Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 711 781 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.62% 18.54% 14.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.83% 64.87% 62.29%
Number of salaries quoted 539 705 544
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +1.27%

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 1,033 1,204 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.59% 28.58% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1,021 829
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 0 186 £42,500 +21.43% 15
Welwyn Garden City -4 83 £37,500 +17.19% 4
Hatfield -4 69 £45,000 - 13
Hemel Hempstead -9 50 £37,500 - 3
St Albans -3 38 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Stevenage +1 28 £28,504 -1.71% 12
Borehamwood -1 26 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Tring 0 14 £31,500 -3.08% 1
Radlett +11 12 - -
Berkhamsted +1 11 £30,000 -20.00%
Waltham Cross - 11 £50,000 - 9
Letchworth +15 7 £21,000 -35.38% 3
Harpenden +13 6 £35,000 +20.69%
Bishop's Stortford -10 6 £30,000 +15.38% 3
Ware - 6 £30,000 -
Hitchin +4 5 £22,500 +15.38% 1
Broxbourne -2 5 £57,500 +79.69%
Rickmansworth -6 5 £55,000 +30.95% 3
Potters Bar -4 4 £36,750 +75.00% 4
Royston - 1 £50,000 - 6
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £55,000 -
Baldock - 1 £32,500 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 355 (49.93%) Microsoft
2 305 (42.90%) Active Directory
3 272 (38.26%) Windows Server
4 231 (32.49%) Office 365
5 200 (28.13%) VMware
6 166 (23.35%) Windows 7
7 165 (23.21%) Linux
8 156 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 144 (20.25%) Microsoft Office
10 132 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 131 (18.42%) Unix
12 126 (17.72%) Windows 10
13 123 (17.30%) Firewall
14 122 (17.16%) ITIL
15 110 (15.47%) DNS
15 110 (15.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 106 (14.91%) SQL
17 104 (14.63%) PowerShell
18 96 (13.50%) MS Exchange
19 95 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
20 91 (12.80%) Hyper-V
20 91 (12.80%) TCP/IP
21 89 (12.52%) Citrix
22 79 (11.11%) VPN
22 79 (11.11%) DHCP
23 78 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
23 78 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
24 76 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
24 76 (10.69%) Symantec
25 75 (10.55%) CISSP

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 96 (13.50%) MS Exchange
2 32 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.80%) Skype for Business
5 24 (3.38%) OpenStack
6 21 (2.95%) JBoss
7 20 (2.81%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.53%) IIS
9 17 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (1.83%) GlassFish
11 13 (1.83%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.83%) MQSeries
11 13 (1.83%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (1.13%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.70%) Apache
15 5 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 144 (20.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.42%) Windchill
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) C-CURE
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 231 (32.49%) Office 365
2 156 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (4.22%) IaaS
4 30 (4.22%) SaaS
5 26 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (3.09%) PaaS
7 18 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (2.11%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.70%) Amazon Glacier
12 5 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.56%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.56%) Yammer
14 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 123 (17.30%) Firewall
2 110 (15.47%) DNS
3 91 (12.80%) TCP/IP
4 79 (11.11%) DHCP
4 79 (11.11%) VPN
5 57 (8.02%) LAN
6 55 (7.74%) SAN
7 48 (6.75%) Internet
8 38 (5.34%) WAN
9 35 (4.92%) Wireless
10 33 (4.64%) VLAN
11 32 (4.50%) Network Security
12 28 (3.94%) Skype
13 19 (2.67%) iSCSI
13 19 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (2.67%) VoIP
14 15 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (1.83%) Ethernet
16 12 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
17 11 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.95%) MySQL
3 17 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (0.98%) MariaDB
8 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.42%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 25 (3.52%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.97%) Subversion
3 8 (1.13%) LabVIEW
4 7 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.70%) Selenium
6 4 (0.56%) JUnit
6 4 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.28%) GDB
8 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.28%) JMeter
8 2 (0.28%) jMock
8 2 (0.28%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.14%) MSI
9 1 (0.14%) NUnit
General
1 59 (8.30%) Retail
2 58 (8.16%) Finance
3 22 (3.09%) Games
4 18 (2.53%) French Language
5 16 (2.25%) Aerospace
5 16 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.83%) Advertising
6 13 (1.83%) Electronics
6 13 (1.83%) German Language
7 10 (1.41%) Swedish Language
8 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.42%) Legal
9 3 (0.42%) Marketing
9 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.28%) Back Office
10 2 (0.28%) Billing
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (19.27%) Support Engineer
2 109 (15.33%) Analyst
3 71 (9.99%) IT Support
4 69 (9.70%) Desktop Support
5 58 (8.16%) Developer
5 58 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 56 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 50 (7.03%) Security Manager
8 49 (6.89%) Windows Engineer
9 48 (6.75%) IT Engineer
10 47 (6.61%) Support Analyst
11 45 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
12 44 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
13 43 (6.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 42 (5.91%) Desktop Engineer
15 40 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 40 (5.63%) Security Engineer
16 39 (5.49%) Consultant
16 39 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
17 34 (4.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.03%) .NET
2 38 (5.34%) Web Services
3 32 (4.50%) HTML
4 25 (3.52%) ASP.NET
5 24 (3.38%) CSS
6 23 (3.23%) XML
7 21 (2.95%) Java EE
8 18 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
9 16 (2.25%) HTML5
10 15 (2.11%) Hibernate
11 14 (1.97%) WPF
12 13 (1.83%) EJB
12 13 (1.83%) EJB 3.0
12 13 (1.83%) HornetQ
12 13 (1.83%) Java SE
12 13 (1.83%) JMS
12 13 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
13 12 (1.69%) jQuery
13 12 (1.69%) X-Windows
14 10 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.55%) Data Centre
2 72 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (7.59%) Management Information System
4 37 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.23%) Replication
6 21 (2.95%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.95%) Security Operations Centre
7 19 (2.67%) Public Cloud
8 18 (2.53%) Driving Licence
9 17 (2.39%) Client/Server
10 16 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.97%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.83%) PKI
13 12 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.27%) iPhone
15 8 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.98%) Cloud Native
16 7 (0.98%) iSeries
16 7 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 272 (38.26%) Windows Server
2 166 (23.35%) Windows 7
3 165 (23.21%) Linux
4 131 (18.42%) Unix
5 126 (17.72%) Windows 10
6 78 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (7.31%) Windows 8
9 29 (4.08%) Apple iOS
10 23 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (2.25%) Android
13 13 (1.83%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.41%) CentOS
15 8 (1.13%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.13%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.84%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.70%) Debian
17 5 (0.70%) HPUX
18 4 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (17.16%) ITIL
2 110 (15.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 95 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (8.72%) Mentoring
5 60 (8.44%) SIEM
6 57 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 51 (7.17%) Software Engineering
8 47 (6.61%) Migration
9 45 (6.33%) Information Security
10 42 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
11 40 (5.63%) Presales
12 39 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (4.92%) Change Management
13 35 (4.92%) Service Management
14 34 (4.78%) Security Architecture
14 34 (4.78%) Time Management
15 33 (4.64%) Identity Access Management
16 32 (4.50%) Due Diligence
16 32 (4.50%) Security Operations
17 30 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 106 (14.91%) SQL
2 104 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 53 (7.45%) Java
4 45 (6.33%) JavaScript
5 42 (5.91%) C#
6 32 (4.50%) C++
7 31 (4.36%) Python
8 20 (2.81%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.67%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.53%) C
11 13 (1.83%) AWK
11 13 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.27%) VBScript
14 8 (1.13%) ANSI SQL
14 8 (1.13%) Perl
14 8 (1.13%) PHP
15 6 (0.84%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.56%) VBA
17 2 (0.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 75 (10.55%) CISSP
2 69 (9.70%) CISM
2 69 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (7.59%) GIAC
4 50 (7.03%) Degree
5 47 (6.61%) CompTIA Security+
5 47 (6.61%) SANS
5 47 (6.61%) SSCP
6 45 (6.33%) CISA
7 40 (5.63%) CSSLP
7 40 (5.63%) MCP
8 36 (5.06%) MCSE
9 33 (4.64%) CCNA
9 33 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (4.36%) MCSA
11 18 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (2.39%) Security Cleared
13 14 (1.97%) SC Cleared
14 13 (1.83%) CCNP
15 12 (1.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.44%) SLA
2 38 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (4.64%) PCI DSS
4 25 (3.52%) GDPR
5 14 (1.97%) ISO 22301
6 10 (1.41%) COBIT
7 6 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.42%) BS7799
8 3 (0.42%) WAI
9 2 (0.28%) 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
1 305 (42.90%) Active Directory
2 132 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (12.80%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.64%) XenApp
5 31 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.09%) vSphere
6 22 (3.09%) XenDesktop
7 16 (2.25%) Terminal Services
8 15 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (1.97%) XenServer
10 13 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (1.27%) Docker
11 9 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.13%) DFS Replication
12 8 (1.13%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.84%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.56%) Firmware
15 4 (0.56%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 52 (7.31%) SCCM
2 27 (3.80%) Backup Exec
3 25 (3.52%) Puppet
4 22 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.83%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.83%) SCOM
5 13 (1.83%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.41%) Ansible
7 9 (1.27%) vCenter Server
7 9 (1.27%) vRealize
7 9 (1.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 8 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.98%) CASB
9 7 (0.98%) EnCase
10 6 (0.84%) Grafana
11 5 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 355 (49.93%) Microsoft
2 200 (28.13%) VMware
3 89 (12.52%) Citrix
4 76 (10.69%) Symantec
5 66 (9.28%) Sophos
6 50 (7.03%) Oracle
7 49 (6.89%) Cisco
8 31 (4.36%) Veeam
9 29 (4.08%) IBM
10 28 (3.94%) HP
10 28 (3.94%) Remedy
11 25 (3.52%) Apple
12 21 (2.95%) NetApp
13 18 (2.53%) Dell
14 16 (2.25%) LogRhythm
14 16 (2.25%) ServiceNow
15 13 (1.83%) Lotus
16 11 (1.55%) Avaya
16 11 (1.55%) Splunk
16 11 (1.55%) Sybase