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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 147 143 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.53% 24.40% 20.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.36% 67.45% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 77 93 42
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
232 212 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.88% 36.18% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 140 140 83
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 142 (51.26%) Microsoft
2 116 (41.88%) Linux
3 99 (35.74%) Active Directory
4 96 (34.66%) SQL
5 85 (30.69%) VMware
6 78 (28.16%) ITIL
7 75 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (25.99%) SQL Server
10 71 (25.63%) MS Exchange
11 69 (24.91%) MS Office
12 64 (23.10%) MS Excel
13 63 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 62 (22.38%) IBM
15 60 (21.66%) Oracle
16 56 (20.22%) Java
16 56 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 54 (19.49%) Citrix
17 54 (19.49%) WebSphere
18 49 (17.69%) Firewall
18 49 (17.69%) .NET
18 49 (17.69%) UNIX
19 48 (17.33%) C#
20 47 (16.97%) Information Security
21 46 (16.61%) WebSphere Application Server
22 45 (16.25%) AIX
22 45 (16.25%) Finance
23 43 (15.52%) Data Centre
24 40 (14.44%) DB2
24 40 (14.44%) Problem Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (25.63%) MS Exchange
2 54 (19.49%) WebSphere
3 46 (16.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 39 (14.08%) Tomcat
5 37 (13.36%) Apache
6 29 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (9.39%) Apache ServiceMix
7 26 (9.39%) IIS
8 23 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (5.78%) JBoss
10 14 (5.05%) SharePoint
11 13 (4.69%) IBM HTTP Server
11 13 (4.69%) Lync
12 10 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (3.25%) Drupal
14 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
15 5 (1.81%) Lotus Domino
15 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (1.81%) OpenStack
16 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 69 (24.91%) MS Office
2 64 (23.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Maximo
1 9 (3.25%) Magento
2 5 (1.81%) CA PPM
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.36%) Office 365
2 31 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (3.61%) PaaS
6 8 (2.89%) IaaS
6 8 (2.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.69%) Firewall
2 39 (14.08%) TCP/IP
3 34 (12.27%) DNS
4 33 (11.91%) LAN
4 33 (11.91%) WAN
5 32 (11.55%) DHCP
6 30 (10.83%) HTTP
7 27 (9.75%) VPN
8 17 (6.14%) MPLS
9 13 (4.69%) FTP
10 12 (4.33%) SAN
11 10 (3.61%) PBX
11 10 (3.61%) NAS
12 9 (3.25%) iSCSI
12 9 (3.25%) DSL
13 8 (2.89%) Internet
13 8 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.53%) HTTPS
14 7 (2.53%) VoIP
15 6 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.44%) DB2
3 32 (11.55%) MySQL
4 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.72%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.72%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (6.50%) Subversion
2 16 (5.78%) JUnit
3 13 (4.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 13 (4.69%) Eclipse
3 13 (4.69%) Rational Application Developer
4 12 (4.33%) NUnit
4 12 (4.33%) MSTest
4 12 (4.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (4.33%) Moq
5 7 (2.53%) LoadRunner
5 7 (2.53%) JMeter
6 3 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.72%) Firebug
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.72%) Ant
7 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 45 (16.25%) Finance
2 23 (8.30%) Retail
3 15 (5.42%) Publishing
4 7 (2.53%) Games
4 7 (2.53%) Legal
5 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Electronics
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (27.44%) Analyst
2 64 (23.10%) Developer
3 52 (18.77%) Support Analyst
4 34 (12.27%) Architect
5 30 (10.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (10.47%) Support Engineer
7 23 (8.30%) .NET Developer
8 22 (7.94%) Java Developer
9 19 (6.86%) C# Developer
10 18 (6.50%) Consultant
11 17 (6.14%) Server Support
12 15 (5.42%) Operations Analyst
13 13 (4.69%) Support Consultant
13 13 (4.69%) Java Consultant
13 13 (4.69%) Operations Support Analyst
14 12 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 11 (3.97%) IT Security Engineer
15 11 (3.97%) Security Engineer
16 10 (3.61%) Programmer
17 9 (3.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.69%) .NET
2 34 (12.27%) ASP.NET
3 29 (10.47%) Web Services
4 26 (9.39%) JDBC
5 25 (9.03%) XML
6 24 (8.66%) HTML
6 24 (8.66%) WPF
7 23 (8.30%) Spring
8 20 (7.22%) CSS
9 19 (6.86%) WCF
10 18 (6.50%) JSP
10 18 (6.50%) J2EE
11 17 (6.14%) WinForms
12 16 (5.78%) XHTML
12 16 (5.78%) REST
13 13 (4.69%) JMS
13 13 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
13 13 (4.69%) Struts
13 13 (4.69%) JSTL
13 13 (4.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.86%) Mathematics
3 18 (6.50%) Handset
4 13 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.33%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.25%) Replication
6 9 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.89%) Clustering
7 8 (2.89%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.81%) PKI
10 4 (1.44%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.44%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.08%) FMCG
11 3 (1.08%) Blog
11 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.08%) iPad
11 3 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 116 (41.88%) Linux
2 75 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 74 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (17.69%) UNIX
6 45 (16.25%) AIX
7 28 (10.11%) Solaris
7 28 (10.11%) Windows 7
8 26 (9.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (6.50%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.17%) Android
10 6 (2.17%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.44%) VMS
12 3 (1.08%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.72%) HPUX
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (28.16%) ITIL
2 47 (16.97%) Information Security
3 40 (14.44%) Problem Management
4 31 (11.19%) MVC
5 29 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (9.03%) Migration
6 25 (9.03%) Mentoring
7 22 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (6.86%) Web Development
10 18 (6.50%) TDD
11 16 (5.78%) Content Management
12 15 (5.42%) Asset Management
12 15 (5.42%) Incident Management
12 15 (5.42%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (5.05%) Security Management
14 13 (4.69%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.69%) RAD
14 13 (4.69%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (34.66%) SQL
2 56 (20.22%) Java
3 48 (17.33%) C#
4 33 (11.91%) Perl
5 27 (9.75%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.39%) C
6 26 (9.39%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.97%) VB
7 11 (3.97%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.61%) PHP
9 8 (2.89%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.53%) AWK
11 6 (2.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.08%) C++
14 2 (0.72%) Jython
14 2 (0.72%) Python
15 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.42%) MCSE
3 13 (4.69%) Sun Certification
4 10 (3.61%) Degree
5 8 (2.89%) CISSP
6 7 (2.53%) MCP
7 6 (2.17%) MCSA
8 5 (1.81%) MCITP
8 5 (1.81%) CISM
9 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.72%) ACSP
10 1 (0.36%) CCIA
10 1 (0.36%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) CCNA
10 1 (0.36%) CCA
10 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.69%) QA
2 12 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.61%) SLA
4 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 99 (35.74%) Active Directory
2 63 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.19%) vSphere
4 29 (10.47%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (9.03%) Terminal Services
6 24 (8.66%) VMware ESX
7 20 (7.22%) Hyper-V
8 18 (6.50%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (2.53%) Xen
9 7 (2.53%) XenApp
10 6 (2.17%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.81%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.44%) NLBS
13 2 (0.72%) vCloud
14 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (6.86%) SCCM
2 11 (3.97%) Nessus
2 11 (3.97%) Nagios
3 9 (3.25%) WSUS
4 8 (2.89%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (2.89%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.89%) vMotion
5 5 (1.81%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.08%) SCOM
7 2 (0.72%) Ansible
7 2 (0.72%) Puppet
7 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.36%) Control-M
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 142 (51.26%) Microsoft
2 85 (30.69%) VMware
3 62 (22.38%) IBM
4 60 (21.66%) Oracle
5 54 (19.49%) Citrix
6 37 (13.36%) Cisco
7 30 (10.83%) CheckPoint
8 23 (8.30%) Sun
9 14 (5.05%) Websense
10 12 (4.33%) HP
11 11 (3.97%) SAP
11 11 (3.97%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.97%) Sophos
12 9 (3.25%) Sybase
12 9 (3.25%) BMC
13 8 (2.89%) McAfee
13 8 (2.89%) Tripwire
14 5 (1.81%) Dell
15 4 (1.44%) NetIQ
15 4 (1.44%) Symantec
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