Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 673 650 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.79% 15.88% 14.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.71% 63.35% 61.84%
Number of salaries quoted 536 593 617
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,765
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.27% +0.71%

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 1,040 1,026 1,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.40% 25.06% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 805 873 890
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,100 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 136 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Hatfield +3 107 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Hemel Hempstead -4 73 £35,000 -6.67% 7
Welwyn Garden City -12 66 £22,500 -29.69% 10
Stevenage -2 36 £28,504 -18.56% 4
St Albans -19 30 £45,000 -16.28% 3
Borehamwood +2 28 £40,000 - 6
Tring 0 10 £31,500 -3.08% 1
Potters Bar - 10 £29,750 -
Letchworth +20 9 £24,750 -23.85% 3
Radlett - 8 - -
Rickmansworth -3 7 £47,500 +9.83% 1
Bishop's Stortford -7 6 £43,750 +68.27% 3
Harpenden - 6 £35,000 -
Broxbourne - 5 £57,500 -
Ware - 2 £30,000 - 1
Hitchin +6 1 £55,000 +182.05% 2
Cheshunt -3 1 £75,000 +200.00%
Baldock - 1 £32,500 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 324 (48.14%) Microsoft
2 274 (40.71%) Active Directory
3 249 (37.00%) Windows Server
4 183 (27.19%) VMware
5 173 (25.71%) Office 365
6 165 (24.52%) Linux
7 145 (21.55%) Windows 7
8 141 (20.95%) Unix
9 121 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 120 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 115 (17.09%) ITIL
12 114 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 106 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
14 105 (15.60%) Windows 10
15 104 (15.45%) Citrix
16 97 (14.41%) PowerShell
17 93 (13.82%) SQL
18 88 (13.08%) DNS
19 86 (12.78%) MS Exchange
20 76 (11.29%) TCP/IP
21 75 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
22 74 (11.00%) Firewall
23 73 (10.85%) SQL Server
24 72 (10.70%) Symantec
24 72 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
25 71 (10.55%) Hyper-V
25 71 (10.55%) SLA
26 70 (10.40%) CISSP
27 69 (10.25%) Continuous Improvement
28 68 (10.10%) 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 86 (12.78%) MS Exchange
2 27 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 20 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.82%) IIS
6 16 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.08%) Apache
8 11 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.49%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.19%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.04%) Confluence
11 7 (1.04%) JBoss
12 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.74%) nginx
13 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.45%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.45%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 106 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.45%) Windchill
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) C-CURE
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 173 (25.71%) Office 365
2 121 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (1.93%) IaaS
6 12 (1.78%) SaaS
7 10 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.34%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.34%) PaaS
9 4 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.15%) Serverless
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (13.08%) DNS
2 76 (11.29%) TCP/IP
3 74 (11.00%) Firewall
4 65 (9.66%) DHCP
5 54 (8.02%) VPN
6 46 (6.84%) SAN
7 45 (6.69%) LAN
8 37 (5.50%) WAN
9 29 (4.31%) Internet
10 25 (3.71%) Network Security
11 23 (3.42%) Wireless
12 19 (2.82%) VLAN
13 17 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.93%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.93%) Skype
15 10 (1.49%) VoIP
16 9 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (1.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.67%) MySQL
3 18 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (1.04%) MariaDB
6 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.78%) LabVIEW
3 9 (1.34%) Subversion
4 8 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.04%) JIRA
6 6 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.74%) JUnit
7 5 (0.74%) Selenium
8 4 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.45%) JMeter
9 3 (0.45%) jMock
9 3 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.30%) GitLab
10 2 (0.30%) MSI
10 2 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.30%) Xcode
11 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 56 (8.32%) Retail
2 43 (6.39%) Finance
3 32 (4.75%) Games
4 21 (3.12%) Advertising
5 16 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.78%) Electronics
7 11 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.63%) French Language
7 11 (1.63%) Marketing
8 6 (0.89%) German Language
9 5 (0.74%) Legal
10 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.45%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.45%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.30%) Local Government
12 2 (0.30%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (17.53%) Support Engineer
2 115 (17.09%) Analyst
3 71 (10.55%) Desktop Support
4 63 (9.36%) Developer
5 55 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 52 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 52 (7.73%) Desktop Engineer
6 52 (7.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 51 (7.58%) Support Analyst
8 44 (6.54%) Security Engineer
8 44 (6.54%) Security Manager
9 43 (6.39%) IT Support
10 42 (6.24%) Windows Engineer
11 36 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
12 33 (4.90%) Consultant
13 30 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
14 29 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 28 (4.16%) Engineering Manager
15 28 (4.16%) Service Analyst
16 25 (3.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.88%) .NET
2 37 (5.50%) HTML
3 30 (4.46%) XML
4 26 (3.86%) ASP.NET
5 25 (3.71%) Web Services
6 24 (3.57%) CSS
6 24 (3.57%) HTML5
7 20 (2.97%) X-Windows
8 15 (2.23%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.23%) WPF
9 13 (1.93%) jQuery
10 12 (1.78%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.63%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.34%) CSS3
12 9 (1.34%) EDI
12 9 (1.34%) Middleware
13 8 (1.19%) Flash
13 8 (1.19%) JSON
14 7 (1.04%) JavaBeans
14 7 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 56 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.01%) Security Operations Centre
5 24 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 14 (2.08%) HP Storage
9 13 (1.93%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.93%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.78%) Replication
11 10 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.19%) Acoustics
12 8 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.04%) iPhone
13 7 (1.04%) PKI
14 6 (0.89%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.89%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 249 (37.00%) Windows Server
2 165 (24.52%) Linux
3 145 (21.55%) Windows 7
4 141 (20.95%) Unix
5 105 (15.60%) Windows 10
6 72 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (10.10%) Windows 8
7 68 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (5.05%) Mac OS X
9 15 (2.23%) Apple iOS
10 14 (2.08%) HPUX
11 11 (1.63%) Android
12 10 (1.49%) CentOS
12 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.19%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.74%) AIX
15 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.59%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.59%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 115 (17.09%) ITIL
3 75 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (10.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 65 (9.66%) Mentoring
6 59 (8.77%) SIEM
7 52 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (6.69%) E-Commerce
8 45 (6.69%) Migration
9 40 (5.94%) Cybersecurity
9 40 (5.94%) Security Architecture
10 37 (5.50%) Identity Access Management
11 36 (5.35%) Due Diligence
11 36 (5.35%) Security Operations
12 35 (5.20%) DevOps
13 33 (4.90%) Software Engineering
14 31 (4.61%) Information Security
15 29 (4.31%) Presales
15 29 (4.31%) Server Management
16 27 (4.01%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (14.41%) PowerShell
2 93 (13.82%) SQL
3 47 (6.98%) Java
4 46 (6.84%) C#
5 41 (6.09%) JavaScript
6 26 (3.86%) Python
7 21 (3.12%) C++
7 21 (3.12%) VB.NET
8 13 (1.93%) PHP
9 8 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.19%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.04%) VBA
11 6 (0.89%) C
12 5 (0.74%) VBScript
13 4 (0.59%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (0.59%) Perl
13 4 (0.59%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.45%) AWK
14 3 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (10.40%) CISSP
2 66 (9.81%) CISM
3 64 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (8.92%) GIAC
5 47 (6.98%) CompTIA Security+
5 47 (6.98%) SANS
5 47 (6.98%) SSCP
6 46 (6.84%) Degree
7 45 (6.69%) CISA
8 42 (6.24%) CSSLP
9 40 (5.94%) MCSE
10 36 (5.35%) CCNA
10 36 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (4.90%) MCP
12 26 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
13 24 (3.57%) MCSA
14 18 (2.67%) Security Cleared
15 17 (2.53%) CCNP
16 14 (2.08%) CREST Certified
16 14 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.55%) SLA
2 24 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.23%) GDPR
5 8 (1.19%) ISO 22301
6 6 (0.89%) COBIT
6 6 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.74%) QA
8 3 (0.45%) BS7799
9 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 274 (40.71%) Active Directory
2 114 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (10.55%) Hyper-V
4 37 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (4.90%) XenApp
6 19 (2.82%) XenDesktop
7 18 (2.67%) vSphere
8 16 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (2.23%) Terminal Services
10 14 (2.08%) XenServer
11 12 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.04%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.89%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.89%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.45%) VMware Server
18 2 (0.30%) Ceph
18 2 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (5.65%) SCCM
2 19 (2.82%) Puppet
3 18 (2.67%) Ansible
4 14 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
5 13 (1.93%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.93%) EnCase
5 13 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.34%) SCOM
7 9 (1.34%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.19%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.89%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.74%) CASB
10 5 (0.74%) cPanel
10 5 (0.74%) Plesk
11 3 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 324 (48.14%) Microsoft
2 183 (27.19%) VMware
3 104 (15.45%) Citrix
4 72 (10.70%) Symantec
5 64 (9.51%) Sophos
6 47 (6.98%) Cisco
7 44 (6.54%) Oracle
8 33 (4.90%) HP
9 24 (3.57%) Veeam
10 20 (2.97%) Remedy
11 16 (2.38%) IBM
12 14 (2.08%) 3PAR
12 14 (2.08%) Brocade
13 13 (1.93%) Apple
14 11 (1.63%) NetApp
15 10 (1.49%) LogRhythm
15 10 (1.49%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.34%) Forcepoint
16 9 (1.34%) Juniper
16 9 (1.34%) Meraki