Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 34 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 288 323 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.42% 7.33% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.53% 25.41% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 244 270 185
Hertfordshire median annual salary £38,685 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% -10.71% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,325 £25,000 £22,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,046 1,271 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.93% 28.85% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 766 1,052 871
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,850 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.33% +5.53% +2.41%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 98 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Hemel Hempstead -3 29 £35,000 -30.00% 5
St Albans -7 18 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Hatfield +8 16 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City -38 16 £37,500 +17.19% 3
Berkhamsted +1 12 £30,000 -
Borehamwood +9 11 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Waltham Cross - 10 £55,000 - 1
Stevenage -2 7 £32,250 -0.77% 5
Ware - 6 £30,000 -
Hertford +10 5 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford +12 4 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Letchworth - 4 £24,250 -
Cheshunt - 4 £50,000 -
Tring - 3 £37,500 -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £55,000 -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (67.01%) Active Directory
3 164 (56.94%) Microsoft
4 150 (52.08%) VMware
5 141 (48.96%) Office 365
6 104 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 77 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 76 (26.39%) Firewall
9 75 (26.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 71 (24.65%) Hyper-V
11 66 (22.92%) Windows 7
12 65 (22.57%) Microsoft Office
13 61 (21.18%) MS Exchange
14 60 (20.83%) Linux
15 58 (20.14%) ITIL
15 58 (20.14%) SQL Server
15 58 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 57 (19.79%) DNS
17 56 (19.44%) SQL
18 55 (19.10%) Windows 10
19 50 (17.36%) PowerShell
20 48 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 46 (15.97%) DHCP
22 45 (15.63%) Citrix
23 41 (14.24%) Windows 8
24 37 (12.85%) Cisco
25 36 (12.50%) VPN
26 35 (12.15%) LAN
26 35 (12.15%) VLAN
27 34 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 61 (21.18%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.42%) Skype for Business
3 17 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.82%) IIS
5 11 (3.82%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.08%) JBoss
7 6 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.74%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.39%) Apache
10 3 (1.04%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.69%) ThingWorx
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 65 (22.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.69%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) C-CURE
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 141 (48.96%) Office 365
2 75 (26.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (7.64%) Mimecast
5 14 (4.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (4.51%) IaaS
7 10 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.47%) PaaS
8 7 (2.43%) SaaS
9 3 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 76 (26.39%) Firewall
2 57 (19.79%) DNS
3 46 (15.97%) DHCP
4 36 (12.50%) VPN
5 35 (12.15%) LAN
5 35 (12.15%) VLAN
6 31 (10.76%) TCP/IP
7 29 (10.07%) WAN
8 25 (8.68%) SAN
9 19 (6.60%) iSCSI
9 19 (6.60%) Remote Desktop
10 17 (5.90%) Skype
11 13 (4.51%) Structured Cabling
12 11 (3.82%) Wireless
13 10 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (3.47%) Unified Communications
14 9 (3.13%) SMTP
15 8 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.43%) Network Security
17 6 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.47%) MySQL
3 8 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.04%) Redis
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.04%) Subversion
2 3 (1.04%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.69%) Hudson
3 2 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 21 (7.29%) Retail
2 19 (6.60%) Finance
3 5 (1.74%) French Language
4 4 (1.39%) Electronics
4 4 (1.39%) Italian Language
4 4 (1.39%) Marketing
4 4 (1.39%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.04%) Back Office
5 3 (1.04%) German Language
5 3 (1.04%) Greek Language
5 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.04%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (22.92%) Analyst
2 46 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (14.58%) Support Engineer
4 36 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 35 (12.15%) IT Support
6 31 (10.76%) Support Analyst
7 30 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (9.38%) Consultant
10 22 (7.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 21 (7.29%) IT Engineer
11 21 (7.29%) Windows Consultant
12 17 (5.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 17 (5.90%) Cloud Consultant
12 17 (5.90%) Server Engineer
12 17 (5.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.21%) Administrator
13 15 (5.21%) IT Analyst
13 15 (5.21%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.21%) CSS
1 15 (5.21%) HTML
2 9 (3.13%) Flash
3 8 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 7 (2.43%) Ajax
4 7 (2.43%) LAMP
4 7 (2.43%) Web Services
5 6 (2.08%) .NET
5 6 (2.08%) Java EE
5 6 (2.08%) jQuery
6 3 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.04%) HTML5
7 2 (0.69%) ADSI
7 2 (0.69%) LDAP
7 2 (0.69%) Node.js
7 2 (0.69%) REST
7 2 (0.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.78%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.43%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.08%) Fintech
9 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.39%) CCTV
10 4 (1.39%) EPoS
10 4 (1.39%) iSeries
10 4 (1.39%) Replication
10 4 (1.39%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.04%) Clustering
11 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.04%) iPad
11 3 (1.04%) User Experience
11 3 (1.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (22.92%) Windows 7
4 60 (20.83%) Linux
5 58 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (19.10%) Windows 10
7 41 (14.24%) Windows 8
8 24 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (5.56%) Unix
10 14 (4.86%) Ubuntu
11 13 (4.51%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.43%) CentOS
13 6 (2.08%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.74%) Debian
15 3 (1.04%) AIX
16 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.14%) ITIL
2 48 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (7.64%) Presales
5 21 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.60%) Mentoring
6 19 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.25%) Change Management
8 17 (5.90%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (5.21%) Migration
9 15 (5.21%) Server Management
10 14 (4.86%) Patch Management
10 14 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.51%) Decision-Making
11 13 (4.51%) DevOps
11 13 (4.51%) Web Application Development
12 12 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.17%) Line Management
12 12 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.44%) SQL
2 50 (17.36%) PowerShell
3 24 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.25%) Java
5 17 (5.90%) Python
6 11 (3.82%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.47%) VBA
8 9 (3.13%) VBScript
9 8 (2.78%) ANSI SQL
10 7 (2.43%) C++
10 7 (2.43%) PHP
11 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.04%) C#
13 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (9.03%) Degree
3 21 (7.29%) MCP
4 14 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.51%) CCNA
6 8 (2.78%) CISM
6 8 (2.78%) CISSP
7 7 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.08%) MCSE
8 6 (2.08%) MCTS
9 5 (1.74%) CCNP
9 5 (1.74%) MBA
9 5 (1.74%) MCSA
9 5 (1.74%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.39%) CCDA
10 4 (1.39%) CCDP
11 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.69%) MBCS
11 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.82%) PCI DSS
1 11 (3.82%) SLA
2 6 (2.08%) GDPR
3 3 (1.04%) WAI
4 2 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 193 (67.01%) Active Directory
2 104 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (24.65%) Hyper-V
4 23 (7.99%) vSphere
5 18 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (6.25%) XenApp
6 15 (5.21%) Terminal Services
7 13 (4.51%) Docker
8 10 (3.47%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.13%) XenServer
10 8 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.74%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.04%) Ceph
13 3 (1.04%) DFS Replication
13 3 (1.04%) NFS
14 2 (0.69%) Firmware
14 2 (0.69%) iptables
14 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (10.76%) SCCM
2 20 (6.94%) Backup Exec
3 17 (5.90%) SCVMM
4 13 (4.51%) vRealize
4 13 (4.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 12 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.43%) AirWatch
6 7 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (2.08%) Grafana
7 6 (2.08%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.04%) Nagios
9 3 (1.04%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.04%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.04%) SCOM
9 3 (1.04%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.04%) Terraform
10 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 164 (56.94%) Microsoft
2 150 (52.08%) VMware
3 45 (15.63%) Citrix
4 37 (12.85%) Cisco
5 31 (10.76%) Veeam
6 26 (9.03%) Symantec
7 21 (7.29%) Sophos
8 17 (5.90%) Apple
9 14 (4.86%) HP
9 14 (4.86%) NetApp
10 13 (4.51%) Dell
11 10 (3.47%) Asigra
11 10 (3.47%) Avaya
12 9 (3.13%) F5
12 9 (3.13%) Remedy
13 8 (2.78%) Oracle
14 6 (2.08%) IBM
14 6 (2.08%) ServiceNow
14 6 (2.08%) Sybase
15 5 (1.74%) Meraki