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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 352 309 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.91% 13.61% 20.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.86% 60.83% 70.01%
Number of salaries quoted 305 258 411
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 560 508 847
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.90% 22.38% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 474 406 610
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 81 £32,500 -26.96% 8
Hatfield +18 57 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Hemel Hempstead +11 53 £37,500 -3.22% 5
Welwyn Garden City -2 24 £32,000 -34.35% 2
St Albans -5 22 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Borehamwood -8 20 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Hertford +12 19 £35,000 +37.25% 2
Letchworth -6 10 £32,500 -7.80%
Stevenage -1 8 £27,000 -28.00% 2
Cheshunt - 6 £25,000 -
Berkhamsted - 3 £37,500 -
Kings Langley +4 2 £31,250 -
Bishop's Stortford -5 2 £34,500 +15.00% 2
Hitchin -1 1 £19,500 -
Rickmansworth -3 1 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Hoddesdon -7 1 £30,000 +39.53% 2
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 295 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 286 (44.69%) Active Directory
3 250 (39.06%) Windows Server
4 176 (27.50%) VMware
5 147 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 147 (22.97%) Windows 7
6 145 (22.66%) Office 365
7 141 (22.03%) ITIL
8 140 (21.88%) Linux
9 136 (21.25%) SQL
10 132 (20.63%) MS Exchange
11 125 (19.53%) SQL Server
12 123 (19.22%) Microsoft Office
12 123 (19.22%) Citrix
13 118 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 109 (17.03%) Windows Server 2012
15 107 (16.72%) Cisco
15 107 (16.72%) Firewall
16 105 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 104 (16.25%) Degree
18 103 (16.09%) DNS
19 95 (14.84%) DHCP
20 82 (12.81%) SLA
21 79 (12.34%) Hyper-V
21 79 (12.34%) Windows 10
22 78 (12.19%) PowerShell
22 78 (12.19%) Computer Science
23 72 (11.25%) WAN
24 71 (11.09%) LAN
25 69 (10.78%) SAN

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
1 132 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 51 (7.97%) Skype for Business
3 37 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (5.47%) IIS
5 28 (4.38%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.72%) Apache
8 11 (1.72%) CMS
9 9 (1.41%) JBoss
9 9 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.63%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 123 (19.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.31%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Simulink
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.63%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.47%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 145 (22.66%) Office 365
2 52 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.75%) IaaS
5 23 (3.59%) PaaS
6 22 (3.44%) SaaS
7 18 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.63%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.31%) GitHub
13 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 107 (16.72%) Firewall
2 103 (16.09%) DNS
3 95 (14.84%) DHCP
4 72 (11.25%) WAN
5 71 (11.09%) LAN
6 69 (10.78%) SAN
7 64 (10.00%) VPN
8 63 (9.84%) TCP/IP
9 44 (6.88%) Skype
10 39 (6.09%) VoIP
11 29 (4.53%) VLAN
12 27 (4.22%) Internet
13 26 (4.06%) MPLS
14 25 (3.91%) Wireless
15 24 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (3.44%) PBX
17 15 (2.34%) ISDN
18 13 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (1.88%) iSCSI
20 9 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.22%) MySQL
3 19 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.09%) OLAP
9 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.63%) Redis
10 4 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.47%) Informix
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (3.75%) LabVIEW
2 22 (3.44%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.81%) JIRA
4 13 (2.03%) Selenium
5 11 (1.72%) MSI
6 10 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.56%) Subversion
7 9 (1.41%) JMeter
7 9 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.25%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.09%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.09%) Moq
10 6 (0.94%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.94%) MSTest
10 6 (0.94%) NUnit
10 6 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (0.94%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.78%) InstallShield
11 5 (0.78%) Maven
11 5 (0.78%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 40 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 35 (5.47%) Advertising
3 29 (4.53%) Finance
4 26 (4.06%) Retail
5 19 (2.97%) Games
6 17 (2.66%) Marketing
7 12 (1.88%) Legal
8 8 (1.25%) Back Office
8 8 (1.25%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.94%) Military
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (19.69%) Analyst
2 105 (16.41%) Support Engineer
3 89 (13.91%) Developer
4 78 (12.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 77 (12.03%) Support Analyst
6 73 (11.41%) IT Support
7 71 (11.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 51 (7.97%) Help Desk Support
10 44 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 44 (6.88%) Administrator
10 44 (6.88%) Desktop Support
11 39 (6.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (5.94%) IT Engineer
12 38 (5.94%) Support Technician
13 37 (5.78%) IT Analyst
14 34 (5.31%) Active Directory Support
14 34 (5.31%) Infrastructure Support
14 34 (5.31%) Windows Engineer
15 33 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.31%) .NET
2 38 (5.94%) ASP.NET
3 32 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 28 (4.38%) LAMP
5 24 (3.75%) Web Services
6 20 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 20 (3.13%) HTML
7 15 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (2.03%) WCF
9 13 (2.03%) XML
10 12 (1.88%) jQuery
10 12 (1.88%) WPF
11 11 (1.72%) CSS
12 9 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (1.25%) HTML5
14 7 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 7 (1.09%) Entity Framework
14 7 (1.09%) XSL
15 6 (0.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.19%) Computer Science
2 38 (5.94%) Data Centre
3 33 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (2.66%) Replication
5 16 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.09%) iPad
10 6 (0.94%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.94%) PACS
11 5 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 250 (39.06%) Windows Server
2 147 (22.97%) Windows 7
3 140 (21.88%) Linux
4 109 (17.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (12.34%) Windows 10
7 52 (8.13%) Windows 8
8 38 (5.94%) Unix
9 36 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (4.22%) Android
12 22 (3.44%) Windows XP
13 18 (2.81%) CentOS
14 12 (1.88%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.72%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.25%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.09%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.31%) AIX
19 2 (0.31%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (22.03%) ITIL
2 52 (8.13%) Change Management
3 48 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (7.34%) Software Engineering
5 39 (6.09%) Problem Management
6 36 (5.63%) Migration
7 31 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 30 (4.69%) Application Packaging
8 30 (4.69%) E-Commerce
8 30 (4.69%) Mathematics
9 25 (3.91%) OO
9 25 (3.91%) Scrum
10 24 (3.75%) Service Delivery
11 23 (3.59%) Incident Management
11 23 (3.59%) MVC
12 22 (3.44%) Data Acquisition
12 22 (3.44%) ITIL V3
12 22 (3.44%) Test Automation
13 21 (3.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 136 (21.25%) SQL
2 78 (12.19%) PowerShell
3 62 (9.69%) C#
4 39 (6.09%) VBScript
5 37 (5.78%) Java
6 31 (4.84%) C++
7 25 (3.91%) VB
8 24 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 19 (2.97%) C
9 19 (2.97%) JavaScript
10 18 (2.81%) PHP
11 16 (2.50%) Perl
11 16 (2.50%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.34%) Python
12 15 (2.34%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.78%) AWK
15 5 (0.78%) REXX
15 5 (0.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 118 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (16.25%) Degree
3 64 (10.00%) MCP
4 61 (9.53%) MCSE
5 58 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (8.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 54 (8.44%) CCNA
8 49 (7.66%) MCSA
9 39 (6.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (4.69%) Security Cleared
11 26 (4.06%) MCTS
12 23 (3.59%) SC Cleared
13 20 (3.13%) A+ Certification
14 12 (1.88%) CCAA
14 12 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (1.56%) CISSP
16 8 (1.25%) MCITP
17 6 (0.94%) BC Cleared
17 6 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
18 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (12.81%) SLA
2 24 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.97%) QA
4 13 (2.03%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 286 (44.69%) Active Directory
2 147 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (12.34%) Hyper-V
4 43 (6.72%) vSphere
5 41 (6.41%) XenApp
6 34 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (2.81%) XenDesktop
8 17 (2.66%) Terminal Services
9 15 (2.34%) Terminal Server
10 10 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.56%) vCloud
11 6 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.63%) XenServer
13 3 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.31%) Docker
14 2 (0.31%) Firmware
14 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (8.91%) SCCM
2 16 (2.50%) Puppet
3 15 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.19%) WSUS
5 12 (1.88%) SCOM
6 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (1.41%) BladeLogic
8 8 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (1.09%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.78%) cPanel
10 5 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.78%) Plesk
10 5 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.63%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.63%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 295 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 176 (27.50%) VMware
3 123 (19.22%) Citrix
4 107 (16.72%) Cisco
5 45 (7.03%) Oracle
6 39 (6.09%) HP
7 23 (3.59%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.66%) NetApp
8 17 (2.66%) Veeam
9 16 (2.50%) SonicWALL
10 15 (2.34%) IBM
11 14 (2.19%) Dell
12 11 (1.72%) Apple
12 11 (1.72%) Symantec
13 10 (1.56%) SAP
14 9 (1.41%) BMC
14 9 (1.41%) EMC
14 9 (1.41%) Google
15 8 (1.25%) Adobe
16 7 (1.09%) Avaya
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £29,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits & FlexiTime
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 Dependant on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago