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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 24.56% 19.10% 16.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 62.96% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 20
Average salary £47,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.79% -25.88%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 31.58% 30.34% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 37
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 56 (61.54%) VMware
2 39 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
4 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
5 30 (32.97%) SAN
5 30 (32.97%) ITIL
5 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
6 28 (30.77%) HP
7 26 (28.57%) DNS
8 25 (27.47%) Citrix
9 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
9 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (23.08%) Migration
11 19 (20.88%) SQL
11 19 (20.88%) Cisco
11 19 (20.88%) DHCP
12 16 (17.58%) SLA
12 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
12 16 (17.58%) Dell
12 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
12 16 (17.58%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
12 16 (17.58%) SCCM
13 15 (16.48%) Server Hardening
13 15 (16.48%) Server Building
14 14 (15.38%) Finance
15 12 (13.19%) Firewall
15 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (13.19%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (12.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.99%) IIS
3 7 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.49%) Lync
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 2 (2.20%) Apache
6 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.97%) SAN
2 26 (28.57%) DNS
3 19 (20.88%) DHCP
4 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.19%) Firewall
6 7 (7.69%) NetScaler
7 6 (6.59%) HTTP
7 6 (6.59%) HTTPS
8 5 (5.49%) NAS
9 4 (4.40%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.30%) VLAN
10 3 (3.30%) X.400
10 3 (3.30%) X.500
10 3 (3.30%) LDAP
10 3 (3.30%) LAN
10 3 (3.30%) WAN
10 3 (3.30%) SMTP
11 2 (2.20%) Broadband
11 2 (2.20%) VPN
11 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) DTS
5 1 (1.10%) OLTP
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) GCC
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Retail
3 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Administrator
2 17 (18.68%) Consultant
3 12 (13.19%) Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Server Administrator
5 7 (7.69%) DBA
6 6 (6.59%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Developer
8 4 (4.40%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.30%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Citrix Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) .NET
2 6 (6.59%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.40%) Qt
4 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) ISAPI
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.10%) COM
5 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) Replication
3 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) Clustering
5 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.20%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.20%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.10%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.10%) iPhone
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (13.19%) Linux
3 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.59%) UNIX
4 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.20%) VMS
7 2 (2.20%) AIX
7 2 (2.20%) HPUX
7 2 (2.20%) Solaris
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) uClinux
8 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) ITIL
2 21 (23.08%) Migration
3 16 (17.58%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (16.48%) Server Hardening
4 15 (16.48%) Server Building
5 12 (13.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (12.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (12.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (12.09%) Change Management
6 11 (12.09%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (10.99%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.89%) Database Mirroring
9 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.69%) Scrum
10 6 (6.59%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.59%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.49%) C++
3 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.40%) C
5 2 (2.20%) PHP
5 2 (2.20%) VBScript
5 2 (2.20%) VB
6 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (9.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.69%) MCSE
4 5 (5.49%) ISEB
4 5 (5.49%) CCA
4 5 (5.49%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.49%) Degree
5 3 (3.30%) PCI QSA
6 2 (2.20%) CISSP
6 2 (2.20%) CISM
7 1 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) HND
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.58%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
3 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.09%) VMware ESX
4 11 (12.09%) vSphere
5 8 (8.79%) Firmware
5 8 (8.79%) XenApp
6 7 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (6.59%) XenServer
8 5 (5.49%) Terminal Server
9 3 (3.30%) SRDF
9 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (2.20%) NFS
11 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) SCCM
2 7 (7.69%) SCOM
3 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.40%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.20%) SnapMirror
5 2 (2.20%) SnapVault
5 2 (2.20%) Legato
5 2 (2.20%) Nmap
5 2 (2.20%) WSUS
5 2 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.10%) Puppet
6 1 (1.10%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 56 (61.54%) VMware
2 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.77%) HP
4 25 (27.47%) Citrix
5 19 (20.88%) Cisco
6 16 (17.58%) Dell
7 6 (6.59%) NetApp
8 5 (5.49%) Brocade
8 5 (5.49%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.40%) Veritas
9 4 (4.40%) EMC
10 3 (3.30%) Tripwire
10 3 (3.30%) Splunk
11 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.20%) IBM
11 2 (2.20%) Sun
11 2 (2.20%) BT
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle
12 1 (1.10%) BMC
12 1 (1.10%) CommVault