Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 124 152 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.16% 13.86% 10.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.61% 51.53% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 132 130 109
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -21.35% +18.67%
10th Percentile £26,400 £21,925 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £56,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 245 295 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.01% 26.89% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 224 223 179
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,350 £66,250 £60,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

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 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 60 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 55 (44.35%) Windows Server
3 48 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 37 (29.84%) Linux
5 33 (26.61%) SQL
6 31 (25.00%) VMware
7 30 (24.19%) .NET
7 30 (24.19%) Windows 7
8 29 (23.39%) Office 365
9 26 (20.97%) Firewall
10 24 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (18.55%) Windows 10
12 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET
13 19 (15.32%) Citrix
13 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
13 19 (15.32%) C#
13 19 (15.32%) Degree
14 18 (14.52%) XML
14 18 (14.52%) VPN
14 18 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (13.71%) Data Centre
15 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (13.71%) VB.NET
16 16 (12.90%) WPF
17 15 (12.10%) JavaScript
17 15 (12.10%) ITIL

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 24 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.42%) JBoss
5 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.61%) Confluence
6 2 (1.61%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.39%) Office 365
2 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (8.87%) SaaS
5 5 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.42%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.61%) IaaS
7 2 (1.61%) Yammer
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.81%) PaaS
8 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.97%) Firewall
2 18 (14.52%) VPN
3 15 (12.10%) DNS
4 14 (11.29%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.68%) DHCP
6 8 (6.45%) LAN
6 8 (6.45%) WAN
7 7 (5.65%) Wireless
8 6 (4.84%) SAN
9 5 (4.03%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.23%) Network Security
10 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.42%) Internet
11 3 (2.42%) VoIP
12 2 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (1.61%) Skype
12 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.42%) DB2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) LabVIEW
2 4 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) MSI
3 1 (0.81%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
1 10 (8.06%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.26%) Retail
3 2 (1.61%) Billing
3 2 (1.61%) French Language
3 2 (1.61%) German Language
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
3 2 (1.61%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (27.42%) Developer
2 21 (16.94%) Analyst
3 17 (13.71%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 15 (12.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (12.10%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Field Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Field Service Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) Applications Developer
9 9 (7.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Server Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Service Desk Support
9 9 (7.26%) Windows Server Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Service Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) .NET
2 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET
3 18 (14.52%) XML
4 16 (12.90%) WPF
5 14 (11.29%) HTML
6 13 (10.48%) CSS
7 10 (8.06%) .NET Framework
7 10 (8.06%) HTML5
8 6 (4.84%) jQuery
9 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.23%) CSS3
11 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.42%) Java EE
11 3 (2.42%) Web Services
12 2 (1.61%) EDI
12 2 (1.61%) EJB
12 2 (1.61%) Java SE
12 2 (1.61%) JavaBeans
12 2 (1.61%) JMS
12 2 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.45%) Acoustics
5 8 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.03%) Replication
7 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.42%) iPad
8 3 (2.42%) iPhone
8 3 (2.42%) iSeries
9 2 (1.61%) CCTV
9 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.35%) Windows Server
2 37 (29.84%) Linux
3 30 (24.19%) Windows 7
4 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (18.55%) Windows 10
6 18 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.06%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.45%) Unix
9 3 (2.42%) AIX
9 3 (2.42%) Android
10 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.10%) ITIL
2 12 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.06%) DevOps
4 9 (7.26%) Analytical Thinking
5 8 (6.45%) Data Acquisition
5 8 (6.45%) Migration
5 8 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (4.84%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.84%) MVC
6 6 (4.84%) Project Management
7 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.03%) Presales
7 5 (4.03%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (4.03%) Process Improvement
8 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.23%) Proactive Management
8 4 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.23%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.61%) SQL
2 19 (15.32%) C#
3 17 (13.71%) VB.NET
4 15 (12.10%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.29%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.45%) C++
7 7 (5.65%) Java
8 4 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.61%) AWK
10 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.61%) PHP
10 2 (1.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.81%) Python
11 1 (0.81%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
11 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Degree
1 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.10%) MCSA
3 13 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.87%) MCSE
5 9 (7.26%) CCNA
5 9 (7.26%) MCITP
6 8 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.23%) CCNP
8 3 (2.42%) CCDA
8 3 (2.42%) CCDP
8 3 (2.42%) Master's Degree
8 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.61%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.61%) MCP
9 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) ISEB
10 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (7.26%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.03%) SLA
3 4 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 60 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.26%) Xen
4 9 (7.26%) XenApp
5 8 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.23%) XenServer
7 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (9.68%) Puppet
2 10 (8.06%) Ansible
3 7 (5.65%) SCCM
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (2.42%) SCOM
5 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.61%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.81%) Salt
6 1 (0.81%) Simpana
6 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.81%) WMI
6 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.00%) VMware
3 19 (15.32%) Citrix
4 15 (12.10%) Cisco
5 5 (4.03%) Meraki
5 5 (4.03%) NetApp
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle
5 5 (4.03%) Remedy
5 5 (4.03%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.23%) HP
6 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.42%) EMC
7 3 (2.42%) IBM
7 3 (2.42%) Veeam
8 2 (1.61%) Altiris
8 2 (1.61%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.61%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.61%) NEC
8 2 (1.61%) Polycom
8 2 (1.61%) Sonus