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

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 83 54 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.34% 11.13% 25.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.61% 53.47% 63.98%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 73
Median salary £33,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 164 101 211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 30.31% 20.82% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 113 74 119
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £58,000
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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Watford

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

1 71 (47.65%) Active Directory
2 63 (42.28%) Microsoft
3 59 (39.60%) Windows Server
4 55 (36.91%) Office 365
5 49 (32.89%) Firewall
6 46 (30.87%) Linux
7 45 (30.20%) MS Exchange
8 44 (29.53%) Microsoft Office
9 39 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (22.82%) VMware
12 33 (22.15%) Windows 7
13 30 (20.13%) DNS
14 29 (19.46%) ITIL
15 28 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (18.12%) Hyper-V
17 25 (16.78%) DHCP
17 25 (16.78%) Citrix
18 24 (16.11%) VPN
18 24 (16.11%) SQL
18 24 (16.11%) Degree
19 22 (14.77%) Skype for Business
20 21 (14.09%) VMware ESXi
20 21 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (14.09%) LAN
20 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
21 19 (12.75%) Retail
21 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
22 18 (12.08%) VoIP
22 18 (12.08%) MPLS

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 45 (30.20%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.77%) Skype for Business
3 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.70%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.03%) JBoss
6 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.68%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.68%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.01%) IIS
9 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.34%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.67%) Apache
10 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 44 (29.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.34%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.34%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.34%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.34%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Magento
4 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 55 (36.91%) Office 365
2 21 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.07%) PaaS
4 11 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (6.04%) IaaS
6 4 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.68%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (32.89%) Firewall
2 30 (20.13%) DNS
3 25 (16.78%) DHCP
4 24 (16.11%) VPN
5 21 (14.09%) LAN
6 18 (12.08%) MPLS
6 18 (12.08%) VoIP
7 17 (11.41%) Remote Desktop
8 16 (10.74%) Skype
8 16 (10.74%) WAN
9 15 (10.07%) PBX
9 15 (10.07%) VLAN
10 14 (9.40%) ISDN
11 13 (8.72%) Internet
11 13 (8.72%) Wireless
12 10 (6.71%) TCP/IP
13 8 (5.37%) SAN
14 5 (3.36%) Reverse Proxy
14 5 (3.36%) Unified Communications
15 4 (2.68%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.37%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.70%) OLAP
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.34%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.67%) Big Data
8 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) LabVIEW
2 5 (3.36%) Ant
2 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.36%) Selenium
3 4 (2.68%) JIRA
3 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.34%) Subversion
4 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) JMeter
5 1 (0.67%) JUnit
5 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.67%) Maven
5 1 (0.67%) The Grinder
General
1 19 (12.75%) Retail
2 12 (8.05%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Games
3 10 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (26.17%) Analyst
2 29 (19.46%) Active Directory Support
3 24 (16.11%) Support Engineer
4 21 (14.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (14.09%) Office 365 Engineer
5 20 (13.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (13.42%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (12.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (12.75%) Support Analyst
7 18 (12.08%) Help Desk Support
7 18 (12.08%) IT Support
8 17 (11.41%) Developer
9 16 (10.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 16 (10.74%) Active Directory Analyst
9 16 (10.74%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 16 (10.74%) Administrator
9 16 (10.74%) Help Desk Analyst
9 16 (10.74%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 16 (10.74%) Infrastructure Support
9 16 (10.74%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.05%) .NET
2 8 (5.37%) Web Services
3 5 (3.36%) CSS
3 5 (3.36%) HTML
3 5 (3.36%) Java EE
3 5 (3.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.68%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (2.68%) EJB
4 4 (2.68%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (2.68%) HornetQ
4 4 (2.68%) Java SE
4 4 (2.68%) JMS
4 4 (2.68%) MDX
5 3 (2.01%) jQuery
5 3 (2.01%) XML
6 2 (1.34%) CAML
6 2 (1.34%) JSON
6 2 (1.34%) Node.js
6 2 (1.34%) RESTful
6 2 (1.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.37%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (4.70%) Replication
5 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.01%) iPhone
8 2 (1.34%) CCTV
8 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.34%) Handset
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.67%) Fintech
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (39.60%) Windows Server
2 46 (30.87%) Linux
3 39 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (22.15%) Windows 7
6 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (10.07%) Windows 10
9 10 (6.71%) Unix
9 10 (6.71%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.36%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.68%) Android
11 4 (2.68%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.34%) AIX
12 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.46%) ITIL
2 18 (12.08%) Mentoring
3 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
4 14 (9.40%) Coaching
4 14 (9.40%) CRM
4 14 (9.40%) Migration
5 10 (6.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (6.04%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
7 8 (5.37%) Release Management
7 8 (5.37%) Test Automation
8 7 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.70%) Data Acquisition
8 7 (4.70%) ETL
8 7 (4.70%) Information Security
8 7 (4.70%) Time Management
9 6 (4.03%) SOA
10 5 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.36%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.36%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.11%) SQL
2 13 (8.72%) C++
3 12 (8.05%) Java
4 11 (7.38%) C#
5 8 (5.37%) C
6 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.70%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.03%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.36%) AWK
8 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.68%) VB
10 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.67%) ABAP
11 1 (0.67%) Perl
11 1 (0.67%) PHP
11 1 (0.67%) Python
11 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (16.11%) Degree
2 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.70%) MCSE
5 5 (3.36%) CCNP
6 4 (2.68%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.68%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.01%) CCNA
8 2 (1.34%) MCSA
8 2 (1.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) MCITP
9 1 (0.67%) MCP
9 1 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) QA
System Software
1 71 (47.65%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.12%) Hyper-V
4 21 (14.09%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (10.74%) Terminal Services
6 15 (10.07%) XenApp
7 6 (4.03%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.68%) XenServer
9 3 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) WSUS
2 10 (6.71%) SCCM
3 7 (4.70%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.36%) Puppet
5 3 (2.01%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.82%) VMware
3 25 (16.78%) Citrix
4 18 (12.08%) Cisco
5 10 (6.71%) Oracle
6 7 (4.70%) Acronis
6 7 (4.70%) Dell
6 7 (4.70%) Veeam
7 6 (4.03%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.36%) Google
8 5 (3.36%) HP
9 4 (2.68%) Meraki
9 4 (2.68%) NetApp
9 4 (2.68%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (2.68%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.68%) RedGate
9 4 (2.68%) SAP
9 4 (2.68%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.01%) Apple
10 3 (2.01%) SonicWALL
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