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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 56 120 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.33% 21.16% 27.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.88% 55.56% 71.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 69 89
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,600
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
85 216 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.72% 38.10% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 68 148 135
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,637 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 August 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 53 (50.00%) VMware
3 52 (49.06%) Windows Server
4 41 (38.68%) Active Directory
5 36 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (33.02%) Linux
7 34 (32.08%) VPN
8 28 (26.42%) DNS
9 27 (25.47%) DHCP
10 26 (24.53%) MS Exchange
10 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
10 26 (24.53%) ITIL
10 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (23.58%) SQL
11 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (23.58%) Firewall
12 24 (22.64%) Network Security
13 23 (21.70%) Cisco
14 22 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (20.75%) Degree
15 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (19.81%) MCSE
15 21 (19.81%) Skype for Business
16 20 (18.87%) Office 365
16 20 (18.87%) Citrix
17 19 (17.92%) WAN
17 19 (17.92%) CCNA
17 19 (17.92%) LAN
18 18 (16.98%) Hyper-V

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 26 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.81%) Skype for Business
3 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.89%) IIS
8 1 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.94%) Marvel
8 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.09%) MS Office
3 8 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.83%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.94%) InDesign
6 1 (0.94%) MS Project
6 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.87%) Office 365
2 14 (13.21%) PaaS
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.08%) VPN
2 28 (26.42%) DNS
3 27 (25.47%) DHCP
4 25 (23.58%) Firewall
5 24 (22.64%) Network Security
6 19 (17.92%) LAN
6 19 (17.92%) WAN
7 15 (14.15%) SAN
8 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
9 13 (12.26%) VoIP
10 12 (11.32%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (10.38%) ISDN
11 11 (10.38%) MPLS
11 11 (10.38%) PBX
11 11 (10.38%) VLAN
12 10 (9.43%) IPsec
12 10 (9.43%) SSH
13 9 (8.49%) iSCSI
13 9 (8.49%) NetScaler
14 8 (7.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) MySQL
2 10 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (13.21%) Retail
2 4 (3.77%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (39.62%) Support Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Analyst
2 18 (16.98%) Consultant
3 16 (15.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (15.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Desktop Support
5 14 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 14 (13.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 13 (12.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) Linux Support
6 13 (12.26%) Linux Support Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (11.32%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) XML
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (2.83%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.89%) COM
3 2 (1.89%) CSS
3 2 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (0.94%) CSS3
4 1 (0.94%) jQuery
4 1 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.15%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.43%) PACS
4 9 (8.49%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.77%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.83%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.83%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.83%) Spread Betting
8 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.89%) Social Media
9 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.94%) Handset
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (49.06%) Windows Server
2 36 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 36 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (33.02%) Linux
4 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (15.09%) Unix
6 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.49%) Windows 10
8 7 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.77%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.83%) Android
10 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) ITIL
2 15 (14.15%) Mentoring
3 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
4 12 (11.32%) ITIL V3
5 11 (10.38%) Coaching
5 11 (10.38%) Workflow
6 10 (9.43%) Problem Management
7 9 (8.49%) Migration
7 9 (8.49%) SIEM
8 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.66%) Analytics
9 6 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (5.66%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.66%) ETL
9 6 (5.66%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.66%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.66%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 6 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 17 (16.04%) C
3 13 (12.26%) Perl
3 13 (12.26%) Python
4 12 (11.32%) C++
5 10 (9.43%) C#
5 10 (9.43%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.60%) Java
7 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.66%) VB
8 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.75%) Degree
3 21 (19.81%) MCSE
4 19 (17.92%) CCNA
5 9 (8.49%) CCA
5 9 (8.49%) CCAA
5 9 (8.49%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.77%) CCNP
8 4 (3.77%) MCITP
9 3 (2.83%) CEH
9 3 (2.83%) CISSP
9 3 (2.83%) GCIH
9 3 (2.83%) GIAC
9 3 (2.83%) MCSA
10 2 (1.89%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (38.68%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.21%) VMware ESX
5 13 (12.26%) XenApp
6 12 (11.32%) Terminal Services
6 12 (11.32%) XenDesktop
7 10 (9.43%) vSphere
8 4 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.89%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) SCCM
1 6 (5.66%) WSUS
2 3 (2.83%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.83%) Nessus
2 3 (2.83%) Nmap
3 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.94%) Simpana
4 1 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 53 (50.00%) VMware
3 23 (21.70%) Cisco
4 20 (18.87%) Citrix
5 14 (13.21%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.43%) HP
6 10 (9.43%) Sybase
7 9 (8.49%) Oracle
8 7 (6.60%) Dell
9 6 (5.66%) 3PAR
9 6 (5.66%) Informatica
9 6 (5.66%) Talend
10 5 (4.72%) NetApp
11 4 (3.77%) Symantec
11 4 (3.77%) Veeam
12 3 (2.83%) Adobe
12 3 (2.83%) Avaya
12 3 (2.83%) Sage
13 2 (1.89%) Apple
14 1 (0.94%) Sophos
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