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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 62 147 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.14% 26.58% 24.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.13% 62.82% 68.72%
Number of salaries quoted 50 77 95
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,939 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £59,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
91 234 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.28% 42.31% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68 141 139
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 62 (52.99%) VMware
2 61 (52.14%) Windows Server
3 53 (45.30%) Microsoft
4 37 (31.62%) Linux
5 35 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (29.06%) Active Directory
7 32 (27.35%) MS Exchange
7 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (25.64%) MS Excel
8 30 (25.64%) Cisco
8 30 (25.64%) VPN
9 29 (24.79%) SQL
10 28 (23.93%) ITIL
11 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (21.37%) Firewall
13 24 (20.51%) MCSE
13 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
14 22 (18.80%) Network Security
15 21 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (17.95%) DHCP
16 19 (16.24%) WAN
16 19 (16.24%) DNS
16 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (16.24%) Degree
16 19 (16.24%) Office 365
17 18 (15.38%) PaaS
17 18 (15.38%) Skype for Business
17 18 (15.38%) Hyper-V
17 18 (15.38%) Citrix

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 32 (27.35%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Marvel
8 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.11%) MS Office
3 8 (6.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.98%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.56%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.85%) InDesign
6 1 (0.85%) MS Project
6 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.24%) Office 365
2 18 (15.38%) PaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.64%) VPN
2 25 (21.37%) Firewall
3 22 (18.80%) Network Security
4 21 (17.95%) DHCP
5 19 (16.24%) DNS
5 19 (16.24%) WAN
6 18 (15.38%) LAN
7 13 (11.11%) SAN
8 10 (8.55%) IPsec
8 10 (8.55%) SSH
8 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
8 10 (8.55%) VoIP
9 9 (7.69%) MPLS
9 9 (7.69%) Skype
10 8 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.84%) ISDN
10 8 (6.84%) PBX
10 8 (6.84%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (6.84%) VLAN
11 7 (5.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) MySQL
3 10 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (10.26%) Retail
2 6 (5.13%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 22 (18.80%) Consultant
3 18 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (14.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Desktop Support
5 16 (13.68%) Technical Consultant
6 15 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) Technical Engineer
7 14 (11.97%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 14 (11.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (11.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (11.11%) Analyst
9 12 (10.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (9.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (9.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (8.55%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (8.55%) Linux Support
11 10 (8.55%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (1.71%) COM
3 2 (1.71%) CSS
3 2 (1.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) CSS3
4 1 (0.85%) jQuery
4 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.55%) Mathematics
2 10 (8.55%) PACS
3 9 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.27%) EqualLogic
5 5 (4.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.42%) Spread Betting
7 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.56%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.71%) Social Media
9 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) NHS
9 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.14%) Windows Server
2 37 (31.62%) Linux
3 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (13.68%) Unix
6 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.85%) Android
10 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) ITIL
2 16 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (11.97%) Problem Management
4 12 (10.26%) Incident Management
4 12 (10.26%) ITIL V3
5 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
5 11 (9.40%) Workflow
6 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.69%) Migration
7 9 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.84%) Change Management
8 8 (6.84%) Coaching
9 7 (5.98%) High Availability
10 6 (5.13%) Analytics
10 6 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (5.13%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.13%) SIEM
10 6 (5.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.79%) SQL
2 17 (14.53%) Perl
3 12 (10.26%) C
3 12 (10.26%) C++
4 10 (8.55%) C#
4 10 (8.55%) Python
4 10 (8.55%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.98%) Java
6 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.13%) VB
7 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (20.51%) MCSE
3 21 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (16.24%) Degree
5 16 (13.68%) CCNA
6 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.98%) CCA
7 7 (5.98%) CCAA
7 7 (5.98%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (5.98%) MCITP
8 6 (5.13%) CCNP
8 6 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.56%) CEH
9 3 (2.56%) CISSP
9 3 (2.56%) GCIH
9 3 (2.56%) GIAC
10 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.71%) CCDE
10 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (29.06%) Active Directory
3 18 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.40%) VMware ESX
4 11 (9.40%) vSphere
4 11 (9.40%) XenApp
5 8 (6.84%) Terminal Services
5 8 (6.84%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.56%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Data Guard
1 7 (5.98%) SCCM
2 6 (5.13%) WSUS
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.85%) Simpana
5 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (52.99%) VMware
2 53 (45.30%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.64%) Cisco
4 18 (15.38%) Citrix
5 15 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 13 (11.11%) HP
6 13 (11.11%) Oracle
7 11 (9.40%) 3PAR
8 10 (8.55%) Sybase
9 8 (6.84%) NetApp
10 7 (5.98%) Dell
11 6 (5.13%) Informatica
11 6 (5.13%) Talend
12 4 (3.42%) Avaya
12 4 (3.42%) Symantec
13 3 (2.56%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.56%) Sage
13 3 (2.56%) Veeam
14 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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