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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 7 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 86 50 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.26% 9.49% 17.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.12% 41.32% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 72 38 56
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,050 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
165 121 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.19% 22.96% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 135 87 122
Median salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 20 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 67 (48.20%) Windows Server
2 59 (42.45%) Linux
3 54 (38.85%) Active Directory
4 50 (35.97%) Microsoft
5 45 (32.37%) VMware
6 43 (30.94%) Firewall
7 37 (26.62%) ITIL
8 35 (25.18%) DNS
9 34 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (24.46%) Office 365
10 33 (23.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (23.74%) VPN
10 33 (23.74%) SQL
11 32 (23.02%) DHCP
12 31 (22.30%) MS Exchange
12 31 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (21.58%) C
14 29 (20.86%) Degree
15 28 (20.14%) Citrix
16 26 (18.71%) Retail
16 26 (18.71%) Windows 7
17 25 (17.99%) C++
18 24 (17.27%) Skype for Business
18 24 (17.27%) Mentoring
19 23 (16.55%) LAN
20 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
20 22 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 22 (15.83%) Hyper-V
21 21 (15.11%) Remote Desktop
21 21 (15.11%) Data Centre

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 31 (22.30%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.27%) Skype for Business
3 12 (8.63%) IIS
4 9 (6.47%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.16%) Apache
7 3 (2.16%) JBoss
8 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.95%) MS Office
3 4 (2.88%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Sage 200
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (24.46%) Office 365
2 15 (10.79%) PaaS
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.94%) Firewall
2 35 (25.18%) DNS
3 33 (23.74%) VPN
4 32 (23.02%) DHCP
5 23 (16.55%) LAN
6 21 (15.11%) Remote Desktop
7 20 (14.39%) VLAN
7 20 (14.39%) WAN
8 15 (10.79%) ISDN
8 15 (10.79%) MPLS
8 15 (10.79%) PBX
8 15 (10.79%) SAN
8 15 (10.79%) TCP/IP
8 15 (10.79%) VoIP
9 9 (6.47%) Unified Communications
10 8 (5.76%) Internet
11 6 (4.32%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.32%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.32%) Network Security
12 3 (2.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (5.76%) MySQL
3 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.88%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Subversion
2 10 (7.19%) LabVIEW
2 10 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.88%) Moq
3 4 (2.88%) MSTest
3 4 (2.88%) NUnit
3 4 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.16%) JUnit
5 2 (1.44%) JIRA
6 1 (0.72%) Ant
6 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.72%) FishEye
6 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) Gradle
6 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (18.71%) Retail
2 12 (8.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.16%) Marketing
5 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (21.58%) Analyst
1 30 (21.58%) Developer
2 25 (17.99%) Support Engineer
3 21 (15.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (12.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 16 (11.51%) Software Developer
6 15 (10.79%) C++ Developer
6 15 (10.79%) Office 365 Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) C++ Software Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (8.63%) Administrator
9 12 (8.63%) Support Analyst
10 11 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (7.91%) Linux Support
10 11 (7.91%) Linux Support Engineer
10 11 (7.91%) Windows Support Analyst
11 10 (7.19%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (7.19%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 10 (7.19%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) Node.js
2 10 (7.19%) OpenCV
2 10 (7.19%) OpenGL
3 9 (6.47%) .NET
4 7 (5.04%) Middleware
5 6 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.60%) CSS
6 5 (3.60%) HTML
6 5 (3.60%) SOAP
6 5 (3.60%) WinForms
6 5 (3.60%) WPF
6 5 (3.60%) XML
7 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.88%) Ajax
7 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.88%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (2.88%) Ninject
7 4 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (2.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.95%) Mathematics
3 16 (11.51%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.91%) Physics
5 6 (4.32%) DataPower
5 6 (4.32%) Handset
6 4 (2.88%) FMCG
6 4 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.16%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.16%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.16%) PACS
8 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.44%) NHS
8 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.72%) Fintech
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 67 (48.20%) Windows Server
2 59 (42.45%) Linux
3 34 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (23.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (18.71%) Windows 7
6 22 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (9.35%) Windows 10
9 10 (7.19%) Mac OS X
10 8 (5.76%) Unix
11 6 (4.32%) AIX
12 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.44%) Android
13 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.62%) ITIL
2 24 (17.27%) Mentoring
3 18 (12.95%) Software Engineering
4 15 (10.79%) Coaching
4 15 (10.79%) E-Commerce
4 15 (10.79%) OOD
5 13 (9.35%) Multithreading
6 10 (7.19%) Image Processing
7 9 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.47%) Information Security
7 9 (6.47%) SOA
8 8 (5.76%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.76%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (5.76%) TDD
8 8 (5.76%) Web Filtering
9 5 (3.60%) CRM
9 5 (3.60%) OO
9 5 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.60%) SIEM
9 5 (3.60%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.74%) SQL
2 30 (21.58%) C
3 25 (17.99%) C++
4 16 (11.51%) C#
5 10 (7.19%) VB
6 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.04%) Java
8 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.60%) Python
9 4 (2.88%) Ruby
9 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.44%) Perl
10 2 (1.44%) XPath
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (20.86%) Degree
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.91%) CCNA
3 11 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.47%) MCSE
5 6 (4.32%) CCA
5 6 (4.32%) CCAA
5 6 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.88%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.88%) PMP
7 2 (1.44%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.44%) CCNP
7 2 (1.44%) MCP
7 2 (1.44%) MCSA
7 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) CEH
8 1 (0.72%) CISSP
8 1 (0.72%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (38.85%) Active Directory
2 31 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.83%) Hyper-V
4 21 (15.11%) Terminal Services
5 15 (10.79%) VMware ESX
6 10 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (6.47%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.76%) XenApp
9 6 (4.32%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.44%) Firmware
11 1 (0.72%) Samba
11 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.16%) Nessus
4 3 (2.16%) Nmap
4 3 (2.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) Simpana
Vendors
1 50 (35.97%) Microsoft
2 45 (32.37%) VMware
3 28 (20.14%) Citrix
4 15 (10.79%) CheckPoint
5 13 (9.35%) Cisco
6 12 (8.63%) Dell
7 9 (6.47%) NetApp
8 8 (5.76%) HP
8 8 (5.76%) Veeam
9 7 (5.04%) IBM
10 5 (3.60%) Symantec
11 4 (2.88%) Apple
11 4 (2.88%) Oracle
11 4 (2.88%) Sage
11 4 (2.88%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.16%) Google
12 3 (2.16%) Sybase
13 2 (1.44%) Adobe
14 1 (0.72%) CommVault
14 1 (0.72%) Sophos
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum Circa £24000 + Bens (Depending on Ex
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + flexible working + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford
aap3
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum Circa £28000 + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago