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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 49 97 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.14% 18.20% 26.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.33% 53.89% 70.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 86
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
75 180 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.53% 33.77% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 133 137
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 28 September 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 56 (54.37%) Microsoft
1 56 (54.37%) Windows Server
2 49 (47.57%) VMware
3 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
3 45 (43.69%) Linux
4 40 (38.83%) VPN
5 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (33.01%) DNS
8 33 (32.04%) ITIL
9 32 (31.07%) DHCP
10 29 (28.16%) MS Excel
10 29 (28.16%) SQL
11 27 (26.21%) Office 365
12 26 (25.24%) Skype for Business
12 26 (25.24%) Firewall
13 25 (24.27%) Citrix
13 25 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (24.27%) Degree
14 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
15 23 (22.33%) MS Exchange
16 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (21.36%) C
16 22 (21.36%) Mentoring
17 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
17 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (19.42%) MS Office
18 20 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (19.42%) Network Security
19 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification

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 26 (25.24%) Skype for Business
2 23 (22.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.91%) IIS
8 1 (0.97%) CMS
8 1 (0.97%) Marvel
8 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (28.16%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.42%) MS Office
3 8 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.91%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.97%) InDesign
6 1 (0.97%) MS Project
6 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.21%) Office 365
2 14 (13.59%) PaaS
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.83%) VPN
2 34 (33.01%) DNS
3 32 (31.07%) DHCP
4 26 (25.24%) Firewall
5 20 (19.42%) Network Security
6 19 (18.45%) Remote Desktop
7 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
8 16 (15.53%) LAN
8 16 (15.53%) SAN
8 16 (15.53%) WAN
9 15 (14.56%) VoIP
10 14 (13.59%) ISDN
10 14 (13.59%) MPLS
10 14 (13.59%) PBX
10 14 (13.59%) VLAN
11 11 (10.68%) iSCSI
11 11 (10.68%) NetScaler
12 10 (9.71%) IPsec
12 10 (9.71%) SSH
13 8 (7.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) MySQL
2 10 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (15.53%) Retail
2 3 (2.91%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Electronics
4 1 (0.97%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Support Engineer
2 21 (20.39%) Analyst
3 18 (17.48%) Consultant
4 16 (15.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (15.53%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Linux Support
4 16 (15.53%) Linux Support Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (12.62%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (12.62%) Desktop Support
7 12 (11.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (11.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (11.65%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 11 (10.68%) Citrix Consultant
8 11 (10.68%) Citrix Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Citrix Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) XML
2 3 (2.91%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.94%) COM
3 2 (1.94%) CSS
3 2 (1.94%) HTML
4 1 (0.97%) CSS3
4 1 (0.97%) jQuery
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 18 (17.48%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.71%) PACS
4 5 (4.85%) Handset
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.85%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.91%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.91%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.94%) Social Media
8 1 (0.97%) DataPower
8 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (54.37%) Windows Server
2 45 (43.69%) Linux
3 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (15.53%) Unix
8 14 (13.59%) Windows 7
9 9 (8.74%) Windows 10
10 7 (6.80%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.91%) Android
14 1 (0.97%) AIX
14 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) ITIL
2 22 (21.36%) Mentoring
3 16 (15.53%) E-Commerce
4 14 (13.59%) Coaching
5 12 (11.65%) ITIL V3
6 11 (10.68%) Workflow
7 10 (9.71%) Problem Management
7 10 (9.71%) SIEM
8 9 (8.74%) Migration
9 8 (7.77%) Information Security
10 7 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (6.80%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (5.83%) Analytics
11 6 (5.83%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (5.83%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.83%) ETL
11 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.83%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) SQL
2 22 (21.36%) C
3 13 (12.62%) Python
4 12 (11.65%) C#
4 12 (11.65%) C++
5 10 (9.71%) Perl
5 10 (9.71%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.80%) Java
7 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.83%) VB
8 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Degree
2 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (17.48%) CCNA
4 18 (17.48%) MCSE
5 11 (10.68%) CCA
5 11 (10.68%) CCAA
5 11 (10.68%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.91%) CCNP
8 3 (2.91%) CEH
8 3 (2.91%) CISSP
8 3 (2.91%) GCIH
8 3 (2.91%) GIAC
8 3 (2.91%) MCSA
9 2 (1.94%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.94%) MCITP
10 1 (0.97%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
2 25 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
4 19 (18.45%) Terminal Services
5 15 (14.56%) VMware ESX
5 15 (14.56%) XenApp
6 14 (13.59%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.83%) vSphere
8 5 (4.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.88%) WSUS
3 3 (2.91%) Nessus
3 3 (2.91%) Nmap
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.97%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.97%) Simpana
4 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 56 (54.37%) Microsoft
2 49 (47.57%) VMware
3 25 (24.27%) Citrix
4 17 (16.50%) Cisco
5 14 (13.59%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.71%) Sybase
7 6 (5.83%) HP
7 6 (5.83%) Informatica
7 6 (5.83%) Oracle
7 6 (5.83%) Talend
8 5 (4.85%) Veeam
9 4 (3.88%) Dell
9 4 (3.88%) NetApp
10 3 (2.91%) Adobe
10 3 (2.91%) Sage
11 2 (1.94%) Apple
11 2 (1.94%) Symantec
12 1 (0.97%) CommVault
12 1 (0.97%) Juniper
12 1 (0.97%) Sophos
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