The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 125 105 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.48% 29.75% 33.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.88% 70.00% 72.51%
Number of salaries quoted 93 83 73
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
232 150 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.86% 42.49% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 192 125 107
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 110 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 77 (39.29%) SQL
3 59 (30.10%) Linux
3 59 (30.10%) Active Directory
4 55 (28.06%) MS Office
4 55 (28.06%) Finance
5 54 (27.55%) Oracle
5 54 (27.55%) Degree
6 48 (24.49%) UNIX
6 48 (24.49%) IBM
7 47 (23.98%) Retail
8 45 (22.96%) AIX
9 42 (21.43%) Java
9 42 (21.43%) VMware
10 41 (20.92%) MS Excel
11 40 (20.41%) Tomcat
12 39 (19.90%) IIS
13 38 (19.39%) J2EE
13 38 (19.39%) Solaris
13 38 (19.39%) Citrix
13 38 (19.39%) Manufacturing
14 37 (18.88%) HTTP
14 37 (18.88%) E-Commerce
14 37 (18.88%) SQL Server
14 37 (18.88%) WebSphere
15 36 (18.37%) DB2
15 36 (18.37%) WebSphere Application Server
15 36 (18.37%) JDBC
15 36 (18.37%) FTP
15 36 (18.37%) IBM HTTP Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 40 (20.41%) Tomcat
2 39 (19.90%) IIS
3 37 (18.88%) WebSphere
4 36 (18.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 36 (18.37%) IBM HTTP Server
5 34 (17.35%) MQSeries
6 32 (16.33%) MS Exchange
7 15 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (6.63%) Lync
8 13 (6.63%) SharePoint
9 12 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.55%) SAS
10 5 (2.55%) CMS
11 4 (2.04%) Apache
12 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (28.06%) MS Office
2 41 (20.92%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.51%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.57%) Office 365
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.88%) HTTP
2 36 (18.37%) FTP
3 22 (11.22%) Firewall
4 19 (9.69%) VPN
5 18 (9.18%) SAN
6 15 (7.65%) LAN
7 10 (5.10%) WAN
7 10 (5.10%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.10%) NAS
8 9 (4.59%) Internet
9 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.57%) DNS
11 6 (3.06%) DHCP
12 5 (2.55%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.04%) Network Security
13 4 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.53%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.53%) ADSL
14 3 (1.53%) Ethernet
15 2 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.37%) DB2
3 6 (3.06%) MySQL
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.02%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.53%) Subversion
3 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.02%) JUnit
3 2 (1.02%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.51%) NUnit
4 1 (0.51%) Selenium
4 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.51%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.51%) JMeter
General
1 55 (28.06%) Finance
2 47 (23.98%) Retail
3 38 (19.39%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (27.04%) Analyst
2 37 (18.88%) Support Analyst
3 34 (17.35%) Operations Analyst
3 34 (17.35%) Operations Support Analyst
4 33 (16.84%) Developer
5 32 (16.33%) Technical Engineer
6 22 (11.22%) Junior
7 21 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (10.20%) Consultant
9 17 (8.67%) Support Engineer
10 16 (8.16%) Junior Analyst
11 15 (7.65%) Junior Support Analyst
11 15 (7.65%) Technical Consultant
12 13 (6.63%) IT Support
12 13 (6.63%) Software Developer
13 12 (6.12%) Desktop Support
14 11 (5.61%) Administrator
15 10 (5.10%) Project Engineer
15 10 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 9 (4.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.39%) J2EE
2 36 (18.37%) JDBC
3 35 (17.86%) Middleware
4 30 (15.31%) .NET
5 22 (11.22%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.69%) Web Services
7 17 (8.67%) XML
8 15 (7.65%) WPF
9 13 (6.63%) Reactive Extensions
10 10 (5.10%) HTML
10 10 (5.10%) CSS
11 9 (4.59%) WCF
11 9 (4.59%) XHTML
12 7 (3.57%) jQuery
12 7 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET
13 2 (1.02%) WinForms
13 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.02%) SAP XI
13 2 (1.02%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.57%) Clustering
3 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.53%) Celerra
5 3 (1.53%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (1.53%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.53%) Symmetrix
5 3 (1.53%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.02%) PKI
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.51%) EPoS
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.10%) Linux
2 48 (24.49%) UNIX
3 45 (22.96%) AIX
4 38 (19.39%) Solaris
5 33 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (12.76%) Windows Vista
6 25 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (12.24%) Windows XP
8 15 (7.65%) Windows 8
9 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.06%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.02%) HPUX
13 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.51%) Android
14 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.88%) E-Commerce
2 22 (11.22%) ITIL
3 15 (7.65%) Migration
4 13 (6.63%) Software Deployment
5 12 (6.12%) Project Management
5 12 (6.12%) MVC
5 12 (6.12%) OO
6 11 (5.61%) Time Management
6 11 (5.61%) Network Design
7 10 (5.10%) Scrum
8 9 (4.59%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.08%) TDD
10 6 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.55%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (2.55%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.55%) Change Management
12 4 (2.04%) BCP
12 4 (2.04%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.29%) SQL
2 42 (21.43%) Java
3 30 (15.31%) C#
4 22 (11.22%) Perl
5 21 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.10%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.06%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.04%) VBScript
9 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.02%) VBA
10 2 (1.02%) PHP
10 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.51%) Python
11 1 (0.51%) C++
11 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 54 (27.55%) Degree
2 33 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (14.29%) MCITP
4 23 (11.73%) MCSE
5 16 (8.16%) MCP
6 13 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (6.12%) CCNA
8 10 (5.10%) CCNP
8 10 (5.10%) MCSA
8 10 (5.10%) MCTS
9 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 6 (3.06%) NCDA
9 6 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.55%) NCIE
10 5 (2.55%) VCAP
11 4 (2.04%) GIAC
11 4 (2.04%) CISSP
11 4 (2.04%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.04%) EnCE
12 3 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.63%) HL7
2 8 (4.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 59 (30.10%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 27 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.65%) Terminal Services
5 12 (6.12%) XenApp
5 12 (6.12%) XenDesktop
5 12 (6.12%) vSphere
6 6 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.55%) XenServer
8 3 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.53%) KVM
8 3 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.02%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.51%) Xen
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.63%) SCOM
2 11 (5.61%) SCCM
3 5 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.02%) WSUS
5 2 (1.02%) WMI
6 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.51%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.51%) SCSM
6 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 110 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 54 (27.55%) Oracle
3 48 (24.49%) IBM
4 42 (21.43%) VMware
5 38 (19.39%) Citrix
6 25 (12.76%) Cisco
7 22 (11.22%) HP
8 14 (7.14%) NetApp
9 13 (6.63%) EMC
10 11 (5.61%) Dell
11 10 (5.10%) Juniper
12 7 (3.57%) Apple
12 7 (3.57%) Symantec
12 7 (3.57%) McAfee
13 5 (2.55%) WatchGuard
14 4 (2.04%) Sybase
14 4 (2.04%) 3PAR
15 3 (1.53%) Brocade
15 3 (1.53%) SAP
15 3 (1.53%) Avaya
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