The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 140 116 149
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +33
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.85% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.66% 2.65% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 1
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -36.27%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -31.57%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
662 716 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.31% 32.19% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 545 534 662
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
East of England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 - 6 £34,175 -
Watford -18 3 £19,000 -29.62%
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 £33,000 +9.09%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 32 (82.05%) MS Exchange
2 32 (82.05%) MS Office
2 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 28 (71.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (69.23%) TCP/IP
6 26 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (64.10%) Hyper-V
7 25 (64.10%) VMware
7 25 (64.10%) Apple
8 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (56.41%) Cisco
11 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
12 9 (23.08%) Firewall
13 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (17.95%) A+ Certification
13 7 (17.95%) MCP
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Vista
13 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
14 6 (15.38%) VPN
15 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
15 5 (12.82%) SLA
15 5 (12.82%) Data Security
15 5 (12.82%) SCCM
15 5 (12.82%) MCITP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 32 (82.05%) MS Exchange
2 28 (71.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (82.05%) MS Office
2 30 (76.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.08%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) VPN
4 4 (10.26%) ADSL
4 4 (10.26%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) Network Security
4 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
5 3 (7.69%) VLAN
5 3 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) ISDN
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) IT Support
3 7 (17.95%) Support Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) IT Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) SCCM Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) DCOM
1 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Vista
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Data Security
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (5.13%) Software Distribution
3 2 (5.13%) Workflow
3 2 (5.13%) Web Design
3 2 (5.13%) ITSM
4 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.56%) Time Management
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) MCP
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.95%) A+ Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCITP
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) MCTS
4 2 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.56%) VCP4
5 1 (2.56%) VCP5
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 25 (64.10%) Hyper-V
2 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) WMI
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (64.10%) Apple
2 25 (64.10%) VMware
3 22 (56.41%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) McAfee
5 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) Lotus
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky