Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 181 170 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.07% 16.73% 11.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.42% 53.29% 62.79%
Number of salaries quoted 156 122 83
Watford median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,050 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £59,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 240 319 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 25.29% 31.40% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 202 221 127
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,500 £23,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,875 £67,500 £63,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 106 (58.56%) Microsoft
2 92 (50.83%) Windows Server
3 82 (45.30%) Active Directory
4 62 (34.25%) VMware
5 52 (28.73%) Microsoft Office
5 52 (28.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 52 (28.73%) Office 365
6 47 (25.97%) Windows 7
6 47 (25.97%) Linux
7 44 (24.31%) SQL
7 44 (24.31%) Firewall
8 38 (20.99%) Windows 10
9 37 (20.44%) SQL Server
10 36 (19.89%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (19.34%) Hyper-V
12 33 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (18.23%) MS Exchange
13 32 (17.68%) SAN
14 31 (17.13%) SCCM
14 31 (17.13%) Data Centre
15 30 (16.57%) Presales
15 30 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (16.02%) VPN
16 29 (16.02%) .NET
16 29 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (15.47%) Unix
17 28 (15.47%) DNS
18 27 (14.92%) Java
18 27 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (14.36%) JavaScript

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 33 (18.23%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.50%) JBoss
2 19 (10.50%) WebSphere
3 16 (8.84%) Skype for Business
4 15 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (7.18%) GlassFish
5 13 (7.18%) MQSeries
5 13 (7.18%) WebLogic
6 12 (6.63%) OpenStack
6 12 (6.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.66%) IIS
11 3 (1.66%) Umbraco
12 2 (1.10%) Apache
13 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (28.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 52 (28.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 52 (28.73%) Office 365
2 27 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (9.39%) IaaS
4 15 (8.29%) SaaS
5 13 (7.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (6.63%) PaaS
7 6 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.76%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.21%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.21%) Yammer
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.55%) Serverless
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (24.31%) Firewall
2 32 (17.68%) SAN
3 29 (16.02%) VPN
4 28 (15.47%) DNS
5 20 (11.05%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.29%) DHCP
7 13 (7.18%) Internet
8 12 (6.63%) Network Security
8 12 (6.63%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (6.08%) VoIP
10 10 (5.52%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (5.52%) iSCSI
10 10 (5.52%) LAN
10 10 (5.52%) Skype
10 10 (5.52%) Wireless
11 9 (4.97%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (4.42%) Unified Communications
12 8 (4.42%) WAN
13 7 (3.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.97%) MySQL
3 6 (3.31%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (11.60%) Retail
2 13 (7.18%) Finance
3 10 (5.52%) French Language
3 10 (5.52%) German Language
3 10 (5.52%) Swedish Language
4 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (17.68%) Support Engineer
2 30 (16.57%) Developer
3 25 (13.81%) Analyst
4 23 (12.71%) Consultant
5 19 (10.50%) .NET Developer
5 19 (10.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (10.50%) IT Engineer
6 18 (9.94%) IT Support
7 17 (9.39%) Architect
8 16 (8.84%) IT Support Engineer
9 15 (8.29%) Cloud Consultant
9 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (7.73%) Windows Engineer
11 13 (7.18%) Windows Consultant
12 12 (6.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 12 (6.63%) Field Engineer
12 12 (6.63%) Field Service Engineer
13 11 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (6.08%) Office 365 Consultant
14 10 (5.52%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.02%) .NET
2 20 (11.05%) HTML
3 19 (10.50%) ASP.NET
3 19 (10.50%) Java EE
4 18 (9.94%) CSS
4 18 (9.94%) Web Services
5 13 (7.18%) ActiveMQ
5 13 (7.18%) EJB
5 13 (7.18%) EJB 3.0
5 13 (7.18%) HornetQ
5 13 (7.18%) Java SE
5 13 (7.18%) JMS
5 13 (7.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (7.18%) WPF
5 13 (7.18%) XML
6 10 (5.52%) jQuery
7 8 (4.42%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.42%) Hibernate
7 8 (4.42%) HTML5
8 7 (3.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.13%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.50%) Replication
4 13 (7.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (6.63%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.87%) iSeries
8 7 (3.87%) Smartphone
9 6 (3.31%) Fintech
9 6 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (2.21%) CCTV
11 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.66%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.66%) User Experience
12 2 (1.10%) Acoustics
12 2 (1.10%) BYOD
12 2 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 92 (50.83%) Windows Server
2 47 (25.97%) Linux
2 47 (25.97%) Windows 7
3 38 (20.99%) Windows 10
4 33 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (15.47%) Unix
7 11 (6.08%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.42%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.76%) Android
10 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.55%) AIX
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.89%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (16.57%) Presales
3 25 (13.81%) Migration
4 18 (9.94%) Information Security
5 16 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (8.84%) ITIL
6 15 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.73%) Deployment Automation
7 14 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.18%) Web Application Development
9 12 (6.63%) SOA
10 11 (6.08%) Server Management
11 10 (5.52%) ITSM
11 10 (5.52%) OO
12 9 (4.97%) Process Improvement
12 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.42%) Load Balancing
13 8 (4.42%) Performance Improvement
13 8 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (4.42%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.31%) SQL
2 27 (14.92%) Java
3 26 (14.36%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.60%) PowerShell
5 19 (10.50%) Shell Script
6 16 (8.84%) C#
7 14 (7.73%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.18%) AWK
8 13 (7.18%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.97%) C++
9 9 (4.97%) Python
10 8 (4.42%) ANSI SQL
11 7 (3.87%) PHP
12 4 (2.21%) VBA
13 2 (1.10%) Ruby
14 1 (0.55%) Perl
14 1 (0.55%) Scala
14 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.55%) VBScript
14 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Degree
2 19 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (9.94%) CCNA
3 18 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.52%) MCSA
5 9 (4.97%) CCNP
6 8 (4.42%) AWS Certification
7 7 (3.87%) CCDA
7 7 (3.87%) CCDP
7 7 (3.87%) Master's Degree
8 5 (2.76%) MCP
9 4 (2.21%) CISA
9 4 (2.21%) CISM
9 4 (2.21%) CISSP
9 4 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.21%) MOS
10 3 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.10%) CCENT
11 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.31%) SLA
3 4 (2.21%) GDPR
3 4 (2.21%) ISO 22301
3 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.66%) WAI
5 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 82 (45.30%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.34%) Hyper-V
3 30 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (8.84%) XenApp
5 14 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (7.18%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.31%) XenServer
8 4 (2.21%) Firmware
8 4 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.66%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.10%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (17.13%) SCCM
2 15 (8.29%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (8.29%) Puppet
3 12 (6.63%) SCVMM
4 7 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.31%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.21%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.21%) IBM BigFix
7 3 (1.66%) Ansible
7 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.66%) SCOM
8 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.55%) Salt
9 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 106 (58.56%) Microsoft
2 62 (34.25%) VMware
3 24 (13.26%) Citrix
4 20 (11.05%) Cisco
5 19 (10.50%) IBM
6 18 (9.94%) Veeam
7 14 (7.73%) Oracle
8 12 (6.63%) Symantec
9 8 (4.42%) Meraki
9 8 (4.42%) Remedy
9 8 (4.42%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.87%) Apple
10 7 (3.87%) EMC
10 7 (3.87%) HP
11 6 (3.31%) Asigra
11 6 (3.31%) Sybase
12 5 (2.76%) NetApp
12 5 (2.76%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.21%) LogRhythm
13 4 (2.21%) Splunk