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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 140 131 161
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 5 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.22% 0.050% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.14% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 10
Average salary £57,500 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.92% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £32,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
813 736 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.19% 36.86% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 684 585 783
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Online Games Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Online Games
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -7 3 £57,500 +76.92%
Stevenage - 1 £30,000 -
Online Games
East of England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (88.89%) DNS
3 15 (83.33%) E-Commerce
3 15 (83.33%) DHCP
4 14 (77.78%) HTTP
4 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 14 (77.78%) MySQL
4 14 (77.78%) Oracle
4 14 (77.78%) Java
4 14 (77.78%) Linux
4 14 (77.78%) Apache
4 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
4 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
4 14 (77.78%) Finance
5 13 (72.22%) CMS
5 13 (72.22%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (72.22%) Service Delivery
5 13 (72.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (72.22%) Online Betting
5 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
5 13 (72.22%) CentOS
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) RIP
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) EIGRP

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (77.78%) Apache
1 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 13 (72.22%) CMS
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 15 (83.33%) DHCP
3 14 (77.78%) HTTP
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) RIP
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 13 (72.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Online Betting
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Linux Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 13 (72.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) Crossbeam
3 2 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft