache
12 5 (1.93%) SAS
12 5 (1.93%) CMS
13 4 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.16%) iPlanet
14 3 (1.16%) Tuxedo
14 3 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 82 (31.66%) MS Excel
2 68 (26.25%) MS Office
3 7 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.39%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.34%) Office 365
2 14 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.54%) PaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.37%) HTTP
2 39 (15.06%) FTP
3 38 (14.67%) SAN
4 32 (12.36%) LAN
5 28 (10.81%) DNS
6 26 (10.04%) Firewall
7 24 (9.27%) WAN
8 20 (7.72%) DHCP
9 18 (6.95%) VPN
10 15 (5.79%) TCP/IP
11 12 (4.63%) MPLS
12 11 (4.25%) NAS
12 11 (4.25%) PBX
13 7 (2.70%) Network Security
13 7 (2.70%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.32%) Unified Communications
14 6 (2.32%) NetScaler
15 5 (1.93%) Internet
15 5 (1.93%) VoIP
15 5 (1.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.06%) DB2
2 37 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.93%) MySQL
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Subversion
2 7 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.70%) NUnit
3 2 (0.77%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (0.77%) JUnit
3 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 72 (27.80%) Finance
2 58 (22.39%) Retail
3 54 (20.85%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.54%) Advertising
5 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (22.78%) Analyst
2 38 (14.67%) Support Analyst
3 36 (13.90%) Support Engineer
4 35 (13.51%) Operations Analyst
5 34 (13.13%) Operations Support Analyst
6 33 (12.74%) Developer
7 29 (11.20%) Junior
8 27 (10.42%) Architect
9 26 (10.04%) Consultant
10 24 (9.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (6.56%) Junior Analyst
12 16 (6.18%) Junior Support Analyst
12 16 (6.18%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (6.18%) Desktop Support
13 15 (5.79%) Administrator
13 15 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.79%) IT Support
14 14 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
15 11 (4.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.44%) J2EE
2 38 (14.67%) Middleware
3 37 (14.29%) JDBC
4 33 (12.74%) .NET
5 20 (7.72%) HTML
5 20 (7.72%) Web Services
6 17 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 15 (5.79%) .NET Framework
8 14 (5.41%) CSS
9 11 (4.25%) XML
9 11 (4.25%) WCF
10 9 (3.47%) XHTML
11 7 (2.70%) WPF
11 7 (2.70%) jQuery
11 7 (2.70%) HTML5
11 7 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (2.32%) COM
13 4 (1.54%) SOAP
13 4 (1.54%) Reactive Extensions
14 3 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.18%) Clustering
2 9 (3.47%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.54%) EPoS
6 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.54%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.16%) Open Source
7 3 (1.16%) PMI
7 3 (1.16%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.16%) PKI
7 3 (1.16%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.77%) Celerra
8 2 (0.77%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.77%) Symmetrix
8 2 (0.77%) EMC Centera
8 2 (0.77%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 70 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 67 (25.87%) Linux
3 57 (22.01%) UNIX
4 54 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (19.31%) AIX
6 43 (16.60%) Solaris
7 32 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (10.04%) Windows XP
9 23 (8.88%) Windows Vista
10 22 (8.49%) Windows 7
11 13 (5.02%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (3.09%) Apple iOS
12 8 (3.09%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.70%) Android
14 6 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.93%) HPUX
15 5 (1.93%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.77%) SUSE
17 2 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.69%) E-Commerce
2 50 (19.31%) ITIL
3 26 (10.04%) Migration
4 22 (8.49%) Problem Management
5 21 (8.11%) Network Design
6 17 (6.56%) OO
7 15 (5.79%) Project Management
7 15 (5.79%) Software Deployment
8 14 (5.41%) Change Management
8 14 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (4.63%) MVC
9 12 (4.63%) Time Management
10 11 (4.25%) Web Development
11 10 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.47%) Scrum
12 9 (3.47%) BCP
13 8 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.09%) TDD
13 8 (3.09%) CRM
13 8 (3.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 104 (40.15%) SQL
2 51 (19.69%) Java
3 25 (9.65%) C#
4 23 (8.88%) Bash Shell
5 22 (8.49%) Perl
6 20 (7.72%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.86%) C
8 9 (3.47%) PHP
9 6 (2.32%) VBA
9 6 (2.32%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.54%) C++
11 3 (1.16%) Jython
11 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.39%) VBScript
13 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.39%) Ruby
13 1 (0.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 53 (20.46%) Degree
2 49 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (13.51%) MCITP
4 33 (12.74%) MCSE
5 24 (9.27%) MCP
5 24 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (8.88%) CCNA
7 16 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (5.79%) MCTS
9 13 (5.02%) MCSA
10 12 (4.63%) CCNP
11 10 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (3.86%) NCDA
12 9 (3.47%) NCIE
12 9 (3.47%) VCAP
13 4 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.54%) EnCE
13 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.54%) CISSP
13 4 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.41%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) HL7
3 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (38.61%) Active Directory
2 53 (20.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 21 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 20 (7.72%) XenApp
6 19 (7.34%) vSphere
7 18 (6.95%) VMware ESX
8 13 (5.02%) Terminal Services
9 10 (3.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (2.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (2.32%) XenServer
11 6 (2.32%) MetaFrame
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (1.16%) KVM
14 1 (0.39%) Squid
14 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (8.11%) SCCM
2 10 (3.86%) SCOM
3 6 (2.32%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.16%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (0.77%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.39%) Puppet
7 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.39%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.39%) WMI
7 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 159 (61.39%) Microsoft
2 69 (26.64%) VMware
3 59 (22.78%) Oracle
4 56 (21.62%) IBM
5 48 (18.53%) Citrix
6 35 (13.51%) Cisco
7 30 (11.58%) HP
8 21 (8.11%) Dell
9 17 (6.56%) EMC
10 15 (5.79%) NetApp
11 11 (4.25%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.86%) Symantec
13 9 (3.47%) McAfee
13 9 (3.47%) Juniper
14 8 (3.09%) SAP
15 6 (2.32%) Altiris
15 6 (2.32%) Red Hat
16 5 (1.93%) Sybase
16 5 (1.93%) WatchGuard
16 5 (1.93%) ProCurve
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