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

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 138 147 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.63% 13.96% 11.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.89% 48.68% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 143 108 102
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -21.35% +18.67%
10th Percentile £25,850 £22,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £55,900 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

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 216 302 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.46% 28.68% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 194 214 160
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,500 £23,650 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 68 (49.28%) Windows Server
2 66 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 63 (45.65%) Microsoft
4 44 (31.88%) VMware
5 41 (29.71%) SQL
5 41 (29.71%) Office 365
6 36 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
8 31 (22.46%) Linux
9 30 (21.74%) .NET
9 30 (21.74%) MS Exchange
9 30 (21.74%) Firewall
9 30 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (21.01%) Windows 10
10 29 (21.01%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (15.22%) Cisco
15 20 (14.49%) Hyper-V
16 19 (13.77%) VPN
16 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET
17 18 (13.04%) Degree
18 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (12.32%) Retail
18 17 (12.32%) Citrix
18 17 (12.32%) JavaScript
18 17 (12.32%) Presales
18 17 (12.32%) Data Centre
19 16 (11.59%) Problem-Solving

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 30 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.62%) JBoss
4 5 (3.62%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.17%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.17%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (21.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.71%) Office 365
2 30 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.62%) SaaS
5 4 (2.90%) IaaS
5 4 (2.90%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.72%) Serverless
7 1 (0.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.74%) Firewall
2 19 (13.77%) VPN
3 16 (11.59%) DNS
3 16 (11.59%) SAN
4 12 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.25%) DHCP
6 9 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (5.80%) LAN
7 8 (5.80%) Network Security
7 8 (5.80%) WAN
7 8 (5.80%) Wireless
8 7 (5.07%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (5.07%) iSCSI
8 7 (5.07%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.35%) Unified Communications
9 6 (4.35%) VLAN
9 6 (4.35%) VoIP
10 5 (3.62%) Internet
11 3 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.17%) DB2
4 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.72%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) MSI
2 1 (0.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 17 (12.32%) Retail
2 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.52%) Finance
4 2 (1.45%) Billing
4 2 (1.45%) French Language
4 2 (1.45%) German Language
4 2 (1.45%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (25.36%) Developer
2 24 (17.39%) Analyst
3 19 (13.77%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.77%) Support Engineer
4 17 (12.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (12.32%) Consultant
5 12 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (8.70%) Field Engineer
5 12 (8.70%) Field Service Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Cloud Consultant
8 9 (6.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.80%) Applications Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Office 365 Consultant
9 8 (5.80%) Systems Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Windows Consultant
10 7 (5.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.74%) .NET
2 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET
3 15 (10.87%) HTML
3 15 (10.87%) XML
4 14 (10.14%) WPF
5 13 (9.42%) CSS
6 12 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 12 (8.70%) HTML5
7 8 (5.80%) jQuery
8 5 (3.62%) Java EE
9 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.90%) CSS3
9 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (2.17%) EJB
10 3 (2.17%) EJB 3.0
10 3 (2.17%) Flash
10 3 (2.17%) HornetQ
10 3 (2.17%) Java SE
10 3 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.80%) Acoustics
3 8 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (5.80%) Replication
4 5 (3.62%) iSeries
5 4 (2.90%) CCTV
5 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.17%) iPad
6 3 (2.17%) iPhone
6 3 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.17%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) EPoS
7 2 (1.45%) Fintech
7 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 68 (49.28%) Windows Server
2 36 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 31 (22.46%) Linux
4 29 (21.01%) Windows 10
5 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (10.14%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.70%) Unix
9 3 (2.17%) AIX
9 3 (2.17%) Android
10 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (12.32%) Presales
2 16 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (7.97%) ITIL
4 11 (7.97%) Migration
5 8 (5.80%) Data Acquisition
5 8 (5.80%) Information Security
5 8 (5.80%) Process Improvement
5 8 (5.80%) Server Management
6 6 (4.35%) Data Privacy
6 6 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.35%) Project Management
7 5 (3.62%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (2.90%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (2.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.90%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.71%) SQL
2 17 (12.32%) JavaScript
3 16 (11.59%) C#
4 15 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 12 (8.70%) Java
6 11 (7.97%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.80%) C++
8 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.90%) ANSI SQL
9 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.17%) AWK
10 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.72%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) Python
12 1 (0.72%) Ruby
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) VBA
12 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (13.04%) Degree
2 16 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (10.87%) CCNA
3 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.25%) MCSA
5 8 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (5.07%) CCNP
7 5 (3.62%) CCDA
7 5 (3.62%) CCDP
8 4 (2.90%) MCP
8 4 (2.90%) MCSE
9 3 (2.17%) Master's Degree
9 3 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.45%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.45%) CCENT
10 2 (1.45%) CISA
10 2 (1.45%) CISM
10 2 (1.45%) CISSP
11 1 (0.72%) MCITP
11 1 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) GDPR
2 2 (1.45%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.49%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.97%) XenApp
5 10 (7.25%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.35%) XenServer
7 4 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.17%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.72%) Docker
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.72%) vSphere
10 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (11.59%) SCCM
2 7 (5.07%) SCVMM
3 5 (3.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.62%) Puppet
4 3 (2.17%) Ansible
4 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (2.17%) SCOM
5 2 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.72%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.72%) Salt
6 1 (0.72%) Simpana
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.72%) WMI
6 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 44 (31.88%) VMware
3 21 (15.22%) Cisco
4 17 (12.32%) Citrix
5 11 (7.97%) Veeam
6 8 (5.80%) HP
6 8 (5.80%) Meraki
6 8 (5.80%) Symantec
7 6 (4.35%) IBM
7 6 (4.35%) Oracle
7 6 (4.35%) Remedy
7 6 (4.35%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.62%) EMC
8 5 (3.62%) NetApp
9 4 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.17%) Apple
10 3 (2.17%) Asigra
10 3 (2.17%) Nokia
10 3 (2.17%) Samsung
11 2 (1.45%) Sybase