The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank - 130 160
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.13% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +19.86%
Online Games
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
831 746 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.41% 38.98% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 708 557 798
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Online Games
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Hertfordshire region.

Online Games Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games.

1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) CMS
5 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (50.00%) Online Betting
5 4 (50.00%) CentOS
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) RIP
7 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (25.00%) Internet
7 2 (25.00%) OSPF
7 2 (25.00%) BGP
7 2 (25.00%) EIGRP

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) RIP
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Crossbeam
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft