Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 119 361 618
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.28% 18.15% 18.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.59% 65.76% 69.59%
Number of salaries quoted 86 327 537
Median annual salary £40,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,150 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £68,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.85%

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 171 549 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.95% 27.60% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 123 473 708
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,050 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Hertfordshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Hertfordshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 41 £30,000 -6.98% 5
Hatfield +4 18 £42,500 -14.57% 7
Hemel Hempstead -8 17 £47,500 +58.33% 6
Stevenage -12 17 £55,000 +88.03% 11
Letchworth +21 6 £22,000 -29.03%
Borehamwood -4 6 - - 1
Royston +3 3 £55,000 - 1
St Albans +28 1 - - 2
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 59 (49.58%) Azure
3 52 (43.70%) Microsoft 365
3 52 (43.70%) Windows Server
4 51 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 42 (35.29%) VMware
6 39 (32.77%) Windows 10
7 29 (24.37%) Linux
7 29 (24.37%) PowerShell
8 27 (22.69%) Microsoft Intune
9 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 22 (18.49%) Firewall
11 21 (17.65%) SCCM
12 20 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (16.81%) SQL
12 20 (16.81%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 17 (14.29%) ITIL
13 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (13.45%) VLAN
14 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
14 16 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (12.61%) DHCP
15 15 (12.61%) DNS
16 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
16 14 (11.76%) Citrix
16 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
17 13 (10.92%) OneDrive
17 13 (10.92%) Skype

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 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.04%) OpenEdge
4 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 59 (49.58%) Azure
2 52 (43.70%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (16.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (10.92%) OneDrive
5 12 (10.08%) AWS
6 7 (5.88%) Serverless
7 5 (4.20%) Azure Functions
7 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.52%) AWS CodeCommit
8 3 (2.52%) G Suite
8 3 (2.52%) GCP
8 3 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.68%) IaaS
9 2 (1.68%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.68%) PaaS
10 1 (0.84%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) Firewall
2 16 (13.45%) VLAN
3 15 (12.61%) DHCP
3 15 (12.61%) DNS
4 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 13 (10.92%) Skype
6 12 (10.08%) NetScaler
7 8 (6.72%) Wireless
8 4 (3.36%) LAN
8 4 (3.36%) VPN
9 3 (2.52%) Internet
9 3 (2.52%) WAN
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.84%) Intranet
10 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.84%) NAS
10 1 (0.84%) SAN
10 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.88%) MySQL
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.84%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Rational Rhapsody
1 10 (8.40%) Rational Team Concert
2 9 (7.56%) Eclipse
2 9 (7.56%) Rational Quality Manager
3 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.52%) Subversion
5 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.68%) GoCD
6 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.84%) Appium
7 1 (0.84%) NUnit
7 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 6 (5.04%) Retail
2 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (28.57%) Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
3 14 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Architect
4 13 (10.92%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.08%) Digital Architect
5 12 (10.08%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (8.40%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Support Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Information Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Information Systems Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) IT Support
8 9 (7.56%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (6.72%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) JTS
2 6 (5.04%) Middleware
3 5 (4.20%) REST
4 4 (3.36%) CSS
4 4 (3.36%) HTML
4 4 (3.36%) jQuery
4 4 (3.36%) Spring
4 4 (3.36%) Web Services
5 3 (2.52%) .NET
5 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.52%) CSS3
5 3 (2.52%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.52%) HTML5
5 3 (2.52%) JSON
5 3 (2.52%) LINQ
5 3 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.52%) WCF
5 3 (2.52%) XML
6 1 (0.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Public Cloud
2 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
4 6 (5.04%) Replication
5 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.36%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.52%) Life Science
7 2 (1.68%) AS400
8 1 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.70%) Windows Server
2 39 (32.77%) Windows 10
3 29 (24.37%) Linux
4 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.24%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.68%) Unix
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.84%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.29%) ITIL
3 16 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (10.08%) Requirements Gathering
4 12 (10.08%) Service Management
4 12 (10.08%) Strategic Roadmap
4 12 (10.08%) Technology Roadmap
5 10 (8.40%) DevOps
5 10 (8.40%) Problem Management
6 9 (7.56%) Collaborative Engineering
6 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.56%) Information Management
6 9 (7.56%) Migration
6 9 (7.56%) Requirements Management
6 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.88%) Project Management
8 6 (5.04%) OO
9 5 (4.20%) Change Management
9 5 (4.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.37%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.81%) SQL
3 7 (5.88%) C#
4 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.20%) Python
4 5 (4.20%) VB
5 3 (2.52%) Groovy
6 1 (0.84%) Ada
6 1 (0.84%) C
6 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.24%) MCSA
3 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.88%) Degree
5 4 (3.36%) MCP
5 4 (3.36%) MCSE
6 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.68%) MCITP
6 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.84%) GCIA
7 1 (0.84%) GCIH
7 1 (0.84%) GISF
7 1 (0.84%) GPEN
7 1 (0.84%) GSEC
7 1 (0.84%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.84%) ISACA
7 1 (0.84%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.68%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.84%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.84%) MISRA
System Software
1 51 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.24%) vSphere
3 11 (9.24%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.84%) Firmware
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (17.65%) SCCM
3 5 (4.20%) Terraform
4 3 (2.52%) Consul
5 2 (1.68%) Ansible
5 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.68%) Rancher
5 2 (1.68%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.84%) Nagios
6 1 (0.84%) OpenView
6 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 42 (35.29%) VMware
3 14 (11.76%) Citrix
4 12 (10.08%) IBM
4 12 (10.08%) Ivanti
5 10 (8.40%) Oracle
6 9 (7.56%) Cisco
6 9 (7.56%) Twitter
7 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.20%) Google
8 5 (4.20%) Veeam
9 3 (2.52%) Juniper
10 2 (1.68%) Apple
10 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.68%) Splunk
11 1 (0.84%) BMC
11 1 (0.84%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (0.84%) Instagram
11 1 (0.84%) Meraki
11 1 (0.84%) MobileIron