Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 742 584 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.70% 13.70% 14.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.82% 61.47% 61.23%
Number of salaries quoted 659 545 698
Hertfordshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £57,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -5.06%

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 1,220 950 1,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.82% 22.28% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 776 938
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,375 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Hatfield +5 148 £46,000 +35.29% 6
Hemel Hempstead +5 121 £41,500 +12.93% 12
Watford -2 113 £36,500 +4.29% 19
St Albans +11 57 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Welwyn Garden City -19 43 £26,000 -36.20% 7
Stevenage +6 35 £28,002 -11.46% 6
Borehamwood +9 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Potters Bar -2 11 £31,000 +47.62% 1
Bishop's Stortford +5 10 £29,250 -18.18%
Harpenden - 9 £35,000 -
Rickmansworth - 8 £36,000 - 1
Letchworth -2 4 £30,000 -10.45% 2
Tring - 4 £30,000 -
Broxbourne +3 1 £55,000 +139.13% 2
Kings Langley -1 1 £20,000 -51.81%
Cheshunt -4 1 £75,000 +200.00%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 288 (38.81%) Windows Server
2 268 (36.12%) Microsoft
3 262 (35.31%) Active Directory
4 227 (30.59%) Linux
5 226 (30.46%) VMware
6 135 (18.19%) ITIL
7 126 (16.98%) Citrix
8 120 (16.17%) Windows 7
9 118 (15.90%) Microsoft Office
10 111 (14.96%) PowerShell
11 108 (14.56%) Office 365
12 107 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 104 (14.02%) DNS
14 100 (13.48%) DevOps
15 99 (13.34%) Unix
16 98 (13.21%) SLA
17 96 (12.94%) SQL
18 86 (11.59%) Windows 10
19 84 (11.32%) DHCP
20 83 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
21 82 (11.05%) Data Centre
22 80 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
23 79 (10.65%) SQL Server
23 79 (10.65%) E-Commerce
24 73 (9.84%) JavaScript
25 72 (9.70%) MS Exchange
26 71 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
27 69 (9.30%) HTML
28 68 (9.16%) C#
28 68 (9.16%) .NET

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 72 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 24 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (2.96%) Confluence
5 21 (2.83%) Apache
6 20 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.29%) IIS
8 14 (1.89%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.75%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.94%) nginx
12 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.67%) JBoss
13 4 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 118 (15.90%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 108 (14.56%) Office 365
2 83 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.75%) SaaS
5 12 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.94%) IaaS
7 5 (0.67%) Yammer
8 2 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (14.02%) DNS
2 84 (11.32%) DHCP
3 63 (8.49%) TCP/IP
4 56 (7.55%) VPN
5 53 (7.14%) Firewall
6 50 (6.74%) SAN
7 41 (5.53%) WAN
8 36 (4.85%) LAN
9 14 (1.89%) Internet
9 14 (1.89%) Skype
10 9 (1.21%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.21%) VLAN
10 9 (1.21%) VoIP
11 8 (1.08%) NAS
11 8 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (0.94%) Network Security
12 7 (0.94%) SMTP
13 6 (0.81%) SNMP
14 4 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.37%) MySQL
4 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.81%) MariaDB
7 6 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.40%) DB2
10 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (3.23%) JIRA
2 22 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.48%) JUnit
4 11 (1.48%) MSI
5 10 (1.35%) Selenium
5 10 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.08%) LabVIEW
7 7 (0.94%) Subversion
8 6 (0.81%) JMeter
8 6 (0.81%) jMock
8 6 (0.81%) Maven
9 5 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.40%) ProC
11 3 (0.40%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (5.93%) Finance
2 36 (4.85%) Retail
3 35 (4.72%) Marketing
4 24 (3.23%) Games
5 20 (2.70%) Advertising
6 13 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.08%) French Language
8 6 (0.81%) Electronics
9 5 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.54%) Legal
10 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 124 (16.71%) Analyst
3 84 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 82 (11.05%) Developer
5 66 (8.89%) Desktop Support
6 59 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 58 (7.82%) Windows Engineer
8 57 (7.68%) Support Analyst
9 50 (6.74%) Service Analyst
10 48 (6.47%) Desktop Engineer
10 48 (6.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 47 (6.33%) IT Support
12 45 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
13 43 (5.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 37 (4.99%) Administrator
15 33 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 32 (4.31%) Java Developer
16 32 (4.31%) VMware Engineer
17 31 (4.18%) Server Engineer
18 26 (3.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.30%) HTML
2 68 (9.16%) .NET
3 53 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 51 (6.87%) CSS
5 49 (6.60%) XML
6 39 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 30 (4.04%) Web Services
8 24 (3.23%) HTML5
9 23 (3.10%) EDI
10 21 (2.83%) .NET Framework
11 19 (2.56%) WPF
12 17 (2.29%) jQuery
13 16 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (2.16%) JavaBeans
14 15 (2.02%) Entity Framework
15 14 (1.89%) Spring
15 14 (1.89%) Spring MVC
16 13 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (1.62%) REST
18 11 (1.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 52 (7.01%) Management Information System
3 49 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.37%) Public Cloud
6 15 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 15 (2.02%) HP Storage
6 15 (2.02%) Thin Client
7 14 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 13 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
12 8 (1.08%) Acoustics
12 8 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.81%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.81%) Replication
14 5 (0.67%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 288 (38.81%) Windows Server
2 227 (30.59%) Linux
3 120 (16.17%) Windows 7
4 99 (13.34%) Unix
5 86 (11.59%) Windows 10
6 65 (8.76%) Windows 8
7 63 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (4.72%) Mac OS X
10 24 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 16 (2.16%) HPUX
12 13 (1.75%) Android
13 11 (1.48%) CentOS
14 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.81%) AIX
16 5 (0.67%) Solaris
17 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.27%) SUSE
19 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (18.19%) ITIL
2 100 (13.48%) DevOps
3 80 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
4 79 (10.65%) E-Commerce
5 71 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (6.87%) Problem Management
7 49 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 38 (5.12%) Migration
11 37 (4.99%) MVC
12 34 (4.58%) Service Management
13 33 (4.45%) ITSM
13 33 (4.45%) TDD
14 32 (4.31%) Customer Requirements
14 32 (4.31%) Line Management
15 31 (4.18%) Mentoring
15 31 (4.18%) Proactive Management
16 30 (4.04%) Infrastructure Transformation
17 29 (3.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 111 (14.96%) PowerShell
2 96 (12.94%) SQL
3 73 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 68 (9.16%) C#
5 62 (8.36%) Java
6 50 (6.74%) Python
7 37 (4.99%) VB.NET
8 34 (4.58%) PHP
9 22 (2.96%) VBA
10 21 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.02%) C++
11 15 (2.02%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.89%) Perl
13 6 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.67%) C
14 5 (0.67%) VBScript
15 4 (0.54%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.40%) Ruby
17 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (7.14%) Degree
3 49 (6.60%) MCSE
4 29 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (3.37%) CCNA
5 25 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.23%) MCP
7 15 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.75%) MCITP
8 13 (1.75%) MCSA
9 11 (1.48%) CCNP
9 11 (1.48%) GIAC
10 10 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.94%) CISM
11 7 (0.94%) CISSP
12 6 (0.81%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.81%) GCFA
12 6 (0.81%) GCFE
12 6 (0.81%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (13.21%) SLA
2 15 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.21%) QA
5 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.27%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 262 (35.31%) Active Directory
2 107 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 55 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (4.04%) XenApp
6 24 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (2.83%) VMware NSX
8 15 (2.02%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (1.48%) vSphere
9 11 (1.48%) Xen
10 8 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.94%) XenServer
12 5 (0.67%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.54%) vCloud
14 2 (0.27%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (5.66%) SCCM
2 40 (5.39%) Ansible
3 32 (4.31%) Puppet
4 25 (3.37%) vCenter Server
5 19 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (1.62%) cPanel
7 12 (1.62%) Plesk
8 7 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.81%) EnCase
10 5 (0.67%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.67%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.67%) IBM BigFix
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.27%) SCOM
11 2 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 268 (36.12%) Microsoft
2 226 (30.46%) VMware
3 126 (16.98%) Citrix
4 58 (7.82%) HP
5 48 (6.47%) Oracle
6 33 (4.45%) Cisco
7 26 (3.50%) Veeam
8 19 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 17 (2.29%) Symantec
10 16 (2.16%) 3PAR
11 15 (2.02%) Brocade
12 14 (1.89%) Google
13 13 (1.75%) Apple
14 11 (1.48%) Sophos
15 9 (1.21%) Avaya
16 8 (1.08%) Adobe
16 8 (1.08%) Remedy
17 7 (0.94%) Sun
18 6 (0.81%) IBM
18 6 (0.81%) Sybase