Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 873 617 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.97% 13.72% 16.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.76% 59.73% 65.59%
Number of salaries quoted 744 552 757
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -

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 1,391 1,033 1,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.63% 22.97% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,149 827 1,028
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,400 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +1 139 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Hemel Hempstead -2 134 £42,000 +12.00% 12
Hatfield +1 112 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Welwyn Garden City +4 76 £37,000 -17.78% 2
St Albans +22 65 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Stevenage +2 29 £26,750 -2.73% 8
Bishop's Stortford +2 23 £26,000 -18.75% 3
Borehamwood +1 21 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Harpenden +18 14 £29,000 -22.67% 1
Rickmansworth +1 12 £42,000 -1.18% 2
Potters Bar 0 8 £25,500 +21.43% 5
Hoddesdon +7 7 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Tring -2 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Hertford +5 6 £32,500 +35.42% 1
Broxbourne +5 6 £32,000 +39.13%
Royston +11 3 £24,000 -28.89% 4
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Hitchin - 2 £19,500 -
Kings Langley -3 1 £20,000 -51.81%
Cheshunt -3 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Welwyn -6 1 £42,500 +2.41% 6
Radlett - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 348 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 312 (35.74%) Windows Server
3 284 (32.53%) Active Directory
4 280 (32.07%) VMware
5 268 (30.70%) Linux
6 185 (21.19%) Microsoft Office
7 149 (17.07%) DNS
7 149 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 144 (16.49%) Windows 7
9 143 (16.38%) ITIL
10 139 (15.92%) Citrix
11 121 (13.86%) DHCP
12 116 (13.29%) DevOps
13 111 (12.71%) Office 365
13 111 (12.71%) SLA
14 108 (12.37%) PowerShell
15 107 (12.26%) MS Exchange
16 106 (12.14%) TCP/IP
16 106 (12.14%) SQL
17 105 (12.03%) Unix
18 97 (11.11%) Windows 10
19 94 (10.77%) SQL Server
19 94 (10.77%) Hyper-V
20 93 (10.65%) HTML
21 92 (10.54%) Java
22 91 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
23 90 (10.31%) Firewall
24 81 (9.28%) JavaScript
24 81 (9.28%) Degree
24 81 (9.28%) Data Centre

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
1 107 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 58 (6.64%) OpenStack
3 43 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (3.21%) Skype for Business
5 26 (2.98%) Confluence
6 24 (2.75%) Apache
7 19 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (2.06%) IIS
9 15 (1.72%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.49%) CMS
11 12 (1.37%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.69%) JBoss
14 5 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.34%) nginx
16 2 (0.23%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
17 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 185 (21.19%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (4.70%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.23%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (12.71%) Office 365
2 78 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.21%) SaaS
5 15 (1.72%) IaaS
6 14 (1.60%) Mimecast
7 10 (1.15%) PaaS
8 9 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.46%) Yammer
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.11%) G Suite
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 149 (17.07%) DNS
2 121 (13.86%) DHCP
3 106 (12.14%) TCP/IP
4 90 (10.31%) Firewall
5 74 (8.48%) SAN
5 74 (8.48%) VPN
6 59 (6.76%) WAN
7 54 (6.19%) LAN
8 45 (5.15%) VoIP
9 28 (3.21%) Internet
10 20 (2.29%) Skype
11 19 (2.18%) NAS
11 19 (2.18%) Unified Communications
12 18 (2.06%) Wireless
13 17 (1.95%) VLAN
14 14 (1.60%) SMTP
15 11 (1.26%) iSCSI
16 9 (1.03%) SSL
17 7 (0.80%) ADSL
17 7 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.24%) MySQL
3 26 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.57%) Power BI
9 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.46%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.46%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (3.55%) JIRA
2 28 (3.21%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.60%) Subversion
6 13 (1.49%) MSI
7 12 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.03%) JUnit
9 8 (0.92%) GCC
9 8 (0.92%) Maven
9 8 (0.92%) Selenium
10 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.69%) JMeter
11 6 (0.69%) Moq
11 6 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.57%) MSTest
12 5 (0.57%) NUnit
12 5 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.46%) jMock
General
1 71 (8.13%) Finance
2 39 (4.47%) Marketing
3 33 (3.78%) Retail
4 23 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.60%) Multimedia
6 12 (1.37%) Games
7 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.15%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.15%) Military
9 9 (1.03%) Back Office
10 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.80%) Electronics
12 5 (0.57%) Advertising
13 4 (0.46%) Legal
14 3 (0.34%) French Language
15 2 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 146 (16.72%) Support Engineer
2 123 (14.09%) Analyst
3 101 (11.57%) Developer
4 96 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 73 (8.36%) IT Support
6 72 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 70 (8.02%) Desktop Support
8 59 (6.76%) Administrator
9 56 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 56 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
10 54 (6.19%) Service Analyst
11 51 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
12 45 (5.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 44 (5.04%) IT Engineer
14 42 (4.81%) Java Developer
15 38 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 37 (4.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 37 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
17 34 (3.89%) Desktop Engineer
17 34 (3.89%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.65%) HTML
2 71 (8.13%) CSS
3 70 (8.02%) .NET
4 63 (7.22%) ASP.NET
5 52 (5.96%) XML
6 38 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 33 (3.78%) Web Services
8 31 (3.55%) jQuery
9 27 (3.09%) .NET Framework
10 24 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (2.75%) EDI
11 18 (2.06%) Spring
12 17 (1.95%) Entity Framework
12 17 (1.95%) WPF
13 16 (1.83%) JavaBeans
13 16 (1.83%) WCF
14 15 (1.72%) HTML5
15 14 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (1.49%) Spring MVC
16 13 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 75 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (8.36%) Management Information System
4 55 (6.30%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.67%) Public Cloud
6 17 (1.95%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.37%) iPhone
9 11 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
10 10 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.15%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.03%) Fintech
11 9 (1.03%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.80%) FMCG
13 7 (0.80%) Replication
14 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 312 (35.74%) Windows Server
2 268 (30.70%) Linux
3 144 (16.49%) Windows 7
4 105 (12.03%) Unix
5 97 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 91 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (8.13%) Windows 8
8 69 (7.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (3.89%) Apple iOS
10 30 (3.44%) Mac OS X
11 18 (2.06%) Android
12 16 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.60%) CentOS
14 13 (1.49%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.15%) Solaris
16 9 (1.03%) Windows Phone
16 9 (1.03%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.80%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.69%) AIX
18 6 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (16.38%) ITIL
2 116 (13.29%) DevOps
3 78 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 71 (8.13%) E-Commerce
6 62 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (6.76%) Software Engineering
9 52 (5.96%) ITSM
10 51 (5.84%) Service Management
11 49 (5.61%) Proactive Management
12 46 (5.27%) TDD
13 44 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (4.70%) Line Management
15 39 (4.47%) MVC
16 37 (4.24%) Scrum
17 36 (4.12%) CRM
18 32 (3.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
19 30 (3.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (12.37%) PowerShell
2 106 (12.14%) SQL
3 92 (10.54%) Java
4 81 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 77 (8.82%) C#
6 60 (6.87%) Python
7 35 (4.01%) PHP
8 32 (3.67%) Bash Shell
8 32 (3.67%) VB.NET
9 26 (2.98%) C++
10 22 (2.52%) VBA
11 19 (2.18%) C
12 18 (2.06%) Perl
13 12 (1.37%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.03%) VBScript
16 6 (0.69%) VB
17 4 (0.46%) Ruby
18 1 (0.11%) Groovy
18 1 (0.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 81 (9.28%) Degree
2 74 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (6.53%) MCSE
4 37 (4.24%) Security Cleared
5 34 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (2.98%) CCNA
6 26 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (2.86%) CISSP
8 24 (2.75%) CISM
9 22 (2.52%) MCP
10 21 (2.41%) CISA
10 21 (2.41%) MCSA
11 17 (1.95%) MCITP
11 17 (1.95%) SANS
11 17 (1.95%) SC Cleared
11 17 (1.95%) SSCP
12 15 (1.72%) GIAC
13 14 (1.60%) CompTIA Security+
13 14 (1.60%) CSSLP
13 14 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (12.71%) SLA
2 38 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.03%) GDPR
6 6 (0.69%) GAMP
6 6 (0.69%) GxP
7 5 (0.57%) COBIT
7 5 (0.57%) ISO 22301
7 5 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.46%) QA
9 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.11%) GMP
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 284 (32.53%) Active Directory
2 149 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 55 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (3.09%) vSphere
6 26 (2.98%) VMware NSX
7 24 (2.75%) XenApp
8 23 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (2.18%) Xen
10 9 (1.03%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.69%) Docker
12 6 (0.69%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.46%) vCloud
14 4 (0.46%) XenServer
15 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 45 (5.15%) SCCM
2 39 (4.47%) Ansible
3 35 (4.01%) vCenter Server
4 28 (3.21%) Puppet
5 26 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.80%) cPanel
9 7 (0.80%) Plesk
10 5 (0.57%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.57%) WSUS
11 4 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.46%) IBM BigFix
11 4 (0.46%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.23%) Salt
13 2 (0.23%) SCOM
13 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 348 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 280 (32.07%) VMware
3 139 (15.92%) Citrix
4 76 (8.71%) HP
5 62 (7.10%) Cisco
6 46 (5.27%) Oracle
7 31 (3.55%) Veeam
8 30 (3.44%) Red Hat
9 24 (2.75%) Symantec
10 23 (2.63%) Avaya
11 22 (2.52%) Apple
12 17 (1.95%) Dell
12 17 (1.95%) NetApp
13 16 (1.83%) Google
14 15 (1.72%) Splunk
15 13 (1.49%) Adobe
15 13 (1.49%) Sophos
16 11 (1.26%) IBM
17 10 (1.15%) SAP
17 10 (1.15%) Sun