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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 125 112 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.75% 21.71% 24.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.14% 56.85% 62.89%
Number of salaries quoted 98 84 69
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
189 197 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.43% 38.18% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 144 162 124
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 £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 30 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 98 (43.56%) Microsoft
2 94 (41.78%) SQL
3 85 (37.78%) Active Directory
4 73 (32.44%) Linux
5 68 (30.22%) Java
6 58 (25.78%) SQL Server
6 58 (25.78%) UNIX
7 57 (25.33%) Citrix
8 55 (24.44%) MS Excel
9 53 (23.56%) MS Office
10 52 (23.11%) ITIL
10 52 (23.11%) MS Exchange
11 51 (22.67%) Oracle
12 49 (21.78%) J2EE
12 49 (21.78%) IBM
13 46 (20.44%) Problem Management
14 43 (19.11%) HTTP
15 41 (18.22%) Finance
15 41 (18.22%) VMware
16 39 (17.33%) WebSphere
17 38 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2010
18 37 (16.44%) DB2
18 37 (16.44%) Tomcat
19 36 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (15.11%) LAN
20 34 (15.11%) WAN
21 32 (14.22%) Cisco
22 31 (13.78%) E-Commerce
22 31 (13.78%) Retail

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 52 (23.11%) MS Exchange
2 39 (17.33%) WebSphere
3 38 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (16.44%) Tomcat
5 30 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 28 (12.44%) IIS
6 28 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (10.22%) JBoss
8 20 (8.89%) Apache
9 17 (7.56%) SharePoint
10 16 (7.11%) IBM HTTP Server
10 16 (7.11%) MQSeries
11 14 (6.22%) Apache Solr
12 10 (4.44%) Lync
12 10 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (4.44%) WebLogic
12 10 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (3.56%) Drupal
13 8 (3.56%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 53 (23.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.56%) Magento
2 7 (3.11%) CA PPM
2 7 (3.11%) Maximo
3 4 (1.78%) RiskWrite
4 2 (0.89%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.89%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.89%) SaaS
2 9 (4.00%) Office 365
3 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.22%) PaaS
5 5 (2.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.11%) HTTP
2 34 (15.11%) LAN
2 34 (15.11%) WAN
3 28 (12.44%) Firewall
4 21 (9.33%) FTP
5 17 (7.56%) TCP/IP
5 17 (7.56%) VPN
6 16 (7.11%) SAN
7 14 (6.22%) DNS
8 12 (5.33%) HTTPS
9 10 (4.44%) MPLS
10 8 (3.56%) Internet
11 6 (2.67%) DHCP
11 6 (2.67%) BIG-IP
11 6 (2.67%) DSL
12 5 (2.22%) PBX
13 4 (1.78%) SSL
13 4 (1.78%) Wireless
13 4 (1.78%) NAS
14 3 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 37 (16.44%) DB2
3 18 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.78%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.56%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.22%) MySQL
11 4 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.78%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.33%) Big Data
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.89%) FileMaker
14 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (3.11%) LoadRunner
1 7 (3.11%) JMeter
2 4 (1.78%) Maven
3 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.33%) Toad
3 3 (1.33%) Subversion
3 3 (1.33%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.89%) JUnit
4 2 (0.89%) NUnit
4 2 (0.89%) Firebug
4 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.89%) MSTest
4 2 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.89%) Moq
4 2 (0.89%) Hudson
5 1 (0.44%) JBehave
5 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.44%) Ant
5 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 41 (18.22%) Finance
2 31 (13.78%) Retail
3 15 (6.67%) Publishing
4 4 (1.78%) Legal
5 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 67 (29.78%) Analyst
2 47 (20.89%) Support Analyst
3 25 (11.11%) Architect
4 24 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (9.78%) Developer
6 16 (7.11%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.11%) Operations Analyst
7 15 (6.67%) Administrator
7 15 (6.67%) Support Manager
8 14 (6.22%) Operations Support Analyst
8 14 (6.22%) Server Support
8 14 (6.22%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.78%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.89%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.89%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (4.44%) Consultant
12 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (3.56%) IT Administrator
13 8 (3.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.78%) J2EE
2 29 (12.89%) .NET
3 22 (9.78%) Middleware
4 15 (6.67%) XML
4 15 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.67%) JDBC
5 12 (5.33%) WPF
6 11 (4.89%) HTML
6 11 (4.89%) Web Services
7 10 (4.44%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.44%) Spring
7 10 (4.44%) Ajax
8 7 (3.11%) WCF
9 6 (2.67%) GWT
9 6 (2.67%) CSS
9 6 (2.67%) SOAP
10 4 (1.78%) WinForms
10 4 (1.78%) SAP PI
10 4 (1.78%) RESTful
11 3 (1.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.56%) Replication
3 7 (3.11%) Mathematics
3 7 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.67%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.67%) PKI
4 6 (2.67%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.22%) Clustering
5 5 (2.22%) iPad
6 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.89%) Open Source
7 2 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.89%) e-Health
7 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) DTV
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.44%) Linux
2 58 (25.78%) UNIX
3 36 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (12.44%) Windows 7
5 25 (11.11%) AIX
6 23 (10.22%) Solaris
7 18 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 16 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.78%) Android
10 8 (3.56%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.56%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.67%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.78%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.44%) zOS
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.11%) ITIL
2 46 (20.44%) Problem Management
3 31 (13.78%) E-Commerce
4 23 (10.22%) Time Management
5 18 (8.00%) Project Management
6 16 (7.11%) Migration
7 14 (6.22%) Service Management
7 14 (6.22%) Asset Management
8 13 (5.78%) Software Engineering
8 13 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.89%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.44%) Change Management
10 10 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.00%) TDD
11 9 (4.00%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.00%) Data Protection
12 7 (3.11%) Product Management
12 7 (3.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (41.78%) SQL
2 68 (30.22%) Java
3 25 (11.11%) Perl
4 22 (9.78%) C#
4 22 (9.78%) PL/SQL
5 19 (8.44%) Bash Shell
6 12 (5.33%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.89%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.00%) PHP
8 9 (4.00%) C
9 8 (3.56%) VB
9 8 (3.56%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.11%) AWK
11 6 (2.67%) VBScript
12 3 (1.33%) Ruby
12 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.89%) Jython
13 2 (0.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.11%) MCSE
3 11 (4.89%) Degree
4 9 (4.00%) MCP
5 7 (3.11%) MCSA
6 6 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.67%) PMP
6 6 (2.67%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.22%) CCNP
8 4 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.78%) MCDST
9 3 (1.33%) MCITP
9 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.33%) CCNA
10 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) ACSP
11 1 (0.44%) CCIA
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.44%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 85 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.33%) vSphere
5 8 (3.56%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.67%) Xen
6 6 (2.67%) NLBS
6 6 (2.67%) Terminal Server
6 6 (2.67%) Samba
7 5 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.33%) XenApp
8 3 (1.33%) XenServer
9 2 (0.89%) vCloud
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.44%) NFS
10 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (8.00%) SCCM
2 6 (2.67%) SCOM
2 6 (2.67%) WSUS
3 4 (1.78%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.33%) Puppet
4 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.89%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.44%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.44%) Control-M
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 98 (43.56%) Microsoft
2 57 (25.33%) Citrix
3 51 (22.67%) Oracle
4 49 (21.78%) IBM
5 41 (18.22%) VMware
6 32 (14.22%) Cisco
7 27 (12.00%) Sun
8 16 (7.11%) HP
8 16 (7.11%) CheckPoint
9 11 (4.89%) SAP
10 9 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.56%) Sybase
11 8 (3.56%) LANDesk
11 8 (3.56%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.78%) Nintex
12 4 (1.78%) Altiris
12 4 (1.78%) EnterpriseDB
12 4 (1.78%) Metastorm
13 3 (1.33%) Avaya
13 3 (1.33%) Meraki
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
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