Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 781 636 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.59% 14.37% 18.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.87% 62.29% 64.90%
Number of salaries quoted 705 544 765
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £60,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +1.27% +5.33%

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 1204 1021 1564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.65% 23.07% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 829 1211
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 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 18 October 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 +4 171 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Hemel Hempstead +10 114 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Hatfield +7 90 £45,000 -2.17% 8
Welwyn Garden City +1 55 £32,000 -39.05% 2
St Albans +4 40 £42,500 -29.17% 2
Borehamwood -7 40 £40,000 -
Stevenage -6 39 £29,000 -22.67% 3
Hertford +8 30 £40,000 +77.78% 2
Bishop's Stortford -3 19 £26,000 -25.18% 3
Letchworth -15 9 £32,500 +6.56% 2
Rickmansworth -5 8 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Hitchin +2 6 £19,500 -
Hoddesdon +1 6 £30,000 +39.53% 2
Berkhamsted - 6 £37,500 -
Broxbourne - 6 £32,000 -
Cheshunt 0 5 £25,000 -58.33%
Tring - 5 £32,500 -
Harpenden +9 3 £29,000 +0.87% 2
Potters Bar 0 2 £21,000 -52.00% 1
Kings Langley 0 1 £35,000 -
Radlett - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 375 (48.02%) Microsoft
2 345 (44.17%) Windows Server
3 310 (39.69%) Active Directory
4 252 (32.27%) VMware
5 198 (25.35%) MS Exchange
6 185 (23.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 180 (23.05%) Linux
8 172 (22.02%) Microsoft Office
9 151 (19.33%) Citrix
10 148 (18.95%) Windows 7
11 143 (18.31%) Cisco
12 142 (18.18%) Office 365
13 134 (17.16%) ITIL
14 131 (16.77%) Firewall
14 131 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 127 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 125 (16.01%) SQL
17 122 (15.62%) Degree
18 119 (15.24%) DNS
18 119 (15.24%) Hyper-V
19 113 (14.47%) SQL Server
20 105 (13.44%) VPN
20 105 (13.44%) SAN
20 105 (13.44%) PowerShell
21 104 (13.32%) Windows 10
21 104 (13.32%) DHCP
22 101 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
22 101 (12.93%) SLA
23 93 (11.91%) TCP/IP
24 89 (11.40%) Computer Science

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
1 198 (25.35%) MS Exchange
2 78 (9.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 51 (6.53%) Skype for Business
5 30 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (3.33%) IIS
7 25 (3.20%) CMS
8 22 (2.82%) Apache
8 22 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.79%) JBoss
10 11 (1.41%) NetWeaver
10 11 (1.41%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.41%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.77%) Confluence
13 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.64%) nginx
14 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 172 (22.02%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.26%) Simulink
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.41%) SAP BPC
2 6 (0.77%) Maximo
3 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.64%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.51%) SystmOne
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 142 (18.18%) Office 365
2 83 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (3.71%) PaaS
5 19 (2.43%) IaaS
6 18 (2.30%) SaaS
7 15 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.15%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.15%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 131 (16.77%) Firewall
2 119 (15.24%) DNS
3 105 (13.44%) SAN
3 105 (13.44%) VPN
4 104 (13.32%) DHCP
5 93 (11.91%) TCP/IP
6 84 (10.76%) WAN
7 83 (10.63%) LAN
8 74 (9.48%) VoIP
9 40 (5.12%) Skype
10 37 (4.74%) VLAN
11 35 (4.48%) Internet
12 26 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
13 23 (2.94%) Wireless
14 22 (2.82%) MPLS
14 22 (2.82%) PBX
15 21 (2.69%) iSCSI
16 17 (2.18%) ISDN
17 14 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (1.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.02%) MySQL
3 23 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
7 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.77%) OLAP
8 6 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.51%) Redis
9 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.26%) Big Data
11 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 36 (4.61%) Visual Studio
2 21 (2.69%) LabVIEW
3 17 (2.18%) Subversion
4 15 (1.92%) JIRA
4 15 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 11 (1.41%) JConsole
7 11 (1.41%) VisualVM
8 8 (1.02%) JUnit
8 8 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (0.90%) MSI
10 5 (0.64%) GCC
10 5 (0.64%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.64%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.51%) Gradle
11 4 (0.51%) Maven
11 4 (0.51%) Moq
General
1 50 (6.40%) Telecoms
2 43 (5.51%) Finance
2 43 (5.51%) Games
3 40 (5.12%) Advertising
4 29 (3.71%) Retail
5 23 (2.94%) Aerospace
6 21 (2.69%) Back Office
6 21 (2.69%) Military
7 17 (2.18%) Multimedia
8 15 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.41%) Electronics
10 10 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.77%) Legal
12 5 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.51%) Law
13 4 (0.51%) Marketing
14 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.13%) Front Office
15 1 (0.13%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (18.31%) Analyst
2 138 (17.67%) Support Engineer
3 108 (13.83%) Developer
4 87 (11.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 78 (9.99%) Support Analyst
6 72 (9.22%) IT Support
7 70 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 65 (8.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 54 (6.91%) IT Engineer
10 50 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 48 (6.15%) Desktop Support
12 46 (5.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 42 (5.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 42 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 37 (4.74%) Consultant
15 36 (4.61%) Administrator
15 36 (4.61%) Help Desk Support
15 36 (4.61%) IT Support Engineer
16 35 (4.48%) IT Manager
16 35 (4.48%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.66%) .NET
2 47 (6.02%) HTML
3 37 (4.74%) ASP.NET
4 36 (4.61%) Web Services
5 33 (4.23%) CSS
6 32 (4.10%) XML
7 21 (2.69%) .NET Framework
8 17 (2.18%) AngularJS
8 17 (2.18%) Spring
9 16 (2.05%) Hibernate
9 16 (2.05%) jQuery
10 15 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.54%) HTML5
11 12 (1.54%) Java EE
11 12 (1.54%) LAMP
12 11 (1.41%) JSON
12 11 (1.41%) SAP Basis
13 10 (1.28%) CSS3
14 9 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 59 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.99%) Data Centre
4 37 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 21 (2.69%) iPhone
7 20 (2.56%) Replication
8 16 (2.05%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.41%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.15%) User Experience
12 8 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.90%) CMDB
14 6 (0.77%) FMCG
14 6 (0.77%) Handset
15 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.64%) Fintech
15 5 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 345 (44.17%) Windows Server
2 180 (23.05%) Linux
3 148 (18.95%) Windows 7
4 131 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (13.32%) Windows 10
7 65 (8.32%) Windows 8
8 64 (8.19%) Unix
9 46 (5.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (5.25%) Android
11 30 (3.84%) Apple iOS
12 25 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (3.07%) Windows XP
14 20 (2.56%) Mac OS
15 17 (2.18%) Mac OS X
16 13 (1.66%) CentOS
16 13 (1.66%) Windows Vista
17 10 (1.28%) Windows Phone
18 8 (1.02%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.51%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (17.16%) ITIL
2 84 (10.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 62 (7.94%) Software Engineering
4 60 (7.68%) Change Management
5 52 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (5.76%) E-Commerce
6 45 (5.76%) Problem Management
7 44 (5.63%) Migration
8 41 (5.25%) Information Security
9 40 (5.12%) Mentoring
10 30 (3.84%) CRM
11 29 (3.71%) DevOps
12 27 (3.46%) Coaching
13 26 (3.33%) Multithreading
13 26 (3.33%) MVC
13 26 (3.33%) Service Management
14 25 (3.20%) Server Building
15 24 (3.07%) Mobile Device Management
15 24 (3.07%) Service Delivery
15 24 (3.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (16.01%) SQL
2 105 (13.44%) PowerShell
3 88 (11.27%) Java
4 68 (8.71%) C#
5 38 (4.87%) C++
6 31 (3.97%) PHP
7 30 (3.84%) VBScript
8 27 (3.46%) C
8 27 (3.46%) Python
9 20 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 19 (2.43%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.05%) VB
12 13 (1.66%) Perl
12 13 (1.66%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.02%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.77%) VBA
17 5 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 122 (15.62%) Degree
2 101 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (8.45%) CCNA
5 58 (7.43%) MCSE
6 56 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (5.38%) MCSA
8 31 (3.97%) MCP
9 30 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (3.46%) CISSP
11 19 (2.43%) A+ Certification
11 19 (2.43%) MCTS
12 17 (2.18%) CISM
12 17 (2.18%) Security Cleared
13 16 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (1.92%) CCAA
14 15 (1.92%) SC Cleared
15 12 (1.54%) CISA
16 11 (1.41%) DV Cleared
17 9 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (12.93%) SLA
2 50 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (3.07%) ISO 9001
4 23 (2.94%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (1.02%) QA
7 7 (0.90%) GDPR
8 6 (0.77%) GAMP
8 6 (0.77%) GxP
9 4 (0.51%) COBIT
9 4 (0.51%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.13%) GMP
11 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 310 (39.69%) Active Directory
2 185 (23.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (15.24%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.66%) vSphere
5 46 (5.89%) XenApp
6 38 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (3.07%) Terminal Services
8 15 (1.92%) Terminal Server
9 13 (1.66%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.77%) Xen
11 6 (0.77%) XenServer
12 5 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.51%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.38%) vCloud
14 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.26%) Docker
15 2 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 42 (5.38%) SCCM
2 24 (3.07%) WSUS
3 20 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (1.41%) Puppet
5 11 (1.41%) vCenter Server
6 7 (0.90%) Ansible
7 5 (0.64%) cPanel
7 5 (0.64%) Plesk
8 4 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.51%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.38%) SCOM
9 3 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.38%) WMI
10 2 (0.26%) Opsview
10 2 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 375 (48.02%) Microsoft
2 252 (32.27%) VMware
3 151 (19.33%) Citrix
4 143 (18.31%) Cisco
5 65 (8.32%) HP
6 52 (6.66%) Oracle
7 32 (4.10%) NetApp
8 28 (3.59%) Dell
9 26 (3.33%) IBM
10 24 (3.07%) Adobe
11 23 (2.94%) Apple
12 22 (2.82%) SAP
13 20 (2.56%) SonicWALL
13 20 (2.56%) Veeam
14 19 (2.43%) Xerox
15 14 (1.79%) Symantec
16 13 (1.66%) Acronis
16 13 (1.66%) Red Hat
17 11 (1.41%) Avaya
17 11 (1.41%) OpenText