Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 654 680 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.85% 14.83% 20.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.19% 61.54% 68.50%
Number of salaries quoted 596 627 835
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,250
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -2.60%

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 1035 1105 1635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.08% 24.10% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 879 894 1223
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 August 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 6 months to 17 August 2017. 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 +2 147 £35,000 -21.35% 11
Hemel Hempstead +7 94 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Hatfield +14 81 £50,000 +12.99% 4
Welwyn Garden City +1 48 £32,000 -33.51% 2
St Albans -2 46 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Borehamwood -8 44 £40,000 +17.65% 1
Hertford +6 29 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Stevenage -2 28 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Letchworth -15 15 £32,500 +6.56% 1
Cheshunt -1 9 £25,000 -41.18%
Bishop's Stortford -2 9 £26,000 -24.64% 3
Hoddesdon -6 7 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Hitchin -8 7 £19,500 -39.06%
Tring +2 5 £32,500 -27.78%
Royston +7 3 £65,000 +23.81%
Kings Langley +3 3 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Berkhamsted - 3 £37,500 -
Rickmansworth -12 2 £43,250 +23.57%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 302 (46.18%) Microsoft
2 284 (43.43%) Windows Server
3 262 (40.06%) Active Directory
4 190 (29.05%) VMware
5 159 (24.31%) MS Exchange
6 149 (22.78%) Linux
6 149 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 133 (20.34%) SQL
8 131 (20.03%) Office 365
9 126 (19.27%) Citrix
10 125 (19.11%) Microsoft Office
10 125 (19.11%) ITIL
11 122 (18.65%) Firewall
12 121 (18.50%) Windows 7
13 118 (18.04%) Cisco
14 115 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 111 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 108 (16.51%) Degree
17 103 (15.75%) SQL Server
18 99 (15.14%) DNS
19 97 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 92 (14.07%) DHCP
21 89 (13.61%) Hyper-V
21 89 (13.61%) PowerShell
22 87 (13.30%) Windows 10
23 86 (13.15%) SAN
24 82 (12.54%) VPN
25 79 (12.08%) Computer Science
26 75 (11.47%) WAN
27 74 (11.31%) LAN

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
1 159 (24.31%) MS Exchange
2 58 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (7.34%) Skype for Business
4 31 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (4.28%) IIS
6 26 (3.98%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.75%) CMS
8 17 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (2.29%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.99%) Apache
10 13 (1.99%) JBoss
11 9 (1.38%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.61%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 125 (19.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.31%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) SAP BPC
2 8 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.92%) Maximo
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.46%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 131 (20.03%) Office 365
2 70 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.98%) PaaS
5 19 (2.91%) IaaS
6 16 (2.45%) SaaS
7 15 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.53%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 2 (0.31%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 122 (18.65%) Firewall
2 99 (15.14%) DNS
3 92 (14.07%) DHCP
4 86 (13.15%) SAN
5 82 (12.54%) VPN
6 75 (11.47%) WAN
7 74 (11.31%) LAN
8 67 (10.24%) TCP/IP
9 49 (7.49%) VoIP
10 41 (6.27%) Skype
11 35 (5.35%) VLAN
12 29 (4.43%) MPLS
13 26 (3.98%) Internet
14 24 (3.67%) PBX
14 24 (3.67%) Remote Desktop
15 22 (3.36%) Wireless
16 20 (3.06%) ISDN
17 16 (2.45%) iSCSI
18 13 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
19 9 (1.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.66%) MySQL
3 17 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.07%) OLAP
9 7 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.61%) Redis
11 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.31%) GIS
12 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (4.59%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.82%) LabVIEW
3 19 (2.91%) Subversion
4 18 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.29%) Eclipse
5 15 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.99%) JIRA
7 12 (1.83%) Selenium
8 10 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.38%) MSI
9 9 (1.38%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.22%) JConsole
10 8 (1.22%) JMeter
10 8 (1.22%) JUnit
10 8 (1.22%) VisualVM
10 8 (1.22%) Wise Package Studio
11 7 (1.07%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.07%) Moq
11 7 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.92%) MSTest
General
1 41 (6.27%) Advertising
1 41 (6.27%) Telecoms
2 40 (6.12%) Games
3 33 (5.05%) Retail
4 25 (3.82%) Finance
5 19 (2.91%) Aerospace
6 13 (1.99%) Back Office
7 12 (1.83%) Military
8 9 (1.38%) Electronics
9 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.07%) Marketing
9 7 (1.07%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.92%) Mandarin Language
11 5 (0.76%) Legal
12 4 (0.61%) Law
13 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 125 (19.11%) Analyst
2 115 (17.58%) Support Engineer
3 96 (14.68%) Developer
4 76 (11.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 71 (10.86%) Support Analyst
6 66 (10.09%) IT Support
7 60 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 52 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 51 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 47 (7.19%) IT Engineer
11 42 (6.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 40 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 38 (5.81%) Help Desk Support
14 36 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support
15 34 (5.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
16 33 (5.05%) .NET Developer
16 33 (5.05%) Support Technician
17 32 (4.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 32 (4.89%) IT Support Engineer
18 30 (4.59%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.56%) .NET
2 32 (4.89%) ASP.NET
3 31 (4.74%) Web Services
4 24 (3.67%) HTML
5 20 (3.06%) AngularJS
6 19 (2.91%) XML
7 16 (2.45%) .NET Framework
7 16 (2.45%) CSS
8 15 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (2.14%) LAMP
9 14 (2.14%) Spring
10 13 (1.99%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.83%) Java EE
11 12 (1.83%) WCF
11 12 (1.83%) WPF
12 11 (1.68%) JSON
13 10 (1.53%) HTML5
14 9 (1.38%) CSS3
14 9 (1.38%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 33 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.75%) Replication
6 16 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.14%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.53%) iPhone
10 9 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.07%) CMDB
12 7 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.07%) User Experience
13 6 (0.92%) iPad
13 6 (0.92%) PACS
14 5 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
16 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 284 (43.43%) Windows Server
2 149 (22.78%) Linux
3 121 (18.50%) Windows 7
4 115 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 111 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (13.30%) Windows 10
7 47 (7.19%) Windows 8
8 46 (7.03%) Unix
9 38 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (5.50%) Android
11 29 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (3.67%) Apple iOS
13 21 (3.21%) Windows XP
14 14 (2.14%) CentOS
14 14 (2.14%) Mac OS
15 12 (1.83%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.61%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.61%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (19.11%) ITIL
2 60 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 56 (8.56%) Change Management
4 49 (7.49%) Software Engineering
5 47 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (6.27%) E-Commerce
7 36 (5.50%) Mentoring
8 34 (5.20%) Migration
9 31 (4.74%) Problem Management
10 28 (4.28%) Coaching
11 25 (3.82%) CRM
11 25 (3.82%) Data Acquisition
12 24 (3.67%) Application Packaging
12 24 (3.67%) Information Security
12 24 (3.67%) MVC
12 24 (3.67%) Server Building
13 23 (3.52%) ITIL V3
13 23 (3.52%) Multithreading
13 23 (3.52%) Physics
14 22 (3.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (20.34%) SQL
2 89 (13.61%) PowerShell
3 70 (10.70%) Java
4 64 (9.79%) C#
5 35 (5.35%) C++
6 29 (4.43%) VBScript
7 24 (3.67%) Python
8 21 (3.21%) PHP
9 19 (2.91%) VB
10 17 (2.60%) C
10 17 (2.60%) Perl
11 16 (2.45%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.14%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.38%) JavaScript
14 7 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.76%) REXX
16 5 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 108 (16.51%) Degree
2 97 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (9.17%) CCNA
5 57 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 52 (7.95%) MCSE
7 46 (7.03%) MCSA
8 43 (6.57%) MCP
9 27 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (3.67%) MCTS
11 19 (2.91%) A+ Certification
12 16 (2.45%) CISSP
13 14 (2.14%) SC Cleared
13 14 (2.14%) Security Cleared
14 13 (1.99%) CCAA
14 13 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (1.38%) CEH
16 6 (0.92%) CISM
17 5 (0.76%) CCNP
17 5 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.70%) SLA
2 28 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.75%) ISO 9001
4 17 (2.60%) QA
5 11 (1.68%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 262 (40.06%) Active Directory
2 149 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (13.61%) Hyper-V
4 47 (7.19%) XenApp
5 39 (5.96%) vSphere
6 30 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (3.36%) Terminal Services
8 16 (2.45%) Terminal Server
9 13 (1.99%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.92%) XenServer
11 4 (0.61%) Docker
12 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.46%) vCloud
12 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.31%) Firmware
13 2 (0.31%) Postfix
13 2 (0.31%) PowerDNS
13 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (6.88%) SCCM
2 25 (3.82%) WSUS
3 17 (2.60%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.22%) Puppet
6 7 (1.07%) BladeLogic
6 7 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.76%) cPanel
7 5 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (0.76%) Plesk
8 4 (0.61%) Ansible
8 4 (0.61%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.46%) SCOM
9 3 (0.46%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.46%) WMI
10 2 (0.31%) Nagios
10 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 302 (46.18%) Microsoft
2 190 (29.05%) VMware
3 126 (19.27%) Citrix
4 118 (18.04%) Cisco
5 54 (8.26%) Oracle
6 47 (7.19%) HP
7 23 (3.52%) NetApp
8 21 (3.21%) IBM
8 21 (3.21%) SAP
9 20 (3.06%) Apple
9 20 (3.06%) Dell
10 17 (2.60%) SonicWALL
10 17 (2.60%) Veeam
11 13 (1.99%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.83%) Adobe
12 12 (1.83%) Symantec
12 12 (1.83%) Xerox
13 10 (1.53%) Acronis
13 10 (1.53%) EMC
14 9 (1.38%) OpenText