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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 133 115 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.58% 20.28% 30.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.91% 52.27% 72.14%
Number of salaries quoted 103 84 84
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
193 220 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.67% 38.80% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 143 181 121
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 106 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 89 (40.09%) SQL
3 80 (36.04%) Active Directory
4 68 (30.63%) Linux
5 66 (29.73%) SQL Server
6 59 (26.58%) Java
7 56 (25.23%) MS Excel
8 54 (24.32%) MS Office
8 54 (24.32%) Citrix
9 49 (22.07%) Oracle
9 49 (22.07%) MS Exchange
10 48 (21.62%) ITIL
11 47 (21.17%) UNIX
11 47 (21.17%) IBM
12 43 (19.37%) Problem Management
13 42 (18.92%) WebSphere
13 42 (18.92%) Finance
13 42 (18.92%) J2EE
14 41 (18.47%) VMware
14 41 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (17.57%) HTTP
16 38 (17.12%) .NET
16 38 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (16.22%) DB2
18 35 (15.77%) LAN
18 35 (15.77%) WAN
19 34 (15.32%) C#
20 32 (14.41%) WebSphere Application Server
20 32 (14.41%) Tomcat
20 32 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 49 (22.07%) MS Exchange
2 42 (18.92%) WebSphere
3 32 (14.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (14.41%) Tomcat
3 32 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (12.61%) IIS
5 24 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (9.91%) JBoss
7 16 (7.21%) Apache
7 16 (7.21%) SharePoint
8 15 (6.76%) IBM HTTP Server
9 14 (6.31%) MQSeries
10 11 (4.95%) Apache Solr
11 10 (4.50%) WebLogic
12 9 (4.05%) Lync
12 9 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (3.60%) Drupal
13 8 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (25.23%) MS Excel
2 54 (24.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Maximo
1 8 (3.60%) Magento
2 7 (3.15%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.90%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.31%) Office 365
2 8 (3.60%) SaaS
3 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.35%) IaaS
5 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.57%) HTTP
2 35 (15.77%) LAN
2 35 (15.77%) WAN
3 25 (11.26%) Firewall
4 20 (9.01%) TCP/IP
5 16 (7.21%) FTP
6 15 (6.76%) VPN
7 12 (5.41%) DNS
7 12 (5.41%) SAN
8 11 (4.95%) MPLS
9 9 (4.05%) HTTPS
10 8 (3.60%) DSL
10 8 (3.60%) Internet
10 8 (3.60%) DHCP
11 6 (2.70%) PBX
11 6 (2.70%) BIG-IP
12 5 (2.25%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.80%) Wireless
14 3 (1.35%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.22%) DB2
3 19 (8.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (6.31%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (4.05%) MySQL
6 9 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.80%) JasperReports
9 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.35%) Big Data
10 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (3.15%) LoadRunner
1 7 (3.15%) JMeter
2 6 (2.70%) NUnit
2 6 (2.70%) MSTest
2 6 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (2.70%) Moq
3 5 (2.25%) JUnit
4 4 (1.80%) Subversion
5 3 (1.35%) Toad
6 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.90%) Maven
6 2 (0.90%) Firebug
6 2 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.45%) JBehave
7 1 (0.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 42 (18.92%) Finance
2 28 (12.61%) Retail
3 15 (6.76%) Publishing
4 8 (3.60%) Legal
5 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Electronics
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (29.73%) Analyst
2 43 (19.37%) Support Analyst
3 37 (16.67%) Developer
4 25 (11.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (9.46%) Architect
6 16 (7.21%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.76%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.76%) Operations Analyst
8 14 (6.31%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.31%) Server Support
9 13 (5.86%) Administrator
9 13 (5.86%) Operations Support Analyst
10 11 (4.95%) Support Manager
10 11 (4.95%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.50%) Consultant
12 9 (4.05%) Programmer
12 9 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (4.05%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.60%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (3.60%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.92%) J2EE
2 38 (17.12%) .NET
3 24 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 21 (9.46%) WPF
5 18 (8.11%) XML
6 17 (7.66%) Middleware
7 16 (7.21%) JDBC
8 14 (6.31%) Web Services
9 13 (5.86%) Spring
10 11 (4.95%) WCF
10 11 (4.95%) Hibernate
11 10 (4.50%) HTML
11 10 (4.50%) Ajax
12 8 (3.60%) WinForms
13 7 (3.15%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.15%) GWT
14 6 (2.70%) Spring.NET
14 6 (2.70%) CSS
14 6 (2.70%) SOAP
14 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.05%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.60%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.70%) Replication
4 6 (2.70%) PKI
4 6 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.25%) iPad
6 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) Handset
7 2 (0.90%) Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) DTV
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.45%) CMDB
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.63%) Linux
2 47 (21.17%) UNIX
3 41 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 27 (12.16%) AIX
7 21 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (9.01%) Solaris
9 19 (8.56%) Windows XP
10 13 (5.86%) Android
11 8 (3.60%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.60%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.70%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.80%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.62%) ITIL
2 43 (19.37%) Problem Management
3 27 (12.16%) E-Commerce
4 20 (9.01%) Time Management
5 16 (7.21%) Asset Management
5 16 (7.21%) Software Engineering
6 15 (6.76%) Project Management
6 15 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (6.31%) Service Management
7 14 (6.31%) Configuration Management
7 14 (6.31%) TDD
8 13 (5.86%) Migration
9 11 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.95%) Data Protection
10 10 (4.50%) MVC
11 9 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.05%) Capacity Management
12 8 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 89 (40.09%) SQL
2 59 (26.58%) Java
3 34 (15.32%) C#
4 24 (10.81%) Perl
5 18 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 18 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 12 (5.41%) C
6 12 (5.41%) VB
7 11 (4.95%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.50%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.05%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.60%) PHP
11 7 (3.15%) AWK
12 6 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 6 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.70%) VBScript
13 1 (0.45%) Python
13 1 (0.45%) Jython
13 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.11%) MCSE
3 10 (4.50%) Degree
4 7 (3.15%) MCP
5 6 (2.70%) MCSA
6 4 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.80%) PMP
6 4 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.80%) MCDST
7 3 (1.35%) MCITP
7 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.35%) CCNP
8 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.45%) ACSP
9 1 (0.45%) CCIA
9 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.31%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.41%) vSphere
5 10 (4.50%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.70%) Xen
6 6 (2.70%) NLBS
7 5 (2.25%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.35%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.35%) XenApp
9 3 (1.35%) XenServer
10 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.90%) vCloud
10 2 (0.90%) Samba
10 2 (0.90%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (7.66%) SCCM
2 8 (3.60%) WSUS
3 6 (2.70%) SCOM
4 4 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.80%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.45%) vMotion
7 1 (0.45%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 106 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 54 (24.32%) Citrix
3 49 (22.07%) Oracle
4 47 (21.17%) IBM
5 41 (18.47%) VMware
6 26 (11.71%) Cisco
7 24 (10.81%) Sun
8 14 (6.31%) HP
8 14 (6.31%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.86%) SAP
10 8 (3.60%) LANDesk
10 8 (3.60%) MobileIron
11 7 (3.15%) Sybase
12 6 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.80%) Altiris
13 4 (1.80%) Metastorm
13 4 (1.80%) Nintex
14 3 (1.35%) Meraki
15 2 (0.90%) Websense
15 2 (0.90%) McAfee
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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