The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 123 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.86% 24.60% 20.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.24% 68.72% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 79 85
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,800 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £65,000 £54,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
111 179 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.79% 35.80% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 77 107 175
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 60 (57.69%) Windows Server
2 51 (49.04%) VMware
3 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
4 35 (33.65%) Cisco
4 35 (33.65%) MS Exchange
5 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
10 22 (21.15%) SQL
11 21 (20.19%) Linux
11 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
12 20 (19.23%) Firewall
13 18 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (16.35%) ITIL
15 16 (15.38%) MCSE
15 16 (15.38%) WAN
16 15 (14.42%) VPN
17 14 (13.46%) Perl
18 13 (12.50%) Network Security
18 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (12.50%) LAN
18 13 (12.50%) HP
18 13 (12.50%) Office 365
19 12 (11.54%) vSphere
19 12 (11.54%) PaaS
19 12 (11.54%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (33.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.65%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.73%) Apache
5 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.73%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.88%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.88%) Jetty
8 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.92%) IIS
9 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.65%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.88%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.96%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Office 365
2 12 (11.54%) PaaS
3 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.88%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.88%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) Firewall
2 16 (15.38%) WAN
3 15 (14.42%) VPN
4 13 (12.50%) LAN
4 13 (12.50%) Network Security
5 12 (11.54%) DHCP
5 12 (11.54%) DNS
6 10 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (7.69%) SAN
8 6 (5.77%) Skype
9 5 (4.81%) VoIP
10 4 (3.85%) IPsec
10 4 (3.85%) MPLS
10 4 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (3.85%) SSH
10 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.88%) FTP
11 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) MySQL
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.88%) DB2
General
1 7 (6.73%) Retail
2 6 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 16 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (14.42%) Desktop Support
5 14 (13.46%) Consultant
5 14 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 12 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Analyst
8 10 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Support Analyst
10 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Network Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (6.73%) Applications Support
11 7 (6.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (2.88%) JDBC
2 3 (2.88%) LAMP
2 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.92%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.96%) COM
4 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 6 (5.77%) EqualLogic
4 5 (4.81%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.85%) PACS
5 4 (3.85%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.69%) Windows Server
2 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (20.19%) Linux
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.73%) Unix
7 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.88%) AIX
8 3 (2.88%) Solaris
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (16.35%) ITIL
3 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 7 (6.73%) High Availability
5 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.81%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (4.81%) Information Security
6 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.85%) Change Management
7 4 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.85%) Migration
7 4 (3.85%) Network Design
7 4 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.85%) Service Management
7 4 (3.85%) Workflow
8 3 (2.88%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.88%) CRM
8 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) SQL
2 14 (13.46%) Perl
3 6 (5.77%) C
3 6 (5.77%) C++
3 6 (5.77%) Java
3 6 (5.77%) Python
3 6 (5.77%) VB
4 4 (3.85%) C#
4 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.38%) MCSE
3 9 (8.65%) CCNA
4 7 (6.73%) MCITP
5 6 (5.77%) CCNP
6 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.88%) Degree
8 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.92%) CCDE
8 2 (1.92%) CISSP
8 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.92%) MCSA
8 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.54%) vSphere
4 11 (10.58%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.88%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.88%) XenApp
8 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 6 (5.77%) SCCM
2 6 (5.77%) WSUS
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.92%) Nessus
3 2 (1.92%) Nmap
4 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (49.04%) VMware
2 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
3 35 (33.65%) Cisco
4 13 (12.50%) HP
5 12 (11.54%) Oracle
6 11 (10.58%) 3PAR
7 10 (9.62%) Citrix
8 9 (8.65%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.69%) NetApp
10 7 (6.73%) Dell
11 4 (3.85%) Avaya
11 4 (3.85%) IBM
11 4 (3.85%) Sybase
12 3 (2.88%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.88%) Sage
12 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.88%) Splunk
12 3 (2.88%) Symantec
13 1 (0.96%) Veeam
Watford, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London City or Watford
Quant Capital
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago