Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 174 127 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.86% 12.78% 13.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.11% 49.22% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 130 113 131
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,375 £67,500 £61,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 238 258 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.17% 25.96% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 172 227 232
Watford median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -13.98% +6.90% +8.75%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Watford

Windows
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Watford.

Salary trend for Windows in Watford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Watford over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 117 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 115 (66.09%) Microsoft
3 80 (45.98%) Windows Server
4 60 (34.48%) Windows 7
5 55 (31.61%) VMware
5 55 (31.61%) Microsoft Office
6 53 (30.46%) Office 365
7 47 (27.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (26.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 45 (25.86%) SCCM
10 40 (22.99%) Windows 10
11 37 (21.26%) Citrix
11 37 (21.26%) ITIL
11 37 (21.26%) VPN
12 36 (20.69%) Firewall
13 33 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (16.67%) Hyper-V
15 29 (16.67%) MS Exchange
16 28 (16.09%) Linux
16 28 (16.09%) Apple
16 28 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (14.94%) VMware ESXi
17 26 (14.94%) DNS
17 26 (14.94%) Cisco
17 26 (14.94%) DHCP
18 25 (14.37%) Veeam
18 25 (14.37%) Migration
19 24 (13.79%) VLAN
20 23 (13.22%) SQL Server

Windows
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 29 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.07%) Skype for Business
3 10 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.60%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.45%) Apache
6 6 (3.45%) IIS
6 6 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.87%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.72%) JBoss
10 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.15%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.15%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.57%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (31.61%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 53 (30.46%) Office 365
2 46 (26.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (8.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (5.75%) IaaS
5 10 (5.75%) PaaS
5 10 (5.75%) SaaS
6 7 (4.02%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.45%) Mimecast
7 6 (3.45%) Yammer
8 2 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.26%) VPN
2 36 (20.69%) Firewall
3 26 (14.94%) DHCP
3 26 (14.94%) DNS
4 24 (13.79%) VLAN
5 15 (8.62%) Skype
6 14 (8.05%) LAN
7 12 (6.90%) Unified Communications
7 12 (6.90%) WAN
8 9 (5.17%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (4.60%) WLAN
10 7 (4.02%) Network Security
10 7 (4.02%) SAN
11 6 (3.45%) Converged Networks
11 6 (3.45%) Wireless
12 4 (2.30%) Internet
12 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
13 3 (1.72%) Intranet
13 3 (1.72%) MPLS
13 3 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.75%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (5.75%) MySQL
3 7 (4.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) Power BI
4 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 4 (2.30%) Retail
2 2 (1.15%) Back Office
2 2 (1.15%) Finance
2 2 (1.15%) French Language
2 2 (1.15%) German Language
2 2 (1.15%) Swedish Language
3 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (28.74%) Support Engineer
2 34 (19.54%) IT Support
3 27 (15.52%) IT Engineer
4 26 (14.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (12.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 22 (12.64%) IT Support Engineer
6 15 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) Analyst
8 13 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 13 (7.47%) Support Technician
9 12 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) Consultant
9 12 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) Developer
10 11 (6.32%) Build Engineer
10 11 (6.32%) Deployment Engineer
10 11 (6.32%) Hardware Engineer
10 11 (6.32%) IT Support Technician
10 11 (6.32%) IT Technician
10 11 (6.32%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.90%) .NET
1 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 9 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (3.45%) CSS
3 6 (3.45%) HTML
4 5 (2.87%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.87%) jQuery
5 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.30%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.72%) Java EE
6 3 (1.72%) Web Services
6 3 (1.72%) WPF
6 3 (1.72%) XML
7 2 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.15%) EJB
7 2 (1.15%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (1.15%) Java SE
7 2 (1.15%) JMS
7 2 (1.15%) WAP
7 2 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.22%) Driving Licence
2 14 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.60%) CMDB
4 8 (4.60%) Smartphone
5 7 (4.02%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.87%) User Experience
8 2 (1.15%) BYOD
8 2 (1.15%) Handset
8 2 (1.15%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) EPoS
9 1 (0.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 80 (45.98%) Windows Server
2 60 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 47 (27.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (22.99%) Windows 10
5 28 (16.09%) Linux
5 28 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.47%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.75%) Apple iOS
8 9 (5.17%) Ubuntu
9 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.02%) CentOS
11 5 (2.87%) Unix
12 4 (2.30%) Android
13 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.26%) ITIL
2 33 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (14.37%) Migration
4 22 (12.64%) ITSM
5 17 (9.77%) Service Delivery
5 17 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.20%) Service Management
7 14 (8.05%) Antivirus Management
7 14 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (8.05%) Software Deployment
8 13 (7.47%) Business Continuity
8 13 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.47%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.90%) Presales
10 10 (5.75%) ITIL V2
11 9 (5.17%) Decision-Making
11 9 (5.17%) Time Management
12 8 (4.60%) High Availability
12 8 (4.60%) Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (4.02%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.49%) SQL
2 14 (8.05%) VBA
3 12 (6.90%) C#
4 8 (4.60%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.45%) Java
7 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.15%) AWK
8 2 (1.15%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.57%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) Perl
9 1 (0.57%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.47%) Degree
3 7 (4.02%) CCNA
3 7 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.45%) MCSA
5 4 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.30%) MOS
6 3 (1.72%) MCP
7 2 (1.15%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) SLA
2 9 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.87%) WAI
4 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 117 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 26 (14.94%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (7.47%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.75%) Terminal Services
6 10 (5.75%) XenApp
7 7 (4.02%) Firmware
7 7 (4.02%) vSphere
8 6 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.15%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (25.86%) SCCM
2 15 (8.62%) SCVMM
3 11 (6.32%) vCenter Server
4 10 (5.75%) Backup Exec
5 8 (4.60%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (4.02%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (4.02%) SCOM
6 7 (4.02%) vRealize
7 6 (3.45%) AirWatch
7 6 (3.45%) IBM BigFix
8 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.72%) Puppet
9 2 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.57%) Ansible
10 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 115 (66.09%) Microsoft
2 55 (31.61%) VMware
3 37 (21.26%) Citrix
4 28 (16.09%) Apple
5 26 (14.94%) Cisco
6 25 (14.37%) Veeam
7 15 (8.62%) Dell
7 15 (8.62%) IBM
7 15 (8.62%) Symantec
8 14 (8.05%) HP
9 12 (6.90%) NetApp
10 9 (5.17%) Oracle
11 8 (4.60%) Avaya
11 8 (4.60%) Lotus
11 8 (4.60%) Meraki
11 8 (4.60%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.02%) EMC
12 7 (4.02%) Hitachi
12 7 (4.02%) Snow
12 7 (4.02%) SonicWALL