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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 12.61% 17.05% 27.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 75.00% 64.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 17
Average salary £47,500 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.73% -28.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £29,900 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £38,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
24 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 21.62% 22.73% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 32
Average salary £54,250 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.22% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 31 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 31 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 51 (61.45%) VMware
2 35 (42.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (42.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (40.96%) Active Directory
4 29 (34.94%) Hyper-V
5 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
5 28 (33.73%) ITIL
6 27 (32.53%) HP
7 26 (31.33%) SAN
8 24 (28.92%) DNS
9 22 (26.51%) Citrix
9 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (25.30%) Migration
11 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
12 19 (22.89%) DHCP
13 18 (21.69%) SQL
14 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
15 16 (19.28%) SLA
15 16 (19.28%) Cisco
15 16 (19.28%) Dell
15 16 (19.28%) SCCM
16 15 (18.07%) Server Hardening
16 15 (18.07%) Server Building
17 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
18 13 (15.66%) Performance Tuning
19 12 (14.46%) Root Cause Analysis
19 12 (14.46%) Finance
19 12 (14.46%) Linux
19 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
20 11 (13.25%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (13.25%) IIS
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.02%) Lync
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.41%) Apache
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) SAN
2 24 (28.92%) DNS
3 19 (22.89%) DHCP
4 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.05%) Firewall
6 7 (8.43%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.02%) NAS
8 4 (4.82%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.61%) VLAN
9 3 (3.61%) X.400
9 3 (3.61%) X.500
9 3 (3.61%) HTTPS
9 3 (3.61%) SMTP
9 3 (3.61%) HTTP
9 3 (3.61%) LDAP
10 2 (2.41%) LAN
10 2 (2.41%) WAN
10 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.41%) VPN
10 2 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) DTS
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) OLTP
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) GCC
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Retail
3 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.23%) Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Consultant
1 17 (20.48%) Administrator
2 14 (16.87%) Analyst
3 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
3 6 (7.23%) DBA
3 6 (7.23%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) Data Centre Engineer
4 5 (6.02%) SQL DBA
4 5 (6.02%) Server Administrator
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (4.82%) Developer
6 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Data Centre Specialist
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (3.61%) Security Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
1 6 (7.23%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.82%) Qt
3 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.41%) ISAPI
3 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) COM
4 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) Replication
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.82%) Clustering
5 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.41%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.20%) EPoS
7 1 (1.20%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.20%) iPhone
7 1 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (14.46%) Linux
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.23%) UNIX
6 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.41%) AIX
8 2 (2.41%) HPUX
8 2 (2.41%) Solaris
8 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.41%) VMS
9 1 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) ITIL
2 21 (25.30%) Migration
3 15 (18.07%) Server Hardening
3 15 (18.07%) Server Building
4 13 (15.66%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (14.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (13.25%) Change Management
7 10 (12.05%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.84%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.23%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (7.23%) SDLC
10 6 (7.23%) Scrum
10 6 (7.23%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.23%) Validation
10 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.02%) C++
5 4 (4.82%) C
6 2 (2.41%) PHP
6 2 (2.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.41%) VB
7 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.43%) MCSE
4 6 (7.23%) ISEB
4 6 (7.23%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.02%) CCA
5 5 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.61%) Degree
6 3 (3.61%) PCI QSA
7 2 (2.41%) CISSP
7 2 (2.41%) CISM
8 1 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 35 (42.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (40.96%) Active Directory
3 29 (34.94%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.25%) VMware ESX
5 10 (12.05%) vSphere
6 8 (9.64%) Firmware
6 8 (9.64%) XenApp
7 7 (8.43%) XenDesktop
8 6 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (7.23%) XenServer
9 5 (6.02%) Terminal Server
10 3 (3.61%) SRDF
10 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
11 2 (2.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (2.41%) NFS
12 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (19.28%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.82%) SCOM
3 4 (4.82%) EdgeSight
4 2 (2.41%) SnapMirror
4 2 (2.41%) SnapVault
4 2 (2.41%) Legato
4 2 (2.41%) Nmap
4 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.20%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 51 (61.45%) VMware
2 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.53%) HP
4 22 (26.51%) Citrix
5 16 (19.28%) Dell
5 16 (19.28%) Cisco
6 5 (6.02%) NetApp
6 5 (6.02%) Brocade
6 5 (6.02%) Fujitsu
7 4 (4.82%) Veritas
7 4 (4.82%) EMC
8 3 (3.61%) Tripwire
8 3 (3.61%) Splunk
9 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.41%) IBM
9 2 (2.41%) Sun
10 1 (1.20%) Intel
10 1 (1.20%) Compaq
10 1 (1.20%) BMC
10 1 (1.20%) CommVault