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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 124 125 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.31% 20.73% 31.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.66% 55.31% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 74
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,800 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
178 226 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.33% 37.48% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 168 97
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 1 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

1 115 (49.36%) Microsoft
2 88 (37.77%) SQL
3 78 (33.48%) Linux
4 75 (32.19%) Active Directory
5 69 (29.61%) SQL Server
6 60 (25.75%) MS Excel
7 56 (24.03%) MS Office
8 55 (23.61%) MS Exchange
9 52 (22.32%) VMware
9 52 (22.32%) Citrix
9 52 (22.32%) Java
9 52 (22.32%) ITIL
10 51 (21.89%) Oracle
11 50 (21.46%) IBM
11 50 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (20.60%) .NET
13 47 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (18.88%) C#
15 43 (18.45%) UNIX
15 43 (18.45%) WebSphere
16 39 (16.74%) Finance
17 37 (15.88%) Problem Management
18 35 (15.02%) WebSphere Application Server
19 34 (14.59%) DB2
20 33 (14.16%) ASP.NET
20 33 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
21 32 (13.73%) HTTP
22 31 (13.30%) AIX
22 31 (13.30%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 55 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 43 (18.45%) WebSphere
3 35 (15.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (12.88%) Tomcat
6 28 (12.02%) IIS
7 24 (10.30%) Apache
8 23 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (7.30%) JBoss
10 15 (6.44%) SharePoint
11 14 (6.01%) IBM HTTP Server
12 12 (5.15%) Apache ServiceMix
13 9 (3.86%) Drupal
13 9 (3.86%) MQSeries
14 8 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (3.43%) Lync
15 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (3.00%) WebLogic
16 5 (2.15%) Apache Solr
17 4 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 60 (25.75%) MS Excel
2 56 (24.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Magento
2 8 (3.43%) Maximo
3 7 (3.00%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.43%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.43%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.01%) Office 365
2 15 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.43%) SaaS
5 5 (2.15%) IaaS
6 3 (1.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.73%) HTTP
2 31 (13.30%) Firewall
3 28 (12.02%) LAN
3 28 (12.02%) WAN
4 24 (10.30%) TCP/IP
5 15 (6.44%) VPN
6 13 (5.58%) DNS
7 12 (5.15%) DHCP
7 12 (5.15%) FTP
7 12 (5.15%) SAN
8 8 (3.43%) DSL
8 8 (3.43%) MPLS
8 8 (3.43%) Internet
9 7 (3.00%) HTTPS
10 6 (2.58%) BIG-IP
10 6 (2.58%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.58%) NAS
11 5 (2.15%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.15%) PBX
12 4 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.61%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.59%) DB2
3 18 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.87%) MySQL
5 14 (6.01%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.72%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.72%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (4.72%) Moq
1 11 (4.72%) MSTest
1 11 (4.72%) NUnit
2 10 (4.29%) JUnit
2 10 (4.29%) Subversion
3 7 (3.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 7 (3.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (3.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (3.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.00%) JMeter
4 3 (1.29%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (1.29%) Toad
5 2 (0.86%) Ant
5 2 (0.86%) Firebug
5 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (16.74%) Finance
2 22 (9.44%) Retail
3 15 (6.44%) Publishing
4 8 (3.43%) Legal
5 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.86%) Electronics
7 2 (0.86%) Games
7 2 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (28.33%) Analyst
2 53 (22.75%) Developer
3 43 (18.45%) Support Analyst
4 27 (11.59%) Architect
5 23 (9.87%) .NET Developer
6 22 (9.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.30%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.87%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.87%) Server Support
9 14 (6.01%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.01%) Operations Analyst
10 13 (5.58%) Consultant
11 12 (5.15%) Operations Support Analyst
12 11 (4.72%) Administrator
13 10 (4.29%) Programmer
13 10 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
14 9 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 8 (3.43%) Software Engineer
15 8 (3.43%) IT Administrator
15 8 (3.43%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.60%) .NET
2 33 (14.16%) ASP.NET
3 26 (11.16%) WPF
3 26 (11.16%) J2EE
4 21 (9.01%) XML
5 19 (8.15%) JDBC
6 17 (7.30%) HTML
6 17 (7.30%) Web Services
7 16 (6.87%) WCF
8 15 (6.44%) Spring
9 13 (5.58%) WinForms
10 12 (5.15%) CSS
11 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (4.72%) Spring.NET
11 11 (4.72%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (4.72%) Castle Windsor
11 11 (4.72%) Ninject
11 11 (4.72%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (4.29%) Middleware
13 8 (3.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.58%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.72%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.43%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.00%) Replication
6 7 (3.00%) Handset
7 6 (2.58%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.58%) PKI
7 6 (2.58%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.58%) iPad
8 5 (2.15%) Clustering
8 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.29%) FMCG
10 3 (1.29%) Blog
10 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (33.48%) Linux
2 50 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (18.45%) UNIX
5 31 (13.30%) AIX
6 29 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (11.59%) Windows 7
8 21 (9.01%) Solaris
9 19 (8.15%) Windows XP
10 14 (6.01%) Android
11 8 (3.43%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.43%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.58%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.72%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.86%) VMS
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.32%) ITIL
2 37 (15.88%) Problem Management
3 22 (9.44%) Information Security
4 21 (9.01%) MVC
5 20 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (7.30%) TDD
7 17 (7.30%) E-Commerce
7 17 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (7.30%) Migration
8 16 (6.87%) Asset Management
9 14 (6.01%) Configuration Management
9 14 (6.01%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.58%) Time Management
11 12 (5.15%) Service Management
11 12 (5.15%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (4.72%) MVVM
12 11 (4.72%) Web Application Development
12 11 (4.72%) Kanban
12 11 (4.72%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.77%) SQL
2 52 (22.32%) Java
3 44 (18.88%) C#
4 26 (11.16%) Perl
5 20 (8.58%) Bash Shell
6 18 (7.73%) C
7 16 (6.87%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.58%) VB
9 12 (5.15%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.29%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.29%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.86%) PHP
12 7 (3.00%) AWK
13 6 (2.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 6 (2.58%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.29%) C++
14 3 (1.29%) VBScript
15 2 (0.86%) Jython
15 2 (0.86%) Python
16 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.58%) MCSE
3 10 (4.29%) Degree
4 7 (3.00%) Sun Certification
5 6 (2.58%) MCP
6 5 (2.15%) MCITP
6 5 (2.15%) CISSP
6 5 (2.15%) CISM
7 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.72%) MCDST
8 2 (0.86%) PMP
8 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.86%) ACSP
9 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.43%) CCIA
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.43%) RHCE
9 1 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.00%) QA
1 7 (3.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (3.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (32.19%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.44%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.30%) vSphere
5 14 (6.01%) VMware ESX
6 12 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.43%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.43%) Xen
8 7 (3.00%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.58%) NLBS
9 6 (2.58%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.15%) XenApp
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.29%) vCloud
13 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.86%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (8.15%) SCCM
2 8 (3.43%) WSUS
3 6 (2.58%) SCOM
4 5 (2.15%) Nessus
4 5 (2.15%) Nagios
4 5 (2.15%) vMotion
5 4 (1.72%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (1.72%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.86%) Puppet
7 2 (0.86%) Ansible
7 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 115 (49.36%) Microsoft
2 52 (22.32%) VMware
2 52 (22.32%) Citrix
3 51 (21.89%) Oracle
4 50 (21.46%) IBM
5 21 (9.01%) Sun
6 18 (7.73%) CheckPoint
7 17 (7.30%) Cisco
8 14 (6.01%) SAP
9 11 (4.72%) HP
10 9 (3.86%) LANDesk
11 8 (3.43%) Websense
11 8 (3.43%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.43%) MobileIron
12 7 (3.00%) Sybase
13 5 (2.15%) BMC
13 5 (2.15%) Sophos
14 4 (1.72%) Metastorm
14 4 (1.72%) Altiris
14 4 (1.72%) Nintex
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Bonus'
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus'
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Salary: Competitive
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