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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 10 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 53 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.53% 8.89% 20.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.15% 38.13% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 66 44 77
Median salary £29,250 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £59,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
143 139 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.34% 23.32% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 112 101 137
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 25 February 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 64 (44.14%) Windows Server
2 56 (38.62%) Linux
3 55 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 48 (33.10%) Microsoft
5 40 (27.59%) Firewall
6 36 (24.83%) VMware
7 35 (24.14%) Office 365
8 33 (22.76%) ITIL
8 33 (22.76%) SQL
9 32 (22.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (22.07%) Windows 7
10 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (20.69%) MS Exchange
12 29 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 29 (20.00%) DNS
13 28 (19.31%) DHCP
14 27 (18.62%) C
14 27 (18.62%) C++
14 27 (18.62%) VPN
14 27 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (17.93%) Degree
15 26 (17.93%) MS Office
16 23 (15.86%) Citrix
16 23 (15.86%) Retail
17 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
17 21 (14.48%) Skype for Business
18 20 (13.79%) Hyper-V
19 19 (13.10%) LAN
19 19 (13.10%) Software Engineering
20 18 (12.41%) Mentoring

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 30 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.48%) Skype for Business
3 13 (8.97%) IIS
4 11 (7.59%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.76%) Apache
6 4 (2.76%) JBoss
6 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) Drupal
9 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.93%) MS Office
3 5 (3.45%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Sage 200
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.14%) Office 365
2 10 (6.90%) PaaS
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.52%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.59%) Firewall
2 29 (20.00%) DNS
3 28 (19.31%) DHCP
4 27 (18.62%) VPN
5 19 (13.10%) LAN
6 17 (11.72%) Remote Desktop
7 15 (10.34%) VLAN
7 15 (10.34%) WAN
8 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
9 11 (7.59%) Internet
9 11 (7.59%) SAN
9 11 (7.59%) VoIP
10 10 (6.90%) ISDN
10 10 (6.90%) MPLS
10 10 (6.90%) PBX
11 9 (6.21%) Unified Communications
12 7 (4.83%) Wireless
13 3 (2.07%) HTTP
13 3 (2.07%) Skype
14 2 (1.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (4.14%) MySQL
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.38%) DB2
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Subversion
2 10 (6.90%) LabVIEW
2 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.76%) JIRA
3 4 (2.76%) Moq
3 4 (2.76%) MSTest
3 4 (2.76%) NUnit
3 4 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.07%) JUnit
5 1 (0.69%) Ant
5 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.69%) Gradle
5 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.69%) JMeter
5 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 23 (15.86%) Retail
2 13 (8.97%) Finance
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (22.76%) Analyst
2 31 (21.38%) Developer
3 18 (12.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (12.41%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.72%) Windows Engineer
5 16 (11.03%) Administrator
5 16 (11.03%) Software Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Support Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) Active Directory Support
6 15 (10.34%) C++ Developer
6 15 (10.34%) Windows Support Analyst
7 14 (9.66%) C++ Software Developer
8 13 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (8.97%) Server Engineer
9 11 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (7.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 10 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (6.90%) Hardware Engineer
10 10 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) .NET
1 11 (7.59%) Node.js
2 10 (6.90%) OpenCV
2 10 (6.90%) OpenGL
3 8 (5.52%) Middleware
4 7 (4.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (4.14%) CSS
5 6 (4.14%) HTML
5 6 (4.14%) SOAP
6 5 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.45%) WinForms
6 5 (3.45%) WPF
6 5 (3.45%) XML
7 4 (2.76%) Ajax
7 4 (2.76%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (2.76%) Ninject
7 4 (2.76%) REST
7 4 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (2.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.83%) DataPower
4 7 (4.83%) Handset
5 4 (2.76%) FMCG
6 3 (2.07%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.69%) CCTV
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) PACS
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (44.14%) Windows Server
2 56 (38.62%) Linux
3 32 (22.07%) Windows 7
3 32 (22.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (10.34%) Windows 10
7 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.90%) Mac OS X
9 8 (5.52%) AIX
10 6 (4.14%) Unix
11 4 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.76%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.07%) Android
13 2 (1.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.76%) ITIL
2 19 (13.10%) Software Engineering
3 18 (12.41%) Mentoring
4 15 (10.34%) OOD
5 13 (8.97%) Mathematics
5 13 (8.97%) Multithreading
6 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
6 11 (7.59%) Physics
7 10 (6.90%) Coaching
7 10 (6.90%) Image Processing
7 10 (6.90%) SOA
8 9 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.21%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.52%) CRM
9 8 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.52%) TDD
9 8 (5.52%) Web Filtering
10 7 (4.83%) Information Security
11 6 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.76%) SQL
2 27 (18.62%) C
2 27 (18.62%) C++
3 17 (11.72%) C#
4 12 (8.28%) VB
5 8 (5.52%) Java
6 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.14%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.76%) Ruby
9 2 (1.38%) XPath
10 1 (0.69%) AWK
10 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.69%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.83%) CCNA
3 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.45%) MCSE
6 4 (2.76%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.76%) PMP
7 3 (2.07%) MCP
8 2 (1.38%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.38%) CCA
8 2 (1.38%) CCAA
8 2 (1.38%) CCNP
8 2 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.38%) MCSA
8 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) MCTS
9 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 55 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 17 (11.72%) Terminal Services
5 12 (8.28%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.83%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (2.76%) XenApp
8 4 (2.76%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.07%) vSphere
10 2 (1.38%) Firmware
11 1 (0.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (33.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (24.83%) VMware
3 23 (15.86%) Citrix
4 13 (8.97%) Dell
5 12 (8.28%) Cisco
6 10 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.21%) IBM
8 8 (5.52%) HP
8 8 (5.52%) NetApp
8 8 (5.52%) Veeam
9 5 (3.45%) Oracle
9 5 (3.45%) Sage
9 5 (3.45%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.45%) Symantec
10 4 (2.76%) Apple
10 4 (2.76%) Google
11 2 (1.38%) Adobe
12 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.69%) SAP
12 1 (0.69%) Sybase
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