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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 54 138 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.25% 25.27% 20.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.67% 64.19% 58.74%
Number of salaries quoted 45 76 88
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
97 215 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.21% 39.38% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 123 156
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 61 (52.59%) Windows Server
2 53 (45.69%) Microsoft
2 53 (45.69%) VMware
3 34 (29.31%) MS Exchange
4 33 (28.45%) Cisco
5 31 (26.72%) SQL
5 31 (26.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (25.86%) MS Excel
6 30 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 28 (24.14%) Linux
8 26 (22.41%) VPN
9 23 (19.83%) ITIL
10 21 (18.10%) Firewall
10 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 19 (16.38%) MCSE
12 19 (16.38%) WAN
12 19 (16.38%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (15.52%) DHCP
14 17 (14.66%) Perl
14 17 (14.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (14.66%) Network Security
15 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (13.79%) Oracle
15 16 (13.79%) Unix
15 16 (13.79%) MS Office
15 16 (13.79%) LAN
15 16 (13.79%) DNS

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 34 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.93%) Skype for Business
3 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.59%) Apache
6 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.72%) IIS
7 2 (1.72%) Jetty
8 1 (0.86%) CMS
8 1 (0.86%) Marvel
8 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.79%) MS Office
3 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.59%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.86%) InDesign
6 1 (0.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.79%) Office 365
2 15 (12.93%) PaaS
3 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.41%) VPN
2 21 (18.10%) Firewall
3 19 (16.38%) WAN
4 18 (15.52%) DHCP
5 17 (14.66%) Network Security
6 16 (13.79%) DNS
6 16 (13.79%) LAN
7 10 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (7.76%) SAN
8 9 (7.76%) Skype
9 8 (6.90%) IPsec
9 8 (6.90%) SSH
9 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
9 8 (6.90%) VoIP
10 7 (6.03%) MPLS
11 5 (4.31%) ISDN
11 5 (4.31%) PBX
11 5 (4.31%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (4.31%) VLAN
12 4 (3.45%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) MySQL
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (8.62%) Retail
2 6 (5.17%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Support Engineer
2 20 (17.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 19 (16.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (16.38%) Consultant
4 18 (15.52%) Desktop Support
5 17 (14.66%) Desktop Engineer
6 15 (12.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 15 (12.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (12.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) Analyst
7 13 (11.21%) Technical Consultant
8 12 (10.34%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (9.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (9.48%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (7.76%) Support Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) Linux Support
11 8 (6.90%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 7 (6.03%) XML
2 2 (1.72%) CSS
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
2 2 (1.72%) JDBC
2 2 (1.72%) LAMP
2 2 (1.72%) Web Services
2 2 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.86%) COM
3 1 (0.86%) CSS3
3 1 (0.86%) jQuery
3 1 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.76%) Smartphone
3 8 (6.90%) PACS
4 5 (4.31%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.31%) EqualLogic
4 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.45%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.59%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.59%) Windows Server
2 31 (26.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (24.14%) Linux
3 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.79%) Unix
4 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.72%) AIX
9 2 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.86%) Android
10 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) ITIL
2 17 (14.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (12.93%) Problem Management
4 10 (8.62%) Migration
5 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.76%) Workflow
6 8 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 8 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.03%) High Availability
8 6 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (5.17%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.17%) ETL
8 6 (5.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (5.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (4.31%) Change Management
9 5 (4.31%) Coaching
9 5 (4.31%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) SQL
2 17 (14.66%) Perl
3 12 (10.34%) C++
4 10 (8.62%) C#
5 9 (7.76%) C
5 9 (7.76%) Java
6 8 (6.90%) Python
6 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.17%) VB
8 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.38%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.38%) MCSE
3 14 (12.07%) Degree
4 12 (10.34%) CCNA
5 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.03%) MCITP
7 6 (5.17%) CCNP
8 5 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.59%) CCA
9 3 (2.59%) CCAA
9 3 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.72%) CCDE
10 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.72%) MCSA
11 1 (0.86%) CEH
11 1 (0.86%) GCIH
11 1 (0.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.48%) vSphere
5 8 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.17%) XenApp
7 5 (4.31%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.59%) VirtualBox
8 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 6 (5.17%) SCCM
2 6 (5.17%) WSUS
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (45.69%) Microsoft
1 53 (45.69%) VMware
2 33 (28.45%) Cisco
3 16 (13.79%) Oracle
4 13 (11.21%) Citrix
4 13 (11.21%) HP
5 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 11 (9.48%) 3PAR
7 8 (6.90%) Sybase
8 7 (6.03%) Dell
8 7 (6.03%) NetApp
9 6 (5.17%) Informatica
9 6 (5.17%) Talend
10 4 (3.45%) Avaya
11 3 (2.59%) IBM
11 3 (2.59%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.59%) Sage
11 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.59%) Symantec
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