Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 736 815 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.23% 18.48% 14.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.84% 64.33% 59.76%
Number of salaries quoted 526 704 561
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,325 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.90%

Windows 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 1,039 1,267 1,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.15% 28.72% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 758 1,051 883
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,860 £71,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 6 months to 16 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 +3 189 £35,000 +1.45% 19
Welwyn Garden City -6 84 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Hatfield -2 63 £43,500 +2.35% 4
Hemel Hempstead -2 51 £38,750 -7.74% 7
St Albans -8 31 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Waltham Cross - 30 £55,000 - 6
Stevenage +3 28 £31,500 +10.52% 9
Borehamwood -2 20 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Tring 0 17 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Berkhamsted +2 14 £30,000 - 1
Letchworth +15 13 £32,000 +60.00% 2
Radlett +10 13 £28,000 +12.00%
Hertford +2 8 £26,000 -38.82% 5
Hitchin +12 7 £22,500 +15.38% 3
Cheshunt +3 7 £50,000 +53.85%
Potters Bar 0 6 £28,500 +22.58% 1
Ware - 6 £30,000 -
Bishop's Stortford -7 5 £31,500 +21.15% 2
Harpenden +6 3 £33,000 +69.23%
Rickmansworth -2 3 £55,000 +30.95% 3
Royston -2 1 £50,000 +108.33% 9
Broxbourne -15 1 £57,500 +79.69%
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £55,000 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 393 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 344 (46.74%) Active Directory
3 282 (38.32%) Windows Server
4 248 (33.70%) Office 365
5 213 (28.94%) VMware
6 187 (25.41%) Windows 7
7 157 (21.33%) Linux
8 151 (20.52%) Windows 10
9 147 (19.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 144 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 139 (18.89%) Microsoft Office
12 137 (18.61%) DNS
12 137 (18.61%) Firewall
13 135 (18.34%) ITIL
14 116 (15.76%) SQL
14 116 (15.76%) PowerShell
15 114 (15.49%) Unix
16 113 (15.35%) Hyper-V
16 113 (15.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 112 (15.22%) DHCP
18 105 (14.27%) TCP/IP
19 93 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
20 92 (12.50%) Citrix
21 90 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
22 89 (12.09%) SQL Server
23 87 (11.82%) MS Exchange
24 83 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
25 79 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
25 79 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
26 74 (10.05%) Windows 8

Windows
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 87 (11.82%) MS Exchange
2 40 (5.43%) Skype for Business
3 36 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 25 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (2.85%) OpenStack
7 18 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (2.45%) JBoss
7 18 (2.45%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.31%) IBM Notes
9 15 (2.04%) IIS
10 11 (1.49%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.49%) MQSeries
10 11 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (1.49%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.68%) Apache
13 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 139 (18.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.41%) Windchill
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.54%) C-CURE
3 3 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 248 (33.70%) Office 365
2 147 (19.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (4.48%) SaaS
5 31 (4.21%) IaaS
6 28 (3.80%) Mimecast
7 27 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (3.40%) PaaS
9 23 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.36%) OneDrive
13 9 (1.22%) Amazon S3
13 9 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (1.09%) Amazon Glacier
14 8 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
15 7 (0.95%) Yammer
16 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 137 (18.61%) DNS
1 137 (18.61%) Firewall
2 112 (15.22%) DHCP
3 105 (14.27%) TCP/IP
4 72 (9.78%) VPN
5 65 (8.83%) LAN
6 49 (6.66%) Internet
7 44 (5.98%) WAN
8 41 (5.57%) SAN
8 41 (5.57%) VLAN
8 41 (5.57%) Wireless
9 34 (4.62%) Skype
10 27 (3.67%) Network Security
11 24 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (2.99%) VoIP
13 19 (2.58%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.77%) Ethernet
14 13 (1.77%) HTTP
14 13 (1.77%) SMTP
14 13 (1.77%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.99%) MySQL
3 15 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.68%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.54%) Redis
10 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 42 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.40%) Subversion
3 12 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.82%) GDB
5 6 (0.82%) LabVIEW
5 6 (0.82%) Valgrind
6 5 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.54%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.41%) Hudson
8 3 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.41%) Selenium
8 3 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.27%) JUnit
10 1 (0.14%) Ant
10 1 (0.14%) MSI
10 1 (0.14%) NUnit
10 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 70 (9.51%) Finance
2 44 (5.98%) Retail
3 24 (3.26%) Games
4 21 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.58%) Aerospace
6 18 (2.45%) Electronics
7 16 (2.17%) French Language
8 11 (1.49%) Advertising
8 11 (1.49%) German Language
9 8 (1.09%) Swedish Language
10 6 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 6 (0.82%) Marketing
10 6 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.41%) Back Office
12 3 (0.41%) Greek Language
12 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 127 (17.26%) Support Engineer
2 103 (13.99%) Analyst
3 76 (10.33%) IT Support
4 61 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 61 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 59 (8.02%) Developer
6 58 (7.88%) IT Engineer
7 50 (6.79%) Security Manager
8 48 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
9 47 (6.39%) Windows Engineer
10 45 (6.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 45 (6.11%) Support Analyst
11 42 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
12 41 (5.57%) Consultant
12 41 (5.57%) Desktop Support
13 39 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
14 33 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 33 (4.48%) Security Engineer
15 32 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 31 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.57%) .NET
2 35 (4.76%) Web Services
3 31 (4.21%) HTML
4 29 (3.94%) ASP.NET
4 29 (3.94%) CSS
5 24 (3.26%) XML
6 19 (2.58%) ActiveMQ
7 18 (2.45%) Java EE
8 12 (1.63%) Hibernate
8 12 (1.63%) JMS
8 12 (1.63%) jQuery
8 12 (1.63%) X-Windows
9 11 (1.49%) EJB
9 11 (1.49%) EJB 3.0
9 11 (1.49%) HornetQ
9 11 (1.49%) Java SE
9 11 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (1.22%) Flash
10 9 (1.22%) HTML5
10 9 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (8.97%) Data Centre
3 50 (6.79%) Management Information System
4 39 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 25 (3.40%) Driving Licence
7 23 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 21 (2.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 18 (2.45%) Replication
10 17 (2.31%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.90%) PKI
12 10 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.36%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.09%) iPhone
15 7 (0.95%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.82%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 282 (38.32%) Windows Server
2 187 (25.41%) Windows 7
3 157 (21.33%) Linux
4 151 (20.52%) Windows 10
5 114 (15.49%) Unix
6 90 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (10.05%) Windows 8
9 44 (5.98%) Apple iOS
10 28 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (2.85%) Mac OS X
12 16 (2.17%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.90%) Android
14 9 (1.22%) CentOS
15 8 (1.09%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.95%) Debian
17 6 (0.82%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.82%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.41%) AIX
18 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (18.34%) ITIL
2 113 (15.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 93 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 58 (7.88%) SIEM
6 56 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 55 (7.47%) Software Engineering
8 47 (6.39%) Migration
9 46 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
10 43 (5.84%) Presales
11 38 (5.16%) Information Security
11 38 (5.16%) Service Management
12 37 (5.03%) Change Management
13 35 (4.76%) Patch Management
14 34 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (4.62%) Security Architecture
15 33 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (4.48%) Identity Access Management
15 33 (4.48%) Time Management
16 32 (4.35%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 116 (15.76%) PowerShell
1 116 (15.76%) SQL
2 47 (6.39%) Java
3 43 (5.84%) C#
4 42 (5.71%) C++
4 42 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 33 (4.48%) Bash Shell
5 33 (4.48%) Python
6 25 (3.40%) C
7 22 (2.99%) VBScript
8 17 (2.31%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.04%) Perl
11 13 (1.77%) TypeScript
12 12 (1.63%) PHP
13 11 (1.49%) AWK
13 11 (1.49%) VBA
14 8 (1.09%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.95%) ANSI SQL
16 2 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (9.78%) CISSP
3 66 (8.97%) CISM
4 52 (7.07%) GIAC
5 48 (6.52%) MCP
6 44 (5.98%) CompTIA Security+
6 44 (5.98%) SANS
6 44 (5.98%) SSCP
7 43 (5.84%) CISA
8 41 (5.57%) Degree
9 37 (5.03%) CSSLP
10 36 (4.89%) MCSE
11 32 (4.35%) MCSA
12 25 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (3.26%) CCNA
14 21 (2.85%) Security Cleared
15 17 (2.31%) SC Cleared
16 15 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
17 13 (1.77%) A+ Certification
18 12 (1.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.56%) SLA
2 34 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 28 (3.80%) GDPR
5 14 (1.90%) ISO 22301
6 10 (1.36%) COBIT
7 6 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.41%) BS7799
8 3 (0.41%) WAI
9 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.14%) GAMP
10 1 (0.14%) GMP
10 1 (0.14%) GxP
10 1 (0.14%) PMO
10 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 344 (46.74%) Active Directory
2 144 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (15.35%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.62%) vSphere
5 31 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (3.40%) XenApp
7 17 (2.31%) XenDesktop
8 15 (2.04%) Docker
8 15 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (1.77%) XenServer
11 12 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (1.63%) VirtualBox
12 10 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.82%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.82%) Firmware
13 6 (0.82%) KVM
13 6 (0.82%) VMware NSX
14 5 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (8.70%) SCCM
2 30 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 18 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.45%) Puppet
4 17 (2.31%) SCVMM
5 15 (2.04%) SCOM
6 14 (1.90%) AirWatch
7 13 (1.77%) Kubernetes
7 13 (1.77%) vRealize
7 13 (1.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 10 (1.36%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.95%) CASB
10 7 (0.95%) EnCase
10 7 (0.95%) IBM BigFix
10 7 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.82%) Grafana
12 5 (0.68%) Ansible
12 5 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 393 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 213 (28.94%) VMware
3 92 (12.50%) Citrix
4 73 (9.92%) Sophos
5 71 (9.65%) Symantec
6 55 (7.47%) Cisco
7 51 (6.93%) Oracle
8 46 (6.25%) Apple
9 43 (5.84%) Veeam
10 26 (3.53%) IBM
11 23 (3.13%) HP
12 21 (2.85%) Remedy
13 19 (2.58%) Dell
14 18 (2.45%) NetApp
15 17 (2.31%) Lotus
16 16 (2.17%) LogRhythm
16 16 (2.17%) Splunk
17 15 (2.04%) Avaya
17 15 (2.04%) ServiceNow
18 13 (1.77%) SAP