Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 162 126 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.60% 12.15% 19.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.25% 58.33% 56.64%
Number of salaries quoted 123 97 135
Watford median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - -12.82%
10th Percentile £22,600 £26,000 £25,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.67% -3.85% +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 288 216 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 29.51% 20.83% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 210 170 265
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,000 £28,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 91 (56.17%) Windows Server
2 90 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 86 (53.09%) Active Directory
4 68 (41.98%) MS Exchange
5 65 (40.12%) Linux
6 55 (33.95%) VMware
7 54 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (32.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (30.25%) Microsoft Office
10 47 (29.01%) Office 365
11 45 (27.78%) Hyper-V
11 45 (27.78%) ITIL
11 45 (27.78%) Firewall
12 44 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (24.69%) DNS
14 38 (23.46%) DHCP
15 31 (19.14%) VPN
15 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
16 29 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
17 27 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
18 26 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (16.05%) E-Commerce
19 25 (15.43%) Skype for Business
19 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2007
19 25 (15.43%) Data Centre
20 24 (14.81%) Windows 10
21 23 (14.20%) TCP/IP

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 68 (41.98%) MS Exchange
2 27 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (15.43%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.85%) IIS
6 3 (1.85%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.23%) JBoss
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.62%) Apache
8 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 49 (30.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.09%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.85%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.62%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 47 (29.01%) Office 365
2 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (9.88%) PaaS
5 14 (8.64%) SaaS
6 12 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (4.94%) Mimecast
8 6 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.23%) IaaS
10 1 (0.62%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 45 (27.78%) Firewall
2 40 (24.69%) DNS
3 38 (23.46%) DHCP
4 31 (19.14%) VPN
5 23 (14.20%) TCP/IP
6 21 (12.96%) PBX
6 21 (12.96%) VoIP
7 20 (12.35%) Remote Desktop
7 20 (12.35%) Skype
8 19 (11.73%) VLAN
9 18 (11.11%) LAN
9 18 (11.11%) WAN
10 14 (8.64%) ISDN
10 14 (8.64%) MPLS
11 12 (7.41%) LDAP
12 10 (6.17%) Wireless
13 7 (4.32%) Internet
13 7 (4.32%) SAN
14 5 (3.09%) Unified Communications
15 3 (1.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.23%) MySQL
5 2 (1.23%) OLAP
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) AdminStudio
1 3 (1.85%) LabVIEW
1 3 (1.85%) MSI
1 3 (1.85%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 22 (13.58%) Games
2 18 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (4.94%) Finance
4 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Support Engineer
2 38 (23.46%) Analyst
3 30 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 27 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 23 (14.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (13.58%) IT Support
7 17 (10.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (8.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (8.64%) Office 365 Engineer
9 14 (8.64%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (8.02%) Developer
10 13 (8.02%) Help Desk Support
10 13 (8.02%) IT Analyst
10 13 (8.02%) IT Support Analyst
11 12 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (7.41%) Desktop Support
11 12 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
12 11 (6.79%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.56%) Spring
2 8 (4.94%) Hibernate
3 5 (3.09%) .NET
4 3 (1.85%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.85%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (1.85%) SAPUI5
4 3 (1.85%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.23%) CSS
5 2 (1.23%) jQuery
5 2 (1.23%) MDX
5 2 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.23%) XML
6 1 (0.62%) EDI
6 1 (0.62%) Flash
6 1 (0.62%) HTML
6 1 (0.62%) J2EE
6 1 (0.62%) JavaBeans
6 1 (0.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.43%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.79%) iPhone
5 6 (3.70%) Handset
6 5 (3.09%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.85%) Acoustics
8 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.23%) CCTV
9 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.62%) AS400
10 1 (0.62%) CMDB
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.62%) Replication
10 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 91 (56.17%) Windows Server
2 65 (40.12%) Linux
3 54 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (32.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
6 29 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (14.81%) Windows 10
8 20 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (11.73%) Windows 8
10 13 (8.02%) Unix
11 8 (4.94%) Mac OS X
12 6 (3.70%) CentOS
12 6 (3.70%) Mac OS
12 6 (3.70%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.70%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.78%) ITIL
2 26 (16.05%) E-Commerce
3 23 (14.20%) Information Security
4 20 (12.35%) Mentoring
5 14 (8.64%) Coaching
6 13 (8.02%) DNA
7 12 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (7.41%) Identity Management
8 10 (6.17%) Logistics
8 10 (6.17%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
9 9 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (4.94%) iOS Development
10 8 (4.94%) Patch Management
11 7 (4.32%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.32%) DevOps
11 7 (4.32%) IT Asset Management
11 7 (4.32%) Migration
11 7 (4.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.58%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.64%) C#
3 13 (8.02%) SQL
4 12 (7.41%) Java
5 10 (6.17%) C
5 10 (6.17%) VB
6 7 (4.32%) C++
7 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.62%) ABAP
9 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (13.58%) MCSE
3 14 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (8.02%) CCNA
5 10 (6.17%) MCSA
6 7 (4.32%) Degree
6 7 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.70%) MCITP
8 5 (3.09%) CISA
8 5 (3.09%) CISM
8 5 (3.09%) CISSP
9 4 (2.47%) CCNP
9 4 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.47%) MCP
10 3 (1.85%) MCTS
11 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.62%) CCENT
11 1 (0.62%) ISEB
11 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (8.64%) PCI DSS
2 13 (8.02%) SLA
3 5 (3.09%) COBIT
3 5 (3.09%) GDPR
3 5 (3.09%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (53.09%) Active Directory
2 45 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 44 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (12.96%) Terminal Services
6 15 (9.26%) XenApp
7 9 (5.56%) Xen
8 8 (4.94%) vSphere
9 6 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (3.09%) XenServer
11 3 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) WSUS
2 13 (8.02%) SCCM
3 11 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.56%) Puppet
5 8 (4.94%) Ansible
6 6 (3.70%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.09%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.85%) WMI
9 2 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 90 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 55 (33.95%) VMware
3 20 (12.35%) Citrix
4 16 (9.88%) Dell
5 12 (7.41%) Cisco
6 8 (4.94%) Acronis
7 6 (3.70%) HP
7 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.70%) Veeam
8 5 (3.09%) LogRhythm
8 5 (3.09%) NetApp
8 5 (3.09%) Sage
8 5 (3.09%) SAP
8 5 (3.09%) Splunk
9 3 (1.85%) Apple
9 3 (1.85%) OpenText
9 3 (1.85%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.85%) Symantec
10 2 (1.23%) EMC
10 2 (1.23%) Meraki