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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 130 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.17% 24.16% 19.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.29% 67.36% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 47 100 82
Average salary £42,500 £34,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.08% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
140 193 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.88% 35.87% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 99 141 180
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 59 (57.84%) Windows Server
2 53 (51.96%) VMware
3 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 37 (36.27%) MS Exchange
5 34 (33.33%) Cisco
5 34 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
8 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (21.57%) SQL
10 21 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (17.65%) Oracle
12 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
12 16 (15.69%) Firewall
13 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (13.73%) HP
14 14 (13.73%) MS Excel
14 14 (13.73%) Linux
15 13 (12.75%) MCSE
15 13 (12.75%) Perl
15 13 (12.75%) WAN
15 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (11.76%) MySQL
16 12 (11.76%) Apache
16 12 (11.76%) Tomcat
16 12 (11.76%) MS Office
16 12 (11.76%) ITIL
16 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (11.76%) Data Centre
16 12 (11.76%) vSphere

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (36.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.76%) Apache
2 12 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.90%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (3.92%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.94%) Jetty
9 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.98%) IIS
10 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Office 365
1 10 (9.80%) PaaS
2 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) Firewall
2 13 (12.75%) WAN
3 11 (10.78%) SAN
4 10 (9.80%) LAN
5 9 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (8.82%) DHCP
5 9 (8.82%) DNS
6 8 (7.84%) Network Security
7 7 (6.86%) VPN
8 5 (4.90%) FTP
9 4 (3.92%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.94%) HTTP
10 3 (2.94%) SNMP
10 3 (2.94%) VoIP
10 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.96%) BGP
11 2 (1.96%) MPLS
11 2 (1.96%) Wireless
11 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) MySQL
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.90%) DB2
7 3 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Retail
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.69%) Consultant
2 15 (14.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.76%) Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Desktop Support
5 11 (10.78%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 10 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (4.90%) JDBC
2 5 (4.90%) LAMP
2 5 (4.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.96%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (0.98%) HTML
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.84%) EqualLogic
3 5 (4.90%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.92%) Spread Betting
5 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (57.84%) Windows Server
2 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (13.73%) Linux
5 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.88%) AIX
7 6 (5.88%) Solaris
7 6 (5.88%) Unix
7 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.98%) HPUX
10 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (11.76%) ITIL
3 10 (9.80%) Problem Management
4 8 (7.84%) High Availability
5 7 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.88%) Change Management
6 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.88%) Information Security
7 5 (4.90%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.92%) Network Design
8 4 (3.92%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.92%) Service Management
9 3 (2.94%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.94%) CRM
9 3 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.94%) Migration
9 3 (2.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.57%) SQL
2 13 (12.75%) Perl
3 10 (9.80%) Java
4 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.92%) C++
5 4 (3.92%) VB
6 2 (1.96%) C
6 2 (1.96%) C#
6 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (12.75%) MCSE
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.86%) CCNA
4 5 (4.90%) CCNP
4 5 (4.90%) MCITP
5 4 (3.92%) Degree
6 3 (2.94%) CISSP
6 3 (2.94%) SANS
7 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) MCSA
7 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.98%) CCDE
8 1 (0.98%) CISM
8 1 (0.98%) CISMP
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.76%) vSphere
4 8 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.94%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.96%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.96%) Xen
7 2 (1.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Data Guard
2 6 (5.88%) WSUS
3 5 (4.90%) SCCM
4 3 (2.94%) Nessus
5 2 (1.96%) Nmap
6 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (51.96%) VMware
2 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 34 (33.33%) Cisco
4 18 (17.65%) Oracle
5 14 (13.73%) HP
6 11 (10.78%) 3PAR
7 10 (9.80%) Citrix
8 9 (8.82%) NetApp
9 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.84%) Dell
10 7 (6.86%) IBM
11 4 (3.92%) Avaya
11 4 (3.92%) Symantec
12 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.94%) Splunk
13 2 (1.96%) Juniper
13 2 (1.96%) Sage
14 1 (0.98%) Sophos
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