Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 843 641 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.04% 14.28% 16.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.65% 61.81% 63.73%
Number of salaries quoted 748 549 694
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,525
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.60% +0.07%

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 1304 1037 1428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.45% 23.10% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 859 1118
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,673 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £67,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +2 163 £34,000 -20.00% 10
Hemel Hempstead +5 129 £37,500 -3.23% 6
Hatfield 0 85 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Welwyn Garden City +4 75 £32,000 -36.00% 3
St Albans +12 47 £37,500 -37.50% 8
Borehamwood -3 39 £40,000 +3.23%
Stevenage -6 39 £28,752 -11.53% 3
Hertford +9 27 £35,000 +55.56%
Bishop's Stortford -5 25 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Rickmansworth -8 10 £42,000 +20.00%
Hoddesdon +2 9 £30,000 +37.93%
Harpenden +19 8 £19,500 -32.17% 2
Tring +3 8 £32,500 - 1
Potters Bar +5 6 £23,250 -46.86%
Hitchin -1 6 £19,500 -
Broxbourne - 6 £32,000 -
Berkhamsted - 5 £37,000 -
Letchworth -15 4 £20,000 -34.43% 2
Royston +11 3 £24,000 -54.29% 1
Cheshunt -1 3 £28,750 -52.08%
Welwyn -7 1 £42,500 +2.41%
Radlett - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 393 (46.62%) Microsoft
2 343 (40.69%) Windows Server
3 314 (37.25%) Active Directory
4 270 (32.03%) VMware
5 215 (25.50%) Linux
6 192 (22.78%) MS Exchange
7 191 (22.66%) Microsoft Office
8 181 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 158 (18.74%) Windows 7
10 143 (16.96%) Citrix
11 139 (16.49%) Office 365
12 138 (16.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 137 (16.25%) ITIL
14 134 (15.90%) DNS
14 134 (15.90%) Firewall
15 125 (14.83%) Cisco
16 123 (14.59%) Hyper-V
17 121 (14.35%) SQL
18 117 (13.88%) DHCP
19 114 (13.52%) Windows Server 2012
20 113 (13.40%) Windows 10
20 113 (13.40%) Degree
21 109 (12.93%) SAN
22 108 (12.81%) SQL Server
23 105 (12.46%) TCP/IP
24 104 (12.34%) SLA
25 103 (12.22%) VPN
26 100 (11.86%) PowerShell
27 97 (11.51%) Java
28 89 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 192 (22.78%) MS Exchange
2 74 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (5.69%) Skype for Business
5 30 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (3.32%) IIS
7 27 (3.20%) CMS
8 25 (2.97%) Apache
9 21 (2.49%) OpenStack
10 19 (2.25%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.30%) Confluence
11 11 (1.30%) NetWeaver
11 11 (1.30%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.19%) JBoss
13 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.59%) nginx
15 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 191 (22.66%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.59%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.30%) SAP BPC
2 6 (0.71%) Maximo
3 5 (0.59%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.47%) SystmOne
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 139 (16.49%) Office 365
2 82 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.97%) PaaS
5 22 (2.61%) SaaS
6 15 (1.78%) IaaS
7 14 (1.66%) Mimecast
8 12 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 134 (15.90%) DNS
1 134 (15.90%) Firewall
2 117 (13.88%) DHCP
3 109 (12.93%) SAN
4 105 (12.46%) TCP/IP
5 103 (12.22%) VPN
6 78 (9.25%) WAN
7 77 (9.13%) LAN
8 73 (8.66%) VoIP
9 39 (4.63%) VLAN
10 33 (3.91%) Skype
11 30 (3.56%) Internet
12 24 (2.85%) Wireless
13 22 (2.61%) iSCSI
13 22 (2.61%) PBX
14 21 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
15 17 (2.02%) MPLS
16 14 (1.66%) ISDN
16 14 (1.66%) NAS
16 14 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.93%) MySQL
3 23 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.59%) Power BI
9 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.36%) Redis
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.24%) DB2
11 2 (0.24%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.24%) OLAP
11 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (4.86%) Visual Studio
2 21 (2.49%) Subversion
3 19 (2.25%) LabVIEW
4 16 (1.90%) JIRA
5 15 (1.78%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.30%) JConsole
8 11 (1.30%) VisualVM
9 8 (0.95%) JUnit
9 8 (0.95%) MSI
9 8 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (0.83%) Moq
11 6 (0.71%) GCC
11 6 (0.71%) MSTest
11 6 (0.71%) NUnit
11 6 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 56 (6.64%) Finance
2 45 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 39 (4.63%) Games
4 37 (4.39%) Retail
5 29 (3.44%) Advertising
6 24 (2.85%) Aerospace
7 21 (2.49%) Back Office
7 21 (2.49%) Military
8 18 (2.14%) Multimedia
9 14 (1.66%) Marketing
10 13 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.30%) Electronics
12 9 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.83%) Legal
14 5 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.47%) Law
16 2 (0.24%) Front Office
17 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (17.67%) Analyst
1 149 (17.67%) Support Engineer
2 110 (13.05%) Developer
3 82 (9.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 81 (9.61%) IT Support
5 76 (9.02%) Support Analyst
6 72 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 71 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 63 (7.47%) IT Engineer
9 54 (6.41%) Desktop Support
10 47 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 46 (5.46%) Administrator
12 43 (5.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 42 (4.98%) IT Support Engineer
14 39 (4.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 39 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 38 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 37 (4.39%) Consultant
16 37 (4.39%) Service Analyst
17 36 (4.27%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (7.95%) HTML
2 48 (5.69%) .NET
3 47 (5.58%) CSS
4 41 (4.86%) ASP.NET
5 36 (4.27%) XML
6 32 (3.80%) Web Services
7 25 (2.97%) jQuery
8 24 (2.85%) .NET Framework
9 20 (2.37%) Spring
10 19 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (1.90%) AngularJS
11 16 (1.90%) Hibernate
12 15 (1.78%) HTML5
13 13 (1.54%) WCF
14 12 (1.42%) JSON
14 12 (1.42%) LAMP
15 11 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (1.30%) CSS3
15 11 (1.30%) SAP Basis
16 10 (1.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.32%) Computer Science
2 64 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.05%) Data Centre
4 45 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 20 (2.37%) iPhone
7 18 (2.14%) Driving Licence
8 16 (1.90%) Video\Live Streaming
9 14 (1.66%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.66%) Replication
10 12 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.07%) User Experience
13 8 (0.95%) Fintech
14 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.83%) CMDB
15 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 343 (40.69%) Windows Server
2 215 (25.50%) Linux
3 158 (18.74%) Windows 7
4 138 (16.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (13.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (13.40%) Windows 10
7 85 (10.08%) Unix
8 69 (8.19%) Windows 8
9 41 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (4.74%) Android
11 37 (4.39%) Apple iOS
12 23 (2.73%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.73%) Windows XP
13 21 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (2.37%) Mac OS
15 18 (2.14%) CentOS
16 13 (1.54%) Windows Vista
17 10 (1.19%) Ubuntu
17 10 (1.19%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.47%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (16.25%) ITIL
2 83 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 70 (8.30%) Software Engineering
4 55 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (6.52%) Change Management
5 53 (6.29%) DevOps
6 52 (6.17%) Problem Management
7 49 (5.81%) E-Commerce
8 39 (4.63%) Information Security
9 38 (4.51%) Mentoring
10 36 (4.27%) Service Management
11 34 (4.03%) Migration
12 33 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
14 30 (3.56%) ITSM
14 30 (3.56%) MVC
15 29 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (3.44%) CRM
16 28 (3.32%) Coaching
16 28 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (14.35%) SQL
2 100 (11.86%) PowerShell
3 97 (11.51%) Java
4 70 (8.30%) C#
5 41 (4.86%) Python
6 40 (4.74%) C++
7 38 (4.51%) JavaScript
8 32 (3.80%) PHP
9 27 (3.20%) VBScript
10 26 (3.08%) C
11 22 (2.61%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.14%) Perl
13 14 (1.66%) VB
14 9 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.95%) VBA
16 6 (0.71%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.59%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.47%) Groovy
18 4 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 113 (13.40%) Degree
2 89 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (7.00%) CCNA
5 52 (6.17%) MCSE
6 46 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 41 (4.86%) CISSP
8 35 (4.15%) MCSA
9 30 (3.56%) CISM
9 30 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (2.97%) CISA
10 25 (2.97%) MCP
11 21 (2.49%) Security Cleared
12 17 (2.02%) A+ Certification
12 17 (2.02%) SANS
12 17 (2.02%) SSCP
13 16 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (1.90%) MCTS
14 15 (1.78%) CCAA
14 15 (1.78%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (12.34%) SLA
2 54 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.20%) PCI DSS
4 24 (2.85%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (0.95%) GDPR
7 6 (0.71%) GAMP
7 6 (0.71%) GxP
8 5 (0.59%) COBIT
8 5 (0.59%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.36%) QA
10 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) GMP
11 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 314 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 181 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (14.59%) Hyper-V
4 51 (6.05%) vSphere
5 43 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (4.74%) XenApp
7 21 (2.49%) Terminal Services
8 10 (1.19%) Terminal Server
8 10 (1.19%) VMware NSX
9 9 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.07%) Xen
10 8 (0.95%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.71%) Docker
11 6 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.59%) XenServer
13 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.24%) Postfix
14 2 (0.24%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 40 (4.74%) SCCM
2 21 (2.49%) WSUS
3 19 (2.25%) Backup Exec
4 16 (1.90%) Ansible
4 16 (1.90%) vCenter Server
5 12 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.07%) Puppet
8 5 (0.59%) cPanel
8 5 (0.59%) Plesk
8 5 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.47%) WMI
10 3 (0.36%) SCOM
10 3 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.24%) Cacti
11 2 (0.24%) Salt
11 2 (0.24%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 393 (46.62%) Microsoft
2 270 (32.03%) VMware
3 143 (16.96%) Citrix
4 125 (14.83%) Cisco
5 70 (8.30%) HP
6 49 (5.81%) Oracle
7 33 (3.91%) Dell
7 33 (3.91%) NetApp
8 28 (3.32%) Apple
9 27 (3.20%) IBM
9 27 (3.20%) Symantec
10 24 (2.85%) Adobe
10 24 (2.85%) SAP
10 24 (2.85%) Veeam
11 20 (2.37%) Avaya
12 19 (2.25%) SonicWALL
12 19 (2.25%) Xerox
13 18 (2.14%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.54%) Sophos
15 11 (1.30%) OpenText