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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 13 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 66 60 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.74% 10.24% 24.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.56% 41.67% 65.26%
Number of salaries quoted 60 50 98
Median salary £28,250 £42,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.13% +25.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 144 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 22.78% 24.57% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 104 102 145
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 55 (38.19%) Windows Server
2 50 (34.72%) Linux
3 47 (32.64%) Microsoft
3 47 (32.64%) Active Directory
4 43 (29.86%) Firewall
5 32 (22.22%) VMware
5 32 (22.22%) ITIL
5 32 (22.22%) Office 365
6 31 (21.53%) SQL
7 28 (19.44%) MS Exchange
8 27 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 26 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (18.06%) Degree
9 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
9 26 (18.06%) C++
10 25 (17.36%) Citrix
11 22 (15.28%) DNS
11 22 (15.28%) C
11 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
12 21 (14.58%) MS Office
12 21 (14.58%) DHCP
12 21 (14.58%) VPN
12 21 (14.58%) Retail
13 20 (13.89%) Software Engineering
14 19 (13.19%) Skype for Business
15 17 (11.81%) LAN
16 16 (11.11%) C#
16 16 (11.11%) Finance

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 28 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.19%) Skype for Business
3 13 (9.03%) IIS
4 10 (6.94%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.78%) Apache
6 4 (2.78%) JBoss
6 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) Drupal
9 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.58%) MS Office
3 5 (3.47%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Sage 200
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.22%) Office 365
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.56%) Mimecast
3 8 (5.56%) PaaS
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.86%) Firewall
2 22 (15.28%) DNS
3 21 (14.58%) DHCP
3 21 (14.58%) VPN
4 17 (11.81%) LAN
5 13 (9.03%) VLAN
5 13 (9.03%) WAN
6 12 (8.33%) MPLS
7 11 (7.64%) Internet
7 11 (7.64%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (6.25%) SAN
8 9 (6.25%) Unified Communications
8 9 (6.25%) VoIP
9 8 (5.56%) ISDN
9 8 (5.56%) PBX
9 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.86%) Wireless
11 4 (2.78%) BGP
12 3 (2.08%) HTTP
12 3 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (4.17%) MySQL
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.39%) DB2
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) LabVIEW
1 11 (7.64%) Subversion
1 11 (7.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.78%) Ant
2 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.78%) JIRA
2 4 (2.78%) Moq
2 4 (2.78%) MSTest
2 4 (2.78%) NUnit
2 4 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.08%) JUnit
3 3 (2.08%) Selenium
4 2 (1.39%) Maven
5 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.69%) FishEye
5 1 (0.69%) Gradle
5 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (14.58%) Retail
2 16 (11.11%) Finance
3 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (20.83%) Developer
2 28 (19.44%) Analyst
3 18 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Administrator
4 16 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.42%) Active Directory Support
6 14 (9.72%) Software Developer
7 13 (9.03%) C++ Developer
7 13 (9.03%) Server Engineer
8 12 (8.33%) Build Engineer
8 12 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
8 12 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) Support Analyst
9 11 (7.64%) Windows Support Analyst
10 10 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (6.94%) Junior
10 10 (6.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) .NET
2 11 (7.64%) Node.js
3 10 (6.94%) OpenCV
3 10 (6.94%) OpenGL
4 7 (4.86%) CSS
4 7 (4.86%) HTML
4 7 (4.86%) Middleware
5 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.17%) SOAP
5 6 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (4.17%) XML
6 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.47%) WCF
6 5 (3.47%) Web Services
6 5 (3.47%) WinForms
6 5 (3.47%) WPF
7 4 (2.78%) Ajax
7 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (2.78%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.17%) DataPower
5 4 (2.78%) FMCG
6 3 (2.08%) Handset
6 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.69%) CCTV
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) PACS
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (38.19%) Windows Server
2 50 (34.72%) Linux
3 27 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 27 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.72%) Windows 10
6 11 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 9 (6.25%) Unix
8 7 (4.86%) AIX
9 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.39%) Android
10 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.22%) ITIL
2 20 (13.89%) Software Engineering
3 15 (10.42%) OOD
4 13 (9.03%) Multithreading
5 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.64%) Physics
7 10 (6.94%) Image Processing
7 10 (6.94%) Mathematics
8 9 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 9 (6.25%) CRM
8 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.25%) SOA
9 8 (5.56%) Coaching
9 8 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.56%) Release Management
9 8 (5.56%) TDD
9 8 (5.56%) Web Filtering
10 7 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.53%) SQL
2 26 (18.06%) C++
3 22 (15.28%) C
4 16 (11.11%) C#
5 11 (7.64%) Java
6 10 (6.94%) VB
7 7 (4.86%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.78%) Ruby
10 2 (1.39%) XPath
11 1 (0.69%) AWK
11 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) Degree
2 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.17%) CCNP
4 6 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.78%) CCNA
5 4 (2.78%) MCSE
5 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.78%) PMP
5 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.08%) MCP
7 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.69%) MCITP
8 1 (0.69%) MCSA
8 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 47 (32.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.64%) Terminal Services
4 11 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.17%) XenApp
7 3 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.08%) vSphere
8 2 (1.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.69%) Samba
9 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.47%) SCCM
2 5 (3.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (3.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (32.64%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.22%) VMware
3 25 (17.36%) Citrix
4 15 (10.42%) Cisco
5 13 (9.03%) Dell
6 8 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 8 (5.56%) HP
6 8 (5.56%) IBM
6 8 (5.56%) NetApp
6 8 (5.56%) Oracle
6 8 (5.56%) Veeam
7 5 (3.47%) Sage
7 5 (3.47%) SonicWALL
7 5 (3.47%) Symantec
8 4 (2.78%) Google
8 4 (2.78%) Meraki
8 4 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (2.78%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.78%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.08%) Apple
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