Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 141 145 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 14.29% 13.25% 12.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.02% 53.31% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 119 124 115
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £23,800 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,875 £56,150
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.67% - -6.25%

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 261 272 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.44% 24.86% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 224 214 210
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,075 £24,300 £27,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,125 £58,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 63 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 60 (42.55%) Windows Server
3 57 (40.43%) Active Directory
4 52 (36.88%) Linux
5 40 (28.37%) VMware
6 34 (24.11%) MS Exchange
7 32 (22.70%) ITIL
8 31 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (21.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
10 28 (19.86%) Firewall
10 28 (19.86%) TCP/IP
10 28 (19.86%) Office 365
11 26 (18.44%) SaaS
11 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (18.44%) DHCP
11 26 (18.44%) DNS
11 26 (18.44%) MCSE
12 25 (17.73%) Windows 7
13 24 (17.02%) PCI DSS
13 24 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 23 (16.31%) Hyper-V
14 23 (16.31%) Puppet
15 21 (14.89%) DevOps
15 21 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (14.89%) SQL
15 21 (14.89%) VPN
16 20 (14.18%) MCSA

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 34 (24.11%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.67%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.13%) Confluence
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.42%) JBoss
8 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.86%) Office 365
2 26 (18.44%) SaaS
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (4.26%) Mimecast
7 5 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.55%) Yammer
8 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.71%) G Suite
9 1 (0.71%) IaaS
9 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.86%) Firewall
1 28 (19.86%) TCP/IP
2 26 (18.44%) DHCP
2 26 (18.44%) DNS
3 21 (14.89%) VPN
4 11 (7.80%) Wireless
5 10 (7.09%) LAN
5 10 (7.09%) WAN
6 7 (4.96%) VoIP
7 6 (4.26%) PBX
8 5 (3.55%) BIG-IP
8 5 (3.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.55%) Skype
8 5 (3.55%) VLAN
9 4 (2.84%) SAN
10 3 (2.13%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.71%) Internet
11 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.71%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) MySQL
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.55%) JIRA
1 5 (3.55%) Maven
2 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (1.42%) Games
2 2 (1.42%) Marketing
2 2 (1.42%) Retail
2 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.57%) Support Engineer
2 25 (17.73%) Analyst
3 21 (14.89%) IT Support
4 18 (12.77%) Support Analyst
5 17 (12.06%) Developer
5 17 (12.06%) Windows Engineer
6 16 (11.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (8.51%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) C# Developer
9 11 (7.80%) Desktop Support
9 11 (7.80%) IT Analyst
9 11 (7.80%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (7.09%) Desktop Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.64%) .NET
2 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET
2 14 (9.93%) XML
3 10 (7.09%) WPF
4 9 (6.38%) CSS
5 8 (5.67%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.67%) Spring
6 7 (4.96%) Web Services
7 6 (4.26%) jQuery
7 6 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (3.55%) J2EE
8 5 (3.55%) REST
8 5 (3.55%) Sass
8 5 (3.55%) Spring MVC
9 4 (2.84%) HTML
10 3 (2.13%) EDI
10 3 (2.13%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.13%) JavaBeans
11 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.42%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.06%) Management Information System
3 16 (11.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.84%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.84%) Handset
6 3 (2.13%) CCTV
6 3 (2.13%) iPhone
7 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) AS400
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (42.55%) Windows Server
2 52 (36.88%) Linux
3 31 (21.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.73%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.48%) Unix
6 19 (13.48%) Windows 10
7 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.26%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.84%) CentOS
11 4 (2.84%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.70%) ITIL
2 21 (14.89%) DevOps
3 19 (13.48%) Analytical Thinking
4 12 (8.51%) E-Commerce
5 11 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.80%) Information Security
5 11 (7.80%) ITSM
6 9 (6.38%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.67%) Asset Management
7 8 (5.67%) Proactive Management
8 7 (4.96%) DNA
8 7 (4.96%) MVC
8 7 (4.96%) Patch Management
8 7 (4.96%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (4.96%) Release Management
8 7 (4.96%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.26%) IT Asset Management
9 6 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.89%) SQL
2 18 (12.77%) C#
3 17 (12.06%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 11 (7.80%) Java
6 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.55%) VB
8 4 (2.84%) C
9 3 (2.13%) C++
10 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.42%) PHP
10 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (18.44%) MCSE
3 20 (14.18%) MCSA
4 19 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (11.35%) MCITP
6 14 (9.93%) CCNA
7 7 (4.96%) Degree
7 7 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.55%) CISA
8 5 (3.55%) CISM
8 5 (3.55%) CISSP
9 4 (2.84%) CCNP
10 3 (2.13%) MCP
11 2 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.42%) ISEB
11 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.71%) CCENT
12 1 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 24 (17.02%) PCI DSS
2 15 (10.64%) SLA
3 6 (4.26%) GDPR
4 5 (3.55%) COBIT
4 5 (3.55%) ISO 22301
4 5 (3.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 57 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 31 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.31%) Hyper-V
4 19 (13.48%) Xen
5 8 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.26%) XenApp
7 5 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.55%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.84%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.84%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (2.84%) vSphere
9 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (16.31%) Puppet
2 21 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (12.77%) Ansible
4 9 (6.38%) SCCM
5 5 (3.55%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.55%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (2.84%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.42%) Salt
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 63 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 40 (28.37%) VMware
3 16 (11.35%) Citrix
4 15 (10.64%) Cisco
5 8 (5.67%) Dell
6 5 (3.55%) Altiris
6 5 (3.55%) F5
6 5 (3.55%) Ivanti
6 5 (3.55%) LogRhythm
6 5 (3.55%) MobileIron
6 5 (3.55%) Splunk
6 5 (3.55%) Sun
7 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.84%) Veeam
8 3 (2.13%) Acronis
8 3 (2.13%) HP
8 3 (2.13%) NetApp
9 2 (1.42%) Remedy
9 2 (1.42%) Sage
9 2 (1.42%) ServiceNow