Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 256 549 703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.83% 18.53% 14.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.14% 71.86% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 242 449 632
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £25,050 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 365 764 1,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.70% 25.79% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 328 585 949
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £69,125 £67,500 £69,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +8.43%

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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 2020. 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 +3 85 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 41 £30,000 -33.33% 1
St Albans +8 28 £47,500 +35.71%
Hatfield +6 23 £39,000 +4.00%
Borehamwood +1 20 £34,500 -1.43%
Stevenage -7 10 £32,500 +32.65% 7
Waltham Cross 0 4 £40,000 +42.86%
Hertford +1 3 £25,500 -15.00% 1
Kings Langley +2 2 £37,500 -
Cheshunt +2 2 £55,000 +15.79%
Letchworth -3 2 £28,250 -13.08% 1
Welwyn Garden City -14 2 £37,000 +48.00% 1
Broxbourne 0 1 £35,000 +34.62%
Potters Bar -1 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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.

1 140 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 137 (53.52%) Microsoft
3 128 (50.00%) Office 365
4 110 (42.97%) Windows Server
5 91 (35.55%) Windows 10
6 85 (33.20%) VMware
7 82 (32.03%) Azure
8 73 (28.52%) Firewall
9 66 (25.78%) DNS
10 63 (24.61%) Microsoft Office
10 63 (24.61%) TCP/IP
11 58 (22.66%) DHCP
12 55 (21.48%) Linux
13 54 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 53 (20.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (18.36%) SQL Server
17 46 (17.97%) Windows Server 2016
18 42 (16.41%) SharePoint
19 41 (16.02%) SQL
19 41 (16.02%) Hyper-V
20 38 (14.84%) MS Exchange
21 37 (14.45%) LAN
22 35 (13.67%) Citrix
22 35 (13.67%) vSphere
23 34 (13.28%) Cisco
24 33 (12.89%) HP
25 31 (12.11%) WAN
25 31 (12.11%) SCCM
26 30 (11.72%) AWS

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 42 (16.41%) SharePoint
2 38 (14.84%) MS Exchange
3 29 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.17%) Apache
6 3 (1.17%) Confluence
7 2 (0.78%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.39%) Documentum
8 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 63 (24.61%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) CATIA
4 1 (0.39%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 128 (50.00%) Office 365
2 82 (32.03%) Azure
3 30 (11.72%) AWS
4 27 (10.55%) OneDrive
5 16 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (4.30%) GCP
7 6 (2.34%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.56%) GitHub
9 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.17%) SaaS
10 2 (0.78%) IaaS
10 2 (0.78%) Stackdriver
11 1 (0.39%) Akamai
11 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (28.52%) Firewall
2 66 (25.78%) DNS
3 63 (24.61%) TCP/IP
4 58 (22.66%) DHCP
5 37 (14.45%) LAN
6 31 (12.11%) WAN
7 26 (10.16%) Wireless
8 18 (7.03%) VPN
9 16 (6.25%) SAN
10 15 (5.86%) VoIP
11 14 (5.47%) Internet
11 14 (5.47%) VLAN
12 12 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (3.52%) PBX
14 8 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
14 8 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (1.95%) Skype
16 4 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
17 3 (1.17%) NAS
17 3 (1.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.30%) SQL Server 2017
3 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (2.34%) MySQL
5 6 (2.34%) Power BI
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.17%) GIS
7 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Jenkins
1 7 (2.73%) JIRA
1 7 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.56%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.17%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.17%) SonarQube
3 3 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.78%) Log4j
4 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.39%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 25 (9.77%) Retail
2 7 (2.73%) Finance
3 5 (1.95%) Games
3 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.17%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (22.27%) IT Support
2 53 (20.70%) Support Engineer
3 40 (15.63%) IT Engineer
4 34 (13.28%) Analyst
5 27 (10.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (10.16%) IT Support Engineer
7 23 (8.98%) Support Analyst
8 20 (7.81%) Developer
8 20 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (7.81%) Network Support
9 18 (7.03%) VMware Engineer
10 17 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (5.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 15 (5.86%) Server Engineer
12 14 (5.47%) Network Engineer
12 14 (5.47%) Server Support
13 13 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
14 12 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (4.69%) Service Analyst
14 12 (4.69%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.77%) .NET
1 25 (9.77%) Web Services
2 14 (5.47%) CSS
2 14 (5.47%) HTML
3 11 (4.30%) WSH
4 10 (3.91%) .NET Core
4 10 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.73%) REST
7 7 (2.73%) RESTful
8 5 (1.95%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.95%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.56%) LDAP
10 2 (0.78%) MFC
10 2 (0.78%) OpenGL
10 2 (0.78%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.52%) iPad
4 8 (3.13%) EPoS
4 8 (3.13%) Life Science
4 8 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.34%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.34%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.17%) Clustering
8 3 (1.17%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.78%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.78%) NHS
9 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) Handset
10 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 110 (42.97%) Windows Server
2 91 (35.55%) Windows 10
3 55 (21.48%) Linux
4 54 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (17.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (11.33%) Windows 7
7 26 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (6.64%) Windows Server 2019
9 10 (3.91%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.52%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.13%) Unix
11 8 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.34%) Android
13 5 (1.95%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.39%) AIX
16 1 (0.39%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (9.38%) ITIL
4 22 (8.59%) Decision-Making
5 20 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (7.03%) Multithreading
6 18 (7.03%) Software Engineering
7 17 (6.64%) DevOps
7 17 (6.64%) TDD
8 16 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (5.86%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (5.86%) OO
10 14 (5.47%) Computer Science
10 14 (5.47%) Incident Management
10 14 (5.47%) Scrum
10 14 (5.47%) Server Management
10 14 (5.47%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.69%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.02%) SQL
2 27 (10.55%) PowerShell
3 25 (9.77%) C#
4 20 (7.81%) C++
5 18 (7.03%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.64%) VBScript
7 16 (6.25%) Python
8 14 (5.47%) C
9 11 (4.30%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.52%) Java
11 8 (3.13%) VBA
12 7 (2.73%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.34%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.95%) PHP
15 4 (1.56%) Perl
16 2 (0.78%) ANSI C
16 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.78%) VB
17 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (8.98%) Degree
2 14 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.95%) CCNA
6 5 (1.95%) MCSA
6 5 (1.95%) MCSE
7 4 (1.56%) CCNP
7 4 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.17%) ISEB
8 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.78%) MCP
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.39%) CISSP
10 1 (0.39%) HNC
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.17%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.39%) DICOM
5 1 (0.39%) HL7
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 53 (20.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (16.02%) Hyper-V
4 35 (13.67%) vSphere
5 19 (7.42%) Docker
6 17 (6.64%) XenApp
7 11 (4.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (4.30%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.39%) vCloud
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (12.11%) SCCM
2 12 (4.69%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.34%) SCOM
4 4 (1.56%) Nagios
4 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.56%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.56%) WSUS
5 3 (1.17%) Grafana
5 3 (1.17%) vRealize
5 3 (1.17%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.78%) Ansible
6 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.39%) Control-M
7 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 137 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 85 (33.20%) VMware
3 35 (13.67%) Citrix
4 34 (13.28%) Cisco
5 33 (12.89%) HP
6 13 (5.08%) SonicWALL
7 12 (4.69%) Oracle
8 10 (3.91%) Google
8 10 (3.91%) Veeam
9 9 (3.52%) Apple
10 8 (3.13%) Meraki
10 8 (3.13%) Mitel
10 8 (3.13%) NetApp
11 6 (2.34%) Asigra
11 6 (2.34%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.95%) Juniper
13 4 (1.56%) hybris
13 4 (1.56%) Splunk
13 4 (1.56%) Symantec
14 3 (1.17%) Aruba