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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 96 85 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.50% 20.88% 19.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.89% 65.89% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68 61 49
Average salary £46,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.53% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
185 129 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.65% 31.70% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 132 95 116
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 114 (50.22%) Microsoft
2 91 (40.09%) Active Directory
3 78 (34.36%) SQL
4 71 (31.28%) Linux
4 71 (31.28%) VMware
5 67 (29.52%) UNIX
6 65 (28.63%) MS Excel
6 65 (28.63%) Java
7 62 (27.31%) ITIL
8 54 (23.79%) Oracle
9 52 (22.91%) Finance
9 52 (22.91%) Retail
10 51 (22.47%) J2EE
11 50 (22.03%) MS Exchange
12 47 (20.70%) IBM
13 46 (20.26%) Cisco
14 45 (19.82%) E-Commerce
15 43 (18.94%) Tomcat
15 43 (18.94%) MS Office
16 41 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (17.62%) Problem Management
17 40 (17.62%) Citrix
18 39 (17.18%) SQL Server
19 38 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
20 36 (15.86%) HTTP
20 36 (15.86%) Firewall
21 35 (15.42%) IIS
21 35 (15.42%) DB2
21 35 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (14.54%) Solaris

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 50 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 43 (18.94%) Tomcat
3 35 (15.42%) IIS
4 31 (13.66%) WebSphere
5 28 (12.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 26 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (11.01%) IBM HTTP Server
8 23 (10.13%) SharePoint
9 19 (8.37%) MQSeries
10 18 (7.93%) Apache
11 17 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (6.61%) Lync
13 14 (6.17%) JBoss
14 11 (4.85%) Apache Solr
15 9 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (3.52%) Oracle Application Server
16 8 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (2.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (28.63%) MS Excel
2 43 (18.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.52%) RiskWrite
2 3 (1.32%) Maximo
2 3 (1.32%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.88%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.73%) Office 365
3 10 (4.41%) SaaS
3 10 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.52%) PaaS
5 7 (3.08%) IaaS
6 5 (2.20%) Yammer
7 1 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.86%) HTTP
1 36 (15.86%) Firewall
2 28 (12.33%) DNS
3 26 (11.45%) LAN
4 25 (11.01%) WAN
4 25 (11.01%) FTP
5 23 (10.13%) SAN
5 23 (10.13%) VPN
6 16 (7.05%) TCP/IP
7 14 (6.17%) DHCP
7 14 (6.17%) MPLS
8 10 (4.41%) VoIP
9 7 (3.08%) Wireless
10 6 (2.64%) HTTPS
11 5 (2.20%) PBX
11 5 (2.20%) OSPF
11 5 (2.20%) BGP
11 5 (2.20%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.20%) NAS
12 4 (1.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.42%) DB2
3 11 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.96%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.20%) MySQL
8 5 (2.20%) FileMaker
9 4 (1.76%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.32%) Big Data
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Subversion
2 6 (2.64%) Maven
3 5 (2.20%) JUnit
3 5 (2.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (2.20%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.20%) Rational Application Developer
4 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.76%) Hudson
4 4 (1.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.32%) Toad
6 1 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.44%) JBehave
6 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 52 (22.91%) Finance
1 52 (22.91%) Retail
2 23 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.76%) Marketing
4 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (29.52%) Analyst
2 52 (22.91%) Support Analyst
3 27 (11.89%) Architect
4 25 (11.01%) Support Engineer
5 20 (8.81%) Administrator
5 20 (8.81%) Operations Analyst
6 18 (7.93%) Operations Support Analyst
7 17 (7.49%) Developer
7 17 (7.49%) Consultant
8 14 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.73%) Support Manager
10 12 (5.29%) Applications Support
10 12 (5.29%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.85%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
13 9 (3.96%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 8 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support
14 8 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.47%) J2EE
2 27 (11.89%) Middleware
3 24 (10.57%) JDBC
4 18 (7.93%) .NET
5 17 (7.49%) HTML
6 13 (5.73%) XML
7 12 (5.29%) CSS
8 8 (3.52%) Web Services
8 8 (3.52%) JMS
9 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.08%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.08%) Spring
10 6 (2.64%) Struts
11 5 (2.20%) XHTML
11 5 (2.20%) JSP
11 5 (2.20%) Ajax
11 5 (2.20%) JSTL
12 4 (1.76%) RESTful
12 4 (1.76%) SOAP
13 3 (1.32%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.17%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.41%) Clustering
4 9 (3.96%) Replication
5 8 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.64%) e-Health
7 5 (2.20%) Handset
7 5 (2.20%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.20%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.76%) iPad
8 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.44%) Kindle
11 1 (0.44%) Open Source
11 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.28%) Linux
2 67 (29.52%) UNIX
3 35 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (14.54%) Solaris
5 27 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (10.57%) Windows 7
6 24 (10.57%) AIX
7 20 (8.81%) Windows XP
8 15 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.85%) Android
10 8 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.52%) Windows Vista
10 8 (3.52%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.08%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.64%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (2.20%) VMS
14 4 (1.76%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.44%) zOS
15 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.31%) ITIL
2 45 (19.82%) E-Commerce
3 40 (17.62%) Problem Management
4 26 (11.45%) Project Management
5 22 (9.69%) Time Management
6 17 (7.49%) Migration
7 15 (6.61%) Service Management
7 15 (6.61%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.73%) Asset Management
9 12 (5.29%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.41%) Change Management
10 10 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (3.96%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.52%) Coaching
12 8 (3.52%) Web Development
13 7 (3.08%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.08%) Content Management
13 7 (3.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.36%) SQL
2 65 (28.63%) Java
3 32 (14.10%) Perl
3 32 (14.10%) Bash Shell
4 17 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.61%) PL/SQL
6 14 (6.17%) C
7 9 (3.96%) C#
7 9 (3.96%) VB
8 8 (3.52%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.52%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.08%) VBScript
10 5 (2.20%) Ruby
11 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.88%) PHP
14 1 (0.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 38 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.01%) MCSE
3 21 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (8.37%) MCITP
5 18 (7.93%) Degree
6 17 (7.49%) CCNP
7 15 (6.61%) CCNA
7 15 (6.61%) MCSA
8 12 (5.29%) MCP
9 7 (3.08%) PMP
9 7 (3.08%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.20%) Sun Certification
10 5 (2.20%) MCTS
11 4 (1.76%) MCDST
11 4 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.32%) CCA
12 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (40.09%) Active Directory
2 41 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (13.66%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.93%) vSphere
5 11 (4.85%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.52%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.08%) XenApp
7 7 (3.08%) XenServer
7 7 (3.08%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.64%) Samba
8 6 (2.64%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.76%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.32%) Xen
11 3 (1.32%) NLBS
11 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.88%) vCloud
12 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (7.93%) SCCM
2 6 (2.64%) SCOM
2 6 (2.64%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.76%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.76%) CA Wily
3 4 (1.76%) Puppet
4 3 (1.32%) WSUS
5 1 (0.44%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (50.22%) Microsoft
2 71 (31.28%) VMware
3 54 (23.79%) Oracle
4 47 (20.70%) IBM
5 46 (20.26%) Cisco
6 40 (17.62%) Citrix
7 23 (10.13%) Sun
8 18 (7.93%) HP
9 14 (6.17%) Red Hat
10 13 (5.73%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.52%) EnterpriseDB
12 7 (3.08%) MobileIron
12 7 (3.08%) LANDesk
13 6 (2.64%) Altiris
13 6 (2.64%) CA
13 6 (2.64%) Sybase
13 6 (2.64%) SAP
13 6 (2.64%) NetQoS
14 5 (2.20%) Apple
15 4 (1.76%) NetApp
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