The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 13 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 287 381 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.27% 15.05% 22.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.78% 61.35% 70.01%
Number of salaries quoted 254 318 426
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 450 621 737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 20.81% 24.53% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 466 597
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Hertfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Hertfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Hertfordshire

Windows
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 69 £28,000 -37.07% 11
Hemel Hempstead -4 37 £37,500 - 5
Hatfield +2 23 £32,500 - 3
St Albans -1 21 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Welwyn Garden City +8 18 £45,000 +57.89% 4
Letchworth -4 15 £35,000 -19.54% 2
Borehamwood -11 13 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Cheshunt - 13 £25,000 -
Stevenage +1 10 £31,750 +2.41% 3
Kings Langley +1 6 £41,500 +0.60%
Hoddesdon -5 6 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Hertford -2 5 £24,000 -12.72%
Broxbourne -6 3 £23,000 -48.88% 1
Royston - 3 £65,000 -
Potters Bar -3 2 £21,500 -
Bishop's Stortford -4 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Hitchin -9 1 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 246 (41.69%) Active Directory
2 241 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 193 (32.71%) Windows Server
4 166 (28.14%) Linux
5 154 (26.10%) VMware
6 135 (22.88%) SQL
7 133 (22.54%) ITIL
8 129 (21.86%) MS Excel
8 129 (21.86%) Windows 7
9 127 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 116 (19.66%) SQL Server
11 99 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 96 (16.27%) Cisco
13 94 (15.93%) MS Office
14 92 (15.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 91 (15.42%) Office 365
15 91 (15.42%) Firewall
16 90 (15.25%) DNS
17 87 (14.75%) MS Exchange
18 79 (13.39%) DHCP
18 79 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 71 (12.03%) Citrix
20 70 (11.86%) TCP/IP
21 69 (11.69%) Degree
22 68 (11.53%) WAN
23 66 (11.19%) C#
24 64 (10.85%) SLA
25 62 (10.51%) PowerShell
26 57 (9.66%) LAN
27 56 (9.49%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related 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 87 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.80%) IIS
3 37 (6.27%) Skype for Business
4 23 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 19 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.03%) Apache
9 12 (2.03%) JBoss
10 11 (1.86%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.19%) Confluence
12 6 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.34%) WildFly
16 1 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 129 (21.86%) MS Excel
2 94 (15.93%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.85%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (15.42%) Office 365
2 41 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (2.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 16 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.37%) SaaS
6 13 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 13 (2.20%) Amazon S3
6 13 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.03%) PaaS
8 8 (1.36%) IaaS
8 8 (1.36%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (15.42%) Firewall
2 90 (15.25%) DNS
3 79 (13.39%) DHCP
4 70 (11.86%) TCP/IP
5 68 (11.53%) WAN
6 57 (9.66%) LAN
7 49 (8.31%) SAN
8 36 (6.10%) VPN
9 25 (4.24%) Internet
10 24 (4.07%) VoIP
11 21 (3.56%) Skype
12 20 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
13 17 (2.88%) VLAN
14 16 (2.71%) MPLS
15 12 (2.03%) Unified Communications
16 11 (1.86%) PBX
17 10 (1.69%) HTTP
17 10 (1.69%) Wireless
18 9 (1.53%) IPsec
18 9 (1.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (4.07%) MySQL
3 22 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.85%) DB2
8 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.34%) Informix
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (3.90%) Subversion
1 23 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.05%) LabVIEW
3 17 (2.88%) JIRA
4 13 (2.20%) MSI
5 11 (1.86%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.69%) Moq
7 9 (1.53%) MSTest
7 9 (1.53%) NUnit
7 9 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.19%) FishEye
8 7 (1.19%) InstallShield
8 7 (1.19%) Maven
8 7 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.02%) ClearQuest
9 6 (1.02%) Selenium
9 6 (1.02%) SonarQube
General
1 49 (8.31%) Finance
2 35 (5.93%) Retail
3 29 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.39%) Marketing
5 18 (3.05%) Advertising
6 14 (2.37%) Legal
7 12 (2.03%) Banking
8 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.51%) French Language
11 3 (0.51%) Front Office
11 3 (0.51%) German Language
11 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.51%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 130 (22.03%) Analyst
2 93 (15.76%) Developer
3 68 (11.53%) Support Engineer
4 66 (11.19%) Support Analyst
5 55 (9.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 50 (8.47%) Administrator
7 48 (8.14%) IT Support
8 43 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 41 (6.95%) Help Desk Support
10 40 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 37 (6.27%) Desktop Support
12 35 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 35 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
13 34 (5.76%) Software Developer
13 34 (5.76%) Support Technician
14 31 (5.25%) Windows Engineer
15 29 (4.92%) IT Analyst
16 27 (4.58%) C# Developer
16 27 (4.58%) Senior Developer
17 25 (4.24%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.98%) .NET
2 38 (6.44%) AngularJS
2 38 (6.44%) Web Services
3 34 (5.76%) ASP.NET
3 34 (5.76%) HTML
4 26 (4.41%) CSS
5 25 (4.24%) LAMP
6 23 (3.90%) XML
7 22 (3.73%) .NET Framework
8 21 (3.56%) jQuery
9 20 (3.39%) Middleware
10 19 (3.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (3.05%) HTML5
12 15 (2.54%) Node.js
12 15 (2.54%) WCF
13 14 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (2.20%) WPF
15 12 (2.03%) Entity Framework
16 10 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 10 (1.69%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 43 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.44%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.22%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.05%) Fat Client
5 18 (3.05%) Thin Client
6 16 (2.71%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.20%) Blackberry
8 12 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.69%) EPoS
9 10 (1.69%) Replication
10 9 (1.53%) iPad
11 7 (1.19%) Clustering
12 6 (1.02%) DataPower
12 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.02%) Handset
13 5 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.68%) FMCG
14 4 (0.68%) PACS
15 3 (0.51%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 193 (32.71%) Windows Server
2 166 (28.14%) Linux
3 129 (21.86%) Windows 7
4 99 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (15.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (8.81%) Windows 10
7 49 (8.31%) Unix
8 47 (7.97%) Windows 8
9 32 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (5.08%) Android
11 24 (4.07%) Apple iOS
12 22 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (3.56%) Windows XP
14 15 (2.54%) CentOS
15 12 (2.03%) Windows Vista
16 9 (1.53%) Mac OS X
17 8 (1.36%) AIX
18 5 (0.85%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.51%) Solaris
19 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (22.54%) ITIL
2 44 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (7.29%) Change Management
4 41 (6.95%) Software Engineering
5 38 (6.44%) Problem Management
6 34 (5.76%) Incident Management
7 32 (5.42%) Project Management
8 28 (4.75%) Service Delivery
8 28 (4.75%) TDD
9 27 (4.58%) Scrum
10 26 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (4.41%) Mathematics
10 26 (4.41%) MVC
10 26 (4.41%) OO
11 25 (4.24%) OOD
12 24 (4.07%) Configuration Management
13 23 (3.90%) Migration
14 22 (3.73%) E-Commerce
15 20 (3.39%) Data Analysis
15 20 (3.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 135 (22.88%) SQL
2 66 (11.19%) C#
3 62 (10.51%) PowerShell
4 46 (7.80%) VBScript
5 45 (7.63%) C++
6 39 (6.61%) JavaScript
7 31 (5.25%) C
8 30 (5.08%) VB
9 29 (4.92%) Java
10 24 (4.07%) Perl
11 22 (3.73%) PHP
11 22 (3.73%) T-SQL
12 21 (3.56%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.05%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.03%) Python
14 12 (2.03%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.19%) Assembly Language
15 7 (1.19%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.85%) Ruby
17 2 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (11.69%) Degree
3 55 (9.32%) MCP
4 44 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (6.95%) Security Cleared
6 39 (6.61%) CCNA
6 39 (6.61%) MCSE
7 38 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (4.92%) SC Cleared
9 18 (3.05%) MCSA
9 18 (3.05%) MCTS
10 15 (2.54%) MCITP
11 14 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.69%) BC Cleared
13 9 (1.53%) A+ Certification
13 9 (1.53%) CEH
14 8 (1.36%) CISSP
14 8 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (1.19%) CCNP
15 7 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (10.85%) SLA
2 23 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.86%) QA
4 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 246 (41.69%) Active Directory
2 127 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (8.31%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.44%) vSphere
5 31 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (3.22%) XenApp
7 14 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.37%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.20%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.03%) vCloud
10 10 (1.69%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (1.36%) Samba
12 7 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.51%) Docker
13 3 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.34%) Firmware
14 2 (0.34%) iptables
14 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 56 (9.49%) SCCM
2 18 (3.05%) Puppet
3 17 (2.88%) SCOM
4 13 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.53%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (1.02%) vRealize
7 6 (1.02%) ZENworks
8 5 (0.85%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.85%) ThinApp
9 4 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.68%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.34%) WSUS
11 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 241 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 154 (26.10%) VMware
3 96 (16.27%) Cisco
4 71 (12.03%) Citrix
5 50 (8.47%) Oracle
6 31 (5.25%) HP
7 26 (4.41%) Red Hat
8 24 (4.07%) IBM
9 22 (3.73%) NetApp
10 21 (3.56%) Veeam
11 16 (2.71%) Dell
12 14 (2.37%) Computacenter
12 14 (2.37%) EMC
13 12 (2.03%) CheckPoint
13 12 (2.03%) SonicWALL
14 10 (1.69%) Symantec
15 8 (1.36%) Forcepoint
15 8 (1.36%) Nimble Storage
15 8 (1.36%) Sophos
16 7 (1.19%) Sonatype
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum + On-call Allowance + Good Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum Circa £26000 + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Human Resources
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Secura Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + pension, private health etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
London Web
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus training, pension, childcare vo
Posted: 7 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: Salary depends on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TIG limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago