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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 145 126 160
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.044% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.57% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £54,000 £53,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% +11.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £49,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-28.93% +23.12%
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
795 702 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.73% 37.08% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 634 502 820
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,900 £60,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 5 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Online Betting
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) RIP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Online Betting
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper