The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 16.19% 22.68% 20.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.67% 81.48% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 36
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 28.57% 27.84% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 43
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Windows Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
3 16 (45.71%) Scrum
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (40.00%) ITIL
4 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
6 11 (31.43%) DNS
7 10 (28.57%) Service Management
7 10 (28.57%) VMware
8 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (25.71%) Replication
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (25.71%) SAN
9 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (17.14%) ISEB
11 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
11 6 (17.14%) Software Testing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) 802.11
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) IPsec
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Extranet
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) OSPF
3 1 (2.86%) BGP
3 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.86%) TACACS
3 1 (2.86%) VRRP
3 1 (2.86%) NetScreen
3 1 (2.86%) Broadband
3 1 (2.86%) CDMA
3 1 (2.86%) GPRS
3 1 (2.86%) ISDN
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 5 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) IT Support
3 8 (22.86%) Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Server Administrator
4 7 (20.00%) Administrator
5 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Field Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) ATL
1 1 (2.86%) COM+
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) MFC
1 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Scrum
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) ITIL
3 10 (28.57%) Service Management
4 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (17.14%) Validation
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.29%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.86%) CRM
9 1 (2.86%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VC++
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
3 3 (8.57%) MCDST
3 3 (8.57%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.86%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Veeam
4 3 (8.57%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) F5