The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 118 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 24 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% 0.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.52% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 0
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Windows 8
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
681 599 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.70% 29.80% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 544 464 718
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hertfordshire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Stevenage +5 9 £34,350 -10.77%
Watford -4 4 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £25,000 -
Hertford - 2 £18,250 -
Potters Bar - 2 £22,500 -
St Albans - 1 £25,500 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £17,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £17,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows 8 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 Windows 8.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (64.10%) MS Office
5 23 (58.97%) MS Exchange
5 23 (58.97%) MS Excel
6 20 (51.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (48.72%) VMware
8 18 (46.15%) Hyper-V
9 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
9 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
9 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (35.90%) Apple
11 14 (35.90%) Cisco
12 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (20.51%) LAN
12 8 (20.51%) MCP
12 8 (20.51%) Firewall
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Vista
13 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
14 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
14 6 (15.38%) VPN
14 6 (15.38%) DNS
15 5 (12.82%) WAN
15 5 (12.82%) DHCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows 8 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 Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (58.97%) MS Exchange
2 20 (51.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (64.10%) MS Office
2 23 (58.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (20.51%) LAN
2 8 (20.51%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 6 (15.38%) VPN
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) ADSL
5 4 (10.26%) VoIP
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security
6 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
7 2 (5.13%) OSPF
7 2 (5.13%) Broadband
7 2 (5.13%) RIP
7 2 (5.13%) VRRP
7 2 (5.13%) xDSL
8 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.13%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) IT Support
3 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (7.69%) IT Technician
9 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Vista
5 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Data Security
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (5.13%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Workflow
4 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) OOP
4 2 (5.13%) OO
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) VB
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (20.51%) MCP
2 5 (12.82%) MCITP
3 4 (10.26%) MCTS
3 4 (10.26%) A+ Certification
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.56%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) IBM Certification
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) VCP4
6 1 (2.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) VMware
3 14 (35.90%) Cisco
3 14 (35.90%) Apple
4 3 (7.69%) Remedy
5 2 (5.13%) Veeam
5 2 (5.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.56%) Lotus
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Excellent Career Opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago