Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 22 53
Rank change year-on-year +14 +31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 74 77 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Watford 16.48% 8.57% 4.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.84% 31.82% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 68 45
Median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £65,000 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £34,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -18.82% +1.19% +12.00%

Windows Server 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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 242 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 35.19% 26.92% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 130 181 218
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - -9.57% +4.44%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Watford

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Watford

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Watford

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Watford over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
3 55 (74.32%) Office 365
4 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
5 46 (62.16%) TCP/IP
5 46 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (58.11%) Citrix
7 42 (56.76%) Microsoft Office
7 42 (56.76%) VMware
8 39 (52.70%) Windows 10
9 33 (44.59%) DHCP
9 33 (44.59%) DNS
10 32 (43.24%) MS Exchange
10 32 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (43.24%) vSphere
11 30 (40.54%) PowerShell
11 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2016
12 29 (39.19%) XenApp
13 26 (35.14%) Server Management
14 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
14 25 (33.78%) VoIP
15 24 (32.43%) VBScript
15 24 (32.43%) WSH
15 24 (32.43%) VLAN
15 24 (32.43%) Patch Management
15 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2019
16 22 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (28.38%) Incident Management
17 21 (28.38%) LAN
17 21 (28.38%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 32 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 32 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 55 (74.32%) Office 365
2 19 (25.68%) Azure
3 8 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (10.81%) OneDrive
4 4 (5.41%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (62.16%) TCP/IP
2 33 (44.59%) DHCP
2 33 (44.59%) DNS
3 25 (33.78%) VoIP
4 24 (32.43%) VLAN
5 21 (28.38%) LAN
6 19 (25.68%) Firewall
7 14 (18.92%) Internet
8 9 (12.16%) SAN
8 9 (12.16%) WAN
9 8 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (10.81%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (10.81%) Wireless
10 1 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) IT Support
2 22 (29.73%) IT Engineer
3 17 (22.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) IT Support Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 9 (12.16%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 9 (12.16%) Team Leader
7 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Network Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Network Support
7 8 (10.81%) Network Support Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Support Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.11%) Life Science
5 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Handset
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (52.70%) Windows 10
4 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2016
5 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (12.16%) Linux
8 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
8 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Server Management
2 24 (32.43%) Patch Management
3 22 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (28.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (28.38%) Incident Management
5 18 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (20.27%) ITIL
7 12 (16.22%) Time Management
8 8 (10.81%) Antivirus Management
8 8 (10.81%) Change Management
8 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.81%) Email Filtering
8 8 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.81%) Software Deployment
8 8 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (10.81%) Web Filtering
9 4 (5.41%) DevOps
9 4 (5.41%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.70%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) PowerShell
2 24 (32.43%) VBScript
3 9 (12.16%) SQL
4 8 (10.81%) VBA
5 4 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
2 32 (43.24%) vSphere
3 29 (39.19%) XenApp
4 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.41%) Docker
6 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Backup Exec
2 8 (10.81%) SCCM
3 4 (5.41%) Ansible
3 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (58.11%) Citrix
3 42 (56.76%) VMware
4 20 (27.03%) HP
5 13 (17.57%) Mitel
6 12 (16.22%) Asigra
7 8 (10.81%) Cisco
7 8 (10.81%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Aruba
8 1 (1.35%) Fortinet